Latest from Arelis R. Hernández
Millions of new voters have registered in Texas since 2016, and as with Arizona and Georgia, the demographic shifts seem to benefit Democrats.
  • Oct 28, 2020
Most of the roughly 30 million registered voters who live in Texas, Indiana, Louisiana, Mississippi and Tennessee have no choice but to cast ballots in person this fall.
  • Oct 26, 2020
Floyd’s contact with local law enforcement were part of the landscape of living and growing up in Houston’s Third Ward, where residents say they often felt besieged by police patrolling and locking up their neighbors.
  • Oct 26, 2020
Long before Election Day, voters across the country have been lining up to cast their ballots. We sent teams of reporters and photographers to six cities — Houston, Albuquerque, Chattanooga, Sarasota, Atlanta and Columbus — to capture how people feel as they wait for their chance to be heard.
  • Oct 22, 2020
Sgt. Harold Preston, a 41-year veteran, was killed Tuesday while responding to a disturbance at an apartment of Elmer Manzano, a Salvadoran immigrant with a criminal history.
  • Oct 21, 2020
Floyd once called Houston's Third Ward home. Decades later, it remains a neighborhood segregated from opportunity.
  • Oct 15, 2020
Shaun Lucas, a Wolfe City police officer, harassed Black residents prior to the shooting of Jonathan Price. He's been working in the small town for several months.
  • Oct 10, 2020
The Williamson County sheriff is facing charges involving footage from the show ‘Live PD.’
  • Oct 1, 2020
The novel coronavirus is devastating Latino communities across the United States, exacerbating historic inequalities in areas where residents, many of whom are “essential” workers, struggle to access health care. More than 36,500 Latinos have died of the virus, according to data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention analyzed by The Washington Post.
  • Sep 22, 2020
The Texas region along the U.S. border has some of the highest coronavirus death rates in the state — and the country. Its community's closeness is also its enemy.
  • Aug 24, 2020