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‘That makes me more powerful than Putin!’: Texas Gov. Greg Abbott boasts about the state economy and compares it to Russia’s
"The Texas economy is even larger than the economy of Russia," Gov. Greg Abbott said to a cheering audience. "That makes me more powerful than Putin!"
Police took 4 minutes to corner the Santa Fe shooter and 25 to capture him — here’s what we know about how the lengthy firefight went down...
School resource officers engaged with the shooter at a high school in Santa Fe, Texas, four minutes after gunshots were reported, then assumed positions in a hallway while the gunman was cornered in a classroom, authorities said. The officers have been hailed as heroes for their quick response.
Questions remain around the mysterious death of Rogelio Martinez, a border patrol agent who died in Texas last weekend after sustaining severe head injuries.
In a remarkable move on Monday, Texas preemptively sued a handful of local officials who had publicly opposed the ban.
Some officials say the new law will "strain the relationship between local law enforcement and these diverse communities."
"Such a divide between the local police and immigrant groups will result in increased crime against immigrants," six Texas police chiefs wrote in a letter.