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In the first few days of early voting in an unprecedented election year, two key Texas counties saw a rush of voters coming to the polls. Houston’s Harris County has gotten state and … more
Harris Count Emergency Services District 48 fire crews responded to a call reporting a fire at 6:18 a.m. this morning indicating that the San Tierra apartment complex at 1818 Partnership Way, Katy … more
Texas counties are currently blocked from setting up multiple drop-off locations for absentee ballots heading into the Nov. 3 general election due to a temporary order from the 5th U.S. Circuit Court … more
After more than 30 years in office, Harris County Commissioner Steve Radack announced last year that he would not be running for reelection. The announcement makes it certain that for the first time … more
The Harris County Sheriff’s Office has launched a program dubbed Project Guardian to improve the department’s interactions with children and adults on the autism spectrum. The program … more
Harris County is advising residents to prepare for the arrival of Tropical Storm Beta with rainfall beginning as soon as Sunday evening and full landfall expected by early Tuesday morning. The storm … more
A state district judge on Friday ruled that Harris County can move forward with its plan to send every registered voter an application to request a mail-in ballot for the November general … more
A new report examining the impact of recent changes to bail practices in Harris County found that releasing more misdemeanor defendants from jail without requiring cash bail did not lead to an … more
When the public Harris Health system acquiesced or conspired with the Harris County Commissioners’ Court several years back to slash the number of hospital beds in half at its Ben Taub and LBJ … more
Keith Nielsen has taken office as the chairman of the Harris County GOP, despite saying he would not do so earlier this summer after facing backlash to an image he posted on Facebook juxtaposing a … more
Katy area voters finally had a chance to go to the polls and make their voices heard in several primary runoff elections that now allow a clearer picture of the ballots voters will face when they go … more
Katy area voters have several items on the ballot for the runoff election slated for July 14. Early voting began June 29 and will run through July 10. Voters should check their county’s … more
Fort Bend and Harris counties’ judges have extended their local orders requiring all businesses and commercial entities to have all employees and visitors wear face coverings while visiting … more
As the number of patients hospitalized with the coronavirus has reached record highs 12 days in a row, Gov. Greg Abbott and other health officials have stressed that the state has … more
As Texas' coronavirus cases and hospitalizations continue to break records for a second straight week, leaders and health experts in the largest cities are warning that the state is heading down a … more
Harris County Judge Lina Hidalgo announced in a late-afternoon press conference that she has issued an executive order requiring masks to be worn inside businesses in the county. Hidalgo said the … more
Harris County Emergency Services District Number 48’s Fire Department was designated by the Texas Commission on Fire Protection as a certified training facility for structure firefighters. The … more
The reopening of the Texas economy has sparked a second wave of COVID-19 across the state, prompting county officials to respond. According to the Texas Department of Health Services, 89,108 cases … more
Harris County Emergency Services District 48 has put a new van into service to support its Community Risk Reduction Program. The van supports community events such as CPR classes, home safety surveys … more
Three Katy ISD students have organized a protest against racial injustice at Katy Park from 5-8 p.m. Thursday in response to the death of George Floyd, a Houston native that was killed while in the … more
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