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# texas - Thursday 10 March, 2016

Poll: Are you in favour of the death penalty?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Are you in favour of the death penalty?

Mar 10th 2016, 8:45 AM 32,262 Views 154 Comments

A man who murdered five people has been executed in Texas – do you agree with the death penalty?

Man who shot dead five people in 1997 rampage is executed
# Coy Wesbrook
# Coy Wesbrook

Man who shot dead five people in 1997 rampage is executed

Mar 10th 2016, 7:45 AM 25,734 Views 31 Comments

Wesbrook said in his final statement: “I want to say that I am sorry for the pain that I have caused you people”.

# texas - Thursday 3 March, 2016

The US Supreme Court is split on the 'most important abortion case in a generation'
# Swing Vote
# Swing Vote

The US Supreme Court is split on the 'most important abortion case in a generation'

Mar 3rd 2016, 6:03 AM 14,679 Views 113 Comments

The case concerns whether or not a Texas law aims to protect women’s health, or to restrict access to abortions.

# texas - Friday 19 February, 2016

'Black sludge' pours from taps in Texas city after almost every city council official arrested
# Crystal City
# Crystal City

'Black sludge' pours from taps in Texas city after almost every city council official arrested

Feb 19th 2016, 9:11 PM 52,473 Views 0 Comments

Most of the council’s officials have been arrested on corruption charges.

# texas - Monday 15 February, 2016

These students threw a surprise party for their teacher and he started crying
# Take A Break
# Take A Break

These students threw a surprise party for their teacher and he started crying

Feb 15th 2016, 12:06 PM 33,282 Views 14 Comments

It was an emotional moment.

# texas - Tuesday 26 January, 2016

Anti-abortion activists who took undercover videos face criminal charges
# Planned Parenthood
# Planned Parenthood

Anti-abortion activists who took undercover videos face criminal charges

Jan 26th 2016, 10:12 AM 13,907 Views 195 Comments

It’s the first time anyone has been charged in relation to the videos.

# texas - Thursday 21 January, 2016

The 9 at 9: Thursday
# 9 At 9
# 9 At 9

The 9 at 9: Thursday

Jan 21st 2016, 9:00 AM 10,611 Views 1 Comment

It’s closer to the weekend than the start of the week… here is what you need to know.

US executes man over 2001 'erotic asphyxiation' murder
# Texas
# Texas

US executes man over 2001 'erotic asphyxiation' murder

Jan 21st 2016, 8:15 AM 21,095 Views 15 Comments

Pope Francis was said to have been following the case.

# texas - Thursday 14 January, 2016

Irish man jailed in Texas for trafficking endangered rhino horns
# Patrick Sheridan
# Patrick Sheridan

Irish man jailed in Texas for trafficking endangered rhino horns

Jan 14th 2016, 9:10 PM 23,080 Views 60 Comments

Patrick Sheridan, from Rathkeale Co Limerick, illegally bought and sold tens of thousands of dollars worth of rhino horns.

# texas - Thursday 7 January, 2016

Surrogate mother gives birth to her own granddaughter
# Texas
# Texas

Surrogate mother gives birth to her own granddaughter

Jan 7th 2016, 8:35 PM 28,269 Views 66 Comments

53-year-old Tracey Thompson gave birth to a healthy baby girl yesterday, seven years after going through menopause.

# texas - Wednesday 6 January, 2016

Girl (2) in ICU after swallowing fridge magnets
# Texas
# Texas

Girl (2) in ICU after swallowing fridge magnets

Jan 6th 2016, 3:01 PM 24,492 Views 25 Comments

The magnets stuck together and created holes in her intestines.

# texas - Thursday 31 December, 2015

'Affluenza' teen who killed four people in crash caught after ordering a Domino's pizza
# On The Run
# On The Run

'Affluenza' teen who killed four people in crash caught after ordering a Domino's pizza

Dec 31st 2015, 12:20 PM 25,353 Views 23 Comments

Ethan Couch remains in Mexico, while his mother arrived back in the US today.

# texas - Thursday 24 December, 2015

'Brain dead' man wakes up after father's stand-off with doctors who wanted to switch off life support
# Texas
# Texas

'Brain dead' man wakes up after father's stand-off with doctors who wanted to switch off life support

Dec 24th 2015, 10:25 AM 36,268 Views 43 Comments

During the three-hour stand-off with police, George Pickering’s son squeezed his father’s hand on command.

# texas - Wednesday 23 December, 2015

No charges in controversial jailhouse death of black woman
# Texas
# Texas

No charges in controversial jailhouse death of black woman

Dec 23rd 2015, 9:18 AM 11,961 Views 25 Comments

Sandra Bland’s family had disputed the coronor’s conclusion that she died by suicide.

# texas - Friday 18 December, 2015

'Affluenza' teen who killed four people in drink-driving crash may have fled US
# Manhunt
# Manhunt

'Affluenza' teen who killed four people in drink-driving crash may have fled US

Dec 18th 2015, 10:33 PM 34,784 Views 30 Comments

Ethan Couch was 16 when he crashed his pickup truck into a group of pedestrians and another vehicle.

# texas - Wednesday 9 December, 2015

A gun rights group is holding a "fake mass shooting" at a Texas college this week
# Gun Free UT
# Gun Free UT

A gun rights group is holding a "fake mass shooting" at a Texas college this week

Dec 9th 2015, 9:47 PM 13,930 Views 57 Comments

“It’s a fake mass shooting, and we’ll use fake blood.”

# texas - Monday 23 November, 2015

Ahmed Mohamed is demanding $15m in compensation over 'clock bomb' arrest
# Clock Boy
# Clock Boy

Ahmed Mohamed is demanding $15m in compensation over 'clock bomb' arrest

Nov 23rd 2015, 6:49 PM 26,216 Views 117 Comments

The 14-year-old brought a clock to his Texas school and was arrested.

# texas - Thursday 19 November, 2015

Triple child killer who murdered his daughter in petrol-filled house fire is executed
# Put To Death
# Put To Death

Triple child killer who murdered his daughter in petrol-filled house fire is executed

Nov 19th 2015, 5:40 PM 22,176 Views 47 Comments

Raphael Holiday killed his 18-month-old daughter and her two half-sisters in Texas.

# texas - Saturday 24 October, 2015

There's a secret room built by a Star Trek superfan in this Texan house
# Hidden Away
# Hidden Away

There's a secret room built by a Star Trek superfan in this Texan house

Oct 24th 2015, 5:00 PM 22,034 Views 25 Comments

Perfect for any trekkie with a million to burn.

# texas - Saturday 10 October, 2015

Actor Shia LaBeouf arrested for being drunk in Texas
# Public Intoxication
# Public Intoxication

Actor Shia LaBeouf arrested for being drunk in Texas

Oct 10th 2015, 6:42 PM 19,025 Views 39 Comments

The 29-year-old was arrested on Friday evening in Austin.

# texas - Thursday 24 September, 2015

The internet has fallen in love with this old man who built a ‘dog train’ for rescued pups
# Take A Break
# Take A Break

The internet has fallen in love with this old man who built a ‘dog train’ for rescued pups

Sep 24th 2015, 4:21 PM 17,962 Views 11 Comments

Eugene Bostick has been looking after his area’s dogs for the past 30 years.

# texas - Tuesday 22 September, 2015

An Irish man has been extradited to the US for trafficking rhinoceros horns
# Texas
# Texas

An Irish man has been extradited to the US for trafficking rhinoceros horns

Sep 22nd 2015, 9:13 PM 18,839 Views 0 Comments

Patrick Sheridan was originally arrested in the UK in January.

# texas - Wednesday 16 September, 2015

This is how a Texas school explained why a boy was arrested for making a clock
# Texas
# Texas

This is how a Texas school explained why a boy was arrested for making a clock

Sep 16th 2015, 8:02 PM 22,661 Views 59 Comments

The school used the opportunity to remind parents that their children shouldn’t bring ‘prohibited items’ to school.

Outrage after 14-year-old taken from school in handcuffs - for bringing a clock to class
# Stand With Ahmed
# Stand With Ahmed

Outrage after 14-year-old taken from school in handcuffs - for bringing a clock to class

Sep 16th 2015, 9:08 AM 38,314 Views 149 Comments

He says that police officers said the clock, “looked like a movie bomb”.

# texas - Wednesday 2 September, 2015

Man accidentally shoots himself dead while posing for a selfie with a gun
# Houston
# Houston

Man accidentally shoots himself dead while posing for a selfie with a gun

Sep 2nd 2015, 8:40 PM 34,508 Views 79 Comments

Police say he was “handling a gun he believed to be unloaded.”

WATCH: Doctors save man's hand - by inserting it into his belly
# Tummy Tuck
# Tummy Tuck

WATCH: Doctors save man's hand - by inserting it into his belly

Sep 2nd 2015, 7:45 PM 20,435 Views 25 Comments

“Kind of like a hoodie…”

Prosecutor says video shows police shooting man while his hands are in the air
# Texas
# Texas

Prosecutor says video shows police shooting man while his hands are in the air

Sep 2nd 2015, 4:07 PM 15,920 Views 38 Comments

In the video Gilbert Flores is seen outside a house with his arms raised before shots are fired and he falls.

# texas - Monday 10 August, 2015

The 5 at 5: Monday
# Take 5
# Take 5

The 5 at 5: Monday

Aug 10th 2015, 4:55 PM 6,360 Views 0 Comments

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock…

Man charged after eight members of Texas family shot dead
# Texas
# Texas

Man charged after eight members of Texas family shot dead

Aug 10th 2015, 8:46 AM 52,187 Views 40 Comments

Daniel Conley is due to appear in court later today.

# texas - Sunday 9 August, 2015

Video emerges of Christian Taylor shortly before he was shot dead
# FBI
# FBI

Video emerges of Christian Taylor shortly before he was shot dead

Aug 9th 2015, 9:02 PM 30,372 Views 38 Comments

Today marks the first anniversary of Michael Brown’s death.

# texas - Saturday 1 August, 2015

Here's how to find your iPhone if it falls from a plane
# Whoops
# Whoops

Here's how to find your iPhone if it falls from a plane

Aug 1st 2015, 9:45 AM 12,614 Views 17 Comments

More a case of “when” rather than “if”, really.

# texas - Thursday 23 July, 2015

Woman who died in Texas jail cell told police of previous suicide attempt
# Texas
# Texas

Woman who died in Texas jail cell told police of previous suicide attempt

Jul 23rd 2015, 11:21 AM 13,258 Views 54 Comments

The woman’s family disputes this claim and their lawyer said social activists like Bland “don’t take their own life”.

# texas - Wednesday 22 July, 2015

The Texas woman who died in a jail cell was threatened with a Taser by police
# Dashcam
# Dashcam

The Texas woman who died in a jail cell was threatened with a Taser by police

Jul 22nd 2015, 9:38 AM 18,200 Views 61 Comments

Questions remain over whether or not the arrest video was edited.

# texas - Thursday 16 July, 2015

'She would never do that to herself': Questions raised after woman found dead in jail cell
# Texas
# Texas

'She would never do that to herself': Questions raised after woman found dead in jail cell

Jul 16th 2015, 10:22 AM 20,686 Views 61 Comments

Sandra Bland has pulled over for a traffic offence but was arrested and charged with assaulting a police officer.

# texas - Tuesday 7 July, 2015

2 Irish lads were interviewed live on US TV in their GAA jerseys and it was gas
# Having The Craic
From The42
# Having The Craic

2 Irish lads were interviewed live on US TV in their GAA jerseys and it was gas

Jul 7th 2015, 3:24 PM 15,645 Views 1 Comment

“I’d just like to say that I’m leaving my lucky Tipp jersey in Texas.”

# texas - Monday 6 July, 2015

Man shouts "f*ck those alligators", jumps into water, gets eaten by alligators
# DON'T GO IN THE WATER
# DON'T GO IN THE WATER

Man shouts "f*ck those alligators", jumps into water, gets eaten by alligators

Jul 6th 2015, 2:45 PM 58,536 Views 79 Comments

“He said “blank” the alligators and thereupon jumped into the water.”

# texas - Monday 29 June, 2015

Texas is fighting back against US marriage equality
# America
# America

Texas is fighting back against US marriage equality

Jun 29th 2015, 12:02 PM 25,903 Views 257 Comments

The state’s attorney general said Texans ‘must speak with one voice against this lawlessness’.

# texas - Saturday 27 June, 2015

There's something a little spooky about this empty, 46-bedroom mansion
# Texas
# Texas

There's something a little spooky about this empty, 46-bedroom mansion

Jun 27th 2015, 6:00 PM 52,305 Views 24 Comments

It would set you back €3.12 million.

# texas - Saturday 20 June, 2015

US presidential hopeful calls Charleston massacre an accident
# Oops
# Oops

US presidential hopeful calls Charleston massacre an accident

Jun 20th 2015, 10:34 AM 23,382 Views 103 Comments

The Republican governor said drugs, and not gun control, may be the real issue here.

# texas - Tuesday 16 June, 2015

Airport staff took a little boy's lost teddy on a wonderful adventure of its own
# Awfully Big Adventure
From The Daily Edge
# Awfully Big Adventure

Airport staff took a little boy's lost teddy on a wonderful adventure of its own

Jun 16th 2015, 6:37 PM 6,709 Views 0 Comments

Hobbes didn’t get a holiday – but he got something better.