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CDC expands passenger notification for those who flew with Ebola-positive patient

CDC expands passenger notification for those who flew with Ebola-positive patient

Based on additional information obtained during interviews of close contacts to the second healthcare worker, identified aqs Amber Vinson, from Texas Presbyterian Hospital who tested positive for Ebola, the Centers for Disease Control and
Dallas lab worker who handled Ebola patient's specimens quarantined on cruise ship

Dallas lab worker who handled Ebola patient's specimens quarantined on cruise ship

A Dallas hospital laboratory worker has been quarantined on a cruise ship after it was revealed they had handled the specimens of now deceased Ebola patient, Thomas Eric Duncan.
Lone gunman robs armored truck at SE Houston supermarket

Lone gunman robs armored truck at SE Houston supermarket

The Houston Chronicle is reporting; Houston police are looking for a man who attacked and robbed an armored truck driver.
Two arrests in Houston machete murder

Two arrests in Houston machete murder

The Houston Chronicle is reporting; Houston police have arrested two people in connection with the machete slaying last month of a 14-year-old north Houston boy.
From a bridal shop to an Ebola ward: Who is Amber Vinson?

From a bridal shop to an Ebola ward: Who is Amber Vinson?

 Over the weekend, Amber Vinson was in Ohio to plan her wedding. Today, the 29-year-old nurse is hospitalized in Atlanta, fighting the Ebola virus. What a difference a few days can make.
UT football: Longhorns add LSU to schedule

UT football: Longhorns add LSU to schedule

The Longhorns announced Thursday they’ll play LSU at home in 2019 and in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, in 2020. Those games replace two matchups against Notre Dame that were canceled earlier this year.
Roethlisberger will be a ‘challenge’ for Texans’ defense

Roethlisberger will be a ‘challenge’ for Texans’ defense

Pickett is a 14-year veteran who’s watched Pittsburgh quarterback Ben Roethlisberger enough to know what the defense faces on Monday night at Heinz Field.
Ft. Hood given the 'all clear' after report of shots fired

Ft. Hood given the 'all clear' after report of shots fired

Officials at Fort Hood Army base in Killeen tell KETK after reports of shots fired on the base, a thorough investigation has been conducted and all is clear at this time.
REPORT: Rangers to pick Pirates' bench coach as manager

REPORT: Rangers to pick Pirates' bench coach as manager

According to Ken Rosenthal with FOX Sports, the Texas Rangers has plucked The Pittsburg Pirates' bench coach Jeff Banister as their new manager.
Ebola infected nurse Nina Pham to be moved to Maryland

Ebola infected nurse Nina Pham to be moved to Maryland

According to NBC, a federal official said the first nurse infected with Ebola will be moved to the National Institutes of Health facility in Bethesda, Maryland.
REPORT: Jerry Jones sexual assault lawsuit settled out of court

REPORT: Jerry Jones sexual assault lawsuit settled out of court

According to Dallas Cowboys reporter Mike Fisher, the sexual assault lawsuit against Cowboys' owner Jerry Jones has been settled.
Hospital responds to nurses union allegations over flawed Ebola protocol

Hospital responds to nurses union allegations over flawed Ebola protocol

The folllowing release was issued by Texas Healh Presbyterian Hospital after allegations were made by the National Nurses Union regarding the protocols and equipment in place during Thomas Eric Duncan’s treatment at the hospital were flaw
3 Cen-Tex schools close; students on flight with Ebola-positive nurse

3 Cen-Tex schools close; students on flight with Ebola-positive nurse

According to Belton Independent School District, three campuses will close Thursday as the Center for Disease Control has revealed two students were passengers on the Cleveland to Dallas flight with the second Ebola-positive Dallas nurse.
Dallas hospital offering employees rooms who treated Ebola patient during monitoring period

Dallas hospital offering employees rooms who treated Ebola patient during monitoring period

With a second Texas health care worker now infected with the Ebola virus despite following recommended protection procedures, Texas Health Dallas is offering a room to any impacted employees who would like to stay there to avoid even
Alleged Lucchese boot thief arrested, charged with aggravated robbery

Alleged Lucchese boot thief arrested, charged with aggravated robbery

The Houston Chronicle is reporting; a Channelview man suspected of stealing expensive handmade Lucchese cowboy boots from at least three Houston-area stores has been arrested.