Search and Rescue Information News 

Search and Rescue – Watson Grinding Explosion

‪Cy-Fair FD Search and Rescue 1 and Texas A&M Task Force 1 (TX-TF 1) assist Houston Fire Department investigators with a search for possible missing people and human remains after an explosion in the 4500 block of Gessner Rd. Friday in Houston.‬ ‪Photo: Capt. Daniel Arizpe, PIO/ Cy-Fair FD#hounews ‬#cyfairfd #houstontx

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John Altobelli Information News 

Orange Coast College baseball coach John Altobelli among helicopter-crash victims.

HOUSTON — Basketball superstar Kobe Bryant was among 9 people killed in a helicopter crash in California Sunday. We’ve also learned that a baseball coach, who played his college ball in Houston was also on that chopper. Orange Coast College confirmed to the Orange County Register that John Altobelli was killed in the crash. Altobelli’s brother, Tony, is the sports information director at the school. He said his 56-year-old brother died along with his wife, Keri, and daughter, Alyssa, who was about 13 and played on the same basketball team…

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Turn Around Don't Drown Information 

Houston Flood Prone Areas

Native Houston residents are all familiar with the high risk flood spots around town. If you are new to the city, here’s a map of areas to avoid during heavy rain events. Explore Houston’s flood-prone areas See which areas of the city could receive the most flooding this weekend as Hurricane Harvey makes landfall. Waterways=dark blue. 100-year floodplains=light blue. 500-year floodplains =greenish blue. Coastal floodplains=orange. City of Houston barricades=red symbols. Source: City of Houston data compiled by St. John Barned Smith and John D. Harden, Harris County Flood Control District…

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Tropical Storm Alert Information 

Tropical Storm Imelda

Stay Alert, as Houston faces a severe flood threat from this system. Turn around, don’t drown. NEW: Tropical Storm #Imelda has formed just south of the coast of Texas. For more: see local products from @NWSHouston @NWSLakeCharles , storm information at and heavy rainfall forecasts from @NWSWPC — National Hurricane Center (@NHC_Atlantic) September 17, 2019 Please see 👇 IMPORTANT INFORMATION 👇 from @JeffLindner1 with @hcfcd on the formation of Tropical Storm #Imelda. .Weather conditions can and do change VERY QUICKLY. Stay #weather aware by monitoring your local forecast.…

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Information News 

Ibuprofen Medicine Recall: Infant

Tris Pharma Issues Voluntary Nationwide Recall of Infants’ Ibuprofen Concentrated Oral Suspension, USP (NSAID) 50 mg per 1.25 mL, Due to Potential Higher Concentrations of Ibuprofen NEWS PROVIDED BY Tris Pharma, Inc.   MONMOUTH JUNCTION, N.J., Dec. 5, 2018/PRNewswire/ — Monmouth Junction, NJ, Tris Pharma, Inc. has voluntarily recalled three (3) lots of Infants’ Ibuprofen Concentrated Oral Suspension, USP (NSAID) 50 mg per 1.25 mL, to the retail level. The recalled lots of the product have been found to potentially have higher concentrations of ibuprofen. There is a remote possibility that infants,…

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Information News Videos 

Houston Car Club Shuts Down I-45 Downtown

Video catpured by: Victor Paillet A car club blocked all inbound traffic into downtown Houston on I-45. Drivers walked around filming their cars in front of the famous Be Someone graffiti.  Drivers who were stuck in the traffic can be seen squeezing by on the side and interchange emergency lanes.   There are mixed reactions being posted: How do you feel about this? Leave us a comment below and let us know.

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Alberto Gonzalez Wanted Fugitive Information News 

$10K for Houston most-wanted fugitive

November 19, 2018 Reminder: Reward Increased to $10,000 for Most Wanted Fugitive, Murder Suspect with Houston Ties AUSTIN – The Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) is reminding the public that the reward for Carlos Alberto Gonzalez-Barahona, 27, a Texas 10 Most Wanted Fugitive and this month’s featured fugitive, has been increased to $10,000 for information leading to his capture if the tip comes in during the month of November. Gonzalez-Barahona, affiliated with the Mara Salvatrucha (MS-13) gang, is wanted for murder and aggravated kidnapping. All tips are guaranteed to…

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I-45 Accident Information News 

18-Wheeler Fire I-45, West Mt. Houston Road (Full Lane Closures)

All lanes have been closed on I-45. Driver are being forced to take the Parker Rd exit ramp.  HFD has extinguished an 18-Wheeler that caught fire on I-45 North near West Mt. Houston Rd in north Houston.  Authorities are expecting the traffic closure and backup to last for hour throughout the afternoon.   Freeway IncidentsUpdated on 11/18/2018 at 3:42 PM Location Description Vehicles Involved Lanes Affected Status Map  IH-45 NORTH Northbound After LITTLE YORK RD Hazmat Spill, Heavy Truck, Vehicle Fire 1 Right Shoulder,Left Lane,Right Lane,2 Center Lanes Verified at…

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Battleship Texas Overnight Ghost Hunt

Overnight Ghost Hunt Package, La Porte, near Houston TX – Saturday April 6th 2019 HOUSTON – The USS Texas will be hosting an all night ghost hunting event.  A decommissioned battleship that sits in Texas City, once carried a crew of 1,800.  The Texas served during World War 2 and is one of the last remaining ships from it’s era.  It’s known as one of the most haunted places in Texas, with some of it’s crew killed on-board during battle.  This is a once in an lifetime opportunity for those…

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