9 Dallas-area tornadoes cause $2 billion in insured losses
DALLAS (AP) — An insurance industry group says the nine tornadoes that struck the Dallas area during a Sunday night outbreak caused an estimated $2 billion in insured losses.
Eyewitness to Execution: A Career of Reporting from the Texas Death Chamber
Raiders rookie Mullen prepares for reunion vs. Watson
ALAMEDA, Calif. (AP) — Oakland Raiders rookie cornerback Trayvon Mullen spent his freshman year in college trying to knock down passes from Deshaun Watson during practice while both were at...
MLB, players’ union report positive talks on opioids testing
HOUSTON (AP) — Major League Baseball and its players' union are optimistic talks are progressing on testing for opioids following the death of Los Angeles Angels pitcher Tyler Skaggs.
Texas teen charged in mass shooting to get psych evaluation
SANTE FE, Texas (AP) — A judge has ordered a third psychiatric examination of a teenager charged in a mass shooting at a Texas high school last year to help determine whether the former student is...
Range Resources: 3Q Earnings Snapshot
FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) _ Range Resources Corp. (RRC) on Wednesday reported a third-quarter loss of $27.6 million, after reporting a profit in the same period a year earlier.
Rush Enterprises: 3Q Earnings Snapshot
NEW BRAUNFELS, Texas (AP) _ Rush Enterprises Inc. (RUSHB) on Wednesday reported third-quarter profit of $39.1 million.
On a per-share basis, the New Braunfels, Texas-based company said it...
Rush Enterprises: 3Q Earnings Snapshot
NEW BRAUNFELS, Texas (AP) _ Rush Enterprises Inc. (RUSHA) on Wednesday reported third-quarter earnings of $39.1 million.
The New Braunfels, Texas-based company said it had profit of $1.05...
Helicopters collide over Texas ranch, killing 2 people
HEBBRONVILLE, Texas (AP) — Authorities say two small helicopters collided while herding deer on a ranch in South Texas, killing two men and injuring a third person.
Globe Life: 3Q Earnings Snapshot
MCKINNEY, Texas (AP) _ Globe Life Inc. (GL) on Wednesday reported third-quarter earnings of $201.8 million.
On a per-share basis, the McKinney, Texas-based company said it had net income of...
Border wall construction advances in South Texas
HOUSTON (AP) — Work crews in South Texas are laying steel along the U.S.-Mexico border in preparation for the installation of new segments of border wall.
Silicon Labs: 3Q Earnings Snapshot
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) _ Silicon Laboratories Inc. (SLAB) on Wednesday reported third-quarter profit of $20.2 million.
On a per-share basis, the Austin, Texas-based company said it had profit of...
LegacyTexas: 3Q Earnings Snapshot
PLANO, Texas (AP) _ LegacyTexas Financial Group Inc. (LTXB) on Wednesday reported third-quarter profit of $42.4 million.
The Plano, Texas-based company said it had profit of 88 cents per...
First Cash Financial Services: 3Q Earnings Snapshot
FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) _ First Cash Financial Services Inc. (FCFS) on Wednesday reported third-quarter earnings of $34.8 million.
The Fort Worth, Texas-based company said it had net income...
Board OKs expanded Dakota Access Pipeline pump station
CANTON, S.D. (AP) — Commissioners in a South Dakota county on Tuesday approved a conditional use permit for a pumping station needed for an expansion of the Dakota Access Pipeline.
The Latest: Texans’ Watt wears Altuve jersey before Game 1
HOUSTON (AP) — The Latest on the World Series (all times local):
Five-time Pro Bowl defensive end J.J. Watt from the Houston Texas wore a Jose Altuve jersey when giving an...
Appeals denied for ineligible players on Briles’ prep team
PFLUGERVILLE, Texas (AP) — A committee representing the governing body of public high school sports in Texas on Tuesday denied the appeals of two players declared ineligible on a football team led...
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Correction: Severe Weather-The Latest story
DALLAS (AP) — In a story Oct. 21 about storms that spawned tornadoes in several states, The Associated Press reported erroneously that the Bush Institute event was in South Texas. It was in south...
Southwest tribes oppose spent nuclear fuel storage plans
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Native American leaders from New Mexico are opposing plans that call for storing in the desert Southwest tons of spent nuclear fuel from power plants around the...
Houston police forming narcotics squad after fatal drug raid
HOUSTON (AP) — The Houston Police Department has created a new narcotics squad to serve high-risk warrants following a January botched drug raid that left two civilians dead and an officer charged...
Suspect in 1980 Idaho shooting death arrested in Texas
CHALLIS, Idaho (AP) — An 86-year-old man has been arrested in connection with a 1980 shooting in central Idaho that left one man dead and another injured.
Texas Instruments: 3Q Earnings Snapshot
DALLAS (AP) _ Texas Instruments Inc. (TXN) on Tuesday reported third-quarter profit of $1.42 billion.
The Dallas-based company said it had net income of $1.49 per share.
Execution stayed in 1998 killing of 85-year-old Texas woman
HOUSTON (AP) — An appeals court has granted a stay of execution for a Texas inmate convicted of fatally stabbing an 85-year-old woman more than 20 years ago as part of an attempt to steal more...
Texas GOP speaker drops re-election bid after secret tape
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Texas' embattled GOP House speaker announced Tuesday that he won't seek re-election after a growing number of Republicans called for his resignation following the release of a...
2nd man charged in death of ex-Texas Tech star Andre Emmett
DALLAS (AP) — Dallas police have arrested a second suspect in the investigation of last month's fatal shooting of ex-NBA and Texas Tech star Andre Emmett.
Recent editorials from Texas newspapers
Here are excerpts from recent editorials in Texas newspapers:
The Lufkin Daily News. Oct. 22, 2019.
There are more opportunities now for Angelina County students to graduate from high...
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Louisiana insurance chief warns about Imelda’s flooded cars
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Louisiana's insurance commissioner is warning the state's motorists to be cautious of buying used cars that could have been flooded in neighboring Texas by Tropical Storm...
Grand jury declines to indict monsignor in consent case
HOUSTON (AP) — A Texas grand jury has declined to indict the onetime deputy to Cardinal Daniel DiNardo on charges he sexually assaulted a married woman in a case that raised questions about...
Raiders trade CB Gareon Conley to Texans
ALAMEDA, Calif. (AP) — The Oakland Raiders traded 2017 first-round cornerback Gareon Conley to the Houston Texans on Monday for a 2020 third-round pick, marking the third former first-round pick...
Independent Bank Group: 3Q Earnings Snapshot
MCKINNEY, Texas (AP) _ Independent Bank Group Inc. (IBTX) on Monday reported third-quarter profit of $55.6 million.
The bank, based in McKinney, Texas, said it had earnings of $1.30 per...
Dominant, diverse in Big D: Run game puts Cowboys in control
ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Receiver Tavon Austin scooted 20 yards for a touchdown on an option pitch from Dak Prescott, who had an 8-yard quarterback sneak before breaking Roger Staubach's franchise...
Ehlinger and offense will have to carry No. 15 Texas
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — After escaping what would have been a crushing home loss to Kansas, Texas and coach Tom Herman face a stark reality: The Longhorns will go only as far as quarterback Sam...
4 more parents plead guilty in college admissions scandal
BOSTON (AP) — Four more parents pleaded guilty on Monday in the college admissions bribery scandal, and a Texas man accused of helping to orchestrate the scheme also agreed to reverse his plea and...
Celanese: 3Q Earnings Snapshot
IRVING, Texas (AP) _ Celanese Corporation (CE) on Monday reported third-quarter profit of $263 million.
On a per-share basis, the Irving, Texas-based company said it had net income of $2.13....
A capsule look at the World Series
A look at the best-of-seven World Series between the Washington Nationals and Houston Astros:
Schedule: (All times EDT) Game 1, Tuesday, at Houston, 8:08 p.m.; Game 2, Wednesday,...
Texans bemoan penalties, mistakes in loss to Colts
HOUSTON (AP) — The Houston Texans lost the AFC South lead this weekend thanks in large part to penalties and mistakes.
"I think these games come down to penalties," coach Bill O'Brien said....
American Campus Communities: 3Q Earnings Snapshot
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) _ American Campus Communities Inc. (ACC) on Monday reported a key measure of profitability in its third quarter. The results matched Wall Street expectations.
Suspect arrested in death of ex-Texas Tech star Andre Emmett
DALLAS (AP) — Dallas police say one man has been arrested and a second suspect was being sought in last month's slaying of former NBA and Texas Tech standout Andre Emmett.
Correction: Obit-Bob Kingsley story
WEATHERFORD, Texas (AP) — In a story Oct. 17 about the death of radio announcer Bob Kingsley, The Associated Press erroneously identified Kingsley's friend Rob Simbeck as a producer. Simbeck is a...
Texas Football high school rankings
LEWISVILLE, Texas (AP) — Dave Campbell's Texas Football magazine and TexasFootball.com's high school football rankings following Week 8, distributed by The Associated Press, with rank, team and...
Girl dies after massive aluminum piece falls from flatbed
ST. LOUIS (AP) — A 5-year-old Texas girl is dead after a 34,000-pound piece of aluminum fell from a flatbed trailer on a Mississippi River bridge at St. Louis.
Lennox: 3Q Earnings Snapshot
RICHARDSON, Texas (AP) _ Lennox International Inc. (LII) on Monday reported third-quarter profit of $114.7 million.
The Richardson, Texas-based company said it had profit of $2.94 per share....
Another slow start dooms Eagles in 37-10 loss to Cowboys
ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Philadelphia Eagles coach Doug Pederson boldly said last week that his team would forget the previous day's road loss to the Minnesota Vikings, go to Dallas, and "win that...
Cowboys run over Eagles, take 1st in NFC East with 37-10 win
ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Ezekiel Elliott powered into the Philadelphia secondary and simply ran over safety Malcolm Jenkins.
The apparent 14-yard touchdown run by the star Dallas running back...
ENNIS, Texas (AP) — Billy Torrence won the AAA Texas NHRA FallNationals at his home track Sunday for his second Top Fuel victory of the playoffs.
Tackles, WRs active for Cowboys vs Eagles despite injuries
ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — The Dallas Cowboys will have both offensive tackles and two of their top three receivers for a key NFC East meeting with Philadelphia after all four were questionable with...