Posted on · The Houston LGBTQ+ Political Caucus and Reyes-Revilla endorser Adrian Garcia both condemned a Thursday mailer that shows Reyes-Revilla with her husband and two kids juxtaposed with a photo of Castillo and his husband. Reyes-Revilla says she supports the LGBTQ community.
Posted on · Construction for the Terminal B expansion project will not start until the Houston City Council signs off on the city's initial contribution of $150 million, which it cannot do because outgoing city controller Chris Brown has not approved the funding. He says more due diligence is needed.
Posted on · A grant awarded this week by the federal agency will expand air-quality monitoring in the Fifth Ward, Galena Park, Pleasantville and Sunnyside neighborhoods. Earlier this year, the EPA awarded $500,000 for air monitoring in four other communities in East Houston.
Posted on · A man suspected of fatally shooting his father on Thursday in the 2500 block of Mona Lee Lane was subsequently shot and killed by a school district police officer in the 2800 block of Campbell Road, after allegedly stealing two cars outside of Buffalo Creek Elementary.
Posted on · Attorneys for Alex Triantaphyllis, one of three former Hidalgo staffers who have been accused of steering a lucrative government contract to a preferred vendor, claim in a motion filed Monday that new search warrants obtained in the case are overly broad and based on falsified information.
Posted on · Construction began earlier this month on the long-planned redesign of Rice's Academic Quadrangle and is expected to be complete by the spring. A statue of university founder William Marsh Rice is being moved from the center of the courtyard to a less-prominent location.
Posted on · There are several neighborhoods around the region that offer dazzling, decorative displays, along with a few locations that sell tickets for drive-thru lights shows synched with Christmas music.
Posted on · The new "BOOKLink" machine at the south Houston airport contains 100-plus traditional paper books and also provides free access to hundreds of e-books and audiobooks.
Posted on · The school district said in a statement it is no longer using content created by PragerU, a controversial nonprofit that promotes conservative viewpoints. Its content has not been approved by the Texas Education Agency or State Board of Education.
Posted on · Senate Bill 4, recently passed by the Texas Legislature, allows local and state authorities to arrest people suspected of entering Texas illegally from a foreign country and also empowers county and state court judges to order their deportation if they are found to be in violation. Enforcement of immigration laws is the jurisdiction of the federal government.
Posted on · Warehouse Live, which has operated since 2006 at 813 St. Emanuel St., is relocating next month to 2600 Travis St., which is currently occupied by Rise Rooftop.
Posted on · The iconic British rock band, which first performed in Houston in 1966, last played in the Bayou City in 2019. There are no other Texas stops on the upcoming 16-city tour.
Posted on · The 509,600-square foot property on North Shepherd Drive, valued at more than $15.5 million by the Harris Central Appraisal District, was recently purchased by a subsidiary of Lamasar Capital, which plans to redevelop it over the next few years. The lot has been vacant and mostly unused since Sears closed in 2020.
Posted on · Houston's NFL franchise, after three dismal seasons, has a winning record this year and has won three games in a row for the first time since 2018. But attendance at Texans' home games has been lackluster as noted Sunday by former player J.J. Watt.
Posted on · "The 12 Days of Texas," an edible gingerbread village that includes about 550 houses and covers nearly 400 square feet, is on display through Jan. 14. Its creator says Houstonians can take parts of it home afterward, either for preserving or destroying.