Turner Proclaims One MLK Jr. Day Parade for Houston in 2019

Ever since Sylvester Turner has been mayor of the city of Houston he has strived to have one official Martin Luther King, Jr. Day parade. Mayor Turner has announced that the city will officially throw its support in partnership with ...

Houston Rapper Travis Scott Donates $100,000 to Workshop Houston

Following the biggest year in his career, Travis Scott just donated $100,000 to Workshop Houston, a nonprofit and after-school program in the Third Ward.

Fight Intensifies Over Future Of Struggling Houston Schools, District

As lawmakers head into the Texas legislative session this week, tensions have intensified over the future of Houston schools and the threat of a state takeover of the Houston Independent School District due to chronically low-performing schools.

Second Suspect Will Face Murder Charge In Connection with Jazmine Barnes' Killing

A second suspect will face a charge of capital murder in connection with the Jazmine Barnes homicide investigation, the Harris County Sheriff's Office said.

Houston Musician Gives Third Ward After-School Program A Significant Donation

Jaime Herrero, Executive Director of Workshop Houston, announced this week that the non-profit organization has been awarded a $100,000 donation from rapper and native Houstonian Travis Scott. Workshop Houston was one of several non-profit organizations that participated in Scott’s Astroworld ...

Twelve African American Men Achieve Highest Rank in Boy Scouting

Since 1910, the Boy Scouts of America have operated at a level of achieving nothing less than their best to honor God, serve their country, and obey the Scout Law. In doing so millions of young men have grown to ...

Where the Rubber Meets the Road

Have you ever heard the saying, “Where the rubber meets the road?” It is considered the moment of truth. Imagine having a project that you have been working on for months and today is the day you have to present ...

Margo Baines Propels Tween Empowerment With Forthcoming 'Brunch & Goals' Event

Who says adults should be the only ones with a mind full of vision and laying it out on a board. With 'Tweens & Teens, Brunch & Goals' getting a jump start at an early age towards accomplishing dreams and ...

Hattie's Big Night to Make World Premiere In Houston

Vincent Victoria Presents will be producing the World Premiere of the musical play Hattie's Big Night February 1-10 2019, at Midtown Art Center 3414 La Branch.

Search Continues For Suspect in 7-Year-Old Houston Girl's Shooting

Police and family members have asked for the public's help as a search continues for a man suspected of shooting a 7-year-old girl to death in Houston.

The Champs Are Here: The Texans defeat the Jags to win the AFC South Division

Muhammad Ali, who was one of the greatest boxers to ever live once uttered a phrase that was heard throughout the boxing world and in homes all across the country. “The champ is here,” he said with the confidence of ...

Who to Watch in 2019

Houstonians won’t soon forget 2018. It was the year of surprise upsets as a number Democrats unseated long term Republicans resulting in the first Latina and woman Harris County Judge, Lina Hidalgo; County Commissioner Adrian Garcia, first African American mayor ...

Mayor Turner congratulates Harris County's newly sworn-in leadership.

Mayor Sylvester Turner today attended the swearing in ceremony and celebration for Harris County's new leadership and issued the following statement:

This red pickup truck may hold clues in the shooting death of a 7-year-old girl

With a photo of a red truck and loose description of the suspect, Texas authorities are begging for the public's help in finding a killer.

METRO Delivers Holiday Cheer to Local Students & Seniors

There was no shortage of smiles or cheers as several Houston area school children got a surprise visit from Santa and bags full of toys this week. It is part of METRO's annual Adopt-a-School program.