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 2022-01-16 23:51 

FOX 26 Houston

Texas Synagogue Aftermath: Houston Rabbi breathes sigh of relief after hostages rescued...

"When [crimes like this] happen to one of our own friends and colleagues, and not too far from home, we really shutter when we think about what the experience might be," Rabbi David Lyon with Congregation Beth Israel - Houston explained....

 2022-01-16 22:28 

FOX 26 Houston

This MLK Day comes with calls for progress on voting rights...

Dr. King's children fear new voting laws enacted since the 2020 election are stripping away the very rights their father fought to attain....

 2022-01-16 22:16 

FOX 26 Houston

Pacific tsunami warning recedes; Tonga covered by ash cloud...

The tsunami threat throughout the Pacific from a huge underwater volcanic eruption has begun to recede, though the massive ash cloud covering Tonga is preventing surveillance flights from New Zealand to assess the extent of damage....

 2022-01-16 21:22 

FOX 26 Houston

Houston attorney Tony Buzbee sets dates to take Deshaun Watson's deposition...

Buzbee, who represents 22 women who have filed lawsuits against Texans quarterback Deshaun Watson alleging sexual misconduct and/or sexual assault, told FOX 26 Sports he has established dates to take Watson's deposition....

 2022-01-16 20:20 

FOX 26 Houston

January Wolf Moon to light up sky Monday night...

2022's wolf moon is set to appear on Jan. 17 at 6:48 p.m. ET, according to NASA....

 2022-01-16 20:06 

FOX 26 Houston

Houston man sentenced to 25 years in prison for SW Austin carjacking...

Darrell Morgan Watts Jr pled guilty to one count of carjacking and one count of discharging a firearm during a federal crime of violence....

 2022-01-16 18:24 

FOX 26 Houston

Colleyville synagogue hostage situation: FBI identifies hostage-taker...

The FBI identified 44-year-old British national, Malik Faisal Akram, as the man who took four people hostage at a Colleyville synagogue....

 2022-01-16 17:51 

FOX 26 Houston

Texas synagogue hostage-taker identified by FBI as British national...

The FBI has identified the man killed after taking four people hostage inside a North Texas synagogue Saturday as 44-year-old Malik Faisal Akram....

 2022-01-16 17:23 

FOX 26 Houston

POLICE: Toddler 'wandered off' into roadway, hit by car in west Houston...

Authorities say the toddler reportedly 'wandered off' from their home and was hit by an oncoming vehicle....

 2022-01-16 16:25 

FOX 26 Houston

'I had God as my co-pilot': Medical helicopter pilot released from hospital after Drexel Hill crash...

Daniel Moore, 52, was released from the hospital Sunday, days after a medical helicopter he was piloting fell from the sky - landing in Drexel Hill. Three others who were on board, including an infant, escaped serious injury....

 2022-01-16 14:53 

FOX 26 Houston

Novak Djokovic deported, will miss Australian Open...

Novak Djokovic was being deported rather than playing his first-round Australian Open match on Monday....

 2022-01-16 03:26 

FOX 26 Houston

Houston law enforcement officials increasing security amid Colleyville synagogue hostage standoff...

In light of the hostage standoff in Colleyville, Houston law enforcement officials are increasing patrols near synagogues and places of worship Saturday....

 2022-01-16 03:10 

FOX 26 Houston

Houstonians help business owner rebuild after severe storm damage...

This week, the National Weather Service is identifying seven tornadoes that destroyed parts of southeast Texas on January 8th and 9th. Although no one was hurt, several homes and businesses suffered extensive damage....

 2022-01-16 02:51 

FOX 26 Houston

Who is Aafia Siddiqui? Closer look at the Pakistani woman jailed in Texas...

Aafia Siddiqui is serving an 86-year prison sentence after being convicted in Manhattan in 2010 on charges that she sought to shoot U.S. military officers while being detained in Afghanistan two years earlier....

 2022-01-16 02:50 

FOX 26 Houston

Texas synagogue hostage situation has US cities on high alert...

From New York to Los Angeles, officers are beefing up security at synagogues after a man took hostages Saturday during services in Texas....

 2022-01-16 00:26 

FOX 26 Houston

Houston-area leaders standing by as hostage situation in Colleyville unfolds...

As an intense situation in Colleyville, Texas unfolds where at least four people were taken hostage at a synagogue, Houston-area leaders are holding steady, offering thoughts and prayers....

 2022-01-15 23:17 

FOX 26 Houston

Texas synagogue hostage situation sparks reaction from public officials...

Public officials around the globe are reacting after news broke of a man reportedly holding four people hostage inside a North Texas synagogue....

 2022-01-15 21:55 

FOX 26 Houston

What is a tsunami and what causes them?...

All coastlines around the world are vulnerable to tsunamis, so it's important to know your community's hazard and evacuation plans in case they're needed....

 2022-01-15 21:03 

FOX 26 Houston

Report: Hostages apparently taken at Fort Worth synagogue, SWAT responding...

Authorities say a man apparently took hostages Saturday during services at a synagogue near Fort Worth, Texas....

 2022-01-15 19:42 

FOX 26 Houston

Colleyville SWAT operation: Police asking those in the area to evacuate...

Colleyville police are on scene of a SWAT operation near the Congregation Beth Israel synagogue and are asking those in the area to evacuate....

 2022-01-15 19:31 

FOX 26 Houston

Satellite images show volcanic eruption that caused tsunami in Pacific...

An underwater volcano has erupted near the Pacific nation of Tonga, sending large tsunami waves crashing across the shore and people rushing to higher ground....

 2022-01-15 18:23 

FOX 26 Houston

Volcano erupts in Pacific, triggers tsunami advisory for Bay Area...

The National Weather Service on Saturday morning issued a Tsunami Advisory for the Pacific Coast, including Bay Area shorelines, following a large underwater volcanic eruption near the Tonga Islands....

 2022-01-15 18:15 

FOX 26 Houston

Study: Wearing a mask makes you more attractive...

A recent study found that during the COVID-19 pandemic, wearing a mask actually increases your attractiveness....

 2022-01-15 18:12 

FOX 26 Houston

Manager shot, killed during attempted purse-snatching outside north Harris Co. Cracker Barrel...

A manhunt is underway after an unidentified robber tried taking a woman's purse outside a Cracker Barrel near I-45 before shooting her in the chest....

 2022-01-15 17:49 

FOX 26 Houston

3 people shot, 1 dead during apparent gunfight in southeast Houston...

Authorities believe it started when two men knocked on the front door of a home near Sunnyside and a gunfight ensued between them and two men inside, killing the homeowner....

 2022-01-15 17:31 

FOX 26 Houston

Domino's reduces number of wings in carryout deal...

Domino's $7.99 carryout deal will only include 8 wings instead of 10....

 2022-01-15 16:31 

FOX 26 Houston

Netflix raises monthly subscription prices in US, Canada...

Netflix subscribers will see a higher monthly bill after the latest price increase....

 2022-01-15 05:08 

FOX 26 Houston

'We are all hands on deck here,' Conroe ISD Superintendent says regarding teacher shortages...

Houston's and Harris County's positivity rate is higher than the states. And Harris County officials say, it's at its highest level since the pandemic started....

 2022-01-15 04:54 

FOX 26 Houston

More complaints, concerns about Spring area pet groomer who is now the target of a criminal investigation...

Since our first story aired, we've heard from others voicing their concerns about a groomer at Pet Supplies Plus in Spring who no longer works there....

 2022-01-15 04:23 

FOX 26 Houston

Chevron Phillips Chemical Company in Baytown experiences 'unplanned operational issue', all clear given...

An 'all-clear' has been given after the Chevron Phillips Chemical Company in Baytown experienced an 'unplanned operational issue.'...

 2022-01-15 02:56 

FOX 26 Houston

As omicron cases surge, so do breakthrough infections...

A fully vaccinated East Atlanta man recently contracted a breakthrough infection, likely caused by the highly contagious omicron variant....

 2022-01-15 02:52 

FOX 26 Houston

Omicron COVID-19 takes toll on US sanitation workers, delaying garbage, recycling pickup...

The omicron variant is sickening so many sanitation workers around the U.S. that some cities have had to delay or suspend garbage and recycling pickup, angering residents shocked that governments can't perform this most basic of functions....

 2022-01-15 02:48 

FOX 26 Houston

Cy-Fair ISD trustee loses job with IT company following 'racist' comments...

Scott Henry, the Cypress-Fairbanks ISD Trustee who is in hot water for his recent comments regarding Black teachers, has lost his day job....

 2022-01-15 01:40 

FOX 26 Houston

Actress Tiffany Haddish arrested in Georgia, charged with DUI...

Actress Tiffany Haddish was arrested early Friday morning and charged with driving under the influence in Georgia, police said....

 2022-01-15 01:30 

FOX 26 Houston

Lawsuit claims Google and Facebook brokered secret deal to dominate ad market...

Facebook's COO allegedly called it a 'big deal strategically'...

 2022-01-15 01:12 

FOX 26 Houston

Is your apartment building a fire risk? Here's how to check...

The Houston Fire Department discusses safety features in apartment buildings that reduce fire risk....

 2022-01-15 01:07 

FOX 26 Houston

Paxton to fight Austin judge's ruling on Abbott's Operation Lone Star...

Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton is planning to appeal a ruling that Gov. Greg Abbott's Operation Lone Star contains unconstitutional initiatives....

 2022-01-14 23:48 

FOX 26 Houston

Texas Secretary of State 'surprised' by mail-in ballot application rejections...

In a press release, John Scott accused Travis County of making the decision to reject these mail ballot applications before contacting his office....

 2022-01-14 23:47 

FOX 26 Houston

Monthly child tax credit to stop this weekend: What families should know...

Millions of families who received a monthly payment from the IRS through the expanded child tax credit are facing their first month since July without cash from the federal program, even as inflation soars to the highest level in a generation....

 2022-01-14 23:33 

FOX 26 Houston

At least 1 killed after vehicle crashes into building in SE Houston...

An investigation is now underway following a deadly crash in southeast Houston on Friday afternoon....

 2022-01-14 23:25 

FOX 26 Houston

CDC encourages more Americans to consider N95, KN95 face masks...

U.S. health officials on Friday encouraged more Americans to wear the kind of N95 or KN95 masks used by healthcare workers to slow the spread of the coronavirus....

 2022-01-14 22:31 

FOX 26 Houston

Free at-home COVID tests: Website to start accepting orders Jan. 19...

After facing heavy criticism last month for not securing enough tests for Americans, the Biden administration has launched a website that will allow households to order at-home test kits — starting Jan. 19....

 2022-01-14 21:43 

FOX 26 Houston

Man in critical condition following afternoon shooting in SW Houston...

One man is in critical condition after a shooting in southwest Houston on Friday afternoon....

 2022-01-14 21:21 

FOX 26 Houston

Apple AirTags could be used to track cops, law enforcement warned...

Law enforcement officers in New Jersey are being warned about criminals possibly using Apple AirTags to track them....

 2022-01-14 21:07 

FOX 26 Houston

New Texas law in effect Jan. 18 lays out rules for tethering dogs outside...

A new Texas law in effect on January 18 defines what type of shelter a dog must have access to if left tethered alone outside, and it prohibits the use of certain kinds of restraints — including chains....

 2022-01-14 20:10 

FOX 26 Houston

HCSO: Robbery suspect who led deputy on chase before deadly crash now arrested...

Davonte Williams, 27, has been arrested after he allegedly committed a robbery on Wednesday night and then led a Harris County deputy on a chase that ended in a deadly crash in northwest Houston, authorities say....

 2022-01-14 19:54 

FOX 26 Houston

'Pharma Bro' Martin Shkreli banned from pharmaceutical industry for life, ordered to pay $64.6M...

A federal judge has ordered Martin Shkreli to return $64.6 million in profits he and his company reaped from inflating the price of the life-saving drug Daraprim and barred him from participating in the pharmaceutical industry for the rest of his life....

 2022-01-14 19:45 

FOX 26 Houston

'I want to be fired,' Lamar CISD teacher heard on camera ranting towards students...
 2022-01-14 19:27 

FOX 26 Houston

Teacher shortages: School districts ask staff members, others to fill in as substitutes...

U.S. school districts are asking staff members and others to fill in as substitute teachers to keep classrooms running because of staffing shortages amid the pandemic....

 2022-01-14 19:19 

FOX 26 Houston

270 medical experts write open letter to Spotify calling out Joe Rogan's 'harmful' COVID-19 misinformation...

A cohort of medical experts have written an open letter to Spotify urging the platform to take action against Joe Rogan for spreading COVID-19 misinformation....

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