Statewide News

Ebola-diagnosed Dallas nurse, Nina Pham, upgraded to good condition

Health officials announced Tuesday evening the Dallas, Texas, nurse who was admitted to NIH Clinical Center Special Clinical Studies Unit with Ebola has improved in health.

South Texas mother charged with capital murder of newborn

 Hidalgo County sheriff investigators have arrested a mother for murder of her newborn baby.

Marijuana advocate ousted from Texas church

 A Beaumont woman claims she has been cast out of her church for her use of medicinal marijuana.

Police: Texas man could be serial killer; cases may go back decades

The investigation of a man suspected in the deaths of at least seven women in northwest Indiana could expand to other states and stretch back decades, authorities said.

Recent rains bring reports of record ducks headed to Texas

For the first time in several years, ducks heading into Texas won’t be landing in the dirt thanks to decent rainfall across much of the state in recent months.

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