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    Costco reportedly pulls Palmetto Cheese after founder calls Black Lives Matter a terror organization McDonalds customers are furious over the loss of All Day Breakfast, but workers and franchisees are pushing for it to disappear forever Texas State basketball coach Danny Kaspar resigns following allegations of racially biased comments Texas State athletic director Larry...
    LUBBOCK, Texas (AP) — Texas Tech softball coach Adrian Gregory resigned Tuesday, saying only that it was “best to part ways” amid a report that the program is the subject of school inquiry into the well-being of its players. Athletic director Kirby Hocutt announced the move without explanation. Gregory had just completed her sixth season...
    Beta weakened into a post-tropical cyclone late Tuesday, and may still bring flooding over portions of the upper Texas coast into the lower Mississippi River Valley. The storm was located about 40 miles west-southwest of Galveston, Texas with maximum sustained winds of 30 mph as of 11 p.m. Tuesday, according to the National Hurricane Center. Beta...
    A CBS News/YouGov poll released on Sunday that shows President Donald Trump leading Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden by just two points in Texas significantly oversampled Democrats. Forty-eight percent of likely voters in Texas say they will vote for Trump, while 46 percent say they will vote for Biden, according to the poll. Among the...
    Body of missing paraglider discovered in Nevada 4 weeks after going missing McDonalds customers are furious over the loss of All Day Breakfast, but workers and franchisees are pushing for it to disappear forever Texas State coach Danny Kaspar resigns after investigation into racist, offensive comments Texas State coach Danny Kaspar resigned on Tuesday...
    SAN MARCOS, Texas (AP) — Texas State coach Danny Kaspar has resigned three months after a former player accused him of making racist remarks. Athletic director Larry Teis announced Tuesday that he’s accepted Kaspar’s resignation and that assistant coach Terrence Johnson will take over the program for the upcoming season. In June, former guard...
    SAN ANTONIO – The Texas Historical Commission blocked a controversial plan to move the Cenotaph following a marathon meeting Tuesday night. The commission voted 12-2, with one abstention, to deny The City of San Antonio’s permit to repair and relocate the monument to outside of the historic footprint of the mission courtyard, several hundred feet...
    AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — A state historical review panel voted overwhelmingly Tuesday against relocating a monument to the 200 Alamo defenders killed by the Mexican army in 1836. The killings during the war for Texas independence gave birth to a rallying cry used during the eventual defeat of the Mexican forces. The Texas Historical Commission...
    AUSTIN, Texas (CBSDFW.COM/AP) – Texas health officials reported 3,964 new cases Tuesday of the coronavirus that causes COVID-19 and 77 more COVID-19 deaths. The number of Texas cases since the pandemic began reached 716,207 while the death toll had reached 14,994, the Department of State Health Services said. The true number of cases is likely...
    AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Texas health officials reported 3,964 new cases Tuesday of the coronavirus that causes COVID-19 and 77 more COVID-19 deaths. The number of Texas cases since the pandemic began reached 716,207 while the death toll had reached 14,994, the Department of State Health Services said. The true number of cases is likely...
    Giuliana Rancics husband calls her strong following COVID diagnosis Wounded officer in Breonna Taylor shooting: I know we did the ethical thing Texas Tech Red Raiders softball coach steps down after review of program Six weeks after a USA TODAY Sports investigation led to the firing of Texas Tech’s women’s basketball coach amid allegations...
    DALLAS (CBSDFW.COM) – “You don’t figure you can find something that can outshine being pregnant with quadruplets, but we managed to do it,” says Chris Sturm of Haslet. For Chris and Katie Sturm, welcoming four new babies was supposed to be enough of a challenge, but this is 2020. “And then two weeks later, I...
    Crime barely pays in Miranda Julys darkly whimsical grifter tale Kajillionaire: Review The mysterious mansion hiding in the middle of a golf course Texas Rangers vs. Arizona Diamondbacks Live Stream, MLB Lineups, TV Channel, Start Time The Texas Rangers will meet the Arizona Diamondbacks at Chase Field on Tuesday night. The Diamondbacks are looking...
    FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — A man was arrested and charged in the 1974 killing of a Texas teenage girl after nearly 50 years of investigation and the advancement of DNA technology, police said Tuesday. Glen McCurley, 77, of Fort Worth, was arrested early Monday and charged with capital murder in the abduction, torture, rape...
    FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — A man was arrested and charged in the 1974 killing of a Texas teenage girl after nearly 50 years of investigation and the advancement of DNA technology, police said Tuesday. Glen McCurley, 77, of Fort Worth, was arrested early Monday and charged with capital murder in the abduction, torture,...
    The woman arrested in connection to the recent ricin letter attacks on President Donald Trump also sent poisonous mail to a Texas border county sheriff and three detention officers, officials claim. Local police records indicate the suspect was arrested in the county for a weapons charge in 2019. Hidalgo County Sheriff Eddie Guerra revealed Monday...
    SAN ANTONIO – With the presidential election just 42 days away, Bexar County residents are registering to vote in record numbers, according to Bexar County Elections Administrator Jacquelyn Callanen. “We’re 113,000 people ahead of where we were in 2016," Callanen said Tuesday. “That’s like the population of Comal County.” Statewide registration numbers are approaching 17...
    HOUSTON — Beta weakened to a tropical depression Tuesday as it parked itself over the Texas coast, raising concerns of extensive flooding in Houston and areas farther inland. Beta, which made landfall late Monday as a tropical storm just north of Port O’Connor, is the first storm named for a Greek letter to make landfall...
    The year 2020 may be the stuff of nightmares, but it certainly hasn't stopped Kendra Scott from achieving a series of banner career moments. Earlier this month, the Austin-based entrepreneur was added to the faculty of the University of Texas at Austin - the same university that launched the Kendra Scott Women's Entrepreneurial Leadership (WEL)...
    Alex Henderson September 22, 2020 10:45PM (UTC) This article originally appeared on AlterNet. For Republicans, the ultimate nightmare in presidential races would be Democrats flipping Texas and turning it into a blue state. Texas, with its 38 electoral votes, has been reliably Republican for decades — and a Democrat hasn't carried Texas in a...
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    ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — A loose, improperly fastened rail joint led to a 2017 derailment in a North Texas rail switching yard that killed a worker, the National Transportation Safety Board released Tuesday. A misaligned rail joint allowed the flange of a freight car wheel to climb the rail and derail in the Union Pacific...
    The woman accused of sending a ricin-laced letter to U.S. President Donald Trump will appear in court Tuesday, according to law enforcement officials.  Pascale Ferrier, 53, of Quebec was arrested by U.S. Customs and Border Protection officials Sunday at the Peace Bridge, which connects Buffalo, a city in New York state, with Fort Erie in...
    Fifteen headstones were vandalized with blue paint at a historic cemetery for black residents in Austin, Texas. The defaced memorials at Evergreen Cemetery – established in 1926 as the city’s first major municipal graveyard dedicated to black residents – were covered in blue spray-paint sometime over the weekend before being discovered Monday, KVUE reports....
    By JUAN A. LOZANO, Associated Press GALVESTON, Texas (AP) — Houston, a Gulf Coast city that barely rises above sea level, has long worried about a worst-case weather scenario — a direct hit from a powerful storm that sends a wall of water barreling into the region's petrochemical facilities, possibly triggering an environmental disaster. When...
    A letter sent to the White House containing the toxic powder ricin has been traced back to Pascale Ferrier, a woman who was arrested on Sunday while trying to cross the U.S. border from Canada, authorities said Tuesday. Ferrier has been charged with making threats against the president of the United States, and will make...
    FORT WORTH (CBSDFW.COM) – With 50 locations across the state of Texas, Baylor Scott and White Health is one of the more recognized names in health care in our region. Now the company is looking to hire for more than 3,000 jobs across their network of facilities, and many of those jobs are right in...
    A Tucson Sector Border Patrol agent shot and killed an illegal alien after being stabbed multiple times. The incident occurred as the agent attempted to arrest a group that crossed near Nogales, Arizona. A Tucson Sector agent patrolling the border on foot east of Nogales on the morning of September 21 encountered a group of...
    For Republicans, the ultimate nightmare in presidential races would be Democrats flipping Texas and turning it into a blue state. Texas, with its 38 electoral votes, has been reliably Republican for decades — and a Democrat hasn’t carried Texas in a presidential race since Jimmy Carter in 1976. But journalists Nicole Narea and Dylan Scott,...
    A Canadian woman accused of mailing a package containing ricin to the White House included a threatening letter in which she told President Donald Trump to “give up and remove your application for this election,” according to court papers filed Tuesday. Pascale Ferrier, of Quebec, was arrested Sunday at the U.S.-Canada border and is due...
    NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Derek Mason knows who his new starting quarterback is. The Vanderbilt coach just isn’t saying, not while looking for every advantage possible in the Commodores’ season opener. Whoever starts under center for Vanderbilt on Saturday night will be making his first in the Southeastern Conference on the road at No. 10...
    NORTH TEXAS (CBSDFW.COM/AP)  — The Canadian woman accused of mailing packages containing ricin to Texas law enforcement and the White House has been identified. Pascale Ferrier, of Quebec, was arrested Sunday at the New York-Canada border and is due to make her first court appearance Tuesday afternoon in federal court in New York. According to...
    MOUNT PLEASANT, Mich. (AP) — Central Michigan hired Amy Folan to be its athletic director. The school announced the move Tuesday. Folan comes to CMU after serving as an executive senior associate AD at Texas since 2012. “Our goal was to find a person who would continue, if not steepen, our upward trajectory,” CMU President...
    The U.S. National Hurricane Center says the storm system known as Beta has been downgraded to a tropical depression but still threatens to dump heavy rain as it moves inland over Texas.  In its latest report Tuesday, the hurricane center says Beta was centered about 177 kilometers south, southwest of the city of Houston and...
    The Amway Top 25 football poll, with first-place votes in parentheses, records through Sept. 20, total points based on 25 points for first place through one point for 25th, and previous ranking: Record Pts Pvs 1. Clemson (44) 2-0 1196 1 2. Alabama (1) 0-0 1119 2 ...
    A WOMAN who allegedly mailed ricin poison to President Donald Trump at the White House has been identified. Pascale Ferrier, of Quebec, Canada, was arrested on Sunday on suspicion of sending an envelope containing the toxin to Trump. 7Pascale Ferrier, of Quebec, Canada, was arrested on SundayCredit: Hidalgo County Sheriff's Office 7An envelope containing the...
    SAN ANTONIO – A recent survey from the Texas Restaurant Association (TRA) revealed some somber news for the industry. According to a survey of 3,500 restaurant owners and operators, 50% believe their business will not be open in six months if no additional relief packages are given by the federal government and 46% say it’s...
    SAN ANTONIO – Proud Texans, Spurs fans and other drivers who want to show off their personalities and goofy sides can now bet on a variety of license plate messages in the “Great Plate Auction." MyPlates has 50 customized license plates up for grabs, with a starting bid of $500, from now through 8 p.m....
    HOUSTON – Beta weakened to a tropical depression Tuesday as it parked itself over the Texas coast, raising concerns of extensive flooding in Houston and areas further inland. Beta made landfall late Monday as a tropical storm just north of Port O’Connor, Texas, and has the distinction of being the first time a storm named...
    Loading the player... A historically Black cemetery in East Austin was vandalized this past weekend. Fifteen headstones were sprayed with blue paint, a discovery made on Monday morning by the Parks and Recreation Department in Austin.  The messages vary, however, according to a local news report. One reads “Kirk,” while another appears to read...
    (CNN)A historically Black cemetery was vandalized with blue spray paint over the weekend in Austin Texas.Fifteen headstones were defaced with graffiti at Evergreen Cemetery in East Austin, according to the Austin Parks and Recreation Department.Some of the graves were sprayed with the word "AIDS", a sideways number eight and other graffiti that was illegible.The damage...
    U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers in Eagle Pass, Texas, seized nearly $200,000 in unreported currency being smuggled into Mexico. This adds to the increasing amount of cash being seized at ports of entry. CBP officers assigned to the Eagle Pass Port of Entry on September 17 observed a commercial bus approaching in the exit...
    On Sunday morning, the Roma Police Department received a call from a concerned citizen observing people reportedly being smuggled into a residence located at the 400 block of Allende Avenue in that south Texas border town. Roma PD officers responded and attempted to stop a vehicle leaving the scene. A short vehicle pursuit followed and...
    MCALLEN, Texas – Federal authorities are investigating letters addressed to a Texas border county sheriff’s office filled with what is believed to be ricin. The incident follows days after a letter also containing a similar poison was sent to the White House. On Monday afternoon, Hidalgo County Sheriff Eddie Guerra confirmed that several envelopes sent...
    HOUSTON -- Beta has weakened to a tropical depression as it parked itself over the Texas coast, raising concerns of extensive flooding in Houston and areas further inland.Beta brings flooding, heavy downpours to Houston areaEMBED More News Videos WATCH: Flooded cars and high water spots popped up all around Houston as Tropical Storm Beta brought...