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253 people killed in Sri Lanka Easter bombing

253 people killed in Sri Lanka Easter bombing

May 20, 2019

Nine suicide bombers killed at least 253 people and left nearly 500 injured at three Christian churches, three luxury hotels, and a private residence in Sri Lanka on Easter Sunday. All suspects have either been arrested or are dead. “We never expected it to be so big," Hemas...

Nipsey Hussle is shot and killed after leaving impact on his community

Nipsey Hussle is shot and killed after leaving impact on his community

April 29, 2019

Rapper Nipsey Hussle, 33, was fatally shot outside his Los Angeles clothing store on Sunday, March 31. Two others were wounded as well during the incident. Suspected shooter Eric Holder, 29, shot Hussle twice and began to walk away until Hussle spoke to him. Holder became ...

U.S. District Judge raises controversy after declaring male-only Selective Service unconstitutional

U.S. District Judge raises controversy after declaring male-only Selective Service unconstitutional

April 22, 2019

U.S. District Judge Gray Miller decided a male-only draft was unconstitutional through a ruling that was sent to Congress on Feb. 22. Miller believes a male-only Selective Service System (SSS) violates Fifth Amendment Equal Protection principles. Selective Service righ...

Scientists capture first-ever image of a black hole

Scientists capture first-ever image of a black hole

April 11, 2019

Scientists captured the first-ever picture of a black hole yesterday. The image, now all over the internet, displays a dark shadow surrounded by an orange ring of light. "We have seen what we thought was unseeable," Sheperd Doeleman, director of the Event Horizon Telescope ...

Texas legislative committees meet to prevent another Deer Park chemical fire

Texas legislative committees meet to prevent another Deer Park chemical fire

April 10, 2019

Texas legislative committees began searching  last Friday for information on how to prevent another major chemical fire from occurring. Rep. Mary Ann Perez of Harris County reviewed 911 calls and news reports from the first hour of the fire during which local officials d...

Katy Times is no longer covering certain schools in Katy

Katy Times is no longer covering certain schools in Katy

March 27, 2019

Katy Times is decreasing sports coverage for certain Katy ISD high schools, specifically Mayde Creek, Taylor and Morton Ranch. After getting no response for comment from the Katy Times Sports Editor, the Rampage contacted Editor-in-Chief Terry Schaub who said that there we...

Updated: Venezuelan government denies foreign aid as crisis continues

Updated: Venezuelan government denies foreign aid as crisis continues

March 7, 2019

This story was updated on March 18 at 9:59 a.m. The Venezuelan government is denying entry at its borders to any foreign aid from the United States. Brazil and Colombia have also sent supplies which were all turned away. Venezuelan president Nicolás Maduro broke relation...

Trump declares national emergency to help fund border wall

Trump declares national emergency to help fund border wall

February 22, 2019

President Donald Trump declared a national emergency on Friday, Feb. 15 in order to fund a southern border wall for the United States. The national emergency came after Trump declared a humanitarian crisis Jan. 8 due to the illegal immigration issue at the southern border and...

Updated: Nine democrats are officially running for president in 2020

Updated: Nine democrats are officially running for president in 2020

February 8, 2019

This story was updated on Feb. 19 at 10:17 a.m. Nine candidates have officially declared that they are running in the 2020 United States Presidential Election. Several of them are running for the Democratic Party but have many different goals and views. One candidate, Massa...

Updated: Local officers shot in attempted drug bust

Updated: Local officers shot in attempted drug bust

February 7, 2019

This story was updated on Feb. 19 at 10:35 a.m. Houston Police Department (HPD) officers attempted a drug bust at the home of Dennis Tuttle and Rhogena Nicholas on Tuesday, Jan. 29. The officers were serving a drug warrant for black tar heroin based on a tip they received ...

Seven-year-old killed in drive-by shooting

Seven-year-old killed in drive-by shooting

January 29, 2019

A family was making a routine trip to their local grocery store Dec. 30 when a driver in a passing vehicle opened fire. The mother and one child were injured, and seven-year-old Jazmine Barnes was killed. In the beginning, it was suspected that a white male in his mid 40s in a ...

In-N-Out Burger likely coming to Katy

In-N-Out Burger likely coming to Katy

December 7, 2018

Popular California burger chain, In-N-Out Burger, confirmed in mid-October that they are planning to open their second Houston area In-N-Out in katy. This will be the third property in the Houston area, but the second restaurant to open. In-N-Out’s Vice President of Real Estate &...

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