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Rome // The U.S. Justice Department has told a Texas court that a lawsuit accusing Pope Benedict XVI of conspiring to cover up the sexual molestation of three boys by a seminarian should be dismissed because the pontiff enjoys immunity as head of state of...
Tags: The Pope, Heads of State, Government, Houston, Sexual Assault
Sun StaffFrom hurricane-ravaged Louisiana to cramped quarters in Houston's Astrodome to shelters in such states as New York, West Virginia and Utah. Such are the paths that victims of Hurricane Katrina are taking, as hundreds of thousands of dislocated...
Texas Tribune In the spring, public school students in Midland will cross what until very recently was the political third rail of sex education. For the first time, they will be taught about contraception — and how to practice safe sex. The West...
KIAHConservative Texas laws are tearing one Houston family apart. In 2004 William Flowers and his wife divorced. They both decided that the kids would stay with their mother. Last March, Flowers was married again. This time to Jim Evans in Connecticut,...
Tags: Judges, Justice System, Houston, Abusive Behavior
As his trial in the death of Michael Jackson approached, Dr. Conrad Murray found himself with an unlikely new cardiology patient — his own attorney. A battery of tests determined that the chest pains Ed Chernoff was experiencing were symptoms of...
Tags: Criminals, Minority Groups, Judges, Lawyers, Trials
Pop & HissBeyoncé's father/former manager, Mathew Knowles, has filed legal papers rejecting Live Nation's claim that he stole money from the singer, resulting in his termination. Earlier this year, Beyoncé announced that she had severed professional ties with her...
How ironic. A fire at a water plant is forcing residents to boil their water! The Bayer Water Plant located in old Town Spring caught fire on Friday. Now the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality is telling residents to boil their water anytime they...
GreenspaceWith continuing spill problems on the Keystone pipeline carrying oil extracted from Canada's tar sands to the U.S., there are growing demands for a broader review before any approval of a second Keystone XL pipeline, proposed to carry the controversial......
KIAHA horrific scene on the Sam Houston Tollway. A drunk driver kills a toll road employee. 48-year old Sheila Lindsey was standing in a closed toll lane on the Beltway near Antoine, cleaning the area near the toll booth. The Harris County Sherriff’...
KIAHIt's snake hunting season again in the lone star state. The senate passed a reptile bill which regulates hunters collecting the creepy-crawlies along Texas highways. In 2007, reptile hunters were rattled by a bill banning roadside hunting of the...
Tags: Hospitals and Clinics, Hunting
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