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Friday, Jan 30, 2015 at 03:07 PM CST

Spurs' Duncan Seeks $1M in Damages

Spurs' Duncan Seeks $1M in Damages

Spurs star Tim Duncan has filed a lawsuit contending that a series of investments enriched his financial adviser but were losing propositions for the NBA star, including $7.5 million in an entertainment company...

Friday, Jan 30, 2015 at 02:34 PM CST

Abbott Urges Civility After Lawmaker's Muslim Remarks

Abbott Urges Civility After Lawmaker's Muslim Remarks

Republican Gov. Greg Abbott says "we must have civil discourse" after a freshman Texas lawmaker instructed her staff to ask visiting Muslims to declare their allegiance to America.

Friday, Jan 30, 2015 at 02:07 PM CST

Fatal Crash in Mesquite at I-635

Fatal Crash in Mesquite at I-635

One person was killed Friday in an early-morning crash along Interstate 635 south of Oates.

Friday, Jan 30, 2015 at 01:00 PM CST

Pilots at American and US Airways Approve Joint Contract

Pilots at American and US Airways Approve Joint Contract

Pilots at American Airlines and US Airways have approved a single labor contract, a step toward combining workforces at the two carriers, which merged in December 2013.

Friday, Jan 30, 2015 at 12:34 PM CST

Rick Perry Again Seeks Dismissal of Case

Rick Perry Again Seeks Dismissal of Case

Former Texas Gov. Rick Perry's legal team for the third time is seeking to have felony abuse-of-power charges against him quashed.

Friday, Jan 30, 2015 at 01:53 PM CST

El Paso Zoo Orangutan Expected to Give Birth This Spring

El Paso Zoo Orangutan Expected to Give Birth This Spring

El Paso Zoo officials say Ibu the Sumatran orangutan is pregnant with her first baby.

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Nine-Foot Tall Dinosaur Statue Stolen, Later Found Headless

Nine-Foot Tall Dinosaur Statue Stolen, Later Found Headless

A nine-foot tall dinosaur statue stolen from an Oklahoma pet store has been found, without its head. Jamil Donith reports.

WATCH: Hot Air Ballon Lands on a SoCal Street

WATCH: Hot Air Ballon Lands on a SoCal Street

A hot air balloon landed in the middle of a street in Sorrento Valley, California, on Thursday after witnesses reported seeing it flying low overhead and clipping a tree. It wasn't immediately clear what led to...

Drug Store Thief Hops Counter, Steals Prescription Pills

Drug Store Thief Hops Counter, Steals Prescription Pills

A Southern California pharmacy was robbed Thursday when a thief hopped the counter and stole prescription drugs, San Diego Police confirm. Officers responded to the CVS on Westview Parkway in Mira Mesa...

Dismembered Body Parts Found in Suitcase: SFPD

Dismembered Body Parts Found in Suitcase: SFPD

San Francisco police say a suitcase found in the South of Market neighborhood Wednesday afternoon contained dismembered body parts. A medical examiner confirmed the remains are human, but police said it...

UF Changing Records System Called ISIS

UF Changing Records System Called ISIS

The University of Florida is changing the name of its records management system known as "ISIS," a move being applauded by a student who is the cousin of a journalist killed by the terrorist organization of the...

Man Orders Pizza During Standoff: Irving Police

Man Orders Pizza During Standoff: Irving Police

A four-hour standoff ended with the arrest of a man with warrants for aggravated assault after an Irving pizzeria manager tipped police to his location Wednesday.

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