Arlington ISD Classes Will Begin August 17 With Online Education At Least First 4 WeeksDuring a school board meeting Wednesday night, most of the speakers who addressed the board were teachers who wanted classes to begin online.
Arlington Mayor Jeff Williams InterviewArlington Mayor Jeff Williams Speaks With Jack Fink
Wednesday Evening News BriefHere's what made news Wednesday, July 29.
Parklets To Pop Up In Downtown Mansfield For Business Owners Struggling During Coronavirus PandemicDowntown Mansfield, Inc. said they cost $6,000 each and the nonprofit will need to come up with more funding for future parklets.
Some North Texas Business Owners Having To Change Business Models To Stay Afloat During PandemicBefore cases started spiking, the father-son duo behind Texas AVL used to produce around 200 events a year, but for now business has come to a halt.
Some North Texas School Districts Reshuffling Reopening PlansCBS 11's Steve Pickett reports.
UTA Professor Discusses Reducing Airborne Spread Of COVID-19 In ClassroomsMelanie Sattler, a professor at the University of Texas at Arlington specializing in air pollution, says most particles of the virus we disperse are caught by our masks.
Arlington Mayor Talks Pandemic's Impact On Sports And EconomyArlington Mayor Jeff Williams said it's been frustrating. "It breaks our heart there because Arlington was experiencing some of its greatest economic prosperity in its history."
Stephenville Mayor Talks About Question He Had For Texas AG PaxtonIn the legally nonbinding letter sent Tuesday AG Ken Paxton said, "While local health authorities may possess some authority to close schools in limited circumstances, they may not issue blanket orders closing all schools on a purely preventative basis. That decision rightfully remains with school system leaders."
Dallas County Reports Single-Day Record 36 Coronavirus Deaths, Along With 704 New Cases"We must continue the spirit of sacrifice for the community good that has led people to forgo unnecessary trips," said Dallas County Judge Clay Jenkins.
Wednesday Evening Weather UpdatePartly cloudy skies. A stray shower or thunderstorm is possible. Low 79F. Winds S at 10 to 20 mph.
Tarrant County Health Officials Report 836 New Coronavirus CasesTarrant County Public Health on Wednesday, July 29 reported six COVID-19 deaths.
'Mask Fatigue': Mandate Means All-Day Discomfort For Some North Texas WorkersWhether the elastic is too tight or the cloth is too thick, there are a lot of reasons for mask fatigue.
Grapevine Police Chase Down, Arrest 15-Year-Old Boy After 2 Crashes In 2 Stolen VehiclesGrapevine Police have taken a 15-year-old boy into custody following a chase early Wednesday morning that ended in Southlake. Katie Johnston reports.
'I Have The Wuhan Virus,' Texas GOP Rep. Louie Gohmert Tests Positive For CoronavirusRepublican Congressman Louie Gohmert (R-TX) has tested positive for the coronavirus, CBS News has confirmed.Up until a couple weeks ago, Gohmert chose not to wear a mask inside the U.S. Capitol, flouting safety guidelines. Katie Johnston reports.
Wednesday Weather UpdateMainly cloudy. A few peeks of sunshine possible. A stray shower or thunderstorm is possible. High 93F. Winds SSW at 5 to 10 mph.
Dallas Zoo Welcomes New Baby ZebraDallas Zoo Welcomes New Baby Zebra
AG Paxton Statements Could Lead To Shakeup In Texas Schools ReopeningAG Paxton Statements Could Lead To Shakeup In Texas Schools Reopening
CBS 11 News Now: Wednesday MorningCheck out what's making the headlines across North Texas this Wednesday morning.
AM Weather Update With Anne Elise ParksAM Weather Update With Anne Elise Parks
Decent Rain Chances Wednesday MorningOnce the rain moves out, we'll warm up quite a bit.
Mysterious Seeds From China: Dangerous To Texas Agriculture? Or Scam Against Texans And Others?Mysterious seeds from China are popping up in mailboxes across Texas and the country.
Dallas Police Association President Mike Mata Cleared Of Tampering Charge In Amber Guyger Murder CaseA grand jury has decided not to indict Dallas Police Association President Mike Mata on charge of tampering with evidence in 2018 Botham Jean murder investigation.
Fort Worth ISD Holds Virtual Town Hall On Return To SchoolSuperintendent Dr. Kent Scribner answered parents questions and concerns about back to school plans.