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Grace Johnson, a student at Santa Fe High School in Texas, center, speaks during a roundtable discussion in Austin, Texas, Thursday, May 24, 2018, hosted by Texas Gov. Gregg Abbott to address safety and security at Texas schools in the wake of the shooting at Santa Fe. Thursday's roundtable included victims, students, families and educators from the Santa Fe, Alpine and Sutherland Springs communities. (AP Photo/Eric Gay)
May 24, 2018 - 9:51 pm
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Survivors of last week's shooting at a high school near Houston told gripping stories of dodging bullets, hiding from the attacker and seeing classmates get shot as they pleaded with Texas Gov. Greg Abbott on Thursday for more armed security to keep campuses safe. The emotional...
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Governor Greg Abbott speaks at the National Rifle Association-Institute for Legislative Action Leadership Forum in Dallas, Friday, May 4, 2018. (AP Photo/Sue Ogrocki)
May 04, 2018 - 3:38 pm
DALLAS (AP) — The Latest on the annual meeting in Dallas of the National Rifle Association (all times local): 3:45 p.m. Elected officials from Texas have joined President Donald Trump and Vice President Mike Pence in speaking to National Rifle Association members at the group's annual meeting...
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FILE - This undated file photo provided by the Texas Department of Public Safety shows Devin Patrick Kelley. The gunman in a mass shooting at a Texas church last year told a military judge in 2012 that he "would never allow myself to hurt someone" again while confessing to violently hitting his stepson. The Pentagon on Thursday, April 26, 2018, released hundreds of court documents about former Air Force member Devin Patrick Kelley, who killed more than two dozen people during a rampage in Sutherland Springs, Texas. (Texas Department of Public Safety via AP, File)
April 26, 2018 - 7:10 pm
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — The gunman in a mass shooting at a Texas church last year told a military judge in 2012 he "would never allow myself to hurt someone" again while admitting to abusing his stepson and a long struggle with anger, according to Air Force records obtained by The Associated Press on...
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This undated photo released by the Douglas County Sheriff's Office shows Matthew Riehl. The 37-year-old man was shot to death Sunday, Dec. 31, 2017, after shooting at the deputies, killing one. Authorities in suburban Denver are investigating what led Riehl to fire more than 100 rounds in his apartment on sheriff's deputies. (Douglas County Sheriff via AP)
January 03, 2018 - 9:16 pm
DENVER (AP) — He was once a standout student in law school and an Army medic who deployed to Iraq. By last weekend, he lay dead in a Colorado apartment building, killed by a SWAT team after he gunned down a 29-year-old deputy. Matthew Riehl's six-year descent from a budding attorney to a gunman who...
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December 27, 2017 - 1:53 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — In a story Dec. 26 on cities suing the Department of Defense, The Associated Press reported that 26 people were killed inside a Texas church last month. The story should have made clear that the gunman killed 25 people at the church and that authorities have put the official toll at...
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Heather Gooze, Las Vegas shooting witness, cries as she testifies during a Senate Judiciary Committee hearing on Capitol Hill in Washington, Wednesday, Dec. 6, 2017, entitled: "Firearm Accessory Regulation and Enforcing Federal and State Reporting to the National Instant Criminal Background Check System (NICS)." (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)
December 06, 2017 - 5:24 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Republicans rammed a bill through the House on Wednesday that would make it easier for gun owners to legally carry concealed weapons across state lines, the first significant action on guns in Congress since mass shootings in Nevada and Texas killed more than 80 people. The House...
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December 05, 2017 - 2:58 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Pentagon's watchdog agency said Tuesday it found a "troubling" number of failures this year by military law enforcement agencies to alert the FBI to criminal history information. The Army, Navy and Marine Corps were found almost equally at fault, while the Air Force did...
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December 04, 2017 - 4:29 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — House Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi on Monday slammed a Republican bill that would make it easier for gun owners to legally carry concealed weapons across state lines ahead of a House vote later this week. It would be the first action by Congress on guns since mass shootings in...
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In this Tuesday, Nov. 28, 2017 photo, Joe Holcombe visits with an attorney as he waits for an interview, in San Antonio. Holcombe, who lost eight members of his family in a shooting that killed more than two dozen people at a Texas church including his son Bryan, filed a claim on Tuesday against the U.S. Air Force, alleging the agency's failure to report the criminal history of the gunman to an FBI database used to check the backgrounds of gun buyers helped cause his loved one's death. (AP Photo/Eric Gay)
November 28, 2017 - 5:47 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Air Force said Tuesday that in addition to failing to alert the FBI to the criminal history of the former airman who massacred 26 people at a Texas church on Nov. 5, it has discovered "several dozen" other such reporting omissions. This was the most specific acknowledgement by...
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Balloons are released at a graveside service for members of the Holcombe family who were killed in the Sutherland Springs Baptist Church shooting, Wednesday, Nov. 15, 2017, in Sutherland Springs, Texas. A man opened fire inside the church in the small South Texas community Sunday, Nov. 5, killing more than two dozen. (AP Photo/Eric Gay)
November 27, 2017 - 2:43 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — House Republicans moved forward on legislation to expand gun owners' rights, the first gun-related measure since mass shootings in Las Vegas and Texas killed more than 80 people. The Judiciary Committee is scheduled to vote Wednesday on a National Rifle Association-supported bill...
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