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Mom, four kids pulled over by cops at gunpoint on accident

A Texas mother of four says she was mistakenly pulled over and handcuffed at gunpoint by police as her children watched from the car. Forney Police say they were responding to a report of a driver waving a gun out of a window and thought the woman’s car was the one they were looking for.

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League City becomes first to officially ‘ban’ undocumented immigrant children

A small town in Texas has become the first city to officially ban undocumented immigrant children. League City council members passed a resolution Tuesday evening that makes it illegal for undocumented children to enter the municipality. 

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Texas reps accidentally support reparations for slavery

The Dallas County Commissioners Court accidentally declared Tuesday that African-Americans deserve reparations for slavery. Most commissioners did not seem to know that they were doing so. 

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Video shows police in Texas fatally shooting handcuffed man

A video of a man being shot to death by police as he sat in handcuffs has been released. An El Paso police officer pulled his Taser gun after drawing his handgun and fatally shot the man at the Downtown Jail last year.

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City council member defends racist remarks despite calls for resignation

A Texas-based city council member is standing by racist remarks made public during a taped conversation in a parking lot despite calls for her resignation. La Marque City Council member Connie Trube’s comments were made public Monday evening. 

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93-year-old woman shot dead by police

A 93-year-old woman was shot to death by a Texas police officer on Tuesday evening. According to the Robertson County District Attorney’s Office, police responded to a 911 call about a lady waving a gun around. 

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Video: cops shown breaking student’s arm

A police officer in Texas has been placed on administrative leave without pay following an incident at West Brook High School. Beaumont Independent School district Officer Steve Rivers was placed on leave following an investigation of the March 7 incident that lead to the breaking of a student’s arm. 

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2 women dead: community pleads for answers with canvassing, prayer vigil

Community members in Port Bolivar, Texas are pleading for the killer(s) of a lesbian couple to come forward. 24-year-old Crystal Jackson and her girlfriend Britney Cosby, 24, were murdered. Their bodies were found left next to a dumpster last week. 

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Bodies of Houston couple found dead in Texas

Two Houston women were discovered dead near a dumpster in Galveston County Texas. Deputies believe the women were murdered, and relatives on both sides of the tragedy are demanding answers. Crystal Jackson, 24, a mother of one and her girlfriend Britney Cosby, 24, had been together for two years. They decided to take a trip […]

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Ray Jasper will die in two weeks, here’s his letter

The following letter was written by Texas death row inmate Ray Jasper, who was sentenced to death at age 19 for the murder and robbery of recording studio owner David Alejandro. It originally was published on Gawker, and is addressed to Hamilton Nolan a member of the publication’s staff. Jasper describes the letter as one […]

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