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 2021-09-28 04:11 

FOX 26 Houston

50 Cent in Houston for induction of entrepreneurs with HISD...

The first 75 entrepreneurs were inducted Monday from Wheatley, Worthing, and Kashmere High schools through the G Unity Foundation partnership that involves HISD, United Horizon group, and rapper & entrepreneur 50 Cent....

 2021-09-28 03:36 

FOX 26 Houston

Ankle monitor on missing 19-year-old out of jail on bond raises more questions than answers...

According to Harris County Pre-Trial Services, 4,025 defendants in Harris County are wearing electronic monitoring devices as a condition of bond. The agency says no one actually checks in person when the device records a violation....

 2021-09-28 03:07 

FOX 26 Houston

Local non-profit helps Afghan family of 4 find their way in Houston...

Four weeks after U.S. troops were pulled out of Afghanistan, FOX 26 spoke with a family that was able to flee the country. They tell us, they're grateful to be in Houston and away from danger....

 2021-09-28 03:02 

FOX 26 Houston

16-year-old driver under investigation, accused of running over 6 Houston area cyclists in Waller...

An investigation continues in Waller County after a 16-year-old with a pickup truck ran over six Houston area bicyclists Saturday morning....

 2021-09-28 02:00 

FOX 26 Houston

Hospitals, nursing homes brace for staff shortages as state COVID-19 vaccine deadlines loom...

Hospitals and nursing homes around the country are bracing for worsening staff shortages as state deadlines arrive for health care workers to get vaccinated against COVID-19....

 2021-09-28 01:05 

FOX 26 Houston

Houston-area leaders react following the death of 'Sissy' Farenthold...

Houston Mayor Sylvester Turner and Harris County Judge Lina Hidalgo are sharing their condolences following the death of Frances "Sissy" Farenthold....

 2021-09-28 00:42 

FOX 26 Houston

Brian Laundrie manhunt: Tipster sends Dog the Bounty Hunter to Florida campground 75 miles from family home...

Brian Laundrie and Gabby Petito embarked on a cross-country trip together in mid-June. He returned on Sept. 1 without her....

 2021-09-27 23:59 

FOX 26 Houston

Most Harris County homeowners likely to pay more taxes despite rate cut...

Homeonwers in Harris County are expected to get a lower property tax rate after a compromise was reached in a contentious battle among Commissioners, but it may not save them much money....

 2021-09-27 23:39 

FOX 26 Houston

National Coffee Day deals and freebies you won't want to miss...

These companies are roasting up some great deals for National Coffee day that coffee lovers won't want to miss....

 2021-09-27 23:32 

FOX 26 Houston

Virtual career fair looks to match Army veterans with employers...

As the nation struggles to fill open jobs, the Labor Department says the number of 'veterans' looking for work fell to a pre-pandemic low of 3.6%, in August. Finding the right fit, however, can be a challenge....

 2021-09-27 23:03 

FOX 26 Houston

Senate GOP blocks borrowing bill aimed at averting government shutdown...

It's all making for a tumultuous moment for Biden and his party, with consequences certain to shape his presidency and the lawmakers' own political futures....

 2021-09-27 22:59 

FOX 26 Houston

Brian Laundrie's parents 'concerned' but 'do not know where Brian is,' family lawyer says...

The parents of Brian Laundrie, the only person of interest named in the disappearance of Gabby Petito, say they do not know where their son is....

 2021-09-27 22:36 

FOX 26 Houston

Wells Fargo to pay $37.3M in fines for overcharging some customers...

The U.S. Justice Department filed a lawsuit claiming Wells Fargo purposely overcharged customers using the bank's foreign-exchange services....

 2021-09-27 22:17 

FOX 26 Houston

US males lost 2.2 years of life on average to COVID-19, study says...

American males experienced the largest losses in life expectancy in 2020 due to the high mortality rate of COVID-19, according to a study published by Oxford University on Monday....

 2021-09-27 21:39 

FOX 26 Houston

Will the days of sub-3% mortgage rates soon be behind us? One expert thinks so...

Mortgage rates are holding steady, but one expert says the days of sub-3% interest rates could be over....

 2021-09-27 21:36 

FOX 26 Houston

COVID-19 driving more millennials to buy life insurance than Gen X & Boomers, study finds...

As the pandemic continues across the U.S., it is pushing more Millennials to look into life insurance....

 2021-09-27 20:51 

FOX 26 Houston

Harris Co. grand jury 'no bills' former HPD officers in the death of Nicholas Chavez...

A Harris County grand jury has 'no billed' four former Houston Police Department officers in connection with the 2020 shooting of Nicolas Chavez....

 2021-09-27 20:22 

FOX 26 Houston

Sexual assault could lead to brain disorders, study suggests...

Researchers followed dozens of women who suffered trauma such as sexual assault and found they could be at risk for stroke, dementia and other brain disorders....

 2021-09-27 20:06 

FOX 26 Houston

R. Kelly convicted in federal sex-trafficking case...

A jury in federal court in Downtown Brooklyn has convicted R&B superstar R. Kelly on racketeering charges related to shocking and lurid accusations of exploiting, coercing, and sex-trafficking several young women and girls....

 2021-09-27 20:00 

FOX 26 Houston

HCSO: Woman hit by 2 vehicles after getting out of boyfriend's truck during argument...

The Harris County Sheriff's Office says a woman died after she got out of her boyfriend's pickup truck during an argument and was struck by two vehicles on the North Freeway....

 2021-09-27 19:12 

FOX 26 Houston

Pfizer studying oral drug to prevent COVID-19 in those exposed...

Pfizer has begun mid-to-late stage trials of an oral COVID-19 drug designed to prevent infection in those who have been exposed to the virus....

 2021-09-27 18:57 

FOX 26 Houston

Diet rich in dairy may be linked to lower risk of heart disease: report...

Swedish study examined dairy fat intake by more than 4,000 adults...

 2021-09-27 18:30 

FOX 26 Houston

Texas' two new congressional districts added to Houston and Austin in proposed redistricting map...

Texas lawmakers on Monday released their first draft of a new congressional map for the next decade that includes two new districts in Austin and Houston — metropolitan areas with diverse populations that fueled much of the state's population gr...

 2021-09-27 18:00 

FOX 26 Houston

6-year-old girl died after theme park ride operators failed to buckle her in: report...

The ride operators apparently did not notice that the 6-year-old girl was sitting on top of her seatbelts instead of being properly strapped in. The belts had reportedly been buckled during a previous ride when the seat was empty and were not unbuckled wh...

 2021-09-27 16:55 

FOX 26 Houston

2 hosts of 'The View' say COVID-19 tests were false positives...

The two co-hosts of "The View" who were abruptly pulled off the air last week before a planned interview with Vice President Kamala Harris say their tests were false positives....

 2021-09-27 16:42 

FOX 26 Houston

Brian Laundrie's mother called 911 on 'Dog the Bounty Hunter'...

North Port police confirmed that Brian Laundrie's mother Roberta called 911 on Dog the Bounty Hunter when he knocked on the family's front door over the weekend....

 2021-09-27 16:37 

FOX 26 Houston

Houston's first mobile stroke unit now helping local patients...

A new article in the New England Journal of Medicine highlights the work that UTHealth is doing through its mobile unit. It reports ischemic stroke patients received faster treatment and that led to less disability, but more units are needed....

 2021-09-27 16:21 

FOX 26 Houston

John Hinckley Jr., who tried to assassinate Reagan, to be freed from oversight...

A federal judge says the man who tried to assassinate President Ronald Reagan four decades ago can be released unconditionally from the restrictions he's been living under next year if he remains mentally stable....

 2021-09-27 16:14 

FOX 26 Houston

R. KELLY TRIAL: Jury resumes deliberations in sex-trafficking trial...

A jury in downtown Brooklyn resumed deliberations on Monday at the racketeering and sex trafficking trial of R&B star R. Kelly....

 2021-09-27 16:00 

FOX 26 Houston

What to do if you don't qualify for $9.5B worth of student loan forgiveness under Biden in 2021...

See if you qualify for student loan repayment assistance like IDR plans, permanent disability discharges and refinancing. (iStock)...

 2021-09-27 15:43 

FOX 26 Houston

Still time to grab a deal: Refinance rates hold at bargain lows | Sept. 27, 2021...

Check out the mortgage refinancing rates for Sept. 27, 2021, which are largely unchanged from last Friday....

 2021-09-27 15:38 

FOX 26 Houston

Biden to receive COVID-19 booster shot on camera Monday...

President Joe Biden is set to receive his COVID-19 vaccine booster shot on Monday afternoon on camera following the FDA and CDC approval....

 2021-09-27 15:38 

FOX 26 Houston

Adult temper tantrums: A lingering effect of post-pandemic stress...

When you're the person in close contact with an adult having a tantrum, it can feel confusing and scary. Psychotherapist Mary Jo Rapini has a 5-part action plan for coping with an adult having a temper tantrum....

 2021-09-27 15:31 

FOX 26 Houston

Back below 3%, 30-year mortgage rates remain a bargain for buyers | Sept. 27, 2021...

Check out the mortgage rates for Sept. 27, 2021, which are a mixed bag from last Friday....

 2021-09-27 15:22 

FOX 26 Houston

Facebook pauses development of 'Instagram Kids' app after pushback...

Instagram is putting a hold on the development of an "Instagram Kids" app so it can address concerns about the vulnerability of younger users....

 2021-09-27 14:32 

FOX 26 Houston

Gabby Petito case: Florida cowboy says 'no surviving' swamp where police are searching for Brian Laundrie...

After Laundrie's parents pointed authorities toward the Carlton Reserve, a nature preserve Brian was known to frequent, many began to speculate about whether the avid hiker would be equipped to live in the depths of the 25,000-acre woods for weeks on ...

 2021-09-27 14:06 

FOX 26 Houston

Man fatally shot during possible road rage disturbance in southeast Houston...

The Houston Police Department says a man was shot and killed on Sunday night in what appears to be a road rage disturbance....

 2021-09-27 13:27 

FOX 26 Houston

HCSO: Man, 23, fatally shot in head after going to meet someone in NW Harris Co....

The Harris County Sheriff's Office says the 23-year-old man went to the location to meet someone, and an unknown person approached him and shot him in the head....

 2021-09-27 13:24 

FOX 26 Houston

WHO to revive probe into COVID-19 origins, officials warn time is running out...

The WHO is developing a new team of about 20 scientists tasked with uncovering the origins of the COVID-19 outbreak, according to a report....

 2021-09-27 12:59 

FOX 26 Houston

Salmonella: CDC investigating outbreak linked to unknown food source...

The CDC says a salmonella outbreak has been reported in at least 29 states from an unknown food source....

 2021-09-27 12:36 

FOX 26 Houston

Man loses 120 pounds, becomes triathlete after wife dies: 'I wanted something more'...

Bill Bowden, 52, from Burbank, California, has lost about 120 pounds since 2019 and is participating in his first triathlon on Saturday....

 2021-09-27 12:08 

FOX 26 Houston

Funeral service for HPD Senior Officer William "Bill" Jeffrey to be held Monday...

The funeral service for fallen Houston Police Department Senior Officer William...

 2021-09-27 11:49 

FOX 26 Houston

Strong earthquake hits Greek island of Crete...

An earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of at least 5.8 struck the Greek island of Crete on Monday, killing one person and injuring several others....

 2021-09-27 11:37 

FOX 26 Houston

Brian Laundrie: FBI officially takes the lead in search after police scale back efforts in Carlton Reserve...

The search for Brian Laundrie at the Carlton Preserve slowed over the weekend with North Port police saying they searched on a smaller scale, and mostly by air on Sunday....

 2021-09-27 10:17 

FOX 26 Houston

2021 Tony Awards: 'Moulin Rouge!' wins 10 awards, including best new musical...

"Moulin Rouge! The Musical" won the best new musical crown at the Tony Awards on Sunday night, earning 10 awards in total....

 2021-09-27 03:30 

FOX 26 Houston

Families of murder victims hold a night of remembrance in Houston...

Families of murdered victims gathered Sunday evening to honor and remember their loved ones. So far, there have been roughly 20 percent more homicides in Houston this year compared to 2020....

 2021-09-27 02:46 

FOX 26 Houston

AAMA connects 16-to-24-year-olds to educational and work opportunities...

The program began in late 2019. The goal is to help find work and educational opportunities for what they call opportunity youth or 16-to-24-year-olds who are not working or in school....

 2021-09-27 01:20 

FOX 26 Houston

CDC director acknowledges 'confusion' over COVID-19 boosters...

The just-approved booster is intended for people originally vaccinated with shots made by Pfizer and its partner BioNTech....

 2021-09-27 00:15 

FOX 26 Houston

Disney Cruise Line faces $20M lawsuit over alleged sexual assault of 3-year-old girl...

A Vermont couple said their toddler was sexually assaulted by an older child passenger while attending the cruise's daycare facility....

 2021-09-26 21:43 

FOX 26 Houston

HCSO: Man found shot to death in NW Harris Co. apartment, possible bullet hole found in door window...

Authorities are piecing together how a man ended up shot to death in his apartment after a loved one made the shocking discovery Sunday afternoon....

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