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August 29, 2013 4:53 pm
Data: Texas Schools With Distinctions 2013
How good is your child's school? Check here if your school earned a "distinction" from the state for 2012-13. Schools can earn distinctions in three areas: math, reading/English language arts and if the school ranks in the top 25 percent when comparing its students' progress to progress at other peer schools.
April 16, 2013 2:03 pm
American Airlines' Flights Are Grounded Due To Computer Outage
Update: American Airlines computer systems have been resolved, but delays are expected.
April 11, 2013 11:09 am
All-Clear Given After St. Thomas University Bomb Threat Evacuation
The all-clear has been given at the University of St. Thomas after two bomb threats prompted school officials to clear the campus earlier today. The campus expects to reopen at 3:30 p.m.
January 22, 2013 8:48 am
Shots Fired At Lone Star College In North Harris Campus
Three people have been injured in a campus shooting. It appears to be a confrontation between two individuals.
October 30, 2012 2:47 pm
Level 2 Fire At BP's Texas City Refinery
Updated at 4:30 p.m.: Firefighters at the BP Texas City plant have put out a fire that sent black smoke into the sky around a refinery that has seen its share of incidents over the years. KUHF's Pat Hernandez is outside the plant in Texas City and has report.
October 25, 2012 6:30 am
KUHF Joins PIN And Asks Sources If Texas Is Part Of The South
KUHF News just became a member of the Public Insight Network. Listeners and community members can become a part of the network, and share what they know about timely issues. Reporters will reach out to sources with short questionnaires when they're working on a story. The first story for the Public Insight Network was whether or not Texas was part of the South.
October 18, 2012 2:57 pm
Memorial Plans For Houston Senator Mario Gallegos Set
Services are now set for Houston state Senator Mario Gallegos Jr., who died earlier this week after a battle with liver disease. The longtime lawmaker will be remembered in Austin and here in Houston.
June 19, 2012 9:09 pm
YouTube Video Captures Vandal Defacing Picasso Painting At The Menil Collection
Officials at the Menil Collection have confirmed a vandal spray-painted a Pablo Picasso painting last week. Most of the 80-year-old artwork has been fixed.
May 8, 2012 5:18 pm
The International Terminal Debate At Houston City Hall
The debate over a new international terminal at Hobby Airport is taking place at Houston City Hall. Southwest and United Airlines are trying to convince council members to get behind their respective views.
April 23, 2012 5:43 pm
Update: Bond denied for Texas nurse accused in baby theft
A judge has denied bond for a nurse accused of fatally shooting a young mother to kidnap her newborn son.
February 21, 2012 9:48 pm
Nonprofit Inspires Middle Schoolers In Third Ward
Yates High School in Houston's Third Ward has one of the lowest attendance rates and only a 55% graduation rate. The middle schools in the area are not doing much better either. One nonprofit is doing something about this by finding creative ways to make learning fun.
January 12, 2012 4:03 pm
Veteran Harris County Constable Arrested on Federal Charges
A longtime local lawman has been arrested today along with two of his top assistants after indictments were unsealed accusing the trio of bribery.
December 14, 2011 7:04 pm
Crime Stoppers Offer Reward For Two Car Wash Shooting Suspects
Houston police need your help in finding two suspects from a fatal shooting at a car wash on Harwin.
December 5, 2011 8:43 pm
After Tough Loss, Cougars Heading To Bowl In Dallas
After a disappointing loss over the weekend, the University of Houston Cougars are starting preparations for a bowl game in Dallas.
December 5, 2011 12:21 am
UH To Play Penn State In 2012 TicketCity Bowl
Bowl officials announced the UH Cougars Football Team, ranked #17, will play the #23 ranked Penn State, January 2 in the 2012 TicketCity Bowl at 11:00 am, Cotton Bowl Stadium in Dallas, TX.
November 30, 2011 10:00 pm
GOP Senators Urge President To Speed Up Keystone Project
Senate Republicans are hoping a new bill will force President Obama to make a decision on the controversial Keystone XL Pipeline sooner than 2013. The pipeline has big implications for the Houston area, where oil from Canada would end up.
November 30, 2011 8:45 pm
First Seasonal Gold Coin Arrives
Salvation Army Houston has received its first gold coin of the season. Officials see this sign of generosity yearly wrapped in the same message.
November 29, 2011 8:41 pm
Parsons: American Bankruptcy Won't Affect Houston Travelers
A Texas airline expert says Houston travelers probably won't notice anything different in the wake of American Airlines' bankruptcy announcement.
November 29, 2011 8:26 pm
New Jury Plaza Helping With Turnout
A new Harris County jury facility that opened earlier this year has helped turnout over the last few months. That's according to the district clerk who says more prospective jurors showing up means savings for Harris County.
November 22, 2011 7:57 pm
Mayor And Occupier On Park Shooting
Members of the Occupy Houston movement are recounting some scary moments Tuesday evening at Tranquility Park. A man dressed in a suit carrying an ar-15 assault rifle opened fire and was later shot by Houston police officers.
November 21, 2011 9:23 pm
Longfellow Elementary Chooses This Year's 'Hot Toys'
If you celebrate Christmas and you're wondering what your school-age children hope to see under the tree this year, students at Longfellow Elementary have some advice. They've released their latest "hot toy" list, and you might be surprised what's on it.
November 18, 2011 8:58 pm
Dierker Says Astros Fans Will Get Used To New League
Many Houston Astros fans are up in arms about the team's impending move to the American League. But one person who isn't is a former player, manager and broadcaster.
November 16, 2011 7:53 pm
Houston Home Sales Figures Continue Climbing
Houston area home sales in October are up nine percent from the same month a year ago, according to the Houston Association of Realtors.
November 10, 2011 4:13 pm
Perry Gaffe Could Spell Big Trouble For Campaign
Governor Perry's high-profile gaffe in last night's GOP debate doesn't mean he's done as a candidate, but a University of Houston Political analyst says it might make some supporters wonder if he's still viable.
November 7, 2011 9:23 pm
Seven Character Vanity Plates Available Again
Texas motorists interested in grabbing a rare seven-character personalized license plate have a week to secure their unique combinations. The state hopes to cash in on the new demand for vanity plates with more character options.
October 28, 2011 8:09 pm
New City Greenhouse Bigger and Better Than Old One
You might not even know it's there, but an old City of Houston greenhouse in Memorial Park damaged by Hurricane Ike has been replaced with a brand new, bigger one. The city used Ike recovery dollars to replace a facility that helps beautify Houston.
October 27, 2011 7:25 pm
Red Tide Prompts Local Oyster Processers To Cut Back
The drought-induced red tide algae bloom that's shut down oyster harvests along the Gulf Coast is the latest in a long-line of natural and man-made events that have devastated the industry.
October 20, 2011 7:35 pm
HISD Joins Other Districts In Funding Lawsuit Against State
The Houston Independent School District has joined more than 100 other districts in Texas in a lawsuit against the state over what it considers an unfair education funding system.
October 19, 2011 8:24 pm
UT Poll: Most Not Happy With Energy Direction
A new poll shows a majority of consumers surveyed believe the United States is headed in the wrong direction on energy.
October 13, 2011 5:53 pm
Animal Killings In Aldine Leave Investigators, Family Puzzled
A beloved horse and two dogs are dead at a Northeast Houston home and their owners and the police want to know why. Authorities and the family have no idea why someone would kill the animals.