Drunk driver kills 2 at SXSW music festival

2014-03-13 13:23

A suspected drunk driver fleeing police has crashed through barricades set up for a major festival in Texas and drove into a crowd of revellers and other vehicles, killing two people and injuring 23.

Theuns rocks Texas

2013-07-31 12:20

Over the past 3 weeks there was a buzz in the South African community in Texas and the buzz was not from an overdriven amplifier…


2013 SXSW Festival

2013-03-13 10:00

The 2013 SXSW Music, Film and Interactive Festival had a small part of the US, Texas in particular, booming with many of Hollywood's famous faces. Take a look at which of your favourite stars rubbed shoulders with one another.

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BP sued for pollution

2010-08-10 11:48

Texas state sued BP and accused it of putting profit before environmental safety.

Death penalty 'unconstitutional'

2010-03-06 10:00

A judge in the Texas county is facing a torrent of high-profile criticism after he declared the death penalty unconstitutional.

Family of dead Texas Ebola patient grieve in isolation

2014-10-10 09:15

The family of Thomas Duncan, the first person to be diagnosed with Ebola in the USA, is left to grieve in isolation due to social stigma and fear of the virus.


7th big cat dies at animal refuge from virus

2013-08-27 12:00

A tiger described as the "soul" of a North Texas animal sanctuary has become the seventh big cat to die from an outbreak of a fatal virus.

BP faces $1bn lawsuit for gas leak

2013-04-17 10:54

More than 470 people are suing BP for $1bn, saying they became sick due to a 15-day gas leak at its refinery in Texas City.

Man shoots 9 at US skating rink

2011-07-24 08:40

A gunman has opened fire at a skating rink in the town of Grand Prairie, Texas, killing at least five people and injuring four others before committing suicide.

Thunderstorms hit Texas Open

2010-05-15 06:45

Thunderstorms on Friday forced postponement of the entire second round of the US PGA Texas Open to Saturday morning.

Texan Ebola patient's death renews questions about care

2014-10-09 08:35

In light of the death of the first Ebola patient diagnosed in the United States, questions about his medical care are questioned.

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