Elections

Getting Cell Phone Out of Prison

Posted on · State Senator John Whitmire is vowing to crackdown on Texas prisons and the people who run them. Whitmire is leading the charge after receiving phone calls from a death row inmate who allegedly bribed a guard to smuggle in a phone. Bill Stamps has the latest.

Elections

Early Voting Sets Record Pace

Posted on · Early voting began today in Texas and runs through October 31st. Local and state officials have predicted a heavy turnout. Rod Rice reports that beating long lines motivated a lot of people to cast their ballots at the first opportunity.

Elections

Houstonians Unsure of Bailout

Posted on · While Congress scrambles to come up with a new Wall Street bail out plan, Presidential Candidate Barrack Obama is urging Americans to support the effort. But if the nation's top economist can't agree on a solution, how is the average American supposed to know what's right? Bill Stamps spoke with some average Houstonians about the matter.

Elections

HPD Selected for RNC Security

Posted on · The Republican National Convention's last night is tonight — and that means a big night for one of the Houston police department's K-9 units. As Laurie Johnson reports, the HPD explosive detection canine details was asked to help provide security at the convention.