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Mayor Sylvester Turner Addresses COVID-19 Response and Resiliency in 2020 State of the City

Mayor Sylvester Turner delivered his fifth State of the City address, his first on virtual platform, on Oct. 22, hosted by the Greater Houston Partnership.

For Covid-19 vaccine recipients, CDC to roll out cell phone-based monitoring system

Once a Covid-19 vaccine becomes available in the United States, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention plans to monitor vaccine recipients for any health problems through text messages and online surveys, as part of a new program called V-SAFE.

Inside the secure room where votes are kept

What happens to your ballot, after you turn it in? FOX43 was granted permission to go inside the locked and secured room where the unopened returned ballots are being kept in York County.

MJ FOR TEXAS: Releases New Radio AD Featuring Former President Barack Obama

MJ Hegar, decorated combat veteran and working mom running for U.S. Senate, is out with a new radio ad featuring former President Barack Obama sharing what is at stake in this election and encouraging Texans to support MJ.

Judge drops third-degree murder charge against former officer Derek Chauvin in George Floyd's death, but second-degree murder charge remains

A Hennepin County judge has dropped a third-degree murder charge against former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin in the killing of George Floyd, but denied the defendant's motion to dismiss two other charges against him.

Cadence Bank Contributes to the Houston Area Urban League to Help Start the Center for Social Justice and Education

Cadence Bank, a subsidiary of Cadence Bancorporation (NYSE: CADE), has made a significant contribution to the Houston Area Urban League (HAUL) to help fund the development of its Center for Social Justice and Education.

A second Breonna Taylor grand juror says panel wasn't given a chance to consider homicide charges

The Breonna Taylor grand jury was not given an opportunity to consider homicide charges in the case against police officers who served a no-knock warrant at her home the night she was killed, an anonymous member of the panel said ...

OPINION: Don’t Leave Hispanic Businesses Out Of COVID-19 Recovery, For Houston’s Sake

The pandemic caused by COVID-19 has created an economic challenge unlike any other in our lifetime.

Joe Biden's Last Newsletter - Written Monday, October 19, 2020

It feels surreal to write, but this is the final newsletter I’ll send you during this campaign.

GOP Begins to Fall in Line for Quick Confirmation Vote on Trump's Supreme Court Nominee

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell is moving closer to locking down enough support to pave the way for confirmation of a new Supreme Court nominee in the midst of a hugely consequential election year,ratcheting up calls for a quick vote ...

Why the GOP Wants to Steal Your Vote?

Trick or treat is the time old tradition where children put on costumes and knock on doors in hopes of getting a treat of candy and not a trick. For the last four years, Americans have been in a sort ...

Fact checking the final 2020 presidential election debate

Thursday's final presidential debate may be the last opportunity for both President Donald Trump and former Vice President Joe Biden to reach a massive national audience before Election Day.

Trump defends policy of separating migrant families at the border during fiery immigration exchange

At a time when the two presidential candidates are battling over Latino voters, President Donald Trump defended his administration's decision to separate parents from their children at the border and had no explanation for how long it would take to ...

The City of Houston Announces Recommendations for Reopening Sanctuaries and Faith-Based Organizations During the COVID-19 Pandemic

Mayor Sylvester Turner and the Mayor's Health Equity Response (H.E.R.) Task Force announced guidelines to help prevent the spread of COVID-19 as sanctuaries and faith-based organizations reopen their doors for religious services.

Mayor Sylvester Turner Announces New Initiative To Combat Crime

Mayor Sylvester Turner announced a COVID-19 Related Crime Reduction Program to increase overtime for the Houston Police Department through the end of December 2020. The City will use $4.1 millions of CARES Act funding for the overtime program.

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