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Nearly a month into his first term in office, Houston Mayor John Whitmire is calling for a merger of the Houston Police Department and the Houston METRO Police ...

Shortly after being sworn in as mayor of Houston, the fourth largest city in America, John Whitmire, started reversing the political logjam that characterized his predecessor’s administration ...

After nearly 30 Harris County residents signed up to speak in defense of a long-used contract program that bolsters police patrols, the county’s Office of Budget Management (OMB) Director Daniel Ramos removed his proposed changes from the commissioners court agenda this week ...

Texas Rangers have opened a new public corruption investigation after Harris County Judge Lina Hidalgo’s Office “concealed” records subpoenaed in a Grand Jury’s review of how a multi-million dollar county contract was awarded, according to ...

Gov. Greg Abbott is praising a Hilton hotel property in Houston for pulling the plug on hosting a planned conference this month by the U.S. Campaign for Palestinian Rights, saying no Texas venue should host the organization in the wake of the Hamas attacks on Israel ...

Rev. Ralph West II, the son of Rev. Ralph West, founder and senior pastor of The Church Without Walls in Houston, Texas, who most recently led the Eldridge campus of his father’s megachurch, has been ordered to pay $2.45 million to a woman he knowingly infected with herpes ...

At a time when LGBTQ+ residents of Katy might feel unheard or unwelcome, a newly formed organization wants them to feel valued and supported and has scheduled a series of events to celebrate them ...

The Katy Independent School District school board approved a new policy that requires parents to be told if students identify as transgender or non-binary. The measure narrowly passed by a vote of four to three. There was an overflow crowd of vocal parents and students at the meeting ...

An overwhelming majority of respondents in a new poll from the University of Houston’s Hobby School said that crime should be a top priority for the next mayor of Houston, followed by flooding, road and street conditions, and the economy and jobs ...

Republican Harris County Commissioner Tom Ramsey is facing backlash for remarks aimed at members of the LGBTQ community made during a June 6 meeting with other county leaders ...