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Republicans demanding amnesty law be repealed

President Obama's plan to end the immigration crisis is facing a major roadblocks in Congress. Republicans have said his request for $3.7-billion in emergency funds is "too much".

Accused gunman collapses (no sound)

The Texas man accused of killing six people in a mass shooting Wednesday appeared before a judge Friday morning and collapsed in court while hearing the chilling evidence against him.
Injured catcher for Texas Rangers is free on bond after marijuana arrest

Injured catcher for Texas Rangers is free on bond after marijuana arrest

Injured Texas Ranger catcher Geovany Soto is free on bond after a Wednesday night arrest for possession of marijuana under two ounces, police said.
HBO gives 'Game of Thrones,' 'True Detective' updates

HBO gives 'Game of Thrones,' 'True Detective' updates

HBO execs say they have nothing to worry about with "Game of Thrones" -- and not just because it's the most-nominated program at the Emmys this year.
Rockets trade Jeremy Lin to Lakers

Rockets trade Jeremy Lin to Lakers

With their sights on Chris Bosh and the cap room it will take to land the free agent All Star, the Rockets traded Jeremy Lin to the Los Angeles Lakers.
Rangers hit new low in throttling by Angels

Rangers hit new low in throttling by Angels

Each time the Texas Rangers seem to hit bottom, they find their way to a new low. That was the case Thursday night in the opener of a four-game series with the Los Angeles Angels.
Rockets working on finding a trade partner for Jeremy Lin

Rockets working on finding a trade partner for Jeremy Lin

If the Rockets are to land Chris Bosh, they will have to trade guard Jeremy Lin to free up salary cap space. Lin is due about $15 million this season although he only counts a little over $8 million on the cap.

VIDEO: Texas man accused of killing 6 passes out in court

The man accused of killing six family members, including four children, 'execution style' appeared before a judge Friday morning.
Gov. Perry announces support for Israel in ongoing conflict with Hamas

Gov. Perry announces support for Israel in ongoing conflict with Hamas

Gov. Rick Perry Friday issued the following statement supporting Israel in its ongoing conflict with Hamas:
Announcement due on state high school hoops tournaments

Announcement due on state high school hoops tournaments

An announcement is expected, possibly within a few weeks, on a deal that would bring the state girls and boys high school basketball tournaments to the Alamodome in 2015.
Texas chancellor: No beer sales at DKR in 2014

Texas chancellor: No beer sales at DKR in 2014

University of Texas System Chancellor Francisco Cigarroa said Thursday he will not approve beer and wine sales at Royal-Memorial Stadium this fall. It doesn’t appear anyone can change his mind, either.
Estranged wife had protective order for Texas man who police say killed 6

Estranged wife had protective order for Texas man who police say killed 6

The estranged wife of Ron Lee Haskell had taken out a protective order against him, well before police say he sought her out and, after failing to find her, killed four children and two adults.
As teacher pay lags, attrition and class size grow

As teacher pay lags, attrition and class size grow

Stacked up against other states, Texas public schools could win the best-bang-for-your-buck competition.

Chemicals from Syria arrive in Port Arthur for destruction

A ship carrying industrial chemicals used in the manufacture of chemical weapons has arrived from Syria in Port Arthur.
Will they knock down the Astrodome?

Will they knock down the Astrodome?

Some folks in Texas think it would be a good idea if they tore down what has been called the "Eighth Wonder of the World" and replaced it with a park.