Tuesday, July 29, 2014

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AUSTIN

APD Memorializes 2 Fallen Officers

Two new plaques downtown now mark the lives of two APD officers who lost their life on duty. John Gaines was the first black officer on the force, and was shot on Trinity near Sixth Street in 1913. Two years later, another black officer, Tom Allen, was also shot. 1:37 PM

University of Texas System regents are expected to name a finalist for chancellor Tuesday night. Time Warner Cable News contributor Chip Brown from HornsDigest.com says Adm. William McRaven will be announced as the system's new leader at a special meeting scheduled for 6 p.m.

7:06 AM

About a dozen food trailers will be on the patio outside the Long Center from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. today as part of Trailer Food Tuesdays, which happen on the last Tuesday of every month. Our Jess Mitchell stopped by the patio this morning to find out more about the monthly event.

10:04 AM

Groups Speak Out About Leander Teen's Sexual Assault Conviction

Two weeks after 19-year-old Greg Kelley was convicted of sexually assaulting a 4-year-old boy, crowds are still making a strong showing in support of the popular Leander teen. But as our Mitch Goulding reports, another group has now come out in opposition to those fighting for Kelley's release.

07/28/2014 06:01 PM

Texas AG: Gay-Marriage Ban in State's Interest

Attorney General Greg Abbott's office is arguing that the U.S. Constitution allows Texas to ban same-sex marriage to promote the birth of children in "stable, lasting relationships."

10:23 AM

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TWC News Summer Selfie Campaign

TWC News wants to see how you are enjoying the summer months. Tweet, Facebook or e-mail your selfies to us all season long.

06/01/2014 03:19 PM

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AUSTIN

LCRA Cracking Down on Water Thieves

The Lower Colorado River Authority is cracking down on people stealing water from Lake Travis and other Highland Lakes. Water officials tell our Victoria Maranan why it's important for people to obey the law, especially during the drought. 07/28/2014 07:54 PM

AUSTIN

High School Football Coaches React to Strong’s Stronghold

In the last week, new Longhorn Head Coach Charlie Strong dismissed four players and suspended two more for breaking team rules. The cuts hurt the team's depth, but they send a strong message about the new regime. TWC News’ Chris Cybulski asked Central Texas High School coaches what message this sends to players across the state. 07/28/2014 03:31 PM

SAN MARCOS

Texas School Trustee Penalized in Cheerleader Case

A Central Texas school board has ordered a trustee to attended professional conduct training after parents and teachers said he used his position to get his daughter onto a cheerleading team. 6:07 AM

CENTRAL TEXAS

Lawsuits May Seal Important Facts About West Blast

Valuable health and safety information about the 2013 fertilizer plant explosion in West could be hidden from the public forever because a judge has approved confidentiality agreements for more than a dozen lawsuits relating to the case. 07/27/2014 11:02 AM

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