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Austin (KXAN) - For the first time in modern memory, Travis County may have a Republican senator in the State Capitol. The race for one of the largest Texas Senate districts is underway.
Travis County Clerk Dana Debeauvoir speaks to the media at the Early Voting Mega Center at ACC-Highland Mall on the first day of early voting.

Austin (KXAN) - One of the candidates for Travis County sheriff says, if elected, she'll stop cooperating with federal immigration officials at the county jail.
Running as a Republican in Travis County is tough, and it's never been harder than in the year of Trump, in which Texas' status of a swing state is a hot topic (even if it's still rather unlikely to actually, you know, swing).
Adan Ballesteros, 60, is a Democrat who is finishing his second term as Travis County Constable Precinct 2. He has over 37 years of law enforcement experience and has served 17 of those years at the constable's office.
A man getting ready to be released from jail was found dead in his cell Oct. 20, the Travis County Sheriff's Office said.

Earlier: Emergency crews are responding to a 10-year-old boy who is reported to have fallen from his bike down a 15-foot ravine in northeastern Travis County, officials said Sunday. Austin-Travis County EMS and the Austin Fire Department are currently ...
Democrat David Holmes is angling to oust the lone conservative on the Travis County Commissioners Court, running against Precinct 3 Commissioner Gerald Daugherty in the Nov. 8 election.
Nearly every voting-eligible Travis County resident has registered to vote in advance of the November elections, a local official declared.
It's been 143 years since Travis County elected a Republican into this office. Odds are, with or without our endorsement, history won't change in this election.
Austin (KXAN) - Every weekday morning at the Blackwell-Thurman Criminal Justice Center, a row of TV screens show dozens of names and the court that defendant is assigned to.
Prepared to make a late spending spree, Travis County district attorney candidate Maura Phelan says she will unload her campaign's coffers before the Nov. 8 election.
"We need 30,000 people to vote early every single day of early voting in order to take the pressure off of election Day," explains Travis County Clerk Dana DeBeauvoir. "If you're one of those folks who's already made up your mind about how you want to ...
Austin-Travis County medic suspended for 30 days following DWI arrest. by CBS Austin. Monday, October 17th 2016. Austin-Travis County EMS suspended 43-year-old medic Charlie Rust for 30 days after Rust was arrested for DWI by the Williamson County ...
Concerned that Travis County has outgrown its probate court, Judge Guy Herman says he will push for a second court to open within the next five years.
Austin (KXAN) - This election is unlike any other. There are a record-breaking 15 million registered voters in Texas. Travis County is preparing for more people than ever before to hit the polls. Next week the Travis County Clerk will announce some ...
That is, until I saw a new ad from Gerald Daugherty, a moderate Republican running for re-election to the Travis County Commission's Precinct Three seat.

Travis County Deputy Jessica Hollis was a strong swimmer and a member of the dive team, but even she could not overcome the power of rushing water.
October 25, 2016 3:00 AM JOHN MARTINEZ. CHARGE: 2716-0 CRIMINAL TRESPASS. BOOKING DATE: 10/11/2016. The individuals shown in this gallery were booked into Travis County Central Booking on the indicated dates. None of these individuals has ...
East Austin, TX - The two-vehicle crash led to the hospitalization of a woman and an infant Tuesday afternoon.
"We need 30,000 people to vote early every single day of early voting in order to take the pressure off of election Day," explains Travis County Clerk Dana DeBeauvoir. "If you're one of those folks who's already made up your mind about how you want to ...
Nearly every voting-eligible Travis County resident has registered to vote in advance of the November elections, a local official declared.
Travis County's Criminal District courts are getting more violent crime cases, prompting an immediate need for three more judges, a request from the courts to the ...
Prepared to make a late spending spree, Travis County district attorney candidate Maura Phelan says she will unload her campaign's coffers before the Nov. 8 election.
Austin-Travis County EMS suspended 43-year-old medic Charlie Rust for 30 days after Rust was arrested for DWI by the Williamson County Sheriff's Office on July 8. (Photos courtesy: Austin-Travis County EMS and Williamson County Sheriff's Office). AA.
8 p.m. update: The body of a missing Lake Travis swimmer has been recovered, according to EMS and the Travis County sheriff's office.
Concerned that Travis County has outgrown its probate court, Judge Guy Herman says he will push for a second court to open within the next five years.
11:25 a.m. update: According to rain gauges monitored by the Lower Colorado River Authority, almost a half-inch of rain has fallen near Pflugerville and nearly a ...
Robert Pugh, the new general manager for the West Travis County public utility Agency, brings about 30 years of engineering and utility industry experience across the Midwest, splitting his time between the private and public sectors.
So, yeah. This year has been a bummer for democracy. Like many of you, I've been avoiding political ads like I avoid I-35. That is, until I saw a new ad.
For the first time in five years, Travis County prosecutors failed to secure a conviction in a first-degree murder trial this week when Bryan Juarez was cleared of criminal wrongdoing in a 2015 deadly shooting in East Austin.
GARFIELD, Texas (KXAN) - A car crash ejected and killed a man in East Travis County Friday morning. The medical examiner's office identified the victim as Dominick Daniel Rodriguez, 39, of Del Valle.
Austin (KXAN) - This election is unlike any other. There are a record-breaking 15 million registered voters in Texas. Travis County is preparing for more ...
Nearly every voting-eligible Travis County resident ended up registering to vote in advance of the November 2016 elections, a local official declared.
City Council unanimously appointed local developer Don Walden Sept. 27 to serve as its Place 2 representative on the West Travis County public utility Agency board of trustees. Walden replaces board member Mike Murphy who resigned Aug.
The city of Austin, Travis County and the Austin Independent school District are poised to enter a three-party partnership aimed at using publicly owned lands to address the shortage of affordable housing in the area.
Travis County has registered a total of 717,694 voters for the upcoming election, and continues to process voter registration forms submitted before the deadline, surpassing its original goal of registering 90 percent of the county's eligible voters ...
Travis County has registered a total of 717,694 voters for the upcoming election, and continues to process voter registration forms submitted before the deadline, surpassing its original goal of registering 90 percent of the county's eligible voters ...
Brian Jackson has never voted in a presidential election, but he was determined to have his say this year - even if it meant a late-night drive to Travis County offices to register. Jackson, 23, was among scores of voters who went to county offices on ...
Travis County Deputy Jessica Hollis was a strong swimmer and a member of the dive team, but even she could not overcome the power of rushing water.
Dr. Phil Huang, health authority and medical director for the Austin-Travis County Health and Human Services Department, said the department regularly tests for mosquitoes between the months of May and November.
The Travis County Parks Department is looking at new ways to keep swimmers safe at Hamilton Pool.
Travis County is evaluating five sites that could provide additional capacity for the local civil and family courts system and could choose the site by 2017.
Travis County, Texas (KXAN) - firefighters are still putting out hot spots on a house fire near SH 130 just east of Walter E. Long Park in eastern Travis ...
October 12, 2016 3:00 AM NATHAN FIELDS. CHARGE: 0702-0 UNAUTH USE OF VEHICLE. BOOKING DATE: 09/28/2016. The individuals shown in this gallery were booked into Travis County Central Booking on the indicated dates. None of these ...
Travis County reached a voter registration milestone ahead of this year's presidential election. Local election officials set a goal after the 2012 election to have ...
A sampling of agencies scheduled to participate are Austin police Department Mounted Division, Travis County Search and Rescue, Austin-Travis County EMS, capital Area Trauma Regional Advisory Council, Texas Parks and Wildlife Operation Game Thief, ...
Swimming at Hamilton Pool will remain suspended for the foreseeable future while Travis County officials look into safety at the preserve after a rash of incidents ...
Austin, Texas - A local group is calling for Travis County to audit Central Health. They're expected to reveal more details at a news conference later this week, but sharply criticized the health care provider for rising health care costs and for ...
With the deadline to register to vote in the November election quickly approaching, the Travis County tax Office is speeding up voter registration by allowing ...


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