Keith Wade, the special advisor to Houston Mayor Sylvester Turner, died Thursday evening due to COVD-19, officials confirm.
The city of Houston has not forgotten its milestone graduates, and are planning to hold a special 'first-of-its-kind' outdoor celebration for high school seniors on June 5.
By: N.L. Preston HOUSTON – It is commonly said that journalists work on passion; working around the clock as the truth tellers bringing you the daily updates during the floods, hurricanes, tornadoes, blizzards, battlefields of war and, as with today, health crises. And oftentimes, these dedicated journalists are putting themselves in the elements and on
Mayor Sylvester Turner has announced MASK UP!, a grassroots public health information campaign to encourage Houstonians to safeguard themselves from potential exposure to COVID-19. (mask distribution sites listed below)
"Never let anyone steal your peace, and never let anyone take your peace and turn it into pieces," is the advice Judge Elaine Marshall's aunt once gave her. Today, with the city of Houston filled with panicked residents - some cautiously locked away in their homes while others disregard health warnings - those words of wisdom seem to be a message that needs sharing.
With the federal government extending social distancing guidelines through the end of April, Houston area schools districts will remain closed, providing online instruction until the beginning of May, officials announced.
The Houston Health Department will double its daily COVID-19 testing capacity when it opens its second community drive-thru test site for people with symptoms on Wednesday, April 1.
The Houston Health Department announced 54 new positive coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) cases on Sunday, bringing the city's total to 286. Houston's COIVD-19 deaths remain at two as no new deaths were reported Sunday.
In an effort to continue to encourage the health and safety of the public and court staff members from the spread of the COVID-19, the City of Houston Municipal Courts Department has suspended ALL JURY AND JUDGE TRIALS, JURY DUTY, ARRAIGNMENTS AND PARKING ADJUDICATION HEARINGS through Friday, May 1, 2020. The Court remains open for all other proceedings.
On March 4, Mayor Sylvester Turner and the Houston City Council voted to approve the nomination of Cheryl Creuzot to serve as a member of the Port Commission of the Port of Houston Authority. Creuzot, a highly-respected business and civic leader, will be the first African-American female port commissioner in the nearly 116-year history once she is sworn in.