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Shortly before a police-officer-in-training fired on a college football player who drove his SUV through a car dealership's glass doors, the teen wandered around the lot trying to open locked doors and kicking out one vehicle's windshield, according to surveillance video made...
The president of the African American Police Officers League joined the chorus of police unions statewide Thursday calling for State Representative Garnet Coleman to issue a public apology for his comments about being treated rudely by a "nasty" sheriffs deputy in a July traffic...
Elida Gonzalez feared drowning in college debt on her road to a middle-class job, so instead she sold investors a piece of her future. The now-23-year-old daughter of a farm worker from Santa Maria, Calif., signed up with 13th Avenue Funding, borrowing $15,000 to complete her...
A Spring woman says she was sexually assaulted by a deputy during a traffic stop earlier this summer. It happened around 10:30 pm on June 21 near Ella Blvd and Barren Springs Drive, according to Charnesia Corley. The 21-year-old says she was just going to the store to get...
Several police unions called for State. Rep. Garnet Coleman to issue a public apology for a "manufactured claim" that he was disrespected in a recent Austin County traffic stop. But Coleman, reached by KHOU 11 News on a business trip in Seattle, sticks by his statement that the...
The family of Sandra Bland says they are filing a federal lawsuit due to a lack of answers from authorities following Bland's death. Houston attorney Cannon Lambert joined Bland's mother and other family members at a press conference on Tuesday morning to discuss the case...
The Austin County Sheriff's Office released the dash camera video of a July 14 traffic stop of State Representative Garnet Coleman Tuesday to refute claims Coleman made last week about being disrespected and treated "like a child." Coleman, as the chair of the Committee on...
Netflix announced on Tuesday that it was starting an unlimited leave policy for new mothers and fathers for the first year after the birth or adoption of a child. As part of the new maternity and paternity policy, employees will receive their normal pay. They will be able to...