Texas News - NBC 5 Dallas-Fort Worth

News from around the state of Texas

Friday, Dec 15, 2017 at 07:41 PM CST

Girl Hears Clearly For the First Time

Girl Hears Clearly For the First Time

A children's hospital in Texas is helping a little girl hear for the very first time in her life. The 5-year-old girl's new cochlear implants allow her to hear clearly after failing every hearing test she has...

Friday, Dec 15, 2017 at 03:36 PM CST

Houston Man Saves Couple From Fiery Crash

Houston Man Saves Couple From Fiery Crash

A Houston transit worker is being hailed as a hero after pulling two crash victims from a burning car. Surveillance video captured his act of heroism after the November crash.  

Friday, Dec 15, 2017 at 12:57 PM CST

Plastic Bags Woven Into Mats for Homeless

Plastic Bags Woven Into Mats for Homeless

Mats constructed out of grocery bags are woven together to give homeless people a place to sleep.

Friday, Dec 15, 2017 at 12:53 PM CST

Texas Among Last States to OK Medical Marijuana

Texas Among Last States to OK Medical Marijuana

Texas is the last big state to allow some form of medical marijuana, albeit an oil extract so low in the psychoactive component, THC, that it couldn't get a person high.

Friday, Dec 15, 2017 at 12:55 PM CST

Texas Officials Cut Toll Projects From Transportation Plan

Texas Officials Cut Toll Projects From Transportation Plan

Texas transportation officials are removing all new tollway projects from a significant 10-year construction plan, including what would have been additional toll lanes on Interstate 35 through Central Texas.

About
Texas is a big, big state. On this page you'll find a list of stories from other parts of Texas, outside of Dallas-Fort Worth.