Coronavirus: Struggling Local Businesses See Disaster Declaration Stretch To End Of AprilIn Dallas County, commissioners voted Friday to extend a disaster declaration through May 20, during which time County Judge Clay Jenkins has the authority to issue sweeping executive orders restricting daily life.
More Than 150 Coronavirus Patients In Collin And Denton Counties Recover, 2 More Deaths ConfirmedNew numbers out from a pair of North Texas counties share good news and bad news about coronavirus patients in North Texas.
Hobby Lobby Closes All Stores Due To Coronavirus Shutdown OrdersHobby Lobby said it was ending emergency leave pay and suspending use of paid time off and vacation benefits so workers could apply for emergency federal income protection benefits.
Small Business Owners Can Now Apply To Get Money From Government During Coronavirus OutbreakThe Small Business Administration is accepting applications for a new program called the Paycheck Protection Program.
Arlington School Teachers Deliver Supplies, Support To Students & Multitasking ParentsPantego Christian Academy went on break in March and haven't been able to come back. So teachers formed a sunshine caravan of sorts — delivering textbooks, supplies, support and treats.
Roanoke, Known For Its Unique Dining, Sees Impact On Restaurants Amid Stay Home OrdersWith a small residential population, the city's businesses depend on destination diners, which have disappeared under orders to stay at home.
Coronavirus In Texas: Half Price Books Furloughs, Lays Off 78% Of EmployeesHalf Price Books has furloughed or laid off 78% of its employees due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Texans Asked To Stagger Unemployment Calls Based On Area Codes: 'We're Asking For Patience'“I know it’s frustrating for people that are trying to call through and trying to get through online,” said Cisco Gamez with the Texas Workforce Commission.
70-Year-Old Woman Shot In Head, Crashes Car While Driving Home From Fort WorthIt was discovered during the investigation that the driver, Julia Gregor, was returning home from work when she was shot in the head. Investigators believe she was shot by a passing motorist.
Coronavirus In Texas: UT Dallas Makes 3rd Donation Of Personal Protective Gear To Area HospitalStaff members brought more than 31,000 gloves, 350 face masks, 120 N95 masks, along with hundreds of gowns and shoe covers to Methodist Richardson Medical Center.
North Texas Gun, Ammo Seller Hit With Dozens Of Price Gouging Complaints From CustomersDozens of customers have filed complaints about Cheaper Than Dirt, an online firearm and ammunition seller based in Fort Worth.
Coronavirus In Texas: Governor Abbott Says Nearly 20K Hospital Beds AvailableNinety-one people have died of coronavirus in Texas and 827 people have been hospitalized, according to Governor Greg Abbott.
Group Holding Immigrant Children Settles Ex-Employee ClaimThe U.S. Department of Justice says a Texas-based organization that runs facilities to hold immigrant children has settled a retaliation claim from an ex-employee.
Coronavirus Testing Sites In Dallas Closed Early Friday Due To High WindsThe two public coronavirus testing sites in Dallas have closed for the rest of the day Friday due to "expected wind gusts" in the areas, the city announced.
No A's Or Fs, Texas Education Agency Will Forgo 2020 School Accountability RatingsEach year the TEA releases grades for each independent school district, campus, and open-enrollment charter school -- but because of the COVID-19 outbreak this won't happen in 2020.