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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
  • 4 days, 13 hours ago
Texas

Video of police officer shooting dog spurs review

Video of police officer shooting dog spurs reviewCleburne police are now investigating, but say the short video clip of the dog being shot doesn't tell the whole story
  • Texas
  • 1 day, 18 hours ago
Nation Now

McRib rollout soon, but regional, again

McRib rollout soon, but regional, againMcRib rollout soon, but regional, again
  • Nation Now
  • 2 days ago
Nation Now

Supreme Court rules Texas can enforce voter ID law

Supreme Court rules Texas can enforce voter ID lawSupreme Court rules Texas can enforce voter ID law
  • Nation Now
  • 2 days ago
Texas

Presbyterian doctor on Ebola response: 'Epitome of health care'

Presbyterian doctor on Ebola response: 'Epitome of health care'Dr. Gary Weinstein was at the heart of the treatment of Dallas' Ebola patients and he spoke exclusively to News 8 Friday
  • Texas
  • 2 days, 7 hours ago
Texas

Officials say 24 arrested in South Texas drug ring

Officials say 24 arrested in South Texas drug ringThe U.S. DOJ announced the arrests on Friday
  • Texas
  • 2 days, 12 hours ago
Texas

Texas jobless rate at 5.2 percent for September

Texas jobless rate at 5.2 percent for SeptemberThe nationwide unemployment rate for September was 5.9 percent
  • Texas
  • 2 days, 14 hours ago
Local

Dallas hospital worker isolated on cruise out of Galveston

Dallas hospital worker isolated on cruise out of GalvestonA health care worker who may have handled a specimen from the Liberian man who died from Ebola in Dallas is on a cruise ship in the Caribbean.
  • Local
  • 2 days, 17 hours ago
Texas

Texas Gov. Perry calls for travel ban due to Ebola

Texas Gov. Perry calls for travel ban due to EbolaTexas Gov. Perry calls for travel ban due to Ebola
  • Texas
  • 2 days, 19 hours ago
Texas

Doctor: Nina Pham in fair condition, resting comfortably

Doctor: Nina Pham in fair condition, resting comfortablyNina Pham, the first nurse to test positive for Ebola at a Dallas hospital, was listed in "fair" condition Friday and "resting comfortably" at a state-of-the-art facility at the National Institutes of Health in Maryland where she was transferred...
  • Texas
  • 2 days, 20 hours ago
Texas

Officials order health care workers in Ebola case not to travel by public transport

Officials order health care workers in Ebola case not to travel by public transportTexas health officials have ordered any person who entered the room of the first Ebola patient at a Dallas hospital not to travel by public transport, including planes ship, buses or trains, or visit groceries, restaurants or theaters for 21 days, until the danger of...
  • Texas
  • 2 days, 22 hours ago
Texas

U.S. steps up domestic response to Ebola crisis

U.S. steps up domestic response to Ebola crisisOfficials move to keep Dallas health workers home
  • Texas
  • 3 days, 8 hours ago
Texas

SMU student helps raise $1M for Center for Child Protection

SMU student helps raise $1M for Center for Child ProtectionArgo is the recipient of Texas Women in Business award for leading this effort
  • Texas
  • 3 days, 9 hours ago
Features

Houston ranked among snobbiest cities in America

Houston ranked among snobbiest cities in AmericaHouston comes in 18th overall
  • Features
  • 3 days, 9 hours ago
Health

Nina Pham speaks in hospital room before being transported

Nina Pham speaks in hospital room before being transported"Come to Maryland," Pham said in the video. "Everybody."
  • Health
  • 3 days, 10 hours ago
Health

Amber Vinson's family makes statement to media

Amber Vinson's family makes statement to mediaVinson, a nurse from Dallas, was diagnosed with Ebola Tuesday
  • Health
  • 3 days, 10 hours ago
Texas

Texas asks Supreme Court to preserve voter ID law

Texas asks Supreme Court to preserve voter ID lawA decision could come soon as Friday
  • Texas
  • 3 days, 11 hours ago
Health

Highlights from #FactsNotFear Facebook Q&A on Ebola

Highlights from #FactsNotFear Facebook Q&A on EbolaThree medical professionals answered viewers' questions on Ebola
  • Health
  • 3 days, 11 hours ago
Ebola

UTMB asked to lead fight against Ebola

UTMB asked to lead fight against EbolaThe University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston has been asked to step up and take the lead on the fight against Ebola.
  • Ebola
  • 3 days, 17 hours ago
Texas

Elderly woman shot in face during drive-by shooting

Elderly woman shot in face during drive-by shootingAn elderly woman survived being shot twice during a drive-by Wednesday night on San Antonio's east side.
  • Texas
  • 3 days, 19 hours ago
Health

Austin company may help cure common cancer side effect

Austin company may help cure common cancer side effectThe company has developed a photo-therapy machine that delivers low level laser light directly to the patient
  • Health
  • 3 days, 19 hours ago
Texas

Pot brownie teen accepts plea deal

Pot brownie teen accepts plea dealA 19-year-old who originally faced a life sentence for pot brownies will spend the next seven years on probation.
  • Texas
  • 3 days, 20 hours ago
Texas

Former Texas jailer charged over Facebook account

Former Texas jailer charged over Facebook accountA former West Texas jailer is behind bars after authorities say he set up a fake Facebook account to defame a sheriff's deputy.
  • Texas
  • 3 days, 20 hours ago
Dallas Cowboys

Lawsuit against Jerry Jones dismissed

Lawsuit against Jerry Jones dismissedA lawsuit filed against Dallas Cowboys owner Jerry Jones by a woman claiming he sexually assaulted her five years ago has been dismissed.
  • Dallas Cowboys
  • 3 days, 20 hours ago
Texas

Williamson Co. to open shelter for sex trafficking victims

Williamson Co. to open shelter for sex trafficking victimsAs sex trafficking continues to grow within the United States, an Austin-based safe house for victims is planning to expand.
  • Texas
  • 3 days, 20 hours ago
Texas

Dallas County could declare Ebola disaster

Dallas County could declare Ebola disasterDallas County commissioners will consider issuing a disaster declaration after Ebola has left a man from Liberia dead and two nurses infected.
  • Texas
  • 3 days, 22 hours ago
Texas

Presbyterian fires back: We followed CDC guidelines

Presbyterian fires back: We followed CDC guidelinesWhile nurses working at Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital in Dallas have reported being put in harm's way while treating the first U.S. Ebola patient, Thomas Eric Duncan, hospital officials are firing back -- claiming that CDC guidelines were followed at all times.
  • Texas
  • 3 days, 23 hours ago
Texas

3 Central Texas schools cancel classes over Ebola concerns

3 Central Texas schools cancel classes over Ebola concernsThree Central Texas schools will be closed on Thursday over health concerns surrounding two students who traveled on a Monday flight with Ebola patient Amber Vinson.
  • Texas
  • 3 days, 23 hours ago
Houston Texans

VIDEO: J.J. Watt shows up at youth football practice, gives speech

VIDEO: J.J. Watt shows up at youth football practice, gives speechWe already knew J.J. Watt was a nice guy, after all, he bought his mom a car for her birthday.
  • Houston Texans
  • 4 days ago
Texas

Congress to quiz CDC, hospital over Ebola missteps

Congress to quiz CDC, hospital over Ebola misstepsThe director of the Centers for Disease Control and the chief clinical officer of Texas Health Resources are among witnesses who will testify before a congressional committee investigating mistakes made with Ebola in Dallas.
  • Texas
  • 4 days, 2 hours ago
Politics

Davis says controversial ad 'incredibly effective'

Davis says controversial ad 'incredibly effective'Davis confirmed that she previewed the ad before it aired, and said she has no regrets for airing it
  • Politics
  • 4 days, 9 hours ago
Texas

Texas students pulled from class over Ebola concerns

Texas students pulled from class over Ebola concernsThe students will remain out of school for three weeks
  • Texas
  • 4 days, 9 hours ago
Texas

Can Dallas hospital recover from Ebola transmissions?

Can Dallas hospital recover from Ebola transmissions?"Clinical issues, especially infectious diseases like Ebola are probably the worst reputational threat to a hospital."
  • Texas
  • 4 days, 11 hours ago
Texas

New Ebola patient moved to Atlanta

New Ebola patient moved to AtlantaA 29-year-old nurse identified as the second Texas hospital worker to test positive for Ebola had traveled on a Frontier Airlines flight from Cleveland to Dallas the evening before she noted the first symptoms of the disease, the Centers for Disease Control and...
  • Texas
  • 4 days, 11 hours ago
Ebola

Fort Bliss soldiers train ahead of Ebola mission

Fort Bliss soldiers train ahead of Ebola missionFort Bliss says there a slim to zero chance any soldier will need the protective suit but every soldier going to Liberia will learn how to properly use one.
  • Ebola
  • 4 days, 13 hours ago
News

Nina Pham: 'I'm doing well'

Nina Pham: 'I'm doing well'Nina Pham, 26, thanked everyone for their kind wishes and prayers.
  • News
  • 4 days, 19 hours ago