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Texas Shouldn't Execute Chris Young for Murder Even Though He Is Guilty of the Crime Texas Shouldn't Execute Chris Young for Murder Even Though He Is Guilty of the Crime

On Tuesday evening, the state of Texas will execute Chris Young for murder by means of lethal injection. I don’t think they should, but it is not because he is innocent.

Former Firefighter Arrested on Charges He Hanged Doll With Noose Outside His Black Neighbor’s Apartment  Former Firefighter Arrested on Charges He Hanged Doll With Noose Outside His Black Neighbor’s Apartment 

When 28-year-old Dante Petty moved to Grapevine, Texas, with his young daughter in June 2017, he says they immediately began to have issues with his white neighbor who lived in the apartment beneath them.

Dear Melania Trump: Please Stop Trying to Be the Moral Compass for the White House—You’re Trash, Too Dear Melania Trump: Please Stop Trying to Be the Moral Compass for the White House—You’re Trash, Too

On Thursday, first lady Melania Trump made a surprise trip to see firsthand a border detention facility where children were being held after being separated from their parents.

Texas Deputy Accused of Sexually Assaulting 4-Year-Old Girl, Threatening to Deport Victim’s Undocumented Mother Texas Deputy Accused of Sexually Assaulting 4-Year-Old Girl, Threatening to Deport Victim’s Undocumented Mother

A Bexar County, Texas, sheriff’s deputy is being accused of repeatedly sexually assaulting a 4-year-old girl while threatening the girl’s mother with deportation in order to get her to stay quiet about the abuse, authorities revealed Sunday.

Black Woman Sentenced to 5 Years in Prison for Casting Illegal Ballot Will Not Get New Trial Black Woman Sentenced to 5 Years in Prison for Casting Illegal Ballot Will Not Get New Trial

A Texas woman and ex-offender who received a harsh five-year jail sentence for voting illegally will not get a new trial, a judge decided Monday.

Police Called on Oregon Senator After He’s Barred From Entering Immigration Detention Center Police Called on Oregon Senator After He’s Barred From Entering Immigration Detention Center

U.S. Sen. Jeff Merkley (D-Ore.) was hoping to visit with those being held in an immigration detention center in Texas; instead he was barred from entering and had the police called on him, and the whole encounter was recorded and posted to Facebook on Sunday.

White Man, Furious That Jack in the Box Employee Wouldn’t Accept Coupon for Free Burger, Threatens to Send Her ‘Back to Mexico’  White Man, Furious That Jack in the Box Employee Wouldn’t Accept Coupon for Free Burger, Threatens to Send Her ‘Back to Mexico’ 

Today in white bros doing racist shit, a furious customer at a Texas Jack in the Box restaurant was caught on video threatening to send a female employee “back to Mexico” because she declined to accept his coupon for a free burger.

Texas 13-Year-Old Abducted, Assaulted After Getting Off School Bus; His Mom Believes He Was Targeted Because of His Race Texas 13-Year-Old Abducted, Assaulted After Getting Off School Bus; His Mom Believes He Was Targeted Because of His Race

On Monday afternoon, Michelle Lee called police in Houston to report that her 13-year-old son, Zavion Parker, had not returned home from school after she received threatening messages on her phone coming from his cellphone.

Happy Mother’s Day: Chris Bosh’s Mom Sues the Former NBA Player for Cutting Her Off Happy Mother’s Day: Chris Bosh’s Mom Sues the Former NBA Player for Cutting Her Off

Chris Bosh, 34, and his mother, Frieda, have a complicated relationship. In October 2017, Bosh reportedly tried to have his mother evicted from the DeSoto, Texas, house that she claims they built together.

Family Sues American Airlines for Wrongful Death After 25-Year-Old Nurse Dies on Board Family Sues American Airlines for Wrongful Death After 25-Year-Old Nurse Dies on Board

The family of a black South Carolina woman who died in April 2016 on a Dallas-bound American Airlines flight has filed a wrongful death suit against the airline. The parents of Brittany Oswell, who was only 25 at the time of her death, allege that the airline refused to divert the plane for an emergency…

White Judge Sentenced to Probation for Election Fraud in Same County Where Black Woman Received 5 Years White Judge Sentenced to Probation for Election Fraud in Same County Where Black Woman Received 5 Years

Right now, there is a black woman sitting in prison, reading about a Texas judge who was found guilty of the same crime she committed. She probably noticed that the judge was sentenced to five years’ probation in the same county that sentenced her to five years in jail. More than likely, she also noticed that she is…

Could You List the ‘Positive Aspects’ of Slavery? A Teacher Asked 8th-Graders to Do So Could You List the ‘Positive Aspects’ of Slavery? A Teacher Asked 8th-Graders to Do So

Students at a Texas charter school recently received a homework assignment that asked them to list both the “positive aspects” and the “negative aspects” of slavery.

‘Ain’t Nobody Got Time for This’: Former Houston 911 Operator Jailed for Hanging Up on Emergency Callers ‘Ain’t Nobody Got Time for This’: Former Houston 911 Operator Jailed for Hanging Up on Emergency Callers

A former 911 operator in Houston received jail time this week after being found guilty of hanging up on thousands of emergency calls, including ones for homicides and robberies, during her time as a dispatcher.

Texas Bar Owner Takes Down Sign With Racial Slur Following Facebook Posts, Insists It Wasn’t Meant to Be ‘Racial’ Texas Bar Owner Takes Down Sign With Racial Slur Following Facebook Posts, Insists It Wasn’t Meant to Be ‘Racial’

The owner of a Fort Worth, Texas, bar saw nothing wrong with a sign that read, “SHUT UP NIGGER,” to the point where said sign is only coming down, reluctantly, after two customers shared photos on Facebook.

Devonte Hart’s Biological Aunt Fought for Custody and Was Denied: Report Devonte Hart’s Biological Aunt Fought for Custody and Was Denied: Report

In 2010, a Texas appeals court turned down an attempt by Devonte Hart’s biological aunt to adopt him and three of his siblings. The court ruled against her because she had violated an order that prevented the kids from having any contact with their mother.

Ethan Couch, ‘Affluenza Teen’ Who Killed 4 While Driving Drunk, Set to Be Released From Jail  Ethan Couch, ‘Affluenza Teen’ Who Killed 4 While Driving Drunk, Set to Be Released From Jail 

The infamous “affluenza teen,” who killed four people in Texas while driving drunk in 2013 when he was 16, is scheduled to be released from jail Monday, a few days before his 21st birthday, after serving nearly two years in prison.

Texas Woman Gets 5 Years in Prison for Casting an Illegal Ballot in 2016 Election Texas Woman Gets 5 Years in Prison for Casting an Illegal Ballot in 2016 Election

A Texas woman on supervised release from a tax-fraud conviction will lose her freedom once again—this time for casting an illegal ballot in the 2016 election.

Say Their Names: The Father and the Musician Whose Lives Were Cut Short by the Austin, Texas, Bomber Say Their Names: The Father and the Musician Whose Lives Were Cut Short by the Austin, Texas, Bomber

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…

Package Bomb, Believed to Be Destined for Austin, Detonates at Texas FedEx Facility Package Bomb, Believed to Be Destined for Austin, Detonates at Texas FedEx Facility

Updated Tuesday, March 20, 2018, 3:07 p.m. EDT: Apparently there is no second device after all.

4th Package Explodes in Austin, Texas, Leaving 2 Injured  4th Package Explodes in Austin, Texas, Leaving 2 Injured 

Another package exploded in Austin, Texas, Sunday, leaving two men injured and putting the city further on edge.

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