Posted: Sep 9, 2012 5:31 AM
Updated: Sep 9, 2012 5:31 AM
THE WOODLANDS, Texas (AP) A home in the Houston suburb of The Woodlands has been placed under quarantine after a daughter of the owner tested positive for hantavirus. The house was recently the scene of the taping of the TLC cable channel's reality program "Hoarding: Buried Alive." A spokesman for the Montgomery County Health Department says officials learned Friday that the daughter of the homeowner tested positive for the non-contagious but potentially fatal disease.
SAN ANTONIO (AP) The discovery of a rare eyeless spider not seen in more than three decades has halted a San Antonio highway construction project indefinitely. The Express News reports the Braken Bat Cave meshweaver was found in the middle of a $15 million underpass project on Texas 151 at Loop 1604 in northwestern San Antonio.
DALLAS (AP) Police in Dallas are ramping up efforts to save teenagers from prostitution by improving how they identify the girls and the online advertisements that promote them. Experts say Dallas' strategies could be a model for other law enforcement faced with a problem that plagues most of America's big cities.
COLLEGE STATION, Texas (AP) Southeastern Conference Commissioner Mike Slive says the league is making progress toward a new television deal and he expects it to be finalized before the end of the year. The addition of Texas A and M and Missouri to the SEC puts the conference into new, larger television markets, and the upcoming deal is likely to be one of the most profitable in the history of college athletics.