October 4, 2013 4:22 pm
Vaccination Outreach Suffers Under Government Shutdown
One of the casualties of the partial government shutdown is flu vaccine outreach in underserved Houston communities. With flu season around the corner, one immunization organization is concerned the message will be lost, which could cause big health problems.
August 30, 2013 3:10 pm
Former US Ambassador To Syria Says Obama Has Tough Choice
Now that U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry has laid out the Obama administration's rationale for possibly military strikes in Syria, one man who has vast experience in the Middle East says it's still a very difficult decision.
June 3, 2013 3:00 pm
Dome Into A Parking Lot Idea Isn't Gaining Much Traction
As the debate continues over what to do with the empty Astrodome, for some, the nearly 14-acre site looks like a great place to build a parking lot. Believe it or not, Reliant Park already has much more on-site parking than virtually every big stadium complex in America.
May 20, 2013 3:48 pm
Super Day In Houston? NFL Owners Set To Decide On 2017 Big Game
Tomorrow is a big day for Houston's Super Bowl prospects as NFL owners meet in Boston to vote on host cities for the 2016 and 2017 games. Houston's bid for Super Bowl 51 looks quite a bit different than it did when Houston hosted the big game in 2004.
March 15, 2013 3:19 pm
Too Dry? Climatologist Says Houston Still Needs More Rain
With spring almost officially here, climate experts here in Texas are hoping for a wetter spring to offset what has been a dry fall and winter.
March 14, 2013 4:28 pm
Demographer: Infrastructure Needs Come With Sharp Harris County Population
Word that Harris County added more residents than any other county in the U.S. last year isn't a huge surprise to the former state demographer. Steve Murdock, who now teaches at Rice University, cautions that improvements to the local infrastructure must come with the continued growth.
December 5, 2012 1:54 pm
Galveston Coastline To Go Virtual Thanks To New Partnership
Galveston parks officials hope a new partnership will lead to a science-based strategy to help manage the sand on island beaches over the next few decades.
September 17, 2012 4:19 pm
Shuttle Endeavour's Trip Is Postponed; Will It Still Make A Stop In Houston?
NASA could decide tomorrow whether Space Shuttle Endeavour will still be able to make a Houston stop as it heads for permanent display in Los Angeles.
August 31, 2012 3:32 pm
Mosquito Control: Infected Insects Could Be On Decline
Harris County Mosquito Control officials say the rate of mosquitoes infected with the West Nile virus is starting to slow. That trend is expected to continue into September as the season for the virus begins to taper off.
May 21, 2012 9:29 pm
State's Top Elections Official Clears Up Voter Confusion
The state's top elections officer is in Houston spreading the word about next week's primary elections. Secretary of State Hope Andrade wants to clear up some misconceptions before voters head the polls May 29th.
May 4, 2012 9:12 pm
A Case Of The Dueling Studies
United Airlines hopes a new study will convince Houston City Council that allowing a new Southwest Airlines International terminal at Hobby Airport is bad for the local economy.
April 23, 2012 8:19 pm
Weekend Brought A Rash Of Bank Robberies
There's been another bank robbery on Monday in Northeast Harris County after four robberies on Saturday. The Houston FBI says bank heists are up dramatically so far this year and authorities aren't sure why.
April 13, 2012 9:43 pm
There Will Never Be Another Hurricane Irene
A hurricane that slammed the Eastern Seaboard last year has joined 75 other big storm names that have now been retired. There will never be another Hurricane Irene.
April 11, 2012 8:12 pm
Aftermath Of Texas Beach Party Requires Massive Cleanup
City officials in Surfside Beach about 60 miles south of Houston are still cleaning up their streets after a massive and unexpected party this past weekend.