Houston Police Chief Says It's Time to 'Ask God's Forgiveness' for Inaction on Gun Control

When politicians like Ted Cruz copy-paste their prayers into another post-school-shooting press release, they usually fluff it up with a solemn thanks to police and first responders. Hours after Houston Police Chief Art Acevedo responded to this week’s school shooting about 30 miles away in Santa Fe, which left ten…

Trump Political Operative Who Calls Climate Change 'The Double C-Word' Put In Charge of EPA Grants 

As pollutants and toxic waste flood the Houston area following a 1,000 year flooding event fueled by unusually warm waters in the Gulf of Mexico, the Environmental Protection Agency under Scott Pruitt has merrily continued its transition into the Corporate-Profits-and-Also-Scott-Pruitt’s-Future-Political-Prospects…

Sure, Trump Donated $1 Million For Disaster Relief, But Also Denies Climate Change and Wants to Cut Flood Risk Protections 

Human hair burrito Donald Trump, who used Hurricane Harvey as a ratings ploy to pardon former Arizona Sheriff Joe Arpaio and claims to have seen the storm’s devastating effects “first hand” even though he didn’t, is now donating one million of his own hard-inherited dollars to relief efforts. Though that’s a not…

Two Prominent Houston Doctors Being Threatened With Deportation Were Granted a Temporary Stay 

Two married Houston neurologists were nearly deported after immigration officials refused to extend their temporary permission to remain in the United States. The move would have uprooted Dr. Pankaj Satija and Dr. Monika Ummat’s lives (the couple has two small children), in addition to possibly jeopardizing those of…

Texas Woman Who Fatally Shot Her Daughters Reportedly Told Husband 'This Is About Punishing You' 

Police are still investigating the motives of Christy Sheats, the Houston-area woman who fatally shot her two daughters over the weekend. New reports say that Sheats and her husband were having marital issues before the shooting, and that she drew a gun during a family meeting, telling her husband “This is about…

Bill Cosby's Long-Overdue Downfall May Be Empowering More Rape Victims to Report Their Assaults

By now, over 50 women have come forward to accuse Bill Cosby of sexual assault, and according to The Washington Post, the public vindication of these women’s stories may have contributed to a shift in progress: more victims are coming forward to police departments, who are in turn listening to more women, and altering…

Man Accused of Killing Ex, Her Husband, 6 Kids: She Wasn't a Good Parent

David Ray Conley, who Houston police say has confessed to murdering his ex-girlfriend, her husband, and six children (including his own son), has tried out a novel defense—telling a local radio station that his ex was raising his children to be “monsters” and “disrespectful.” Conley also insisted he loved his own son…