Stephanie Federico Digital News Editor at KUT in AustinStephanie Federico is a human person. Here's What We Know About The Victims In The El Paso Walmart Shooting By Mallory Falk / KERA & Stephanie Federico • Aug 6, 2019 Updated on Aug. 7 at 2 p.m. CST Community members gathered for a vigil in El Paso on Monday night to honor the youngest victim of the mass shooting at a Walmart store on Saturday. 47 States Ask DeVos To Forgive Disabled Veterans' Student Loans. Texas Was Not Among Them. By Stephanie Federico • May 27, 2019 Texas is one of just three states that did not sign onto a letter sent Friday to Secretary Betsy DeVos asking the U.S. Department of Education to automatically forgive student loans for eligible disabled veterans. Federal Judge Temporarily Blocks Texas Law That Bars Contractors From Boycotting Israel By Trey Shaar & Stephanie Federico • Apr 26, 2019 A federal judge has temporarily blocked a Texas law that requires people contracting with the state to sign a pledge not to boycott Israel. Adler Says Texas Has 'Declared War' On Austin: 'We Must Be Prepared To Defend Ourselves.' By Stephanie Federico • Apr 17, 2019 Austin Mayor Steve Adler opened the annual State of the City address Wednesday with a quote from Charles Dickens: "It was the best of times, it was the worst of times." Juan Sánchez Resigns As Head Of Austin-Based Southwest Key By Stephanie Federico • Mar 11, 2019 The embattled CEO of Austin-based Southwest Key Programs, the nation's largest provider of shelters for migrant children, is stepping down. Student In Custody Following Report Of Armed Person On Campus Of Lanier High School By Stephanie Federico • Jan 30, 2019 A 15-year-old student is in custody and faces a felony charge following a report that a person had a gun on campus at Lanier High School, Austin ISD Police Chief Ashley Gonzalez said. Paxton Asks Court To Halt DACA While Lawsuit Seeking To End Program Is Heard By Stephanie Federico • May 2, 2018 Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton has asked a court to stop the federal government from issuing or renewing DACA permits while a lawsuit Texas filed yesterday with six other states is pending. Authorities Increase Reward To $100,000 For Tip Leading To Arrest In Austin Bombings By Stephanie Federico • Mar 18, 2018 Authorities have increased the reward to $100,000 for information leading to an arrest in a string of package bombings in Austin. That's in addition to the $15,000 reward offered by Gov. Greg Abbott's office, interim Austin Police Chief Brian Manley said at a news conference today. One Killed, 3 Injured In Stabbing On UT Campus; Suspect In Custody By Stephanie Federico • May 1, 2017 One person is dead and three others are injured after a stabbing near the Gregory Gym on UT-Austin campus Monday. A suspect is in custody and there is no ongoing threat, UT police said.