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Houston Gives Tribute to Legendary Texas Governor

September 23rd marks the 30th anniversary for the inauguration of former Texas Governor Ann Richards.  Fifty “Ann Banners” will be on display on downtown light poles located along Dallas Street near the George R. Brown Convention Center...

Barbara Bush Literacy Plaza is open at the Houston Public Library

HOUSTON -The Office of Mayor Sylvester Turner, the Houston Public Library Foundation (HPLF), the Barbara Bush Houston Literacy Foundation (BBHLF) and the Houston Public Library (HPL) held a ribbon-cutting ceremony Tuesday, September 8th to open the Barbara Bush Literacy...

Free COVID-19 Vaccines in Houston

HOUSTON - The Houston Health Department is announcing the schedule for sites offering free doses of COVID-19 vaccine during the week. Nearly two dozen health department-affiliated free vaccination sites are on the schedule.The sites welcome walk-ins and appointment information is available...

First Remarks since the Taliban Takeover: Afghan President, Ashraf Ghani Denies Fleeing Country with Millions of Dollars

Former Afghan President, Ashraf Ghani released an official apology Wednesday to Afghans for leaving the country last month and rejected allegations he left with millions of dollars. As the Taliban took over the Afghan...

HUMAN FETUS FOUND IN TEXAS APARTMENT PLUMBING

Houston police are investigating the discovery of human remains found Friday, September 3rd. HPD Homicide Division detectives reported, "During a maintenance call, employees of an apartment complex at 2301 Hayes Road found...

Taliban accused of slaughtering pregnant Afghan policewoman in front of her kids

FIROZKOH, AFGHANISTAN – The Taliban murdered an 8-month pregnant police officer in front of her family on Saturday night, according to her son. Her sister identified the victim as Negar ‘Banu’ Masoomi, said that...

Top three Texas laws effective September 1st- a rundown

1st- MEDICAL MARIJUANA (HB 1535) Beginning September 1st, 2021 relating to the medical use of low-THC cannabis by patients with certain medical conditions and the establishment of compassionate-use institutional review boards to evaluate and...

New Texas law on boarding homes

HARRIS COUNTY, Texas (NTV Houston) -- Harris County Sheriff, Ed Gonzalez, held a briefing this morning discussing how Harris County Sheriff's office intends to enforce new boarding home laws after discovering in late 2020 a three bedroom,...

Mayor Turner Appoints Office of Business Opportunity Advisory Board

HOUSTON - With unanimous support from City Council on March 24, Mayor Sylvester Turner appointed the Office of Business Opportunity (OBO) Advisory Board – Rogelio Pombrol, Alicia Jimerson, Edgartt Melton, Craig Williams, Grace Rodriguez, Brandi Harleaux, Suzan Deison, Adriana...

Matthew McConaughey is considering running for governor of Texas

TEXAS- Texas Gov. Greg Abbott has been in the news a lot lately. He’s up for reelection next year, and he could be facing some A-list competition if actor Matthew McConaughey follows...

Latest News

Only 1 reported injury after plane carrying 21 is engulfed in flames

A plane crashed in Waller County, Texas, on Tuesday morning (October 19) during takeoff, leaving a smoldering...

Famed wax museum Madame Tussauds opens in the Middle East

In an Arabic-themed setting full of palm trees and Dubai's skylines, one of London's most loved tourist attractions, Madame Tussauds, last week...

Wall St opens higher as earnings whip up risk appetite

U.S. stock indexes opened higher on Tuesday (October 19) as upbeat quarterly reports from Johnson & Johnson and Travelers fired up risk...

Fiery two-vehicle crash in north Harris County

HARRIS COUNTY - Precinct 4 deputies are investigating a fiery two-vehicle that happened in North Harris County Monday night.

Suspect detained at Hillcroft Avenue after lengthy police chase

Missouri City – A suspect has been taken into custody in the 14600 block of West Hillcroft Avenue after a lengthy police...