Archives

Texas Standard: October 18, 2019

This time it seems it’s for real: the Energy secretary caught up in an impeachment inquiry, is coming home to Texas. We’ll have the latest on the return of Rick Perry. Other stories were tracking: Fort Worth is the biggest city in Texas without a police oversight board. After last weekend’s police shooting of a…

Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

Texas Standard: July 23, 2019

It’s not just protesters in Puerto Rico. From Killeen to El Paso and beyond, Texans with ties to the territory join a push to get its governor to resign. We’ll have the latest. Also: El Chapo, the drug lord convicted in a U.S. court last week, ordered to forfeit a multibillion dollar fortune. But not…

Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

Texas Standard: February 13, 2019

A year after Parkland, what if anything is changing to make Texas schools safer? Five things you need to know about what happens next. Also: The end of El Chapo’s career, but not his cartel. After years of work to win convictions against the drug kingpin, what changes? We’ll take a look. And as many…

Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

Texas Standard: November 14, 2018

Fighting fire with…Texans. Crews from the Lone Star State travel west to help Californians battling historic blazes on several fronts. Also, some believe it could be both a watershed moment in the so-called drug war and a cultural moment – as the drug kingpin known as El Chapo heads to trial. Plus, are citizen militias…

Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

Texas Standard: May 10, 2016

No need to wait till the next legislative session, the bathroom wars of 2016 are on in Texas. We’ll explore… So the drug kingpin El Chapo gets moved to a lower security prison, just south of the Texas border. Now a Mexican judge gives the green light to extradition. Are you thinking what we are?…

Tags: , , , , , , , , ,

Texas Standard: March 15, 2016

Are you registered to vote? A lot of Texans thought they were, only to show up to the polls to find out differently. We’ll explain. Also- El Chapo’s being extradited to the US, but could this make Mexican drug cartels MORE dangerous? Plus a closer look at claims that the lowest oil prices are behind…

Tags: , , , , , , , , ,

Texas Standard: January 11, 2016

What El Chapo’s arrest means for US Mexico relations and why the heck was he hanging out in the jungle with Sean Penn? How did Hollywood manage to get shorty when law enforcement on both sides of the border said they couldn’t? Texas Governor Greg Abbott wants to rewrite the US Constitution, sort of… why…

Tags: , , , , , ,

Texas Standard: July 13, 2015

An undercover agent tells the Dallas Morning News: This is like Osama bin Laden escaping prison. The breakout and the fallout-today on the Texas standard. 4 people died at a Houston area pesticide plant in November. Now the feds issue charges and promise to send a message to the chemical industry. Crime surges in Texas…

Tags: , , , ,