Posted on · Some residents who say the White Oak Music Hall is too loud are trying a new tactic. The attorney representing residents near the venue is asking for an administrative hearing on that venue's sound permits.
Posted on · The city is considering ways to help clear the homeless from Houston streets. The Houston City Council is looking at concepts being utilized in other cities.
Posted on · A sudden injury or illness that sends you to an emergency room can be traumatic enough. But the bills you might get afterward -- so-called "out-of-network" charges -- can be an added stress.
Posted on · Several municipalities are considering license plate recognition cameras. Officials from Bunker Hill, Piney Point and Hunters Creek Village have authorized a feasibility study on placing cameras along designated streets and intersections.
Posted on · The National Weather Service has canceled a Flash Flood Watch that was originally in effect until 4 p.m. Monday.
Posted on · Expect a major freeway closure between Houston and Galveston on I-45 this weekend. Drivers can also expect closures on Highway 290's eastbound connectors to 610.
Posted on · The Texas House has announced committee assignments. That means lower chamber debate can begin on some of the 85th legislative session's most contentious issues.
Posted on · Encouragement on social media to call or write elected officials about various issues has caused their offices to be overwhelmed. U.S. Senator John Cornyn of Texas says public input on cabinet nominees has crashed web sites and voice mail systems.
Posted on · Houston police made fewer arrests at the Super Bowl and at events leading up to the big game -- compared to the 2004 Super Bowl here in Houston.
Posted on · HPD made several arrests at Super Bowl events in the week leading up to the game - mostly for minor crimes.
Posted on · State lawmakers discuss prohibiting local law enforcement agencies from refusing to cooperate with federal immigration detainers. But committee democrats question whether the bill will deter the public from cooperating with police.
Posted on · Texas Republican Governor Greg Abbott has blocked $1.5 million in grants for Travis County over so-called "sanctuary cities." That's after Austin's sheriff stopped complying with federal immigration detainers. That could eventually affect cities like Houston, which has a "don't ask" policy for police officers.
Posted on · NASA is on board with Super Bowl festivities here in Houston this week. Exhibits and activities are showcasing NASA's progress on the journey to Mars, as well as a look at research aboard the International Space Station.
Posted on · Mayor Sylvester Turner urged protesters to make their opinions known in a peaceful way.
Posted on · A new survey finds that a majority of transgender Texans have forgone using the bathroom while they're out to avoid confrontations. The National Center for Transgender Equality also shows they are more likely to live in poverty or be unemployed.