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Jason Miles

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Houston, TX, United States

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Recent articles by Jason:

'He will always be with us' | Mother of twin toddler killed in freak concrete truck crash talks about tragedy

22-month-old Nicolas Resendiz died when a concrete mixer flew off an overpass and landed on his family's SUV. He and his sister were to be baptized this Saturday. → Read More

'We're wanting to work' | Retired Texas teachers having issues getting hired amid shortage

Many say recent legislation leaving districts on the hook for certain pension and healthcare surcharges means retirees may be unaffordable. → Read More

Texas school districts assessing doors and locks in the wake of Uvalde

The TEA issued a set of required safety checks to be performed over the summer. → Read More

Number of monkeypox cases in Texas up to 76 with 27 of those in Houston area

According to the Department of State Health Services, 76 Texans have been diagnosed with monkeypox, 27 of those in the Houston area, as of July 15, 2022. → Read More

'Beyond anything I can describe': Houston-area native had role in James Webb Space Telescope project

“I was part of the initial team to review the images before they were released,” said Dr. Stefani Milam, the JWST deputy project scientist for planetary science. → Read More

2 of Texas' 3 biggest school districts navigating teacher shortage ahead of upcoming year

HISD's career website showed about 950 teacher vacancies as of Tuesday. Cy-Fair ISD reported 678 teacher vacancies. → Read More

'Did they react fast enough? I think that's pretty obvious.'

A special committee investigating the school massacre held another round of closed-door hearings on location at Uvalde City Hall. → Read More

Memorial growing at site where more than 50 migrants died inside tractor-trailer in San Antonio

Crosses are being placed at the exact location the trailer was found along a desolate stretch of road in southwest San Antonio. → Read More

'It's the first of its kind in Houston'

Texas Original is one of a handful of companies legally allowed to sell medical cannabis in the state and they recently opened their first store in Houston. → Read More

City of Katy asks residents to help conserve water amid drought conditions

Extreme heat and dry conditions prompted Katy to implement Stage 1 of its Drought Contingency Plan. → Read More

'There's a purpose in this': Relative of 4 boys, grandpa killed in Texas say family's faith remains strong

Glenn Collins, the brother of Mark Collins, spoke at a church service on Sunday. Meanwhile, the Leon County coroner said all 5 victims had apparently been stabbed. → Read More

Tomball community rallies around Collins family after quintuple murder

Police say Mark Collins and his four grandsons were killed by an escaped convict on the family's property in Centerville. → Read More

Five family members, including 4 Tomball ISD students, identified as victims in Leon County murder

Authorities believe the family was killed by Gonzalo Lopez, a convicted murderer who had been on the run for more than three weeks in the Centerville area. → Read More

How Houston area school districts prepare for possible threats

The tragedy in Uvalde may be an opportunity to adjust already robust plans. → Read More

Through first 5 months of 2022, Houston has 5 fewer homicides than in 2021, city says

"One Safe Houston" was launched amid a spike in crime earlier this year. → Read More

New 52.5-mile stretch of Grand Parkway opening to traffic after decades of planning and construction

The new section runs from the Eastex Freeway in New Caney to Highway 146 in Baytown. → Read More

'It's ridiculous' | Gas prices continue to surge as experts warn it may only get worse

The average price for a gallon of regular unleaded in Houston was $4.20 as of Tuesday. → Read More

Vast majority of HISD teachers commit to staying for next three years, but thousands could leave

A recent survey suggested that hundreds were at least thinking about leaving HISD for higher-paying jobs or leaving the teaching profession altogether. → Read More

Offshore Technology Conference returns to full in-person event for first time in three years

The annual conference attracts tens of thousands of people from all over the world. → Read More

'Another red flag' | Harris County Judge Lina Hidalgo's new security detail appears to be based in a mailbox

The private company received a no-bid contract for more than $120,000 over three months. → Read More