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  • HISD receives “B” overall rating from Texas Education Agency

    The Texas Education Agency  handed out their accountability ratings for school districts across the state for the 2018-2019 school year. HISD earned a grade of 88%, an overall “B” rating. 92% of HISD schools earned a passing grade. Nine campuses got off of the state’s “improvement required” list. This is the first year that the TEA used an A-F grading scale to score each school in the district. They are graded on are student achievement, academic growth, relative performance, and […]

  • New surveillance video released in Memorial City Mall scare

    Police have released surveillance video of the suspect and another young man who they are calling a person of interest in the chaos created Sunday afternoon at Memorial City Mall. This newly released video shows the young man in the green shirt that they believe is the suspect walking in the food court. It also shows another young man wearing a grey shirt following him. Chief Acevdeo says they believe that the two of them were together. Anyone who witnessed […]

  • Meet our Class Acts winner! Senior Kenny Tran of Alief ISD

    The votes have been totaled and a winner has been announced! Congratulations to this year’s Class Act winner, Kenny Tran! Kenny is a student at Alief Taylor High School. We showed up at the Alief Center for Advanced Careers to surprise him with the good news and his prize of a $1,000 scholarship. Kenny plans to attend the University of Houston and has a dream of impacting his community by providing a program that would allow everyone to receive orthodontic […]

  • Shooting victim identified as Houston rapper EMG Santana

    Condolences are pouring in now that a shooting victim has been identified as Houston rapper EMG Santana. Houston police were called to an apartment complex in the 4700 block of Mangum Road around 8:00 Tuesday night. When they got there, they found a man we know now was EMG Santana already dead. “The information we have right now is that there was some kind of altercation between the victim and several other males in the parking lot. The males fired […]

  • Man shoots at ex-girlfriend; kills her mother and brother before turning gun on himself

    A tragic scene unfolded Tuesday in Fort Bend County as a man shot at his ex-girlfriend and killed some of her family members before turning the gun on himself in Rosenberg, Texas. “This is absolutely heartbreaking for all the family members,”Sheriff Troy Nehls said. “These families will need prayers and support to help them through this time.” The sheriff’s office confirmed the ex-girlfriend was being given a ride by a friend and her friend’s teen daughter when her ex-boyfriend— father […]

  • Local WWII veteran celebrates 96th birthday by skydiving

    At 96 years young, Teddy Kirkpatrick has a lifetime of stories to tell. He served in the Army Air Corps during World War II. Listen long enough, you’ll realize why Kirkpatrick says it’s a miracle he’s here. “I flew in the 8th Air Force through 37 missions over Germany in B-17s— almost fell out three times without a parachute,” Kirkpatrick explained. “Bombs don’t always fly out. As a flight engineer, it was my job to arm them and then if […]

  • Human skull found in wooded area in Clear Lake

    The Houston Police Department is investigating after a human skull was found in a wooded area in Clear Lake Monday night. It was around 11:30 p.m. when police got a call that a couple of men looking for a place to pitch a tent and stay the night made the discovery. The skull was found in a wooded area near the corner of Clear Lake City Boulevard and Galveston Road. Since it was so dark when the remains were found, […]

  • Grand jury indicts Derion Vence in Maleah Davis case

    The Harris County District Attorney’s Office announced that a grand jury has indicted Derion Vence for tampering with the body of Maleah Davis. This indictment comes several weeks after he was first charged with the felony offense of tampering with evidence back on May 11. Maleah went missing in late April. Twenty-seven-year-old Vence, who is Maleah’s mother’s ex-fiance, was the last one seen with her. At first, Vence told police they were attacked by a group of men, he was […]

  • Pearland teen helping ‘Sock out Poverty’ in NYC

    Sixteen-year-old Princess Jackson from Pearland has a mission to reduce poverty and restore lives all over the world. No doubt a lofty goal, but it’s something she has been after for years now. “Me and my mom were Downtown passing out blankets to the homeless,” Princess said. “I saw the homeless with blankets, cardboard, shoes with holes in them, but they didn’t have socks to keep them warm, so I wanted to give back to the community by handing out […]

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