Houston Matters

Is Gun Violence in Houston Getting Worse?

Posted on · Saturday marked the one year anniversary of the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting in Newtown, Connecticut. Twenty children and six adults were killed. A year later, on this edition of Houston Matters, we consider gun violence here in Houston. Does Houston have more or fewer incidents of gun violence than other major U.S. cities? Is […]


Taking a Stand Around the World

Posted on · Houston Congressman Ted Poe is sponsoring legislation that addresses the issues of violence against women throughout the world. He joined local leaders at the Houston area women's center to raise awareness about the issue. Pat Hernandez has more.


Fighting Domestic Violence

Posted on · October is National Family Violence Awareness Month. In Texas alone, some 136 women were killed last year by their boyfriend or husband. The Houston Police Department recently held a forum to inform to give young women the information they need to better deal with this issue. Bill Stamps has more.