Sunglasses

Technology

Man falsely accused of robbing Sunglass Hut in Houston suing companies over use of facial recognition software

Posted on · An attorney for Harvey Murphy Jr., a 61-year-old grandfather, says he was sexually assaulted at the Harris County Jail while being wrongfully detained on an armed robbery charge. Murphy was in California when the crime was committed in 2022 and was incorrectly identified as a suspect based on the use of surveillance footage and facial recognition technology, according to the attorney.

USPS Truck

Local

Houston region mail delivery delays under investigation by area congressional reps

Posted on · U.S. Rep. Al Green, who represents a part of the Houston area that includes a Missouri City processing center where many parcels have been stuck, said his office has been contacted about the issue by more than 70 constituents during the last month, some of whom have reported delivery delays in excess of two weeks.

Boeing Faulty Door

Airports

United cancels more Houston flights Tuesday as Boeing 737 Max 9 jets remain grounded

Posted on · Both United and Alaska Airlines, which utilize the new aircraft, said initial inspections revealed loose hardware on some of the planes in question. The airlines cancelled hundreds of flights Monday and Tuesday after a door panel on a Max 9 flew off mid-flight last week in Oregon.

Memorial Hermann I-10

Medicine & Wellness

Memorial Hermann hospital system in Houston terminates agreement with Humana’s Medicare Advantage networks

Posted on · Medicare Advantage plans are offered primarily to Americans aged 65 and older. Patients impacted by the fallout between Memorial Hermann and Humana will be forced to pay out-of-network costs or find new doctors in order to continue paying in-network prices for medical services.

Pappasito's Hobby

Airports

Sylvester Turner’s plan to amend Houston’s airport concessions contracts criticized by Pappas Restaurants, mayoral hopeful John Whitmire

Posted on · A proposed ordinance by Houston's outgoing mayor would require city council approval to terminate the existing concessions agreements at Hobby and Bush Intercontinental Airport as the city faces an ongoing lawsuit filed by a Pappas-led group, which was a longtime Hobby concessionaire that lost a competitive bid earlier this year.