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Court Backs Texas Activist Who Challenged County Gun Ban

DALLAS (AP) — A Texas appeals court has ruled in favor of a gun-rights activist who complained county officials were unlawfully barring firearms from being brought into a public building. 118 more words


High Speed Rail - Update

This post serves as an update on the High Speed Rail Project.

The Dallas to Houston High-Speed Rail (HSR) System could allow for a 90-minute trip between the two cities, due to a travel speed of up to 205 mph. 186 more words

Eminent Domain

Perjury Case Dropped Against Ex-Trooper In Sandra Bland Case

HEMPSTEAD (AP) — A judge dismissed a misdemeanor perjury charge against a fired Texas state trooper Wednesday in a case arising from his 2015 arrest of Sandra Bland, a black woman who was later found dead in a county jail. 560 more words


Perjury Charge Dropped Against Texas Trooper Who Stopped Sandra Bland

Well, this is disheartening.  According to The Houston Chronicle,

The former Texas trooper who stopped Sandra Bland on a Waller County roadside in July 2015 has had the perjury charge against him dismissed.

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Breaking News

Sheriff: Waller County deputy fired for inappropriate behavior with arrested woman

By Keith Garvin – Anchor/Reporter

Posted: 6:31 PM, May 01, 2017 Updated: 10:27 PM, May 01, 2017

HEMPSTEAD, Texas – Hempstead is a small town where, if someone doesn’t know you, they most likely know of you. 284 more words

Police Misconduct

Sandra Bland's Mom Returns To Texas To Urge Police Reforms

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AUSTIN (AP) — The mother of a black woman who died in a jail near Houston following a confrontational traffic stop in 2015 returned to Texas on Tuesday to back a sweeping police reform bill named after her daughter that influential law enforcement groups are fighting. 413 more words