Tag: Texas

The Politics of Ebola

  “As a campaign stunt, Jenkins entered the apartment of the Ebola victim without protective gear and later bragged at a press conference that we was wearing the same shirt he wore while in the apartment that had been exposed to Ebola virus,” Natinsky posted on Facebook. By […]

Teenager who was paralyzed when his drunk driving friend killed four pedestrians is suing the driver’s ‘affluent’ ( Being Rich is a new Legal Defense ) family for $20m as doctors never expect him to recover

Ethan Couch, 16, faced 20 years behind bars for killing four people in a car crash but walked away with 10 years probation Tuesday Youth pastor Brian Jennings; mother and daughter Hollie and Shelby Boyles; and 24-year-old Breanna Mitchell all died in the June 15 accident Sergio Molina, […]

‘Affluenza’ Springs Teen in Fatal DWI in Texas / “felt wealth bought privilege and that there was no rational link between behavior and consequences”

By DAVID LEE FORT WORTH (CN) – A Texas judge believed a teenager’s “affluenza” defense regarding the drunken driving deaths of four people and sentenced him to only probation, outraging the victims’ family. Judge Jean Boyd sentenced Ethan Couch, 16, to 10 years’ probation and therapy on Tuesday, […]

Boy, 7, born with rare cancer loses his insurance because of Obamacare…leaving his parents needing $50,000 to pay for life-saving chemotherapy

A Gainesville, Texas family is fighting  for their cancer-stricken child’s life after he was removed from his insurance  plan Ron and Krista Alford’s seven-year-old  boy Hunter is in need of another round of chemotherapy costing  $50,000 He has lost his insurance after an  administrative blunder caused by Obamacare […]

US House approves $5,000 fee for official drilling protests, less federal authority over fracking

 November 24, 2013 09:25                                                                              The US House passed Wednesday two bills that would demand a $5,000 filing fee for any individual that wanted to hold an official protest of a drilling project, and that would give the feds less authority nationwide over hydraulic fracking rules. HR 1965, the […]

Aircraft carrier sold for 1 cent

  Wednesday, 23 October 2013 Here’s a penny for your thoughts: One red cent could’ve landed you the Navy’s first supercarrier, the decommissioned Forrestal. The U.S. Navy sold the 1,067-foot behemoth to a Texas company, All Star Metals, to be dismantled, scrapped and recycled, Navy officials announced. It’s […]

Just in Time for Mother’s Day

  By CAMERON LANGFORD ShareThis GALVESTON, Texas (CN) – An 80-year-old woman sued one of her sons, saying he swiped her house from under her, claiming it as “compensation” for losing two vehicles to his siblings. Lydia Gracia sued Joseph Gracia in Galveston County Court. Gracia claims that […]

No FEMA Money for Storm Victims

        By CAMERON LANGFORD   HOUSTON (CN) – Owners of some hurricane-damaged homes in Galveston are not entitled to FEMA buyouts, as they have no constitutionally protected right to the money, a federal judge ruled. After Hurricane Ike smashed Galveston on Sept. 13, 2008 President […]