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Travis County, Texas - Travis County is suing the manufacturers, distributors and marketers of pharmaceutical opioids for damages and penalties. County leaders said the action is necessary to stop the harvesting of profits from human suffering. County Attorney David Escamilla said he and the district ...
Michael Cargill, a Second Amendment activist and gun shop owner shown speaking last November, is one of at least three Log Cabin Republican members who were initially rejected for precinct chair seats with the Travis County GOP. The party approved Cargill for a post in January. NICK WAGNER ...

AURORA MARTINEZ JONES, 34, has been a Travis County civil associate judge since her 2014 appointment by the Commissioners Court. She primarily assists ... Civic participation: Board member of Travis County women Lawyers Association and Girls Empowerment Network. Past president of Austin ...
Travis County has filed its lawsuit against the pharmaceutical industry over prescription drug opioids, joining hundreds of other cities and counties seeking ... it is our responsibility to protect constituents from those who wish to take advantage of their pain to make a quick dollar," Travis County Judge Sarah ...
Austin (KXAN) - In the last month, Austin doctors saw a distribution shortage of the drug that eases flu symptoms. Now, health workers nationwide are running out of rapid flu tests. This comes as the Austin-Travis County Health Authority released new numbers for flu-related deaths in the area. So far, 28 ...
Travis County, Texas (KXAN) -The Travis County Sheriff's Office has identified the woman who was stabbed to death in a home on Sojourner Street early Saturday as 36-year-old Emily Martinez Villarreal. According to an arrest affidavit, deputies were dispatched to the home at the 4600 block of ...

Austin, TX -- Community leaders on Friday urged top Travis County officials to halt plans on building a new women's jail and instead focus on ... the need to upgrade aging facilities and improve conditions for women in the Travis County Jail system as the primary reason for building a new women's jail.
Travis County Officials Release wells Branch crime statistics. Sheriff's office conducted six-week operation to ascertain the community's level of crime in order to compile the data. By Tony Cantu, Patch Staff | Jan 18, 2018 10:14 pm ET ...
BUDA, Texas (KXAN) -- police in Buda say 69-year-old David Paul Dvorchak, who was last seen at his home on Monday, Jan. 15, was found dead in Travis County Wednesday. police say he was last seen leaving his home in the 1300 block of Cabela's Drive and was headed to an appointment at 2500 W.
A missing Buda man with "severe medical issues" was found dead Wednesday in Travis County, Buda police said. Before his body was ... The Travis County sheriff's office said deputies responded at 6:37 p.m. to a 911 call about a dead person in a vehicle parked in the 11900 block of Manchaca Road.
The Austin Travis County Emergency Operations Center has been working around the clock to coordinate safety efforts. Jenni Lee, KVUE 7:58 PM. ... AUSTIN - The area's severe and icy weather conditions activated the Austin-Travis County Emergency Operations Center on Tuesday. Several public safety ...
But as a warming trend develops, roadways have been deemed to be safer for travel by Wednesday. As a result, many places that closed on Tuesday will be re-opened on Wednesday. But not everything will resume on Wednesday. The Travis County Commissioners Court will re-convene on Thursday, Jan ...
Austin (KXAN) -- The Travis County Sheriff's Office is partnering with the National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) of Austin in an effort to decrease the number of inmates with mental illness incarcerated in the jail. NAMI will offer its second in a series of classes for family members and friends of inmates ...
Travis County - Sounds of sniffling and coughing can be heard across Texas with what could be the worst flu season in the past few years. Texas has ranked number one with the most flu activity nationwide. In Travis County, at least seven people have died from the flu since the fall of 2017, according ...
The show barn at the Travis County Expo Center was buzzing with activity Friday. The annual youth livestock show and fair was underway. Among those competing for a Blue Ribbon was Bella Kirk and her one-year-old steer, Biscuit. "If you give it good time and a good effort you can make really good ...
The Austin Health Department said Thursday that so far this flu season, 11 people have died from the illness in Travis County alone. The department had previously reported only seven deaths, but learned Thursday from the registrar at the city's epidemiology and Disease surveillance division about four ...
Update: A top county health official told Patch on Thursday that the number of Travis County deaths blamed on the flu this season has reached 11. "FYI, late this afternoon we identified an additional 4 deaths so we are now up to 11 in Travis County," Dr. Philip Huang, medical director at the Austin/Travis ...

Jasmine Bernal of Kyle gets injected with a flu shot at the Seton Medical Mission at Seton Medical Center on Saturday January 28, 2017. Daulton Venglar/AMERICAN-STATESMAN. Eleven people have died from the flu in Travis County this flu season, according to updated numbers released Thursday.
The Travis County Sheriff's Office said it investigated 11 homicide cases last year that resulted in 12 deaths -- the most the agency has recorded. The last homicide of 2017 in Travis County was the case on Doss Road near Lake Travis on New Year's Eve. Charity Sunshine Ellis, 48, is accused of shooting ...
Seven people in Travis County have died from the flu since the fall, already more than each of the past two flu seasons. Seventeen people died in Travis County from the illness in 2014-15. With at least two more months of the season to go, state officials are seeing a spike in cases because of a particularly ...
With no eyewitnesses or murder weapon to work with, authorities relied heavily on video surveillance from multiple stores to arrest Dedric Dixon, who is charged with murder and is facing a jury trial this week in Travis County. Dixon, 46, who has previous convictions for drug possession, pleaded not guilty ...
The Travis County Commioners Court decided last month to stop trapping them. ... Travis County is changing the way it responds to coyote problems. ... But in December, the Travis County Commissioners Court voted 3 to 2 to switch wildlife services over to the city of Austin Animal Services Office, which ...
Travis County, TX -- The Travis County Sheriff's Office said on Tuesday its deputies made 16 DWI arrests in the recent holiday period among other citations. The bolstered period of enforcement took place from Dec. 15-31. The enforcement was made possible via an Impaired Driving Mobilization (IDM) ...
Travis County, Texas -- Travis County, in conjunction with the national campaign, has declared January Stalking Prevention Month. The county is doing so in recognition of the impact that stalking has on the health and well-being of the community as well as in recognition of efforts of the many victim ...
The Travis County Sheriff's Office said it investigated 11 homicide cases last year that resulted in 12 deaths -- the most the agency has recorded. The last homicide of 2017 in Travis County was the case on Doss Road near Lake Travis on New Year's Eve. Charity Sunshine Ellis, 48, is accused of shooting ...
With no additional legal options, Travis County District Attorney Margaret Moore said her office's involvement in the case has "come to an end" after years of appeals and big payments to outside lawyers. Moore in July received county approval to pay $30,000 to the law firm of former Texas Supreme Court ...
Austin-Travis County EMS says as of 3:30 this afternoon they reported to 26 crashes in Travis County. Drew Knight, KVUE ... Austin-Travis County EMS said a collision was reported in northwest Travis County near the 18100 block of FM 1431 where ice on the overpass was suspected. ATCEMS said no ...
Travis County staffers warned Tuesday that the federal tax overhaul could stymie efforts to fund a proposed affordable housing project in Austin that largely depended on low-income housing tax credits. Tax credits are the U.S. government's primary tool to encourage the development of affordable housing.
flu activity has increased in Travis County with local hospitals and clinics reporting 41.4 percent of tested cases as positive, according to a report released by Austin public health Dec. 23. This is an over twofold increase from the cases reported two weeks prior, Austin Public Health said. There have been ...
Austin-Travis County EMS medics respond to a deadly crash on Texas 71 near Bee Cave during rush hour on Jan. 2, 2018. Officials ... 5:30 p.m. update: A man died after a crash on Texas 71 in western Travis County that injured eight other people, Austin-Travis County EMS officials said. The icy road is ...
Charity Sunshine Ellis, 48, faces a charge of murder in the death of her fiance, Bradley Cole Sullivan, 37, of Travis County. A woman confessed to fatally shooting her fiance at her western Travis County home early Sunday after an argument over an unpaid utility bill, authorities said. Travis County sheriff's ...
PFLUGERVILLE (KXAN) -- Pflugerville police say an odorant added to natural gas in the Buda/Del Valle area caused a strong gas smell in the Pflugerville area Friday night into Saturday morning. According to police, atmospheric conditions carried the smell toward eastern Travis County. Police said in an ...
Austin (KXAN) -- While December is always a busy period for the Travis County tax Office, this week has been busier than ever. Clerks have been fielding customer visits, phone calls and emails seeking clarification on the new property tax deductions and how they can prepay for 2018. Tiffany Seward, a ...
Some caught with pot in Travis County could be 4 hours away from zero charges. 0 ... According to Kut, the Travis County Commissioners Court unanimously adopted a proposition for a four-hour class that would allow qualifying individuals caught with less than 2 ounces of marijuana to skip charges.
10:20 a.m. update: A sheriff's deputy found the bodies of a man and child with gunshot wounds inside a southwest Travis County home early Monday. Authorities initially had responded to the home around 5:45 a.m. to check on the residents of the single-story brick home in the Granada Hills subdivision on ...
Travis County executive Josh Davies shared that story with the Travis County Commissioners Tuesday morning while giving them an update about the 911 text system. The initiative rolled out in the fall of 2017 under the guidance of the capital Area Emergency Communications District. It serves 10 Central ...
Austin (KXAN) -- A plan to build a new civil and family court complex in Travis County is taking a step forward Tuesday, more than two years after voters rejected a $287 million bond measure to fund its construction. County commissioners instead wrote money for the project into their budget last year, and ...
Travis County deputies are looking for a fourth suspect in an attempted robbery Saturday that left two men seriously injured. Detectives have issued a warrant for Samuel Steinfeld, 17, who is suspected of driving the suspects' getaway vehicle, officials said. Jesus Corrales, 17, is one of three suspects ...
County Court-at-Law judges preside over misdemeanor criminal cases for offenses such as drunken driving, drug possession and some assaults. They serve four-year terms and make $158,000 a year. CANDIDATES FOR COURT-AT-LAW JUDGE No. 5. Judge Nancy Hohengarten has presided over ...
Floyd Meredith, also known as Bubby, grew up in the rodeo and participated in team roping. Meredith said he put the rope down when he started a family. Meredith, now 50, started goat roping about a year and a half ago. "This was my culture, this was the way I was brought up," Meredith said. "To be ...
Austin - The Austin-Travis County Emergency Operations Center will open at 10 p.m. Monday due to the anticipated severe weather and hazardous road conditions. Here are a few tips that the emergency center recommends for the public to follow: - The Winter Storm Warning for sleet and ice, which ...
The 2017-2018 flu season hit hard and hit sooner than expected. In Travis County alone, Austin public health has reported seven flu-related deaths. Dallas County has reported six flu-related deaths as of Tuesday. Texas Health Services, Infectious Disease Medical Director Jennifer Shuford said the rate at ...
Austin (KXAN) -- While December is always a busy period for the Travis County tax Office, this week has been busier than ever. Clerks have been fielding customer visits, phone calls and emails seeking clarification on the new property tax deductions and how they can prepay for 2018. Tiffany Seward, a ...
Austin (KXAN) -- While December is always a busy period for the Travis County tax Office, this week has been busier than ever. Clerks have been fielding customer visits, phone calls and emails seeking clarification on the new property tax deductions and how they can prepay for 2018. Tiffany Seward, a ...
3: The Travis County DA's Office. The Austin-based office captured third place for the botched investigation of state representative Dawnna Dukes. By Texas Monthly StaffJanuary 2018Comments. Press spacebar to see more share options. *Note: though based on real events, this is a work of humor, not journalism. Dialogue ...
Travis County has stood by its choice of AgustaWestland Philadelphia Corp. for the three helicopters to be used for emergency medical transportation, search-and-rescue operations and fire suppression. The deal may include Travis County getting trade-in credit for three of its helicopters; a fourth will be ...
Beginning in 2005, Travis County outsourced its coyote and "nuisance" wildlife management to Texas Wildlife Services, a state office of a highly criticized federal government program that uses taxpayer dollars to kill millions of animals annually. But that agreement ran into trouble last September when ...
Some caught with pot in Travis County could be 4 hours away from zero charges. 0 ... According to Kut, the Travis County Commissioners Court unanimously adopted a proposition for a four-hour class that would allow qualifying individuals caught with less than 2 ounces of marijuana to skip charges.
Officials move some inmates after smoke reported at Travis County Jail. 0 ... Several inmates were moved from one building to another at the Travis County Correctional Complex in Del Valle on Tuesday evening after jail officials reported seeing smoke in a section of the building, Travis County fire officials ...
The Travis County Correctional Complex in Del Valle welcomed four new residents last week: Delilah, Prince Sebastian, Princess Puddin' and Pretty Kitty Cat Miss. The siblings, all of them 7-week-old kittens, are part of a program started last year to have inmates foster animals. The program was created by ...


 

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