Man convicted of fatally punching 5-year-old son, allegedly over Father’s Day cheesecake
by By Paulina Villegas on May 8, 2021 at 1:33 pm
Travis E. Stackhouse told authorities that he had only eaten one piece, and was upset others were eating it.
Alabama police officer convicted of murder for shooting suicidal man in 2018
by By Lateshia Beachum on May 8, 2021 at 1:24 pm
An Alabama police officer was convicted of murder on Friday for his response to shooting and killing a suicidal man.
I cleaned out my mother’s things years after she died. As I lost the clutter, I gained...
by By Blake Turck on May 8, 2021 at 10:00 am
I finally settled on what to keep, what to say goodbye to. I now understand that stuff and memories are two very different things.
Biden wants to move energy offshore, but choppy seas are ahead
by By Josh Partlow on May 8, 2021 at 9:36 am
To fight climate change, the administration supports a huge expansion in offshore wind farms by 2030.
Alamo renovation gets stuck over arguments about slavery
by By Richard Webner on May 8, 2021 at 9:01 am
Some heroes of the Texas Revolution were enslavers, a neglected piece of history that has helped stall a badly needed overhaul of the revered battle site.
Most police departments in America are small. That’s partly why changing policing is...
by By Mark Berman on May 8, 2021 at 8:59 am
Nine in 10 American police departments employ fewer than 50 officers.
Texas House passes GOP bill tightening voting rules; Democrats vow to fight in court
by By Hannah Knowles and Katie Shepherd on May 7, 2021 at 3:56 pm
The bill — which would crack down on unsolicited mail-ballot applications and voter assistance and grant new powers to partisan poll watchers — passed 78-64 Friday afternoon after heated debate.
CDC acknowledges airborne transmission
by By Jennifer Hassan, Kim Bellware and Meryl Kornfield on May 7, 2021 at 3:30 pm
Chinese vaccine-maker Sinopharm was listed for emergency authorization by the World Heath Organization Friday in a move expected to bolster the global supply of coronavirus vaccines.
Florida man tried to track his robbery victim by attaching an iPhone to his car, police...
by By Derek Hawkins on May 7, 2021 at 12:11 pm
The highly unusual method Derrick Maurice Herlong is said to have used to surveil his alleged victim is bound to raise some concerns for the privacy-conscious.