Statewide News

US Supreme Court puts pieces of Texas abortion law on hold

A provision of the Texas abortion law that closed all but eight abortion facilities in the state almost two weeks ago was temporarily put on hold Tuesday by the U.S. Supreme Court.

Judge approves Texas voter ID law for Nov. election

Texas should require photo voter identification in this year’s general election, the 5th U.S.

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.

More than a nurse: Who is Ebola patient Nina Pham?

She tackled one of the toughest jobs any nurse could take on -- treating a highly contagious Ebola patient. And somehow along the way, she contracted the deadly virus herself.

Dallas nurse who contracted Ebola releases statement

The Dallas nurse who contracted Ebola has released a statement through Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital where she is currently undergoing treatment:

TV station identifies Dallas nurse with Ebola

 As authorities confirmed that the Dallas nurse had contracted Ebola, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's top official was quick to point to a breach in protocol.

Abandoned Connecticut ghost town up for sale

 Click here for updates on this story. Anyone who has ever dreamed of owning their own town may have that chance.

LISTEN: 911 call for now-deceased Ebola patient

 The city of Dallas has released the 911 audio call placed for now-deceased Ebola patient Thomas Duncan. You can listen to the audio recorded on September 28, 2014, in the video player above.

LA landfill tells Texas it will not accept Ebola victim's belongings

Chemical Waste Management, the company that owns a landfill near Lake Charles, told Texas officials it will no longer be accepting the Ebola victim's belongings. They issued the following statement:

1 killed, 4 injured by possible tornado in southwest Arkansas

Strong storms claimed the life of one person Monday morning after a reported tornado touched down in the southwest Arkansas area.