SAN ANTONIO (AP) - A police officer for a university in San Antonio has shot and killed a student during a struggle following a traffic stop near campus. Alamo Heights police say a University of the Incarnate Word officer early today fatally shot 23-year-old student Robert Cameron Redus. The officer's name wasn't immediately released pending a review of the incident.
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) - A Texas grand jury has indicted a former executive of the state's $3 billion cancer-fighting agency with fraud for his involvement in improperly awarding an $11 million taxpayer-funded grant. Travis County District Attorney Rosemary Lehmberg says today that Jerald Cobbs has been charged with securing execution of a document by deception. It's the first criminal charge following a yearlong criminal investigation into the Cancer Prevention and Research Institute of Texas.
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) - Oil producers say the planned opening next month of the southern leg of the Keystone XL pipeline will remove a glut of crude oil at a storage hub in Cushing, Oklahoma. The 485-mile pipeline will carry up to 700,000 barrels per day from Cushing to Houston area refineries after its expected opening on January 3rd.
HOUSTON (AP) - The Houston Texans have fired coach Gary Kubiak. The team announced the decision on Friday, one day after the Texans lost their 11th straight game, 27-20 at Jacksonville. The 2-11 Texans played miserably and were flagged 14 times for a franchise-record 177 yards.
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