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College Gridiron 365 BlogÂ» Orlando Sentinel â College Gridiron 365 BlogConference expansion: Big 12 tries to save itself....
The Associated PressAustin, Texas - Nighttime driving is becoming more hazardous for American teenagers and the likely cause is talking and texting on cell phones while operating a vehicle, according to a study released Thursday. The report by the Texas Transportation...
Cameron Todd Willingham: Former head of Texas forensics panel probing 1991 fire says he felt pressured by Gov. Perry aidesTribune reporterJust months before the controversial removal of three members of a state commission investigating the forensics that led to a Texas man's 2004 execution, top aides to Gov. Rick Perry tried to pressure the chairman of the panel over the direction of the...
Alexander Draper, 14, of South Carolina tips the scales at more than 550 lbs. Health officials say he gains weight at a rate of half a pound a day. He's now in foster care. His mother, Jerri Gray, is charged with child neglect. "If those decisions that...
The Texas Legislature is considering a bill that would give some women who kill their children a legal defense. Under a proposed legislative measure, Texas would become the first state to have an infanticide law. Democratic state representative Jessica...
Tags: Murder, Death, Crime, Law and Justice, Crimes
Immigration will once again be a hot topic in the upcoming legislative session. More than a dozen bills have already been filed as some state lawmakers are tired of waiting for the Federal Government to reform immigration. In 2006, throngs of...
UNT junior Josh Perkins carries his licensed, concealed handgun almost everywhere the law allows. But that doesn't include school, the one place he'd really like to have it. Josh Perkins says, "The same reason I carry it anywhere else. It's not an issue...
Tribune senior correspondentWhen the Chicago Tribune published the story last March of Shaquanda Cotton, the 14-year-old black girl from Paris, Texas, who was imprisoned for shoving a hall monitor at her high school, the article quickly provoked a national civil rights scandal...
Tribune senior correspondentThe acting executive director of the scandal-plagued Texas juvenile corrections system is reviewing the case of a troubled teenage girl from the small east Texas town of Paris whose prison sentence was extended for assaulting a guard despite mitigating...
Tags: Teen-agers, Prisons, Suicide, Punishment, Abusive Behavior
Tribune senior correspondentShaquanda Cotton, the black teenager in the small east Texas town of Paris whose prison sentence of up to 7 years for shoving a teacher's aide sparked nationwide controversy, was released Saturday. Her release, ordered by a special conservator...
Tags: Lawyers, Prisons, Teen-agers, Racism, Justice and Rights
There is renewed interest in lowering the drinking age from 21 to 18 years old. Those who support the plan are surprising some people. One hundred college presidents across the nation say lowering the legal age would stop binge drinking. The...
By definition, hospitals are supposed to boost our health. But they often do quite the opposite. An estimated 2 million Americans annually acquire infections in hospitals, and 90,000 of them die -- twice the number of those who die in all traffic...
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