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Dallas mayor: city cooperating with CDC on Ebola

|Wednesday, Oct. 01, 2014

Dallas Mayor Mike Rawlings has activated a city emergency management center after a patient was confirmed with the first case of Ebola diagnosed in the U.S.

Texas man gets 20 years for killing grandmother

|Wednesday, Oct. 01, 2014

A Texas man charged with killing his 77-year-old grandmother and dismembering her body with a chain saw has pleaded guilty to murder.

Police: Officer fatally shoots man in Houston

|Wednesday, Oct. 01, 2014

Houston police say an officer has fatally shot a man who fought with another officer and fired a gun.

Police seize 36 bottles filled with liquid meth

|Wednesday, Oct. 01, 2014

Baton Rouge police confiscated three dozen bottles of liquid methamphetamine from the suitcase of a Houston woman who was on a commercial bus headed to Atlanta.

Texas man charged with sexually assaulting child

|Wednesday, Oct. 01, 2014

A North Texas man has been charged with sexually assaulting an 11-year-old girl during his stepchild's sleepover.

Questions and answers about the US Ebola case

| |Wednesday, Oct. 01, 2014

U.S. health officials have warned for months that someone infected with Ebola could unknowingly carry the virus to this country, and there is word now that it has happened: A traveler in a Dallas hospital became the first patient diagnosed in the U.S.

Ebola-infected passenger was sent home from ER

| |Wednesday, Oct. 01, 2014

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.

Nigerian man sentenced for running drug ring

|Tuesday, Sep. 30, 2014

A Nigerian who authorities say ran one of the most expansive heroin smuggling networks ever uncovered involving Houston's main airport has been sentenced to nearly 25 years in prison.

Police: Boy choked for drinking chocolate milk

|Tuesday, Sep. 30, 2014

A Houston woman is being accused of choking her 6-year-old son after she caught him drinking chocolate milk without permission.

Timeline for first case of Ebola diagnosed in US

|Tuesday, Sep. 30, 2014

The first person to be diagnosed with Ebola in the United States traveled from Liberia to Dallas, where he is being treated at Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital. Key dates in the case: