At least 68 migrants arrived in NYC on buses sent by Texas Gov. Abbott over the weekend

CNN — New York Mayor Eric Adams has claimed that some migrants are being “forced” on buses from Texas, as 14 more asylum seekers arrived in the city Sunday on another bus sent by Texas Gov. Greg Abbott. Fifty-four asylum seekers arrived in New York Friday onboard a bus from Texas, according to the Mayor’s … Read more

Greg Abbott appoints Justin Berry, indicted Austin officer, to TCOLE

For the latest on criminal justice news, sign up to receive our weekly law and order newsletter. Gov. Greg Abbott has appointed an indicted Austin police officer accused of using excessive force during 2020 protests to Texas’ regulatory law enforcement agency. Justin Berry was among 19 Austin police officers indicted earlier this year in the … Read more

Uvalde police officer missed opportunity to fire at gunman while waiting for supervisor’s permission, report finds

A police officer armed with a rifle watched the gunman in the Uvalde elementary school massacre walk toward the campus but did not fire while waiting for permission from a supervisor to shoot, according to a sweeping critique released Wednesday on the tactical response to the May massacre. Some of the 21 victims at Robb … Read more

State Sen. Roland Gutierrez calls Uvalde CISD police chief a ‘scapegoat;’ blasts Gov. Abbott, DPS for systemic failures

State Senator Roland Gutierrez says he thinks Uvalde CISD Police Chief Pete Arredondo is just a scapegoat for systemic failures that resulted in the mass school shooting that left 21 people dead. “Pete Arredondo was placed out there as the scapegoat, for sure, for a tremendous amount of failure that happened at every possible level,” … Read more

13-year-old was driving truck that struck van killing 9

HOBBS, NM – The investigation into this week’s fiery head-on crash in West Texas now focuses on the revelation that a 13-year-old was driving the pickup truck that struck a van, killing nine people, including six members of a college golf team and their coach. The young teen, who is still unidentified, and a man … Read more

Judge issues temporary injunction barring Texas from investigating pediatric gender-affirming care as ‘child abuse’

CNN — A judge in Texas blocked the state from enforcing Gov. Greg Abbott’s order to investigate gender-affirming care of minors as “child abuse.” “The court finds sufficient cause to enter a temporary injunction,” Judge Amy Clark Meachum, in Travis County, said Friday evening. The judge said Abbott’s order was “beyond the scope of his … Read more