To Fight COVID New Orleans Is Shutting Down All Bars During Mardi GrasThe city of New Orleans is taking extreme measures to try and slow the spread of coronavirus. Next week The Big Easy will shut down all bars, even for takeout service, through Mardi Gras weekend.
Texas Gov. Abbott Says 'We're Not Going To Have Another Shutdown'Gov. Greg Abbott said Thursday there are a variety of reasons Texas won't have any more COVID-19 related lockdowns.
Legislator Wants Places Of Worship, Religious Activity Deemed "Essential" Under Texas LawA representative from North Texas has filed legislation that would designate places of worship and religious activity as “essential” under Texas law.
El Paso County Judge Blasts Ruling Overturning Shutdown OrderThe El Paso County judge said he is unhappy with a state appeals court ruling overturning his order closing nonessential businesses to slow the spread of the coronavirus, but he won't appeal it.
Fort Worth's Frezko Taco Spot Shuts Down Dining Room Voluntarily As COVID-19 Cases Spike“It hurts us,” owner Eliazar Salinas said Friday. “But I really do want my staff to be safe. I really do want customers to be safe.”
Greenberg Turkeys Refunding Seasonal Orders After Fire And Believed Explosion At Texas PlantThanksgiving and Christmas dinner for thousands of people will have to change after a fire at the Greenberg Smoked Turkeys meat processing plant in Texas.
Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton Files For Temporary Injunction To End El Paso County's Coronavirus Surge ShutdownJudge Samaniego ordered the shutdown on Oct. 29 amid a skyrocketing number of COVID-19 cases he said was “overwhelming” the county’s medical resources.
El Paso Surpasses Single-Day COVID-19 Record With More Than 1600 New CasesOn October 31 El Paso surpassed its single-day record for COVID-19 cases as state and local officials in Texas spar over imposing a lockdown.
Texas AG Ken Paxton Joins Businesses Suing El Paso County Judge Over Coronavirus Restrictions During Surge In CasesJudge Samaniego's orders include shutting down all non-essential services for a two-week period, including in-person dining, gyms and salons.
Texas County Goes Back Into 'Shutdown' Due To Coronavirus Case SurgeTexas Attorney General Ken Paxton tweeted that County Judge Ricardo Samaniego “has no authority to shut down businesses in El Paso County."
Tarrant County Poll Worker Tests Positive For Coronavirus, Early Voting Site Temporarily Shut Down In HurstThere are 49 other early voting locations in Tarrant County, including three within a few miles of the Brookside Community Center.
Strip Clubs, Cigar Bars Shut Down In New Dallas County Order Due To Not Wearing Masks During PandemicDallas County has issued a new order Friday shutting down sexually-oriented businesses like strip clubs as well as cigar bars, due to people not wearing masks during the COVID-19 pandemic.
UNT Researchers: Mask Mandates Helping Slow Spread Of CoronavirusA new report from the UNT Health Science Center found masks may help Texas avoid another shutdown.
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.
North Texas Bars File $1M Lawsuit Against Gov. Greg AbbottA group of bar owners in Dallas, Terrell and Austin filed a $1 million lawsuit this week after Gov. Greg Abbott ordered bars to close June 26.