11 Oath Keepers members are accused of conspiring to oppose the transfer of presidential power by force.

A federal court in Washington on Thursday unsealed charges of seditious conspiracy against 11 defendants, including two Texans, the first such charges brought in connection with the breach at the U.S. Capitol on January 6, 2021.

Although federal agents have arrested more than 700 people in connection with the events…

The Austin mayor pays more in property tax than the average Austinite earns in a year.

Under rates that he sets in part himself, Austin Mayor Steve Adler pays annual property tax of nearly $100,000 for his residences at a downtown high-rise-more than most Austinites earn in a full year.

According to tax records, the mayor owes $97,629 for two condominiums for the year 2021, and…

Politicians like Texas State Rep. Ryan Guillen are increasingly without a political home.

Texas Republicans today celebrated the defection of State Representative Ryan Guillen, a conservative Democrat from Rio Grande City who will now run for reelection as a Republican.

Guillen said, “I feel that my fiscally conservative, pro-business, and pro-life values are no longer in step with the Democratic Party of today.”…

The Travis County District Attorney’s Office has announced a data and research partnership with Arizona State University and Johns Hopkins University as part of an effort to prevent and assess the risk of homicide in cases of intimate partner violence.

According to the CDC’s National Intimate Partner and Sexual Violence…

District 9 Council Member Kathie Tovo is calling for “reasonable gun regulations” after a shootout in the East 6 thStreet bar distrct last night resulted in the death of a 17-year-old Black male.

Tovo, who represents the area, said that the shootout also underscores the importance of an ongoing Austin…

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