Much of the headlines in the past week concerning the bombings in Austin, Texas, have focused on bomber Mark Conditt and the terror he inflicted. And rightly so—as Austin officials reckon with Conditt’s motivations and techniques, the rest of the country is having a much-needed conversation (though one too often…
Updated Tuesday, March 20, 2018, 3:07 p.m. EDT: Apparently there is no second device after all.
Another package exploded in Austin, Texas, Sunday, leaving two men injured and putting the city further on edge.
The city of Austin, Texas, is on edge after authorities said Monday they believe that three package explosions occurring at different homes this month, causing the death of two people, are connected.
Two separate package bombs detonated in the Austin area on Monday, killing a teenage boy and wounding an elderly woman. According to the Associated Press, those attacks are likely related to a package bombing that fatally wounded a 39-year-old man just 12 miles away earlier this month.
To understand this story, you first have to know that in Tarrant County, Texas, courtrooms, stun belts capable of carrying electric shocks are sometimes strapped to defendants’ legs.
In an announcement late Friday, Harris County, Texas, District Attorney Kim Ogg revealed that a former prosecutor withheld a key email that could have prevented Alfred Dewayne Brown from receiving the death penalty.
The Texas chapter of the American Civil Liberties Union is calling for an investigation of Houston’s longest-serving felony-court judge, claiming that his no-bond policies and recent remarks on black men and Black Lives Matter display “flagrant racism.”
A Texas woman is on life support after she was found floating in the swimming pool of a Grapevine, Texas, Life Time Fitness studio, where friends say she may have been living for more than two weeks.
The story of Leigh Bishop (recent #WCW at The Glow Up), the pre-K teacher at Lakeview Elementary School in Sugar Land, Texas, who told her student August that she loved her hairstyle and then showed up the next day wearing it, actually brought a tear to my eye. But just one. OK, both. Maybe I cried a little. Not a…
How do you steal a whole house, fam? Logically, I know the answer, but still, what kind of planning and balls does it take to move a house off of someone’s property?
A Texas woman was indicted Thursday afternoon in a Guadalupe County, Texas, court on charges of felony mischief after authorities say she smashed the car windows of an interracial couple viewing a house in the neighborhood in which she lives.
A Fort Worth, Texas, man has been found guilty of misdemeanor assault by contact for attacking his neighbor’s 8-year-old son in 2016, whom he had accused of littering in his yard.
The cast and crew of the Netflix series Dear White People are honoring the life and legacy of Jordan Edwards with a scholarship fund created in partnership with Jordan’s family and the Black Alumni Association.
Updated Friday, January 12 2018, 8:55 AM EST: CNN reports that a pastor who admitted to having a sexual encounter with a teen will be placed on leave.
Erykah Badu’s new year certainly started off on an interesting note after she was pulled over by cops in Dallas for no reason other than that the officers wanted to “say hi.”
Rep. Sheila Jackson Lee became the subject of one United Airlines passenger’s ire after the customer alleged that the Texas Democrat had been assigned a first-class seat that was originally hers.
With reminders of the tragic death of Aiyana Stanley-Jones, the 7-year-old shot down as Detroit police stormed her grandmother’s house—the wrong house—in 2010, yet another innocent child has been killed by police.
A Texas woman triggered a nationwide manhunt Tuesday when authorities say she stabbed the mother of a newborn child to death and disappeared with the infant. After tracking down the woman, authorities said she did it to cover up a miscarriage.
There are two trains of thought on displaying America’s historically racist trinkets and statues—well, a lot more, but the main ones are: 1) Racist symbols are a part of our shared song and we shouldn’t shy away from them; and 2) Fuck that, don’t nobody wanna look at that racist shit while I’m walking in the…