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Monday, October 20, 2014 - 11:06am

Statewide News

Beaumont student claims racial bullying

Beaumont student claims racial bullying

11-year-old Christopher Straps said he was physically and verbally hurt by a fellow student on Tuesday at BISD's Smith Middle School and claims his teachers did nothing about it.
Deadly crashes booming along with oil

Deadly crashes booming along with oil

The Houston Chronicle is reporting; in the oil boom, truck traffic has increased all across Texas – and fatal accidents are booming here too.
San Antonio man snags more than $20,000 in shark contest

San Antonio man snags more than $20,000 in shark contest

The Houston Chronicle is reporting; A San Antonio man walked away with more than $20,000 after snagging a giant shark during this year's annual Sharkathon competition.
Charlie Strong: "It's a one-game season now."

Charlie Strong: "It's a one-game season now."

In a press conference following Texas’ loss to OU, Texas head coach Charlie Strong addresses the media about the Longhorn’s performance in the Red River Showdown game and what it means for the next six games of the season.
US Supreme Court puts pieces of Texas abortion law on hold

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

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

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.
TX nurse who contracted Ebola releases statement

TX nurse who contracted Ebola releases statement

The Dallas nurse who contracted Ebola has spoken out saying she is doing well.
Baby orangutan makes his debut at the Phoenix Zoo

Baby orangutan makes his debut at the Phoenix Zoo

Phoenix, AZ (KTVK) -- A new resident of the Phoenix Zoo made his debut Monday morning!
Kitten trapped under car rescued after trip to Les Schwab

Kitten trapped under car rescued after trip to Les Schwab

Woodland, WA (KPTV) -- A little kitty's life was saved after a trip to Les Schwab.
PD: Patient steals ambulance to escape AZ hospital

PD: Patient steals ambulance to escape AZ hospital

Goodyear, AZ (KPHO) -- A patient escaped from an Arizona hospital by hijacking an ambulance parked outside the facility on Sunday, Goodyear police officers said.
Spurs to give away commemorative championship rings opening night

Spurs to give away commemorative championship rings opening night

The San Antonio Spurs announced today that all fans attending the season opener vs. the Dallas Mavericks on Tuesday, Oct. 28 at 7 p.m. will receive commemorative NBA Championship rings courtesy of H-E-B and BBVA Compass.
REPORT: Cowboys RB arrested for shoplifting cologne, underwear

REPORT: Cowboys RB arrested for shoplifting cologne, underwear

Dallas Cowboys running back Joseph Randle was arrested by Frisco police Monday night for shoplifting.
TV station identifies Dallas nurse with Ebola

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.
OKC’s Durant out with foot fracture

OKC’s Durant out with foot fracture

Four-time scoring champion and reigning MVP Kevin Durant is out for the foreseeable future with a foot fracture that typically takes up to two months to heal, Oklahoma City announced on Sunday.