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Michael Morton Speech September 2,2014 - On the one year anniversary of Michael Morton’s release from prison after 24 years and 7 months, he reflects on his conviction and subsequent exoneration. Michael Morton was convicted in...

18 Wheeler Car Wreck Kills woman in North Austin Texas September 2,2014 - 18-Wheeler Car Wreck Kills Woman in North Austin The Austin American Statesman reports an 18-wheeler in North Austin, Texas near Burnet Road and RM 2222 collided with another vehicle and...

An Unreal Dream The Michael Morton Story September 2,2014 - This is a must watch for all Americans.  Michael Morton was convicted in Williamson County, Texas in 1987 for the murder of his wife Christine Morton.  The only problem is,...

University of Texas Police Arrest #2 Bike Thief on Campus using Bait Bike September 2,2014 - University of Texas Police Arrest #2 Bike Thief on Campus using Bait Bike – Austin Police still Struggling to get a grip on Petty Theft Dowtown. Before we get too...

APD DWI and Drunk Driving Arrests Up in Austin September 2,2014 - DWI AND DRUNK DRIVING ARRESTS UP IN AUSTIN KEYE TV Reports 2014 will show increase in car wreck deaths where alcohol involved | The Austin Police Department reports DWI |...

Austin Police Chief points to Budget woes for String of East Austin Burglaries September 1,2014 - Austin Police Chief Art Acavedo blames City Council for String of East Austin Burglaries KXAN News reports that multiple robberies in East Austin have shop owners defending their businesses with...

13yr old Austin boy Murdered 2 years ago – Suspect still on Loose September 1,2014 - A Mother’s Plea for Justice: 2 Years after the Murder of her 13 year old Son, Suspect still loose, Mother wants Justice. Thanks to KXAN TV here is Austin for...

The Texas Victims’ Compensation Fund : Do you qualify? September 1,2014 -  The Texas Victims’ Compensation Fund The Texas legislature in passing the Crime Victims’ Compensation Act recognized that many innocent individuals suffer personal injury or death as a result of criminal...

Austin Police : University of Texas Police : Arrest Complaints Remain Low September 1,2014 - The Daily Texan Reports DWI Arrests, Car Wrecks and other matters responded to by The University of Texas Police Department result in very few complaints against officers.  Complaints against Austin...

Joe Jamail Texas Trial-Blazer September 1,2014 - Joe Jamail is one of the great Trial Lawyers of our time. This is an excellent video on his accomplishments and approach to practicing law. Joe Jamail always fought the...

 

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