is The Texas Tribune’s breaking news reporter. When she isn’t breaking stories, Stacy covers the gun beat and leads the Tribune’s reader-driven explainer series, Texplainer. First introduced to the Lone Star State as an intern at The Dallas Morning News, she was also a News21 fellow, reporter for NPR’s Next Generation Radio Project and Buffalo News intern. Stacy graduated from Syracuse University with dual degrees in magazine journalism and Latino-Latin American studies. The Afro-Dominicana thrifts frequently, is a solid bachata dancer and is a firm believer that listening to audiobooks is just as good as reading.
All Harris County election results had to be driven to downtown Houston with police escorts after state election officials objected to the county's practice of uploading memory cards through an encrypted network. Full Story
The president, visiting Dallas, said he already has a replacement in mind. Perry's resignation comes amid increasing scrutiny of his role in the administration’s communications with Ukraine. Full Story
The Castle Doctrine justifies deadly force when a person intrudes on your property. Guyger's case is murky since she thought she was in her apartment but was actually in the apartment of unarmed Botham Jean. Full Story