Hopkins wows with nifty catch, leads NFL in yards receiving

Texas 10/11/18, 20:04

DeAndre Hopkins has made a lot of great catches in his time with the Houston Texans, but his latest one might be his best.The 49-yard catch and run that included two nifty spin moves and set up the winning field goal in overtime against Dallas has inspired memes and internet ...

Texans try to limit Watson’s hits as they prepare for Bills

Football 10/11/18, 16:05

Everyone agrees that Deshaun Watson took far too many hits last week against the Dallas Cowboys.That doesn't mean Houston's quarterback is going to change the way he plays on Sunday when the Texans (2-3) host the Buffalo Bills (2-3).Many of those hits against Dallas came on runs when he simply ...

O’Rourke’s improbable Senate run still needs Latinos to win

Texas 10/11/18, 12:12

Democratic Congressman Beto O'Rourke of Texas still has work to do when it comes to energizing Latino voters in his race against Republican Sen. Ted Cruz.O'Rourke needs a broad electorate in November to have a chance at pulling off one of the biggest upsets of the 2018 midterms. His path ...

West Texas an ‘extraction colony’ as oil, gas exports surge

Texas 10/11/18, 10:09

Drilling booms have come and gone in this oil town for nearly a century. But the frenzy gripping it now is different. Overwhelming. Drilling rigs tower over suburban backyards. There's a housing crunch so severe that rents are up 30 percent in the last year alone.This boom is engulfing the ...

Crews still looking for 4 missing in West Texas floods

U.S. 10/11/18, 09:20

Search crews are looking for a fourth day for four people missing since a West Texas recreational vehicle park was overrun by raging floodwaters.A bus appears under the Main Street bridge in the receding water as the search continues Wednesday, Oct. 9, 2018, for four missing persons who were ...

Police fatally shoot armed man outside Texas police station

U.S. 10/11/18, 08:31

Police in El Paso say officers fatally shot a man in the parking lot of a police station when the man arrived there with a handgun. Police Sgt. Enrique Carrillo says the man was shot about 12:30 p.m. Wednesday after being confronted by officers. The dead man's name hasn't been released. The ...

White has plenty weighing on him as Bills prepare for Texans

Football 10/10/18, 18:12

Tre'Davious White had personal reasons for not sticking around to address questions from the media on Wednesday. The second-year cornerback, understandably, has plenty weighing on his mind.On Sunday, White faces the challenge of defending DeAndre Hopkins, the NFL's leading receiver, in Buffalo's game at Houston. Last week, he learned the ...

Texas Tech-TCU matches nation’s top offense, Big 12’s best D

Football 10/10/18, 14:10

TCU defensive guru Gary Patterson and Texas Tech offensive mastermind Kliff Kingsbury both express admiration for how the other coach excels at his specialty."Coach Kingsbury is probably one of the brightest offensive minds in college football, and really anywhere," Patterson said.Said Kingsbury of the Horned Frogs: "No team is more ...

Big receivers making the big plays for No. 9 Texas

Football 10/10/18, 13:24

Facing third-and-long, Lil'Jordan Humphrey caught a quick pass on a play designed to get Texas a few yards.Then came a load of Longhorns teammates. Next came the surge.With his legs churning and Texas pushing, Humphrey and the Longhorns moved the pile another 10 yards. The play picked up 19 yards, ...

All 15 Texas Catholic dioceses to name accused priests

U.S. 10/10/18, 12:22

All 15 Catholic dioceses in Texas will release early next year the names of clergy who have been "credibly accused" of sexual abuse of a minor, the Diocese of Dallas said in a statement Wednesday.Texas bishops decided last month to release the lists of names by Jan. 31 as part ...

Search resumes for 4 people missing in west Texas flooding

Texas 10/10/18, 09:29

Authorities have resumed their search for four people missing since a recreational vehicle park was overrun by raging floodwaters in west Texas.This image made from video provided by Shonda Winston shows floodwaters on a street in a Camp Wood area, about 120 miles (193 kilometers) west of San Antonio, Texas, ...

Congress approves massive water-projects bill

Texas 10/10/18, 08:56

Congress has approved a sprawling bill to improve the nation's ports, dams and harbors, protect against floods, restore shorelines and support other water-related projects.If signed by President Donald Trump, America's Water Infrastructure Act of 2018 would authorize more than $6 billion in spending over 10 years for projects nationwide, including ...

Homeland Security issues another Texas border wall waiver

U.S. 10/10/18, 08:45

The Department of Homeland Security has issued another waiver of environmental laws to build new border barriers in South Texas, this time for roughly 17 miles (27 kilometers) cutting through the National Butterfly Center and other sensitive areas.DHS posted a waiver Wednesday that lists six sections where it plans to ...

McNeill ready to step in as Oklahoma defensive coordinator

Football 10/09/18, 21:52

Ruffin McNeill is more than ready to step in as Oklahoma's interim defensive coordinator.He's been down this road before. He took over as interim defensive coordinator at Texas Tech during the 2007 season and earned the full-time position for the 2008 and 2009 seasons. He later was named interim head ...

Update: Search resumes for 4 missing in Texas floods

U.S. 10/09/18, 11:47

The Latest on the search for four men missing in West Texas flooding (all times local):10:30 a.m.The search has resumed for four people missing after a West Texas RV park was overrun by raging floodwaters.Texas Game Warden Rachel Kellner says the search resumed Tuesday morning with crews walking the banks ...

DHS to waive laws for new border gates in South Texas

U.S. 10/09/18, 09:26

The U.S. Department of Homeland Security said Tuesday that it will waive environmental laws so it can build gates between sections of border barriers in South Texas' Rio Grande Valley.The waiver posted online lists 11 locations where the government plans to install gates in existing fencing. DHS has in recent ...

Filmmaker Richard Linklater directs anti-Ted Cruz web ad

Entertainment 10/09/18, 08:45

Filmmaker Richard Linklater is the latest celebrity wading into the tight U.S. Senate race in Texas with a social media ad attacking Republican Sen. Ted Cruz.The "Boyhood" and "Dazed and Confused" director made a 30-second spot for a political action committee backed by Cruz opponents. It doesn't mention Democratic Congressman ...

Officials: 4 people remain missing in West Texas flooding

U.S. 10/09/18, 04:40

The search resumed Tuesday morning for four people missing since a West Texas recreational vehicle park was overrun by raging floodwaters that prompted dramatic air and water rescues in a small West Texas city.Heavy rains Sunday night caused the South Llano River to rise and submerge parts of Junction, about ...

Investigation: Deported parents can lose custody of kids

U.S. 10/09/18, 00:08

As the deportees were led off the plane onto the steamy San Salvador tarmac, an anguished Araceli Ramos Bonilla burst into tears, her face contorted with pain: "They want to steal my daughter!"It had been 10 weeks since Ramos had last held her 2-year-old, Alexa. Ten weeks since she was ...

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