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Defiant Gov. Perry booked on 2 charges

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Eric Gay / AP

“I’m going to fight this injustice with every fiber of my being. And we will prevail,” a defiant Rick Perry declared at the Travis County Courthouse. The governor then went to get ice cream.

Perry prosecution headed by a formidable lawyer

McCrum is not motivated by partisan political motives, his friends insist.

Putting names with migrants’ bodies is Texas examiner’s macabre mission

As the medical examiner for Webb County, a 3,400-square-mile jurisdiction of 262,000 residents in South Texas, Dr. Corinne Stern works in a grim corner of the national debate over illegal immigration — identifying the dead.

Perry blasts felony indictment as ‘outrageous’

Democrats say they hope the controversy will help them in November, as the Texas governor launches a counteroffensive over Friday’s grand jury indictment.

Gov. Perry indicted, accused of coercion, abusing power

Gov. Rick Perry’s lawyers predict he’ll be cleared of felony charges stemming from his veto of funding for the state’s Public Integrity Unit.