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Friday's Scores

Sep. 25, 2021 01:54 AM EDT

PREP FOOTBALL= CLASS 6A= ¶ Abilene 42, Odessa Permian 21 ¶ Aldine Nimitz 3, Aldine MacArthur 0 ¶ Alvin 36, Alief Elsik 20 ¶ Arlington Martin 65, Arlington 17 ¶...

Editorial Roundup: Texas

Sep. 20, 2021 10:01 AM EDT

Dallas Morning News. Sept. 16, 2021. Editorial: Gov. Abbott, please recognize International Underground Railroad Month September is International Underground Railroad Month. Gov. Greg Abbott should recognize it with an official proclamation. ...

NY millionaire Robert Durst guilty of best friend’s murder

Sep. 17, 2021 22:56 PM EDT

INGLEWOOD, Calif. (AP) — A Los Angeles jury convicted Robert Durst on Friday of murdering his best friend 20 years ago, a case that took on new life after the New York real estate heir participated in a documentary that connected him to the slaying that was linked to his wife’s 1982...

Nicholas strengthens to hurricane ahead of Texas landfall

Sep. 14, 2021 00:31 AM EDT

HOUSTON (AP) — Nicholas strengthened into a Category 1 hurricane Monday as it headed toward landfall along the Texas Gulf Coast and it was expected to bring heavy rain and floods to coastal areas from Mexico to storm-battered Louisiana. Forecasters at the National...

Friday's Scores

Sep. 11, 2021 01:06 AM EDT

PREP FOOTBALL= CLASS 6A= ¶ Abilene 23, Cedar Park Vista Ridge 19 ¶ Alief Taylor 28, Fort Bend Bush 20 ¶ Allen 35, Cedar Hill 16 ¶ Alvin 40, Pasadena Memorial 14 ¶...

Prosecutor: Robert Durst gold medalist in running from truth

Sep. 08, 2021 18:55 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Robert Durst is a champion at running from responsibility, covering his tracks with lies so numerous he couldn't keep them all straight, a prosecutor said Wednesday during closing arguments in the New York real estate heir's murder trial. Deputy...

Robert Durst admits 'cadaver' note made him appear guilty

Aug. 16, 2021 20:04 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — New York real estate heir Robert Durst testified Monday that he lied for decades about sending police a note directing them to the dead body of his best friend because he feared it would implicate him in the killing. It was so hard to fathom that...

27 people aboard Carnival cruise test positive for COVID-19

Aug. 13, 2021 19:00 PM EDT

MEXICO CITY (AP) — A Carnival cruise on which 27 people tested positive for COVID-19 just before the ship made a stop in Belize City this week was headed back to Galveston, Texas Friday after stopping in Mexico. The positive cases were among 26 crew members and one...

Attorney Lee Merritt joins race for Texas attorney general

Jul. 13, 2021 15:14 PM EDT

DALLAS (AP) — Dallas civil rights attorney Lee Merritt, who has represented the families of Black people killed by police, joined a crowded 2022 race for Texas attorney general Tuesday against embattled Republican incumbent Ken Paxton. Merritt, who will run as a...

Southern Indiana US Courts to observe Juneteenth on Friday

Jun. 30, 2021 16:32 PM EDT

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — The U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Indiana will be closed Friday in a delayed observance of the new Juneteenth National Independence Day, Chief Judge Tanya Walton Pratt announced Wednesday. President Joe Biden signed the new federal...