One night in Cancun: Ted Cruz’s disastrous decision to go on vacation during Texas storm crisis

Usually, it takes at least one full day in Cancun to do something embarrassing you’ll never live down. But for Ted Cruz (R-Tex.), it took just 10 hours — from when his United plane touched down at Cancun International Airport at 7:52 p.m. Wednesday to when he booked a return flight back to Houston around 6 a.m. Thursday — for the state’s junior senator to … Continue reading One night in Cancun: Ted Cruz’s disastrous decision to go on vacation during Texas storm crisis

Houston issues boil water advisory amid winter storm: How to keep your water safe

ABCnews.com You should boil tap water, even if it’s filtered, the CDC said. As a dangerous winter storm pounds the South, officials in Houston and the surrounding Harris County have announced a boil water advisory. Here’s what you need to know to stay safe: During a boil water advisory, your community’s water might be contaminated, so you should use bottled water or boil tap water for … Continue reading Houston issues boil water advisory amid winter storm: How to keep your water safe

Amazon Driver Reunites Baby with Mom After He’s Stolen in Apparent Carjacking in Houston

Juan Carlos Flores called his rescue of the baby “the best thing that’s happened to me in my job” An Amazon package driver delivered a whole lot more than just his boxes last week: he helped return a newborn baby to a worried mother. Juan Carlos Flores has been working for Amazon since the start of the pandemic, but on Jan. 18 had a wrench … Continue reading Amazon Driver Reunites Baby with Mom After He’s Stolen in Apparent Carjacking in Houston

HOUSTON ROCKETS FIRST GAME POSTPONED Not Enough Players Cleared COVID Protocol

The NBA has postponed the Houston Rockets vs. OKC Thunder game set for Wednesday night — because the Rockets don’t have enough players available to field a team due to COVID restrictions. An NBA team needs at least 8 players to compete — and the Rockets don’t have enough guys. Here’s the deal … the NBA says, “Three Houston Rockets players have returned tests that … Continue reading HOUSTON ROCKETS FIRST GAME POSTPONED Not Enough Players Cleared COVID Protocol

So Sad: Missing Instagram Influencer Alexis Sharkey’s Nude Body Found on the Side of the Road in Houston

An Instagram influencer was found dead in Houston Saturday morning, confirming family and friends’ worst fears. 26-year-old Alexis Sharkey was supposed to meet friends for a movie night on Saturday, however freinds began to worry when she wasn’t responding to any phone calls or texts. According to her mother, Stacey Clark Robinault, Alexis was last heard from on Friday evening. On Saturday, Alexis’ nude body … Continue reading So Sad: Missing Instagram Influencer Alexis Sharkey’s Nude Body Found on the Side of the Road in Houston

Hurricane Laura makes landfall as Category 4 early Thursday: Live updates and path tracker

Hurricane Laura made landfall in Louisiana near the Texas border early Thursday as a Category 4 storm with maximum sustained winds of 150 mph. That made Laura the most intense hurricane to make landfall in Louisiana in 164 years, since what was called the Last Island Storm in 1856. It is also tied for the strongest hurricane on record to ever hit the state. Laura made … Continue reading Hurricane Laura makes landfall as Category 4 early Thursday: Live updates and path tracker