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#Texas

# texas - Wednesday 6 May, 2015

This school won't teach sex ed, now 20 of its students have chlamydia

The high school handbook instructs the promotion of abstinence over any other behaviour.

# texas - Tuesday 5 May, 2015

Islamic State militants say they've struck the US for the first time Texas Shooting This post contains videos

Islamic State militants say they've struck the US for the first time

The group says the US will see ‘the soldiers of the Islamic State do terrible things’.

# texas - Monday 4 May, 2015

WATCH: Meeting descends into laughter as mayor leaves mic on in the toilet

‘When nature calls, even the mayor has to go.’

Two men shot dead at US Mohammed cartoon event

The convention was attended by controversial Dutch far-right politician Geert Wilders.

# texas - Thursday 16 April, 2015

Texas executes sixth inmate this year after restocking lethal injection drug

Manuel Garza was sentenced to death for killing a police officer in February 2001 with the officer’s own gun.

# texas - Friday 3 April, 2015

This US state trooper's bosses really aren't happy about this photo

The officer was reprimanded for associating with a known criminal.

# texas - Monday 23 March, 2015

Irish Traveller held in US over $1 million insurance fraud murder

Anita Fox, a 72-year-old housekeeper, was stabbed seven times while at work.

# texas - Thursday 26 February, 2015

Enda Kenny is going to perform at a music festival in Texas*

*No word on whether or not he’ll actually sing.

# texas - Monday 23 February, 2015

Conjoined twins successfully separated after 24 hour surgery

Knatalye Hope and Adeline Faith Mata underwent the surgery in Texas Children’s Hospital.

# texas - Wednesday 14 January, 2015

Here's What Happened Today: Wednesday

The furious storm, Vincent Browne’s constituency debates and the ‘survivor’s edition’ of Charlie Hebdo all had people talking today.

Bus carrying 12 prisoners falls from Texas overpass onto train tracks

The Department of Public Safety could not give details on the number of deaths but said it was a fatal incident.

# texas - Wednesday 17 December, 2014

Video shows terrifying scenes inside airplane forced to make emergency landing

Passengers can be heard screaming and praying.

# texas - Monday 8 December, 2014

From The Daily Edge PR firm forced to change 'racist' name after massive Twitter reaction Strange Fruit

PR firm forced to change 'racist' name after massive Twitter reaction

The company has deleted its social media accounts.

# texas - Wednesday 3 December, 2014

From The42 Irish team going for gold at Roller Derby World Cup Get Your Skates On

Irish team going for gold at Roller Derby World Cup

We spoke to Fiona Carton as Team Ireland get set to take on the world in Texas.

# texas - Friday 17 October, 2014

Cruise ship heading home with Ebola scare passenger in isolation

Cruise ship heading home with Ebola scare passenger in isolation

The woman is said to have no symptoms and to be at low risk to the guests and crew.

# texas - Thursday 16 October, 2014

Nurse with Ebola given permission to fly but officials now looking for 132 passengers

The officials now admit she should not have been allowed to take the flight.

# texas - Tuesday 14 October, 2014

Dog of Texas nurse with Ebola won't be put down

There was uproar when it was suggested that the dog of a Spanish Ebola patient be put down.

# texas - Sunday 12 October, 2014

'Breach of protocol' blamed for Ebola infection of Texas healthcare worker

The health worker was in the lower pool of those at risk and was wearing a protective gown, gloves and a mask.

# texas - Wednesday 8 October, 2014

Thomas Eric Duncan, first US Ebola patient, has died

A hospital in Dallas, Texas broke the news this afternoon.

# texas - Saturday 4 October, 2014

"My Teenage Sweetheart Was Killed To Preserve Her Family's 'Honour'"

Amina and Sarah Said were just 18 and 17 years old when they were murdered. Their father is the chief suspect.

# texas - Wednesday 1 October, 2014

Children being monitored after contact with US man with ebola

The man became infected in Liberia and travelled to Texas.

The 9 at 9: Wednesday

Good morning! Here are the nine stories you need to know.

# texas - Wednesday 27 August, 2014

Man charged with shooting the drunk driver that killed his two sons is acquitted

David Barajas’ two sons were killed by the driver as they pushed a truck in Texas.

# texas - Sunday 10 August, 2014

The State of Texas may have executed an innocent man - but won't pardon him

Cameron Todd Willingham was convicted of murdering his three daughters on the back of disputed evidence.

# texas - Sunday 13 July, 2014

From The Daily Edge Newsreader tricked into reading out her own marriage proposal on air Big News

Newsreader tricked into reading out her own marriage proposal on air

Would you not be MORTIFIED?

# texas - Thursday 10 July, 2014

Man kills four of his children and two adults in domestic dispute

The man also critically injured his 15-year-old daughter.

# texas - Saturday 28 June, 2014

From The42 UFC's quest for global domination continues with first New Zealand venture New Horizons

UFC's quest for global domination continues with first New Zealand venture

There’s also a Texas show as the UFC doubles up.

# texas - Saturday 14 June, 2014

From The Daily Edge Is your $700k mansion about to fall off a cliff? It might be better to just set it on fire Ah Well This post contains images

Is your $700k mansion about to fall off a cliff? It might be better to just set it on fire

Please don’t actually set your mansion on fire.

# texas - Wednesday 7 May, 2014

70 new jobs announced for Kildare and Louth

The jobs were announced by underwater technology company Cathx Ocean and Becton Dixon, a medical technology company.

# texas - Monday 28 April, 2014

From The Daily Edge Willie Nelson is getting a black belt in martial arts today Always On My Fist

Willie Nelson is getting a black belt in martial arts today

He’s eighty years old.

# texas - Saturday 26 April, 2014

9 joyous photos from the crazy, wonderful Fiesta Pooch in Texas Pups This post contains images

9 joyous photos from the crazy, wonderful Fiesta Pooch in Texas

Look at the little lads.

# texas - Thursday 3 April, 2014

From The Daily Edge Chicken arrested for crossing the road Inspired By Cadbury

Chicken arrested for crossing the road

Yes, really.

Fort Hood mass shooting: gunman among four dead; 16 wounded

The incident occurred last night on the Texas army base.

Mass shooting at US base Fort Hood: 14 wounded, gunman reported killed

The Texas base was the scene of a deadly shooting rampage in 2009.

# texas - Wednesday 26 March, 2014

From The Daily Edge Teen issues brilliant ticket to illegally-parked police officer Gas Ticket

Teen issues brilliant ticket to illegally-parked police officer

Have a taste of your own medicine.

From The Daily Edge Unbelievable footage shows construction worker's lucky rescue from raging fire Rescue Me

Unbelievable footage shows construction worker's lucky rescue from raging fire

This is both amazing and nerve-racking.

# texas - Sunday 23 March, 2014

From The Daily Edge Texas news station gets missing plane search graphic epically wrong Geography Lessons

Texas news station gets missing plane search graphic epically wrong

Not helping, Texas. Not helping.

# texas - Tuesday 4 March, 2014

From The Daily Edge Older policeman joins street party with booty-shaking dance Wobble Baby

# texas - Friday 15 November, 2013

From The Daily Edge WATCH: US cops in multi-car chase with baby kangaroo Rootube

WATCH: US cops in multi-car chase with baby kangaroo

It was a dramatic low-speed pursuit.

# texas - Monday 11 November, 2013

From The42 Texas forever: how GAA clubs are trying to crack America's deep south GAA

Texas forever: how GAA clubs are trying to crack America's deep south

The Fionn MacCumhaill club in Dallas are behind a bid to bring next year’s Railway Cup to America.