Tag: TX

Going Hog Wild in Texas

Competition to kill the most feral hogs starts A competition among participating Texas counties to kill the most feral hogs and to educate the most residents about the animals starts Monday, and Hays and Caldwell counties are getting ready. Both have offered a $2 bounty per feral hog tail to encourage people to participate in […]


Saw this story: Texas ‘stand your ground’ shooter headed to prison A Texas man convicted of shooting and killing his unarmed neighbor during a dispute over loud music received a 40-year prison sentence on Wednesday. Raul Rodriguez, 47, faced a minimum of five years and a maximum of life in prison. He claimed he shot […]

‘It was a freak accident’

Man holding pit bull when shot, son says A neighbor’s pit bull apparently jumped the fence and threatened some kids, but then it got weird: [Robert] Walker Sr. threw a brick at the dog while his wife quickly escorted her grandchildren into the house. She retrieved a .38-caliber revolver and returned outside, where she found […]