DA’s office recommended low bonds for man accused of being ‘ready for war’ with Universal City police
A Bexar County assistant district attorney recommended low bonds for a man accused of threatening to kill a Universal City family and get in a shootout with police, footage obtained by KSAT Investigates shows.
One-third of Texas foster care caseworkers left their jobs last year as the agency continued putting kids in hotels
The Department of Family and Protective Services has increasingly relied on housing foster kids in hotels when it can’t find them a home. In the 2022 fiscal year, after record staff turnover, more than 1 in 4 caseworkers had less than one year of experience.
Woman who embellished husband’s wartime injuries ordered to surrender $110K truck. Feds found it in Kentucky.
Josephine Perez-Gorda, 40, and the man found in possession of the truck, Franklin Powell, were ordered to be in court Jan. 15 for a show cause hearing, according to an order signed by Judge Fred Biery last week.
A unique Texas legal rule lets the attorney general’s office supersede some judges’ orders
Lawyers criticize a provision they say erodes the separation of powers between Texas’ executive branch and its courts. It’s been used repeatedly this year as Texans try to block new state laws from going into effect.
Judge weighing whether to allow Uvalde DA to join suit on blocked public records regarding mass shooting
The legal battle for information related to the May 24 massacre at Robb Elementary School continues in Austin on Thursday as a judge hears arguments related to the lawsuit filed in August 2022 by KSAT 12 and more than a dozen other media organizations.