Texas Standard For February 19, 2019

Two died, and five police officers were wounded after a botched drug bust. Now the police chief in the state’s biggest city wants to end no-knock raids, we’ll have the latest. And: Drug money and corruption are rampant in Mexico, but they’re also bad on this side of the border. We’ll talk to a reporter from the New York Times about how drug money is greasing the wheels in the Rio Grande Valley. Also: A struggling elementary school in Odessa and a calculated risk to keep it from getting closed down. Plus: The University of Texas tries to rescind a Ph.D. and a Texas judge says not so fast. We’ll get schooled on the matter. All those stories and so much more today on the Texas Standard:

By Texas StandardFebruary 19, 2019 11:24 am