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On Friday, Harris County Sheriff Adrian Garcia fired six jailers and suspended 29 others a year and a half after a mentally ill prisoner was found festering in squalor in a Harris County jail cell. It appeared that the prisoner was in such condition in the cell for weeks. This decision taken by... read more

Boston Bombing Victim Doing Well after Surgery

About 19 months ago, Rebekah DiMartino, 27, was a spectator at the Boston Marathon when a bomb exploded about three meters from her. During last few months, she has gone through one of the toughest situations of her life. But now, she has awakened and is doing well after undergoing surgery.... read more

City of Houston Issues Subpoenas for Communication between pastors and members

The main aim of Houston's Equal Rights Ordinance (HERO) was to extend equal rights to the city's gay and transgender residents. But nearly 50,000 people signed a petition to revoke the law.

People who were not in the favor of the HERO were expecting that the ordinance would be repealed... read more

Body of missing Travis County deputy Jessica Hollis found in Lake Austin

After the 36 hours of search by 100 people with multiple local, state and federal public agencies, the body of Jessica Hollis was recovered in Lake Austin on Friday.

Jessica, 35-year-old deputy was a seven-year Travis County Sheriff's Office veteran. Her body was found swept away at a low... read more

Dynegy Plans to Double its Generating Capacity to almost 26,000 MW

Dynegy Inc., Houston, has agreed to buy power plants worth $6.25 billion. These plants include coal and gas power generation plants from Duke Energy and Energy Capital Partners. The deal's announcement led to a rise in the shares of Dynegy Inc.

Dynegy said that Duke Energy Corp. has put... read more

Billionaire Carlos Slim targets Latino-Empowerment

Mexican Billionaire Carlos Slim told community leaders that improving the credit access to Latino-owned companies will help them grown and expand in the United States and in the Latin American markets. He added that increased earnings for Latino community will improve their social and economic... read more

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