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Tall, white Stetsons; humorous truisms: Football coach Bum Phillips dies at 90

A Texas white hat crossed through the pearly gates Friday. "Bum" Phillips, the former NFL football coach, who led the Houston Oilers to glory and struggled with the New Orleans Saints, died at age 90.

$236,000 unpaid toll bill for one Texas duo

There may be a little bit of panic that sets in as you approach a toll booth and you realize you don't have any money on you. But apparently not for some people in Texas. Take, for instance, a man and woman from Pflugerville.

Two cars rack up more than $450,000 in toll violations

On Wednesday it was announced that the Texas Department of Transportation would release and publish names of the most egregious toll violators in the state.

TxDOT releases names of top 25 toll offenders

Following the signing of Senate Bill 1792 or 'scofflaw,' the Texas Department of Transportation today released the top 25 toll violators.

Mavs blow past Pacers, now 2-2 for the preseason

The Mavericks then lined up against a Pacers team playing without three starters as swingman Paul George (bronchitis), center Roy Hibbert (rest) and power forward David West (rest) all sat out the game for the home squad.

Case Keenum to start Sunday against Chiefs

Former Houston Cougar Case Keenum will make his first NFL start at Kansas City after the decision was made to not try to let Matt Schaub play Sunday, coach Gary Kubiak said Thursday.

Nolan Ryan leaving Rangers

Texas Rangers Chief Executive Officer Nolan Ryan today announced his retirement, effective October 31.

VIDEO: TX school district puts up sign warning would-be criminals their teachers are locked, loaded

A Texas school district is taking its security plan very seriously.

Texas soldier earns Expert Field Medical Badge

A Texas Army National Guard soldier was one of a select few individuals here to qualify for the coveted Expert Field Medical Badge (EFMB) on Wednesday.

U.S. Senate approves deal to end shutdown, avoid default; Decision to be sent to the House of Representatives

The United States Senate has announced they have reached a deal to end the government shutdown and avoid default.