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Mayor Turner’s Statement on ExxonMobil’s Carbon Capture and Storage Project

HOUSTON -  ExxonMobil announced a $100 billion Carbon Capture and Storage project.  Houston Mayor Sylvester Turner released a statement yesterday: "As we celebrate Earth Day and the one-year anniversary of the Houston Climate Action Plan,...

Members of The Houston Fire Department’s Wildland Team Volunteer to Provide Relief to Panola County Residents

HOUSTON - On March 27th a devastating storm consisting of multiple EF-2 tornados, tore through parts of Panola county, resulting in the death of one person, injuries to several others and widespread damage throughout the southern half...

Ex-Tomball ISD teacher accused of continuous sexual abuse of a child

HOUSTON – A former teacher at Tomball Intermediate School is accused of continuous sexual abuse of a child after police received allegations from a former student of Tomball Intermediate School. Tomball Intermediate School serves 5th-...

Aldine ISD teacher accused of having an inappropriate relationship with a former student

HOUSTON – An Aldine Independent School District teacher was arrested and charged after being accused of an improper relationship with a student in the Houston area. Helen Page, a business teacher at the Aldine Ninth...

Harris County Launches On Demand COVID-19 Vaccine Appointment System; 55,000 COVID-19 Vaccine Appointments Now Available for the Week of April 19

HARRIS COUNTY - Harris County Public Health (HCPH) today announced that it has opened 55,000 COVID-19 vaccines for the week of April 19th. In response to vaccine supply starting to meet demand, residents who sign up for...

Second Batch of Vehicles Arrive for The Houston Fire Department’s New Strategic Vehicle Replacement Program

Update: HOUSTON - Earlier this week, HFD issued 20 additional vehicles to further implement their new strategic vehicle replacement program that was passed by Council this past December. The ordinance that will allow the Houston...

Renew your DL or ID now! Wavier deadline expired

AUSTIN, TX – The countdown is over! The temporary waiver of the certain vehicle title and registration requirements, announced by Governor Greg Abbott due to the COVID-19 pandemic, ended yesterday April 14th. Texas DPS encourages...

Domino’s Delivers Pizzas Autonomously in Houston

HOUSTON - Domino’s has launched autonomous pizza delivery in Houston, Texas this week. Customers can choose to have their meal delivered by Nuro’s R2 robot. Nuro has the first completely autonomous on-road delivery vehicle approved by the...

Turnaround Houston Readiness Fair Offers More Than 700 Job Openings

HOUSTON - The City of Houston invites job seekers to the Turnaround Houston Readiness Fair, held virtually on Thursday, April 29 through Sunday, May 2. Job seekers can chat live with hiring employers and resource organizations from...

Nutcracker Market Returns Spring Edition

HOUSTON - The Houston Ballet presents the highly anticipated Nutcracker Market Spring which is set to kick off this weekend. The big event that usually occurs in December has decided to...

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Biden says looks forward to working with Russia on carbon removal efforts

U.S. President Joe Biden on Friday (April 23) said he was heartened by Russian President Vladimir Putin's...

Indian factories ramp up oxygen production to help fight COVID surge

Oxygen manufacturing units in India have dramatically increased production to meet demand for the gas as hospitals face shortages in the face...

Two brothers died after crane ‘malfunctions’ on I-10 near Smith Road in Jefferson Co.

A 2013 Toyota pickup truck was traveling westbound on I-10 near Smith Road around 4:30 p.m. Thursday.Troopers believe the crane experienced some...

U.S. stocks drop on news of Biden tax proposals

U.S. stocks dived on Thursday (April 22) on reports President Joe Biden planned to almost double the capital gains tax, news analysts...

U.S. House passes bill to make Washington, D.C., the 51st state

The U.S. House of Representatives on Thursday (April 22) narrowly voted, for the second time in less than a year, to make...