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Eric Gay / Associated Press

Today marks the anniversaries of two mass shootings in Texas — two of the state’s deadliest shootings in history.

A federal judge in San Antonio has named Academy Sports + Outdoors a co-defendant in a lawsuit stemming from the 2017 Sutherland Springs church shooting, the deadliest in modern Texas history.


Associated Press

A sporting goods retailer violated the law by selling an AR-15-style rifle and large capacity magazine to a man who later used them to kill more than two dozen worshippers at a Texas church, federal prosecutors said in a court filing.

The pastor of First Baptist Church in Sutherland Springs, where a gunman killed more than two dozen people in 2017, announced Sunday that he planned to enter political life as a Republican in 2020.

Members of the First Baptist Church in Sutherland Springs dedicated their new home and formally opened its doors on Sunday.

A new investigation found that the Air Force repeatedly failed to report information that might have prevented an ex-airman who killed 26 people at First Baptist Church in Sutherland Springs from purchasing a gun.


Lynda Gonzalez for KUT

One year ago, a gunman burst into the First Baptist Church in Sutherland Springs, Texas. It's been a year of recovery and learning to live without the two dozen people who died in the attack.