Dr. Sarah Mallard Wakefield at Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center says depression is a mood disorder where people have persistent feelings of low self-worth and hopelessness.
Attorney General Ken Paxton announced Tuesday Josh Reno, a graduate of the Texas Tech School of Law, will serve as Deputy Attorney General for Criminal Justice.
The City of Lubbock Health Department reported 18 additional deaths attributed to COVID-19 Tuesday. That is the highest number of new deaths in a single day since the pandemic started. This brings the death toll to 325. Staffers also confirmed 680 new cases, as well as 195 recoveries. This brings the number of active cases to 5,760.
FILE- In this Oct. 21, 2020, file photo Purdue Pharma headquarters stands in Stamford, Conn. Purdue Pharma pleaded guilty Tuesday, Nov. 24 to three criminal charges, formally admitting its role in an opioid epidemic that has contributed to hundreds of thousands of deaths over the past two de…
Lea County Sheriff's deputies and Hobbs police officers are searching for a man they say was involved in a shooting early Saturday morning.
MIDLAND, Texas (AP) — The city council in Midland has declined to approve ordinances related to enforcing Texas’ mask mandate. It was the second time in as many weeks that the city council rejected approving mask-related ordinances. One of the ordinances debated Monday would have required businesses to place signs telling customers that they have to wear masks. A resolution that would have called on police to enforce Gov. Greg Abbott’s statewide mask order was also rejected. Also, Texas Sen. Ted Cruz is facing backlash after posting a meme on Twitter Saturday that some see as being insensitive to the coronavirus crisis in Texas, particularly in El Paso.