Houston Leaders Call For City Lockdown As COVID-19 Surge ContinuesTop officials in Houston are calling for the city to lock back down as area hospitals strain to accommodate the onslaught of patients sick with COVID-19.
Texas Judge Refuses To Force Houston To Host State Republican Party's In-Person ConventionA state judge on Thursday sided with the City of Houston and refused to reverse the city's decision to cancel the Texas Republican Party's in-person convention because of the coronavirus pandemic.
Republican Party Of Texas Sues City Of Houston And Mayor Over Cancellation Of In-Person Convention Due To CoronavirusThe Republican Party of Texas filed a lawsuit against Houston Mayor Sylvester Turner, Houston First Corporation and the City of Houston for breach of contract.
Houston Cancels In-Person Texas GOP Convention Due To Surge In Coronavirus Cases“The public health concerns outweighed anything else," Houston Mayor Sylvester Turner said Wednesday afternoon.
Texas Medical Association Urges GOP To Delay State Convention In Houston Due To Coronavirus SurgeTexas health officials on Tuesday reported a daily state record of nearly 7,000 new confirmed coronavirus cases.
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.
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.
Houston Texans Head Coach Bill O'Brien Plans To Kneel With Players During Anthem This SeasonO'Brien canceled virtual team activities for June 9 and instead encouraged players to go to the funeral for George Floyd.
'Big Floyd' Remembered In Houston As Force For ChangeThe funeral capped six days of mourning for George Floyd in three cities.
Grammy Winner Ne-Yo Says George Floyd 'Changed The World' At Houston Memorial ServiceNe-Yo shed tears on Tuesday while singing a rendition of G.C. Cameron’s “It’s So Hard to Say Goodbye to Yesterday.”
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.
Joe Biden Meets With George Floyd's Family In Houston: 'He Heard Their Pain, Shared In Their Woe'Biden has called for substantial changes to police practices in the U.S., but he opposes some activists’ call to defund police.
Governor Abbott Pays Respects At Houston Visitation For George FloydGov. Abbott told reporters outside the church that he will include Floyd’s family in discussions about police reform and any related legislation.
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.