Articles tagged with: Texas

01 July 2014

Border children: refugee crisis

Posted in Politics, U.S. & World News

(NBC News)  One day after he declared immigration reform dead, President Obama ran into the realities of trying to fix, on his own, a system flooded by the new wave of children arriving at the U.S. ...

24 June 2014

Car thief ditches baby

Posted in U.S. & World News

Houston, Texas --- (KPRC)  An Amber Alert has been canceled after a missing 8-month-old baby was found safe, abandoned in a vacant lot in Houston, Texas.Authorities say the baby, Genesis Haley, was ...

11 June 2014

Fake student "looking for love"

Posted in U.S. & World News

Longview, Texas -- (KETK) After months of lying and 29 days in jail, the charade is over for 34-year-old Charity Johnson.Johnson was arrested last month for providing a fake I.D. to police after pos ...

28 May 2014

Good samaritans save baby

Posted in U.S. & World News

Texas --- (KPRC) A Texas mother has been arrested after police say she was involved in a hit-and-run accident, then drove her car into a bayou with her child inside.Galveston police say LaTonya Kirv ...

21 May 2014

Chipotle issues "no gun" request

Posted in U.S. & World News

Chipotle is asking customers to check their firearms at the door. The Mexican food chain made the request after gun rights advocates brought military-style assault rifles into a Texas Chipotle resta ...

05 May 2014

High school bans app

Posted in U.S. & World News

Katy, Texas --- (KPRC News) The principal at Seven Lakes High School in Katy, Texas is trying to get students to stop using the app Gaggle. He has blocked the app from the buildings' Wi-Fi and is pu ...

24 April 2014

Raccoon attacks baby

Posted in U.S. & World News

Kountze, Texas --- (KBMT News) A newborn is recovering and his mother faces possible criminal charges after police say a pet raccoon attacked the infant. Police officers were called to the Kountze, ...

21 April 2014

Creepy baby prowler arrest

Posted in U.S. & World News

Katy, Texas --- (KPRC News) A man accused of lurking over a child's crib after breaking into a family's home has been charged.Investigators with the Harris County Sheriff's Offices say 18-year-old C ...

09 April 2014

Death by stiletto

Posted in U.S. & World News

Houston, Tx --- A Houston, Texas woman has been convicted of murder for fatally stabbing her boyfriend with the 5 1/2-inch stiletto heel of her shoe.Prosecutors said Ana Trujillo used her high heel ...

04 April 2014

"Verbal Altercation" before shooting

Posted in U.S. & World News

Fort Hood, Texas -- (NBC News)  Military investigators have confirmed that a "verbal altercation" preceded Wednesday's deadly shooting spree at Fort Hood. "We do have credible information that he w ...