On Monday afternoon, Michelle Lee called police in Houston to report that her 13-year-old son, Zavion Parker, had not returned home from school after she received threatening messages on her phone coming from his cellphone.
Chris Bosh, 34, and his mother, Frieda, have a complicated relationship. In October 2017, Bosh reportedly tried to have his mother evicted from the DeSoto, Texas, house that she claims they built together.
The family of a black South Carolina woman who died in April 2016 on a Dallas-bound American Airlines flight has filed a wrongful death suit against the airline. The parents of Brittany Oswell, who was only 25 at the time of her death, allege that the airline refused to divert the plane for an emergency…
Right now, there is a black woman sitting in prison, reading about a Texas judge who was found guilty of the same crime she committed. She probably noticed that the judge was sentenced to five years’ probation in the same county that sentenced her to five years in jail. More than likely, she also noticed that she is…
Students at a Texas charter school recently received a homework assignment that asked them to list both the “positive aspects” and the “negative aspects” of slavery.
A former 911 operator in Houston received jail time this week after being found guilty of hanging up on thousands of emergency calls, including ones for homicides and robberies, during her time as a dispatcher.
The owner of a Fort Worth, Texas, bar saw nothing wrong with a sign that read, “SHUT UP NIGGER,” to the point where said sign is only coming down, reluctantly, after two customers shared photos on Facebook.
In 2010, a Texas appeals court turned down an attempt by Devonte Hart’s biological aunt to adopt him and three of his siblings. The court ruled against her because she had violated an order that prevented the kids from having any contact with their mother.
The infamous “affluenza teen,” who killed four people in Texas while driving drunk in 2013 when he was 16, is scheduled to be released from jail Monday, a few days before his 21st birthday, after serving nearly two years in prison.
A Texas woman on supervised release from a tax-fraud conviction will lose her freedom once again—this time for casting an illegal ballot in the 2016 election.
Much of the headlines in the past week concerning the bombings in Austin, Texas, have focused on bomber Mark Conditt and the terror he inflicted. And rightly so—as Austin officials reckon with Conditt’s motivations and techniques, the rest of the country is having a much-needed conversation (though one too often…
Updated Tuesday, March 20, 2018, 3:07 p.m. EDT: Apparently there is no second device after all.
Another package exploded in Austin, Texas, Sunday, leaving two men injured and putting the city further on edge.
The city of Austin, Texas, is on edge after authorities said Monday they believe that three package explosions occurring at different homes this month, causing the death of two people, are connected.
To understand this story, you first have to know that in Tarrant County, Texas, courtrooms, stun belts capable of carrying electric shocks are sometimes strapped to defendants’ legs.
In an announcement late Friday, Harris County, Texas, District Attorney Kim Ogg revealed that a former prosecutor withheld a key email that could have prevented Alfred Dewayne Brown from receiving the death penalty.
The Texas chapter of the American Civil Liberties Union is calling for an investigation of Houston’s longest-serving felony-court judge, claiming that his no-bond policies and recent remarks on black men and Black Lives Matter display “flagrant racism.”
A Texas woman is on life support after she was found floating in the swimming pool of a Grapevine, Texas, Life Time Fitness studio, where friends say she may have been living for more than two weeks.
The story of Leigh Bishop (recent #WCW at The Glow Up), the pre-K teacher at Lakeview Elementary School in Sugar Land, Texas, who told her student August that she loved her hairstyle and then showed up the next day wearing it, actually brought a tear to my eye. But just one. OK, both. Maybe I cried a little. Not a…
How do you steal a whole house, fam? Logically, I know the answer, but still, what kind of planning and balls does it take to move a house off of someone’s property?