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Texas prosecutor tosses charges in 1992 teen double slaying

Oct. 17, 2019 7:32 PM EDT

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 case. Richard Bryan Kussmaul was convicted of capital murder in 1994 for killing 17-year-old Leslie Murphy and...

Guaranteed: Eagles-Cowboys winner will be 1st in NFC East

Oct. 17, 2019 7:03 PM EDT

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. Now the coach of the Eagles is having to explain how he ended up on the bulletin board while the Cowboys respond the way they...

In Texas, Trump tours Louis Vuitton workshop ahead of rally

Oct. 17, 2019 6:53 PM EDT

ALVARADO, Texas (AP) — President Donald Trump toured a new Louis Vuitton leather workshop in Texas on Thursday before headlining a campaign rally in Dallas. Trump began his trip at a fundraiser in Fort Worth that raised about $5.5 million for Trump Victory, a joint fundraising committee benefiting the...

Fort Worth police shooting shatters community trust

Oct. 17, 2019 4:25 PM EDT

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. Residents of Atatiana Jefferson's Fort Worth neighborhood said they were hesitant to dial 911 even before a white officer shot the 28-year-old black woman...

Boxer Errol Spence charged with drunken driving after crash

Oct. 16, 2019 9:41 PM EDT

DALLAS (AP) — Boxer Errol Spence Jr. has been discharged from a hospital and charged with drunken driving after crashing his speeding Ferrari. Dallas police charged Spence on Wednesday with driving while intoxicated. Police say the crash happened just before 3 a.m. Oct. 10 when Spence's Ferrari crossed the...

Cowboys can easily pin 3-game losing streak on slow starts

Oct. 16, 2019 7:49 PM EDT

FRISCO, Texas (AP) — Before scoring touchdowns on five straight possessions and cruising to a comfortable win over the New York Giants in the opener on their way to a 3-0 start, Dak Prescott and the Dallas Cowboys stalled on their opening drive and fell behind. The slow starts have been much worse during...

Fort Worth chief: 'absolutely no excuse' for woman's killing

Oct. 15, 2019 11:19 PM EDT

FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — The furor Tuesday over the killing of a black woman by a white Fort Worth officer became increasingly about a gun pointed at a bedroom window. But the police chief and activists said the focus was on the wrong gun. Officer Aaron Dean was arrested on a murder charge Monday in the...

Private Dallas university evacuates campus after bomb threat

Oct. 15, 2019 10:56 PM EDT

DALLAS (AP) — A private university in Dallas canceled classes and evacuated its campus of about 4,800 students after receiving a threatening message that prompted a lockdown. Officials at Dallas Baptist University say a threat of a bomb and coordinated armed attack was received about 1 p.m. Tuesday by a...

No. 19 SMU undefeated with Buechele and others who came home

Oct. 15, 2019 6:23 PM EDT

DALLAS (AP) — Shane Buechele is having the kind of season so many envisioned after the quarterback started all 12 games as a true freshman in the Big 12 Conference three years ago. While still in Texas, Buechele is closer to home with undefeated No. 19 SMU, where he is among 15 players who were once at...

Cowboys DE Tyrone Crawford set for season-ending hip surgery

Oct. 15, 2019 3:43 PM EDT

FRISCO, Texas (AP) — Dallas Cowboys defensive end Tyrone Crawford is set to undergo season-ending hip surgery for an injury that bothered him through the offseason. Crawford, who will go to injured reserve, tried to play through the issue early this season. The eighth-year pro was active for the first two...