Posted: Sep 3, 2013 2:30 AM
Updated: Sep 3, 2013 2:31 AM
NEW YORK (AP) Football fans in Dallas, New York and Los Angeles can breathe a sigh of relief. CBS and Time Warner Cable ended a monthlong dispute yesterday. The companies resumed broadcast programming in millions of homes that had been blacked out. The companies were in dispute over how much Time Warner would pay for CBS programming.
HOUSTON (AP) Texas authorities say they dialed a man's boss for assistance in persuading his employee to end a 70-mile high-speed chase. Police say Lionel Rodriguez took off when officers stopped him for a traffic violation in Willis. Rodriguez had called the police dispatcher, told them that he was a wanted felon and that he wanted police to kill him. The dispatcher then made a three-way call with the suspect's boss.
HOUSTON (AP) Houston police say they and the Harris County District Attorney's Office are investigating the police killing of an unidentified armed man. Two officers responded Sunday night to a report of a disturbance with a gun. The suspect was identified by witnesses and pulled a handgun from a pocket when confronted by officers.
TIMPSON, Texas (AP) A sharp earth tremor that hit a rural East Texas area caused little reported damage but unnerved residents. The U.S. Geological Survey recorded the 4.1 magnitude earthquake yesterday afternoon. It was centered about 2 miles west-northwest of the town of Timpson. That's about 150 miles east-southeast of Dallas.