SAM which stands for Serve America Movement has arrived in the Lonestar state. The party which strives to be made up of diverse voters say they want to appeal to the nearly 40% of moderate thinkers across the country who want common sense and majority-driven policy in place. The party's chairman is former Florida congressman David Jolly. The former Houston mayoral candidate Bill King will serve as founding chair of the Texas branch. FOX 26 political reporter Greg Groogan debriefs anchor Kaitlin Monte about the group's appeal and future hurdles.
More than $100M dollar is still available for eligible residents in the Houston area as part of the city and county's joint rent relief efforts. The fund which was a direct response to the pandemic started with more than $159M and so far, has helped more than 28,000 families. Requirements have also changed, and your landlord no longer has to sign up first in order to be eligible. You can apply online at houstonharrishelp.org
Houston and Harris County have been operating virtually for more than a year, but is it time to get things back to normal? Recently Houston Police Chief Troy Finner blamed the local court system for the area's recent spike in violent crime, saying they're backed up and letting violent offenders out on bonds when they shouldn't be. The News Edge legal expert Charles Adams addressed the accusation and gave his opinion on the effects of a virtual legal system.
One Houstonian took to Facebook to air her grievances over the advice in a very funny and relatable way.
FOX 26's Coco Dominguez spoke with some fans who attended the game on Pride night.
FOX 26 Reporter Damali Keith speaks with a direct descendant of the founders of Thompson Chapel shares his disappointment that the community was erased over the years.
Houston Methodist won it's court battle with employees who claim their rights are being infringed upon because the hospital is requiring all employees be vaccinated. A judge sided with the hospital saying employees are free to quit and find another job. So how does this ruling apply to you and your career? The News Edge Early Edition legal expert Charles Adams answers that question and also addresses the issue of returning to the workplace. If you can effectively do your job from home, can you refuse to return to in-person work?
FOX 26's Coco Dominguez has more on a cosplay popup exhibit in Bellaire.
FOX 26's Coco Dominguez explains 'Make Music Houston' and what it's all about.
Rashi Vats talks with the Texas Adoption Center about services they offer to help expectant mothers considering alternatives to parenthood.
Did you know that 1 in 3 adults in Houston can't read? Today, The Mayor’s Office for Adult Literacy (MOAL) and the Barbara Bush Houston Literacy Foundation unveiled Houston’s Adult Literacy Blueprint, a call for action and comprehensive plan for coordinated city-wide change to address alarming adult literacy rates. The city also cited research showing the entire city would get a $13 billion-dollar economic boost if we successfully raise overall literacy just one level.
Power is back after some residents didn't have power for 36 hours after a planned power outage. FOX 26 Reporter Maria Salazar has the latest.
Which gets you in more legal trouble: driving drunk, driving with marijuana, or driving with a THC vape pen? The answer surprised many when NewsEdge legal analyst Charles Adams explained the reality of laws in Texas when it comes to THC oils, concentrates, and edibles.
Charles Adams explains the reality of law in Texas when it comes to THC oils, concentrates, and edibles.
The “Be Someone” graffiti on the I-45 North bridge near Downtown Houston has been defaced again. It's happened several times over the past year, but this time it might not be repaired.
FOX 26's Coco Dominguez has more regarding the tattoo convention.
FOX 26's Coco Dominguez explores all the things you can do at the Houston Farmers Market.
Amazon has launched a new feature called Sidewalk, that automatically shares your internet connection with your neighbors in hopes that it'll help your Amazon devices work better.
The iconic 'Be Someone' graffiti on an I-45 North near Downtown Houston was defaced again. However, it might not be coming back.
There's a new Amazon feature that will automatically share your Internet connection. Looking to opt-out of the feature, we've got the details.