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Health

Austin lab tested blood sample for Ebola

Austin lab tested blood sample for EbolaThe lab in Austin recently became certified to test for Ebola on Aug. 22.
  • Health
  • 15 hours, 35 minutes ago
Health

Patient tests positive for Ebola in Dallas

Patient tests positive for Ebola in DallasA patient at a Dallas hospital has tested positive for the deadly Ebola virus.
  • Health
  • 1 day ago
Texas

Ft. Bliss sending troops to Liberia

Ft. Bliss sending troops to LiberiaNearly 500 troops from Fort Bliss in El Paso will soon deploy to Liberia to fight the spread of Ebola there.
  • Texas
  • 1 day ago
Politics

POLL: Abortion, migrants not cut & dry issues in Texas

POLL: Abortion, migrants not cut & dry issues in TexasTexas Lyceum Poll numbers show immigration, border security top issues, but views often nuanced.
  • Politics
  • 1 day, 4 hours ago
Texas

Truck carrying 1000s of live chickens overturns

Truck carrying 1000s of live chickens overturnsMore than 5,000 crated chickens on their way to a Texas slaughterhouse have been tossed from a flatbed trailer.
  • Texas
  • 1 day, 5 hours ago
Nation

Government funds lawyers for immigrant kids

Government funds lawyers for immigrant kidsThe Obama administration is spending $4 million on lawyers for unaccompanied immigrant children in deportation proceedings, a move an influential Republican lawmaker says is illegal and will fuel an increase in illegal immigration.
  • Nation
  • 1 day, 5 hours ago
Texas

Beaumont ISD to seek $4M stolen by 2 ex-workers

Beaumont ISD to seek $4M stolen by 2 ex-workersA Southeast Texas school district will try to recover money and property seized in a $4 million embezzlement case that sent two ex-finance officers to prison.
  • Texas
  • 1 day, 10 hours ago
Texas

'Black Widow' guilty in Keller murder case

'Black Widow' guilty in Keller murder caseAfter seven hours of deliberations, a Tarrant County jury found Michele Williams guilty of murder and guilty of tampering with a firearm in the 2011 death of her husband.
  • Texas
  • 1 day, 15 hours ago
Texas

Steer briefly escapes at State Fair of Texas

Steer briefly escapes at State Fair of TexasAuthorities have recaptured a nearly 1,000-pound steer that briefly escaped captivity at the State Fair of Texas and led city police on a chase amid fairgoers.
  • Texas
  • 1 day, 15 hours ago
Politics

Texas lieutenant governor debate a study in contrasts

Texas lieutenant governor debate a study in contrastsRepublican and Democratic nominees for Texas lieutenant governor draw distinctions in first and only televised debate.
  • Politics
  • 2 days ago
Politics

WATCH: Lt. gov. debate between Patrick and Van de Putte

WATCH: Lt. gov. debate between Patrick and Van de PutteLieutenant governor candidates Dan Patrick and Leticia Van de Putte faced off in their only televised debate on Monday night.
  • Politics
  • 2 days, 1 hour ago
Texas

NTSB: Truck driver didn't hit brakes before hitting bus

NTSB: Truck driver didn't hit brakes before hitting busThe driver of an 18-wheel tractor-trailer that collided with a bus and killed four members of a Texas community college softball team told investigators he had been distracted by something in his cabin before the accident, authorities said Sunday.
  • Texas
  • 2 days, 4 hours ago
Texas

Former funeral home owner Rachel Hardy indicted

Former funeral home owner Rachel Hardy indictedRachel Hardy, who accepted government benefits while failing to disclose her ownership of two businesses, could face up to 20 years in prison and a $250,000 fine after being indicted by a federal grand jury last week.
  • Texas
  • 2 days, 8 hours ago
Texas

Houston cancer doctor sentenced to prison for poisoning lover

Houston cancer doctor sentenced to prison for poisoning loverA jury has sentenced a Houston cancer researcher to ten years in prison for poisoning her colleague and lover by spiking his coffee with a chemical found in antifreeze. She also gets no probation and must pay a $10,000 fine.
  • Texas
  • 2 days, 9 hours ago
Texas

Gang member sentenced to 262 months for sex trafficking

Gang member sentenced to 262 months for sex traffickingKeith Williams, 25, also known as "Chucky Blood" and a documented member of the 59 Bounty Hunter Bloods gang in Dallas, pleaded guilty to one count of sex trafficking of a child in February 2014.
  • Texas
  • 2 days, 9 hours ago
Health

Enterovirus cases rising in Texas

Enterovirus cases rising in TexasAs the number of confirmed cases of entrovirus rises in Texas, health experts are working to learn more about the respiratory illness and how it spreads.
  • Health
  • 2 days, 9 hours ago
Texas

Police: Robbery could have led to Houston cab driver's death

Police: Robbery could have led to Houston cab driver's deathA dangerous armed robber could be on the run in southwest Houston after police say he killed a cab driver late Sunday.
  • Texas
  • 2 days, 10 hours ago
Texas

Five babies test positive for TB in Texas

Five babies test positive for TB in TexasFive babies in El Paso, Texas, have tested positive for tuberculosis after being exposed to the infectious disease at a local hospital, the city's health department says.
  • Texas
  • 2 days, 11 hours ago
Texas

Teen drowns retrieving dove from pond

Teen drowns retrieving dove from pondA teen drowned on Sunday night as he tried to retrieve a dove that had been shot and fell into a stock pond.
  • Texas
  • 2 days, 12 hours ago
Texas

Highland Park ISD reverses, drops ban of 7 books

Highland Park ISD reverses, drops ban of 7 booksA suburban Dallas school has reversed course and will let students read seven books removed from an approved list amid concerns about sex, abortion and rape references.
  • Texas
  • 2 days, 15 hours ago
Business

Dallas-based Dave & Buster's plans initial public offering

Dallas-based Dave & Buster's plans initial public offeringDave & Buster's plans an initial public offering of approximately 5.9 million shares in its second return to the public markets.
  • Business
  • 2 days, 15 hours ago
Texas

Birthday celebration turns tragic when child hit, killed by car

Birthday celebration turns tragic when child hit, killed by carA child's birthday party Saturday on the south side turned into a tragic event when a little girl was killed after being run over by a truck.
  • Texas
  • 3 days, 3 hours ago
Texas

NTSB: Truck driver didn't hit brakes before hitting bus

NTSB: Truck driver didn't hit brakes before hitting busHere's the latest on the four North Central Texas College softball players who were killed Friday night when an 18-wheeler barreled into their team bus on an Oklahoma highway.
  • Texas
  • 3 days, 4 hours ago
Texas

5 babies test positive for TB in Texas exposure

5 babies test positive for TB in Texas exposureFive babies have tested positive for tuberculosis in West Texas after a nurse assistant at an El Paso hospital exposed hundreds of infants to the disease between September 2013 and last month.
  • Texas
  • 4 days, 2 hours ago
Texas

FAA: Small plane crashes in San Jacinto County

FAA: Small plane crashes in San Jacinto CountyThe FAA has confirmed that a small plane has crashed at a private airport east of Shepherd on FM 223 in San Jacinto County.
  • Texas
  • 4 days, 3 hours ago
Texas

Grandfather shot while driving in Lewisville dies

Grandfather shot while driving in Lewisville diesA grandfather who was shot while driving by a man who had been acting erratically and began following the grandfather has died, the victim's son said in a statement.
  • Texas
  • 4 days, 3 hours ago
Texas

Four students killed in Oklahoma bus crash

Four students killed in Oklahoma bus crashA tractor-trailer veered across the median of a major interstate highway in Oklahoma late Friday and crashed into the side of a Texas women's college softball team bus, killing four players and injuring a dozen other people.
  • Texas
  • 4 days, 5 hours ago