Statewide News

How much should we worry about an Ebola outbreak in the US?

According to the Centers for Disease Control (CDC), the spread of Ebola in the affected African countries is due to a lack of medical professionals, treatment facilities, and supplies.

TWC launches high demand job training program

AUSTIN – The Texas Workforce Commission (TWC) today announced the launch of the High Demand Job Training Program, a $1 million program to support collaborations between Workforce Solutions partners and local economic development corporations (EDCs) t

T-Plates to undergo a makeover

The current My Plates T-Plate designs are undergoing a makeover. My Plates is in the process of redesigning the T-Plates to meet legibility standards.

Ebola confirmed in Dallas

A patient being treated at a Dallas, Texas, hospital is the first case of Ebola virus diagnosed in the United States, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

5 babies test positive for TB in Texas

Five babies in El Paso, Texas, have tested positive for tuberculosis after being exposed to the infectious disease at a local hospital, the city's health department says.

Driver in deadly bus crash tells officials he was distracted

Pictures and memories provide little comfort to a collegiate community and four families coping with an immeasurable loss.

4 killed when semi hits bus carrying Texas softball team in Oklahoma

Four people died after a tractor-trailer crashed into a bus carrying members of a college women's softball team late Friday in southern Oklahoma, a law enforcement spokesman said.

Pepper sprayed man dies in University Park PD custody

Texas Rangers are investigating after a suspect doused with pepper spray by officers died in University Park Police custody early Tuesday morning.

Suspect in missing Virginia student case found in Texas

A Texas judge Thursday ordered Jesse Matthew, a suspect in the disappearance of University of Virginia student Hannah Graham, held without bond pending his extradition to Virginia. In an appearance before Galveston County Judge Mark Henry, Matth

Texas food prices continue to rise

Texas shoppers will dig a little deeper in their pockets during their next trip to the grocery store, according to the latest Texas Farm Bureau (TFB) Grocery Price Watch survey.