Health Commissioner Urges Texans To Get Flu Shots Early: 'We Want As Few People As Possible To Get Sick'DSHS encourages everyone to protect themselves, their families and their communities against respiratory illness throughout the flu season by getting immunized as soon as possible.
With Stimulus Ending Fort Worth-Based American Among U.S. Airlines Bracing For LayoffsIn just a few days, some 40,000 airline workers could see their jobs evaporate as the industry continues to be decimated by the coronavirus pandemic.
Black Cheerleader Says Police Stormed Her Stephen F. Austin Dorm Room In Texas After Students Made False ClaimPolice at Stephen F. Austin State University in Nacogdoches are investigating after a Black cheerleader says police stormed into her dorm room with guns drawn after receiving a false report.
Elderly Man Sentenced To Prison For Fake Oil Well Scheme In TexasAn 80-year-old man is headed to prison for running a fraudulent oil well scheme that cost investors nearly $2 million.
Texas Prosecutors Drop Drunken Driving Charge Against Talk Show Host Alex Jones'Prosecutors in Texas have rejected a drunken driving charge against conspiracy theorist and radio host Alex Jones, who was arrested in Austin earlier this year.
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.
Doctors Want You To Get The Influenza Vaccine, Say It Might Be Your Most Important Flu Shot EverHealthcare workers across the country are stressing the importance of getting vaccinated for influenza this year, saying that it will not only help prevent the flu and save lives, but also reserve health resources needed to continue the COVID-19 fight.
Cyberattack Hobbles Hospital Chain's In Texas, Other Major U.S. Health FacilitiesA computer outage at a major hospital chain had healthcare facilities in Texas and across the U.S. into chaos Monday, with treatment impeded as doctors and nurses were forced to rely on paper backup systems.
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.
Texas Sheriff Indicted For Tampering With Evidence In Death Of Man In CustodyA grand jury indicted Williamson County Sheriff Robert Chody on charges accusing him of destroying or concealing video in an investigation into the death of a Black man in police custody.
Federal Appeals Court Blocks Ruling On Straight-Ticket Voting In TexasTexas begins early voting October 13, and the Texas Secretary of State’s office argued that making a change now would create a “logistical nightmare.”
Texas Among 21 States Reporting Increased COVID-19 Cases As Experts Warn Of A Fall SurgeTexas and almost half of the United States is reporting increased numbers of new COVID-19 cases as health experts warn of a potential coronavirus surge in the fall and winter.
15-Year-Old Girl Who Spent Her Life In U.S. Facing Deportation After Arrest At Texas HospitalA 15-year-old girl who has lived in the U.S. with her family since she was an infant is now alone in government custody and facing deportation at a Texas hospital.
After COVID-19 Delay, Amazon Sets Prime Day Sale For October 13 And 14Halloween in August, Labor Day sales that last for a month, and now Amazon is hoping to start the holiday shopping season early.
Texas Reports 3,283 New Coronavirus Cases, 121 DeathsThe newly reported cases raised the total number of cases since tracking of the virus started in March to 733,438.