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  • Man detained after armed standoff in north Dallas

    DALLAS (AP) - A man has been taken into custody on seven aggravated assault counts after gunshots aimed at a fire engine led to an armed standoff at a house in a posh neighborhood in far north Dallas. Dallas police Lt. Jose Garcia says fire-rescue ... 5 years, 5 months ago
  • Police use tear gas on crowd outside St. Louis

    (AP Photo/St. Louis Post-Dispatch, J.B. Forbes). Protesters bang on the side of a police car Sunday evening, Aug. 10, 2014, in Ferguson, Mo. (AP Photo/St. Louis Post-Dispatch, J.B. Forbes). A large crowd gathers at the candlelight vigil, Sunday evening ... 5 years, 5 months ago
  • Federal audit blames Texas agency for dental bills

    AUSTIN, Texas (AP) - A federal audit says a Texas state agency is responsible for hundreds of millions of Medicaid dollars potentially misspent on unnecessary dental and orthodontic procedures. The Austin American Statesman reports ( ... 5 years, 5 months ago
  • Robin Williams, boisterous comedy star, dead at 63

    (AP Photo/Reed Saxon, File). FILE - This June 15, 2007 file photo shows actor and comedian Robin Williams posing to promote his film, "License To Wed" in Santa Monica, Calif. (AP Photo/Evan Agostini, File). FILE - This Nov. 7, 2007 file photo shows ... 5 years, 5 months ago
  • Sounding Off: McKinney area residents tell us if they have used TAPS to get ...

    Ron Austin, Allen: I have not used public transit services in Collin County, except for the DART rail to the Baylor Medical Center area and special events. I live less than a quarter mile from State Highway 75 in Allen. We travel to Baylor Medical ... 5 years, 5 months ago
  • Kevin Dillman, Denton Guyer quarterback hopeful, Nebraska pledge denied ...

    Guyer quarterback Kevin Dillman, who came to Guyer in January from La Mirada, California, was denied a waiver request for UIL eligibility on Monday morning in Austin. Dillman's story is an interesting one, as the Sweden native came to the States as a ... 5 years, 5 months ago
  • Los Angeles Times Media Group Appoints Austin Beutner as Publisher & CEO

    LOS ANGELES--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The Los Angeles Times Media Group (LATMG) today announced the appointment of entrepreneur, philanthropist and public servant Austin Beutner as its new Publisher and CEO, effective immediately. Beutner will ... 5 years, 5 months ago
  • Rams get plenty of lessons in opener

    After starting their final drive with a couple of conservative run calls, quarterback Austin Davis hit tight end Alex Bayer down the middle for a 42-yard gain to the Saints 42. Things went haywire from there as there was some clear confusion about when ...

    ESPN 5 years, 5 months ago
  • Observation Deck: Detroit Lions

    Defensive coordinator Teryl Austin and players have mentioned the multiplicity of the defense often and that appears to be an early wrinkle unveiled. Drops again were a little bit of an issue on the first few series of the game while starters and key ...

    ESPN 5 years, 5 months ago
  • Brian McCann on concussion DL

    To replace McCann on the roster, the Yankees called up Austin Romine. Cervelli started on Saturday at catcher against the Cleveland Indians. McCann is hitting .238 with 13 homers and 49 RBIs this season. On Friday, when McCann did not want to come out, ...

    ESPN 5 years, 5 months ago
  • Raiders Camp Report: Day 12

    Defensive end Justin Tuck and right guard Austin Howard pushed and shoved until Howard fell to his back and teammates broke it up. Howard was also involved in a skirmish with rookie defensive tackle Justin Ellis on Wednesday. The prettiest play of the ...

    ESPN 5 years, 5 months ago
  • Tigers' injuries narrow AL Central race

    That's easier said than done, as the Tigers have seen their run scoring since the deadline -- and the decision to trade away Austin Jackson -- drop from 4.7 runs to 3.6 per game. They don't have the pen to be able to count on converting games into wins ...

    ESPN 5 years, 5 months ago
  • Ebron, Van Noy see a lot of time in debuts

    Coach (Teryl Austin) called a great call right there for me.” Those types of plays are what intrigued and eventually sold the Lions on Van Noy, who they traded up for in the second round. And it will be those plays that he'll continue to have to try to ...

    ESPN 5 years, 5 months ago
  • Offensive Lions player thoughts vs. Browns

    Had one good run after blocks from Joseph Fauria and Rodney Austin to open up holes. For someone who believes he should have a role on the Lions' offense, he didn't do much to back that up Saturday. Running back George Winn: Runs hard. Has some ...

    ESPN 5 years, 5 months ago
  • Police searching for man who hit cyclist, fled scene

    AUSTIN -- Police are looking for a driver who hit a cyclist and fled the scene, according to a press release. A maroon Chevrolet Lumina struck a minor riding his back near the intersection of Airport Boulevard and East 12 Street on Aug. 1, according to ...

    Kvue 5 years, 5 months ago
  • City enforcing rules at Barton Springs spillway

    AUSTIN -- A sweltering summer day meant people were looking for ways to cool off and the spillway at Barton Springs was a popular spot Saturday. This is the first weekend visitors faced a new crackdown from the city of Austin. Police and park rangers ...

    Kvue 5 years, 5 months ago
  • South Austin father from Amber Alert standoff charged with child endangerment

    Investigators say she was in good condition, but badly needed a diaper change, so a father working nearby stepped in. Police were finally able to hit Thomas with a stun gun, then a bean bag gun, to bring him into custody. Austin police say Thomas will ...

    Kvue 5 years, 5 months ago
  • Brazil Day Austin

    Performances by Fusca XR, Austin Samba, Seu Jacinto, Macaxeira Funk, Capoeira Evolução, Morena Soul, Trem do Samba, and Maracatu Texas. When you need a break from dancing, refuel with yummy Brazilian bites and beverages from Boteco Brazilian ... 5 years, 5 months ago
  • Hutto Area Chamber of Commerce picks new president

    The Hutto Area Chamber of Commerce has picked John Darby to be its new president. Darby will begin work at the chamber Aug. 18, according to a news release. Darby said he was most recently the CEO of the Texas Chiropractic Association, and he has ... 5 years, 5 months ago
  • Rep rails against UT officials in memo to GOP caucus

    AUSTIN – The co-chair of a House panel drafting articles of impeachment against Wallace Hall lobbed sharp criticisms against the regent and other University of Texas System officials, according to a confidential memo obtained by the Houston Chronicle ... 5 years, 5 months ago