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Michael Sam signed to Dallas Cowboys' practice squad

He may not play on game days, but Michael Sam -- the first openly gay man to be drafted into the NFL -- will at least have a home in the league once the regular season starts: the Dallas Cowboys. The Cowboys announced Wednesday they'd signed the

Central Texas authorities search for attempted burglar

Authorities are looking for a man they say is responsible for attempting to break into a Central Texas pharmacy.

Texas school bus overturns, several students hospitalized

Several students were hurt Tuesday morning when their school bus was involved in an accident south of Dallas.

Body of missing 5-year old girl found

The body of a missing 5-year old girl was found Sunday in a Dallas apartment complex. Police found the body in an empty apartment at Sontera Palms Apartment Complex after the girl was reported missing earlier that afternoon.

In cold water: Texas grandfather dumps ALS ice bucket on 10-month-old

It's been the splash of social media for weeks, the ALS ice bucket challenge. However, some say a grandfather must have been out of his mind when he poured freezing cold water on his 10-month-old grandbaby.

Texas teens fall from carnival ride after door opens

UPDATE: 11:40 a.m. Monday 9/1 - El Paso Police say the door to the "Sidewinder" ride at the St. Anthony's Bazaar opened while the ride was in motion, flinging the teens from their seats Sunday night.

Rick Perry takes back tweet

Texas Gov. Rick Perry's Twitter account sent a disparaging graphic of Travis County District Attorney Rosemary Lehmberg Sunday night. Less than an hour later, he followed up with a tweet calling the graphic unauthorized.

Texas brewery to sell 99-pack of beer for limited time

Only in Texas can you find things you can't find elsewhere, including a MONSTROUS pack of beer!

Sister of 'Lady al Qaeda': 'We want no violence in Aafia's name'

KARACHI, Pakistan (CNN) -- The sister of a Pakistani prisoner described as the "poster girl" for Islamic jihad has urged ISIS hostage-takers to let their captives go. Speaking exclusively to CNN from her home in Karachi, Pakistan, the sister of

Texas immunization exemptions could put kids at risk

Like it or not, kids have been lining up to get immunized for school. After all, it's a state law, right? Not so fast.