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Contract security workers accused of theft at Harris County courthouse

Contract security workers accused of theft at Harris County courthouse

The Houston Chronilcle is reporting; two security workers at the Harris County criminal courthouse have been accused of theft as they worked to screen people entering the building.

UT suspects sabotage after A&M-created maroon flowers pop up near tower

The Houston Chronicle is reporting; it's the emergence of a scandal of potentially epic proportions on the UT campus.
Rangers send Beltre to DL

Rangers send Beltre to DL

The Texas Rangers announced prior to today’s game that the club has added right-handed pitcher Hector Noesi (#19) to the active roster. Noesi will be in uniform and available for the series finale against Houston.
Ash out for spring with a broken foot

Ash out for spring with a broken foot

David Ash has suffered a broken foot and will have surgery next week, which means he’ll miss the rest of spring football, including next Saturday’s Orange-White Game.
GOP base includes racist 'elements,' congressman charges

GOP base includes racist 'elements,' congressman charges

Over 50 years after Congress passed the Civil Rights Act, the issue of race is back in the political headlines, after comments from Attorney General Eric Holder and events marking the anniversary of the law's passage renewed the dialogue ov
Couple strip searched over $3 earrings?

Couple strip searched over $3 earrings?

A Houston couple says they were humiliated when a beauty store in Southeast Houston. The owner falsely accused them of stealing earrings. Now they say they want more than an apology.
Human remains found on SeaWorld property in San Antonio

Human remains found on SeaWorld property in San Antonio

San Antonio, TX authorities say they might have a mystery on their hands. Human remains have been found on property at the theme park.
Jet Fuel spill in San Antonio River, two spills in five week period

Jet Fuel spill in San Antonio River, two spills in five week period

Emergency crews in Texas work to clean-up a jet fuel spill from a local refinery that leaked into the San Antonio River.
Mavericks beat Suns, grab playoff berth

Mavericks beat Suns, grab playoff berth

Monta Ellis scored a season-high tying 37 points Saturday and completely took over the game in the seocnd half as the Mavs upended the Phoenix Suns 101-98 to clinch a playoff spot before a very loud sellout crowd of 20,413 at American Airlines
Texans add MMA action to offseason workouts

Texans add MMA action to offseason workouts

Since offseason training began Monday, several players have referred to a new mixed-martial arts setup that has been added by first-year strength and conditioning coach Craig Fitzgerald.
Coast Guard, Texas Parks and Wildlife search for missing man near San Antonio Bay

Coast Guard, Texas Parks and Wildlife search for missing man near San Antonio Bay

The Coast Guard and Texas Parks and Wildlife Department are searching for a 48-year-old man after a good Samaritan came upon his boat with its throttles clutched near Victoria Barge Canal Friday.
University of Texas-Arlington offers drone program

University of Texas-Arlington offers drone program

Starting this fall, the University of Texas-Arlington will offer a special certification for undergrads in unmanned aircraft.
4 Mexicans rescued from sinking boat after caught poaching

4 Mexicans rescued from sinking boat after caught poaching

Four Mexican nationals, who were illegally fishing in U.S. waters off South Texas were rescued Friday, after their lancha began taking on water during a pursuit by the crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Brant.
Stars head to NHL Playoffs

Stars head to NHL Playoffs

For the first time in 5 seasons, Dallas is heading to the NHL playoffs. The Stars defeated St. Louis 3-0 on Friday night. That win renders Sunday's season finale against Phoenix pointless.
Smarter than your average QB

Smarter than your average QB

Johnny Manziel is better than Blake Bortles and Teddy Bridgewater. At least on the NFL’s famed Wonderlic test.