Bell County Interstate 35 near Salado will be closed for several hours after part of an overpass collapsed following a semi-truck accident late Thursday morning. The Texas Department of Transportation says a truck hit a beam on FM 2484 near mile marker 285 in Bell County. The Department of Public Safety says at least one person is confirmed dead. Three others are injured. Updated 05:53 PM
Wildflowers are blooming all over the state of Texas. Winter rains have helped create fields of color, but where should you go to see the blooms? In his search for all things uniquely Texan, Russell Wilde shows us some legislatively endorsed destinations.
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We are heading into spring, and typically that's a time of year when we see more wet weather. This year, we could be getting an extra boost from Mother Nature. TWC News Meteorologist Mary Wasson explains.
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Sports Night: Swoopes Starts Spring Football as UT’s Starter, Valero Texas Open Preview
Spring Football started Wednesday for the Longhorns. All eyes were on the quarterback position, and for this very first day Tyrone Swoopes was taking reps with the first team. He looked like the better quarterback to open up Spring, so Jerrod Heard has some work to do if he wants to start for the Longhorns. Tempo is also one of the big story lines for Texas. Find out more in this episode of "Sports Night." 10:34 AM
Firefighters Train for Emergency Railroad Response
Firefighters from several cities took part in training sessions on how to stop dangerous leaks when trains crash or derail held in Taylor. The sessions are part of a program dedicated to educating emergency responders. 05:57 PM
Meals on Wheels and More Receives Grant
Meals on Wheels and More got a big boost from the Texas Department of Agriculture Thursday. Agriculture Commissioner Sid Miller announced an $8.5 million grant for the nonprofit. The Travis County division will receive more than $460,000 of the grant. 06:54 PM
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Sports Night: Swoopes Starts Spring Football as UT’s Starter, Valero Texas Open Preview
Spring Football started Wednesday for the Longhorns. All eyes were on the quarterback position, and for this very first day Tyrone Swoopes was taking reps with the first team. He looked like the better quarterback to open up Spring, so Jerrod Heard has some work to do if he wants to start for the Longhorns. Tempo is also one of the big story lines for Texas. Find out more in this episode of "Sports Night." 10:34 AM
On the Agenda: Ethics Reform
The Quorum Report's Harvey Kronberg discusses the status of a case between the Texas Ethics Commission and conservative activist Michael Quinn Sullivan, and what it means for ethics reform so far this session. 03/25/2015 08:03 PM
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Well Field Opponents Take On SUD
Hays County
The special utility district at the heart of a planned commercial well field faced an angry crowd last Wednesday night. Our Hays County Bureau Chief Russell Wilde tells us why these central Hays County residents are so upset. 01:18 PM
Salvation Army Gets a Makeover
Austin
The downtown Austin Salvation Army is getting a massive facelift. Thursday, employees and the CEO from the Austin-based financial services company EZCORP came together to volunteer at the nonprofit. The company donated materials and manpower for the Salvation Army’s Downtown Shelter and Social Services Center. It also provided new computers, furniture, TVs, paint and cleaning supplies. 05:43 PM
Wedding Food Truck Expo Thursday Night
Austin
The way to have a totally Austin wedding is to bring out some food trucks. Thursday night, DNA Events is putting those trucks on display at a Wedding Food Truck Expo. Our Jess Mitchell has more. 03:42 PM
Bergdahl Charged with Desertion, Misbehavior Before the Enemy
Texas
The Army sergeant who abandoned his fellow troops in Afghanistan could spend the rest of his life in prison. Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl returned to the U.S. last summer after he was captured and held for five years by the Taliban. As our Nik De La Peña explains, Bergdahl now faces formal charges from the U.S. military. Updated 08:15 AM
Statewide Texting While Driving Ban Moves Forward
Texas
Texas lawmakers are once again looking at implementing a statewide ban on texting while driving. Lawmakers gave the preliminary green light to House Bill 80 Wednesday. “Capital Tonight's” LeAnn Wallace joins us with more on the debate. 03/25/2015 09:14 PM