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PETA asks Texas A&M to change tradition

PETA asks Texas A&M to change tradition

People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) has asked Texas A&M to change one of its long standing traditions.

Raw: Ebola survivor speaks

One of two nurses who contracted Ebola while treating Thomas Eric Duncan at a Dallas hospital will soon be going home.
World Series on FOX 51 tonight

World Series on FOX 51 tonight

The World Series has shifted to San Francisco. Game 3 will be played in the City by the Bay tonight on FOX 51. The pregame show starts at 6:30.
How Tony Romo proved Bill Parcells wrong

How Tony Romo proved Bill Parcells wrong

Bill Parcells was worried that when Tony Romo became the starting quarterback of the Dallas Cowboys in 2006 that he may not have the build and body to survive the job.

HIV-infected Texas man charged with rape of toddler, teen

 A Houston, Texas man is due in court Friday on charges that he raped both a 14-year-old girl and a 23-month-old baby who are now infected with HIV.
Nina Pham released from hospital, Ebola-free

Nina Pham released from hospital, Ebola-free

Nina Pham, the Dallas, Texas, nurse is Ebola-free and will be released from the  NIH Clinical Center Special Clinical Studies Unit in  Bethesda, Maryland.
Off-duty Houston cop thwarts robbery

Off-duty Houston cop thwarts robbery

The Houston Chronicle is reporting; an off-duty Houston Police officer opened fire on two robbery suspects while he was eating at a fast food restaurant in north Harris County around lunchtime Wednesday.
Suspected illegal immigrants found in Memorial area

Suspected illegal immigrants found in Memorial area

The Houston Chronicle is reporting; Several people were detained early Thursday morning after police stopped a pickup in west Houston.
Texas educator-student relationship investigations rise

Texas educator-student relationship investigations rise

As part of Texas Safe Schools Week (Oct. 19-25), the Texas Education Agency (TEA) today advised that everyone in education – including students, parents, teachers, administrators, coaches and staff – plays a critical role in identifying and reporting improper educator-student relationships.

Dad claims post office baby

A man claiming to be the father of a 2-month-old boy found abandoned at a southwest Houston, Texas post office Wednesday wants custody of his son.
Texas coach suing his former school

Texas coach suing his former school

Texas assistant football coach Joe Wickline has answered a lawsuit from his former employer with one of his own. At issue in both is the question of if he’s calling the Longhorns’ plays.
Jadeveon Clowney declares himself ‘ready to play’ Sunday

Jadeveon Clowney declares himself ‘ready to play’ Sunday

Although he hasn’t been cleared to play for the first time since the first game against Washington, outside linebacker Jadeveon Clowney said today he’s ready to play against Tennessee on Sunday.

CAUGHT ON CAMERA: Mom on trial for allegedly trying to suffocate baby while in hospital

A Houston mother is accused of trying to kill her own child and it was all caught on camera. The baby survived and the mom is now facing charges.

VIDEO: Rare whiskey sells for $750 per shot in TX bar

If you've got extra money burning a hole in your wallet there's a Texas bar that will happily help you spend it. The video above shows "Pride 1978," one of the rarest whiskeys in the world.
One killed in home invasion in Spring area

One killed in home invasion in Spring area

The Houston Chronicle is reporting; a person died in a shooting during a home invasion early Wednesday morning in the Spring area of north Harris County.