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1 arrested after Texas child with cancer shot, killed in front yard

New charges and new information in the murder of a teenager battling cancer. Ryan's Lara's family feels thankful for something many families never find, a little bit of closure.
Cowboys rested, ready for strong finish

Cowboys rested, ready for strong finish

The Cowboys (7-3) returned to practice Tuesday in a first-place tie in the NFC East with the Eagles with six games to go. But don’t look for any hats and horns at the team’s Valley Ranch headquarters.
J.J. Watt named AFC Player of the Week

J.J. Watt named AFC Player of the Week

J.J. Watt is racking up the honors in 2014. The Texans defensive end was named Wednesday as AFC Defensive Player of the Week for his outstanding effort last Sunday during a road win against Cleveland.
Woman admits having sex with minor relative while husband videotapes act

Woman admits having sex with minor relative while husband videotapes act

Two Texans have been sentenced to prison after admitting to sexually-abusing and exploiting a minor.
ICE in Texas deports Mexican fugitive wanted for murder

ICE in Texas deports Mexican fugitive wanted for murder

A Mexican fugitive wanted in his home country for a murder in April was deported Friday by officers with U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement's (ICE) Enforcement and Removal Operations (ERO).
DeMarco Murray plans to carry Cowboys down the stretch

DeMarco Murray plans to carry Cowboys down the stretch

Running back DeMarco Murray’s role in the Cowboys offense might get even bigger down the stretch.
Texans want consistency from Jadeveon Clowney

Texans want consistency from Jadeveon Clowney

Rookie linebacker Jadeveon Clowney said he “felt great” following the Texans’ 23-7 road victory over Cleveland on Sunday, which marked a return to action for the No. 1 overall pick of the 2014 NFL draft.
Perry Judge rules prosecutor is not disqualified

Perry Judge rules prosecutor is not disqualified

The special prosecutor pressing criminal charges against Gov.
Cover to Cover: Texas School Permission Slip to Read Books

Cover to Cover: Texas School Permission Slip to Read Books

Permission slips are just for field trips, right? Not anymore, which is why some Highland Park parents are trippin' out over a new form students brought home.
NFL suspends Adrian Peterson without pay for remainder of season

NFL suspends Adrian Peterson without pay for remainder of season

East Texas native Adrian Peterson has been suspended for the remainder of the 2014-2015 NFL season.
7 face charges in Fort Bend birthday party beating

7 face charges in Fort Bend birthday party beating

The Houston Chronicle is reporting; two more people have been arrested in the recent beating of a 17-year-old male at a birthday party in Fort Bend County, bringing the total number of suspects facing charges to seven, authorities said Friday.<
Choosing sides in the TCU-Baylor debate

Choosing sides in the TCU-Baylor debate

TCU is ranked ahead of Baylor. TCU, as of this week, is in the national bleeping playoffs at the No. 4 seed. Holy Frogdom. “Roll Toad” as that sign-of-the-year said at Amon Carter Stadium last week.
Rested, healthy Cowboys eager to finish strong

Rested, healthy Cowboys eager to finish strong

There is no doubt things couldn’t have gone better during the bye week for the Cowboys. While they rested and healed up, the NFC East went bottoms up.
Texans’ O’Brien decided to start Mallett when QB was ready

Texans’ O’Brien decided to start Mallett when QB was ready

Bill O’Brien knew the question was coming. He didn’t know it would be the first one asked Monday.
Human remains identified as those of Texas most wanted sex offender, former soldier

Human remains identified as those of Texas most wanted sex offender, former soldier

After a dog brought a human skull home to its Southeast Austin owner on a mid-September morning, authorities have now identified the remains as that of Top 15 Most Wanted fugitive