Houston Matters

Technology to speed up 911 response time, and UH coach Kelvin Sampson (April 5, 2022)

Posted on · On Tuesday's show: Missouri City uses new technology to improve 911 response times, City Council Member Mike Knox answers questions about issues facing the city, UH men's basketball coach Kelvin Sampson talks about the Cougars' last two NCAA tournament runs, and we talk with Sean Carey of the band Bon Iver.

Houston Matters

Can technology fill the void where more police officers are needed? (Dec. 15, 2021)

Posted on · On Wednesday's show: The city considers new technology that identifies where and when shots are fired and alerts police. Can it fill the void of additional law enforcement personnel the city can’t afford?

Houston Matters

The Responsibility Of Police When They Observe Misconduct (May 10, 2021)

Posted on · On Monday's show: Why a state lawmaker went against his party on a controversial bill, the responsibility of police when they see misconduct among fellow law enforcement, and the late Texas lawmaker who some called “the meanest man in Congress.”

Houston Matters

The Murder Trial Of Derek Chauvin, And Families Sue Center Point Over Winter Freeze Deaths (March 30, 2021)

Posted on · On Tuesday's show: A closer look at three legal proceedings affecting Houston, a conversation with City Councilman David Robinson, how Texas law enforcement agencies use hypnosis in investigations, and artist Jennifer May Reiland discusses her new exhibit.

Politics

Houston Police Chief Art Acevedo Blasts Harris County Judges, Leadership In Press Conference After Miami Job Announcement

Posted on · With violent crime increasing in the city, Acevedo called the current criminal justice system in Houston "a failure," blaming judges, the district attorney, and "people who run the county that don’t care enough to actually fight back.”