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Death penalty sought in Texas for man who admitted killing 5

May. 16, 2022 19:16 PM EDT

FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — Prosecutors in Texas said Monday that they will seek the death penalty for a man who authorities have said confessed to killing five people, including three whose dismembered bodies were found in a burning dumpster last year. The Tarrant County district...

Texas guard/forward Audrey Warren transfers to Georgia

May. 16, 2022 16:23 PM EDT

ATHENS, Ga. (AP) — Georgia has landed transfer Audrey Warren, who helped Texas reach back-to-back regionals finals in the women’s NCAA Tournament. Warren will be a fifth-year senior for new Lady Bulldogs coach Katie Abrahamson-Henderson, who announced the signing Monday. ...

Palmer shoots 62, joins lead at low-scoring Byron Nelson

May. 13, 2022 19:50 PM EDT

McKINNEY, Texas (AP) — Jordan Spieth thought the course for his hometown Byron Nelson would play more difficult after yielding more birdies in its debut than any other tournament on the PGA Tour last season. The three-time major winner says he couldn't have been more wrong, and is...

Jury clears American in alleged assault of flight attendant

May. 11, 2022 21:41 PM EDT

FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — Jurors in a civil lawsuit decided Wednesday that American Airlines did not bear responsibility for an alleged sexual assault against a flight attendant by a celebrity chef who was hired by the airline as an independent contractor. The jury in state court in...

Ex-cop's murder trial to remain in Fort Worth, judge rules

May. 04, 2022 18:29 PM EDT

FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — A former Fort Worth police officer will face his murder trial next month in the city where he fatally shot a Black woman through a window of her home in 2019, a Texas judge ruled Wednesday. Judge David Hagerman denied a motion by the lawyers for Aaron Dean,...

Ohtani homers again, Syndergaard pitches Angels past Rangers

Apr. 17, 2022 00:03 AM EDT

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Shohei Ohtani hit his third home run in two games, Noah Syndergaard won a matchup of local pitchers and the Los Angeles Angels defeated the Texas Rangers 7-2 on Saturday night. The game featured two starters from opposite sides of the Dallas-Fort Worth...

In NCAA women's gymnastics, a Texas-sized hole

Apr. 15, 2022 20:14 PM EDT

FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — Ragan Smith did not lack options when it came to choosing a college, as tends to happen when you're an elite gymnast with a national title on your resume. One option was unavailable to Smith. It doesn't exist. Texas, the site of this week's...

Pilots' union sues American Airlines over training dispute

Apr. 14, 2022 19:38 PM EDT

FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — American Airlines and its pilots' union are fighting over the airline's plan to change the way it picks pilots who help conduct a key part of training. Pilots usually train in pairs. In a lawsuit filed Thursday in federal district court, the Allied Pilots...

Man identified as suspect in 2003 shooting of Texas officer

Apr. 14, 2022 17:29 PM EDT

NORTH RICHLAND HILLS, Texas (AP) — Almost 20 years after a North Texas police officer was shot and injured by a man who had just robbed a bank, authorities say they used DNA to identify the suspect, who was found dead in Oklahoma as they prepared to arrest him. Mark Alan Long, 60,...

Texas girl at center of life support battle leaves hospital

Apr. 13, 2022 17:52 PM EDT

DALLAS (AP) — A 3-year-old Texas girl whose mother has waged a court battle to keep doctors from removing her from life-sustaining treatment has improved enough that she was released from the hospital last week and will now be cared for at home, a group that's been advocating for her said. ...