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  • RodeoHouston unveils plans for custom, world-class concert stage in 2018

    HOUSTON — For the first time in over 30 years, RODEOHOUSTON will debut a new rotating concert stage on opening day, Feb. 27, 2018. Designed and fabricated by TAIT, the leading producer of live entertainment equipment in the world, the stage will feature the latest technology to boost concert presentation and fan experience. Stage Facts: Star-shaped stage with five star points, each with an arm length of 36 feet and a base of 23 feet Each star point can be […]

  • Police release sketch of man wanted in shooting of 1-year-old in SW Houston

    HOUSTON — Houston police released a composite sketch Friday of a man wanted in the shooting of an infant in southwest Houston in May. On May 22, a woman and her 1-year-old son were traveling southbound in the 8600 block of Mullins Drive, from Beechnut, around 5:30 p.m. when they passed a dark-colored or black SUV traveling northbound. As they passed the SUV, shots were fired from inside the vehicle. The child was struck in both legs by the gunfire. […]

  • Former Rockets player sued by father of autistic boy who drowned while visiting his Pearland home

    HOUSTON — The father of an autistic boy who drowned while visiting the Pearland home of a former Rockets player has filed a wrongful death lawsuit seeking damages. Marcus McGhee, 9, was the nephew of former NBA player Marcus Camby. The boy’s family was in town, visiting from Connecticut, for the Thanksgiving holiday. The trip took a turn for the worse on Nov. 24, 2016 when the younger Marcus went missing. Surveillance video captured the boy exiting the rear of […]

  • Former North Korea detainee Otto Warmbier dies

    (CNN) — Otto Warmbier, the college student who returned to the United States last week after 17 months of detention in North Korea, died Monday afternoon, his family said in a statement. “It is our sad duty to report that our son, Otto Warmbier, has completed his journey home. Surrounded by his loving family, Otto died today at 2:20 p.m.,” the statement said. “We would like to thank the wonderful professionals at the University of Cincinnati Medical Center who did […]

  • #Slay: Perfectly imperfect and unapologetic, androgynous performers take drag next level

    HOUSTON– “I’m not perfect, but I’m perfect for you” is the title of the 1986 song belted by the hauntingly iconic beauty Grace Jones, who set the standard when it comes to androgyny. Often imitated — never duplicated — and an enigma to both men and women alike, Jones is in a league of her own. Her features were defined, her persona was bold and, to look at her, one might have been afraid or a bit confused. Masculine— yet […]

  • ‘Thank you Lord’: The Woodlands man acquitted of drug-smuggling charges released from Dominican jail

    HOUSTON — The Woodlands man who was jailed for 14 months in the Dominican Republic is now a free man. A smiling Larry Davis was embraced by friends and supporters Thursday, acquitted of drug smuggling charges and ready to return to the life he once knew. “There he is folks, there he is folks; the man, they myth, the legend,” a friend recording the moment Davis walked out of prison said. “What’s up buddy? Praise the Lord.” Davis embraced his […]

  • The Woodlands dad ‘fantastic, liberated’ after exonerated of drug smuggling charges in Dominican Republic

    HOUSTON — Leasing out property to make extra money turned out to be a decision Larry Davis may regret for years to come. For 14 months, the Woodlands dad found himself locked in a jail cell in the Dominican Republic, part of an island which is usually a tourist hot spot, but this was no vacation. It was hot, conditions were unsanitary, according to his attorney, and Davis, 44, was going through hell. His future was uncertain and the reason […]

  • 5-year-old Houston girl transforms into celebrity look-a-likes for social media’s #TwinkieWednesday

    HOUSTON — At only 5 years old, not many can quite “strike a pose to perfection” like 5-year-old Layla Cain. The pint-sized Houston beauty queen is so good at it, that she is going after the “big girls” in the game, or rather, respectfully paying homage to them. Layla and her mother, Brittney Cain, have created a bit of a buzz on social media with #TwinkieWednesday, a day in which they celebrate #BlackGirlMagic in all its glory with Layla knocking […]

  • Olivia Newton-John cancels tour dates, including Houston area stop, after learning she has breast cancer

    HOUSTON — Singer Olivia Newton John has postponed her concert tour after learning she has breast cancer, representatives have confirmed.  The famed “Grease” actress and singer was scheduled to perform at the Stafford Centre on June 8. The announcement was made on her Facebook page: Olivia Newton-John is reluctantly postponing her June U.S. and Canadian concert tour dates. The back pain that initially caused her to postpone the first half of her concert tour, has turned out to be breast cancer […]