Forecasters say a tropical depression crossing Mexico's Bay of Campeche is getting better organized and is expected to become a tropical storm before making landfall along Mexico's Gulf ...
Thieves stole equipment from Texas EquuSearch in southeast Houston. Two EquuSearch members were on a search Tuesday, when they took a break at the Golden Corral in the12550 block of the Gulf Freeway. When they came out of the restaurant, they discovered someone had stolen their van, trailer, two ATVs and all of their search gear. So far none of the equipment has been recovered. If you have any ...
The National Trust for Historic Preservation released the list Wednesday . It also includes New York's old Pan Am Worldport Terminal at Kennedy Airport and Montana's one-room schoolhouses. The Astrodome has been vacant since 2009, when it was deemed unfit for ...
The 21-year-old Appel was 10-4 with four complete games and a 2.12 ERA this season. He had 130 strikeouts in 106.1 innings pitched and allowed opponents a .203 batting ...
Tropical Depression 2 emerged into the Bay of Campeche overnight and has shown signs of becoming a little better organized. The big high pressure system that is giving our area a touch of summer will continue to steer the TD toward the west. On the forecast track it will make landfall in the coastal state of Veracruz on Thursday. The warm water of the Gulf and relatively favorable wind ...
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One could argue that there isn't enough poetry in the world anymore. In the hustle and bustle of the 21st century, the simple pleasures of written verse are becoming more and more archaic, as is the romanticism associated with it. ...
May said several of the suspects were arrested during an early morning raid on May 24. He said other suspects surrendered a few days later. Craig was the last of those charged to be ...
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There's a trend starting to develop. Once again, Oakland starter Tommy Milone deserved a better outcome in his last start. Rangers starter Justin Grimm expected more from his last appearance. Again. On Wednesday, the two will square off in a battle between the top two teams in the American League West, and there's a good chance only one of them will walk off the field feeling ...
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OAK@TEX: Pierzynski drives a two-run single to center ARLINGTON -- This was not about a lack of run support from the offense. This was simply about the Rangers' starting pitcher not being at his best, and this is supposedly the Rangers' best starting pitcher. But Yu Darvish has not earned a victory in over a month, and he didn't deserve one on Tuesday night, allowing five runs ...
At Red Pepper restaurant at 5626 Westheimer, inspectors saw a roach on a shelf in the food storage room; and they said there were rodent droppings in the food storage area of Hunan King at 5714 Chimney ...
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A loyal AT+T customer, Larry Bates was eager to take advantage of a cell phone upgrade the company was offering him. So he paid a visit to his neighborhood store in ...
Email ARLINGTON -- Lance Berkman was back in the lineup on Tuesday after getting two days off. But he was batting fifth in the order after batting exclusively in the third spot. A.J. Pierzynski, who was hitting .382 in his last 19 games going into Tuesday, was moved up to the No. 3 spot. Berkman was hitting .192 in his last 19 games. "I just decided to give Berkman less stress, so I moved ...
Email ARLINGTON -- Jeff Baker is still unable to throw a baseball or grip a bat, so the Rangers placed him on the disabled list on Tuesday with a sprained right thumb. The Rangers also optioned first baseman Chris McGuiness to Triple-A Round Rock while calling up catcher Robinson Chirinos and left-handed pitcher Joseph Ortiz. Baker has not played since last Wednesday, a day before injuring the ...
ARLINGTON -- Left-hander Martin Perez threw six scoreless innings for Triple-A Round Rock in a 12-2 victory over Oklahoma City on Monday night and is 4-0 with a 1.13 ERA in his last four starts. But the Rangers are not ready to bring him to the Major Leagues. "The only conversation we had was he threw the ball well again [Monday] night," manager Ron Washington said. "End of ...
Email ARLINGTON -- Pitcher Alexi Ogando, on the disabled list with inflammation in his right shoulder, is still not 100 percent. Ogando said he is still experiencing some inflammation in the shoulder, and that's why he has not started throwing off a mound again. Ogando, on the disabled list for the second time this season, hasn't pitched since June 5 in Boston. "I'm feeling ...
After Monday's shark attack at Surfside Beach where a teen was attacked by a black tip shark, Local 2 decided to go swimming with the sharks to learn more about ...
According to group home staff, Bosier does not have family nearby, he's not familiar with the Houston area, and he probably does not have any money on ...
The fire department is spraying water on the tanker to keep it cool. They will attempt to offload the propane onto another truck, but if they can't unload it, they will burn off the ...
According to detectives with the Montgomery County Sheriff's Office, Jon Fletcher and Brian Van Orman set fire to the store in an attempt to divert attention from their plans to rob the ...
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Detectives and Harris Co. Precinct 4 deputy constables are still trying to sort out exactly what happened at the residence in the 4000 block of Woodlawn. Police sources say the homeowner told them that he shot at someone who was trying to break into his house Monday ...
Police still haven't identified the woman who was killed. Her body was found on the sidewalk outside the Wilshire Place apartments on Hollister Street and Tidwell ...
Officials believe the woman was involved in street prostitution and that she met the suspect near the intersection of Balkin and Calhoun early Monday ...
oA military judge Tuesday refused a three-month trial delay for the Army psychiatrist charged in the deadly 2009 Fort Hood shooting rampage.Maj. Nidal Hasan made the request after the judge earlier this month allowed him to represent himself at the court-martial. Hasan said he needed more time to prepare for his "defense of others" strategy, which must show that a killing was necessary ...
Officials said upon their arrival, they were told the child was with her foster family when she wandered away.She was later found in a pond a short distance ...
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Our nuclear programmes are completely transparent. But we are ready to show greater transparency and make clear for the whole world that the steps of the Islamic Republic of Iran are completely within international frameworks. The sanctions are unfair, the Iranian people are suffering, and our (nuclear) activities are legal. These sanctions are illegal and only benefit Israel.
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Former Enron CEO Jeff Skilling will be back in court next week to be resentenced. The hearing will put an end to a 9 year saga of court cases, appeals and re-appeals, one the U.S. Department of Justice will be glad to see the end of.
And rightly so. The resources and money spent by Justice to convict Skilling and keep him behind bars has been extraordinary. The deal however they have struck with Skilling and his lawyers is ludicrous.
Skilling should not have ten years shaved off his 24 year sentence. The remainder of his sentence should be quashed. Instead he has to accept the resentencing deal. He has spent years and plenty of cash, resources and angst in trying to prove he was wrongfully convicted. As his lawyer says there comes a time when he needs some "certainty," and some "finality."
The twenty four years in the first place was a rediculous sentence. In the second place the conviction was not attained in the ordinary course of justice, it was a political statement. Skilling and Lay became the public scapegoats for the systematic fraud at Enron, neither of whom were the perpetrators or the beneficiaries.
What is very disturbing is that during Skilling's trial, prosecutors concealed evidence helpful to the defence. ...
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