Posted on One item that ends up on some shoppers’ holiday gift lists is a new pet. But surprising someone with an animal is almost never a good idea.
Posted on The public hearing will lay out the goals to get the Gulf Coast back to what it looked like before the Deepwater Horizon disaster in 2010.
Posted on A University of Houston study tracked more than 100 cognitive behavioral therapy patients over a twelve-week course to treat anxiety.
Posted on The people who keep track of Houston's homeless population say one of every four homeless kids in the area is gay or lesbian. A new organization hopes to get specialized help for those kids before they fall victim to the perils of street life.
Posted on A Moon-watching event is set for Saturday evening (Sept. 19) in Clear Lake.
Posted on Senate Bill 374 will require all state agencies to run new employees through E-Verify to ensure people are authorized to work in the U.S.
Posted on County Judge Mark Henry and two commissioners are footing the bill to train 65 county employees who want their own CHLs.
Posted on The next phase of a massive project to restore Galveston's beaches gets underway this week. This part of the plan will put a usable beach where there really hasn't been one before — along 20 blocks between 61st and 81st streets.
Posted on Drought has already made a comeback to half of Brazoria County. Harris and all adjacent counties are "abnormally dry" in what experts are calling a "flash drought."
Posted on The monthly median price for a two-bedroom apartment is about $200 higher than the statewide median.
Posted on The former Texas governor isn't polling well enough to be in the top ten candidates seeking the 2016 Republican presidential nomination. That likely means he, and the five or six others near the bottom of the polls, will be in an earlier debate on Thursday.
Posted on The people who handle natural and man-made disasters in Harris County have overhauled their website to make it work better with phones and tablets.
Posted on People who live in flood-prone areas of northern Harris County are one step closer to an added layer of protection. Work begins next month on two stormwater detention basins along Greens Bayou.
Posted on Not long ago, if you wanted to know your cholesterol or testosterone levels, or whether you might be HIV positive, you had to go to a clinic or doctor's office to get tested. Today, you can do those tests at home. And, one day, there could be another test on the "at-home" list: screening for the human papilloma virus, or HPV. That's the virus that causes most cervical cancers. Testing for HPV without a trip to a doctor's office could improve the health of women in Harris County.
Posted on Same-sex marriage is the law of the land. But, according to the state's top attorney, not every county clerk has to perform those marriages, if they don't want to. A constitutional law professor says there are ways that opinion could hold up, and ways that it could fall apart.