Elizabeth Francis has become the oldest living person in the United States and the fifth oldest person living globally.


Roda Osman paid a $10,000 bond after being charged over a GoFundMe to raise money under false pretenses following an alleged brick attack in Houston.

Ronald Lewis was arrested for smuggling paperwork laced with ecstasy and synthetic marijuana to inmates at the Harris County Jail in Houston.

The city of Houston was dripping with celebrities attending Beyoncé's Renaissance World Tour in her hometown this past weekend.


Joshua Washington, Quavo's personal assistant who was shot when Takeoff was killed, is suing the Houston venue where the violence happened. "They just left us there to die," Washington said.

Big Pokey and The Screwed Up Click saw their style and sound spread throughout the nation in the early 2000s.


While Texas claims the planned takeover is about school improvement, research suggests that the Houston takeover, like others, is influenced by racism and political power.

Houston's popular Turkey Leg Hut restaurant is facing a seven-figure lawsuit over an unpaid balance with US Foods. It previously faced backlash due to a controversial dress code.

Takeoff's younger brother is still trying to process the rapper's tragic murder. His killer is still on the loose.


Questions abounded in the immediate aftermath of the tragic killing of Takeoff, but two, in particular, stand out: Who shot the rapper and why?

Police Brutality

29-year-old Jalen Randle was shot and killed in Houston, Texas, last week and his family is outraged and looking for answers. Police were after him over felony warrants. He was shot after exiting a car with a bag HPD said contained a gun.


The Texas Association of School Boards agreed to resolve a lawsuit by paying $90,000 to a Black Houston area student who said she was harassed and bullied by her teachers for refusing to stand for the Pledge of Allegiance.