Posted on · After being on strike for exactly one month, Houston janitors will vote on a new contract tomorrow and could be back to work by Monday. Some of them were back on the street today, protesting against one contractor that still hasn't agreed to the new deal.
Posted on · The family of a man shot and killed by an HPD officer on Christmas day say changes need to be made to the way officer involved shootings are investigated. A grand jury recently declined to indict the officer.
Posted on · Houston is one of a handful of cities in the U.S. picked by IBM to take part in it's smarter cities project. That means for the next three weeks, five IBM specialists will be in town to help the city find better ways to provide services using the internet.
Posted on · The family of a Conroe teen killed by a drunk driver last year has filed a wrongful death lawsuit against the strip club that served the driver that night. The family's attorney says Rick's Cabaret served Erasmo Ramirez drinks until he ran out of money and was kicked out of the club. Bill Stamps has more.
Posted on · The United States women's gymnastics team took home the gold medal in London just a few nights ago. Here in Houston where the Junior Olympics are taking place, there are some little ones who have their sights set on the gold as well.
Posted on · You might have noticed getting a bite to eat at a local Chick-fil-A today was a lot harder than usual because of Chick-fil-A Day. There were extremely large lines as people showed support for the franchise's president who publicly opposed same sex marriage.
Posted on · Today is Chick-fil-A day. A backlash against the company erupted after Chick-fil-A president Dan Cathy publicly opposed same sex marriage. Today, many of those who support Cathy's views have been called on to show that support with a chicken sandwich. Bill Stamps stopped by one franchise in Houston to see how the day is going.
Posted on · You could call this program Christmas in July. It is a free summer lunch program put on by the Harris County Hospital District.
Posted on · This election season, both parties are gearing up for a big fight both locally and nationally. Here in Houston, Democrats held a congressional hearing on voting rights and what they feel is an effort to suppress the vote.
Posted on · In the wake of last week's shootings in Colorado, the City of Houston has released a six minute video instructing the public how to survive a similar mass shooting event.
Posted on · Today, we go to the George R. Brown Convention Center to see some kids with big dreams. Thousands of young athletes are representing themselves in the AAU Junior Olympics here in Houston.
Posted on · The Interfaith Ministries "Meals on Wheels" program is the main source of food for thousands of Houston seniors each day. But what if a major storm or hurricane hits, delivery could be impossible and some seniors could go hungry.
Posted on · Today the FDA approved the drug Truvada to be used for the prevention of HIV. At first glance this appears to be a milestone, but those who work with HIV and AIDS patients aren't exactly celebrating.
Posted on · Local law enforcement is aware that similar acts of violence — like the the deadly shootings which took place in Aurora, Colorado — can just as easily take place here in Houston. Local law enforcers say prevention is the key. But how?
Posted on · The Rockets introduced their newest acquisition this afternoon. The team signed guard Jeremy Lin earlier this week after his former team the New York Knicks decided not to match Houston's $25 million dollar offer.