Hurricane Laura Now A Category 4 With Projected Surge Of Up To 20 Feet; 30 Miles InlandHurricane Laura is now a Category 4 hurricane, according to CBS 11 Meteorologist Scott Padgett.
Texas Governor Greg Abbott: Approaching Hurricane Laura Predicted To Have 'Unsurvivable Storm Surge'Wednesday afternoon Texas Governor Greg Abbott provided an update on the state's ongoing response to Hurricane Laura.
Texas Governor Greg Abbott Pushing For Kids To Have A 'Normal' Summer During PandemicThis week Texas Governor Greg Abbott said child care facilities can reopen and set the stage for a return to summer camp, youth sports leagues and even summer school.
Tensions Rise As Texas Governor Greg Abbott Prepares To Lift More COVID-19 RulesOn the cusp of even more COVID-19 restrictions ending Monday, including gyms cleared to reopen, a political confrontation is growing over attempts by big cities to keep some guardrails.
Owner, Armed Men Held After Bar Reopens Despite Texas' OrderA bar owner and armed protesters were arrested in western Texas after the bar reopened despite the governor's orders to remain closed as the state continues to combat the coronavirus pandemic.
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.
In Effort To Boost School Security, Texas Governor Signs Bill Allowing More Armed TeachersThe bills were passed this year in response to the 2018 shooting at Santa Fe High School near Houston that killed eight students and two substitute teachers, and wounded 13 other people.
Trump Meets With Texas School Shooting Families Before Heading To DallasPresident Donald Trump began a trip to Texas today by meeting privately with families of some of the 10 people killed in a school shooting at Santa Fe High School earlier this month.
Moment Of Silence Honors Texas School Shooting VictimsThis morning a statewide moment of silence was held to recognize those killed and wounded in the shooting at Santa Fe High School.
Governor Wants Texas Rangers To Investigate Sexual HarassmentTexas Gov. Greg Abbott wants the state's top criminal investigators to begin handling sexual misconduct complaints against lawmakers, judges and other elected officials.
Texas PD Chief, Mexico Slam Texas' New 'Sanctuary City' BanThe Mexican government, San Antonio's police chief and others have slammed Texas' new "sanctuary cities" law, saying that requiring local law enforcement to help enforce immigration laws could lead to racial profiling.
Democrats Criticize Texas Governor's Reaction To Police ShootingTop Texas Democrats decried Gov. Greg Abbott's muted response to the fatal shooting of a black teenager by a white police officer outside a Balch Springs house party, which follows his far more spirited response to stabbings at the University of Texas and the shooting of a paramedic.
Texas Lawmakers Rush To Take Up 'Sanctuary Cities' BillThe Texas Senate has begun debating a proposed ban on "sanctuary cities," capitalizing on President Trump's call for a crackdown on illegal immigration to muscle the contested proposal toward passage in record time.
State Legislators Seek Funding Ban For 'Sanctuary Cities'Texas Republicans eager to reinforce President Donald Trump's call for a crackdown on illegal immigration pushed to deny state money for local jurisdictions that refuse to cooperate.
Texas Governor's 'Sanctuary' Crackdown Teases New AgendaTexas Governor Greg Abbott is laying out a new agenda that's expected to enthusiastically embrace President Donald Trump's crackdown on so-called "sanctuary cities."