Five more COVID-19 deaths were reported Tuesday in Central Texas as the total number of confirmed cases approaches 20,700, and the status of an ordered rollback in business and restaurant capacity in five area counties apparently remains in limbo.
A federal judge ordered the Texas prison system on Tuesday to provide more protective measures against the coronavirus, like hand sanitizer for prisoners who use wheelchairs, at a prison for geriatric inmates.
A Central Texas sheriff named in a five-count indictment charging sexual assault, assault on a public servant and official suppression has 20 days to seek a hearing after his law enforcement license was suspended.
Five Central Texas counties have been ordered to roll back business and restaurant capacity from 75% to 50% after the number of hospitalized COVID-19 patients rose to more than 15% of total hospitalizations and the regional case count rose to close to 20,500.
A Central Texas sheriff indicted for tampering with evidence stemming from an investigation into the destruction of “Live PD” footage that showed the death of a former local high school football player after a chase in March 2019 is free on bond after turning himself in Monday morning.
A young Central Texas cancer survivor served up snow cones over the weekend and raised more than $400 for St. Jude Children's Hospital in Memphis, Tenn., the leading hospital in the world for treating children with cancer.
On top of the pressure of nearly two decades of war, virus-related isolation, financial disruptions, remote schooling and loss of child care all happening almost overnight has strained troops and families.