Biden staffs up and launches new ads in Texas

Former Vice President Joe Biden’s campaign is beefing up its presence in Texas, a longtime ruby red state that recent polls suggest is up for grabs between the Democratic challenger and President Trump in November’s general election. The presumptive Democratic presidential nominee’s campaign on Monday announced six staff hires in the Lone Star State. Topping the […]

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Family of slain Texas soldier pushes for change near Capitol

President Donald Trump met Thursday with the family of a soldier who investigators say was slain on the Texas Army base where she was stationed, saying it is a “terrible story” and that he would help with funeral expenses. The family of Spc. Vanessa Guillen, whose remains were found July 2 following her disappearance in […]

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Stephen A. urges Kendrick Perkins to cool down during a heated James Harden debate | First Take

Stephen A. Smith, Max Kellerman and Kendrick Perkins debate which Texas star they would rather have between the Dallas Mavericks SG Luka Doncic and Houston Rockets SG James Harden. #FirstTake #NBA ✔️Subscribe to ESPN+ https://plus.espn.com/ ✔️ Get the ESPN App: http://www.espn.com/espn/apps/espn ✔️Subscribe to ESPN on YouTube: http://es.pn/SUBSCRIBEtoYOUTUBE ✔️ Subscribe to NBA on ESPN on YouTube: […]

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Luka Doncic vs. James Harden: Which Texas star would you rather have? | First Take

Stephen A. Smith, Max Kellerman and Kendrick Perkins debate which Texas star they would rather have between the Dallas Mavericks SG Luka Doncic and Houston Rockets SG James Harden. #FirstTake #NBA ✔️Subscribe to ESPN+ https://plus.espn.com/ ✔️ Get the ESPN App: http://www.espn.com/espn/apps/espn ✔️Subscribe to ESPN on YouTube: http://es.pn/SUBSCRIBEtoYOUTUBE ✔️ Subscribe to NBA on ESPN on YouTube: […]

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DAs backed by Soros, other liberal activists join fray in clash with police

Protests flare up following two-month anniversary of George Floyd’s death Protesters in Austin, Texas; Tempe, Ariz.; and Portland, Ore., took to the streets in their respective cities to march in step with the Black Lives Matter movement. In some instances, police and federal agents clashed with protesters, but in one demonstration, protesters paid their respects […]

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Jury will not indict Dallas sergeant accused of tampering

A Texas grand jury will not indict the president of a police association accused of tampering with evidence in the case of a white Dallas police officer who fatally shot her unarmed Black neighbor By The Associated Press July 29, 2020, 9:33 PM 2 min read Share to FacebookShare to TwitterEmail this article DALLAS — […]

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Trump defends use of COVID-19 bill to fund new FBI office near his hotel

© Reuters. U.S. President Donald Trump boards Marine One to depart for travel to Texas from the South Lawn of the White House WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. President Donald Trump on Wednesday defended his push to use a coronavirus relief package to fund a new FBI headquarters near his Washington hotel despite opposition from fellow […]

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Anti-Mask Louie Gohmert Tests Positive, Sending Shudders Through Congress

Representative Louie Gohmert, a Texas Republican who has frequently refused to don a face covering in the Capitol, confirmed on Wednesday that he had tested positive for the coronavirus before a planned trip with President Trump on Air Force One, and he blamed his diagnosis on wearing a mask. The results immediately sent a shudder […]

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Trump defends use of virus aid bill to fund new FBI office near his hotel

© Reuters. U.S. President Donald Trump boards Marine One to depart for travel to Texas from the South Lawn of the White House By Alexandra Alper WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. President Donald Trump on Wednesday defended his push to use a coronavirus relief package to fund a new FBI headquarters near his Washington hotel despite […]

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US won’t expel migrant children detained in Texas hotel

Immigrant children being detained in a Texas hotel are getting a reprieve from being deported and will be given a chance to stay in the U.S. The Trump administration, through an emergency declaration issued on Monday, has agreed not to remove a group of immigrant children it detained citing the coronavirus and will instead allow […]

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Video of Texas police shooting released by Austin officials

Austin police have released video of an officer fatally shooting an unarmed Texas man in April as he drove away By The Associated Press July 28, 2020, 12:55 AM 3 min read Share to FacebookShare to TwitterEmail this article AUSTIN, Texas — Police in Austin, Texas, released video Monday of an officer fatally shooting an […]

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Texas governor extends early voting for November elections by 1 week

Texas Gov. Greg Abbott announced Monday that he is extending early voting in the state by nearly a week in response to concerns over the spread of the novel coronavirus pandemic during this year’s election. Abbott, a Republican, also announced the expansion of the period when voters can turn in mail-ballots. “As we respond to COVID-19, […]

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Tropical Depression Hanna drenches Texas amid virus crisis

A day after roaring ashore as a hurricane, Hanna lashed the Texas Gulf Coast on Sunday with high winds and drenching rains that destroyed boats, flooded streets and knocked out power across a region already reeling from a surge in coronavirus cases. Downgraded to a tropical depression, Hanna passed over the U.S.-Mexico border with winds […]

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Garrett Foster Brought His Gun to Austin Protests. Then He Was Shot Dead.

AUSTIN, Texas — It was not unusual for Garrett Foster to be at a protest against police brutality on a Saturday night. And it was not out of character for him to be armed as he marched. Mr. Foster was carrying an AK-47 rifle as he joined a Black Lives Matter demonstration blocks from the […]

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Cruz accuses Democrats of coordinated effort to keep schools, businesses closed to hurt Trump

Texas Republican Sen. Ted Cruz on Sunday accused Democrats of deliberately seeking to extend coronavirus lockdowns of businesses and schools so that President Trump suffers politically ahead of the presidential election. Democratic-aligned teachers’ unions have remained opposed to opening schools. In Los Angeles, the teachers’ union has made overtly political demands as part of its reopening plan, […]

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Tropical Storm Hanna drenches South Texas amid virus crisis

A day after roaring ashore as a hurricane, Hanna lashed the Texas Gulf Coast on Sunday with high winds and drenching rains that destroyed boats, flooded streets and knocked out power across a region already reeling from a surge in coronavirus cases. Downgraded to a tropical storm, Hanna hovered over the U.S.-Mexico border in the […]

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Hanna’s rain remains biggest threat to virus hot spot Texas

South Texas braced for flooding Sunday after Hurricane Hanna roared ashore the day before, bringing winds that lashed the Gulf Coast with rain and storm surge to a part of the country trying to cope with a spike in cases of the coronavirus. The first hurricane of the 2020 Atlantic cyclone season made landfall twice […]

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South Texas prepares for Tropical Storm Hanna amid pandemic

Officials in South Texas say they’re prepared to handle any challenges from Tropical Storm Hanna, which was expected to strengthen into a hurricane By JUAN A. LOZANO Associated Press July 25, 2020, 1:01 AM 5 min read HOUSTON — Officials in South Texas, hit by the coronavirus pandemic in recent weeks, said Friday they’re also […]

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