Statewide News

Texas nurse with Ebola speaks out on her condition

The Dallas nurse who contracted Ebola has spoken out saying she is doing well. The medical professional has released a statement through Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital where she is currently undergoing treatment:

Texas officials release latest Ebola contact tracing numbers

The Texas Department of State Health Services posted the most recent Ebola numbers to their website on Tuesday. You can see the most recent numbers below.

Watch Live @ 12 pm on CDC Holds Briefing On Ebola

CDC officials hold a news conference on the Ebola outbreak.

Dallas Cowboy Joseph Randle charged with theft

Dallas Cowboy running back Joseph Randle has been arrested for shoplifting in Frisco, TX. On Monday, October 13th Frisco police were called to a Dillard's store in reference to a theft incident.

Texas Department of Agriculture announces grant awards for workforce training

Agriculture Commissioner Todd Staples today announced five grants totaling $500,000 were awarded through the Parallel Pathways to Success Grant Program (Parallel Pathways), which is designed to meet the workforce needs of rural Texas communitie

Texas Task Force on Infectious Disease Preparedness and Response announces hearing in Austin

The Texas Task Force on Infectious Disease Preparedness and Response will hold its first hearing at 9 a.m. on Thursday, Oct. 23, 2014 at the Texas State Capitol in Austin.

Strangers restore soldier's '65 Mustang for free

A group of thankful people in Texas chipped in to restore a classic and to thank a veteran, Tim Wetzel reports the people who gave him the gift were total strangers.

Health care worker at Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital tests positive for Ebola

A health care worker at Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital who provided care for the Ebola patient hospitalized there has tested positive for Ebola in a preliminary test at the state public health laboratory in Austin.

Houston man charged with trafficking counterfeit 'Beats by Dre' headphones

A Vietnamese national legally residing in Houston was arrested Friday on charges of conspiracy and trafficking in counterfeit goods, announced U.S. Attorney Kenneth Magidson, Southern District of Texas.

Coast Guard in Port O’Connor busy with two rescues, saves 7

Coast Guard Station Port O’Connor boatcrews saved seven people during two search and rescue cases Friday.

Planned Parenthood to open new location in San Antonio

Planned Parenthood South Texas is making its new home near the heart of the South Texas Medical Center.

More babies test positive for tuberculosis after exposure to sick hospital worker

Two more babies have tested positive for tuberculosis following exposure by a healthcare worker at Providence Memorial Hospital in El Paso.

No Valley Dairy Queen locations affected by data breach

International Dairy Queen, Inc. today confirmed that the systems of some DQ® locations and one Orange Julius® location in the U.S.

Ebola test result comes back negative on Dallas County deputy

UPDATE: According to DSHS, testing of the specimen submitted by Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital was completed on Thursday with a negative result for Ebola.

State officials follow federal guidance after Ebola death

State health officials are following strict guidelines outlined by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in handling the body of a man who died earlier today after developing Ebola.