Leaders Of Major Texas Areas Asking For More Local Control During Coronavirus SurgeLeaders in major areas of Texas are asking the governor for more local control, such as the ability to order residents to stay home, in responding to the surge in coronavirus cases.
Texas City Criticized For Change In How Intensive Care Unit Capacity Is ReportedA change in how hospitals in the Houston area report intensive care unit capacity during the COVID-19 pandemic has drawn criticism from some locally elected officials.
Texas Mayor Issues Curfew In Response To COVID-19 SurgeA Texas mayor issued a curfew for her city on Friday in response to a surge in COVID-19 cases.
Major Texas City Considers Issuing Another Stay-In-Place Order As Coronavirus Cases SurgeHouston opened to 75% capacity on Friday, but it may not last long. Officials are cautioning that they may need to order people back home.
Sheriff: Texas Deputy Dies 'After A Courageous Battle Against COVID-19'Juan Menchaca, a 14-year veteran Texas deputy, died Saturday after contracting COVID-19, authorities said.
George Floyd To Be Laid To Rest In Pearland After Private Funeral For Family In HoustonThe black man whose death has inspired a worldwide reckoning over racial injustice will be laid to rest today in a private ceremony in Houston -- George Floyd's body carried home in a horse-drawn carriage.
Thousands Of Mourners Line Up At Texas Church For George Floyd VisitationIt was just after 10:00 a.m. on Monday in Houston and already thousands of people had lined up to pay their respects at a public memorial viewing for George Floyd.
6-Hour Public Viewing Of George Floyd's Casket To Be Held In TexasHarris County is the final stop in a series of memorials honoring George Floyd -- a 46-year-old black man killed while in police custody in Minneapolis. Mourners will be able to view Floyd's casket Monday in his hometown of Houston.
Texas County GOP Chair-Elect Won't Take Office After Backlash From Posting MLK Quote With A BananaA Texas Republican county chairman-elect said Saturday he won't assume office amid backlash over posting a controversial image of a Martin Luther King Jr. quote with a banana in the picture.
Girlfriend Accused Of Assaulting, Breaking Ribs Of Former Texas Lt. Gov. David DewhurstThe girlfriend of former Texas Lt. Gov. David Dewhurst was arrested in an alleged attack that broke two of his ribs, prosecutors said Wednesday.
Coronavirus In Texas: COVID-19 Death Toll Nears 300The Texas Department of State Health Services says about 1,300 people with the disease are currently hospitalized and more than 2,000 have recovered.
2 Women Stopped On Texas Highway Die After Amazon Tractor-Trailer Crashes Into VehiclesTwo women involved in an accident on a Texas highway were killed after an Amazon tractor-trailer smashed into several vehicles that had stopped on the road.
AG Paxton Files Intervention To Prevent Release Of Over 4,000 Inmates In Harris CountyTexas Attorney General Ken Paxton filed an intervention Sunday to prevent the release of thousands of inmates during the ongoing coronavirus pandemic.
Harris County Juvenile Detention Center Youth Tests Positive For CoronavirusA youth at the Harris County Juvenile Detention Center has tested positive for coronavirus.
Harris County, Which Includes City Of Houston, Issues 'Stay At Home' OrderJust as leaders in Tarrant County announced a 'stay home, work safe' order for Fort Worth, Arlington and surrounding cities, Houston-area leaders also ordered residents to stay home to slow the spread of the coronavirus.