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.
The Houston Federation of Teachers is calling for the return to 100% virtual learning after Thanksgiving because of a rise in the number of COVID 19 cases.
An alarmingly high number of new COVID-19 cases reported by the Harris County Health Department is making contact tracing more important now than ever.
Harris County Judge Lina Hidalgo is asking residents to cancel their big holiday plans and gatherings due to the uptick in COVID-19 cases in the area.
Fort Bend ISD Superintendent of Schools Dr. Charles Dupre has announced his intention to resign by December 2021.
Texas Gov. Greg Abbott says Texans can soon expect the same COVID-19 treatment President Trump experienced when he was diagnosed with the virus.
Family, friends, and Houston police gathered at the game of one of HPD Sgt. Sean Rios' sons. The boy, who just lost his father, scored a touchdown in the game.
A Houston attorney from Bush's 2000 Election legal team, Daryl Bristow, spoke with FOX 26 to give an insight into the current situation compared to what happened in 2000.
There are about 50,000 mail-in ballots that still need to be cast in Harris County according to the clerk’s office, and just a few days to turn them in. A new method is allowing voters to make sure they reach the deadline.
The mail-in ballot activity tracker is found on the Harris County Clerk’s website. Voters type their name, birthday, and last four digits of their social security number or Texas ID.
Harris County Clerk Chris Hollins is asking Texas Secretary of State Ruth Hughs to help clarify drive-thru voting is legal.