Texas House Speaker Dennis Bonnen Tests Positive For COVID-19Dennis Bonnen, the outgoing speaker of the Texas House of Representatives, said Sunday that he has tested positive for COVID-19 following his wife becoming sick last week.
Texas-Based IT Firm SolarWinds In The Spotlight After Government Hack Brings Unwanted AttentionIt took only days for people to learn about the Texas-based software company SolarWinds and a malware hack that impacted some of the biggest government agencies in the U.S. and around the world.
Austin Health Official Says Christmas Will Be Memorable 'For The Wrong Reasons'The top health official in Austin warned Tuesday, Dec. 15, that Christmas and New Year’s are likely to be grim as the coronavirus continues its aggressive surge in Central Texas.
Texas-Based Company At Center Of Hack That Penetrated Several U.S. Government AgenciesIt's being called a global cyberespionage campaign that penetrated several U.S. government agencies. The hackers accessed the departments after malware was slipped into a software update by the Texas-based company SolarWinds.
Tom Herman Returning In 2021 For 5th Season With Texas LonghornsTexas has ended widespread speculation about coach Tom Herman’s future, announcing Saturday he will return in 2021 for his fifth season with the No. 23 Longhorns.
Oracle Moving HQ From Silicon Valley To TexasTech giant Oracle Corp. said Friday it will move its headquarters from Silicon Valley to Texas, and let many employees choose their office locations and decide whether to work from home.
Austin Mayor Steve Adler Issues Apology After Telling Residents To Stay Home To Stop COVID-19 Spread As He Left For Mexican VacationThe backlash continues after Austin Mayor Steve Adler hosted a wedding in early November, then hopped on a plane bound for Cabo San Lucas -- all this after warning Austinites about an impending COVID-19 surge and urging them to stay home.
Austin Mayor Steve Adler Vacations In Mexico After Urging People To Stay Home During COVID-19 Case SurgeAustin Mayor Steve Adler went on vacation to Mexico with family in November as he urged people to stay home amid worsening coronavirus caseloads in Texas.
Hospital Systems Across Texas Strained As Positive COVID-19 Cases Soar To New LevelsTexas health officials reported 7,841 COVID-19 patients were hospitalized on Tuesday, 373 more than on Monday, the most since early August and about double the hospitalizations of a month ago.
Texas Real Estate Developer At Center Of Bribery Claims Threatens To Sue AG Ken Paxton Over Dropped CaseFirst, seven of Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton's top assistants accused him of improper influence, abuse of office and bribery in relation to an investigation sought by one of his wealthy donors -- Nate Paul. Now, the Republican’s office may have to deal with legal action by the Austin real estate developer.
Texas Prosecutors Drop Drunken Driving Charge Against Talk Show Host Alex JonesProsecutors in Texas have rejected a drunken driving charge against radio host Alex Jones, who was arrested in Austin earlier this year.