Texas County To Fine Poll Workers Who Turn Away Voters For Not Wearing Face MasksA county in Texas will now begin fining poll workers who turn away voters for not wearing face masks or coverings, according to a new order signed by the county's judge.
Black Man Who Texas Police Led By Rope Sues City For $1MA Black man who was led by a rope by two officers on horseback has sued a southeast Texas city and its police department for $1 million, saying he suffered humiliation and fear during his arrest.
Water In Texas City Where Brain-Eating Amoeba Killed 6-Year-Old Josiah McIntyre Now Safe To DrinkWeeks after a brain-eating amoeba killed 6-year-old Josiah McIntyre a boil-water notice was issued for the city of Lake Jackson, Texas -- on Tuesday the tap water was deemed safe and that order was lifted.
Judge Tosses Case Over Texas Chemical Plant Fire During HarveyA judge on Thursday dismissed the criminal case against a chemical manufacturer and one of its former employees over a fire at its plant near Houston during Hurricane Harvey.
Texas Leaders Say It Could Take Up To 3 Months To Eradicate Brain-Eating Amoeba That Killed 6-Year-OldOn Tuesday Governor Greg Abbott, along with the leaders of state agencies, held a press conference to talk about the steps being taken to find out how a brain-eating amoeba got into the water system of one county.
Texas Officials: It Will Take 60 Days To Purge Lake Jackson Water System Of Brain-Eating AmoebaOfficials in Texas say it will take 60 days to ensure a city drinking water system is purged of a deadly, brain-eating amoeba that doctors believe killed a boy and led to warnings for others not to drink tap water.
Disaster Declaration Issued For Southeast Texas County After Brain-Eating Amoeba Found In Water Supply Of CityGov. Greg Abbott has issued a disaster declaration for a county in Southeast Texas after a rare brain-eating amoeba was found in the water supply of a city.
Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton Appeals Ballot Application Decision In Harris CountyTexas Attorney General Ken Paxton said Saturday that he's appealing a judge’s decision to allow the Harris County clerk to send mail-in ballot applications to all registered voters in the county.
Texas Judge Rules Harris County Can Send Mail-In Ballot Applications To All Registered VotersThe most populous county in Texas can move forward with plans to send all registered voters a mail-in ballot application for the November general election, a state judge ruled Friday.
Texas Court Freezes Plan To Send 2 Million Mail-In Ballot ApplicationsThe Texas Supreme Court on Wednesday stopped, for now, a plan to send more than 2 million mail-in ballot applications to registered Houston-area voters before the November election.
Trump Visits Louisiana, Texas To Survey Hurricane Laura DamagePresident Donald Trump visited areas of Louisiana and Texas that were affected by Hurricane Laura to survey the destruction left behind by the storm earlier this week.
Hurricane Laura Evacuees Finding Shelter At Hotel Rooms Provided By City Of DallasHundreds of evacuees from the Beaumont area arrived on buses at the Wyndham Garden Dallas North hotel in Farmers Branch, where the city of Dallas booked every room for those fleeing Hurricane Laura.
Evacuees In North Texas Weary, Worried As Hurricane Laura ApproachesEvacuees sought shelter in North Texas as they escape the approach of Hurricane Laura, with some forced to leave loved ones behind.
Dallas Preparing To Shelter Hundreds Evacuating Hurricane LauraThe city of Dallas is operating and coordinating emergency housing plans for hundreds making their way from parts of Southeast Texas in the path of Hurricane Laura.
Texas Waives Certain Trucking Regulations To Expedite Supply Delivery To Communities Impacted By Hurricane LauraTexas Gov. Greg Abbott has waived certain trucking regulations in order to help expedite the delivery of supplies to communities that will be impacted by Hurricane Laura.