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  • City of Houston cleans up Wheeler Homeless Encampment

    HOUSTON— The City of Houston’s on cleaning duty at the Wheeler Homeless Encampment in Midtown for the third time. The encampment is located under the Southwest Freeway, stretching from Caroline to Almeda Road. Residents were ordered to vacate while sanitation crews clean up what the city has declared a public health nuisance. Fifteen agencies geared toward helping the homeless population are working to find apartments and other housing, and hopefully get these folks off the streets for good. For those […]

  • The ‘O Project’ shines light on families living with AIDS and HIV in Houston

    HOUSTON, TX – Can we talk real for a second? Are you or someone you know living with being HIV positive? Are you scared, sad, angry and trying to cope? Breakthroughs in modern medicine has lead to new ways to live with the virus. NewsFix has how you can find out about the new drug in today’s Inside Story from the pages of Houstonia. Tori Williams is a woman on a mission to document the stories of those locally living […]

  • Bomb hoax in Harris County has everyone on edge

    HOUSTON— A bomb scare in northwest Harris County has everyone looking over their shoulder. Harris County Precinct 1 Constable’s Office said someone taped an old electronic device to an LED light and put the device into a trash can at a neighborhood park in the Mount Royal Village subdivision. The blinking light scared the “Bejeezus” out of someone, and the bomb squad was called in to check it out. Some even had to leave their homes. The good news is […]

  • Pollen is in the air and twice as bad as last year

    HOUSTON – The first day of Spring is ‘a blooming’ and it’s time to bask in the sun, watch the grass grow and oh, yeah — allergies. Seems like a blanket of poisonous pollen is covering just about everything these days. Cars, the ground and what we don’t see. The force field of pollen surrounding our bodies. The trees are attacking us! Oak pollen is up twice as much as last year. Of course, we could simply wash the car, […]

  • Local kids celebrate Pi Day at the Houston Children’s Museum

    HOUSTON – Pi! Pie! Oh, me oh my! It’s Pi day everybody! And we all know what that means. Today’s the day we celebrate that almighty never ending mathematical symbol. The one no one can recite by heart, unless it gets you a free pecan pie from Three Bros. Bakery, that is. Say the first 75 digits after the decimal point and get a pie. 3-14 is also genius day apparently. Albert Einstein was born today and it’s the day […]

  • Inside Story: Meet the best cowboy you won’t see this year at RodeoHouston

    HOUSTON – What cowboy doesn’t love rodeo time in H-Town? The smell of the leather, the roar of the crowd and the thrill of the ride. It was a good ride for the 37-year-old California native. That is until June of 2017 and what started keeping him from doing what he’s loved for the last 19 years. Steer Wrestler Luke Branquinho dislocated his shoulder, tore his rotator cuff, then popped his bicep out. Yet, through the pain, Braquinho says no […]

  • Thousands of volunteers spend Spring Break rebuilding homes in the Houston area

    HOUSTON – So, how’s your Spring Break going? Well, why lay in the sun when you could be giving back? The charity, Eight Days of Hope, along with more than 4,000 volunteers from all of the world, are in town to lend a helping hand for Spring Break vacation. The group is restoring homes in Dickinson, League City, Friendswood and other parts of Galveston county damaged  by Hurricane Harvey. Genaro Carrillo’s home in Friendswood was flooded with a foot of […]

  • Hold the booze! Report says American consumers in 2017 spent $30 billion shopping while drunk

    HOUSTON – A new study by says the average American spent an estimated $450 on drunk purchases last year, adding up to a whopping $30 billion. What’d you buy? The study claims Millennials might spend more on liquid courage, but Generation Xers impulse buy four times more after a few drinks. Men are responsible for nearly $600 a year, whereas women spend half of that. And don’t think the retailers are fooled either. says a drunken demeanor is […]

  • Calls for a change in Harris County after problems surface on Election Day

    HOUSTON —  Another Election Day, DONE and in the books, as they say. Well, until the run-offs in May, that is. So, who voted? And how was the process? Surely, it went down without a hitch. Right? State Senator Sylvia Garcia, who’s running for House District 29, said her voting spot opened more than two hours late due to problems with voting machines resulting in some voters not being able to cast a ballot at all. And lines at Montie […]