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Ebola: #FactsNotFear

Ebola: #FactsNotFearWith the death of the first person to be diagnosed with Ebola in the United States, as well as its first transmission in this country, concern about the deadly virus is growing.
  • News
  • 2 weeks, 1 day ago
Politics

Battle over future of Texas not limited to governor race

Battle over future of Texas not limited to governor raceWhile the race for governor is dominating the headlines, candidates for other statewide offices are fighting for attention in the final days before Election Day
  • Politics
  • 13 hours, 42 minutes ago
Texas

San Marcos police investigate suspicious death

San Marcos police investigate suspicious deathThe San Marcos Police Department is investigating a suspicious death one block north of the Tx State University campus
  • Texas
  • 13 hours, 44 minutes ago
Texas

Vet accused of keeping dogs alive for blood indicted

Vet accused of keeping dogs alive for blood indictedDespite telling the dogs' owners the animals were euthanized, they allegedly were kept alive
  • Texas
  • 13 hours, 50 minutes ago
Politics

Grassroots group aims to limit N. Texas fracking

Grassroots group aims to limit N. Texas frackingThe Mansfield Gas Well Awareness group is pushing for enhanced regulation at fracking sites within city limits after hearing complaints from citizens
  • Politics
  • 13 hours, 54 minutes ago
Texas

Program puts former soldiers on hunt for child predators

Program puts former soldiers on hunt for child predatorsHunting for wounded warriors willing to learn to hunt child predators
  • Texas
  • 13 hours, 56 minutes ago
Texas

Cleburne facing cyber attacks after officer kills dog

Cleburne facing cyber attacks after officer kills dogThe attacks are coming often - up to six million times an hour - from IP addresses as far away as Russia, Saudi Arabia, and France
  • Texas
  • 14 hours ago
Health

5-year-old needs marrow transplant for rare disease

5-year-old needs marrow transplant for rare diseaseThere's a 5-year-old boy in Fort Worth who needs your help. His name is Cline, and he has a very rare blood disorder.
  • Health
  • 14 hours ago
Texas

Texas bullet train gaining traction

Texas bullet train gaining tractionThe $10 billion proposed bullet train would take you from Houston to Dallas in less than two hours
  • Texas
  • 1 day ago
Health

Texas Commission on Environmental Quality issues surprising statement

Texas Commission on Environmental Quality issues surprising statementOn the official website for the TCEQ, the state's top toxicologist, Dr. Michael Honeycutt, argues against tougher restrictions on smog.
  • Health
  • 1 day ago
Texas

Vet accused of keeping dogs alive for blood indicted

Vet accused of keeping dogs alive for blood indictedLou Tierce faces up to three years in jail and up to $20,000 in fines
  • Texas
  • 1 day, 2 hours ago
Local

4 women charged with sex-trafficking of minors

4 women charged with sex-trafficking of minorsThey're charged with sexual trafficking of a minor and one count of conspiring to harbor illegal alien
  • Local
  • 1 day, 7 hours ago
Texas

UT satellite part of cargo in rocket explosion

UT satellite part of cargo in rocket explosionA small satellite designed by students from the University of Texas at Austin Cockrell School of Engineering was part of the cargo of a NASA rocket that exploded right before their eyes Tuesday evening.
  • Texas
  • 1 day, 14 hours ago
Texas

Former UT football player suing NCAA

Former UT football player suing NCAAJulius Whittier said football was one of his favorite activities, but he also believes the head injuries he suffered playing the game left him with a debilitating condition.
  • Texas
  • 1 day, 14 hours ago
Texas

Cleburne law enforcement to train for dog encounters

Cleburne law enforcement to train for dog encountersDid a Cleburne officer follow deadly force policy when he killed the registered pit bull Maximus? Were policies adequate for facing possible aggressive dogs?
  • Texas
  • 1 day, 14 hours ago
Texas

Jury duty scam targets Rockwall County

Jury duty scam targets Rockwall CountyThe sheriff wants your husband. That's the scare Michelle Nelson, of Rockwall, got earlier this month when she listened to a message on her family's home answering machine one Friday afternoon.
  • Texas
  • 1 day, 14 hours ago
Texas

Teen accused of shooting kitten could be tried as adult

Teen accused of shooting kitten could be tried as adultA teen accused of shooting a kitten in the eye could be tried as an adult.
  • Texas
  • 1 day, 14 hours ago
Crime

Texas executes ex-gang member for deaths of 3

Texas executes ex-gang member for deaths of 3He told everyone gathered that he hoped his victims' family members would "let go of all of the hate because of all my actions."
  • Crime
  • 2 days, 2 hours ago
Texas

Supreme Court denies appeal ahead of execution

Supreme Court denies appeal ahead of executionThe U.S. Supreme Court denied the last-chance appeal of a former gang member scheduled for execution Tuesday evening after his defense attorneys argued that the man, who was convicted of killing three rivals 14 years ago in San Antonio, is mentally impaired.
  • Texas
  • 2 days, 6 hours ago
Texas

Amber Vinson: 'With God, all things are possible'

Amber Vinson: 'With God, all things are possible'Amber Vinson, one of two Texas nurses who tested positive for Ebola after treating an infected patient, is free of the virus
  • Texas
  • 2 days, 6 hours ago
Texas

Dallas men convicted of murder released from jail

Dallas men convicted of murder released from jailA hot shave and a home-cooked meal -- those are the simple things two men are looking forward to.
  • Texas
  • 2 days, 8 hours ago
Texas

Phil Collins back in Texas to give away Alamo collection

Phil Collins back in Texas to give away Alamo collectionThe collection was given to Texas Land Commissioner Jerry Patterson, the state steward of the Alamo
  • Texas
  • 2 days, 9 hours ago
Texas

Confident gap is closing, Davis calls her shot

Confident gap is closing, Davis calls her shotIt's been more than a year since the state senator declared her campaign for governor in October of 2013
  • Texas
  • 2 days, 10 hours ago
News

Border families worry Halloween is overshadowing Dia de los Muertos

Border families worry Halloween is overshadowing Dia de los MuertosSome fear the growing popularity of Halloween in Mexico will overshadow Dia de Los Muertos, a religious holiday honoring the dead.
  • News
  • 2 days, 12 hours ago
Texas

Repair work ongoing at $60M Allen ISD stadium

Repair work ongoing at $60M Allen ISD stadiumThe first phase of repairs to a $60 million high school football stadium in North Texas is complete.
  • Texas
  • 2 days, 13 hours ago
Texas

Austin high school student launches wheelchair challenge

Austin high school student launches wheelchair challengeImagine being confined to a wheelchair and unable to open the door to your school. It's an everyday occurrence for one Austin student. Now he's trying to raise enough money to put in automatic doors.
  • Texas
  • 2 days, 14 hours ago
Texas

Lake Palo Pinto down to 11.4 percent full

Lake Palo Pinto down to 11.4 percent fullLarry Brent's backyard slopes down to Lake Palo Pinto, where stumps stick out of the water like candles on a birthday cake.
  • Texas
  • 2 days, 14 hours ago
Texas

Flying objects lead to major injuries on North Texas interstates

Flying objects lead to major injuries on North Texas interstatesOver the last week, George Cervantes and Jose Salazar have told their shocking story many times.
  • Texas
  • 2 days, 14 hours ago
News

Ebola Halloween house to raise money for charity

Ebola Halloween house to raise money for charityNow, Faulk says he wants to raise money for Doctors Without Borders, a charity that's active in fighting Ebola in West Africa.
  • News
  • 3 days, 1 hour ago
Texas

Dallas church welcomes back fiancée of Ebola victim

Dallas church welcomes back fiancée of Ebola victimA WFAA News 8 camera got just a glimpse of Louise Troh as she and her family took a side entrance into Wilshire Baptist Church Sunday morning. It was their first day attending services since coming out of quarantine.
  • Texas
  • 3 days, 11 hours ago
Texas

Man murdered while working at Southeast Austin bar

Man murdered while working at Southeast Austin barA murder early Sunday morning has police searching for two Hispanic men believed to be involved.
  • Texas
  • 3 days, 11 hours ago
Texas

Toyota kicks off move with 'Hello Texas' block party

Toyota kicks off move with 'Hello Texas' block partyToyota is getting ready to bring close to 4,000 jobs to North Texas
  • Texas
  • 3 days, 11 hours ago
Texas

Tower of the Americas closing for repairs

Tower of the Americas closing for repairsBeginning Monday, the Tower of the Americas will be closed three days for electrical work.
  • Texas
  • 3 days, 13 hours ago
Texas

Dallas Liberian community fights stigma of Ebola

Dallas Liberian community fights stigma of EbolaDallas Liberian community fights stigma of Ebola
  • Texas
  • 3 days, 14 hours ago
Texas

Teen fatally hits boy while learning to drive

Teen fatally hits boy while learning to drivePolice are still investigating the accident
  • Texas
  • 4 days, 7 hours ago
Elections

Down in polls, Texas' Davis recalls own comebacks

Down in polls, Texas' Davis recalls own comebacksDavis popped into a half-dozen Sunday morning church services across Houston flanked by other Texas Democrats
  • Elections
  • 4 days, 8 hours ago