US Plans To House 3,000 Immigrant Children At Dallas Convention CenterThe U.S. government plans to use the downtown Dallas convention center to hold up to 3,000 immigrant teenagers as sharply higher numbers of border crossings have severely strained the current capacity to hold youths.
After Working 8+ Months Straight Texas Doctor Pleads "Do The Basic Things" & Avoid COVID-19 InfectionThe picture captured just a fraction of the heartache experienced by medical staff and patients during the COVID-19 pandemic, now a Texas doctor is talking about the isolation of his elderly patients and asking, in fact pleading, with people to "do the basic things" to avoid infection.
El Paso Residents Instructed To Stay Home For 2 Weeks During Coronavirus SurgeHealth officials are blaming the spike on family gatherings, multiple generations living in the same household and younger people going out to shop or conduct business.
Report: Estimated 3 Million US Children Have Had No Formal Education Since Pandemic Began“We realize there’s a huge, hidden crisis,” said Hailly Korman, a senior associate partner at Bellwether Education Partners, the nonprofit organization that published the report.
Fort Worth Police Department Creates Mental Health Crisis Intervention Team, Continues Policy ReformsThe Fort Worth Police Department sent CBS 11 News an update on policy reform efforts it has collaborated on with a panel of experts since December of 2019.
Coronavirus Pandemic-Related Loneliness Leads To 300% Increase In Calls To Mental Health Helpline“This is somewhat of a unique situation where no one really knows when it’s all going to get back to normal, so I think people feel an extra layer of hopelessness during a time like this.”
1,100 U.S. Army Service Members Deployed To 'Help American People In Time Of Need'At the direction of U.S Northern Command, U.S. Army North requested the deployment of units to provide defense support of civil authorities in response to the COVID-19 national emergency.
Dallas Animal Services Dealing With 'Overcapacity Crisis'The shelter said it is at 106 percent capacity which means healthy, adoptable dogs like this face being euthanized to create more space.
Americans To Receive Alert From President In 1st National TestThe test, scheduled for 1:18 p.m. CT on Wednesday, is the first test of a national presidential alert system that will let any president issue a warning about a crisis.
In Reversal, Trump Signs Order Stopping Family SeparationPresident Donald Trump said he will sign something "in a little while" to address the spike in the number of migrant children being separated from their families at the border.
Coppell High Student Creates Crisis Response TeamA senior trained a 120-member student volunteer emergency response team.
Google Launches Fund That Could Donate $4M To ACLU, OthersGoogle has created a crisis fund that could raise up to $4 million for four immigrant rights organizations.
Review Cites Problems At Texas Health Presbyterian During Ebola CrisisThe report, the first outside review of the hospital's response, was conducted by a panel of physicians and led by a former chief executive of the Mayo Clinic.
Blue Bell Working To Get Past Listeria Contamination ScareExperts say Blue Bell Creameries will survive their recent crisis, but it will take work and money.
House OKs Bill To block Obama Deportation ReliefHouse Republicans have passed legislation to shut down a program by President Barack Obama granting deportation relief to immigrants brought here illegally as children.