Stafford MSD Board Votes to Name "Michael Mesa Field" in Honor of Late Teacher/Coach

The Stafford Municipal School District made history on Monday night when the SMSD Board of Trustees voted 6-0 to name the District’s baseball field, “Michael Mesa Field.”

Alabama 9-year-old dies by suicide after racist taunts and bullying, her family says

A fourth-grader in Alabama died by suicide after being bullied with racist taunts, according to the child's family.

Democrats Hold Advantage Among Latino Voters in Lead Up to Election 2020

Results from the 2018 Midterm NALEO Educational Fund/Latino Decisions Weekly Political Tracking Poll offer exclusive insights into the Latino electorate’s views on the 2020 presidential election. The poll was conducted by Latino Decisions from September 1 – November 4, 2018, ...

Latino Victory Project Calls on Democrats to Reject Trump's Demand for Border Wall Funding in Appropriations Bill

Latino Victory Fund called on Democrats in Congress to reject President Trump’s demand for $5 billion in funds for the border wall. Cristóbal J. Alex, Latino Victory Fund president, issued the following statement:

Ajayan named National Academy of Inventors fellow

Rice University materials scientist Pulickel Ajayan has been named a fellow of the National Academy of Inventors. Ajayan will be one of 148 people inducted in a ceremony at the organization's annual meeting April 10-11 at Space Center Houston.

With Interest Rates Rising, Where Should You Invest?

Everybody has an opinion about where the economy is headed, but at least one variable has been pinned down – the Federal Reserve will continue to raise interest rates into the foreseeable future. The Fed recently announced that it is ...

Man Fatally Shot By Uncle Claims Self-Defense

A man that killed his 17-year-old nephew is claiming self-defense. The shooting took place in the Southwest Crossing neighborhood early this morning.

Ex-Minister Accused Of Embezzling $800K From First Baptist Church

A Houston minister has just been indicted for embezzling more than $800,000 from Houston First Baptist Church. Patch.com reports that a Harris County grand jury indicted Jerrell Altic, 40, on accussation of taking the money starting in 2011.

Beyond the Rhetoric 796: The Climate Change Hustle Blows up in Paris

There is one thing that is constant. That is change. Like anything else the weather will change from day to day, month to month, season to season. Some winters are colder than others and some summers are hotter than others. ...

Sandy Hook Promise releases new 'Point of View' PSA

Just four days away from marking one of the worst mass shootings in U.S. history, an organization born from that tragedy released its latest public service announcement.

How Michael Cohen could help the feds get the Trump Organization

In most respects, Michael Cohen was a frustrating witness for New York investigators.

Trump better hope he wins in 2020

Let's be clear. Friday's filings by federal prosecutors backed President Donald Trump into a corner. And his Monday morning rage-tweeting indicates he may be beginning to grasp his limited options moving forward.

Congresswoman Sheila Jackson Lee Calls on all to Harness the Urgency of Now and Pass the 2018 Reauthorization of the Violence Against Women Act

The Violence Against Women Act (“VAWA”) is landmark legislation which—through policy reforms, interstate cooperation and grant allocation—has been pivotal in providing a national response to protecting half of the population.

Rehabbed cars from Bates Collision Centers serve as ‘keys to a brighter future’ for HCDE single Head Start moms

Without reliable transportation, life is challenging as mothers juggle work and a family in a single-parent household. Car keys are a tool to help make a brighter future possible. Harris County Department of Education Head Start parent Sheena Gulley and ...

Weeks after the California fires, a woman and her loyal dogs are reunited at their home's remains

Dogs' loyalty to their masters and homes are the stuff of legend. And here's more heartwarming proof.