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News from the Mayor's Office

Investigation into Fatal Crash at 8000 Hempstead Highway (9/17/2018) - Houston police are investigating a fatal crash at 8000 Hempstead Highway about 3:30 a.m. on Sunday (September 16). Two male…
Mayor Schedules Town Hall Meetings on Nov. 6 City Referendum Elections (8/31/2018) - Houston-Mayor Sylvester Turner will host public meetings in each City Council district about the Rebuild Houston and fire salary referendum…
City Update on Lawsuits Against Businesses by Injured Firefighters and Firefighters’ Survivors (8/30/2018) - As Mayor Sylvester Turner has explained publicly multiple times, the City of Houston is making no attempt to collect money…
City of Houston Selected to Join 100 Resilient Cities Global Network (8/29/2018) - Houston-Mayor Sylvester Turner and Michael Berkowitz, president of 100 Resilient Cities – Pioneered by the Rockefeller Foundation, today announced that…
Mayor’s Interactive Message to the Public on the 1-Year Anniversary of the Hurricane Harvey Floods (8/25/2018) - To: The residents of Houston From: Mayor Sylvester Turner Subject: Update on the recovery and future resiliency of Houston one…

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Community News & Events

NEIGHBORHOOD RESTORATION CENTERS ANNOUNCE HARVEY RECOVERY FAIRS September-December (9/19/2018) - Citywide fairs will connect Harvey victims to recovery resources HOUSTON – The City of Houston Neighborhood Restoration Centers and community…
Blacks at Rice: An Evolving Legacy Exhibit at  The African American Library at the Gregory School September 8, 2018 – February 23, 2018 (9/13/2018) - HOUSTON – Blacks at Rice: An Evolving Legacy, is an exhibit that has captured and celebrates the history of African…
Houston Health Department Reports Rise in Infectious Syphilis Cases (9/7/2018) - HOUSTON – New syphilis cases in Houston and Harris County rose 59 percent in the first half of 2018, mirroring a…
Houston Health Department Assisting in Measles Investigation Involving Houston Flight Connections (9/6/2018) - HOUSTON, Texas – The Houston Health Department (HHD) is assisting in the investigation of a case of measles involving a…
Houston Health Department Highlights September as Food Safety Month (9/4/2018) - HOUSTON, Texas – When dining out, Houstonians expect their food to be safely prepared in a clean environment. That’s why…

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Public Safety News

HPD Vice Sex Trade Arrests for August 2018 (9/24/2018) - The Houston Police Department’s Vice Division has released the booking photos of 54 suspects arrested for either compelling prostitution (pimps)…
Investigation into Stabbing at 9421 Jensen Drive (9/24/2018) - Houston police are investigating the stabbing of a man at 9421 Jensen Drive about 10 p.m. on Sunday (September 23).…
UPDATE: Surveillance Video, Photos Released in Fatal Shooting at 3014 Scott Street (9/20/2018) - Houston police have released surveillance video and photos of three suspects wanted in the fatal shooting of a man at 3014 Scott…
Investigation into Fatal Crash at 3173 Produce Row (9/20/2018) - Houston police are investigating a fatal crash at 3173 Produce Row about  10:50 a.m. today (September 20). The identity of…
Investigation into Stabbing at 10300 Shady Lane (9/20/2018) - Houston police are investigating the stabbing of a man and a woman that occurred at 10300 Shady Lane about 3:40…

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Infrastructure, Travel & Utilities

Parking Meter Enforcement Resumes Monday (9/8/2017) - HOUSTON–The City of Houston’s ParkHouston Division will resume metered parking enforcement on Monday, September 11, 2017. Customers should be advised…
City of Houston Launches ParkHouston Mobile Parking App (5/24/2017) - HOUSTON —The City of Houston and Parkmobile, LLC have partnered to launch a custom parking app for mobile payments called…
Houston Fire Station Energy Challenge Winners Honored by IKEA (5/9/2017) - HOUSTON — The City of Houston and IKEA today recognized the winners of the Houston Fire Station Energy Challenge – a…

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Business & Development

City Housing Department Ramps Up to Deliver on Harvey Recovery (3/14/2018) - Houston, TX – The city’s Housing and Community Development Department (HCDD) added five disaster recovery, affordable housing and finance experts…
Parking Meter Enforcement Resumes Monday (9/8/2017) - HOUSTON–The City of Houston’s ParkHouston Division will resume metered parking enforcement on Monday, September 11, 2017. Customers should be advised…
Mayor Turner, Climate Mayors Vow to Honor Paris Climate Agreement Goals (6/1/2017) - HOUSTON – In response to President Trump’s decision withdraw the U.S. from the Paris Climate Agreement, Mayor Sylvester Turner joined…

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