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The 15th Anniversary of Hurricane Rita

HOUSTON, TX - On this day 15 years ago, Category 5 Storm Hurricane Rita made landfall along the Texas-Louisiana border. Rita was the strongest hurricane to strike Southeast Texas and Southwest Louisiana since Hurricane Audrey on...

100K Gallons of Wastewater Spill across Houston following Tropical Storm Beta

HOUSTON, TX - Houston Public Works say more than 100,000 gallons of wastewater spilled into at least five locations throughout Houston on Tuesday following significant levels of rain from Tropical Storm Beta.

COVID-19 Testing Sites CLOSED Tuesday

HOUSTON, TX - Due to a weather advisory surrounding Tropical Storm Beta, most Houston Health Department-affiliated COVID-19 testing sites will be closed Tuesday (Sept 22). The following sites are still OPEN Today:

School closures due to Tropical Storm Beta

HOUSTON, TX – More Houston-area schools have decided to cancel in-person and virtual instructions today in preparation for severe weather due to Tropical Storm Beta The following independent districts and universities have decided to cancel...

21-year-old struck by a car as he helped a relative stuck in floodwaters.

HOUSTON, TX - A 21-year-old was hit by a car Monday night as he attempted to help a stranded family member stuck in high floodwaters. The accident happened near Hiram Clarke Road...

Governor Abbott Issues Disaster Declaration In Response To Tropical Storm Beta

AUSTIN, TX - Governor Greg Abbott today issued a Disaster Declaration for 29 Texas counties in response to Tropical Storm Beta. This storm is expected to make landfall this evening but has already caused storm surge...

School closures due to Tropical Storm Beta

HOUSTON, TX - Several school districts and college campuses across the Houston area have decided to close down in preparation for severe weather expected in wake of Tropical Storm Beta. The following...

Tropical Storm Sally expects to increase to a Category 1 Hurricane before landfall

HOUSTON, TX - A hurricane and tropical storm warning are in effect for the southeast of Louisiana as well as the Mississippi and Alabama border. The National Hurricane Center's midday update reported...

Hurricane Season urges for Flood Insurance

Hurricane season is officially underway, so now is a great time to consider flood insurance for your home! Here are the top 5 reasons you should consider getting flood insurance ASAP:

Volunteers Needed at GRB for Hurricane Laura relief drive

The City of Houston is seeking volunteers to assist with the receiving, sorting, and managing of Hurricane Laura Relief donations. Donations will be being accepted at the George R. Brown Convention Center...

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U.S. senators urge Netflix to drop planned Chinese sci-fi series

 Five Republican U.S. senators have urged Netflix Inc to reconsider plans to adapt a Chinese science-fiction book...

Pay-as-you-go for tolls from your phone, UPROAD App

TEXAS- Texans can now ditch the usage of toll windshield stickers and pay-as-you-go at the convenience of their personal mobile devices.

University of Houston opening game night canceled amid COVID cases

HOUSTON, TX- The University of Houston has to put off yet another opening night game after its opponent from North...

Governor Greg Abbott faces lawsuit

HOUSTON, TX - Republican Governor Greg Abbott is now facing a lawsuit over his decision to extend the early voting period...

The 15th Anniversary of Hurricane Rita

HOUSTON, TX - On this day 15 years ago, Category 5 Storm Hurricane Rita made landfall along the Texas-Louisiana border. Rita...