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Texas man shoots 9-year-old in the head during illegal backyard target practice

A Texas man was in jail on Monday after accidentally shooting a 9-year-old girl in the head while illegally practicing with his firearm in his backyard. According to The Dallas Morning News, 20-year-old Cristian Manzano was allegedly shooting at targets when one bullet went over a fence, through the neighbor’s…

Ted Cruz ‘taking steps’ to renounce Canadian citizenship

Joanna Walters, theguardian.com Senator Ted Cruz has said that he is taking steps to renounce his mysterious Canadian citizenship – in a move he insists does not in any way indicate a run for the White House in 2016. The junior senator from Texas, who made a name for himself…

Cops fatally shoot Texas homeowner who shot and killed intruder

Police fatally shot a Texas homeowner shortly after the man shot and killed an intruder Thursday night in an alley behind his home. Neighbors said William Hall was reclusive and had recently received notices from the city about uncut grass and other code violations, reported The Dallas Morning News. The…

Texas Supreme Court bars sentimental value suits from dog owners

The Texas Supreme Court ruled on Friday that bereaved dog owners cannot file lawsuits calling for their pets’ sentimental value. The Dallas Morning News reported on Friday that, per the ruling, dog owners can only be legally compensated for the market cost of their pets. “Under Texas common law, the…

Kinky Friedman: ‘I want my ashes spread on Rick Perry’s hair’

Jewish country singer and former gubernatorial candidate Kinky Friedman announced over the weekend that he had completed his last will and testament and it calls for his ashes to be sprinkled on the hair of Texas Gov. Rick Perry (R). According to The Dallas Morning News, Friedman on Saturday told…

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