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Cajuns in Texas to Take on Defending Champs

The Louisiana Ragin' Cajuns have torn through their Sun Belt schedule thus far en route to a 5-0 league record. But now the road beckons as the Cajuns face two tough tests, beginning Thursday night when Louisiana visits defending regular season champion UTA. Tipoff is scheduled for 7:15pm at the Col

ESPN1420.COM - 2018-01-19 01:22:17

Applied Optoelectronics to Announce Fourth Quarter and Year 2017 Financial Results

SUGAR LAND, Texas, Jan. 18, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Applied Optoelectronics, Inc. (NASDAQ:AAOI), a leading provider of fiber-optic access network products for the internet datacenter, cable broadband, fiber-to-the-home (FTTH) and telecom markets, today announced that it will release financial resul

GLOBENEWSWIRE.COM - 2018-01-19 00:04:00

Wisconsin fracking sand producers see competition from Texas

Some energy producers are still willing to pay more for Wisconsin's high-quality fracking sand despite increasing competition from Texas producers. Mining industry publications estimate there could be more than 20 new frack sand mines in western Texas this year, Wisconsin Public Radio reported . The

MIAMI HERALD - 2018-01-18 19:03:00

Texas Pair Stole Vans, Cash In Multi-City Robbery Spree: DA

BOSTON, MA - A Texas man accused in a statewide carjacking and burglary spree was arraigned Thursday. Frederick Williams, 28, of Dallas allegedly stole three motor vehicles and committed six commercial burglaries last year as far north as Woburn and as far south as Brockton. Williams was arrested by

PATCH - 2018-01-18 19:22:16

Dallas isn't ready to host the World Cup but there's still time to prepare

Dallas is unprepared for the world's biggest sports event. If it intends to ever host FIFA's World Cup 2026, North Texas must first understand soccer's scope worldwide. It doesn't matter that Dallas has already hosted World Cup games. In fact, I don't think there's much reason to be proud of the 199

DALLAS NEWS - 2018-01-18 19:50:31

Ranking the Dallas Cowboys' 2017 roster: Nos. 20-11

As the Eagles, Vikings, Jaguars and Patriots prepare for this weekend's conference championship games, the Cowboys look ahead to the 2018 season. Before we do that, though, let's take a look back at Dallas' 2017 roster. To give you an idea of how the talent stacks up, here's the fourth part of our a

DALLAS NEWS - 2018-01-18 19:10:27

You might be surprised to learn new Cowboys O-line coach Paul Alexander's hobby

Paul Alexander, the new Cowboys' offensive line coach, is a Renaissance man who has published a book and trained with a concert pianist. Published in 2011, the book is titled Perform: NFL Coach Trains with a Concert Pianist, A Journey for Athletes, Musicians, Coaches and Teachers. Alexander's book a

DALLAS NEWS - 2018-01-18 19:13:00

Game preview: Dillon Heatherington to make NHL debut against Columbus Thursday

6 p.m. today (FSSW/1310AM The Ticket-96.7FM) Storyline Stars rookie Dillon Heatherington makes his NHL debut and makes it against the team that drafted him. With veteran defenseman Marc Methot out with a knee injury, Stars coaches would like to take a look at the 22-year-old Heatherington, who plays

DALLAS NEWS - 2018-01-18 19:43:31

Texas dad has his own Tide Pod Challenge for teens

One Texas dad has seen enough of the viral Tide Pod Challenge and made a video to offer his own version. The popular stunt has drawn increasing attention recently, as it has grown beyond simply eating the concentrated laundry detergent pods. Brian Mayfield, a Texas peace officer and father of three

KENS 5 - 2018-01-18 20:22:39

Texas mother and two children killed in house fire

HUFFMAN, Texas (KPRC) - A mother and two children were killed in a house fire in Huffman, Texas on Wednesday. The fire at the mobile home near Houston started just before 5:30 a.m. Relatives say 33-year-old Natalie Tienda, nine-year-old Tristan and 11-year-old Kienna died in the fire. The children's

KGNS.TV - 2018-01-18 19:54:00

Texas Now Casting: Short Film 'Crimson' Seeks Actors to Fill Out its Dallas Cast

Photo Source: Shutterstock The short film "Crimson," shooting soon in the Dallas-Fort Worth, Texas area, is looking for a diverse lineup of actors. Male and female talent, aged 18 and older, are wanted to play multiple lead and supporting roles in the film. There are also numerous roles for backgrou

BACKSTAGE.COM - 2018-01-18 21:30:00

Park ranger demonstrates flash freezing a water bottle in frigid Texas

With temperatures dipping to 12 degrees at Fairfield Lake State Park in Texas, a park ranger was able to demonstrate a cool trick in which he froze a bottle of water just by shaking it. The ranger was not performing a magic trick. In fact, there is a scientific explanation for the flash freezing of

ABC7 CHICAGO - 2018-01-18 20:49:55

Texas towns hit hard by Hurricane Harvey work to recover

Some Texas coastal towns where Hurricane Harvey made landfall are working to restore tourism and other economic attractions nearly five months after the storm. SubscribeLogin Already a paid subscriber but not registered for online access yet? For instructions on how to get premium web access, click

JOURNAL RECORD - 2018-01-18 20:32:42

Some Texas districts cancel classes due to flu, illness

DALLAS (AP) - Some Texas school districts have canceled classes because of high numbers of students and staff experiencing illnesses including the flu. Gunter Independent School District, located north of Dallas, announced Wednesday that it would close beginning Thursday after about 30 percent of it

FORTWORTHBUSINESS.COM - 2018-01-18 20:50:00

Texas student accidentally fires shot through college classroom

DENISON, Texas (KXII) -- School officials said a bullet from an accidental discharge went through a classroom wall, came out through the other side and exited through a window. It happened at the Grayson College Criminal Justice Center in Denison, Texas on Jan. 10. Vice President of Business Serv

WIBW - 2018-01-18 19:48:00

Reward increased for information in 35-year-old Texas murder case

AUSTIN, Texas (KWTX) The Texas Department of Public Safety Thursday offered a reward of as much as $6,000 for information leading to an arrest in the 1983 murder of Susan Lee Eads, 19, whose body was found in in a vacant lot. Eads was last seen on Aug. 30, 1983 leaving her job at Charlie's Bar in Na

KWTX - 2018-01-18 20:48:00

Black Texas man sues cop who mistook him for thief, shot him

DALLAS (AP) - A black man shot by a police officer who mistook him for a thief as he tried to unlock his own truck has filed a civil rights lawsuit against the Dallas suburb where the shooting happened and the since-fired officer. Lyndo Jones, who was injured in the November shooting, filed the laws

VALLEYMORNINGSTAR.COM - 2018-01-18 22:33:00

Texas 'tourniquet killer' set to be first U.S. inmate executed in 2018

FILE PHOTO - Anthony Shore, 55, convicted of raping and murdering five children and young women, using a tourniquet to torture and strangle By Jon Herskovitz AUSTIN, Texas (Reuters) - In the first U.S. execution of 2018, Texas was set on Thursday to put to death a man convicted of raping and murder

WKZO.COM - 2018-01-18 19:23:00

Report reveals cause of deadly Central Texas helicopter crash

FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) Federal investigations have concluded that vibration caused by high speed and low rotor rotation speed led to a Bell Helicopter aircraft crash that killed both people aboard. The crash happened July 6, 2016, near Italy northeast of Hillsboro as the crew was flight testing the

KWTX - 2018-01-18 21:05:00

Man accused of kidnapping Round Rock girls back in Texas

The man accused of kidnapping two girls from Round Rock was transported back to Texas from Colorado by the U.S. Marshals Service on Thursday. 44-year-old Terrence Miles was arrested Jan. 3, 2018 in Colorado. He was wanted for kidnapping two girls, a 7-year-old and 14-year-old, both of whom were fou

FOX7AUSTIN.COM - 2018-01-18 19:11:00