Tag archive for ‘Houston Texas’
By Kaye Wonderhouse On Monday, May 19th, 2014

Marcus Luttrell honors fallen officers in Houston, died ‘a warrior’s death’

The former Navy SEAL turned author Marcus Luttrell discusses his experiences and the transitioning the tale to a best-selling book and major motion picture while speaking during the Harris County Peace Officers’ More...

By The Dispatch On Thursday, April 17th, 2014

Vancomycin-resistant MRSA superbug found in Brazil

PRESS RELEASE An international research team led by Cesar A. Arias, M.D., Ph.D., at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth) has identified a new superbug that caused a bloodstream infection More...

By Kaye Wonderhouse On Wednesday, April 16th, 2014

Katie Ripstra, Texas nurse arrested after poisoning daughter with ‘salt’

A Houston-area pediatric nurse was arrested for feeding her own daughter such a dangerous amount of salt that the child had to be hospitalized. She is now facing two counts of injury to a child/serious bodily injury. Harris More...

By The Dispatch On Wednesday, April 9th, 2014

Tessabbe Chin, Jacquie Lee headline new ‘The Voice’ tour in over 30 cities

PRESS RELEASE: Fans of the hit NBC show, “The Voice”, can finally see their favorite contestants live as the season’s talented top Finalists and favorite past stars hit the road on a huge summer tour.   Tessanne More...

By The Dispatch On Wednesday, March 26th, 2014

Former NBA Coach Del Harris honored with John Wooden ‘Keys to Life’ Award

PRESS RELEASE: Just hours before the NCAA Final Four tournament tips off in Dallas, basketball legends—from coaches to players to personnel—will gather off-court for something beyond a ball game. On April 5, More...

By Robert On Monday, March 24th, 2014

HPV eradicated from cervical cancer cells after treatment with mushroom extract: Study

A study by researchers from the University of Texas Health Science Center (UTHealth) Medical School at Houston suggest that an extract from  Basidiomycete mushrooms was able to eradicate the human papillomavirus More...

By Kaye Wonderhouse On Monday, March 24th, 2014

Texas waterway still closed as oil spill cleanup ongoing

Shipping channels are blocked Monday morning as no timetable has been set to reopen after 170,000 gallons of oil spilled into a Texas waterway. The barge carrying about 900,000 gallons of the heavy oil collided More...

By The Dispatch On Wednesday, March 19th, 2014

Tampa Mayor, Bob Buckhorn, joins Water Conservation Challenge

PRESS RELEASE: TAMPA MAYOR SIGNS UP FOR NATIONAL “MAYORS CHALLENGE FOR WATER CONSERVATION” BEGINNING APRIL 1, 2014 Drought Resiliency and Energy Savings Through Water Conservation is Focus of Third Annual More...

By Stephen Nevets On Tuesday, March 18th, 2014
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Former ‘Two and a Half Men’ star Angus T Jones says he was a ‘paid hypocrite’

In 2012 Two and a Half Men star Angus T Jones made headlines when he came out about his devout faith in Jesus Christ and bashed the very show he was a part of. Now Jones is speaking about his faith and what’s More...

By The Dispatch On Monday, March 17th, 2014

Texas abortion doctor Douglas Karpen sued over botched abortion, accused of horrible practices

PRESS RELEASE: Abortionist Douglas Karpen who runs the Aaron Woman’s Clinic in Houston Texas is being sued by a former patient for a botched abortion. The patient claims she suffered a torn uterus, bleeding and More...

By Guest Author On Friday, March 14th, 2014

From Cities to Suburbs: Real Estate Signals of Recovery

All you’ve heard about over the last few years is how the real estate market is dying. It’s not really recovered all that much from the 2008 crash, but it’s on the road to recovery – or so More...

By Robert On Thursday, March 13th, 2014

CDC reports rare woman-to-woman HIV transmission

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) published in their Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report (MMWR) today of a rare, but likely female-to-female transmission of HIV, which occurred in Houston, More...

By Brandon Jones On Wednesday, March 12th, 2014

Lakewood Church in Houston, pastored by Joel Osteen, robbed for $600K

An estimated $600,000 in cash, checks and credit card data was stolen from Joel Osteen‘s Lakewood Church this weekend in Houston. Lakewood Church in Houston, Texas photo by Hequals2henry via wikimedia commons According More...

By Brandon Jones On Wednesday, February 12th, 2014
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Christian rapper Bizzle gets death threats for ‘Same Love (A response)’ about gays

Rapper Bizzle is ruffling more than a few feathers with his musical response to Macklemore & Ryan Lewis’ Same Love. Taking shots at the tune normalizing homosexuality, Bizzle’s own song, titled Same Love More...

By Kaye Wonderhouse On Saturday, February 8th, 2014

John Morales, McGruff the Crime Dog, gets 16 years in prison for pot plants, grenade launcher

In a bizarre story defining irony, the man who voiced McGruff the Crime Dog has been sentenced to 16 years in prison. John Russell Morales, age 41, was in court pleading guilty to possession of 1,000 marijuana More...

By Kaye Wonderhouse On Saturday, February 1st, 2014

Texas kidnapping suspect, Joaquin Ramos, arrested at hospital while wife giving birth

In a bizarre twist of details, a Texas man kidnapped a six-year-old girl, who managed to tell a customer at Target that she had been abducted. The suspect evaded police, but was found and arrested at a local hospital More...

By Jinkie Barendse On Friday, January 17th, 2014

Katy Perry announces Prismatic World Tour dates, locations starting in summer

PRESS RELEASE: International superstar, Katy Perry, will kick off the North American leg of her highly anticipated PRISMATIC WORLD TOUR on June 22nd in Raleigh, North Carolina.  The 46-city tour is presented by More...

By Laura Jones On Monday, December 30th, 2013

Obamacare abortion pill mandate delayed for Christian universities

A federal judge has granted an injunction to a pair of Christian universities to delay the abortion pill mandate in Obamacare. East Texas Baptist University, Houston Baptist University and Westminster Theological More...

By Robert On Friday, December 20th, 2013
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Houston reports six H1N1 influenza deaths, Texas flu activity is ‘high’

The level of flu-like illness is classified as “high” in Texas, and medical providers are seeing an increase in flu in multiple parts of the state. In fact, the 2009  H1N1 “swine flu” is the most More...

By Brandon Jones On Thursday, December 19th, 2013
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Florida man, Enus Brown, arrested in New Orleans, connected to massive sex trafficking ring

A Florida man was been arrested in connection to a massive child trafficking ring spanning several states. Enus Brown, age 42, was arrested in New Orleans and charged with human trafficking and trafficking of children More...

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