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Jeff Katz
January 02, 2020 - 4:48 pm
The Rueters wire service was forced to retract a false story on the Texas church shooter, Keith Kinnunen, The Post Millenial reports. The story incorrectly quoted Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton as saying the shooter owned and operated a shooting range. The article read: "The gunman who opened...
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Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick, right, puts his hand on West Freeway Church of Christ senior preaching minister Britt Farmer after speaking at a news conference following a fatal shooting at his church. (Juan Figueroa/The Dallas Morning News via AP)
(Juan Figueroa/The Dallas Morning News via AP)
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December 30, 2019 - 2:36 pm
By JAKE BLEIBERG Associated Press WHITE SETTLEMENT, Texas (AP) — A man who trained others in his Texas church to use guns to protect the congregation fatally shot a gunman seconds after he opened fire during a service, the Texas attorney general said Monday. Jack Wilson fired a single shot, quickly...
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An elderly couple walks from West Freeway Church of Christ hours after a fatal shooting at the church, Sunday, Dec. 29, 2019, in White Settlement, Texas. The couple declined to comment to reporters. (AP Photo/David Kent)
(AP Photo/David Kent)
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December 30, 2019 - 10:11 am
WHITE SETTLEMENT, Texas (AP) — A gunman who killed two people during a Texas church service was fatally shot within seconds by armed congregants, said Texas officials, who hailed the state's gun laws that allow weapons in places of worship. More than 240 parishioners were in the West Freeway Church...
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Smoke from an explosion at the TPC Group plant is seen Wednesday, Nov. 27, 2019, in Port Neches, Texas. Two massive explosions 13 hours apart tore through the chemical plant Wednesday, and one left several workers injured.
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November 28, 2019 - 8:18 pm
PORT NECHES, Texas (AP) — More than 50,000 people in East Texas remained under a mandatory evacuation order Thursday as a fire continued to burn at a chemical plant, one day after two massive explosions there. Jefferson County Sheriff Zena Stephens said the evacuation order and a 10 p.m. curfew...
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October 27, 2019 - 10:58 am
By JAMIE STENGLE Associated Press GREENVILLE, Texas (AP) — A gunman opened fire at an off-campus Texas A&M University-Commerce party, leaving two people dead and 14 injured before he escaped in the ensuing chaos, a sheriff said Sunday. Authorities were working under the theory that the shooter...
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Jeff Katz
October 01, 2019 - 11:17 am
Harris County Deputy Sheriff Sandeep Dhaliwal was murdered on Friday by a convicted criminal who was in violation of his parole. Deputy Dhaliwal had stopped 47-year-old Robert Solis for a minor traffic violation. According to reports , Solis followed the deputy back to his patrol car and shot him...
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September 21, 2019 - 7:45 am
By JUAN A. LOZANO Associated Press HOUSTON (AP) — Emergency workers used boats Friday to rescue about 60 residents of a Houston-area community still trapped in their homes by floodwaters following one of the wettest tropical cyclones in U.S. history. At least four deaths have been linked to the...
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September 19, 2019 - 4:50 pm
By JUAN A. LOZANO Associated Press HOUSTON (AP) — The remnants of Tropical Depression Imelda unleashed torrential rain Thursday in parts of Texas, prompting hundreds of water rescues, a hospital evacuation and road closures as the powerful storm system drew comparisons to Hurricane Harvey two years...
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September 18, 2019 - 11:50 am
MIAMI (AP) — Bermuda's government called up troops and urged people on the British Atlantic island to make final preparations for an expected close brush Wednesday with Hurricane Humberto, a powerful Category 3 storm. Authorities ordered early closings of schools, transportation and government...
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Jeff Katz
September 06, 2019 - 3:55 pm
We've heard some pretty stupid gun control rants, but this one may take the cake. Tuesday night on the D.L. Hughley Show , Hughley sounded off on the recent mass shootings in the state of Texas and slammed gun owners who possess "assault weapons." Concerning those who own "those kinds of guns,"...
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