Tag: Waller County

War on Police: Father of Executed Dallas Cop Sues BLM, Soros

The father of one of the officers executed in Dallas in July at a Black Lives Matter protest filed a lawsuit on Monday against Black Lives Matter, Rev. Al Sharpton, Nation of Islam leader Louis Farrakhan, and others charging that they inflamed and inspired a “War on Police.”

Texas AG Fires Off Brief in Waller Courthouse Gun Carry Lawsuit

The Texas Attorney General has fired off a brief in the litigation over the right to bear arms in the Waller County Courthouse complex. AG Ken Paxton urges that “Both the law and sound public policy against the chilling of protected speech demand dismissal of Waller County’s claim. He also urges that the Waller County court is without jurisdiction to determine the issue.

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Texas Taxpayers Bear Brunt of Sandra Bland Legal Settlement

HOUSTON, Texas — Texas taxpayers will be paying higher insurance rates because of the cost of defending a nuisance lawsuit, a Waller County plaintiff’s lawyer says. Waller County has reportedly settled the lawsuit with Sandra Bland’s mother for $1.9 million. The Texas Department of Public Safety was not a party to the settlement.

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Armed Protest Planned After Texas County Targets Open Carry Activist

HOUSTON, Texas — Texas gun rights activists are converging on the Waller County, Texas, courthouse to protest what they are calling the “tyrannical” actions of the district attorney there. The D.A. sued the founder of Texas Carry, a gun rights organization that sent notices to 76 government entities complaining that officials are violating the law by excluding licensed to carry (LTC) holders. The Second Amendment activists will be engaging in an “open carry protest.”

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Gag Order Sought in Sandra Bland Case

HOUSTON, Texas — The lawyers who are defending Waller County and the State of Texas in a lawsuit brought by Sandra’s Bland’s mother are seeking a gag order in the case. One of the lawyers for Bland’s estate and Bland’s mother has been quoted repeatedly in the Houston Chronicle in recent days.

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Video Shows Moments Surrounding Ambush of Houston-area Deputy

HOUSTON, Texas — Video has been released showing the ambush of the Houston-area constable who was shot on Wednesday as he was kneeling by a deputy trainee’s patrol car. The ambush occurred after a routine traffic stop in Houston’s Third Ward, a neighborhood known for violent crime. A person of interest has been questioned.

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Post-Sandra Bland Recommendations for Law Enforcement Made

A committee formed as a result of the death of Sandra Bland in a small county jail in Texas has just been released. The report makes recommendations on inmate screening, jail procedures, inmate mental health problems, and other law enforcement related issues.

No Indictments in Sandra Bland Case

HOUSTON, Texas – A special prosecutor in the Sandra Bland case, and the head of a commission that has looked into the procedures in Waller County, Texas, has confirmed that a grand jury has declined to indict the Waller County

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Black Panther Claims ‘Off the Pigs’ Doesn’t Mean ‘Kill Cops’

HOUSTON, Texas – A Texas Black Panther leader claims the shouts at a recent protest of “off the pigs” were not threats to kill cops, but rather were calls for the police to stay out of black neighborhoods. The comment came during an airing of Houston based Fox 26’s Isiah Factor Uncensored in response to a Breitbart Texas video that caught a group of heavily-armed Black Panthers shouting “Off the Pigs,” and “Oink Oink … Bang Bang!”

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Video — #BlackLivesMatter Protest Turns Violent in Texas

At the end of what was supposed to be a non-violent rally supporting the life of Sandra Bland, a violent confrontation broke out between some of the protesters and Waller County Sheriff’s Office deputies. A small group of people barged into the lobby of the sheriff’s office and began shouting and pounding on windows and doors, according to officials. The group had to be forcibly removed by deputies.

Sandra Bland Protest: All White People Should Be Killed

WALLER COUNTY, Texas — Breitbart Texas was at the Waller County Sheriff’s Office county jail Saturday evening when a protester told reporters and others present, that all white people should be killed. She also called white people and reporters, “terrorists.” Her orders

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Anonymous to Protest Saturday in 35 US Cities — Threaten Cops, ‘No Mercy for Murderers’

A YouTube video message purportedly by the group Anonymous has issued a warning for U.S. police chiefs, Waller County police, and in particular, the Waller County Sheriff’s Department. In a threatening demand, the group told the Waller Sheriff’s Office, “We all know where you live. No mercy for murders.” The group plans protests in 35 cities throughout the U.S. on Saturday, August 8th.

Sandra Bland’s Family Files Federal Lawsuit

The mother of Sandra Bland wasted no time in filing a federal civil rights lawsuit on behalf of herself and Bland’s estate. Bland committed suicide in a Waller County jail after being arrested by a Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) trooper for a traffic violation and assaulting a police officer.