October 12th, 2017
Texas Governor Greg Abbott said the state’s congressional delegation could get “rolled” on a hurricane relief bill that is about to be voted on in the House of Representatives. The governor expressed his disappointment in...
October 5th, 2017
The House Homeland Security Committee approved a $10 billion funding package for President Donald Trump’s promised border wall construction. The bill could be attached to legislation being debated to replace President Barack...
September 26th, 2017
The residents of Puerto Rico, a U.S. territory, are facing “apocalyptic” devastation according to Governor Ricardo C. Rosselló. As many as 70,000 people are currently in danger while the entire island remains mostly without...
September 8th, 2017
A Florida mayor issued mandatory evacuation orders for his beachfront community while calling Irma a “nuclear hurricane.” The Category 5 hurricane is expected to hit Florida on Sunday morning.
August 29th, 2017
The owners of the largest alligator adventure park in southeast Texas says that more than 350 of their alligators have escaped and are outside of the sanctuary because of Hurricane Harvey-related flooding. There are other...
August 25th, 2017
Parts of Texas may become uninhabitable for weeks or months according to a Friday morning statement from the National Weather Service.
August 23rd, 2017
ESPN pulled an Asian broadcaster named Robert Lee from a University of Virginia football game because of his name.
August 11th, 2017
Two unarmed store owners thwarted an armed robbery when they fought off two men with handguns. Police report no injuries from the incident but the two would-be robbers eventually escaped.
May 16th, 2017
President Donald J. Trump and other officials across the nation paused to honor fallen law enforcement officers on the 65th observance of the Peace Officers Memorial Day.
May 4th, 2017
A patron of an Arlington, Texas, restaurant who is licensed to carry a concealed handgun pulled his weapon and shot a gunman shortly who had just killed the store manager. The assailant and manager died from their wounds at...
October 10th, 2017
The Texas Democratic Party deleted a tweet and apologized for rushing to judgment in their message linking the murder of the Texas Tech University Police officer to the state’s campus carry law. The law allows the holder of...
September 27th, 2017
The construction of President Donald Trump’s promised prototype border wall began on Tuesday. Six companies that won the competitive bidding process will begin testing various types of walls.
September 12th, 2017
Floridians risked their lives to rescue manatees trapped on the bottom of a suddenly dry bed of sand that just a few moments earlier was Sarasota Bay. Hurricane Irma succeeded in sucking all of the water out of the bay,...
September 5th, 2017
A volunteer rescuer died on his way to help flood victims from Hurricane Harvey. His family said he was a recipient of President Barrack Obama’s Deferred Actions for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) amnesty program.
August 28th, 2017
As a volunteer rescuer from Texas City prepared to launch his boat on a Houston freeway, a reporter asked him what he was going to do. His answer revealed much about the attitude of being a Texan.
August 24th, 2017
Heavy rains and flooding are predicted for the coastal regions of Texas as the once and future Tropical Storm Harvey approaches. Currently, Harvey is expected to re-organize Wednesday.
August 15th, 2017
A man who allegedly used a knife to rob a Walgreens drug store on the outskirts of Houston is in jail after police identified him from a very distinctive facial tattoo.
August 9th, 2017
A woman in South Texas faces a minimum of 15 years in federal prison after pleading guilty to sex trafficking a 9-year-old girl.
May 15th, 2017
Reports from Washington indicate that Senator John Cornyn (R-TX) is on the short list to take over the position of FBI director following the firing of James Comey.
April 18th, 2017
The chairman of the powerful House Ways and Means Committee called on the Department of Justice (DOJ) to review evidence that Lois Lerner “broke the law to target Americans for their political beliefs.”