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AMBER ALERT: Houston baby missing, mother found dead in refeigerator

AMBER ALERT: Houston baby missing, mother found dead in refeigerator

The Texas Center for the Missing has issued a Houston Regional Amber Alert for the Houston Police Department who are searching for a missing infant.
Big 12 boss would have picked TCU over Baylor

Big 12 boss would have picked TCU over Baylor

In efforts to help the Big 12 rebound from having both of its co-champions snubbed for berths in the inaugural College Football Playoff, commissioner Bob Bowlsby took an unusual step Monday.
Texans’ matchup vs. Colts is a ‘playoff game’

Texans’ matchup vs. Colts is a ‘playoff game’

First-year coach Bill O’Brien didn’t revert to coachspeak when discussing Sunday’s crucial contest at Indianapolis.
UH fires football coach Tony Levine

UH fires football coach Tony Levine

The University of Houston has fired head coach Tony Levine after three seasons. Levine was 21-17 and led Cougars to two bowls in three-plus seasons after being hired to replace Kevin Sumlin, who left for Texas A&M in 2011.

Caught on Cam: Cop punches suspect

The Seattle Police Department has released the digital in-car video of a police officer punching a handcuffed woman after she assaulted him.
Texas Wide Open For Veterans offers vets one stop opportunity to live and work in TX

Texas Wide Open For Veterans offers vets one stop opportunity to live and work in TX

Active members of the military and veterans who are considering where to begin their civilian lives can now access a new resource that reveals the many advantages and opportunities awaiting veterans choosing to make the Lone Star State their pe
Michigan State to take on Baylor in Cotton Bowl

Michigan State to take on Baylor in Cotton Bowl

Green will be in vogue on New Year’s Day at the 79th Goodyear Cotton Bowl Classic. No. 8 Michigan State Spartans will face the No. 5 Baylor Bears at 11:45 a.m. at AT&T Stadium in a battle of top teams from the Big Ten and Big 12.
TCU, Ole Miss to square-off in Peach Bowl

TCU, Ole Miss to square-off in Peach Bowl

 The first-ever New Year’s Six bowl matchup will see (9) Ole Miss take on Big 12 Co-Champion (6) TCU in the Chick-fil-A Peach Bowl as announced by the College Football Playoff Selection Committee today.
Texas A&M, West Virginia to meet in Liberty Bowl

Texas A&M, West Virginia to meet in Liberty Bowl

Two of the top offensive teams in the country, the Texas A&M Aggies and the West Virginia Mountaineers, will meet in the 56th AutoZone Liberty Bowl on December 29, 2014 at 1 p.m. (CST). The game will be televised by ESPN.
Rice, Fresno State acceptc Hawai'i Bowl invitations

Rice, Fresno State acceptc Hawai'i Bowl invitations

Rice University has accepted an invitation to play in the 2014 HAWAI‘I BOWL, as announced by Hawai‘i Bowl Executive Director David A. K. Matlin.
UTEP, Utah State to play in the 2014 Gildan New Mexico Bowl

UTEP, Utah State to play in the 2014 Gildan New Mexico Bowl

ESPN Events and the Gildan New Mexico Bowl announce that the UTEP Miners and the Utah State Aggies have accepted invitations to the ninth annual game to be played on Saturday, Dec. 20.
LA fugitive captured in Beaumont

LA fugitive captured in Beaumont

The Houston Chronicle is reporting; after two-and-a-half months on the run, authorities say a Livingston Parish fugitive has been arrested in Texas for robbery, aggravated battery and failure to register as a sex offender.
Lockheed Martin Armed Forces Bowl to feature Houston, Pittsburgh

Lockheed Martin Armed Forces Bowl to feature Houston, Pittsburgh

Following Saturday’s conference championship games and the final selection of teams for the 38 college football bowl games today, Houston and Pitt have accepted invitations to meet in next month’s Lockheed Martin Armed Forces Bowl i
Texas, Arkansas accept bids to play in Advocare V100 Texas Bowl

Texas, Arkansas accept bids to play in Advocare V100 Texas Bowl

The University of Texas and the University of Arkansas have accepted bids to play in the 2014 AdvoCare V100 Texas Bowl, the bowl organizing committee announced today.
Man's body found in SE Houston bayou

Man's body found in SE Houston bayou

The Houston Chronicle is reporting; a man died late Sunday night after he fell or jumped from a bridge over Brays Bayou in southeast Houston.