Five found dead after nursing home shooting in Robstown, Texas

Published time: 28 Jul, 2018 02:49 Edited time: 28 Jul, 2018 02:52 Five people have been reported dead in Robstown, Texas on Friday in two apparently connected shootings, one of them at a nursing home. The police were alerted to the killing spree after a report of gunshots at the Retama Manor Nursing facility. Officers […]

Jordanian immigrant convicted for ‘honor killings’ in Texas may be put to death

A Houston court has found a Jordanian immigrant guilty of the ‘honor killing’ of his daughter’s husband and masterminding the murder of her friend in 2012. Ali Mahwood-Awad Irsan now faces life imprisonment or the death penalty. Read more Furious that his daughter Nesreen had chosen to convert from Islam to Christianity and marry an […]

We visited a convenience-store chain with a Texas cult following, and we were amazed by what we found

Hollis Johnson/Business Insider Buc-ee’s is a convenience-store chain with a cult following across Texas.  The chain serves as a super-sized highway pit stop complete with “world-famous” bathrooms, branded t-shirts, a beef jerky bar, a wide-ranging home decor section, and fresh-made fudge.  We visited Texas to see if Buc-ee’s could live up to the hype, and […]

Protesters temporarily blocked a bus carrying immigrants from a Border Patrol facility in Texas

Associated Press/David J. Phillips Hundreds of demonstrators rallied in McAllen, Texas, on Saturday to protest the Trump administration’s recently halted practice of separating immigrant families at the US-Mexico border. Some 2,300 children were taken from their parents since May under the Trump administration’s “zero-tolerance” policy. Democratic lawmakers said they aren’t convinced that the government has […]

A migrant father separated from his wife and child at the US-Mexico border had a breakdown at a Texas jail and took his own life

Reuters/Adrees Latif A Honduran man reportedly took his own life inside a Texas jail last month, one day after he was separated from his wife and child at the US-Mexico border. His death came shortly after the Trump administration began implementing its “zero-tolerance” policy at the border, which criminally prosecutes migrants who cross illegally, and […]

‘It’s not a gun issue. It’s a heart issue’: Texas shooting survivors say they can’t be compared to the Parkland students

Getty Images/Scott Olson Survivors of the deadly massacre at Santa Fe High School in Texas last week are grappling with how to respond to the shooting in the shadow of a similar one in Parkland, Florida. Though many of the Parkland students have become outspoken gun-control advocates, Santa Fe students say they’re different. A new […]

Private jet from Texas splits in half on takeoff in Honduras (PHOTOS, VIDEO)

A private plane has crashed on a road in Tegucigalpa, Honduras, shortly after it took off from the runway. At least six people were injured, none fatally, with photos showing the plane being broken in half. [embedded content] The Honduran Aviation Agency said that the incident took place at 11:15 am [5:15 pm GMT] on […]

10 people were killed at a school shooting in Santa Fe, Texas— here’s how the attack and the suspect’s surrender unfolded

David Phillip/AP On Friday morning, a gunman armed with two guns opened fire at Santa Fe High School in Santa Fe, Texas. At least 10 people were killed and another 10 were injured. Texas Gov. Greg Abbott called the shooting “one of the most heinous attacks that we’ve ever seen in the history of Texas […]

Suspected gunman arrested after shooting in Texas high school, officials confirm injuries

KTRK-TV ABC13 via Associated Press A suspect has been “arrested and secured” after opening fire at a high school in Santa Fe, Texas, on Friday. The school district is on lockdown. Officials have not yet confirmed injuries or deaths. A suspect has been “arrested and secured” after opening fire at a high school in Santa […]