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Jonathan Williams #32 of the Arkansas Razorbacks fights off the tackle of Mykkele Thompson #2 of the Texas Longhorns in the second half during their game at the AdvoCare V100 Texas Bowl at NRG Stadium on December 29, 2014 in Houston, Texas.  (Photo by Scott Halleran/Getty Images)

Giants Spend Fifth-Round Draft Choice On Texas’ Mykkele Thompson

fter drafting for need with their first three picks, the Giants spent their fifth-round choice Saturday on Texas cornerback Mykkele Thompson.

05/02/2015

Morgan Tuck #3 of the Connecticut Huskies looks on during an NCAA women's basketball game against the UCF Knights at the CFE Arena on January 21, 2015 in Orlando, Florida. Connecticut won the game 100-45. (Photo by Alex Menendez/Getty Images)

UConn Routs Texas In Women’s Sweet 16, Reaches Regional Final

Breanna Stewart had 31 points, 12 rebounds and seven assists to help UConn rout Texas 105-54 Saturday in the Sweet 16, earning coach Geno Auriemma his 100th NCAA Tournament win.

03/28/2015

A Powerball lottery ticket is printed for a customer at a 7-Eleven store on February 11, 2015 (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)

North Carolina, Puerto Rico, Texas Tickets Win $564 Million Powerball

Tickets in North Carolina, Puerto Rico and Texas have matched all six numbers to split a $564.1 million Powerball jackpot, lottery officials said Thursday.

02/12/2015

Colorado Springs, CO

5 Valentine’s Day Weekend Getaway Ideas

Enjoy a romantic weekend getaway for two, or for the whole family at any of these wonderful destination cities. With lots of activities, romantic spots and other hidden fun, you’ll be planning another trip out there as soon as possible.

01/16/2015

An LED sign outside the D Las Vegas advertises that the hotel and casino now accepts Bitcoin. (credit: Getty Images)

Texas Man Charged In New York In First Bitcoin Ponzi Scheme Case

Federal prosecutors in New York on Thursday announced the first bitcoin securities fraud case, accusing a Texas man of engineering a Ponzi scheme involving bitcoins.

11/06/2014

Thomas Eric Duncan (credit: Image via Facebook)

Thomas Eric Duncan, Ebola Patient In Texas, Dies

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork/AP) — The first Ebola patient diagnosed in the United States died in a Dallas hospital Wednesday, a little more than a week after his diagnosis exposed gaps in the nation’s defenses against […]

10/08/2014

The first confirmed Ebola virus patient diagnosed in the U.S. was treated at Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Dallas. (Credit: CBS 2)

Local Expert Wonders Why Texas Ebola Patient Wasn’t Isolated Immediately

A man in Dallas has become the first person in the United States with a confirmed Ebola virus diagnosis, and one local expert was alarmed that the patient was not isolated immediately.

09/30/2014

NORMAN, OK - SEPTEMBER 13: Quarterback Justin Worley #14 of the Tennessee Volunteers looks to throw under pressure from linebacker Eric Striker #19 of the Oklahoma Sooners September 13, 2014 at Gaylord Family-Oklahoma Memorial Stadium in Norman, Oklahoma. (Photo by Brett Deering/Getty Images)

College Football Spotlight: Conference Perception Key As Big 12 Makes Statement

Conference play will begin picking up this week, but there will also be some key non-conference match-ups as well. Defending SEC champion Auburn heads to Kansas State for a Thursday night match-up. This could be the Big 12’s last chance to leave a huge impression on the selection committee.

09/16/2014

Photo Credit: Scott Halleran/Getty Images

City Guide to Houston

Here’s a quick and easy guide to Houston, the nation’s fourth largest city and the largest city in Texas.

08/26/2014

Mayor Bill de Blasio (left) and journalist Jose Antonio Vargas. (Credit: CBS 2; Anna Webber/Getty Images for Define American)

De Blasio Defends Journalist Detained By U.S. Border Patrol In Texas

Mayor Bill de Blasio on Tuesday released a statement in support of Jose Antonio Vargas, a Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist who was detained by U.S. Border Patrol Agents after living and working in the country illegally for years.

07/15/2014

Hank Hunt and his wife DaLonna, who came to Long Island to push for Kari's Law (Credit: Mona Rivera/1010 WINS)

Texas Family Comes To L.I. To Show Support For Proposed ‘Kari’s Law’

Suffolk County is considering legislation, dubbed “Kari’s Law,” that would eliminate the need to dial 9 before 911 while staying at a hotel.

06/12/2014

Local police initially said Guo Xing Chen of Texas was suspected in a $70 million data breach at Target stores, but later said he was not believed to be involved. (Credit: Georgetown, Texas Police)

Authorities: Texas Arrest Not Related To Larger Target Data Breach

Police in a Texas town initially said a man arrested in December may be linked to the data breach that plagued Target stores nationwide, but authorities later reported that there was no apparent link.

05/07/2014

NYPD Baseball Theft

Gear, Equipment Stolen From NYPD Baseball Team In Texas

The NYPD baseball team has been forced to cancel a tournament championship game, after someone stole the team’s jerseys, gloves and bats.

05/02/2014

Globe Life Park 50th ACM Awards Texas

The 2015 ACM Awards in Texas Are Already Sold Out

The 50th annual ACM Awards will be held next year not in Las Vegas but in Texas. And now the Academy has announced that tickets for that event are already sold out.

04/16/2014

Jermaine Marshall of the Arizona State Sun Devils drives to the basket on February 14, 2014. (Photo by Ralph Freso/Getty Images)

Rothstein: Monday Morning College Hoops Notebook; Marshall, Marcus & More

Jermaine Marshall has been one of the nation’s best transfers. And because of that the Sun Devils are in position to make the NCAA Tournament for the first time since 2009.

02/17/2014

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