A 3-door wooden garage in Santa Fe, Texas was engulfed in flames after fireworks tossed into a trash can sparked a fire. The homeowner suffered second-degree burns after retrieving his truck from the garage.
Actor Will Smith picked up the roughly $100,000 tab for Independence Day fireworks in New Orleans after learning the city didn't plan a 2021 show.
The United States fell short of President Biden’s goal to have 70% of adults vaccinated by July 4, but his tweet Sunday morning thanked the millions of Americans who’ve already rolled up a sleeve.
The annual Nathan’s Hot Dog Eating Contest is back Sunday, and so is the live audience.
Though this is a holiday weekend, most major retailers from Home Depot to Target will still remain open — and in most cases, under normal business hours.
A shortage of truck drivers is causing gasoline delivery delays, leaving some stations with low or no gas. Travelers taking road trips for the Fourth of July are advised to not let their fuel flirt too close to empty. They may have to travel to the next exit if they come upon a station without gas.
Need Fourth of July plans? Check out this list of festivals, parades and firework shows around the Houston area this Independence Day weekend.
Houstonians who celebrate the Fourth of July by setting off fireworks or shooting guns in the air will face a hefty fine and, or time in jail.
If you’re on a boat, remember boating under the influence carries the same penalty as driving under the influence. Also be sure to make a float plan.
The gas price average in Texas is $2.80 for a gallon of regular unleaded fuel, according to the AAA Texas Weekend Gas Watch.
Fireworks can cause a lot of anxiety for pets. Houston SPCA chief veterinarian Dr. Roberta Westbrook has some advice for owners and neighbors.
The summer holiday can be hard on our pets. Here are tips from a variety of pet experts on how to keep your furry friends safe this Fourth of July.
President Biden wants to celebrate Independence Day as a “summer of freedom” from the virus, but many may already feel a return to normalcy this Father’s Day.
The Emancipation Park Conservancy teamed up with Lucille's 1913' to help feed Houstonians in traditional Juneteenth fashion. FOX 26's Denise Middleton gives us a look at the celebrations.
While Juneteenth’s recognition at a time of racial reckoning is appreciated by many, some say more is still needed to be done to change policies that are disadvantageous to Black Americans.
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We have talked a lot about Juneteenth, but many Americans only learned about its history in the past year or so, and many are eager to see it better taught so that it's not misunderstood as a black-only holiday
Juneteenth is Saturday and FOX 26 Houston’s Coco Dominguez tells us how residents in Baytown are preparing for a big celebration!
Juneteenth is now a federal holiday. An artist in Galveston has commemorated it with a colorful display of its history.
President Joe Biden signed legislation today that made Juneteenth a national holiday. The holiday marks the day the last American slaves, in Galveston, learned they were emancipated. But many in the Black community say a paid day off at work isn’t the meaningful change they want. Our panelists join The Factor to debate the backlash.