It's the kind of fresh fact uncovered about American cash many folks would just rather not know. More>>
A 14 year old girl could face felony charges after the car cops say she was driving crashes and kills her 15 year old friend.
The Federal Bureau of Investigation is seeking help from the public to identify victims of suspected international child predator William James Vahey, who was employed as a teacher in several private American schools abroad since 1972. More>>
Authorities say the fire chief of the Damon Volunteer Fire department died in the line of duty late Monday night. More>>
Most of us of know just how tough it can be to navigate the social hierarchy at any high school More>>
When your own vacation what's your must have item? If you live and work in the United States, it's your cell phone. A new survey by TripAdvisor.com found that 90% of Americans take their cell phones with them on vacation. The survey found that people on vacation use those cell phones for business and pleasure. More>>
Texas Equusearch has been using drones to look for missing people since 2005.
Powdered alcohol, or "Alcohol" gained nationwide attention after it was approved earlier this month.But now FED leaders have changed their minds and declared that the approval of a powdered form of alcohol was an error. More>>
In the small town of Damon, Texas where the population is a little over 500 residents, today news quickly spread that one of their own had passed away in a house fire. More>>
You don't have to live inside the city limits. If you work or drive in Houston, at some point, you may need a Houston police officer. To hear Ray Hunt, president of the Houston Police Officers' Union say, "We have a severe manpower shortage in the Houston Police Department," is not exactly comforting. More>>
In less than three weeks, folks in the fast-growing Cypress-Fairbanks community will make a $1.2 billion decision. More>>
An alert neighbor helped catch a group of teenage burglars who were skipping school. More>>
A 15-year-old boy is dead after a 14-year-old girl driving a car loses control and slams into a tree. The girl denies that she drove the vehicle. More>>
The World Health Organization says the current Ebola outbreak in West Africa has killed more than 140 people. More>>
The 2014 edition of the annual Austin City Limits Music Festival will include more electronic dance music and hip-hop acts overall than in years past, with Eminem, Pearl Jam, Outkast, and Skrillex as featured performers.
NASA is helping celebrate Earth Day by asking everyone to take a selfie. Calling it a "Global Selfie" initiative the space agency is monitoring all its social media sites to create a crowd-sourced mosaic image of Earth.The project once complete will be called the new "Blue Marble" image. It will be built bit by bit with #GlobalSelfie photos. More>>
In two weeks the University of Houston Downtown will get a gender neutral bathroom.It's one of the first colleges to implement the change in Houston.School officials say they plan to poor more in around campus soon. More>>
A rise in dog attacks in Northeast Houston or District B has Councilman Jerry Davis calling for action.
A powerful ordinance with subpoena power and hefty fines could soon be a tool to stop discrimination in Houston. More>>
Officer Ron Braxton will have a busy day today, patrolling the streets of the City of South Houston. More>>
Some ran to honor the dead and wounded. Others were out to prove something to the world about their sport, the city or their country. And some wanted to prove something to themselves. More>>
The NOH8 Campaign has literally gained some strong support in the form of World Wrestling Entertainment Superstars and Divas. The mission of the organization is to promote marriage, gender, and human equality.Photographer Adam Bouska and his partner Jeff Parshley developed the NOH8 Campaign after Proposition 8 passed in Calif. in November 2008. The proposition amended the state constitution to ban same-sex marriage.WWE is already a partner in the Be a STAR (Show Tolerance And Respect), an ant... More>>
Patrick O'Brian Hubert, 25, of Pearland, was arrested on two felony warrants and Callie Renee Inman, 18, of Dayton, was charged with Possession of Drug Paraphernalia. More>>
The NBA says the call that resulted in Houston's Dwight Howard fouling out Sunday was incorrect. Instead, the All-Star center should have received two free throws that could have given the Rockets the lead. More>>
The Tax Foundation, a non-partisan research group based in Washington, D.C., has designated April 21, 2014 as Tax Freedom Day, the day when the U.S. as a whole has earned enough money to pay its total tax bill for the year. More>>
Many people collect things—newspapers, clothes, cookware, shoes—but what happens when your collecting becomes an obsession?
Exercising can be a big challenge for anyone, but especially for people who are overweight and are overwhelmed about how to begin. Sports Cardiologist, Dr. John Higgins from U.T. Health, shares some ideas about how to pull it off safely. Doctors say cardiovascular disease should certainly a big concern for anyone who is overweight, especially for someone who is obese. Working out safely to take off some of that weight can be difficult for a lot of people. In fact, Dr. Higgins say if you're ov... More>>
We bring in so many chemicals into our breathable airspace every day. Foliage from trees and bushes are natural air cleaners- which is why more trees are so beneficial from an air quality perspective. Scientific research has proven that certain house plants can remove volatiles, sealants and nitrogen species from the air in our homes. More>>
About 600,000 people die of heart disease every year in the U.S., while many more will suffer from, but survive, a painful heart attack.
In recognition of Autism Awareness Month and Earth Day, the Children's Museum of Houston presents Sensory Friendly Day on April 21, which allows children with Autism Spectrum Disorders to visit the facility at their own pace. More>>
The Humane Society of North Texans is reaching out to Texans across the state for donations to help care for a pony and her foul who were severely burned in a barn fire south of Fort Worth.The pony, named Bella, has burns over much of her body, and officials weren't sure if her flame-scarred ears could be saved.Butterscotch, the foul, has much smaller burns.Both are currently being cared for by Human Society volunteers, who hope to raise $4,000 dollar for their care.According to the Associate... More>>
The annual southeast Texas spectacle known as the Texas Renaissance Festival does not begin until Oct. 11, but the event is already making an impact on Twitter with the announcement of a first-of-its-kind one-day sale for discounted admission tickets. Don't forget! May 3rd. 24 hours only. Tickets 9$ $4 for kids. Any day/any weekend. Online only. No limit on how many you can purchase!— Texas RenFest (@texrenfest) April 21, 2014The festival posted the tweet before 8 a.m. Monday on its Twitter ... More>>
A 16- year old boy is lucky to be alive after surviving being stowed away in the wheel well of an airplane on a flight from California to Hawaii.FBI and police say the boy survived the 5 1/2 hour flight but was unconscious for most of it.Airline personnel noticed the boy on the ramp after the flight arrived and immediately notified airport security.A spokesperson for Hawaiian Airlines Alison Croyle told the Associated Press, "our primary concern now is the the well-being for the boy, who is e... More>>