Police get cooling off period before questioned in shootings
After a police officer fatally shoots someone, it can take days or even weeks before the public or his supervisors hear the officer's version of what happened.
Dallas takes on Pittsburgh, aims to stop 4-game slide
Dallas Stars (1-6-1, sixth in the Central Division) vs. Pittsburgh Penguins (5-2-0, second in the Metropolitan Division)
Houston looks to finish off New York in Game 5 of ALCS
Houston Astros (107-55, first in the AL West) vs. New York Yankees (103-59, first in the AL East)
New York; Friday, 7 p.m. EDT
PITCHING PROBABLES: Houston: Justin Verlander (21-6, 2.62...
Seattle opens playoffs against FC Dallas
FC Dallas (13-12-9, seventh in the Western Conference during the regular season) vs. Seattle Sounders FC (16-10-8, second in the Western Conference during the regular season)
No. 16 Wolverines’ visit to No. 7 Penn State tops schedule
Michigan came into the season a trendy pick to win the Big Ten East. It's not even November and the No. 16 Wolverines must beat No. 7 Penn State as a road underdog on Saturday night to keep...
Greinke says he didn’t hear taunts, Astros quiet Yanks crowd
NEW YORK (AP) — Sounds as though Zack Greinke got an earful at Yankee Stadium while warming up in the bullpen.
By the time the ninth inning rolled around, most of those fans were long...
No. 15 Texas set to regroup against Kansas for Big 12 chase
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Nothing stings Texas like losing to Oklahoma. And last Saturday carried with it the double whammy that the No. 15 Longhorns likely have no shot at the College Football...
No. 19 SMU back after needed open date to take on Temple
DALLAS (AP) — No. 19 SMU got a chance to take its breath right in the middle of its best season since the Pony Express days.
That open date came at a perfect time for the Mustangs (6-0, 2-0...
Hinch blows whistle, calls sign stealing suspicions ‘a joke’
NEW YORK (AP) — Astros manager AJ Hinch blew his own whistle Thursday on sign stealing and pitch tipping: He's had enough of allegations about Houston hitters going out of bounds to decipher...
Sabathia, Yanks come apart as Astros push them to brink
NEW YORK (AP) — CC Sabathia threw a cutter to George Springer and grimaced from the pain in his left shoulder, then covered his face with his glove as he walked to the dugout after what was likely...
Astros power past Yanks for 3-1 ALCS lead, Verlander up next
NEW YORK (AP) — They have the pitching, and they don't need the pitches. Certainly, the Houston Astros have confidence for good reason on the brink of another World Series.
Trump, in Texas, bashes Democrats as ‘crazy,’ unpatriotic
DALLAS (AP) — President Donald Trump tried to turn impeachment rancor into a political rallying cry Thursday, using a Texas rally to bash Democrats as "crazy" and unpatriotic as they push forward...
Kawhi back in Canada, NBA GMs think he’ll go back to finals
Kawhi Leonard was back in Canada, where last season he won a championship.
NBA general managers think he's going to win another one this season.
Winning numbers drawn in ‘Two Step’ game
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) _ The winning numbers in Thursday evening's drawing of the Texas Lottery's "Two Step" game were:
Porzingis 6-9 5-6 18, Brunson 2-6 2-2 6, Kleber 2-5 0-0 5, Doncic 5-11 1-2 15, Wright 2-4 0-0 6, Roby 3-4 0-0 7, Jackson 6-11 3-3 18, Hardaway Jr. 6-13 0-0 15, Marjanovic 2-4 0-1 4, Barea 0-5 4-4...
Thursday’s Sorted High School Football Scores
Winning numbers drawn in ‘Daily 4 Night’ game
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) _ The winning numbers in Thursday evening's drawing of the Texas Lottery's "Daily 4 Night" game were:
Winning numbers drawn in ‘Pick 3 Night’ game
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) _ The winning numbers in Thursday evening's drawing of the Texas Lottery's "Pick 3 Night" game were:
‘The Casagrandes’ extols Mexican American life via animation
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Nickelodeon's "The Casagrandes" premiered this week and became one of the first cartoons in U.S. history to feature a multigenerational Mexican American family.
The Latest: Tropical storm expected to develop in Gulf
MIAMI (AP) — The Latest on tropical weather (all times local):
A disturbance in the southwestern Gulf of Mexico is expected to become a tropical storm Friday as it moves...
Hurricane Center: Tropical storm likely along Gulf Coast
MIAMI (AP) — A disturbance in the southwestern Gulf of Mexico is likely to become a tropical storm that will strike the northern U.S. Gulf Coast with high wind and heavy rains, forecasters said...
Energy Secretary Perry says he is resigning by year’s end
WASHINGTON (AP) — Energy Secretary Rick Perry announced Thursday that he will leave his job by the end of the year, saying that under President Donald Trump the nation is nearing energy...
The Latest: Trump swipes at O’Rourke as both rally in Texas
DALLAS (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump's trip to Texas (all times local):
President Donald Trump is taking a few swipes at Democratic presidential candidate Beto...
Silver: China asked for Rockets GM Daryl Morey to be fired
NBA Commissioner Adam Silver said Chinese officials wanted Houston Rockets general manager Daryl Morey to be fired for his tweet supporting anti-government protesters in Hong Kong, and the league...
GM workers to stay on picket line until vote on new contract
DETROIT (AP) — Striking General Motors workers will stay on the picket lines for at least another week until they vote on a tentative contract with the company.
Cowboys defense lacking impact of promising unit from 2018
FRISCO, Texas (AP) — Jeff Heath agrees the Dallas defense hasn't had the impact it did early last season, when that unit often covered for a sagging offense and kept the Cowboys from falling too...
Ibrahimovic makes playoff debut as chase for MLS Cup begins
Josef Martinez is back just in time to help Atlanta United try to defend its MLS Cup title.
Martinez twisted his knee in a Sept. 21 game against the San Jose Earthquakes. The reigning league...
Suburban Houston man shot dead during break-in at his home
CINCO RANCH, Texas (AP) — Investigators say a 29-year-old man has been shot dead by intruders who broke into his suburban Houston home.
The Fort Bend County Sheriff's Office says 29-year-old...
Texas prosecutor tosses charges in 1992 teen double slaying
WACO, Texas (AP) — A Texas man who was sentenced to life in prison for fatally shooting two teenagers in 1992 is a free man without pending charges after a district attorney dismissed the...
Winning numbers drawn in ‘Daily 4 Evening’ game
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) _ The winning numbers in Thursday afternoon's drawing of the Texas Lottery's "Daily 4 Evening" game were:
Winning numbers drawn in ‘Pick 3 Evening’ game
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) _ The winning numbers in Thursday afternoon's drawing of the Texas Lottery's "Pick 3 Evening" game were:
Winning numbers drawn in ‘All or Nothing Evening’ game
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) _ The winning numbers in Thursday evening's drawing of the Texas Lottery's "All or Nothing Evening" game were:
Guaranteed: Eagles-Cowboys winner will be 1st in NFC East
ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Doug Pederson had to downplay some trash talk from one of his linebackers the previous time Philadelphia visited Dallas for a crucial NFC East meeting.
California objects to Berkshire Hathaway’s sale of insurer
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — California regulators are objecting to Berkshire Hathaway's sale of one of its smaller insurance companies, but they may not have much of an argument.
Stanton still out, Hicks moved up to 3rd in Yanks’ order
NEW YORK (AP) — Giancarlo Stanton remained out of the New York Yankees lineup for the third straight game and Aaron Hicks was moved up to third in the batting order for Game 4 of the AL...
Texans-Colts Preview Capsule
HOUSTON (4-2) at INDIANAPOLIS (3-2)
Reich ready to roll dice again when Colts, Texans square off
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Indianapolis Colts coach Frank Reich prefers taking the aggressive approach.
His coaching staff understands it. His players respect it. And opponents know they must be...
Coast Guard, Mexican Navy search for plane, surgeon pilot
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — A U.S. Coast Guard plane and a Mexican Navy vessel searched the Gulf of Mexico for a small plane Thursday after a trauma surgeon flew the aircraft hundreds of miles (kilometers)...
Border Patrol’s growing presence at hospitals creates fear
MIAMI (AP) — An armed Border Patrol agent roamed the hallways of an emergency room in Miami on a recent day as nurses wheeled stretchers and medical carts through the hospital and families waited...
Space station’s 2 women prep for 1st all-female spacewalk
CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — Men have floated out the hatch on all 420 spacewalks conducted over the past half-century.
Country radio DJ Bob Kingsley, 80, dies at home in Texas
WEATHERFORD, Texas (AP) — Bob Kingsley, a radio announcer who since the 1970s led country music fans counting down the weekly hits, has died in Texas.
Fort Worth police shooting shatters community trust
FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — Yashunn Hale isn't sure he would call the police to report a crime. Not since an officer killed Hale's neighbor in her home.
J&J agrees to $117M settlement over pelvic mesh devices
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — Johnson & Johnson has agreed to a $117 million multistate settlement over allegations it deceptively marketed its pelvic mesh products, which support women's sagging pelvic...
Rhule, Hurts, Brooks top Big 12 honors at season’s midpoint
No. 5 Oklahoma keeps rolling behind yet another star transfer quarterback, although the Sooners are not the only team to claim a stake for Big 12 supremacy so far in 2019.
Feds: Retailer broke law by selling rifle in Texas attack
SAN ANTONIO (AP) — A sporting goods retailer violated the law by selling an AR-15-style rifle and large capacity magazine to a man who later used them to kill more than two dozen worshippers at a...
Kansas favored in Big 12 after record 14 titles in row ends
IRVING, Texas (AP) — Kansas has been tabbed as the favorite to win the Big 12 men's basketball title, the season after the end of the Jayhawks' NCAA record run of winning the conference 14 years...
No. 19 SMU going for 1st 7-0 start since ’82 against Temple
Temple (5-1, 2-0 AAC) at No. 19 SMU (6-0, 2-0), Saturday at 3:30 p.m. EDT (ESPN2).
Undefeated No. 18 Baylor underdog going to Oklahoma State
No. 18 Baylor (6-0, 3-0 Big 12) at Oklahoma State (4-2, 1-2), Saturday at 4 p.m. EDT (Fox).
No. 15 Texas meets Kansas and still in Big 12 title chase
Kansas (2-4, 0-3 Big 12) at No. 15 Texas (4-2, 2-1), Saturday at 7 p.m. EDT (LHN).