Wednesday, April 23, 2014

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New report calls for A/C in Texas prisons

A new report from the University of Texas School of Law’s Human Rights Clinic says Texas is violating the human and constitutional rights of Texas inmates by keeping them in dangerously hot cells.

04/22/2014 03:16 PM

Driver charged in fatal weekend accident

John Reyes, 34, has been charged with intoxication manslaughter, a second-degree felony, in connection with last weekend's fatal accident in Southeast Austin.

04/22/2014 11:54 AM


Disaster in West: One year later

It’s been a year since the massive explosion of a fertilizer plant rocked the small McLennan County town of West, killing 15 people and destroying dozens of homes and other buildings. In this special, we look back at the blast and the progress of the recovery in the year following.

04/17/2014 09:44 PM




Leaders talk growing pains at WilCo summit

Community leaders from Williamson County participated in a growth impact summit on Tuesday. Our Rex Castillo went to see what’s in store for WilCo as the region continues to grow. 04/22/2014 03:54 PM


New PACs focus on women voters in Texas

Whether women turn out and vote could be a big factor in who wins the race for Texas governor. Our political reporter Karina Kling takes a look at two new, and very different, political groups focused on women. 04/22/2014 05:56 PM


Looking into the criminal complaint against Gov. Perry

A Travis County grand jury is scheduled to review evidence and ultimately decide if Gov. Rick Perry will face criminal charges stemming from a budget cut last session. Our John Salazar has more on what can be expected. 04/21/2014 06:05 PM


Protecting our planet on Earth Day

If you drink a soda today, make sure you recycle the bottle — today is Earth Day! Balcones Resources, a recycling plant in Austin, works year round to help protect our Earth year round. 04/22/2014 11:27 AM


City pools in need of lifeguards for summer crowds

Summer break is about a month-and-a-half away for Austin students, and for many, that means it's time to hit the pool. One East Austin pool will be open for the first time since 2009. And while city pools may have plenty of water, our Jeff Stensland found there is one thing many pools could be short on: lifeguards. 04/22/2014 07:06 AM

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