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9 tornadoes confirmed in Dallas area from Sunday's storms

Oct. 23, 2019 7:44 PM EDT

DALLAS (AP) — The National Weather Service says nine tornadoes struck the Dallas area during Sunday's stretch of severe storms in Texas. Forecasters confirmed the twisters Tuesday after surveying damage throughout North Texas. The strongest of the tornadoes hit the heavily populated north Dallas area,...

No. 16 SMU heads to Houston highest-ranked in Group of Five

Oct. 23, 2019 2:58 PM EDT

HOUSTON (AP) — Sonny Dykes knows No. 16 SMU just needs to keep winning games. He is not really concerned right now about the Mustangs being the highest-ranked Group of Five team and what that could eventually mean if they stay that way. "I don't know that we understand any of that right now," Dykes said....

Ex-Dallas officer files notice to appeal murder conviction

Oct. 23, 2019 1:13 PM EDT

DALLAS (AP) — Lawyers representing the white former Dallas police officer convicted of murder for killing her unarmed black neighbor have filed a notice to appeal her conviction and sentence. Amber Guyger fatally shot Botham Jean in his apartment September 2018, saying she mistook his apartment for her own...

Correction: Severe Weather-The Latest story

Oct. 22, 2019 6:19 PM EDT

DALLAS (AP) — In a story Oct. 21 about storms that spawned tornadoes in several states, The Associated Press reported erroneously that the Bush Institute event was in South Texas. It was in south Dallas. A corrected version of the story is below: The Latest: Bushes home spared by Dallas tornado The tornado...

2nd man charged in death of ex-Texas Tech star Andre Emmett

Oct. 22, 2019 2:33 PM EDT

DALLAS (AP) — Dallas police have arrested a second suspect in the investigation of last month's fatal shooting of ex-NBA and Texas Tech star Andre Emmett. Dallas County jail records show 29-year-old Michael Lucky was being held Tuesday on a capital murder charge. Online records didn't immediately list an...

10 storylines to follow in the 2019-20 NBA season

Oct. 22, 2019 2:46 AM EDT

The NBA season starts Tuesday night, and here are 10 storylines to follow for the 2019-20 campaign: ___ NO. 2 IN 3'S Golden State's Stephen Curry is about to become No. 2 on the league's all-time 3-pointers made list. Curry enters this season with 2,483 made 3-pointers, leaving him 78 away from passing Reggie...

Pavelski's power-play goal helps Stars beat Senators 2-1

Oct. 22, 2019 1:03 AM EDT

DALLAS (AP) — Dallas Stars fans expected to see plenty of goals this season from Joe Pavelski, signed as a free agent after a 38-goal season for San Jose. On Monday night, they saw his first in his new home rink. Pavelski scored a power-play goal midway through the second period, and the Stars beat the...

Tornado slams Dallas; 4 killed in Arkansas, Oklahoma

Oct. 21, 2019 11:17 PM EDT

DALLAS (AP) — A tornado tossed trees into homes, tore off storefronts and downed power lines but killed no one in a densely populated area of Dallas, leaving Mayor Eric Johnson to declare the city "very fortunate" to be assessing only property damage. A meteorologist said Monday that people took shelter...

Funeral rescheduled for woman fatally shot by police at home

Oct. 21, 2019 9:14 PM EDT

DALLAS (AP) — The funeral has been rescheduled for a woman shot and killed in her home by a Fort Worth police officer. The service for Atatiana Jefferson is planned for 11 a.m. Thursday at Concord Church in Dallas. That's after a settlement was reached Monday between members of Jefferson's family....

Transgender woman's attacker convicted of assault

Oct. 21, 2019 9:03 PM EDT

DALLAS (AP) — A man charged with felony aggravated assault in the beating of a Dallas transgender woman has been convicted of misdemeanor assault. The Dallas Morning News reports Dallas County jurors deliberated about four hours Monday before convicting Edward Dominic Thomas of the lesser charge in...