The McLennan County Jail downtown has been a headache for county officials.
After million-dollar repairs, the building still sits vacant and the outsourcing to a privately-run jail is becoming very expensive.
A former Central Texas lawmaker and longtime fixture in Texas Republican politics died yesterday from ongoing health complications.
M.A Taylor was a four-time Texas House representative for McLennan County from 1985 to 1993.
Secretary of Defense Leon Panetta is expected to announce this week that same-sex spouses of service members will be granted some benefits that they had been denied until now, according to an Obama administration official.