Texas

164 new Texas COVID-19 deaths reported but fewer in hospital

Texas has reported 164 more deaths from the new coronavirus that causes COVID-19, but the number of COVID-19 hospitalizations continues to plummet.
February 27, 2021, 2:35 PM

Texas

Phoenix police arrest 2 women after argument diverts flight

An American Airlines flight was diverted and two women arrested in Phoenix after authorities say one of the women spit on a fellow passenger who asked them to stop using racial slurs in their conversation and the other slapped his hand when he started recording them.
February 27, 2021, 2:06 PM

Texas

Texas AG seeks to oust San Antonio police chief

Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton’s legal battle against San Antonio Police Chief William McManus and the city’s top leadership has entered a new phase.
February 26, 2021, 9:56 PM

Texas

290 more Texas COVID-19 deaths reported; new cases fewer

Texas has reported 290 more deaths from the new coronavirus that causes COVID-19, but the number of COVID-19 hospitalizations is plummeting.
February 26, 2021, 5:44 PM

Texas

Georgia lawmakers again seek to make college hazing a felony

Georgia lawmakers are seeking to increase penalties for hazing, seeking to honor a Georgia teen who died from alcohol poisoning in 2017 at a Louisiana State University fraternity.
February 26, 2021, 5:39 PM

Texas

Massive daylong foam recycling plant burns into the night

Three workers were injured as a massive North Texas foam recycling plant fire burned all day and into the night.
February 25, 2021, 8:25 PM

National

New lawsuit revives discrimination allegation against Yale

An organization that alleges Yale University discriminates against Asian-American and white applicants has filed a federal lawsuit against the school.
February 25, 2021, 6:31 PM

Texas

Texas to find, vaccinate homebound seniors against COVID-19

Texas officials are taking a page from Corpus Christi’s playbook and stepping up efforts to vaccinate seniors against COVID-19.
February 25, 2021, 5:38 PM

National

Feds: Scheme involved $15 million in government contracts

Federal prosecutors have accused a Louisiana man of helping steer $15 million in government contracts to a business he had a financial interest in.
February 25, 2021, 5:32 PM
How the Larry Nassar scandal has affected others

National

How the Larry Nassar scandal has affected others

A former U.S. Olympics gymnastics coach’s apparent suicide after being charged with crimes, including sexual assault, human trafficking and running a criminal enterprise is the latest fallout from the sexual abuse scandal involving former Michigan State University sports doctor Larry Nassar.
February 25, 2021, 4:09 PM

National

Spanish-language broadcaster in Oklahoma dies from COVID-19

Armando Rubio, a Spanish-language broadcaster in Oklahoma, died from COVID-19 complications at 73.
February 24, 2021, 7:26 PM