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Texas Gun Group Considers Changes Following Chipotle Backlash

A Texas gun rights group is considering some changes after causing a national uproar at Chipotle when they walked in armed with assault rifles.

05/22/2014

Oklahoma inmate Clayton Lockett lived for 43 minutes, then suffered a heart attack after he was given the first drug in the three drug cocktail. (credit: CBS 11 News)

Okla. Botched Execution Won’t Change Texas Death Penalty Procedures

The Eighth Amendment to the U.S. Constitution prohibits cruel and unusual punishments, but one inmate’s execution was anything but.

04/30/2014

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City Of Arlington To Discuss Open Carry Ban At Meetings

A gun issue on tonight’s Arlington City Council agenda is expected to draw OpenCarry advocates. Council member Charle Parker says they’re considering a ban on any weapons at their public meetings.

04/22/2014

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Abbott: Armed School Employees OK Under Texas Law

Attorney General Greg Abbott says Texas school districts that authorize employees to carry handguns aren’t violating state law.

04/18/2014

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City Of Dallas Cracking Down On Pet Registration

Around half a million pet owners in Dallas may not be aware that they are breaking the law.

04/15/2014

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US Appeals Court Upholds New Texas Abortion Rules

A federal appeals court has upheld new abortion restrictions that shuttered many of the abortions clinics in Texas.

03/27/2014

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Farmers Branch Loses Battle To Enact Anti-Immigrant Laws

A former Pennsylvania coal town and a Dallas suburb lost a lengthy battle to enact anti-immigrant laws Monday when the U.S. Supreme Court declined to hear their appeals.

03/03/2014

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Open Carry Demonstrators Take On Keller

Another round today in the debate over the current state law on open carrying was taken to North Richland Hills.

02/22/2014

The first, legal gay marriage in Texas? (Photo Joel Thomas, CBS11 NEWS)

The First, Legal Gay Marriage In Texas?

Two couples said their I-do’s – and all four people consider themselves female. But one member of each couple has had their gender changed surgically from male to female.

02/14/2014

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Gov. Perry Defends States’ Right To Legalize Marijuana

Gov. Rick Perry is defending Colorado and Washington’s legalization of marijuana as a states’ rights issue — and says he wants to keep minor drug offenders out of jail.

01/23/2014

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Supreme Court Takes Cases On Cellphone Searches

The Supreme Court has agreed to decide whether police need a warrant to search the cellphones of people they have arrested.

01/17/2014

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Jury Convicts Financial Planner Of Wire Fraud

A federal jury convicted Caleb Deason, 34, Wednesday on an indictment charging one count each of wire fraud and money laundering.

12/19/2013

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