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Tuesday, Nov 7, 2017 at 03:31 PM CST

Mattis on Sharing With FBI: Must 'Find Out What's Going On'

Mattis on Sharing With FBI: Must 'Find Out What's Going On'

Defense Secretary Jim Mattis says he has directed the Pentagon's watchdog to examine the circumstances of the Air Force's failure to report the Texas church shooter's domestic violence conviction to the FBI.

Tuesday, Nov 7, 2017 at 03:30 PM CST

Area Resident Hailed as Hero for Engaging Texas Gunman

Area Resident Hailed as Hero for Engaging Texas Gunman

A former National Rifle Association instructor who grabbed his rifle and ran barefoot across the street to open fire on the gunman who slaughtered 26 people at a small-town Texas church was hailed as a hero...

Tuesday, Nov 7, 2017 at 02:32 PM CST

Dallas County Sheriff Lupe Valdez Exploring Run For Governor

Dallas County Sheriff Lupe Valdez Exploring Run For Governor

Dallas County Sheriff Lupe Valdez seems to be exploring a run for Governor. She told the Texas Tribune in an interview on Monday that she is "in the exploratory process" and may run as a Democrat.

Tuesday, Nov 7, 2017 at 02:08 PM CST

Mass Shooters Exploit Lapses, Limited Laws to Get Guns

Mass Shooters Exploit Lapses, Limited Laws to Get Guns

Texas church shooter Devin Patrick Kelley's history of domestic abuse barred him from legally buying guns, but he did so anyway because information about his crimes was never entered into a federal database used...

Tuesday, Nov 7, 2017 at 11:54 AM CST

Texans Deciding 7 Proposed Amendments to State Constitution

Texans Deciding 7 Proposed Amendments to State Constitution

Texas voters are deciding on seven proposed amendments to the state Constitution.

Tuesday, Nov 7, 2017 at 10:25 AM CST

Houston-Area Man in Family Murder Plot Gets Execution Date

Houston-Area Man in Family Murder Plot Gets Execution Date

A 37-year-old suburban Houston man on Texas death row for arranging the shooting deaths of his mother and brother in 2003 so he could collect a $1 million inheritance has received an execution date.

Monday, Nov 6, 2017 at 03:17 PM CST

$10,000 Reward in Case of Child Found on Texas Beach

$10,000 Reward in Case of Child Found on Texas Beach

The FBI and Galveston police have offered a reward of up to $10,000 for information leading to the identification and location of relatives who were caring for an unidentified boy whose body was found on a...

Monday, Nov 6, 2017 at 02:33 PM CST

Trump: Texas Mass Shooting is About Mental Health, Not Guns

Trump: Texas Mass Shooting is About Mental Health, Not Guns

Responding to a U.S. mass shooting for the second time in six weeks, President Donald Trump said Monday that it wasn't "a guns situation" that was behind the slayings of more than two dozen worshipers at a Texas...

Monday, Nov 6, 2017 at 07:38 PM CST

Pregnant Woman, In-Laws Among 26 Killed in Church Shooting

Pregnant Woman, In-Laws Among 26 Killed in Church Shooting

Crystal Holcombe, who was eight months pregnant, was among the 26 killed by a lone gunman wielding an assault rifle, most as they worshipped at the First Baptist Church of Sutherland Springs, Texas, said her...

Saturday, Nov 4, 2017 at 11:15 PM CDT

Texas State Trooper Dies in Crash Along I-35

Texas State Trooper Dies in Crash Along I-35

A Texas DPS Highway Patrol Trooper is dead after a crash Saturday afternoon along I-35 in Temple.

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