AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — After the first package exploded on an Austin doorstep, police assured the public that there was no wider threat, no signs of terrorism. The idea of a serial bomber striking random strangers never came up.
The March 2 blast killed Anthony Stephan House, a 39-year-old ...
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — The Latest on the Austin bombings investigation (all times local):
The president of the Austin chapter of the NAACP is calling on investigators to release the recording of what the authorities have referred to as the dead bomber’s confession.
PFLUGERVILLE, Texas (AP) — The mother of a man who lived with the suspected Austin bomber says her son was handcuffed, taken into custody by SWAT officers and held overnight before police found the suspect who blew himself up.
Jennifer Withers told The Associated Press late Thursday that ...
When a law enforcement official described a cellphone recording left by the Austin serial bomber as “the outcry of a very challenged young man,” the remark caused an outcry of its own.
Because the bomber was white, some people almost immediately questioned whether the same level of ...
SUGAR LAND, Texas (AP) — Texas high school boys and girls public and private school basketball rankings as compiled by the Texas Association of Basketball Coaches for the week of Dec. 10:
1. Denton Guyer, 10-2; 2. Allen, 13-1; 3. Rockwall, 12-3; 4. Lake ...
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Even as Meme Jackson went ice cold from the field in recent games, Tennessee coach Holly Warlick had no hesitation keeping her on the floor.
“Her defense has just been phenomenal,” Warlick said.
So it was a nice bonus for the ninth-ranked Lady Vols when Jackson ...
Officials to study scooter crashes in Austin
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Officials in Austin are working with the Atlanta-based U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to study how to prevent dockless scooter crashes and patterns tied to the crashes.
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Allen Park 62, Allen Park Inter-City Baptist 37
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Almont 59, North Branch 50
Alpena 66, Tawas 44
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Group plans $230M stadium to keep MLS team in Columbus
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Cleveland Browns owners Dee and Jimmy Haslam are part of a group planning to build a $230 million stadium for the Columbus Crew as part of a bid to keep the Major League Soccer team in the city.
The Haslams and Columbus-area investors announced in October they are ...
BEIRUT (AP) — The parents of American journalist Austin Tice, who went missing in Syria in 2012, said Tuesday they are hopeful the Trump administration will work on releasing their son, in the same way it did with Americans held in North Korea.
Marc and Debra Tice told reporters in Beirut ...
Judge refuses to dismiss lawsuit over soccer team move
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — An Ohio judge isn’t dismissing a lawsuit seeking to keep the Columbus Crew soccer team in Columbus.
The Columbus Dispatch reports a judge on ...
SUGAR LAND, Texas (AP) — Texas high school boys and girls public and private school basketball rankings as compiled by the Texas Association of Basketball Coaches for the week of Dec. 3:
1. Denton Guyer, 8-2; 2. Allen, 11-1; 3. Rockwall, 11-3; 4. Lake ...
Maj. Gen. Tracy Norris named Adjutant General of Texas
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — An Iraq War veteran with more than 30 years of military service has been named the first female Adjutant General of Texas.
Gov. Greg Abbott on Monday announced the appointment of Maj. Gen. Tracy Norris of Austin, effective Jan. 1.
She replaces Maj. Gen. John ...
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — A holiday display meant to re-create a scene from “National Lampoon’s Christmas Vacation” looked a little too real and caused a veteran to spring into action.
The Heerlein family placed a dummy representing Clark Griswold dangling from the gutter of their Austin, ...
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — A 24-year-old Central Texas woman has been sentenced to 30 years in prison for her role in the 2014 death of her 2-year-old son.
State District Judge David Wahlberg sentenced Meagan Work on Friday and told his Austin courtroom that he can’t be certain how her son died, ...
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2 hospitalized after suspicious package opened at Austin IRS
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Two people were hospitalized after a package containing a suspicious substance was delivered to the offices of the Internal Revenue Service in Texas’ capital.
The Austin American Statesman
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — The chairman of the Senate committee that President Donald Trump’s former lawyer admitted lying to said Friday that Michael Cohen’s guilty plea sends a message that “if you lie to us, we’re going to catch you.”
Republican Sen. Richard Burr issued the warning a day ...
Austin’s 23-points leads C. Michigan past Sam Houston St.
HUNTSVILLE, Texas (AP) — Larry Austin Jr. scored 23 points, distributed seven assists and collected six rebounds and Central Michigan turned it on in the second half to beat Sam Houston State 81-65 on Wednesday.
Austin filled the state line shooting 8 of 12 from the floor and 7 of 8 from ...
OAKLEY, Calif. (AP) — A 19-year-old man has been charged with making threats over social media against female students from a San Francisco Bay Area high school.
The East Bay Times
O’Rourke vs. Castro: 2 Texans eye White House runs
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Beto O’Rourke and Julian Castro were barely old enough for elementary school the last time a Democrat from ruby red Texas ran for the White House.
But after a midterm campaign that saw Democrats make inroads throughout the Sun Belt, both Texans are signaling they could ...
Pope taps Texan bishop Garcia for Monterey, California
VATICAN CITY (AP) — Pope Francis has named Monsignor Daniel Garcia, currently an auxiliary bishop in Texas, to take over as bishop of Monterey, California.
The Vatican said Tuesday that the 58-year-old Garcia would replace Bishop Richard Garcia, who died earlier this year.
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — The last time Texas played in the Big 12 championship, the Longhorns were wrapping a decade of 10 wins every season and appeared set for a future of winning a whole lot more.
The decade that followed included a whole lot of losing and got two head coaches — Mack Brown ...
SUGAR LAND, Texas (AP) — Texas high school boys and girls public and private school basketball rankings as compiled by the Texas Association of Basketball Coaches for the week of Nov. 26:
1. Denton Guyer, 3-1; 2. Allen, 7-0; 3. Rockwall, 6-3; 4. South ...
PATRAS, Greece (AP) — A Greek court on Thursday convicted and sentenced six of the nine suspects in the fatal beating of an American tourist at an island resort last year, finding them guilty of reduced charges in a move that angered the victim’s parents.
The six were handed sentences ...
17 sentenced in Texas drug ring, ties to North Carolina
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Prosecutors say 17 people have been sentenced for their convictions in a Central Texas cocaine and methamphetamine ring with ties to North Carolina.
A federal judge in Austin on Tuesday
Seahawks linebackers in flux with Wright sidelined by injury
RENTON, Wash. (AP) — For the second time this season the Seahawks are having to find an option at weakside linebacker with K.J. Wright is sidelined due to injury.
Wright has missed seven of Seattle’s 10 games played this season due to a knee injury that surfaced during pregame warmups of ...
AUSTIN, Minn. (AP) _ Hormel Foods Corp. (HRL) on Tuesday reported fiscal fourth-quarter earnings of $261.4 million.
On a per-share basis, the Austin, Minnesota-based company said it had net income of 48 cents. Earnings, adjusted for asset impairment costs, were 51 cents per ...
SUGAR LAND, Texas (AP) — Texas high school boys and girls public and private school basketball rankings as compiled by the Texas Association of Basketball Coaches for the week of Nov. 19:
1. Denton Guyer, 2-0; 2. Rockwall, 6-1; 3. Allen, 6-0; 4. South ...
Women accuse Texas priest of sex abuse, file lawsuit
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Six women filed a lawsuit in Texas on Wednesday accusing a Catholic priest of subjecting them to sexual harassment and abuse in recent years, including groping and inappropriate behavior while taking confessions.
The suit lists Bishop Joe Vasquez, the Catholic Diocese ...
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) _ Ideal Power Inc. (IPWR) on Thursday reported a loss of $2.3 million in its third quarter.
The Austin, Texas-based company said it had a loss of 16 cents per share.
The results did not meet Wall Street expectations. The average estimate of four analysts surveyed ...
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) _ FalconStor Software Inc. (FALC) on Wednesday reported a third-quarter loss of $332,000, after reporting a profit in the same period a year earlier.
On a per-share basis, the Austin, Texas-based company said it had a loss of 1 cent. Earnings, adjusted for restructuring ...
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American Christian Academy 78, Altamont 61
Appalachian 64, Southeastern 57
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Asbury 48, Douglas 42
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BERKELEY, Calif. (AP) — Two games into his freshman season Andre Kelly is feeling pretty good about his role with California.
Junior transfer Paris Austin looks comfortable, too.
Kelly scored five of his 15 points as part of a pivotal run midway through the second half and California ...
2 more men gets long sentences for attempt to kill judge
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Two more men have received long prison sentences for a 2015 assassination attempt on a state judge outside her home.
U.S. District Judge Lee Yeakel in Austin sentenced 29-year-old Marcellus Antoine Burgin of Cypress, Texas, on Tuesday to 25 years in federal prison and ...
At least 19 sick from chemical fumes at Central Texas school
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Authorities say at least 19 students and staff reported feeling sick from apparent chemical-related fumes during maintenance at a Central Texas school.
SUGAR LAND, Texas (AP) — Texas high school boys and girls public and private school basketball rankings as compiled by the Texas Association of Basketball Coaches for the week of Nov. 12:
1. Denton Guyer, 1-0; 2. South Garland, 1-0; 3. Katy Morton Ranch, ...
Texas deputy shot in face during standoff out of hospital
LA GRANGE, Texas (AP) — A Texas deputy who investigators say was shot in the face by a suspect while trying to serve a warrant has been discharged from an Austin hospital.
An ambulance carrying Fayette County sheriff’s Deputy Calvin “CJ” Lehmann was escorted to his home Saturday by other ...
LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) — A Texas man was sentenced to three years in prison on Friday for improperly disposing of hazardous electronic waste at a Central Kentucky recycling business.
The Lexington Herald-Leader reports ...
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Beto O’Rourke didn’t turn Texas blue. But for the first time in decades, it’s looking much less red.
The midterm elections in Texas ousted a Republican who carried a “bathroom bill” targeting transgender people, drove out a GOP lawmaker who called federal immigration ...
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) _ Stratus Properties Inc. (STRS) on Friday reported a third-quarter loss of $2.4 million, after reporting a profit in the same period a year earlier.
The Austin, Texas-based company said it had a loss of 29 cents per share.
The real estate company posted revenue of ...
NACOGDOCHES, Texas (AP) — Freshman Oddyst Walker made a free throw in the final two seconds as Stephen F. Austin slipped past NAIA’s Southwest Assemblies of God 68-67 on Thursday night.
Stephen F. Austin (2-0), which had a 36-33 halftime advantage, led most of the second half but could not ...
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) _ Hanger Inc. (HNGR) on Thursday reported profit of $4.4 million in its third quarter.
The Austin, Texas-based company said it had profit of 12 cents per share. Earnings, adjusted for one-time gains and costs, were 22 cents per share.
The orthotic and prosthetic ...
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) _ Upland Software Inc. (UPLD) on Thursday reported a loss of $4.3 million in its third quarter.
On a per-share basis, the Austin, Texas-based company said it had a loss of 21 cents. Earnings, adjusted for one-time gains and costs, came to 38 cents per share.
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) _ Vermillion Inc. (VRML) on Thursday reported a loss of $2.7 million in its third quarter.
On a per-share basis, the Austin, Texas-based company said it had a loss of 4 cents.
The diagnostic and bio-analytical company posted revenue of $774,000 in the ...
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) _ Aeglea Biotherapeutics Inc. (AGLE) on Thursday reported a loss of $11.9 million in its third quarter.
The Austin, Texas-based company said it had a loss of 54 cents per share.
Aeglea shares have climbed 68 percent since the beginning of the year. The stock has ...
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) _ SailPoint Technologies Holdings Inc. (SAIL) on Wednesday reported third-quarter profit of $3.3 million.
On a per-share basis, the Austin, Texas-based company said it had profit of 4 cents. Earnings, adjusted for stock option expense and amortization costs, came to 12 ...
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) _ National Western Life Insurance Co. (NWLI) on Wednesday reported third-quarter earnings of $34.6 million.
The Austin, Texas-based company said it had net income of $10.08 per share. Earnings, adjusted for investment gains, were $9.57 per share.
The insurance ...