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Crash of 18-wheeler into Texas Department of Public Safety office was likely ‘criminal act,’ sheriff says

Andy Rose, CNN April 12, 2024

CNN -- A person has been arrested in connection with the crash of an 18-wheeler into a Texas Department of Public Safety building in Brenham, according to law enforcement. “We...

‘Maybe Texas went too far’ with immigration law, state lawyer tells federal court

Devan Cole and Tierney Sneed, CNN April 3, 2024

CNN -- An attorney defending Texas’ controversial immigration law told a federal appeals court on Wednesday that state legislators may have gone “too far” when they passed a...

A concrete truck struck a school bus in Texas, killing 1 child and 1 adult

Jamiel Lynch, CNN March 22, 2024

CNN -- Two people are dead, including a child, after a concrete truck struck a school bus full of pre-K children returning from a field trip head-on in Bastrop County, Texas,...

Federal judge questions controversial Texas immigration law amid court battle

Ashley Killough, CNN February 15, 2024

CNN -- A federal judge on Thursday expressed concern and skepticism over a controversial law that makes entering Texas illegally a state crime while hearing oral arguments over...

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REACTION: Final College Football Playoff rankings

Demetri Manousos, Reporter December 3, 2023

In the last ever release of the four-team College Football Playoff rankings, the committee gave America one final inconsistency. Things started off pretty easily for the ranking committee, as they put...

REACTION: College football week 10 review

Demetri Manousos, Reporter November 8, 2023

Texas keeps College Football Playoff hopes alive with overtime win  Texas fans saw their season flash before their eyes on Saturday. The Longhorns dominated in the early going of the game, taking...

REACTION: College football week 6 review

Demetri Manousos, Reporter October 9, 2023

Oklahoma beats Texas in the last minute of The Red River Rivalry Oklahoma got revenge on Texas in dramatic fashion, winning 34-30 thanks to a late touchdown pass to give the Sooners the lead.  After...

A Black student was suspended for his hairstyle. Now his family is suing Texas officials

Juan A. Lozano, AP News September 23, 2023

AP News -- The family of a Black high school student in Texas who was suspended over his dreadlocks filed a federal civil rights lawsuit Saturday against the state’s governor and attorney general, alleging...

Texas AG Ken Paxton acquitted on 16 charges in state Senate impeachment trial

CNN -- Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton on Saturday was acquitted in his state Senate impeachment trial, an outcome that laid bare the fierce divides within the Republican Party that controls all levers...

Mistrust in police among Latinos may hinder search for suspect in Texas mass shooting, advocates say

Nicole Chavez, CNN May 2, 2023

CNN -- Authorities in Cleveland, Texas, placed large posters in Spanish around the city asking for help finding a man wanted for the killings of five people, but a lack of trust...

Suspect in Texas massacre had been deported 4 times after entering US illegally, ICE source says

CNN– The man wanted by law enforcement in the fatal shooting Friday of five of his neighbors in Texas – including a 9-year-old boy – had entered the US illegally and been deported by immigration...

‘He could be anywhere now:’ Search continues for Texas man suspected of killing his neighbors after being asked to stop firing his rifle outdoors

Nouran Salahieh, CNN April 30, 2023

CNN -- The FBI is helping in the manhunt for a gunman accused of shooting and killing five people – including a child – at a Cleveland, Texas, home after neighbors asked him to stop firing his...

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