This week, after announcing yet another new tactic to curb domestic violence in the city, it’s clear that Dallas’s efforts could become a blueprint for other communities wanting to focus on this issue.
A gunbattle in Piedras Negras, which killed a Mexican police officer, prompted American officials to close two bridges in the city. This comes less than a month after an El Paso woman was hit by a stray bullet shot from Juárez.
Researchers from Texas A&M found that laws similar to Texas’s castle doctrine actually lead to more homicides instead of deterring crime.
Post-Ferguson, post-Eric Garner, post-Tamir Rice, relations between police and the people they’re tasked to protect and serve are especially strained—even as far from where those events happened as Texas.
After eight years of lobbying, the Texas Federation of Animal Care Societies finally got the law in effect.
The El Paso Times reported that as Juárez’s murder rate drops, funeral homes suffer, a story that elicited horrified reactions from the community.