chron.com — 6+ min ago
Boy dies from brain-eating amoeba found at Texas splash pad
Officials in Arlington, located between Dallas and Fort Worth, said the city and Tarrant County Public ... ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) - A child has died after being infected with a rare brain-eating amoeba that was ... in water samples from the Don Misenhimer Park splash pad on Friday. ... border imprisoned for weeks without charges - Sheila Jackson Lee urges Biden to end automatic deportation ... City officials said the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention confirmed the presence of the amoeba ... ...
msn.com — 11+ hour, 33+ min ago
Texas cops are suing Tesla after a car that was allegedly on Autopilot plowed through 5 officers at a traffic stop
The US National Highway Traffic Safety Administration is currently investigating Tesla's driver-assist ... Five Texas cops are suing Tesla after a car that was allegedly on Autopilot injured the policemen during ... The officers are also suing Pappas Restaurants for allegedly overserving alcohol to the Tesla driver ... attorney Tony Buzbee said in an interview with local channel KPRC 2. ... a traffic stop. ... ...
abcnews.go.com — 12+ hour ago
No indictments for 4 Texas officers who shot man in crisis
Those fired were identified as: officers Patrick Rubio, Luis Alvarado and Omar Tapia, and Sgt. ... Augie Pinedo, District 18 director of the League of United Latin American Citizens, compared Chavez's ... The Harris County Civil Rights Division presented evidence over a four-day period and the grand jury ... "Civil Rights Division prosecutors presented all the evidence to ensure grand jurors were fully informed ... killing to one by a "firing squad." ... ...
msn.com — 12+ hour, 31+ min ago
Unaccompanied Veteran to be buried in Killeen
the United States Air Force from Mar. 5, 1971, to May. 5, 1974, according to a Central Texas State Veterans ... The burial will promptly start at 11 a.m. at the Central Texas State Veterans Cemetary, 11463 State Hwy ... At the funeral, Veterans Land on Board will accept the United States flag on his behalf. ... According to officials, the Veterans Land Board is asking the public to attend a funeral of an unaccompanied ... Cemetery Facebook post. ... ...
msn.com — 17+ hour, 13+ min ago
Trump demanded a Texas "audit" and Gov. Abbott scrambled
Ruth Ruggero Hughs stepped down as Texas secretary of state in May 2021 after the Texas Senate refused ... Trump only won Collin County, and Biden won Dallas, Harris and Tarrant counties in 2020. ... counties: Dallas, Harris, Tarrant and Collin. ... , which is fundamental to our democracy " Abbott said on Fox News Sunday. ... ," Renae Eze, press secretary for the governor, said in a statement. ... ...
dallasnews.com — 3+ hour, 46+ min ago
6 North Texas arts venues say this year was about survival. What will 2022 bring?
The News' Michael Granberry talked to North Texas arts venues to understand the state of their finances ... Cabaniss is owner of the for-profit Kessler Theater, a live music venue in Oak Cliff with a capacity ... Cabaniss also owns The Heights Theater in Houston and operates in two venues in Austin, where the absence ... Kessler Entertainment Group got $2.47 million in SVOG money, which helped the organization get its finances ... its impact on North Texas' arts and culture scene. ... ...
ltgov.texas.gov — 5+ day ago
Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick: Statement on the Passage of Senate Bill 3 - Lieutenant Governor Dan Patrick
Dan Patrick issued this statement today following the passage of Senate Bill 3, the Fair Sports for Women ... September 22, 2021 AUSTIN – Lt. Gov. ... Charles Perry, R-Lubbock: “Women have fought for equality in sports for decades, and they have achieved ... this bill until it finally becomes law in Texas.” ... This is the fourth time we have passed this bill out of the Senate this year, and we will continue passing ... ...
thetrevorproject.org — 23+ hour, 46+ min ago
New Data Illuminates Mental Health Concerns Among Texas' Transgender Youth Amid Record Number of Anti-Trans Bills - The Trevor Project
_said Amit Paley, CEO and Executive Director of The Trevor Project._ "Trans students already face increased ... The Trevor Project's 2021 National Survey on LGBTQ Youth Mental Health found that more than half (52% ... In response, national mental health organizations like The Trevor Project and state LGBTQ equality groups ... new data today that provides insights into the needs and concerns of LGBTQ youth in Texas who have reached ... and nonbinary youth in Texas who are scared and worried about anti-trans laws being debated in their ... ...
chron.com — 1+ hour, 33+ min ago
Texas parents fight legislation targeting their trans children for the fourth time this year
Karen Krajcer and Linzy Foster are two friends familiar with the hallways of the Texas Capitol. ... In August, Foster waited almost 20 hours at a Capitol hearing to plead with the House Public Education ... The University Interscholastic League, which governs school athletics in Texas, already uses students ... Harold Dutton, D-Houston, blocked similar legislation from reaching the House floor. ... It has now moved to the House and on Monday was referred to the House Public Education Committee, where ... ...
apnews.com — 22+ hour, 38+ min ago
Texas GOP tries to protect US House seats under new maps
Ted Cruz. ... Vicente Gonzalez. ... Greg Abbott for his signoff. ... A Supreme Court ruling in 2013 removed mandatory federal approval of new maps for Texas and all or parts ... Republicans currently have 23 House seats in Texas, while Democrats have 13. ...