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HOUSTON | Texans blast educator for ‘black QB’ comment about Watson

HOUSTON — The Houston Texans fired back Wednesday at an East Texas school superintendent who wrote: “You can’t count on a black quarterback,” in the comment section of an online news article where he was criticizing quarterback Deshaun Watson. Lynn Redden is superintendent of the Onalaska Independent School District in the Piney Woods, about 75 … Continue reading HOUSTON | Texans blast educator for ‘black QB’ comment about Watson

HOUSTON | Texans fire back at educator for comments about QB Watson

HOUSTON  — The Houston Texans have fired back on Wednesday at an East Texas school superintendent who wrote: “You can’t count on a black quarterback,” in the comment section of an online news article where he was criticizing quarterback Deshaun Watson. Lynn Redden is superintendent of the Onalaska Independent School District in the Piney Woods, … Continue reading HOUSTON | Texans fire back at educator for comments about QB Watson

HOUSTON | Border agent charged in killing of 4 women, attempt on 5th

HOUSTON — Texas authorities charged a U.S. Border Patrol supervisor with murder following what they described as the serial killing of four female sex workers and a possible attempt on the life of a fifth woman who escaped at a gas station and found help. Juan David Ortiz, 35, an intel supervisor for the Border … Continue reading HOUSTON | Border agent charged in killing of 4 women, attempt on 5th

HOUSTON | Police: Capital murder charges likely in Texas cop’s death

HOUSTON — Two men arrested in the fatal shooting of a North Texas undercover police officer during a bar robbery are expected to face capital murder charges, police said Saturday. Samuel Mayfield and Timothy Huff remained jailed Saturday on bonds totaling $850,000 for each individual. Each suspect has been charged with 10 counts of aggravated … Continue reading HOUSTON | Police: Capital murder charges likely in Texas cop’s death

HOUSTON | Shaky Hernandez vows to return to Mariners’ rotation soon

HOUSTON  — Felix Hernandez vowed Saturday that his first-ever stint in Seattle’s bullpen won’t last long. “I’ll be a starter before the end of the year,” Hernandez told The Associated Press. “No question about it.” The struggling Mariners ace has made 398 career starts in 14 seasons, never once pitching in relief. He was bumped … Continue reading HOUSTON | Shaky Hernandez vows to return to Mariners’ rotation soon

HOUSTON | Immigrant families remain apart with no end in sight

HOUSTON  — As the U.S. government said it had reunited every immigrant family it could, Josefina Ortiz Corrales remained in an immigration detention center and her adopted son in the care of her elder daughter. Paulina Gutierrez was in her hometown in Guatemala, earning less than $2 a day preparing strings for candle wicks while … Continue reading HOUSTON | Immigrant families remain apart with no end in sight

Texas News: Houston Tax Preparer, Fatai Adeniji Convicted of Tax Fraud

HOUSTON, Texas – The owner of Crown Financial Services has entered a guilty plea to aiding and assisting in preparing false tax returns, announced U.S. Attorney Ryan K. Patrick. Fatai Adeniji was the sole tax preparer for Crown Financial Services. From 2012 through 2016, he admitted he prepared false tax returns for his clients which contained … Continue reading Texas News: Houston Tax Preparer, Fatai Adeniji Convicted of Tax Fraud

HOUSTON | Girl who fueled opposition to splitting families joins mom

HOUSTON — A 6-year-old girl from El Salvador who became a face of the Trump administration’s practice of separating immigrant families at the border has been reunited with her mother. Alison Jimena Valencia Madrid and her mother, Cindy Madrid, were separated after U.S. authorities detained them June 13 for illegally entering the United States near … Continue reading HOUSTON | Girl who fueled opposition to splitting families joins mom