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Texas synagogue hostage-taker had stayed in area shelters

Jan. 18, 2022 09:21 AM EST

COLLEYVILLE, Texas (AP) — An armed man who took four people hostage during a 10-hour standoff at a Texas synagogue had spent time in area homeless shelters in the two weeks leading up to the attack, and was dropped off at one by someone he appeared to know. Malik Faisal Akram, a...

Texas rabbi says he, 2 hostages escaped synagogue standoff

Jan. 18, 2022 00:42 AM EST

COLLEYVILLE, Texas (AP) — The rabbi of a Texas synagogue where a gunman took hostages during livestreamed services said Monday that he threw a chair at his captor before escaping with two others after an hourslong standoff, crediting past security training for getting himself and his congregants...

Doncic's triple-double leads Mavericks past Thunder 104-102

Jan. 17, 2022 23:56 PM EST

DALLAS (AP) — Luka Doncic had 20 points, 12 assists and 11 rebounds for his third triple-double in five games, and the surging Dallas Mavericks withstood a late run by the Oklahoma City Thunder to win 104-102 Monday night. Dallas led by 22 points during the third quarter, but the...

TABC boys and girls high school basketball rankings

Jan. 17, 2022 22:05 PM EST

SUGAR LAND, Texas (AP) — Texas Association of Basketball Coaches high school boys and girls rankings for the week of Jan. 17. BOYS PUBLIC Class 6A 1. Richardson, 21-1; 2. Duncanville, 19-1; 3. Spring Westfield, 18-1; 4. Austin Westlake, 23-1; 5. Fort...

Support flows to 'changed' Texas synagogue after standoff

Jan. 17, 2022 20:44 PM EST

DALLAS (AP) — The tight-knit congregation at a Texas synagogue where four people were held hostage by an armed captor during a 10-hour standoff over the weekend traces its roots back to a gathering organized over 20 years ago by a handful of families who were new to the area. “It...

Cowboys face same questions after another early playoff exit

Jan. 17, 2022 15:12 PM EST

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Mike McCarthy's future as Dallas Cowboys coach wasn't something Jerry Jones wanted to discuss after a wild-card loss that left the owner saying “I can't remember” when asked if he'd ever been more disappointed in defeat. Questions about McCarthy come in...

Texas rabbi: Captor grew "belligerent" late in standoff

Jan. 17, 2022 00:21 AM EST

COLLEYVILLE, Texas (AP) — A rabbi who was among four people held hostage at a Texas synagogue said Sunday that their armed captor grew “increasingly belligerent and threatening” toward the end of the 10-hour standoff, which ended with an FBI SWAT team rushing into the building and the...

49ers hang on over Cowboys 23-17 in chaotic wild-card finish

Jan. 16, 2022 23:08 PM EST

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Kyle Shanahan walked onto the field with an emphatic nod, believing his San Francisco 49ers had beaten the Dallas Cowboys in a chaotic wild-card finish that left many not sure what was happening. The official word came a short time later. ...

Cowboys no advantage being home with another playoff loss

Jan. 16, 2022 22:40 PM EST

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Dak Prescott and the Dallas Cowboys thought they were going to get one more snap, one more chance to avoid another playoff setback. Prescott's spike at the end of a wild final sequence came too late. Time had run out on this season, the 26th in a row for...

Concussion sidelines 49ers' Bosa in wild-card game at Dallas

Jan. 16, 2022 18:49 PM EST

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — San Francisco pass rusher Nick Bosa has been ruled out of a wild-card game against Dallas because of a concussion after a collision with teammate D.J. Jones. Bosa was rushing Cowboys quarterback Dak Prescott from the left side when he was crunched in the...