Grand Prairie Police Officer Matthew Huber Resigns After Arrest For Allegedly Pointing Gun At Ride-Share DriverA Grand Prairie police officer resigned on January 7, just hours before he was scheduled to attend a disciplinary hearing after being arrested in another North Texas city for allegedly pointing a gun at a ride-share driver.
4th Circuit Upholds Ban On Trump's Order Allowing States To Refuse RefugeesAn executive order by President Donald Trump had aimed to give state and local governments the ability to shut out refugees, but the 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals has upheld a ban on the order.
21-Year-Old Nakayla Wright Sentenced To Prison For Using Taser On Elderly Texas Woman During RobberyA young woman, guilty of attacking an elderly woman at a North Texas retail center, is headed to prison. Nakayla Wright attacked a 71-year-old woman in a Burleson shopping center parking lot.
Texas AG Ken Paxton Seeks $43M In Public Funds To Hire Outside Lawyers For Suit Against GoogleThrough public records requests, the AP obtained contracts Paxton signed last month with two big-name law firms and a letter informing lawmakers of them.
Hundreds Were Rejected, But The Final Weeks Of 2020 Saw The First New DACA Approvals In YearsFor the first time in several years more than 170 new applicants won approval to the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program for immigrants brought to the U.S. as young people.
4th South Texan Sentenced To Federal Prison For Role In Human Smuggling OperationThe four men, all from Roma, were arrested after one of the individuals who was being held in the shed in rural Starr County escaped and sought help.
Texas County Judge Is Suspect In Vandalism Of Courthouse Segregation-Era ‘Negroes’ SignA Black elected official in Texas was in the spotlight late in 2020 when he was relegated to a basement office space that had the word “negroes” on a nearby archway, now the county judge who worked to 'resolve' the incident is a suspect in the segregation-era sign's vandalism.
Fort Worth Mother Shawna Bieber Sentenced To 12 Years In Prison For Trying To Suffocate Her BabyBieber was arrested in 2019 after cameras at Cook Children’s Medical Center captured her twice squeezing her 7-month-old daughter so tight that she was deprived of oxygen.
Power To End DACA Program For Immigrants Now Lies With Texas CourtAll eyes will be on Texas next week when a  federal court is expected to consider whether to invalidate a program that shields immigrants brought to the United States as children from deportation.
Texas College And Netflix 'Cheer’ Star Jerry Harris Facing New Child Pornography ChargesTexas college cheerleading champion Jeremiah "Jerry" Harris, who was featured on the Netflix show 'Cheer', has been indicted on new child pornography and sex charges.
Electors Vote Monday To Formally Confirm Joe Biden As Winner Of 2020 Presidential ElectionElectors from 50 states and the District of Columbia will gather across the country to cast their votes on December 14 in the Electoral College and declare the winner of the 2020 presidential election.