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Man killed Friday night in crash on U.S. 183 in No...

Posted On: 2019-04-27 20:31:13

A man was killed Friday night in a crash on the U.S. 183 service road in North Austin, Austin-Travis County EMS officials said.Medics said they were called to the crash in the 8300 block of Research Boulevard, on the southbound service road of U.S. 1...

FORECAST: Sunny Saturday with clear skies, high of...

Posted On: 2019-04-27 20:31:13

Soak up the sun, Austin. It's going to be a beautiful Saturday in the capital city, and a pleasant Sunday, as well, before days of showers expected next week.The National Weather Service is calling for clear and sunny skies Saturday with a high of 84...

Maxine Valdez helps Hays to series sweep in softba...

Posted On: 2019-04-27 20:31:12

HAYS COUNTY - San Antonio East Central’s Lordes Bacon led off Friday’s second game of a Class 6A Region IV bidistrict series against Hays with a bunt single before scoring on a two-out wild pitch by the Rebels' senior ace, Maxine Valdez.It was exactl...

Homers power Georgetown softball past Pflugerville...

Posted On: 2019-04-27 20:31:10

GEORGETOWN - Braylin Panill and Leighton Landreth each homered as Georgetown opened the playoffs with a six-inning, 10-0 blanking of Pflugerville in a one-game Class 5A Region bidistrict series Friday at Georgetown High School.Panill, a freshman seco...

Westlake baseball warms up for playoffs with shuto...

Posted On: 2019-04-27 20:31:10

Westlake is ready for the playoffs.The Chaps closed out District 25-6A play by fine-tuning their pitching staff Friday, using a different hurler every inning during a 5-0 shutout of Bowie at Burger Field.“It’s good to go into the playoffs with a head...

Armed Robbery Ends With One Shot, Police Search fo...

Posted On: 2019-04-27 20:31:03

Police are searching for several suspects after an armed robbery left one person shot in Fort Worth on Saturday.

Police: Missing Man Could Be a Danger to Self or O...

Posted On: 2019-04-27 20:31:03

Police are asking for the public’s help finding a man who may be a danger to himself or others.Photo Credit: Dallas Police Department

Off Duty Tarrant County Deputy Attacked Outside Ta...

Posted On: 2019-04-27 20:31:03

The Tarrant County Sheriff's Office is investigating an assault on one of their deputies.

Texans tight end arrested in Nashville for breakin...

Posted On: 2019-04-27 20:30:59

The 29-year-old tight end allegedly used his fist to shatter the window at the Hotel Indigo about four blocks from the Tennessee capitol building in Nashville, according to police.

André Lima scores twice, 10-man Austin Bold beats...

Posted On: 2019-04-27 18:31:15

A flurry of first-half goals brought excitement, and a red card added some drama to a 3-2 win for Austin Bold FC over Real Monarchs SLC on Friday at Circuit of the Americas.André Lima scored twice and Sean McFarlane added the other as the Bold double...

ICYMI Weekend News Digest: Saturday, April 27, 201...

Posted On: 2019-04-27 18:31:11

To help make sure you stay informed on the most shared and talked about stories across North Texas, each Saturday and Sunday we'll revisit 5 stories from the previous week and capsulize them in this digest with...

Warriors prepare for rested Harden, Houston in Wes...

Posted On: 2019-04-27 14:30:57

LOS ANGELES (AP) — After outlasting the no-name Los Angeles Clippers in six games, the Golden State Warriors have a superstar on their hands next. James Harden and the Houston Rockets in a rematch of last year's Western Conference finals. That's whe...

Westbound Texas 71 at U.S. 183 to be closed Saturd...

Posted On: 2019-04-27 12:31:17

SOUTHEAST AUSTINWestbound Texas 71at U.S. 183 to be closedWestbound Texas 71 at U.S. 183 will be closed from 6 p.m. Saturday until noon Sunday to allow for demolition of a bridge at the interchange.During the closure, traffic on westbound Texas 71 wi...

Bohls: Astros are in a funk, but history says not...

Posted On: 2019-04-27 12:31:16

HOUSTON — After winning a World Series and finishing in the Final Four the last two baseball seasons, Houston approached the 2019 season with a mad on.The "Take It Back" motto screams from the banners and signs plastered all over Minute Maid Park alm...

Express fall to New Orleans at home

Posted On: 2019-04-27 12:31:16

The Round Rock Express trailed by five runs before scoring and eventually fell 5-2 to the New Orleans Baby Cakes on Friday at Dell Diamond.Kyle Keller picked up his first win, pitching three innings of relief while allowing no runs on no hits.Monte H...

Indians' Trevor Bauer taunts Astros' Alex Bregman

Posted On: 2019-04-27 12:31:11

Cleveland Indians pitcher Trevor Bauer added another chapter to his Twitter feud with the Astros' Alex Bregman.

Voit homers, drives in 3 to power Yankees past Gia...

Posted On: 2019-04-27 12:31:11

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Luke Voit homered and had three hits and three RBIs, DJ LeMahieu also had three hits and scored three runs, and the injury-depleted New York Yankees beat the San Francisco Giants 7-3 on Friday night. Despite having a major leagu...

Anderson homers as White Sox top Tigers 12-11

Posted On: 2019-04-27 12:31:11

CHICAGO (AP) — Tim Anderson atoned for a baserunning mistake with another memorable moment in what is beginning to look like a breakout season for the young shortstop. Anderson helped turn José Abreu's three-run homer into a two-run single when he t...

Dodgers homer in record 33 straight home games, be...

Posted On: 2019-04-27 12:31:11

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Cody Bellinger's one mighty swing of the bat was loaded with historical significance. Bellinger hit a two-run homer in the first inning and the Dodgers set a major league record with homers in 33 consecutive home games in a 6-2 wi...

Flores helps Diamondbacks beat Cubs 8-3 for 5th st...

Posted On: 2019-04-27 12:31:11

PHOENIX (AP) — The Arizona Diamondbacks are rolling along quite nicely. Wilmer Flores and Adam Jones led the way Friday night. Flores drove in three runs, helping Arizona beat the Chicago Cubs 8-3 for its season-high fifth straight victory. Jones ad...

Encarnacion has 4 RBIs, Mariners beat Rangers 5-4...

Posted On: 2019-04-27 12:31:11

SEATTLE (AP) — Mitch Haniger's infield grounder with the bases loaded brought home the winning run in the 11th inning to give the Seattle Mariners a 5-4 victory over the Texas Rangers on Friday night. Edwin Encarnacion hit a three-run homer and drov...

Cain helps Brewers beat deGrom, Mets 10-2

Posted On: 2019-04-27 12:31:11

NEW YORK (AP) — Lorenzo Cain is building quite a collection of spectacular plays in center field. This one, he said, was particularly good. Cain robbed Todd Frazier of a homer with another outstanding catch, helping the Milwaukee Brewers beat Jacob...

Mom is treated like distant relation at son’s wedd...

Posted On: 2019-04-27 12:31:10

Mom is treated like distant relation at son’s wedding

TRAFFIC ALERT: Fatality crash closes part of U.S....

Posted On: 2019-04-27 10:31:08

A man was killed Friday night in a crash on the U.S. 183 service road in North Austin, Austin-Travis County EMS officials said.Medics said they were called to the crash in the 8300 block of Research Boulevard, on the southbound service road of U.S. 1...

NFL draft trend continues to favor Texas prep star...

Posted On: 2019-04-27 10:31:07

The pick made so much sense.Erik McCoy, the versatile former Texas A&M center, was selected by the New Orleans Saints in the second round, with pick No. 49 of the NFL draft.The Saints coaching staff is chock full of former Aggie players. Dan Camp...

Fort Worth Music Scene Brings Soul of the City to...

Posted On: 2019-04-27 10:31:03

It's a big weekend for music in Fort Worth. The growing music festival Fortress Fest kicks off on Saturday, headlined by hometown star Leon Bridges. On Friday, the city hosted industry leaders from across...Photo Credit: NBC 5 News

What to know about Texans' second-round picks Lonn...

Posted On: 2019-04-27 10:31:01

On Day 2 of the NFL draft, the Texans continued to address their two biggest needs - offensive line and cornerback.

Rockets-Warriors schedule set

Posted On: 2019-04-27 10:31:01

Rockets open Western Conference semifinals at Golden State at 2:30 p.m. Sunday.

Durant has 50, Warriors beat Clippers 129-110; Roc...

Posted On: 2019-04-27 10:31:01

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Kevin Durant scored 38 of his playoff career-high 50 points in the first half, Draymond Green had a triple-double, and the Golden State Warriors dominated in closing out the Los Angeles Clippers 129-110 Friday night to win their f...

Astros squander multiple opportunities in loss to...

Posted On: 2019-04-27 10:31:01

The escalation pleased aesthetically but its ending felt familiar — an Astros hitter hurling his helmet toward the dirt in disgust.

Cruz hit 2 of Twins' 5 homers in 6-1 win over Orio...

Posted On: 2019-04-27 10:31:01

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Nelson Cruz hit two of the Minnesota Twins' five home runs off Baltimore in a 6-1 win over the Orioles on Friday night. Cruz, Eddie Rosario and C.J. Cron hit consecutive home runs in the first inning off Alex Cobb (0-2), with Cruz...

Story, Arenado help Rockies top Braves 8-4 for 9th...

Posted On: 2019-04-27 10:31:01

ATLANTA (AP) — Nolan Arenado liked the patient approach Colorado took with Braves starter Max Fried. "We were trying to get good pitches to hit and we knew we couldn't miss," Arenado said. "He's got a really good curveball, a good change, just good...

Pujols passes Gehrig for career RBIs; Angels top R...

Posted On: 2019-04-27 10:31:01

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Albert Pujols hit a two-run homer in the first inning and moved passed Lou Gehrig into fourth place on the career RBIs list, and Tyler Skaggs pitched five shutout innings as the Los Angeles Angels beat the Kansas City Royals...

Reds ride 5 homers to 12-1 win over Cardinals

Posted On: 2019-04-27 10:31:01

ST. LOUIS (AP) — This time, Anthony DeSclafani turned in the gem for the Cincinnati Reds. DeSclafani tossed six scoreless innings, and Cincinnati bashed five homers in a 12-1 victory over St. Louis on Friday night that snapped the Cardinals' five-ga...

Eickhoff, Harper lead Phillies past Marlins

Posted On: 2019-04-27 10:31:01

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Finally healthy, Jerad Eickhoff was terrific. Eickhoff pitched seven crisp innings, Bryce Harper hit a two-run homer and the Philadelphia Phillies beat the Miami Marlins 4-0 on Friday night. Eickhoff allowed two hits, struck out...

Lindor homers twice as Indians down Astros 6-3

Posted On: 2019-04-27 10:31:01

HOUSTON (AP) — Francisco Lindor feels like he's still finding his timing at the plate just a week into his season after starting the year on the injured list. Despite this, Cleveland's young star shortstop still had a big night at the plate on Frida...

JUST IN: Man killed in crash along U.S. 183 in Nor...

Posted On: 2019-04-27 08:31:12

A man was killed Friday night in a crash on the U.S. 183 service road in North Austin, Austin-Travis County EMS officials said.Medics said they were called to the crash in the 8300 block of Research Boulevard, on the southbound service road of U.S. 1...

Malnati, Hurley top delayed Zurich Classic

Posted On: 2019-04-27 08:31:10

AVONDALE, La. — Peter Malnati and Billy Hurley III topped the Zurich Classic leaderboard at 14-under 130 Friday when darkness suspended second-round play in the team event at TPC Louisiana. Malnati and Hurley shot a best-ball 9-under 63 in the mornin...

Dallas Cowboys take a tackle in second round, whil...

Posted On: 2019-04-27 08:31:10

The Dallas Cowboys waited for more than six hours on the NFL's draft clock before finally making a pick Friday night.The Cowboys opted for Central Florida's Trysten Hill, a defensive tackle with terrific talent, but a player who stayed in the Golden...

Close Call For Rowlett Officer When Power Pole Fal...

Posted On: 2019-04-27 08:31:03

A Rowlett Police Officer had a close call during a police chase Friday morning.Photo Credit: NBC 5 News

Man Beats 11-Week-Old Puppy, Sentenced to 5 Years...

Posted On: 2019-04-27 08:31:03

A Tarrant County jury sentenced a convicted puppy torturer to five years in prison Friday.Photo Credit: Tarrant County Jail

2 Lanes on 7th Street in Fort Worth Closed This We...

Posted On: 2019-04-27 08:31:03

Two lanes on 7th street in Fort Worth will be closed throughout the weekend.

Getting Pregnant Later Not Always as Easy as it Ma...

Posted On: 2019-04-27 08:31:03

Some women are overestimating the likelihood that they, too, can get pregnant with their own eggs well into their 40s and even as late as 50 because popular culture is giving the impression that fertility...Photo Credit: NBC 5 News

Packers select Texas A&M TE Jace Sternberger i...

Posted On: 2019-04-27 08:31:01

COLLEGE STATION – Tight end Jace Sternberger's lone season at Texas A&M paid off handsomely on Friday night in the NFL draft.

Texans draft Northern Illinois tackle Max Scharpin...

Posted On: 2019-04-27 08:31:01

The overhaul of the Texans' offensive line took another turn Friday night when they drafted Northern Illinois offensive tackle Max Scharping in the second round.

Texans draft San Diego State TE Kahale Warring in...

Posted On: 2019-04-27 08:31:01

The Texans drafted San Diego State tight end Kahale Warring in the third round with the 86th overall pick.

LEADING OFF: Rays, Red Sox begin series after rain...

Posted On: 2019-04-27 08:31:01

A look at what's happening around the majors Saturday: RAIN, RAIN GO AWAY The Tampa Bay Rays and Boston Red Sox try again after Friday's series opener at Fenway Park was postponed by rain. Tampa Bay is on top of the AL East with a 16-9 record, but i...

Guerrero debuts with hit that sets up Jays' 4-2 wi...

Posted On: 2019-04-27 08:31:01

TORONTO (AP) — Vladimir Guerrero Jr. capped his major league debut with a double leading off the ninth inning for his first hit, and Brandon Drury followed with a winning two-run homer with two outs to lift the Toronto Blue Jays over the Oakland Ath...

Renfroe, Hosmer homer as Padres edge Nationals 4-3

Posted On: 2019-04-27 08:31:01

WASHINGTON (AP) — Hunter Renfroe hit a tiebreaking solo drive in the ninth inning, and the San Diego Padres topped Washington 4-3 on Friday night after Carter Kieboom went deep for the Nationals in his major league debut. Renfroe, who entered as a d...

Joaquin Castro's U.S. Senate deliberations baffle...

Posted On: 2019-04-27 08:30:59

The San Antonio congressman is slated to announce next week whether he'll run against Republican U.S. Sen John Cornyn. That will follow weeks of frustration from within his own party over a perceived delay in a decision.