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Summit Empowers Women to Achieve Financial Freedom through Real Estate Investment

  DALLAS/ MARCH 13, 2019 (STL.News) For Noelle Randall, a high-energy real estate entrepreneur from Dallas, being involved in the real estate industry is much more than just about flipping houses. Randall is focused on changing the face of the real estate investment world, and it all starts with equipping women with the self-belief and … Continue reading Summit Empowers Women to Achieve Financial Freedom through Real Estate Investment

HOUSTON | 2nd crash renews safety concerns for Boeing’s prized new jet

HOUSTON (AP) — The second deadly crash of a prized new airplane in five months has renewed safety concerns about the 737 Max that could shape Boeing’s fortunes for many years. The 737 Max is the newest version of the 737, the best-selling airliner ever. Since debuting in 2017, Boeing has delivered more than 350 … Continue reading HOUSTON | 2nd crash renews safety concerns for Boeing’s prized new jet

DALLAS | Gordon, Paul helps Rockets top Mavericks 94-93

DALLAS (AP) — Eric Gordon scored 26 points and Chris Paul blocked Jalen Brunson’s jumper in the final seconds, sending the Houston Rockets to a 94-93 victory over the Dallas Mavericks on Sunday. James Harden shook off foul trouble to score 20 points for the Rockets, who earned their eighth straight win. Clint Capela added … Continue reading DALLAS | Gordon, Paul helps Rockets top Mavericks 94-93

U.S. Department of State News: Secretary Pompeo’s Travel to Houston, Texas

WASHINGTON (STL.News) – The U.S. Department of State (DOS) released the following statement: Secretary Pompeo will travel to Houston, Texas on March 12 to deliver keynote remarks at CERA Energy Week’s “Reshaping the Energy Future” conference.  The speech will address how America’s energy revolution strengthens national security in an age of renewed great power competition. … Continue reading U.S. Department of State News: Secretary Pompeo’s Travel to Houston, Texas

HOUSTON | Review finds ex-death row inmate innocent of officer’s death

HOUSTON (AP) — A review of a former Texas death row inmate’s case has determined he is innocent of fatally shooting a Houston police officer nearly 16 years ago, blaming his wrongful conviction on prosecutorial misconduct, a district attorney announced Friday. A nine-month review by a special prosecutor has found that Alfred Dewayne Brown was … Continue reading HOUSTON | Review finds ex-death row inmate innocent of officer’s death

HOUSTON | Harden scores 58 points, Rockets rally to beat Heat 121-118

HOUSTON (AP) — James Harden had 58 points, 10 assists and seven rebounds and the Houston Rockets overcame a 21-point third-quarter deficit to beat the Miami Heat 121-118 on Thursday night. Harden made 8 of 18 3-pointers and was 16 of 32 overall from the field and 18 of 18 on free throws. He fell … Continue reading HOUSTON | Harden scores 58 points, Rockets rally to beat Heat 121-118

Harden’s 30-point streak ends as Rockets beat Hawks 119-111

HOUSTON (AP) — James Harden isn’t exactly lamenting the end of his impressive scoring run. Harden had 28 points, snapping his 32-game streak with at least 30 while the Houston Rockets beat the Atlanta Hawks 119-111 on Monday night. He’s glad it’s over, too — especially since he had no expectation of matching Wilt Chamberlain’s … Continue reading Harden’s 30-point streak ends as Rockets beat Hawks 119-111

Friends seek to clear Houston couple killed in drug raid

HOUSTON (AP) — When police fatally shot a couple during a raid of their home in a working-class Houston neighborhood, friends and family members angrily dismissed allegations that the two were selling heroin and had fired on officers while defending an illicit business. Authorities have not cleared their names, even after alleging that an officer … Continue reading Friends seek to clear Houston couple killed in drug raid

Search continues for body at Texas plane crash site

ANAHUAC, Texas (AP) — Authorities continue to scour the shallow waters of a southeast Texas bay for clues about what led to the sudden crash of a Boeing 767 cargo plane, and for the body of one of the three people aboard. An area sheriff says a north wind has exposed more of the three-quarter-mile … Continue reading Search continues for body at Texas plane crash site

ANAHUAC, Texas | Sheriff: 1 body recovered from Texas cargo plane crash site

ANAHUAC, Texas (AP) — Search and recovery crews have recovered one body and the search continued Sunday for two more at the site where a Boeing 767 cargo plane crashed into a coastal bay near Houston with three people aboard. The Chambers County Sheriff’s Office said on Facebook that the body was recovered late Saturday … Continue reading ANAHUAC, Texas | Sheriff: 1 body recovered from Texas cargo plane crash site

HOUSTON | Sheriff: No likely survivors in jetliner crash near Houston

HOUSTON (AP) — A Boeing 767 cargo jetliner heading to Houston with three people aboard disintegrated after crashing Saturday into a bay east of the city, according to a Texas sheriff. Witnesses told emergency personnel that the twin-engine plane “went in nose first,” leaving a debris field three-quarters of a mile long in Trinity Bay, … Continue reading HOUSTON | Sheriff: No likely survivors in jetliner crash near Houston

HOUSTON | Boeing 767 cargo jetliner with 3 aboard crashes near Houston

HOUSTON (AP) — A Boeing 767 cargo jetliner heading to Houston with three people aboard crashed Saturday into a bay just east of the city, according to officials. Lynn Lunsford with the Federal Aviation Administration did not immediately know the status of the people aboard and the Chambers County Sheriff’s Office could not immediately be … Continue reading HOUSTON | Boeing 767 cargo jetliner with 3 aboard crashes near Houston

National HouseCheck Bringing Home Inspection Services to Houston

  BOISE, IDAHO/ FEBRUARY 21, 2019 (STL.News) Boise-based National HouseCheck is on the move again, expanding its home inspection services to Houston, Texas. Following their recent launch in Austin, this will be the organization’s second territory beyond Boise in which HouseCheck home inspections will be available to real estate consumers. “We are excited for the … Continue reading National HouseCheck Bringing Home Inspection Services to Houston

HOUSTON | Advocates say US still separates migrant families needlessly

HOUSTON (AP) — Advocates and members of Congress are questioning the treatment of children who cross the U.S.-Mexico border with relatives other than their parents. The Texas Civil Rights Project released a report Thursday that counts 272 separations at a single Texas courthouse since June, when President Donald Trump issued an executive order that ended … Continue reading HOUSTON | Advocates say US still separates migrant families needlessly

HOUSTON | Supreme Court rules out death penalty for Texas inmate

HOUSTON (AP) — A long legal fight over whether a Texas death row inmate could be executed ended Tuesday after the U.S. Supreme Court ruled the 59-year-old man is intellectually disabled and thus cannot be put to death. The Supreme Court’s ruling came after prosecutors with the Harris County District Attorney’s Office agreed with Bobby … Continue reading HOUSTON | Supreme Court rules out death penalty for Texas inmate

HOUSTON | Chief: Officer lied in affidavit before deadly Houston raid

HOUSTON (AP) — A lead investigator lied in an affidavit justifying a drug raid on a Houston home in which two residents were killed and four undercover officers were shot and wounded during a gun battle, the city’s police chief said Friday. In the search warrant that was used to justify entering the home, officers … Continue reading HOUSTON | Chief: Officer lied in affidavit before deadly Houston raid

Texas News: HOUSTON, Seven Defendants Convicted in Securities Fraud Conspiracy

HOUSTON, Texas – The last defendant charged in relation to a more than $40 million securities fraud “pump and dump” conspiracy has now been convicted, announced U.S. Attorney Ryan K. Patrick. With the guilty plea of John David Brotherton, 59, of League City, today, all seven defendants charged in the case now stand convicted. Andrew Ian … Continue reading Texas News: HOUSTON, Seven Defendants Convicted in Securities Fraud Conspiracy

HOUSTON | Separated migrant families demand millions from US agencies

HOUSTON (AP) — Lawyers for eight immigrant families separated under Trump administration policy filed claims Monday against the U.S. government demanding $6 million each in damages for what they describe as lasting trauma. The parents accused immigration officers of taking their children away without giving them information and sometimes mocking them or denying them a … Continue reading HOUSTON | Separated migrant families demand millions from US agencies

Texas News: Houston Resident, Patricia Rodriguez Convicted of Fraud Scheme Linked to Hurricane Harvey

HOUSTON, Ts. ‐ A Houston area resident has entered a guilty plea to fraud in connection with a major disaster for her scheme to defraud the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), announced U.S. Attorney Ryan K. Patrick. Patricia Rodriguez, 38, of Houston, entered her guilty plea today before U.S. District Judge Vanessa Gilmore. As part of … Continue reading Texas News: Houston Resident, Patricia Rodriguez Convicted of Fraud Scheme Linked to Hurricane Harvey

HOUSTON | George, Westbrook rally Thunder past Rockets, 117-112

HOUSTON (AP) — Paul George scored 45 points, Russell Westbrook matched the NBA record with his ninth straight triple-double and the Oklahoma City Thunder overcame a 26-point deficit to beat the Houston Rockets 117-112 on Saturday night. Westbrook had 21 points, 11 assists and 12 rebounds to match the record streak set by Wilt Chamberlain … Continue reading HOUSTON | George, Westbrook rally Thunder past Rockets, 117-112

Texas News: HOUSTON, UT Health Science Center Pays More than $2.3 Million to Resolve Allegations

HOUSTON, Ts. – The University of Texas Health Science Center (UTHSC) at Houston has paid $2,396,769.76 to resolve allegations that its Human Genetics Center misappropriated grant funds the National Institutes of Health (NIH) provided for research related to the impact of genomic variation on individual health and the health of families and populations, announced U.S. … Continue reading Texas News: HOUSTON, UT Health Science Center Pays More than $2.3 Million to Resolve Allegations

Sente Mortgage Announces Branch Opening in Rogers, Arkansas

  AUSTIN, TEXAS/ JANUARY 09, 2019 (STL.News) Sente Mortgage, an Austin-based independent mortgage bank today announced the opening of its latest office in Rogers in Northwest Arkansas. Since its founding in 2007, Sente Mortgage has opened a number of locations across Texas, and recently added a branch in Nashville, Tennessee. This will be Sente Mortgage’s … Continue reading Sente Mortgage Announces Branch Opening in Rogers, Arkansas

Houston City Council Will Consider $13.5 Million Memorial Park Golf Course Renovation Funded by Astros Golf Foundation

HOUSTON, TX – The Houston City Council will consider a request on Jan. 2, 2019 for approval of a $13.5 million Memorial Park Golf Course redevelopment plan funded by the Astros Golf Foundation and supported by the Memorial Park Conservancy. Redevelopment of the golf course, which is operated by the Houston Parks and Recreation Department, … Continue reading Houston City Council Will Consider $13.5 Million Memorial Park Golf Course Renovation Funded by Astros Golf Foundation

HOUSTON | Harden’s 45 lead Rockets in 127-113 win over Celtics

HOUSTON — James Harden had 45 points and six assists, Clint Capela added 24 points and 18 rebounds, and the Houston Rockets beat the Boston Celtics 127-113 on Thursday night for their eighth win in nine games. Harden, who was playing on a bruised left calf, had 17 points in the first quarter and finished … Continue reading HOUSTON | Harden’s 45 lead Rockets in 127-113 win over Celtics

HOUSTON | AP FACT CHECK: Trump confuses, misleads on border wall

HOUSTON — President Donald Trump‘s claims over Christmas that he had awarded 115 miles of new border wall construction in Texas appear to confuse work that’s already funded and underway. Trump tweeted on Monday, “I am in the Oval Office & just gave out a 115 mile long contract for another large section of the … Continue reading HOUSTON | AP FACT CHECK: Trump confuses, misleads on border wall

MIAMI | Rockets’ Chris Paul strains hamstring, out at least 2 weeks

MIAMI — Different leg. Same problem. Houston’s Chris Paul has a grade 2 strain of his left hamstring, and general manager Daryl Morey said Friday the All-Star point guard will be out at least two weeks. “We’ve got to figure it out,” said Rockets guard James Harden, the league’s reigning MVP. “Injuries happen.” Paul was … Continue reading MIAMI | Rockets’ Chris Paul strains hamstring, out at least 2 weeks

HOUSTON | Rockets’ Paul out at least 2 weeks with hamstring injury

HOUSTON — Houston’s Chris Paul has a grade 2 strain of his left hamstring and will be out at least two weeks. The point guard was injured in the second quarter on Thursday night in a loss to Miami. General manager Daryl Morey announced the injury on Friday after Paul had an MRI and said … Continue reading HOUSTON | Rockets’ Paul out at least 2 weeks with hamstring injury

Texas News: HOUSTON, Two Former Local Credit Union Employees Charged in Million-Dollar Embezzlement Scam

HOUSTON, Texas – An ex-employee at a local credit union has been charged with embezzlement and making false entries into the credit union’s books and records, announced U.S. Attorney Ryan K. Patrick. Another ex-employee was also charged with embezzlement related to the scam. A federal grand jury charged Susanna Guajardo, 42, of Pearland in a five-count … Continue reading Texas News: HOUSTON, Two Former Local Credit Union Employees Charged in Million-Dollar Embezzlement Scam

HOUSTON | Deported immigrants get their last flight on ‘ICE Air’

HOUSTON— Shackled at their ankles and wrists and their shoelaces removed, a long line of men and women waited on the tarmac as a team of officers patted them down and checked inside their mouths for anything hidden. Then one by one, they climbed a mobile staircase and onto a charter plane the size of … Continue reading HOUSTON | Deported immigrants get their last flight on ‘ICE Air’

Breakfast Brunch Café Announces 2019 Franchise Opportunity with a Family (Franchisee) First Strategy

  HOUSTON/ DECEMBER 06, 2018 (STL.News) Breakfast Brunch Café is proud to announce that it will begin offering franchise opportunities to qualified candidates throughout the state of Texas and nationally in 2019. Founded in 2015, the company is led by independent founders who believe in maintaining a family environment that offers great service and locally … Continue reading Breakfast Brunch Café Announces 2019 Franchise Opportunity with a Family (Franchisee) First Strategy