Texas Judge Rules Harris County Can Send Mail-In Ballot Applications To All Registered VotersThe most populous county in Texas can move forward with plans to send all registered voters a mail-in ballot application for the November general election, a state judge ruled Friday.
Texas Court Freezes Plan To Send 2 Million Mail-In Ballot ApplicationsThe Texas Supreme Court on Wednesday stopped, for now, a plan to send more than 2 million mail-in ballot applications to registered Houston-area voters before the November election.
Texas AG Ken Paxton Sues To Stop Harris County From Sending Out Mail-In Ballot ApplicationsThe fight over mail balloting in Texas grew Monday when the state sued to stop more than two million registered voters around Houston from receiving applications to submit their ballots by mail.
EPA Approves Release Of Genetically Engineered Mosquitoes In Texas Next YearThe mosquito, named OX5034, was altered to produce female offspring that die in the larval stage, well before hatching and growing large enough to bite and spread disease.
6 Former Houston Officers Indicted After Drug Raid That Killed CoupleA grand jury has indicted six former Houston police officers whose work with a narcotics unit has been under scrutiny since a 2019 drug raid in which a couple was killed.
12-Year-Old Charged In Fatal Shooting Of Texas WomanPolice initially believed the boy was a witness. They say he lied when he told investigators that he spotted a suspect leaving the apartment dressed in all-black clothing.
2 Hospitalized After Small Plane Crashes In Front Yard Of Texas HouseA small airplane had its wings sheared off after hitting a pole, crashing into a tree and then the front yard of a Texas home early Tuesday morning.
U.S. Cities Hit Hard By COVID-19 Weigh Another Stay-At-Home Order But State Leaders Are Pushing BackOne Texas hit hard by COVID-19 is warning more drastic measures could lie ahead as officials try to contain a virus spreading more rampant than ever.
Officials Say Texas Man Accused Of Murdering Grandmother Tried To Stage Her Death As Drive-By ShootingA man in Texas allegedly shot and killed his grandmother while she was sleeping and then tried to stage her death as a drive-by shooting, authorities said Sunday.
2 Texas Counties Slammed By Coronavirus Surge Bring In Refrigerated Trucks As Morgues OverfillTwo counties in Texas -- Cameron and Hidalgo -- are sharing a large refrigerated trailer to store bodies of coronavirus patients because of a lack of space at the morgues.
COVID-19 Deaths Hit New High In Texas As Governor Abbott Urges The Use Of Face MasksTwo weeks after Republican Governor Greg Abbott ordered most of the state's 30 million residents to wear masks, Texas is still scrambling to contain one of the biggest coronavirus surges in the U.S.
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.