Posted on · After half of a Houston family was found dead from carbon monoxide poisoning, reporting by ProPublica, The Texas Tribune and NBC News revealed that a fire crew had failed to enter the house to check on them. A firefighter has now been disciplined.
Posted on · Health experts are worried about a possible spike in COVID-19 cases after Thanksgiving holiday travel.
Posted on · A 17-year veteran, Lemuel "DJ" Bruce was remembered Tuesday as a skilled investigator, as well as a good father, husband and friend.
Posted on · Houston Fire Chief Sam Peña says only one firefighter was affected, but the union claims several are awaiting thousands of dollars in back pay.
Posted on · On Tuesday's show: Halliburton's $1.7 billion loss, questions for the Houston fire chief, the science of faster hurricanes, and author Kevin Kwan.
Posted on · On Friday's show: Ongoing concerns about hospital capacity, how the fight for racial equality intersects with the quest for LGBTQ rights, The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly of the week's news, and overcoming a hearing disability to earn an engineering degree.
Posted on · On Tuesday's Houston Matters: How local hospitals are holding up amid COVID-19, HFD Chief Sam Peña answers your questions, recommendations for movies or TV shows to watch amid social distancing, and the life and legacy of Selena.
Posted on · A resolution by members of the Houston Professional Fire Fighters Association criticizes Peña for underfunding the Fire Department. Mayor Turner says it’s a political move.
Posted on · Houston Fire Chief Sam Peña says when the budget is tight, usually rescue training is the first thing to go.