Posted on · The federal charges are in connection with the kidnapping of a group of migrants that began with a highway gunbattle and ended days later with FBI agents fatally shooting a suspect at a Houston hotel.
Posted on · An Associated Press investigation led the sheriff’s office to disclose that deputies took nearly four times as long as Capers initially said to arrive at the April 28 mass shooting. Former deputies say Capers’ staff neglects basic police work while pursuing asset seizures.
Posted on · Photos posted by suspect Mauricio Garcia showed large Nazi tattoos on his arm and torso, including a swastika and the SS lightning bolt logo of Hitler’s paramilitary forces.
Posted on · Weddington argued the case before the high court twice, in December 1971 and again in October 1972, resulting the next year in the 7-2 ruling that legalized abortion. She died Sunday at age 76.
Posted on · After Paxton, a Republican, petitioned the U.S. Supreme Court in December to block Joe Biden’s victory, a Democratic Party activist filed a complaint with the bar association calling the case frivolous.
Posted on · Two people tell The Associated Press that the FBI is investigating allegations that Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton committed crimes in using his office to benefit a wealthy donor.
Posted on · Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton had an extramarital affair with a woman whom he later helped get a job with a real estate developer at the center of recent criminal allegations against the Republican.
Posted on · Records reviewed by The Associated Press show that an exclusive group of Texans stood to benefit when Attorney General Ken Paxton urged a small Colorado county to reverse a public health order during the coronavirus outbreak.
Posted on · Botham Jean's younger brother Brandt Jean hugged Amber Guyger after she was sentenced to 10 years in jail. Outside the court, people reacted angrily to the punishment, arguing it was too lenient.
Posted on · Amber Guyger didn’t appear to show much reaction as the judge read the sentence. The jury could have sentenced her to up to life in prison or as little as two years.
Posted on · Prosecutors contend Amber Guyger was distracted by a conversation with a colleague. Her attorneys argue she fired in self-defense believing that Botham Jean was a burglar.
Posted on · Patrick Crusius has been charged with capital murder and is being held without bond. Federal prosecutors have said they are also considering hate-crime charges.
Posted on · According to the report, "small vertical accelerations" suggest Atlas Air Flight 3591 entered turbulence soon after the pilots had descended to avoid a band of precipitation as they approached Bush Intercontinental Airport.
Posted on · Two bodies were recovered over the weekend, but crews are still looking for the third.