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Texas A&M Prof. Discovers New Therapy for Refractory Epilepsy

HOUSTON - Dr. Samba Reddy, professor at Texas A&M University College of Medicine has identified a new approach to blocking frequent epilepsy seizures. Epilepsy is a chronic neurological disorder characterized by unpredictable...

Houston Health Department urges action as fetal deaths linked to congenital syphilis surge in Houston-area

HOUSTON - The Houston Health Department urges expectant mothers to act now as fetal deaths linked to congenital syphilis surge in the Houston area.  Preliminary data indicate that fetal deaths in Harris County (including Houston) increased from four...

Who killed Naredrakumar Joshi?

HOUSTON - Harris County deputies need help piecing together information to bring to a close the fatal killing of Naredrakumar Joshi. According to Crime Stoppers Houston on December 27, 2020, Joshi was...

Suspect arrested in a fatal shooting on East Whitney Street

HOUSTON - Charges have been filed against a suspect connected in a fatal shooting in the 700 block of East Whitney Street. The shooting took place on Monday (April 19) leaving two men dead...

Houston Health Department offering 9,000+ COVID-19 vaccinations for week of April 19

UPDATE (April 21) - The Houston Health Department is adding two additional targeted community vaccination clinics this week.The clinics are located in the department's priority zip codes and offer free first doses of the Moderna COVID-19 vaccine with or without...

Aldine ISD teacher accused of having an inappropriate relationship with a former student

HOUSTON – An Aldine Independent School District teacher was arrested and charged after being accused of an improper relationship with a student in the Houston area. Helen Page, a business teacher at the Aldine Ninth...

Harris County Launches On Demand COVID-19 Vaccine Appointment System; 55,000 COVID-19 Vaccine Appointments Now Available for the Week of April 19

HARRIS COUNTY - Harris County Public Health (HCPH) today announced that it has opened 55,000 COVID-19 vaccines for the week of April 19th. In response to vaccine supply starting to meet demand, residents who sign up for...

Suspect Sought in Series of Houston Facebook Robberies

HOUSTON - The Houston Police Department’s Robbery Division need the public's assistance identifying the suspect(s) responsible for a series of theft from person (robberies) committed by the same suspect. On Sunday, March 15, 2021...

Longest-serving death row inmate gets granted a new hearing

HARRIS COUNTY - The Texas Court of Criminal Appeals has tossed out the death sentence of a man who had been awaiting execution for 45 years. Earlier this year, the Harris County...

Renew your DL or ID now! Wavier deadline expired

AUSTIN, TX – The countdown is over! The temporary waiver of the certain vehicle title and registration requirements, announced by Governor Greg Abbott due to the COVID-19 pandemic, ended yesterday April 14th. Texas DPS encourages...

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Brazil tops 15 million coronavirus cases

Brazil hit a grim milestone in the COVID-19 pandemic of Friday (May 7), registering over 15 million...

S&P 500, Dow end at record highs as weak jobs data eases rate worries

The S&P 500 and the Dow hit record highs on Friday (May 7), while megacap growth stocks drove a recovery on Nasdaq...

‘One of the most disappointing jobs reports of all time,’ says analyst

U.S. employers hired far fewer workers than expected in April, likely frustrated by labor shortages, leaving them scrambling to met booming demand...

Indian Muslims throng markets for Eid shopping amid raging pandemic

 Indian Muslims crowded markets and mosques in India's southern city of Hyderabad on the last Friday (May 7) of the holy month...

Atlanta mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms will not seek re-election

Atlanta mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms, who was seen as a possible running mate for Joe Biden in last year's U.S. presidential election,...