Adam Bennett, KHOU

Adam Bennett


Houston, TX, United States

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Recent articles by Adam:

'Right now, we’re just prepared'

Emergency officials in Fort Bend County are making sure their high water rescue equipment is ready to respond to any flash flooding incidents. → Read More

VERIFY: Do e-cigs have more nicotine than a pack of cigarettes?

A viewer asked us, “When you buy vape oil, you can purchase extremely high levels of nicotine! MUCH higher than what comes in a cigarette!" → Read More

Lynching victims will be remembered with historical markers in downtown Houston park

The monuments are part of a nationwide effort by the Equal Justice Institute to acknowledge victims of racial terror. → Read More

What happens to tips submitted to the FBI?

The alleged gunman in the Midland-Odessa shooting called the FBI's tip line before he started shooting, according to the FBI. → Read More

VERIFY: Can Texans get new Real ID driver licenses online?

Christian B. emailed the KHOU Verify team asking, "Is the new driver's license required by October 2020 for travel available online?" → Read More

Harris County approves flood plan that would prioritize 'worst first' areas

It’s a departure from the old approach, which commissioners said focused on cost-benefit analysis. → Read More

Man stabbed multiple times with machete during family dispute in Fort Bend, deputies say

The victim suffered a serious wound to his neck and was taken by Life Flight to a local hospital, deputies said. → Read More

Mother of boy fatally hit by car out on bond, driver under investigation

CPS said they are investigating and making sure Gissel Vazquez's other kid is in a safe environment. → Read More

Woman who saved boy from drowning honored by Harris County

Harris County commissioners honored Veronika Alvarez, the woman who saved a boy from drowning in La Porte. → Read More

Good Samaritan who fired at I-10 gunman may have prevented more deaths

Police say a man driving behind the victims saw the end of the shooting and said the gunman then turned toward him. → Read More

Crime Stoppers using counter terrorism program in schools to spot extremism

Crime Stoppers of Houston is trying to prevent extremist behavior by going into schools to teach students, teachers, and parents how to spot it early. → Read More

Verify: Do you still have to pay red-light camera tickets?

Sugar Land, Tomball, and most Texas cities have since turned theirs off. But new legislation did exempt some cities under contract that couldn’t break their deals. → Read More

Local officials want prevention, accountability after ExxonMobil Baytown fire

Commissioner Garcia said after seven incidents in seven months, he wants to prevent future incidents rather than react to what’s already taken place. → Read More

Higher water rates likely in 2020 as Houston plans to repair sewer system

The Director of Houston Public Works says the city will spend six to eight months studying rates and bring any proposed increases to Council near April 2020. → Read More

Wrong-way crashes lead to exit ramp redesign, detection technology

TxDOT said most wrong-way drivers enter the freeway on the exit ramp, which is where they added extra signage and bright red reflective tape on signs and roads. → Read More

Property owners in EaDo, parts of Midtown no longer required to build parking

Several city council members argued Midtown and EaDo are dense, have easy-to-access transit, plenty of parking currently, and Uber and Lyft readily available. → Read More

TxDOT ‘prepared’ for more traffic as Louisiana residents, Texas travelers flee Barry

A TxDOT-Houston spokesman expects more drivers trying to avoid Barry could head to or pass through southeast Texas. → Read More

'It is by far the most humiliating experience': Houston doctor forced to cover up on American Airlines flight wants policy changes

Dr. Rowe said she’d like to see American Airlines create dress code enforcement tests for their employees. → Read More

Equal pay for Houston, soccer industry in the spotlight after World Cup championship

According to a recent report, women in Houston earn on average 82% of what men make, or nearly $9,400 less, a gap that’s often wider for non-Anglo women. → Read More

Why are so many Democrats campaigning in Texas so early?

One political expert says so many candidates from that party showing up in Texas so early in the race is unusual. → Read More