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Heat-related Texas deaths climb after Beryl left millions without power for days or longer

Jul. 21, 2024 22:26 PM EDT

SPRING, Texas (AP) — As the temperature soared in the Houston-area home Janet Jarrett shared with her sister after losing electricity in Hurricane Beryl, she did everything she could to keep her 64-year-old sibling cool. But on their fourth day without power, she awoke to hear...

4 Dallas firefighters injured as engine crashes off bridge, lands on railway below

Jul. 21, 2024 20:50 PM EDT

DALLAS (AP) — A Dallas Fire-Rescue engine crashed off an expressway bridge on Sunday and landed on a railway track below, injuring four firefighters, officials said. The crash happened just after 6 a.m. on the I-345 Expressway, Dallas Fire-Rescue Capt. Robert Borse said. He said it...

Heim homers, Heaney solid as Rangers beat Orioles 3-2 to avoid sweep

Jul. 21, 2024 18:04 PM EDT

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Jonah Heim hit a three-run homer, Andrew Heaney pitched two-hit ball over five scoreless innings and the Texas Rangers beat the Baltimore Orioles 3-2 on Sunday to avoid a three-game sweep in a postseason rematch from last year. Anthony Santander closed the...

A fire severely damages the historic First Baptist Dallas church sanctuary

Jul. 20, 2024 14:22 PM EDT

A fire all but destroyed the historic church sanctuary at First Baptist Dallas, sending smoke billowing over the city but causing no deaths or injuries, Dallas firefighters said. The fire in the Texas Historic Landmark, a Victorian-style red brick church built in 1890, was reported...

Migrant children were put in abusive shelters for years, suit says. Critics blame lack of oversight

Jul. 20, 2024 01:43 AM EDT

MCALLEN, Texas (AP) — As allegations of sexual abuse built up at the largest housing provider for unaccompanied migrant children in the U.S., officials continued placing children in their care in a system that lacks adequate oversight, advocates say. A lawsuit filed Wednesday by...

All-Star starter Burnes has no complaints about reasons for chaos, but he's ready for normal again

Jul. 20, 2024 00:31 AM EDT

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Corbin Burnes is ready to get back into a more normal routine, though the Baltimore right-hander has no complaints about why things have been so chaotic for him in the last few weeks. Burnes allowed one run and two hits over six innings when the AL...

Santander hits 2 of Orioles' 4 homers to back All-Star starter Burnes in 9-1 win over Rangers

Jul. 19, 2024 23:50 PM EDT

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Anthony Santander homered twice and drove in five runs after Adley Rutschman and Colton Cowser had already hit two-run homers, and the AL East-leading Baltimore Orioles beat the Texas Rangers 9-1 on Friday night in the first game out of the break. Rutschman...

Dodgers pitcher Tyler Glasnow throws simulated game, expected to start versus Giants next week

Jul. 19, 2024 23:27 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Los Angeles Dodgers pitcher Tyler Glasnow is expected to come off the injured list and start against the San Francisco Giants on Wednesday. Glasnow, a first-time All-Star who went to Texas to participate in the festivities earlier this week, went on the 15-day IL...

Mac Meissner leads PGA Tour's Barracuda Championship at Tahoe Mountain Club

Jul. 19, 2024 22:31 PM EDT

TRUCKEE, Calif. (AP) — Mac Meissner had eight birdies in a 16-point round Friday to take the second-round lead in the Barracuda Championship, the only PGA Tour event that uses the modified Stableford scoring system. Making his 23rd PGA Tour start, Meissner birdied five of his first...

Largest housing provider for migrant children engaged in pervasive sexual abuse, US says

Jul. 19, 2024 19:32 PM EDT

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Employees of the largest housing provider for unaccompanied migrant children in the U.S. repeatedly sexually abused and harassed children in their care for at least eight years, the Justice Department said Thursday, alleging a shocking litany of offenses that took place as...