Texas

  • ‘How much is left?’ Victims, donors question use of funds after Texas church massacre

    Victims of the November 2017 mass shooting at the First Baptist Church of Sutherland Springs in Texas have begun to question church leaders about the distribution of donated funds. Residents of the small community about 20 miles east of San Antonio drew strength from one another after 26 people...
  • Washington looks to Texas on federal prison reforms

    Failed efforts to reform the federal criminal justice system are getting a second look in Washington – after the White House saw how much money Texas and other states saved overhauling prisons. President Donald Trump campaigned on a promise to be tough on crime, and rejected Congress’s sweeping reform...
  • Texas Governor has pledged 1,000 National Guard Troops

    Texas Gov. Greg Abbott announced he would raise the total number of Texas National Guard troops to “more than 1,000” along the U.S.-Mexico border. Across all border states, “the goal is to have at least 4,000 deployed here in about a month or two,” the Republican governor said Monday...
  • Texas Church Pays Off over $10 Million Medical Debt in Easter Gift to Local Families

    A Texas megachurch put actions to their faith this Easter season by paying off the medical bills of over 4,000 families in the community. Relevant Magazine reports that Covenant Church in Carrollton, Texas chose to donate the funds they normally spend on advertising for their Easter service to families...
  • Woman sentenced to 5 years in prison for illegal voting in 2016 presidential election

    A Texas woman was sentenced to five years in prison this week following her conviction for illegally voting in the 2016 presidential election. Crystal Mason, 43, of Tarrant County, Texas, is a convicted felon for tax fraud and voted while still on supervised release, the Dallas Morning News reported. Texas law...
  • Female Church Member Is Assaulted At Bishop TD Jakes Church

    A woman is claiming that she was beat up and kidnapped by church elders – in the middle of Sunday Service at TD Jakes ‘Potter House Church in Ft Worth Texas. And we have the EXCLUSIVE FOOTAGE of the incident. The victim, Audrey Stevenson, got into a dispute with...
  • Austin package bomb attacks timeline

    Police are on high alert in Texas after a string of package deliveries have left at least two people dead and several others injured after explosions rocked their homes. The first explosion unfolded on March 2, killing 39-year-old Anthony Stephan House after a “device” exploded on the front porch of his...
  • 2 injured in 4th recent explosion in Texas capital

    AUSTIN, Texas (AP) – An explosion that may have been detonated by a tripwire tore through Texas’ capital and injured two people, leading police to warn nearby residents to remain indoors overnight as investigators looked for possible links to three package bombings elsewhere in the city this month. The latest...
  • Chemical explosion at plant with workers injured

    Firefighters say an explosion occurred at a chemical plant in Hood County, Texas, CBS Dallas-Fort Worth reports. One person was missing and another was badly burned in the blast, which occurred at Tri-Chem Industries. At least four ambulances responded to the scene. Authorities are advising the public to go to...