Amidst Calls for Defunding Police HPD Dedicates More Dollars to Mental Health Unit

Following the death of George Floyd and the corresponding protests about police brutality, there has been a push across the nation, including...
World series, money, Houston, economy

World Series helps Houston’s bottom line

It’s no secret that baseball is good for business. The Astros returning home to Houston for game six of the World Series...

Art Acevedo Discusses Miami, Houston, and Criminal Justice in Latest Interview

Chief Art Acevedo’s announcement about leaving Houston to continue his career in Miami came as a big surprise to most Houstonians. “With...

Harris County Clerk to Step Down

After just 16 months on the job, Harris County Clerk Diana Trautman has announced she is stepping down, effective May 31. 

Texas’ First Drive-Thru Strip Club Is a Desperate Move

Editor’s note: The names of dancers and the strip clubs mentioned in this story were changed for the safety of our sources. 

Cancer Cluster Identified in Houston Community

Home to one of the world’s elite cancer facilities, Houston is a city where many come to find causes and cures for...

Good Bill Hunting: HB 531 Flood Disclosures for Renters

Rep. Armando Walle (D-Houston) took a significant step yesterday in filling a gap in flooding legislation when his bill requiring rental property...

Coronavirus Came to Houston From Multiple Places, Early Research Shows

While it might be hard to predict what the fall and a second wave of the coronavirus pandemic will look like, an...

Texas’ Largest City to Issue Ticket if You Don’t Wear a Mask

Houston Mayor Sylvester Turner announced Monday that the Houston Police Department will start issuing tickets to people who violate the state’s mandatory...

Houston Plant Explosion Reminds City of Danger of Lack of Zoning

Last Friday, an explosion at the Watson Grinding and Manufacturing plant in Northwest Houston rocked residents out of their beds in the...

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