Juan’s Recent Stories
Nation Jun 16U.S. Supreme Court halts Texas execution over clergy question
The U.S. Supreme Court has granted a reprieve to a Texas inmate scheduled to die for fatally stabbing an 85-year-old woman more than two decades ago, continuing a more than four-month delay of executions in the nation's busiest death penalty…
Nation Jun 09WATCH: George Floyd, whose death energized a movement, laid to rest in Houston
Floyd was lovingly remembered Tuesday as “Big Floyd” — a father and brother, athlete and mentor, and now a force for change — at a funeral for the black man whose death has sparked a global reckoning over police brutality…
Nation Jun 08WATCH: Memorial service and visitation for George Floyd takes place in Houston
The last chance for the public to say goodbye to George Floyd has drawn thousands of mourners to a church in his native Houston.
Nation Jan 242 dead after warehouse explosion rocks Houston
A massive explosion early Friday leveled a warehouse in Houston and damaged nearby buildings and homes.
Nation Jan 11Storms sweep southern US, Midwest as death toll rises to 11
Severe storms sweeping across southern portions of the U.S. and up into the Midwest were blamed Saturday in the deaths of at least 11 people, including two first responders, as high winds, tornadoes and unrelenting rain battered large swaths of…
Nation Nov 15Texas appeals court blocks inmate Rodney Reed’s execution
Reed's efforts to stop his execution have received support from such celebrities as Beyoncé, Kim Kardashian and Oprah. Lawmakers from both parties, including Texas GOP Sen. Ted Cruz, have also asked that officials take a closer look at the evidence…
Nation Sep 20Imelda leaves 4 dead in Texas as waters recede
The National Weather Service said preliminary estimates suggested that Jefferson County was deluged with more than 40 inches of rain in a span of just 72 hours.
Nation Sep 19Hundreds of water rescues take place as Imelda soaks Texas
Forecasters say some places could see 40 inches or more this week.
Nation May 06Trial to determine if government liable for Hurricane Harvey flooding
Residents allege their properties became storage facilities used by the federal government to hold water from the two dams run by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers.
Nation Sep 15$2.5M bond for Border Patrol agent in killings of 4 in Texas
Juan David Ortiz, 35, an intel supervisor for the Border Patrol, was charged with four counts of murder and aggravated assault and unlawful restraint.