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Shreveport pastor accused of molesting 2 family members

Shreveport pastor accused of molesting 2 family members

A Shreveport pastor sits behind bars Wednesday afternoon following his arrest in connection with allegations of sexual misconduct involving juveniles.

Paying it forward at Chick-Fil-A

Employees at one Abilene, Texas Chick-fil-A say they are used to seeing customers pay it forward, but they never expected to see such a large act of generosity as they did on Monday night.
J.J. Watt at QB?

J.J. Watt at QB?

During what otherwise was a sober conversation on CNBC’s “Squawk Box” about the NFL’s struggles to deal with players accused of domestic abuse, Texans owner Bob McNair revealed — presemably, tongue in cheek —
Suspended Longhorn Martez Walker arrested on trespassing charge

Suspended Longhorn Martez Walker arrested on trespassing charge

Suspended Longhorn basketball player Martez Walker has been arrested for criminal trespassing for returning to a University of Texas dormitory where he has been banned.
Tim Duncan on special comic book cover

Tim Duncan on special comic book cover

The Spurs’ resident comic book geek will be featured on a special batch of variant covers for an upcoming issue of Marvel Comics’ The Punisher, whose trademark death’s head logo adorns one of Duncan’s knee braces.
Texans owner Bob McNair: ‘Our players are role models’

Texans owner Bob McNair: ‘Our players are role models’

Texans owner Bob McNair today the NFL should act to a higher standard regarding conduct by its players, and he defended NFL commissioner Roger Goodell’s handling of the league’s investigation into domestic violence allegations invol
Altuve sets Astros single-season hits record

Altuve sets Astros single-season hits record

Astros icon Craig Biggio has been inspiring Jose Altuve since the All-Star was still a kid in Venezuela.
Firefighters honor fallen with tower climb

Firefighters honor fallen with tower climb

Nashville, TN (WSMV) -- Last Thursday, our nation marked 13 years since the terrorist attack that plunged us into war and forever altered our outlook on the world around us.
Anti-gay billboard in Portland generating controversy

Anti-gay billboard in Portland generating controversy

Portland, TN (WSMV) -- In Portland, TN, a towering billboard quotes a Leviticus passage from the Old Testament: "You shall not lie with a man as with a woman. It is an abomination."
Nearly $3 million in drugs seized in South Texas

Nearly $3 million in drugs seized in South Texas

The Houston Chronicle is reporting; U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers seized nearly $3 million in illegal narcotics during two seizures at international bridges in South Texas.

History books in school: Are they stating fact or fiction?

The Texas Freedom Network Education Fund says there is a major problem with a Social Studies book proposed to come out to Texas schools next year. It has some history written wrong.
Jones: Goodell has 100 percent support from NFL owners

Jones: Goodell has 100 percent support from NFL owners

Dallas Cowboys owner Jerry Jones said NFL commissioner Roger Goodell has 100 percent support from the owners, despite mistakes he made during the Ray Rice-domestic abuse controversy.
Reader reaction to the Adrian Peterson column is a divisive

Reader reaction to the Adrian Peterson column is a divisive

My "award-winning" column in today's edition of the Fort Worth Star-Telegram regarding the case of Adrian Peterson apparently touched a nerve.
Astro near team record

Astro near team record

Jose Altuve has tried not to dwell too much on his march to Craig Biggio’s franchise record for hits in a season, but he admits it has been impossible. Someone is constantly reminding him of the countdown.

Child Services had contact with family of Texas toddler who was killed

There were signs of suspected abuse of a Texas toddler who was found dead Friday in a shallow grave. Tony Plohetski reports Child Protective Services had received multiple reports on the two year-old boy.