Early voting data shows average age of voters in Houston runoff elections is older than previous elections
Harris County early voting data shows the average age of the in-person early voters trends older than previous Houston Runoff Elections, according to Harris County Clerk Teneshia Hudspeth.
Convicted felon sentenced after being caught with guns, cocaine, pills, cash during DWI stop
A Houston man was sentenced to eight years in prison for possession of two firearms as a felon and for possession of cocaine with the intent to distribute it, United States Attorney Alamdar S. Hamdani announced on Tuesday.
Learn How to Build a Gingerbread House with a Guinness World Record Holder
Take the kids to the free Gingerbread Lane display at the Houston Farmers Market and sign up for a workshop with Guinness World Record Holder Jon Lovich who is known for building the largest entirely edible gingerbread village.
Houston men charged with stealing more than $1.2M in mail theft scheme, activating stolen credit cards
Five Houston men have been taken into federal custody after they were charged in a large-scale mail theft and credit card fraud scheme resulting in more than $1.2 million in losses, the United States Department of Justice announced Tuesday.
Mayor Turner, Daisie Foundation surprise Young Elementary School with special Christmas event
Houston Mayor Sylvester Turner, Houston Police Chief Troy Finner, and the Daisie Foundation are hoping to spread holiday cheer by surprising children at Young Elementary School with a Holiday Magic Event on Tuesday.
‘DRAINED’ Results: How much money we’ve helped customers get back on water bills
We are getting results from our ‘DRAINED’ investigation into Houston water bills. This week city leaders plan to address the issue at city council, hopefully with some solutions. Plus, while we are hearing from more of you who have issues others are getting the help they need.
Houston man sentenced to 50 years for kidnapping, drugging and raping 15-year-old girl during 3-day trip across country
A 33-year-old Houston man has been sentenced to 50 years in federal prison for kidnapping and raping a 15-year-old girl, the United States Department of Justice announced Monday.
A $10,000 Surprise! Verizon Shows Up with a Big Check to Support a Much-Loved Houston Small Business Owner
Driving to work, giving herself a pep-talk in preparation for the day, Deidre Mathis had no idea a crowd of people were huddled in a bedroom room at her Wanderstay Houston Hostel ready to surprise her with a $10,000 check from Verizon. Verizon’s Small Business Digital Ready Program supports small business owners like Diedre, offering free courses, mentorship, networking, and grants that help them continue doing the work they do…in Diedre’s case this is keeping Wanderstay Houston Hostel the highest rated hostel in Texas. If you are a small business owner or entrepreneur in Houston you too can apply for the grant.
Collins has 191 yards receiving, Ward saves game with interception as Texans beat Broncos 22-17
Nico Collins had a career-high 191 yards receiving and a fourth-quarter touchdown, and Jimmie Ward intercepted Denver’s Russell Wilson in the end zone with 9 seconds left to left to help the Houston Texans hold on for a 22-17 win over the Broncos.
This acclaimed chef rightfully refuses to compromise on her ‘unapologetically, and authentically Thai’ recipes
From a restaurant where Shepherd learned to cook Thai food to the dining destination owned by Houston's most recent James Beard award-winning chef, this episode of "Eat Like a Local with Chris Shepherd" is filled with flavor and heat! 🔥
Debbie Allen and Blair Underwood in Houston for World AIDS Day event at NRG Arena
Emmy, Grammy, and Golden Globe winning choreographer, director, and producer – Houston’s own, Debbie Allen will speak at the event, and AIDS Healthcare Foundation will present its Lifetime Achievement Award to Emmy Award winning actor and activist Blair Underwood.
How to respond to a carjacker; Harris County Pct. 2 Constable offers tips when faced with dangerous situation
After a murder suspect attempted to carjack several people before being shot by Spring Branch ISD police Thursday, Harris County Precinct 2 Constable Jerry Garcia is showing people what to do if they ever come face to face with a carjacker.
‘Things need to change’: Houston-based nonprofit aims to provide incarcerated youth access to books, learning literature
Once a juvenile faced with a 10-year prison sentence, this activist has now become a change agent in our community by reaching back to help provide books and literature for young people behind bars.