News from the Mayor's Office

Mayor Turner Initiates Second Phase of Plan to Combat Human Trafficking (8/13/2018) - HOUSTON-Mayor Sylvester Turner announced today the start of the second phase of the City’s Anti-Human Trafficking Strategic Plan. The plan…
Thousands of Students Get School Supplies, Vaccinations, and More at Mayor’s Back to School Fest (8/11/2018) - Thousands of Students Get School Supplies, Vaccinations, and More at Mayor’s Back to School Fest HOUSTON – Mayor Sylvester Turner…
Mayor Announces Support for “Colour of Music” Festival (8/9/2018) - HOUSTON-Mayor Sylvester Turner announces support for the Colour of Music Festival debut of Color of Music Festival “Petit” Sept. 12-16,…
Mayor’s Statement on Death of Accused Killer of Dr. Mark Hausknecht (8/3/2018) - Statement by Mayor Sylvester Turner: “The potential threat to the City from an accused murderer considered armed and dangerous is…
Federal Judge Dismisses “Rape Kit” Lawsuit Against Last 6 Mayors, Other Officials (8/3/2018) - A federal district court has dismissed a 2017 lawsuit against Mayor Sylvester Turner, five former Houston mayors, current and former…

Read more from the Mayor's Office.

Community News & Events

Homage to Oscar de la Renta and Shakira Tickets! (8/15/2018) - WHAT: Meet the Designers of the Timeless Elegance: Homage to Oscar de la Renta Exhibit WHEN: Sunday, August 19, 2018…
NRCs HELP RESIDENTS IMPACTED BY HARVEY – Harvey Recovery Fair August 18 (8/14/2018) - The City of Houston and community partners BakerRipley and Memorial Assistance Ministries operate 14 Neighborhood Restoration Centers (NRCs) at locations…
Fashion At Your Library (8/13/2018) - Timeless Elegance: An Homage to Oscar de la Renta Exhibit Opening and Panel Discussion at the Houston Public Library HOUSTON…
Houston Health Department WIC Program Highlights Benefits of Breastfeeding During National Breastfeeding Awareness Month (8/6/2018) - HOUSTON – The Houston Health Department WIC (Women, Infants and Children) program highlights the overwhelming benefits of breastfeeding this August,…
Four Free Legal Advice Clinics Scheduled for Harvey Recovery Questions (8/6/2018) - HOUSTON – As the one-year anniversary of Hurricane Harvey approaches, the Houston Bar Foundation and Houston Volunteer Lawyers will hold…

Read more Community News.

Public Safety News

Suspect Charged in 1969 Cold Case Murder at 6300 Grand (8/16/2018) - Charges have been filed against a suspect in the fatal shooting of a woman at 6300 Grand on July 20, 1969. The…
2nd Update: Suspect Arrested, Charged in 2017 Fatal Shooting at 712 Pinemont Drive (8/15/2018) - Charges have been filed against a suspect arrested in the fatal shooting of a man at 712 Pinemont Drive about 10:50…
Suspect Arrested, Charged in Death of Man Found at 6743 Indian Lake Drive (8/15/2018) - Charges have been filed against a suspect arrested in the fatal shooting of a man at 6743 Indian Lake Drive about…
Investigation into Body Found at 2100 Nance (8/15/2018) - Houston police are awaiting autopsy results in the death of a person found at 2100 Nance about 3:50 p.m. on…
Investigation into Remains Found at 9333 Westheimer Road (8/15/2018) - Houston police are awaiting autopsy results on human skeletal remains found at 9333 Westheimer Road about 2 p.m. on Tuesday…

Read more Public Safety News.

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…

Read More Infrastructure, Travel & Utilities News

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…

Read More Business & Development News

Next Steps...

Stay up to date with the latest news from the City of Houston. Subscribe to news releases and products by clicking the "Subscribe Now" button to the right.