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Texas State Senator Rodney Ellis spoke with Roland Martin on NewsOne Now about the conditions on the ground and the latest developments in the deadly historic Houston flooding.

Wesley Evans, 20, was likely hoping for a clean escape when he hid in his girlfriend's dishwasher. But he was caught one day after escaping custody at the Jasper Memorial Hospital on Tuesday, according to the New York Daily News.

Waleed Abushaaban, 12, was the subject of jokes and laughter by his fellow students when his English and Language Arts teacher allowed the students to watch the 2002 film, Bend It Like Beckham. After Abushaaban and other students laughed during the movie, the teacher told him he shouldn't laugh because everyone views the child as a terrorist.

The decision was made Monday after Sue Evenwel and Edward Pfenninger argued that only eligible voters should be counted, which can harm large urban communities consisting of non-voters and children, but benefit large districts with conservative and rural voters.

An assistant football coach from the Frisco, Texas school district has been accused of racially profiling Black and Hispanic players, even reportedly telling Black students he would hang them from a tree by their toes for misbehaving. As detailed by The Dallas Morning News, the incidents occurred as far back as April 2015 between Frisco Centennial assistant football […]

Ken Johnson, 35, opened fire while pursuing the fleeing teenagers, identified as Jose Cruz and Edgar Rodriguez, in his vehicle. The boys were allegedly attempting to break into an SUV, which was parked in his apartment building's parking lot.

A 19-year-old White teenager was arrested for a possibly racially motivated attack aimed towards an African-American woman running for sheriff in Beaumont, Texas.

​​ Ethan Couch, the Texas teen who’s “affluenza” case attracted national attention, can possibly face time in jail now that a judge has decided to try the 18-year-old as an adult. Couch was placed on 10 years probation for killing four people in a DUI crash in 2013. Defense claimed Couch suffered from “affluenza,” meaning […]

A Texas couple is facing a handful of charges for keeping a Nigerian nanny locked in their home without pay for over two years. The nanny, whose identity has not been revealed, was hired under false pretenses by Sandra and Chudy Nsobundu in September 2013. She was promised $100 every month as salary to clean their Houston area home […]

An unarmed, naked teenager identified as David Joseph, 17, was shot and killed by Austin police officer Geoffrey Freeman the morning of Feb. 8.

Charles Sebesta was disbarred for his conduct in the conviction of Anthony Graves, who spent 18 years in prison on charges.

An entire family of six was found dead in their Chicago-area home this week, including 10 and 13-year-old boys, The Chicago Tribune reports.