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A supplier of cookie dough that Blue Bell Creameries is blaming for possible listeria contamination of some ice cream says the product tested negative for the pathogen before being sent to the Texas-based company. In a statement Thursday, Iowa-based Aspen Hills said the "...
HOUSTON (AP) -- A supplier of cookie dough that Blue Bell Creameries blamed for a possible listeria contamination of some of its ice cream products said Thursday that its product tested negative for the pathogen before it was sent to the Texas-based company. Blue Bell announced...
DALLAS (AP) -- A passenger was removed from an American Airlines flight to Dallas after causing a disruption that led pilots to make an unplanned stop in Lubbock, Texas. The airline said other passengers helped flight attendants restrain the man during the redeye flight Thursday...
A federal judge has dismissed former Baylor football coach Art Briles and athletic director Ian McCaw from a lawsuit brought by woman who said they and the school ignored her claims that she was raped by a former player who was later convicted. The judge dismissed the two from...
An autopsy has found a 22-year-old woman who went into convulsions at a Texas jail in May died after blood clots traveled into her lung. The autopsy released Tuesday by the Harris County Institute of Forensics ruled that 22-year-old Symone Marshall died of pulmonary...
A leading conservative on Texas' Board of Education has proposed walking out of an upcoming discussion on a controversial Mexican-American studies textbook to "deny the Hispanics a record vote." The board is to vote in November on a high-school level Mexican-American studies...
Texas releases its first-ever strategic plan on child abuse prevention and early intervention, shifting from primarily investigation-based efforts aimed at protecting children to a public health approach to strengthen families. The five-year plan, developed by the Prevention and...
The State of Texas today sent a letter to the Office of Refugee Resettlement (ORR) giving official notice of its intention to withdraw from the federal refugee resettlement program should ORR not unconditionally approve Texas’ state plan by September 30th. Today’s letter comes...
Texas law enforcement officials won't confirm that nearly 4,000 troopers will receive de-escalation training despite an attorney for Sandra Bland's family saying the state made that deal as part of a $1.9 million wrongful-death settlement. A spokesman for the Texas Department of...