Statewide News

Ebola patient's dog, Bentley, tests negative for virus

Dallas officials report that Nina Pham's dog, Bentley, was tested for Ebola and the results indicated negative for the virus.

Four Laredoans arrested in money laundering conspiracy

Four residents of Laredo have been arrested and charged in a previously sealed indictment for allegedly conspiring to operate an unlicensed money transmitting business among other offenses, announced U.S. Attorney Kenneth Magidson.

Ebola: New guidelines

(NBC News) The Centers for Disease Control has issued new guidelines for health care workers treating Ebola patients.

Ebola patients must knock before entering ER

A Texas hospital is taking extra precaution due to concerns over the Ebola virus. Baylor Medical Center at Frisco has locked the emergency room door and put a sign up asking people to knock.

Ebola doctor: Duncan too sick to save

The Dallas doctor who treated all three Ebola patients is speaking about the deadly virus and his team's response to the crisis.

Suspect in seven deaths served a 5 year sentence as a sex offender in Texas

The mayor of Gary, Indiana says that a man who confessed to killing one woman and led police to the bodies of six others in northwestern Indiana had been convicted of sex crimes in Texas.

Governor Perry releases statement on 43 Texans being removed from active Ebola monitoring

Gov. Rick Perry today released the following statement after 43 Texans were cleared from a 21-day monitoring period following their contact with the state's first Ebola patient:

43 individuals cleared from Ebola monitoring

A group of 43 people in Texas who had contact with the state's first Ebola patient have been cleared from twice-daily monitoring after reaching the 21-day mark, the longest incubation period for the disease.

Secretary of State reminds Texans about Early Voting

Beginning Monday, Oct. 20, qualified Texas voters will have the opportunity to vote early in the November 4 General Election. Early Voting runs through Friday, Oct. 31.

Coast Guard rescues two in Corpus Christi Bay

Coast Guard crews searched and located a man after he entered the water Sunday afternoon in Corpus Christi Bay, Texas, and drifted away from his sailboat and girlfriend, who could not fully control the boat to retrieve him.

Houston subpoenas sermons

City attorney demands churches notes on sermons on recently passed equal rights ordinance, outraging pastors. Mark Boyle reports.

HazMat crews disinfect three Central Texas schools

Cleaning crews are disinfecting three Central Texas schools while they remain closed Friday as a precaution regarding a recent Ebola scare.

Texas Governor Rick Perry asks President Obama to reassure Texans on Ebola

Texas Governor Rick Perry is asking for President Barack Obama's help to reassure Texans worried about Ebola. Two health care workers caught the disease following treatment of patient Thomas Eric Duncan at a Dallas hospital.

Lab supervisor who may have handled Ebola samples quarantined on cruise ship

A Dallas health worker is under voluntary quarantine on board a Carnival cruise ship in the Caribbean. The U.S. State Department says the person may have handled lab specimens from Ebola patient Thomas Eric Duncan, who died.

Texas adds 413,700 jobs over the year

The Texas economy added 36,400 seasonally adjusted total nonfarm jobs in September. Over the year, Texas added 413,700 total non-farm jobs, the largest gain over a 12-month period ever recorded in the Lone Star State.