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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
  • 1 week ago
Texas

More than 20 Saginaw middle school students stung by bees

More than 20 Saginaw middle school students stung by beesMore than 20 middle school students were injured Tuesday when they were stung by bees in Saginaw.
  • Texas
  • 1 day, 10 hours ago
Texas

HAZMAT called to Humble post office after odor sickens 7

HAZMAT called to Humble post office after odor sickens 7A hazardous materials team was called out to a post office in Humble Tuesday because of an odor that caused an allergic reaction in seven individuals, Assistant Fire Chief Al Taska said.
  • Texas
  • 1 day, 11 hours ago
Life

Fort Hood's 'Hug Lady' receives special honor

Fort Hood's 'Hug Lady' receives special honorElizabeth Laird, known as the "Hug Lady" on Fort Hood, knows that a kind gesture goes a long way.
  • Life
  • 1 day, 12 hours ago
Texas

Excessive force? Viral SAPD video surfaces of downtown brawl

Excessive force? Viral SAPD video surfaces of downtown brawlIt's gaining momentum in the online world: video of San Antonio police officers arresting two men and a woman in which punches are thrown.
  • Texas
  • 1 day, 14 hours ago
Texas

Photos offer insight after Ebola decontamination

Photos offer insight after Ebola decontaminationFifty-one people have been cleared, but another 116 remain under active surveillance until November 7 for symptoms of the Ebola virus in Dallas.
  • Texas
  • 1 day, 14 hours ago
Texas

Dallas officials: 120 still on Ebola monitoring

Dallas officials: 120 still on Ebola monitoringTexas health officials say 120 people are still being monitored for possible infection with Ebola because they may have had contact with one of the three people who got the disease in Dallas.
  • Texas
  • 2 days, 9 hours ago
Politics

Abbott, Patrick command big leads in KHOU – Houston Public Media Poll

Abbott, Patrick command big leads in KHOU – Houston Public Media PollAbbott's supported by 47 percent of likely voters surveyed for the poll, compared to Wendy Davis' 32 percent
  • Politics
  • 2 days, 11 hours ago
Local

Dallas health care worker aboard cruise ship tests negative for Ebola

Dallas health care worker aboard cruise ship tests negative for EbolaThe Carnival Magic with a Texas Health Presbyterian employee aboard returned to Galveston early Sunday morning.
  • Local
  • 2 days, 13 hours ago
Texas

As Ebola quarantine ends in Dallas, another struggle begins

As Ebola quarantine ends in Dallas, another struggle beginsThree weeks of scrutiny, stress and solitude are about to come to an end for 48 people.
  • Texas
  • 2 days, 16 hours ago
Texas

State Fair brings in record-breaking $41 million

State Fair brings in record-breaking $41 millionThe State Fair boasts its most successful year in history as the 24-day run came to an end Sunday.
  • Texas
  • 2 days, 17 hours ago
Texas

No illness detected in Ebola patient's fiancee, family

No illness detected in Ebola patient's fiancee, familyLouise Troh issued a statement of thanks on Sunday
  • Texas
  • 3 days, 7 hours ago
Texas

Texas Health Resources CEO apologizes in full-page ad

Texas Health Resources CEO apologizes in full-page adWhile expressing gratitude to the caregivers officials acknowledge the hospital "made mistakes in handling this very difficult challenge"
  • Texas
  • 3 days, 9 hours ago
Texas

Garland youth pastor arrested for sex assault at church

Garland youth pastor arrested for sex assault at churchDerek Hutter, 37, is a youth minister at South Garland Baptist Church and the alleged victim is a Sachse resident
  • Texas
  • 3 days, 12 hours ago
Local

Cruise passengers remained calm despite Ebola scare

Cruise passengers remained calm despite Ebola scareThe Carnival Magic returned to port around 5 a.m. Sunday
  • Local
  • 3 days, 13 hours ago
Local

Ebola medical waste arrives in Galveston

Ebola medical waste arrives in GalvestonThe response by locals varied
  • Local
  • 4 days, 4 hours ago
Texas

DART: Woman ill at train station not on Ebola list

DART: Woman ill at train station not on Ebola listDallas Fire-Rescue confirmed the woman's reported connection with the Ivy Apartments
  • Texas
  • 4 days, 8 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
  • 4 days, 11 hours ago
Nation Now

McRib rollout soon, but regional, again

McRib rollout soon, but regional, againMcRib rollout soon, but regional, again
  • Nation Now
  • 4 days, 16 hours 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
  • 4 days, 17 hours 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
  • 5 days 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
  • 5 days, 5 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
  • 5 days, 7 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
  • 5 days, 10 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
  • 5 days, 11 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
  • 5 days, 13 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
  • 5 days, 15 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
  • 6 days, 1 hour 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
  • 6 days, 1 hour ago
Features

Houston ranked among snobbiest cities in America

Houston ranked among snobbiest cities in AmericaHouston comes in 18th overall
  • Features
  • 6 days, 2 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
  • 6 days, 2 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
  • 6 days, 3 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
  • 6 days, 3 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
  • 1 day, 8 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
  • 6 days, 10 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
  • 6 days, 12 hours ago