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President Biden to visit Texas to assess winter storm damage

HOUSTON - The Bidens plan to visit Houston today to review the recovery from winter storms. This appearance will mark President Biden's first official natural disaster visit since his inauguration. Just last...

Suspect arrested in connection to the stabbing death on Fondren Rd.

HOUSTON – Charges have been filed against a suspect arrested in the fatal stabbing of a man on Fondren Road that occurred earlier this month. Andre Jerome Ford, 28, is charged with the...

President Joe Biden to visit Houston on Friday

WASHINGTON, DC - President Joe Biden and first lady Jill Biden are planning to travel to Texas on Friday as the state continues to recover from last week's unprecedented winter storm. The...

Harris County tenants can apply for $159M in COVID rent relief starting Thursday

HARRIS COUNTY – Tenants who have missed rent or utility bills due to financial hardship stemming from the COVID-19 pandemic can start applying for relief from the city and county on Thursday (Feb. 25).

Houston heavy trash code suspended until March

HOUSTON – Due to widespread damage to many homes during last week’s winter storm, the Department of Neighborhoods (DON) Inspections and Public Service (IPS) division will suspend heavy trash code enforcement, effective immediately through Friday, March 12, 2021...

Governor Abbott Statement On Resignation Of ERCOT Leadership

AUSTIN – Governor Greg Abbott today issued a statement on the resignation of the Electric Reliability Council Of Texas (ERCOT) board members, including the chairman and vice-chairman: “When Texans were in desperate need...

Four ERCOT board members to resign after catastrophic Texas blackouts during winter storm

HOUSTON – Four members of the board at the Electric Reliability Council of Texas, or ERCOT, intend to resign following last week’s blackouts that left millions in the state without power amid brutal winter weather.

Tiger Woods hospitalized with multiple injuries following crash

Golfer Tiger Woods was rushed to a Los Angeles hospital on Tuesday (February 23) after suffering multiple injuries when his car went off a road and rolled over, requiring the jaws of life to extricate him.

The city of Houston lifts boil water notice

HOUSTON - Effective immediately, the City of Houston has lifted the boil water notice that has been in place since Wednesday, February 17, 2021. Customers no longer need to boil water used for drinking, cooking, and making ice....

Millions of residents issued a boil water notice following arctic storms

HARRIS COUNTY - Following the ongoing arctic storm across the state of Texas, the Harris County Public Health officials have announced that over 3.4 million residents have been placed under a #BoilWater Notice.

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Protesters burn face masks in Idaho

Protesters in Idaho in the United States burned face masks on Saturday (March 6) in a demonstration...

Series of blasts rock city of Bata in Equatorial Guinea

 A series of large explosions at a military base rocked the city of Bata in Equatorial Guinea on Sunday (March 7), according...

Federer feels his story is unfinished, and looks to Wimbledon

Roger Federer never contemplated retirement as he spent 13 months on the sidelines due to double knee surgery last year and the...

Mexico dismantles migrant camp near U.S. border

Mexico dismantled a migrant camp near the U.S. border on Saturday (March 6) after an easing of U.S. immigration policy saw many...

Thousands defying COVID-19 rules join Pope Francis for Erbil Mass

Thousands of people, many not wearing face masks and defying social distancing rules, packed a stadium in Erbil to see Pope Francis...