A pair of Texas twin brothers are facing charges of drunk driving after a car accident on Sunday, Apr. 21. Two deputies were attending to a crash on Beltway 8 at Galveston Road when they faced another crash. In the original accident, a 19-year-old woman was killed after her car was hit by a toll road authority vehicle. Her vehicle was already stopped or moving very slowly at the time of the initial crash; the woman was in the passenger seat at the time. The 21-year-old man driving the car and the baby in the car's backseat were taken to the hospital.
Most shoppers in Texas are accustomed to the use of surveillance cameras in stores. However, some businesses are going a step further and creating digital records based on collected facial recognition data. Many stores are using this technology for security purposes to deter shoplifting and share accumulated data. This means someone perceived to be a security threat at one location could be barred from shopping at other businesses in that same data network.
The ongoing debate over whether graffiti should be considered art has not made any strides in making the act any less illegal. According to Texas law, defacing a property owner's land without their permission is a crime.
The first police officer phrase to come to your mind is probably, "You have the right to remain silent." But, in reality, should that right really be taken?
Texas and other states around the country establish drug free zones for a sole purpose: Protect children from exposure to drug distribution and drug use. While the intentions are good in nature, many individuals suffer harsher penalties after an arrest. Additionally, many people are unaware of what a drug free zone signifies.