Rashi Vats, a native of Houston, is so happy to be back home! She joined the FOX 26 News team in August 2013. Rashi comes to FOX from KBTX, the CBS affiliate in Bryan/College Station, where she served as the weekend anchor and reporter for two years. She was also a reporter for KRIS and KZTV in Corpus Christi and KXII in Sherman, Texas. Before moving to the Brazos Valley, Rashi reported for KXII in Sherman, TX. Rashi is a graduate of Texas Christian University, where she earned a Bachelor's of Science degree in broadcast journalism from the Schieffer School of Journalism. She also minored in business at TCU. In the summer of 2007, she interned for CBS Evening News in New York and was chosen as an International Radio and Television Society (IRTS) 2007 Summer Fellow. Right before moving to New York City, Rashi was overseas where she interned at the CBS London Bureau in the spring of 2007. She is always looking to tell stories that matter to you and your community.
A local family seeking asylum in Houston tells FOX 26's Rashi Vats how they're settling in their new home.
You might not be as protected as you think with the COVID-19 shot, which is why there’s a debate on whether a booster is needed now.
Damage to your home is just one aspect of a hurricane, there are also the power outages.
A local nurse practitioner has been prescribing the controversial drug to treat COVID-19 and has seen some success, but the FDA has not approved it for use yet.
Is it a bad thing to yell at your children too much? According to a recent survey, raising their voices at children has gone up, especially for parents of younger children.
The family of a Richmond, Texas veteran, who died of COVID-19, say a Sugar Land hospital refused to give the 74-year-old a court-ordered treatment of Ivermectin.
Now that the U.S. Troops are gone and the Taliban has taken over Afghanistan, many Afghans in America say their families are now in hiding.
While the U.S. announces the completion of withdrawing forces from Afghanistan, there are many local families hoping to get their family members out of the country.
The man, who is now a U.S. citizen, says his family's paperwork has been approved and fees have been paid for but the National Visa Center is still processing their and requests to expedite it has been met with silence.
The Houston area is helping with the humanitarian crisis in Afghanistan preparing to welcome anywhere from 1,500 - 2,500 refugees to Houston over the next six months.