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Top three Texas laws effective September 1st- a rundown

1st- MEDICAL MARIJUANA (HB 1535) Beginning September 1st, 2021 relating to the medical use of low-THC cannabis by patients with certain medical conditions and the establishment of compassionate-use institutional review boards to evaluate and...

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...

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...

Chávez-Huerta Day – March 29

HOUSTON - Monday, March 29 has been named Chavez-Huerta Day a day of community service for students and staff of the Houston Independent School District. This holiday is dedicated to the honor of César...

Houston Public Library presents virtual Books Alive! program

HOUSTON - The Houston Public Library (HPL) invites children and parents to enjoy its virtual Books Alive! program. This presentation is an  HPL author series for kids featuring Marissa Valdez, book illustrator of the new empowering children’s book Ambitious Girl. The program happens on Friday,...

Magnolia ISD board votes to remove mask mandate

MAGNOLIA - Monday night the Magnolia ISD school board voted to remove the mask mandate for teachers and students effective April 1. Parents packed out the board meeting demanding to remove the...

School districts announce closures amid arctic front

HOUSTON- Fort Bend ISD & HISD have decided to transition to in-person instructions next week due to inclement weather. FBISD tweeted out plans to close schools on Tuesday, February 16. While HISD...

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...

HISD school closes due to concerns over COVID-19

HOUSTON - Houston Independent School District officials announced it will be temporarily closing down one of its elementary schools after 12 coronavirus cases were reported. Condit Elementary School will be closed from...

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Second New York City officer dies days after shooting in Harlem

A second police officer who was shot Friday (January 21) in New York City while responding to...

GM’s $7 billion investment intensifies EV battle with Ford, Tesla

General Motors said Tuesday (January 25) it will invest $7 billion in Michigan, much of that aimed at dramatically boosting production of...

Female pedestrian struck by vehicle on Katy Freeway

HOUSTON - A female pedestrian got injured after being struck by a vehicle on Katy Freeway Monday night.  Arriving...

Man stabbed to death on Anita Street

HOUSTON - Police are investigating after a man was stabbed to death in the 3100 block of Anita Street Monday night.

Suspect accused of stabbing K-9 on the run

HOUSTON - Police are searching for a man accused of stabbing a Houston police K-9 over the weekend.  HPD...