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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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September 05, 2019 - 6:15 pm
By MICHAEL BALSAMO Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — The Justice Department has brought its first case for violating the federal ban on bump stocks, devices that allow a semi-automatic firearm to fire rapidly like a machine gun. Federal prosecutors say Ajay Dhingra of Houston has been charged with...
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Jeff Katz
September 03, 2019 - 12:36 pm
Make no mistake about it, Robert Francis O'Rourke wants to take away your guns. The failed Texas senatorial candidate appeared on MSNBC Sunday to reiterate his plan for gun control following another deadly shooting that left seven dead and at least 25 injured in Odessa, Texas. O'Rourke said, "so...
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September 02, 2019 - 5:32 pm
ODESSA, Texas (AP) — An FBI agent says the gunman in a West Texas rampage that killed seven people "was on a long spiral down" before he was fired from his job on the day of the shooting. FBI special agent Christopher Combs said Monday that where 36-year-old Seth Aaron Ator lived was "a strange...
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August 31, 2019 - 8:02 pm
ODESSA, Texas (AP) — Authorities said Saturday that a gunman killed five people during a mass shooting in the West Texas cities of Odessa and Midland that left many more injured. At least three law enforcement officers were among those shot. Odessa Police Chief Michael Gerke said that there were at...
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Jeff Katz
August 14, 2019 - 1:00 pm
A group of liberal activists threatened a government contractor's employees in Florida because they provide facilities for ICE the very day after that same contractor's offices were shot at in Texas, according to Breitbart News. In Florida, footage was captured of protesters shouting threats and...
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