, a senior at Texas State University, is a reporting fellow. He was the editor-in-chief last year for The University Star, where he previously worked as a columnist, photographer and opinions editor. Carrington won a regional Mark of Excellence Award from the Society of Professional Journalists and has worked as a digital marketing strategist for the Loud Speakers Network.
Local, state and national leaders are recommending people take a range of actions to protect themselves from the new coronavirus. But for those without homes, many of those measures are next to impossible. Full Story
Ron Nirenberg's comment came as more people are set to be quarantined at Lackland Air Force Base. After criticizing health officials earlier this month, Nirenberg said the CDC has "made steps in the right direction" with how it oversees people who are quarantined. Full Story
Those moves — and an unsuccessful attempt to get an injunction against the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention — came after a person who tested "weakly positive" for the new coronavirus was released over the weekend. Full Story
The Texas Department of Transportation will begin lease negotiations with ATX Helps, which plans to construct a large shelter on the southeast Austin property where more than 100 people reside. Some camp residents say they're concerned about the proposed changes. Full Story
Decades ago, lawmakers passed a law that was meant to fully fund Texas Parks and Wildlife, but the money never seemed to make it to the parks. Now they're asking voters to create a constitutional mandate that parks get more money. Full Story
The governor's executive orders after shootings in El Paso and West Texas are meant to address gun violence without gun control. But a Department of Public Safety network he tapped says it needs more resources — and is remaining mum on how it operates. Full Story
After Dallas' new mayor announced a new job with the law firm Locke Lord, many wondered how the head of one of the largest cities in Texas could manage both. It turns out that Dallas' mayor isn't as powerful as some may think. Full Story