Houston Ship Channel Oil Spill LIVE Updates
Mar 25, 2014 - 12:14 PM ESTA barge, containing 924,000 gallons of marine fuel oil, collided with another vessel in the Houston Ship Channel on Saturday. It led to the release of approximately 168,000 gallons of bunker fuel oil. Cleanup continues in response.
Breaking News: Houston Texans Fire Gary Kubiak
Dec 6, 2013 - 12:42 PM ESTFriday morning in a press conference, Texans chairman and CEO Bob McNair said, "We felt that a change was needed at the head coach position and Gary Kubiak is no longer the head coach." Defensive coordinator Wade Phillips will serve as the interim head coach.
Nov 6, 2013Election coverage from the Houston Chronicle and KUHF.
Live: 2013 Houston Mayoral Debate
Oct 8, 2013 - 7:00 PM ESTHouston Public Media and The League of Women Voters of Houston Education Fund are pleased to announce a special debate telecast covering the City of Houston Mayoral Election. The 2013 Houston Mayoral Debate will be broadcast live from the studios of HoustonPBS/Channel 8 on Tuesday, October 8 at 7-9 p.m. as well as on 88.7 FM and streamed live online.
Houston NRA Convention
May 3, 2013 - 9:00 AM ESTThe NRA is holding three days of meetings, speeches and exhibits at the George R. Brown Convention Center, and more than 70.000 people are expected to attend. This annual gathering is on the heels of the Newtown massacre and last month's failure of Congress to expand background checks for firearms purchases.
Lone Star Stabbing Update
Apr 10, 2013The alleged attacker, 20-year-old Dylan Quick is speaking with investgators and press conferences are revealing more information today.
Lone Star Stabbing Incident
Apr 9, 2013The Lone Star-Cy Fair Campus remains on lockdown and is currently being evacuated by law enforcement. Harris County Sheriff's Office confirmed at least 14 people were wounded in the stabbing in which a suspect was detained this morning.
Texas Lawmakers Debate Testing
Mar 26, 2013 - 3:38 PM ESTOn Tuesday, lawmakers in the Texas House of Representatives will debate House Bill 5. Among other things, the bill would reduce the number of standardized tests in high school from 15 to 5.
State of the Union Chat
Feb 12, 2013KUHF presents a live chat from NPR. Join the online conversation to speculate what the president will discuss in his State of the Union address. And as the speech is unfolding (and afterwards), we want to know your reaction.
HISD Board of Education to Consider 2012 Bond Proposal
Aug 9, 2012The HISD Board of Education will meet to consider letting voters decide whether to approve a bond referendum that includes replacing 20 high schools in neighborhoods across Houston. If approved, the $1.89 billion measure would appear on the Nov. 6 general election ballot.
Jul 31, 2012 - 11:25 PM ESTJoin the conversation on the primary runoff election. In the U.S. Senate race, two Democrats and two Republicans are in the running to replace retiring Senator Kay Bailey Hutchison.
Stanford Sentencing, 6/14/12
Jun 14, 2012The sentencing hearing of convicted financier R. Allen Stanford begins this morning in Houston. Stanford was found guilty in March of running a Ponzi scheme that cost investors more than $7 billion.
Shuttlebration Kicks Off
Jun 1, 2012An eight day journey across the Gulf will end this afternoon for a space shuttle replica as it floats up the Clear Lake Channel that is headed for Space Center Houston.
United Vs. Southwest Airlines
May 30, 2012Supporters of both Southwest and United airlines at Houston City Council this morning. Council is expected to vote on an international terminal expansion at Hobby airport today.
Protest After Blomberg Verdict
May 18, 2012Yesterday's acquittal of former HPD officer Andrew Blomberg in connection with the beating of a teenaged burglary suspect has touched off a storm of protest and outrage from community members.
BBC Newhour: Energy Debate Special from the Port of Houston
May 4, 2012BBC World Service's award-winning news and current-affairs program Newshour will be in Houston, with anchor Razia Iqbal on Friday, May 4 to broadcast a special edition of the show with partner station KUHF News. The program will air from 2:00PM – 4:00PM CT and broadcast globally to audiences around the world.
Conversations with the Candidates
May 3, 2012All major United States Senate candidates – Democrat and Republican – vying to replace Kay Bailey Hutchison will take part in a two-hour live event – "Conversations with the Candidates" hosted by HoustonPBS's Ernie Manouse and presented by Houston Public Media and the Greater Houston Partnership. Each candidate will be interviewed by KUHF News reporters Laurie Johnson and Dave Fehling. The candidates will also field questions submitted online.
Severe Weather, Monday 9, 2011
Jan 9, 2012 - 12:53 PM ESTThe heavy rain in the Houston area is causing big problems on the roadways. Street flooding is reported throughout the city. Most intersections that typically flood during heavy rain are under water right now. Tune-in to KUHF for the latest traffic and weather throughout the afternoon.