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In wake of Astroworld tragedy, Texas creates new task force on concert safety

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By Joshua Fechter, The Texas Tribune A statewide task force will look for ways to beef up security at Texas concerts after the deaths of...

Judge orders halt to Texas mask mandate ban in schools

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AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — A federal judge on Wednesday ordered a halt to the enforcement of Texas' ban on mask mandates in the state's...

Houston police admit Astroworld security guard wasn’t injected with needle

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Kate Feldman New York Daily News A bizarre theory about people being injected with drugs at last week's deadly Astroworld concert has finally been dispelled...

Remains found in Texas in 1980 finally identified as teen

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STILLWATER, Minn. (AP) — A body found along an interstate in Texas 41 years ago has finally been identified as a 14-year-old girl missing...

TPWD says whooping cranes are on the move

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Texas wildlife officials have issued an alert that whooping cranes, one of the largest and rarest birds in North America, are beginning their winter...

Poll: Majority of Texans support COVID-19 vaccine, mask mandates

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By Bethany Irvine, The Texas Tribune A majority of Texas voters support requiring masks at schools and indoor public places and allowing businesses to require...

High court skeptical of Texas death row inmate prayer demand

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By JESSICA GRESKO Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — Conservative Supreme Court justices expressed skepticism Tuesday about a Texas death row inmate's demand that a chaplain...

Crowd surge wasn’t mentioned in Astroworld operational plan

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By JUAN A. LOZANO and JAMIE STENGLE Associated Press HOUSTON (AP) — A 56-page event operations plan for the Astroworld music festival included protocols for...

Unvaccinated Texans make up vast majority of COVID-19 cases, deaths this year

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By Karen Brooks Harper, The Texas Tribune New data from the Texas health department released Monday proves what health officials have been trying to tell...

U.S. reopens land borders with Mexico to vaccinated travelers

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By Uriel J. García, The Texas Tribune EL PASO — After 19 months of closure, the U.S. Department of Homeland Security on Monday reopened its...
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