AUSTIN (KXAN) - SANTIAGO DE COMPOSTELA, Spain (AP) — The 79th person to die in last week's train derailment in Spain has been identified by her family as Myrta Fariza of Houston.
Fariza's friends and family had created a Facebook page titled "Hope for Myrta," where they collected donations and communicated while she was in the hospital.
Officials had earlier said a 79th person died today of injuries suffered in Wednesday's crash, but they didn't identify the victim.
Another American was killed in the accident. A Virginia woman, Ana Maria Cordoba, was identified last week by the Diocese of Arlington, where she worked. Her husband and daughter were injured in the crash.
Officials say 70 people injured in the accident are still in the hospital, 22 of them in critical condition.
The driver of the train was being questioned by a judge today as officials tried to determine if he was responsible for the accident.
The 52-year-old driver, Francisco Jose Garzon Amo, has been held by police on suspicion of negligent homicide. He hasn't been formally charged or made any official statements.
The judge presiding over the trial to oust District Attorney Rosemary Lehmberg ruled Wednesday that she'll stay in office.
Mack Brown’s longtime friend and attorney said Wednesday that the veteran coach of the Longhorns has not yet made a decision on his future, but that it will come soon.
The Austin City Council will take up billing errors and problems with the appeals process at Austin Energy during Thursday's meeting.
Options for high speed Internet in Austin continue to expand. Google Fiber is coming to Austin soon, and now AT&T has announced the city will be the first for its own faster-than-ever Internet speeds.
A 15-year-old girl told police she was abducted from the parking lot at Bastrop High School on Wednesday.
After hundreds of park-goers complained about a lack of off-leash dog space in the new design of Auditorium Shores, the Austin Parks and Recreation Board is hoping a compromise will alleviate any concerns.