Federal Judge Rules Houston Should Not Have Barred Texas GOP In-Person ConventionA federal judge has ruled the Republican Party of Texas may hold its in-person convention in Houston this weekend, if needed, the party announced Friday.
New York Gives Houston A Helping Hand During PandemicHouston is getting some help from New York in its efforts to increase coronavirus testing amid a spike in the number of local cases and hospitalizations.
Houston Leaders Call For City Lockdown As COVID-19 Surge ContinuesTop officials in Houston are calling for the city to lock back down as area hospitals strain to accommodate the onslaught of patients sick with COVID-19.
Mayor Threatens To Shut Down Texas GOP Convention If COVID-19 Rules ViolatedHouston Mayor Sylvester Turner wants the Texas Republican Party to cancel their upcoming in-person convention in the city -- in favor of a virtual one.
George H.W. Bush Tweets His Thanks To HoustonFormer President George H.W. Bush thanked Houston for its "professionalism and obvious care" during the memorials and services for his late wife, Barbara Bush.
Houston Mayor's Press Secretary SuspendedCity officials determined she'd sent or received thousands of emails related to personal business on city time.
Texas Governor Gives Houston $50M For Harvey Following ClashTexas Gov. Greg Abbott is giving Houston $50 million in state funds for Hurricane Harvey cleanup just days after clashing with the city's mayor and insisting the city already had "all the money" it needed.
Houston Mayor, Texas Governor Clash Over Harvey CostsGov. Greg Abbott accused the mayor of holding the state "hostage" by pushing a local tax increase unless an emergency Texas piggybank of nearly $10 billion is cracked open.
Mayor Says Houston 'Open For Business' Despite Flood ThreatMayor Sylvester Turner said anyone staying in already-waterlogged homes were endangering themselves and first responders.
Houston Mayor Orders Mandatory EvacuationsThe mayor of Houston has ordered mandatory evacuations for people who haven't left their homes in part of the city that remains flooded.
Astros Return To Houston For 1st Game Since HarveyBaseball returned to Houston on Saturday with the Astros giving the flood-ravaged city a few hours of entertainment at the end of a terrible and trying week.
Houston Joining Lawsuit Against 'Sanctuary Cities' LawHouston city leaders have voted to join a lawsuit trying to halt a Texas law that would crackdown on 'sanctuary cities.' Dallas, Austin, San Antonio, El Paso County and several organizations are already challenging the law.