Fun & Games in Leon County

During the last mid-term campaign Alec Johnson ran for the office of Texas State Representative of District 11 which includes Cherokee, Nacogdoches, and Rusk counties in East Texas.  One of his campaign issues were public corruption.  In several press conferences and a debate with Travis Clardy issues were raised.  He was broadcast on an ABC

by Aunt Crabby Buffalo Texas Leon County Court; where justice comes to a screeching halt   A toxic family dispute has erupted again spreading hazardous substance from southern Freestone County to Centerville.  The long-time county narcotics trafficker has been seeing another woman which has enraged his long-time wife.  She has rallied her “kin” and the

Cartel Corruption in McAllen Texas

by Ildefonso Ortiz and Brandon Darby MCALLEN, Texas – An ex-bailiff for a Texas county judge pleaded guilty to drug conspiracy charges for his role in helping a violent gang with ties to Mexico’s Gulf Cartel. The Texas lawman is facing a possible sentence of life in prison for his role in forging court documents and

For white Christian Republican pastors stung by election results, it is no longer enough to just say Democrats are wrong. The Democratic Party is “basically godless,” a former president of the Southern Baptist Convention said in defeat on election night. Pastor Ed Young of Houston is not the only pastor saying that. The leader of the Houston-based

When 21-year-old Christopher Precopia met with a recruiter to enlist in the U.S. Army in October, he was rejected because of the violent offense for which he had been charged last year. Precopia, of Williamson County, Tex., was arrested Sept. 22, 2017, after his ex-girlfriend told police that he’d broken into her home and assaulted

Missing man may have been abducted

Michael Chambers, 70, disappeared in 2017 from his Hunt County home in Quinlan, about 40 miles east of Dallas. Deputies said after an initial investigation, they believe he may have been taken against his will after they found blood in his shop outside his home. Investigators say he was known to carry money but do not

by Johnnie Belle Reagan As an investigative reporter I spend hours and hours doing research on stories.  You hear and read a lot of information and some of that information isn’t important at the time.  As I sat watching the Local News last night listening to an investigative report about Railroad Commissioner Christi Craddick and

Injustice in Kendall County Texas

In the spring of 2005, Air Force Colonel Philip Michael Shue was laid to rest at Arlington National Cemetery with full military honors. Shue was 54 when a violent car crash took his life two years earlier. His vehicle struck some trees alongside a Texas interstate highway, not far from San Antonio. But even as

by Ty Clevenger http://lawflog.com/?m=201810   The State Bar of Texas’s Office of Chief Disciplinary Counsel (“OCDC”) apparently wants to send me a message.  For years now, I’ve blogged about cronyism and corruption in the state bar, and I recently blogged about OCDC’s refusal to investigate a lawyer who purported to have been retained by a dead woman.

Anybody who has watched at least one episode of Law & Order knows that in America, anyone accused of a crime is considered “innocent until proven guilty.” That’s the way it should be, at least. When a person is accused of a crime, the burden of proof belongs to the accuser. But what most people