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  • Houston Police Officers’ Union holds blood drive for Officer Nestor Garcia

    HOUSTON– The Houston Police Department saves lives every day and today they’re rallying to save the life of their fellow officers injured in the line of duty. The Houston Police Officers’ Union along with the help from other local enforcement officer, held a blood drive for Officer Nestor Garcia. Last month a vehicle hit and dragged the rookie officer on southwest freeway while he was serving a warrant. Officer Garcia remains hospitalized at Memorial Herman, where he’s still receiving multiple […]

  • Conference of Mayors discusses Hurricane Harvey relief efforts

    HOUSTON — On Saturday, Houston’s mayor Sylvester Turner and the city welcomed leaders from the U.S. Conference of Mayors,  including the president, Mayor Mitch Landrieu of New Orleans. This visit was to look over Hurricane Harvey recovery sites, share best practices and collectively discuss the best ways to help after a natural disaster. The day’s itinerary included a stop at the Houston Food Bank to present a proclamation to the extraordinary volunteers from the Hive Society, Incorporated A non profit […]

  • Congresswoman Sheila Jackson Lee, Cedric the Entertainer give hurricane victims a smile and helping hand

    HOUSTON — Congresswoman Sheila Jackson Lee partnered with Cedric The Entertainer and several non-profit organizations to bring supplies and donations to those Houstonians effected by Hurricane Harvey. Funny man Cedric the Entertainer, in town to perform for a comedy show, was deeply moved by what he saw happen during the flood. He brought a smile and supplies to those who are still in need. After handing out items, the pair worked with local organizations to distribute critical information to help […]

  • Mattress Mack calls local Cougars basketball team to help with Hurricane Harvey clothes distribution

    HOUSTON — The Mack is back! And he’s enlisted help from some local Cougars. Houston legend Mattress Mack partnered with the University of Houston Men’s basketball team and Head Coach Kelvin Sampson to hand out clothes to those in need at Gallery Furniture on West Grand Parkway South. Moved by the photos of his fellow Houstonians who lost everything in the flood, Coach Sampson used the power of social media to call for help, and boy did that help come. Thousands […]

  • Magic Johnson and Stevie Wonder donate relief supplies for Harvey victims

    HOUSTON — Houston was sprinkled with a little Magic and a lot of Wonder today! Harris County Constable Precinct 1 has been at the forefront of the county-wide relief effort for Hurricane Harvey victims, receiving donations from around the country and distributing them to thousands of residents affected by the storm. To further these efforts, Precinct 1 received a shipment of donated relief supplies organized by basketball legend Magic Johnson and music artist Stevie Wonder! In the wake of the […]

  • Kimora Lee Simmons and non-profit Unmentionables donate hygiene products to hurricane victims

    HOUSTON — A woman who built a thriving empire around fashion is helping Houstonians rebuild after Hurricane Harvey. Along with a $25,000 donation, Kimora Lee Simmons thought it would be best to show up and also lend a helping hand. Simmons is helping by providing hygienic care products to hurricane victims. Yep, she’s partnering with the non-profit The Unmentionables to provide life’s basic essentials for people who need it during this time. The two forces came together to donate basic necessities, like […]

  • Long overdue dedication held at Buffalo Soldier Museum for soldiers who lost lives in Camp Logan Riots

    HOUSTON — Finally honored! In a ceremony many considered long overdue, burial markers were laid at College Park Cemetery in tribute to two brave Buffalo Soldiers who lost their lives during the Camp Logan Riots.  Described as the mutiny of 1917, Sargent Brian Watson and Sargent Vida Henry of the 24th infantry arrived in Houston to do their patriotic duty, but were quickly met with overt racism and the savage Jim Crow Laws. Given the simple mission to protect Camp […]

  • Chaos erupts during council meeting in Charlottesville

    CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. — Chaos ensued Monday night in Charlottesville, Virginia during a council meeting when protesters showed up ready to make their voices heard. The city remains on edge as it grapples with the decision of what to do with decades old confederate symbolism.  It was the first meeting since the violent protests last week between white supremacists and counter protesters and a shouting match erupted, resulting in the council suspending the session until things calmed down. The protesters shouted, […]

  • Teen charged as adult after killing 2 sisters in Indiana

    CLINTON COUNTY, Indiana — An Indiana family mourns the life of two young sisters who were violently struck by a car as they sat in their living room. The out-of-control car was driven by 17-year-old Alia Sierra, who plowed into Haleigh and Callie Fullerton’s home, instantly killing them. The girls were sharing an evening with their mom, who was also severely injured. Clinton County investigators say the 17-year-old was highly intoxicated and high on opiates. In a sobering moment, Sierra appeared in […]