Friendswood could not hold on for what would have been another signature pre-district win Tuesday, as the Pearland Lady Oilers came from behind to hand the Lady Mustangs a 18-25, 25-22, 25-21, 21-25, 11-15 defeat.
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EL PASO, Texas (AP) — An ex-sheriff's deputy in West Texas must serve 17 years in prison for a 2012 drunken driving wreck that killed a man who was changing a flat tire.
MILWAUKEE (AP) — Tigers use a grunt-like snort called chuffing as a greeting, short roars for intimidation and long roars to find mates.
VENTURA, Calif. (AP) — The wife of a 1984 Olympic medalist is facing life in prison for killing him — a shooting she claimed was self-defense following years of abuse.
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BALTIMORE (AP) — Bryce Harper's many talents now include hat designer.
HOUSTON (AP) — A new report shows that black women face the greatest risk for pregnancy-related death in Texas.
BATCHELDER'S GRANT, Maine (AP) — Authorities say a well-known triathlete from New Hampshire was bicycling with a friend inside a national forest in Maine when he went off a steep mountain road and died.
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — President Barack Obama will meet with the family of the black man whose death last month in a police shooting sparked protests and mass arrests.
FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — Investigators say a man has been found shot to death at a tax preparation business in North Texas.
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Texas and four other states are again suing the Obama administration over its efforts to strengthen discrimination protections for transgender people.
LAS CRUCES, N.M. (AP) — Gannett Co. has named veteran Texas newspaper executive Lilia Castillo Jones to head a newspaper group that includes the El Paso Times and newspapers in six New Mexico communities.
TEMPLE, Texas (AP) — Investigators are trying to determine a cause of death for an 87-year-old man whose body was found at the base of a cliff near a Central Texas lake.
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Texas is fining the company that administers statewide standardized tests $5.7 million — and ordering it to invest $15 million in future safeguards — after computer glitches caused problems for students and school districts last academic year.
SAN ANTONIO (AP) — A prison gang member on the Texas 10 Most Wanted list who served time for attacking a guard has been arrested on parole violation and kidnapping charges.
DALLAS (AP) — A former chief financial officer for a Dallas-area school district has been charged with stealing more than $600,000 from the system.
ODESSA, Texas (AP) — The longtime president of the University of Texas of the Permian Basin will be stepping down next year.
PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — Rhode Island has reached a $25.6 million settlement with two of the financial backers it sued over a disastrous deal with Curt Schilling's 38 Studios video game company.
DALLAS (AP) — An audit shows Texas received nearly $58 million from the federal Medicaid program for health services that did not qualify for reimbursement.
TYLER, Texas (AP) — Police are trying to determine who stole the wheels from 48 new vehicles at an East Texas car dealership.
NEW TOWN, N.D. (AP) — The Three Affiliated Tribes is formally supporting the Standing Rock Sioux as that tribe protests construction of the Dakota Access Pipeline.
HOUSTON (AP) — Authorities say two firefighters have been hurt while battling an apartment complex blaze in Houston.
GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) — A drone that flew over Lambeau Field during the Green Bay Packers game last week has been confiscated in a federal investigation.
SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) — A kidnapping trial has been delayed for the man serving life in prison for killing the 2-year-old son of Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson in South Dakota.
PHOENIX (AP) — A Sept. 15 sentencing date has been set for an Arizona man convicted of supporting the Islamic State terrorist group and helping to plot an attack at a Prophet Muhammad cartoon contest in Texas.
HALTOM CITY, Texas (AP) — A North Texas high school student is facing a felony charge after being accused of threatening another student with a replica gun.
HOUSTON (AP) — An attorney for homeless man accused of bludgeoning then decapitating a Houston auto-parts store owner says the man will be psychologically evaluated.
EL PASO, Texas (AP) — A former West Texas deputy has been convicted of intoxicated manslaughter for a 2012 crash that killed a man who was changing a flat tire at the time of the accident.
IRVINE, Calif. (AP) — Former USC and Los Angeles Raiders quarterback Todd Marinovich has been arrested after being found naked with marijuana and possibly methamphetamine in a stranger's backyard in Southern California.
GALVESTON, Texas (AP) — Officials say they are investigating how more than 135,000 gallons of partially treated sludge was released into Galveston Bay.
BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — A federal judge has postponed a hearing on whether a preliminary injunction should be issued to prevent protesters in North Dakota from interfering with construction of an oil pipeline.
COLLEGE STATION, Texas (AP) — Authorities have identified a Texas A&M University student who investigators believe died of a drug overdose after being found unresponsive at a fraternity house.
FORT HOOD, Texas (AP) — Officials are still investigating the circumstances surrounding the death of a Fort Hood soldier from Illinois.
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — DraftKings, FanDuel and other daily fantasy sports companies have been cleared to resume business in New York state.
DALLAS (AP) — Sharanda Jones expected to die in prison.
BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — The FBI has been called to investigate a laser beam allegedly being aimed at the cockpit of an airplane that was doing surveillance of an ongoing oil pipeline protest in southern North Dakota.
WILLISTON, N.D. (AP) — A Williston teacher and coach accused of inappropriately touching an 18-year-old girl has resigned.
VICTORIA, Texas (AP) — Officials say five people were killed when the sport utility vehicle they were riding in flipped and caught fire near Victoria.
SAN ANTONIO (AP) — San Antonio police say a body without a head or hands was found burning in front of a dumpster in an apartment complex parking lot.
LAS CRUCES, N.M. (AP) — A New Mexico police officer who was fatally shot during a traffic stop was remembered as a man who worked tirelessly to get a job in law enforcement, ultimately winning over the small village he was charged with protecting.
HOUSTON (AP) — Houston police say they are investigating after an 81-year-old woman was found dead following a house fire.
BELLEFONTE, Pa. (AP) — The second day of Jerry Sandusky's appeal hearing is getting underway in Pennsylvania.
ROANOKE, Texas (AP) — Officials say that after a train hauling coal derailed in rural North Texas, work continues to clear cars.
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — A federal judge in Texas is blocking for now the Obama administration's directive to U.S. public schools that transgender students must be allowed to use the bathrooms and locker rooms consistent with their chosen gender identity.
EDINBURG, Texas (AP) — The trial is set to begin for a South Texas woman accused of injecting women with fake Botox.
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Texas Land Commissioner George P. Bush has made a 3-day visit to Israel, his first overseas trip since taking elected office last year.
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Ride-hailing company Uber is extending the option to request a Spanish-speaking driver to New Mexico, the nation's most Hispanic of states.
ROANOKE, Texas (AP) — No injuries have been reported after a train that police say was apparently hauling coal derailed in North Texas.
STARKVILLE, Miss. (AP) — A bulldog who roamed the sidelines as the Mississippi State University mascot has died.
MIAMI (AP) — A National Institutes of Health official says the Zika virus could "hang around" the United States for a year or two.
FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — The attorney for a Texas inmate says the federal prison system has approved her client's request to begin hormone therapy to transition into becoming a man.
DALLAS (AP) — Steady rain across parts of Texas has brought isolated flooding and flash-flood warnings as a storm system moves eastward across the state.
COLLEGE STATION, Texas (AP) — Police say a preliminary investigation has determined that a Texas A&M University student found unresponsive at a fraternity house died of a drug overdose.
HOUSTON (AP) — Harris County authorities found more than bingo cards when they raided a Houston-area bingo hall.
SAN ANTONIO (AP) — The president of a Texas university insists he's healthy and is threatening to sue after the university's governing board placed him on medical leave because of "uncharacteristic behavior and comments."
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The new U.S. Bank Stadium is getting some harsh reviews after its first concert.
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — An Austin city councilor known for making controversial statements is being criticized for telling a group of Hispanic children to become productive adults so that they "don't have to live off others."
WACO, Texas (AP) — A state judge has found a Central Texas man serving a life prison sentence for a double slaying in 1992 and three co-defendants who also were convicted and testified against him are all innocent.
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AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — A wealthy businessman and media personality who campaigns on dismantling the political establishment, promises to preserve traditional, working-class values and unabashedly promotes his own brand at every turn.
LEAGUE CITY, Texas (AP) — Galveston County authorities say a 26-year-old League City man already charged with injury to a child is likely to have that charge upgraded now that his 6-year-old daughter has died.