Posts Tagged ‘Texas’

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Texas Sect Elder Gets 30 Years for Molesting Girl

December 16, 2008

A judge sentenced a religious sect’s elder to 30 years in prison for molesting an 11-year-old girl during a phony cervical cancer exam.

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Texas Grand Jury Indicts Dick Cheney & Alberto Gonzales of Abusing Inmates in Texas Prisons

November 19, 2008

cheney-gonzales.jpgA grand jury in South Texas indicted U.S. Vice President Dick Cheney
and former attorney General Alberto Gonzales on Tuesday for “organized
criminal activity” related to alleged abuse of inmates in private
prisons.

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Protesters Rally Near Texas Court in African-American Dragging Case

November 18, 2008

draggin-death-protests.jpgProtesters galvanized by a dragging death that has stirred memories of
the notorious James Byrd case rallied twice outside an eastern Texas
courthouse to speak out against a judicial system they consider racist.

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Texas Longhorns Dismiss Player for Racial Slur about Obama

November 11, 2008

A Texas Longhorns team leader Monday praised the way coaches handled
the dismissal of a player who posted a racial slur on his Facebook page
about President-elect Barack Obama.

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