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It seems that Rashaad Ben has been through the same encounter with many listeners as well. Today we learned that he has been convicted over 20 times, and still has not learned his lesson. Hear what our listeners had to say whenever they encountered this man: AUSTIN -- Police...
Police have obtained a reckless driving warrant for a man caught on camera in a viral road rage video. Police said after speaking to Julie Nowlin, the woman who recorded Rashaad Ben's angry behavior after suspected reckless driving, they interviewed Ben on Thursday and...
New Orleans no longer will require police recruits to have at least some college education, a decision that reignites a debate over whether advanced schooling makes better cops. The move, which follows a similar change last year by Asheville, N.C., comes at a time when police...
A Texas teacher has resigned after allegations that he recited a sexually explicit poem to freshman high school students during class. The poem references the biblical story of Adam and Eve and includes sexual innuendos. It was read to students at Nederland High School in...
The small city of Anna is on the verge of making a big-time decision. It's a decision that would put its school district in a very small minority of schools allowing teachers carry a firearm. "This is not a problem isolated to Texas. This is a national problem," said...
A “select handful” of applicants to the University of Texas’ undergraduate programs are accepted each year at the insistence of President Bill Powers over the objections of the admissions office, a report released Thursday concluded. In addition, Powers and his chief of staff...
A North Seattle woman says she is about to losing her home after ignoring a lawsuit brought against her by an angry neighbor, who is complaining about a barking dog. Denise Norton says that her neighbor, Woodrow Thompson, sued her for 'profound emotional distress', claiming her...
Imagine how it would feel if a Muslim was killed because of hate crime. Iesha from Central Austin had some strong words for the killer and how people try to justifiy a killer. She called to Austin's Morning News and gave a one minute message that you must hear. CHAPEL HILL, N.C...
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Barack Obama singled out office supply company Staples Inc as undercutting his healthcare reform law and said large corporations should not use the health insurance issue as an excuse for cutting wages, the news website BuzzFeed reported. "...