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  • City of Houston recognizes victims, spotlights billboard of Abraham Campos on National Missing Children’s Day

    HOUSTON — Friday is National Missing Children’s Day. Every May 25th since 1983 has been observed to recognize missing youth after a series of child abductions gained the country’s attention. The Texas Department of Public Safety Missing Persons Clearing House has received 55, 346 reports in 2017. Of those, 41, 893 were juveniles. “These are true victims in our society and missing persons is something that we really need to address with partnerships and further education,” said Assistant HPD Chief […]

  • Man arrested in connection with explosive devices found in Beaumont

    BEAUMONT, Texas — An arrest has been made in the case of explosive devices found in Beaumont. Earlier this month, an explosive blast shattered a window at St. Stephen’s Episcopal Church, and back in April an explosive device was found at a Starbucks nearby. The FBI and Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives have been investigating the incidents. “Jonathan Matthew Torres, age 40, of Beaumont, was arrested yesterday at his residence on several federal charges: the use of an […]

  • Amazon asked to stop selling facial recognition technology to police

    Amazon has continued to keep us on our toes over the years with various new programs, but now their facial recognition technology is getting a lot of attention for privacy concerns. In 2016. Amazon launched “Rekognition,” an online service that can identify faces, objects, and track people. Anyone can use the service at a low cost through its giant cloud division, but the decision to market the facial recognition program to police is concerning to people especially those in vulnerable […]

  • Coach Mike D’Antoni talks game four win over the Warriors

    HOUSTON — The Rockets won big in Tuesday night’s Game 4 against the Warriors 95 to 92. “It’s two really good teams battling, and we are just trying to find what works, and a lot of times you do and a lot of times they won’t let you do it, so we’ve had two good games, they’ve had two good games so now it’s on to Game 5,” said Head Coach Mike D’Antoni. The big win over the Warriors was […]

  • Internet memes celebrate Rockets’ game 4 win over Golden State

    HOUSTON — Social media memes are going crazy after the rockets beat the Warriors in game 4 of the Western Conference Finals. For starters, James Harden’s face says it all in this picture, “We got ourselves a series!” We got ourselves a series! — Stadium (@WatchStadium) May 23, 2018 This mock jeopardy trivia board was surely a slam dunk. Many people say the Warriors are “impossible to beat,” but no one told told this NBA team that was the […]

  • Name Brand or No? The true taste test between name brand and generic food products

    HOUSTON — From chips to drinks, customers often shop for name brand items, but what about generic brands? Is it worth the extra splurge or is it all just the same? NewsFix went down the aisles to find out what shoppers prefer. “Yogurts. I buy name brand, but a lot of things I do buy generic. Cheese Itzs and cereals and crackers, I’ll buy the generic,” said shopper Stefanie Carper. “I’m just looking for the best price point when I’m […]

  • Texas GOP Candidate rewards kids if they marry white Christians

    DALLAS — A Dallas County Commissioner candidate is turning heads, and it’s not for his campaign agenda. In an interview with the Dallas Morning News, Vickers Cunningham admitted to having a trust fund for his kids that rewards them for marrying straight white Christians, whom he says supports his belief in traditional family values. He noted his children won’t be punished for marrying outside of their race, but if they do, they won’t be able to access parts of their […]

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    HPD hosts ‘Day of Prayer’ for fallen officers

    HOUSTON—  As National Police Week comes to a close, the Houston Police Department gathered as they held their day of prayer ceremony Friday morning. “I’d pray for unity so that we can all come together today in prayer, I pray for unity with our community, I pray for unity amongst your families that most of all I pray of all of us with God,” said President of the Houston Police Officer UnionJoe Gamaldi. The event, which was held at the […]

  • Update on hospitalized Santa Fe High School shooting victims; UTMB hosting blood drive throughout weekend

    SANTA FE, Texas — There are 10 dead and at least 10 injured in the wake of Friday’s shooting at Santa Fe High School. The University of Texas Medical Branch in Galveston is treating four of the victims, one who is under 18. “About 11:30 a.m. a 15-year-old male came to our emergency room in League City. He was treated and released. The first patient that we received today in our emergency room at League City was later transferred to […]