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Three soldiers slain at Fort Hood identified

Three soldiers slain at Fort Hood identified

The three soldiers killed Wednesday at Fort Hood, Texas, came from different places. Two grew up in small towns, and one came from a seaside city in Puerto Rico. They all died in a shooting rampage that also left 16 others wounded.
It's David Letterman's comedy world

It's David Letterman's comedy world

(CNN) -- There was a time when there was nothing like David Letterman on television.
Houston boy and his mom thank firefighters in a big way

Houston boy and his mom thank firefighters in a big way

The Houston Chronicle is reporting; after watching coverage of a five-alarm fire that destroyed a Montrose apartment building, a Houston woman and her son decided they had to do something to thank firefighters who risk their lives every day.
Husband of Santa Fe day care operator charged with sex assault of 4-year-old

Husband of Santa Fe day care operator charged with sex assault of 4-year-old

The Houston Chronicle is reporting; a Santa Fe man has been charged with sexual assault stemming from allegations made by a 4-year-old, according to the Galveston County Sheriff's Office.
Owen Daniels signs with Ravens, to be reunited with Gary Kubiak

Owen Daniels signs with Ravens, to be reunited with Gary Kubiak

Former Texans tight end Owen Daniels has agreed to a contract with the Baltimore Ravens.
Mental illness factor in Fort Hood shooting

Mental illness factor in Fort Hood shooting

It's the second mass shooting at the nation's largest army base in five years. Late Wednesday afternoon, a soldier at Fort Hood in central Texas opened fire on fellow service members.
Again, a female cop is hero at Fort Hood

Again, a female cop is hero at Fort Hood

A soldier has committed a deadly mass shooting at Texas' Fort Hood again. And again, a female police officer was involved in bringing the violent rampage to an end.
Ivan Lopez: Ft. Hood shooter profile examined

Ivan Lopez: Ft. Hood shooter profile examined

Ivan Lopez's friendly smile apparently gave no hint of a history of depression, anxiety and other psychiatric disorders.
Darvish and Fielder make list for best selling jerseys

Darvish and Fielder make list for best selling jerseys

World Series MVP David Ortiz tops the current list of most popular MLB player jerseys, which features many of the top performers during the 2013 Postseason, offseason newsmakers as well as some of the brightest young stars in the game.
4 dead, 16 injured in Ft. Hood shooting

4 dead, 16 injured in Ft. Hood shooting

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State moves 'dangerous' sex offenders into Houston, Austin neighborhoods

State moves 'dangerous' sex offenders into Houston, Austin neighborhoods

Thirty sex offenders - allegedly so dangerous that state officials have kept them in custody after they completed their prison sentences - were quietly moved into neighborhoods in Houston and Austin a month ago with no advance notice to the pub
Shuttle's 'shuttle' gets new home

Shuttle's 'shuttle' gets new home

The Houston Chronicle is reporting; the Boeing 747 jumbo jet that ferried dozens of space shuttles from landing sites in California and New Mexico back to Florida will be moving from its current spot in a remote part of Ellington Field to its n
Ex-Astro says police ruined pitching career

Ex-Astro says police ruined pitching career

The Houston Chronicle is reporting; Brandon Backe's once-promising career as an Astros pitcher took him to the World Series in 2005, but in 2009 his skill had deserted him and he was in constant pain.
Yu Darvish to start Sunday at Tampa Bay

Yu Darvish to start Sunday at Tampa Bay

Texas Rangers ace Yu Darvish will start Sunday against the Tampa Bay Rays, manager Ron Washington said.
Crew chief pushes Dale Earnhardt Jr. to top of standings

Crew chief pushes Dale Earnhardt Jr. to top of standings

Two weeks after losing the points lead, Dale Earnhardt Jr. reclaimed it. Earnhardt has a win and is at the top of the NASCAR Sprint Cup points standings as the series comes to Fort Worth this week for the Duck Commander 500.