Black man who police led by rope sues city of Galveston for $1M

A lawsuit filed last week in Galveston County district court on behalf of Donald Neely, 44, alleged the officers’ conduct was “extreme and outrageous,” both physically injuring Neely and causing him emotional distress, news outlets reported, citing the court documents.

Local doctor joining COVID-19 vaccine trials

Dr. Kirk Koepsel is a podiatrist with a background in bacteriology virology parasitology and epidemiology, but he’s switching to the other side of the needle and enrolling in one late-stage trial to help find a fix.

Officials urging Houstonians to stay weather aware this week

Jeff Lindner, a meteorologist with the Harris County Flood Control District, is urging Houstonians to pay close attention to the radars and forecasts starting Sunday night into Wednesday morning, as Tropical Storm Beta continues to move inland towards the Texas coast.