December 2, 2011 4:37 pm
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December 2, 2011 11:25 am
Sherron Watkins was the star witness against Enron's leadership in congressional hearings investigating company's collapse. The former Enron vice president had warned CEO Ken Lay the company was in danger of imploding in a wave of accounting scandals, only to be ignored. Watkins joins Andrew Schneider as this week's guest on the Bauer Business Focus, wrapping up our coverage of the tenth anniversary of Enron’s collapse.
December 2, 2011 6:24 am
Comerica Bank's latest Texas Economic Activity Index finds that the third quarter ended with an uptick in growth for the state after a weak summer.
December 1, 2011 8:38 pm
The Houston Cougar Football team is 12 and O, ranked 7th in the country and will play Southern Miss Saturday at Robertson Stadium for the Conference USA Championship. The team's success has created a buzz on campus that hasn't been there in over a decade.
December 1, 2011 8:13 pm
A hearing in Austin tonight will help lawmakers decide what policies to put in place for how police departments conduct eyewitness interviews and identifications.
December 1, 2011 7:51 pm
Total Energy USA, a new annual Houston trade event, is naming Reliant Energy president Jason Few as its executive committee chairman.
December 1, 2011 11:25 am
Enron achieved a final triumph in April 2002, climbing two notches to fifth place on the Fortune 500 list. By then, the company had been bankrupt for months. In the conclusion of our four part series, KUHF business reporter Andrew Schneider looks at life after Enron.
December 1, 2011 6:43 am
The Harris County Attorney's office is suing AT&T over damage from leaking underground gasoline storage tanks.
December 1, 2011 4:16 am
Gulf Coast residents collectively breathe a sigh of relief as the 2011 hurricane season ends today. But officials remind us that regardless of the inactivity along the Gulf Coast, it's always a good idea to be prepared.
November 30, 2011 10:00 pm
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 9:10 pm
Several Houston Councilmembers tagged an ordinance that would require auto repair shops to provide written estimates and signed release forms for car work. The vote was delayed because the administration submitted a 27-page document of changes at the last minute.
November 30, 2011 8:45 pm
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 30, 2011 11:25 am
Few could have imagined in December 2000 that Enron had barely twelve months left to live. In the third of our four part series, KUHF business reporter Andrew Schneider examines the company's fiery demise.
November 30, 2011 10:00 am
Dec. 2 marks the 10-year anniversary of when energy giant Enron filed for bankruptcy. The next day, thousands of workers in the company's Houston headquarters lost their jobs. How has the city coped with company's demise?
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November 30, 2011 6:00 am
Greater Houston will receive nearly $2 million in grants from the Environmental Protection Agency to reduce marine diesel emissions.
November 29, 2011 10:31 pm
Harris County District Attorney Pat Lykos responds to charges by leaders of six Harris County law enforcement unions who issued a vote of "no confidence" in her performance.
November 29, 2011 9:39 pm
Clean energy advocates are urging the Houston City Council to approve new building codes that exceed state standards for energy efficiency.
A new report by the policy group "Environment Texas" says more solar-powered homes and better energy efficiency could help Houston dramatically cut its demand for electricity produced by fossil fuels. According to the group's findings, demand could drop by nearly eight percent by the year 2030 if the city adopts more energy-efficient practices.
November 29, 2011 9:01 pm
The federal government is sending a team of experts to Houston to help the city reorganize its Housing and Community Development Department.
November 29, 2011 8:41 pm
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
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 29, 2011 11:20 am
Andrew Fastow is often portrayed as one of the leading villains of the Enron saga. The chief financial officer created an array of off-books entities that hid massive losses and enriched him and his allies within the company. But Fastow's crimes were only possible because of changes set in motion well before he joined the company, as Andrew Schneider reports in the second of our four part series.
November 29, 2011 10:35 am
With the drought in Texas, water has become an even more precious commodity. But in Montgomery County, there’s concern about another threat to the water supply. Dave Fehling is our StateImpact Texas reporter.
November 29, 2011 6:40 am
Small and midsized businesses across the country are growing more and more anxious about the costs of complying with new tax laws and employment regulations.
November 29, 2011 12:57 am
Houston's homeless shelters operate individually, but could soon have a universal coordinating system to provide services more efficiently.
November 29, 2011 12:13 am
It's been almost three months since MD Anderson Cancer Center hired a new president. And now that man, Dr. Ronald Depinho, is making his mark on the hospital with the creation of a new center for drug development.
November 28, 2011 9:52 pm
The Houston Police Department launched its 26th annual "Comida" Food Drive. It is one of the largest efforts to collect food for the needy.
November 28, 2011 9:25 pm
The Houston Texans Football team is poised to make the playoffs this year for the first time in team history. But Sunday's win over Jacksonville came at the price of another quarterback going down, most likely for the season.
November 28, 2011 9:03 pm
Federal transit officials were in Houston to sign an agreement with Metro securing $900 million in funding for new light rail lines. The agreement signals a new relationship between Metro and the federal government.
November 28, 2011 8:51 pm
For yet another week, gas prices have fallen in Houston (and across the rest of the nation). But that trend may be close to coming to an end.
November 28, 2011 11:25 am
Ten years ago this week, energy trading giant Enron collapsed in one of the largest bankruptcies in history. Thousands were thrown out of work. Enron itself became a byword for massive corporate fraud. The scandal gave Houston a black eye that took years to fade. In the first of our four part series, KUHF Business reporter Andrew Schneider looks back at the heyday of Enron.