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  • Former employees suing Shipley Do-Nuts over alleged sexual harassment, racial discrimination

    HOUSTON – Things aren’t looking too sweet for Shipley Do-Nuts. The Houston-based pastry chain is at the center of a civil rights lawsuit. Harris County court documents show at least three women, all former employees, claim sexual harassment and racial and gender discrimination against the company’s co-owner, Lawrence Shipley III. The women are accusing Shipley of inappropriately touching their rear ends while hugging them and staring at their body parts. All this is alleged to have gone down before they […]

  • Kim Jon Un meets with South Korean intelligence chiefs, USS Carl Vinson arrives in Vietnam

    NORTH KOREA – Just one week after the Winter Olympics, in Pyongyang, North and South Korea are making steps forward to diplomacy. High-level South Korean delegates went to North Korea and met with Kim Jong Un, Monday and one hot topic they’re hoping to diffuse is nuclear weapons. President Trump says if the U.S. and North Korea will work together they have to get rid of their nuclear weapons program. This is the first time since 2011 Jong Un has […]

  • Gov. Abbott awards first responders at Houston Livestock Show & Rodeo

    HOUSTON – It wasn’t just any old Monday at the Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo. It was First Responders Appreciation Day. Police officers, firefighters, paramedics, and their families all got in free on Monday. “This is the third time we’ve celebrated this day at the show but its never taken on the meaning that it does this year after Hurricane Harvey,” said Joel Crowley, president & CEO of the Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo. Houston Mayor Sylvester Turner said, “It is […]

  • Valentine’s Day spending expected to reach $19.6 billion

    WASHINGTON, D.C. – When it comes to Valentine’s Day, lovers not only open their hearts to each other, but also their wallets — like big time, with a ‘B’ —  as in billions. The National Retail Federation says this year, V-Day spending is expected to reach $19.6 billion. That includes “puppy love” for your four-legged friends. However, what says “I love you” more than jewelry? it shines at the top of the list at nearly five billion bucks ($4.7 billion […]

  • New Hampshire professor argues student Australia is not a country, gives zero on assignment

    MANCHESTER, NH – Geography, pop quiz.  Is Australia a country or a continent? For Southern New Hampshire University student, Ashley Arnold, it meant the difference between passing and failing an assignment. The project compared social media use in a foreign country to the United States, and she chose Australia. When she got her assignment back, she says she was graded a zero. The unnamed professor claimed that Australia was not a country, but a continent. If you’re confused, it’s actually both. […]

  • Package thieves get unknowingly steal box with 500 live cockroaches inside

    MARINA, Calif— Mail thieves in one California town, hoping to get lucky with tax return info, ended up with a creepy surprise. “This particular time I ordered cockroaches,” said the victim, Rosalinda Vizina. The crooks swiped a package with some 500 live cockroaches inside. Vizina is an entomologist who is doing a study on the critters, but she won’t be doing it with that batch. “One of these boxes had been left open. It looked like it was pried open. […]

  • Texas chop shop raid leads to arrests of Ayran Brotherhood gang members, police say

    SAN JACINTO COUNTY, Texas- Early Friday morning, police from several agencies raided a junk yard on Our Road in Shepherd, Texas, just off Highway 59, north of Cleveland. “We’ve recovered approximately nine stolen vehicles in various stages of being cut up and disposed of,” said Lt. John Sanchez with Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office. Montgomery county task force says at least five people are in custody facing felony charges. Lt. Sanchez added, “Our belief is that they are members of the […]

  • Is your home security system worth the money? DIY or go with a pro?

    HOUSTON – What makes you feel safe in your home? Whether you live behind security gates, or if your street is patrolled, crime is always as close as your back door. How prepared are you when it shows up unannounced? No matter how safe you think your home is, it’s not off-limits to criminals. The Harris County Sheriff’s Office reported 2,735 breaking and entering crimes between July 30th and December 31st 2017. 2018 has already started off with a home […]

  • Protesters rally outside Sen. John Cornyn’s Houston office for support of clean DACA bill

    HOUSTON – Friday, protesters stormed outside Texas Republican Senator John Cornyn’s Houston office at 5300 Memorial Drive, calling for support for the DREAM Act. “We are urging for Senator Cornyn to support a DREAM Act now, not tomorrow, not by March. Now, and for him to either vote yes for DREAM Act or No to the CR spending bill if it doesn’t have a Dream Act attached,” said DACA recipient Franklin Enriques. Immigration advocates hope that Congress will act soon […]