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Houston security guard only on job 2 weeks, gunned down and killed

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A security guard who was only on the job two weeks, is gunned down and killed at a Southwest Houston apartment complex.That security guard has been identified as Rene Almedia.  He worked for Texas State More>>

Special delivery at Texas Children's Hospital Video included

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When you think of a special delivery at Texas Children's Hospital, you probably picture a bouncing baby boy or girl being born. The delivery we're talking about is one of bows. A local More>>

Feel Good Friday: Prom for a purpose

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For thousands of students and parents it's prom season.  It comes with a steep price tag that only seems to get more expensive and more extravagant each year.But for Houston business woman Pamela Ellis, More>>

A senior citizen robs a bank because wanted to go to prison

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74 year old Walter Unbehaun is heading back to prison and he's happy about it.He plead guilty to robbing a suburban Chicago bank back in 2013.After the February 2013 heist, Unbehaun, went back to a nearby More>>

Heights park making a comeback after a portion was bulldozed by mistake Video included

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One of the oldest parks in the Heights is making a comeback after a bulldozer levels a section of it.It happened last summer during construction of some townhomes in Woodlands Park.The developer says a More>>

Judge explodes on defendant after she rolls her eyes and snickers Video included

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A Michigan Judge let loose an emotional rant on a defiant convicted killer in his courtroom.The rant came after 31, Camia Gamel smirked as the Judge handed down her life sentence for the brutal murder More>>

Houston couple gunned down while sitting in a driveway

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Houston homicide investigators are searching for two gunmen who gunned down a Houston couple as they sat in their car in a driveway. It happened just before nine last night on Colebrook Drive and Boone More>>

West Rebounding a Year After the Blast Video included

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A three hour drive from Houston, just off IH-35, you will find the city of West - a hard working, God fearing, close knit town where one year ago all hell broke loose More>>

'Chilling out' can save your life - 5 ways to cut yourself some slack Video included

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Psychology researcher Dr. Nicolas Rohleder Ph.D, along with three of his research postdoctoral students, report that being unable to deal with psychological stress can cause major harm to our bodies. They More>>

Multiple injures after a prison van overturns on Hwy 59 in El Campo

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Northbound lanes of Highway 59 at El Campo have been shut down after a Texas Department of Criminal Justice van overturned in the median.The van was hauling prisoners.Kristie on Facebook reached out to More>>

Kingwood robbery call uncovers a wad of cash, drugs and guns

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10 pounds of marijuana, tens of thousands of dollars in cash and guns are just part of what police responding to a robbery call found Thursday morning in Kingwood.Around 1 a.m. on Thursday, police received More>>

Teen girl found after Amber Alert issued for her out of Magnolia Video included

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A 14-year-old girl from Magnolia with mental and physical disabilities has been found in safe condition in Harlingen after an Amber Alert was issued in her disappearance. More>>

Parents: Revenge the motive in 14 yr old girl's kidnapping Video included

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The mother of a 14 year old girl who was kidnapped from her home on Monday have been reunited in South Texas.  Jennifer Black, left Magnolia on Thursday for the Texas border town of Magnolia when they got More>>

Thieves Target Bank Customers leaving banks Video included

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A warning for you. Several people have been followed and robbed after leaving the bank. More>>

Father arrested for injury to his 3 month old daughter

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A 22 year old League City man has been arrested and charged with first degree injury to a child.League City police said on Saturday April 5th they received a 9-1-1 call about an infant choking.  The three More>>

Blood Moon gets the attention of Houstonians

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It was a very late night or really early morning for thousands of Houstonians who bundled up to deal with the unseasonably cool temperatures to take advantage of a celestial event-a full lunar eclipse.The More>>

Do You Have a Favorite Child? Video included

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Time magazine ran an interesting article and it stated that having a favorite child is hard wired into us. For genetic survival it goes on to say the firstborn and the youngest are usually favored for different More>>

Easter Eggs with all natural dye Video included

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No Easter is complete without Easter eggs. And while decorating is something fun to do, especially with the kids, you may not want to use that artificial dye. Do-It-Yourself Expert Tamika Fletcher has More>>

14 year old Katy student riding a bike to school hit Video included

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Texas Department of Public Safety investigators are on the scene after it was reported that a Fort Bend County Deputy Constable struck at 16 year old girl on a bike early Friday morning.The accident happened More>>

Help to battle allergy symptoms Video included

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Trees are in bloom and that means plenty of pollen is floating through the air.Of course, if you suffer from allergies you already know all about this. But there is something you can do about it.Dr. Ashwini More>>

Selfies a reflection of who we are to ourselves and the world Video included

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The term selfie came about in 2005, and the name was first coined by Jim Krause in a book he wrote describing the advantages of selfies. They could be taken anywhere, anytime, and they are a convenient More>>

Caught on tape: Robbers stomps on workers head Video included

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For the second time in a month a northwest convience store is targeted by robbers.  The latest robbery was all caught on surveillance video.It happened Thursday night around 8:45 at the Best Shop Valero More>>

The President's one nighter in Houston

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President Obama came to the Bayou city on Wednesday afternoon to take part in a Democratic fundraiser in River Oaks.  His late afternoon arrival meant the evening commute for some motorist turned into More>>

Mystery after man found dead outside a burning Pearland home

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Pearland homicide and arson investigators are trying to piece together clues after a man was found dead outside a burning home.A neighbor called 9-1-1 just after 4 a.m. this morning when he heard a single More>>

5 ways to protect your personal data from the Heartbleed bug

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A flaw in software has left millions of web users vulnerable.  The bug called "Heart Bleed", and it is capable of scanning all the contents from a server's memory, including your saved passwords and More>>

Northwest Freeway closed until 5 p.m. after deadly fiery crash Video included

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It will be a commuting nightmare for those living in northwest Harris County.  A deadly fiery explosion of an 18-wheeler has closed both inbound and outbound lanes.Investigators working the scene are still More>>

NASA pioneer presenting STEM education grant to Houston-area school district

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Dr. Mae Jemison, a pioneering astronaut as the first woman of color to orbit the earth, is encouraging children to pursue careers in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) in order to prepare them for the next generation of employment in the Houston area. More>>

Outrage on both sides following viral video between workers and customers at a Houston eatery Video included

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A restaurant brawl caught on video has spurred outrage among many in Houston.The violent fight between employees and customers happened at the Chachos on Westheimer last week.Since the video was posted More>>

Twitter goes all Facebook like

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Starting Tuesday, Twitter profile pages will have a very Facebook like feel.  The new profile pages will have a much larger customizable header image, that will remind you of a Facebook cover photo.The More>>

UPDATE: AT&T Uverse service restored after massive nationwide outage

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It appears that AT&T Uverse suffered a massive nationwide outage on Monday.   Reports of the outage first started surfacing on social media sites like twitter when customers posted their frustrations.The More>>

Marlon Wayans and Gabriel Iglesias crash FOX 26 Morning show; laughter follows Video included

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Comedians Marlon Wayans and Gabriel Iglesias stopped by the FOX 26 Morning show to talked about their upcoming American Horror Comedy movie Haunted House 2. It was lots of fun and laughter and high praise More>>

HPV linked to more oral cancer Video included

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April is oral cancer awareness month.  It's a cancer that recently was thrust back into the public conversation after Hall of Fame Quarterback Jim Kelly announced he had a relapse of his oral cancer.It's More>>

President and First Lady making overnight stop in Houston on Wednesday

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President Obama and first lady Michelle Obama will be returning Wednesday to the Bayou City to take part in a Democratic fundraiser.  The first-couple arrives in Houston Wednesday after taking part at More>>

18-wheeler slams into suv killing the driver

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A truck driver is in custody after slamming into a Tahoe and killing the driver. The crash happened Sunday night around 10:40 at the intersection of Beechnut and Cook Road. Investigators say the 18-wheeler More>>

Boy kept in closet makes his first meal request: A happy meal Video included

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A malnourished five year old boy rescued from living in a closet at his own father's home has made his first meal request; a happy meal.The young boy is in Child Protective Custody. The boy was discovered More>>

7 Dos and Don’ts When Your Child is the “Troublemaker” Video included

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The news is full of tragic bullying stories. Media's focus on the victim has been extensive with helping parents get involved, schools embracing non-bully zones and law enforcement's presence to keep More>>

Warning Signs & Reversing Type 2 Diabetes Video included

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Doctors believe millions of people don't even realize they have Type-2 diabetes!  It's a condition that needs to be kept under control to prevent serious permanent damage to your body.  Dr. Dennis Ferrar More>>

Fight between customers and workers at a Houston restaurant goes viral Video included

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It's a video that's gone viral. A fight between employees and three customers at Chacho's restaurant on Westheimer, shows how things got out of hand, when a disagreement went from words to a literal fist More>>

Post traumatic stress disorder and your spouse Video included

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Wednesday, April 2, 2014, proved to be a sad day for many in Fort Hood, Texas. Another shooting when families were still grieving the shooting that occurred in 2009. A military man who had served in Iraq More>>

Armed Robbers Hit Two Tomball Gas Station Within Minutes Video included

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Investigators are looking for three men who robbed two gas stations in Tomball within 15 minutes. The first place robbed was the Diamond Shamrock on Boudreaux Road around 9:30 p.m. Three black men with More>>

Wake Up Money: Summer travel savings start now

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It's that time of year when bargain hunters start searching out the best deals for summer travel.  One of the most expensive parts of some summer travel plans is the cost of airfare. 
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Study: mouthwash use could have deadly impact on your health

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Your mouthwash use could have a potentially deadly impact on your overall health.  It turns out heavy use of mouthwashes may lead to a higher risk of developing oral cancer.According to a recent study More>>

World War II veteran who captured Houstonians hearts after his home was trashed by vandals dies Video included

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His story sparked a range of emotions on social media.  A World War II veteran and his home trashed by teenaged vandals.It happened just a month after his wife passed away. Friday morning the son of 93-year More>>

Boy attacked by pack of wild dogs in a east Houston park Video included

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A little boy is recovering after being attacked by a pack of dogs in a east Houston park on Thursday.The attacked happened at the Pleasanton Manor Park near Holland Middle school off Demarre Lane and Munn More>>

U.S. Rep: Ft. Hood shooting unacceptable; military utterly defenseless to these types of attacks Video included

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The investigation behind the motive of an Iraq War veteran who opened fire at Fort Hood, killing three people and wounding 16 before committing suicide is underway.The gunman has been identified as Ivan More>>

How you keep military bases safe

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Lots of questions this morning about Wednesday's shooting  at Fort Hood.  We know four people were killed, including the gunman, specialist Ivan Lopez.Chuck Joyner, Founder and President of Survival Sciences More>>

Quotes about April 2 shooting at Fort Hood

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"Today, Fort Hood was once again stricken by tragedy. As Texans, our first priority must be caring for the victims and their families. Ft. Hood has proven its resilience before, and will again. Texas More>>

Consequences of unpaid credit card debts sold to collectors

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For anyone who has outstanding bills or overlooked an old debt and is being harassed by collectors, attorney John Mastriani and Certified Public Accountant Bob Martin say there are ways to stop them. More>>

Tree trimmer survives embedded chainsaw in neck Video included

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A tree trimmer is recovering after he had a chain saw blade embedded in his neck.X-ray images show just what a close call it was.  21 year old James Valentine was in a tree in Pennsylvania Monday when More>>

Parents standing up and opting their kids out of STAAR testing Video included

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Your child's education is up for debate on a critical day of testing across Texas. Many Texas parents are signing a petition to opt children out of the STAAR testing.  Author and Literacy advocate Melissa More>>

Medical examiner releases cause of death of beloved Pearland teacher

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The Harris County medical examiners office has released the autopsy findings into the death of a 47 year old Pearland High School teacher.Tracie Burroughs became sick at school with flu-like symptoms and More>>

Investigators searching for man impersonating a Liberty County Deputy Video included

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The Liberty County Sheriff's Department is looking for a man who impersonated a deputy on April Fool's Day.He entered a home in the Snake River Subdivision around 7:40 in the evening. He's had on a tan More>>

Reported psych patient steals ambulance and leads Houston police on chase

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A very bizarre scene on Houston streets Tuesday night that included a stolen Houston Fire Department Ambulance and ended with a police chase.It all started around 8:30 p.m. Tuesday evening when the Houston More>>

2 Alarm apartment fire in West Houston Video included

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The Houston Fire Department is battling a large two alarm apartment fire in West Houston.  The fire started at 5:04 a.m. on Monday morning at the Woodlake Oaks Apartments at 9550 Ella Lee Ln.This is an More>>

Penalty For Uninsured Could Be Higher Than First Thought Video included

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Monday is the deadline to sign up for health insurance under the Affordable Care Act.  Political consultant Dallas Jones explains why the penalties for not signing up could be more than you thought. More>>

What Does Pregnancy Look Like? Video included

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The typical pregnancy experience is defined by fatigue, nausea and plenty of cravings, but a local woman is defying the odds and turning heads at the gym as she hopes to inspire others to get fit and stay fit.  More>>

Controversial New PainKiller Concerns Health Experts Video included

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Pressure is mounting on the FDA to take a second look at a powerful new painkiller.  Health experts and lawmakers are worried Zohydro could worsen prescription drug addiction.  Dr. Michael Sprintz from the Sprintz Center fills in Fox 26 viewers on the controversy. More>>

How To Save On Your Wedding Without Skimping Video included

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Shaun Gray from Gray & Associates Events gives Fox 26 viewers some tips for saving money on their wedding.  More>>

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  • Artist Paints 30 Dogs in 30 Days for Non Profit

    Artist Paints 30 Dogs in 30 Days for Non Profit

    Sunday, April 20 2014 4:52 AM EDT2014-04-20 08:52:10 GMT
    Artist Leiann Klein is painting 30 dogs in 30 days during the month of April. Each morning she selects a new dog out of hundreds of pictures that have been sent in to paint. The paintings will be auctioned off with half of the proceeds benefiting the rescue organization Operation Pets Alive.
    Artist Leiann Klein is painting 30 dogs in 30 days during the month of April. Each morning she selects a new dog out of hundreds of pictures that have been sent in to paint. The paintings will be auctioned off with half of the proceeds benefiting the rescue organization Operation Pets Alive.
  • Double ACL Tears Part Of National Trend For Female Athletes

    Double ACL Tears Part Of National Trend For Female Athletes

    Sunday, April 13 2014 11:02 AM EDT2014-04-13 15:02:37 GMT
    A warning for parents as spring and summer sports seasons heat up.  Doctors say there's more evidence than ever that boys and girls are participating on an uneven playing field when it comes to injuries. 
    A warning for parents as spring and summer sports seasons heat up.  Doctors say there's more evidence than ever that boys and girls are participating on an uneven playing field when it comes to injuries. 
  • MS 150 Cyclist Faces Extra Challenge

    MS 150 Cyclist Faces Extra Challenge

    Sunday, April 13 2014 10:32 AM EDT2014-04-13 14:32:25 GMT
    This weekend 13,000 cyclists are riding in the 30th annual BP MS 150.  It started in Houston on Saturday and ends in Austin today. 
    This weekend 13,000 cyclists are riding in the 30th annual BP MS 150.  It started in Houston on Saturday and ends in Austin today.  They're riding to support the National Multiple Sclerosis Society's goal of creating a world free of MS. 
  • Sick Kids Visit Zoo Without Ever Leaving Hospital

    Sick Kids Visit Zoo Without Ever Leaving Hospital

    Sunday, April 13 2014 10:21 AM EDT2014-04-13 14:21:52 GMT
    New technology is giving patients at Children's Memorial Hermann Hospital the chance to visit the Houston Zoo several stories below the hospital without ever leaving their rooms.
    New technology is giving patients at Children's Memorial Hermann Hospital the chance to visit the Houston Zoo several stories below the hospital without ever leaving their rooms.
  • Teenage Siblings Need Forever Home

    Teenage Siblings Need Forever Home

    Wednesday, April 9 2014 11:28 AM EDT2014-04-09 15:28:22 GMT
    Imagine growing up without a home, without parents.  That's the reality for thousands of teenagers in the Houston area stuck in the foster care system, desperate to find a forever family.
    Imagine growing up without a home, without parents.  That's the reality for thousands of teenagers in the Houston area stuck in the foster care system, desperate to find a forever family.
  • Four-Year-Old Houston Girl Hears Clearly For First Time

    Four-Year-Old Houston Girl Hears Clearly For First Time

    Monday, April 7 2014 12:32 PM EDT2014-04-07 16:32:28 GMT
    It's a moment that's been four years in the making.  A local girl with severe hearing loss clearly hears her mother's voice for the first time.  
    It's a moment that's been four years in the making.  A local girl with severe hearing loss clearly hears her mother's voice for the first time.  
  • Best and Worst Words To Put On Resume

    Best and Worst Words To Put On Resume

    Sunday, April 6 2014 10:38 AM EDT2014-04-06 14:38:26 GMT
    The first step to getting your dream job often starts with a great resume, but there are several mistakes job seekers make on their resumes that stall their careers. 
    The first step to getting your dream job often starts with a great resume, but there are several mistakes job seekers make on their resumes that stall their careers.  Jamie Belline, Assistant Dean at the University of Houston's Bauer College of Business shares the best and worst resume words.
  • Brightening Up Your Yard For Spring Helps Cancer Patients

    Brightening Up Your Yard For Spring Helps Cancer Patients

    Sunday, April 6 2014 9:50 AM EDT2014-04-06 13:50:35 GMT
    Child cancer patients are taking a break from their treatments to take part in a painting party.  Their paintings are being featured on The Round Top Collection's metal yard art. 
    Child cancer patients are taking a break from their treatments to take part in a painting party.  Their paintings are being featured on The Round Top Collection's metal yard art. 
  • Home Innovations Gadget Must Haves

    Home Innovations Gadget Must Haves

    Tuesday, April 1 2014 10:27 AM EDT2014-04-01 14:27:03 GMT
    HOME INNOVATIONS     The new 100-watt Cree LED Bulb looks and lights like a traditional incandescent light bulb and is available at the Home Depot for a breakthrough price of just $19.97—the lowest
    HOME INNOVATIONS     The new 100-watt Cree LED Bulb looks and lights like a traditional incandescent light bulb and is available at the Home Depot for a breakthrough price of just $19.97—the lowest
  • Hard Work Pays Off: Five Students Surprised With Laptops

    Hard Work Pays Off: Five Students Surprised With Laptops

    Wednesday, March 26 2014 8:33 AM EDT2014-03-26 12:33:41 GMT
    When you look at the world, sometimes the need can be so overwhelming.  A local author is trying to close the gap between the haves and have nots one student, one laptop at a time.   
    When you look at the world, sometimes the need can be so overwhelming.  A local author is trying to close the gap between the haves and have nots one student, one laptop at a time.   
  • Man Riding Sports Bike Around The World For Charity

    Man Riding Sports Bike Around The World For Charity

    Sunday, March 23 2014 10:39 AM EDT2014-03-23 14:39:10 GMT
    A man who's riding his sports bike around the world to raise awareness for five different charities makes a stop in Houston.  Bruce Smart tells Fox 26 viewers all about his adventure.
    A man who's riding his sports bike around the world to raise awareness for five different charities makes a stop in Houston.  Bruce Smart tells Fox 26 viewers all about his adventure.
  • Crazy Alan's Swamp Shack Provides Crawfish For Upcoming Festivals

    Crazy Alan's Swamp Shack Provides Crawfish For Upcoming Festivals

    Sunday, March 23 2014 10:14 AM EDT2014-03-23 14:14:01 GMT
    The owners of Crazy Alan's Swamp Shack in Kemah stopped by the Fox 26 studios to tell viewers all about a couple of upcoming crawfish festivals.
    The owners of Crazy Alan's Swamp Shack in Kemah stopped by the Fox 26 studios to tell viewers all about a couple of upcoming crawfish festivals.
  • Houston's Lakewood Church heist; burglars take nearly 600k in donations

    Houston's Lakewood Church heist;burglars take nearly 600k in donations

    Tuesday, March 11 2014 2:03 PM EDT2014-03-11 18:03:30 GMT
    Houston Police investigators are looking for clues after it appears someone broke into a safe at Lakewood Church and walked away with nearly 6-hundred thousand dollars in donations.  Two hundred thousands
    Houston Police investigators are looking for clues after it appears someone broke into a safe at Lakewood Church and walked away with nearly 6-hundred thousand dollars in donations.  Two hundred thousands
  • Generation X has most financial stress

    Generation X has most financial stress

    Monday, March 10 2014 7:08 AM EDT2014-03-10 11:08:46 GMT
    How stressed are you about money?  Your stress level may be tied to your age.  According to a new report, people in Generation X (35 to 44) have the most financial worries.  FOX 26 Contributor Barbara
    How stressed are you about money?  Your stress level may be tied to your age.  According to a new report, people in Generation X (35 to 44) have the most financial worries.  FOX 26 Contributor Barbara
  • Spring Break Staycation Ideas in Houston

    Spring Break Staycation Ideas in Houston

    Monday, March 10 2014 5:06 AM EDT2014-03-10 09:06:17 GMT
    Bernadette Verzosa, editor of parentspost.com, stops by Fox 26 to talk about things to do in Houston during Spring Break.
    Bernadette Verzosa, editor of parentspost.com, stops by Fox 26 to talk about things to do in Houston during Spring Break.
  • Be A Child's Hero: Go Bald!

    Be A Child's Hero: Go Bald!

    Saturday, March 8 2014 1:46 PM EST2014-03-08 18:46:11 GMT
    The 8th annual St. Baldrick's head shaving event is Sunday, March 9th. Some of the participants stopped by Fox 26 to talking about raising money, shaving heads and funding childhood cancer research.
    The 8th annual St. Baldrick's head shaving event is Sunday, March 9th in The Woodlands. Some of the participants stopped by Fox 26 to talking about raising money, shaving heads and funding childhood cancer research.
  • How to stop living paycheck to paycheck

    How to stop living paycheck to paycheck

    Friday, March 7 2014 8:01 AM EST2014-03-07 13:01:53 GMT
    Are you living paycheck to paycheck?  A recent survey released by Bankrate.com shows 76% of Americans are.  Only one in four have enough money in their savings to cover at least six months of expenses. "It's
    Are you living paycheck to paycheck?  A recent survey released by Bankrate.com shows 76% of Americans are.  Only one in four have enough money in their savings to cover at least six months of expenses. "It's
  • 5 Signs You’ve Settled for a Broken Relationship

    5 Signs You’ve Settled for a Broken Relationship

    Monday, March 3 2014 11:36 AM EST2014-03-03 16:36:30 GMT
    Do you get up in the morning knowing you are in a relationship that isn't right for you? Your parents advise you to stick it out, and your friends remind you how difficult single life is, but still at
    Do you get up in the morning knowing you are in a relationship that isn't right for you? Your parents advise you to stick it out, and your friends remind you how difficult single life is, but still at
  • From Outstanding to Outlandish, Rodeo Carnival Food Always A Hit

    From Outstanding to Outlandish, Rodeo Carnival Food Always A Hit

    Sunday, March 2 2014 10:59 AM EST2014-03-02 15:59:11 GMT
    From the outlandish to the outstanding, many people go to the Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo for the food.
    From the outlandish to the outstanding, many people go to the Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo for the food. The man who comes up with the crazy creations each year is Dominic Palmieri, otherwise known as The Midway Gourmet.   
  • Remodel Kitchen On A Budget

    Remodel Kitchen On A Budget

    Sunday, March 2 2014 10:31 AM EST2014-03-02 15:31:25 GMT
    The hot Houston housing market means remodelers are also seeing an uptick in business. Sally MacDonald takes a look at some of the kitchen projects that will give you the most bang for your buck.
    The hot Houston housing market means remodelers are also seeing an uptick in business. Sally MacDonald takes a look at some of the kitchen projects that will give you the most bang for your buck.
  • Black History Month: Buffalo Soldiers National Museum

    Black History Month: Buffalo Soldiers National Museum

    Tuesday, February 11 2014 8:29 AM EST2014-02-11 13:29:17 GMT
    February is Black history month... but this history is important for all Americans.  The Buffalo Soldiers National Museum is a great way to learn more about American-Americans' contributions in our nation.
    February is Black history month... but this history is important for all Americans.  The Buffalo Soldiers National Museum is a great way to learn more about American-Americans' contributions in our nation.
  • New Treatment Option For Sleep Apnea In Houston

    New Treatment Option For Sleep Apnea In Houston

    Sunday, February 9 2014 10:42 AM EST2014-02-09 15:42:41 GMT
    Getting a full night's sleep is a real battle for millions of Americans because of sleep apnea, but it doesn't have to be. 
    Getting a full night's sleep is a real battle for millions of Americans because of sleep apnea, but it doesn't have to be.  Treatment options are evolving.  Dr. James Ludwick of West Houston E-N-T Sleep Center tells Fox 26 viewers about the new alternative to traditional C-PAP machines.
  • Valentine's Day Treats For Your Sweet

    Valentine's Day Treats For Your Sweet

    Sunday, February 9 2014 10:31 AM EST2014-02-09 15:31:57 GMT
    If you want to impress your loved ones with food this Valentine's Day, we have just the guy to help. 
    If you want to impress your loved ones with food this Valentine's Day, we have just the guy to help.  Pastry Chef Drew Rogers of Drew's Pastry Place stopped by the Fox 26 studios to show viewers how he makes his famous cannoli cupcakes.
  • Free Cooking Classes For Kids

    Free Cooking Classes For Kids

    Saturday, February 8 2014 11:08 AM EST2014-02-08 16:08:45 GMT

    There's a unique attraction at this weekend's Texas Home & Garden show at Reliant Park.   The Cook, Learn, Grow cooking school is offering free cooking classes to kids.

    There's a unique attraction at this weekend's Texas Home & Garden show at Reliant Park.   The Cook, Learn, Grow cooking school is offering free cooking classes to kids. The program's founder stopped by Fox 26 to talk about it.

  • Get Ready To File: Changing Tax Laws

    Get Ready To File: Changing Tax Laws

    Tax laws are forever changing - so keeping up with them can be challenging. 

    Tax laws are forever changing - so keeping up with them can be challenging.  CPA Bob Martin joined us to talk about some of the changes that could affect your 2013 tax return as well as some of the big changes that will impact next year's return.

  • Time To File: Changing Tax Laws

    Time To File: Changing Tax Laws

    Saturday, February 8 2014 10:58 AM EST2014-02-08 15:58:32 GMT

    Tax laws are forever changing - so keeping up with them can be challenging. 

    Tax laws are forever changing - so keeping up with them can be challenging.  CPA Bob Martin joined us to talk about some of the changes that could affect your 2013 tax return as well as some of the big changes that will impact next year's return.

  • Eat Free At New Restaurant, Donations to Local Non Profits

    Eat Free At New Restaurant, Donations to Local Non Profits

    Sunday, January 12 2014 10:13 AM EST2014-01-12 15:13:22 GMT
    Houstonians will soon have a new spot to go for breakfast or lunch.  Another Broken Egg Cafe opens next week off the Tomball Parkway. 
    Houstonians will soon have a new spot to go for breakfast or lunch.  Another Broken Egg Cafe opens next week off the Tomball Parkway.  You're invited to try it out at no charge with donations going toward some local non profits.
  • Detox With Real Food for New Year

    Detox With Real Food for New Year

    Sunday, January 12 2014 9:33 AM EST2014-01-12 14:33:55 GMT
    Cleansing for the new year doesn't have to mean avoiding real food.  Health coach Aimee Taylor is helping us make diet changes without just juicing.
    Cleansing for the new year doesn't have to mean avoiding real food.  Health coach Aimee Taylor is helping us make diet changes without just juicing.
  • 6 Things you must do now before you sell your home

    6 Things you must do now before you sell your home

    Thursday, January 9 2014 7:47 AM EST2014-01-09 12:47:26 GMT
    You've decided to sell your home and you want to make sure you get the most for it.  Well, there is a lot more you need to do than simply putting that "For Sale" sign up in the front yard.FOX 26 Contributor
    You've decided to sell your home and you want to make sure you get the most for it.  Well, there is a lot more you need to do than simply putting that "For Sale" sign up in the front yard.FOX 26 Contributor
  • Brown rice crispy treats

    Brown rice crispy treats

    Friday, December 13 2013 7:55 AM EST2013-12-13 12:55:02 GMT
    Brown Rice Crispy Treats Servings:  16 Ingredients 1/3 cup peanut butter 1/3 cup almond butter 2/3 cup brown rice syrup 1 t vanilla extract 3 cups crispy brown rice cereal ½ cup old-fashioned rolled
    Brown Rice Crispy Treats Servings:  16 Ingredients 1/3 cup peanut butter 1/3 cup almond butter 2/3 cup brown rice syrup 1 t vanilla extract 3 cups crispy brown rice cereal ½ cup old-fashioned rolled
  • How to cut the calories and fat from dessert but not the taste

    How to cut the calories and fat from dessert but not the taste

    Friday, December 13 2013 7:51 AM EST2013-12-13 12:51:49 GMT
    When it comes to eating out a favorite part for many comes at the end of the meal with dessert.  But what many people don't realize is those mouth watering treats come massive of calories and fat.  The
    When it comes to eating out a favorite part for many comes at the end of the meal with dessert.  But what many people don't realize is those mouth watering treats come massive of calories and fat.  The
  • 35th Annual Houston Italian Festival

    35th Annual Houston Italian Festival

    Sunday, October 6 2013 10:17 AM EDT2013-10-06 14:17:13 GMT
    The 35th annual Houston Italian Festival is this Thursday through Sunday at the University of St. Thomas.  Tiziana Triolo from the Italian Cultural and Community Center stopped by to tell viewers what they can expect.
    The 35th annual Houston Italian Festival is this Thursday through Sunday at the University of St. Thomas.  Tiziana Triolo from the Italian Cultural and Community Center stopped by to tell viewers what they can expect.
  • Artificial Dyes A Tricky Treat

    Artificial Dyes A Tricky Treat

    Sunday, October 6 2013 9:51 AM EDT2013-10-06 13:51:18 GMT
    Try going a day without being exposed to artificial coloring.  Chances are you can't do it. 
    Try going a day without being exposed to artificial coloring.  Chances are you can't do it.  The food industry has been adding the colors for decades, and as we enter junk food season a local mom and consumer health advocate wants to warn you about the dangers.
  • Thousands in Houston Set To Race For a Cure

    Thousands in Houston Set To Race For a Cure

    Friday, October 4 2013 9:04 AM EDT2013-10-04 13:04:15 GMT
    About 30,000 runners will be hitting the streets of downtown Houston Saturday in the fight against breast cancer. 
    About 30,000 runners will be hitting the streets of downtown Houston Saturday in the fight against breast cancer.  The Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure is an annual tradition.  Opening ceremonies are at 7:45AM, with the run kicking off at 8. 
  • Open Enrollment In Marketplace Starts Tuesday

    Open Enrollment In Marketplace Starts Tuesday

    Sunday, September 29 2013 10:22 AM EDT2013-09-29 14:22:13 GMT
    On Tuesday, President Obama's sweeping health care reform, the Affordable Care Act, will begin open enrollment.
    On Tuesday, President Obama's sweeping health care reform, the Affordable Care Act, will begin open enrollment.
  • Galveston Island Wild Shrimp Festival

    Galveston Island Wild Shrimp Festival

    Thursday, September 26 2013 8:38 AM EDT2013-09-26 12:38:26 GMT
    The Galveston Island Wild Texas Shrimp Festival includes a Shrimp Gumbo Cook-off with over 60 teams including local restaurants competing in the Professional Division.
    The Galveston Island Wild Texas Shrimp Festival includes a Shrimp Gumbo Cook-off with over 60 teams including local restaurants competing in the Professional Division.
  • Horse Therapy Expands For Special Needs Kids

    Horse Therapy Expands For Special Needs Kids

    Saturday, September 21 2013 10:53 AM EDT2013-09-21 14:53:52 GMT
    More and more doctors are putting their faith in horse therapy for special needs children.  It takes a huge commitment for local centers to meet the needs of a growing number of families. 
    More and more doctors are putting their faith in horse therapy for special needs children.  It takes a huge commitment for local centers to meet the needs of a growing number of families. 
  • Getting The Right Financial Aid Package

    Getting The Right Financial Aid Package

    Wednesday, September 18 2013 5:51 AM EDT2013-09-18 09:51:33 GMT
    First the good news, don't regard that eye-popping tally of frosh college costs your son or daughter just handed you as the last word.  In fact, a better analogy is that it's just the sticker price, the
    First the good news, don't regard that eye-popping tally of frosh college costs your son or daughter just handed you as the last word.  In fact, a better analogy is that it's just the sticker price, the
  • Willis Report: Users guide to education

    Willis Report: Users guide to education

    Wednesday, September 11 2013 8:05 AM EDT2013-09-11 12:05:49 GMT
    When everybody agrees on something, it's usually worth questioning conventional wisdom. And, so it is with the value of a college education. Over the years, parents have been told that a mere college
    When everybody agrees on something, it's usually worth questioning conventional wisdom. And, so it is with the value of a college education. Over the years, parents have been told that a mere college
  • Don’t buy that! How to stop impulse spending

    Don’t buy that! How to stop impulse spending

    Friday, September 6 2013 7:00 AM EDT2013-09-06 11:00:29 GMT
    We've all done it: walked into a store with a short shopping list and left with an armful of bags.    Impulse spending can wreak havoc on the best planned budget. A 2012 Shopper Engagement Study found
    We've all done it: walked into a store with a short shopping list and left with an armful of bags.    Impulse spending can wreak havoc on the best planned budget. A 2012 Shopper Engagement Study found
  • Your dog training questions answered

    Your dog training questions answered

    Monday, September 2 2013 12:27 PM EDT2013-09-02 16:27:14 GMT
    Our dog training expert  Michael Baugh, puts things in perspective with some viewer questions in this segment.  Dogs who bite, jump, and pull on leash.  It's time we stop focusing on what the dog is doing,
    Our dog training expert  Michael Baugh, puts things in perspective with some viewer questions in this segment.  Dogs who bite, jump, and pull on leash.  It's time we stop focusing on what the dog is doing,
  • Make Your Own Texans Gear

    Make Your Own Texans Gear

    Sunday, September 1 2013 11:22 AM EDT2013-09-01 15:22:15 GMT
    The Texans kick off the regular season September 9th.  We made a stop at Sew Design Studio in the Copperfield area to find out how you can make game day clothing yourself.   
    The Texans kick off the regular season September 9th.  We made a stop at Sew Design Studio in the Copperfield area to find out how you can make game day clothing yourself.    For Yolanda Stiger's tutorials visit her blog:  sewdesignstudio.blogspot.com
  • Local College Creates Training Center For Oil Jobs

    Local College Creates Training Center For Oil Jobs

    Sunday, September 1 2013 10:03 AM EDT2013-09-01 14:03:30 GMT
    Houston Community College is working with drilling companies to create a new program that will train people to work on an increasing number of oil rigs that are in place or in development. 
    Houston Community College is working with drilling companies to create a new program that will train people to work on an increasing number of oil rigs that are in place or in development.  They expect they'll need to hire 24,000 employees in the coming years.
  • Back Stage Friday

    Back Stage Friday

  • Fix Hole In Drywall Yourself

    Fix Hole In Drywall Yourself

    Friday, August 30 2013 3:31 PM EDT2013-08-30 19:31:47 GMT
    Jim Dutton from the Texas Home Improvement Show on KTRH shows Fox 26 viewers how to fix a hole in the drywall themselves.
    Jim Dutton from the Texas Home Improvement Show on KTRH shows Fox 26 viewers how to fix a hole in the drywall themselves.
  • Natural Solutions Toward Better Skin

    Natural Solutions Toward Better Skin

    Friday, August 30 2013 3:25 PM EDT2013-08-30 19:25:13 GMT
    Ali Miller, registered dietitian with Naturally Nourished shows Fox 26 viewers several on the spot skin masks. Miller says what you put on your face is just as important as what you're putting on your plate.
    Ali Miller, registered dietitian with Naturally Nourished shows Fox 26 viewers several on the spot skin masks. Miller says what you put on your face is just as important as what you're putting on your plate.
  • Healthy Back To School Lunch Ideas

    Healthy Back To School Lunch Ideas

    Sunday, August 25 2013 10:06 AM EDT2013-08-25 14:06:38 GMT
    Gabrielle Welch with Welch Wellness shows Fox 26 viewers several healthy lunch options to pack for the kids this school year.
    Gabrielle Welch with Welch Wellness shows Fox 26 viewers several healthy lunch options to pack for the kids this school year.
  • Run Honors Fallen Soldiers, Raises Money

    Run Honors Fallen Soldiers, Raises Money

    Sunday, August 25 2013 9:57 AM EDT2013-08-25 13:57:09 GMT
    Every year, the Watermelon Run For the Fallen in Hempstead helps honor fallen heroes.  It's an opportunity for family and friends to come together and see they're not alone in their grief.  
    Every year, the Watermelon Run For the Fallen in Hempstead helps honor fallen heroes.  It's an opportunity for family and friends to come together and see they're not alone in their grief.  
  • Picking the Right Breakfast To Fuel Kids All Day

    Picking the Right Breakfast To Fuel Kids All Day

    Saturday, August 17 2013 10:43 AM EDT2013-08-17 14:43:08 GMT
    From breakfast to bedtime what kids eat to fuel their bodies is important.  Chef Gwen Marzano from Garden of Life shows Fox 26 viewers breakfast options before the start of a new school year.
    From breakfast to bedtime what kids eat to fuel their bodies is important.  Chef Gwen Marzano from Garden of Life shows Fox 26 viewers breakfast options before the start of a new school year.
  • Lawyers Give Away Helmets To Prevent Brain Injuries

    Lawyers Give Away Helmets To Prevent Brain Injuries

    Saturday, August 17 2013 10:15 AM EDT2013-08-17 14:15:07 GMT
    A local law firm is fighting brain injuries by giving away free bicycle helmets.  The Sloan Bagley Hatcher and Perry firm is an ambassador of the Heads in Helmets program. 
    A local law firm is fighting brain injuries by giving away free bicycle helmets.  The Sloan Bagley Hatcher and Perry firm is an ambassador of the Heads in Helmets program.  They've already had one giveaway at a back to school event and are prepared to help fit more Houston children before the start of school.
  • Deals and Steals Before School Starts

    Deals and Steals Before School Starts

    Saturday, August 17 2013 9:58 AM EDT2013-08-17 13:58:38 GMT
    The blogger and journalist behind Houston On The Cheap tells Fox 26 viewers about some of the deals and steals to take advantage of in August.
    The blogger and journalist behind Houston On The Cheap tells Fox 26 viewers about some of the deals and steals to take advantage of in August.
  • A look inside the Hasan Trial

    A look inside the Hasan Trial

    Friday, August 16 2013 11:20 AM EDT2013-08-16 15:20:24 GMT
    South Texas College of Law professor Geoffrey Corn spent Thursday afternoon in the Ft. Hood courtroom where Major Nidal Hasan is on trial for the massacre of soldiers that took place on the Army post in
    South Texas College of Law professor Geoffrey Corn spent Thursday afternoon in the Ft. Hood courtroom where Major Nidal Hasan is on trial for the massacre of soldiers that took place on the Army post in
  • Foods To Beautify Your Skin

    Foods To Beautify Your Skin

    Sunday, August 11 2013 10:37 AM EDT2013-08-11 14:37:09 GMT
    Ali Miller, owner of Naturally Nourished, shows Fox 26 viewers several foods to help beautify the skin. 
    Ali Miller, owner of Naturally Nourished, shows Fox 26 viewers several foods to help beautify the skin. 
  • Plan Ahead To Save On Tax Free Weekend

    Plan Ahead To Save On Tax Free Weekend

    Saturday, August 10 2013 10:40 AM EDT2013-08-10 14:40:38 GMT
    School supply lists seem to get longer and longer each year, but a little planning can help you see the savings.
    School supply lists seem to get longer and longer each year, but a little planning can help you see the savings.
  • Recreate Pricey Home Decor For Less

    Recreate Pricey Home Decor For Less

    Saturday, August 10 2013 10:13 AM EDT2013-08-10 14:13:57 GMT
    AshLee Frazier from Love It Organized shows Fox 26 viewers how to recreate home decor found in popular high end stores for a whole lot less.
    AshLee Frazier from Love It Organized shows Fox 26 viewers how to recreate home decor found in popular high end stores for a whole lot less.
  • Breastfed Babies Have High IQs, Study Says

    Breastfed Babies Have High IQs, Study Says

    Sunday, August 4 2013 10:06 AM EDT2013-08-04 14:06:36 GMT
    A new study shows the longer and more exclusively an infant is breastfed, the higher the score on an IQ test several years later.  Now doctors in Houston are doing more and more to keep women from giving up so soon.
    A new study shows the longer and more exclusively an infant is breastfed, the higher the score on an IQ test several years later.  Now doctors in Houston are doing more and more to keep women from giving up so soon.
  • Make Your Own Ice Cream, Save Money

    Make Your Own Ice Cream, Save Money

    Sunday, August 4 2013 9:50 AM EDT2013-08-04 13:50:46 GMT
    Tamika Fletcher, owner of Natural Resources salon, is also a do it yourself expert.  She shows Fox 26 viewers her two favorite ways to make ice cream.  If you don't mind the effort, the savings can really add up.
    Tamika Fletcher, owner of Natural Resources salon, is also a do it yourself expert.  She shows Fox 26 viewers her two favorite ways to make ice cream.  If you don't mind the effort, the savings can really add up.
  • Houston International Jazz Fest Benefits Kids

    Houston International Jazz Fest Benefits Kids

    Sunday, August 4 2013 9:41 AM EDT2013-08-04 13:41:42 GMT
    The 23rd annual Houston International Jazz Festival is this weekend in downtown Houston.  Sally MacDonald gives us a preview.
    The 23rd annual Houston International Jazz Festival is this weekend in downtown Houston.  Sally MacDonald gives us a preview.
  • Ms. Wheelchair America Crowned In Houston

    Ms. Wheelchair America Crowned In Houston

    Saturday, July 27 2013 10:53 AM EDT2013-07-27 14:53:53 GMT
    The new Ms. Wheelchair America was crowned in downtown Houston on July 20th.  Washington state's Jennifer Adams will wear the crown for a year. 
    The new Ms. Wheelchair America was crowned in downtown Houston on July 20th.  Washington state's Jennifer Adams will wear the crown for a year.  She stopped by the Fox 26 studios to tell us about how she hopes to help and inspire others.
  • The Looks For Less

    The Looks For Less

    Saturday, July 27 2013 10:38 AM EDT2013-07-27 14:38:04 GMT
    Fashion expert Lita Styles shows Fox 26 viewers how to recreate three of the top looks inside your own home for less. 
    Fashion expert Lita Styles shows Fox 26 viewers how to recreate three of the top looks inside your own home for less. 
  • Mother Overcomes Odds, Gets Keys To New Home

    Mother Overcomes Odds, Gets Keys To New Home

    Saturday, July 27 2013 10:21 AM EDT2013-07-27 14:21:52 GMT
    Habitat for Humanity Northwest Harris County is celebrating the completion of two new homes.  Volunteers worked for months to give families they never knew before a decent place to live.

     
    Habitat for Humanity Northwest Harris County is celebrating the completion of two new homes.  Volunteers worked for months to give families they never knew before a decent place to live.

     
  • ORWALL Big League Team Heads To World Series

    ORWALL Big League Team Heads To World Series

    Saturday, July 20 2013 12:07 PM EDT2013-07-20 16:07:53 GMT
    For the first time in 50 years a well known Houston area little league team has made it to the World Series!
    For the first time in 50 years a well known Houston area little league team has made it to the World Series! The Oak Ridge Woodlands Area Little League team, better known as ORWALL, heads to South Carolina next week to face some of the best players in the world.  Orwall's Big League team is made up of 15-18 year olds.  They're scheduled to play their first game Thursday.  Good luck!
  • Support Texas Farmers, Eat Local

    Support Texas Farmers, Eat Local

    Saturday, July 20 2013 11:26 AM EDT2013-07-20 15:26:35 GMT
    The Go Texan Restaurant Round Up runs from July 22-28. 
    The Go Texan Restaurant Round Up runs from July 22-28.  There are several participating restaurants throughout the Houston area that will be showcasing the best in local food.  Chef Jon Buchanan with Trevisio joined stopped by Fox 26 to tell us more.
  • 4 Legged Heroes Aim To Be Top Dog

    4 Legged Heroes Aim To Be Top Dog

    Saturday, July 13 2013 12:29 PM EDT2013-07-13 16:29:11 GMT
    They're available 24-7 for duty to keep our streets safe, but rarely do they get any recognition.  Now, the public can have a hand in helping them take the title of top dog. 
    They're available 24-7 for duty to keep our streets safe, but rarely do they get any recognition.  Now, the public can have a hand in helping them take the title of top dog. 
  • Summer Dates and Cologne Advice for Houston Men

    Summer Dates and Cologne Advice for Houston Men

    Saturday, July 13 2013 11:29 AM EDT2013-07-13 15:29:14 GMT
    We all know Houston summers are brutally hot, but that doesn't give a man an excuse to stay in the house and not romance his special lady. 
    We all know Houston summers are brutally hot, but that doesn't give a man an excuse to stay in the house and not romance his special lady.  Todd Smith is the CEO of Regal Media Group and a men's lifestyle expert.  He stopped by Fox 26 to share his favorite summer date ideas and tell men how to pick the right cologne.
  • Empanadas With The Marini Family

    Empanadas With The Marini Family

    Wednesday, July 10 2013 2:41 PM EDT2013-07-10 18:41:58 GMT
    The Original Marini's Empanada House has been a family business since 1971. Pelusa and Marcello Marini stopped by the Fox 26 kitchen to show us their famous empanadas and Argentine pastries. 
    The Original Marini's Empanada House has been a family business since 1971. Pelusa and Marcello Marini stopped by the Fox 26 kitchen to show us their famous empanadas and Argentine pastries. 
  • Feral Feline Retreat Gives Street Cats New Home

    Feral Feline Retreat Gives Street Cats New Home

    Sunday, July 7 2013 10:11 AM EDT2013-07-07 14:11:58 GMT
    A Houston non profit is trying to put a dent in Houston's out of control feral cat population.  Sharon Smith opened the Feral Feline Retreat a year ago to give street cats a second chance. 
    A Houston non profit is trying to put a dent in Houston's out of control feral cat population.  Sharon Smith opened the Feral Feline Retreat a year ago to give street cats a second chance. 
  • The BBQ No Longer Just a Guy's Domain

    The BBQ No Longer Just a Guy's Domain

    Saturday, July 6 2013 10:20 AM EDT2013-07-06 14:20:31 GMT
    Health coach Aimee Taylor from Green Peas and Blueberries Whole Life Wellness shows Fox 26 viewers how spending just a little time on the grill each week can give your family meals for a week.
    Health coach Aimee Taylor from Green Peas and Blueberries Whole Life Wellness shows Fox 26 viewers how spending just a little time on the grill each week can give your family meals for a week.
  • Vine Vs. Instagram: What's the Difference?

    Vine Vs. Instagram: What's the Difference?

    Thursday, July 4 2013 10:38 AM EDT2013-07-04 14:38:42 GMT
    Gadget girl Ashley Small, president of Medley, Inc., stopped by the Fox 26 studios to talk about the difference between Vine and Instagram video.
    Gadget girl Ashley Small, president of Medley, Inc., stopped by the Fox 26 studios to talk about the difference between Vine and Instagram video.
  • Throw a 4th of July Party on a Budget

    Throw a 4th of July Party on a Budget

    Thursday, July 4 2013 10:29 AM EDT2013-07-04 14:29:33 GMT
    Tamika Fletcher, owner of Natural Resources Salon, shows Fox 26 viewers how to throw a patriotic party.
    Tamika Fletcher, owner of Natural Resources Salon, shows Fox 26 viewers how to throw a patriotic party.
  • 100 Club Faces Criticism Over Fundraising

    100 Club Faces Criticism Over Fundraising

    Sunday, June 30 2013 9:46 AM EDT2013-06-30 13:46:08 GMT
    The 100 Club is facing criticism over its fundraising practices. Family and friends of four firefighters killed in a deadly motel fire say the 100 Club used their image to raise thousands of dollars from the public. 
    The 100 Club is facing criticism over its fundraising practices. Family and friends of four firefighters killed in a deadly motel fire say the 100 Club used their image to raise thousands of dollars from the public.  The Sunday Front Page panel weighs in on the controversy.
  • Buffalo Sean Makes the Crepes

    Buffalo Sean Makes the Crepes

    Sunday, June 23 2013 9:36 AM EDT2013-06-23 13:36:00 GMT
    Buffalo Sean Carroll stopped by the Fox 26 studios to show viewers how he makes his famous crepes.  Find his street cart, Melange Creperie, on the corner of Westheimer St and Taft St. In front of Mango’s Cafe.
    Buffalo Sean Carroll stopped by the Fox 26 studios to show viewers how he makes his famous crepes.  Find his street cart, Melange Creperie, on the corner of Westheimer St and Taft St. In front of Mango’s Cafe.

    The hours are Thursday through Monday. Thursdays, Fridays and Mondays from 7-1 and Saturdays and Sundays from 10-2.
  • Adrenaline Rush on Water and Land

    Adrenaline Rush on Water and Land

    Saturday, June 22 2013 10:44 AM EDT2013-06-22 14:44:54 GMT
    It's known as the biggest pool party in Texas, and it's happening this weekend.  Get ready to feel the adrenaline rush of hundreds of the fastest and most expensive boats. 
    It's known as the biggest pool party in Texas, and it's happening this weekend.  Get ready to feel the adrenaline rush of hundreds of the fastest and most expensive boats.  Jola Dryden stopped by Fox 26 to tell viewers about the Texas Outlaw Challenge.
  • Fight The Bite: Control Mosquitoes At Home

    Fight The Bite: Control Mosquitoes At Home

    Saturday, June 22 2013 10:33 AM EDT2013-06-22 14:33:34 GMT
    With so much water and plenty of hiding spots, you'd think Buchanan's Native Plants in The Heights would be a perfect breeding ground for mosquitoes.  Instead the staff set out on a mission to control them.
    With so much water and plenty of hiding spots, you'd think Buchanan's Native Plants in The Heights would be a perfect breeding ground for mosquitoes.  Instead the staff set out on a mission to control them, and they've done it.
  • What's In Your Cart? Pre Teens Shop For 20 Min Meals

    What's In Your Cart? Pre Teens Shop For 20 Min Meals

    Saturday, June 22 2013 10:24 AM EDT2013-06-22 14:24:31 GMT
    How well do you know your way around a grocery store?  A Houston mom is making it her mission to teach others how to shop for healthy, 20 minute meals.  You may be surprised to see who is in her summer class.
    How well do you know your way around a grocery store?  A Houston mom is making it her mission to teach others how to shop for healthy, 20 minute meals.  You may be surprised to see who is in her summer class.
  • Free Gardening Event For Kids

    Free Gardening Event For Kids

    Sunday, June 16 2013 10:12 AM EDT2013-06-16 14:12:30 GMT
    If you're trying to keep the kids off the electronics this summer and get them outdoors, Cornelius Nursery is offering a free kids' gardening class on the third Wednesday of each month.  
    If you're trying to keep the kids off the electronics this summer and get them outdoors, Cornelius Nursery is offering a free kids' gardening class on the third Wednesday of each month.  Kimberly Bird shares the details.  
  • Meet Houston's Biggest Energy Saver

    Meet Houston's Biggest Energy Saver

    Sunday, June 16 2013 10:03 AM EDT2013-06-16 14:03:45 GMT
    As our temperatures heat up, get ready to see your electricity bill rise, too.  Fox 26's Sally MacDonald introduces us to the woman known as Houston's biggest energy saver.  She shares her tips for cutting your bill. 
    As our temperatures heat up, get ready to see your electricity bill rise, too.  Fox 26's Sally MacDonald introduces us to the woman known as Houston's biggest energy saver.  She shares her tips for cutting your bill. 
  • Peruvian Italian Chef Makes Lamb Skewers

    Peruvian Italian Chef Makes Lamb Skewers

    Saturday, June 15 2013 10:40 AM EDT2013-06-15 14:40:45 GMT
    Jose Duarte from Taranta in Boston stopped by Fox 26 June 8th to talk about the last night of Wine and Food Week in The Woodlands and show how to make his lamb skewers
    Jose Duarte from Taranta in Boston stopped by Fox 26 June 8th to talk about the last night of Wine and Food Week in The Woodlands and show how to make his lamb skewers
  • PTSD "How To Guide" For Families From Soldier

    PTSD "How To Guide" For Families From Soldier

    Saturday, June 15 2013 10:26 AM EDT2013-06-15 14:26:52 GMT
    Many of our military men and women are returning home with hidden wounds of war, and now one Army soldier has written a how to guide for families whose loved one might be suffering from post traumatic stress disorder. 
    Many of our military men and women are returning home with hidden wounds of war, and now one Army soldier has written a how to guide for families whose loved one might be suffering from post traumatic stress disorder. 
  • Energy High School To Open In Houston

    Energy High School To Open In Houston

    Saturday, June 15 2013 10:12 AM EDT2013-06-15 14:12:00 GMT
    When school starts back up in the Fall, there will be two new magnet schools in HISD.  There's a middle school that will focus on healthcare and a high school with a focus on energy. 
    When school starts back up in the Fall, there will be two new magnet schools in HISD.  There's a middle school that will focus on healthcare and a high school with a focus on energy.  The high school's Principal Lori Lambropoulous stopped by Fox 26 to tell viewers more about it and how to apply. 
  • Five Cancer Fighting Foods

    Five Cancer Fighting Foods

    Wednesday, June 12 2013 2:55 PM EDT2013-06-12 18:55:36 GMT
    Ali Miller, registered dietitian with Naturally Nourished, shows Fox 26 viewers five cancer fighting foods and how to combine them in one healthy snack.
    Ali Miller, registered dietitian with Naturally Nourished, shows Fox 26 viewers five cancer fighting foods and how to combine them in one healthy snack.
  • Your Legal Questions Answered

    Your Legal Questions Answered

  • Organize Your Car For Summer Road Trips

    Organize Your Car For Summer Road Trips

    Saturday, June 8 2013 10:38 AM EDT2013-06-08 14:38:19 GMT
    AshLee Frazier, owner of Love It Organized, shows Fox 26 viewers how to de clutter your car and pack for summer road trips. 
    AshLee Frazier, owner of Love It Organized, shows Fox 26 viewers how to de clutter your car and pack for summer road trips. 
  • Remodel Your Backyard For Summer

    Remodel Your Backyard For Summer

    Friday, June 7 2013 9:17 AM EDT2013-06-07 13:17:43 GMT
    John Gillette, Craftsmanship by John, shows Fox 26 viewers three simple changes to update your outdoor space.
    John Gillette, Craftsmanship by John, shows Fox 26 viewers three simple changes to update your outdoor space.
  • Summer In The City: Keep The Kids Entertained

    Summer In The City: Keep The Kids Entertained

    Friday, June 7 2013 9:06 AM EDT2013-06-07 13:06:32 GMT
    Bernadette Verzosa, founder of parentspost.com, shares five summer activities to do with the kids. 
    Bernadette Verzosa, founder of parentspost.com, shares five summer activities to do with the kids. 
  • Turn Pantry Staple Into Natural Skin Care Product

    Turn Pantry Staple Into Natural Skin Care Product

    Wednesday, May 29 2013 2:30 PM EDT2013-05-29 18:30:43 GMT
    You've heard of cooking with coconut oil, but did you know there are plenty of other uses for the popular pantry staple? 

     
    You've heard of cooking with coconut oil, but did you know there are plenty of other uses for the popular pantry staple? 

     
  • Save Money, Detail Your Car Like The Pros

    Save Money, Detail Your Car Like The Pros

    Sunday, May 26 2013 10:09 AM EDT2013-05-26 14:09:51 GMT
    It used to be you'd have to pay a pro lots of money to get your car detailed.  These days there are plenty of tools available for you to do it yourself on a budget. 
    It used to be you'd have to pay a pro lots of money to get your car detailed.  These days there are plenty of tools available for you to do it yourself on a budget.  Sally MacDonald spoke with the experts at ITW Global Brands in Houston.
  • Bay Area Veterans Memorial Dedicated

    Bay Area Veterans Memorial Dedicated

    Sunday, May 26 2013 10:04 AM EDT2013-05-26 14:04:04 GMT
    The Bay Area Veterans Memorial is finally complete in the town of Seabrook.
    The Bay Area Veterans Memorial is finally complete in the town of Seabrook. Jenny and Bruce Arunyon raised thousands of dollars over the past several years in a mission to honor hundreds of soldiers who've died from the bay area.
  • Drug Testing For Unemployment Benefits Approved

    Drug Testing For Unemployment Benefits Approved

    Sunday, May 26 2013 9:39 AM EDT2013-05-26 13:39:28 GMT
    Some unemployed Texans could soon be forced to undergo drug testing in order to receive benefits. 
    Some unemployed Texans could soon be forced to undergo drug testing in order to receive benefits.  State lawmakers gave final approval to a bill that clears the way for the screenings.  It's now waiting for Governor Perry's signature.
  • Tornado Renews Debate Over Disaster Aid

    Tornado Renews Debate Over Disaster Aid

    Sunday, May 26 2013 9:26 AM EDT2013-05-26 13:26:46 GMT
    Are politics at play when it comes to helping victims of a disaster?  
    Are politics at play when it comes to helping victims of a disaster?   New Jersey Governor Chris Christie is urging lawmakers to approve federal aid to tornado victims, even though Oklahoma's two GOP senators voted against bills to help the people of Christie's state after Superstorm Sandy.
  • 'MasterChef' season 3 winner to open restaurant in Houston

    'MasterChef' season 3 winner to open restaurant in Houston

  • Astros president Reid Ryan describes his plan for the team

    Astros president Reid Ryan describes his plan for the team

  • Italian Chefs To Host Interactive Four Course Dinner

    Italian Chefs To Host Interactive Four Course Dinner

    Sunday, May 19 2013 10:12 AM EDT2013-05-19 14:12:53 GMT
    Ristorante Cavour at the Hotel Granduca is hosting a four course interactive dinner Friday, May 24th with some of the proceeds benefiting the Houston Food Bank. 
    Ristorante Cavour at the Hotel Granduca is hosting a four course interactive dinner Friday, May 24th with some of the proceeds benefiting the Houston Food Bank. 
  • Adult GED Graduates Inspire Others Struggling To Finish School

    Adult GED Graduates Inspire Others Struggling To Finish School

    Saturday, May 18 2013 10:48 AM EDT2013-05-18 14:48:25 GMT
    Nearly 100 adult students who returned to school will graduate with their GED Saturday.  The Harris County Department of Education GED program proves it's never too late to learn.
    Nearly 100 adult students who returned to school will graduate with their GED Saturday.  The Harris County Department of Education GED program proves it's never too late to learn.
  • Run, Walk Or Wheel To Impact A Hero

    Run, Walk Or Wheel To Impact A Hero

    Saturday, May 18 2013 10:17 AM EDT2013-05-18 14:17:50 GMT
    Saturday is the 9th annual Impact A Hero Run, Walk and Wheel event at Reliant Park. Chairman Jim Hoelker and Houston Texans' player Chris Meyers spoke with Fox 26 weekend morning anchor Sally MacDonald. 
    Saturday is the 9th annual Impact A Hero Run, Walk and Wheel event at Reliant Park. Chairman Jim Hoelker and Houston Texans' player Chris Meyers spoke with Fox 26 weekend morning anchor Sally MacDonald. 
  • Push Ups For Country's Heroes

    Push Ups For Country's Heroes

    Saturday, May 18 2013 10:04 AM EDT2013-05-18 14:04:10 GMT
    What can you achieve in 90 seconds?  To mark Armed Forces Day, all across the country Americans will be taking the push up challenge hoping to raise money for our service members. 
    What can you achieve in 90 seconds?  To mark Armed Forces Day, all across the country Americans will be taking the push up challenge hoping to raise money for our service members. 
  • The Pizza Trap: Breaking Food Addiction

    The Pizza Trap: Breaking Food Addiction

    Sunday, May 12 2013 9:55 AM EDT2013-05-12 13:55:31 GMT
    Three generations of Houston women came to the Fox 26 studios this Mother's Day.  Gabrielle Welch is the author of the "The Pizza Trap" and the founder of Welch Wellness. 
    Three generations of Houston women came to the Fox 26 studios this Mother's Day.  Gabrielle Welch is the author of the "The Pizza Trap" and the founder of Welch Wellness.  She specializes in helping busy moms make smart choices for their families.
  • Benghazi: Cover Up or Witch Hunt?

    Benghazi: Cover Up or Witch Hunt?

    Sunday, May 12 2013 9:27 AM EDT2013-05-12 13:27:49 GMT
    Fox 26's Sunday "Front Page" panel weighs in on the investigation into the Benghazi terror attacks.
    Fox 26's Sunday "Front Page" panel weighs in on the investigation into the Benghazi terror attacks.
  • Psychotherapist Gives Relationship Challenge For Weekend

    Psychotherapist Gives Relationship Challenge For Weekend

    Saturday, May 11 2013 11:05 AM EDT2013-05-11 15:05:05 GMT
    Psychotherapist Mary Jo Rapini challenges viewers to take charge of their lives and stop blaming others. 
    Psychotherapist Mary Jo Rapini challenges viewers to take charge of their lives and stop blaming others. 
  • Learn to Swim Programs Focus On Safety First

    Learn to Swim Programs Focus On Safety First

    Saturday, May 11 2013 10:54 AM EDT2013-05-11 14:54:42 GMT
    The statistic can't get repeated enough.  Drowning remains the second leading cause of accidental death among kids under 14.
    The statistic can't get repeated enough.  Drowning remains the second leading cause of accidental death among kids under 14.  As we get closer to Memorial Day, parents are scrambling to make sure their kids are water safe. 
  • Ayana Mack's final day on FOX 26 Morning News

    Ayana Mack's final day on FOX 26 Morning News

  • This Weekend's Relationship Challenge With Mary Jo Rapini

    This Weekend's Relationship Challenge With Mary Jo Rapini

    Sunday, May 5 2013 10:22 AM EDT2013-05-05 14:22:46 GMT
    Psychotherapist Mary Jo Rapini challenges couples and families to work on balance in this weekend's Saturday Session. 
    Psychotherapist Mary Jo Rapini challenges couples and families to work on balance in this weekend's Saturday Session. 
  • Home Bakers Fight To Sell Outside The Home

    Home Bakers Fight To Sell Outside The Home

    Sunday, May 5 2013 10:13 AM EDT2013-05-05 14:13:59 GMT
    Baking is a long standing tradition in many homes, but this is something that might surprise you.  Selling what you make outside the home is against state law. 
    Baking is a long standing tradition in many homes, but this is something that might surprise you.  Selling what you make outside the home is against state law.  Now some of Houston's smallest businesses are pushing for a menu of changes at the Capitol, causing critics to raise concerns about public health. 
  • Striking It Rich: Investors Find Success In Real Estate

    Striking It Rich: Investors Find Success In Real Estate

    Wednesday, May 1 2013 10:18 AM EDT2013-05-01 14:18:38 GMT
    Home values are on the rise and inventory is the lowest it has been in eight years.  With a combination like that, more and more young adults are figuring out how to strike it rich in real estate.   
    Home values are on the rise and inventory is the lowest it has been in eight years.  With a combination like that, more and more young adults are figuring out how to strike it rich in real estate.   
  • Re-Energize With a Spring Cleanse

    Re-Energize With a Spring Cleanse

    Wednesday, May 1 2013 10:02 AM EDT2013-05-01 14:02:48 GMT
    Aimee Taylor, owner of Green Peas and Blueberries Whole Life Wellness, shows Fox 26 viewers a green smoothie to jump start your Spring cleanse.
    Aimee Taylor, owner of Green Peas and Blueberries Whole Life Wellness, shows Fox 26 viewers a green smoothie to jump start your Spring cleanse.
  • Improve Your Car's Visibility Before Houston's Next Big Rain

    Improve Your Car's Visibility Before Houston's Next Big Rain

    Wednesday, May 1 2013 9:51 AM EDT2013-05-01 13:51:51 GMT
    Your car is probably your second biggest investment, and a little care can go a long way toward protecting it.  
    Your car is probably your second biggest investment, and a little care can go a long way toward protecting it.  Scientists at the local technology center of ITW Global Brands have designed formulas for about 200 car care products, including ones to improve your visibility on the road.
  • Urban Harvest Opens New Sunday Market

    Urban Harvest Opens New Sunday Market

    Sunday, April 28 2013 9:51 AM EDT2013-04-28 13:51:45 GMT
    Libby Kennedy, market manager at Urban Harvest, shows Fox 26 viewers a green smoothie and gift ideas for Mother's Day.  Urban Harvest now has a Sunday market on Eastside St. off of Richmond from noon to 4pm.
    Libby Kennedy, market manager at Urban Harvest, shows Fox 26 viewers a green smoothie and gift ideas for Mother's Day.  Urban Harvest now has a Sunday market on Eastside St. off of Richmond from noon to 4pm.
  • Mother's Day Brunch At Haven

    Mother's Day Brunch At Haven

    Sunday, April 28 2013 9:36 AM EDT2013-04-28 13:36:46 GMT
    Chef Randy Evans at Houston's Haven Restaurant shows Fox 26 viewers a couple of items on the menu for this year's Mother's Day brunch. 
    Chef Randy Evans at Houston's Haven Restaurant shows Fox 26 viewers a couple of items on the menu for this year's Mother's Day brunch. 
  • Low Cost, Homemade Mosquito Trap

    Low Cost, Homemade Mosquito Trap

    Sunday, April 21 2013 9:31 AM EDT2013-04-21 13:31:18 GMT
    Fed up with mosquitoes, realtor Chris Schilling came across an online image of a homemade trap.  It appears to be able to kill hundreds, if not thousands, of mosquitoes in a week's time.
    Fed up with mosquitoes, realtor Chris Schilling came across an online image of a homemade trap.  It appears to be able to kill hundreds, if not thousands, of mosquitoes in a week's time.
  • Taming Sugar Cravings With A Healthy Snack

    Taming Sugar Cravings With A Healthy Snack

    Saturday, April 20 2013 10:27 AM EDT2013-04-20 14:27:05 GMT
    Ali Miller, registered dietitian and natural foods consultant with Naturally Nourished talks to Fox 26 viewers about taming sugar cravings.
    Ali Miller, registered dietitian and natural foods consultant with Naturally Nourished talks to Fox 26 viewers about taming sugar cravings.
  • Saturday Sessions With Mary Jo

    Saturday Sessions With Mary Jo

    Saturday, April 20 2013 10:11 AM EDT2013-04-20 14:11:21 GMT
    Psychotherapist Mary Jo Rapini talks to Fox 26 viewers about ways to get your man to listen to you and offers a relationship challenge for the weekend. 
    Psychotherapist Mary Jo Rapini talks to Fox 26 viewers about ways to get your man to listen to you and offers a relationship challenge for the weekend. 
  • Saturday Sessions With Mary Jo Rapini

    Saturday Sessions With Mary Jo Rapini

    Saturday, April 13 2013 10:16 AM EDT2013-04-13 14:16:21 GMT
    Relationship counselor Mary Jo Rapini talks with Fox 26 viewers about the topic of loneliness on the weekends. 
    Relationship counselor Mary Jo Rapini talks with Fox 26 viewers about the topic of loneliness on the weekends. 
  • Grow Your Own Herbs, Put Them To Use Inside Your Home

    Grow Your Own Herbs, Put Them To Use Inside Your Home

    Wednesday, April 10 2013 9:36 AM EDT2013-04-10 13:36:31 GMT
    Thomas Andrews with Cornelius Nursery shows Fox 26 viewers the best herbs to grow in Houston and how to put them to use inside your home. 
    Thomas Andrews with Cornelius Nursery shows Fox 26 viewers the best herbs to grow in Houston and how to put them to use inside your home. 
  • Shell Eco Marathon Looks To Energy Future

    Shell Eco Marathon Looks To Energy Future

    Wednesday, April 10 2013 9:25 AM EDT2013-04-10 13:25:48 GMT
    Fox 26 Weekend Morning Anchor Sally MacDonald talks with global project manager Mark Singer about the Shell Eco Marathon. 
    Fox 26 Weekend Morning Anchor Sally MacDonald talks with global project manager Mark Singer about the Shell Eco Marathon. 
  • Must Have Spring Fashion Trends For Men

    Must Have Spring Fashion Trends For Men

    Saturday, April 6 2013 10:30 AM EDT2013-04-06 14:30:32 GMT
    Todd Smith, President of Regal Media Group, and our go to expert on men's fashion and health, shares his Spring fashion trends for men. 
    Todd Smith, President of Regal Media Group, and our go to expert on men's fashion and health, shares his Spring fashion trends for men. 
  • Is Sugar Sneaking Into Your "Health" Foods?

    Is Sugar Sneaking Into Your "Health" Foods?

    Saturday, April 6 2013 10:19 AM EDT2013-04-06 14:19:43 GMT
    Aimee Taylor, a local mom and health coach with Green Peas and Blueberries Whole Life Wellness, shows Fox 26 viewers some popular foods with hidden sugar.
    Aimee Taylor, a local mom and health coach with Green Peas and Blueberries Whole Life Wellness, shows Fox 26 viewers some popular foods with hidden sugar.
  • Houston Drivers Race Lemons For Cash and Glory

    Houston Drivers Race Lemons For Cash and Glory

    Saturday, April 6 2013 10:10 AM EDT2013-04-06 14:10:44 GMT
    Auto racing teams spend thousands of dollars creating the most high tech cars.  We found a group of normal guys in Houston doing some real racing without going into serious debt. 
    Auto racing teams spend thousands of dollars creating the most high tech cars.  We found a group of normal guys in Houston doing some real racing without going into serious debt.  It's a race featuring cars that have been given a second chance.
  • What's Up With The Blue Trees?

    What's Up With The Blue Trees?

    Wednesday, March 27 2013 2:27 PM EDT2013-03-27 18:27:28 GMT
    People all around downtown Houston are asking, 'What's up with the blue trees?'  Zooming by on Memorial Drive you can't miss the cluster of crepe myrtles that just got a serious splash of color. 
    People all around downtown Houston are asking, 'What's up with the blue trees?'  Zooming by on Memorial Drive you can't miss the cluster of crepe myrtles that just got a serious splash of color.  Artist Konstantin Dimopoulous paints trees with a biologically safe pigmented water.  The color naturally degrades over time.
  • 'American Idol' contestants share the best advice from judges panel

    'American Idol' contestants share the best advice from judges panel

  • DIY Easter On A Budget

    DIY Easter On A Budget

    Wednesday, March 27 2013 9:11 AM EDT2013-03-27 13:11:51 GMT
    Tamika Fletcher, owner of Natural Resources Salon and a do it yourself guru, shows Fox 26 viewers three easy Easter projects that won't break the bank.
    Tamika Fletcher, owner of Natural Resources Salon and a do it yourself guru, shows Fox 26 viewers three easy Easter projects that won't break the bank.
  • Managing yours and Your Child’s Stress

    Managing yours and Your Child’s Stress

    Friday, February 7 2014 9:01 AM EST2014-02-07 14:01:43 GMT
    Managing yours and Your Child's Stress  Our kids are growing up fast and in a generation with electronics their parents never knew. Recent family statistics mention that on average 53 hours per week of
    Managing yours and Your Child's Stress  Our kids are growing up fast and in a generation with electronics their parents never knew. Recent family statistics mention that on average 53 hours per week of
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