Latest "Houston" stories
“They’re out there saving lives every single day. They’ve done this their whole lives, and it’s their time to retire and our time to give back to them.”
By Joshua Axelrod
A former Air Force recruiter who was sent to prison for sexually assaulting high school girls was released Wednesday after serving only four and half years of his 27-year sentence.
By Kyle Rempfer
Harris County officials say Air Force Reserve cargo planes will be spraying much the county beginning Thursday to combat the mosquito threat left by Harvey’s heavy rains and floodwaters.
Tens of thousands of Texas veterans could see their federal benefits disrupted because of the after effects of Hurricane Harvey, but Department of Veterans Affairs officials are promising a host of resources to mitigate the hardship.
Last Wednesday, the Student Veterans of America chapter at the University Houston hosted a back-to-school breakfast for its members. A week later, school would be cancelled and their city would be under water. Now, instead of sitting in classes, many of them are treading through flooded streets to help with Hurricane Harvey relief efforts.
By Natalie Gross