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Body of missing 5-year-old girl found

Body of missing 5-year-old girl found

The body of a missing 5-year old girl was found Sunday in a Dallas apartment complex. Police found the body in an empty apartment at Sontera Palms Apartment Complex after the girl was reported missing earlier that afternoon.

In cold water: Texas grandfather dumps ALS ice bucket on 10-month-old

It's been the splash of social media for weeks, the ALS ice bucket challenge.
Texas QB David Ash will miss BYU game

Texas QB David Ash will miss BYU game

It took one week to arrive at Texas' worst-case scenario. Starting quarterback David Ash, who took five big hits in the season-opening win over North Texas, will miss this week's BYU game --- at least.

VIDEO: Man taken into custody for flying drone over UT game

University of Texas police took a man into custody for flying a drone over the stadium during a football game Saturday night.
Texas teens fall from carnival ride after door opens

Texas teens fall from carnival ride after door opens

UPDATE: 11:40 a.m. Monday 9/1 - El Paso Police say the door to the "Sidewinder" ride at the St. Anthony's Bazaar opened while the ride was in motion, flinging the teens from their seats Sunday night.
Bo Porter fired, Tom Lawless named new Astros manager

Bo Porter fired, Tom Lawless named new Astros manager

In a clear showing of who is in charge of the club, the Astros on Monday fired managed Bo Porter as well as bench coach Dave Trembley, just days after reports arose of tensions between Porter and his general manager, Jeff Luhnow.
Rick Perry takes back tweet

Rick Perry takes back tweet

Texas Gov. Rick Perry's Twitter account sent a disparaging graphic of Travis County District Attorney Rosemary Lehmberg Sunday night. Less than an hour later, he followed up with a tweet calling the graphic unauthorized.
Immunization Exemptions Put Kids at Risk

Immunization Exemptions Put Kids at Risk

Like it or not, kids have been lining up to get immunized for school. After all, it's a state law, right? Not so fast.
Austin bans talking on your cell-phone while driving your car

Austin bans talking on your cell-phone while driving your car

The Houston Chronicle is reporting; come January, using your hand-held cell phone while driving inside Austin will be illegal. Thursday, the city council voted to expand the current ordinance prohibiting texting while driving.
Judge rules school finance system unconstitutional

Judge rules school finance system unconstitutional

The Houston Chronicle is reporting; A judge on Thursday again declared Texas' school finance system unconstitutional, reaffirming his 2013 ruling that struck down the current mode of funding public education as inefficient and inadequate.
Rangers’ Beltre coy about his chances to win first batting title

Rangers’ Beltre coy about his chances to win first batting title

Beltre has never led the league in hitting. He hit .334 in 2004 with the Dodgers and finished seventh in the league, the same year he led the league with 48 homers.
Longhorns beat UNT in Strong's debut

Longhorns beat UNT in Strong's debut

For eight months, the Texas Longhorns were pushed by stern Charlie Strong, scolded by angry Charlie Strong, and had their perks and privileges taken away by Charlie Strong the disciplinarian.
Texans trade for Patriots QB Ryan Mallett

Texans trade for Patriots QB Ryan Mallett

The Texans traded for former New England quarterback Ryan Mallett on Sunday. The Patriots received a sixth-round pick, according to the Washington Post.
Texans make cuts to get roster down to 53 players; more moves expected

Texans make cuts to get roster down to 53 players; more moves expected

As coach Bill O’Brien pointed out on Friday, the Texans’ roster will be an evolving process, and this weekend is a perfect example.
Cowboys cut roster to 53-man limit

Cowboys cut roster to 53-man limit

In order to reach the 53-man roster requirement, the Dallas Cowboys made the following transactions on Saturday: Released: WR Desmon Briscoe (Kansas) G Uche Nwaneri (Purdue)