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Former County Judge Rails Against Delia Garza
What is Bill Aleshire's problem with the county attorney candidate?
" continuing to pursue his campaign against the Travis County attorney candidacy of Austin Mayor Pro Tem Delia Garza,..."

Jan. 10, 2020 News Feature by Michael King

Travis County to Reject Marijuana Prosecutions
Officers can't legally determine what is weed and what is hemp
"...UPDATED: Travis County prosecutors will now reject Possession of Marijuana cases filed..."

July 3, 2019 News Post by Kevin Curtin

Christian Versus Travis County
GOPer targets ed finance bill to move Public Integrity Unit
"...the Public Integrity Unit transferred out of the Travis County Attorney's office over to the Attorney General?..."

June 9, 2011 News Post by Richard Whittaker

In Search of Greater Justice With a Travis County Public Defender’s Office
Taking steps toward a much improved, more equitable local criminal justice system
"...On May 9, Travis County took its next step toward what may be a..."

May 24, 2019 News Feature by Michael King

Travis County Revisits Creating Public Defenders’ Office
Legal panel ponders questions pondered many times before
"...night’s “conversation” about the possibility of creating a Travis County Public Defenders’ Office, the myriad stakeholders still want to..."

April 16, 2019 News Post by Michael King

Commissioners Court to Decide Next Step in Proposed Public Defender’s Office
May 7 vote scheduled to approve grant proposal to fund new indigent defense office
"...On Tuesday, May 7, Travis County Commissioners Court is scheduled to vote on whether to..."

May 3, 2019 News Feature by Michael King

County Names Its First Chief Public Defender
Commissioners Court appoints University of Virginia Law School lecturer Adeola Ogunkeyede to lead office
"...a culminating vote that took roughly one minute, Travis County Commissioners Court took the next major step toward establishing..."

Feb. 14, 2020 News Feature by Michael King

Williamson County Injustice
Morton attorneys call for court of inquiry
"...criminal justice system was on display in the Williamson County case of Michael Morton, Judge Sid Harle told Morton..."

Dec. 21, 2011 News Post by Jordan Smith

No Virus, But Few Tests for County Inmates
As COVID-19 outbreaks behind bars happen across the country, closer scrutiny at Travis County jail protocols
"...sheriff to test all inmates and employees at Travis County Jail for the coronavirus. "Without testing, tracing, and treatment,..."

May 29, 2020 News Feature by Brant Bingamon

Linebarger to County: Have We Got a Deal for You
Travis County officials spark a feud over the prospect of privatizing the county's delinquent tax collection duties
"...Travis County officials have touched off a bristling political feud over..."

April 29, 2005 News Feature by Amy Smith

State Grant Approved for Public Defender Office
New era in Travis County indigent defense to begin next year
"...On Thursday, Travis County received word that the Texas Indigent Defense Commission has..."

Aug. 30, 2019 News Post by Michael King

County Pushes Public Defender Plan Forward
Commissioners Court votes to proceed with indigent defense office – but not everybody's happy about it
"...On Tuesday, May 7, the Travis County Commissioners Court voted 4-1 to approve a working proposal..."

May 10, 2019 News Feature by Michael King

County Courts-at-Law Nos. 3 & 5: Now We’ve Got Bad Blood
Defense attorneys eye Hohengarten, Lipscombe on county benches
"...There are seven criminal judges at the county level – handling class A and B misdemeanors. Three..."

Feb. 16, 2018 News Feature by Chase Hoffberger

Travis County District Judge Allows Austin’s Dine-in Limitations
Update: Texas Supreme Court blocks local dine-in orders
"...decision last night (Jan. 1), just hours before Austin-Travis County limitation’s on dine-in food and beverage services were set..."

Dec. 31, 2020 News Post by Beth Sullivan

Linebarger, Oden Still Pushing for County Tax Business
But county officials say collections are very efficient
"...against East Austin homeowners? Two separate analyses of the county's pursuit of delinquent taxpayers turned up two different answers..."

Aug. 5, 2005 News Feature by Amy Smith

COVID-19 Finally Arrives at Travis County Jail
Outbreak is "small," but inmates and advocates are angry
"...The Travis County jail is four weeks into a COVID-19 outbreak that..."

Feb. 11, 2021 News Post by Brant Bingamon

Long Lines and Close Races Defined Super Tuesday in Travis County
The votes are in!
"...The March 3 primaries in Travis County and throughout Texas did not deliver too many shocking..."

March 6, 2020 News Feature by the News Staff

Travis County Celebrates Marriage Equality
Clerk issues 313 marriage licenses by close of business
"...the Chronicle while awaiting her license at the Travis County Clerk’s office. “It’s nice to know that in the..."

June 26, 2015 News Post by Mary Tuma

Travis County Primary Candidates Jockey to Champion Criminal Justice Change
A closer look at the heated District Attorney, County Attorney, and County Court at Law races
"...Ask Travis County Democratic primary candidates and voters what they mean when..."

Feb. 7, 2020 News Feature by Michael King

Support Remains for a Travis County Public Defenders' Office
Local judges, community leaders on what needs to happen to create a new office
"...groups, stakeholders still want to work toward a Travis County Public Defenders' Office. The panel discussion focused on the..."

April 19, 2019 News Feature by Michael King

Rodney Reed's Attorneys Seek Retrial
Forensic experts believe Stacey Stites died before midnight
"...for Rodney Reed filed a brief in a Bastrop County court this afternoon that argues information concerning Stacey Stites'..."

Feb. 12, 2015 News Post by Chase Hoffberger

Travis County District Attorney Moore and Her First Assistant Sued
Sexual assault survivor alleges the D.A.'s Office lied to undermine her
"...Travis County District Attorney Margaret Moore, along with her first assistant..."

Sept. 20, 2019 News Feature by Sarah Marloff

Assistant County Attorney Joins Race to Fill David Escamilla's Post
Laurie Eiserloh is the second candidate to officially enter hunt for Travis County Attorney
"...race for the Democratic nomination to succeed retiring Travis County Attorney David Escamilla. Tuesday afternoon, before about 50 people..."

Sept. 13, 2019 News Feature by Michael King

Chronicle Endorsements: Travis County
Endorsements for district attorney, county sheriff, judges, constables, and more
"...It's been 143 years since Travis County elected a Republican into this office. Odds are, with..."

Oct. 21, 2016 News Feature

Another Lawsuit Filed Against Travis County D.A. and Her First Assistant
The two are accused of attempting to silence a sexual assault survivor
"...Travis County District Attorney Margaret Moore, along with her first assistant..."

Sept. 11, 2019 News Post by Sarah Marloff

Family Law Attorneys Say Keller Is Innocent
Veteran practitioners support Fran Keller's bid for freedom
"...The Travis County D.A.'s office has not yet filed a response to..."

Feb. 20, 2013 News Post by Jordan Smith

'Chronicle' Endorsements, Travis County Early Voting
Democratic Primary Run-offs
" one of the most successful and high-profile prosecutor's offices in Texas. The two left standing after the March..."

March 28, 2008 News Feature

Paxton Stacks AG’s Office With Anti-LGBT Culture Warriors
AG hires opponents of church-state separation
"...the game plan for the state’s top law enforcement officer...."

April 12, 2016 News Post by Mary Tuma

County Party Chairs
Thumbnail sketches of the county chair candidates
"...The Chronicle does not endorse in the races for county party chairs, as we consider those races to be..."

Feb. 26, 2008 News Post by Lee Nichols

County Attorney's Office: Welcome Back, Mack?
A former assistant county attorney may soon be re-employed by the county, despite a DWI charge.
"...If County Attorney David Escamilla's plan for retooling a portion of..."

Feb. 13, 2004 News Feature by Jordan Smith

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