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?
A Texas woman was indicted Thursday afternoon in a Guadalupe County, Texas, court on charges of felony mischief after authorities say she smashed the car windows of an interracial couple viewing a house in the neighborhood in which she lives.
A Fort Worth, Texas, man has been found guilty of misdemeanor assault by contact for attacking his neighbor’s 8-year-old son in 2016, whom he had accused of littering in his yard.
The cast and crew of the Netflix series Dear White People are honoring the life and legacy of Jordan Edwards with a scholarship fund created in partnership with Jordan’s family and the Black Alumni Association.
Updated Friday, January 12 2018, 8:55 AM EST: CNN reports that a pastor who admitted to having a sexual encounter with a teen will be placed on leave.
Erykah Badu’s new year certainly started off on an interesting note after she was pulled over by cops in Dallas for no reason other than that the officers wanted to “say hi.”
Rep. Sheila Jackson Lee became the subject of one United Airlines passenger’s ire after the customer alleged that the Texas Democrat had been assigned a first-class seat that was originally hers.
With reminders of the tragic death of Aiyana Stanley-Jones, the 7-year-old shot down as Detroit police stormed her grandmother’s house—the wrong house—in 2010, yet another innocent child has been killed by police.
A Texas woman triggered a nationwide manhunt Tuesday when authorities say she stabbed the mother of a newborn child to death and disappeared with the infant. After tracking down the woman, authorities said she did it to cover up a miscarriage.
There are two trains of thought on displaying America’s historically racist trinkets and statues—well, a lot more, but the main ones are: 1) Racist symbols are a part of our shared song and we shouldn’t shy away from them; and 2) Fuck that, don’t nobody wanna look at that racist shit while I’m walking in the…
No words for this so we’ll just present the facts as we know
them. And honestly they seem a little sketchy to this reporter.
A Texas grand jury has returned a true bill indictment against now former Mesquite, Texas, Police Officer Derick Wiley in the Nov. 8 shooting of 31-year-old Lyndo Jones (pdf), The Root has exclusively learned from Jones’ attorney, S. Lee Merritt.
A Texas republican used taxpayer funds to settle a sexual harassment charge issued by a former staffer, and now that republican is being named.
A 29-year-old Texas man has been charged with murder in the death of his boyfriend after turning himself in to the police.
Rep. Al Green (no, not the grits-faced, “Love and Happiness” Al Green—the congressman from Texas with the receding perm line in the front and Shirley Temple curls in the back Al Green) released a joint statement Monday with a former staffer that basically said, “We cool.”
One Florida church is letting the people know that while the pastors and congregation may be saved, y’all can still catch these hands.
I aspire to be this petty in my life. Honestly and truly.
Imagine having a great career as a pilot with United Airlines and being able to find the time between layovers to moonlight as a brothel owner in Houston. And not just one brothel, but a string of brothels. Well, that was the life of former United Airlines pilot Bruce Wayne Wallis until his 2015 arrest. But lucky for…