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Federal workers at Dallas Love Field get donated free lunch

Jan. 18, 2019 3:34 PM EST

DALLAS (AP) — As many as 200 federal workers at Dallas Love Field have been treated to hot dogs and hamburgers donated by members of the city's aviation department during the partial government shutdown. Department spokesman Chris Perry says Friday's free lunch was meant to help TSA and Federal Aviation...

Linehan out as Cowboys offensive coordinator after 5 seasons

Jan. 18, 2019 3:03 PM EST

DALLAS (AP) — Scott Linehan is out as offensive coordinator of the Dallas Cowboys only days after coach Jason Garrett sent mixed messages about the future for the oft-criticized assistant. Garrett, in a statement released by the team Friday, described the move as a mutual decision after he and Linehan had...

BBQ restaurant gives free meals to furloughed workers

Jan. 18, 2019 2:37 PM EST

HOUSTON (AP) — Houston-area federal workers who've been furloughed due to the partial government shutdown got some free barbecue thanks to a popular local restaurant. Killen's Barbecue served free family packs of brisket, sausage, potato salad and beans to hundreds of federal workers who lined up at the...

2 men dead after shooting in parking lot of Fort Worth store

Jan. 18, 2019 2:33 PM EST

FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — Police say two men have died after being shot while in the parking lot of a North Texas home improvement store. Fort Worth police on Friday tweeted that officers were searching for at least one person who was inside a vehicle that drove away following the shootings. Police didn't...

Disney Cruise Line to sail more ships from Galveston

Jan. 18, 2019 2:11 PM EST

GALVESTON, Texas (AP) — Galveston can expect to see double the number of Disney cruises sailing from the city on the Gulf of Mexico over the next five years, according to port officials. The Port of Galveston announced Thursday that Disney Cruise Line will expand the numbers of trips it offers from the...

Suspect found dead after fatal shooting outside Texas church

Jan. 18, 2019 9:08 AM EST

CYPRESS, Texas (AP) — A man suspected of shooting two women in a suburban Houston church parking lot, killing one of them, and then fleeing to a hotel has been found dead inside a room there. The body of 62-year-old Arthur Edigin was found by Harris County sheriff's deputies early Friday, several hours...

Could Dems' 2020 nominee be someone you've never heard of?

Jan. 18, 2019 8:44 AM EST

SOUTH BEND, Ind. (AP) — At 36, Pete Buttigieg is just over the minimum age required to be president of the United States. Outside South Bend, Indiana, the Rust Belt community where he's been mayor since age 29, few people know his name. Those who know it struggle to pronounce it. (It's BOO'-tah-juhj.) None...

Kings edge Stars 2-1 to climb out of NHL basement

Jan. 18, 2019 1:36 AM EST

DALLAS (AP) — It took Jack Campbell nearly nine years to make his first start in Dallas. Turns out, the wait was well worth it for the Los Angeles Kings' goalie. Campbell beat the team that drafted him and Dustin Brown scored a rare power-play goal for the Kings, who moved out of the NHL basement by...

Car hood hampers getaway for Texas bank robbery suspects

Jan. 18, 2019 12:50 AM EST

DALLAS (AP) — Police in Texas have arrested a group of people suspected in a series of bank robberies after the hood on the car they were using to flee authorities popped up and covered the windshield, obscuring the road. Authorities say the suspects were under surveillance by law enforcement officials...

Nottingham scores 5 3-pointers, Texas State rallies 80-62

Jan. 17, 2019 11:00 PM EST

SAN MARCOS, Texas (AP) — Tre Nottingham scored 24 points and Nijal Pearson added 19 as Texas State roared past Little Rock 80-62 with a scorching second half Thursday night. Trailing by a point at the break, Texas State (15-3, 4-1 Sun Belt) scored 50 points in the second half, shooting 64 percent from the...