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Texas Woman Indicted for Transporting Minor for Female Genital Mutilation

TEXAS -A Texas woman has been indicted for transporting a minor from the United States to a foreign country for the purpose of female genital mutilation (FGM). Zahra Badri, 39, of Houston,...

Those 65 and Older or With Certain Medical Conditions will be next to receive the COVID-19 vaccine

HOUSTON - The state of Texas will prioritize people who are at the greatest risk of severe disease and death from COVID-19 for the next phase of vaccination. More than 70 percent of COVID-19 deaths in...

TxDOT Digital Sign Contest

HOUSTON - TxDOT is hosting a contest to find the best and most creative safe-driving messages to help end the daily death streak on Texas roads. The top 10 entries will be...

Tesla’s Musk relocates to Texas from California; compares himself to war general

Silicon Valley billionaire Elon Musk said on Tuesday (December 8) he had relocated to Texas from California as he wants to focus more on the new Tesla Inc plant and his SpaceX venture. Musk...

COVID-19 lockdown part two?

HARRIS COUNTY, TX - COVID-19 cases are on the rise again here in Texas. As a result, Harris County Judge Lina Hidalgo says "another pull-back is necessary." The question many now have...

Top Harris County Health Official to step down

In Harris County, throughout the pandemic, one key individual has assisted in advising the county on COVID-19 recovery. Dr. Umair Shah, the primary advisor to County Judge Lina Hidalgo on the coronavirus, is stepping down. 

Click It or Ticket Campaign Begins Next Week

HOUSTON, TX - November 2020 marks the 18th anniversary of “Click It or Ticket,” a campaign urging Texans to buckle up. Today, almost 91% of Texans use their seatbelts-only 76% did when the campaign launched in...

Texas universities talk in-person commencement ceremonies

HOUSTON, TX - Despite the continuous rise in COVID-19 cases, a few universities across the state have announced plans to move forward with in-person graduation ceremonies. With...

Medical tents go up outside Texas hospitals amid COVID-19 surge

Two hospitals in Lubbock, Texas, are setting up mobile medical tents after Texas became the first U.S. state to surpass a million cumulative coronavirus cases. Covenant Health in the city of Lubbock received the...

Several districts close down for Election Day

HOUSTON, TX - Several school districts across Texas have decided to cancel all instructional practices in honor of Election Day. Earlier this year the district decided to move its student holiday and staff professional development day...
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U.S. President Joe Biden has tasked his administration with completing a full assessment of the risk of...
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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.