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  • Harris County Animal Shelter gets helping hand from groups in Tulsa

    HOUSTON — Some local pets in an overcrowded animal shelter are getting a new home until they can be adopted. Houston PetSet has partnered up with the Humane Society of the United States Ally Project and the Humane Society of Tulsa to send animals from the Harris County Animal Shelter all the way to Oklahoma. The goal of the new program is to find these pets forever homes. According to organizers, twice a month, the group will send pets from Harris […]

  • Here’s how Houstonians can win a free Carnival cruise! Plus, help kids at St. Jude Children’s Hospital 

    HOUSTON — Need another reason to go on a vacation? Carnival Cruise Lines is adding another ship to its fleet. And to celebrate the new vessel, they will be going above and beyond. That’s because the cruise line is launching its very own airship! That’s right, Carnival now has a blimp. The airship will be arriving to Houston to celebrate the arrival of the newest ship, Carnival Vista, from Sept. 7 through Sept. 9. Spot it? Snap it! Houstonians will have […]

  • Free meals available to all students at Houston ISD schools

    HOUSTON — Houston ISD is making a big change in its cafeterias and it’s going to have parents seeing more green, and we’re not talking about the broccoli! The district is now serving no charge meals to all their students regardless of the family’s income, starting immediately. HISD is eligible for the program because they have a certain percentage of students who qualify for free or reduced meals based on their participation in programs such as supplemental nutrition assistance program […]

  • Controversial message on HISD school wall gets scrubbed; replaced with a new message

    UPDATE – A controversial quote placed on the wall at the performing and visual arts department at Gregory Lincoln Middle School has been scrubbed away and replaced with a new one. A new quote has been painted to adorn the hallway at Gregory Lincoln, attributed to Nobel Prize laureate Malala Yousafzai. Children at the school this year will be reading Malala’s book, “Malala’s Magic Pencil.” A new quote is now adorning the hall at Gregory-Lincoln Education Center, attributed to @NobelPrize Laureate […]

  • Worker at immigrant children’s shelter accused of molesting teen

    HOUSTON — The controversial Southwest Key facility holding immigrant children now has even a bigger problem! The company has recently been eyeing Houston for a new child holding camp, which would keep immigrant kids there until their parents get out of immigration limbo. But, now a worker at a Southwest Key facility in Arizona has been accused of molesting a 14-year-old girl and local officials are demanding for more to be done to protect these kids. “These are kids in […]

  • Chloe Robison, Atascocita teen killed in alleged DWI accident, finally laid to rest

    ATASCOCITA, Texas — One of two Atascocita High School students killed in an alleged drunk driving accident last week has finally been laid to rest. Chloe Robison’s funeral was held at Luke Church in Humble. Her friends and family were all in attendance to say there final goodbyes. Jaggar Smith has been charged with intoxication manslaughter and is currently out on bond. He admitted to drinking an entire bottle of mad dog 20/20 before getting behind the wheel and crashing […]

  • Houston TranStar website adds new feature to help drivers avoid flooded streets

    HOUSTON — Houston TranStar has unveiled a new way of helping Houstonians avoid flooded streets with the organization’s latest website feature! The agency designed the new feature by working closely with the Harris County Flood Control District to overlay a rainfall sensor on the TranStar traffic map. This new feature will show where conditions are likely to cause localized flooding and alert drivers when to avoid those areas. County officials said these changes will take effect immediately.

  • Father races onto track to save son after race car crashes, bursts into flames

    A race car driver is lucky to be alive after his car burst into flames. The scary incident happened on Father’s Day weekend at the South Boston speedway in Virginia. Mike Jones races cars. He and his dad, Dean, were spending Father’s Day at the race track when something went terribly wrong. The younger Jones was coming around a curve when another driver accidentally rammed into him, sending his vehicle out of control and ultimately crashing into a wall before […]

  • Injured Santa Fe ISD officer released from hospital three weeks after campus shooting

    SANTA FE, Texas — The school resource officer who was shot during the Santa Fe High School shooting is finally out of the hospital. UTMB Galveston tweeted out the good news Wednesday that John Barnes was being discharged. He is said to be in good spirits and ready to go home! On the heels of Barnes’ discharge, Santa Fe ISD released the new safety guidelines that the district is implementing for next school year. ALSO READ: Last Santa Fe High […]

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