Statewide News

Texas to create Ebola treatment, infectious disease bio containment facility

 Gov. Rick Perry today announced the creation of a state-of-the-art Ebola treatment and infectious disease bio containment facility in North Texas.

Texas sex offender held in Indiana after bodies of 7 women found

It started with one body at a motel in Hammond, Indiana.

Perry calls for travel ban from Ebola outbreak countries

  Gov. Rick Perry today announced the first recommendations issued by the Texas Task Force on Infectious Disease Preparedness and Response. Gov. Perry created the task force, headed by Dr. Brett P.

DPS: Texas fugitive with violent past wanted

 The Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) has added Alfredo Rangel, 37, to the Texas 10 Most Wanted Fugitives list, and a cash reward up to $7,500 is now being offered for information leading to his arrest.

Hospital responds to nurses union allegations over flawed Ebola protocol

The folllowing release was issued by Texas Healh Presbyterian Hospital after allegations were made by the National Nurses Union regarding the protocols and equipment in place during Thomas Eric Duncan’s treatment at the hospital were flaw

Fall bridal show

Brenda Harden with Weddings A to Z tells Rachel and Robert about an upcoming bridal show in East Texas. For more information, visit: https://www.facebook.com/WeddingsAtoZ

2nd health care worker tests positive for Ebola at Dallas hospital

A second health care worker at Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital who cared for Thomas Eric Duncan has tested positive for Ebola, the state's health department said Wednesday.

US Supreme Court puts pieces of Texas abortion law on hold

A provision of the Texas abortion law that closed all but eight abortion facilities in the state almost two weeks ago was temporarily put on hold Tuesday by the U.S. Supreme Court.

Judge approves Texas voter ID law for Nov. election

Texas should require photo voter identification in this year’s general election, the 5th U.S.