Making the Case: Who's winning first week of Chauvin trial?

It's been an emotional first week in the trial against former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin. Prosecutors have put more than a dozen witnesses on the stand including eyewitnesses, paramedics, George Floyd's girlfriend and more. Many are making the case that the prosecution seems to be doing better than Chauvin's defense team so we got our legal analyst Charles "Big Angry" Adams to weigh in. He's a former judge, police officer and now a defense attorney so he knows what Chauvin's team is up against.

Bun B shares his thoughts on Houston’s cultural arts

Speaking to FOX26 anchor Kaitlin Monte ahead of an event, Bun B said Houston needs to get on the same page when it comes to appreciation for what cinema, theater, music, and fine arts offer us as a community. Without them, he says society can start to lose its civility.

Why the CDC still wants you to wear a mask after being vaccinated

The simple answer is that we haven't had enough time or data to prove whether vaccines stop you from catching the virus at all, or whether it just keeps you from feeling virus effects. Meaning you could still carry and transmit the Coronavirus despite being fully vaccinated. CDC research confirmed the risk of infection dropped by 90% for first responders who were fully vaccinated, but that's not 100% and although it's a small amount of people, the vaccine might not work for everyone. It's also not clear how long immunity from the vaccine will last, so until we know more, the CDC is asking that we err on the side of caution and continue to mask up.

Making the Case: Discussing Watson lawsuit latest

With 16 lawsuits now filed, police do not yet appear to be heavily involved in the sexual misconduct claims against Houston Texans quarterback Deshaun Watson. Attorney and former police officer Charles Adams is making the case that a lot more evidence will be required before anyone can call any of Watson's actions criminal.

People reporting tax return delays

Just like last year, people are reporting tax return delays. The IRS is still impacted by the pandemic and handling the stimulus checks. Sullivan's Smart Sense goes over common reasons for tax return delays that you can make sure to avoid.

Making the Case: Understanding jury selection

No new jurors were selected Tuesday in the murder trial for former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin. Nine of the 12 jurors have been seated so far but Chauvin's defense team says they worry since the city agreed to a $27M settlement with the George Floyd family, jurors will not be able to stay impartial. The presiding judge is reviewing the issue. So while we wait to see what's next, Kaitlin Monte spoke to The NewsEdge legal expert Charles Adams about how the jury selection process works.

Restaurant Revitalization Fund

The $1.9 trillion American Rescue Plan Act includes a $28.6 billion Restaurant Revitalization Fund aimed at smaller players who aren't backed by deeper corporate pockets.