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Past articles by Jaclyn:

Texas basketball coach Chris Beard arrested on family assault charge

University of Texas men’s basketball coach Chris Beard was arrested Monday morning on an assault on a family/household member charge. → Read More

REAL ID deadline extended to May 2025

The Department of Homeland Security will extend the REAL ID enforcement date by 24 months, the Transportation Security Administration announced Monday. → Read More

Over $22.3M in donations headed to Uvalde shooting survivors, families

Survivors of the Uvalde school shooting and families affected by the tragedy could soon see over $22.3 million in donations in their own hands. → Read More

Uvalde school district suspends police force, puts top officials on leave

The Uvalde school district announced Friday it has chosen to suspend its police department “for a period of time” following the Robb Elementary School shooting that killed 21 people. → Read More

Uvalde CISD knew of investigation into Ex-DPS trooper before hiring, records show

A former Texas Department of Public Safety trooper who responded to the Uvalde massacre and is under investigation for her response got a new job with the Uvalde school district’s police force, according to an exclusive CNN report. → Read More

DPS: Man drove ‘erratically’ onto Texas State Capitol grounds, caused damage

Daylight on Thursday morning revealed some damage to the Texas State Capitol grounds in downtown Austin. → Read More

New poll of Texas voters shows Abbott with 5-point lead over O’Rourke, though gap has been closing

The Texas Politics Project poll released Wednesday morning shows 45% of voters saying they would vote for incumbent Abbott and 40% of voters favoring O’Rourke. This is the closest the two candidates have been since February in polls conducted by this particular organization. → Read More

Sales tax holiday this weekend for emergency preparation supplies

From April 24 to 26, Texas will have an Emergency Preparation Supplies Sales Tax Holiday. → Read More

California variant of COVID-19 detected in University of Texas community

The University of Texas at Austin said Monday the variant of COVID-19 discovered in California, or B.1.429, has been detected among the campus community. → Read More

Gov. Abbott to receive COVID-19 vaccine in Austin Tuesday

AUSTIN (KXAN) — Texas Gov. Greg Abbott is scheduled to get vaccinated for COVID-19 Tuesday afternoon. According to a release from his office, Abbott will get the shot at Ascension Seton Medical Center in Austin around 1:30 p.m. Abbott isn’t the first leader to receive the COVID-19 vaccine. Vice President Mike Pence and Senate Majority […] → Read More

Oracle to move headquarters from California to Austin

In a statement to KXAN Friday, the company said it is relocating from Redwood Shores, California to help Oracle's growth and give employees more flexibility on work location. → Read More

Brownsville research clinic to participate in COVID-19 therapeutic clinical trials

Brownsville, Texas (KVEO)—A Brownsville based research clinic announced it will participate in COVID-19 therapeutic clinical trials. PanAmerican, located ay 1416 Palm Boulevard, says it has been selected to participate in Operation Warp Speed through the NIH to bring COVID-19 therapeutic clinical trials to the Rio Grande Valley. “We are excited to be partnering with some […] → Read More

Tropical Storm Gamma forms in western Caribbean

HARLINGEN, Texas (KVEO) – TD-25 formed Friday morning, and now it has strengthened into a tropical storm…taking the name Gamma. There has been no overall change in the forecast track – it is forecast to move over the northern end of the Yucatan this weekend with no major change in strength forecast. It is then […] → Read More

Mercedes Police: One dead after altercation

EDITOR’S NOTE: Mercedes Police updating the public in regards to a death that occurred around 1:30 p.m. Mercedes Police Chief Dagoberto Chavez Jr. said authorities were called to Heidrich and Dallas streets in regards to a body found. Chief Chavez said this is a death investigation. Two people have been detained and are looking at […] → Read More

‘It’s scary’: Neighbors shocked after body was found buried, covered in concrete in south Austin backyard

On Tuesday around 8:42 p.m., police say a 911 call came in about a body buried in the backyard of a home in the 5800 block of Mojave Drive. That’s near West Stassney Lane. → Read More

Hidaldo County shelters remain open

MCALLEN, Texas (KVEO) — Shelters in McAllen remain open for those needing help following Hurricane Hanna. Below are the two locations that remain open: McAllen Respite Center – 111 S. 15th St. The Salvation Army – 1600 N. 23rd St. At the shelter, attendees must practice social distancing within the facilities and should bring their […] → Read More