Bill Clinton remembers Bill Richardson as skilled, informal US diplomat: 'The bad guys liked him'
Ex-President Bill Clinton is eulogizing former New Mexico Gov. Bill Richardson as a groundbreaking Latino politician and unorthodox master diplomat who could coax good things out of dictators and despots.
Bill Richardson is mourned in New Mexico after globe-trotting career, lies in state at Capitol
Friends and admirers of former Gov. Bill Richardson are mourning the hard-charging politician whose career spanned the globe, from mountain villages of northern New Mexico as a youthful congressman to the United Nations and a litany of countries on unofficial diplomatic missions that often helped free imprisoned Americans.
After Uvalde school shooting, new laws address police training, response to active shooters
The stuttered and calamitous police response to the Robb Elementary School shooting stunned the entire country and prompted lawmakers to address gaps in police training and response to school shootings. Lawmakers recently passed several laws that add training requirements for officers and call for better coordination in rural counties.
Judge declines to approve Hyundai/Kia class action settlement, noting weak proposed remedies
A federal judge on Wednesday declined to approve a proposed settlement in a class-action lawsuit prompted by a surge in Hyundai and Kia vehicle thefts, saying it fails to provide “fair and adequate” relief to vehicle owners.
Prosecutors weigh second gun analysis in fatal shooting of cinematographer by Alec Baldwin
Prosecutors have received a second expert analysis of the revolver fired in the fatal shooting of a cinematographer by Alec Baldwin on the set of a Western film in New Mexico, as they weigh whether to refile charges against the actor.
No drug test for 'Rust' movie armorer in upcoming trial over fatal shooting by Alec Baldwin
The former weapons supervisor on the set of the movie “Rust” won’t have to take a drug test as she confronts charges of evidence tampering and involuntary manslaughter in the shooting death of a cinematographer by actor Alec Baldwin.
Witness fears industry retaliation for testimony in fatal shooting on Alec Baldwin production
Special prosecutors in the shooting death of a cinematographer on the set of the Alec Baldwin film “Rust” are asking to shield the name of a witness from public disclosure as they pursue charges against a movie weapons specialist.
'Rust' weapons supervisor charged with dumping drugs on day of Alec Baldwin shooting
The weapons supervisor charged with involuntary manslaughter in the shooting death of a cinematographer on the set of the Alec Baldwin film “Rust” has been charged with passing drugs to someone else on the day of the shooting.
New law brings families of Santa Fe mass shooting victims closer to answers
After five years, families of those killed and wounded during the Santa Fe mass shooting are one step closer to getting answers. Several family members met with Galveston County District Attorney Jack Roady Tuesday to learn what evidence in the case he will allow them to review.
Santa Fe evidence bill headed to Gov. Abbott’s desk week before 5th anniversary of mass shooting
One week before the fifth anniversary of the Santa Fe High School mass shooting, relatives of those killed and wounded are celebrating a hard fought victory at the state capitol. A bill that will allow family members of crime victims to see certain pieces of evidence prior to trial is headed to Gov. Greg Abbott’s desk for his signature.
After years of little progress, Texas gun control and safety advocates see some small openings for dialogue at the Capitol
Many bills that would limit access to firearms or ammunition likely won’t become law anytime soon. But people who advocate at the Texas Capitol see emerging signs that there’s appetite for finding some middle ground.
Lawsuit: Guards beat, taunt inmate with, 'You can't breathe'
An advocacy group for prisoners’ rights has filed a civil rights lawsuit against corrections officers who allegedly ignored requirements that they videotape a prison-cell encounter with an inmate, who says he was sexually abused, beaten without provocation and taunted with words that evoked the 2020 death of George Floyd at the hands of police.
Santa Fe families push for passage of evidence bill
Family members of those killed and wounded during the mass shooting at Santa Fe High School continue fighting for the release of information about what exactly happened in May 2018. A proposed law would yield some of those answers, but a hearing on the bill was canceled at the last minute this week.
Survivors, family members of victims from Santa Fe High School massacre win lawsuit against online seller who provided 17-year-old shooter with ammunition
An online ammunition seller has reportedly reached an agreement with the survivors of the Santa Fe High School shooting and several family members of the deceased victims.
Alec Baldwin has been charged with manslaughter in fatal shooting on the set of ‘Rust,’ D.A. says
Oscar-nominated actor Alec Baldwin was charged with involuntary manslaughter in the fatal shooting of cinematographer Halyna Hutchins on the New Mexico set of the Western movie “Rust,” prosecutors said Thursday.
KPRC 2 Investigates: The gaps in school safety and what educators need to close them
After eight students and two teachers were murdered at Santa Fe high school in 2018, state legislators passed more than a dozen laws. None of those laws prevented Uvalde and pressure is mounting for lawmakers to address lingering gaps in school security.
60 curators, 1 show: Native Americans pick favorite pottery
Native American artists, political leaders and storytellers are the final arbiters of taste and style for a traveling exhibition of pottery from the Pueblo Indian region of the Southwestern U.S. They've plucked their favorite pieces from institutional collections in New Mexico and New York that didn’t always defer to Indigenous perspectives.
She survived the Santa Fe shooting, then visited Uvalde to comfort the newest members of a growing circle linked by tragedy
Wounded in the Santa Fe High School shooting, Flo Rice has found an online community of mass shooting survivors who help each other cope and heal. Uvalde residents are starting to join them.
Kyle Rittenhouse now says he’s going to Blinn College, after Texas A&M said he’s not a student at their school
Rittenhouse corrected himself on Monday saying he was attending the Brenham-based community college. Over the weekend, he made a splash when Texas A&M refuted his claim he was an incoming Aggie.
Confronted with mass shootings, Texas Republicans have repeatedly loosened gun laws
Gov. Greg Abbott and other Republican leaders signaled an openness to some gun restrictions after recent mass shootings. But in the last several years, lawmakers have eased gun laws, most notably by passing a permitless carry bill last year.