News from the Mayor's Office

Mayor’s Statement On Scheduling an Election On a Firefighters’ Professional Organization Petition (7/20/2018) - A special City Council meeting requested by some of its members was unable to proceed today because it lacked a…
Mayor, Governor of Greater Santiago, Chile, Sign Plan to Exchange Best Practices on Limiting Flooding (7/18/2018) - SANTIAGO, Chile — The City of Houston and the greater metropolitan area of Santiago, Chile, will collaborate and exchange best…
Mayor’s Statement on Arrest Today of Capital Murder Suspect (7/17/2018) - Mayor Sylvester Turner’s statement: “The investigation and vehicle pursuit that led to the arrest of capital murder suspect Jose Rodriguez,…
Houston To Host 2023 Men’s Final Four (7/16/2018) - While on a busy trade and investment mission to grow business and cultural ties in South America, Mayor Sylvester Turner…
Mayor Turner, Partnership lead trade mission to Peru, Chile and Argentina to grow business, cultural ties (7/14/2018) - HOUSTON – Mayor Sylvester Turner and the Greater Houston Partnership will lead a trade and investment mission to Peru, Chile and…

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Community News & Events

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…
AUTHOR TALK & BOOK SIGNING WITH MIMI SWARTZ (8/2/2018) - Award-winning author Mimi Swartz will discuss her part investigative journalism, part medical mystery book, Ticker: The Quest to Create an…

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Public Safety News

UPDATE: Surveillance Video, Photos in Fatal Shooting at 9575 Wilcrest (8/14/2018) - Houston police are asking for the public’s help in identifying four suspects wanted in the fatal shooting of a man…
Investigation into Fatal Crash at 6200 Airline Drive (8/14/2018) - A man critically injured in an auto-pedestrian crash at 6200 Airline Drive about 8:45 p.m. on Saturday (August 11) has died from…
Investigation into Body Found at 8600 Beechnut (8/13/2018) - Houston police are awaiting autopsy results in the death of a person found at 8600 Beechnut about 6:55 p.m. on…
REVISED: Investigation into Fatal Shooting at 4722 Oakside (8/13/2018) - *NOTE: REVISED TO REFLECT VICTIM PRONOUNCED DECEASED* Houston police are investigating the fatal shooting of a woman at 4722 Oakside…
Investigation into Fatal Crash at 9900 Gulf Freeway (8/13/2018) - Houston police are investigating a fatal crash at 9900 Gulf Freeway (South Interstate Highway 45) service road about 1 a.m.…

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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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