HOUSTON — When she opened her office Tuesday, Kimble County clerk Haydee Torres faced a dilemma: how to respond to the Supreme Court’s same-sex marriage ruling?
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Public information document requests often cost money: $10 here for some photocopied documents, $50 there for an additional few hundred pages. But it came as a shock to Gawker Media writer Andy Cush when the Texas city of McKinney — where a white cop waved his gun at unarmed black teenagers in swimsuits — demanded payment before for the police department emails Cush requested.
June 29—Two separate warrants were issued in connection with an aggravated robbery, which happened around 2:23 a.m. Wednesday, June 24. The two victims, 18-year-old Victor Galvan and 20-year-old David Cruz, reported having been robbed, at gun point, by 20-year-old Patrick Alexander Romero and 17-year-old Juan Daniel Perez, according to a news release from Sgt. Bobby Balthrop.
June 30—The backlash against the Confederate battle flag has been swift with Amazon, Wal-Mart, Apple, NASCAR and Southern governors either opposing or taking action against the divisive symbol.
WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court on Monday agreed to consider again whether race-conscious college admission plans are constitutional, renewing the country’s contentious debate about whether affirmative action is appropriate.
June 28—FORT WORTH — AMansfield man has died after being hit by a train last week, authorities said Sunday.
June 28—The race to attract quality educators is intensifying once again as more North Texas school districts are offering $50,000 for a starting teacher salary.
June 29—The elderly woman who injured six people and herself when she rammed an SUV into a Wylie restaurant Saturday afternoon is unlikely to face charges, authorities said Sunday.
June 29—Two small earthquakes were registered in North Texas over the weekend.
The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday sided with Texas abortion providers and temporarily put on hold a ruling that would have closed about half of the state’s abortion facilities.