Mariners fire GM Jack Zduriencik
The Seattle Mariners fired GM Jack Zduriencik, the team announced Friday. Assistant GM Jeff Kingston will handle GM responsibilities for remainder of the 2015 season.
Illinois fires Tim Beckman one week before season amid external review
Illinois has fired football coach Tim Beckman amid allegations of influencing medical decisions and pressuring players to play hurt, athletic director Mike Thomas announced Friday
South Texas hospice executive charged in death of man, 96
The administrator of a South Texas hospice has been charged with capital murder in the death of a 96-year-old man who authorities say had left her his estate.
Houston robbery ring members face 100-plus years in prison
A suburban Houston man and a man from New Orleans each face a minimum of more than 100 years in federal prison after convicted of multiple robbery and firearms charges related to a series of violent robberies in Houston.
Survey: General LOL most irked by grammar, spelling slips
It's the LOL generation that appears most annoyed by bad grammar and spelling slips, according to a survey by Dictionary.com.
Ex-prep school senior acquitted of felony rape
A former senior at a New Hampshire prep school has been acquitted of felony rape but convicted of misdemeanor sex charges regarding a 15-year-old freshman.
Students transported to hospital after pepper spray discharged on Goose Creek ISD bus
More than a dozen children were transported to an area hospital after a student reportedly discharged pepper spray on a Goose Creek ISD school bus this morning.
USDA to approve Simplot's genetically engineered potato
The U.S. Department of Agriculture has approved a potato genetically engineered by Idaho-based J.R. Simplot Co. to resist the pathogen that caused the Irish potato famine and that still damages crops around the world.
State trooper dragged several miles after motorcycle struck
A state trooper was dragged several miles by a car hauling a trailer after being knocked from his motorcycle along a Michigan interstate.
Ashley Madison CEO steps down in wake of hacking
The CEO of adultery website Ashley Madison is stepping down in the wake of the massive breach of the company's computer systems and outing of millions of its members.
Jared Fogle: Lawyer says ex-franchisee alerted Subway exec about pitchman
A former franchisee alerted an executive in charge of Subway's advertising in 2008 about her concerns about pitchman Jared Fogle, according to her lawyer.
Gov. Abbott pushes new initiatives following anti-abortion group videos
The videos, released by an anti-abortion group, show what the group claims is proof that organs from aborted pregnancies were being sold.