Aug 4, 2016

Texas agrees to weaken voter ID rules deemed biased for November poll

Texas agreed Wednesday to weaken its voter ID law as courts across the U.S., with only months before the November election, are blocking Republican-controlled states from imposing polling place restrictions that critics say target minorities and the poor. The changes must still be approved ...

Jul 31, 2016

Texas shooting incident leaves one person dead, three hospitalized

A shooting in a crowded entertainment district of downtown Austin early Sunday set off a chaotic scene, leaving one woman dead and three others wounded and police searching for a suspect. Austin Police Chief of Staff Brian Manley said police received reports of gunshots ...