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Monday, August 25, 2014 - 5:28pm

Statewide News

Texas doctor joins ebola fight

The director of the High Containment Laboratory Operations at the Galveston National Laboratory is headed to Sierra Leone to help battle the Ebola outbreak.

Military 'HEROs' prepare for new mission: protecting children

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TxDOT plans to research futuristic tech

    The state could fund research into self-driving cars, jet packs and hover cars if a new proposal by the Texas Department of Transportation is funded.

NM woman claims ex stabbed dog, marinated it in Italian dressing

A New Mexico man is accused of stabbing a puppy to death and marinating its remains in the freezer. The man's ex-girlfriend said he's talked about barbecuing one of her dogs before, but she always thought it was a joke.

Fort Davis National Historic Site hosts living history museum grand opening

Fort Davis National Historic Site, one of the best remaining examples of a United States Army fort in the southwestern United States will be hosting a big festival at the end of August.

Rule changes address contraceptive devices

 

Texas teen burned in 'fire challenge'

Bored teenagers and social media add up to a painful outcome for a 14-year-old boy in Crosby, Texas.

Chicken Pox stalls Artesia deportations

A chicken pox outbreak has halted the deportation of more than 600 illegal immigrants housed at the Federal Law Enforcement Training Center in Artesia, New Mexico.

Chicken pox outbreak halts deportations in Artesia

No undocumented immigrants are being allowed into or out of an immigration facility in Artesia,

Houston hair heist caught on cam

Police in Houston, Texas are looking for a group of thieves who pulled off an expensive hair heist. The crime at the beauty supply store happened just before 2 a.m. Wednesday.

McRaven named sole finalist for UT System Chancellor

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

Four guys and a boat tackle a Texas-sized water problem

 

$3,000 reward offered for Most Wanted Sex Offender from San Antonio

The Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) has added Robert Chrismon, 51, to the Texas 10 Most Wanted Sex Offenders list, and a cash reward up to $3,000 is now being offered for information leading to his capture.

Congressman's quick-thinking saves toddler on plane

San Antonio toddler Cash Flippen, 3, has quite the story to tell when he's older about the time a congressman saved his life.

Police: East Texas man sets girlfriend on fire

An East Texas man was arrested over the weekend for allegedly setting his girlfriend on fire.