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Police: 1 dead after woman opens fire at Texas warehouse

Aug. 20, 2018 2:58 PM EDT

MISSOURI CITY, Texas (AP) — A female employee opened fire at a Houston-area food distribution center early Monday, killing a company manager and wounding another worker, police said. The shooter, identified by police as Kristine Peralez, 38, was also killed in the attack, which happened around 2:30 a.m. at...

The Latest: Suspect, a 2-year employee, fired on co-workers

Aug. 20, 2018 2:10 PM EDT

MISSOURI CITY, Texas (AP) — The Latest on deadly workplace shooting near Houston (all times local): 1 p.m. Police say a woman shot two co-workers at a Houston-area food distribution center, killing one and wounding the other. Missouri City police Capt. Paul Poulton says investigators are still trying to...

Texas priest disappears amid molestation allegations

Aug. 20, 2018 11:27 AM EDT

DALLAS (AP) — A Texas priest who's accused of molesting teens and stealing from his parish has gone missing. The Dallas Morning news reports that St. Cecilia Catholic Church officials believe the Rev. Edmundo Paredes may have fled to his native country of the Philippines. Bishop Edward Burns says Dallas...

Police: Man yells 'Jesus is coming' before stabbing toddler

Aug. 20, 2018 8:38 AM EDT

LEWISVILLE, Texas (AP) — Police in Texas say a man fatally stabbed his 16-month-old son and was shot in the leg by a neighbor who tried to stop the attack. The stabbing was reported Sunday afternoon in the courtyard of an apartment complex in Lewisville, about 20 miles (32 kilometers) northwest of Dallas....

Carpenter leads surging Cardinals in push for postseason

Aug. 20, 2018 2:39 AM EDT

The St. Louis Cardinals finished July with a 7 ½-game deficit in the NL Central. They were still in the race for a wild card, but after trading outfielder Tommy Pham to Tampa Bay, they didn't seem like a team that was on the verge of making a serious run at the postseason. Then the Cardinals began playing...

Allen goes from 'Last Chance U' to 2nd chance at Texas Tech

Aug. 20, 2018 1:54 AM EDT

Dakota Allen went from thinking that one huge mistake would keep him from ever playing football again to "Last Chance U" — and then an unexpected second opportunity at Texas Tech. "I feel like redemption is important for me," Allen said. "A lot of people that did give me this second chance, I really don't...

Lions sign safety Marcus Cromartie

Aug. 19, 2018 9:41 PM EDT

ALLEN PARK, Mich. (AP) — The Detroit Lions have signed free agent safety Marcus Cromartie. The Lions also announced Sunday that they have waived-injured safety Stefan McClure. Cromartie appeared in one game for the Houston Texans last season. Over the previous three seasons, he appeared in 21 games with...

Verlander 200th W, Astros 5 HRs, top A's 9-4 to avoid sweep

Aug. 19, 2018 8:52 PM EDT

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Once they got behind closed doors in the clubhouse, the Houston Astros showered Justin Verlander with champagne. No, it wasn't for helping them avoid a sweep at the Coliseum. But that was a nice benefit, too. Verlander pitched just well enough to earn his 200th career win and the...

Odor HR sends Rangers past Angels 4-2 to cap soggy weekend

Aug. 19, 2018 8:04 PM EDT

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Rougned Odor didn't let a little rain get in the way of his torrid August. The Texas second baseman connected on a go-ahead, three-run homer with rain falling in the seventh inning, and the Rangers beat the Los Angeles Angels 4-2 on Sunday to wrap up a soggy weekend. Odor's 15th...

Gillman, Hammer selected to US World Amateur Team

Aug. 19, 2018 7:51 PM EDT

LIBERTY CORNER, N.J. (AP) — Two-time U.S. Women's Amateur champion Kristen Gillman was selected Sunday to represent the United States in the World Amateur Team Championships. Gillman, the 20-year-old Alabama star from Austin, Texas, will be joined on the women's team by Wake Forest's Jennifer Kupcho of...