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Fort Bend ISD to shift educational approach for six schools

The Fort Bend Independent School District plans to divert away from face-to-face learning to virtual education for six different schools that will go into effect Monday, January 25. This decision was made by the...

Governor Abbott, TDEM Establish COVID-19 Therapeutic Infusion Center In Lubbock

AUSTIN, TX - Governor Greg Abbott today announced that the Texas Division of Emergency Management (TDEM) has established a new COVID-19 therapeutic infusion center in Lubbock. The infusion center will begin accepting patients Thursday and has been...

Comedian Dave Chappelle tests positive for COVID-19

AUSTIN, TX - CNN reported, comedian Dave Chappelle has tested positive for COVID-19 but is asymptomatic, according to a statement from his representative obtained by the Hollywood Reporter. "Dave Chappelle is quarantined after...

Carnival announces cancellations through April

MIAMI, FL. - Carnival Cruise Line is notifying guests of additional cruise cancellations, extending its pause in U.S. departures through April 30, 2021, and canceling Australian operations through May 19, 2021.  In addition, Carnival has canceled...

Liquor license suspended at three Houston area clubs

Liquor licenses in three Houston area clubs have been temporarily suspended after violating COVID-19 safety measures set by the governor’s executive orders. Many of these clubs had already received several warnings from officials including...

Fort Bend County officials are anticipating additional shipments of COVID vaccines

UPDATE: Fort Bend County Health & Human Services received a supply of 5,850 doses of the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine. https://twitter.com/JudgeKPGeorge/status/1352347732770516994?s=20 HOUSTON - Fort Bend...

Governor Abbott Hosts Roundtable Discussion, Provides COVID-19 Vaccine Update With Houston Healthcare Professionals

AUSTIN, TX - Governor Greg Abbott today held a roundtable discussion alongside healthcare professionals at Houston Methodist Hospital to highlight his legislative priorities to ensure a healthier future for the state of Texas. Following the roundtable,...

Harris County health doctor charged after stealing a vial of COVID-19 vaccine

HARRIS COUNTY, TX - A Harris County Public Health doctor is being charged with Theft by a Public Servant, for taking a vial of COVID-19 vaccine, Harris County District Attorney Kim Ogg announced Thursday.

TABC suspends several Houston-area club permits due to COVID-19 violations

HOUSTON- The Texas Alcoholic Beverage Commission (TABC) has suspended three Houston businesses' liquor permits after investigators say they violated Governor Greg Abbott's executive order to only serve alcohol on-premise to comply with capacity limits, as well...

Additional vaccination hubs opening across Houston

HOUSTON - The Texas Department of State Health announced six new major spots for vaccination hubs: Harris County Public HealthHouston Health DepartmentHouston Methodist HospitalCHI St. Luke's Memorial Hermann Memorial City Medical CenterUT-Health Houston

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Biden orders assessment of domestic extremism risk, White House says

U.S. President Joe Biden has tasked his administration with completing a full assessment of the risk of...

Trump impeachment trial in the U.S. Senate to begin week of Feb. 8 – Schumer

Former President Donald Trump's impeachment trial will begin during the week of February 8th, Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer said on Friday...

Homeowner shoots intruder in Sugar Land

SUGAR LAND, TX - A burglary suspect was taken into custody early Friday morning after being shot by a homeowner.

Fort Bend ISD to shift educational approach for six schools

The Fort Bend Independent School District plans to divert away from face-to-face learning to virtual education for six different schools that will...

Pedestrian struck and killed by a vehicle on Laura Koppe Road

HOUSTON - HPD units are investigating a fatal auto-pedestrian crash in 9207 block of Laura Koppe Road.