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  • Get back in the “zone” with school zone safety tips from Houston law enforcement

    HOUSTON – Now that class is back in session, Houston police took to the streets to remind everyone to be extra careful. “They need to exercise more patience. Realize there’s gonna be a lot more pedestrian traffic. There’s gonna be a lot of bicycle traffic,” said Lt. Kevin Duggan of HPD’s Traffic Enforcement. No matter if you’re on two wheels or four, police will be in the zone watching. Lt. Duggan further stated, “We’re looking for speeding, following too close, […]

  • Facebook hackers posing as Mattress Mack posts offensive ads 

    HOUSTON — Gallery Furniture owner Jim “Mattress Mack” McIngvale can now sleep a little better since he now has full control of his Facebook account, again. Someone hacked it and sent out fake ads and other naughty things. “I don’t do innuendo jokes, all types of inappropriate things. That’s not who we are,” McIngvale said. A quick scroll through his personal or company’s page and you’ll find a news feed full of positivity, from biblical scriptures to acts of kindness […]

  • 11-year-old female rapper from Houston gets record label deal

    ATLANTA – From the ‘H’ to the A-T-L, Texas breeds another shining music star. Houston native and 11-year-old rapper — Alaya High, aka ‘Lay Lay’ —  is making a name for herself in Atlanta. She posted on Instagram, “it’s official!!! I am the youngest female rap artist to sign a record deal.” Empire Distribution scooped up the young talent after several videos of her freestyling went viral on social media. ‘Lay Lay’ has racked up more than one million views […]

  • Mayor Turner speaks out against plans for immigrant children’s detention center in Houston

    HOUSTON — Mayor Sylvester Turner formally spoke out Tuesday against plans to open an immigrant children’s detention center in downtown Houston. “I did not as mayor give my blessing to this deal,” Turner said during a press conference with faith-based and community leaders at Houston City Hall. A warehouse on Emancipation Street, which previously housed Hurricane Harvey victims, is set to house kids up to 17 years old who are separated from their parents after crossing into the U.S. illegally. […]

  • Are Houston bus stops danger zones for pedestrians?

    HOUSTON – Walking Houston streets is no walk in the park— and we don’t mean the need to avoid crime-ridden neighborhoods! City bus stops are dangers hidden in plain sight, and local buses could be dropping passengers off into a danger zone. Preliminary data from the Governor’s Highway Safety Association estimated 5,984 pedestrian fatalities in the United States for 2017. Thirty-three percent happened on local municipal streets. In 2016, Harris County ranked third in the nation with 128 pedestrians killed. […]

  • Suspect crashes into three cars during police chase in north Houston

    HOUSTON — What do you get when cross a cop, a frantic suspect behind the wheel, and innocent drivers? A triple-doozy chase-turned-crash. The end result? Lots of damage to cars— and probably a bruised ego for the suspect. It all went down around 11 p.m. in north Houston Sunday when Houston police tried to pull over a driver for a traffic violation on Little York Road near West Hardy. But instead of slowing down to pulling over, the driver sped […]

  • Former employees suing Shipley Do-Nuts over alleged sexual harassment, racial discrimination

    HOUSTON – Things aren’t looking too sweet for Shipley Do-Nuts. The Houston-based pastry chain is at the center of a civil rights lawsuit. Harris County court documents show at least three women, all former employees, claim sexual harassment and racial and gender discrimination against the company’s co-owner, Lawrence Shipley III. The women are accusing Shipley of inappropriately touching their rear ends while hugging them and staring at their body parts. All this is alleged to have gone down before they […]

  • Kim Jon Un meets with South Korean intelligence chiefs, USS Carl Vinson arrives in Vietnam

    NORTH KOREA – Just one week after the Winter Olympics, in Pyongyang, North and South Korea are making steps forward to diplomacy. High-level South Korean delegates went to North Korea and met with Kim Jong Un, Monday and one hot topic they’re hoping to diffuse is nuclear weapons. President Trump says if the U.S. and North Korea will work together they have to get rid of their nuclear weapons program. This is the first time since 2011 Jong Un has […]

  • Gov. Abbott awards first responders at Houston Livestock Show & Rodeo

    HOUSTON – It wasn’t just any old Monday at the Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo. It was First Responders Appreciation Day. Police officers, firefighters, paramedics, and their families all got in free on Monday. “This is the third time we’ve celebrated this day at the show but its never taken on the meaning that it does this year after Hurricane Harvey,” said Joel Crowley, president & CEO of the Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo. Houston Mayor Sylvester Turner said, “It is […]

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