- Flores helps Mets surge in fascinating deadline postscript Updated: Aug-31-15 2:57 am
For the New York Mets, August has been like a dream, and nothing sums up their charmed life better than the saga of Wilmer Flores.
- Suspect in ambush of Houston-area deputy due in court Updated: Aug-31-15 1:40 am
HOUSTON - The man charged with capital murder in the fatal shooting of a uniformed suburban Houston sheriff's deputy had a lengthy criminal record going back a decade, but never spent more than short stints in jail.
- Arrieta pitches no-hitter for Cubs in 2-0 win over Dodgers Updated: Aug-31-15 1:23 am
LOS ANGELES - Even after pitching his first career no-hitter, Jake Arrieta wasn't too big to wear his PJs.
- Authorities: 2 Texans killed in Illinois plane crash Updated: Aug-30-15 11:34 pm
KEWANEE, Illinois - Authorities say two Texas residents have died in a plane crash in northern Illinois that left a third person injured.
- Texans take preseason win over Saints 27-13 Updated: Aug-30-15 10:30 pm
NEW ORLEANS - Brian Hoyer sounded pleased about his first game as the Houston Texans' designated starter.
- O's keep slipping back with 6-0 loss to Rangers, Holland Updated: Aug-30-15 8:23 pm
ARLINGTON, Texas - Baltimore slugger Chris Davis took a big swing and missed, the bat flying out of his hands and helicoptering toward the right-field line.
- Holland Ks 11 for Texas in 6-0 win over O's for 3-game sweep Updated: Aug-30-15 7:19 pm
ARLINGTON, Texas - Derek Holland noticed how quiet it suddenly got after the final pitch of his eighth career shutout for the Texas Rangers
- Astros rally comes up short in 7-5 loss to Twins Updated: Aug-30-15 6:56 pm
- Santana sharp at home in Twins' win Updated: Aug-30-15 6:39 pm
MINNEAPOLIS - Even though Ervin Santana has been going through one of the toughest stretches of his career, he hasn't lost his smile.
- Police: Dallas guard shoots wife after fight over infidelity Updated: Aug-30-15 5:40 pm
DALLAS - A security guard at a Dallas office tower is accused of murder after allegedly calling 911 and saying he shot his wife because he feared for his life.
- Authorities: 4 dead in fiery Austin car crash Updated: Aug-30-15 5:28 pm
AUSTIN, Texas - Four people are dead after what appears to be a one-vehicle crash overnight in north Austin.
- Mixed bag in Texas' court challenges of Obama's EPA Updated: Aug-30-15 5:25 pm
AUSTIN, Texas - Nearly two dozen Texas challenges against the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency during the current administration have yielded a mixed bag.
- Texas business group head questions school graduation rates Updated: Aug-30-15 3:43 pm
AUSTIN, Texas - The head of a key Texas business group criticized the state's high school graduation rate as inflated and unsound, questioning a statistic that is a point of pride for state officials.
- University of Texas removes Jefferson Davis statue Updated: Aug-30-15 2:31 pm
AUSTIN, Texas - A statue of Jefferson Davis was removed from its pedestal Sunday on the campus of the University of Texas at Austin, days after a court rejected an appeal from a Confederate heritage group.
- Texas beats Mexico 6-4 in Little League consolation game Updated: Aug-30-15 1:17 pm
SOUTH WILLIAMSPORT, Pennsylvania - Issac Garcia hit a three-run homer in the sixth inning to help Pearland, Texas, beat Mexicali, Baja California, Mexico, 6-4 in Sunday's consolation game of the Little League World Series.
- New Mexico volleyball team involved in bus crash in Texas Updated: Aug-30-15 11:46 am
ALBUQUERQUE, New Mexico - Members of the New Mexico Military Institute's girls college volleyball team suffered minor injuries when their bus crashed following a tournament in Texas.
- Slow-moving school finance case heads to Texas Supreme Court Updated: Aug-30-15 10:34 am
AUSTIN, Texas - Kids who were barely a month into their first year of high school when Texas' latest school finance trial began are now seniors - and there's still no end in sight.
- A timeline of Texas' 30 years of school finance legal fights Updated: Aug-30-15 10:34 am
AUSTIN, Texas - A lawsuit challenging how Texas pays for its public schools will soon reach the state Supreme Court - the sixth time since 1984. Here's a look at major milestones in 30-plus years of legal battles:
- Bridgewater perfect for Vikings, Romo solid for Cowboys Updated: Aug-30-15 12:02 am
ARLINGTON, Texas - Tony Romo got his first and likely only extended action of the preseason for the Dallas Cowboys, and found one of his reliable options even with Dez Bryant sitting out again.
- Twins offense quieted by Fiers, Astros in 4-1 loss Updated: Aug-30-15 12:00 am
MINNEAPOLIS - A day after winning the series opener against Houston while getting just three hits, the Minnesota Twins' bats were quiet again.
- Clark, Rodriguez score; Dynamo beat short-handed Whitecaps Updated: Aug-29-15 11:34 pm
HOUSTON - Ricardo Clark and Raul Rodriguez scored and the Houston Dynamo beat the short-handed Vancouver Whitecaps 2-0 on Saturday night to snap a three-game winless streak.
- FC Dallas knocks off Real Salt Lake 2-0 Updated: Aug-29-15 11:16 pm
- Pennsylvania beats Texas 3-2 at Little League World Series Updated: Aug-29-15 7:30 pm
SOUTH WILLIAMSPORT, Pennsylvania - It's safe to say 12-year-old Chayton Krauss had never before caused 46,000 people around him to erupt into screams of euphoria.
- Immigration shift shows India, China outpacing Mexico Updated: Aug-29-15 6:05 pm
DALLAS - Siddharth Jaganath wanted to return to India after earning his master's degree at Texas' Southern Methodist University. Instead, he built a new life in the U.S. over a decade, becoming a manager at a communications technology company and starting a family in the Dallas suburb of Plano.
- Latest on Houston deputy: Suspect charged with murder Updated: Aug-29-15 5:52 pm
HOUSTON - Here are the latest developments regarding the fatal shooting of a suburban Houston sheriff's deputy (all times local):