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5 Valentine’s Day Weekend Getaway Ideas

Enjoy a romantic weekend getaway for two, or for the whole family at any of these wonderful destination cities. With lots of activities, romantic spots and other hidden fun, you’ll be planning another trip out there as soon as possible.

01/16/2015

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Rules Changed To Make It Easier For State Lawmakers To Get ‘Panic Buttons’

One day after a heated confrontation involving gun rights activists and a Democratic lawmaker, the House changed the rules to allow members to install ‘panic buttons’ to contact emergency services.

01/14/2015

Paso Robles (Credit, Randy Yagi)

Best Up-And-Coming Travel Destinations Of 2015

Travelers looking to visit someplace new should consider these five up-and-coming American travel destinations in 2015.

12/10/2014

File photo of handcuffs. (Photo credit: PHILIPPE HUGUEN/AFP/Getty Images)

Man Charged With Leaving Phone Under Stall Recording Women Using Restroom

A Central Texas man has been accused of leaving a cellphone under a stall to secretly record videos of women using an outdoor public restroom.

11/13/2014

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Woman Fatally Struck By Car While Walking To Veterans Day Ceremony

Austin police say an 83-year-old woman has been fatally struck by a car in a high school parking lot while she walking inside to attend a Veterans Day ceremony.

11/12/2014

Texas Gov. Rick Perry has spent a record 14 years in office vanquishing nearly all who dared confront him: political rivals, moms against mandatory vaccines for sixth graders, a coyote in the wrong place at the wrong time. (Photo by Stewart F. House/Getty Images)

Voters Have Plenty To Say About Gov. Perry

Texans who are casting ballots are expressing ambivalence about many statewide candidates but they’re more impassioned when talking about departing Republican Gov. Rick Perry.

11/04/2014

Being pulled over by police during this holiday season may not be such a bad thing after all, with several law enforcement agencies around the country stopping drivers to give them gift cards. (credit: Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Lieutenant Suspended After Falsifying Reports On Woman’s Husband He Was Having An Affair With

The Austin police chief has indefinitely suspended a lieutenant who he says had an affair with a woman and embellished and falsified reports in an effort to arrest her husband.

10/23/2014

File photo of a stethoscope in a doctor's office. (Photo Illustration by Andreas Rentz/Getty Images)

Texas Abortion Clinics Back To Scheduling Patients

Abortion clinics in Texas are starting to reopen after the U.S. Supreme Court blocked new restrictions that had closed all but eight facilities.

10/15/2014

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Court Refuses To Reconsider Texas Abortion Ruling

A federal appeals court has refused to reconsider a previous ruling that left intact parts of new abortion restrictions in Texas that have forced most abortion clinics across the state to close.

10/09/2014

File photo of a prison cell. (Photo by GABRIEL BOUYS/AFP/Getty Images)

Complaints Allege Sex Abuse At Immigration Lockup

Attorneys have filed complaints with federal immigration officials alleging sexual abuse and harassment at a South Texas immigration lockup that houses women and their children.

10/02/2014

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