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Texas Legislature Considers Transportation Bill For Students In High-Crime Areas

Posted on · A year after the murder of an 11-year-old boy in Houston, the Texas legislature considers a transportation bill for students in high-crime areas. The Josue Flores Bill passed the Senate and is being considered by the Texas House Education Committee. SB 195 would provide transportation funding to help students like Flores, who was stabbed while walking home from Marshall Middle School.

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Harris County Requests Delay To Implement Judge’s Bail Order (UPDATE)

Posted on · Harris County has asked for an emergency hearing to discuss implementation of a federal judge's order for defendants who can't afford bail. U.S. District Judge Lee Rosenthal issued a temporary injunction set to start next Monday for misdemeanor defendants, if there are no other legal restraints. . Sheriff Ed Gonzalez says he is ready to enact them.