No job, no car and living on $85 a week: Some Texans are facing economic crisis months into the pandemic
Jessica Tyson, 34, is an out-of-work hair stylist in Texarkana who says she's struggling to get her full unemployment benefits. Credit: Jessica Tyson(Audio unavailable. Jessica Tyson says she’s desperate for Congress to pass another federal stimulus package. The 34-year-old Texarkana native is an out-of-work hairdresser who’s had her car repossessed, has struggled to keep her utilities on and says she spends her days trying to get her full unemployment benefits. Start your day with a quick take on the latest Texas politics and policy news.
Pregnant Texas woman dies after fetus cut from her womb, woman arrested, police say
A pregnant woman in East Texas has died after her unborn child was cut from her womb, according to police. The baby did not survive after a female suspect stole the child, police said. The 22-year-old woman was nearly eight months pregnant, according to a report from the Texarkana Gazette. Police on Saturday said a female suspect was taken into custody in Oklahoma. Police said the Texas Rangers are now investigating, and more information will be released as it becomes available.