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Houston Happens – NJ Officer catches 1-month-old baby thrown from balcony, Motivational Monday featuring local teen, freshen up your home for Fall

Houston Happens – NJ Officer catches 1-month-old baby thrown from balcony, Motivational Monday featuring local teen, freshen up your home for Fall : HOUSTON (CW39) Monday on Houston Happens we speak with the folks at Zyrtec on how to freshen up your home for fall. Plus, we sit down with our friends at Power Wizard to show you how you can save b…

Thousands of New Jobs in Texas in August

Thousands of New Jobs in Texas in August : HOUSTON, Texas (KIAH) The Texas Workforce Commission reports an August one-month record 5,500 new jobs in the Business and Professional Services Sector. This comes as with West Texas Intermediate C…

Tropics Update: Far ahead of pace, 17 named storms, 6 hurricanes

Tropics Update: Far ahead of pace, 17 named storms, 6 hurricanes : HOUSTON, Texas (KIAH) It was busy in the Tropics over the weekend, as Tropical Storms Odette, Peter and Rose formed just days apart from each other. Making for a total of 17 named storm of the 2021…

50% off antique booth 91

Here are the directions to Wilma’s Antiques. Booth 91 at Marketplace Antique Mall in Houston. Is 50% off Labor Day weekend ONLY!   https://www.google.com/maps/dir//10940+Katy+Fwy,+Houston,+TX+77043/data=!4m6!4m5!1m1!4e2!1m2!1m1!1s0x8640db487c5a922f:0x5c244d129e02ce07?entry=s&sa=X

Tropics: the next storm Texas is keeping an eye on

Tropics: the next storm Texas is keeping an eye on : HOUSTON (CW39) Here we are in September, which is usually the most active month of hurricane season. Kate and Larry are far out there in the Atlantic and are no concern for the U.S. Meanwhile, the …

Spacewalk at the International Space Station scheduled for later this week

Spacewalk at the International Space Station scheduled for later this week : HOUSTON, Texas (KIAH) We’re just a few days away from another history making spacewalk at the International Space Station. On Friday, September 3, two Russian Cosmonauts will h…

Ida’s flood threat extends into the Northeast U.S.

Ida’s flood threat extends into the Northeast U.S. : HOUSTON, Texas (KIAH) While Ida may be weak now in terms of wind, it’s still a big concern for a large part of the eastern third of the U.S. Forecast rain totals from NOAA indicate some spots…

FREE! $150 in Gift Cards for Covid-19 vaccinations from Houston Health Department

FREE! $150 in Gift Cards for Covid-19 vaccinations from Houston Health Department : FREE GIFT CARDS – The Houston Health Department is giving gift cards to those getting vaccinations. Find out where to go, in the link!

Tropical depression 9 expected to hit the Gulf Coast as a hurricane

Tropical depression 9 expected to hit the Gulf Coast as a hurricane : HOUSTON (CW39) The Thursday 10 a.m. update from the National Hurricane Center announced the arrival of Tropical Depression 9, which will soon likely become a tropical storm. Ida is the next name on…

How Katy ISD teachers are getting $200 worth of FREE school supplies from Amazon

How Katy ISD teachers are getting $200 worth of FREE school supplies from Amazon : HOUSTON(CW39) –  Katy ISD is joining forces with Amazon to help teachers get additional supplies to enhance their classroom this school year! Through the partnership with Amazon, the district …

Houston Area Hospitals send Open Letter to the community about back to school, Delta Variant & vaccinations

Houston Area Hospitals send Open Letter to the community about back to school, Delta Variant & vaccinations : HOUSTON (CW39) With kids back in school, CEOs of large hospital systems serving the greater Houston region are concerned for the community, still in the midst of fighting the deadly Delta Variant o…

New laws affecting TDLR licensees take effect September 1

New laws affecting TDLR licensees take effect September 1 : HOUSTON, Texas (KIAH) Starting September 1, more than 30 new state laws will affect about 500,000 Texas Department of Licensing and Regulation (TDLR) licensees. Some laws will take effect later. In…

Hurricane terminology to know before the weekend

Hurricane terminology to know before the weekend : HOUSTON (CW39) – Tropical development in the Gulf of Mexico is expected this week. As for impacts to southeast Texas? Meteorologists are still working on fine tu…

THE GULF - Tracking ‘Invest 99’ in the tropics: what we know, what we don’t know

Tracking ‘Invest 99’ in the tropics: what we know, what we don’t know : HOUSTON (CW39) This afternoon, we are awaiting the seemingly inevitable declaration of a named storm. Right now, the National Hurricane Center is calling it “Invest 99”, meaning it is a…

DO NOT HIRE Sam West home repair, handyman, in the Houston Heights... Here is why!

My mom needed a small repair in the bathroom at our home. She called a repair man she found in the Leader, a Greater Heights publication, that we get all the time.  When she called the phone number (713) 582-5500 that in all caps read “WEST SAM” a man name Sam West came to our home right away, which we took as a good sign... to repair a towel rack in my bathroom. A seemingly simple task for a handyman. We even have all the parts. I was in the next room when my mom walked Sam West (West Sam on your phone) in, and I immediately detected his condescending tone toward my mother. As they continued to talk and exchange in conversation, his tone became more mean, disrespectful and chauvinistic toward her. My mom remained submissive and polite as she talked with him, “just to get the repair done,” she said.  However, I, an extremely tolerant person, upset and visibly shaken by this man’s treatment, had to interject and ask him to leave only five minutes into his visit. I told him “you don’t ta

DO NOT HIRE Sam West home repair, handyman, in the Houston Heights... (713) 582-5500

My mom needed a small repair in the bathroom at our home. She called a repair man she found in the Leader, a Greater Heights publication, that we get all the time.  When she called the phone number (713) 582-5500 that in all caps read “WEST SAM” a man name Sam West came to our home right away, which we took as a good sign... to repair a towel rack in my bathroom. A seemingly simple task for a handyman. We even have all the parts. I was in the next room when my mom walked Sam West (West Sam on your phone) in, and I immediately detected his condescending tone toward my mother. As they continued to talk and exchange in conversation, his tone became more mean, disrespectful and chauvinistic toward her. My mom remained submissive and polite as she talked with him, “just to get the repair done,” she said.  However, I, an extremely tolerant person, upset and visibly shaken by this man’s treatment, had to interject and ask him to leave only five minutes into his visit. I told him “you don’t ta