Thousands of students and teachers headed back to school in HISD after a two-week delay because of Harvey.

Education News

Houston-area schools limiting time outdoors for recess, athletics as heat wave continues

Posted on · The largest public school districts in Greater Houston are keeping kids inside or limiting their outdoor exposure as the region continues to cope with hot summer weather.

Texas Heat Wave


Houston ties record for hottest temperature ever recorded in city at 109 degrees

Posted on · Thursday's high temperature at Bush Intercontinental Airport tied the Houston record established in 2000 and matched in 2011. Triple-digit heat is expected to continue at least through this weekend.



Katy issues mandatory water restrictions for second consecutive summer as hot, dry weather persists

Posted on · Residents and businesses in the fast-growing suburb west of Houston are limited to watering their landscapes twice per week until further notice, with violators subject to fines or having their water turned off by the city.

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Harris County Precinct 5 Constable


Houston woman wanted for arrest after her young sons were rescued from hot vehicle at Target

Posted on · Kennison McGrew, 30, has been charged with endangering a child after allegedly leaving her 2-year-old and 9-month-old sons locked inside a Jeep Cherokee with the engine off and windows rolled up.