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Wednesday, October 29, 2014 - 1:34pm

Statewide News

5th Circuit Refuses to Reconsider Abortion Lawsuit

*Editor's note: This story has been updated throughout.

Ebola response puts Jenkins in spotlight, again

 

Estranged husband kills self after attempted murder in North Texas

A Fort Worth man shot and killed himself Thursday morning in Whitehouse after a failed murder attempt.

Questions arise over alleged inappropriate relationship

Cynthia Mendoza died Wednesday, following a drunk driving crash that happened on Sunday. The driver, David Zavala, has been charged with intoxicated manslaughter.

5th Circuit Refuses to Reconsider First HB 2 Lawsuit

*Editor's note: This story has been updated throughout.

Ebola test results come 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.

Death row inmate freed after nine years in Texas prison

An intellectually disabled construction worker was freed Wednesday after nine years in a Texas prison, including four of them on death row, after his initial conviction for murdering a year-old infant was overturned.

Abbott campaigns with Fiorina to reach women voters

 

Second possible Ebola patient reported in Dallas-area

At 12:32 p.m. Wednesday, October 8, Frisco dispatch received a call from Care Now, 301 Main Street, regarding a patient exhibiting signs and symptoms of Ebola.

Texas fugitive walks into police station with stolen glock, turns self in

Troopers with Louisiana State Police Troop I placed a 29-year-old Texas man into custody after he walked into the Troop armed with a stolen handgun.

UT System Overhauls Salary and Debt Tool

     

Debates few and far between among Statewide races

Candidates for three of the eight major statewide races on this year’s November ballot appear likely to reach Election Day without ever engaging in a debate with their opponent.

Texas Ebola patient Thomas Eric Duncan has died

Thomas Eric Duncan, the man with Ebola who traveled to the United States from Liberia, died Wednesday morning at Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital in Dallas, the hospital said.

Are you addicted to coffee? Might be genetic

Are you addicted to coffee? It might be genetic. A Harvard researcher says she's found six new gene variations that determine how people react to caffeine.

Chilling confession of a Texas murderer

Jurors tasked with deciding the fate of a Texas man who killed his mother before brutally defiling her corpose watched his video-taped confession in court Tuesday.