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A hazmat team was finally on scene today to sanitize the contaminated apartment where the Ebola victim's family have been quarantined under police guard. Louise Troh, her son Timothy Wayne, 13, nephew Oliver Smallwood, 21, and his friend Jeffrey Cole, have been legally ordered...
Governor Rick Perry's legal team filed a second motion today to have the August indictment against the Governor thrown out. The motion states that rules of civil procedure were violated when attorney Michael McCrum was appointed to prosecute Perry, when Travis County District...
DALLAS (AP) - Power outages after severe North Texas storms have closed dozens of schools and left at least two people slightly hurt when a dormitory roof was torn off. Oncor reported about 178,000 homes and businesses without electricity Friday, mainly in the Dallas-Fort Worth...
An appeals court is allowing Texas to enforce parts of a tough new law that would close all but seven of the state's abortion facilities. A panel of the New Orleans-based U.S. 5th Circuit Court ruled Thursday that Texas can immediately enforce a rule making abortion clinics...
A 13-year-old Northeast Texas boy has been arrested on two warrants for capital murder in the deaths of his father and brother. Cass County Sheriff Larry Rowe tells The Texarkana Gazette the suspect was arrested Wednesday at his home in Hughes Springs. He is being held at an...
A Dallas officer has been fired after driving past a woman who pleaded for help as her two children were taken by their father who was later killed by police. Chief David Brown on Wednesday fired Sr. Cpl. Leslie Richardson, who'd been with the force 28 years. Richardson on Aug...
Some South Texas city leaders have endorsed a proposal to ban the use of hand-held cellphones while driving. The San Antonio City Council's Public Safety Committee decided Wednesday to send the plan to the full council for a vote Oct. 30. The proposal would ban dialing, viewing...
Out of an abundance of caution, Texas and Dallas County health officials have ordered four close family members of the Dallas Ebola patient to stay home and not have any visitors to prevent the potential spread of disease. “We have tried and true protocols to protect the public...
The announcement that five Dallas schoolchildren were possibly exposed to the first Ebola patient diagnosed in the U.S. has some nervous parents planning to keep their kids home. Several parents on Wednesday picked up their children early from a school that's one of four that...