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1 dead after Dallas-bound Southwest Airlines plane apparently blows engine

A Southwest Airlines jet apparently blew an engine at about 30,000 feet and got hit by shrapnel that smashed a window and damaged the fuselage Tuesday, killing a passenger and injuring seven others, authorities said. The plane, a twin-engine Boeing 737 bound from New York to Dallas with 149 people aboard, made an emergency landing in Philadelphia just before noon …

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Who is planning to attend Barbara Bush’s memorial service?

HOUSTON – Dignitaries from across the county and around the world will be in attendance at the memorial service for former first lady Barbara Bush. Bush died Tuesday at her home in Houston, surrounded by her family. She was 92.   After a public viewing on Friday, the invitation-only memorial service is scheduled for 11 a.m. Saturday at St. Martin’s …

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25 students, 5 adults hospitalized after Navasota ISD buses involved in crash

HOUSTON – Five adults and 25 students were hospitalized Wednesday after at least two school buses were involved in a crash in northwest Houston. The crash was reported at 9:26 a.m. on the inbound side of U.S. Highway 290 Northwest Freeway at the Fairbanks-North Houston exit. Video from Sky2 showed at least two Navasota Independent School District buses stopped on …

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Houston to buy Heights Transit Center, convert it to a park

Houston City Council this week will consider buying the Metropolitan Transit Agency’s Heights Transit Center for $1.4 million and converting it into park space. The 0.8819-acre tract is at 6000 N. Main St., an area the city’s 2015 parks master plan identified as lacking both park space and available land for purchase. Metro no longer uses the site, which sits …

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Salman Khan can’t travel abroad,Race 3 to be shot in India.

Salman Khan can’t travel abroad,Race 3 to be shot in India. Mumbai: The past few days have been very difficult for Salman Khan. The actor who was convicted in the 1998 Blackbuck poaching case was sentenced to five years imprisonment. However, after spending two days in Jodhpur Central Jail, Salman was granted bail. Though Salman can currently shoot for all …

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Want a new trash bin? Under City Hall plan, it could cost you

The city of Houston is considering billing residents for new trash and recycling bins in an effort to recoup the cost of replacing thousands of the black and green cans each year. If approved by City Council, it would cost roughly $74 to get a new trash or recycling bin more than once a decade, and $40 to have a …

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Houston to buy Heights Transit Center, convert it to a park

Houston City Council this week will consider buying the Metropolitan Transit Agency’s Heights Transit Center for $1.4 million and converting it into park space. The 0.8819-acre tract is at 6000 N. Main St., an area the city’s 2015 parks master plan identified as lacking both park space and available land for purchase. Metro no longer uses the site, which sits …

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Shab-e-Meraj was observed across the Texas

Shab-e-Meraj was observed across the Texas Shab-e-Meraj was observed across the Dallas & Houston with religious fervor, great respect and devotion. Here is Geo News coverage by Raja Zahid Khanzada ہیوسٹن اور ڈیلس کی مختلف مساجدوں اور اسلامک سینٹرز میں شب معراج کی رات محا فلوں کا انعقاد ہوا جیو نیوز  پر کل رات نشر کی جانے والی رپورٹ: راجہ …

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FEMA praises Houston’s new floodplain regulations

Federal Emergency Management Agency officials are praising Houston’s new rules on building in flood-prone areas, a week after the City Council took a contentious 9-7 vote on the issue. All new construction in the city’s floodplains will have to be built two feet above the projected water level in a 500-year storm throughout the 500-year floodplain, the area at risk …

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Want a new trash bin? Under City Hall plan, it could cost you

The city of Houston is considering billing residents for new trash and recycling bins in an effort to recoup the cost of replacing thousands of the black and green cans each year. If approved by City Council, it would cost roughly $74 to get a new trash or recycling bin more than once a decade, and $40 to have a …

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