October 28, 2014 1:44 AM
ARLINGTON, TX - Colt McCoy directed Washington to Kai Forbath's 40-yard field goal in overtime and Dallas was unable to answer after Tony Romo returned from an apparent injury, sending the Redskins to a 20-17 victory on Monday night that snapped the Cowboys' six-game winning streak. McCoy, the former Texas... more »
October 24, 2014 10:10 AM
BETHESDA, MD - A nurse who caught Ebola while caring for the patient diagnosed in Dallas was released from a hospital Friday, free of the virus. Nurse Nina Pham said she felt "fortunate and blessed to be standing here today," as she left the National Institutes of Health's hospital outside... more »
October 24, 2014 1:51 AM
BOSSIER CITY - Tyreke Evans scored 14 points and Anthony Davis added 13 as the New Orleans Pelicans' starters saw plenty of action in a win over the Dallas Mavericks 88-85 in an exhibition game Thursday night. The Mavericks made it close, cutting the Pelicans' 10-point fourth-quarter lead to one... more »
October 22, 2014 4:30 PM
WASHINGTON - President Barack Obama says he's cautiously more optimistic about the Ebola situation in the U.S. Obama notes that relatives of the only person to die of Ebola in the U.S. have been freed from quarantine. And he notes that two nurses from a Dallas hospital who were infected... more »
October 16, 2014 6:38 PM
DALLAS - Texas officials are asking dozens of health care workers who had contact with the man who died of Ebola in Dallas to sign legal documents agreeing to stay home. The top administrator for Dallas County says the documents ask the 75 health care workers to agree not to... more »
October 15, 2014 2:12 PM
DALLAS - A Dallas nurse diagnosed with Ebola is being transferred to Emory University Hospital in Atlanta. An ambulance with a crew clad in hazardous-material suits arrived at the hospital Wednesday afternoon and left for Dallas Love Field. There, aerial video showed the crew leading a person in a yellow... more »
October 14, 2014 3:09 PM
WASHINGTON - Officials say they are actively monitoring 76 hospital workers in Dallas who may have had contact with Thomas Eric Duncan or his blood when he was being treated for Ebola. Dr. Tom Frieden of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says that doesn't mean they were directly... more »
October 14, 2014 11:48 AM
DALLAS - The Texas nurse infected with Ebola says in a statement that she's "doing well," and her hospital remains optimistic about her recovery. Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital in Dallas released a statement on Nina Pham's behalf Tuesday as she is treated for Ebola that she contracted while caring for... more »
October 11, 2014 2:53 PM
PORT ARTHUR, Texas - The ashes of items taken from the Dallas apartment where a man became ill with the Ebola virus will be taken to a Louisiana hazardous waste landfill for burial. The linen, bedding and carpet taken from the apartment where Thomas Eric Duncan became ill were taken... more »
October 10, 2014 11:21 AM
DALLAS - Thomas Eric Duncan's temperature spiked to 103 degrees during the hours of his initial visit to an emergency room - a fever that was flagged with an exclamation point in the hospital's record-keeping system. Medical records provided to The Associated Press show that the man who would become... more »
October 8, 2014 10:24 AM
DALLAS - A Dallas hospital spokesman says the first Ebola patient diagnosed in the United States has died. Wendell Watson of Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital says Thomas Eric Duncan died Wednesday morning. Duncan arrived in Dallas Sept. 20 from Liberia and fell ill a few days later. He was sent... more »
October 3, 2014 12:23 PM
DALLAS - Health care officials in Texas are making progress tracking down people who had direct or indirect contact with a Liberian man diagnosed with the Ebola. The number of people is now 50, down from 100. All are being monitored and none have shown any symptoms of exposure to... more »
October 2, 2014 11:40 AM
DALLAS - Health officials in Texas say they have reached out to about 80 people who may have had direct or indirect contact with the man infected with Ebola or someone close to him. Dallas County Health and Human Services spokeswoman Erikka Neroes said Thursday about 80 people are now... more »
October 2, 2014 2:01 AM
DALLAS, TX - Officials at a Dallas hospital are reviewing protocols after its emergency room sent a man with Ebola home after he told a nurse he had recently arrived from West Africa. The decision by Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital to release the patient, who had just arrived from Liberia,... more »
October 2, 2014 1:58 AM
GRAPEVINE, TX - Dallas Cowboys special teams player C.J. Spillman is under investigation but hasn't been arrested or charged after a report of an alleged sexual assault at the team hotel last month. Grapevine police spokesman Sgt. Robert Eberling said Wednesday night that the alleged incident took place early the... more »
October 1, 2014 12:24 PM
DALLAS - The sister of the first Ebola patient diagnosed in the United States says he told officials the first time he went to the hospital that he was visiting from Liberia. Mai Wureh told The Associated Press that her brother, Thomas Eric Duncan, went to a Dallas emergency room... more »
September 30, 2014 4:07 PM
DALLAS - Health officials say a patient at a Dallas hospital who has tested positive for Ebola arrived in Texas from Liberia earlier this month and showed no symptoms while on the plane. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Director Dr. Tom Frieden said Tuesday that officials "don't believe there... more »
August 20, 2014 3:31 PM
NEW YORK - Forbes says Dallas Cowboys are the first U.S. sports franchise to top $3 billion in value. For the eighth straight year, the Cowboys are worth the most of all 32 NFL franchises, valued at $3.2 billion. Only Real Madrid at $3.4 billion is worth more among global... more »
August 12, 2014 7:28 AM
OXNARD, CA - Dallas Cowboys cornerback Orlando Scandrick is getting a four-game suspension for violating the league's substance abuse policy. Team owner Jerry Jones told reporters at a media party in Malibu, California, on Monday night that Scandrick tested positive for performance-enhancing drugs and lost an appeal on the ban.... more »
June 16, 2014 7:38 PM
DALLAS, TEXAS- A grizzly bear claw necklace and a Colt .45 six-shooter once owned by "Buffalo Bill" Cody sold at auction for more than $40,000 a piece.
Heritage auctions of Dallas sold the two items during its "Legends of the West Signature Auction", which featured about 400 collectibles.
... more »
February 3, 2014 2:26 PM
BATON ROUGE- The one-time leader of the LSU public hospital system is heading to Dallas, to become chief executive officer of a public county hospital. Fred Cerise says he accepted the job leading Dallas' Parkland Memorial Hospital. Cerise headed LSU's charity hospital system, with 10 hospitals and related clinics, before... more »
December 29, 2013 10:50 PM
ARLINGTON, Texas - Nick Foles threw two touchdown passes, NFL rushing champion LeSean McCoy had 131 yards and a receiving score and the Philadelphia Eagles beat the Dallas Cowboys 24-22 in a win-or-go-home game for the NFC East title Sunday night. The Cowboys (8-8), with Kyle Orton filling in two... more »
December 27, 2013 10:34 AM
IRVING, Texas - Tony Romo had back surgery and will miss Dallas' third straight season finale with the NFC East title and a playoff berth on the line. Coach Jason Garrett said Romo underwent surgery Friday after consultation with doctors during the week following his injury during a loss to... more »
November 22, 2013 7:39 AM
DALLAS - Fifty years after President John F. Kennedy was assassinated in Dallas, thousands will mark the day with a solemn ceremony in Dealey Plaza.
Friday's city-planned event in the place where JFK's motorcade passed through when shots rang out will feature brief remarks by the mayor, the tolling... more »
October 24, 2013 9:10 AM
LONDON- The Dallas Cowboys, Detroit Lions and Miami Dolphins will travel to London next year to take part in the NFL International Series. The NFL had announced earlier this month that it would play three games at Wembley Stadium in 2014, with the Jaguars, Falcons and Raiders as the designated... more »
September 11, 2013 10:31 PM
BATON ROUGE- An accused serial rapist apparently worked at the hotel where he was arrested by U.S. Marshals Tuesday.
Van Dixson is suspected of nine attacks in Texas and has been linked to four through DNA. He was apprehended in Baton Rouge after he took a bus to Louisiana... more »
September 11, 2013 10:33 AM
BATON ROUGE - Sheriff's deputies transported a 38-year-old Texas man accused of raping multiple women in the Dallas-area this summer to parish prison Wednesday.
Court officials say bond for Van Draylan Dixson has been set at $5 million.
US Marshals tracked down and arrested Dixson Tuesday at a... more »
September 10, 2013 11:27 PM
BATON ROUGE- An accused rapist from Dallas was questioned overnight at the Violent Crimes Unit in Baton Rouge.
Dallas Police said Van Draylan Dixson is suspected of nine rape cases in the Dallas/Fort Worth Area. Dixon's DNA connects him to four of those rapes so far. He fled Texas... more »
August 30, 2013 4:57 PM
DALLAS - The Tigers arrived this afternoon in Dallas to start preparations for their season opener in tomorrow's Cowboys Classic against No. 20 Texas Christian University.
No. 12 LSU is returning to play this season after eight players were picked up in the NFL draft, a team record.
... more »
August 13, 2013 2:57 PM
GLENDALE, Ariz. - The "Honey Badger" is about to get his first NFL start. Arizona coach Bruce Arians says rookie Tyrann Mathieu will start at free safety in place of injured Rashad Johnson when the Cardinals play the Dallas Cowboys on Saturday. Mathieu has been a sensation in training camp... more »
August 8, 2013 7:45 AM
DALLAS - Four people have been killed and four wounded in a pair of Dallas-area shootings and the suspected gunman is in custody.
DeSoto police Cpl. Melissa Franks says charges are pending Thursday against Erbie Bowser. She has no details about the suspect who was caught in DeSoto, about... more »
May 23, 2013 5:46 PM
METAIRIE - Rob Ryan figures his firing in Dallas will help him relate to a Saints defense humbled by a historically bad season. Ryan, who spoke to reporters on Thursday for the first time since being hired by Saints coach Sean Payton in February, says he got his feelings hurt... more »
May 15, 2013 10:37 PM
DALLAS- A serious storm spawned two tornadoes and killed multiple people Wednesday night.
There are reports of hospitals being put on alert to handle an influx of patients.
Damage, injuries, and more extreme reports began after strong storms ripped through Hood County, Texas, southwest of Fort Worth.
... more »
May 1, 2013 7:58 AM
DALLAS - The George W. Bush Presidential Library and Museum is set to open to the public following a brief ceremony. It opens to the public Wednesday morning. The library and museum, along with the 43rd president's policy institute, are housed in the George W. Bush Presidential Center.
The... more »
March 31, 2013 10:46 PM
HOUSTON - Rick Ankiel and the Houston Astros made an impressive debut in the American League, trouncing the Texas Rangers 8-2 Sunday in the major league opener and giving Bo Porter a win in his first game as manager. Ankiel launched a pinch-hit three-run shot for the first homer this... more »
March 30, 2013 5:26 PM
HOUSTON - The Houston Astros make their move to the American League official after 50 years in the NL when they open the season against the Texas Rangers on Sunday night. Houston has the league's lowest payroll and is coming off consecutive 100-loss seasons. The Astros get an early look... more »
March 29, 2013 4:22 PM
IRVING, Texas - Tony Romo and the Dallas Cowboys have agreed on a six-year contract extension worth $108 million, with about half of it guaranteed. The agreement was reported on the team's website Friday. The deal will lower Romo's salary cap number of $16.8 million for 2013, giving the team... more »
December 26, 2012 2:37 PM
DALLAS- A grand jury in Texas has formally indicted Dallas Cowboys nose tackle Josh Brent on one count of intoxication manslaughter. Brent is charged in connection with a Dec. 8 crash that killed his friend and Cowboys practice squad member Jerry Brown. He is out of jail on $100,000 bond.... more »
December 18, 2012 10:24 AM
DALLAS - A judge has ordered Dallas Cowboys nose tackle Josh Brent to wear an electronic monitor while free on an intoxication manslaughter charge in a car crash that killed a teammate. A judge modified conditions for his continued release and lowered bond from $500,000 to $100,000 during Brent's Tuesday... more »
December 11, 2012 1:01 PM
NEW YORK - J.R. Ewing will get a send-off with a proper funeral on "Dallas." TNT begins the second season of its "Dallas" revival next month. The network said Tuesday that it will hold a funeral for Larry Hagman's memorable character at some point in the 15-episode season but that... more »
December 6, 2012 12:36 PM
DALLAS - Oh, to be one of 110 select Canadians! They'll find in their mailboxes a bottle of pizza-scented perfume before Christmas, courtesy of Pizza Hut Canada. The Canadian subsidiary of the Dallas-based pizza chain selected the 110 from more than 1,000 responses to a social media-based promotional campaign. The... more »
November 26, 2012 2:55 PM
DALLAS - "Dallas" actor Larry Hagman will be remembered this week during private, invitation-only services in Dallas and Los Angeles.
The television actor known for starring as slick oilman J.R. Ewing on "Dallas" and Major Tony Nelson on "I Dream of Jeannie" died Friday of complications from cancer. He... more »
November 16, 2012 11:01 AM
IRVING, Texas - Injured Dallas running back DeMarco Murray is unlikely to return from a four-game absence Sunday against Cleveland. Cowboys coach Jason Garrett said Friday that Murray is doing more each day in recovering from a sprained right foot but is doubtful this weekend. Murray injured the foot while... more »
November 5, 2012 4:47 PM
NEW ORLEANS - Dallas Cowboys owner Jerry Jones says he has "a lot of faith" in coach Jason Garrett and dismisses reports that he might be interested in bringing in Sean Payton next season. The New Orleans Saints coach was suspended for the season by the NFL for his role... more »
October 24, 2012 12:47 PM
PHILADELPHIA - Federal authorities in Philadelphia say an airport baggage handler has been charged with stealing $20,000 in a new type of $100 bill never released to the public. Prosecutors say Alex Price was working Oct. 11 when a US Airways flight arrived from Dallas carrying millions of dollars in... more »
October 24, 2012 10:29 AM
IRVING, Texas - Dallas Cowboys leading tackler Sean Lee has been placed on injured reserve and will miss the rest of the season because of a right big toe injury. Coach Jason Garrett said Wednesday that Lee will have surgery in the "next week or so." Garrett says an MRI... more »
October 12, 2012 12:38 PM
DALLAS - A Dallas woman has been sentenced to 99 years in prison for beating her toddler and gluing the child's hands to a wall. Elizabeth Escalona faced from probation to life in prison. Prosecutors sought 45 years behind bars. A state district judge decided her sentence Friday. Police say... more »
October 10, 2012 3:39 PM
DALLAS - A Dallas mother who admitted to beating her toddler and gluing the child's hands to a wall says her daughter "didn't deserve that." Elizabeth Escalona took the stand Wednesday at a sentencing hearing after she pleaded guilty in July to felony injury to a child. Police say the... more »
October 2, 2012 4:11 PM
DALLAS - American Airlines says improperly installed clamps caused seats to come loose on some planes, and it's expanding an inspection to cover dozens of jets. In the past week, rows of seats have come loose on three separate flights, two of which made emergency landings. American said Tuesday the... more »
September 24, 2012 12:49 PM
RICHARDSON, Texas - Don't be fooled by the name: Skinny the cat is one hefty feline. And all 41 pounds of her needs a home. A Dallas-area animal shelter has cared for the 5-year-old orange tabby since getting a call about a stray in a yard about a week ago.... more »
July 25, 2012 11:12 AM
DALLAS - A man shopping at a Dallas Walmart accidentally pulled the trigger of his gun, injuring himself and two other shoppers.
It happened Tuesday night when 23-year-old Todd Canady reached into his pocket to get his wallet... and mistakenly pulled his trigger, firing his gun.
A bullet... more »
July 17, 2012 9:10 AM
DALLAS - Dallas Cowboys wide receiver Dez Bryant is free on bond after he was arrested on a misdemeanor family violence charge.
Bryant turned himself in Monday afternoon to police in the southern Dallas suburb of DeSoto.
His attorney, Royce West, says Bryant posted $1,500 bond after learning... more »
July 13, 2012 12:42 PM
DALLAS - A Texas woman has pleaded guilty to injury to a child, acknowledging she beat her 2-year-old daughter and glued the girl's hands to a wall. The Dallas Morning News reported that Elizabeth Escalona told reporters as she left the courtroom Thursday: "Only God can judge me. That's all... more »
June 19, 2012 12:30 PM
DALLAS - Celebrated auto designer and race car driver Carroll Shelby's family is fighting over custody of his body more than a month after his death. Shelby died May 10 in a Dallas hospital. But his body remains in a Dallas County morgue as his wife and children fight in... more »
May 18, 2012 12:24 PM
DALLAS - A jury has found a former Roman Catholic priest guilty of plotting the death of a man who accused him of sexual abuse. The Dallas Morning News reports the Dallas County jury of three men and nine women returned its verdict on John M. Fiala Thursday afternoon after... more »
April 4, 2012 11:29 AM
ARLINGTON - The National Weather Service said yesterday's tornado had wind gusts up to 135 miles an hour struck the Dallas suburb of Arlington. Experts are looking for clues today in the debris to determine just how many tornadoes hit the region. The storms damaged hundreds of homes, businesses, but... more »
April 3, 2012 2:20 PM
DALLAS - Tornadoes have touched down in the southern part of Dallas County this afternoon, causing widespread damage and destruction.
The weather service says considerable damage has been reported near Cleburne, south of Fort... more »
March 5, 2012 2:58 PM
DALLAS - A Southwest Airlines flight from Houston to Dallas was canceled today after a passenger spotted a box cutter in the plane's overhead bin.
The captain alerted airport security.
All 97 passengers were taken off the plane and re-screened.
The plane was searched but no other... more »
November 30, 2011 7:50 PM
A checklist used by Apollo 13 mission commander James Lovell that included calculations which enabled the crippled craft to return safely to earth sold at auction for $388,375. Heritage Auctions of Dallas sold it as part of a batch of space program artifacts on Wednesday. The person who bought the... more »
October 18, 2011 12:53 PM
DALLAS - Luxury shoppers browsing this year's Neiman Marcus Christmas Book can get a dancing water fountain for $1 million, a $420,000 trip to European flower shows on a private jet or a handcrafted mahogany boat for $250,000.
The Dallas-based retailer unveiled the "fantasy items" in the 85th edition... more »
September 2, 2011 2:06 PM
ARLINGTON, Texas - The showcase matchup of college football's opening weekend - No. 3 Oregon vs. No. 4 LSU - offers some of the best things college football has to offer, a high-stakes battle of teams loaded with speedy players from marquee conferences, distinctive mascots and whatever you might think... more »
August 31, 2011 5:57 PM
BATON ROUGE- LSU fans doled out plenty of green today to see the purple and gold in Dallas.
The Tiger faithful picked up last-minute supplies for the 550-mile road trip to Cowboys Stadium.
Some fans spared no expense and rented a luxury RV for the trip.
"Compared... more »
March 15, 2011 7:32 PM
A bank robber who showed two forms of identification to a Wells Fargo teller before she would give him money is off to prison in Texas. Forty-nine year old Nathan Pugh tried to hold up the bank last year in Dallas and the teller stalled him by telling him she... more »
March 9, 2011 12:51 PM
BATON ROUGE, La. - Gov. Bobby Jindal is making a whirlwind fundraising trip through Texas to raise campaign cash for his fall re-election bid.
Jindal's spokesman says the Republican governor was traveling to Dallas and Houston on Wednesday to attend fundraisers and would return to Baton Rouge the same... more »
February 4, 2011 5:23 PM
ARLINGTON, Texas -- Hard ice and heavy snow slid off Cowboys Stadium's domed roof Friday, leaving at least six people injured after another blast of winter slammed North Texas, officials said.
Crews responded to a series of injury calls at the Super Bowl venue after the ice started falling... more »
February 1, 2011 12:48 PM
ARLINGTON, Texas - As thousands of football fans descend on Texas for Sunday's Super Bowl, law enforcement agencies are keeping watch for a different kind of out-of-town visitor: pimps selling children for sex.
Cities that host the big game often attract a bustling sex trade.
This year, Texas... more »
January 1, 2011 10:49 PM
DALLAS - LSU's 11th-ranked football team made the quick one-hour flight from Baton Rouge to Dallas today as the Tigers arrived here at the Hilton Anatole just after 3 p.m. in what will serve as their home away from home for the week.
LSU will face Texas A&M in... more »
December 14, 2010 5:53 PM
WATSON - Someone is stealing wheels off GMC and Chevrolet trucks in the Watson area.
The wheels were stolen off of pickups over the past two weekends, and victims say they can cost thousands of dollars to replace.
Johnny Long of Watson says his tires were stolen off... more »
November 25, 2010 7:16 PM
ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) - Drew Brees and the New Orleans Saints have recovered from blowing a 17-point lead by marching 89 yards for a go-ahead touchdown with 1:55 left to pull out a 30-27 victory over the Dallas Cowboys on Thursday. Dallas kicker David Buehler nearly tied it with a... more »
October 27, 2010 7:47 AM
Dallas Cowboys quarterback Tony Romo won't need surgery on his broken collarbone but is expected to miss between six to eight weeks.
Romo was injured by a hit from New York Giants linebacker Michael Boley, who was untouched before he took down the quarterback in the second quarter Monday... more »
September 10, 2010 12:56 PM
Police say the Secret Service questioned a homeless man who was knocking on doors near the Dallas home of George W. Bush in search of the former president.
Dallas police said Friday the man was picked up last Saturday several streets from Bush's home in the upscale neighborhood of... more »
August 18, 2010 12:48 PM
Albuquerque airport aviation police say a mother told them she slapped her crying 13-month-old daughter on a flight between Dallas and Albuquerque because the child kicked her.
The officer says the mother demonstrated how she hit the girl on the face by lightly slapping the officer's arm with an... more »
August 17, 2010 10:29 AM
UPDATE: A man who officials say started shooting at a police station in McKinney, Texas, today is dead. They say the gunman drove a pickup truck into the parking lot of the suburban Dallas police department, lit the truck on fire and started shooting at the police station. A spokeswoman... more »
July 30, 2010 8:47 PM
A mom got life in prison in Dallas for starving her three children and keeping them locked up in a hotel bathroom for as long as nine months. Abneris Santiago abrupty changed her plea to guilty, three days into testimony of her trial. She had faced a minimum of 5... more »
July 27, 2010 8:31 PM
A man in Dallas was found guilty Tuesday of starving three children and keeping them locked up in a hotel bathroom as long as nine months. Alfred Santiago faces up to life in prison. Santiago repeatedly denied he starved the kids, who were found gaunt and emacitated last year. He... more »
April 26, 2010 12:20 PM
A fiery tank explosion in east Texas has left a woman dead and a man seriously burned.
Rusk County Justice of the Peace Jerdy Wolverton says the cause of the explosion early Monday near New London is sought.
Wolverton identified the woman who died as 24-year-old Melissa Helsel... more »
January 18, 2010 8:21 AM
The New Orleans Saints opened as a 4-point favorite for Sunday's NFC Championship game against the Minnesota Vikings.
The 14-3 Saints crushed the Arizona Cardinals 45-14 Saturday to earn a trip to the title game.
Brett Favre threw four touchdown passes to lead the 13-4 Vikings over Dallas... more »
December 18, 2009 11:29 AM
A lot is riding on the outcome of the Saints-Cowboys game Saturday night in the Superdome.
Not only would the Saints move to 14-0 on the season with the win, but they would also be closer to clinching homefiled advantage throughout the NFC playoffs.
The Saints have already... more »
October 5, 2009 8:22 PM
A federal judge in Texas ruled there's enough evidence for prosecutors to pursue a terrorism case against a Jordanian teen accused to trying to blow a skyscaper in Dallas. An FBI agent testified the teen had researched ways to use a cell phone to set off a bomb. He also... more »
September 24, 2009 8:50 PM
The FBI says it foiled a bomb plot in Dallas by giving a 19-year-old Jordanian national a decoy device.
Hosam Maher Smadi was arrested after placing what he thought was a bomb at the Dallas Fountain Place skyscraper. The fake was given to him by an undercover FBI agent.... more »