October 22, 2010 10:19 pm
Constable Suspends Deputies in Missing Boy Case
Constable Victor Trevino has apologized to the family of a 13-year old boy for the way officers handled the case after the boy was reported missing. Trevino is also making changes to the way officers are trained in dealing with mentally ill patients. Bill Stamps has more.
October 21, 2010 8:47 pm
Construction For A New Boys & Girls Club Begins
One Houston Salvation Army Boys & Girls Club severely damaged by Hurricane Ike is going to be rebuilt from scratch. Local officials broke ground on the new facility today. Bill Stamps has more.
October 20, 2010 9:21 pm
School-Aged Children Vow Not to Bully
A Houston school concerned about possible bullying decided to do something about it. Memorial Elementary invited the police department to come to the school and speak to the children about appropriate behavior. Bill Stamps reports.
October 19, 2010 11:31 pm
Texan's Johnson Visits Local Elementary School
Reliant stadium was rockin' over the weekend as the Texans won their fourth game of the season. But some younger Texans fans were just as excited today when the hero of Sunday's game showed up at their school. Bill Stamps has more.
October 18, 2010 10:36 pm
Prop 3 Supporters Make Case for Red Light Cameras
On the first day of early voting, supporters of proposition 3 — the red light camera proposition — gathered to make a final plea to the public. Bill Stamps has this report.
October 15, 2010 9:59 pm
Houston and Galveston Get 3.7 Million From Grant
The Houston-Galveston area is getting more than 3 million dollars from the federal government in the form of a special grant. The money is supposed to be used for smarter and sustainable planning. Bill Stamps reports.
October 14, 2010 10:05 pm
Disabled Vets Get Active
Houston's Veterans Administration hospital held a special sports expo for disabled vets today. The goal was to show veterans life isn't over just because they lose the use of their legs. Bill Stamps has the story.
October 12, 2010 9:42 pm
Anti-Defamation League Will Hold Bullying Workshop
Bullying continues to be the hot topic in the field of education. The Anti-Defamation League is planning a workshop on the issue. They want to teach kids how to be allies and leaders against bullying. Bill Stamps has more.
October 11, 2010 9:48 pm
State Allows Houston Charter School To Reopen
A north Houston charter school will reopen tomorrow with the blessing of the Texas State Board of Education. Last month the state wanted to shut down Benji's Academy, but after the community voiced its strong opposition, the school is being given a second chance. Bill Stamps tells us why.
October 7, 2010 11:34 pm
Jobs Saved at NASA
President Obama is expected to sign a bill today that will prevent massive layoffs at NASA. Yesterday, local members of Congress met at the Johnson Space Center to talk about the bill and why it is important. Bill Stamps has more.
October 6, 2010 9:46 pm
County Breaks Ground On New Hospital
Harris County broke ground on a new five story hospital today. The facility will eventually take over some services from Ben Taub General Hospital. Bill Stamps reports.
October 5, 2010 9:34 pm
Is Modern Bullying Different Than in the Past?
The issue of bullying at school is getting nationwide attention after the suicides of several students last week. One case was in the Houston area. Is bullying really on the rise or is technology just making it easier to do? How should the cases be handled? Bill Stamps looks at those questions.
October 4, 2010 9:22 pm
Mayor Speaks About National Night Out
Tomorrow night the city of Houston will celebrate National Night Out. The goal of the event is for neighbors to meet each other and vow to fight crime in their neighborhood. Bill Stamps has more.
October 4, 2010 7:23 am
New Breast Cancer Findings Released
Good news for breast cancer patients. A new study shows survival rates have steadily increased over the past four decades and continue to go up. Bill Stamps spoke with the MD Anderson Cancer Center oncologist who did the research.
October 1, 2010 8:48 pm
Bed Bugs In Houston
The city of New York remains on alert this evening after a series of attacks from bugs. Bed bugs. Some stores shut down because of them. Here in Houston, the bugs have been found as well. Bill Stamps tells us if there's reason to worry.
September 29, 2010 9:13 pm
Students Talk With Astronauts In Space
Students at three Houston schools got a chance to speak with astronauts aboard the International Space Station today. The Houston schools were alma maters of astronaut Shannon Walker. Bill Stamps has more on today's big event.
September 27, 2010 10:38 pm
UH Professor Hopes To Predict Flooding
The hurricane season is coming to a close soon but preparing for disasters is a year round job for some people. A University of Houston professor will spend the next two and a half years trying to create an online real time map that can tell emergency workers what streets are flooded. Bill Stamps has the story.
September 23, 2010 10:06 pm
Cowboys Come To Houston
This weekend's football game at Reliant Stadium is one of the biggest of the season. Not because the Texans are undefeated, it's because they're playing the Dallas Cowboys. While many people still call the Cowboys America's team, the Texans are just trying to get some national respect. Bill Stamps talked with Houston fans to get their take on the big game.
September 22, 2010 10:13 pm
Too Much Technology?
What happens when company computers fail? 16.5 million Chase Bank customers were affected when they were unable access the company's online banking system for three days last week. Bill Stamps looks into our dependence on technology and how it can affect us when things go wrong.
September 20, 2010 10:32 pm
Voting Booths Arrive
The first truck of voting equipment loaned to Harris County has arrived. A number of neighboring counties are pitching in to help after a fire destroyed all of Harris County's voting machines. Bill Stamps has more.
September 17, 2010 10:25 pm
Third Ward Community Meeting
How to improve the communities of third ward is the question Mayor Annise Parker and Councilwoman Wanda Adams will be discussing at a community meeting tomorrow. Bill Stamps has a preview.
September 17, 2010 9:20 pm
University Of Houston Has New Parking Solution
If you've ever driven to the University of Houston campus during the day you've probably noticed how difficult it is to find a place to park. Now there is another option. Bill Stamps tell us what it is.
September 16, 2010 9:33 pm
Crews Demolish One of City's Worst Buildings
After three years and work by many people, one of the city's worst eye sores is finally being demolished. Yesterday crews began knocking down the walls of the vacant Candlelight Trails apartment complex in north Houston. Bill Stamps has more.
September 14, 2010 11:57 pm
Set in Houston, Filmed in Dallas?
You may have seen a promotional ad for NBC's newest cop show called "Chase." What you may not know is that the show is supposed to take place in Houston. And what may surprise you even further is that that the show is filmed in Dallas. Why? Bill Stamps did some investigating.
September 13, 2010 9:31 pm
Cell Phones: Good For Traffic?
Today marked the two year anniversary of Hurricane Ike. Ike was the third costliest hurricane in us history right behind Hurricanes Andrew and Katrina. Since Hurricane Ike and Rita, local official have been steadily looking for ways improve things when the next one hits. One of those improvements involves a little device some people stick on their ear — the Bluetooth. Bill Stamps has more.
September 6, 2010 6:11 am
The Dangers of Children and Water
For many people, enjoying the Labor Day holiday will involve being in or around water. But if you have little children, medical experts are warning you to be extra careful. Bill Stamps reports.
September 1, 2010 10:49 pm
Thousands Rally For Energy Jobs
A rally at the George R. Brown Convention Center drew thousands of people who work in the oil and gas industry. The workers say the President's six month ban on deep water drilling is costing jobs and is unnecessary. Bill Stamps has more.
August 31, 2010 10:32 pm
Apartment Eyesore Could Soon Be Demolished
After years of pleading with local leaders to get an abandoned apartment complex torn down, some northwest Houston resident and businesses may finally get their wish. Bill Stamps reports.
August 30, 2010 11:18 pm
County Clerk Gets OK To Buy New Voting Equipment
The Harris County Commissioners Court has given the green light to replace voting equipment destroyed in last week's fire. The Commissioner held an emergency meeting today to vote on the matter. Bill Stamps was there and has this report.
August 27, 2010 10:57 pm
Fire Destroys County's Voting Machines
Investigators are still trying to find out what caused an early morning fire that destroyed the Harris County Election Technology Center. That building contained all ten-thousand of the county's voting machines. That leaves election officials scrambling for answers with just a few months till the November election. Bill Stamps has more.