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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, 1 day ago
Texas

Central Texas students, bus driver shot by BB gun

Central Texas students, bus driver shot by BB gunAuthorities have declined to charge two boys after a BB gun was fired aboard a Central Texas school bus
  • Texas
  • 21 hours, 49 minutes ago
Texas

Frisco transitional living home for homeless teens in jeopardy

Frisco transitional living home for homeless teens in jeopardyFrisco home is now in a tug-of-war between the homeowners association and the transitional living group.
  • Texas
  • 21 hours, 51 minutes ago
Health

City puts last-minute stop to planned anti-abortion protest at Alamo

City puts last-minute stop to planned anti-abortion protest at AlamoAn anti-abortion group thought they had the green light to broadcast abortions in front of the Alamo on Wednesday.
  • Health
  • 21 hours, 51 minutes ago
Texas

Brass knuckles, pipe found in S.A. school employee's backpack

Brass knuckles, pipe found in S.A. school employee's backpackThe pipe tested positive for traces of meth said police.
  • Texas
  • 21 hours, 57 minutes ago
Texas

2 arrested in Dallas 16-year-old girl's murder

2 arrested in Dallas 16-year-old girl's murderA young girl's body was found in a creek near Fair Park. Now a 16-year-old is behind bars in connection with the crime.
  • Texas
  • 22 hours, 13 minutes ago
Texas

Family: Dallas nurse Amber Vinson free of Ebola virus

Family: Dallas nurse Amber Vinson free of Ebola virusOne week after Dallas nurse Amber Vinson had been diagnosed with Ebola, we learned Wednesday the CDC declared her to be Ebola-free.
  • Texas
  • 23 hours, 6 minutes ago
Health

Mexico takes steps forward in Ebola prevention

Mexico takes steps forward in Ebola preventionIn recent weeks up to 90 percent of health care workers have been trained to detect Ebola cases
  • Health
  • 1 day, 18 hours ago
Texas

Austin police: Man dead after fall or jump from overpass

Austin police: Man dead after fall or jump from overpassA man found dead 80 feet under the Highway 183 flyover near State Highway 45 on Wednesday morning either jumped or fell from the flyover, according to police.
  • Texas
  • 1 day, 20 hours ago
Texas

Suspected serial killer's ex-wife 'shocked' at allegations

Suspected serial killer's ex-wife 'shocked' at allegationsAustin police are working to see whether the accused serial killer, now under 24-hour surveillance in Indiana, has a connection to any crimes in Central Texas
  • Texas
  • 1 day, 20 hours ago
Animals

Time running out for San Antonio dog found with a face full of quills

Time running out for San Antonio dog found with a face full of quillsIt was a sad sight: The face of a young black Labrador retriever covered in apparent porcupine quills.
  • Animals
  • 1 day, 20 hours ago
Texas

San Antonio wounded warrior left without wheels

San Antonio wounded warrior left without wheelsA wounded warrior recently reached out to KENS 5 to tell us that he was the victim of a very unfortunate theft at a very unfortunate time.
  • Texas
  • 1 day, 21 hours ago
Texas

Richardson neighbors react to Ebola treatment center

Richardson neighbors react to Ebola treatment centerNorth Texas' new state-of-the-art Ebola treatment facility will be housed inside the Methodist Richardson Campus for Continuing Care on Campbell Road — just a block away from nearby homes — but the state and local medical professionals say the community has nothing...
  • Texas
  • 1 day, 21 hours ago
Texas

Activists to show abortion footage on jumbo-tron at Alamo Plaza

Activists to show abortion footage on jumbo-tron at Alamo PlazaDeep in the heart of San Antonio, Mark Harrington said it's the perfect place to bring up a very controversial issue.
  • Texas
  • 1 day, 21 hours ago
Texas

Cleburne officer faces threats after shooting dog

Cleburne officer faces threats after shooting dogThe owners of a young, registered pit bull named Maximus stood on a steep embankment and looked down at the culvert where a Cleburne police officer shot their dog.
  • Texas
  • 1 day, 21 hours ago
Politics

Both candidates for Texas governor hit Houston hard

Both candidates for Texas governor hit Houston hardThey may have started the day on the same page but it doesn't take for these two to return to their differences.
  • Politics
  • 2 days, 8 hours 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
  • 2 days, 16 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
  • 2 days, 17 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
  • 2 days, 18 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
  • 2 days, 20 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
  • 2 days, 20 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
  • 3 days, 16 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
  • 3 days, 17 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
  • 3 days, 19 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
  • 3 days, 22 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
  • 3 days, 23 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
  • 4 days, 14 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
  • 4 days, 16 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
  • 4 days, 18 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
  • 4 days, 19 hours ago
Local

Ebola medical waste arrives in Galveston

Ebola medical waste arrives in GalvestonThe response by locals varied
  • Local
  • 5 days, 10 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
  • 5 days, 14 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
  • 5 days, 17 hours ago
Nation Now

McRib rollout soon, but regional, again

McRib rollout soon, but regional, againMcRib rollout soon, but regional, again
  • Nation Now
  • 5 days, 23 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
  • 5 days, 23 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
  • 6 days, 6 hours ago