Texas State lands 5 Phil Steele Preseason All-Sun Belt teams
Five Bobcats were selected to the Phil Steele 2022 Preseason All-Sun Belt football teams, Texas State announced Friday.Junior kicker Seth Keller led the way as a First Team pick.[San Marcos, TX] [Hays County news] Sports San Marcos News, San Marcos Record [Texas State]sanmarcosrecord.com
Man who sold weapon to suspect in Colleyville synagogue standoff charged with federal firearm crime
Federal prosecutors described Henry “Michael” Williams as being a felon who was not allowed to possess a firearm. He confirmed that he sold the weapon to the synagogue suspect in South Dallas, authorities said.
Texas hostages escaped synagogue as FBI SWAT team rushed in
An FBI official says that in the final moments of a 10-hour standoff with a gunman at a Texas synagogue, the remaining hostages and the officials trying to negotiate their release took “near simultaneous plans of action,” with the hostages escaping as an FBI tactical team moved in.
White House: Texas hostage-taker had raised no red flags
A White House spokeswoman says an armed British man who took four people hostage during a 10-hour standoff at a Texas synagogue that ended in his death entered the United States without raising any red flags during multiple checks against law enforcement databases.
Two men arrested in the U.K. connected to Texas synagogue attacker
Authorities in the U.K. say they arrested two men in connection with Saturday’s attack at a Texas synagogue. The suspect who held hostages during a nearly 11-hour standoff with law enforcement near Dallas was a 44-year-old old British citizen, according to the FBI. Omar Villafranca reports.news.yahoo.com
San Antonio Jewish community leaders react to synagogue hostage situation in Dallas area
Jewish community leaders in San Antonio are adding security measures in the aftermath of the Colleyville synagogue hostage situation on Saturday. The situation ended with the suspect, 44-year-old British national Malik Faisal Akram, dead and four hostages unharmed.
“They are us. There’s no distinction”: Terror of synagogue standoff is no isolated incident to Texas Jewish leaders
News of Congregation Beth Israel hostages' safe escape is met with intense relief, but communities feel pain and fear over the latest in a series of antisemitic attacks and incidents in Texas and beyond.
Hostages safe after standoff inside Texas synagogue; captor dead
A man held people hostage for more than 10 hours at a Texas synagogue where he could be heard ranting in a livestream and demanding the release of a Pakistani neuroscientist who was convicted of trying to kill U.S. Army officers in Afghanistan.
How a Black high school principal was swept into a “critical race theory” maelstrom in a mostly white Texas suburb
James Whitfield was put on paid leave about a month after being accused of teaching critical race theory. His future could soon be decided after an evidentiary hearing where he can argue his case to the school board.
Should we reopen? A Texas town relaxes coronavirus restrictions
For the record: A previous version of this article misidentified Southlake, Texas, Mayor Laura Hill as Karen Hill. A spokesman for the Texas attorney generals office said the mayors order wasnt in line with the governors. Colleyville, Texas, Chamber of Commerce President Chelsea Rose has been fielding questions from business owners about reopening this week. And well keep the door locked, she said, to ensure that walk-ins (still allowed under the mayors order) wait outside. AdvertisementWorkers clean the patio at a restaurant ahead of reopening to diners on Friday in Colleyville, Texas.latimes.com