Statewide News

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.

Texas officials release latest Ebola contact tracing numbers

The Texas Department of State Health Services posted the most recent Ebola numbers to their website on Tuesday. You can see the most recent numbers below.

Dallas nurse who contracted Ebola releases statement

The Dallas nurse who contracted Ebola has released a statement through Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital where she is currently undergoing treatment:

TV station identifies Dallas nurse with Ebola

 As authorities confirmed that the Dallas nurse had contracted Ebola, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's top official was quick to point to a breach in protocol.

LISTEN: 911 call for now-deceased Ebola patient

 The city of Dallas has released the 911 audio call placed for now-deceased Ebola patient Thomas Duncan. You can listen to the audio recorded on September 28, 2014, in the video player above.

LA landfill tells Texas it will not accept Ebola victim's belongings

Chemical Waste Management, the company that owns a landfill near Lake Charles, told Texas officials it will no longer be accepting the Ebola victim's belongings. They issued the following statement:

TX teen sentenced for murdering his mother and defiling her body

Gruesome details emerged in the trial of Kevin Davis, the 18-year old accused of killing his 50-year old mother back on March 27 at her apartment in the 4300 block of Kostoryz Road, which began Tuesday.

Wendy Davis ad uses wheelchair to criticize paralyzed foe Abbott

 Wendy Davis is attacking her partially paralyzed Republican opponent Greg Abbott in the Texas governor's race -- with an ad that features an empty wheelchair.

91-year-old raped in Texas retirement home

 Police in Houston are looking for a man they say raped and robbed a 91-year-old woman.