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Wednesday 29 March 2023 Dublin: 12°C

# Texas

All time
# Eye of the tiger
Tiger Woods gets the better of Rory McIlroy in dramatic WGC Match Play showdown
McIlroy exited the WGC Match Play Championship in his first ever match-play battle with boyhood idol Woods.
# Improv
Woods makes miraculous saving shot but slips to defeat in Texas
Meanwhile, Bubba Watson and former world number one Jason Day were eliminated from the WGC-Match Play Championship.
# mark sands
Fundraising appeal for Irish student who died in scooter crash while on exchange in Texas
The Go Fund Me appeal is approaching $30,000.
# Catholic Church
Catholic diocese in Texas publishes list of 300 priests accused of sexual abuse
The diocese says it’s part of an effort to bring about the restoration of trust.
# Texas
Girl (7) shot dead after gunman fires into car parked outside supermarket
It wasn’t immediately clear what prompted the the morning shooting.
# Jakelin Caal
Family of girl (7) who died in Border Patrol custody dispute official story on her death
The parents of Jakelin Caal said she had been given food and water and appeared to be in good health as she travelled through Mexico.
# Texas
Texas executes Mexican man who killed his wife and two young children
Mexico and human rights groups have long maintained that Roberto Ramos was not informed of his legal rights.
# beautiful ted
Remember when Cruz was 'Lyin' Ted'? As an election looms, Trump has come up with a new nickname
“He’s not Lyin’ Ted anymore.”
# amber guyger
Dallas police fire officer charged with fatally shooting neighbour in his apartment
Amber Guyger is accused of fatally shooting her black neighbour inside his own apartment.
# Texas
'Serial killer' US border agent charged with murdering four women over two-week period
Juan David Ortiz was arrested when a fifth woman managed to flee.
# amber guyger
Texas officer faces manslaughter charge after shooting neighbour in his own apartment
Officer Amber Guyger claims she mistook her neighbour’s apartment for her own.
# roy oliver
Texas police officer found guilty of murdering unarmed black teenager
Roy Oliver could face between five to 99 years in prison.
# on hold
US judge blocks online plans for printing untraceable 3D guns
US District Judge Robert Lasnik extended a temporary restraining order, and his new decision will last until the case is resolved.
# shark baby
Thieves use baby's pram to steal shark from Texas aquarium
The shark has now been recovered by police and is “resting” in the aquarium’s quarantine.
# austin
Young Irishman dies after crash in Texas
It’s believed the man was from Dublin and was on holiday with friends.
# Houston
Police in Texas say they've caught a serial killer who killed three people in seven days
Jose Gilberto Rodriguez was arrested after a car chase.
# danny bible
'It hurts' - Texas executes 'ice pick killer', denies him last-minute appeal to face firing squad
Danny Bible had murdered at least four people over a span of two decades.
# Texas
'She should be getting her first car, not a funeral': Tributes paid to Santa Fe shooting victims
A 17-year-old boy has been charged with capital murder.
# Santa Fe High School
17-year-old charged with Texas school shooting 'planned attack in journals'
Ten people were killed and 10 wounded in yesterday’s shooting.
# Texas
'A heinous attack': 10 people killed in Texas high school shooting
The student who orchestrated the attack used a shotgun and a .38 revolver he apparently took from his father.
# red hair
Police in US investigate possible link between severed heads found 240km apart
The women’s heads were found in plastic bags in Texas and Louisiana.
# broken heart
George Bush Sr hospitalised the day after his wife's funeral
Barbara Bush, wife of the former president, died last Tuesday after 73 years of marriage.
# water park
Designer of Kansas water slide arrested after it decapitated 10-year-old boy
Caleb Schwab died on the 17-story water slide in 2016 after his raft went airborne and hit an overhead loop.
# Ethan Couch
'Affluenza' man who dodged heavy sentence after killing four in road crash released from jail
Ethan Couch (20) was just 16 when he drunkenly struck and killed four pedestrians.
# austin
'A very challenged young man': Texas bomber left video confession on phone before he died
The video details the weapons he used but fails to outline a motive for the attacks.
# austin
Texas parcel bombings suspect blows himself up as police Swat team closes in
Authorities identified the suspect only as a 24-year-old white man.
# Cameras
Austin parcel bombs: Texas police find clue after FedEx centre explosion
A sixth explosion that went off yesterday isn’t related to the other five, police said yesterday.
# austin
'We're clearly dealing with a serial bomber': Another parcel blast reported in Texas
This is the fifth bombing this month.
# Texas
Two injured in fresh explosion in Austin as police investigate series of parcel bombings
The head of police has warned residents not to touch any unexpected packages left at their homes.
# Mail Bomb
Texas is rattled by a series of parcel bombs that have killed two people in 10 days
Officers are investigating whether the attacks are serial hate crimes.
# Dail be back
Leo to join Arnie and Bernie Sanders as speakers at US festival
The stop in Texas forms part of Varadkar’s trip to the US for St Patrick’s Day.
# Clemency
Death row prisoner who hired hitman to kill his family given last-minute reprieve
His father appealed for his life.
# Mexico
Nearly 200 US-bound migrants found packed into bottom of truck
More than 300 Central American men, women and children were taken into custody as part of the operation.
# tourniquet killer
'I can feel that': First US inmate executed in 2018 claimed drug used to kill him 'burned'
Anthony Shore was put to death for raping, torturing and murdering three girls in the 1980s and 1990s.
# Don't sweat it
Bikram yoga is 'no more effective than yoga practiced at room temperature'
This type of yoga is carried out in a room heated to 35–42 degrees Celsius.
# Texas
Woman charged with plot to assassinate Obama with homemade bomb was caught by cat hair
Julia Poff is charged with sending three devices in the post, one to the then US President.
Toddler, preacher and a pregnant mother among Texas shooting victims
Many of the 26 people killed in Sunday’s shooting were children, the county sheriff said.
# Devin Patrick Kelley
Air Force mistake enabled Texas shooter to buy guns, despite violent past
Devin Patrick Kelley killed 26 people and injured at least 20 others in Texas’ worst mass shooting.
# Sutherland Springs
Devin Kelley: Police say Texas church shooter attacked after family domestic situation
Kelley is responsible for the deadliest mass shooting in Texas history.
# Mass Shooting
'A very special, beautiful child': First victims of Texas church massacre named
The ages of those killed ranges from five to 72.