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The names of the three deputies have yet to be released to the public and a person is in custody, though it is unclear if the person was a witness to the shooting or the suspect.

I’m going to have a really smooth ride home after work tonight. All Harris County Toll Roads have been suspended until April 29. That really helps take the load off of essential workers. Its already stressful enough dealing with this Coronavirus pandemic. We’ll be able to get through it successfully and bounce back if we […]

Harris County Public Health (HCPH) is reporting the first two confirmed cases of the 2019 Novel Coronavirus in Harris County. The news comes a day after the first case of the coronavirus was confirmed in Fort Bend County. A man and a woman from the unincorporated area of northwest Harris County, outside the City of Houston, […]

Harris County is set to have its runoff elections on Saturday, December 14. These elections will be for Mayor as well as select City Council and at-large seats within the county. Early voting for these elections begin on November 27 and will continue until December 10. Much like the general election in November, you will […]

It’s not a statistic to be proud of in the least. The annual Texas STD Surveillance Report published by the Texas Department of State Health Services concluded that that there are close to 38,000 active STD cases throughout Harris County. The data is from the 2017 report as the 2018 report has not been made […]

During the course of the 2018 Midterm Elections, many local races such as Judges, County Commissioner and more were up for grabs. In the end, Harris County effectively turned blue as there were ousters in County Judge Ed Emmett and more. The biggest shock of the night that has gone overlooked? 19 African-American female judges […]

Harris County announces a new marijuana policy to save millions of dollars and free up resources. According to ABC13, the new Misdemeanor Marijuana Diversion Program “will divert all misdemeanor marijuana cases — involving up to four ounces — out of the criminal justice system, instead redirecting low-level drug offenders into a decision-making class.” Harris County District […]

Starting Monday, October 31, 2016 at 9:00am through Wednesday, November 2, 2016 at 5:00pm the Harris County Housing Authority (HCHA) will be accepting applications for the Housing Choice Voucher Program (HCV). Click the link for more details http://hchatexas.org/waitlist/

As flooding threatens your area, PETA is offering important advice for ensuring the safety of companion animals should residents be forced to evacuate.    During a flood, never leave your animals outdoors, tied up, or confined in any way, as they will be trapped and unable to flee rising waters. (Please click on the hyperlinks to see photos of dogs who were […]

Harris County Commissioner Gene L. Locke has announced plans to improve streets in several neighborhoods throughout Precinct One, including unincorporated areas that are in need of infrastructure improvements. The announcement was made after Harris County Commissioners Court on Tuesday approved a measure that adds $1 million to an existing contract with a firm that will […]

Tax Assessor-Collector Mike Sullivan has released the schedule for the 3rd Annual Property Tax Workshops to educate property owners on ways to reduce their tax burden.   “Property owners will be receiving appraisal notices from the Harris County Appraisal District (HCAD) at the end of the month and I know many will be concerned about the […]

Tax Assessor-Collector Mike Sullivan is reminding property owners to be on the lookout for property tax appraisal notices from the Harris County Appraisal District (HCAD). “Harris County residents will be receiving appraisal notices from HCAD by the end of this month,” said Tax Assessor-Collector Mike Sullivan. “I want to remind taxpayers, especially new homeowners of […]