Judge keeps most Keystone XL pipeline work on hold

BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — A federal judge in Montana has largely kept in place an injunction that blocks a Canadian company from performing preliminary work on the stalled Keystone XL oil pipeline. U.S. District Judge Brian Morris on Friday denied a request by Calgary-based TransCanada to begin constructing worker camps for the 1,184-mile pipeline that […]

President Trump’s declaration of a “national emergency” to build a border wall is legal under the United States Constitution

President Trump’s declaration of a “national emergency” to build a border wall is legal under the United States Constitution

Image: President Donald Trump gestures to the audience as he heads to the Oval Office after speaking during an event in the Rose Garden at the White House in Washington, Friday, Feb. 15, 2019, to declare a national emergency in order to build a wall along the southern border. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh) Eric Yollick, The Golden Hammer […]

Employee being fired fatally shoots 5 co-workers in Illinois

AURORA, Ill. (AP) — A 15-year employee being fired from a suburban Chicago manufacturing company started shooting Friday, killing five co-workers and wounding five police officers before he was killed by police, authorities said. Aurora, Illinois, Police Chief Kristen Ziman said 45-year-old Gary Martin “was being terminated” before he started shooting at the Henry Pratt […]

Senator Creighton Co-Authors Governor Abbott’s Priority Mental Health Legislation

Austin, February 15 – Senator Creighton (R-Conroe) has joined Senator Jane Nelson (R-Flower Mound) supporting Senate Bill 10 establishing a partnership among Texas health institutions on statewide mental health initiatives. Senate Bill 10 will foster cooperation among health-related institutions, promote mental health research and strengthen judicial training on juvenile mental health. “The State of Texas continues […]

Conroe PD successfully seizes drugs during execution of search warrants

Conroe, February 15 – On Friday, February 15, 2019, the Conroe Police Department executed two narcotics search warrants in East Montgomery County.   The warrants were in conjunction with an ongoing narcotics investigation. The first of the two search warrants was executed at about 3:20 am in the 15800 block of Old Houston Road Conroe, Texas.  Multiple […]

Supreme Court agrees to rule quickly on citizenship question on census – AOL

Supreme Court agrees to rule quickly on citizenship question on census  AOL Supreme Court To Decide If 2020 Census Includes Citizenship Question  NPR Supreme Court agrees to take up 2020 census case  CNN Supreme Court to Hear Case on Census Citizenship Question  The New York Times Supreme Court takes up Trump administration’s plan to ask about citizenship in census  The […]

Trump asks angel moms to answer Jim Acosta question on border crisis: WATCH – Washington Examiner

Trump asks angel moms to answer Jim Acosta question on border crisis: WATCH  Washington Examiner Trump’s bizarre riff over border legal battle  CNN Trump scolds CNN’s Jim Acosta, as angel moms confront reporter in Rose Garden: ‘You have an agenda’  Fox News Analysis | Reporters tried to correct Trump’s incorrect data on immigration. It was … not effective.  The […]

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