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Twin Peaks Biker Hearing Puts Waco District Attorney on Hotseat

September 13, 2016, 5:13 pm

Lawyers for three of the bikers at the Twin Peaks restaurant in Waco, Texas, filed legal documents to have the district attorney recused from their criminal cases. On Monday, a hearing on their motions put the McClennan County District Attorney on the hotseat. D.A. Abel Reyna, the police chief, and other law enforcement officials, were all placed on the stand to testify during the hearing.



John Doe AKA Shooter #2 at Don Carlos 5-17-15

September 13, 2016, 2:23 pm

In the quest to properly identify potential Law Enforcement shooters from the Texas Department of Public Safety here is a short list:

    Lt. Steven D. Schwartz
    Special Agent Christopher Dean Frost
    Sgt. Cory J. Ledbetter
    SGT. Christopher Hugh Dale

One Year After Shootout, Waco’s Bikers Struggle to Move On

May 17, 2016, 10:22 am

One year ago Tuesday, law enforcement officials here broke up one of the biggest and deadliest clashes of motorcycle gangs in the country. Gunfire erupted outside a Twin Peaks restaurant at a meeting of a regional coalition of motorcycle clubs after an altercation between two rival groups, the Bandidos and the Cossacks. So many bikers were arrested — nearly 200 — that officials used the Waco Convention Center for initial processing.

PRESS INVITE: National Press Conference on Waco Motorcycle Shooting Tragedy and Motorcycle Profiling and Discrimination

May 12, 2016, 11:04 pm

On May 17, 2016 at 10am, on the 1 year anniversary of the tragedy in Waco, the National Council of Clubs would like to invite you to a press conference announcing a National Protest Against Motorcycle Profiling and Discrimination. Motorcycle profiling and discrimination has reached epidemic levels in America threatening core constitutional principles and the basic civil liberties of millions of individuals.

The Latest on Waco Shooting- A Shocker!

March 15, 2016, 12:58 pm

A civil rights violation lawsuit was filed last Friday by one of those arrested at the Waco Shootout. The facts alleged in the complaint, if true, only confirms what I have believed all along.

Waco Blunders Through Its 'Biker Shootout' Investigation

January 19, 2016, 9:20 am

The criminal-justice system in Waco, Texas, continues to boggle the mind. Last month, a grand jury in McClellan County held a marathon session to consider whether District Attorney Abel Reyna had presented enough evidence to justify indictments in the shootout at a May gathering of bikers where nine people were killed.

Quanell X: Waco cops should admit shooting bikers

December 15, 2015, 9:51 am

With word that Waco Police shot four of the bikers who died during the melee at outside the Twin Peaks restaurant in Waco seven months ago comes the question: Why didn’t authorities come clean months ago?

The Untold Story of the Texas Biker Gang Shoot-Out

December 15, 2015, 9:23 am

The Twin Peaks chain is the most successful of America's post-Hooters wave of so-called breastaurants. (“Hooters,” the co-founder of Twin Peaks has said, “wasn't racy enough.”) Flirty waitresses wear skimpy mountaineering outfits: tiny khaki shorts, midriff-baring plaid shirts, climbing boots.

Twin Peaks ambush plan

November 25, 2015, 2:43 pm

Items leaked anonymously to social media sources outline months of meticulous planning by the Department of Public Safety, officials of which were convincted there would be violence at Twin Peaks on May 17. City police and federal agents supplied information gleaned from their criminal intelligence operations, their conclusions vehemently opposed by the biker community as spurious suppositions.

Attorneys Representing Biker Clubs Deliver Statement Thursday in Waco

November 19, 2015, 1:30 pm

Thirty defense attorneys representing most of the 106 people charged in connection with the deadly Waco Twin Peaks shootout are asking for charges to be dropped.

The May 17 shootout between rival biker clubs left nine people dead and 18 more hospitalized with stab or gunshot wounds. Police arrested 177 bikers after the shooting, and all of them had bond set at $1 million.

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