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Spring High School Stabbing Leaves 1 Dead, Kids Afraid Spring High School Stabbing Leaves 1 Dead, Kids Afraid
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Spring High School, located about 20 miles north of Houston, was the scene of a bloody confrontation this morning after four students were involved in a fight that escalated into violence. 17-year old Joshua Broussard was stabbed to death in …

Whooping Cough Outbreak Could Be Worst In Texas In 50 Years Whooping Cough Outbreak Could Be Worst In Texas In 50 Years
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Texas residents are being warned of an outbreak of whooping cough that is growing in number every day. The preventable illness has spread to nearly 2,000 people in the state this year, a staggering number that may well overtake the …

Measles Outbreak Sickens 21 At Texas Megachurch Measles Outbreak Sickens 21 At Texas Megachurch

Diseases that spread quickly among populations, such as measles, tend to move like wildfire through tight-knit communities. That is exactly what is happening as a measles outbreak continues to move through a megachurch congregation in Texas. Eagle Mountain International Church …

Texas Sued: Justice Dept. Files Over Voter ID Laws Texas Sued: Justice Dept. Files Over Voter ID Laws
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The AP has the story: the U.S. Department of Justice filed suit yesterday against the state of Texas. Texas maintains redistricting laws that various minority groups claim are discriminatory in nature. Attorney General Eric Holder said of the lawsuit that …

Get A 3D Print Of Yourself In Texas Get A 3D Print Of Yourself In Texas
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In 3D printing, there’s a slowly growing market for companies that turn a 3D scan of a person into a plastic model. Most of these companies have been based outside of the U.S., but now Americans with $445 to burn …

Baby Elephant In Pool Is Your Daily Cute Baby Elephant In Pool Is Your Daily Cute
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A baby elephant at the Fort Worth Zoo is getting quite a bit of attention after a video of her playing in a kiddie pool went viral. Baby Belle, who was born July 7, is only the second Asian elephant …

Bowler’s Perfect Game Snatched Away By Lane Malfunction Bowler’s Perfect Game Snatched Away By Lane Malfunction

A perfect 300 in bowling may be one of the hardest feats in sports. I’m lucky to get one strike every five games, and professional bowlers maybe get two strikes per game. One bowler managed to come incredibly close to …

Beer Can House: Houston Home Attracts Attention Beer Can House: Houston Home Attracts Attention

It may seem like a work of folk art straight from the Appalachians, but a home in Houston, Texas that is covered in flattened beer cans actually came about because of an aluminum siding craze in the ’70s. Former owner …

30,000 Killer Bees Attack Couple, Kill Horses 30,000 Killer Bees Attack Couple, Kill Horses
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A Texas couple was attacked by what is being described as a swarm of 30,000 killer bees. The couple, Kristen Beauregard, 44, was stung about 200 times, and her boyfriend about 50 times, according to the Fort Worth Star-Telegram. Beauregard …

U of Texas Coach Says Players Should Be Paid U of Texas Coach Says Players Should Be Paid
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Whether or not college players should be paid has become quite the hot button issue lately, one which gained its most substantial supporter recently as University of Texas head football coach Mack Brown came out in favor of it. Brown, …

Six Flags Death Raises Questions of Regulation Six Flags Death Raises Questions of Regulation

Some people are fearless on roller coasters and other thrill rides. Some are certainly not. It’s not a matter of fear, actually. If they were afraid, they wouldn’t get on. Most are probably too old to have any issues with …

Roller Coaster Death in North Texas Roller Coaster Death in North Texas
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Fox News reports that a woman was thrown from a roller coster to her death on Friday at Six Flags Over Texas in Arlington. Investigators are still piecing together exactly what happened, but there are initial reports that the woman …

Wrong Home Demolished, Couple Loses Family Home Wrong Home Demolished, Couple Loses Family Home
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A Texas couple were shocked this week when they drove to what was supposed to be their new home, only to find an empty lot. Fort Worth demolition crews accidentally knocked down the wrong house on Monday, choosing the neighboring …

Rep. Joe Barton Wants To Legalize Online Poker Rep. Joe Barton Wants To Legalize Online Poker

Online poker where real money is at stake is in a legal gray zone in the U.S. It was banned in 2006, but the Justice Department allowed states to determine their own online gambling laws in 2011. Now one lawmaker …

Abortion Hearing in Texas Forbids Tampons Abortion Hearing in Texas Forbids Tampons
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Yes, you read that correctly. The Texas senate is currently debating SB1, a bill that, if enacted, could introduce some of the harshest abortion restrictions in the country, effectively shutting down nearly every clinic in its state. This situation certainly …

Randy Travis in Critical Condition Randy Travis in Critical Condition

Country music legend Randy Travis is critically ill. Travis, 54, currently admitted to an unidentified hospital in Texas, is suffering from the effects of viral cardiomyopathy, according to Travis spokesperson Kirt Webster. Travis had been touring recently, performing in Detroit …

Texas Execution: Woman Said She Wasn’t Scared To Die Texas Execution: Woman Said She Wasn’t Scared To Die
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Texas executed its first woman in three years last night, and her last statements were about how she wasn’t afraid to go. 52-year old Kimberly McCarthy was convicted of murdering 71-year old Dorothy Booth in 1997 over a diamond ring …

Kimberly McCarthy: Texas to Execute Woman Tonight Kimberly McCarthy: Texas to Execute Woman Tonight
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Texas is looking at a grim milestone tonight. If the state proceeds with the execution of Kimberly McCarthy, it will mark the 500th execution since the death penalty was reinstated in the state in 1982. McCarthy was sentenced for robbing …

Texas Kind Of Protects Your Email Privacy With New Law Texas Kind Of Protects Your Email Privacy With New Law
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Before the NSA leaks, everybody thought the worst the government could do was obtain your email without a warrant. Well, they can still do that, but Texas has just made it harder for local law enforcement to do the same. …

Shark Attacks Teen In Texas Waters Shark Attacks Teen In Texas Waters
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A 15-year old boy was attacked by a shark off the Texas Gulf coast on Monday afternoon while swimming with his church group. The boy was swimming in waist-deep water at Surfside Beach when the shark began biting his legs; …

Stiletto Heel Stabbing: Woman Murders Boyfriend With Shoe Stiletto Heel Stabbing: Woman Murders Boyfriend With Shoe
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A Houston woman is being charged with murder after allegedly stabbing her boyfriend to death in the head with a high-heeled shoe. 44-year old Ana Trujillo was arrested after police arrived at her swanky building, The Parklane, on an assault-in-progress …