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Charles Brownlow Jr. (credit: Terrell Police Department)

Some Question Why Terrell Murder Suspect Was On Street Before Killings

Charles Brownlow is charged with the capital murder death of Luis Leal-Carillo, a store clerk in Terrell. Brownlow is also suspected of killing four others. Court records raise the possibility the suspect fell through cracks of the justice system.

CBS 11–10/31/2013

The Taqueria Dos Aces Restaurant in Terrell. (credit: CBSDFW.COM)

PD: Terrell Murder Suspect Had Hoped To Kill Even More

There is haunting new information about the terror that played out in Terrell. We now know police believe the gunman intended to kill at least two more people — if not three.

CBSDFW.COM–10/30/2013

NEW YORK - AUGUST 5:  Beverage cups featuring the logo of Starbucks Coffee are seen in the new flagship store on 42nd Street August 5, 2003 in New York City. The Seattle-based coffee company has emerged as the largest food chain in the Manhattan borough of New York with 150 outlets.  (Photo by Stephen Chernin/Getty Images)

Starbucks Says Guns Unwelcome, Though Not Banned

Starbucks says guns are no longer welcome in its cafes, though it is stopping short of an outright ban on firearms.

CBSDFW.COM–09/18/2013

An 11-year-old boy handles a SIG Sauer SIG556 semi-automatic rifle during the 2012 NRA Annual Meeting in St. Louis, Missouri. (credit: Whitney Curtis/Getty Images)

NRA Preparing For Start Of Annual Convention In Houston

The NRA annual convention is about to get underway in Houston after the group spent much of the past year under siege, ardently defending gun rights following mass shootings in two states and fighting back against mounting pressure for stricter laws in Washington.

05/02/2013

An woman holds a SIG Sauer SP 2022 9mm pistol. (credit: John MacDougall/AFP/Getty Images)

The Colony Considers Allowing City Employees To Carry Guns

City employees in The Colony who have a concealed handgun license would be allowed to carry their weapons on the job if a proposed policy change goes into effect.

02/20/2013

NRA Executive Vice President Wayne LaPierre calls on Congress to pass a law putting armed police officers in every school in America during a news conference on December 21, 2012 in Washington, DC. (credit: Alex Wong/Getty Images)

NRA Calls For Armed Police Officer In Every School

The nation’s largest gun-rights lobby called Friday for armed police officers to be posted in every American school to stop the next killer “waiting in the wings.” The NRA broke its silence on last week’s elementary school shooting that left 26 children and staff dead.

12/21/2012

Teachers talk in an empty school hallway as a pupil leaves a classroom. (credit: Boryana Katsarova/AFP/Getty Images)

Dallas ISD Task Force Reviewing Campus Security Measures

After last week’s deadly school shooting in Connecticut the Dallas Independent School District (DISD) has taken additional steps to make sure every school in the district is safe.

CBSDFW.COM–12/21/2012

Rick Perry

Conn. Congressman Blasts Perry’s Guns In Schools Comment

A Connecticut congressman lit into Governor Rick Perry over comments that Texas teachers should be allowed to carry guns in schools. Democrat Jim Himes’ district is close to Newtown, where 20 children and six adults were gunned down.

CBSDFW.COM–12/20/2012

President Barack Obama speaks as Vice President Joe Biden looks on as he delivers a statement in the Brady Briefing Room of the White House on December 19, 2012 in Washington, DC. The President has appointed Biden to lead a panel tasked with devising new policies to address gun violence. (credit: Mandel Ngan/AFP/Getty Images)

President Obama Sets Up Gun Violence Task Force

Five days after the murder of 20 children and six faculty members at a Connecticut elementary school, President Obama announced the formation of a task force to provide immediate recommendations of how to reduce gun violence.

12/19/2012

File photo of a person holding a handgun. (Photo by Ethan Miller/Getty Images)

Gunning For Change

From our sports to our schools, guns are controlling America in a very flawed, fatal direction.

12/18/2012