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Starr Recommends Outside Review After BU Player’s Rape Conviction

Baylor University President and Chancellor Ken Starr announced Friday he is recommending that the school’s regents authorize a review by outside counsel and called for zero tolerance for sexual violence, a week after a former football player was sentenced for the rape of a female athlete.

Published: Sat, 29 Aug 2015 00:23:53 GMT

Corps Of Engineers Closes Lake Belton Marina

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Friday closed a Lake Belton Marina, citing an inspection that “revealed numerous public safety and health issues.”

Published: Fri, 28 Aug 2015 22:44:42 GMT

Hundreds Of Students Stay Home After Racially-Charged Threat

Hundreds of students weren’t in class Friday at a local high school after a racially-charged post threatening black students was circulated on social media.

Published: Sat, 29 Aug 2015 00:22:26 GMT

Man Killed In I-35 Rest Stop Stabbing Was Driving Instructor

The victim of a deadly stabbing at an Interstate 35 rest stop that led to an overnight manhunt in Central Texas was a truck-driving instructor and the man facing charges in the death was his student.

Published: Fri, 28 Aug 2015 19:35:19 GMT

Early-Morning Crash Leaves Local Man Dead, Woman Injured

An early-morning crash on a Central Texas farm-to-market road left a man dead and sent a woman to a local hospital.

Published: Fri, 28 Aug 2015 17:01:43 GMT

Ex-BU Player’s Father Says Briles Wasn’t Told About Violent Attack

The father of a former Baylor football player convicted of rape in an attack on a coed says he was present when Boise State head coach Chris Petersen called Bears coach Art Briles and says Petersen said nothing about a violent incident involving his son.

Published: Thu, 27 Aug 2015 23:26:48 GMT

Video Shows Death Of Man In Texas Jail Lobby

Video released Friday shows the erratic behavior of a panic-stricken man who died after deputies subdued him in the lobby of a Texas jail.

Published: Fri, 28 Aug 2015 22:59:51 GMT

Troopers Will Be Out In Force On Interstate 35

State troopers will be out in force over the weekend on Interstate 35 in Texas as part of a 16-state effort to reduce fatal accidents.

Published: Fri, 28 Aug 2015 20:38:19 GMT

Stunt Plane Crashes As Texas Pilot Practices For Air Show

A Texas pilot died Friday when his stunt plane crashed as he practiced for a weekend air show.

Published: Sat, 29 Aug 2015 13:11:33 GMT

Local Nonprofit Admits To Cash Flow Problems; 5 Employees Resign

A 25-year-old local nonprofit that works with the elderly and disabled admitted Thursday that it cash flow problems, two days after five employees and four members of its 12-member board resigned because of concerns about financial management.

Published: Thu, 27 Aug 2015 22:23:45 GMT