Man charged in connection to mercury spill in west Houston

Officials say mercury spilled near Westview Drive and W. Sam Houston Parkway. less than a pint of mercury was spilled in the parking lots of a Walmart, Sonic, and Shell. Reports of 60,000 gallons of spilled mercury are inaccurate. 

It's the most dangerous time of the year, to drive

Houston’s roads are always congested, and the holidays mean it is going to get worse. People travel in every direction, so it is hard to pinpoint which routes are the safest to travel.

The holidays are the deadliest six week period on the roads

The number of accidents on our roadways starts to go up during this time every year, which is why county officials are not wasting time, and are out in full force monitoring the major highways, even using satellites as their no refusal policy begins now.