Posted on · The House select committee investigating the Jan. 6 Capitol insurrection is holding about a half a dozen public hearings this month on what it has learned so far. The first is on June 9 at 7 p.m.
Posted on · The arrest brings the state's total to at least 44 charged in the wake of the attack.
Posted on · Laws on the books can be enforced and strengthened on paramilitary and private militias. Texas took a pass during this legislative session.
Posted on · Authorities say Elizabeth Rose Williams and Bradley Bennett entered the Capitol building alongside other pro-Trump extremists during the attack.
Posted on · Wilmar Montano Alvarado was accused of entering the Capitol building and joining rioters who were forcibly making their way through a line of police officers guarding the building's west entrance.
Posted on · Those charged include 14 Houston-area residents.
Posted on · The unidentified patrol officer will likely face federal charges after allegedly entering the Capitol building Wednesday alongside other pro-Trump extremists, Acevedo said.
Posted on · The article references President Trump's repeated false claims of widespread voter fraud as well as specific comments during a rally ahead of the riot. Read the full text of the resolution.
Posted on · Houston Matters discusses the role violence has played in social change, from the American Revolution to the Civil Rights Movement.
Posted on · From Sony’s decision to not release the movie The Interview after vague threats of violence after the studio was hacked, to the approval of body cameras on Harris County law enforcement, to a riot over sneakers: we discuss The Good, The Bad and The Ugly of this week’s news. Our panel of non-experts is comprised […]
Posted on · Thirty years ago today, fires from the Moody Park Riot were still smoldering. Destroyed police cars and looted businesses were evidence of what had happened the day before. But as Jack Williams reports in the third of a three part series, the destruction was just the beginning of a gradual healing process. It also marked a new era in how the Houston police department related to the City's minority communities.
Posted on · Thirty years ago today, in Moody Park on Houston's near north side, thousands gathered for Cinco de Mayo festivities. It had been a year since Jose Campos Torres had drowned in Buffalo Bayou after a police beating. In the crowd that day, anger toward the police soon exploded into violence. In the second of a three part series, Jack Williams reports on a day many will never forget.
Posted on · It was thirty years ago tomorrow that a crowd in a community park on Houston's near north side exploded in anger, resulting in one of the worst riots in the city's history. Moody Park instantly became a dark symbol of simmering unrest between the Houston Police Department and the local Hispanic community. In the first of a three part series, Jack Williams reports on what led to that fateful day a year earlier along the banks of Buffalo Bayou.