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Paxton announces $120M multi-state settlement with GM

Paxton announces $120M multi-state settlement with GM

Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton announced a $120 million multi-state settlement with General Motors Company over allegations that the vehicle manufacturer concealed safety issues related to ignition-switch defects in GM vehicles.

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Poker clubs gamble on laws

Poker clubs gamble on laws

DALLAS -- Jody Wheeler is betting on a business model he bills as a legal and safe place to play poker.

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Police: Student who shot officer was searched earlier

Police: Student who shot officer was searched earlier

LUBBOCK (AP) -- A police chief says a Texas Tech University student accused of killing a campus police officer was searched at some point but still managed to have a gun on him while being booked on a drug charge.

Police received report of erratic student with weapon

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DALLAS (AP) -- A Texas Tech University student confessed to killing a campus police officer who had been booking him on a drug possession charge, telling detectives he had done "something illogical" and that "he was the one that shot their friend," an investigator said.

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Texas Tech student charged with murder in campus officer's death

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LUBBOCK (AP) -- A 19-year-old university student in West Texas was charged early Tuesday with capital murder of a peace officer in the fatal shooting of a police officer at the campus police station, where he was being questioned in a drug-related case, authorities said.

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Law enforcement officials authorized to receive naloxone to treat opioid overdoses

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Under the Texas Health and Safety Code, law enforcement agencies in Texas are authorized to receive prescriptions of an opioid antagonist — commonly the drug naloxone — that officers can use to treat opioid overdoses and protect themselves, Attorney General Ken Paxton said in a written opinion released Wednesday.