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  • Kids living at Star of Hope gifted with cool, new shoes to head back to school

    HOUSTON – Over 150 homeless children will be walking into their first day of school with a fresh pair of kicks! Kids living at the Star of Hope’s Cornerstone Community will receive a pair of brand new shoes from Academy and, it’s safe to say, they were pretty excited! The annual event is organized by Trees of Hope, with the help from the Robert and Janice McNair Foundation, PurePoint Financial and Raising Canes. The event, which is celebrating its 10th […]

  • Sheila Jackson Lee, elected officials address letters sent to residents challenging voter registration

    HOUSTON — Congresswoman Sheila Jackson Lee along with elected officials held a press conference to address letters sent to residents challenging voter registration. Many residents in the Third Ward area recently received a letter informing them of an address change that they actually didn’t file. If they do not address the change within just 30 days, their rights could be canceled. It’s exactly what happened to resident Lynn Lane, who almost threw the letter away thinking it was junk! “It says official […]

  • First grader dropped off at wrong bus stop in Fort Bend

    RICHMOND, Texas — A parent’s worst nightmare: one Fort Bend Independent School District mom received a call that her 6-year-old son was missing. Idia Osaren has two children, ages 11 and 6, who attend Oakland Elementary School in FBISD. It’s a new school for both kids, along with a new bus stop and neighborhood. Her children are very close, but were not allowed to sit together on the bus ride home from school. The bus driver issued rules that boys […]

  • Lucy Bertrand’s family holds benefit to raise money for funeral expenses

    TEXAS CITY, Texas – Three kids are left without a mother after Texas City’s Lucy Bertrand was beat and stabbed to death in her home. The suspects, Amy Lynne Medina and Cory McCray, are now in custody, but this is only the beginning for her family. Bertrand’s eldest daughter, Kayleigh Ovalle,  is not only mourning the death of her mother but also taking care of her siblings and handling funeral arrangements. “I’m 19, and now me and my grandma have […]

  • Houston bar refuses to show NFL games this season

    HOUSTON — Bar food, beer and football could be a tradition coming to an end. A local bar will no longer show NFL games as a form of protest. This season, the NFL changed its policy for players regarding the National Anthem. Players are no longer required to be on the field before games while the Star Spangled Banner plays. However, they are allowing teams to discipline those players who protest publicly during the song. It’s the NFL’s attempt to […]

  • Houston ISD shuts down charter school just two weeks before classes start

    HOUSTON — There are just days left until the start of the Houston ISD school year and hundreds of parents are left scrambling to find a new school for their kids because the district has abruptly cancelled its affiliation with a charter school. Suddenly, Kandy Stripe Academy Charter School will not open this upcoming school year. Many parents are just finding out and were told by automated voice message. Rosalinda Scallion, a parent at Kandy Stripe is furious. “They should […]

  • Herbicide found in breakfast cereal and heavy metals in baby food, multiple reports say

    HOUSTON — Your morning Cheerios might be contaminated and your baby’s food could be, too. Environmental research and advocacy groups found traces of herbicide in Quaker Oats and other breakfast foods that could increase cancer risk for kids. However, don’t throw out your General Mills just yet! Researchers said the products are safe and meet quality standards. According to Dietician and lactation consultant Melissa Gause, contaminates in food is a common concern, but moderation is key. “It is a concern […]

  • Texans back to practicing in front of hometown fans 

    HOUSTON — The Texans are practicing in Houston for the first time this season and fans were pumped! Die-hard Texans fans lined up early to scope out the perfect spot and greet their beloved team for day one of practice. One Texans fan even spent the night in the parking lot! “I’ve been here since midnight,” Texans fan Candelario Rangel said. The love and support from the fans does not go unnoticed. “It’s always great to come back home and […]

  • Conroe teen with down syndrome impresses the world with amazing artwork

    CONROE, Texas — Nearly two years ago, a Conroe family adopted a 12-year-old girl with down syndrome from Bulgaria. Sevy Eicher, who is now 14 years old, is also non verbal. However, her art speaks volumes. Sevy’s parents discovered she had an incredible talent for art. “She started painting and just blew us away,” her mom Lisa said. Sevy now has her own studio as well as her own way of doing things, the mother said. “She doesn’t like any suggestions, […]

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