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Do you think there is a reason to hire another company to make YOUR kids food to eat? One lunch lady in a school district says that kids eat healthy foods and have no complaints at all. Clayton Kocurek says the chicken tenders served in his school cafeteria looked so stale that...
A state representative wants to give teachers the right to defend themselves without fear in the classroom. In a YouTube video, a student hurls items at a teacher in Baltimore. In another clip, a teacher in Philadelphia is shown unconscious after being assaulted by a student...
DALLAS—A federal judge in Texas issued an order late Monday temporarily blocking a federal immigration program that would have potentially shielded millions from deportation. U.S. District Judge Andrew Hanen of Brownsville, Texas, who was nominated by former Republican President...
Austin Police Chief Art Acevedo has reduced an officer's controversial suspension to a written reprimand. Officer Jonathan LaBorde will receive more than $2,000 in back pay he lost while serving the 10-day suspension in 2014 for actions he took while off duty in February. The...
HOUSTON - Groups of organized criminals are targeting Houston highway drivers hoping to force them into an accident so the crooks can claim they were injured and receive insurance money, Channel 2 Investigates has learned. "It's happening every day in Houston," Louis Campbell,...
It is widely used by patients to seek diagnoses, research drugs and find out details about doctors. However, the notion of a medic using Google to research a patient is considered a breach of trust. But now, the authors of a new medical paper have claimed that doctors should, in...
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...