City begins long road to recovery

The first informational meeting for flood victims will be held Wednesday at 3P at Harvest Time Church, in the Greenspoint area. A Meyerland meeting will follow.

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Flood Recovery

Steps to End Rape Kit Backlog

The mayor and the Houston Forensic Science Center announced a plan that would knock out the rape kit backlog by the end of June.


Mayor Selects New METRO Chair

“It’s nice to be the first chairwoman of Metro.” And with those words, Houston attorney Carrin Patman adjourned her first meeting of Metro’s board.

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Apr. 20, 2016City of Houston

Greater Houston Storm Relief Fund Created

After receiving calls from corporations and others who want to help financially, Mayor Sylvester Turner is establishing The Greater Houston Storm Relief Fund, to accept flood relief donations.  Continue Reading »

Apr. 19, 2016Houston Chronicle

City begins long road to recovery

Mayor Sylvester Turner said city staff will interview the nearly 350 residents who stayed in one of five local shelters overnight to determine how best to help them recover their possessions and their lives after Monday’s widespread flooding. Continue Reading »

Apr. 18, 2016Houston Public Media

Detours Begin For Yale Street Bridge Project Near The Heights

The Yale Street Bridge has been around since 1931 and it’s listed on the National Register of Historic Places.

But the past few years have brought a lot of development to the neighborhood, forcing TxDOT to put a load limit on the bridge. It’s located just south of I-10. Continue Reading »

Apr. 17, 2016Houston Public Media

The Houston Area Survey Has Highlighted Important Topics In Over 30 Years Of Research

Rice University’s Kinder Institute for Urban Research is releasing the new edition of its emblematic Houston Area Survey this week.

This year marks the 35th year of the survey, which, under the leadership of Dr Stephen Klineberg, has made findings that have helped understand Houston’s evolution since 1982. Continue Reading »