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Texans’ Ryan Fitzpatrick named AFC offensive player of week

Texans’ Ryan Fitzpatrick named AFC offensive player of week

 Texans quarterback Ryan Fitzpatrick was named Wednesday as AFC offensive player of the week, following his career- and franchise-high six-touchdown performance during a 45-21 home win against Tennessee last Sunday.
Eating the Mediterranean diet may lead to a longer life

Eating the Mediterranean diet may lead to a longer life

 (CNN) -- Eating a Mediterranean diet may be your key to living longer. That's according to a new study led by Immaculata De Vivo, associate professor at Brigham and Women's Hospital in Boston and Harvard Medical School.
Texas senator files bill prohibiting sale of synthetic drugs

Texas senator files bill prohibiting sale of synthetic drugs

Today, Senator Charles Perry filed SB 199 to prohibit the sale and use of synthetic drugs in the State of Texas.
Attack of the Grackle!!

Attack of the Grackle!!

Dallas Fort Worth, TX (KDAF) -- When you leave work to head home do you feel like like you're in a movie? "Definitely reminds me of that Alfred Hitchcock movie The Birds," Brendon Cole, who works in Plano, said.
1 dead in officer-involved shooting in NW Harris Co

1 dead in officer-involved shooting in NW Harris Co

The Houston Chronicle is reporting; on Tuesday, the Harris County Sheriff's Office's homicide division was waiting on positive identification of the man who was killed in the deputy-involved shooting .
About 100 brains missing from University of Texas

About 100 brains missing from University of Texas

The Houston Chronicle is reporting; The University of Texas at Austin is missing about 100 brains — about half of the specimens the university had in a collection of brains preserved in jars of formaldehyde.

Gun sales: Black Friday boom

It looks like Santa will be delivering more guns this Christmas. Despite overall Black Friday spending down 11 percent nationwide, last weekend gun sales increased.
Big 12 ranked as the nation’s toughest

Big 12 ranked as the nation’s toughest

The Big 12 now is being considered by ESPN as the nation’s toughest conference. The Big 12 will have a little time to celebrate, starting with an interesting final week of the regular season.
Jadeveon Clowney to get second opinion on knee

Jadeveon Clowney to get second opinion on knee

After suffering constant pain in his right knee since returning from arthroscopic surgery, Texans outside linebacker Jadeveon Clowney is getting a second opinion from Dr. James Andrews on Wednesday.
Reward increased to $8,000 for violent Texas sex offender

Reward increased to $8,000 for violent Texas sex offender

The reward for Jeffrey Ortiz, 37, a Texas 10 Most Wanted Sex Offender and this month’s featured fugitive, has been increased to $8,000 for information leading to this capture if the tip comes in during the month of December.

Caught on cam: Sleepy Texas bandit

When an Austin, Texas business owner went into work this weekend he found more than he bargained for - a strange intruder. The owners are relieved he came for nothing more than a good night's sleep.
 Reward increased to $8K for TX Most Wanted Sex Offender

Reward increased to $8K for TX Most Wanted Sex Offender

The reward for Jeffrey Ortiz, 37, a Texas 10 Most Wanted Sex Offender and this month’s featured fugitive, has been increased to $8,000 for information leading to this capture if the tip comes in during the month of December.
Groves homeowner holds intruder high on meth at gunpoint

Groves homeowner holds intruder high on meth at gunpoint

A Groves man is behind bars and lucky to be alive after he broke into a home and was confronted by the gun-wielding home owner.
Midland cop shoots machete-wielding man

Midland cop shoots machete-wielding man

The Houston Chronicle is reporting; Midland police say an officer has fatally shot a man who barricaded himself in his home for nearly four hours and swung a machete at officers who entered.
Police chief on downtown Austin shooting: 'We were lucky'

Police chief on downtown Austin shooting: 'We were lucky'

The man who shot up downtown Austin last week had the words, "Let me die," written in marker on his chest, the city's police chief said Monday.