Southwest Journalist

Texas briefs: Cruz fundraising with faux ‘summons’ mailers

ASSOCIATED PRESS

May 29, 2018

Filed under Texas

Sen. Ted Cruz’s re-election campaign is sending fundraising letters in envelopes marked “Summons Enclosed — Open Immediately.”

Texas briefs: Evangelist wants $54M jet because ‘Jesus wouldn’t ride a donkey’

ASSOCIATED PRESS

May 29, 2018

Filed under Texas

A prosperity gospel televangelist is asking disciples to “pray about becoming a partner” to his mission of obtaining a $54 million private jet.

Texas briefs: Border Patrol revises fatal Texas shooting description

ASSOCIATED PRESS

May 29, 2018

Filed under Texas

The U.S. Border Patrol has revised its description of an agent-involved shooting in Texas that killed a woman who was part of a group that illegally entered the country.

Texas briefs: Bail denied for theorist who claims church shooting never happened

ASSOCIATED PRESS

May 29, 2018

Filed under Texas

A federal judge today denied bail to a conspiracy theorist who claims the November mass shooting in which 26 people were killed at First Baptist Church of Sutherland Springs never took place.

Texas briefs: Texas second in nation for credit card debt

Associated Press

May 29, 2018

Filed under Texas

The New York state comptroller’s office says the nation’s four most-populated states carry the highest total amount of credit card debt, with California leading the way, followed by Texas, Florida and New York.

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