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Bill Would Protect Play Guns, Even ‘Pop Tart Guns’

A South Texas lawmaker proposes protecting from school punishment students through fifth grade who use their hands, toys, even food items to mimic guns.

12/02/2014

Austrian beverage energy drink cans of Red Bull are pictured in Vienna on March 16, 2013. Red Bull said that an unknown person has been attempting for several weeks to blackmail it by claiming to have contaminated its beverages with faeces. AFP PHOTO / ALEXANDER KLEIN (credit: read ALEXANDER KLEIN/AFP/Getty Images)

Red Bull Agrees To Pay $13M+ To Customers

Turns out the two decades-old “Red Bull gives you wings” slogan wasn’t based in scientific fact.

10/08/2014

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Attorney: John Wiley Price Likely To Testify

Dallas County Commissioner John Wiley Price’s attorney Billy Ravkind said he intends to have his client take the witness stand and testify in his own defense.

07/28/2014

Chris Kyle, the deadliest sniper in U.S. history, served as a Navy SEAL for eight years before stepping down to focus on his wife and children. (Credit: Daniel Penz, KTVT)

Ventura Must Show Sniper Disregarded Truth In Book

When a man regarded as the deadliest sniper in U.S. history detailed his kills in a bestselling autobiography, he also included details about a 2006 incident in which he says he punched former Minnesota Gov. Jesse Ventura.

07/07/2014

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Legal Volunteers Needed For Thousands Of Border Kids Coming To Dallas

The Dallas Hispanic Bar Association needs a few – or a thousand – lawyers, law students, para-legals – anyone willing to interview, screen and represent the proposed 2,000 border children.

07/03/2014

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Gun Groups Take To The Streets

Two outspoken groups aiming to extend gun rights took to the streets Saturday.

05/10/2014

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Survey: 9 In 10 Texans Want Pot Decriminalized

A pro-marijuana legalization group named Progress Texas has put up a billboard in support of its cause. Some people may call it a “sign of the times,” after the legalization of recreational marijuana in Colorado two years ago.

04/21/2014

Mugshot of Judge Carlos Cortez, 44th State Civil District Court, Dallas County. (credit: Dallas County Jail)

Judge Accused Of Assault Says Dirty Politics Behind Arrest

State district Judge Carlos Raul Cortez told CBS 11 News that dirty political tricks were behind his arrest for felony assault following a domestic disturbance with his girlfriend in December 2013.

02/20/2014

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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

SAN DIEGO, CA - SEPTEMBER 29:  Dallas Cowboys owner, president and general manager Jerry Jones looks on prior to the start of the game against the San Diego Chargers at Qualcomm Stadium on September 29, 2013 in San Diego, California.  (Photo by Jeff Gross/Getty Images)

The Top 10 Mistakes On Jerry Jones’ Cowboys Legal Pad

In the immediacy of the moment, some Dallas Cowboys observers believe the five-year, $40-million extension given now-departed Jay Ratliff two years ago ranks as Jerry Jones’ worst-ever gaffe.

10/17/2013

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Trial Of Father Charged For Open Carrying Rifle Draws Attention

A trial has begun in Central Texas that’s drawn the attention of gun-rights advocates who question why a police officer confronted a man legally carrying a semi-automatic rifle as he hiked with his son.

10/16/2013

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Texans Lead The U.S. In Requests For Federal Permission To Buy Guns

Texas leads the nation in the number of people seeking federal permission to buy guns.

10/05/2013

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