For a second time since the start of the pandemic, Abbott bans elective surgeries to preserve bed space for coronavirus patients. But this time the hold on the nonessential procedures is only in effect for Bexar, Dallas, Harris, and Travis counties.
New U.S. census estimates show the gap between Hispanic and white populations in the state continues to narrow, and Hispanics are projected to become the largest population group a year earlier than previously expected.
Visitors from Texas will soon have to quarantine for 14 days if they travel to New York, New Jersey or Connecticut, according to the three states’ governors, who also took aim Wednesday at Texas’ handling of the coronavirus outbreak.
Governor Greg Abbott today announced that the Texas Division of Emergency Management (TDEM), in partnership with the Texas Military Department, will begin distributing 3-ply surgical masks to every Texan who undergoes COVID-19 testing at state-run mobile test collection sites.
Governor Greg Abbott today announced that the Texas Department of State Health Services (DSHS) is distributing 13 additional cases of the antiviral drug remdesivir to eight hospitals across the East Texas region.
A dramatic rescue was caught on camera Wednesday during the storms that battered the south plains. In Brownfield, Ebonea Elmore was sheltering in place as her home was ripped apart from the high winds. She called 911 for help.
Tyler Independent School District will receive more than $4 million in grants under the CARES Act passed by Congress and administered by the Texas Education Agency. KLTVs Alex Leroux spoke to Superintendent Marty Crawford about the funding the district is getting from the state. It isn’t supplement
The directive by the Bexar County judge requires businesses to mandate masks. But the fine for violations would be applied to the business instead of the individual. Dallas County says it's looking into a similar order.
Texans under the age of 30 are testing positively for the new coronavirus at a higher rate, leading to a recent spike in the number of cases in the state, Gov. Greg Abbott said during a press conference addressing hospital capacity on Tuesday.
The bill, introduced by Representative Jodey Arrington of Lubbock and Representative Henry Cuellar of Laredo, is deemed the Ports-to-Plains Highway Act of 2020. The Ports-to-Plains Alliance has worked for more than two decades on extending the Interstate.
After initially resisting the idea of changing Fort Hood’s name, U.S. Sen. John Cornyn indicated Friday afternoon that he is more open to changing the names of military bases named for Confederate leaders.
A Lubbock man and woman were arrested at the Hidalgo International Bridge by U.S. Customs and Border Protection on June 10, 2020 after officers found 77 pounds of alleged methamphetamine and nearly five pounds of heroin hidden in the vehicle they were driving.
Effective June 12, 2020 restaurants may operate for dine-in service up to 75% of the total listed occupancy inside the restaurant. This applies only to restaurants that have less than 51% of their gross sales from alcoholic beverages. Restaurants may continue to provide to-go or delivery services.
U.S. Sen. John Cornyn expressed resistance to the idea of changing the name of Fort Hood, a massive Texas military base named after a Confederate military leader, as calls nationwide mount to remove monuments and rename bases named for memorializing Confederate leaders.
The cancellation follows weeks of protests inspired by the death of George Floyd, as well as a report that a camera crew from the show filmed but never aired or shared video of a black man who died after he was restrained by police.
Supporters of disassociating military bases from Confederate Army officers argue that they represent the racism and divisiveness of the Civil War era and glorify men who fought against the United States.
Officials with Texas Tech University announced their plans to return to campus in the Fall of 2020. TTU outlined its Texas Tech Commitment initiative, detailing procedures to ensure a safe return to campus for students.
The current Commander of Pacific Air Forces and 1984 Texas Tech Graduate, General Charles Q. Brown, Jr., has been confirmed to serve as the Air Force’s 22nd Chief of Staff, according to Sec. of Defense Mark Esper.
Police video and documents released more than a year after the in-custody death of a black man in Texas show that sheriff’s deputies repeatedly used a stun gun on him, despite multiple pleas that he couldn’t breathe following a chase after he failed to dim his headlights.
Bobby Moore has been on Texas' death row for 39 years. On Wednesday, the Texas Court of Criminal Appeals officially changed his death sentence to one of life in prison, ending a yearslong battle between the high courts in Texas and the nation.