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The Austin Police Department is getting some backlash for a controversial arrest on 6th street over the weekend. Those who were there say there was no need for excessive force. Video from 6th Street has gone viral, bringing a lot of negative attention to the Austin Police...
More than a thousand people rallied outside Comstock Elementary School in McKinney Monday evening — braving the heat to send a peaceful message. The majority were asking for justice after they say McKinney police Cpl. Eric Casebolt — who is white — was seen on video throwing...
Texas: It’s a big state with big attitude—and a lot of money. Keep that in mind as you ponder Rick Perry's second bid for president. Campaign analysts are wondering why Perry, the former governor of Texas, would bother running again , given his lackluster performance in the 2012...
A technological breakthrough that could virtually eliminate the drunken driving that kills 10,000 Americans each year was announced Thursday by federal officials, who said it could begin appearing in cars in five years. The new equipment won’t require a driver to blow into a...
Jennifer Warren is hot under the collar. "I am livid about it," she said. Warren is upset her 14-year-old son come home from school with second-degree burns on his hands. "He has blisters right here, in the palm of his hands," she said. She shared pictures of his burns. "I just...
Yesterday it was revealed that a person fatally shot by law enforcement officers in Boston on Tuesday had potentially been planning on beheading Pamela Geller, she appeared on CNN’s New Day this morning for another debate with Chris Cuomo. "Drawing an an innocuous cartoon...
Hillary Clinton proposed Thursday that Americans be automatically registered to vote when they turn 18, unless they opt out, one of a series of voting-law changes she said would expand access to the ballot box. In her remarks to a largely African-American audience in Houston,...
An alleged extra credit assignment that suggested students pose for selfies with their parent's sex toys has aroused controversy with parents and resulted in a probe for the teacher. The controversy concerns Wing Wah Leung, a 10th grade geometry teacher at Encinal High School in...
(CNN) Usaamah Rahim, who was fatally shot after waving a military knife at law enforcement officers in Boston, was originally plotting to behead Pamela Geller, an activist and conservative blogger, law enforcement sources told CNN on Wednesday. But Rahim, a 26-year-old security...