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Google Now Accepting Fiber Signups In Austin

Google Now Accepting Fiber Signups In Austin

By Chris Crum December 1, 2014

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 …

Newest Ebola Patient Confirmed As Amber Vinson

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 …

Texas Health Worker Tests Positive For Ebola

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 …

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 …

Wendy Davis Responds To Attack Ads With 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 …

Teen Says She'll Kill Everyone in Town on Facebook

There are two things that teens should know about posting incendiary, possibly terroristic messages on Facebook in 2014. First, someone’s going to notice and you’re going to get caught. Also, they’re going to take that shit seriously. Meet Melissa Johnson, …

Facebook Sued Over ‘Revenge Porn’ Page Facebook Sued Over ‘Revenge Porn’ Page

A Texas woman has filed a hefty lawsuit against Facebook, claiming that the social network failed to act quickly enough to remove a page where her ex had set up shop, posting fake nudes depicting her in “sexual acts.” She …

George W. Bush Has Partial Knee Replacement Done

George W. Bush underwent a partial knee replacement on Saturday. Apparently, the partial knee replacement is a newer option, but one that the Baby Boomer generation is really ready to embrace. “It’s remarkable what they can do now,” George W. …

Shoppers Break Out Window to Free Kids From Hot Car

We have seen far too many headlines this summer about kids who were hospitalized or died after being left behind in a hot car. Despite all of these headlines, some parents and caregivers still haven’t gotten the wake-up call, as …

Will Heigl restore her image with upcoming series?

Katherine Heigl took the opportunity to address accusations that she’s a difficult actress to work with during her appearance at NBC’s Television Critics Association summer press tour on Sunday. “I certainly don’t see myself as being difficult. I would never …

Texas Home Shooting Leaves 6 Dead

Seven people were shot at a home in Spring, Texas, Wednesday evening, and six of the victims died from their wounds. A brief standoff between the suspect and authorities ensued after a car chase. Harris County police used two trucks …

Fireworks Explosion Leaves 1 Dead And 3 Injured

A fireworks explosion at the local high school in Comanche, Texas, a town with approximately 4,300 people about 100 miles southwest of Fort Worth, has left one dead and three seriously injured. Lt. Marcus Nettleton, a volunteer firefighter and the …

Shark Attacks On The Rise, How To Avoid Being Lunch

A shark “attack” off the coast of Galveston has refocused attention on information concerning a rising shark population and the chances of attack. Mikaela Amezaga, 14, was enjoying a day at a Galveston beach with her family when she decided …

Wendy Davis Seeks Campaign Funds Outside Texas

Texas Democratic Senator Wendy Davis is seeking campaign funds outside the state to support her bid for governor, thus far raising over four times more out-of-state than her opponent, Republican Greg Abbott. “Texas is a huge state,” said national Democratic …

Rick Perry Likens Homosexuality to Alcoholism

In his 2012 presidential bid, Texas governor Rick Perry was known for his verbal gaffes, perhaps the most famous of which coming during a debate in which Perry forgot which part of the federal government he wished to abolish. Many …

93-year-old Woman Shot: Officer Had Previous Charges

93-year-old Pearlie Golden was fatally shot Tuesday by Hearne, TX policeman, Officer Steven Stem. That investigation remains open. And complicated. Early reports indicate that Pearlie, known by her friends and neighbors as Ms. Sully, was brandishing a gun and refused …

93-Year-Old Woman Gunned Down By Texas Police

More than 100 people are said to have attended a vigil for the 93-year-old woman that was fatally shot outside her home on Tuesday. Though the incident is being investigated, the entire matter seemed to have stemmed from a 911 …