DALLAS (AP) — Severe thunderstorms in Texas have left at least one person hurt, damaged buildings and flipped small planes at suburban Dallas airport.
The 2018 Texas Associated Press Sports Editors Class 5A all-state high school football team, released Wednesday. Voting based on regular-season performance. Players are listed in alphabetical order at each position.
— CAMERON CALLAWAY, Aledo, Sr. — 95%, 42 Pancakes, 52 Knockdowns
— CHRIS CASSIDY, Angleton, Sr. — 82 pancakes, 98% grade
— AARON CASTRO, Hutto, Sr. — No sacks allowed, 41 pancakes
DALLAS (AP) — Police say a 31-year-old protester who told children Santa Claus is not real has been arrested for trespassing at a North Texas church.
Aaron Urbanski was arrested Saturday after authorities were called to a church in Cleburne, which was hosting a breakfast with Santa event. Police say they found three people demonstrating outside the church after responding to a trespassing complaint.
FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — A jury has convicted a North Texas woman of attempted murder for withholding food and nutrients from her young son in a case prosecutors say included subjecting the child to needless surgeries.
The Tarrant County jury Friday also found 42-year-old Danita Tutt of Cleburne guilty of causing injury to a child. She was acquitted on two other counts of injury to a child.
CLEBURNE, Texas (AP) — Police say a North Texas man drowned while trying to rescue a calf that had fallen into a pond.
Cleburne Fire Chief Keith Scarbrough tells the Star-Telegram that 29-year-old Coyote Renner was working ranchland in Cleburne Wednesday when he saw a calf fall into a stock tank. Scarbrough says the tank is a small pond used for watering livestock that tends to be muddier than a typical lake.
CLEBURNE, Texas (AP) — Rafael Palmeiro still has power, even at 53.
After hitting more than 500 home runs in the major leagues, Palmeiro went deep Monday night for the first time in his return to baseball with an independent team.
He connected in the fifth inning for the Cleburne Railroaders , who went on to a 4-3 loss in 11 innings against the Fargo-Moorhead RedHawks.
CLEBURNE, Texas (AP) — Rafael Palmeiro isn't playing for an independent minor league team at age 53 just so he can be teammates with his son.
Palmeiro said he knows there are people who think he has lost his mind, but he is serious about wanting to make a big league comeback nearly 13 years after his career ended under a cloud when he tested positive for a banned steroid.
CLEBURNE, Texas (AP) — Rafael Palmeiro has signed to play for the independent Cleburne Railroaders at age 53, nearly 13 years after his last major league game.
The second-year American Association team announced the deal Wednesday. The Railroaders also signed Palmeiro's 28-year-old son, Patrick, who has played for other independent teams the past three seasons.
Palmeiro said in a statement issued by the team that he was "especially excited to get to do this with my son Patrick."
DALLAS (AP) — Rafael Palmeiro says he has agreed to play with his son for the independent Cleburne Railroaders at age 53.
Palmeiro told the Dallas Morning News in a text Tuesday that he is looking forward to joining the second-year American Association team and will be teammates with his 28-year-old son Patrick.
CLEBURNE, Texas (AP) — A high school football broadcaster in Texas has apologized after using a word during a game that many listeners interpreted as a racial slur.
But Mark Banton insists what he said wasn't meant to be a slur.
Banton said Friday that many of his remarks during the Oct. 20 game between his alma mater, the Cleburne High School Yellowjackets, and Seguin High School in Arlington were taken out of context.
ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — A Texas school district apologized Friday after a high school football broadcaster repeatedly used a racial slur when referring to African-American players on the opposing team.
ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — The Latest on a Texas high school football broadcaster who used racial slurs during a recent game (all times local):
A Texas school district has apologized after a broadcaster who provided coverage of a recent football game used an apparent racial slur when referring to African-American players on the opposing team.