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Houston police are searching for two people who they say tried to rob and shoot an off-duty police officer outside of an Olive Garden restaurant. A department spokesman tells KPRC-TV that one of the suspects fired five to eight shots at the officer on Saturday night in southwest...
Electronic scanners to check for fevers are set to be used at five Dallas schools where students are under an Ebola watch. Some of the students at the five schools are under scrutiny after they were exposed to an Ebola-stricken man. Dallas school district spokesman Andre Riley...
CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas – The U.S. Department of Agriculture says a Texas company is recalling nearly 91,000 pounds of ground beef products that might be contaminated with pieces of metal. Corpus Christi-based Sam Kane Beef Processors is recalling the beef products after four...
The only house in Dallas designed by legendary architect Philip Johnson was listed last week for $27.5 million. Built in 1963, the mansion in the prestigious Preston Hollow neighborhood has hosted President Barack Obama twice for campaign fundraisers held by its previous owners...
WICHITA FALLS, Texas (AP) - A medical helicopter crashed early Saturday a few blocks from a North Texas hospital where it was headed, killing a patient it was transporting from nearby Oklahoma and seriously injuring the pilot and two medical personnel who were aboard,...
Seen one way, the emergence of Ebola in Dallas last week is purely a matter of public health as doctors and officials seek to curb any further outbreak. But looked at another way, from the long shadow of 2016, the diagnosis of the virus in a Liberian man presented an opportunity...
A Texas death row inmate whose threatening calls from a smuggled cell phone prompted an unprecedented lockdown of the entire Texas prison system six years ago has lost a federal court appeal. A three-judge panel of the 5th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals, in a 2-1 ruling, has...
Investigators are looking into why a medical helicopter crashed a few blocks from a North Texas hospital where it was headed. A patient being transported from Oklahoma was killed in the early Saturday crash in downtown Wichita Falls and three crew members aboard the aircraft are...
A Huntsville-based commissioner with the Texas Board of Pardons and Paroles has been indicted for falsely reporting that inmates refused to show up for their parole board interviews. Pamela Freeman, who has worked for the parole board since 2004, is charged with tampering with...