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  • Mayor Turner delivers “State of the City Address”

    HOUSTON — Mayor Sylvester Turner spoke on the state of the city for his second time Thursday afternoon. He covered several topics, including the city just being named the best place in the country for minority business owners. His commitment to fixing potholes and his growing summer jobs program were big positives. However, the city’s ongoing flooding and drainage issues are still very much a work in progress. Easily, one of the biggest accomplishments in the past year for Houston […]

  • More than 200 students out sick

    HUMBLE, Texas — It’s been a hectic few days for Woodland Hills Elementary School in Humble I.S.D. About 80 kids were absent from school Wednesday, but that number grew to 205 Thursday. Some parents said they kept their children home as a precaution. The district said special cleaning crews and equipment were brought in to fog the entire building from top to bottom. Bleach was used in the school cafeteria and even the school buses got a deep cleaning. Five […]

  • Judge denies bond for murder-for-hire suspect after girlfriend, alleged co-conspirator commits suicide

    HOUSTON — A judge denied bond Wednesday for Leon Jacobs, the boyfriend of a prominent veterinarian who committed suicide after they were both were arrested after hiring a hitman to kill their former lovers. This was the second time Jacobs has been denied bond within the last 24 hours. Jacobs made a special request to attend the funeral of his girlfriend, Valerie McDaniel, after she leapt to her death Monday from the 7th floor of the River Oaks high rise […]

  • Muslim community raises $100,000 plus for Jewish cemetery

    ST. LOUIS — The city of St. Louis has seen support pouring in from all over the country after a historical Jewish cemetery was desecrated over the weekend. The cleanup is going to take time, but helping hands haven’t been hard to find. An online fundraiser encouraging Muslims to donate to the cleanup has raised well over $100,000 which has far surpassed the sites goal of $20,000. Nearly 200 headstones were toppled during the vandalism, causing outrage,     Now […]

  • Idaho family travels to Houston to get treatment for conjoined twins

    HOUSTON – The mother of of conjoined twins is sharing her family’s story. Chelsea Torres found out that she was pregnant last June, but just a few months later she received some very troubling news. “During a test they couldn’t find a heartbeat,” said Torres. “At eight weeks they did a viability test and they found one heartbeat and then another but they couldn’t differentiate if there were two babies. That’s when doctors diagnosed us with conjoined twins.” The news […]

  • Beyoncé cancels Coachella performance

    INDIO, CA — The Beyhive is not happy to hear the news that Queen Bey will no longer be headlining Coachella. The music festival announced via their Facebook page that the performance was canceled due to doctors orders. When Beyoncé first announced that she was pregnant with twins, concerns over her Coachella performance surfaced immediately. Following her stunning show at the Grammy’s most fans’ fears were put to rest. Beyoncé’s people have confirmed that she will be back to headline […]

  • Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick says Texas family values not for sale

    HOUSTON — Texas Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick visited Houston Monday to talk property tax reform, but it was the state’s proposed bathroom bill that was the real hot topic. Members of the media caught up with Patrick in the hallway and he didn’t hold back his criticism of how the media has chosen to cover the controversial bill, which would require people to use the gender of the restroom that is listed on their birth certificate.

  • Hip-hop dance pioneer teaches master class in Houston

    HOUSTON — Long before we were doing the whip and nae nae, famed Brooklyn choreographer Buddha Stretch was laying down the fundamentals of hip-hop freestyle dance. Considered a pioneer in the business, Buddha has devoted his life to dance and the art of expression through movement and music. Local dancer Le’Andre Douglas was responsible for getting Buddha to Houston where he taught a master class to a packed house. Eager to learn from the best, local dancers got an up […]

  • President Trump talks Putin, football and fake news in new interviews

    WASHINGTON — Two different and recent interviews with President Donald Trump are making headlines. While talking with One Sport Radio,Trump remained steadfast that Russian President Vladimir Putin wasn’t such a bad guy, even referencing his alleged popularity with is people. In a second interview with Fox News, it was host Bill O’Reilly who had strong opinion about President Putin— blatantly calling him a killer. The harsh remarks did not sit well with The Kremlin, who is now asking for an […]

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