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Dr. Mark Lester, Southeast Zone clinical leader for Texas Health Resources, answers questions during a media conference at Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Dallas where a patient has been diagnosed with the Ebola virus on Sept. 30, 2014 in Dallas, Texas. (credit: Mike Stone/Getty Images)

Doctor: ‘Information Not Fully Communicated Throughout Whole Team’ Ebola Patient Came From Liberia

The first Ebola patient diagnosed in the United States told relatives that he notified health care workers the first time he went to the hospital that he was visiting the U.S. from Liberia, the man’s sister said Wednesday.

14 hours ago

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Advocates Urge Texas To Again Expand DNA Testing

Advocacy groups and a Texan who spent nearly 25 years in prison for a killing he didn’t commit are urging the 2015 Legislature to again expand access to crime-scene DNA testing.

16 hours ago

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Grandson Charged With Dismembering Grandmothers Body With Chain Saw

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

18 hours ago

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Man Allegedly Made Hash Oil During Explosion

A Central Texas man has been charged with arson and child endangerment after a 2013 explosion damaged a house with his year-old son inside.

09/30/2014

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09/30/2014

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Office Manager Sentenced For Stealing $1.6 Million Dollars

The former manager of a Houston-area plastics company has been sentenced to more than three years in prison for stealing nearly $1.6 million from the business.

09/27/2014

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Woman Charged With Allegedly Strangling, Killing Husband With Apron

Investigators say a West Texas woman has been charged with killing her husband of nearly 25 years by allegedly using an apron to strangle him.

09/27/2014

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Court Nixes Air Force Trainer’s Rape Penalty

An Air Force appeals court has overturned an Air Force instructor’s rape conviction and ordered a new sentence for his other convictions for misconduct at the South Texas base where he worked.

09/26/2014

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Wounded Man Charged In Amarillo Bat, Sword Fight

AMARILLO, Texas (AP) — Amarillo police have charged a wounded man with assault after he allegedly used a baseball bat to try to attack a homeowner who fought back with a sword. Potter County jail records […]

09/26/2014

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Texas Beef Packer Recalling Meat, Possible E. Coli

A meat packer in the Texas Panhandle has recalled nearly 12 tons of beef trimmings products due to possible E. coli contamination.

09/26/2014

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