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MIAMI (AP) - LeBron James shrugged off a poor start to get 32 points, 11 assists and 10 rebounds, Ray Allen hit a 3-pointer with 5.2 seconds to play to force overtime and the Miami Heat staved off elimination with a 103-100 victory over the San Antonio Spurs in Game 6 of the NBA...
ABILENE, Texas (AP) - The Texas child welfare agency under investigation for its mishandling of a toddler's death last year has disciplined two caseworkers after discovering that one of them had "an inappropriate relationship" with the child's father. Texas Department of Family...
SPRINGTOWN, Texas (AP) - Two North Texas men are facing animal cruelty charges for allegedly neglecting a Shetland pony that was malnourished, suffering from an infected wound and living in squalid conditions. The owner of the pony, Jesse Ray Cross, and the pony's caretaker,...
DALLAS (AP) - A North Texas woman who fled her trial after being convicted of child sex trafficking and compelling prostitution has been sentenced in absentia to 25 years in prison. Jasmine Lanette Johnson was sentenced Monday after being convicted last week. Authorities...
BEAUMONT, Texas (AP) - A Southeast Texas school district says it will cooperate fully with a state investigation that will review several areas of its operations. The Beaumont Independent School District announced Monday the Texas Education Agency is launching a special...
BROWNSVILLE, Texas (AP) - The parents of a 15-year-old boy who was fatally shot last year by police in a South Texas middle school hallway have filed a federal lawsuit. The family of Jaime Gonzalez Jr. is suing the city of Brownsville and the officers involved in the January...
BAYTOWN, Texas (AP) - Police say a 16-year-old Houston-area boy was fatally stabbed as he tried to protect his mother when her ex-boyfriend attacked her. Baytown police allege 43-year-old Dene Carter stabbed his ex-girlfriend, Tanya Edwards, during an argument in her apartment...
FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) - North Texas authorities are searching for three suspects they say participated in a shooting at a house that left a 12-year-old dead and a sleeping teenager injured. Forth Worth police announced Monday that a high-powered rifle was among the weapons used...
CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) - NASA has eight new astronauts - its first new batch in four years. The space agency accounced its newest astronaut class Monday. Among the lucky candidates: the first female fighter pilot to become an astronaut in nearly two decades. A female...