is a multimedia producer at the Tribune whose focus is video and television production. He's been shooting and producing TV news for more than a decade, most recently as a staff photojournalist at Austin's KVUE-TV from 2006 to 2010. At the Tribune, Dehn has been behind the camera for Tribune special projects God and Governing, Hurting for Work and Paid to Prosecute, as well the stories we produce each week for our dozen TV partners around the state and segments for social media.
This week in the Texas Weekly Newsreel: Wendy Davis starts traveling the state, Rick Perry hits the road, too (for water funding), and John Cornyn wants the Tea Party to know he's right there with them.
This week in the Texas Weekly Newsreel: Gov. Rick Perry and others are traveling the state encouraging voters to approve water funding, first lady Anita Perry makes news with her views on abortion and Wendy Davis makes if official.
State Sen. Wendy Davis, D-Fort Worth, made her run for Texas governor official Thursday evening. She announced her plans before a packed crowd of supporters who said they're ready to go door to door to help her win.
This week in the Texas Weekly Newsreel: The Texas Supreme Court gets a new chief justice, Gov. Rick Perry is headed to Maryland and a former Texas attorney general thinks the state might be entitled to billions more in tobacco settlement money.
In this edition of the Texas Weekly Newsreel: Texas Supreme Court Chief Justice Wallace Jefferson is hanging up his robe, and 2014 candidates are busy trying to convince potential donors they're worth an investment.
In this week's Newsreel: Gov. Rick Perry dons fashionable new glasses, U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz says he will renounce his Canadian citizenship, state Sen. Wendy Davis keeps her supporters waiting and Lt. Gov. David Dewhurst tries to spring a relative from jail.
In this week's Newsreel: The Texas Legislature leaves Austin, we get a glimpse at Wendy Davis' future politcal plans, and we are left with this question: Will Texas ever get out of the battle over its political maps?
With new laws increasing the penalties for drivers involved in hit-and-run fatalities or those who fail to stop and render aid, advocates hope there is more incentive for drivers to stay at the scene of accidents. This story is part of our monthlong 31 Days, 31 Ways series.
Failing to stop and render aid in a fatal accident will become a second-degree felony, increasing the punishment to up to 20 years in prison. The new law will make the punishment for a fatal hit-and-run accident equivalent to that for intoxicated manslaughter.