Mark and Charlie's Blog

A mother in Texas is under fire for a photo showing her 7-year-old daughter riding on the back of a motorcycle. “She just looks so cute. Her little pink shoes, her little pink backpack. And she’s on a motorcycle,” the girl’s mother, Mallory Torres, told KRIS-TV . Torres says the...
APD says five officers were injured while trying to subdue Eugene Chisolm, 24, Wednesday evening. It started at around 6:15 p.m. at the Town Lake Student Apartments located at 1109 South Pleasant Valley Road. A caller told police that his roommate got in an argument with Chisolm...
Throughout the Republican Party, from New Hampshire to Florida to California, many leaders, operatives, donors and activists arrived this week at the conclusion they had been hoping to thwart or at least delay: Donald Trump will be their presidential nominee. An aura of...
The small-dollar fundraising juggernaut that has kept Bernie Sanders’s insurgent White House bid afloat far longer than anticipated has generated another unexpected impact: a financial windfall for his team of Washington consultants. By the end of March, the self-described...
Republican presidential front-runner Donald J. Trump made his first public appearance at a California at rally Thursday night, drawing huge crowds of supporters and protesters to an Orange County fairgrounds. Around 20 people were arrested, according to the Orange County Sheriff...
The Obama administration took fire at a House hearing Thursday for releasing back into society thousands of illegal immigrants who had committed crimes on U.S. soil – including those behind more than 200 murders. “These are people that were here illegally, got caught committing...
Uber says it will not install a tipping function - because the company believes tipping is unfair due to customers' unconscious racial biases. The company pointed to a 2008 Cornell University study that indicated 'consumers of both races discriminate against black service...
A woman is hitting back at critics after she became the target of an online backlash over her decision to allow her seven-year-old daughter ride on the back of a motorcycle. After a photo of Corpus Christie, Texas, mom Mallory Torres' seven-year-old girl riding on the back of...
A day after it was revealed that City Manager Marc Ott punished Austin Police Chief Art Acevedo for disobeying orders and speaking about the controversial fatal police shooting of 17-year-old David Joseph, attention shifted Wednesday toward Ott, with politicians and community...