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COVID-19 patient at center of ventilator fight dies in Texas

Jan. 23, 2022 10:09 AM EST

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — A unvaccinated COVID-19 patient flown from Minnesota to Texas during a legal battle over whether his ventilator should be turned off died Saturday, the family's attorney said. A Minnesota judge had issued a restraining order on Jan. 13 blocking Mercy Hospital...

Driver fatally shoots Houston-area deputy before fleeing

Jan. 23, 2022 09:21 AM EST

HOUSTON (AP) — A driver shot and killed a Houston-area deputy during an early Sunday morning traffic stop and then got back in his vehicle and drove off, authorities said. Harris County Precinct 5 Constable Ted Heap identified the slain deputy as Cpl. Charles Galloway, 47, at a...

Montana ski town hosts military members who served in Kabul

Jan. 23, 2022 08:18 AM EST

WHITEFISH, Mont. (AP) — Carlin Houston, a 23-year-old paratrooper with the U.S. Army’s 501st Airborne Infantry Regiment, traversed the slopes of Big Mountain with relative ease, looking every bit the part of a seasoned snowboarder — Flylow jacket, baggy Goretex pants, mirrored goggles —...

Dixie State defeats Texas Rio Grande Valley 85-74

Jan. 23, 2022 00:10 AM EST

ST. GEORGE, Utah (AP) — Hunter Schofield had 22 points as Dixie State beat Texas Rio Grande Valley 85-74 on Saturday night. Isaiah Pope had 17 points for Dixie State (10-10, 3-4 Western Athletic Conference). Dancell Leter added 15 points. Frank Staine had 11 points and 10 rebounds....

Jones leads Texas Southern past Alabama A&M 78-44

Jan. 22, 2022 23:02 PM EST

HOUSTON (AP) — John Jones came off the bench to score 15 points to lead Texas Southern to a 78-44 win over Alabama A&M on Saturday night. Brison Gresham had 11 points for Texas Southern (6-10, 4-3 Southwestern Athletic Conference). A.J. Lawson added eight rebounds. ...

Tyson scores 21 to carry Seattle U past Tarleton 76-68

Jan. 22, 2022 22:50 PM EST

STEPHENVILLE, Texas (AP) — Cameron Tyson had 21 points as Seattle University stretched its win streak to seven games, beating Tarleton 76-68 on Saturday night. Tyson hit 5 of 7 3-pointers and added eight rebounds for the Redhawks (15-4, 6-0 Western Athletic Conference). Darrion...

Gambrell, Jr. lifts Prairie View past Alabama St. 70-67

Jan. 22, 2022 21:34 PM EST

PRAIRIE VIEW, Texas (AP) — Jeremiah Gambrell, Jr. had a career-high 26 points and his 3-pointer with three seconds left lifted Prairie View past Alabama State 70-67 on Saturday. Markedric Bell had 13 points, 11 rebounds and four blocks for Prairie View (3-12, 3-2 Southwestern...

Edwards leads No. 10 Houston to 79-36 win over East Carolina

Jan. 22, 2022 21:18 PM EST

HOUSTON (AP) — Kyler Edwards had 25 points, eight rebounds and seven assists and No. 10 Houston used a big first half to rout East Carolina, 79-36, on Saturday night. Edwards scored 17 first half points as the Cougars (17-2, 6-0 American) built a 44-14 halftime lead. Edwards, who...

Bell carries North Texas over Old Dominion 69-56

Jan. 22, 2022 20:29 PM EST

DENTON, Texas (AP) — Thomas Bell registered 15 points, seven rebounds and five assists as North Texas defeated Old Dominion 69-56 on Saturday. Rubin Jones had 16 points for North Texas (13-4, 6-1 Conference USA), which won its fifth consecutive game. Abou Ousmane added 12 points...

Agbaji's late jumper lifts No. 7 Kansas over K-State 78-75

Jan. 22, 2022 19:43 PM EST

MANHATTAN, Kan. (AP) — Ochai Agbaji hit a baseline jumper with 9 seconds left to lift No. 7 Kansas over Kansas State 78-75 Saturday. Agbaji’s shot gave Kansas its first lead since early in the first half and snapped K-State’s two-game winning streak against ranked foes. Agbaji...