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#Texas

# texas - Thursday 7 January, 2016

Surrogate mother gives birth to her own granddaughter

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

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

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

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

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

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

“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

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

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

Perfect for any trekkie with a million to burn.

# texas - Saturday 10 October, 2015

Actor Shia LaBeouf arrested for being drunk in Texas

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

“Kind of like a hoodie…”

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

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

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock…

Man charged after eight members of Texas family shot dead

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 This post contains videos

Video emerges of Christian Taylor shortly before he was shot dead

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

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

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 This post contains videos

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

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 This post contains videos

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

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

# texas - Tuesday 7 July, 2015

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

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

“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

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

# texas - Monday 29 June, 2015

Texas is fighting back against US marriage equality

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

It would set you back €3.12 million.

# texas - Saturday 20 June, 2015

US presidential hopeful calls Charleston massacre an accident Oops This post contains videos

US presidential hopeful calls Charleston massacre an accident

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

# texas - Tuesday 16 June, 2015

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

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

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

# texas - Sunday 14 June, 2015

'You need a permit': Girls raising Father's Day funds told to shut down their lemonade stand

“I was a little confused,” 8-year-old Andria Green said.

# texas - Saturday 13 June, 2015

Dallas: Suspect in attack on police HQ killed, bombs found in van

A man opened fire on the Dallas police HQ from a number of positions – before leading officers on a chase away from the city.

# texas - Friday 12 June, 2015

From The Daily Edge Police shut down these little girls' lemonade stand, because joy is illegal Po Po Shut Us Down

Police shut down these little girls' lemonade stand, because joy is illegal

Who would call the cops on a pair of little girls? Who?

# texas - Thursday 11 June, 2015

Elderly man and his dog die after becoming 'trapped inside' Corvette

The car’s locking mechanism malfunctioned.

# texas - Tuesday 9 June, 2015

From The42 Carl Frampton is heading to Texas to fight a Mexican in the defence of his world title Stateside
From The Daily Edge This waitress' kind gesture to grieving parents has melted everyone's heart Heartwarming

This waitress' kind gesture to grieving parents has melted everyone's heart

Sometimes, the kindness overrides everything.

# texas - Sunday 7 June, 2015

WATCH: Texas cop throws black girl in a bikini to the ground, threatens teens with gun

The officer has been placed on “administrative leave” after a wave of outrage across America.

# texas - Friday 5 June, 2015

This man has just had the world's first skull transplant Noggin This post contains videos

This man has just had the world's first skull transplant

For good measure, Jim Boysen also got a new kidney and pancreas.

# texas - Thursday 21 May, 2015

Waco bikers hid guns in sacks of tortilla chips and down a toilet

A video from the scene shows bikers running into the bathroom and the kitchen during the shootout.