Astroworld

Travis Scott's Astroworld Festival Canceled with 8 Dead and Hundreds Injured

Houston Fire Chief Samuel Peña says a "mass casualty incident" occurred at the music festival on Friday.

11/06/2021 By Shelby Stewart

Hometown Hero

Houston Officially Has a New Police Chief

31-year HPD veteran and Houston-native Troy Finner was sworn in Monday.

04/05/2021 By Catherine Wendlandt

George Floyd Protests

How You Can Help Houston Fight for Equality and Justice

Four ways to make a difference.

06/01/2020 By Gwendolyn Knapp

Ice House

How Did a Houston Med Student Fall for a Major Psychic Scam?

“They’re selling false hope.”

12/27/2019 By Dianna Wray

News

Study Suggests Lethal Police Shootings Less Likely in Houston

A Harvard study examines use of police force in 10 cities across the nation, including our own.

07/12/2016 By Katharine Shilcutt

Cop Talk

A Sikh Change Comes to Houston’s Finest

A uniform change at the Harris County Sheriff’s Office is fostering a new sort of interfaith dialog.

03/01/2016 By Roxanna Asgarian

Public Safety

Neighborhood Hopping with Sheriff Ron Hickman

Harris County’s newly-appointed Sheriff takes to the streets—and shares his big plans for the next year.

11/29/2015 By Katharine Shilcutt

Crime

Sexual Predator, CEO

Henri Morris was a respected entrepreneur and family man. So why did the women around him keep blacking out?

12/31/2013 By John Lomax