1. Coming Soon in Texas – Legal Open Carry of Large Blades and Swords

      Texas lawmakers have decided to do away with laws that restrict the open carry of blades longer than five and half inches. From September 1, Samurai Jacks and Katana Joes can rub shoulders with reincarnations of Billy the Kid. According to Dianna Knipp, owner of Charlie’s Knife Shop in El Paso, “Some other states are looking at us as a return to the old Wild West”. She said, “I think it…Read More

  2. Austin and the state of Texas set for Legal Showdown on Issue of Anti Discrimination Housing Ordinance

    Austin City Council is all set for a legal showdown with the state of Texas over a law that prevents the city from enacting an anti-discrimination housing ordinance. Council Member Greg Casar said, “I believe that everyone deserves the freedom to be able to search for housing without discrimination". In 2014, the City Council issued an ordinance that prohibited landlords from differentiating on …Read More

  3. Taylor Nicole Ramirez Fatal Crash Trial Begins

    Last year, when mugshots of a smiling Taylor Nicole Ramirez went viral, there was little sympathy for her. A couple of days back, her case went to trial. She faces up to 20 years in jail if convicted for the death of David Salinas on Loop 499 in Harlingen. Ramirez faces charges of second-degree felony intoxication manslaughter with a vehicle. Video evidence shows that the victim, David Salinas, st…Read More

  4. Construction Worker Crushed to Death in South Austin

    Texas holds the dubious record of being the state with the most construction-related deaths in America. One construction worker dies every three days in the Lone Star state. There is one construction-related fatality every nine hours in the South. On Wednesday, 9th August, a construction worker in his 30s was crushed to death under a concrete slab. These slabs weigh between 30,000 and 40,000 pound…Read More

  5. Bestherbs Coffee LLC Recalls Instant Coffee Because of Viagra-like Ingredient in it

    According to the FDA, the New of Kopi Jantan Tradisional Herbs Coffee by Bestherbs Coffee LLC, a company from North Texas, contains a Viagra-like substance - desmethyl carbodenafil. The chemical is structurally similar to sildenafil. The coffee is supposed to be a male enhancement product but the label did not disclose Viagra-like effects. The chemical in the coffee may react with nitrates in medi…Read More

  6. Abilene Police Detective Officer Killed in Car Accident

    33-year old Elise Ybarra, a detective with Abilene police died at the scene of an accident on Sunday when the unmarked vehicle she was driving was hit by a Chevrolet pickup. Mrs. Ybarra and her two colleagues were traveling to a conference on crime prevention against children. The accident happened on Interstate 20 when the vehicle slowed down because of an accident that had happened further ahead…Read More

  7. 18-Wheeler Rollover Kills Woman Driver in Orange Grove

    Yesterday, on 9th August, an accident west of Orange Grove on FM 624, resulted in the death of a lady driving an 18-wheeler carrying 8,800 gallons of unleaded fuel, half of which spilled on to the road. The driver, pronounced dead on the scene, was an employee of Mission Petroleum Carriers. The accident site near County Road 308 was the scene of hectic activity as Department of Public Safety troop…Read More

  8. Dallas Police Suspends P320 Use, Sig Sauer Offers Upgrades, faces $7M Lawsuit in Connecticut

    Things are moving fast and in the wrong direction for New Hampshire-based gun manufacturer Sig Sauer. The Dallas Police Department suspended the use of the P320 handgun citing drop safety issues. Initially, Sig tried to brush aside the concerns stating “zero reported drop-related P320 incidents in the U.S. commercial market.” A gun blogger published test results that pretty much corroborated t…Read More

  9. Truck Accident Investigations In Texas

    When you are involved in a truck accident, we believe it is imperative that you reach out to a personal injury lawyer as soon as you possibly can. While you may not understand why this is so important, we have seen situations time and time again that prove this tactic works. When you do not contact an accident attorney right after your accident, you can bet that the outcome you wanted from the cas…Read More