Shinkansen Train


Houston-to-Dallas high-speed rail project awarded $500,000 federal grant

Posted on · The long-envisioned initiative was one of seven high-speed rail projects across the country selected to receive grant funding from the Federal Railroad Administration, which awarded a total of $8.2 billion to 79 rail projects that are in varying stages of development.


Federal appeals court blocks new Galveston County political map, while plaintiffs seek Supreme Court intervention

Posted on · The U.S. 5th Circuit has stayed a district court’s order that the county adopt a new redistricting plan to comply with Section 2 of the Voting Rights Act, which bans racial gerrymandering.

Houston Rapper Fat Tony


I SEE U, Episode 40: The Fans LoveSexy Fat Tony [Encore]

Posted on · Houston’s own Fat Tony breaks down the future of rap music, issues out a warning to digital music consumers, and shares his thoughts on what makes the Bayou City a cultural music innovator. This episode is an encore of the March 19, 2022 original broadcast.

Houston Matters

‘Terms of Endearment’ 40 years later (Dec. 8, 2023)

Posted on · On Friday's show: We look back at the film "Terms of Endearment," released 40 years ago. The Oscar-winning movie was set in Houston and based on a book by Larry McMurtry. And we meet the next host of "Texas Country Reporter."

Pappasito's Hobby


Sylvester Turner’s plan to amend Houston’s airport concessions contracts criticized by Pappas Restaurants, mayoral hopeful John Whitmire

Posted on · A proposed ordinance by Houston's outgoing mayor would require city council approval to terminate the existing concessions agreements at Hobby and Bush Intercontinental Airport as the city faces an ongoing lawsuit filed by a Pappas-led group, which was a longtime Hobby concessionaire that lost a competitive bid earlier this year.

School Buses

Criminal Justice

New lawsuit claims Aldine ISD’s negligence led to sexual assault of 6-year-old student on school bus

Posted on · The mother of a 6-year-old Aldine ISD student has filed a lawsuit against the district after her son was allegedly sexually assaulted for months by an older student on his school bus. The lawsuit was filed Thursday and alleges that Aldine ISD’s negligence allowed an 11-year-old student to sexually assault the mother’s 6-year-old son in […]


More sexual harassment charges against Pervez Agwan’s congressional campaign are likely, attorney for accuser says

Posted on · Melissa Moore, attorney for former Agwan staffer Maha Chishtey, said her firm is representing other former Agwan campaign employees who will be filing charges related to alleged sexual harassment by former senior staffers.