Criminal Justice

Houston Man Arrested After Wielding Hatchet At U.S. Capitol Insurrection, FBI Says

Posted on · Shane Jenkins, of Northwest Houston, was picked up at his home Friday morning after a tip led the FBI to several publicly available videos that appeared to show the man smashing a U.S. Capitol window with the metal survival hatchet, according to court documents.

Politics

Poll Shows Most Texans Disapprove Of D.C. Insurrection, But Republicans Are Much More Likely To Show Support

Posted on · Overall, 83% of Texans strongly or somewhat opposed the Capitol riot. However, the results also showed that Republicans were significantly more supportive, with about 32% of Texas Republicans polled saying they strongly or somewhat support the insurrection.

Texas

Update: Phelan Sworn In As Texas House Speaker On Opening Day Of 2021 Texas Legislative Session

Posted on · Lawmakers will convene at noon in the State Capitol, where new senators and representatives will be sworn in. Between the coronavirus pandemic and last week’s insurrection at the U.S. Capitol, many have concerns about safety today.