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Texas A&M crushes South Carolina

Texas A&M crushes South Carolina

They're calling him Kenny Football. Kenny Hill broke Johnny Manziel's school record with 511 yards passing Thursday night.
Cowboys safety Hamilton suspended 4 games for substance abuse violation

Cowboys safety Hamilton suspended 4 games for substance abuse violation

The Dallas Cowboys’ beleaguered defense suffered another blow Thursday as safety Jakar Hamilton was suspended the first four games of the season by the NFL for violating the substance abuse policy.
Arian Foster calls out local reporters for their ‘mundane questions’

Arian Foster calls out local reporters for their ‘mundane questions’

The Chronicle and other local media outlets may have to import out-of-town reporters to ask Texans running back Arian Foster questions that interest him this season.
Dallas PD Equipping More Cops With Body Cams

Dallas PD Equipping More Cops With Body Cams

DALLAS (KDAF) -- With so many shootings raising so many questions, the idea of stepping up the use of body cams has turned into a hot topic. More and more police departments are arming their cops with a gun and a body cam.
Judge: Texas School Finance System unconstitutional

Judge: Texas School Finance System unconstitutional

Nearly three years after more than 600 Texas school districts filed litigation challenging the state's school finance system, a Travis County district judge has ruled in their favor.
Toyota Texas Bass Classic returning to Lake Fork in 2015

Toyota Texas Bass Classic returning to Lake Fork in 2015

Toyota Texas Bass Classic (TTBC) officials announced next year’s dates and field changes for the World Championship of Bass Fishing, where the top professional anglers in the world are scheduled to return to Lake Fork Memorial Day weekend
Texas immunization exemptions could put kids at risk

Texas immunization exemptions could 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.
Most Wanted Sex Offender from Texas caught in Mexico

Most Wanted Sex Offender from Texas caught in Mexico

Dallas Wayne Waddell, 49, a Texas 10 Most Wanted Sex Offender, is now in custody after being arrested last week in Mexico.
Missing elderly TX man found safe in Memphis

Missing elderly TX man found safe in Memphis

Update: Gallegos has been found safe in Memphis, Texas.
Secretive group launches pro-Perry site

Secretive group launches pro-Perry site

A secretive nonprofit, which until recently has been known solely for its efforts to unseat New York Democrats, has launched an online campaign in support of
Four backpacks seized in South Texas contain $650,000 and a kilo of cocaine

Four backpacks seized in South Texas contain $650,000 and a kilo of cocaine

The Houston Chronicle is reporting; four abandoned backpacks found by U.S. Border Patrol agents in the Rio Grande Valley Thursday contained more than $650,000 in cash and a kilogram of cocaine.
Rally demands justice in Tolan shooting case

Rally demands justice in Tolan shooting case

The Houston Chronicle is reporting; Dozens of people — including the attorney for Trayvon Martin's and Michael Brown's families — gathered outside the federal courthouse in Houston on Tuesday and demanded justice for an unar

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.