Statewide News

Little help for those who can't make the rent

    For as many as 40,000 low-income Austin households being squeezed by high rents in a booming city, Wednesday offers the barest glimmer of hope.

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.

Texas mother charged with capital murder of newborn

Hidalgo County Sheriff investigators have arrested a mother for murder of her newborn baby.

City Council discusses Ebola preparedness

The El Paso City Council discussed how to best prepare the city in case the Ebola virus makes it way to the Sun City. City Council discusses measures at a special meeting Monday, and at the council meeting on Tuesday. 

Perry Announces Second Ebola Treatment Facility

Gov. Rick Perry announced Tuesday that three health care providers in North Texas will partner to form an Ebola treatment facility, as recommended by the state’s infectious disease task force.

Former Dewhurst aide pleads guilty to embezzlement

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Marijuana advocate ousted from Texas church

 A Beaumont woman claims she has been cast out of her church for her use of medicinal marijuana.

Texas on lonely side of battle over ozone pollution

 

Oil Price Tremors Not Rattling Texas. Yet.

With crude oil prices nose diving in recent months, unsettling fears of idled rigs and plummeting profits have begun creeping through companies and countries whose livelihoods are tied to oil production.

Gila National Forest fall colors report

The leaves are starting to change on the Gila National Forest in the higher elevations, with peak viewing expected the last week of October for most of the forest.

Texas on lonely side of battle over ozone pollution

 

Serial killer with ties to Texas confesses

Authorities in northwestern Indiana have arrested a man who has admitted to killing at least seven people.

LIST: UIL approves policy amendments

On Monday, the University Interscholastic League Legislative Council held their final 2014 meeting. The council met in Round Rock to review UIL rules and vote on proposed rule changes. 

LIST: UIL approves music amendments

On Monday, the University Interscholastic League Legislative Council held their final 2014 meeting. The council met in Round Rock to review UIL rules and vote on proposed rule changes. 

Foul play at the Albuquerque zoo?

Albuquerque police believe a person maliciously tortured, mutilated and killed a Tasmanian devil found dead at the ABQ BioPark on Wednesday. Police say the animal, "Jasper," may have been violently beaten to death.