Posted on · The TeleDeputy Unit provides deputies with overtime pay to respond to less-urgent calls via phone in an effort to free up patrol deputies to quickly respond to higher-priority calls, like in-progress shootings.
Posted on · Harris County Commissioner Adrian Garcia says the county will be ready, anyway, come November.
Posted on · Last year, 27 people died in the jail — the highest number in nearly two decades. So far, at least four people have died while in custody this year.
Posted on · On Wednesday's show: We learn about some recent strife in Harris County Commissioners Court, we discuss the week in politics, food writers discuss their favorite places to eat in Chinatown and Katy Asia Town, and we chat with comedian Cheech Marin.
Posted on · The county attorney will propose a 30-day pause on the federal lawsuit as county leaders continue to negotiate with TxDOT.
Posted on · Harris County Precinct 3 Commissioner Tom Ramsey was the lone "no" vote.
Posted on · The NRG Park vaccination site, which was opened in February and initially operated by FEMA, will be shutdown
Posted on · The two Republicans on the court argued the move was a "power grab," though Democrats already have a majority to make county-level changes.
Posted on · The proposed investments would target the county's massive backlog of jury trials, as well as upgrade law enforcement body camera technology.
Posted on · Democrats already had a 3-2 majority on the court, but a minority of commissioners can still block legislation in extraordinary circumstances.
Posted on · There are plenty of local races to watch. Here's what we're following on Super Tuesday.
Posted on · On Wednesday's Houston Matters: A new approach to tackling flood bond projects, our weekly political roundup, the latest Galveston Bay Report Card, and a documentary about Texas columnist Molly Ivins.
Posted on · On Tuesday's Houston Matters: The Harris County Commissioners Court considers DA Ogg's request for additional prosecutors, and we discuss why we're emotionally attached to local brands, and the evolution of language.
Posted on · Our experts discuss the latest national, state, and local political stories with an eye for how they might affect Houston and Texas.
Posted on · The county’s budget for fiscal 2018/19 is likely to be flat due to Harvey