Tag: Houston

Houston pleads for more tests, gear as cars pack hospital

By JOHN L. MONE and PAUL J. WEBER Associated Press HOUSTON (AP) — Cars lined up for more than a mile outside a Houston hospital...

Houston Rodeo called off over fears of coronavirus

By Emma Platoff, Texas Tribune As Texas continues to grapple with the spread of COVID-19, Houston officials have called off the remainder of the city’s...

Two new cases of the coronavirus confirmed in Houston area

By Alex Samuels, Texas Tribune Local officials confirmed two new cases Thursday of the coronavirus in Harris County. The new confirmed cases come one day...

Long lines frustrate Houston voters in black neighborhoods

By JAKE BLEIBERG, TERRY SPENCER and JOHN MONE, The Associated Press HOUSTON (AP) — The frustrations began early for Ahmed King as he wandered Houston...

Alarm grows over coronavirus as thousands prepare for SXSW, Houston rodeo

By Naomi Andu and Sami Sparber, Texas Tribune Benjamin Gibson has a platinum badge to Austin’s annual South by Southwest festival — valued at $1,725...

New assessment shows 450 structures damaged by Houston blast

By JUAN A. LOZANO Associated Press HOUSTON (AP) — An updated assessment released Monday of the impact of a massive explosion at a warehouse in...

Police: 2 dead after warehouse explosion shakes Houston

HOUSTON (AP) — A massive explosion Friday leveled a warehouse in Houston, leaving at least two people dead, damaging nearby buildings and homes and...

Texas Southern University’s president placed on administrative leave

By Shannon Najmabadi, Texas Tribune The president of one of the country’s largest historically black colleges, Texas Southern University, in Houston, was placed on paid...

Hinch, Luhnow fired for Astros’ sign stealing

By RONALD BLUM and KRISTIE RIEKEN AP Sports Writer HOUSTON (AP) — Astros manager AJ Hinch and general manager Jeff Luhnow were fired Monday after...