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ELECTION GUIDE: What's at stake? Who's on ballots?

ELECTION GUIDE: What's at stake? Who's on ballots?The KENS 5 Election Guide looks at the balance of power nationally and across Texas...
  • News
  • 2 weeks ago
Education

Student allowed to bring religious knife to class

Student allowed to bring religious knife to classLike all religions, the Sikh faith is steeped in tradition. One of the most revered is the carrying of a Kirpan, a sword or dagger, at all times.
  • Education
  • 19 hours, 32 minutes ago
Weird

Potty peeper sues Colorado jail for discrimination

Potty peeper sues Colorado jail for discriminationA man who hid in the tank of a portable toilet at a yoga festival in 2011 to spy on women is suing the Boulder County Jail and the sheriff's office for discrimination.
  • Weird
  • 20 hours, 51 minutes ago
Health

Pumpkins help trick-or-treaters with food allergies

Pumpkins help trick-or-treaters with food allergiesA nationwide trend is turning Pumpkins from orange to teal this Halloween.
  • Health
  • 1 day ago
Local

U.S. Marshal under investigation

U.S. Marshal under investigationU.S. Marshal Robert Almonte is under investigation after an anonymous complaint filed by the Office of the Inspector General, according to a statement from Almonte.
  • Local
  • 1 day, 3 hours ago
News

Hospital: Nina Pham to be released today

Hospital: Nina Pham to be released todayDallas nurse Nina Pham will be released from a Maryland hospital Friday after winning the battle against Ebola.
  • News
  • 1 day, 3 hours ago
Local

State inspector general to investigate Schertz girl's death 5 years later

State inspector general to investigate Schertz girl's death 5 years laterThe Texas Inspector General launched an investigation Monday into the 2009 death of Sarah Brasse to determine whether Child Protective Services employees could have done more to prevent her death .
  • Local
  • 1 day, 3 hours ago
Crime

Registered sex offender accused of rapes, infecting victims with HIV

Registered sex offender accused of rapes, infecting victims with HIVA registered sex offender in Houston is charged with raping a 14-year-old girl and a 2-year-old girl and infecting them with HIV and other sexually transmitted diseases.
  • Crime
  • 1 day, 3 hours ago
News

El Nino still a no-show in Texas, but in forecast

El Nino still a no-show in Texas, but in forecastEl Nino is proving to be finicky.
  • News
  • 1 day, 5 hours ago
Features

The Queen sends her first tweet

The Queen sends her first tweetIt's a moment for the history books.
  • Features
  • 1 day, 6 hours ago
Crime

Suspect at large; Woman, 19, shot

Suspect at large; Woman, 19, shotBCSO responded to reports of a shooting in the 10000 block of Raven Field Drive around 6:30 a.m. Friday.
  • Crime
  • 1 day, 6 hours ago
Elections

SA voter says new ID law causing her issues

SA voter says new ID law causing her issuesEarly voting for the mid-term election is underway, but one San Antonio resident has reached out to KENS 5, claiming the state's controversial voter ID law is requiring her to go to great lengths just to exercise her right to vote.
  • Elections
  • 1 day, 15 hours ago
Local

Local Whataburger prepares for football rivalry, beefs up security

Local Whataburger prepares for football rivalry, beefs up securityTwo high school rivals. One huge football game.
  • Local
  • 1 day, 16 hours ago
Weird

More than 100 snakes found in couple's home

More than 100 snakes found in couple's homeIt's a rescue that not even Indiana Jones would attempt.
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  • 1 day, 17 hours ago
News

Check out this list of things you should never refrigerate

Check out this list of things you should never refrigerateThese days, you just can't be too safe when it comes to your health, your online security, your banking, and your food.
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  • 1 day, 18 hours ago
Weird

Man faked coma for 2 years to avoid court

Man faked coma for 2 years to avoid courtHe might have got away with it if it hadn't been for his supermarket loyalty card.
  • Weird
  • 1 day, 18 hours ago
Weird

Have you faked a sick day?

Have you faked a sick day?Over the past year, according to a survey by Careerbuilder.com, 28 percent of employees have called in sick to work when they were feeling well.
  • Weird
  • 1 day, 18 hours ago
Crime

Woman charged in murder-for-hire via Facebook

Woman charged in murder-for-hire via FacebookA Nampa woman made an initial appearance this morning on a complaint charging her with using interstate commerce facilities in the commission of murder-for-hire of her husband
  • Crime
  • 1 day, 18 hours ago
News

Mormons explain their sacred undergarments

Mormons explain their sacred undergarmentsThe Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints wants to clear something up: The "temple garment" that devout adult Mormons wear is not "magic underwear."
  • News
  • 1 day, 18 hours ago
Nation Now

Judge resigns so he won't have to marry gay couples

Judge resigns so he won't have to marry gay couplesA North Carolina judge resigned Monday so he would not have to perform same-sex marriages.
  • Nation Now
  • 1 day, 18 hours ago
ExCEL Awards

Librarian Elizabeth Patterson wins ExCEL Award for Comal ISD

Librarian Elizabeth Patterson wins ExCEL Award for Comal ISDA librarian at Smithson Valley Middle School is bringing books to life for young readers.
  • ExCEL Awards
  • 1 day, 19 hours ago
Around Texas

Dallas man uses controversial Ebola-themed Halloween decor

Dallas man uses controversial Ebola-themed Halloween decorWith Halloween on the way, maybe this was bound to happen -- a house dressed up like an Ebola hazmat scene.
  • Around Texas
  • 1 day, 19 hours ago
Local

Happy ending for dog found with face full of porcupine quills

Happy ending for dog found with face full of porcupine quillsIt was a happy ending after all for a dog recently found with a face full of apparent porcupine quills.
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  • 1 day, 22 hours ago
Local

5-month-old found dead in home

5-month-old found dead in homeA 5-month-old child was found dead at a home in the 23100 block of Blackwater on the city's north side, police said.
  • Local
  • 1 day, 23 hours ago
Features

Air New Zealand safety video salutes final "Hobbit" film

Air New Zealand safety video salutes final "Hobbit" filmIn what is being called the most epic airline safety video ever made, Air New Zealand's latest production celebrates the third and final "Hobbit" movie coming out in December.
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  • 2 days, 2 hours ago
Features

Court: Facebook wrong way to tell ex he'll be a dad

Court: Facebook wrong way to tell ex he'll be a dadOklahoma's Supreme Court has ruled that when it comes to informing a man that he is about to become a father, a Facebook post doesn't cut it, legally speaking.
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  • 2 days, 3 hours ago
Local

Texas task force offers plans to stop Ebola spread

Texas task force offers plans to stop Ebola spreadGov. Rick Perry's infectious disease task force is discussing ways to diagnose and isolate patients with Ebola more quickly.
  • Local
  • 2 days, 3 hours ago