Category Archives: Houston News

Community Events

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Houston Crime and Fire News

Houston police are investigating the fatal shooting of a man Monday night.  It happened at 1300 Redford about 8:15 p.m. on February 18. Houston Fire Department paramedics pronounced the man was dead at the scene.  His identity is unknown at this … Continue reading

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Fewer Lunch Specials in Houston’s Chinatown

The Houston Chinatown daily lunch specials appear to be disappearing from the menus of some restaurants.  Lunch specials are available weekdays at Fung’s Kitchen and daily at R House and as takeout at the large Asian grocery stores.  Some Asian … Continue reading

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African American Heritage Month Houston

Photos/Info Courtesy: missouricitytx.gov, City of Houston News Release “Show Me The City.” On December 17, 2018,  Yolanda Ford became the new mayor of Missouri City, Texas. Ford is the first woman and African American to become the city’s 11th mayor. In … Continue reading

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Asia Society Texas Lunar New Year 2019

Asia Society Texas volunteers had free fun and a show for shoppers at the Galleria Mall in Houston, Texas last Sunday and this weekend to ring in the Year of the Pig and the Lunar New Year.

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Parents Charged in Newborn Baby’s Death

Houston Police arrested the parents in the 2018 death of their newborn daughter on Tuesday.  Six month old Brooklyn Daugherty was found dead in her crib by her parents in their apartment at 2305 Bay Area Boulevard around 8 a.m. on … Continue reading

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Houston Hiring Youth for Summer Jobs

If you are 16 to 24 years old,  Houston employers, the City of Houston and non profits are hiring for paid jobs and internships this summer. To apply, visit http://www.hirehoustonyouth.org   Click on the “youth” tab, create an account, and choose a job … Continue reading

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Mumps at Houston ICE Facility

The Houston Health Department confirmed 7 cases of the mumps at the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) facility in Houston, Texas.  All the mump cases involve adults, who were isolated. The HHD says no one outside the facility got the mumps. The … Continue reading

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2019 Lunar New Year Festival in Houston

The Chinese Community Center in Houston welcomed hundreds of visitors on Saturday, February 9th to celebrate the Lunar New Year.  2019 is the Year of the Boar or Pig, a year of doing well financially, according to http://www.chinahighlights.com.  The Lunar New Year also … Continue reading

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Katy Abduction and Sexual Assault Suspect

Harris County Sheriff Office Child Abuse investigators are looking for the person in this sketch and need the public’s help.  The male is believed to be responsible for the abduction and sexual assault of a 14-year-old girl in Katy, Texas.  … Continue reading

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