Texas City Inches Toward Pushing Vaping And Smoking Age To 21

Daily Vaper | Steve Birr
Vape shop.Modern vaping device maintenance & upgrade parts in close up. Buy popular ecig vaper device. Electronic cigarette gadget for smoking ejuice. Focus on dripper head with wire. (Shutterstock/hurricanehank)

‘You’re an adult, but you can’t make adult choices?’

Texas Judge Rules Against State Ban On Sanctuary Cities

US | Anders Hagstrom
Texas Governor Greg Abbott speaks at Dallas's City Hall near the area that is still an active crime scene in downtown Dallas following the deaths of five police officers last night on July 8, 2016 in Dallas, Texas. (PHOTO: Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Texas argues the law is ‘undoubtedly constitutional’

8 Dead In Alleged Human Trafficking Case

US | Robert Donachie
A New York City Police Department (NYPD) investigator carries an evidence marker to a police vehicle where a gunman fatally shot a female New York City police officer in an unprovoked attack early on Wednesday in the city's Bronx borough, New York, U.S. July 5, 2017. REUTERS/Mike Segar

‘It was a mass casualty situation for us’

Texas Mayor Faces Backlash For Comments On Poverty

Politics | Amber Randall
A holy Bible Book is seen at the Spencerville Seventh Day Adventist Church in Silver Spring, Maryland November 4, 2015. REUTERS/Carlos Barria

‘Deliberately cruel and profoundly vicious’

Mayors Worried Bathroom Bill Will Hurt State's Economy

US | Amber Randall
A protest sign on a bathroom which helped lobby for the first gender-neutral restroom in the Los Angeles school district is seen at Santee Education Complex high school in Los Angeles, California, U.S., April 18, 2016. (REUTERS/Lucy Nicholson)

‘Huge, multi-million dollar impact’

Concealed Carry Permit Holder Stops Deadly Shooter At San Antonio Mall

US | Kerry Picket

Good guy with a gun stops bad guy with a gun

Homicides Are Surging In America's Biggest Cities

US | Eric Lieberman
Recent crime scene with chalk outline. [Shutterstock - Fer Gregory]

Chicago had more than New York and Los Angeles combined

Massive Sinkhole Swallows Two Cars, Kills Sheriff's Deputy

US | Eric Lieberman
Two cars fall into a sinkhole. [Screenshot/Facebook/Public - User: San Antonio Fire Department]

‘There was no way [she was] going to survive’

Texas Police Increase Protections For Officers

US | Amber Randall
Dallas police officer Eddie Coffey reacts while speaking at the funeral for Officer Lorne Ahrens in Plano, Texas, U.S. July 13, 2016. Five officers, including Ahrens, were killed in a shooting incident in Dallas July 7. REUTERS/Carlo Allegri

‘There is an officer there watching your back’

Suspect In Killing Of Texas Cop Apologizes, Says He Was 'Lashing' Out

US | Amber Randall
New York Police officers take part in a procession carrying the body of Sergeant Paul Tuozzolo, who was fatally shot in a shootout, at the Jacobi Medical Center in the neighborhood of Bronx in New York, November 4, 2016. REUTERS/Eduardo Munoz

‘I lashed out at somebody who didn’t deserve it’

Four Police Officers Shot In 24 Hours

US | Amber Randall
Photo Credit: (REUTERS/Eduardo Munoz)

‘Series of violent attacks against law enforcement officers’

San Antonio Buys A Toilet For The Price Of A House

US | Blake Neff
Dirty toilet with money. Credit: iordani/Shutterstock

Hey, it’s a nice toilet

Latest Texas Police Chief To Be Targeted Has A Few Choice Words On Violence Against Cops

US | Casey Harper

‘This is not open season on police officers’

ANOTHER Texas Police Department Takes Gunfire

US | Casey Harper
Police, FeyginFoto, Shutterstock

‘We don’t know what the motive was’

Violent Crime And Murders Are On The Rise In These Major US Cities

US | Alex Pfeiffer
A Cook County Sheriff's police car patrols the exterior of the Cook County Jail in Chicago, Illinois, January 12, 2016. REUTERS/Jim Young

Up almost double in San Antonio

San Antonio Cop Fired After Body Slamming 12-Year-Old

Education | Blake Neff
San Antonio cop Joshua Kehm after slamming a sixth grade student to the ground [YouTube screengrab/https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=__GRdC_J_ng]

Use excessive force, get forced out

Police Respond To Shooter At Lackland Air Force Base, 2 Confirmed Killed

Defense | Russ Read
U.S. F-22 stealth fighter jets fly over Osan Air Base in Pyeongtaek, South Korea, February 17, 2016. REUTERS/Kim Hong-Ji

Attack coincided with a basic military training graduation ceremony