• Lady Elks cruise to win - 12/19/2014 10:21 AM CST
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    (Burleson Star/AMBER WASHINGTON)
    EMERGENCY RESPONSE | OFFICER-INVOLVED SHOOTINGUPDATED: Bank robber shoots two officers

    12/19/2014 08:41 PM CST
    Two seasoned Burleson police officers were treated for gunshot wounds at John Peter Smith Hospital following a bank robbery Friday at Wells Fargo in the 400 block of East Renfro Street. 
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    Manhunt leads to Crowley arrest
    12/19/2014 02:46 PM CST - The manhunt for a suspected murderer ended Friday when a vehicle occupied by Kristun Sean Madewell, 40, crashed into another vehicle. Read More...

    NATION / WORLD
    (Zhang Duo/AP)
    China leader cautions against external forces

    BEIJING (AP) — Chinese President Xi Jinping is urging the semiautonomous former Portuguese colony of Macau to guard against interference by what he called hostile external forces after prolonged pro-democracy protests in nearby Hong Kong. Full Story
    TEXAS NEWS
    Court: Texas 'stand your ground' trial unfair

    HOUSTON (AP) — A Texas appeals court says a 49-year-old man who was convicted of murder after jurors rejected his "stand your ground" self-defense claim didn't get a fair trial and deserves a new one. Full Story
    SPORTS
    (DONNIE LAIL/BURLESON STAR)
    GIRLS BASKETBALL | CENTENNIAL 44, JOSHUA 38Lady Spartans hold off Lady Owls for 8-5A win

    A roller coaster ride might be the best description for Centennial’s, 44-38, District 8-5A girls basketball home victory over Joshua Tuesday night. Read More...
    MOST RECENT
    (Burleson Star/AMBER WASHINGTON)
    EMERGENCY RESPONSE | OFFICER-INVOLVED SHOOTINGUPDATED: Bank robber shoots two officers

    12/19/2014 08:41 PM CST
    Two seasoned Burleson police officers were treated for gunshot wounds at John Peter Smith Hospital following a bank robbery Friday at Wells Fargo in the 400 block of East Renfro Street. 
    Read More...
    Manhunt leads to Crowley arrest
    12/19/2014 02:46 PM CST - The manhunt for a suspected murderer ended Friday when a vehicle occupied by Kristun Sean Madewell, 40, crashed into another vehicle. Read More...

    Manhunt still on for murder suspect
    12/18/2014 04:27 PM CST - Editor's note: The previous website report this manhunt was "called off" and "suspended" was erroneous. The search continues. Read More...

    Phillips honored with Purple Heart
    12/09/2014 12:28 PM CST - Burleson Mayor Ken Shetter called Friday's Purple Heart presentation at City Hall an honor for the community."By proclamation, we have chosen to be a Purple Heart City," he said. Read More...

    Harley-Davidson roaring to town
    12/09/2014 12:29 PM CST - "The rumors are true," Burleson Economic Development Manager Justin Bond said at a recent Planning and Zoning Commission meeting. Read More...

    Williams' work to honor Fort Hood victims moves to Senate
    12/09/2014 12:21 PM CST - The first step in providing Fort Hood shooting victims with full benefits and presentation of Purple Hearts has passed the U. Read More...

    Man dies in 1187 crash
    12/04/2014 01:27 PM CST - A 20-year-old Burleson resident was killed Wednesday when the motorcycle he was riding rear-ended a water truck that had stopped to turn. Read More...

    Man without use of arms facing gun charge released

    TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — A man who can't use his arms because of a spinal condition but faces a gun possession charge has been released from a New Jersey jail without having to pay bail. Full Story
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    9 films advance in Oscars shortlist for best foreign film

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — The list of contenders for best foreign film got a bit smaller Friday as the Academy of Motion Pictures Arts and Sciences announced the nine features that will advance to the next round of voting. Full Story