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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.

REPORT: CDC confirms first Ebola case diagnosed in U.S. in Dallas

UPDATE: A patient being treated at a Dallas, Texas, hospital is the first case of Ebola virus diagnosed in the United States, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, according to CNN.

5 babies test positive for TB in Texas

Five babies in El Paso, Texas, have tested positive for tuberculosis after being exposed to the infectious disease at a local hospital, the city's health department says.

Driver in deadly bus crash tells officials he was distracted

Pictures and memories provide little comfort to a collegiate community and four families coping with an immeasurable loss.

Ted Cruz wins Values Voter straw poll, again

Cruz first. Carson second. Sound familiar? If it does, it's because for the second year in a row, the duo clinched the top two spots for the presidential choice vote in the buzzy Values Voter Summit straw poll.

4 killed when semi hits bus carrying Texas softball team in Oklahoma

Four people died after a tractor-trailer crashed into a bus carrying members of a college women's softball team late Friday in southern Oklahoma, a law enforcement spokesman said.