Cellphone video captured by Sandra Bland of her own controversial 2015 traffic stop and arrest emerges
Cellphone video captured by Sandra Bland of her own controversial 2015 traffic stop and arrest emerges

The new video adds more suspicion that officials withheld evidence in her controversial arrest and subsequent death, which was ruled a suicide

Amber Alert: Stepdad of missing Houston 4-year-old says he was 'knocked unconscious' by three men who abducted her
Amber Alert: Stepdad of missing Houston 4-year-old says he was 'knocked unconscious' by three men who abducted her

Maleah Davis, 4, was taken by the three men while traveling with her stepfather, Darion Vence, and his two-year-old son, leading to an Amber Alert issued in Texas on Sunday

Amber Alert issued for missing four-year-old Maleah Davis who has been 'kidnapped by three men' in Houston
Amber Alert issued for missing four-year-old Maleah Davis who has been 'kidnapped by three men' in Houston

An Amber Alert was issued on Sunday for missing Maleah Davis last seen wearing a pink bow in her hair and a light blue zip jacket. She was last seen near the Southwest Freeway and Highway 6 in Sugar Land

Truck driver, 23, charged with 40 criminal counts for causing 28-car pileup that killed four in Colorado highway
Truck driver, 23, charged with 40 criminal counts for causing 28-car pileup that killed four in Colorado highway

The truck was going at least 85 mph on a part of Interstate 70 where commercial vehicles are limited to 45 mph, police say.

Texas woman murdered by ex-boyfriend days before she was due to compete in gruelling Ironman Triathlon
Texas woman murdered by ex-boyfriend days before she was due to compete in gruelling Ironman Triathlon

49-year-old Emily Law was murdered just days after she had filed an emergency protective order against 46-year-old James Freeman, who was shot dead by police

Social Security will only be able to pay 'three-quarters of the promised benefits' starting 2035 as funds start to deplete
Social Security will only be able to pay 'three-quarters of the promised benefits' starting 2035 as funds start to deplete

According to an annual report that was released on April 22 by trustees of the government's two largest entitlement programs, the Social Security trust funds will be completely depleted by 2035

Truck driver 'closed his eyes in fear' moments before deadly Colorado highway crash after brakes failed
Truck driver 'closed his eyes in fear' moments before deadly Colorado highway crash after brakes failed

One driver whose vehicle was passed by the speeding truck said he saw that "the driver of the semi was 'wide eyed' with a terrified look on his face."

Texas school places dress code for parents, bans 'sagging pants', pajamas, hair rollers and more
Texas school places dress code for parents, bans 'sagging pants', pajamas, hair rollers and more

Madison High School, a day before the letter was released, had reportedly turned away a mother who claimed she was wearing a headscarf and a T-shirt dress featuring Marilyn Monroe

'Eleven to Heaven' serial killer Harold Bell dies in prison, leaving the murders of 11 teen girls unsolved
'Eleven to Heaven' serial killer Harold Bell dies in prison, leaving the murders of 11 teen girls unsolved

79-year-old Harold Bell collapsed this past week and died at the Wallace Pack Unit in Navasota, a facility about 60 miles northwest of Houston


6 people dead as twin-engine plane crashes while preparing to land in Texas
6 people dead as twin-engine plane crashes while preparing to land in Texas

There was a low layer of broken clouds but no rain in the area around the airport at the time of the crash, according to National Weather Service meteorologist Cory Van Pelt

Measles leaves eight-month-old girl fighting for life as experts blame anti-vaxxers for latest outbreak
Measles leaves eight-month-old girl fighting for life as experts blame anti-vaxxers for latest outbreak

The virus is so contagious that it is possible for a baby to get the infection even from entering a room where a person infected with measles had been two hours ago

Former NFL player charged with murder of girlfriend's 5-year-old daughter forced her to work out as he felt she was "chunky"
Former NFL player charged with murder of girlfriend's 5-year-old daughter forced her to work out as he felt she was "chunky"

Cierre Wood would reportedly make La'Rayah Davis “run sprints in the apartment, do sit-ups and wall squats" and told police he was “trying to get her on the right path due to her being chunky.”

2 killed, several injured as powerful, deadly storms continue to lash southern US
2 killed, several injured as powerful, deadly storms continue to lash southern US

More than 140,000 customers remained without power in Texas, Mississippi, Louisiana and Arkansas late Saturday

Trump admits plan to flood sanctuary cities with 'illegal immigrants'
Trump admits plan to flood sanctuary cities with 'illegal immigrants'

The White House has at least twice considered a plan to release detained immigrants into "sanctuary cities," three people familiar with the idea confirmed Friday — a plan that critics branded as an effort to use migrants as pawns to go after political opponents

Former NFL player Cierre Wood charged with murder of girlfriend's 5-year-old daughter
Former NFL player Cierre Wood charged with murder of girlfriend's 5-year-old daughter

Las Vegas police arrested the 28-year-old former NFL star on Wednesday before he was initially charged with first-degree child abuse and neglect

Why an openly gay Pete Buttigieg trashed Mike Pence's religious conservatism as 'fanatical' ideology
Why an openly gay Pete Buttigieg trashed Mike Pence's religious conservatism as 'fanatical' ideology

While Buttigieg has termed Pence's religious conservatism a 'fanatical' ideology, the VP has criticized the mayor's characterization of his religious beliefs

Mothers who abort a child will face death penalty if new Texas bill becomes law
Mothers who abort a child will face death penalty if new Texas bill becomes law

The legislation was introduced in the Texas House Judiciary and Civil Jurisprudence Committee on Tuesday and will allow women to be charged with murder of an unborn child if they undergo an abortion

Trump suggests controversial family separation policy deters migrants
Trump suggests controversial family separation policy deters migrants

Last summer the administration separated more than 2,500 children from their families before international outrage forced Trump to halt the practice and a judge ordered them reunited.

The US-Mexico border emergency is an 'asylum crisis' more than it is an immigration issue
The US-Mexico border emergency is an 'asylum crisis' more than it is an immigration issue

President Donald Trump is pushing to close the southern border if the situation goes out of hand as over 100,000 immigrants are expected to enter the US in the month of April alone

MH370 may have 'secretly landed and taken off again' during mysterious one hour gap
MH370 may have 'secretly landed and taken off again' during mysterious one hour gap

According to the author of 'The Plane That Wasn’t There', Jeff Wise, the plane could have made a single turn, gone around in circles or even landed and taken off again.

Trump says Barbara Bush should be 'nasty' to him: 'Look what I did to her son’
Trump says Barbara Bush should be 'nasty' to him: 'Look what I did to her son’

In an interview with the Washington Times in the Oval Office on April 4, Trump said: "I have heard that she was nasty to me, but she should be. Look what I did to her son"

Should the SAT be optional? College admissions bribery scandal renews the debate
Should the SAT be optional? College admissions bribery scandal renews the debate

Hundreds of colleges in recent years have made it optional for applicants to submit test scores in an effort to promote equity

Veterinarian rapes two teens after spiking drinks with animal tranquilizer taken from his practice
Veterinarian rapes two teens after spiking drinks with animal tranquilizer taken from his practice

36-year-old Todd Glover from Santa Fe allegedly gave drinks to 'Jenny Doe' and two other minor girls at the Coushatta Casino Resort on December 1, 2018

Massive explosion at Texas chemical plant causes fire leaving at least two injured
Massive explosion at Texas chemical plant causes fire leaving at least two injured

Massive explosion at Texas chemical plant causes fire leaving at least two injured Massive explosion at Texas chemical plant causes fire leaving at least two injured

Barbara Bush hated Trump but still welcomed Melania to First Ladies' club: 'I am glad it's not Bill Clinton'
Barbara Bush hated Trump but still welcomed Melania to First Ladies' club: 'I am glad it's not Bill Clinton'

Former first lady Barbara Bush was 'glad' she didn't have to write a letter to former President Bill Clinton if his wife Hillary had won the 2016 election

Barbara Bush contemplated suicide after husband Bush Sr's 12-year affair with his younger aide
Barbara Bush contemplated suicide after husband Bush Sr's 12-year affair with his younger aide

The author of The Matriarch Barbara Bush and the Making of an American Dynasty, Susan Page, revealed that there were multiple blows that resulted in her depression but the main among them was her husband's affair.

'Texas 7': The murderous gang that pulled off one of the most daring prison escapes in US history
'Texas 7': The murderous gang that pulled off one of the most daring prison escapes in US history

The Texas 7 escaped from John B. Connally Unit on December 13, 2000. Six of them were captured after a month; the seventh killed himself before being captured.

Barbara Bush kept a special clock that counted down days left in Donald Trump's term as president
Barbara Bush kept a special clock that counted down days left in Donald Trump's term as president

The former first lady was reportedly so perturbed by the brand of Republicanism the current president brought that she had a difficult time identifying with the GOP

Boy, 10, hangs himself after bullies beat him up in school and wrote 'kill yourself' on his tablet
Boy, 10, hangs himself after bullies beat him up in school and wrote 'kill yourself' on his tablet

Kevin Reese Jr hung himself in his closet at his Katy, Texas, home on January 21 after he was frequently bullied at school by other boys, shares his mother Crystal Smith

Paraprofessional sends nude pictures, sexually explicit videos of herself to 15-year-old male student on Snapchat
Paraprofessional sends nude pictures, sexually explicit videos of herself to 15-year-old male student on Snapchat

Kelsie Rochelle Koepke, 25, was removed from her position at Paetow High School in Texas after a student saw the exchange of inappropriate content between her and the male student

14-year-old boy from Houston dies after classmate stabs him in the eye during a fight over a brownie
14-year-old boy from Houston dies after classmate stabs him in the eye during a fight over a brownie

Brian Angel, an eighth-grader at the Jane Long Academy in southwest Houston, succumbed to his injuries from a stabbing on March 8

Texas cargo plane crash: Two bodies recovered from site of Flight 3591 crash
Texas cargo plane crash: Two bodies recovered from site of Flight 3591 crash

Crews continued to search for the third body at Trinity Bay, about 35 miles (55 kilometers) east of Houston, Chambers County Sheriff Brian Hawthorne said

Softball coach charged with assault after "charging like a bull" at grandmother videotaping his abusive son
Softball coach charged with assault after "charging like a bull" at grandmother videotaping his abusive son

Donna Edwards, 60, posted a video on Saturday of an altercation at Dyess Park in Cypress, Texas, when she claims she was "knocked to the ground" by a coach

Woman born with no arms, knees, and just 7 toes thought she'd be alone forever; she's now planning her dream wedding
Woman born with no arms, knees, and just 7 toes thought she'd be alone forever; she's now planning her dream wedding

30-year-old Jlissa Austin from Houston, Texas, is only 3ft 4inches tall and thought she was going to be alone forever until she met the man of her dreams, Johnathon Shorter

"If teachers have it, why not parents": Tennessee Rep explains school dress code for parents
"If teachers have it, why not parents": Tennessee Rep explains school dress code for parents

Democratic State Rep. Antonio Parkinson while talking to MEAWW said the legislation aims to put in place a code on how people are expected to behave when visiting schools

Tiger found in garage of abandoned Houston residence finds new home at Murchison sanctuary
Tiger found in garage of abandoned Houston residence finds new home at Murchison sanctuary

The Cleveland Armory Black Beauty Ranch currently has temporary ownership of the tiger and is expected to be given full ownership soon.

US police departments want to be allowed to hire non-citizens, as lack of qualified recruits begins to bite
US police departments want to be allowed to hire non-citizens, as lack of qualified recruits begins to bite

Many police departments around the country are now lobbying to have laws enacted that would allow them to hire non-citizens with legal status as officers.

66-year-old dog trainer found dead in her backyard with multiple dog bites on her face and arms
66-year-old dog trainer found dead in her backyard with multiple dog bites on her face and arms

When officials reached her residence in the 12800 block of Susanna Lane, they found the 66-year-old lying in the backyard of her house with dog bites in her face, arms, and hands

Two men break into abandoned Houston home to smoke weed but get shocked on seeing a 1000-lb tiger in there
Two men break into abandoned Houston home to smoke weed but get shocked on seeing a 1000-lb tiger in there

Officials stated that he was well fed and in good shape but badly housed. It was found in a pretty small cage inside a garage in a house.

Texas woman, 29, shot dead while setting up garage sale to pay for anniversary trip with husband
Texas woman, 29, shot dead while setting up garage sale to pay for anniversary trip with husband

Elizabeth Barraza was outside her home at 7am when an unidentified person pulled up to her house, exchanged a few words, and then shot her multiples times

13-year-old Texas boy accidentally shot and killed by best friend while playing with a loaded gun
13-year-old Texas boy accidentally shot and killed by best friend while playing with a loaded gun

Nick and his friend, and a few others were at a home fiddling around with a gun which they thought was unloaded because they removed the clip but one of the chambers was not empty

Father stabbed three children to death with screwdriver because he had been fired from his job
Father stabbed three children to death with screwdriver because he had been fired from his job

According to court documents, 27-year-old Junaid Hashim Mehmood was furious that he had been laid off from his job and so he committed the horrifying attack.

Dachshund who was burned by fireworks duct-taped to her body recovering and ready for new home
Dachshund who was burned by fireworks duct-taped to her body recovering and ready for new home

The stray dog was found outside a Jersey Village club in Texas on New Year's Eve with many pieces of fireworks duct taped to her back

Drunk father runs red light killing 11-year-old daughter in car crash on New Year's Eve
Drunk father runs red light killing 11-year-old daughter in car crash on New Year's Eve

33-year-old Jorge Ledezma Echavarriaw as driving the blue 2002 Chevrolet Tahoe at about 8:30 pm when he ran a red light at a busy intersection located at Highway 90 and Beltway 8

Teen charged with murder after egg-throwing prank leads to deadly crash killing Houston mother
Teen charged with murder after egg-throwing prank leads to deadly crash killing Houston mother

45-year-old Silvia Zavala was killed in the tragic accident while she was returning from her New Year's shopping.

2-year-old dies of heat exposure as drunk parents leave her in the car after a night of partying
2-year-old dies of heat exposure as drunk parents leave her in the car after a night of partying

25-year-old Olga Esquivel and 25-year-old Angel Esquivel-Blanco were charged with abandoning a child in the September 2018 death of two-year-old Alicia Esquivel

Teen who was illegally served 12 drinks at bar before he got behind the wheel kills Texas mom in car crash
Teen who was illegally served 12 drinks at bar before he got behind the wheel kills Texas mom in car crash

The teen was served 12 drinks, including 3 tequila shots, in under six hours. The bar reportedly doesn't have a license to sell anything apart from beer and wine.

35-year-old aunt murders her four-month-old niece who was left in her care after her sister's death
35-year-old aunt murders her four-month-old niece who was left in her care after her sister's death

The woman has been charged with the murder of the four-month-old baby who was rushed to hospital with life-threatening injuries

Woman savagely breaks up with cheating boyfriend during her 21st birthday party in epic viral video
Woman savagely breaks up with cheating boyfriend during her 21st birthday party in epic viral video

Tiana Perea from Houston, Texas, made the decision to end her relationship after she discovered text messages that her boyfriend had sent to another woman

Step-siblings of 5-year-old who was starved by stepmother say they sneaked him bread to keep him alive
Step-siblings of 5-year-old who was starved by stepmother say they sneaked him bread to keep him alive

When police showed up at their Spring house, Bleimeyer, who was six months pregnant at the time, took Jordan with her and refused to return to the house.

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