Texas Judge Refuses To Force Houston To Host State Republican Party's In-Person ConventionA state judge on Thursday sided with the City of Houston and refused to reverse the city's decision to cancel the Texas Republican Party's in-person convention because of the coronavirus pandemic.
Houston Cancels In-Person Texas GOP Convention Due To Surge In Coronavirus Cases“The public health concerns outweighed anything else," Houston Mayor Sylvester Turner said Wednesday afternoon.
George Floyd's Family Joins Estimated 60K At Houston Rally, Call For Non-Violent ProtestsMayor Sylvester Turner told the crowd that the rally and march were about “lifting up the family of George Floyd.”
Remainder Of Houston's Livestock Show And Rodeo Cancelled As Precaution Against Coronavirus"As heartbreaking as it is, we are making this decision in the best interest of those who love our event," Houston Mayor Sylvester Turner said.
'Maleah Davis Day' To Be Proclaimed In Houston Sunday In Honor Of Missing 4-Year-Old Found DeadMayor Sylvester Turner ordered Houston City Hall turn pink in remembrance of the 4-year-old girl.
4 Police Officers Serving Narcotics Warrant Shot In Houston, 2 In Critical Condition; 'We Are Sick And Tired Of Having Targets On Our Back'Houston Police said four officers were struck by bullets and a fifth officer suffered a knee injury following an encounter with drug suspects. Three officers are in stable condition, two in critical.
Lawsuit Claims Houston Blocking Facility For Migrant ChildrenAustin-based Southwest Key Programs claimed the city improperly invalidated previously issued permits that would have allowed it to open the facility, which was set to house more than 200 unaccompanied minors.
Houston Mayor: Recovery From Harvey Not Fast EnoughThousands of people still need help as they continue living either in hotels or in damaged homes, said Mayor Sylvester Turner.
New Potential Burden For Houston Homeowners: Higher TaxesMayor Sylvester Turner has proposed a one-time increase in the city's property tax rate to help pay for mounting hurricane expenses.
Houston To Open More Mega-Shelters To House Flooded FamiliesThe George R. Brown Convention Center already held more than 9,000 people, almost twice the number officials originally planned to house there.