Statewide News

Atheist group demands changes at Texas school

 The organization that went after the Hawks for Christ group for its prayers at China Elementary and filed a complaint against the Kountze cheerleaders for Bible-based banners, is now accusing Hardin- Jefferson schools of more constitution

Ebola test result comes back negative on Dallas County deputy

 UPDATE: According to DSHS, testing of the specimen submitted by Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital was completed on Thursday with a negative result for Ebola.

Second possible Ebola patient reported in Dallas-area

 A patient has been admitted to the emergency room "after reporting possible exposure to the Ebola virus," Texas Health Presbyterian Dallas said in a statement Wednesday.

Texas fugitive walks into police station with stolen glock, turns self in

 Troopers with Louisiana State Police Troop I placed a 29-year-old Texas man into custody after he walked into the Troop armed with a stolen handgun.

Dallas patient with Ebola dies

According to the Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Dallas, Thomas Eric Duncan has died. The hospital released the following statement:

East Texas musicians host "Night of Stars"

Gary Bayless of Hope Haven of East Texas discusses a "Showcase of Stars" happening at Liberty Hall that benefits a local organization helping homeless girls.

Women allege sexual abuse at Texas immigrant detention center

Women detained at an immigrant holding facility in southern Texas allege workers there have sexually abused them, including by removing them from their cells at night for sex as well as fondling them in front of others, lawyers wrote in a lette

Appeals court: Texas can enforce abortion rules for now

Editor's note: This story has been updated throughout.  

U.S. Ebola case: Health officials searching for up to 100 contacts

Health officials are reaching out to as many as 100 people who may have had contact with the first Ebola patient diagnosed in the U.S., a spokeswoman with the Texas Department of State Health Services said Thursday.

Reward increased to $8,000 for TX convict who served time for rape, stabbing

The reward for Robert Chrismon, 51, a Texas 10 Most Wanted Sex Offender and this month’s featured fugitive, has been increased to $8,000 for information leading to his capture if the tip comes in during the month of October.