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Republicans keep House seat in Florida special election

Republicans keep House seat in Florida special election

 Republican David Jolly won Tuesday's special election in Florida's 13th Congressional District. He will fill out the term of his former boss, longtime Republican Rep. Bill Young, who died in October.
Miles Austin done in Dallas

Miles Austin done in Dallas

Cowboys WR Miles Austin will be designated a post-June 1 cut, according to a source. His departure saves the Cowboys $5.5 million in cap space.
Could Jacksonville's Josh McCown end up with the Texans?

Could Jacksonville's Josh McCown end up with the Texans?

New Tampa Bay coach, and Big Sandy native, Lovie Smith may not let free-agent quarterback Josh McCown leave the Buccaneers without a contract, but if he is able to resist his former head coach at Chicago, he’ll be headed for Hou
Jones calls decision to cut Ware "difficult"

Jones calls decision to cut Ware "difficult"

In a statement today, Jerry Jones says the decision to release DeMarcus ware was 'extremely difficult,' but also left the door open for him to return.
Cowboys release former All-Pro DE DeMarcus Ware

Cowboys release former All-Pro DE DeMarcus Ware

The Dallas Cowboys have released Defensive End DeMarcus Ware on the first day of free agency, according to multiple Dallas media reports.

$600,000 stolen from Houston mega-church

Lakewood Church in Houston, Texas claims the largest congregation in the world, and that may have made it a tempting target for whoever cracked their safe and got away with all the money inside of it.
Officers seize $6.4M in narcotics at South Texas border over weekend

Officers seize $6.4M in narcotics at South Texas border over weekend

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Texans waive tight end Owen Daniels

Texans waive tight end Owen Daniels

The Texans have waived veteran tight end Owen Daniels. By waiving Daniels and cornerback Brice McCain today, the Texans have cleared an additional $5.4 million under the cap.
Cowboys will be active but bargain hunters in free agency

Cowboys will be active but bargain hunters in free agency

The Dallas Cowboys head into free agency with an abundance of needs, but low on capital because of their tight salary-cap situations.
Rand Paul takes veiled swipe at Ted Cruz over foreign policy

Rand Paul takes veiled swipe at Ted Cruz over foreign policy

Recent tension between Republican Sens. Rand Paul and Ted Cruz flared on Monday after Paul doubled-down in his criticism of Cruz's rhetoric.
'We are burying a body,' teen suspect tells Texas police department

'We are burying a body,' teen suspect tells Texas police department

Ask a simple question. Police in Wylie, Texas, wanted to know what two teenagers were doing in the woods Saturday night. "We are burying a body," one of them said.
Edward Snowden speaks at SXSW, calls for public oversight of U.S. spy programs

Edward Snowden speaks at SXSW, calls for public oversight of U.S. spy programs

 In a rare public talk via the Web, fugitive NSA leaker Edward Snowden urged a tech conference audience Monday to help "fix" the U.S. government's surveillance of its citizens.
TX Most Wanted Sex Offender arrested in Bryan

TX Most Wanted Sex Offender arrested in Bryan

Sammy Lee Nickerson, 52, a Texas 10 Most Wanted Sex Offender, is now in custody after being arrested on Thursday in Bryan, Texas.
Police investigating death of person that fell from sixth floor balcony

Police investigating death of person that fell from sixth floor balcony

Texas A&M University Police Department is investigating the death of a person that fell from a sixth floor balcony.
SILVER ALERT DISCONTINUED: Police find missing Cedar Park man

SILVER ALERT DISCONTINUED: Police find missing Cedar Park man

A Silver Alert has been discontinued for a missing Cedar Park man. Cedar Park Police Department were searching for Robert Louis Bates, 84, who was last seen at 3:00 p.m. Saturday at 3916 Knob Creek Lane in Cedar Park, Texas.