September 10th, 2020
Dallas Chief of Police U. Reneé Hall submitted her resignation Tuesday as attacks on police officers and civil unrest continue. Her pending departure follows those of other chiefs across the country.
August 18th, 2020
City officials in Laredo, Texas, allowed a street to be painted with a “Defund the Wall” mural over the weekend. Protesters painted the 30-foot tall lettering on a street in front of the U.S. courthouse.
July 29th, 2020
Texas Agriculture Commissioner Sid Miller warned Texans to “exercise extreme caution” if they receive unsolicited seed packets from China. The “mystery seed packets” showed up recently in mailboxes in at least 31 states in...
June 29th, 2020
The Houston Association of Realtors announced the end of a long tradition of designating certain bedrooms and bathrooms as “master.” The change follows weeks of protests over racial equality and issues relating to the...
June 15th, 2020
Texas Land Commissioner George P. Bush warned rioters who might be planning to target the Alamo in a tweet saying, “Don’t mess with The Alamo.” The Texas General Land Office is responsible for the care and safety of the...
June 9th, 2020
U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers assigned to east coast ports of entry seized multiple shipments of defective and unapproved PPE and COVID-19 medications. The shipments came to the U.S. in mid-May from China, Hong...
June 4th, 2020
The man arrested by police in Lubbock, Texas, after he brandished a semi-automatic rifle in front of a George Floyd protest posted a threat on Facebook saying he wanted to “off racists and MAGA people,” officials stated. He...
June 1st, 2020
Texas Governor Greg Abbott declared a “State of Disaster” in the wake of violent George Floyd protests happening across the state. The move authorizes federal agents to act as Texas peace officers.
May 8th, 2020
The Dallas County Sheriff’s Office released the Texas hair salon owner who spent two days in jail for re-opening her business and ignoring Coronavirus lockdown orders.
April 29th, 2020
A rancher who raises cattle in Texas and Colorado sounded the alarm that the U.S. government is importing what he considered inferior beef from Namibia while American ranchers are facing the possible “depopulation” of their...
August 20th, 2020
Texas Governor Greg Abbott proposed legislation for the next session to freeze the property tax rates of any city that moves to “defund police.” The move would prevent municipalities like Austin from raising its property tax...
August 14th, 2020
Texas Governor Greg Abbott slammed the Austin City Council for its decision to strip $150 million from the capital city’s police department.
July 23rd, 2020
U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers seized a load of 614 pounds of methamphetamine hidden in a load of green onions from Mexico. Officials estimated the drug shipment to be worth approximately $1.4 million.
June 16th, 2020
Customs and Border Protection officers in the Laredo and Rio Grande Valley Sector interdicted shipments of methamphetamine and heroin at ports of entry on the Texas-Mexico border. The officers seized more than 200 pounds of...
June 12th, 2020
The City of Tahoka, Texas, issued a stay-at-home order Thursday following a spike in COVID-19 cases in recent days. The order calls for all residents to stay home except for travel for “essential activities” or to obtain “...
June 8th, 2020
Officials at Dallas Love Field airport removed a statue of a Texas Ranger from the lobby after a new book casts shadows on the allegedly racist history of the man posed for the artwork.
June 3rd, 2020
Texas Governor Greg Abbott tweeted a message saying his state is making progress in the fight against Coronavirus while re-opening continues. He reports the lowest number of COVID-19 fatalities since the end of March; the...
May 11th, 2020
Fourteen miles of new border wall is scheduled to be constructed in the Laredo Sector where no physical infrastructure currently exists. Construction will begin in January 2021, officials reported.
May 6th, 2020
A Dallas hair salon owner in a contempt hearing for re-opening her business under lockdown told the judge that “feeding my kids is not selfish.” Her comments came after the judge offered her the opportunity to avoid jail...
April 27th, 2020
Harris County law enforcement officials backed down as the owner of the Federal American Grill decided to re-open his restaurant on the city’s west side despite orders directing restaurants to be closed except for curbside...