The official oppression trial of Beaumont police officer Jason Cody Guedy began with strong opening statements from Jefferson County Assistant Criminal District Attorney Ed Shettle and defense attorney Mitch Adams and testimony about high-crime areas in the city.
Archive | November, 2010
November 30, 2010
November 29, 2010
Three men and three women — all of them white except one black man and one black woman — will begin hearing testimony Tuesday morning in the official oppression trial of Beaumont police officer James Cody Guedry.
November 21, 2010
Redistricting may seem a dry subject in high school civics class, but a large and passionate group of Houston-area folks turned out for a hearing Saturday morning to discuss just that.
November 12, 2010
Houston Mayor Annise Parker said Friday she uncomfortably found herself becoming part of the recent Texas gubernatorial race in which Republican incumbent Rick Perry handily defeated her predecessor, Democrat Bill White.
November 4, 2010
The chair of the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality on Thursday defended the state agency’s position in its battle with the federal Environmental Protection Agency over the use of “flexible permits” for industrial facilities.
November 2, 2010
A state representative, joking that his remarks could put him in imminent harm from his colleagues, said Monday he expects the mission of the Texas Commisson on Environmental Quality will remain primarily focused on protecting economic interests more than the environment after next year’s legislative session.
November 1, 2010
Attorneys for former Enron President Jeffrey Skilling and the government argued today over whether a U.S. Supreme Court decision that the government used an invalid legal theory during his 2006 trial means that he should be retried on all 19 counts for which he was convicted.