Tag: Dallas

Houston to enforce masks with fines; Texas deaths top 7,000

HOUSTON (AP) — Houston's mayor on Monday instructed police to begin issuing $250 fines for flouting statewide mask orders in hopes that August will...

Letter blames Abbott for death; Daughter claims virus policies responsible

Isabelle Papadimitriou, born and raised in Brownsville, passed away on the 4th of July. She tested positive for COVID-19 only five days prior after...

Pence to visit Texas for ‘Freedom’ event at megachurch

DALLAS (AP) — Vice President Mike Pence will visit Texas later this month for a "Celebrate Freedom" event at a Dallas megachurch, officials said...

Trump says he’ll pursue police use-of-force standard

By DARLENE SUPERVILLE and AAMER MADHANI Associated Press DALLAS (AP) — President Donald Trump said Thursday he would pursue an executive order to encourage police...

Trump heads to Dallas for race relations talk, fundraiser

By DARLENE SUPERVILLE and AAMER MADHANI Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump was ready to discuss race relations and policing on Thursday before...

Dallas begins making arrests as Texas cities enforce curfews

By JAKE BLEIBERG and JIM VERTUNO Associated Press DALLAS (AP) — Dallas police enforced a nighttime curfew by making dozens of arrests Sunday night, in...

Texas jail says guards didn’t notice inmate giving birth

By JAKE BLEIBERG Associated Press DALLAS (AP) — A woman managed to go into labor and give birth alone in a Texas jail cell without...

Governor softens order over jailed Texas hair salon owner

By PAUL J. WEBER Associated Press AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Republican Texas Gov. Greg Abbott on Thursday removed jail as a punishment for violating his...