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REEDS SPRING, Mo. (AP) - Texas Rangers pitcher Cole Hamels and his wife, Heidi, are donating a mansion and 100 acres of land in southwest Missouri to charity that provides camps for children with special needs and chronic illnesses and their siblings. The 32,000-square foot home will be donated to Camp Barnabas. The mansion and land is near Table Rock Lake near Reeds Springs

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) - Austin police say an officer has shot and wounded a man who stabbed another man outside a house and then refused to drop his knife as he moved toward the officer. Interim Police Chief Brian Manley says the 59-year-old gunshot victim and the man he stabbed, identified only as a 69-year-old, are both hospitalized.

FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) - Fort Worth police say a man who refused orders to remove his hands from his pockets during a traffic stop has been shot by officers when he pulled out a .45 caliber pistol and began shooting. Authorities say the man is hospitalized in stable condition with wounds to his wrist and thigh.

HOUSTON (AP) - A 27-year-old Houston Fire Department employee is jailed on a charge of sexually assaulting a child. The Harris County Sheriff's Office says Brandon Ramirez met the girl online, sent sexually explicit photos and videos of himself to her over weeks and then met her in person for a "sexual encounter."

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