Alabama is taking new measures to protect law enforcement from becoming the victims of violent and potentially deadly attacks. This week Rep. John Rogers (D. Birmingham) urged his fellow lawmakers to pass new legislation identifying police officers as a protected group in order to prosecute criminals who attack them more severely. Speaking to WBRC Fox6 in Birmingham, Rogers said “It is a hate crime because it attacks a certain class of individuals: police officers.” Rogers…"Alabama Passes A Bill That Considers An Attack On An Officer A Hate Crime. Do You Support This?"
Domestic spats can happen to even the strongest of couples, and sometimes they arise over seemingly trivial matters. For the most part, these types of rows get resolved when cooler heads prevail. As the Daily Mail reports, cooler heads did not prevail for this 19-year-old man in Scotland, and he viciously beat his 18-year-old girlfriend for a completely nonsensical reason. James McCourt seemingly lost his mind and flew into a fit of rage. He beat…"MAN BEATS GIRLFRIEND SENSELESS – POLICE DISGUSTED BY HIS REASON WHY"
Rhinecliff, N.Y., Amtrak station, just north of New York City on the Hudson, on Wednesday. Rhinecliff saw almost 2 feet of snow from this week’s storm and had all of it still and more on the tracks including whatever drifting happened. The video shows that the force of the snow pummels people to the ground. Watch in slow motion as several people taking videos are knocked over. Shout-out to Craig Oleszewski, for sharing the video.…"Choo Choo! All aboard the Avalanche express!"
Not all heroes wear capes, and not all heroes are big and muscly. Some of them are two years old and wear nappies. It landed on top of Brock and trapped him, pinning him to the ground. So twin brother Bowdy used all his strength to lift it off him. Their father, Ricky, posted the video on Facebook saying: ‘I’ve been a little hesitant to post this. But I feel it’s not only to bring…"Boy, 2, saves his twin from being crushed by fallen dresser"
Our bodies are full of toxins. Nowadays, we have a very busy and unhealthy lifestyle. That can be caused by various factors such as improper diet and stress. We have to change something and help the improvement of our overall health. You need to take the process of detoxification very seriously if you want to protect the health of the liver, which is one of the most important organs in our body. In order to…"Your Liver Will Be Renewed If You Just Take One Glass of This…"
Photo: Andrew Czap Or wannabe Texan… 1. Hit up Cooper’s in Llano for some BBQ. Some adventures require meat and many consider @coopersbbqatx the best in TX. #motorrad #f800gs #bbq #adv A post shared by Geländesport (GS) (@gelandesport) on Feb 18, 2017 at 5:14pm PST The Lone Star State has its fair share of barbecue, but all Texans universally agree that Cooper’s is the place to go for BBQ. Once you smell the hickory from…"20 things every self-respecting Texan needs to do before they die"
KLTV.com – Tyler, Longview, Jacksonville |ETX News AUSTIN, TX (KLTV) – A resolution filed in the Texas House of Representatives would make breakfast tacos the official breakfast item of the Lone Star State. The resolution, which was filed Thursday in the 85th Legislature, states the taco can feature any ingredients as long as it includes a tortilla and is eaten for breakfast. House Concurrent Resolution 92, authored by Haltom City republican Stephanie Klick, places breakfast…"State lawmaker seeks designation of breakfast taco as ‘official breakfast item’ of Texas"
Briscoe Center For American History The oldest known picture of Texas just so happens to be a picture of the state’s most famous landmark: The Alamo. Taken in San Antonio in 1849, this picture featuring three men standing in front of the precious piece of American history is widely believed to be the oldest picture in the state. It’s also the only known picture of the Alamo prior to its 1850 reconstruction, when the U.S.…"This Photo of the Alamo is the Oldest Known Photo of Texas"
immy White, 52, always dreamed of having his own amusement park. And three years ago, when he found out he was going to become a grandfather, he decided to make it happen in his own back yard. “Growing up, I didn’t have much,” White told ABC News. “But I always knew I wanted to build my grandchildren a roller coaster.” Now White’s back yard in Decatur, Texas has an amusement park that he built himself,…"Texas grandpa builds amusement park in backyard"
If you’ve eaten breakfast in Texas then you’ve probably heard of kolaches. However, if you have not yet had the otherworldly pleasure of eating a few kolaches, then pay close attention. You want to make sure that when you try your first one it is an authentic piece of Czech history and not something that us Texans have simply deemed “kolach”. Katey Psencik a Czech descendent and Texan, presented her case to the readers of…"A Czech-Texan’s Plea: ‘Stop Calling Sausage Pastries Kolaches’"