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With the news that the first confirmed case of Ebola in the U.S. is right here in Texas, many of you have questions about the virus and how…

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CDC confirms first U.S. case of Ebola in Dallas

A patient being treated at a Dallas hospital has tested positive for Ebola, the first case of the disease to be diagnosed in the United States, federal health officials announced Tuesday.

Neighbors describe man killed in police shootout as quiet, nice

One person has been killed in an officer-involved shooting in southeast Houston, according to Houston police.

HPD: Officer shoots, kills suspect near Baybrook Mall

A police officer shot and killed a suspect in a store parking lot near Baybrook Mall, police say.

Pregnant woman injured, husband killed in crash involving DWI suspect

A pregnant woman was injured and her husband was killed late Tuesday when a suspected drunk driver plowed into their vehicle, according to Houston police.

Granddaughter calls 911 during violent home invasion in northwest Houston

Police are searching for the group of violent robbers who beat up a couple in their northwest Houston home.

Elderly homeowner opens fire on attempted robbers in southwest Houston

An elderly homeowner opened fire on a group of suspects attempting to rob his southwest Houston home, according to Houston police.

Doctor convicted of poisoning lover talks about life in jail

The once-respected cancer doctor convicted of poisoning her boyfriend told Local 2 that she is surviving in jail on her faith and that she often prays.

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Suspect in real estate agent slaying wanted to plead guilty

Arron Lewis, the suspect in the abduction and slaying of Arkansas real estate agent Beverly Carter, told reporters Tuesday that he pleaded not guilty to the charges only because his lawyer told him to. He said he wanted to plead guilty because he jus...

Perry: 5 kids who had contact with Ebola patient monitored

Authorities say five students who had contact with a man diagnosed with Ebola in Dallas are being monitored but are showing no symptoms of the disease.

Abbott, Davis square off in final debate in Texas governor's race

Ebola, ethics and education are among the issues that dominated the final debate between Republican Attorney General Greg Abbott and Democrat Wendy Davis.

Man charged in stabbing death during argument at apartments

A man is facing charges in the fatal stabbing of another man after an argument over the weekend in the Upper Kirby area.

HPD: Mom chokes boy, 6, for drinking chocolate milk without permission

A 23-year-old mother is accused of using excessive measures to discipline her 6-year-old son after the boy drank chocolate milk, according to Houston police.

Houston Texans' star J.J. Watt buys Mom car, wins internet

J.J. Watt admits he's always dreamed of buying his mom a brand new car. Today, he did!

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Airline: Ebola patient says he flew on United

[Breaking news update at 5:48 p.m. ET Wednesday]

The Ebola patient being treated in Texas told authorities he flew part of his trip on United Airlines, a spokesperson for the airline said, citing information from the Centers for Disease Control and Pr...

Police chase driver in stolen truck with 4-year-old child inside

Police took a man into custody Wednesday morning, after officers said he stole a truck with a young child inside and led police on a wild chase.

Ship collides with vessel in Intra-Coastal Waterway

Part of the Intra-Coastal Waterway (ICW) is closed due to a collision near the area where the Houston and Galveston ship channels meet.

4 in custody after leading police on chase from Katy to east Houston

Four people were arrested early Wednesday after leading police on a chase from Katy to east Houston, according to Houston police.

Texas appeals court upholds Tom DeLay reversal

The highest criminal court in Texas has refused to reinstate two money-laundering convictions of former U.S. House Majority Leader Tom DeLay.

Mother accused of beating daughter after Texans game

Pasadena police charged Priscilla Diana Garay, 28, with injury to a child after she allegedly assaulted her daughter.

Hundreds of chickens killed with golf club

Suspects in a bizarre burglary beat to death 920 chickens at a farm in central California earlier this month, authorities say.

17-year-old found with gunshot wounds wandering 50 miles from home

Officials said a 17-year-old boy was in stable condition Tuesday morning after residents in northwest Harris County found him wandering along the side of a road.

Man who stole expensive cowboy boots sought

Houston police are looking for an armed robber who has hit at least two Cavender's Boot City stores. Pasadena police believe the same man robbed a store in their city, too.

Small child seen in back of SUV after chase suspect crashes in N Houston

A man was taken into custody Wednesday afternoon at the end of a police chase and crash in north Houston.

Ebola patient told hospital he was from Liberia

The airline passenger who brought Ebola into the U.S. initially went to a Dallas emergency room last week but was sent home, despite telling a nurse that he had been in disease-ravaged West Africa, the hospital said Wednesday in a disclosure that showed how easily an infection could be missed.

Albemarle Charlottesville Regional Police

Va. authorities check ties in unsolved cases

As the fall disappearance of a college student haunts Virginia yet again, police across the state are scrambling to determine whether Jesse Matthew, the suspect in Hannah Graham's disappearance this month, is linked to other slayings and disappearanc...

HPD: Woman in love triangle beats, bites, shoots rival in fit of rage

A love triangle almost turned deadly when a woman followed her rival home and shot her in a fit of rage, according to Houston police.

'Jeopardy' faces scrutiny for ‘women' category

The hit game show "Jeopardy" is not exactly known for it's scandals, but the show recently found itself in hot water after featuring a category called "What Women Want," which some viewers found sexist.

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Couple leaves $100 tip for horrible service

An Iowa couple's kind gesture is going viral.

Questions arise after fatal wreck on Harris County race track

There are a lot of questions about the tragic death of a driver on a northeast Harris County race track.

Man shot in back while playing dice

Police are investigating after a shooting in southwest Houston.

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