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  • Texas church massacre: Family that lost eight files federal claim against Air Force

    02/19/2018 8:10:49 AM PST · by Will88 · 54 replies
    NBC News ^ | 12/28/2017 | ALEX JOHNSON and NATALIE VALDÉS
    A family that lost eight members in the Texas church massacre this month filed a notice of claim on Tuesday accusing the Air Force of negligence for not having filed paperwork that could have stopped the gunman from buying his weapons.
  • 'Homeland' Season Premiere Takes on 'Paranoid,' 'Fascist' President

    02/12/2018 3:30:25 AM PST · by MarvinStinson · 13 replies
    newsbusters ^ | February 12, 2018 | Lindsay Kornick
    While the the liberal media lauds fascist dictators at the Winter Olympics, liberal Hollywood lectures us (with a wink and a nod) about fascist presidents on Showtime’s Homeland. The February 11 season premiere “Enemy of the State” continues after the shocking season six finale when President Elizabeth Keane (Elizabeth Marvel) ordered the sudden arrest and detainment of 200 intelligence officers for allegedly being connected to her attempted assassination. Despite the attempted parallels to Hillary Clinton from the previous season, the show now seems determined to portray Keane as the paranoid, tyrannical figure that liberals imagine Trump is. Observe how she...
  • Stripper paid by student to perform at Round Rock ISD middle school

    02/01/2018 4:38:50 PM PST · by bgill · 44 replies
    kxan ^ | Feb. 1, 2018 | Andy Jechow
    A stripper was called to a job in northwest Austin, but much to her surprise it was at a middle school.A Round Rock Independent School District spokesperson says a student called the “entertainer” and paid for her by using his parent’s credit card. When she showed up the address on School House Lane Wednesday around 11:30 a.m., she quickly realized it was Grisham Middle School and called the front office, reporting the prank. The woman did not enter the school, a district spokesperson said. The student was identified and is facing disciplinary action “to the full extent possible,” the spokesperson...
  • Border Patrol arrests third ‘DREAMer’ for smuggling illegal aliens

    01/31/2018 4:53:25 PM PST · by Beave Meister · 7 replies
    GOP USA.com ^ | 1/31/2018
    The Border Patrol announced its third arrest of an illegal immigrant “Dreamer” on smuggling charges this week, saying agents nabbed a 26-year-old man who had picked up four illegal immigrants who just snuck into the U.S. from Mexico. Agents said they spotted the four men’s footprints and radioed to other agents who spotted the four getting into a pickup truck in a nearby citrus grove. After stopping the truck, they discovered the driver was in the U.S. under protection of the Obama-era DACA deportation amnesty. On Monday, the Border Patrol announced arrests of two other Dreamers in California for separate...
  • 76 immigrants found in trailer near Laredo (TX)

    01/29/2018 2:05:27 PM PST · by bgill · 38 replies
    mysa ^ | Jan. 29, 2018 | Jason Buch
    Nearly 80 undocumented immigrants, including 13 unaccompanied children, were found inside a tractor-trailer northeast of Laredo, according to the Border Patrol. Agents working at a checkpoint on U.S. 83 on Friday found the 76 immigrants from Mexico, Honduras, El Salvador and Guatemala in the trailer of a northbound truck, according to a news release from the Border Patrol. The immigrants were in “good health” according to the news release and the truck’s U.S. citizen driver was arrested... The issue came up again earlier this month when police chief William McManus was criticized for releasing 12 immigrants who had apparently been...
  • Boy discovered living in closet in west Harris Co. has meth in his system, investigators say

    01/03/2018 7:27:52 AM PST · by bgill · 36 replies
    abc13 ^ | Jan. 2, 2018 | Kevin Quinn
    Tests run on a little boy allegedly forced to live in a closet in west Harris County show he was exposed to meth, according to an attorney appointed to represent the boy's interests...He told investigators he had been locked in this closet, and according to testimony in court was "...not allowed out of it for hours at a time." He also told investigators "...his friends..." were the "...rats and roaches..." that would visit him. "He can articulate some things that are really shocking and surprising that tell us he was in there for a quite a length of time," Leal-Hudson...
  • Buy Receivers, Assemble Rifles for Shady Characters – Go to Jail

    12/30/2017 6:08:03 AM PST · by marktwain · 29 replies
    Ammoland ^ | 27 December, 2017 | Dean Weingarten
    Gary Busby has been ordered to report to the federal Bureau of Prisons to start a six and a half year sentence on March 8, 2018. He is 65 years old.He was convicted of one count of dealing in firearms without a license, and four counts of structuring financial transactions to evade reporting requirements. The press release from the U.S. Attorney's Office for the Northern District of Texas says the firearms charge was for conspiracy to illegally manufacture firearms.  The description of the crimes appears to be illegally selling firearms, not manufacturing them.From justice.gov 8 Dec, 2017: DALLAS —...
  • Texas boy's (6 years old) death in officer shooting 'tragic accident'

    12/22/2017 7:43:47 PM PST · by JP1201 · 76 replies
    SCHERTZ, Texas (AP) - The death of a 6-year-old boy who was shot and killed by a stray bullet when deputies near San Antonio opened fire on a woman being sought for crimes is a "tragic accident," a Texas sheriff said Friday. The woman, 30-year-old Amanda Jones, was also fatally shot in the incident Thursday afternoon. Bexar County deputies had pursued her for a car theft and other offenses about two hours before confronting her on the porch of a trailer that she had forced her way into, Sheriff Javier Salazar said. The boy, Kameron Prescott, was inside the trailer,...
  • Man who’s been arrested 55 times in 19 years wanted in robbery case

    12/12/2017 9:00:56 AM PST · by bgill · 12 replies
    kxan ^ | December 12, 2017 | Kate Winkle
    A man who has been arrested 55 times is wanted in connection with a robbery in which he allegedly stole a necklace from a legally blind man. According to jail records, Charles Ramirez, 37, was out of Travis County Jail on a general release on Nov. 2. According to an affidavit, five days later he robbed a man at his south Austin home...Police found the necklace two days later at a pawn shop less than a mile away from the victim’s home, and records showed the seller was Ramirez. Police say Ramirez has been arrested 55 times since 1998, including...
  • Woman wakes to man staring at her, finds she has same lock and key as neighbor

    12/09/2017 6:38:17 AM PST · by bgill · 49 replies
    kxan ^ | Dec. 8, 2017 | Lauren Lanmon
    A south Austin woman says she is terrified to go to sleep at night after a man walked into her apartment and stared at her while she slept. She says it happened on Nov. 20 after the apartment complex, located near the intersection of Slaughter Lane and Manchaca Road, changed all of the locks and some tenants ended up with the same key. “He walked past the couch, he walked past the fireplace and then he gets to here,” said Ronda, who asked us not to use her last name since there hasn’t been an arrest. “He’s walking to me...
  • Texans driven mad as tolls burn holes in their wallets

    12/04/2017 12:19:08 AM PST · by Tolerance Sucks Rocks · 70 replies
    The Texas Tribune ^ | November 17, 2017 | Alex Samuels
    Angela Dean spends at least $200 a month to cover after-school care for her 5-year-old son. Getting back and forth to work — and making sure she picks him up in time — costs another $200 just in tolls.“If I didn't take toll roads, my commute would be an hour-and-a-half or more depending on traffic,” Dean said. “I get off work at 5:30 p.m. and I have to pick my son up by 6:30 or pay crazy late fees. When I take the toll roads, I get there with about 15 minutes to spare.”The North Texas suburbanite uses the President...
  • Dayton woman says man hid in closet after home break-in (TX)

    11/29/2017 7:36:02 AM PST · by bgill · 15 replies
    mysa ^ | Nov. 28, 2017 | Vanesa Brashier
    A man arrested Friday for breaking into a home on the 400 block of FM 1413 in Dayton allegedly hid in a closet for hours while the family went about their normal activities, according to an account from the homeowner and corroborated by the Liberty County Sheriff's Office. "We were in the house having fun, cooking and eating, and had no idea a stranger was in my son's closet," said Tara Trevino-Pasket. "My son is now afraid to sleep in his own bedroom."...Based on the information the suspect provided at the jail, he is 59 years old and has a...
  • Man behind the tiny defiant Christmas tree at the Alamo speaks out

    11/21/2017 4:18:54 PM PST · by bgill · 3 replies
    mysa ^ | Nov. 20, 2017 | Madalyn Mendoza,
    San Antonio's traditional Alamo Plaza tree-lighting ceremony will relocate families to Travis Park on Friday, but the cheer is continuing at the original spot -- thanks to a (now-not so) secret elf. Over the weekend, locals and tourists seemed happy to spot an 18-inch tree standing small but proud in front of the Alamo. No one knew how the little tree got there, but they crouched beside it and posted photos on Facebook and Instagram. And that elf -- he isn't done yet. The tree stood in the exact spot a much bigger tree usually stands during the holiday season...
  • TX: Attorney General Ken Paxton: Guns in Churches Part of Solution

    11/10/2017 5:02:08 AM PST · by marktwain · 21 replies
    Ammoland ^ | 8 November, 2017 | Dean Weingarten
    Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton has stated the obvious about the mass murder at the First Baptist church in Sutherland, Texas. People who gather together will have to consider polices to defend against these mass killers. Paxton suggested that Texas consider carrying weapons to protect themselves.From foxnews.com:Paxton added that churches, places of business and schools should have policies addressing the possibility of a shooter so they can protect their communities.“I wish some law would fix all of this,” he said.“All I can say is in Texas at least we have the opportunity to have conceal carry,” he explained. “And...
  • Austin mayor boycotting Veterans Day Parade where Confederate flags will fly

    11/09/2017 4:08:56 PM PST · by bgill · 34 replies
    kxan ^ | Nov. 9, 2017 | Jacqulyn Powell
    Austin Mayor Steve Adler announced he will not participate in this year’s Veterans Day Parade, held Saturday on Congress Avenue, because some groups signed up to march will be carrying the Confederate flag. “Veterans Day should only be about honoring United States Military Veterans,” Adler said in a statement Thursday morning. “Symbols of racism, Civil War secession, and white supremacy should not be forgotten or erased, but they need to be remembered and studied in museums and classrooms not cheered and applauded in parades.”
  • EXCLUSIVE: Texas Massacre Hero, Stephen Willeford, Describes Stopping Gunman (In depth)

    11/07/2017 1:04:43 AM PST · by LesbianThespianGymnasticMidget · 26 replies
    Louder With Crowder ^ | Published on Nov 6, 2017 | Stephen Crowder
    Link An exclusive interview with Stephen Willeford, the hero who ended the killing spree in Sutherland Springs, Texas. Stephen recounts the actions that lead him to confronting Devin Patrick Kelley outside First Baptist Church of Sutherland Springs.
  • Air Force 'mistake' kept Texas shooter's conviction off background check database: Report

    11/06/2017 3:22:22 PM PST · by Anti-Bubba182 · 132 replies
    Washington Examiner ^ | 11-6-2017 | Kara Zupkus
    The man who police say shot and killed 26 people in a Texas church was able to purchase firearms because the Air Force failed to enter his assault conviction into a federal database, according to a report.........
  • Video of Witness to Church Shooting and Pursuit by Citizens

    11/05/2017 5:48:44 PM PST · by marktwain · 71 replies
    Gun Watch ^ | 6 November, 2017 | Dean Weingarten
    Johnnie Langendorff recounts capture of church shooter in Sutherland, Texas. Link to video There was a gunfight. Johnnie saw the last of it. The defender asked Johnnie for help in following the shooter.  Johnnie and the defender chased the shooter, the shooter eventually ran off the road. The community rifleman kept the shooter covered with his rifle. The church shooter did not move after that. The police showed up a few minutes later. ©2017 by Dean Weingarten: Permission to share is granted when this notice and link are included. Gun Watch
  • HPD prostitution sting nets Houston cop among 139 clients (TX)

    10/27/2017 11:04:47 AM PDT · by bgill · 23 replies
    mysa ^ | Oct. 26, 2017 | Brian Rogers
    Almost 140 men, including a Houston police officer, found out too late that the new management were actually undercover vice officers operating the massage parlor that had been a well-known underground brothel in the past. Dozens of men including two attorneys, a teacher and the police officer, were arrested earlier this month during a 10-day sting, law officials announced Thursday... Acevedo said the undercover police charged the average rate in Houston of $60 as a door fee and $120 for sex acts... there are 250 to 520 illicit massage parlors operating in Houston at any given time, Acevedo said.
  • JFK Files: J. Edgar Hoover Said Public Must Believe Lee Harvey Oswald Acted Alone

    10/27/2017 6:13:08 AM PDT · by Red Badger · 95 replies
    NBC News ^ | 10/27/2017 | by Alex Johnson
    "There is nothing further on the Oswald case except that he is dead." J. Edgar Hoover, the director of the FBI, dictated that line in a memo he issued on Nov. 24, 1963, the day Jack Ruby killed Lee Harvey Oswald as Oswald was being transported to the Dallas County Jail after the assassination of President John F. Kennedy. The memo is one of at least 52 records never previously made public that were included in the release Thursday of about 2,800 unredacted government documents related to Kennedy's murder in Dallas two days earlier. President Donald Trump approved withholding an...