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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

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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

Target Store

2 Busted In Texas For Allegedly Using Data Stolen In Target Breach

Credit card information stolen in the Target data breach apparently has hit the market.

01/20/2014

BOULDER, CO - OCTOBER 04: A helmet of the Texas Longhorns lies on the field as the team warms up prior to facing the Colorado Buffaloes at Folsom Field on October 4, 2008 in Boulder, Colorado. Texas defeated Colorado 38-14. (Photo by Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)

College Football Spotlight: Texas, Army Have Same Goal With Coaching Search

Army will never be a dominant force in college football the way Texas can be, but both programs have a special place in college football’s history. Seeing them each reach their expectations is capable if the right coach is brought in.

12/18/2013

Federal agents raid a home in New Boston, Texas in connection with the investigation into ricin-laced letters sent to Mayor Michael Bloomberg and President Obama on May 31, 2013. (credit: CBS 2)

Report: Plea Deal For Texas Woman Accused Of Sending Ricin-Tainted Letters

A Texas woman reportedly has reached a plea deal with federal prosecutors on charges that she sent ricin-tainted letters to President Barack Obama and Mayor Michael Bloomberg.

11/23/2013

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Where Are The Uninsured In America?

Massachusetts has lowest percentage of uninsured residents with only 4.5 percent; Texas has the highest with 28.8 percent. Generally the highest uninsured rates can be found in the South and West.

09/04/2013

Rosa Ayala-Goana fell to her death while riding the Texas Giant roller coaster at Six Flags Over Texas in Arlington. (credit: CBS 2 via handout)

New Yorkers Jilted After Recent Roller Coaster Death

Rosa Ayala-Goana was killed Friday when she fell from the Texas Giant roller coaster at Six Flags Over Texas in Arlington.

07/22/2013

Texas Gov. Rick Perry in New York City - June 19, 2013 (credit: Monica Miller / WCBS 880)

Texas Gov. Rick Perry Hits Up NYC On Job-Poaching Tour

On Wednesday, with the smell of smoked brisket enticing taste buds at a Manhattan barbecue restaurant, the chief executive of the Lone Star State hoped his southern charm would work on local businesses.

06/19/2013

Republican presidential candidate, Texas Gov. Rick Perry speaks during a campaign stop at the Beacon Drive-In Jan. 8, 2012 in Spartanburg, S.C. (Photo by Rainier Ehrhardt/Getty Images)

Texas Gov. Perry Coming To New York, Connecticut To Lure Businesses Away

Texas Gov. Rick Perry has announced plans to come to New York and Connecticut – and persuade some businesses to relocate to his home state.

06/10/2013

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