The devastating news that a gunman or gunmen terrorized an elementary school in Newtown, Connecticut Friday morning killing reportedly as many as 20 people including children has left an entire country reeling. School shootings are rare even if they feel all too common, but one that involves element ... More >>
A Houston school-district cop has been charged with fraud after federal prosecutors say he worked with tow-truck companies to improperly impound vehicles and then split the fee drivers paid to get the vehicles back. Richard Cano, 46, faces charges of extortion under color of official right and was ... More >>
There are myriad lessons from today's tragic shooting outside Westbury High School. One of them: Parents, when you see "Houston Independent School District" on your caller ID, you may want to check your voicemail. High schools have been calling parents and leaving automated messages for ages. But t ... More >>
Reuters What's a harmless grenade among friends? First it was clawin' and bitin' at police officers at Waltrip High. But hey, things move fast at H.I.S.D. More details regarding Tuesday's news about the eight-year-old kid who brought a grenade to Kate Bell Elementary. (Now that's an interestin ... More >>
After Columbine, has HISD gone overboard trying to make schools safer?