Top Stories | Texas Public Radio

Top Stories

A sign directing people to testing at the Freeman Coliseum.
Bonnie Petrie | Texas Public Radio

Texas Public Radio is updating the latest information on COVID-19 in the San Antonio area, along with how local businesses are adjusting, how you can help those in need and what you can do to stay entertained at home. TPR is also providing live updates on the Rio Grande Valley.

Pandemic Leads To Increased Conflicts Between State And Local Governments In Texas

May 6, 2020
Miguel Gutierrez | POOL via The Texas Tribune & Harris County Judge | Twitter

Two weeks ago, Harris County Judge Lina Hidalgo stood before a podium at TranStar wearing a face mask, to announce she was signing an order requiring people to wear face coverings in public.

dru | photography

If you're thinking about Mother's Day and what to do for your mother, there’s a gift  that's both ultra traditional and, appropriately, very sweet. Álvaro Del Norte  says that idea is having someone show up and serenade your favorite mother. 

A mask at Freeman Coliseum's alternate care facility.
Kathleen Creedon | Texas Public Radio
Julia Reihs / KUT

The Permian Highway Pipeline Project faces another legal challenge, this time from the Sierra Club. The lawsuit, filed in federal court on April 30, seeks a temporary injunction against construction of the pipeline and a more thorough environmental impact study. 


An alternate care facility at Freeman Coliseum.
Kathleen Creedon | Texas Public Radio

Texas Public Radio is updating the latest information on COVID-19 in the San Antonio area, along with how local businesses are adjusting, how you can help those in need and what you can do to stay entertained at home. TPR is also providing live updates on the Rio Grande Valley.

Several thousand people crowded the beaches of Port Aransas Saturday during the first weekend businesses were allowed to reopen at limited capacity.
Joey Palacios | Texas Public Radio

A steady stream of cars, trucks and golf carts drove along the sand of Port Aransas’ beaches on Saturday morning. Along the water, beachgoers set up canopies and chairs.


The San Antonio Zoo is closed, but they've got live feeds of their animals.
Courtesy of San Antonio Zoo

Updated Monday, May 4 at 11 a.m. This post will be updated regularly. Share your ideas with us at letters@tpr.org.

Bored at home? Have you already checked our list of things you can do this week? No problem. We've got a few more ideas of things you can watch:

Camille Phillips | Texas Public Radio

Photo courtesy of Sarah Taranto

The military has awarded a $7.2 billion contract to a single company to move families’ household goods. But advocates say the contract was rushed through — and worry it won’t fix a system plagued by delays and lost shipments. 


Pages