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FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) - Police documents say the Iraq War veteran charged with killing a former Navy SEAL sniper and his friend on a Texas shooting range told a relative that he "traded his soul for a new truck." An Erath County arrest warrant affidavit obtained by WFAA-TV says...
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) - The Texas Legislature is in session, which means there's a lot of talk about guns. From gun rights to guns in schools to telling the feds to keep their hands off Texans' weapons, there's no shortage of support in the Capitol for the right to bear arms. Some...
STEPHENVILLE, Texas (AP) - Authorities say a 25-year-old military veteran used a semi-automatic handgun to kill former Navy SEAL and "American Sniper" author Chris Kyle and his friend at a Texas gun range. Capt. Jason Upshaw with the Erath County Sheriff's Office says the...
What a difference a failed presidential campaign can make. When Gov. Rick Perry gave his State of the State speech last week, what he didn't say was as remarkable as what he did. By Perry standards, it was almost moderate. Missing were mentions of abortion, immigration or even...
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) - Gov. Rick Perry is set to address an annual gathering of Boy Scouts from around Texas - even as the group's national leadership mulls a move away from its mandatory no-gays membership policy. Perry's 2008 book "On My Honor" details his love for the Scouts...
ROCKY MOUNTAIN NATIONAL PARK, Colo. (AP) - A search is under way in Rocky Mountain National Park for a Texas man who had come to Colorado for a conference. Park officials say 39-year-old Troy Green of San Antonio had planned to attend a conference in Denver, about 65 miles south...
KAUFMAN, Texas (AP) - Some prosecutors say the fatal shooting of a Dallas-area prosecutor is disturbing for all those trying to protect the public from criminals and their misdeeds. That's after a masked gunman confronted Assistant District Attorney Mark Hasse of Kaufman County...
DENVER (AP) - The death Thursday of 25-year-old snowmobiler Caleb Moore following a crash last week in Aspen was the first in the 18-year history of the X Games. His family issued a statement saying they're grateful for all the prayers and support they have received from people...
AMARILLO, Texas (AP) - A former Amarillo elementary school teacher has received six months' jail time after pleading guilty to engaging in illegal sexual contact with a minor. Julie Ann Moore pleaded guilty Thursday to sexual assault of a child and indecency with a child. Each...