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Barton Springs hosts science activities Tuesday

Posted On: 2019-04-21 13:30:59

SOUTH AUSTINBarton Springs hostsscience activities TuesdayBarton Springs University will host a day of outdoor science activities and swimming from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday at Barton Springs Pool, 2201 Barton Springs Road.The free event will include...

LEADING OFF: Yanks star Judge hurt, Pujols climbs...

Posted On: 2019-04-21 13:30:53

A look at what's happening around the majors today: A BENCH FOR THIS JUDGE The New York Yankees are expected to put All-Star slugger Aaron Judge on the injured list, a day after he hurt his left oblique taking a swing against Kansas City. The Yankee...

Express split doubleheader with Memphis

Posted On: 2019-04-21 11:30:56

The Round Rock Express completed a comeback to win 11-6 and got shut out 3-0 in a doubleheader with the Memphis Redbirds in Memphis on Saturday.Austin Gomber tossed a three-hit shutout and Adolis Garcia homered and scored two runs, as the Redbirds to...

More April Rain on the Way

Posted On: 2019-04-21 11:30:53

The next storm system will move into North Texas late Monday and will stick around through Thursday morning. With it will come a good opportunity for widespread rain and storms.Photo Credit: NBC 5 Weather This story uses functionality that may not w...

Rockets steal Game 3 from Jazz, take 3-0 series le...

Posted On: 2019-04-21 11:30:51

SALT LAKE CITY – How the Rockets escaped with a win does not matter, which could be a good thing because they probably don't know how they did it.

Astros call up reliever Framber Valdez

Posted On: 2019-04-21 11:30:50

ARLINGTON — Following their 9-4 loss to the Rangers on Saturday, the Astros exchanged lefthanded relievers, optioning Reymin Guduan to Class AAA Round Rock in favor of Framber Valdez. Valdez will join the team on Sunday in Arlington.

K2 emergencies drop as plan to stamp out drug take...

Posted On: 2019-04-21 09:30:56

In the spring of 2017, the streets of downtown Austin were heavy with the sound of sirens from ambulances scurrying to the Austin Resource Center for the Homeless, the epicenter of a growing public health crisis.Medics would often find residents of t...

Burglary Wipes Out Coin Shop, Owner’s Lifelong Col...

Posted On: 2019-04-21 09:30:52

At GSA Coins and Jewelry in Corinth, the open sign is on, though the cases now sit empty. Owner Chris Lyche said he's unsure how much longer he can keep the doors open, two weeks after a burglar took the...Photo Credit: GSA Coins and Jewelry

Father, Son Missing After 'Apparent' Drowning in F...

Posted On: 2019-04-21 09:30:52

A father and son apparently drowned Saturday in a rock quarry near Lake Worth, according to the Fort Worth Fire Department.Photo Credit: Fort Worth Fire Department This story uses functionality that may not work in our app. Click here to open the st...

Car Crash Leaves Hole in Side of McKinney Home

Posted On: 2019-04-21 09:30:52

A car caused serious damage to a McKinney home Saturday afternoon when it crashed into a wall, leaving a pile of bricks in its wake.Photo Credit: Telemundo 39

Rockets' Danuel House returns to the scene of his...

Posted On: 2019-04-21 09:30:51

SALT LAKE CITY - When Danuel House Jr. previously arrived in Salt Lake City, his career was in a very different place than when he returned on Friday as the Rockets' sixth man.

Jazz move Jae Crowder into starting lineup for Gam...

Posted On: 2019-04-21 09:30:51

SALT LAKE CITY - The Jazz had used different lineups against the Rockets during the regular season, starting Derrick Favors as they had in the first two games of the series, but also starting Jae Crowder and bringing Favors off the bench as the Jazz...

Tossed! Umpire flings fan who runs on field in Jay...

Posted On: 2019-04-21 09:30:51

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — When a fan ran on the field during the Blue Jays-Athletics game, he got tossed by umpire Jeff Nelson. Quite literally, actually. Nelson put a swift end to the fan's elusive romp at the Coliseum on Saturday, grabbing the man wi...

Yelich homers twice, Brewers beat Dodgers 5-0

Posted On: 2019-04-21 09:30:50

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Christian Yelich hit two home runs, pushing his major league-leading total to 13, and Chase Anderson pitched five strong innings in a spot start as the Milwaukee Brewers beat the Los Angeles Dodgers 5-0 Saturday. Ryan Braun added a...

Angels' Albert Pujols ties Babe Ruth with 1,992nd...

Posted On: 2019-04-21 09:30:50

ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Los Angeles Angels slugger Albert Pujols has tied Babe Ruth for fifth place in baseball history with his 1,992nd career RBI. Pujols drove home Andrelton Simmons with a double off Seattle's Yusei Kikuchi in the third inning Sat...

LEADING OFF: Yanks star Judge hurt, Cubs ace Leste...

Posted On: 2019-04-21 09:30:50

A look at what's happening around the majors Sunday: A BENCH FOR THIS JUDGE The New York Yankees are expected to put All-Star slugger Aaron Judge on the injured list, a day after he hurt his left oblique taking a swing against Kansas City. The Yanke...

Red Sox get 1st series win, beat Rays 6-5 behind B...

Posted On: 2019-04-21 09:30:50

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — Perhaps the Boston Red Sox will look back at this weekend as the games that got their title defense back on track. The World Series champions won a series for the first time this season when Andrew Benintendi hit a grand...

Rangers rock Gerrit Cole in Astros' loss

Posted On: 2019-04-21 09:30:50

ARLINGTON — Two and a half hours before a beatdown, A.J. Hinch extolled Gerrit Cole.

Major crash along U.S. 183 North at Texas 138 clea...

Posted On: 2019-04-21 07:30:55

7:30 p.m. update: The crash has been cleared and traffic has returned to normal, officials said.Earlier: A major crash Saturday has shut down U.S. Highway 183 North at Texas 138, just north of Liberty Hill, officials said. The Williamson County Sheri...

Knife-wielding man accused of chasing another man...

Posted On: 2019-04-21 07:30:55

A man told police that after he confronted another man who had inappropriately touched his girlfriend at Garrison Park, the second man chased him through the park in South Austin while wielding a knife. According to an arrest affidavit, officers resp...

Bohls: Nuggets run Spurs ragged, even series

Posted On: 2019-04-21 07:30:54

SAN ANTONIO — Michael Malone went on a rant. Then his Denver team went on a run. The formula, combined with a spectacular performance from Nuggets center Nikola Jokic and some racehorse basketball from their guards, worked to give the second-seeded N...

Nuggets rebound to beat Spurs

Posted On: 2019-04-21 07:30:54

SAN ANTONIO — Nikola Jokic had 29 points and 12 rebounds, Jamal Murray added 24 points and the Denver Nuggets beat the San Antonio Spurs 117-103 Saturday, rebounding from a flat performance to tie the first-round series at two games apiece. LaMarcus...

Sprinkles Cupcakes Honors 4/20 With CBD Oil-Infuse...

Posted On: 2019-04-21 07:30:52

Sprinkles Cupcakes sold CBD oil-infused red velvet cupcakes Saturday in honor of 4/20, a date on which some people celebrate marijuana use.Photo Credit: NBC 5 News This story uses functionality that may not work in our app. Click here to open the st...

Kluber bounces back, Indians down Braves 8-4 in DH...

Posted On: 2019-04-21 07:30:50

CLEVELAND (AP) — Corey Kluber's fastball had late movement. He had command, control and that unmistakable presence. One game after a horrible start, Kluber looked much better — like, well, himself. Kluber bounced back from one of his worst outings i...

Back end of Astros' bullpen gets much-needed break

Posted On: 2019-04-21 07:30:50

ARLINGTON — Two key pieces of the Astros' 10-game winning streak have disappeared since it concluded — and for good reason.

Simply Sold turns accessible bathroom into reality...

Posted On: 2019-04-21 05:30:58

Annie Colson, 81, and her son Earl Colson, 58, have faced their share of challenges since he had a catastrophic stroke in 2013. He's mostly in a wheelchair and she's not as strong as she used to be to care for him.They've had to rely on other family...

Kaspar gets contract extension through 2023

Posted On: 2019-04-21 05:30:57

SAN MARCOS — Danny Kaspar and Texas State reached an agreement this week that will extend Kaspar's contract as the men’s basketball coach through 2023. Besides the length, the specifics of the contract have not been released, but his previous salary...

Dallas-Based Doctor Services Firm Says Private Dat...

Posted On: 2019-04-21 05:30:54

Nationwide physician staffing company EmCare says a breach exposed personal data, including Social Security numbers and clinical information, about some patients.Photo Credit: NBC 5 News

Transgender Woman Speaks Publicly for 1st Time Sin...

Posted On: 2019-04-21 05:30:54

For the first time, the transgender woman who was violently beaten in Dallas earlier this month is speaking publicly about what happened.Photo Credit: NBC 5 News

Patience at the plate paying off for Astros' Yuli...

Posted On: 2019-04-21 05:30:52

ARLINGTON — Eighteen games into his fourth major league season, Yuli Gurriel is approaching a new career high.

Kluber, Indians down Braves 8-4 in opener of doubl...

Posted On: 2019-04-21 05:30:52

CLEVELAND (AP) — Corey Kluber bounced back from one of his worst outings in recent years by working seven innings and Carlos Santana celebrated his U.S. citizenship with three hits, leading the Cleveland Indians over the Atlanta Braves 8-4 in the op...

Go, Dog. Go! 'Dog party' overruns downtown Houston

Posted On: 2019-04-21 05:30:51

With robots from an international competition dominating the south side of downtown, thousands of dogs marked their turf on the north side with their playful barks echoing around Market Square Park. An estimated 3,500 people and their dogs descended...

Texas killer’s death leaves unanswered questions i...

Posted On: 2019-04-21 05:30:51

Self-described serial killer Edward Harold Bell died in the Texas prison Saturday, leaving unanswered questions about the unsolved murders of 11 girls he claimed to have killed. Bell died Saturday morning at the Wallace Pack Unit, a prison that hous...

Zoom Video CEO Wishes Shares Didn't Soar Quite So...

Posted On: 2019-04-21 05:30:51

(Bloomberg) -- Zoom Video Communications Inc. skyrocketed in its trading debut, soaring to more than 16 times its last private valuation and making a billionaire of its chief executive officer several times over. That CEO, however, says the huge lea...

San Marcos school trustee apologizes after drunken...

Posted On: 2019-04-21 03:30:55

A San Marcos school board trustee was arrested on drunken driving charges early Friday morning, he wrote in an apology note posted Saturday on Facebook.Miguel Arredondo, 27, who has served on the school board since 2015, wrote that he had been charge...

NFL draft preview: OU's Ford might be just what th...

Posted On: 2019-04-21 03:30:54

This year's three-day draft begins Thursday in Nashville, Tenn.Thursday: Round 1, 7 p.m.Friday: Rounds 2-3, 6 p.m.Saturday: Round 4-7, 11 a.m.TV: ESPN, NFL NetworkON THE CLOCKApril 18: Defensive backsApril 19: LinebackersApril 20: Defensive linemenAp...

Golden: Why Vince McMahon's XFL reboot can work

Posted On: 2019-04-21 03:30:54

Will it work?It's the most important question worth asking when it comes to Vince McMahon's XFL reboot.The sports entertainment magnate plunked down $272 million on this venture with a pledge of a $500 million total investment. The idea is to bring s...

A&M names R.C. Slocum interim athletic dir...

Posted On: 2019-04-21 03:30:54

COLLEGE STATION — Former Texas A&M football coach R.C. Slocum has been named the school's interim athletic director.Texas A&M President Michael Young announced the appointment in a statement Friday.The 74-year-old Slocum steps into the vacanc...

Democratic candidates jockey to run in Texas distr...

Posted On: 2019-04-21 03:30:51

There is perhaps no better example of the changed political landscape in Texas than the 10th Congressional District, stretching from West Austin to the Houston suburbs, where Democrats are already lining up to challenge incumbent Michael McCaul, the...

Police: 1 Dead, 1 Injured After Shooting in Southe...

Posted On: 2019-04-21 03:30:51

Police are investigating a fatal shooting that happened in Dallas Saturday morning.

1 Dead, 1 Taken to Hospital After Crash on I-35E i...

Posted On: 2019-04-21 03:30:51

One person is dead and another injured after a crash on I-35E early Saturday morning.

Top Line Leads Stars to 3-2 Series Edge Over Preda...

Posted On: 2019-04-21 03:30:51

Dallas' top line scored three goals in the second period, and Jason Dickinson added two more, to lead the Stars to a 5-3 win and a 3-2 series edge over the Predators Saturday afternoon at Bridgestone Arena...Photo Credit: Frederick Breedon/Getty Ima...

Amid plunking debate, MLB's marketing is all-in on...

Posted On: 2019-04-21 03:30:48

NEW YORK (AP) — When Tim Anderson spiked his bat and yelled toward his White Sox teammates, Major League Baseball's self-described "spicy" Twitter account was among the first to weigh in. "LET THE KIDS PLAY," proclaimed @Cut4 , the offbeat arm of ML...

Yankees star Aaron Judge exits early with oblique...

Posted On: 2019-04-21 03:30:48

NEW YORK (AP) — Yankees star Aaron Judge left Saturday's game after injuring his left oblique and was set for tests at a hospital. Judge gingerly made his way to first base after hitting a single against Kansas City and was immediately pulled. The A...

Mikolas leads Cardinals with arm and bat, beats Me...

Posted On: 2019-04-21 03:30:48

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Miles Mikolas tossed eight stellar innings and also drove in two runs, leading the St. Louis Cardinals over the New York Mets 10-2 on Saturday. Cardinals third baseman Matt Carpenter left the game after the sixth inning with a bruis...

Easter extravaganza spotlights Czech cultural trad...

Posted On: 2019-04-21 03:30:47

Parents and children with colorful baskets filtered into the Czech Center Museum in Houston Saturday afternoon for a day of Easter-themed activities. Pryce Mahboub, 5, and Aubriel Mahboub, 8, made bunny ears out of bright pipe cleaners and tails out...

Two running for District 1 seat on Taylor City Cou...

Posted On: 2019-04-21 01:31:00

A former candidate for the Taylor City Council is running again against a political newcomer for the District 1 seat held by Christine Lopez. Lopez served one term in office and is not seeking re-election.Herbert Brinkmeyer, 67, is making his second...

Jazz's Ricky Rubio sees Rockets' championship ment...

Posted On: 2019-04-21 01:30:55

SALT LAKE CITY - It only took one game in the first round of the playoffs for Utah guard Ricky Rubio to understand what the Jazz were up against in the series.

Mets ace Jacob deGrom plays catch, may not need MR...

Posted On: 2019-04-21 01:30:55

ST. LOUIS (AP) — New York Mets ace Jacob deGrom played catch in the outfield of Busch Stadium and may not need an MRI on his elbow after all. DeGrom said before the game at St. Louis on Saturday that his elbow soreness likely was from altering his r...

All-Star Lindor cherishing return to Indians after...

Posted On: 2019-04-21 01:30:55

CLEVELAND (AP) — Francisco Lindor missed all the little moments. The big ones, too. "Every pitch. Every out. Every celebration after every win," the Indians All-Star shortstop said. "It was everything equally." Sidelined for the season's first 18 ga...