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Texas father accused of gunning down drunken driver acquitted of murder

A Texas father accused of gunning down the drunk driver who killed his two sons shortly after the accident has been acquitted of murder. The jury took just three hours to announce its verdict in the trial of David Barajas.

David Barajas found 'not guilty'

A Texas father accused of gunning down the drunk driver who killed his two sons shortly after the accident has been acquitted of murder. The jury took just three hours to announce its verdict in the trial of David Barajas.

VIDEO: Mammoth skeleton found near Dallas

A farmer and his son uncovered a rare find: an entire mammoth skeleton believed to be tens of thousands of years old.
Dallas ranks third in nation for poverty

Dallas ranks third in nation for poverty

We've all seen the despair in Detroit, street after street of abandoned homes boarded up buildings. And it's no secret that Memphis is a mess with rising unemployment.
Mark Cuban hopes Mavs develop championship chemistry

Mark Cuban hopes Mavs develop championship chemistry

Although he couldn’t hide his giddiness for the upcoming season following a summer of wheeling and dealing, Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban tempered his expectations for his new-look team as he made his radio rounds last week.
Broncos’ Ware eager to make goodbye stop in Arlington

Broncos’ Ware eager to make goodbye stop in Arlington

Defensive end DeMarcus Ware admittedly will be nostalgic when he comes to AT&T Stadium for the first time as a member of the visiting team.
UT football: Shipley ‘ready to roll’

UT football: Shipley ‘ready to roll’

The thinnest position group on the Texas roster received a much-needed boost Tuesday, when wide receiver Jaxon Shipley made it through a morning practice and was pronounced “ready to roll” by UT offensive play-caller Shawn Watson.
Ex-Cowboy bringing a classic Texas football story to the big screen

Ex-Cowboy bringing a classic Texas football story to the big screen

One of the best stories in the history of Texas high school football is being made into a movie.

Controversial ad pushes 'Death Row Jesus'

A new advertising campaign may make you look twice. "Death Row Jesus" will hit American cities Wednesday.
Texans have their quarterback, for better or worse

Texans have their quarterback, for better or worse

Stand down, Texans fans. You no longer have to scour the waiver wires. The Texans aren’t, coach Bill O’Brien said Tuesday, not for a quarterback.
Here’s hoping 2014 football season is as good as 2013

Here’s hoping 2014 football season is as good as 2013

An All-East Texas state championship game. Two long playoff droughts coming to an end. Teams making historic runs through the postseason.
School plaque referencing God removed from Texas school

School plaque referencing God removed from Texas school

Mountain Peak Elementary School is in the spotlight for a dedication plaque on campus.
FBI: South Texas woman offered child, infant for sex

FBI: South Texas woman offered child, infant for sex

The Houston Chronicle is reporting; a 42-year-old South Texas woman has been arrested and accused of offering a 12-year-old relative and an infant to the woman's long-distance boyfriend to use the children for sex, court documents show

Crazy cat rampage

A Houston, Texas man says a neighborhood cat attacked him Monday morning as he was walking his dogs.
Jerry: Cowboys are the ‘glitz and glamour of the NFL’

Jerry: Cowboys are the ‘glitz and glamour of the NFL’

In partnering with an NFL team, Swiss watchmaker Hublot needed to find the right match. With some of their watches retailing for more than $300,000, it wasn’t going to mesh well with blue-collar teams such as Pittsburgh or Cleveland.