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  • Mechanical failure prompts boil water notice in Pearland

      PEARLAND— A major equipment failure involving the Kirby Water Production facility prompted the City of Pearland to issue a boil water notice Wednesday. “Any time you have an issue where the water pressure drops below the mandated level there is potential for contamination and because water safety is paramount to us and we want to insure the safety of our residents, we issued the water notice,” Sparkle Anderson with the City of Pearland said. Not all the City of […]

  • Between the Lines: Craig takes aim at target practice

    HOUSTON — Craig Hlavaty recently tried both his hands at using a compound bow, one of the most popular forms of archery weapons. It was a lot easier than he thought it would be, but we think he shouldn’t quit his day job to become professional hunter.

  • How Houstonians emerge from the thaw after winter storm passes

    HOUSTON — As Houston begins to slowly thaw out, Memorial Park, usually bustling with activity, is barren but for a few very determined athletes. ”Gyms are closed today and I’m in the middle of training for a half Iron Man and I’m pretty sure my coach would not let the weather be an excuse. So I am out here braving the little bit warmer weather than yesterday to get some of my training done… I’m completely layered. I have my […]

  • Spirit of service alive and well in Houston on Martin Luther King, Jr. Day

    HOUSTON—Interfaith Ministries honored Dr. Martin Luther King’s legacy by offering Houston’s youth a chance to serve. “Martin Luther King, Jr. Was such a proponent of service, an advocate for service to the community. We are here today with about 200 youth.  To come together and serve side by side. To serve our clients for meals on wheels and refugee services and to just get a good spirit and give back to our Houston community,” said Bethany Boucher with Interfaith Ministries. […]

  • Rainbow Trout added to north Houston ponds just in time for MLK holiday weekend

    HOUSTON – For folks who enjoy the sport of fishing, these winter months can get pretty slow if you’re going after bass or catfish. That’s why Harris County Precinct 4 and the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department are out in force, just in time for the Martin Luther King, Jr. Holiday weekend, filling neighborhood ponds in Precinct 4 with rainbow trout! “Rainbow trout is a cool water species,this is their temperature, this is where they thrive at, this is when […]

  • Immigration advocates: Dreamers shouldn’t act on US District Court decision blocking DACA’s demise

    HOUSTON – The dreamers received a victory in the fight to save DACA, but legal experts say, it may only be a temporary win. On Tuesday, a U.S. District Court judge temporarily blocked the Trump Administration from phasing out the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program. This calls for the Department of Homeland Security to continue allowing those already with DACA to apply for renewal even if they were about to lose that protection. But FIEL Houston is warning folks […]

  • Between the Lines: Craig goes to the Houston Boat Show

    HOUSTON — This week, Craig Hlavaty hit up the Houston Boat Show to get the scoop on this season’s biggest toys. He also found a Houston Strong boat that just might come in handy during the next flood in Houston. Check it out!

  • 2 million jobs created in 2017, local small business owners thriving

    HOUSTON – With 2017 in the history books, the Bureau of Labor Statistics published its final jobs report of the year, and things are looking up for USA. The stock market is on fire. President Donald Trump’s Twitter account won’t let you forget it! But he also tweeted Friday morning to take credit for the new jobs, jobs, jobs! An estimated 148,000 new jobs created in December put the U.S. economy at a growth of 2 million jobs for 2017. […]

  • JJ Watt makes one little gamer’s day on Xbox Live

    MANVEL, Texas – JJ Watt put a huge smile on the face of one Manvel boy…even after the boy’s really rough week. Six-year-old Cooper Davis broke his leg in a trampoline accident on Monday. “I felt a snap, and I heard it, but they didn’t,” Cooper recalled. The doctor confirmed Cooper had a Tibial Plateau fracture.  That’s the same injury suffered by Houston’s hero – the one and only JJ Watt. “He woke up and he’s like ‘hey can I […]