All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘Texas’

Alexis Bortell: Texas 9-Year-Old Uses Marijuana To Cure Seizures

Young Alexis Bortell is taking on Texas in her bid to legalize medical marijuana. The 9-year-old from Dallas started having seizures at the age of 7 and was eventually diagnosed with epilepsy. Her doctors initially prescribed medication but it didn’t do anything for her condition. At one point, it even made her worse. According to Alexis’ father Dean, a US …

Read More

Uber Driver Accused of Rape Spent 14 Years in Prison

A Houston Uber driver accused a raping a passenger has a criminal record, and had just been released from prison three years ago, according to reports. 57-year-old Duncan Eric Burton has been arrested and charged with sexual assault after allegedly taking a woman back to his apartment and raping her in January. According to court documents, the last thing the …

Read More

Snoop Dogg Pic Lands Texas Trooper in Hot Water

It doesn’t matter who you are – if you see Snoop, you’re going to want to get a picture with Snoop. But beware: if you work for the Texas Department of Public Safety, it could get you in a little bit of trouble. A DPS trooper has been reprimanded and ordered into counseling after a photo of him and “known …

Read More

Google Now Accepting Fiber Signups In Austin

Google announced as far back as April that it would be launching Google Fiber in Austin, Texas. In October, the company revealed it would launch in December. Well, guess what. December is here, and Google just announced that it is now accepting signups in the city. That includes businesses. In a blog post, Google writes: Access to abundant, super fast …

Read More

Phil Collins Donates Personal Collection Of Artifacts To New Alamo Museum

Putting his intense fascination with the Alamo to good use, singer Phil Collins has donated part of his personal collection of Alamo artifacts to a museum dedicated to the famous battle. Collins handed over on Tuesday, October 28, some of what is considered to be the world’s largest private collection of Alamo artifacts to the state of Texas, which will …

Read More

Chuck Norris Endorses Greg Abbott For Texas Governor

Chuck Norris is still best-known for his on-screen roles in TV shows and movies such as Walker, Texas Ranger and Lone Wolf McQuade, but for a few years now the martial artist’s conservative political views have been getting headlines. The most prominent example of this came two years ago when Norris and his wife released an anti-Obama video on YouTube …

Read More

Ebola In Ohio: Family Defends Nurse That Contracted Virus

Amber Vinson, the second nurse from Texas Presbyterian Hospital in Dallas to contract the Ebola virus, has reportedly been getting negative comments about her recent trip to Ohio. Vinson flew from Dallas to Cleveland on October 10 to plan her wedding and flew back to Texas on October 13. Although she was not showing symptoms for Ebola at the time …

Read More

Google Fiber Heads To Austin, Wants To Help You Find An Apartment

At a press event, Google announced that Google Fiber will come to Austin in December, where it will reside alongside AT&T’s gigabit internet. Google announced plans to launch Fiber in Austin back in April of last year. “It’s a mecca for creativity and entrepreneurialism, with thriving artistic and tech communities, as well as the University of Texas and its new …

Read More

Ebola Patient Amber Vinson Flew Across The Country Ahead Of Diagnosis

On Wednesday new information was released about the second hospital worker to be infected with Ebola. The patient is named Amber Vinson, and it is believed she contracted the virus while treating Thomas Duncan at Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital. Duncan was the first individual to be diagnosed with Ebola in the United States. Vinson becomes the second hospital worker confirmed …

Read More

Texas Health Worker Contracted Ebola. Time To Panic?

It is now being reported that a Texas healthcare worker may have contracted Ebola. The individual was exposed to Thomas Duncan, the first man to ever be diagnosed with the illness on American soil. Duncan passed away last week at the Dallas, Texas hospital where he’d been quarantined for nearly a week. At some point while working with Duncan, the …

Read More

Jessica Hollis: Body Found In Lake

Jessica Hollis, the Texas deputy who went missing last week while she was on patrol, has been found in Lake Austin after flood waters carried her and her car away. “We wanted to bring her home alive. She had been out there in that water for a while. She’s back home now and not out there by herself anymore,” said …

Read More

Wendy Davis Responds To Attack Ads With More Attack Ads

Wendy Davis is going head to head with her opponent, Greg Abbott, in Texas’ gubernatorial race. Dueling accusations are being thrown and deflected on the part of both campaigns. The attack ads are out in force. Davis’ latest ad accuses Attorney General Abbot of covering up a sexual abuse scandal in the West Texas State School. Meanwhile, Abbot released his …

Read More

Page 1 of 1212345»10...Last »