Texas News
Some Area Schools Cancel, Delay Thursday Classes
Austin
NEWS
Some area school districts are operating on a two-hour delay while others have canceled school for Thursday, March 5. For a full list of closures, tune into TWC News on Time Warner Cable channels 8 and 200. 09:00 AM
Watch Your Austin Forecast
Austin
WEATHER
Updated 06:44 AM
Watch Your San Antonio Forecast
San Antonio
WEATHER
Updated 06:27 AM
Convention Center Soil Gets Clean Bill of Health
San Antonio
NEWS
Two separate tests have ruled the soil moved from the Convention Center that was under question for being contaminated is safe. 12:18 AM
STAPLE! Independent Media Expo This Weekend
Austin
NEWS
If comic books are your thing, Austin is the place to be this weekend. The 11th annual STAPLE! Independent Media Expo is this weekend at Marchesa Hall and Theater. Our Ed Greenberger sat down with the man who runs the show to find out more. 03/04/2015 11:53 PM
Top Mayoral Candidates Attend Forum
San Antonio
POLITICS, NEWS
Four of the five top San Antonio mayoral candidates attended a public forum on the Northeast Side Wednesday evening. Mayor Ivy Taylor, former Sen. Leticia Van de Putte, state Rep. Mike Villarreal and retired military veteran Maj. Paul Martinez all took part. 03/04/2015 11:23 PM
Central Texans Prepare for Icy Weather
Austin
NEWS
Winter weather has many school districts calling off classes Thursday. Many commuters say they plan to follow the schools' lead and stay home from work. Our Jeff Stensland caught up with a few Central Texans to see how they plan to weather the latest round of winter. 03/04/2015 10:57 PM
Sheriff's Deputy Finds Human Remains in Field
San Antonio
NEWS
Bexar County investigators are trying to identify human remains found in a field. The sheriff's department is asking anyone with information to call their tip line at 210-335-TIPS. 03/04/2015 10:45 PM
Jose Menendez Sworn into Senate
Texas
POLITICS, NEWS
Leticia Van de Putte's open seat in the state Senate has officially been filled. Jose Menendez was sworn in as Texas' newest state senator Wednesday. 03/04/2015 10:34 PM
New App Pinpoints Gunshots in Real Time
San Antonio
NEWS
ShotSpotter is an app that instantly notifies officers when gunshots are fired and also pinpoints the location of the shots. It will be used to notify San Antonio police of gunshot crimes in real time. 03/04/2015 10:28 PM
Sneak Peek at the DoSeum
San Antonio
NEWS
When the DoSeum opens June 6, kids up to 10 years of age will have more than 26,000 square feet of indoor space to run around in. Outdoors, there's another 39,000 square feet for kids to monkey around. 03/04/2015 10:15 PM
Mother of Slain KPD Employee Receives Award in Daughter's Name
Austin
NEWS
The mother of the slain Kyle Police Department victim services coordination received an award in her daughter’s name Wednesday. 03/04/2015 09:55 PM
Texas Senate Outlines Latest Tax Plan
Texas
POLITICS, NEWS
The Texas Senate unveiled its newest plan to cut taxes Wednesday. The proposal would allow the use of extra money in the state's budget for tax cuts and paying down debt. 03/04/2015 09:44 PM
Nurse Practitioners Call for Less Regulation
Texas
POLITICS, NEWS
Many nurse practitioners are backing a proposed law that they say would make it easier to access medical care in Texas. The law would grant full practice authority to nurse practitioners. Right now, much of the care delivered by nurse practitioners in Texas must be approved beforehand by a supervising doctor. 03/04/2015 09:00 PM
San Antonio Joins Mayors Challenge to End Veteran Homelessness
San Antonio
NEWS
San Antonio is taking part in the Mayors Challenge to End Veteran Homelessness. It's a national initiative for cities across the country to combine local services to get servicemen and women off the street. But as our Alese Underwood explains, the Alamo City has been helping veterans get back on track for years. 03/04/2015 08:42 PM
On the Agenda: Spending Cap, Senate's First Bill
Texas
POLITICS, SHOWS, NEWS
The Quorum Report's Harvey Kronberg gives us his weekly analysis, including a deeper look at the Senate's spending cap plan and the House reaction to it. 03/04/2015 08:38 PM
Capital Tonight: ACA Safety Net, Senate's Spending Cap Move
Texas
POLITICS, SHOWS, NEWS
As the fate of President Obama's signature healthcare law goes to the hands of the U.S. Supreme Court, some state lawmakers want to make sure Texans who are already signed up stay covered. Plus, the Senate passes the first bill of the session and makes a move to change the rules on the state spending cap. 03/04/2015 08:38 PM
Interview with Rep. David Simpson
Texas
POLITICS, SHOWS, NEWS
Representative David Simpson (R - TX House District 7) joins us to discuss a controversial new bill that would completely deregulate marijuana in Texas. He tells us why his bill is based on faith and liberty. 03/04/2015 08:38 PM
1 Million Texans Could be Affected by ACA Decision
Texas
POLITICS, NEWS
If the nation's high court rules against the Obama administration, more than 1 million Texans could lose their health care subsidies. That's the number of people who have signed up for health insurance through the federal exchange since the state opted not to set up its own. One state lawmaker says because Texans are at risk of returning to the ranks of the uninsured, the state needs a plan. Our Karina Kling takes a look at two bills being proposed. 03/04/2015 08:33 PM
Rodney Reed Reflects on Execution Stay
Texas
NEWS
Rodney Reed was to be put to death Thursday, March 5 for the 1996 murder of 19-year-old Stacey Stites, but last week, the state's top criminal court stayed the execution. Our Alex Stockwell sat down with Reed who is on death row at the Polunsky Unit in Livingston, Texas. Reed says he's optimistic that key untested DNA evidence will prove his innocence. 03/04/2015 07:47 PM