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St. Louis Blues left wing David Perron (57) is congratulated by teammates on the bench after scoring a goal against the Dallas Stars during the first period of an NHL hockey game in Dallas, Friday, Feb. 21, 2020. (AP Photo/Ray Carlin)

Blues chase Bishop early, rout Stars 5-1 in West showdown

Feb. 22, 2020 12:49 AM EST

DALLAS (AP) — Colton Parayko and St. Louis silenced any hint of a playoff buzz against the Dallas Stars with the lead in the Western Conference on the line. Parayko scored the Blues' last goal after collecting two assists, and the defending Stanley Cup champions chased Ben Bishop on their way to a dominant...

Dallas lawyer gets 5 years in Louisiana for beating woman

Feb. 21, 2020 7:54 PM EST

SHREVEPORT, La. (AP) — A Texas attorney has been sentenced to five years in a Louisiana prison for repeatedly punching his girlfriend, breaking her eye socket and knocking out a tooth. Willlie Richardson Joseph Jr., 33, of Dallas was sentenced Friday immediately after pleading guilty to one count of...

U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration Acting Administrator Uttam Dhillon announced the launch of Operation Crystal Shield at a news conference in Atlanta on Thursday, Feb. 20, 2020. Federal authorities say they are targeting methamphetamine

New enforcement operation focuses on meth trafficking hubs

Feb. 20, 2020 4:46 PM EST

ATLANTA (AP) — Federal authorities are targeting methamphetamine “transportation hubs” around the country in an effort to block the distribution of the highly addictive drug, officials announced Thursday. U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration Acting Administrator Uttam Dhillon visited Atlanta...

FILE - In this July 31, 2015, file photo, Dallas Cowboys running back Darren McFadden watches during NFL football training camp in Oxnard, Calif. The former Cowboys running back has been sentenced to four days in jail after pleading guilty to driving while intoxicated after he was arrested last year when he'd fallen asleep in the drive-through lane of a fast-food restaurant. (AP Photo/Gus Ruelas, File)

Former NFL player Darren McFadden pleads guilty in DWI case

Feb. 20, 2020 2:28 PM EST

DALLAS (AP) — Former Dallas Cowboys running back Darren McFadden was sentenced to four days in jail after he pleaded guilty to driving while intoxicated early last year. McFadden was arrested in January 2019 after he fell asleep in the drive-through lane of a Dallas-area fast-food restaurant. He pleaded...

Dallas Stars center Radek Faksa (12) celebrates his goal against the Arizona Coyotes with right wing Alexander Radulov (47) during the second period of an NHL hockey game in Dallas, Wednesday, Feb. 19, 2019. (AP Photo/Michael Ainsworth)

Oleksiak breaks late tie, surging Stars beat Coyotes 3-2

Feb. 20, 2020 1:00 AM EST

DALLAS (AP) — Jamie Oleksiak broke a third-period tie with his first goal in 26 games and the Dallas Stars held on to beat the Arizona Coyotes 3-2 on Wednesday night. Oleksiak stepped up into the top of the slot, took a pass from Alexander Radulov and sent a low snap shot past goalie Adin Hill with 8:22...

Smith-Njigba, White are TSWA Class 6A players of the year

Feb. 19, 2020 5:11 PM EST

BRYAN, Texas (AP) — Rockwall wide receiver Jaxon Smith-Njigba and Cypress Creek linebacker Josh White were the players of the year on the new Texas Sports Writers Association’s Class 6A All-State Football Team. Smith-Njigba, who signed with Ohio State, had 108 receptions for 2,161 yards and 35...

Randy Gibson takes a photo of his son Andrew, 11, in front of the 'Leaning Tower of Dallas' on Monday, Feb. 17, 2020 in Dallas. A demolition of the former Affiliated Computer Services tower on Sunday morning left the central core behind. (Juan Figueroa/The Dallas Morning News via AP)

'Leaning Tower of Dallas' is online star after implosion

Feb. 19, 2020 4:05 PM EST

DALLAS (AP) — A social media sensation dubbed the “Leaning Tower of Dallas” was born when a portion of a building survived an implosion in Dallas. After the implosion Sunday failed to bring down the core of the 11-story former Affiliated Computer Services building, the online jokes and...

This undated photo provided by Collin County, Texas, Judicial Records Department shows Brandon McCall. A jury has found McCall guilty of capital murder for the 2018 killings of a Dallas-area police officer and another man. Brandon McCall was charged with murder for shooting his friend, Rene Gamez II, and Richardson police officer David Sherrard. Police called the shooting an ambush. A Collin County jury returned the verdict Wednesday, Feb. 19, 2020, after two hours of deliberations. (Collin County Judicial Records Department via AP)

Texas man found guilty of killing officer, other man

Feb. 19, 2020 2:52 PM EST

MCKINNEY, Texas (AP) — A Texas man was convicted Wednesday of capital murder for 2018 killings of a Dallas-area police officer and another man. Brandon McCall, 28, faces death or life in prison without parole when he is sentenced for shooting his friend, Rene Gamez II, and Richardson police officer David...

Dallas Stars defenseman John Klingberg (3) celebrates a goal against the Ottawa Senators with defenseman Esa Lindell (23), left wing Jamie Benn (14) and center Jason Dickinson (18) during the first period of an NHL hockey game Sunday, Feb. 16, 2020, in Ottawa, Ontario. (Justin Tang/The Canadian Press via AP)

Road less traveled: Some NHL teams moving AHL squads closer

Feb. 19, 2020 10:10 AM EST

DENVER (AP) — Jason Dickinson encountered quite a few bumps in the road on his route to the NHL. Good thing for his trusty truck. Dickinson was up and down between the Dallas Stars and their American Hockey League affiliate, the Texas Stars, a total of 17 times during the 2017-18 season. Sometimes, the...

This undated photo provided by Collin County, Texas, Judicial Records Department shows Brandon McCall, who pleaded not guilty on Monday, Feb. 17, 2020, during the first day of his capital murder trial for the 2018 killings of a Dallas-area police officer and another man. (Collin County Judicial Records Department via AP)

Texas man pleads not guilty to killing 2, including officer

Feb. 18, 2020 1:06 PM EST

MCKINNEY, Texas (AP) — A 28-year-old Texas man pleaded not guilty during the first day of his capital murder trial for the 2018 killings of a Dallas-area police officer and another man. Brandon McCall entered the plea Monday to charges that he fatally shot of his friend, Rene Gamez II, and then killed...