Category Archives: National News

Houston Pays It Forward Donations Drive

Runs: 2:21 Houston Mayor Sylvester Turner Rick Smaile/Volunteer The Houston Pays It Forward Donations Drive to help South Carolina recover from Hurricane Florence is underway this weekend.  It continues on Sunday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. at George R … Continue reading

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Small Plane Crash in Sugarland

Photos Courtesy: FBCSO Major Chad Norvell  Updated Thursday, Sept. 20, 2018 Fort Bend County Sheriff Office tweeted a small Drug Enforcement Agency plane crashed around 3:39 p.m. Wednesday.  FBCSO says the plane crashed near Voss Road and Highway 6.  It … Continue reading

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Houston helps North Carolina after Hurricane Florence

Updated  9:55 p.m. CDT, Sept. 18, 2018 The University of Houston Hurricane Florence Supplies Drive has ended after extending the donations collection Tuesday. “Awesome to see. Thank you Houston for helping fill the truck and help our friends on the … Continue reading

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Tropical Storm Gordon

  Satellite GIF and Image Courtesy: NOAA The National Hurricane Center reports the center of Tropical Storm Gordon making landfall just west of the Alabama-Mississippi border tonight. Here’s the 10 p.m. CDT public advisory from the NWS National Hurricane Center Miami FL  … Continue reading

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Hurricane Harvey One Year Anniversary

It’s been a year since Hurricane Harvey changed many lives forever.  The 2017 hurricane season was awful for people in Texas, Florida and Puerto Ric0. The hurricanes devastated people of all backgrounds and income levels.  One year later, some hurricane victims … Continue reading

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Hawaii Wins Little League Baseball World Series Championship

Hawaii won the 2018 Little League Baseball World Series Championship today.  The final 2 teams, Hawaii and South Korea, were thousands of miles away from their homes to play in South Williamsport, Pennsylvania.  As Hurricane Lane headed near Hawaii, Hawaii brought their … Continue reading

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AAJA National Convention in Houston

The 2018 Asian American Journalists Association Convention’s Opening Reception was Wednesday night at the Marriott Marquis Hotel in downtown Houston.  Above, the Texas AAJA Convention co-chairs/reporters Poodja Lodhia and Michelle Choi with reporter Natalie Hee.  Tex-Mex food and snacks were … Continue reading

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California Wild Fires

Plumes of smoke from the Holy Jim fire  seen from Mission Viejo, California this afternoon.  Holy Jim is 17 miles east of Mission Viejo, a community between San Diego and Los Angeles. Photo courtesy: David Lim     As of … Continue reading

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Houston Cardiologist Murder Suspect Dead

Updated 5:45 p.m. After searches in the suspect’s home in Westbury, the two-week city-wide manhunt for the man wanted for killing a well-known Houston cardiologist, Dr. Mark Hausknecht, 65, is over. Houston Police and the FBI say Joseph James Pappas, 62, committed … Continue reading

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Houston Cardiologist Fatal Shooting

Houston Police are looking the suspect who shot and killed a well-known cardiologist last Friday morning.  It happened at 6600 Main Street around 8:45 a.m. on July 20th. Dr. Mark Hausknecht, 65, was riding his yellow bike to his job in … Continue reading

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