Austin Thirteen infant suffocation deaths were reported in Travis County last year, including 11 associated with bed-sharing. The Travis County Medical Examiner's Office urges parents not to sleep with infants and to remove all items from a baby's crib. 01:53 PM
Two Texas politicians with similar 2016 dreams rally the GOP base over the weekend in Iowa, and we hear from the head of the Texas Cultural Trust on the “State of the Arts.”
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The Austin school board has named Paul Cruz as the district’s new superintendent. Cruz had been serving as interim superintendent since Meria Carstarphen’s departure last year.
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Former Firefighter Develops Diet Plan
Rip Esselstyn developed the Engine 2 Diet while working as a firefighter in Austin. It's based on a plant-strong eating plan, and the goal is to help people live healthier rather than lose weight. 01:48 PM
City May Seek Grant for South Austin Horse Trail
There could be more options on the horizon for Austin's equestrian community. The Parks and Recreation Department wants to apply for a state grant that would bring in $250,000 for a South Austin horse trail. As our city reporter Jeff Stensland shows us, access to the trail is a key issue facing horse owners. 07:19 AM
Report: Former POW Bergdahl to Face Charges
A new report indicates that former prisoner of war Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl will be charged with desertion. In an interview last night on Fox News, retired Lt. Col. Tony Schaffer said two military sources told him that Bergdahl has been given a list of the charges. 02:19 PM
Highlights from the 2015 Detroit Auto Show
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Our Ed Keiner shares some of his favorite highlights from this year's 2015 North American International Auto Show.
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Capital Tonight: Texas Politicians Rally GOP in Iowa
Two Texas politicians with similar 2016 dreams rally the GOP base over the weekend in Iowa, and we hear from the head of the Texas Cultural Trust on the “State of the Arts.” 02:55 PM
Capital Tonight: Patrick Appoints Committees, Reporter Roundtable
The Senate leadership for the new session is set. Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick announced members and chairmanships of all 15 committees Friday. The Texas Supreme Court has announced it will decide whether the state's school funding plan is unconstitutional. 01/24/2015 02:55 PM
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Republicans Drop Presidential Hints at GOP Summit
It was a who's who of potential Republican presidential candidates in Iowa over the weekend, including two familiar Texans. No one officially said they're seeking the party's nomination, but it's clear many of them sure are thinking about it. Capital Tonight's LeAnn Wallace has the details. 07:40 AM
City, Landlords Await Decision on Housing Ordinance
Arguments on the legality of Austin's new housing ordinance ended without a ruling in federal court Monday. The ordinance prevents landlords from automatically rejecting potential tenants who use housing vouchers to pay rent. Opponents of the new law tell our Mitch Goulding they believe the city is overstepping its authority. 07:07 AM
School of the Deaf Showcases Technology at Capitol
Monday was a show-and-tell of sorts at the state Capitol. Several Texas schools were invited to showcase the technology they use in their classrooms. Some of the students were from the Texas School for the Deaf. They showed our Victoria Maranan how technology makes it possible for them to take on robotics. 08:12 AM
Holocaust Survivor Shares Story as Traveling Exhibit Comes to Capitol
A traveling display about the Holocaust and genocide of World War II came to the state Capitol Monday. It includes a plaque shaped like the Star of David, which bears the handprints of Holocaust survivor Leon Horn and his family. During Monday's ceremony, Horn shared his story of surviving concentration camps like Auschwitz, even as his entire family was killed. 01/26/2015 06:59 PM
Organizing Your Home
Many people made a commitment to get organized this year, and a great place to start is your home. Our Jess Mitchell met with a home organizer this morning to find out more. 01/26/2015 05:08 PM