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  • Wish granted: 9-year-old Cameron Gooch becomes Astro for a day!

    HOUSTON – Throughout Cameron Gooch’s battle with pediatric cancer, baseball has been one of his bright spots, specifically the Houston Astros. “They’re my favorite team, because they’re doing real well this year, and I live around here,” Gooch said. “They’ve been motivating me a lot.” The 9-year-old from The Woodlands had his Make-a-Wish request come true on Thursday when he became an Astro for the day. “Baseball’s been the thing that lets him be a regular kid through all this […]

  • Test your Coogs knowledge with Major Applewhite trivia

    HOUSTON — By now, you probably know Major Applewhite is starting his first full season as head coach of the UH Cougars.  The former Texas quarterback has competed on many levels. For example, did you know he once battled Tom Brady for a spot on the Patriots? Alright, Brady’s job was never in doubt, but still it’s a fun fact. Before the season opener, NewsFix quizzed a pair of players, Will Noble and Emeke Egbule, to see how well they […]

  • DPS Trooper Chad Blackburn returns to duty after nearly fatal car crash

    HOUSTON – It’s been close to a year, but Texas Department of Safety trooper Chad Blackburn is back on patrol. “Back in the saddle again, that was my goal,” Blackburn said. On Labor Day of 2016, Blackburn’s car was crashed into by an alleged drunk driver, Tuwanna Moore. Blackburn stayed at an extended care facility until Thanksgiving of that year  and then continued rehabbing at home for the next nine months. After passing a series of tests, Blackburn started his […]

  • Kindergarten teacher in Katy carries the lessons of her former teacher and school’s namesake

    KATY, TX – When Amanda Fait walks into Robert and Felice Bryant Elementary School for the first day of classes on Wednesday, it will be completing a legacy of learning. “Mrs. Bryant was actually my kindergarten teacher,” Fait said. “Now, I get to be a kindergarten teacher at a school named after her. It’s truly an honor.” Felice Bryant spent 29 years teaching elementary school students. Her husband, Bob, logged more than 40 years as a fine arts teacher and […]

  • Pearland Food Truck Fridays bring tasty combos to keep your tummy satisfied

    PEARLAND, Texas — Fridays have become a little more “foody” in Pearland. This week, organizers hosted the first ever “Pearland Food Truck Fridays” at the VFW Post 7109. While there were two savory food trucks and one dessert truck this week, organizers are hoping the event will grow more. “In Houston, you’ve got all these different type of food truck events,” organizer Andrew Hernandez said. “I wanted it to come to Pearland, our city, where we don’t have events like […]

  • Cougars preparing to make Alamo City takeover for season opener

    HOUSTON – The Houston Cougars don’t open up their season for another three weeks, but first year head coach Major Applewhite admits he’d be lying if he said the UTSA Roadrunners weren’t on his mind. “I’ve thought about them since the moment I got the job,” Applewhite said. “As a coach you have to be very very careful when you have 18 practices left, to not get too focused on one opponent. That’s not what we want to do. We […]

  • Texans fans are ready for football once again as preseason kicks off tonight

    HOUSTON — The Texans open up their preseason schedule Wednesday night in Charlotte. Coach Bill O’Brien says all healthy players will get a chance to play, including JJ Watt. Watt only played in three games last year before a back injury cut his season short. While fans geared up at Academy Sports + Outdoors, much of the buzz surrounded the quarterback situation for the Texans. Watch the video above to see if Texans faithful want to see more of the […]

  • Street flooding leaves drivers stranded in southwest Houston

    HOUSTON – Water coming into your car, the motor stalling; it’s a scary thing to imagine. Unfortunately, many Houstonians experienced just that Tuesday morning due to heavy overnight rains that caused flooding. At the Wilcrest and Bellfort intersection in southwest Houston, motorists tried to drive through high water areas. While some in lifted trucks were able to get through, others like Abdul Usmani weren’t as lucky. His two sons were in the car with him when he got stuck in […]

  • No more desks! Humble teacher transforms 2nd grade classroom into fun, funky paradise

    HUMBLE, Texas – School doesn’t start for another three weeks in Humble, but one classroom at North Belt Elementary has already aced a makeover. Jotina Buck transformed her second grade room into a flexible seating zone, ditching traditional chairs and desks for a variety of seating choices. There’s everything from yoga balls to swivel chairs, all to create an enhanced learning environment. “I know that all children can learn, but it’s our responsibility to ensure that we have a classroom […]