National Guard Troops Being Vetted As They Arrive To Guard US CapitolOfficials say they're worried about an insider attack or other threat from service members involved in securing President-elect Joe Biden's inauguration, prompting the vetting of all 25,000 National Guard troops coming into Washington for the event.
New Legislative Session Starts With 100+ Troopers In Riot Gear Outside Texas CapitolDPS troopers greatly outnumbered what turned out to be a small number of protesters outside and visitors inside the Capitol, where officials required rapid COVID-19 tests for entry as cases surge statewide.
Texas National Guard Will Be On 'Standby' After Polls Close On Election Night, Gov. Abbott Says“We want to make sure in the event there are any protests after the elections are completed we have adequate personnel in place to make sure we are able to address any protests that turn into riots,” Gov. Abbott said.
Texas National Guard Mobilized Ahead Of Tropical Storms Marco And LauraAs a result of approaching Tropical Storms Marco and Laura, Governor Greg Abbott had mobilized the Texas National Guard.
Soldier From North Texas Dies During Training At Fort HoodA National Guard soldier from North Texas died Thursday during training at Fort Hood, officials said.
National Guard Soldier From Fort Worth Pleads Guilty To Stealing, Selling $1M Worth Of Military GearNational Guard soldier Cristal Avila of Fort Worth, pleaded guilty in federal court in Austin to stealing government property.
President Trump Singles Out Texas And Florida For Help With Coronavirus ResponsePresident Donald Trump agreed to continue paying for the full cost of National Guard troops deployed to help with the coronavirus response in just two states -- Texas and Florida -- after their Republican governors appealed directly to him.
Tropical Storm Hanna Forecast To Strengthen; Gonzalo LoomsTropical Storm Hanna was expected to strengthen Friday as it moves toward the Texas coastline, threatening to bring heavy rain, rough waters and strong winds.
DPS In Austin Charge Two Men With Rioting At Texas Capitol Amid Racial Injustice ProtestTwo men have been arrested and charged with rioting and committing other crimes at the Capitol building in Austin amid demonstrations against police violence and racial injustice.
Gov. Abbott Activates National Guard Across Texas Due To 'Protest Violence'The Texas National Guard has been activated across the state due to protests in cities like Dallas that have turned tense and violent, according to Gov. Greg Abbott.
Governor Greg Abbott: Drive-In Sites Could Lead To Texas National Guard Monitoring Virus TestingGovernor Greg Abbott has declined to follow the lead of some Texas cities and other states with a statewide “shelter in place” because of the coronavirus.
As COVID-19 Cases Increase Texas Governor Greg Abbott Activates National GuardSaying they need 'to be prepared to assist with response efforts for COVID-19' Texas Governor Greg Abbott activated the Texas National Guard on Tuesday.
Texas Gov. Abbott Calls Congress 'Group Of Reprobates' For Not Addressing Border 'Crisis'Texas Gov. Greg Abbott announced Friday that he will be deploying 1,000 additional National Guard troops to the U.S.-Mexico border amid what's being called a "crisis."
Officials: Utah Mayor Killed In 'Insider Attack' While Serving In AfghanistanThe mayor of a Utah city was killed during an attack in Afghanistan while he was serving with the state's National Guard, the town's temporary mayor Brent Chugg confirmed.
Mattis Preparing Order To Send Troops To US-Mexico BorderDefense Secretary Jim Mattis is preparing an order that would send approximately 800 U.S. troops to the border, CBS News' David Martin has confirmed.