Posted on · Darryl George, a 17-year-old student at Barbers Hill High School in Mont Belvieu, has been serving an in-school suspension since Aug. 31 because school district officials say his dreadlocks violate their dress code. George's family accuses Texas Gov. Greg Abbott and Attorney General Ken Paxton of failing to enforce the CROWN Act, a new state law outlawing racial discrimination based on hairstyles.
Posted on · School officials say Darryl George's dreadlocks violate the district’s dress code. His mother says he isn't violating rules about hair length for boys. The incident recalls debates over hair discrimination in schools and the workplace.
Posted on · Scott was questioned in Houston during a deposition that lasted around eight hours, two people with knowledge about the litigation said.
Posted on · Andrew Hanen, a federal judge in Houston, has agreed with Texas and eight other states suing to stop the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals, or DACA, program.
Posted on · Investigators allege that Bethany Mefford, 29, had been shot in the head by a bullet that had been fired by neighbor Darius Lewis.
Posted on · The woman who lived with Francisco Oropesa acknowledged delivering a message from Oropesa to his cousins in the area asking them to help him get out of the country. The cousins refused to help.
Posted on · Earlier this month, Daisetta officials announced the sinkhole had expanded after a long hibernation, renewing fears from some residents.
Posted on · After Gonzalo Lopez fled a prison bus on May 12 during an escape in which he was able to break free from his restraints and cut through a caged area of the vehicle. He remained free for three weeks.
Posted on · The terms and amounts of the settlements involving the former Houston Texans quarterback are confidential.
Posted on · A Congressional committee has launched an investigation into the promoter of the Astroworld music festival in Houston, in which 10 people were killed during a massive crowd surge.
Posted on · A judicial board has ruled that the more than 300 lawsuits that have been filed so far in Houston following a crowd surge at the Astroworld festival that left 10 people dead will be handled by one judge.
Posted on · The Texas Board of Pardons and Paroles unanimously recommended a posthumous pardon for a 2004 drug arrest made by a now-indicted ex-Houston police officer whose case history is under scrutiny following a deadly drug raid.
Posted on · Nicholas is expected to weaken to a tropical depression Tuesday night. The storm has dumped more than a foot of rain along the same area swamped by Hurricane Harvey in 2017, but it's a fraction of what fell during Harvey.
Posted on · Patricia Garcia is the first person who has been sentenced in connection with the deadly raid in which Dennis Tuttle and his wife, Rhogena Nicholas, were fatally shot on Jan. 28, 2019.
Posted on · The five members of Harris County Commissioners Court unanimously approved the resolution in support of the pardon request, which was submitted last month to the Texas Board of Pardons and Paroles.