Texas News
Texas & Mexican Law Officials Burn Massive Amounts of Drugs, Illegal Alcohol
San Antonio
NEWS
With a mop drenched in gasoline, Coahuila Governor Ruben Valdez lit a marijuana bonfire. Mexican officials say the 2-ton pile of dope was headed for Texas. Maverick County Sheriff Tom Schmerber was pleased with a burn that kept an estimated $2 million worth of pot from crossing into the U.S. 08:37 AM
Watch Your Austin Forecast
Austin
WEATHER
Updated 06:20 AM
Watch Your San Antonio Forecast
San Antonio
WEATHER
Updated 06:16 AM
Residents Seek to Halt Creation of Commercial Well Field
San Antonio
NEWS
The company planning to pump millions of gallons of water from central Hays County and pipe it to the I 35 corridor released a scientific report on its test wells Monday. Electro Purification says they have discovered large amounts of water in an area that had been previously discounted. Our Hays County Bureau Chief Russell Wilde tells us why people who live near the proposed well field are still fighting to stop the project. 03/29/2015 04:26 PM
Charity Ride Benefits Organization Aimed at Monitoring Mental Health of First Responders
Austin
NEWS
First responders from across the region joined forces for a Saturday morning charity ride. The ride benefits the Code Green campaign, a group that raises awareness of mental health issues among EMS professionals. The group tells our Mitch Goulding by decreasing the stigma, they hope to save the lives of struggling first responders. 03/29/2015 03:13 PM
Texas Confirms Split with Rick Barnes After 17 Seasons
Austin
SPORTS, NEWS
Texas confirms that basketball coach Rick Barnes is out after 17 seasons with the Longhorns. The university says in a statement Sunday that Barnes and the school "mutually agreed" he would not return despite leading Texas to 16 NCAA Tournament appearances and three Big 12 titles. 03/29/2015 01:55 PM
Runners Hit the Track for Texas Relays
Austin
NEWS
High school and college athletes from across the state are in Austin for the Texas Relays. We sent our photojournalist Jesse Moloney out to Mike A Myers Stadium. Some of the athletes shared the thoughts running through their mind when they're on the track. 03/29/2015 12:18 PM
Texas A&M, City Host Immigration Symposium
San Antonio
NEWS
Texas A&M and the City of San Antonio worked to answer questions about the U.S.-Mexico Border Saturday. 03/28/2015 05:24 PM
Students Get First Glimpse at STEM Careers at Boys and Girls Club
Austin
NEWS
You don't always see young students eager to find jobs, but several East Austin kids are excited to pursue careers in math and science thanks to the Boys and Girls Club. Our Alex Stockwell shares why these kids are already planning for their futures. 03/28/2015 04:46 PM
Partnership Helps Communities Grow Through Volunteers
San Antonio
NEWS
San Antonio charities are taking on homelessness by teaming up to meet the challenge head-on. Haven for Hope and Habitat for Humanity celebrated a milestone Friday by doing what they do best. Our Nik De La Peña shows us what that teamwork has built. 03/27/2015 07:30 PM
Police Plan to Keep Intersections Clear by Issuing Tickets
Austin
NEWS
Think twice the next time you try to beat that red light, especially in downtown Austin. Starting Wednesday, police will increase patrols in the area to help ease traffic congestion. As our Jeff Stensland explains, that starts with keeping intersections clear. 03/27/2015 07:17 PM
Youth Livestock Auction Brings in Big Bucks
Austin
NEWS
Some impressive animals fetched top dollar at this year's Rodeo Austin Youth Livestock Auction. As the prize-winning animals and their owners took over the Bullock Texas State History Museum, the kids auctioned off their top-notch animals, with money raised going toward college and other expenses. 03/27/2015 06:42 PM
Taylor Agrees to Move Forward with Skate Park Talks
Williamson County
NEWS
The Taylor City Council has agreed to continue discussions that would pave the way for the city's first skate park. The city's park plan has included a skate park for more than a decade, but it was never built. Now, a local group tells our Mitch Goulding they have an ambitious plan that finally has the city's support. 03/27/2015 06:35 PM
Capital Tonight: Abbott Visits Border, Week in Review
Texas
POLITICS, SHOWS, NEWS
Governor Greg Abbott visits the border with a possible 2016 presidential candidate, and we look back at the headlines of this week at the Texas Legislature. 03/27/2015 05:56 PM
Reporter Roundtable: School Finance, Budget, Ethics Reform
Texas
POLITICS, SHOWS, NEWS
We look back at the week's headlines with three members of the Capitol press corps. The Austin American-Statesman's Tim Eaton, The Houston Chronicle's Lauren McGaughy and The Dallas Morning News' Terry Stutz give their take on school finance, the budget and ethics reform. 03/27/2015 05:56 PM
Politifact Texas: Cruz, Abbott
Texas
POLITICS, SHOWS, NEWS
Gardner Selby with Politifact Texas and the Austin American-Statesman joins the show to put recent comments by Senator Ted Cruz and Governor Greg Abbott to the truth-o-meter test. 03/27/2015 05:56 PM
This Week in Texas Politics
Texas
POLITICS, NEWS
From the state's junior senator's big announcement to a fight over school vouchers, our Karina Kling has a recap of a busy week in Texas politics. 03/27/2015 05:43 PM
Memorabilia Finds New Home at Anderson High School
Austin
NEWS
Memorabilia from a time gone by has a new home at L.C. Anderson High School. The artifacts come from the days when Anderson was a segregated, black-only school in East Austin. They’ll be permanently displayed on the campus in Northwest Austin. 03/27/2015 05:16 PM
Texas Regents Name Fenves Lone Finalist for President
Texas
NEWS
University of Texas Provost Gregory Fenves has been named the sole finalist for school president after a months-long search for a leader. The 58-year-old is the university's chief academic officer and serves as second-in-command behind outgoing University of Texas President Bill Powers. Updated 03/27/2015 05:13 PM
Pet of the Week: Combo
Austin
NEWS, LIFESTYLES
Today’s "Pet of the Week" is actually part of a group of three. Meet Combo, a 15-year-old Manx cat. 03/27/2015 03:43 PM