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Auction: Bonnie Parker's poetry book, Clyde Barrow's watch

Sep. 20, 2019 8:43 AM EDT

DALLAS (AP) — A book of poetry handwritten by Bonnie Parker and a watch belonging to Clyde Barrow are among items from the outlaw Texas couple being offered at auction. RR Auction will offer the items Saturday in Boston. Parker and Barrow were shot to death by lawmen in Louisiana in 1934 following a...

Imelda leaves 2 dead in Texas, others stranded and trapped

Sep. 20, 2019 8:38 AM EDT

CHINA, Texas (AP) — Parts of Texas remained underwater Friday after the remnants of Tropical Storm Imelda soaked the Houston area, leaving at least two people dead and prompting hundreds of rescues for people trapped during a relentless downpour that drew comparisons to Hurricane Harvey two years ago....

Mexico's Los Cabos braces for approaching storm Lorena

Sep. 20, 2019 8:27 AM EDT

CABO SAN LUCAS, Mexico (AP) — Owners pulled boats from the water and hauled them away on trailers, while shopkeepers put plywood over windows and doors as Hurricane Lorena bore down Friday on Mexico's resort-studded Los Cabos area. Lorena was forecast to pass over or near the southern tip of the Baja...

The Latest: Barges break loose in high water, strike bridge

Sep. 20, 2019 7:51 AM EDT

CHINA, Texas (AP) — The Latest on the remnants of Tropical Storm Imelda (all times local): 6:49 a.m. A major bridge over the San Jacinto River in Texas is shut down after several barges broke loose during strong currents caused by the remnants of Tropical Storm Imelda. The U.S. Coast Guard says witnesses...

SMU takes 3-0 mark to No. 25 TCU for Iron Skillet game

Sep. 20, 2019 3:02 AM EDT

FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — While No. 25 TCU is trying to start a season 3-0 for the 10th time in 17 seasons, SMU has already reached that mark for the first time since 1984. The Mustangs (3-0) actually won their first four games 35 years ago, back in the old Southwest Conference days and not long before...

Baylor gets history lesson before playing old SWC rival Rice

Sep. 20, 2019 3:01 AM EDT

HOUSTON (AP) — Baylor and Rice spent eight decades together in the old Southwest Conference, though their meetings have become much more sporadic since the end of that league. The Big 12's Bears (2-0) wrap up non-conference play Saturday with only their third trip to historic Rice Stadium in the past 24...

Texas has no easy choices stopping Cowboys' Hubbard, Wallace

Sep. 20, 2019 3:01 AM EDT

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Texas coach Tom Herman sizes up Oklahoma State and realizes he has quite a Cowboy conundrum. Try to stop national rushing leader Chuba Hubbard or focus on national touchdown receptions co-leader Tylan Wallace. Neither option leaves a shaky Longhorns defense in an enviable position....

Army hosts Morgan State going for 15th straight home win

Sep. 20, 2019 2:55 AM EDT

WEST POINT, N.Y. (AP) — Army coach Jeff Monken was unsure before the season who might be able to step in at quarterback if starter Kelvin Hopkins Jr. got injured because there was no experience behind the senior. None of the four upperclassmen listed at quarterback — a junior and three sophomores...

2 dead as Imelda strands drivers, floods homes in Texas

Sep. 19, 2019 11:55 PM EDT

CHINA, Texas (AP) — The slow-churning remnants of Tropical Storm Imelda flooded parts of Texas on Thursday, leaving at least two people dead and rescue crews with boats scrambling to reach stranded drivers and families trapped in their homes during a relentless downpour that drew comparisons to Hurricane...

Hurricane rips roofs, cuts power in Bermuda, but no deaths

Sep. 19, 2019 11:08 PM EDT

MIAMI (AP) — Hurricane Humberto blew off rooftops, toppled trees and knocked out power as it blew past the British Atlantic island of Bermuda. But officials said Thursday that the Category 3 storm caused no reported deaths. "We've made it through and everyone is safe," Premier David Burt said. "That's what...