Latest CNN poll: Fiorina rises to No. 2

Buoyed by her Republican presidential debate performance last week, Carly Fiorina has jumped to second place behind Donald Trump in a new CNN poll.

Results released Sunday night showed the Austin native at 15 percent, still behind Trump’s 24 percent that continues his No. 1 run — even though the real estate mogul has dropped from his high in some polls last month at 32 percent.

Texas still where more people are moving

The Lone Star State added 72,243 households from other states in 2013, according IRS figures analyzed by Austin-based data firm Headlight Data.

While the new households bring tax revenue and additional workers, they also put a load on Texas’ already-…

Family, police renew efforts to find 16-year-old’s killer

Four and a half months later, the senseless killing remains unsolved, with no concrete suspects or motives.

[…] family and investigators renewed their search for answers Sunday, organizing an early morning canvassing of the neighborhood and offerin…

Around the city and state

A pedestrian was killed by a train late Saturday evening west of downtown Houston, near the intersection of Roy and Allen streets.

The man, who was not identified, was decapitated when a train hit him, according to police reports.

Police are investi…

Day of Service seeks youth

Make a difference in a child’s life by devoting a couple hours a week to tutor and help with homework.

People who are interested in working with teenagers in the foster care system are needed.

Volunteers are needed to work the front desk at a local …

Police Lives Matter group marches on Capitol

AUSTIN – Hundreds of supporters of the Police Lives Matter movement – including widows and children of officers killed in the line of duty – were on the steps of the Austin Police Department Saturday where they prayed, recited the Pledge of Allegiance…

Houstonians rally to feed hungry children in El Salvador

The small, bagged meals that will eventually reach hungry children contain rice, soy flour, vitamins and dehydrated vegetables.

Stop Hunger Now, the nonprofit organization heading the effort, makes sure to not include any ingredients that could be pr…