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Harris County

December 18, 2014 -- Houston police are investigating the wounding of an armed suspect at 13333 Northborough Drive about 11:15 p.m. on Wednesday. More
December 18, 2014 -- Harris County Sheriff Adrian Garcia today presented his proposed FY2016 budget to the Harris County Commissioners Court. More
December 18, 2014 -- The Metropolitan Transit Authority of Harris County Board of Directors today voted unanimously to authorize the sale of land originally intended for the Brazoria County Park & Ride to the City of Pearland and the transfer of remaining Job Access and Reverse Commute project grant funds to Connect Transit. More
December 18, 2014 -- Pasadena City Council on Tuesday voted 5-4, with Ornaldo Ybarra, Don Harrison, Pat Van Houte and Cody Ray Wheeler opposed, to approve an agreement with Andrews Kurth, LLP for legal services. More
December 17, 2014 -- Gary Tinterow, director of the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, on Wednesday announced the retirement of Edgar Peters Bowron, the Audrey Jones Beck Curator of European Art, at the end of this year. More
December 17, 2014 -- Texas Chiropractic College has promoted Stephen A. Foster , DC, FICC to the position of provost. More
December 17, 2014 -- The Houston Public Library will host a groundbreaking celebration on Friday for the Alice McKean Young Neighborhood Library. More
December 17, 2014 -- Texas Governor-elect Greg Abbott today hosted a roundtable with Houston-area legislators to discuss his priorities for the 84th Texas Legislative Session. More
December 17, 2014 -- The National Aeronautics and Space Administration is accepting proposals through January 28 from students for its new "Micro-g Neutral Buoyancy Experiment Design Teams" microgravity activity. More
December 17, 2014 -- Police Chief Charles McClelland told Houston City Council today that he supports the use of body-worn cameras by officers. More
December 17, 2014 -- Deer Park City Council on Tuesday voted unanimously to adopt a resolution in support of increased funding for the Texas Recreation and Parks Account Local Grant Programs and the Texas State Park System. More
December 16, 2014 -- Executive Director Jack Steele on Tuesday reported to the Houston-Galveston Area Council Board of Directors that progress has been made toward consensus on a storm surge suppression effort. More
December 16, 2014 -- Keith Gross defeated Jason Long in Tuesday’s Runoff Election for League City City Council Position 6. More
December 16, 2014 -- The Harris County Sheriff's Office announced that ten carefully chosen female inmates will have the opportunity to present their children with gifts donated by non-profit organization Navidad en el Barrio. More
December 16, 2014 -- The Houston Public Library recently received a grant from the Texas State Library and Archives Commission to create a "Digital Astrodome" Project. More
December 16, 2014 -- The City of Seabrook today announced that the city received $268,402 in sales tax revenues for December. More
December 16, 2014 -- Port of Houston Authority Executive Director Roger Guenther today reported to the port commission that it has been a banner year for the port authority. More
December 16, 2014 -- La Porte City Council, in a special meeting on Monday, voted 4-3, with Danny Earp, Dottie Kaminski and Chuck Engelken opposed, to renew the city’s stop loss insurance policy with Voya Financial at an annual premium of $380,264. More
December 16, 2014 -- Harris County Commissioners Court today voted unanimously to use discretionary funds to issue checks in the amounts of $900,000 and $1 million to the Harris County Sheriff’s Office and Houston Police Department to purchase body-worn cameras for uniformed police officers and deputies. More
December 16, 2014 -- The Gulf Coast Center will present "A Community Conversation on Teen and Young Adult Mental Health" on January 22 at Clear Springs High School in League City. More
December 16, 2014 -- The Houston Department of Health and Human Services today announced that it has received accreditation through the Public Health Accreditation Board, making it the first health department in Texas and the second large U.S. city to earn national accreditation. More
December 16, 2014 -- The City of Seabrook recently held its annual Employee Recognition Dinner. More
December 16, 2014 -- The West Gulf Maritime Association held its annual Holiday Party on Friday. More
December 15, 2014 -- El Lago City Council on Friday voted unanimously to adopt a resolution establishing the Harris County Emergency Management organization for joint response to emergencies between the city and Harris County. More
December 15, 2014 -- Houston Mayor Annise Parker today announced the city's partnership with Comcast in the launch of "EveryBlock", a "hyper-local" free online service and mobile app to provide a personalized news feed to users. More
December 15, 2014 -- Harris County Tax Assessor-Collector Mike Sullivan today reminded residents that property taxes for 2014 are due January 31. More
December 15, 2014 -- The Harris County Institute of Forensic Sciences today announced that its Forensic Toxicology Laboratory has been granted accreditation by the American Board of Forensic Toxicology. More
December 15, 2014 -- This Week on Stage: Performances and concerts in the Gulf Coast region include Robert Earl Keen’s “Merry Christmas from the Fam-O-Lee” at The Grand 1894 Opera House and the continuation of several holiday productions. More
December 13, 2014 -- Contractors with the City of Houston Public Works and Engineering Department are performing an emergency repair of a large 5-foot diameter water transmission line leak in the 2900 block of Starmount. More
December 13, 2014 -- Economic Alliance Houston Port Region held its annual Holiday Party on Thursday. More
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