AUSTIN, Texas -- Texas Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick has deleted a tweet quoting the New Testament that he posted after the deadly Orlando nightclub shooting.
Hours after the early Sunday morning shooting at a gay nightclub that left at least 50 people dead, Patrick sent a tweet from his personal account: "Do not be deceived. God cannot be mocked. A man reaps what he sows."
WICHITA, Kan. (AP) -- A deal to keep agribusiness giant Cargill operations in Wichita includes nearly $10 million in tax breaks over a 10-year period from state and local government entities, according to documents obtained by The Associated Press.
Cargill announced May 24 that it planned to keep its protein operations in Wichita and would look for a new facility. At the time, the company declined to specify what incentives it had been offered to stay. The AP obtained the information from the city through an open records request.
George Coy Wayman, 18, is charged with capital murder after witnesses told authorities that he shot his three-year-old stepson for jumping on the bed. Dominic Castro, 3, died from a gunshot wound to the head. Initially, witnesses told officials that the gun discharged due to the child jumping on the bed. Eventually, the witnesses revealed that Wayman pointed the gun at the boy and told him if he didn't stop jumping on the bed he would shoot and then Wayman fired the gun, striking the child in the back of the head. read more
During a discussion of a bill to raise the minimum age for strippers in Louisiana to 21, Republican state Rep. Kenneth Havard proposed an amendment to a bill that would make it against the law for strippers to be older than 28 and weigh no more than 160 pounds. Republican state Rep. Julie Stokes was outraged by the amendment, telling her colleagues that she's "never been more repulsed to be a part" of the Legislature. After Havard apparently pulled the amendment from discussion, the state House unanimously approved the bill to raise the age minimum.
Delaware North Sports Service bused in about 80 of its Wisconsin employees for Sunday's game against the Los Angeles Angels. And the company got help from another 65 employees from Chicago for Friday and Saturday's games at Target Field. read more
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