It took just over a week, but the first "you've got to be kidding me" story of 2014. We usually don't highlight stories like this because there are plenty of tabloid news outlets in Texas and across the nation. But with last week's brutally cold weather, and the legal implications that can come about, the story is worth telling.
Tabloid news outlets are buzzing after Chris Brown’s latest arrest. The R&B singer was arrested over the weekend in Washington, D.C. According to a number of media reports, Brown and one of his bodyguards allegedly assaulted a photographer who tried to snap a photo as Brown was exiting a hotel in downtown D.C.
It is not common for a sitting judge to be charged with a crime. After all, judges are carefully vetted and held to high ethical standards, as they are trusted with the responsibility of interpreting laws and determining who will prevail in civil (and criminal) proceedings. Nevertheless, it happens. When it does, it can be very embarrassing and disappointing at the same time.