DALLAS (AP) — Leaders in two of Texas’ biggest cities are calling on the governor to empower local governments to order residents to stay home as the state’s continued surge in confirmed cases of the coronavirus tests hospital capacity. Austin Mayor Steve Adler tells CNN’s “State of the Union” that he wants Republican Gov. Gregg Abbott to return control to local governments. He says hospitals are facing a crisis. In the Houston area, Harris County Judge Lina Hidalgo says a stay-at-home order is needed. Both are Democrats. The state says a record 8,181 Texans with COVID-19 were hospitalized Sunday.
By RALPH D. RUSSO, the Associated Press The Patriot League has joined the Ivy League and called off fall sports because of the coronavirus pandemic. The league’s 10 Division I schools will not compete this […]
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Police say 22 people have been arrested in two nights of weekend protests in downtown Austin. Of those, 18 arrests happened Sunday at the Austin police headquarters and four others were […]