GALVESTON — An Amber Alert that had police searching all morning for a 6-month-old boy was prompted by a hoax, police said.
Councilman Ronald “Bubba” Jannett said he is a country boy at heart and understands the freedoms the residents who live in Santa Fe’s extraterritorial jurisdiction stand for.
GARLAND — There are plenty of familiar teams in today’s volleyball state semifinals, but only Clear Falls has a new accessory this year — Cinderella’s slipper.
To call tonight’s Dickinson-Pearland Class 6A, Region III area round matchup (Deer Park ISD Stadium, 7 p.m.) the biggest game the Gators have played in recent years isn’t too deep a stretch.
As a wide-eyed 16-year-old surfer, I made my first pilgrimage to the West Coast in 1980.
I disagree with all of David Michael Smith’s arguments (“Are Americans really against health care?” The Daily News, Nov. 17) on the wonders of Obamacare, beginning with his opening statement that conservatives have labeled it a government takeover of health care even though the new law largely builds on the existing system of private insurance coverage.
After revolting against President Snow and the Capitol, Katniss Everdeen is whisked away to join the Mockingjay rebellion led by President Alma Coin.
Comedic storyteller Jaston Williams will debut “Maid Marian in a Stolen Car” at the Grand 1894 Opera House in Galveston on Nov. 28 and Nov. 29. He talked with Community News Editor Angela Taylor about the show.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Guest lineups for the Sunday TV news shows:
WASHINGTON (AP) — Lawmakers and congressional aides say federal investigators have recovered data that may include lost emails from one of the pivotal figures in the controversy over Internal Revenue Service treatment of tea party groups.
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — An ex-Central Texas police chief has been sentenced to 4½ years in federal prison after pleading he admitted to taking bribes from immigrants to fraudulently obtain legal permission for them to stay in the United States.
DALLAS (AP) — Small-town discount retailer Alco Stores will close after a U.S. Bankruptcy Court in Dallas approved an order by the company's creditors to shutter its stores.
NEW YORK (AP) — Texas leading scorer Isaiah Taylor will miss the championship game of the 2K Classic against California on Friday night because of a left wrist injury.
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Texas' school board approved new history textbooks Friday for use across the nation's second-largest state, but only after defeating six and seeing a top publisher withdraw a seventh — capping months of outcry over lessons some academics say exaggerate the influence of Moses in American democracy and negatively portray Muslims.
DALLAS (AP) — The fiancee of Thomas Eric Duncan, the Liberian man who died of Ebola, is settling into a Dallas condominium a month after emerging from quarantine with most of her possessions destroyed and many places reluctant to rent to her.
DALLAS (AP) — State Auditor John Keel is criticizing an economic development program run by Texas school districts, saying they're being passive about checking whether companies actually are creating high-paying jobs as promised.
SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — The San Jose Sharks have traded defenseman Jason Demers and a future draft pick to the Dallas Stars for defenseman Brenden Dillon.
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — A worker killed in an offshore explosion was cleaning a piece of equipment during routine maintenance at its oil-and-gas platform in the Gulf of Mexico, the company that runs the platform said Friday.
FRISCO, Texas (AP) — Two-time NHL All-Star center Jason Spezza signed a $30 million, four-year contract extension Friday with the Dallas Stars.
SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — Texas A&M coach Billy Kennedy wasn't exactly sure how his team would react after losing on a last-second tip-in to Dayton in the opening round of the Puerto Rico Tip-Off.
FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — Trevone Boykin sprinted forward and hurled himself into the end zone with an acrobatic somersault.
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MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Kevin Martin's 37-point effort against the New York Knicks on Wednesday night just got even more impressive.
ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Since his arrival at UCF, coach George O'Leary has had an old school philosophy when it's come to leadership in his program: A team can only go as far as its senior leadership.
DALLAS (AP) — Catholic Charities of Dallas estimates that about 27,000 people will seek the nonprofit's help following sweeping changes to the U.S. immigration system that could shield millions of people from deportation.
FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — A North Texas man has been sentenced to 45 years in prison for his role in the drug-related robbery and slaying of a childhood friend.
HOUSTON (AP) — Oilfield services company Baker Hughes Inc. says the number of rigs exploring for oil and natural gas in the U.S. rose by one this week to 1,929.
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — In a story Nov. 20 about a family killed in a car crash on their way to Disney World, The Associated Press reported erroneously the charge against the driver. The 16-year-old was cited with careless operation, a misdemeanor, not reckless operation of a vehicle, which is a felony.
AMARILLO, Texas (AP) — Authorities say a man arrested two years ago in Mexico for allegedly killing his wife in Amarillo has finally been extradited and returned to Texas.
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — A man who shot three people at a Florida State University library complained to police and property managers in New Mexico that cameras were watching him in his apartment and that he heard voices talking about and laughing at him, according to police reports released Friday.
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Texas' unemployment rate declined for the second month in a row to 5.1 percent in October as the state continues to add jobs, the Texas Workforce Commission reported Friday.
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Michael and Trudi Hardman had always talked about taking their six children to Disney World, and just a week before Thanksgiving, it seemed their "dream trip" was to be a reality.
TEXAS TECH (3-7, 1-6 Big 12) at IOWA STATE (2-7, 0-6), 2:30 p.m. CT Saturday (Fox Sports Net)
GALVESTON, Texas (AP) — A man has been sentenced to 80 years in prison for the killing of a Southeast Texas baker who was confronted last year while closing his business.
HOUSTON (AP) — A man and a woman have been convicted in Texas of trafficking children for sex in investigations linked to Arkansas and Louisiana.
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Thousands of public housing residents in Austin will have access to free basic Internet service in a technological partnership with Google.
Enrique Iglesias picked up his first Latin Grammy in more than a decade Thursday, winning three trophies including song of the year for his platinum hit, "Bailando," while Calle 13 set a record for most Latin Grammy wins with 21.
SAN ANTONIO (AP) — San Antonio police say two men have been found shot to death and a third man was wounded in gunfire in a neighborhood.
McALLEN, Texas (AP) — A South Texas man linked to the hacking collective Anonymous has pleaded guilty to trying to access the Hidalgo County server about 14,000 times.
DALLAS (AP) — Members of the public will have a say in honoring aspiring artists when ArtPrize Dallas begins in 2016.
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — An Oklahoma energy corporation has pleaded guilty to knowingly violating the federal Clean Water Act by discharging pollutants into Breton Sound and the Gulf of Mexico.
EL PASO, Texas (AP) — The University of Texas at El Paso is mourning the loss of a former athletic director and his wife, who were fatally hit by a truck while crossing the street.
FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — A 59-year-old North Texas man has been convicted of killing his wife nearly 30 years ago.
HAWKINS, Texas (AP) — The Texas Rangers are investigating after an East Texas couple and their three dogs were found fatally shot.
EL PASO, Texas (AP) — Police are investigating the deaths of a man and a woman found in an El Paso home.
SAN ANTONIO (AP) — San Antonio police have arrested a 79-year-old man who they say fatally shot a man in a bar over a game of pool.
WACO, Texas (AP) — Baylor quarterback Bryce Petty has tried to avoid calling Oklahoma State a revenge game for the No. 6 Bears.
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Adrian Peterson says he realizes moving on from the Minnesota Vikings might be best for both him and the team.
SAN MARCOS, Texas (AP) — Robert Lowe ran for 236 yards and four touchdowns, both career highs, to lead Texas State past Arkansas State 45-27 on Thursday night.
DALLAS (AP) — John Klingberg and Cody Eakin gave the Dallas Stars a much-needed fast start to the third period on Thursday night.
STANFORD, Calif. (AP) — No. 6 Stanford was feeling pretty good after its win over Connecticut. It was a little tired after Thursday night's loss to No. 10 Texas.
STANFORD, Calif. (AP) — This was one sweet win for Nneka Enemkpali and No. 10 Texas.
PHOENIX (AP) — Lonnie McClanahan had 19 points, four rebounds, and the game-sealing free-throws to lead Texas-Arlington to a 66-64 win over Grand Canyon on Thursday night.
ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — The Texas Rangers have selected the contracts of four top prospects from their minor league system to protect them from next month's winter meetings draft.
NEW YORK (AP) — Jonathan Holmes didn't hit much more than a table in the first half, crashing hard behind the baseline during one futile possession.
DETROIT (AP) — The Detroit Tigers have claimed right-handed reliever Josh Zeid on waivers from the Houston Astros.
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — A Florida State University alumnus and attorney who shot three people at the school's library early Thursday believed the government was targeting him for persecution, detailing his thoughts in a journal and in videos detectives obtained, authorities said.
FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — Brandon Parrish scored a career-high 22 points to lead TCU to an 86-71 victory over New Orleans Thursday.
BLOOMINGTON, Ind. (AP) — James Blackmon Jr. scored 26 points and Indiana used a big run in the second half to get past No. 22 SMU 74-68 on Thursday.
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EL PASO, Texas (AP) — Attorneys and immigration groups in Texas are setting up telethons and hotlines to serve immigrants who may qualify under a new White House plan to protect them from deportation.
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AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Texas Gov.-elect Greg Abbott is pledging to challenge President Barack Obama's executive action on immigration in court.
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