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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...
Home where Ebola patient stayed disinfected A family that was living in the Texas apartment where an Ebola patient was staying when he got sick has been moved to a private residence in a gated community. Meanwhile, a hazardous-materials crew on Friday decontaminated the...
$1 million bond. A Travis County Judge has set that new amount in the case against an Austin woman who is accused of illegally hiding her daughter in Mexico for more than a decade. Sabrina Allen was rescued Tuesday. Friday, her dad sat down with FOX 7's Rudy Koski and spoke...
COLLEGE STATION -- Imagine the worst-case scenario: The Ebola outbreak that has raced across West Africa taking root in Texas and spreading across America. Health officials say it's unlikely. But if it did, the battle could begin in College Station. Dr. Brett Giroir heads up the...
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...