November 23, 2017

Update on Texas pregnant woman on life support

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A heartbroken Texas family – who are fighting to have a pregnant wife and mother they say is brain-dead removed from life support – has received more devastating news on the condition of her unborn fetus, according to their attorneys. Marlise Munoz was approximately 14 weeks pregnant when she collapsed on Nov. 26 at her… Read more

Heaviest Alligator on Record Caught By Texas Teen

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An 18-year-old Fort Bend County high school senior has become the record holder for the heaviest alligator ever caught in Texas. Read more

Remains Found are of Missing Teen Hailey Darlene Dunn

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Remains found in a remote West Texas location last month are those of a 13-year-old middle school cheerleader missing since December 2010, authorities announced Friday. Hailey Darlene Dunn’s remains were found near Lake J.B. Thomas in Scurry County on March 16, more than two years after her mother reported her missing. Read more  

Electronic Student ID Tracking Has One Student Fighting Back

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Texas is one of a group of states in which a significant amount of public school funding is tied directly to attendance. And one student in Texas and her family are suing their school district for the electronic chip tracking device/student ID’s kids are required to wear to boost attendance.  Read more Where do you… Read more

Parents Defend Daughter after National Anthem Gaffe

It was supposed to be 11-year-old Harper Gruzins’s shining moment- to sing the national anthem at a professional soccer match over the weekend. Now her parents are defending her from “mean and hateful” comments- some calling the performance worse than Steven Tyler or Roseanne Barr’s infamous renditions. Read more about it and watch the video… Read more

Father Not Indicted for Killing Young Daughter’s Rapist

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When an unidentified father from Texas saw a man raping his 5-year-old daughter he did what many of us say we’d do in theory- he beat him to death. Thank goodness charges are not being pressed and the father can  now put his full energy into his daughter instead of a trial. The father’s attorney,… Read more

Way For Abortion Sonogram Law Cleared

An 8 week ultrasound. Image from baby2see.com

Doctors in Texas are now required to show sonograms to women before they can proceed with their abortions, a Texas court ruled Tuesday, upholding a law voters passed last year.  Opponents have 14 days to appeal the decision. “Today’s ruling is a victory for all who stand in defense of life,” Texas Governor Rick Perry… Read more

Middle Schooler Shot and Killed

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An 8th grade Texas boy was shot and killed in the hallway of his school on Wednesday for not dropping the weapon he brandished to police officers.  According to eye witnesses, the boy had plenty of opportunity to surrender.   Read the whole story

Texas Children Lured By Mexican Drug Cartels

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In the past 12 months, 25 minors have been arrested in one Texas border county alone for shuttling drugs, acting as lookouts, or doing other work for organized Mexican drug gangs. The cartels are now spreading out, authorities say, and have operations in all major Texas cities. The state of Texas is joining a program… Read more

19 accused, some minors, of raping an 11-year-old

USA Today- Suspect Jared Glenn McPherson

In a case that many say is dividing a small Texas town, I’m siding with those who say the girl wasn’t properly supervised. My thoughts go to this girl, who is now in foster care.   Read the Story