The Austin/Travis County Health and Human Services Department conducted the investigation. Officials say the victim was over 50 years old. This is the first death in Austin from the West Nile virus since 2003 when two people died.
A Texan who faked having cancer to get donations has been sentenced to two years in state jail.
The death of 86-year-old Bernard Theilen is the fifth from the disease in Dallas County this year; making this the worst-ever West Nile season with plenty of summer ahead of us.
Did Team USA live up to the hype and take home gold at the London Olympics?
Down four runs in the ninth inning against one of the shakiest bullpens in baseball, the Houston Astros were confident they could mount a comeback.
Olympic organizers and swimming’s governing body leapt to the defense of China’s world record-breaking teen sensation Ye Shiwen on Tuesday, with the sport’s president saying suspicions that she doped were “crazy” and motivated by jealousy.
The question for voters in Tuesday’s Texas runoff isn’t whether a Republican will likely succeed Kay Bailey Hutchison in the U.S. Senate, but what kind of Republican?
A “fiscal cliff” of steep tax increases and deep spending cuts scheduled to begin next year looms darkly over the presidential race.
DALLAS (AP) — Voter turnout appears mixed at several polling stations across Texas on primary runoff election day.