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TCU QB named Earl Campbell Award winner

TCU QB named Earl Campbell Award winner

Texas Christian University's star quarterback Trevone Boykin has been named the Earl Campbell Award Player of the Year. The announcement was made Wednesday night at Willow Brook Country Club in Tyler.
Texas home to 6/15 most financially irresponsible cities in the nation

Texas home to 6/15 most financially irresponsible cities in the nation

An online authority on bad credit, www.badcredit.org, has released a list of the top 15 most financially irresponsible cities in the nation, with Texas taking up six spots on the list.
Sheriff's Office: Texas drug dealer caught selling 'kush' on Craigslist

Sheriff's Office: Texas drug dealer caught selling 'kush' on Craigslist

Having an entrepreneurial spirit does not always pay off. That's what one El Paso man found out earlier this month after El Paso Sheriffs' Officials allege he was attempting to sell marijuana and Xanax on Craigslist.
DeMarco Murray named PFWA’s NFL Offensive Player of the Year

DeMarco Murray named PFWA’s NFL Offensive Player of the Year

DeMarco Murray has been named the NFL Offensive Player of the Year by the Pro Football Writers’ Association.
Texans’ J.J. Watt named Defensive Player of Year

Texans’ J.J. Watt named Defensive Player of Year

Texans defensive end J.J. Watt was named the Pro Football Writers of America Defensive Player of the Year on Wednesday.
Authorities arrest Texas fugitive with Mexican Mafia gang ties

Authorities arrest Texas fugitive with Mexican Mafia gang ties

Gilberto Garcia, 35, a Texas 10 Most Wanted Fugitive, is now in custody after being captured on Jan. 9 in Corpus Christi. Garcia, a known Texas Mexican Mafia gang member, was wanted for murder and aggravated assault.
Dwight Howard fined $15K

Dwight Howard fined $15K

To the NBA, Dwight Howard’s right hand to Kevin Garnett’s neck was ruled as “no harm, no foul.” Garnett did not get off as easily.
Jason Garrett getting new deal

Jason Garrett getting new deal

He had to win to keep his job. He did. And he will. Jason Garrett will get a new five-year contract with the Cowboys.
Straus re-elected House speaker over Tea Party challenger

Straus re-elected House speaker over Tea Party challenger

With the backing of 85 percent of the Texas House, San Antonio Republican Joe Straus o
TX soldier who recently traveled to West Africa dies, Ebola tests being conducted

TX soldier who recently traveled to West Africa dies, Ebola tests being conducted

Fort Hood officials are working with the Killeen, Texas, police department on the death of a Fort Hood Soldier who recently returned from West Africa.
Texas representative apologizes for tweet comparing Obama to Hitler

Texas representative apologizes for tweet comparing Obama to Hitler

Texas Republican Rep. Randy Weber issued an apology Tuesday for his tweet Monday night comparing President Barack Obama and Adolf Hitler.

Mexican consulate to issue birth certificates for citizens living in U.S.

The Consulate in Brownsville is expected to see more people starting this month as they're preparing to offer a new service.
20 years later: Key moments from the O.J. Simpson trial

20 years later: Key moments from the O.J. Simpson trial

 (CNN) -- It was called the trial of the century and the first true reality show.
Cruel coincidence snuffs Cowboys season

Cruel coincidence snuffs Cowboys season

Fourth quarter and the Dallas Cowboys were driving, pursuing their destiny, trying to put 19 years of playoff frustrations in their rear-view mirror.
Ex-Texans coach staying in Baltimore

Ex-Texans coach staying in Baltimore

Another head-coaching job isn’t an immediate priority for Gary Kubiak. The former Texans head coach said Sunday night he will be staying in Baltimore as the Ravens’ offensive coordinator.