Bad teachers abound in Texas.Recent weeks have seen a rash of cases involving high school teachers having sexual relationships with students past the age of consent.
These cases differ from sexual assaults in that while they are second-degree felonies punishable by up to 20 years in prison, ... More >>
Photo by John Nova LomaxHave props, will travelIn what is now a time-honored pre-Labor Day Weekend/dog days of summer ritual, police and members of several anti-drunk driving advocacy groups gathered yesterday to stress what they claim is a multitude of alternative modes of transport for nocturn ... More >>
Photo courtesy DEAA lot more crack than Melvin Johnson hadThink 35 years for a brick or so of pot is bad?Try this one on for size...
In a case one local defense attorney has said showed "shades of Tulia," a Bay City man was sentenced to 60 years in prison for possessing 1.3 grams of crack.Melvin ... More >>
It's not often that the state Senate rejects a gubernatorial appointment, but they did yesterday when they voted against Rick Perry's choice of Shanda Perkins for the state parole Board.You could argue that the Senate rejected her 27-4 because she was horrendously underqualified for the $95,000-a-ye ... More >>