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.
Texas Mother Beats COVID-19 Then Gives Birth To TripletsAt 28 weeks pregnant, Texas mother Maggie Sillero tested positive for COVID-19. She beat it and then soon gave birth to triplets.
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.
Mayor Threatens To Shut Down Texas GOP Convention If COVID-19 Rules ViolatedHouston Mayor Sylvester Turner wants the Texas Republican Party to cancel their upcoming in-person convention in the city -- in favor of a virtual one.
Comedian & Radio Host Rickey Smiley's Daughter Injured After Being Shot In TexasSyndicated radio host and comedian Rickey Smiley says his daughter was hospitalized after being shot in Houston while on her way to a Whataburger restaurant.
Texas Coronavirus Hospitalizations More Than Double In Last 2 WeeksLocal officials across Texas say their hospitals are becoming increasingly stretched and are in danger of becoming overrun as cases of the coronavirus surge.
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.
As Coronavirus Cases Spikes In Texas Republicans Prepare To Hold In-Person ConventionThe Republican Party of Texas' executive committee has passed a resolution in support of moving forward with its in-person convention in Houston.
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 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 Prosecutor Resigns After Social Media Post Seems To Compare Black Lives Matter Protesters To NazisKaylynn Williford left her position with the district attorney's office after a Facebook account linked to her shared a post that compared protesters demonstrating against police brutality and systemic racism to Nazis.
Spacewalking Astronaut Loses Mirror, Newest Space JunkThe commander of the International Space Station, Chris Cassidy, had barely exited the hatch Friday when he reported that his left wrist mirror had floated away.
Gov. Greg Abbott Says Texas Facing 'Massive' COVID-19 OutbreakTexas Gov. Greg Abbott said Wednesday that the state is facing a “massive outbreak” in the coronavirus pandemic and that some new local restrictions may be needed to protect hospital space for new patients.
Posthumous Pardon For George Floyd Is Possible For Houston Drug ConvictionThe actions of a scandal-ridden police officer in Houston could result in a posthumous pardon for George Floyd.