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The execution gurney in the death chamber in Huntsville, Texas. (credit: AP)

Report Urges End To Execution Drug Mixtures

In the aftermath of a botched lethal injection in Oklahoma, a constitutional rights group is calling for replacing the use of drug combinations in executions with a single drug.

05/07/2014

The Texas death chamber in Huntsville, TX (Photo by Joe Raedle/Newsmakers)

Lawsuit: Controversy Should Delay Texas Execution

Attorneys for a Texas death row inmate have filed a federal civil rights lawsuit seeking to delay his execution following a bungled execution in Oklahoma.

05/06/2014

Texas Governor Rick Perry (Photo: FREDERIC J. BROWN/AFP/Getty Images)

Gov. Perry: Oklahoma Execution ‘Went Terribly Wrong’

Texas Gov. Rick Perry says “something went terribly wrong” during the botched execution of an Oklahoma inmate, but declined to call it inhumane.

05/05/2014

Texas death chamber execution gurney. (credit: AP)

Okla. Inmate Dies Of Heart Attack After Botched Execution

An Oklahoma inmate whose execution was halted Tuesday because the delivery of a new drug combination was botched died of a heart attack.

04/29/2014

(Source: CBSDFW.COM)

Skydiving Accident Survivor Returns To School

Makenzie Wethington returned to school in Joshua for the first time on Monday morning after a Oklahoma skydiving mishap in late January left her injured in the hospital.

03/31/2014

(credit: Meagan Wethington)

Skydiving Accident Teen Talks About Fall, Returning To School

Less than two months after a terrifying skydiving mishap, a North Texas teenager is walking and ready to go back to school. Makenzie Wethington, 16, was skydiving in Oklahoma on January 25 when her parachute didn’t open correctly.

CBS 11–03/21/2014

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Brutal Big 12 Tournament Promises To Be Wide Open

After winning their 10th straight regular-season title, the Jayhawks earned the top seed when the Big 12 tournament begins Wednesday night at the Sprint Center.

03/11/2014

Trent Johnson as head coach of the LSU Tigers, reacts during their game against Vanderbilt on March 10, 2011. (credit: Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images)

TCU Winless In Big 12, Loses 97-67 To No. 23 OU

TCU coach Trent Johnson didn’t even look at the end of his bench, where six Horned Frog players sat in white polo shirts and slacks instead of uniforms.

03/08/2014

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2014 State Fair Theme: ‘Deep In The Heart Of Texans’

The 2014 State Fair of Texas will include a Texas Sports Hall of Fame exhibit and an effort to fight hunger by turning canned foods into art.

CBS 11–03/04/2014

(Photo by Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images)

Lots Left To Play For In Big 12

The final week of the regular season represents a chance to either improve their postseason positioning or win over the NCAA tournament selection committee.

03/03/2014

Caron Butler #3 of the Milwaukee Bucks (Photo by Gary Dineen/NBAE via Getty Images)

AP Source: Caron Butler To Sign With OKC Thunder

Caron Butler has agreed to sign with the Oklahoma City Thunder, according to a person close to the situation.

02/28/2014

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Skydiving Accident Survivor Speaks In Dallas

A 16-year-old North Texas girl who last month plummeted more than 3,000 feet to the ground in an Oklahoma skydiving accident spoke at a news conference at a Dallas hospital.

02/13/2014

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