DENVER (AP) -- A Colorado Springs woman is considered aperson of interest in an investigation of phone calls that may havesparked a raid on a Texas polygamist group. She is also on a listof possible witnesses to testify against the church.
KUSA-TV and the Deseret News cite court documents listing RozitaSwinton as a witness in Texas' case against the FundamentalistChurch of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints.
Swinton faces misdemeanor charges in Colorado for allegedlymaking false abuse reports in another case.
Authorities said a phone number linked to Swinton was used tocall a Texas crisis center that may have led to the raid where morethan 460 children were removed from a polygamist compound in April.The children were later returned to their parents.
An Oct. 1 hearing is scheduled, challenging the search warranton the church.
The freezing and near-freezing rain that swooped into Central Texas overnight prompted numerous school closings and delays and made for a harrowing morning commute on Friday.
A man is charged with murder in the shooting death Wednesday of a woman at a North Austin auto repair shop, police said Friday.
A man is expected to survive after being stabbed in the head at the Salvation Army shelter in Downtown Austin at about 3:45 a.m. Friday.
As the Austin area prepares itself for an impending winter storm on Friday, Dec. 6, many schools have already announced delays.
With freezing temperatures pushing through the region, heating systems will likely be working overtime, which can bring rising energy bills.
Investigators are looking into an overnight fire that left one woman with third-degree burns.