Juan’s Recent Stories
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.
Nation May 29Classes resume at Texas school for first time since shooting
Tuesday marked the first day of class at Santa Fe High School since the mass shooting that left eight students and two substitute teachers dead. Students who had classes in the area of the May 18 shooting were first allowed…
Nation May 20Texas lieutenant governor calls for ‘hardening’ of schools
Texas Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick called Sunday for a "hardening" of the nation's school buildings in the wake of the attack by a 17-year-old student who killed 10 people at a high school near Houston.
Politics Apr 20Mourners line up to pay final respects to Barbara Bush
Many women waiting in line wore blue, Barbara Bush's favorite color, and pearls, her go-to neckwear jewelry.
Nation Mar 247 months after Harvey, flood-control projects’ fate unclear
Large-scale projects long considered essential to easing Houston's flooding woes went to the top of the area's to-do list after Hurricane Harvey inundated large swaths of the nation's fourth-largest city.
Nation Jun 10Warship USS Gabrielle Giffords commissioned in Texas
The Navy's newest combat ship was put into active service following a commissioning ceremony Saturday, named after former Arizona congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords, who was injured during a 2011 shooting.
Politics Nov 04Mayor: Fight not over for Houston nondiscrimination measure
Houston Mayor Annise Parker has rallied supporters of a defeated ordinance that would have established nondiscrimination protections for gay and transgender people in the city, telling them the fight isn’t over.
Nation Feb 17Federal judge stalls Obama’s executive action on immigration
HOUSTON — The White House promised an appeal Tuesday after a federal judge in Texas temporarily blocked President Barack Obama's executive action on immigration and gave a coalition of 26 states time to pursue a lawsuit aiming to permanently stop…
Politics Jun 13Bowe Bergdahl returns to U.S. for treatment after 5 years of Taliban captivity
Bowe Bergdahl, the Army sergeant who has been recovering in Germany after five years as a Taliban captive in Afghanistan, returned to the United States early Friday to continue his medical treatment. A Pentagon spokesman, Navy Rear Adm. John Kirby,…