Gov. Abbott Issues Proclamation Marking 20th Anniversary Of 9/11"As we united in the face of destruction and tragedy, let us once again remember the enduring patriotism that binds us together as one nation. Together, we will be a guiding light for generations to come."
Supreme Court Refuses To Block Texas Heartbeat Abortion LawNo woman is protected from the 6 week ban impact - not even a minor whose pregnancy resulted from rape by a family member.
New COVID-19 Antibody Infusion Center To Open In McKinneyThe Texas Department of State Health Services, in partnership with Baylor Scott & White Health, Collin College, and Collin County is opening a new COVID-19 antibody infusion center Thursday, Sept. 2.
Texas Fetal Heartbeat Law Banning Most Abortions In State Now In EffectA Texas law banning most abortions in the state took effect at midnight, and the U.S. Supreme Court has yet to act on an emergency appeal to put it on hold.
State District Judge John Chupp Grants Restraining Order Against Fort Worth ISD's Mask MandateState District Judge John Chupp has approved a restraining order against Fort Worth ISD by a group of parents, saying it lacks the authority to require face masks.
Denton City Council Passes Temporary Mask Mandate, 'Strongly Urges' Face Coverings In Public, Indoor Spaces TooDenton City Council Thursday night voted to pass a mask mandate applying to all city entities, including businesses, schools and city buildings. It goes into effect Friday, Aug. 13.
Texas Governor Greg Abbott Asks Hospitals To Postpone Elective Medical Procedures To Make Room For COVID PatientsGovernor Greg Abbott today has announced a series of actions the state is taking to mitigate the recent rise in COVID-19 cases in Texas.
'Lockdowns Are Wrong': Texas Gov. Abbott Reaffirms No More State Shutdowns, Mandates During Pandemic"Lockdowns are wrong during a pandemic." That's the word today from Texas Gov. Greg Abbott speaking during remarks to the Asian American Hotel Owners Association's National Convention In Dallas on Wednesday.
'We Don't Need Occupying Forces Here': Dallas Activists Criticize Return Of State Troopers To Combat Crime"Writing tickets in West Texas speed traps is not the same as policing neighborhoods in South Dallas and Oak Cliff," added John Fullinwider of Mothers Against Police Brutality.
More Than 200 Texas School Districts To Offer Rapid Coronavirus Testing For Students, TeachersThe pilot program uses the Abbott rapid antigen test, with results in about 15 minutes.
BBQ Pit Brimming With Brisket, Terry Black’s Owner Optimistic About 75% Capacity RuleThe pit at Terry Black’s Barbecue in Deep Ellum is brimming with brisket, now cooked to order for 75% indoor capacity. And the diners are showing up.
Joshua ISD Student-Athlete Tests Positive for COVID-19, Workouts At Owl Stadium Suspended A Joshua ISD student-athlete has tested positive for COVID-19.
'Starting Immediately' Gov. Greg Abbott Says Childcare Services Can Reopen, Bars TooThe governor addressed two other topics that are top of mind for many North Texans - bars and childcare.
Federal Trade Commission Warns About Scammers Trying To Profit From COVID-19 Pandemic With reports the government could soon be sending checks or direct deposits to help us, the Federal Trade Commission is trying to get ahead of scammers.
Gov. Abbott Postpones Local Elections, Waives Driver Licenses Expiration DateLocal governments now have the ability to postpone their May 2, 2020 elections until November 3, 2020.