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Justice Department sues Texas over new redistricting maps

Dec. 06, 2021 20:54 PM EST

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — The Justice Department sued Texas on Monday over its new redistricting maps, saying the plans discriminate against minority voters, particularly Latinos, who have fueled the state’s population boom. The lawsuit claims the Republican-controlled state violated...

Man to face capital murder charge in killing of Texas cop

Dec. 06, 2021 18:08 PM EST

MESQUITE, Texas (AP) — A 37-year-old man will be charged with capital murder in the killing of a suburban Dallas police officer during a shootout in a supermarket parking lot, authorities said Monday. The suspected shooter, Jamie Jaramillo, remained hospitalized Monday in stable...

Editorial Roundup: Texas

Dec. 06, 2021 10:02 AM EST

Houston Chronicle. Dec. 5, 2021. Editorial: Abbott guarantees Texas grid is ready for winter. Where have we heard that before? Take it with a grain of salt, we’re told, about information from an questionable source. Gov. Greg...

The Latest: Kickers had 7 missed XPs in afternoon games

Dec. 05, 2021 19:54 PM EST

The Latest from Week 13 of the NFL (all times EST): ___ 7:50 p.m. It’s been another rough day for NFL kickers. With only the Sunday night matchup between the Broncos and Chiefs remaining, kickers have...

Police identify Texas officer fatally shot outside store

Dec. 05, 2021 19:48 PM EST

MESQUITE, Texas (AP) — Police have released the name of the officer who was fatally shot while responding to a disturbance call outside a suburban Dallas supermarket. Mesquite police said Saturday that Officer Richard Houston was killed Friday. Police said a prayer...

Grizzlies hang on to beat Mavericks 97-90 after 73-point win

Dec. 05, 2021 00:18 AM EST

DALLAS (AP) — The next time the Memphis Grizzlies trail in what is expected to be about two weeks without Ja Morant will be the first. Desmond Bane scored a career-high 29 points, and the Grizzlies held on to beat the Dallas Mavericks 97-90 on Saturday night in their...

Mavs star Doncic out against Grizzlies with ankle soreness

Dec. 04, 2021 20:11 PM EST

DALLAS (AP) — Dallas Mavericks star Luka Doncic will miss Saturday night's game against Memphis, the second night of a back-to-back, with what the team says is left ankle soreness. Coach Jason Kidd said the soreness was a residual effect from the left ankle sprain that...

Big 12's Bowlsby: CFP expansion for 2024 'in some jeopardy'

Dec. 04, 2021 13:22 PM EST

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Big 12 Commissioner Bob Bowlsby says expanding the College Football Playoff as soon as the 2024 season is “in some jeopardy” if an agreement on a new format cannot be reached soon. Speaking Saturday to reporters before the Big 12 championship...

Broncos hope to keep AFC West jumbled against Chiefs

Dec. 04, 2021 11:33 AM EST

The Broncos don't beat the Chiefs. Andy Reid almost never loses coming off a bye. The NFL flexed Denver at Kansas City with those facts staring directly at the league Well, yes. Sunday night's game, which replaces San Francisco at...

Pelicans overtake Mavs 107-91, answer blowout loss to Dallas

Dec. 04, 2021 00:12 AM EST

DALLAS (AP) — Brandon Ingram scored 24 points and New Orleans beat Dallas 107-91 on Friday night, two days after the Pelicans lost by 32 to the Mavericks at home while letting them set a franchise record for shooting percentage. The Pelicans missed their first eight...