jessica.hernandez.portrait.large.2.800.croppedBreakfast reading from the Voice Media Empire: Just shy of two years after a pair of police officers shot and killed seventeen-year-old Jessie Hernandez while she was behind the wheel of a stolen car, the department for which the officers work has announced that they will face no discipline over the controversial case, since their actions didn’t violate policy about firing into a moving vehicle in place at the time of the incident. But from the family’s perspective, that doesn’t close the case. Westword has the story.

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A Baytown father has been sentenced to 30 years in prison for pimping his 16-year-old daughter at truck stops in the area, the Harris County District Attorney’s Office announced Tuesday.

Scott Robinson, 46, pleaded guilty to aggravated compelling of prostitution after the Houston Child Exploitation Task Force — comprising HPD Vice Division officers and the FBI — nabbed him in an undercover investigation in June 2015.

cameron.korth.facebookBreakfast reading from the Voice Media Empire: Cameron Korth has gone on quite a journey. In 2012, Utah’s branch of the American Red Cross named him a “Youth Good Samaritan Hero” for his efforts on behalf of a child he’d connected with through the Make-a-Wish Foundation. But five years later, the now-twenty-year-old is facing federal charges for allegedly making a false bomb threat on a flight to Denver, adding to a criminal history he blamed in part on doing drugs with a stripper. Westword has the story.