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Police: Gunman shoots 2 Texas officers, hits 3rd in holster

Jul. 10, 2020 7:20 PM EDT

RENO, Texas (AP) — Two law enforcement officers were shot when a suspect accused of killing his sister and threatening others opened fire on them in North Texas and barricaded himself in a home, authorities said Friday. Police in Reno, about 20 miles (32 kilometers) northwest of Fort Worth, say the suspect...

State: Dog has first case of coronavirus in Texas animal

Jul. 9, 2020 9:03 PM EDT

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — A North Texas dog has been found to have the first coronavirus infection confirmed in a Texas animal, state officials said. The Texas Animal Health Commission announced in a statement that the Fort Worth-area dog was confirmed to have the virus that causes COVID-19. A private...

Shania Dod holds a test kit before getting a patient's sample at a United Memorial Medical Center COVID-19 testing site Wednesday, July 8, 2020, in Houston. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)

Texas hits record with 98 new COVID-19 deaths reported

Jul. 8, 2020 7:36 PM EDT

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Texas reported its deadliest day of the pandemic with nearly 100 new deaths on Wednesday as newly confirmed cases continued soaring and Austin began preparations to turn the downtown convention center into a field hospital. The 98 reported deaths in Texas set a record one-day high,...

Texas woman spits on counter after being told to wear a mask

Jul. 2, 2020 12:51 PM EDT

FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — A Texas woman became verbally abusive and spit on the counter of a 7-Eleven after being told she needed to wear a face mask in order to make a purchase. In a video posted on Facebook, the cashier at the Fort Worth store appears to be telling the woman she cannot buy the beer and...

Prosecutors: Woman burned home in attempt to destroy records

Jun. 28, 2020 8:49 AM EDT

FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — A woman burned down her $1.6 million suburban Fort Worth mansion while trying to destroy documents from her husband's health care clinic as authorities were investigating the couple for fraud, prosecutors allege. A seven-count federal indictment, filed June 17, charges Mark and...

Texas man charged in connection with body found in container

Jun. 24, 2020 4:05 AM EDT

PARIS, Tenn. (AP) — A Texas man has been arrested in connection with the discovery of the body of a woman in a plastic container floating in Kentucky Lake, authorities said. The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation said agents believe Jeffery Rogers, 60, of Arlington, Texas, used a boat rented in Paris,...

In this photo taken Thursday, June 18, 2020 Nick Watney signals after a tee shot during the first round of the RBC Heritage Golf tournament at Harbour Town Golf Links in Hilton Head, S.C. Watney has tested positive for coronavirus and did not play in Friday's round. (AP Photo/Gerry Broome)

'An absolute zoo': Positive test, busy island rattle golf

Jun. 20, 2020 5:16 PM EDT

HILTON HEAD ISLAND, S.C. (AP) — Carlos Ortiz headed for dinner near the Harbour Town lighthouse and it felt like old times, which didn't necessarily mean good times. This idyllic island is a summer destination, even during the COVID-19 pandemic. “It’s a 30-minute wait, and once you get in...

Xander Schauffele tees off on the second hole during the third round of the Charles Schwab Challenge golf tournament at the Colonial Country Club in Fort Worth, Texas, Saturday, June 13, 2020. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)

Colonial spectators in bushes and temporary tents off course

Jun. 13, 2020 6:27 PM EDT

FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — Max Butcher and his buddies felt as if they had front-row seats at Colonial, even in the bushes with no spectators allowed on the course. The group of five recent graduates from nearby TCU stood in a small gap between a row of shrubbery and a chain-link fence Saturday. They had a...

Range Resources pleads no contest to environmental crimes

Jun. 12, 2020 6:23 PM EDT

Range Resources Corp., Pennsylvania’s most active shale gas driller, has pleaded no contest to environmental crimes over its handling of contamination at a pair of well sites, the state attorney general’s office announced Friday. The Fort Worth, Texas-based company pleaded no contest in Washington...

FILE - In this March 14, 2020, file photo, a closed ticket office is shown at Etihad Stadium where Manchester City were due to play Burnley in an English Premier League soccer match, in Manchester, England. Many professional sports league, such as the NFL and European soccer leagues, have lucrative television contracts and big-money corporate sponsors that fill their substantial coffers. But the domestic soccer league in the U.S. still relies heavily on ticket sales, merchandising and concessions, much like many university athletic departments, and without games their very ability to make ends meet would stretch the abilities of even the savviest of accountants. (AP Photo/Jon Super, File)

The Latest: 2 Texas football players test positive for virus

Jun. 10, 2020 10:18 PM EDT

The Latest on the effects of the coronavirus outbreak on sports around the world: ___ Two Texas football players have tested positive for coronavirus this week and a third tested positive for the COVID-19 antibody, the university said Wednesday night. Texas brought in 58 players this week to the campus that is...