| Feb 9, 2011
Mayor Annise Parker says Tuesday night's town hall meeting, in response to video showing HPD officers beating a 15-year-old burglary suspect, should be the first of many meetings to come.
She said she thought the meeting with the NAACP and other...
| Feb 10, 2011
A second video alleging brutality at the hands of the Houston Police Department has surfaced. It reportedly shows an officer striking a handcuffed suspect with a baton and then knocking him down.
This latest video comes on the heels of another video that...
| Feb 18, 2011
It's a step in trying to deal with allegations of police brutality after Houston Police Department officers were caught on camera beating a teenage burglary suspect, but not everyone's happy with the mayor's move.
"In any large organizations there are...
| May 10, 2012
| 9:03 AM
WASHINGTON, D.C. - In the wake of North Carolina saying no to gay marriage, and after the vice president outted President Obama on his stance on gay marriage, Obama is coming out of the opinion closet. He`s now saying he supports same-sex marriage....
| May 16, 2012
| 10:19 AM
Your property taxes are going way up! Only kidding, just wanted to get your attention.
Houston Mayor Annise Parker released her budget proposal Tuesday. Here are the highlights:
It's a $4.54 billion plan. The general fund, or tax supported portion is...
| May 16, 2012
| 2:34 PM
Houston City Council today approved Mayor Annise Parker’s innovative plan to create a public/private partnership to operate the Houston Sobering Center. Council also approved including the Houston Police Department’s Mental Health Unit in...
| Jun 23, 2012
| 2:30 PM
Houston lawmakers and area groups have been pushing for federal dollars to help finish the city's hike and biking trails.
Third time is a charm because after two rejected proposals, the federal Department of Transportation finally approved a TIGER grant...
| Nov 11, 2011
| 6:00 PM
Separated at birth…You know when you look like someone else or they look like you? Officially called a doppleganger, they say everybody has one. I get this a lot. People say I look like Paul Tuttle Jr. from American Chopper. I also get this, not...
| Jan 14, 2012
| 4:55 PM
Last week some Democratic office-holders including the maor of New Haven, re-launched the annual and so-far-unsuccessful legislative push to legalize red-light enforcement cameras in Connecticut.
That sparked now-familiar arguments pro (saving lives,...
| Jan 3, 2012
| 2:59 PM
After basically running against herself, Mayor Annise Parker was inaugurated this morning.
The Mayor focused on the positives during her inaugural comments saying, “It's time to acknowledge how much goes right in Houston. We're home to the...
| Jul 21, 2011
| 2:58 PM
By now we all know city council decided to turn a blind eye to what Houstonian residents want and now the red light cameras are back!
The cameras never went anywhere and have been sitting unused until two-weeks ago when Mayor Annise Parker had them...
| Aug 2, 2011
| 4:31 PM
City Hall was packed with angry Houston motorists with storng opinions over the red light camera issue. Some took a calm, collective approach while others were more passionate about sharing their frustration.
Mayor Annise Parker has stressed that she...