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Officer in Tamir Rice Shooting: 'We were basically sitting ducks'

Two previously unseen video interviews with the police officers involved in 12-year-old Tamir Rice's death, recorded days after the shooting, provide new insight into their mindsets at the time. They also appear to be inconsistent with aspects of the officers' ...

Cops Use Murdered Woman's Fitbit to Charge Her Husband

The attack, as Richard Dabate described it to police, was horrific. A masked intruder barged into his Connecticut home, he said, tied up and tortured him and -- when his wife came home -- shot and killed her.

Good Samaritan Returns Lost Money Order, Reaps Reward

Yesenia Del Valle was in a panic. One minute she was heading off to send a tax payment to the IRS.Y

Tipster to Receive $10,000 Reward in Tennessee Teacher's Arrest

The man who said he helped police capture Tad Cummins, the Tennessee teacher accused of kidnapping a teenaged girl, will receive a $10,000 reward, according to the lawyer for her family.

Muslim Teen Boxer Inspires Others to Never Give Up

For this teen passionate about boxing, her fight to go toe-to-toe with an opponent goes far beyond the ring. She's fighting for the right to compete in her hijab.

An Artist Creates a Mural of Michelle Obama And Nobody's Happy

A new mural of former first lady Michelle Obama, painted on a building in the Chicago neighborhood where she lived as a child and remains popular, would seem like an innocuous project.

5 Things for Wednesday, April 26: Sanctuary Cities, Russia, Obamacare

A new study says saturated fats don't clog arteries. So go ahead and fry up that bacon guilt-free while you catch up on the 5 things you need to know to Get Up to Speed and Out the Door.

The White House's Decision-making On Michael Flynn Is Troubling

We learned two important things on Tuesday in relation to the ongoing investigation into Russian attempts to meddle with the 2016 election:

Talib Kweli Has Strong Words For Trump: "America Is Paying Us Back For A N**** President"

Talib Kweli has some strong words for The Donald.

State Representative Ron Reynolds for the Week of April 17, 2017

Wednesday marked the 100th day of the 85th legislative session. As a proud member of 100 Black Men of America Houston Chapter, I was excited to have my fellow brothers here at the Texas Capitol to represent and advocate for ...

First 100 Days: Trump Acts, Congress Missing in Action, Says FAIR

“During the next hundred days and beyond, we expect the Trump administration to push Congress to do its job to reform U.S. immigration policies and ensure that our laws are effectively enforced,” said FAIR President Dan Stein

Patients, Care Providers Urge Tx. Lawmakers to Hold Hearings on Med. Marijuana Bills

Supporters of HB 2107 and SB 269 call on Public Health Chairman Four Price and Health and Human Services Chairman Charles Schwertner to schedule hearings on the bills, which would fix the currently unworkable Texas Compassionate Use Program and make ...

Corporate Crises: A Lack of Clarity

Everywhere we turn lately, there seems to be a new corporate crisis in the headlines. Some of the largest, most visible and successful companies are being forced to publicly apologize — while feverishly attempting to convince their customers that these ...

Cornyn Highlights Accomplishments of Congress, Administration

‘Through the efforts of the Administration and by working with Congress, we've been able to greatly lessen the regulatory burden on many American job creators, something sorely needed while our economy has been bumping along at roughly two percent growth.’

Governor Abbott Appoints Three To Texas Commission On Law Enforcement

Governor Greg Abbott has appointed Kim Lemaux, Sharon Thomas and Timothy Whitaker to the Texas Commission on Law Enforcement (TCOLE) for terms set to expire on August 30, 2021. As a state regulatory agency, TCOLE was established to enforce and ...