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Houston Astros: George Springer edging even closer to a return Springer is suffering from a left hamstring injury that has had him out since last month and the Houston Astros are being quite cautious of not trying to bring him back too soon.

Houston Astros: Team should target reliever Tony Watson via trade The Houston Astros has had a taxed bullpen as of late and another reliever at the trade deadline will help. Here's why they should pursue Tony Watson. The…

Texas governor OKs budget with $1M gun storage safety effort Greg Abbott has approved a spending bill that includes a $1 million public safety campaign for firearm storage. The Republican signed a $250 billion two-year budget Saturday without any line-item vetoes. It includes money for the Texas Department of Public Safety to promote a safe gun storage campaign.

High winds, lightning advisory in the Houston area Sunday afternoon The National Weather Service has issued a significant weather advisory for the Houston area. Frequent lightning strikes are occurring with the thunderstorm, and winds in excess of 40 mph are possible. STAY INFORMED: Get your Houston breaking news alerts delivered to your inbox.

After the OTAs, how does the quarterback situation look for the Cowboys? So the evidence is pretty convincing that Prescott is a significantly better QB than he was going into the 2018 season, with the full training camp and preseason to further improve. But there is another entire factor that is often not addressed much in these kinds of analyses, if at all, and that is the synergy of the players around him.

Nationwide Recall Issued for Certain Ragu Pasta Sauces A nationwide voluntary recall was issued for certain Ragu pasta sauces that could contain fragments of plastic, parent company Mizkan America said. No consumers have reported injuries or complaints, the company said Saturday.

Houston Texans: Brian Gaine needs to come forward amid controversy It has been over a week since Brian Gaine was fired as the Houston Texans GM but there's still controversy. Here's why he must come forward to mitigate. Th…

Suspect to be charged following fatal crash on Harry Hines DALLAS - A 19-year-old is expected to be charged with intoxication manslaughter for his part in a fatal crash early Sunday morning on Harry Hines Blvd. Police say the crash happened just after 1 a.m., in the 11100 block of Harry Hines Blvd. The 19-year-old was driving a white Cadillac Escalade northbound with a passenger in the front seat.

The Anthony Davis trade to the Lakers is the exact reason we should appreciate Jerry Jones' evolution And boy what a pot that was. In return for Davis the Lakers sent three young players to New Orleans - Lonzo Ball, Brandon Ingram, and Josh Hart. Two of those players were selected no. 2 overall in recent drafts. The Lakers also gave the the Pelicans three first-round draft picks, including the no.

USWNT clinches spot in knockout rounds with 3-0 win over Chile PARIS - Carli Lloyd scored a pair of goals for the United Stated in a somewhat subdued 3-0 victory over Chile that advanced the defending Women's World Cup champions to the round of 16. The United States were criticized after its record-breaking 13-0 rout of Thailand when players celebrated goals even after the victory was well in hand.

One killed, another injured in shooting at Fountain View Drive and Southwest Freeway A shooting at Fountain View Drive and Southwest Freeway left one man dead and another injured, according to the Houston Police Department. Officers responded to the scene around 10 a.m., and the investigation was still underway as of 10:30 a.m. RELATED: Deputy injured after suspected drunk driver crashes into patrol car.

1 killed in shooting outside of Alief restaurant A 40-year-old man was killed by multiple gunshots outside of an Alief restaurant Sunday morning. A witness said Cruz Osmar Rubio-Reyes got involved in a fight around 3:20 a.m. at the rear parking area of Costa Del Sol Restaurant at Bissonnet Street and Cook Road, according to Houston Police.

Controversial video of Phoenix Police goes viral; Jay-Z offers family involved legal support PHOENIX - It's a controversial video people across the country are talking about - the incident that sparked a $10 million lawsuit. The video of Phoenix Police officers pulling their guns on a family during a confrontation over an alleged shoplifting incident has now gone viral.

Without Swift Action on Climate Change, Heat Waves Could Kill Thousands in U.S. Cities If global warming sometimes seems like a distant or abstract threat, new research casts the phenomenon in stark, life-or-death terms. It predicts that in the absence of significant progress in efforts to curb emissions of temperature-raising greenhouse gases, extreme heat waves could claim thousands of lives in major U.S.

Severe Thunderstorm Watch issued for large portion of North Texas A Severe Thunderstorm Watch has been issued for a large portion of North Texas until 8 p.m. Sunday. Strong winds will be the primary threat from these storms, along with possible flash flooding and hail. A 19-year-old is expected to be charged with intoxication manslaughter for his part in a fatal crash early Sunday morning on Harry Hines Blvd.

Gunman Sentenced to Prison for Murder at Lancaster IHOP A 23-year-old man is sentenced to serve 32 years in prison for the shooting death of Mylik Butcher. Tadarrius Winters of Dallas was sentenced Tuesday after a jury convicted him of the April 15, 2018 murder that unfolded in front of an IHOP restaurant in Lancaster.

Remembering Bill Wittliff: 'Lonesome Dove' Screenwriter, Giant of Texas Culture So on Monday, the day after Wittliff died of a heart attack in Austin at 79, I called Robert Duvall and Tommy Lee Jones. That's not to suggest that calling them is something I do often or, actually, ever. I don't know those people. But we were each close with Wittliff.

2019 Los Angeles International Wine Competition - Texas Results All the results can be seen on the Los Angeles International Wine Competition website. These are the Texas winery results.

Sean Lee a starter and part-time player all in one That issue no longer plagues the Cowboys as they have restocked the position with two of the best up-and-coming linebackers in the league, Leighton Vander Esch and Jaylon Smith. That duos ascension to the top of the charts had rendered Lee somewhat of an afterthought, so much so that for Lee to remain with the team he took a substantial paycut.

Woman Accused of 'Jabbing,' 'Stomping' Sea Turtle Nest in Miami Beach A Chinese citizen was arrested Saturday for "jabbing" a sea turtle nest with a wooden stake and "stomping" on the protected habitat, according to the Miami Beach Police Department. Miami Beach officers responded at about 8:15 a.m. to the beach by the 500 block of the city to a report of a woman disturbing a sea turtle nest.

Austin Symphonic Band's Father's Day Concert Weather permitting, it's going to be a great night to take dad out for a free concert at Zilker! Marches, patriotic melodies, and other familiar works will be part of the amazing lineup. Gather friends and family, bring a picnic basket, and spread out a blanket under the pecan trees at the beautiful Zilker Hillside Theatre.

Tiffany Haddish cancels Atlanta show over Georgia's abortion law ATLANTA - Actress and comedian Tiffany Haddish has canceled her upcoming Atlanta performance because of Georgia's new restrictive abortion law. The "Girls Trip" star sent a statement to ticketholders Saturday, saying she cannot "in good faith" perform in Georgia unless it withdraws the so-called heartbeat bill.

1 Dead in Northwest Dallas Hit-and-Run Crash A driver has died early Sunday morning in Northwest Dallas after a hit-and-run crash, police say. The crash was reported shortly after 1 a.m. in the 11100 block of Harry Hines Boulevard, where a Cadillac Escalade struck a pickup truck and a 2-door coupe from behind, police said.

Prince Harry, Meghan Markle share new photo of Archie for Father's Day LONDON - Sunday is Prince Harry's first Father's Day as a parent, and he's letting the whole world know. The Duke of Sussex and his wife, Meghan Markle, posted a new photo of their son Archie to Instagram on Sunday. Archie Harrison Mountbatten-Windsor was born on May 6 and weighed 7 pounds and 3 ounces.

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