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HISD adds additional academic days to the 2021-22 school calendar

HOUSTON - Due to COVID , Houston Independent School District leaders have decided to increase next year's academic calendar for many students. The pandemic took an obvious toll on many students and as a...

Walgreens to host vaccination event for Underserved Communities

HOUSTON - Walgreens continues to be a valuable partner with the Houston Health Department in making vaccines available directly in vulnerable communities. On April 9th and 10th, Walgreens will host a vaccine equity...

BREAKING NEWS: Rapper DMX dead at 50

DMX, the New York rapper behind such iconic songs as "Party Up (Up in Here)" and "X Gon' Give It to Ya" and the star of action movies including Exit Wounds, Cradle 2 the Grave and Romeo Must Die, died Friday. He...

Houston Health Department, partners announce free COVID-19 testing schedule for week of April 5

HOUSTON - The Houston Health Department and its agency partners are announcing the schedule for sites offering free COVID-19 tests the week of March 29, 2021. Twenty-one FREE+FAST+SAFE testing sites across Houston are on the schedule for the...

Houston’s mayor faces possible referendum over 35,000 signatures collected so far

HOUSTON - Recent reports indicate Houston Mayor Sylvester Turner could be facing a reduction in his authority after a group collectively gains 35,000 signatures requesting his power be limited. The Houston Chronicle reported the...

Houston Harris County Winter Storm Relief Fund Grows to $15 Million to Assist the Most Vulnerable Affected by Winter Freeze

HOUSTON - Responding to the urgent needs created by February’s winter storm, area corporations, foundations and individuals have contributed $15 million to the Houston Harris County Winter Storm Relief Fund to support vulnerable neighbors recovering from the winter storm....

Experts say Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine remains effective for six months

WORLDWIDE - Pfizer says protection from its COVID-19 vaccine lasts at least six months after the second dose. The pharmaceutical company has been studying the vaccine in more than 46-thousand volunteers. 

HCSO deputy placed on desk duty after video footage shows him punching a teen

HARRIS COUNTY - A sheriff's deputy is on desk duty Wednesday night in Harris County, Texas, following a shocking video of him punching a teenager that was captured on video. The incident took place...

Opening day for the Astros!

HOUSTON - Tonight the Houston Astros' 2021 season kicks off as the Astros go head to head with the Oakland Athletics at Minute Maid Park. Tickets are available now for all price levels online.

DPS Trooper Dies in Line of Duty Shooting

AUSTIN – It is with great sadness the Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) announces the death of a Highway Patrol Trooper following a shooting incident in Limestone County. Trooper Chad Walker, 38, was...

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Man taken into custody after calling false hostage situation

HOUSTON – Houston police have detained a man for reporting a false hostage situation at South Gessner...

15-year-old girl fatally shot in southeast Houston

HOUSTON – Police are investigating a shooting incident that has led to a 15-year-old girl’s death in southeast Houston.

U.S. attorney general vows to defend voting rights aggressively

The U.S. Justice Department will prosecute threats against election officials and aggressively scrutinize new state election laws to ensure they do not...

U.S. First Lady, Duchess of Cambridge visit Cornwall school

U.S. First Lady Jill Biden and Kate, Duchess of Cambridge, visited a school in Cornwall as the senior members of Britain's royal...

Analyst predicts customers will want another Tesla Model S after Plaid reveal

Tesla Inc will deliver a high-performance version of its Model S on Thursday (June 10), aiming to reignite interest in the nearly...