Houston Expands Wastewater Testing to Detect COVID-19

Every toilet flush can help identify the prevalence of COVID-19. Last week, the Houston City Council approved of using...
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Huge Houston Highway Project Would Cut Congestion, But at What Cost?

The early stages of the pandemic brought some welcome relief from traffic congestion in major cities throughout the nation. But as the...

Houston Nonprofit Offers Local Alternative to Industrial Farms

In the early days of the pandemic, store shelves were often bare of fresh fruits and vegetables. Texans who planned on quarantining...

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...

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. 

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...

U.S. Orders Chinese Consulate in Houston Closed

The U.S. State Department has ordered the Chinese consulate in Houston to close by Friday. Hours after the order was issued Tuesday,...

Lawsuits Filed Over Cancellation of GOP In-Person State Convention

Updated July 10, 2020: A judge in Houston has denied the party’s request to reinstate the convention. The party...

Ken Paxton Criminal Case May be Headed Back to Houston Court

A recent win for Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton in his criminal case has been set aside for now by the First...

Internal Messages Reveal Crisis at Houston Hospitals As Coronavirus Cases Surge

HOUSTON — At Lyndon B. Johnson Hospital on Sunday, the medical staff ran out of both space for new coronavirus patients and...

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