Posted on · A new 20-year master plan is being developed to guide further improvements at Hermann Park. The planning team is addressing the bumper-to-bumper traffic that often occurs on weekends.
Posted on · Houston Mayor Sylvester Turner says all three employee pension systems are now behind the reform plan. The city council will vote on the issue this Wednesday.
Posted on · The Harris County Commissioners Court is keeping the property tax rate at the same level as last year. But tax bills could still go up due to rising property values.
Posted on · U.S. Senator John Cornyn of Texas says he's disgusted by Donald Trump's words about women. But Cornyn says he still supports the Republican presidential candidate.
Posted on · The Houston Astros have broken ground for the renovation of center field at Minute Maid Park. That includes the removal or an iconic feature of this particular park.
Posted on · Harris County's chief election official says layers of checks and balances help ensure the integrity of the voting process.
Posted on · The Houston Super Bowl Host Committee is announcing neighborhood events in the days leading up to Super Bowl LI here in Houston. Organizers are also making transportation plans and finalizing security preparations.
Posted on · National Night Out has been an annual event since the eighties. Citizens are encouraged to go outside their homes to meet their neighbors -- and local law enforcement officers -- at various social events and block parties. It might be more important to participate this year than in previous years.
Posted on · The U.S. House passed a bill last week authorizing various development projects for harbor maintenance. But the Senate passed a different version of the bill a few weeks ago. Lawmakers say this legislation is important for the Houston Ship Channel.
Posted on · Texas and 26 other states are suing to stop the EPA's Clean Power Plan. Oral arguments are being heard Tuesday by an appeals court in Washington, D.C.
Posted on · The EPA proposes removing a total of about 202,000 cubic yards of contaminated material at a cost of almost $97 million.
Posted on · Harris County law enforcement officials are warning local residents about scams trying to convince people they owe phony fines for missed jury service.
Posted on · Ken Paxton is asking the justices to restore the state's Voter ID law. But any decision will likely come after the November election.
Posted on · The League of Women Voters of Texas says only about a fifth of official county websites in the state provide even minimally adequate and current voter ID information.
Posted on · Shannon Miles, the man accused of killing Harris County Deputy Sheriff Darren Goforth was returned to Houston yesterday, after treatment at a mental hospital.