The Brief: Top Texas News for Jan. 23, 2013

The Big Conversation

Tuesday's shooting on a college campus in Houston has inflamed the already heated debate over gun rights in Texas.

The shooting, at the North Houston campus of Lone Star College, erupted amid an argument between two men, injuring three and making national headlines in the wake of last month's Connecticut school shooting. A suspect involved in the incident has been charged with aggravated assault, according to the Houston Chronicle.

For some state legislators, the shooting has likely pounded new urgency into the issue of gun rights, on which lawmakers have already filed a slew of ...

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