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#Texas

# texas - Wednesday 16 September, 2015

This is how a Texas school explained why a boy was arrested for making a clock

The school used the opportunity to remind parents that their children shouldn’t bring ‘prohibited items’ to school.

Outrage after 14-year-old taken from school in handcuffs - for bringing a clock to class

He says that police officers said the clock, “looked like a movie bomb”.

# texas - Wednesday 2 September, 2015

Man accidentally shoots himself dead while posing for a selfie with a gun

Police say he was “handling a gun he believed to be unloaded.”

WATCH: Doctors save man's hand - by inserting it into his belly

“Kind of like a hoodie…”

Prosecutor says video shows police shooting man while his hands are in the air

In the video Gilbert Flores is seen outside a house with his arms raised before shots are fired and he falls.

# texas - Monday 10 August, 2015

The 5 at 5: Monday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock…

Man charged after eight members of Texas family shot dead

Daniel Conley is due to appear in court later today.

# texas - Sunday 9 August, 2015

Video emerges of Christian Taylor shortly before he was shot dead FBI This post contains videos

Video emerges of Christian Taylor shortly before he was shot dead

Today marks the first anniversary of Michael Brown’s death.

# texas - Saturday 1 August, 2015

Here's how to find your iPhone if it falls from a plane

More a case of “when” rather than “if”, really.

# texas - Thursday 23 July, 2015

Woman who died in Texas jail cell told police of previous suicide attempt

The woman’s family disputes this claim and their lawyer said social activists like Bland “don’t take their own life”.

# texas - Wednesday 22 July, 2015

The Texas woman who died in a jail cell was threatened with a Taser by police Dashcam This post contains videos

The Texas woman who died in a jail cell was threatened with a Taser by police

Questions remain over whether or not the arrest video was edited.

# texas - Thursday 16 July, 2015

'She would never do that to herself': Questions raised after woman found dead in jail cell Texas This post contains videos

'She would never do that to herself': Questions raised after woman found dead in jail cell

Sandra Bland has pulled over for a traffic offence but was arrested and charged with assaulting a police officer.

# texas - Tuesday 7 July, 2015

From The42 2 Irish lads were interviewed live on US TV in their GAA jerseys and it was gas Having The Craic

2 Irish lads were interviewed live on US TV in their GAA jerseys and it was gas

“I’d just like to say that I’m leaving my lucky Tipp jersey in Texas.”

# texas - Monday 6 July, 2015

Man shouts "f*ck those alligators", jumps into water, gets eaten by alligators

“He said “blank” the alligators and thereupon jumped into the water.”

# texas - Monday 29 June, 2015

Texas is fighting back against US marriage equality

The state’s attorney general said Texans ‘must speak with one voice against this lawlessness’.

# texas - Saturday 27 June, 2015

There's something a little spooky about this empty, 46-bedroom mansion

It would set you back €3.12 million.

# texas - Saturday 20 June, 2015

US presidential hopeful calls Charleston massacre an accident Oops This post contains videos

US presidential hopeful calls Charleston massacre an accident

The Republican governor said drugs, and not gun control, may be the real issue here.

# texas - Tuesday 16 June, 2015

From The Daily Edge Airport staff took a little boy's lost teddy on a wonderful adventure of its own Awfully Big Adventure

Airport staff took a little boy's lost teddy on a wonderful adventure of its own

Hobbes didn’t get a holiday – but he got something better.

# texas - Sunday 14 June, 2015

'You need a permit': Girls raising Father's Day funds told to shut down their lemonade stand

“I was a little confused,” 8-year-old Andria Green said.

# texas - Saturday 13 June, 2015

Dallas: Suspect in attack on police HQ killed, bombs found in van

A man opened fire on the Dallas police HQ from a number of positions – before leading officers on a chase away from the city.

# texas - Friday 12 June, 2015

From The Daily Edge Police shut down these little girls' lemonade stand, because joy is illegal Po Po Shut Us Down

Police shut down these little girls' lemonade stand, because joy is illegal

Who would call the cops on a pair of little girls? Who?

# texas - Thursday 11 June, 2015

Elderly man and his dog die after becoming 'trapped inside' Corvette

The car’s locking mechanism malfunctioned.

# texas - Tuesday 9 June, 2015

From The42 Carl Frampton is heading to Texas to fight a Mexican in the defence of his world title Stateside
From The Daily Edge This waitress' kind gesture to grieving parents has melted everyone's heart Heartwarming

This waitress' kind gesture to grieving parents has melted everyone's heart

Sometimes, the kindness overrides everything.

# texas - Sunday 7 June, 2015

WATCH: Texas cop throws black girl in a bikini to the ground, threatens teens with gun

The officer has been placed on “administrative leave” after a wave of outrage across America.

# texas - Friday 5 June, 2015

This man has just had the world's first skull transplant Noggin This post contains videos

This man has just had the world's first skull transplant

For good measure, Jim Boysen also got a new kidney and pancreas.

# texas - Thursday 21 May, 2015

Waco bikers hid guns in sacks of tortilla chips and down a toilet

A video from the scene shows bikers running into the bathroom and the kitchen during the shootout.

# texas - Monday 18 May, 2015

Police charge 170 after 'gruesome' shootout between biker gangs Waco This post contains videos

Police charge 170 after 'gruesome' shootout between biker gangs

Nine people died and 18 were wounded in the incident.

# texas - Wednesday 6 May, 2015

This school won't teach sex ed, now 20 of its students have chlamydia

The high school handbook instructs the promotion of abstinence over any other behaviour.

# texas - Tuesday 5 May, 2015

Islamic State militants say they've struck the US for the first time Texas Shooting This post contains videos

Islamic State militants say they've struck the US for the first time

The group says the US will see ‘the soldiers of the Islamic State do terrible things’.

# texas - Monday 4 May, 2015

WATCH: Meeting descends into laughter as mayor leaves mic on in the toilet

‘When nature calls, even the mayor has to go.’

Two men shot dead at US Mohammed cartoon event

The convention was attended by controversial Dutch far-right politician Geert Wilders.

# texas - Thursday 16 April, 2015

Texas executes sixth inmate this year after restocking lethal injection drug

Manuel Garza was sentenced to death for killing a police officer in February 2001 with the officer’s own gun.

# texas - Friday 3 April, 2015

This US state trooper's bosses really aren't happy about this photo

The officer was reprimanded for associating with a known criminal.

# texas - Monday 23 March, 2015

Irish Traveller held in US over $1 million insurance fraud murder

Anita Fox, a 72-year-old housekeeper, was stabbed seven times while at work.

# texas - Thursday 26 February, 2015

Enda Kenny is going to perform at a music festival in Texas*

*No word on whether or not he’ll actually sing.

# texas - Monday 23 February, 2015

Conjoined twins successfully separated after 24 hour surgery

Knatalye Hope and Adeline Faith Mata underwent the surgery in Texas Children’s Hospital.

# texas - Wednesday 14 January, 2015

Here's What Happened Today: Wednesday

The furious storm, Vincent Browne’s constituency debates and the ‘survivor’s edition’ of Charlie Hebdo all had people talking today.

Bus carrying 12 prisoners falls from Texas overpass onto train tracks

The Department of Public Safety could not give details on the number of deaths but said it was a fatal incident.

# texas - Wednesday 17 December, 2014

Video shows terrifying scenes inside airplane forced to make emergency landing

Passengers can be heard screaming and praying.