DALLAS (AP) — A federal judge has blocked the city of Dallas from enforcing an ordinance requiring private businesses to offer paid sick leave, but activists contend employees need those benefits more than ever as the coronavirus continues to spread.
LAKE CHARLES, La. (AP) — Shell has pulled out of a multibillion-dollar deal to renovate a liquified natural gas terminal in Louisiana in order to preserve cash during the coronavirus pandemic.
DALLAS (AP) — Four more people in Texas with COVID-19 have died, as the number of people with the disease caused by the novel coronavirus swelled to nearly 2,900, the state health department said Monday.
It was during Act 1 of the final dress rehearsal for Puccini’s “La Rondine” at the Peabody Conservatory that the school president sent out an email canceling all nonessential gatherings because of the coronavirus pandemic.
HOUSTON (AP) — A North Texas ambulance provider is partnering with health officials so that its paramedics can go into homes and perform coronavirus testing on previously screened patients.
HOUSTON (AP) — The state of Texas sued a Houston auctioneer on Thursday after halting an auction of 750,000 medical-grade and N95 face masks, alleging price gouging in the sale of the masks commonly used by health professionals who are on the front lines battling against the new coronavirus.
ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) — The University of Michigan's Board of Regents on Thursday fired a music professor and noted opera singer who, along with his husband, is accused of sexually assaulting a fellow singer in Houston 10 years ago.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Three immigrant children in U.S. government custody at a New York facility have tested positive for the coronavirus, officials said Thursday.
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — A college student who died tackling a gunman at a North Carolina university was posthumously awarded one of the U.S.'s highest civilian honors on Wednesday, the Congressional Medal of Honor Foundation announced.
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — A man who hit a father and his 4-year-old son with his car as the pair crossed a New Orleans street was captured after four months on the run, authorities said.
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Bill Braum, founder of Braum's Ice Cream and Dairy Stores that has grown to nearly 300 outlets in five states, has died, the company announced Tuesday. He was 92.
CHICAGO (AP) — The Federal Aviation Administration on Tuesday reopened the air traffic control tower at Chicago’s Midway International Airport, which it closed last week after three workers tested positive for COVID-19.
MARIETTA, Ga. (AP) — The Georgia State Patrol said troopers pulled over a Texas man for a window tint violation and found 15 pounds of heroin stashed next to his car's battery.
ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) — Regents at the University of Michigan are expected to consider a recommendation from its president that the school fire an opera singer and tenured professor facing sexual assault charges.
RICHMOND, Texas (AP) — A counselor who works in a Texas prison has tested positive for COVID-19, marking the first time the disease caused by the novel coronavirus has been reported in the country's largest prison system.
HOUSTON (AP) — A 42-year-old Mexican man died in a South Texas hospital while being held pending his deportation, immigration authorities said Monday.
DALLAS (AP) — The number of COVID-19 cases in Texas swelled by 30 as the count of people with the disease caused by the novel coronavirus who have died remained at five, state health officials said Sunday.
CARLSBAD, N.M. (AP) — Ranchers in a southeastern New Mexico community and a potash company are locked in fight over water rights connected to the Pecos River.
TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — Voices are being raised in Tucson about the possibility of a squadron of new F-35A fighters being stationed at Davis-Monthan Air Force Base where the multirole aircraft would replace relatively quiet A-10 attack jets.
PORT ARANSAS, Texas (AP) — Retired marine science professor Joan Holt has lived in Port “A” for 45 years, watching it become one of the state’s most popular beach towns.
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