More than $3,000 has been raised to help 10 members of an extended local family, almost all of them battling COVID-19, who escaped with their lives but little else from their burning house thanks to the one adult resident who didn’t have the virus and could smell the smoke.
The certification by Secretary of State Brad Raffensperger officially seals Warnock and Ossoff’s victories over their Republican opponents in the Jan. 5 runoffs. Kelly Loeffler and David Perdue, both incumbents, conceded days after the election.
A Central Texas police officer who shot and killed a man with mental health issues as the man ignored his repeated commands and continued to advance toward him can be heard on video from his body camera telling another officer after the shooting, “I had no choice man, damn it.”
The pandemic pulled back the curtain on the problems people have getting online. Some rural areas struggled to access the basics, once the world went virtual last March. However, the state legislature is considering some solutions.
Officers spread out early Tuesday in search of three men who robbed a local car dealership and some of the dealership’s customers at gunpoint and then fled in a pickup that was later found crashed and abandoned.
The online COVID-19 vaccination appointment system in one Central Texas county left some residents frustrated Monday while officials in another were forced to reschedule hundreds of vaccination appointments because of a shipment delay.
The Austin-based group founded by anti-vaccine activist Del Bigtree regularly posts information questioning the safety of the coronavirus vaccines. Doctors and scientists say both the Moderna and the Pfizer vaccines are safe and effective.
An effort is underway to help the 10 members of an extended local family, almost all of them battling COVID-19, who escaped with their lives but little else from their burning house thanks to the one adult resident who didn’t have the virus and could smell the smoke.
Friends and neighbors of Patrick Warren Sr. gathered to grieve and protest his death at Killeen police headquarters Saturday afternoon. Warren was shot and killed by Officer Reynaldo Contreras during a mental health call on Jan. 9.