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North Texas shooter kills 2, wounds 3 cops, takes own life

Jul. 03, 2022 11:30 AM EDT

HALTOM CITY, Texas (AP) — A gunman killed two people and wounded four others, including three police officers, before taking his own life in a home in the Dallas-Fort Worth area, police said Sunday. Haltom City Police Det. Matt Spillane said none of those wounded in the shooting...

Children fight for Delaware to get its own dinosaur

Jul. 03, 2022 09:15 AM EDT

WILMINGTON, Del. (AP) — Right now is an interesting time to be a dinosaur lover in Delaware. For one thing, the new dinosaur blockbuster “Jurassic World: Dominion” is still gobbling up interest in theaters, which is good for folks who haven’t had a chance to see it yet. ...

Calhoun 2 HRs, Pérez wins 7th straight as Rangers beat Mets

Jul. 02, 2022 21:15 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — In his 11th major league season, Martín Pérez is making a strong pitch for his first All-Star selection this month. Pérez won his seventh straight decision, Kole Calhoun hit two of Texas' four home runs and the Rangers beat the New York Mets 7-3 on Saturday. ...

Maldonado hits 2 of 5 Houston homers in 9-1 win over Angels

Jul. 02, 2022 20:05 PM EDT

HOUSTON (AP) — Martín Maldonado homered twice and Jose Altuve, Kyle Tucker and Chas McCormick added a home run each as the Houston Astros built a big lead early and didn’t let up in a 9-1 rout of the Los Angeles Angels on Saturday. Houston was up 5-0 after two innings. ...

Attorneys seek Deshaun Watson NFL investigation documents

Jul. 02, 2022 19:46 PM EDT

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Attorneys for multiple women suing Deshaun Watson over allegations of sexual misconduct are seeking the documents from the NFL's investigation into the former Houston Texans quarterback. According to the motion filed Friday by the women’s attorneys, Tony...

Texas clinics halt abortions after state high court ruling

Jul. 02, 2022 18:07 PM EDT

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Clinics were shutting down abortion services in the nation's second-largest state Saturday after the Texas Supreme Court blocked an order briefly allowing the procedure to resume in some cases, the latest in legal scrambles taking place across the U.S. following the reversal...

Uvalde schools' police chief resigns from City Council

Jul. 02, 2022 16:52 PM EDT

The Uvalde school district’s police chief has stepped down from his position in the City Council just weeks after being sworn in following allegations that he erred in his response to the mass shooting at Robb Elementary School that left 19 students and two teachers dead. Chief...

Chief Pete Arredondo resigns from Uvalde City Council amid criticism of police response to shooting at Robb Elementary

Jul. 02, 2022 13:44 PM EDT
UVALDE, Texas (AP) — Chief Pete Arredondo resigns from Uvalde City Council amid criticism of police response to shooting at Robb Elementary.

2 teenagers killed, 1 man wounded in Houston-area shooting

Jul. 02, 2022 12:50 PM EDT

HOUSTON (AP) — Two teenagers were killed and one man was injured in a shooting at Houston-area apartment complex, authorities said Saturday. Harris County Sheriff Ed Gonzalez said on Twitter that deputies responded to reports of a shooting in the parking lot of the complex in north...

Texas' border mission grows, but crossings still high

Jul. 02, 2022 10:24 AM EDT

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Following the horror of a human-smuggling attempt that left 53 people dead, Republican Gov. Greg Abbott ordered state troopers to inspect more trucks — again expanding a border security mission that has cost billions, given the National Guard arrest powers and bused...