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May 8, 2024
Husband Files Lawsuit Against Three Women for Assisting Wife's Abortion

Houston, TX - Marcus Silva filed a lawsuit against three women, alleging that they helped his ex-wife abort their child. After learning of his wife's pregnancy, Silva was initially overjoyed but later claimed that Aracely Garcia, Jackie Noyola, and Amy Carpenter persuaded his wife to terminate the pregnancy. Seeking $1 million in damages, Silva alleges […]

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March 24, 2024
Black Couple's Discrimination Lawsuit Against Hi-Rise Condos in Katy, Texas Dismissed With Prejudice

A federal court judge recently dismissed a racial discrimination lawsuit brought forth by three Black real estate investors in Houston. The investors claimed they were unfairly denied the opportunity to purchase condominiums in a new community development for Asians. The civil lawsuit, which targeted the RE/MAX franchise network and other parties, was dismissed on February […]

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March 9, 2024
Excessive Solitary Confinement of Migrants in North Houston Facilities Under Close Review

A recent report released by Harvard University and Physicians for Human Rights (PHR) has brought to light a disturbing issue regarding over 640 immigrants held in detention in the Houston area. Migrant detainees have allegedly been placed in solitary confinement since 2018, raising significant human rights concerns. The conditions under which they have been detained […]

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March 7, 2024
Houston's ShotSpotter: False Gunfire Alerts Delay Police 911 Calls

For the past three years, the city of Houston has been utilizing its "ShotSpotter" technology to arrest and mitigate gun violence within its communities.

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January 28, 2024
Driving High On Weed In Texas Is Same As Intoxicated On Liquor

Driving a vehicle while high on weed in Texas is treated the same as being intoxicated on alcohol. DUI on marijuana is illegal in all 50 US states.

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December 22, 2023
Cancer Survivor Returns as Pediatric Nurse to MD Anderson, Houston's Beacon of Hope

In a heartwarming tale of triumph over adversity, Caitlyn Mortus, once a cancer patient at MD Anderson Children's Cancer Hospital in Houston, Texas, has returned a decade later, not as a patient but as a compassionate pediatric nurse.

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December 2, 2023
Houston News Report Exposes Deceptive Trade Practices at Priceless Car Rental

Attorney Chi Nguyen, representing consumers, pointed out that Priceless Car Rental's actions may violate the Texas Deceptive Trade Practices Act.

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September 16, 2023
Texas Federal Court Rules DACA Unconstitutional: Houston Reacts

DACA Unconstitutional, Says Texas Court In a groundbreaking decision, a federal court in the Southern District of Texas in Houston declared a new iteration of Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals - DACA unconstitutional. The policy has protected numerous young immigrants, commonly known as Dreamers, from deportation. Judge Hanen's Rationale: Congress Must Act U.S. District Judge […]

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March 23, 2023
Houston Airports Receives Inaugural World Airport Award for Exceptional Airport Art Program

Houston Airports recognized as aviation industry leaders for their innovative approach to airport art for its exceptional Airport Art Program.

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March 19, 2023
Innocent Single Mother Fatally Shot in Deep Ellum Nightclub During Spring Break

On the evening of March 14, 2023, tragedy struck a Houston family at a nightclub in the Deep Ellum neighborhood of Dallas, Texas. Danielle Jones, a 32-year-old single mother fatally shot in the crossfire of a shooting at the Bitter End nightclub. The incident occurred during the busy spring break season, when the city is […]

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