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  • Body of Missing Kayaker Found

    Body of Missing Kayaker Found

     

  • Texans trade for quarterback Ryan Mallett, release Case Keenum

    Texans trade for quarterback Ryan Mallett, release Case Keenum

    Monday, September 1 2014 9:04 AM EDT2014-09-01 13:04:23 GMT
    The Texans made a deal with the New England Patriots for quarterback Ryan Mallett and waived Case Keenum.
    The Texans made a deal with the New England Patriots for quarterback Ryan Mallett and waived Case Keenum.
  • Survive the Drive - Construction

    Survive the Drive - Construction

  • Governor Perry Tweet

    Governor Perry Tweet

  • Security Breach Memorial Hermann

    Security Breach Memorial Hermann

     

     

  • CORNER BAKERY CAFE OPENS DOORS TO MORE HOUSTON NEIGHBORS SIXTH HOUSTON LOCATION OPENS WITH FREE COFFEE TO FIRST 100

    CORNER BAKERY CAFE OPENS DOORS TO MORE HOUSTON NEIGHBORS SIXTH HOUSTON LOCATION OPENS WITH FREE COFFEE TO FIRST 100

    Friday, August 29 2014 11:31 PM EDT2014-08-30 03:31:30 GMT
    WHAT: The Woodlands Corner Bakery Cafe, Houston Grand Opening EventFirst 100 customers receive FREE daily coffee for one year and FREEcommemorative travel mugWHEN: Monday, September 1, 20146:30 a.m. –Doors Open *photo opportunity: line of first 100 customers receivingcommemorative Woodlake Square Corner Bakery Cafe travel coffee mug and dailycoffee refills for a year8:00 a.m. –Ribbon CuttingWHO: Corner Bakery Cafe owners, CASA Child Advocates of Montgomery County ExecutiveDirectorWHERE: Corne...
    WHAT: The Woodlands Corner Bakery Cafe, Houston Grand Opening EventFirst 100 customers receive FREE daily coffee for one year and FREEcommemorative travel mugWHEN: Monday, September 1, 20146:30 a.m. –Doors Open *photo opportunity: line of first 100 customers receivingcommemorative Woodlake Square Corner Bakery Cafe travel coffee mug and dailycoffee refills for a year8:00 a.m. –Ribbon CuttingWHO: Corner Bakery Cafe owners, CASA Child Advocates of Montgomery County ExecutiveDirectorWHERE: Corne...
  • New look for Lamar High school

    New look for Lamar High school

    Friday, August 29 2014 11:16 PM EDT2014-08-30 03:16:32 GMT
    The players charged out on the field like they always do... The band played like it always does.. And the cheerleaders cheered like they always do. The only thing different were the T-shirts on the fans.. Darryl Webster has one of the new ones.. One that says Lamar Texans. He thinks the mascot change is no big deal really."the freshman coming in they're ok with the Texans. I think the community is beginning to adapt to it. Exactly. "That's his wife Karole chiming in and she's sporting a Lamar...
    The players charged out on the field like they always do... The band played like it always does.. And the cheerleaders cheered like they always do. The only thing different were the T-shirts on the fans.. Darryl Webster has one of the new ones.. One that says Lamar Texans. He thinks the mascot change is no big deal really."the freshman coming in they're ok with the Texans. I think the community is beginning to adapt to it. Exactly. "That's his wife Karole chiming in and she's sporting a Lamar...
  • School closes early because of cat in classroom

    School closes early because of cat in classroom

  • Activist call for uniform cameras on officers

    Activist call for uniform cameras on officers

    Friday, August 29 2014 6:47 PM EDT2014-08-29 22:47:09 GMT
    Houston Police Chief Charles McClelland made it clear last year he wanted his officers to be equipped with cameras on their uniforms.It comes at a time when activists and attorneys like Ben Crump say it's what this country needs.Crump not only represents Robbie Tolan, who was shot by a Bellaire police officer in 2008, but Michael Brown.The 18 year old was gunned down by a Ferguson police officer earlier this month.Crump says, "we have to change the way we do things and how cops are policing o...
    Houston Police Chief Charles McClelland made it clear last year he wanted his officers to be equipped with cameras on their uniforms.It comes at a time when activists and attorneys like Ben Crump say it's what this country needs.Crump not only represents Robbie Tolan, who was shot by a Bellaire police officer in 2008, but Michael Brown.The 18 year old was gunned down by a Ferguson police officer earlier this month.Crump says, "we have to change the way we do things and how cops are policing o...
  • 3rd try for Katy I.S.D to get stadium bond passed

    3rd try for Katy I.S.D to get stadium bond passed

  • Hospital closed for business

    Hospital closed for business

    Friday, August 29 2014 6:36 PM EDT2014-08-29 22:36:19 GMT
    He arrived at Cleveland regional medical center to pick up something for his newborn baby. Sent he said, by the staff of the local medical clinic. His baby will have to wait. So will Evan Hudson."I was coming to the emergency room because I have an eye infection," Hudson said.The hospital is closed. A simple notice taped to the emergency room informed patients and told them where to go for care."Said drive all the way to Kingwood," Hudson said. "That's 18 miles away."
    He arrived at Cleveland regional medical center to pick up something for his newborn baby. Sent he said, by the staff of the local medical clinic. His baby will have to wait. So will Evan Hudson."I was coming to the emergency room because I have an eye infection," Hudson said.The hospital is closed. A simple notice taped to the emergency room informed patients and told them where to go for care."Said drive all the way to Kingwood," Hudson said. "That's 18 miles away."
  • Virtual Kidnapping - Fraud Schemes Targeting Houstonians

    Virtual Kidnapping - Fraud Schemes Targeting Houstonians

    Friday, August 29 2014 4:26 PM EDT2014-08-29 20:26:27 GMT
     The Houston FBI seeks to warn the public about a rise in “virtual kidnapping” fraud schemes and the recent targeting of Houstonians in these schemes.
     The Houston FBI seeks to warn the public about a rise in “virtual kidnapping” fraud schemes and the recent targeting of Houstonians in these schemes.
  • Abbott Drops out of Debate

    Abbott Drops out of Debate

    Friday, August 29 2014 4:05 PM EDT2014-08-29 20:05:37 GMT
    Republican Greg Abbott has backed out of a statewide televised debate in the Texas governor's race with Democrat Wendy Davis.
    Republican Greg Abbott has backed out of a statewide televised debate in the Texas governor's race with Democrat Wendy Davis.
  • Milby's buffaloes same herd, different pasture, waiting to back home

    Milby's buffaloes same herd, different pasture, waiting to back home

    Friday, August 29 2014 12:47 AM EDT2014-08-29 04:47:45 GMT
    Empty, dark and with the sound of bull dozers in the background.That's how Milby High School started this school year."It's mixed feeling on it. Part of it is that this building has been here for such a long timeand there's a lot of memories associated with it," says Roy de la Garza, principal of Milby High School.For the first time since 1926, Milby High, known as one of the oldest and most prestigious schools in HISD closed it's doors.Fox 26 News got a tour of what was left and what's to co...
    Empty, dark and with the sound of bull dozers in the background.That's how Milby High School started this school year."It's mixed feeling on it. Part of it is that this building has been here for such a long timeand there's a lot of memories associated with it," says Roy de la Garza, principal of Milby High School.For the first time since 1926, Milby High, known as one of the oldest and most prestigious schools in HISD closed it's doors.Fox 26 News got a tour of what was left and what's to co...
  • Having "The Talk"

    Having "The Talk"

    Thursday, August 28 2014 11:16 PM EDT2014-08-29 03:16:13 GMT
    LET'S TALK ABOUT SEXIt can be one of the most nerve-racking parts of being a parent – having the “birds and the bees” talk with your child. But experts say it's better if they hear about sex from you, than from on the playground from their friends.More than 40% of kids have sex before “the talk” with their parents ever happens, according to one study. “I don't think enough parents do have that talk and a lot of kids learn it on the streets,” said one Houston parent.And for many children the s...
    LET'S TALK ABOUT SEXIt can be one of the most nerve-racking parts of being a parent – having the “birds and the bees” talk with your child. But experts say it's better if they hear about sex from you, than from on the playground from their friends.More than 40% of kids have sex before “the talk” with their parents ever happens, according to one study. “I don't think enough parents do have that talk and a lot of kids learn it on the streets,” said one Houston parent.And for many children the s...
  • Mom says 9-year-old offered to sell her 10-year-old cocaine on school bus

    Mom says 9-year-old offered to sell her 10-year-old cocaine on school bus

    Thursday, August 28 2014 11:03 PM EDT2014-08-29 03:03:13 GMT
    A Magnolia mother says she wants other parents to know about a disturbing offer she says her 10-year-old son got on the school bus.A 9-year-old, the mother says asked her 10-year-old son if he wanted to buy cocaine and then threatened him not to tell anyone. Randy Wallace has this only on Fox report.
    A Magnolia mother says she wants other parents to know about a disturbing offer she says her 10-year-old son got on the school bus.A 9-year-old, the mother says asked her 10-year-old son if he wanted to buy cocaine and then threatened him not to tell anyone. Randy Wallace has this only on Fox report.
  • New Program To Overcome Low Vision

    New Program To Overcome Low Vision

    Thursday, August 28 2014 10:51 PM EDT2014-08-29 02:51:37 GMT
    When Watching Lexie Capps around horses you could easily forget she's practically blind. She moves around the large animals confidently without a trace of fear.“No I don't let things hold me back.” she says.The thirteen year old has what's called low vision. She was born without a right eye and with a serious defect in her left. Her uncorrected vision is 20/250. Corrected it goes to 20/60. That's good enough for her to ride.“I just go and give it my best shot and try to adapt to my surroundin...
    When Watching Lexie Capps around horses you could easily forget she's practically blind. She moves around the large animals confidently without a trace of fear.“No I don't let things hold me back.” she says.The thirteen year old has what's called low vision. She was born without a right eye and with a serious defect in her left. Her uncorrected vision is 20/250. Corrected it goes to 20/60. That's good enough for her to ride.“I just go and give it my best shot and try to adapt to my surroundin...
  • Back to school: Food Allergies {Part 4}

    Back to school: Food Allergies {Part 4}

  • Inmate and girlfriend charged for contraband

    Inmate and girlfriend charged for contraband

    Thursday, August 28 2014 8:48 PM EDT2014-08-29 00:48:02 GMT
    Sheriff's Office charge an inmate and his girlfriend with bringing contraband into a correctional facility: They started a month long investigation when it was discovered that inmate Jason Michael Smith was receiving drugs in the US mail service sent to him in the county jail.During this investigation it was determined an unknown substance was located in Inmate Smith's mail coming from his girlfriend Amanda Clark. The suspected drug was tested and confirmed to be a controlled substance.Deputi...
    Sheriff's Office charge an inmate and his girlfriend with bringing contraband into a correctional facility: They started a month long investigation when it was discovered that inmate Jason Michael Smith was receiving drugs in the US mail service sent to him in the county jail.During this investigation it was determined an unknown substance was located in Inmate Smith's mail coming from his girlfriend Amanda Clark. The suspected drug was tested and confirmed to be a controlled substance.Deputi...
  • Jack Yates students refuse to play in band with old uniforms

    Jack Yates students refuse to play in band with old uniforms

    Thursday, August 28 2014 7:20 PM EDT2014-08-28 23:20:39 GMT
    Gary Monroe's son is in the band at Jack Yates high school He says, "the kids haven't had new uniforms...purchased since the year that hurricane Katrina came through."So he means the Katrina that left New Orleans underwater? That means the members of the band at Jack Yates High School have had the same aging uniforms since 2005. There's no wonder they look tore up from the floor up.The parents say the uniforms have been so overused they can't even wash out the mold and the smell is horrible.P...
    Gary Monroe's son is in the band at Jack Yates high school He says, "the kids haven't had new uniforms...purchased since the year that hurricane Katrina came through."So he means the Katrina that left New Orleans underwater? That means the members of the band at Jack Yates High School have had the same aging uniforms since 2005. There's no wonder they look tore up from the floor up.The parents say the uniforms have been so overused they can't even wash out the mold and the smell is horrible.P...
  • Baby girl drenched in Ice Bucket Challenge

    Baby girl drenched in Ice Bucket Challenge

    Thursday, August 28 2014 7:12 PM EDT2014-08-28 23:12:06 GMT
    It's an image gone viral, a baby girl drenched in water as part of her grandfather's "ice bucket challenge." Commented on by social media users nationwide, a Houston area man is now claiming he is the child's father, and he is not happy about what he saw in that video.Late Thursday afternoon, Fox 26 also learned local law enforcement officers are now investigating after Claude Dalcour filed a complaint."I was shocked, appalled," Dalcour said in an interview with Fox 26. When asked if he immed...
    It's an image gone viral, a baby girl drenched in water as part of her grandfather's "ice bucket challenge." Commented on by social media users nationwide, a Houston area man is now claiming he is the child's father, and he is not happy about what he saw in that video.Late Thursday afternoon, Fox 26 also learned local law enforcement officers are now investigating after Claude Dalcour filed a complaint."I was shocked, appalled," Dalcour said in an interview with Fox 26. When asked if he immed...
  • HCC is putting people back to work

    HCC is putting people back to work

  • Houston Eats: Americas-- Foodie Tour

    Houston Eats: Americas-- Foodie Tour

     

  • Marine reunited with military K-9

    Marine reunited with military K-9

     

  • Elementary student walks home alone

    Elementary student walks home alone

    Wednesday, August 27 2014 11:03 PM EDT2014-08-28 03:03:31 GMT
    Mona Anderson tells us her 7 year old son, Matthew Thomas, walked almost half a mile home, through six lanes of heavy traffic and several dangerous intersections. He was on bus route 2050a which drops him off at Fondren Middle School, but after the bus driver continued on with her route and left the little boy alone, he tells us he became scared and just started walking home. The family member who was supposed to pick him up was here but at a different drop off point, and due to the release o...
    Mona Anderson tells us her 7 year old son, Matthew Thomas, walked almost half a mile home, through six lanes of heavy traffic and several dangerous intersections. He was on bus route 2050a which drops him off at Fondren Middle School, but after the bus driver continued on with her route and left the little boy alone, he tells us he became scared and just started walking home. The family member who was supposed to pick him up was here but at a different drop off point, and due to the release o...
  • Fox 26 finds pet sellers blatantly breaking the law at Flea Market

    Fox 26 finds pet sellers blatantly breaking the law at Flea Market

    Wednesday, August 27 2014 11:00 PM EDT2014-08-28 03:00:45 GMT
    It's a crime committed every weekend at flea markets all over town.People selling puppies and other pets even though state law prohibits it.Randy Wallace has this only on Fox report.
    It's a crime committed every weekend at flea markets all over town.People selling puppies and other pets even though state law prohibits it.Randy Wallace has this only on Fox report.
  • 9 Year old shoots, kills instructor

    9 Year old shoots, kills instructor

  • 1st day of Med School for UT med students

    1st day of Med School for UT med students

     

  • Marijuana Grow Fields Found In North Houston

    Marijuana Grow Fields Found In North Houston

    Wednesday, August 27 2014 9:09 PM EDT2014-08-28 01:09:06 GMT
    An anonymous tip to the Harris County Sheriff's Office led deputies on Tuesday to several marijuana growth fields in north Harris County.The HCSO's helicopter spotted the fields in a wooded area south of a cemetery off of I-45 N and Rankin Rd.There, deputies discovered four fields with approximately 1,000 marijuana plants ranging from 2' to 4' in height. Their estimated street value is approximately half a million dollars.The tip came in to the HCSO's Narcotics Tip Line, 713-877-5200.The publ...
    An anonymous tip to the Harris County Sheriff's Office led deputies on Tuesday to several marijuana growth fields in north Harris County.The HCSO's helicopter spotted the fields in a wooded area south of a cemetery off of I-45 N and Rankin Rd.There, deputies discovered four fields with approximately 1,000 marijuana plants ranging from 2' to 4' in height. Their estimated street value is approximately half a million dollars.The tip came in to the HCSO's Narcotics Tip Line, 713-877-5200.The publ...
  • Houston-area weather forecast

    Houston-area weather forecast

    Wednesday, August 27 2014 8:33 PM EDT2014-08-28 00:33:54 GMT

    I'm tracking this area of low pressure off the coast, but even if it does organize into a depression or storm it will likely just be a rain-maker for SE Texas. 

    I'm tracking this area of low pressure off the coast, but even if it does organize into a depression or storm it will likely just be a rain-maker for SE Texas. 

  • Former heroic Houston police officer charged with indecency with a child

    Former heroic Houston police officer charged with indecency with a child

    Wednesday, August 27 2014 8:30 PM EDT2014-08-28 00:30:21 GMT
    A former Houston police officer shot in the line of duty and hailed a hero is now charged with indecency with a child. Brazoria County Sheriff Charles Wagner says Daniel Vaughan turned himself in Tuesday morning."Daniel Vaughan was indicted by the grand jury for count 1, Attempt to Commit Indecency with a Child, and Count 2, Indecency by Exposure, Criminal Episode."For 21 years in Houston, Vaughan has been a symbol of bravery and miraculous recovery. He was shot in the face at least three tim...
    A former Houston police officer shot in the line of duty and hailed a hero is now charged with indecency with a child. Brazoria County Sheriff Charles Wagner says Daniel Vaughan turned himself in Tuesday morning."Daniel Vaughan was indicted by the grand jury for count 1, Attempt to Commit Indecency with a Child, and Count 2, Indecency by Exposure, Criminal Episode."For 21 years in Houston, Vaughan has been a symbol of bravery and miraculous recovery. He was shot in the face at least three tim...
  • Be a mentor challenge

    Be a mentor challenge

    Wednesday, August 27 2014 8:15 PM EDT2014-08-28 00:15:05 GMT
    The ALS ice bucket challenge has morphed into a bit of a different dare here in Houston and kids are benefiting. Have you heard of it? Let me take you inside Barbers On The Lake in Pearland to explain. When you walk inside, friendly conversations can be heard over the buzz of the cutting clippers but what do you get when a barber creates a different kind of buzz, a stir on social media that Houstonians can't ignore? You get men all over Houston accepting a new challenge to help give kids hope...
    The ALS ice bucket challenge has morphed into a bit of a different dare here in Houston and kids are benefiting. Have you heard of it? Let me take you inside Barbers On The Lake in Pearland to explain. When you walk inside, friendly conversations can be heard over the buzz of the cutting clippers but what do you get when a barber creates a different kind of buzz, a stir on social media that Houstonians can't ignore? You get men all over Houston accepting a new challenge to help give kids hope...
  • Toland trial date set

    Toland trial date set

    Wednesday, August 27 2014 8:05 PM EDT2014-08-28 00:05:18 GMT
    "A long journey," he said, as he tried to hurry away from a group of reporters. " We're just looking for our day in court."Robbie Tolan didn't say much as he left the federal courthouse in downtown Houston with his attorneys and mother at his side, a bullet lodged in his body and a court date."September 14, 2015," said attorney Benjamin Crump.Tolan has been waiting to have a court date set for nearly six years now.If you're not familiar with Tolan's story, perhaps you recognize his name.His f...
    "A long journey," he said, as he tried to hurry away from a group of reporters. " We're just looking for our day in court."Robbie Tolan didn't say much as he left the federal courthouse in downtown Houston with his attorneys and mother at his side, a bullet lodged in his body and a court date."September 14, 2015," said attorney Benjamin Crump.Tolan has been waiting to have a court date set for nearly six years now.If you're not familiar with Tolan's story, perhaps you recognize his name.His f...
  • Take it to Akin- Consumer Alerts

    Take it to Akin- Consumer Alerts

  • Lufkin man pleads guilty to fraud in Bugatti wreck

    Lufkin man pleads guilty to fraud in Bugatti wreck

  • NOT GUILTY from Angleton Jury

    NOT GUILTY from Angleton Jury

    Wednesday, August 27 2014 3:17 PM EDT2014-08-27 19:17:16 GMT
    The jury has acquitted David Barajas of murder in the fatal shooting of a drunken driver who had just caused an accident that killed the man's two sons. David Barajas cried when the verdict was read this afternoon. He faced up to life in prison, if convicted. Prosecutors had alleged that Barajas killed 20-year-old Jose Banda in a fit of rage after Banda plowed into Barajas and his sons while they were pushing a vehicle on a road near their home in Alvin. Twelve-year-old David Jr. and 11-year-...
    The jury has acquitted David Barajas of murder in the fatal shooting of a drunken driver who had just caused an accident that killed the man's two sons. David Barajas cried when the verdict was read this afternoon. He faced up to life in prison, if convicted. Prosecutors had alleged that Barajas killed 20-year-old Jose Banda in a fit of rage after Banda plowed into Barajas and his sons while they were pushing a vehicle on a road near their home in Alvin. Twelve-year-old David Jr. and 11-year-...
  • Teen Dating Violence {Part 1}

    Teen Dating Violence {Part 1}

     

     

  • Father confesses to killing his newborn

    Father confesses to killing his newborn

    Tuesday, August 26 2014 11:20 PM EDT2014-08-27 03:20:32 GMT
    A father is behind bars tonight accused of causing the death of his own son.The father was initially telling police one thing but days later, investigators discovered something else.Everton Oneal Bryan confessed to police he killed his own child, Baby Daniel Bryan.The home where it all happened was very quiet when we went looking for the family and no one came to the door when we knocked. Investigators tell us Baby Daniel was transported to the hospital after his father reportedly threw him o...
    A father is behind bars tonight accused of causing the death of his own son.The father was initially telling police one thing but days later, investigators discovered something else.Everton Oneal Bryan confessed to police he killed his own child, Baby Daniel Bryan.The home where it all happened was very quiet when we went looking for the family and no one came to the door when we knocked. Investigators tell us Baby Daniel was transported to the hospital after his father reportedly threw him o...
  • County Judge proposes turning dome into world’s largest park.

    County Judge proposes turning dome into world’s largest park.

    Tuesday, August 26 2014 11:18 PM EDT2014-08-27 03:18:04 GMT
    Harris county residents have heard it for years.What to do with the 8th wonder of the world.Harris County Judge Ed Emmett wants to turn the dome into the world's largest indoor park but has few specifics on how muchthat will cost and who will pay. Randy Wallace reports
    Harris county residents have heard it for years.What to do with the 8th wonder of the world.Harris County Judge Ed Emmett wants to turn the dome into the world's largest indoor park but has few specifics on how muchthat will cost and who will pay. Randy Wallace reports
  • National Women's Equality

    National Women's Equality

    Tuesday, August 26 2014 11:12 PM EDT2014-08-27 03:12:30 GMT
    On National Women's Equality Day we are learning how far we have come from the early 1900's when women couldn't vote or didn't have many rights at all.Yet, in our state, a new study shows we still have a long way to go.As we researched women's history we came across a copy of the original Joint Restitution to create the 19th Amendment.Looking back, this was signed in to law in 1920, and as we know, gave women the right to vote alongside men.So if you think back on this and look at how far we ...
    On National Women's Equality Day we are learning how far we have come from the early 1900's when women couldn't vote or didn't have many rights at all.Yet, in our state, a new study shows we still have a long way to go.As we researched women's history we came across a copy of the original Joint Restitution to create the 19th Amendment.Looking back, this was signed in to law in 1920, and as we know, gave women the right to vote alongside men.So if you think back on this and look at how far we ...
  • South Houston Warehouse Fire

    South Houston Warehouse Fire

    Tuesday, August 26 2014 8:45 PM EDT2014-08-27 00:45:15 GMT
    A Massive fire wipes out South Houston businesses. It took firefighters from five departments four hours to put out the blaze. It roared to life just before noon. Nobody who worked here expected it, certainly not tax preparer James Casco. "This is just a big shock to me. I showed up expecting a normal day at work. Everything happened in minutes."Among the eight businesses in this warehouse was a building supply place. There was plenty to burn and burn it did. Firefighters from five different ...
    A Massive fire wipes out South Houston businesses. It took firefighters from five departments four hours to put out the blaze. It roared to life just before noon. Nobody who worked here expected it, certainly not tax preparer James Casco. "This is just a big shock to me. I showed up expecting a normal day at work. Everything happened in minutes."Among the eight businesses in this warehouse was a building supply place. There was plenty to burn and burn it did. Firefighters from five different ...
  • Social media solution to police and community relations

    Social media solution to police and community relations

    Tuesday, August 26 2014 8:38 PM EDT2014-08-27 00:38:01 GMT
    The shooting death of unarmed teenager Michael Brown by a police officer in Ferguson, Missouri has certainly put a strain on relations between cops and the community. We've heard a lot lately about the problem but there is a "solution" on social media that's getting quite a bit of attention. Many posts circulating on social media that tackle a certain topic make you ask what makes him an expert but this particular post? “There's a better way of policing,” the Facebook page declares but you ca...
    The shooting death of unarmed teenager Michael Brown by a police officer in Ferguson, Missouri has certainly put a strain on relations between cops and the community. We've heard a lot lately about the problem but there is a "solution" on social media that's getting quite a bit of attention. Many posts circulating on social media that tackle a certain topic make you ask what makes him an expert but this particular post? “There's a better way of policing,” the Facebook page declares but you ca...
  • Park Proposal For Dome Latest In Long List

    Park Proposal For Dome Latest In Long List

    Tuesday, August 26 2014 8:35 PM EDT2014-08-27 00:35:10 GMT
    Once upon a time it was a very big deal, but 49 years after it burst onto an international stage the Astrodome can fairly be described as dilapidated and largely uninhabitable."We can't allow the once proud Astrodome to sit like a rusting ship in the middle of a parking lot," said Ed Emmett, Harris County Judge.Of course, money could change that. A lot of money.Last November Harris County taxpayers were offered a $213 million dollar choice - restore the historic domed stadium or proceed to a ...
    Once upon a time it was a very big deal, but 49 years after it burst onto an international stage the Astrodome can fairly be described as dilapidated and largely uninhabitable."We can't allow the once proud Astrodome to sit like a rusting ship in the middle of a parking lot," said Ed Emmett, Harris County Judge.Of course, money could change that. A lot of money.Last November Harris County taxpayers were offered a $213 million dollar choice - restore the historic domed stadium or proceed to a ...
  • Astrodome proposed to become worlds largest indoor park

    Astrodome proposed to become worlds largest indoor park

    Tuesday, August 26 2014 4:07 PM EDT2014-08-26 20:07:12 GMT
    JUDGE EMMETT PROPOSES TURNING ASTRODOME INTO WORLD'S LARGEST INDOOR PARK Innovative Plan Would Offer Year-Round Venue For Exercise, Education, Family Gatherings and Community EventsHarris County Judge Ed Emmett announced a proposal this afternoon to convert the Harris County Domed Stadium - known worldwide as The Astrodome - into the world's largest indoor park and recreation center. Emmett unveiled his proposal from the floor of the Dome, which he described as the realization of Judge Roy Ho...
    JUDGE EMMETT PROPOSES TURNING ASTRODOME INTO WORLD'S LARGEST INDOOR PARK Innovative Plan Would Offer Year-Round Venue For Exercise, Education, Family Gatherings and Community EventsHarris County Judge Ed Emmett announced a proposal this afternoon to convert the Harris County Domed Stadium - known worldwide as The Astrodome - into the world's largest indoor park and recreation center. Emmett unveiled his proposal from the floor of the Dome, which he described as the realization of Judge Roy Ho...
  • Warehouse Fire in South Houston

    Warehouse Fire in South Houston

    Tuesday, August 26 2014 3:38 PM EDT2014-08-26 19:38:50 GMT
    A warehouse fire in the city of South Houston brought Houston Fire Department units as well as firefighters from the city of Pasadena to 106 North Perez Street this afternoon.
    A warehouse fire in the city of South Houston brought Houston Fire Department units as well as firefighters from the city of Pasadena to 106 North Perez Street this afternoon.
  • Police presence increase in montrose area

    Police presence increase in montrose area

    Monday, August 25 2014 11:28 PM EDT2014-08-26 03:28:45 GMT
    Harris County Investigators are trying to find out what led to a shooting in a Fiesta parking lot on the north side. Details are sketchy, but deputies say employees at a cell phone store on West Rd. reported a robbery by two men. Somehow the owner found the men in a Fiesta parking lot on West Mount Houston. He allegedly confronted them and shot one. The other man reportedly fled. The owner put the wounded man in his car and started driving back to the stores when the man escaped. Someone saw ...
    Harris County Investigators are trying to find out what led to a shooting in a Fiesta parking lot on the north side. Details are sketchy, but deputies say employees at a cell phone store on West Rd. reported a robbery by two men. Somehow the owner found the men in a Fiesta parking lot on West Mount Houston. He allegedly confronted them and shot one. The other man reportedly fled. The owner put the wounded man in his car and started driving back to the stores when the man escaped. Someone saw ...
  • Ice Bucket Challenge: Where are you funds going?

    Ice Bucket Challenge: Where are you funds going?

    Monday, August 25 2014 11:25 PM EDT2014-08-26 03:25:29 GMT
    It's a challenge that's gone viralActors, singers, athletes and even former presidents of the United States are among numerous people being soaked with gallons of ice cold water, and it's all to raise awareness and money for the ALS Association."For so many years i have been fighting this disease and calling and banging on doors," says Catherine Jeffrey from the ALS Houston chapter.After 7 years of practically begging people to donate to this cause, Katherine Jeffrey's job just got easier and...
    It's a challenge that's gone viralActors, singers, athletes and even former presidents of the United States are among numerous people being soaked with gallons of ice cold water, and it's all to raise awareness and money for the ALS Association."For so many years i have been fighting this disease and calling and banging on doors," says Catherine Jeffrey from the ALS Houston chapter.After 7 years of practically begging people to donate to this cause, Katherine Jeffrey's job just got easier and...
  • Back to School: 40 years as a crossing guard

    Back to School: 40 years as a crossing guard

  • {Part 1} Back to school: Food Allergies

    {Part 1} Back to school: Food Allergies

  • Texas Inmate Ministers Enter Final Year of Preparation

    Texas Inmate Ministers Enter Final Year of Preparation

    Monday, August 25 2014 8:21 PM EDT2014-08-26 00:21:35 GMT
    In a place of punishment there are now hundreds who've found a new path. They are inmate ministers in training at a full blown, bible college within the walls of Darrington prison."I'm really hoping they send us where we are needed the most, where there's the most difficulties, the most trouble and that way we can really see God do his amazing work," said David Ludwick, a prison seminarian in his final year of study.The convocation Monday launches the program's fourth year and signals the fir...
    In a place of punishment there are now hundreds who've found a new path. They are inmate ministers in training at a full blown, bible college within the walls of Darrington prison."I'm really hoping they send us where we are needed the most, where there's the most difficulties, the most trouble and that way we can really see God do his amazing work," said David Ludwick, a prison seminarian in his final year of study.The convocation Monday launches the program's fourth year and signals the fir...
  • David Barajas trial: Week 2

    David Barajas trial: Week 2

    Monday, August 25 2014 7:39 PM EDT2014-08-25 23:39:05 GMT
    The trial of David Barajas in Angleton enters it's second week. Today the jury heard from the lead investigator in the case Dominick Sanders. Under cross examination Sanders admitted they had poor ballistic evidence. They had no witness statements that said Barajas had a gun at any point that evening in December 2012 when an intoxicated Jose Banda slammed his car into the back of Barajas' truck. The impact killed his two sons. Prosecutors claim an enraged Barajas shot Banda in revenge. Inv. S...
    The trial of David Barajas in Angleton enters it's second week. Today the jury heard from the lead investigator in the case Dominick Sanders. Under cross examination Sanders admitted they had poor ballistic evidence. They had no witness statements that said Barajas had a gun at any point that evening in December 2012 when an intoxicated Jose Banda slammed his car into the back of Barajas' truck. The impact killed his two sons. Prosecutors claim an enraged Barajas shot Banda in revenge. Inv. S...
  • Take it to Akin: Getting Free Money??

    Take it to Akin: Getting Free Money??

    Monday, August 25 2014 7:34 PM EDT2014-08-25 23:34:47 GMT
    Every penny counts. Naturally, when you get something in the mail that says you've got some unclaimed cash...well, you're going to be curious.Melanie Richard certainly was. So was Emily Akin.http://www.window.state.tx.us/up/
    Every penny counts. Naturally, when you get something in the mail that says you've got some unclaimed cash...well, you're going to be curious.Melanie Richard certainly was. So was Emily Akin.http://www.window.state.tx.us/up/
  • The 1st day of class

    The 1st day of class

    Monday, August 25 2014 7:31 PM EDT2014-08-25 23:31:38 GMT
    If you noticed the rise in drivers during rush hour that's one sign school is back in session. Buses hibernating in the barn shook off all that summer sitting and soon started stirring again on this first day back to the books. Not only are we back to sharing streets with school buses, remember school kids are crossing roads and drivers you're required to slow it down.“Make sure you're aware of the school zones in the area going to and from work, dropping the kids off. Just be real careful,” ...
    If you noticed the rise in drivers during rush hour that's one sign school is back in session. Buses hibernating in the barn shook off all that summer sitting and soon started stirring again on this first day back to the books. Not only are we back to sharing streets with school buses, remember school kids are crossing roads and drivers you're required to slow it down.“Make sure you're aware of the school zones in the area going to and from work, dropping the kids off. Just be real careful,” ...
  • Racing For A Reason

    Racing For A Reason

    Endurance events are difficult to do in good health.  Try taking them on with a debilitating disease.  I met one man who's finding fitness lessens the grip and brings awareness to a disability most have never heard of, cervical dystonia.  

     


    Endurance events are difficult to do in good health.  Try taking them on with a debilitating disease.  I met one man who's finding fitness lessens the grip and brings awareness to a disability most have never heard of, cervical dystonia.  

     



  • Things get heated with prosecutors and defense In Barajas trial

    Things get heated with prosecutors and defense In Barajas trial

    Friday, August 22 2014 5:23 PM EDT2014-08-22 21:23:34 GMT
    Prosecutors continue to present their case that it was David Barajas who shot the driver who killed his children back in December of 2012.Fox 26's Ashley Johnson covered day four of this case in Angleton.Today the investigator who collected all swabs and DNA samples from that deadly night took the stand.He was questioned for hours from both sides. The defense alluded to the fact he failed to do an efficient investigation by not collecting certain pieces of evidence from the scene.( Now from c...
    Prosecutors continue to present their case that it was David Barajas who shot the driver who killed his children back in December of 2012.Fox 26's Ashley Johnson covered day four of this case in Angleton.Today the investigator who collected all swabs and DNA samples from that deadly night took the stand.He was questioned for hours from both sides. The defense alluded to the fact he failed to do an efficient investigation by not collecting certain pieces of evidence from the scene.( Now from c...
  • Mayor Parker proposes less rewarding pension for incoming Houston firefighters

    Mayor Parker proposes less rewarding pension for incoming Houston firefighters

    Friday, August 22 2014 3:27 PM EDT2014-08-22 19:27:14 GMT
    While never a path to big time prosperity, the career of firefighting in Houston is about to get a lot less lucrative over the long run.
    While never a path to big time prosperity, the career of firefighting in Houston is about to get a lot less lucrative over the long run.
  • NRG Astrodome survey results released

    NRG Astrodome survey results released

    Friday, August 22 2014 1:23 PM EDT2014-08-22 17:23:01 GMT
    The results of a survey commissioned by the Houston Texans and the Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo could decide the ultimate fate of the NRG Astrodome.
    The results of a survey commissioned by the Houston Texans and the Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo could decide the ultimate fate of the NRG Astrodome.
  • Two deaths in Jacinto City in high-speed car accident

    Two deaths in Jacinto City in high-speed car accident

    Friday, August 22 2014 11:20 AM EDT2014-08-22 15:20:51 GMT
    A driver and passenger have died following a fatal car crash in Jacinto City.
    A driver and passenger have died following a fatal car crash in Jacinto City.
  • Employee killed after machinery explosion

    Employee killed after machinery explosion

    Friday, August 22 2014 9:42 AM EDT2014-08-22 13:42:22 GMT
    A worker dies after an explosion causes a large piece of equipment to fall upon him at a northwest Houston industrial facility.
    A worker dies after an explosion causes a large piece of equipment to fall upon him at a northwest Houston industrial facility.
  • Witness Says Never Saw Barajas With Gun

    Witness Says Never Saw Barajas With Gun

    Friday, August 22 2014 8:39 AM EDT2014-08-22 12:39:04 GMT
    Several witnesses took the stand for the trial of a father suspected of shooting and killing a driver who killed his children. Fox 26's Ashley Johnson listened to those testimonies in Angleton.This morning two teenage boys who drove up to the car crash testified. They were the ones who called 911 that night The high school witnesses were questioned by prosecutors and the defense for several hours. Both the Barajas and Banda families were there. The boys described driving up to the tragic car ...
    Several witnesses took the stand for the trial of a father suspected of shooting and killing a driver who killed his children. Fox 26's Ashley Johnson listened to those testimonies in Angleton.This morning two teenage boys who drove up to the car crash testified. They were the ones who called 911 that night The high school witnesses were questioned by prosecutors and the defense for several hours. Both the Barajas and Banda families were there. The boys described driving up to the tragic car ...
  • UH STUDENTS TAKE FOOD STAMP CHALLENGE

    UH STUDENTS TAKE FOOD STAMP CHALLENGE

    Thursday, August 21 2014 10:57 PM EDT2014-08-22 02:57:06 GMT
    A University of Houston nutrition policy honors class embarks on the “Food Stamp Challenge” to shine a light on food insecurity. More than a quarter of Texas families don't get enough food, let alone healthy food. The class wants there to be mandatory nutrition education for food stamp recipients to help them make healthier choices.47 million Americans use food stamps to get by. "You have to get what you can get to stay alive," said one food stamp user in Houston's Third Ward. “It's just roug...
    A University of Houston nutrition policy honors class embarks on the “Food Stamp Challenge” to shine a light on food insecurity. More than a quarter of Texas families don't get enough food, let alone healthy food. The class wants there to be mandatory nutrition education for food stamp recipients to help them make healthier choices.47 million Americans use food stamps to get by. "You have to get what you can get to stay alive," said one food stamp user in Houston's Third Ward. “It's just roug...
  • Gangs demand payments from residents

    Gangs demand payments from residents

    Thursday, August 21 2014 10:44 PM EDT2014-08-22 02:44:20 GMT
    Gary, who wants his identity concealed, had been living in his East End apartment since March...Then earlier this month he says he received a threat from someone in the neighborhood.He says, "I go what do you wanna do like Mafia me? He goes yeah I want you to start giving me money for staying in my neighborhood. So I told him to go stuff it again."According to a report filed with the Houston Police Department that neighbor told Gary because he was White in a Hispanic neighborhood her had to p...
    Gary, who wants his identity concealed, had been living in his East End apartment since March...Then earlier this month he says he received a threat from someone in the neighborhood.He says, "I go what do you wanna do like Mafia me? He goes yeah I want you to start giving me money for staying in my neighborhood. So I told him to go stuff it again."According to a report filed with the Houston Police Department that neighbor told Gary because he was White in a Hispanic neighborhood her had to p...
  • The Ashley Dunn Collection- Fashion for a Cause

    The Ashley Dunn Collection- Fashion for a Cause

    Thursday, August 21 2014 10:01 PM EDT2014-08-22 02:01:13 GMT
    Houston Stylist, Ashley Dunn, aims to raise awareness about the increasing rise of eating disorders among children and women by sharing her story and launching her new collection.“My assignment is to bring awareness, change and uplift women through style and beauty. That's why my collection is very bold and very bright; brightness makes you happy,” Dunn said.The Ashley Dunn Collection is the first ready-to-wear collection for the stylist turned designer. Dunn designed pieces to her collection...
    Houston Stylist, Ashley Dunn, aims to raise awareness about the increasing rise of eating disorders among children and women by sharing her story and launching her new collection.“My assignment is to bring awareness, change and uplift women through style and beauty. That's why my collection is very bold and very bright; brightness makes you happy,” Dunn said.The Ashley Dunn Collection is the first ready-to-wear collection for the stylist turned designer. Dunn designed pieces to her collection...
  • Lawmaker hopes to add a statue of limitations to rape in Texas

    Lawmaker hopes to add a statue of limitations to rape in Texas

    Thursday, August 21 2014 7:34 PM EDT2014-08-21 23:34:12 GMT
    Only eight states do not have a statute of limitations on rape. Texas isn't one of them but one lawmaker hopes to change that.Here in Texas the statute of limitations on rape is ten years, with exceptions such as, there is no time limit to prosecute someone who sexually assaults a child. After that 10 years, in most rape cases, it doesn't matter what evidence comes up that perpetrator can't be tried for the crime but here in Texas could that soon change?"Rapists have been left on our streets ...
    Only eight states do not have a statute of limitations on rape. Texas isn't one of them but one lawmaker hopes to change that.Here in Texas the statute of limitations on rape is ten years, with exceptions such as, there is no time limit to prosecute someone who sexually assaults a child. After that 10 years, in most rape cases, it doesn't matter what evidence comes up that perpetrator can't be tried for the crime but here in Texas could that soon change?"Rapists have been left on our streets ...
  • Police Chief talks internal investigations

    Police Chief talks internal investigations

    Thursday, August 21 2014 7:26 PM EDT2014-08-21 23:26:40 GMT
    A frustrated Houston police chief defended his department as reporters asked about several ongoing internal investigations.Chief McClelland got the most questions about the recent investigation involving several traffic cops. They were placed on administrative leave, accused of altering citations and using traffic court to pad their overtime. The investigation became public when one of the officers shot and killed himself after being removed from duty.Kristine Galvan has the story
    A frustrated Houston police chief defended his department as reporters asked about several ongoing internal investigations.Chief McClelland got the most questions about the recent investigation involving several traffic cops. They were placed on administrative leave, accused of altering citations and using traffic court to pad their overtime. The investigation became public when one of the officers shot and killed himself after being removed from duty.Kristine Galvan has the story
  • Texas woman seeks $123M for false Facebook profile

    Texas woman seeks $123M for false Facebook profile

    A Texas woman has filed a $123 million lawsuit contending that Facebook failed to remove a false profile of her created by a former friend who superimposed her face over pornographic images.
    A Texas woman has filed a $123 million lawsuit contending that Facebook failed to remove a false profile of her created by a former friend who superimposed her face over pornographic images.
  • Get Alarmed Houston! HFD Smoke Alarm Program

    Get Alarmed Houston! HFD Smoke Alarm Program

    Thursday, August 21 2014 3:33 PM EDT2014-08-21 19:33:01 GMT
    Smoke detectors have become such a common feature in US homes that many people take them for granted. According to the National Fire Protection Association, three out of five home fire deaths resulted from fires in properties without working smoke alarms.Introduced by the Houston Fire Department, the “Get Alarmed Houston” program has been challenging companies to donate and help with installing smoke alarms since 2001.With the goal of possibly eliminating fire related accidents and deaths due...
    Smoke detectors have become such a common feature in US homes that many people take them for granted. According to the National Fire Protection Association, three out of five home fire deaths resulted from fires in properties without working smoke alarms.Introduced by the Houston Fire Department, the “Get Alarmed Houston” program has been challenging companies to donate and help with installing smoke alarms since 2001.With the goal of possibly eliminating fire related accidents and deaths due...
  • One death reported in west Houston restaurant shooting

    One death reported in west Houston restaurant shooting

    Thursday, August 21 2014 1:18 PM EDT2014-08-21 17:18:32 GMT
    One man is dead and two others are injured following a shooting incident at a west Houston restaurant.
    One man is dead and two others are injured following a shooting incident at a west Houston restaurant.
  • Retail gasoline prices drop a penny across Texas

    Retail gasoline prices drop a penny across Texas

    Retail gasoline prices across Texas have slipped by a penny this week.
    Retail gasoline prices across Texas have slipped by a penny this week.
  • Armed robberies reported at three Houston-area Denny's restaurants

    Armed robberies reported at three Houston-area Denny's restaurants

    Thursday, August 21 2014 10:27 AM EDT2014-08-21 14:27:27 GMT
    Within a four-hour period early on Thursday morning, armed robbery incidents were reported at three Denny's restaurant locations.
    Within a four-hour period early on Thursday morning, armed robbery incidents were reported at three Denny's restaurant locations.
  • Conservationists team up to purchase bayside ranch

    Conservationists team up to purchase bayside ranch

    The Texas Parks and Wildlife Foundation and partners will announce Thursday the purchase of a sprawling ranch 75 miles northeast of Corpus Christi with funds put aside after the BP oil spill.
    The Texas Parks and Wildlife Foundation and partners will announce Thursday the purchase of a sprawling ranch 75 miles northeast of Corpus Christi with funds put aside after the BP oil spill.
  • United flights between Williston and Houston begin

    United flights between Williston and Houston begin

    Flights between the North Dakota oil patch hub of Williston and Houston are now underway.
    Flights between the North Dakota oil patch hub of Williston and Houston are now underway.
  • Coast Guard: Injured man rescued near Texas coast

    Coast Guard: Injured man rescued near Texas coast

    The U.S. Coast Guard has extracted an injured man from an Italian oil tanker in the Gulf of Mexico near Galveston.
    The U.S. Coast Guard has extracted an injured man from an Italian oil tanker in the Gulf of Mexico near Galveston.
  • Police: Texas shopper captures purse snatcher

    Police: Texas shopper captures purse snatcher

    Friendswood Police have arrested two men who they say tried to steal a 72-year-old woman's purse and were stopped by a Good Samaritan and a couple of grocery store employees.
    Friendswood Police have arrested two men who they say tried to steal a 72-year-old woman's purse and were stopped by a Good Samaritan and a couple of grocery store employees.
  • Community Leaders Fighting Excavation of Historic Paving in Freedmen's Town

    Community Leaders Fighting Excavation of Historic Paving in Freedmen's Town

    Thursday, August 21 2014 12:00 AM EDT2014-08-21 04:00:05 GMT
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  • Notorious killer who threatened to kill jury up for parole

    Notorious killer who threatened to kill jury up for parole

    Wednesday, August 20 2014 10:53 PM EDT2014-08-21 02:53:07 GMT
    One of Houston's most notorious killers could be freed if parole board members decide he's ready to be released.The former death row inmate's nickname is the animal and some believe he's a perfect example why a state law regarding parole needs to be changed.Randy Wallace has this only on Fox report.
    One of Houston's most notorious killers could be freed if parole board members decide he's ready to be released.The former death row inmate's nickname is the animal and some believe he's a perfect example why a state law regarding parole needs to be changed.Randy Wallace has this only on Fox report.
  • Assistant special needs softball coach charged with aggravated sexual assault of a child

    Assistant special needs softball coach charged with aggravated sexual assault of a child

    Wednesday, August 20 2014 9:50 PM EDT2014-08-21 01:50:55 GMT
    It's a story that makes your mouth drop.. A once trusted coach turns in to an alleged pedophile.69 year old Warren Doyle is anassistant softball coach on a special needs softball team.He is charged with two counts of aggravated sexual assault of a child. According to Baytown police, the victim's parents reported their daughter, who plays on the team Doyle coaches, had been sexually assaulted multiple times by Doyle.The child has been playing for the special needs team for about four years. Ac...
    It's a story that makes your mouth drop.. A once trusted coach turns in to an alleged pedophile.69 year old Warren Doyle is anassistant softball coach on a special needs softball team.He is charged with two counts of aggravated sexual assault of a child. According to Baytown police, the victim's parents reported their daughter, who plays on the team Doyle coaches, had been sexually assaulted multiple times by Doyle.The child has been playing for the special needs team for about four years. Ac...
  • Multi Million Dollar Marijuana Bust

    Multi Million Dollar Marijuana Bust

    Wednesday, August 20 2014 7:55 PM EDT2014-08-20 23:55:57 GMT
    Ft. Bend County deputies are preparing to destroy ten million dollars worth of plants seized when they raided a marijuana growing operation. Deputies say it was a sophisticated operation nestled in an isolated area south of Cullen Park. They say there was an irrigation system, a camp for the growers and even a makeshift shower. They say the armed men tending to and guarding the plants fled during the raid and managed to escape. They seized ten thousand nearly mature plants. They say because o...
    Ft. Bend County deputies are preparing to destroy ten million dollars worth of plants seized when they raided a marijuana growing operation. Deputies say it was a sophisticated operation nestled in an isolated area south of Cullen Park. They say there was an irrigation system, a camp for the growers and even a makeshift shower. They say the armed men tending to and guarding the plants fled during the raid and managed to escape. They seized ten thousand nearly mature plants. They say because o...
  • Ignore No More App

    Ignore No More App

    Wednesday, August 20 2014 7:49 PM EDT2014-08-20 23:49:52 GMT
    Do you need your kids to stop ignoring you? No worries. There's now an app for that. A Houston area mom is making news all around the world for a cell phone app she came up with called Ignore No More. Kids may not be too excited about this one.Sharon Standifird is a wife with quite a background. “I have some Army experience, full-time and reserve. All together about 11 years I was in the Army,” explains Standifird who was also an elementary school teacher for six years. Now she is the creator...
    Do you need your kids to stop ignoring you? No worries. There's now an app for that. A Houston area mom is making news all around the world for a cell phone app she came up with called Ignore No More. Kids may not be too excited about this one.Sharon Standifird is a wife with quite a background. “I have some Army experience, full-time and reserve. All together about 11 years I was in the Army,” explains Standifird who was also an elementary school teacher for six years. Now she is the creator...
  • More Businesses Headed to Western Cy-Fair

    More Businesses Headed to Western Cy-Fair

    Wednesday, August 20 2014 7:41 PM EDT2014-08-20 23:41:32 GMT
    One local city in our area is turning into suburbia on steroids. Affordable homes and a good school district in the Western part of Cy-Fair are attracting more businesses to places that were once no man's land. This story comes to us from our partners with Community Impact Newspaper Cy-Fair edition.Monster Performance Cycles turns regular bikes into masterpieces. It's a big reason why business here is booming.“We're doing real well here. We do about 35-40 bikes a month. Pretty much everything...
    One local city in our area is turning into suburbia on steroids. Affordable homes and a good school district in the Western part of Cy-Fair are attracting more businesses to places that were once no man's land. This story comes to us from our partners with Community Impact Newspaper Cy-Fair edition.Monster Performance Cycles turns regular bikes into masterpieces. It's a big reason why business here is booming.“We're doing real well here. We do about 35-40 bikes a month. Pretty much everything...
  • David Barajas: 2nd day of testimony

    David Barajas: 2nd day of testimony

    Wednesday, August 20 2014 7:28 PM EDT2014-08-20 23:28:52 GMT
    As jurors and family members of the Barajas and Banda family made their way into court this morning, they were well aware that today's trial was going to begin with a dramatic video and audio recording of what happened on December 7th, 2012.It was a matter of seconds after presenting such video, that some of those present in court just could not bare the pain.."Everybody here has an open wound. And it's like a scab has been over our hearts for 18 months and today watching video and hearing te...
    As jurors and family members of the Barajas and Banda family made their way into court this morning, they were well aware that today's trial was going to begin with a dramatic video and audio recording of what happened on December 7th, 2012.It was a matter of seconds after presenting such video, that some of those present in court just could not bare the pain.."Everybody here has an open wound. And it's like a scab has been over our hearts for 18 months and today watching video and hearing te...
  • Forbes: NFL most valuable team rankings

    Forbes: NFL most valuable team rankings

    Wednesday, August 20 2014 6:25 PM EDT2014-08-20 22:25:29 GMT
    According to Forbes the Dallas Cowboys rank tops among the NFL's most valuable teams. The are now worth an estimated $3.2 billion dollars. With the recent sale of the L.A Clippers NBA basketball ball team going for 2 billion dollars, people are now curious to know where there teams rank. The Houston Texans currently sit in the number 5 spot, which is remarkable since the team has only been around less than 15 years. Here's the complete list.CowboysPatriotsRedskinsGiantsTexansJetsEaglesBears49...
    According to Forbes the Dallas Cowboys rank tops among the NFL's most valuable teams. The are now worth an estimated $3.2 billion dollars. With the recent sale of the L.A Clippers NBA basketball ball team going for 2 billion dollars, people are now curious to know where there teams rank. The Houston Texans currently sit in the number 5 spot, which is remarkable since the team has only been around less than 15 years. Here's the complete list.CowboysPatriotsRedskinsGiantsTexansJetsEaglesBears49...
  • Former President George W. Bush took the ice bucket challenge

    Former President George W. Bush took the ice bucket challenge

    Wednesday, August 20 2014 5:29 PM EDT2014-08-20 21:29:28 GMT
    KENNEBUNKPORT, Maine (AP) - Former President George W. Bush took the ice bucket challenge then nominated former President Bill Clinton to do it next.The challenge has caught on with notable figures participating in the campaign to raise money for the fight against ALS, or Lou Gehrig's disease.In a video posted Wednesday on Bush's Facebook page, he says: "To you all who challenged me, I do not think it's presidential for me to be splashed with ice water, so I'm simply going to write you a chec...
    KENNEBUNKPORT, Maine (AP) - Former President George W. Bush took the ice bucket challenge then nominated former President Bill Clinton to do it next.The challenge has caught on with notable figures participating in the campaign to raise money for the fight against ALS, or Lou Gehrig's disease.In a video posted Wednesday on Bush's Facebook page, he says: "To you all who challenged me, I do not think it's presidential for me to be splashed with ice water, so I'm simply going to write you a chec...
  • Controversial bond proposal at KATY I.S.D

    Controversial bond proposal at KATY I.S.D

    Wednesday, August 20 2014 2:27 PM EDT2014-08-20 18:27:31 GMT
    The Katy ISD school board decided to officially call for a November school bond election. The $750 million dollar bond package will include new schools, a second stadium and renovations to existing schools.The bond has divided the community as some don't see why $58 million dollars of the bond needs to go to a new stadium.But Katy leaders say the bond is important to creating a better community in the future.The bond will not be split into two separate referendums.KISD leaders say the bond wo...
    The Katy ISD school board decided to officially call for a November school bond election. The $750 million dollar bond package will include new schools, a second stadium and renovations to existing schools.The bond has divided the community as some don't see why $58 million dollars of the bond needs to go to a new stadium.But Katy leaders say the bond is important to creating a better community in the future.The bond will not be split into two separate referendums.KISD leaders say the bond wo...
  • Older Siblings In Foster Care Looking For Forever Family

    Older Siblings In Foster Care Looking For Forever Family

     Siblings and older children in foster care are the hardest to place.  Fox 26 Anchor Sally MacDonald introduces you to Passion and Demond, who are looking for their forever home.    

     Siblings and older children in foster care are the hardest to place.  Fox 26 Anchor Sally MacDonald introduces you to Passion and Demond, who are looking for their forever home.    

  • 40 percent of Texas graduates took ACT

    40 percent of Texas graduates took ACT

    A report from the organization that produces the ACT college entrance exam says about 40 percent of Texas' graduating class this year took the test.
    A report from the organization that produces the ACT college entrance exam says about 40 percent of Texas' graduating class this year took the test.
  • US government to sell 21.6 million offshore acres

    US government to sell 21.6 million offshore acres

    The federal government is selling 21.6 million acres in the Gulf of Mexico for oil and gas exploration.
    The federal government is selling 21.6 million acres in the Gulf of Mexico for oil and gas exploration.
  • Houston reacts to Ferguson

    Houston reacts to Ferguson

    Tuesday, August 19 2014 11:07 PM EDT2014-08-20 03:07:46 GMT
    Here in Houston it seems the shooting death of Michael Brown has sparked a number of parents to have a very specific conversation with their sons. The first word that may come to mind when you think of a city like Houston is diversity but even here a number of parents say part of raising a minority male is teaching him to stay safe when interacting with police officers.When you are stopped by a cop do you immediately shift into a tense and well rehearsed routine? "I'll keep my hands on the st...
    Here in Houston it seems the shooting death of Michael Brown has sparked a number of parents to have a very specific conversation with their sons. The first word that may come to mind when you think of a city like Houston is diversity but even here a number of parents say part of raising a minority male is teaching him to stay safe when interacting with police officers.When you are stopped by a cop do you immediately shift into a tense and well rehearsed routine? "I'll keep my hands on the st...
  • Open carry groups target Kroger

    Open carry groups target Kroger

    Tuesday, August 19 2014 10:56 PM EDT2014-08-20 02:56:59 GMT
    A gun control group is targeting the Kroger Grocery chain for not targeting gun owners who carry openly in their stores. Mom's Demand Action. "We're basically just asking Kroger to do the right thing and not allow the open carry of guns in their stores" saidThe group has already targeted Chipotle, Jack-in-the-Box and Target. All of them have agreed to ask customers to leave their guns at home. But Kroger said in a written statement that reads in part. "We don't want to put our associates in t...
    A gun control group is targeting the Kroger Grocery chain for not targeting gun owners who carry openly in their stores. Mom's Demand Action. "We're basically just asking Kroger to do the right thing and not allow the open carry of guns in their stores" saidThe group has already targeted Chipotle, Jack-in-the-Box and Target. All of them have agreed to ask customers to leave their guns at home. But Kroger said in a written statement that reads in part. "We don't want to put our associates in t...
  • Vitamin D may help Asthma sufferers breath easier

    Vitamin D may help Asthma sufferers breath easier

  • Houston reacts to Ferguson

    Houston reacts to Ferguson

  • Date night this week for married couples

    Date night this week for married couples

    Tuesday, August 19 2014 8:22 PM EDT2014-08-20 00:22:44 GMT
    A date night is an opportunity to communicate, and this may help couples deepen their understanding of one another and the relationship. Communication is important because individuals continue to change, and over time, as they and their relationship develop, they experience new challenges and problems. Most couples look forward to their date nights and agree that time by themselves helps their marriage.Harvest Point is teaming up with Prosperous Journey to Life, LLC to build and enrich marri...
    A date night is an opportunity to communicate, and this may help couples deepen their understanding of one another and the relationship. Communication is important because individuals continue to change, and over time, as they and their relationship develop, they experience new challenges and problems. Most couples look forward to their date nights and agree that time by themselves helps their marriage.Harvest Point is teaming up with Prosperous Journey to Life, LLC to build and enrich marri...
  • Trial begins for father accused of killing his children's murderer.

    Trial begins for father accused of killing his children's murderer.

    Tuesday, August 19 2014 7:14 PM EDT2014-08-19 23:14:42 GMT
    It was a difficult day for two families who today had to relive, one of the hardest days of their life“Our prayers are with both family… nothing will ever bring any of them back,” says Cindy Barajas, wife of David BarajasDavid Barajas walked alongside his family has he entered the Brazoria County Courthouse, where today was the start of his trial. He's is accused of murdering Jose Banda Jr., who according to police struck and killed Barajas kids on December 7th, 2012. That night this father a...
    It was a difficult day for two families who today had to relive, one of the hardest days of their life“Our prayers are with both family… nothing will ever bring any of them back,” says Cindy Barajas, wife of David BarajasDavid Barajas walked alongside his family has he entered the Brazoria County Courthouse, where today was the start of his trial. He's is accused of murdering Jose Banda Jr., who according to police struck and killed Barajas kids on December 7th, 2012. That night this father a...
  • Randy Ertman passes away

    Randy Ertman passes away

  • Police officer dies from self inflicted gun shot wound

    Police officer dies from self inflicted gun shot wound

     

  • Conviction in Houston day care fatal fire upheld

    Conviction in Houston day care fatal fire upheld

    A Texas appeals court has upheld the murder conviction of a woman serving 80 years in prison for a fire that killed four children at the Houston day care center she operated.
    A Texas appeals court has upheld the murder conviction of a woman serving 80 years in prison for a fire that killed four children at the Houston day care center she operated.
  • Manziel's gesture taints Browns' loss to Redskins

    Manziel's gesture taints Browns' loss to Redskins

    Tuesday, August 19 2014 1:37 PM EDT2014-08-19 17:37:20 GMT
    By JOSEPH WHITE AP Sports Writer LANDOVER, Md. (AP) - If the Cleveland Browns pick a quarterback based solely on numbers, there's not much either Johnny Manziel or Brian Hoyer did to show he deserves the job. If the choice is based on maturity, the hot-shot rookie's obscene gesture lost him some ground to the nondescript sixth-year veteran. Manziel raised his middle finger toward the opponents' bench as he returned to the huddle late in the third quarter of Monday night's 24-23 loss to the ...
    By JOSEPH WHITE AP Sports Writer LANDOVER, Md. (AP) - If the Cleveland Browns pick a quarterback based solely on numbers, there's not much either Johnny Manziel or Brian Hoyer did to show he deserves the job. If the choice is based on maturity, the hot-shot rookie's obscene gesture lost him some ground to the nondescript sixth-year veteran. Manziel raised his middle finger toward the opponents' bench as he returned to the huddle late in the third quarter of Monday night's 24-23 loss to the ...
  • Coast Guard: 3 rescued, 1 missing from Texas boat

    Coast Guard: 3 rescued, 1 missing from Texas boat

    The U.S. Coast Guard says three crew members have been rescued from an overturned shrimp boat and it will resume a search for a missing man.
    The U.S. Coast Guard says three crew members have been rescued from an overturned shrimp boat and it will resume a search for a missing man.
  • Risk assessor expert calls park dangerous for children.

    Risk assessor expert calls park dangerous for children.

    Monday, August 18 2014 11:03 PM EDT2014-08-19 03:03:46 GMT
    The wooden structure is a piece of art called fifth ward jam. It's located at a fifth ward pocket park that caters to children and for their safety a risk assessor expert says it needs to be cleaned up immediately. Randy Wallace has this only on fox report.
    The wooden structure is a piece of art called fifth ward jam. It's located at a fifth ward pocket park that caters to children and for their safety a risk assessor expert says it needs to be cleaned up immediately. Randy Wallace has this only on fox report.
  • Teacher Cleared in Cheating Probe to Sue Houston ISD For Defamation

    Teacher Cleared in Cheating Probe to Sue Houston ISD For Defamation

    Monday, August 18 2014 10:57 PM EDT2014-08-19 02:57:52 GMT
    From the very first days of the ill-fated investigation at Jefferson Elementary Houston ISD was in possession of undeniable proof teacher Elsa Rodriguez could not have been involved in any alleged cheating.How do we know? HISD attendance documents obtained by Fox 26 through an open records request. They prove Rodriguez, after being injured by a drunk driver, was on extended medical leave before, during and after the 2013 STAAR testing."Even though it was physically impossible for this person ...
    From the very first days of the ill-fated investigation at Jefferson Elementary Houston ISD was in possession of undeniable proof teacher Elsa Rodriguez could not have been involved in any alleged cheating.How do we know? HISD attendance documents obtained by Fox 26 through an open records request. They prove Rodriguez, after being injured by a drunk driver, was on extended medical leave before, during and after the 2013 STAAR testing."Even though it was physically impossible for this person ...
  • AR-15 Smash & Grab

    AR-15 Smash & Grab

    Monday, August 18 2014 10:52 PM EDT2014-08-19 02:52:45 GMT
    When Billie Davis arrived at the water softening company where she works the sight of broken glass and flashing police lights greeted her. "I thought oh my God too close for comfort and I'm moving into this area at the end of the month. It's normally a really quiet area. "But this morning was anything but quiet. The store owner didn't want to talk on camera, but he tells me they backed a pickup truck into the front of the Cypress Armory, smashed the glass and raced in. He also tells me that t...
    When Billie Davis arrived at the water softening company where she works the sight of broken glass and flashing police lights greeted her. "I thought oh my God too close for comfort and I'm moving into this area at the end of the month. It's normally a really quiet area. "But this morning was anything but quiet. The store owner didn't want to talk on camera, but he tells me they backed a pickup truck into the front of the Cypress Armory, smashed the glass and raced in. He also tells me that t...
  • Sunken vessel is World War II-era USS Houston

    Sunken vessel is World War II-era USS Houston

    Monday, August 18 2014 7:34 PM EDT2014-08-18 23:34:06 GMT
    Navy divers from the U.S. and Indonesia confirmed that a sunken vessel in the Java Sea is the World War II wreck of the USS Houston, a cruiser sunk by the Japanese that serves as the final resting place for about...
    Navy divers from the U.S. and Indonesia confirmed that a sunken vessel in the Java Sea is the World War II wreck of the USS Houston, a cruiser sunk by the Japanese that serves as the final resting place for about 700...
  • Officer shot violent veteran

    Officer shot violent veteran

    Monday, August 18 2014 7:25 PM EDT2014-08-18 23:25:26 GMT
    It all started with a disturbance call that came in around 12:30 this afternoon.Precinct 4 deputies confirm there was a domestic disturbance between several family members that live in one of the homes located on Bremen Street. Officers with Precinct 4 tell us when they arrived a man identified as a young veteran was holding a weapon in his hand. Family members had previously told police he was in an upstairs bedroom with a pistol and was being violent toward other relatives.Officers repeated...
    It all started with a disturbance call that came in around 12:30 this afternoon.Precinct 4 deputies confirm there was a domestic disturbance between several family members that live in one of the homes located on Bremen Street. Officers with Precinct 4 tell us when they arrived a man identified as a young veteran was holding a weapon in his hand. Family members had previously told police he was in an upstairs bedroom with a pistol and was being violent toward other relatives.Officers repeated...
  • Part 3 -FOX 26 Roundtable Gov Rick Perry indictment discussion

    Part 3 -FOX 26 Roundtable Gov Rick Perry indictment discussion

  • Double Dutch to dreams

    Double Dutch to dreams

    Monday, August 18 2014 6:35 PM EDT2014-08-18 22:35:23 GMT
    There's a new movement making its way across the country. It has videos of little girls going viral. Perhaps so many people are "jumping" onboard because this is something positive. Do you remember a time when little girls would jump rope outside for hours? Now that girl's game is back and it actually isn't just for females anymore. There's now a movement called Double Dutch to Dreams.Have you ever tried Double Dutch jump roping? “No,” answers 15 year old Gabrina. So as I twirl the ropes I en...
    There's a new movement making its way across the country. It has videos of little girls going viral. Perhaps so many people are "jumping" onboard because this is something positive. Do you remember a time when little girls would jump rope outside for hours? Now that girl's game is back and it actually isn't just for females anymore. There's now a movement called Double Dutch to Dreams.Have you ever tried Double Dutch jump roping? “No,” answers 15 year old Gabrina. So as I twirl the ropes I en...
  • Protests in Ferguson: President Obama reaction

    Protests in Ferguson: President Obama reaction

  • Coroner identifies woman killed by stray bullet

    Coroner identifies woman killed by stray bullet

    Authorities in northeast Georgia have identified a Texas woman who was fatally struck by a stray bullet.
    Authorities in northeast Georgia have identified a Texas woman who was fatally struck by a stray bullet.
  • Police identify man found fatally stabbed in wooded area

    Police identify man found fatally stabbed in wooded area

    Monday, August 18 2014 12:46 PM EDT2014-08-18 16:46:19 GMT
    Houston police have learned the identity of a man whose body was found by a City of Houston employee in a wooded area.
    Houston police have learned the identity of a man whose body was found by a City of Houston employee in a wooded area.
  • Arraignment reset for man accused of killing 6

    Arraignment reset for man accused of killing 6

    An arraignment has been rescheduled to next month for the man accused in the July slayings of six members of his ex-wife's family, including four children, at their suburban Houston home.
    An arraignment has been rescheduled to next month for the man accused in the July slayings of six members of his ex-wife's family, including four children, at their suburban Houston home.
  • Support for mourning Manvel principal

    Support for mourning Manvel principal

    Monday, August 18 2014 12:15 PM EDT2014-08-18 16:15:16 GMT
    Residents in a small town in Brazoria County comes together to support a local principal who lost her family in a plane crash.
    Residents in a small town in Brazoria County comes together to support a local principal who lost her family in a plane crash.
  • Pearland All Stars lose first Little League World Series game

    Pearland All Stars lose first Little League World Series game

    Monday, August 18 2014 10:32 AM EDT2014-08-18 14:32:43 GMT
    It was a nail biting little league baseball game that had fans glued to television screens.
    It was a nail biting little league baseball game that had fans glued to television screens.
  • Trial to begin in fatal shooting after Texas wreck

    Trial to begin in fatal shooting after Texas wreck

    A Southeast Texas father accused of killing a drunk driver in a fit of rage after his two sons were fatally struck on a rural road near their home is set to have his day in court.
    A Southeast Texas father accused of killing a drunk driver in a fit of rage after his two sons were fatally struck on a rural road near their home is set to have his day in court.
  • Police: Texas woman shot, killed at birthday party

    Police: Texas woman shot, killed at birthday party

    Houston Police are investigating the death of a woman who was struck and killed by a stray bullet at a 15-year-old's birthday party.
    Houston Police are investigating the death of a woman who was struck and killed by a stray bullet at a 15-year-old's birthday party.
  • Charlie LeDuff : Nafta

    Charlie LeDuff : Nafta

  • Reliant warns customers about scam

    Reliant warns customers about scam

    Friday, August 15 2014 11:10 PM EDT2014-08-16 03:10:08 GMT
    Reliant is warning its customers as well as customers of other electric companies not to fall for thieves trying to scare you out of your money.
    Reliant is warning its customers as well as customers of other electric companies not to fall for thieves trying to scare you out of your money.
  • Alternate drug arrest program in Harris County

    Alternate drug arrest program in Harris County

    Friday, August 15 2014 7:39 PM EDT2014-08-15 23:39:26 GMT
    Fourteen states across America have taken steps to decriminalize certain amounts of marijuana. So far Texas is not on that list.But now the Harris County District Attorney has been meeting with other law enforcement agencies in the Houston area to take the jail time out of 'recreational' use of marijuana.D.A. Devon Anderson is looking at a plan that would give a second chance to first time offenders caught with two ounces or less of the herb.Instead of going to jail they would be processed an...
    Fourteen states across America have taken steps to decriminalize certain amounts of marijuana. So far Texas is not on that list.But now the Harris County District Attorney has been meeting with other law enforcement agencies in the Houston area to take the jail time out of 'recreational' use of marijuana.D.A. Devon Anderson is looking at a plan that would give a second chance to first time offenders caught with two ounces or less of the herb.Instead of going to jail they would be processed an...
  • Hunt for Heart foundation for kids

    Hunt for Heart foundation for kids

    Friday, August 15 2014 7:35 PM EDT2014-08-15 23:35:24 GMT
    This summer most kids have worn themselves out going swimming, to amusement parks and doing everything in between. However, for some children the inside of a hospital has been all they've seen this summer break. The Hunt With Heart non-profit organization is planning an escape for those kids. “Just getting away from their daily struggle and not having their mind on the hospital and medicine,” explains Hunt With Heart President Toby Kroeger.Anthony Haley Jr. knows all about that. He and his da...
    This summer most kids have worn themselves out going swimming, to amusement parks and doing everything in between. However, for some children the inside of a hospital has been all they've seen this summer break. The Hunt With Heart non-profit organization is planning an escape for those kids. “Just getting away from their daily struggle and not having their mind on the hospital and medicine,” explains Hunt With Heart President Toby Kroeger.Anthony Haley Jr. knows all about that. He and his da...
  • Vintage Park In Spring Attracts Shoppers From All Over

    Vintage Park In Spring Attracts Shoppers From All Over

    Friday, August 15 2014 7:30 PM EDT2014-08-15 23:30:40 GMT
    Development is on the rise in Northwest Harris County. A local shopping center has attracted more homes and hospitals. This story comes to us from our partners with Community Impact Newspaper Spring-Klein edition.With the name Vintage Park you might think this shopping complex in Spring has old charm, but most shops here are new.“Over the past five years, I've seen it grow 70 percent with retailers coming to the Vintage Park area,” Manager of Imagination Toys and Shoes Donna Deleon said.Imagi...
    Development is on the rise in Northwest Harris County. A local shopping center has attracted more homes and hospitals. This story comes to us from our partners with Community Impact Newspaper Spring-Klein edition.With the name Vintage Park you might think this shopping complex in Spring has old charm, but most shops here are new.“Over the past five years, I've seen it grow 70 percent with retailers coming to the Vintage Park area,” Manager of Imagination Toys and Shoes Donna Deleon said.Imagi...
  • Houston Zoo Baby Giraffe

    Houston Zoo Baby Giraffe

  • Ford Recalls

    Ford Recalls

  • Man reported missing, last seen at men's shelter

    Man reported missing, last seen at men's shelter

    Friday, August 15 2014 1:07 PM EDT2014-08-15 17:07:03 GMT
    Police are seeking help from the public to find a missing 23-year-old man who was last seen at the Star of Hope - Men's Development Center in southeast Houston.
    Police are seeking help from the public to find a missing 23-year-old man who was last seen at the Star of Hope - Men's Development Center in southeast Houston.
  • Father of Victim Asks Judge to Reject Plea Deal in Fatal Bolivar Hit & Run

    Father of Victim Asks Judge to Reject Plea Deal in Fatal Bolivar Hit & Run

    Thursday, August 14 2014 11:16 PM EDT2014-08-15 03:16:58 GMT
    What crime could drive a grieving father to this kind of condemnation?"Dennis Sievers you are a monster. May you rot in hell and may your life be in hell forever," said Albert Delgado, his face slightly quivering with emotion.It was on Bolivar's Loop 108 on a dark summer night in 2013 that Catlina's life ended. The 21 year old was walking with her skateboard toward a relative's home when she was struck.The driver did not stop.Bolivar is a small, thinly populated place and it was only a matter...
    What crime could drive a grieving father to this kind of condemnation?"Dennis Sievers you are a monster. May you rot in hell and may your life be in hell forever," said Albert Delgado, his face slightly quivering with emotion.It was on Bolivar's Loop 108 on a dark summer night in 2013 that Catlina's life ended. The 21 year old was walking with her skateboard toward a relative's home when she was struck.The driver did not stop.Bolivar is a small, thinly populated place and it was only a matter...
  • Immigration Overload: Immigration Protest at Senator Cruz office

    Immigration Overload: Immigration Protest at Senator Cruz office

    Thursday, August 14 2014 11:07 PM EDT2014-08-15 03:07:38 GMT
    With the hustle and bustle of the nation's fourth largest city in background, immigration activists with two very different points of view sparred off outside Ted Cruz's Houston office, even though the senator was on vacation in New York with his family.“He's not here but his staff is here,” said Juan Luis Nevarez, an undocumented immigrant who came to the United States when he was ten years old. Nevarez was one of many protesters upset with Cruz over his stance on DACA, which stands for Defe...
    With the hustle and bustle of the nation's fourth largest city in background, immigration activists with two very different points of view sparred off outside Ted Cruz's Houston office, even though the senator was on vacation in New York with his family.“He's not here but his staff is here,” said Juan Luis Nevarez, an undocumented immigrant who came to the United States when he was ten years old. Nevarez was one of many protesters upset with Cruz over his stance on DACA, which stands for Defe...
  • Stolen safe falls out of car drvien by thief

    Stolen safe falls out of car drvien by thief

  • National moment of silence

    National moment of silence

    Thursday, August 14 2014 10:24 PM EDT2014-08-15 02:24:25 GMT
    Cities all across the country are remembering 18 year old Michael Brown, who died at the hands of a Missouri police officer.Here in Houston, groups also gathered during the national moment of silence at MacGregor Park.It all stems from the death of this 18 year old Michael Brown. The teen got into a fight with a police officer, who then shot him. Michael was unarmed.The Missouri riots have gained national attention, leading president Obama to call for a federal investigation.With the riots co...
    Cities all across the country are remembering 18 year old Michael Brown, who died at the hands of a Missouri police officer.Here in Houston, groups also gathered during the national moment of silence at MacGregor Park.It all stems from the death of this 18 year old Michael Brown. The teen got into a fight with a police officer, who then shot him. Michael was unarmed.The Missouri riots have gained national attention, leading president Obama to call for a federal investigation.With the riots co...
  • Bed bug infestation has employees itching to stay away from work

    Bed bug infestation has employees itching to stay away from work

    Thursday, August 14 2014 9:58 PM EDT2014-08-15 01:58:20 GMT
    Angry workers at a customer service and call center in Humble say their offices are infested with bed bugs.Those workers at APAC on FM 1960 say not only are they itching but the pesky bed bugs will likely hitch on to them and spread to there homes.Some say that could cause them hundreds dollars in damages because they would not only have to fumigate their houses but get rid of furniture and clothes.Taheera Williams' daughter works at APAC. She says, "it's mostly the bed bugs my daughter said ...
    Angry workers at a customer service and call center in Humble say their offices are infested with bed bugs.Those workers at APAC on FM 1960 say not only are they itching but the pesky bed bugs will likely hitch on to them and spread to there homes.Some say that could cause them hundreds dollars in damages because they would not only have to fumigate their houses but get rid of furniture and clothes.Taheera Williams' daughter works at APAC. She says, "it's mostly the bed bugs my daughter said ...
  • Playground for senior citizens

    Playground for senior citizens

    Thursday, August 14 2014 9:54 PM EDT2014-08-15 01:54:45 GMT
    Sure you've heard of a playground but what about one that isn't for kids? “Hi mom” yells one person enjoying the new equipment. This playground in Carbide Park in La Marque is for the young at heart. "We're up in age and certain parts of our bodies get stiff and can't hardly get up and stuff like that. It will help us and strengthen us,” says 72 year old LeeJane Maddox.Carbide Park is now equipped with a senior citizen playground. "This is the first of its kind in the state of Texas. So we're...
    Sure you've heard of a playground but what about one that isn't for kids? “Hi mom” yells one person enjoying the new equipment. This playground in Carbide Park in La Marque is for the young at heart. "We're up in age and certain parts of our bodies get stiff and can't hardly get up and stuff like that. It will help us and strengthen us,” says 72 year old LeeJane Maddox.Carbide Park is now equipped with a senior citizen playground. "This is the first of its kind in the state of Texas. So we're...
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    Fox Sneak Peak of Finale on Gang Related

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    Astrodome seats still for sale

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    Boy Lives in Walmart Store

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    Camp for Periwinkle

     

     

  • Husband and Hog calling contest

    Husband and Hog calling contest

  • School demands woker to return to the job after being attacked

    School demands woker to return to the job after being attacked

  • Local kids attempt to win international GishWhes scavenger Hunt

    Local kids attempt to win international GishWhes scavenger Hunt

  • Police dog mistakes officer for suspect

    Police dog mistakes officer for suspect

     

  • Weightloss Journey: Lindsey Desadier

    Weightloss Journey: Lindsey Desadier

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    National Night Out

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    Police chase ends with suspect shot and killed

  • Kashmere High School prepares for football season

    Kashmere High School prepares for football season

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    Sugarland Red Light Camera Abuse

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    Ford may use tomatoes to make car parts

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    Jailer fired after very rough booking process

  • Two men sought in taco stand robbery

    Two men sought in taco stand robbery

     

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    Parking Garage Flooded

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    Houston Eats: Nara Sushi

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    90 year old woman's anger leads to standoff with police

     

  • Is clean water a Human right

    Is clean water a Human right

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    Congress considering new laws fro driving while drugged

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    MMA trained clerk fights crooks

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