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  • Cowboys first team valued over $3 billion

    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 »
  • Cowboys CB Scandrick gets 4-game ban

    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 »
  • Buffalo Bill auction

    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 »
  • Former LSU hospitals chief heading to Dallas

    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 »
  • Eagles beat Cowboys 24-22 to take NFC East title

    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 »
  • Romo out for Cowboys finale

    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 »
  • Reverent memorials to mark JFK 50th anniversary

    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 »
  • Dallas, Detroit, Miami to play NFL London in 2014

    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 »
  • Accused rapist did odd jobs around hotel where he was caught

    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 »
  • Bond set for Dallas rape suspect booked in BR

    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 »
  • Authorities: no reports of sex crimes locally after suspected rapist arrives

    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 »
  • LSU football team arrives in Dallas Play Video

    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 »
  • 'Honey Badger' to get 1st NFL start against Dallas

    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 »
  • 4 dead, 4 wounded in Dallas-area shootings

    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 »
  • Ryan: Hurt feelings bringing him, Saints together

    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 »
  • Deaths reported in Wednesday night TX twisters

    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 »
  • George W. Bush library opening to public

    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 »
  • Astros strong in AL debut, top Rangers in MLB opener

    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 »
  • New AL West foes Astros, Rangers open 2013 season

    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 »
  • Cowboys, Romo agree on 6-year, $108M extension

    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 »
  • Cowboys' Brent indicted in crash killing teammate

    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 »
  • Bond lowered for Cowboy Brent, must wear monitor

    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 »
  • TNT: Funeral coming for J.R Ewing on new 'Dallas'

    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 »
  • 100 Canadians can smell like fresh pizza

    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 »
  • Private memorials for "Dallas" star Larry Hagman

    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 »
  • Cowboys RB DeMarco Murray doubtful for Browns

    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 »
  • Payton could be a coaching free agent in 2013

    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 »
  • Pa. bag handler charged in theft of new $100 bills

    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 »
  • Cowboys lose leading tackler Lee to toe injury

    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 »
  • Mom gets 99 years in prison for gluing tot's hands

    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 »
  • Mom: Toddler 'didn't deserve' to have hands glued

    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 »
  • American says installation job caused seat snafu

    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 »
  • 41-pound cat named Skinny up for adoption in Texas

    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 »
  • Man shoots self, injures 2 others while shopping at Walmart

    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 »
  • WR Bryant out on bond

    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 »
  • Texas woman pleads guilty to gluing girl's hands

    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 »
  • Auto designer Shelby's family in burial dispute

    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 »
  • Ex-priest guilty in plot to kill abuse accuser

    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 »
  • Assessing tornado damage in Dallas area

    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 »
  • Tornadoes touch down in Dallas-Fort Worth area Play Video

    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 »
  • Box cutter found, flight cancelled

    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 »
  • Apollo 13 Checklist Auction

    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 »
  • Neiman's Christmas book has $1M water fountain

    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 »
  • No. 3 Oregon v. No. 4 LSU quite a showcase opener

    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 »
  • Tiger fans prep for road trip to Dallas

    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 »
  • Hapless Bank Robber

    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 »
  • Jindal fundraises in Texas for his re-election bid

    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 »
  • Falling snow, ice at Cowboys Stadium injures 6

    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 »
  • Police watch for sex trafficking ahead of big game

    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 »
  • LSU arrives in Dallas for Cotton Bowl

    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 »
  • Wheel thieves hit Watson vehicles

    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 »
  • Saints edge Cowboys in thriller

    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 »
  • Cowboys' Romo won't need surgery for broken collarbone

    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 »
  • Homeless man questioned after search for Bush home

    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 »
  • Mother says she slapped baby on flight after baby kicked her

    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 »
  • Shooter killed near Texas police station, college

    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 »
  • Mom gets Life for Starving her Kids

    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 »
  • Man Guilty of Starving 3 Kids

    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 »
  • 1 dead, 1 hurt in east Texas tank explosion

    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 »
  • Saints early favorite over Vikings in NFC Championship

    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 »
  • Saints can clinch homefield advantage with win over Cowboys

    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 »
  • Terrorism Case Moves Forward

    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 »
  • FBI foil a bomb plot in Dallas, TX

    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 »

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