Texas official urges people to stay home as virus cases soar

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Health officials in the Texas state capital on Wednesday again urged people to avoid holiday gatherings to slow the spread...

Rental assistance program designed to avoid evictions extended until March 15

By Kate McGee, Texas Tribune The Texas Supreme Court has extended its emergency eviction relief program for tenants behind on rent through at least March...

Texas inmates haven’t received coronavirus vaccine

By Jolie McCullough, Texas Tribune Texas’ prisons and jails have been coronavirus hot spots throughout the pandemic. At least about 200 Texas inmates have died...

Biden to receive COVID vaccine as Trump remains on sidelines

By JILL COLVIN Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — President-elect Joe Biden will receive his first dose of the coronavirus vaccine on live television as part...

Virus cases continue to rise in Texas as vaccine rolls out

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — The top health official in Austin warned Tuesday that Christmas and New Year’s are likely to be grim as the...

One-day US deaths top 3,000, more than D-Day or 9/11

By HEATHER HOLLINGSWORTH Associated Press MISSION, Kan. (AP) — Just when the U.S. appears on the verge of rolling out a COVID-19 vaccine, the numbers...

Fauci says ‘yes right on the spot’ to Biden

WASHINGTON (AP) — Dr. Anthony Fauci, the nation’s chief infectious disease expert, says there was never a question that he would accept President-elect Joe Biden’s...

Tipton giving away SUV to one lucky health care worker

After battling the coronavirus for 14 days and seeing how hard health care professionals worked to care for him and others, Brownsville businessman Jim...

2 more COVID-19 deaths reported in Cameron County

Two more Cameron County residents have died from COVID-19 related causes, the county health department reported Wednesday afternoon. This raises the total number of COVID-19...

Los Fresnos Rodeo cancelled due to virus concerns

Organizers say they have voted to cancel the 2021 Los Fresnos Rodeo. The Los Fresnos Rodeo committee says the decision was hard to make and...