Prescott’s playoff road resumes in LA, where so much started

Football 01/10/19, 20:28

So many questions asked of Dak Prescott revolve around two years ago, when the Dallas quarterback led the Cowboys to an NFC-best 13 wins as a rookie before losing his playoff debut.There's a new angle to that old story line now that the 2016 NFL Offensive Rookie of the Year ...

US border agent pleads not guilty to killing 4 Texas women

U.S. 01/10/19, 18:43

A U.S. Border Patrol agent in Texas has pleaded not guilty to capital murder and other charges in the September killings of four women who prosecutors say were sex workers.Juan David Ortiz entered the pleas Thursday before a judge in the border city of Laredo. He is accused of killing ...

Texas Republicans poised to vote on Muslim vice chair ouster

U.S. 01/10/19, 15:52

Republicans in one of Texas' most populous counties are scheduled to decide Thursday whether to remove a Muslim doctor as a party vice chairman amid infighting over some members' claims about his beliefs.The executive committee of the Tarrant County Republican Party is voting on a post held by Shahid Shafi, ...

American Airlines shares tumble on more cautious 4Q outlook

U.S. 01/10/19, 11:51

Airline stocks are falling as American Airlines says fourth-quarter revenue and full-year profit will be lighter than expected.American's stock fell 10.9 percent before partially recovering.American said Thursday that revenue for each seat flown one mile, a measure of pricing power, will rise about 1.5 percent over the previous fourth quarter. ...

Trump warns emergency declaration ahead of border visit

Politics 01/10/19, 11:15

President Donald Trump warned on Thursday to declare a national emergency to circumvent Congress if he can't reach a deal with Democrats to fund his promised border wall. He headed to the U.S.-Mexico border to draw further attention to his case after negotiations with lawmakers blew up. “I have the absolute ...

Update: Trump warns to declare national emergency

Politics 01/10/19, 10:02

The Latest on President Donald Trump's fight for funding for his promised U.S.-Mexico border wall and the partial government shutdown (all times local): 10 a.m. President Donald Trump says it would be "very surprising" for him not to declare a national emergency if he can't make a deal with Democrats to pay ...

No. 4 Baylor women surge late to beat Kansas State 65-50

Sports 01/09/19, 22:15

Kalani Brown had 16 points and nine rebounds, Lauren Cox added 13 points and 10 rebounds and No. 4 Baylor beat Kansas State 65-50 after momentarily falling behind in the third quarter Wednesday night.The Lady Bears (12-1, 2-0 Big 12) won their third game in a seven-day span that started ...

Cowboys’ playoff trip to Rams is LA reunion for Tavon Austin

Football 01/09/19, 20:15

Tavon Austin's fresh start with the Dallas Cowboys wasn't much different than the stale final season the versatile receiver endured with the Los Angeles Rams.The difference is that Austin has a chance to change the feeling — against his former team, in the divisional round of the playoffs.The Cowboys traded ...

Cardinals take a chance on ‘bright mind’ of Kingsbury

Football 01/09/19, 19:42

Arizona Cardinals president Michael Bidwill went outside the traditional boundaries to find his new head coach, identifying Kliff Kingsbury as someone who can ignite the team's moribund offense and mold Josh Rosen into a dynamic NFL quarterback.Kingsbury, with no NFL coaching experience and a losing record in six seasons at ...

Train derailment sends freight cars into back yards

U.S. 01/09/19, 19:21

A freight train derailment in the center of a small North Texas town sent freight cars smashing into a resident's back yard.The 9:30 a.m. Wednesday smashup in downtown Aubrey, Texas, involved a Union Pacific train of one locomotive and 13 freight cars. Seven freight cars overturned, but the others and ...

IndyCar expects to announce new series title sponsor ‘soon’

Sports 01/09/19, 16:30

The search for IndyCar's new title sponsor may be nearing an end — and just in time for NBC to provide more value with expanded television coverage of the series.Mark Miles, the president and CEO of IndyCar parent Hulman & Co., said Wednesday he hopes to make a formal announcement ...

New Mexico commissioner seeks higher cap on oil royalties

U.S. 01/09/19, 16:28

New Mexico Land Commissioner Stephanie Garcia Richard is working on a bill with state lawmakers to allow higher royalty rates for oil and natural gas production on state trust landGarcia Richard said Tuesday that she wants New Mexico to raise its royalty cap to 25 percent on future leases to ...

Crew plans to start stadium construction this summer

Sports 01/09/19, 14:45

Incoming Columbus Crew owner Dee Haslam says the team plans to start construction of a $230 million downtown stadium this summer.The Crew were in danger of being moved to Austin, Texas, before an agreement announced last month that has Precourt Sports Ventures selling the team to Dee and Jimmy Haslam ...

Texas GOP leaders signal failed ‘bathroom bill’ won’t return

U.S. 01/09/19, 11:44

Texas Republican leaders are signaling that a failed "bathroom bill" in 2017 that targeted transgender individuals and upended the legislature isn't coming back.Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick on Tuesday called the issue "settled" and claimed victory, even though two attempts to restrict bathroom access for transgender persons never passed last session.New ...

US Border Patrol Museum opens a world on the evolving agency

U.S. 01/09/19, 11:27

A museum dedicated to the U.S. Border Patrol seeks to piece together the history of an agency that has evolved as the nation's views on immigration have changed.The U.S. Border Patrol Museum in El Paso, Texas, explores the story from the agency's formation to fight Chinese immigration and Prohibition, to ...

Venue change sought for teen in fatal Texas school shooting

U.S. 01/09/19, 10:04

A change of venue is being sought for an 18-year-old student charged with capital murder in the fatal shooting of 10 people at a Texas high school.Attorneys for Dimitrios Pagourtzis filed the motion Tuesday in Galveston County District Court. They argue that media coverage of the May 18 shooting at ...

No. 7 Texas Tech rallies for 66-59 win over 23rd-ranked OU

Sports 01/08/19, 23:56

Jarrett Culver had his first double-double of the season and scored seven straight Texas Tech points to break a tie late in the second half, leading the No. 7 Red Raiders to a 66-59 win over 23rd-ranked Oklahoma on Tuesday night.The sophomore, who finished with 23 points and 13 rebounds, ...

Waters perfect from 3 as Oklahoma State beats Texas 61-58

Sports 01/08/19, 21:30

Lindy Waters III scored 19 points on 5-of-5 3-point shooting and Oklahoma State avoided an 0-3 start in Big 12 play, nearly blowing a 19-point lead before beating Texas 61-58 on Tuesday night.Isaac Likekele hit two free throws with 10.4 seconds left and Cameron McGriff added 12 points and eight ...

Mason 25 points as Baylor beats No. 20 Iowa State 73-70

Sports 01/08/19, 21:24

Makai Mason scored 25 points, including five free throws in the final 38 seconds as Baylor held on to beat No. 20 Iowa State 73-70 on Tuesday night.Iowa State (12-3, 2-1 Big 12) was coming off a 17-point home win over then-No. 5 Kansas three days earlier. The Cyclones had ...

No. 18 Kentucky rallies to pull away from Texas A&M 85-74

Sports 01/08/19, 21:18

Tyler Herro had 21 points, Ashton Hagans scored a career-high 18 and No. 18 Kentucky overcame a 10-0 deficit before holding off Texas A&M for an 85-74 victory on Tuesday night.The Wildcats (11-3, 1-1 Southeastern Conference) started badly on both ends with four missed shots, turnovers and defensive breakdowns the ...

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