AUSTIN (KXAN) - A statewide effort for equality among the Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual and Transgender community came to Austin Saturday.
Members of "GetEQUAL " performed a mass wedding ceremony for same-sex couples at the state Capitol.
Organizers said eleven couples, their families and friends gathered in Republic Square park to march to the capitol.
The couples said they were excited but some were a little nervous. They said aside from the certificate, they see it just like any other marriage.
The ceremony coincided with similar events across the state, including Dallas, Houston and Corpus Christi.
Family and friends held a vigil Wednesday at the State Capitol in hopes that a Bastrop man can win a new trial.
An unusually cold blast of arctic air arriving early Thursday will be followed by an increasing chance of freezing drizzle/rain and sleet by Friday morning.
The HealthCare.gov website is working more smoothly for central Texans.
City leaders in West Lake Hills discussed the ongoing concern with the city's water system Wednesday night. The problems arise when water is needed most; fighting fires.
Federal, state and local authorities on Wednesday arrested 15 people and seized 70 firearms in raid on a methamphetamine operation based in Burnet County.
Former Georgetown Police Officer Stephanie Brown said her ex-boyfriend, former Round Rock Officer Eric Poteet, made up accusations against her after she broke up with him.