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Thursday, April 4, 2019

Thursday, April 4, 2019

Patrick Murphy Texas death penalty Buddhist

Texas bans death chamber clergy after Buddhist's complaint

Texas bans death chamber clergy after Buddhist's complaint

Texas has banned all clergy from the death chamber after a Buddhist inmate’s execution was blocked on the grounds of religious discrimination. Texas has banned all clergy from the death chamber after a Buddhist inmate’s execution was blocked on the grounds of religious discrimination. Texas has banned all clergy from the death chamber after a Buddhist inmate’s execution was blocked on the grounds of religious discrimination. Texas has banned all clergy from the death chamber after a Buddhist inmate’s execution was blocked on the grounds of religious discrimination. Texas has banned all clergy from the death chamber after a Buddhist inmate’s execution was blocked on the grounds of religious discrimination.

Thursday, March 15, 2018

Thursday, March 15, 2018

One injured and one missing as firefighters battling huge fire at chemical plant in Texas

One injured, one missing as firefighters battle huge fire at chemical plant in Texas

One injured, one missing as huge fire chemical plant in Texas burns

Witnesses said they heard several explosions at the plant

Wednesday, March 14, 2018

Wednesday, March 14, 2018

The incident took place when Vasquez was playing for the Corpus Christi Hooks

US baseball player caught on camera battering girlfriend

US baseball player caught on camera battering girlfriend

CCTV footage caught Vasquez, 24, repeatedly slapping and grabbing his girlfriend as they walked down a flight of stairs in Corpus Christi, Texas

Wednesday, February 21, 2018

Wednesday, February 21, 2018

Texas Board of Pardons votes to commute murderer's death sentence following calls from victim

Texas Board of Pardons votes to commute murderer's death sentence following calls from victim

Texas Board of Pardons votes to commute murderer's death sentence

Thomas "Bart" Whitaker's father, who was also a victim of his attack, said the death penalty should never have been considered

Monday, February 19, 2018

Monday, February 19, 2018

Father asks for son's death penalty to be dropped, despite murdering his family

Father asks for son's death penalty to be dropped, despite murdering his family

Father asks for son's death penalty to be dropped, despite murdering his family

Thomas 'Bart' Whitaker murdered his mother and brother in 2003 and is due to be killed later this week

Thursday, February 1, 2018

Thursday, February 1, 2018

Students share 'highly offensive racist photo' on social media

Students share 'highly offensive racist photo' on social media

Students share 'highly offensive racist photo' on social media

The school has warned students who were involved in creating the image that they face 'serious consequences'

Tuesday, November 7, 2017

Tuesday, November 7, 2017

Democrats outraged after US Air Force admits failure to report Texas shooter's conviction

Democrats outraged after US Air Force admits failure to report Texas shooter's conviction

Democrats outraged as US Air Force failed to report Texas shooter's conviction

The force announced on Monday it had not entered a court-martial for domestic violence given to Devin Kelley into federal databases

Gun debate stalls in Congress following Texas gun rampage after Republicans back Donald Trump's blaming of mental health

Gun debate stalls in Congress following Texas gun rampage

Gun debate stalls in Congress following Texas gun rampage

Many representatives agreed with Donald Trump that the shooting was the result of a mental health problem, not gun laws

Monday, November 6, 2017

Monday, November 6, 2017

Donald Trump says Texas shooting is a 'mental health' issue over gun law problem

Donald Trump says Texas shooting is due to a 'mental health' issue

Donald Trump says Texas shooting is due to a 'mental health' issue

The US President gave a statement on the shooting which killed at least 26 on his tour of Japan

Sutherland Springs: Who is the suspected gunman who attacked a church in Texas?

Sutherland Springs: Who is the suspected gunman who attacked a church in Texas?

Sutherland Springs: Who is the suspected gunman who attacked a church in Texas?

US media claims the gunman who has died of a self-inflicted gunshot wound was Devin Kelley

Sutherland Springs: 'There's a depressing repetitiveness' to US mass shooting events, says RUSI representative

Sutherland Springs: 'There's a depressing repetitiveness' to US mass shootings, says expert

'There's a depressing repetitiveness' to US mass shooting events, says expert

Raffaello Pantucci, the Director of International Security Studies at the Royal United Services Institute, spoke to Julia Hartley-Brewer about the shooting in Texas

Dozens dead after shooting rampage in Texas church

Dozens dead after shooting rampage in Texas church

Dozens dead after shooting rampage in Texas church

A gunman opened fire at First Baptist Church in Sutherland Springs on Sunday, and at least 26 are dead

Friday, October 27, 2017

Friday, October 27, 2017

'Maybe it was a vast llama conspiracy' - Twitter reacts to JFK papers release

'Maybe it was a vast llama conspiracy' - Twitter reacts to JFK papers release

'Maybe it was a vast llama conspiracy' - Twitter reacts to JFK papers release

Thousands of previously classified documents have been made public by Donald Trump. Twitter weighs in

JFK files reveal Russia feared missile strike in the wake of president's assassination

JFK files reveal Russia feared missile strike in the wake of president's assassination

JFK files reveal Russia feared missile strike in the wake of president's death

Thousands of files which had previously been classified were released on Thursday

Friday, September 29, 2017

Friday, September 29, 2017

Woman dies from 'flesh-eating bacteria' contracted from Storm Harvey flooding - reports

Woman dies from 'flesh-eating bacteria' contracted from Storm Harvey flooding - reports

Woman dies from 'flesh-eating bacteria' contracted from Storm Harvey flooding

77-year-old Nancy Reed became infected with the disease in Houston after suffering a fall in a flooded house

Monday, September 11, 2017

Monday, September 11, 2017

News outlets attack Donald Trump over climate change stance because of Hurricane Irma

Donald Trump attacked over climate change stance after Hurricane Irma

Donald Trump attacked over climate change stance after Hurricane Irma

Hurricane Irma - formerly the most powerful Atlantic storm on record - has killed at least four people in Florida and left widespread destruction in its wake

Tuesday, September 5, 2017

Tuesday, September 5, 2017

State of emergency in Florida as Hurricane Irma barrels through the Caribbean

State of emergency in Florida as Hurricane Irma barrels through the Caribbean

State of emergency in Florida as Hurricane Irma barrels through the Caribbean

The storm has strengthened to become a category five hurricane with winds of 175 miles per hour

Evangelical leaders blame LGBT community for Storm Harvey

Evangelical leaders blame LGBT community for Storm Harvey

Evangelical leaders blame LGBT community for Storm Harvey

Despite evidence suggesting the storm was caused by climate change and adverse weather, some are claiming it was a punishment from God

Friday, September 1, 2017

Friday, September 1, 2017

Donald Trump's boast of having 'the best words' appears a little hollow

Donald Trump makes embarrassing spelling error in Storm Harvey tweet

Donald Trump makes embarrassing spelling error in Storm Harvey tweet

President's poor grasp of the English language appears to have let him down again

Contracts handed out for Donald Trump's Mexico border wall

Contracts handed out for Donald Trump's Mexico border wall

Contracts handed out for Donald Trump's Mexico border wall

Four companies have received contracts worth up to $500,000 (£387,000)

Thursday, August 31, 2017

Thursday, August 31, 2017

The fallout from Storm Harvey continues

Fresh chaos in Houston as Arkema chemical plant explodes

Fresh chaos in Houston as Arkema chemical plant explodes

It is thought that the plant caught fire due to chemical compounds not being able to be refrigerated due to rain

Wednesday, August 30, 2017

Wednesday, August 30, 2017

After Storm Harvey made landfall in Cameron, how has this Louisiana town fared against hurricanes in the past?

Storm Harvey chaos nothing new for the hurricane veterans of Cameron, Louisiana

Storm Harvey chaos nothing new for the hurricane veterans of Cameron, Louisiana

Storm Harvey, formerly a category four hurricane, made landfall near Cameron early on Wednesday morning

The danger of the deadly floating fire ants surviving in Storm Harvey floods

Storm Harvey: Deadly floating fire ants provide a new peril for those engulfed by floods

The danger of the deadly floating fire ants surviving in Storm Harvey floods

Fire ants are the most aggressive ants in the world and they're floating in groups on floodwaters in Texas

Storm Harvey makes landfall again in Louisiana

Storm Harvey makes landfall again in Louisiana

Storm Harvey makes landfall again in Louisiana

The storm has already caused severe flooding in the neighbouring state of Texas

'Donald Trump's Texas speech was vulgar but this won't matter to his supporters', says US political commentator

'Donald Trump Storm Harvey visit was vulgar but this won't matter to his supporters', says US political commentator

'Donald Trump's Texas visit was vulgar but this won't matter to his supporters'

American journalist and author Alan Friedman says Donald Trump has blown his chance at proving he can talk about something other than himself

Tuesday, August 29, 2017

Tuesday, August 29, 2017

Residents in Houston told to flee after dam bursts after Storm Harvey onslaught

Residents in Houston told to flee as dam bursts after Storm Harvey onslaught

Residents in Houston told to flee as dam bursts after Storm Harvey onslaught

The Brazoria County Office of Emergency Management said the levee at Colombia Lakes had been breached

Family members die after being swept away by Storm Harvey floodwaters

Storm Harvey: Six family members feared dead after being swept away in van

Six family members feared dead after being swept away by Storm Harvey

The bodies of several members of the Saldivar family have not been recovered after their van was swept away

Thursday, June 1, 2017

Thursday, June 1, 2017

Fire severely damages gay nightclub in Texas

Massive fire rips through gay nightclub in Texas

Massive fire rips through gay nightclub in Texas

The roof of the nightclub has collapsed and officials say the building is a total loss

Fugitive and bounty hunters die in shootout at Texas car dealership

Fugitive and bounty hunters die in shootout at Texas car dealership

Fugitive and bounty hunters die in shootout at Texas car dealership

The incident took place in front of customers at the location in Greenville, northeast of Dallas

Friday, May 26, 2017

Friday, May 26, 2017

Men claim women only Wonder Woman screenings are sexist

Ladies-only Wonder Woman screenings spark sexism outcry in Texas

Ladies-only Wonder Woman screenings spark sexism outcry in Texas

A cinema in Texas announced a women-only screening of Wonder Woman which sold out in just under two hours

Thursday, May 18, 2017

Thursday, May 18, 2017

Two passengers injured as plane lands in Houston, Texas

Two passengers injured as plane lands in Houston, Texas

Passenger suffers heart attack while another sustains head injury

Friday, May 12, 2017

Friday, May 12, 2017

14-year-old boy set to graduate from Texas university

14-year-old boy set to graduate from Texas university

14-year-old boy set to graduate from Texas university

A 14-year-old boy will graduate from Texas Christian University with a double minor in Chinese and maths and a major in physics

Donald Trump's Air Force One plane risked catching fire, according to new report

Donald Trump's Air Force One plane risked catching fire, according to new report

Air Force investigators find shoddy repair work left $4 million of damage

Tuesday, May 2, 2017

Tuesday, May 2, 2017

15-year-old black teenager shot by police officer as he left a party in Texas

Unarmed black teenager Jordan Edwards shot by police in Texas as he left a house party

Unarmed black teenager shot by police in Texas as he left a house party

Jordan Edwards died from injuries sustained after a police officer fired a rifle through the car's window as it was leaving a party

Thursday, March 23, 2017

Thursday, March 23, 2017

Hitman kills former school friend after taking her on date

Hitman kills pregnant former school friend after taking her on date

Hitman kills pregnant former school friend after taking her on date

David Galindo was paid £1,200 to kill Rose Marie Hunt, who was eight months pregnant at the time

Tuesday, March 21, 2017

Tuesday, March 21, 2017

Walmart responds to viral video of two men riding horses in Houston store

Walmart responds to viral video of two men riding horses in Houston store

Walmart responds to viral video of two men riding horses in Houston store

The American retail corporation 'in no way' condoned the stunt which saw two men on horses ride into the store

Monday, March 20, 2017

Monday, March 20, 2017

Bags of headless chickens dumped at Texas cemetery

Bags of headless chickens dumped at Texas cemetery

Bags of headless chickens dumped at Texas cemetery

Some of the bags being dumped at the cemetery have also included clothing stained with blood, sanitary towels and money

Tuesday, February 7, 2017

Tuesday, February 7, 2017

Friday, February 3, 2017

Friday, February 3, 2017

24 diamondback rattlesnakes invade family home in Texas

Nest of 24 diamondback rattlesnakes found at family home in Texas

Nest of 24 diamondback rattlesnakes found at family home in Texas

A family in Texas found a snake in their toilet bowl, then 23 more snakes were found under their house

Tuesday, January 24, 2017

Tuesday, January 24, 2017

More than 1,000kg of marijuana disguised as watermelons is found in Texas

More than 1,000kg of marijuana disguised as watermelons found in Texas

More than 1,000kg of marijuana disguised as watermelons found in Texas

The customs and border patrol unit discovered that marijuana had been disguised as watermelons in a commercial shipment

Friday, January 20, 2017

Friday, January 20, 2017

WATCH: Protesters chant 'Nazi' at Trump supporter in Austin

WATCH: Protesters chant 'Nazi' at Trump supporter in Austin

WATCH: Protesters chant 'Nazi' at Trump supporter in Austin

Donald Trump was inaugurated as the 45th president of the United States today

Monday, January 9, 2017

Monday, January 9, 2017

Man spends three days in jail, after police believe cat litter is crystal meth

Man spends three days in jail after police confuse cat litter for crystal meth

Man spends three days in jail after police confuse cat litter for crystal meth

Police made the mistake during a stop-and-search investigation of the man's car

Wednesday, December 21, 2016

Wednesday, December 21, 2016

'Stop giving Lena Dunham platforms' - Twitter users blast actress over abortion comment

'Stop giving Lena Dunham platforms' - Twitter users blast actress over abortion comment

Twitter users blast actress Lena Dunham over abortion comment

The actress provoked fury after saying she wished she'd had an abortion on a podcast

Tuesday, December 13, 2016

Tuesday, December 13, 2016

Rick Perry pushed through a number of progressive policies as Governor of Texas

Donald Trump expected to appoint anti-racism politician Rick Perry as Secretary of Energy

Donald Trump set to appoint anti-racism crusader Rick Perry as Energy Secretary

Trump's new inner circle has attracted plenty of criticism, but the appointment of Perry may be a ray of hope

Tuesday, December 6, 2016

Tuesday, December 6, 2016

WATCH Police force use a Stormtrooper in their new recruitment video

WATCH Star Wars Stormtrooper in new police recruitment video

WATCH Star Wars Stormtrooper in new police recruitment video

A police department in Texas has posted a new recruitment video, featuring a Star Wars Stormtrooper learning how to shoot on target

Sheriff's deputy killed after sinkhole opens up in Texas

Sheriff's deputy killed after sinkhole opens up in Texas

Sheriff's deputy killed after sinkhole opens up in Texas

A woman has been killed and another man has been injured after a sinkhole opened up across a road in Texas which filled with water

Friday, November 11, 2016

Friday, November 11, 2016

'The people who didn't show up at the polls got Donald Trump into the White House', says Democrat reporter

'The people who didn't show up at the polls got Donald Trump into the White House', says Democrat reporter

'The people who didn't show at the polls got Donald Trump into the White House'

Nikki Courtney, reporter at KTRH, expressed her real fear at the prospect of a Trump presidency

Monday, September 26, 2016

Monday, September 26, 2016

Mall shooting in Houston, Texas leaves six injured in hospital

Mall shooting in Houston, Texas leaves six injured in hospital

Mall shooting in Houston, Texas leaves six injured in hospital

The shooting took place in Houston, it is understood that the attacker has been shot, but it is not clear if they have survived