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Former school district employees sentenced for stealing over $4 million

Former school district employees sentenced for stealing over $4 million

The former Director of Finance and Comptroller of the Beaumont Independent School District (BISD) have been sentenced to federal prison for federal
Texas A&M's 'First Lady of Aggieland' Reveille VIII to retire in 2015

Texas A&M's 'First Lady of Aggieland' Reveille VIII to retire in 2015

Reveille VIII, who has faithfully served as the Texas A&M mascot, will formally retire following Final Review at the conclusion of the spring 2015 semester or upon selection of her successor.
Foster says 2-0 Texans at ‘pivotal’ point; loves O’Brien’s coaching

Foster says 2-0 Texans at ‘pivotal’ point; loves O’Brien’s coaching

Running back Arian Foster acknowledged Wednesday that his 2-0 team is at an important stage in its season this week, when the Texans travel to the New York-area to face the struggling 0-2 Giants.
David Ash gives up football

David Ash gives up football

David Ash stopped by Charlie Strong’s office this week to let his coach know he’d made a decision.

SPCA Raises Reward in Dallas Cat Cruelty Case

The SPCA is upping the ante in hopes of tracking down a cat killer.
Georgetown worker charged with tampering with pizza

Georgetown worker charged with tampering with pizza

The Houston Chronicle is reporting; an 18-year-old pizza store employee in Texas has been charged with a felony after police say he rubbed his genitals on food he was preparing for a customer.
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."