Tag: Houston (Tex)

Houston Shooting Leaves One Deputy Dead, Two Others Injured

One Texas deputy was killed and two others were injured in an early-morning shooting outside a Houston bar, law enforcement officials said at a news conference on Saturday. Just after 2 a.m., three deputies with the Harris County Precinct 4 Constable’s Office working in a police-related job at the 45 Norte Sports Bar, went outside […]

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The Voters Democrats Say Are Crucial to Flipping Texas

Instead, he said, national Democratic leaders treated Texas like a piggy bank, raising money from donors who lived there for campaigns in other states. “Nobody believed Texas could be won, but it is a different place today,” he said. Indeed, the margins for Republicans have shrunk or stayed the same in presidential elections in Texas […]

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Texas Board Recommends Posthumous Pardon for George Floyd

In 2004, George Floyd was one of scores of people arrested on the word of a Houston narcotics officer, Gerald M. Goines, who said he had watched Mr. Floyd hand over a “dime rock” of crack cocaine during an undercover drug buy. But after a botched drug raid ended with the death of a couple […]

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Texas Is the Future of America

Six of the 10 fastest-growing suburban counties in the United States are in Texas. Fort Worth is America’s fastest-growing city with at least 500,000 residents; Austin is in second place. Each has a unique economic mix, culture and character, from the global gateways of Houston and Dallas to the technology and innovation hub of Austin. […]

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