Tag: Houston

Some states break virus records as US caseload grows anew

By NOMAAN MERCHANT, NICK PERRY and KEN MORITSUGU Associated Press HOUSTON (AP) — Coronavirus hospitalizations and caseloads hit new highs in over a half-dozen states...

Texas man whose son was killed by police wants videos

HOUSTON (AP) — A Texas man whose son was shot and killed by Houston police in April is calling for law enforcement officials to...

Gov. Abbott pays respects at service for Floyd

HOUSTON (AP) — Texas Gov. Greg Abbott has paid his respects with hundreds of people mourning the death of George Floyd at a church...

Floyd family members join 60,000 protesters at Houston rally

By JUAN A. LOZANO and JAMIE STENGLE Associated Press HOUSTON (AP) — The family of George Floyd, the man whose death in Minneapolis police custody...

Houston officials use poop to track the spread of COVID-19

By JASPER SCHERER Houston Chronicle HOUSTON (AP) — City health officials and Rice University scientists have begun testing Houston wastewater samples for COVID-19, a process...

Leaders balance optimism with threat of second virus wave

By FRANK JORDANS and NOMAAN MERCHANT Associated Press HOUSTON (AP) — Trump administration officials spoke optimistically about a relatively quick rebound from the coronavirus Sunday...

Police: Man fatally shot by officer after ‘violent struggle’

HOUSTON (AP) — Houston police said a man was fatally shot early Friday after he became involved in a "violent struggle" with an officer...

Houston pleads for more tests, gear as cars pack hospital

By JOHN L. MONE and PAUL J. WEBER Associated Press HOUSTON (AP) — Cars lined up for more than a mile outside a Houston hospital...

Houston Rodeo called off over fears of coronavirus

By Emma Platoff, Texas Tribune As Texas continues to grapple with the spread of COVID-19, Houston officials have called off the remainder of the city’s...

Two new cases of the coronavirus confirmed in Houston area

By Alex Samuels, Texas Tribune Local officials confirmed two new cases Thursday of the coronavirus in Harris County. The new confirmed cases come one day...