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Past articles by Paul:

Texas gunman in Walmart shooting gets 90 consecutive life sentences but may still face death penalty

Police say Crusius drove more than 700 miles from his home near Dallas to target Hispanics with an AK-style rifle inside and outside the store. → Read More

White gunman to be sentenced for killing 23 people in a racist Walmart attack in a Texas border city

EL PASO, Texas (AP) — The white Texas gunman who killed 23 people in a racist attack at a Walmart in 2019 is expected to learn his punishment Friday, ... → Read More

Relatives of El Paso Walmart shooting victims seek justice, saying they’re down but not out

EL PASO, Texas (AP) — A brother who traveled more than 1,000 miles to confront his sister’s killer. An uncle of an orphaned 4-year-old whose parents d... → Read More

Texas Shooter in Racist Walmart Attack Sentenced: What to Know

Gunman Patrick Crusius, who targeted Hispanic shoppers, killing 23 people at an El Paso Walmart in 2019, is being sentenced → Read More

The Texas shooter in a racist Walmart attack is going to prison. Here’s what to know about the case

EL PASO, Texas (AP) — A white Texas gunman who killed 23 people at a Walmart in 2019 returns to court Wednesday for sentencing in a mass shooting that... → Read More

Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton will not testify at his impeachment trial, attorney says

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Embattled Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton will not testify in his upcoming impeachment trial that could result in the Republica... → Read More

A blistering heat wave is turning up the pressure on Texas’ power grid

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — On another 100-degree day in Texas, Sean Whitaker lingered outside a Dallas cafe after polishing off an iced coffee, having switc... → Read More

Texas Sen. Angela Paxton barred from voting in husband’s impeachment trial

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Texas state Sen. Angela Paxton, the wife of Attorney General Ken Paxton, is barred from voting in the impeachment trial that coul... → Read More

Texas power grid asks customers to cut electricity use as heat wave scorches southern US

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Texas’ power grid operator asked residents Tuesday to voluntarily cut back on electricity due to anticipated record demand on the... → Read More

Power outages continue across southern US; triple-digit heat wave grips Texas

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — More than 100,000 customers in the southern U.S. remained without power Monday following damaging storms, leaving residents searc... → Read More

Texas court allows AG Ken Paxton’s securities fraud trial to move to Houston

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Embattled Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton’s long-delayed trial on securities fraud charges from 2015 will take place in Houston... → Read More

FBI arrests Texas businessman linked to impeachment of state Attorney General Ken Paxton

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — FBI agents have arrested a Texas businessman at the center of the scandal that led to the historic impeachment of state Attorney ... → Read More

Texas’ Ken Paxton hires prominent attorney for impeachment trial

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — A new lawyer for Ken Paxton on Wednesday raised skepticism that the embattled Texas attorney general’s impeachment trial could be... → Read More

‘I think you are looking for me:’ Convicted Texas killer booted from towns in ‘90s arrested again

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — When Raul Meza Jr. walked out of a Texas prison in 1993 after serving about a decade for killing an 8-year-old girl, outrage foll... → Read More

Big-name Texas attorneys hired to present impeachment case against Ken Paxton

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Two prominent Texas attorneys with a long list of famous clients will present the case for impeachment against Republican Attorne... → Read More

Texas governor appoints John Scott as interim attorney general after Paxton impeached

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Gov. Greg Abbott on Wednesday appointed John Scott to temporarily serve as Texas’ attorney general after the House of Representat... → Read More

Juror and spouse: Texas state Sen. Angela Paxton could vote in trial on husband’s impeachment

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — On the way to Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton becoming a rising figure in the GOP, his wife, Angela, used to entertain crowds w... → Read More

Impeachment trial of Texas’ Ken Paxton to begin no later than August 28

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — A historic impeachment trial in Texas to determine whether Republican Attorney General Ken Paxton should be permanently removed f... → Read More

Texas’ attorney general under sudden Republican scrutiny at state Capitol

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton on Wednesday faced sudden new risks to his political future as an investigative state House com... → Read More

1 year after Uvalde, Texas shooting, investigation of police response continues

Wednesday marks one year since the deadliest school shooting in Texas history, in which a gunman killed 19 children and two teachers. A criminal investigation over the hesitant police response is still ongoing. → Read More