Posted: Oct 19, 2013 2:00 AM
Updated: Oct 19, 2013 2:02 AM
McALLEN, Texas (AP) Gun rights advocates are planning to converge on the Alamo with rifles and shotguns this morning for a rally. A Texas state agency has approved the event, "Come and Take It San Antonio!" which was called to assert citizens' rights to carry long guns in public.
NEW YORK (AP) Authorities say a man from a Texas town called Gun Barrel City was caught with a loaded revolver in his carry-on bag at New York City's LaGuardia Airport. Port Authority of New York and New Jersey Police said yesterday that security officers noticed the handgun as Douglas White went through a security screening Thursday. Police say the 61-year-old White was charged with criminal possession of a loaded firearm.
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) Radio personality and state Senator Dan Patrick used a political action committee he helped found to spend more than $46,000 on his Houston radio station and on a marketing firm in the same building. That violates no Texas ethics laws, but critics say it doesn't "pass the smell test." Patrick is trying to unseat Lieutenant Governor David Dewhurst in next year's Republican primary.
MINERAL WELLS, Texas (AP) A medical examiner has ruled that a Texas woman who was found by her son dead in a freezer died after taking methamphetamine and other drugs. The Dallas County Medical Examiner's report released Thursday says 38-year-old Shannon Herrin Huddleston apparently grabbed a coat before crawling into the freezer in her garage on August 8th.