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Jay R. Jordan


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Past articles by Jay:

Why Houston's wildfire team is prepping for a West Texas blaze

Crews from around the Bayou City are heading to the panhandle to help local fire... → Read More

Texas parrot who escaped cage at Cracker Barrel still on the lam

The bird used its 'little mouth' to open a latch before making his escape. → Read More

Delta 8 is once again legal in Texas-for now

A temporary injunction will be in place until a full trial determines if the Texas... → Read More

Driver walks free after hitting and killing cyclist in Liberty County

The motorist was released from the scene without charges or a citation despite police... → Read More

Crash investigation after Waller teen hit cyclists was 'not handled appropriately,' prosecutor says

'We will continue to look for any such criminal interference,' the district attorney... → Read More

Game warden removes dozens of threatened turtles from Texas classroom

Students watched as police loaded the tortoises, one by one. → Read More

Husband of slain Houston Instagram influencer found dead in Florida

The man had previously told a Houston TV station he was confident police would find out... → Read More

Texas' Troy Nehls goes after electric vehicle charging station funds in new infrastructure deal

'I'm about the oil and gas industry,' the freshman congressman said on Fox News. → Read More

National Audubon Society calls for 'Lights Out' after 'mass mortality' event of migratory birds

Following the deaths of migratory of birds caused by bright city lights on the East... → Read More

DA hints at possible charges for Texas teen who ran over 6 cyclists

Police questioned the driver at the scene Saturday before releasing him. → Read More

Attorney for teenager who ran over 6 cyclists outside Houston speaks out

Police questioned and released the young driver without charges. → Read More

Texas teen who ran over 6 cyclists outside Houston walks free

Authorities are tight-lipped about whether or not the teenager would face any charges... → Read More

Padma Lakshmi defends choice to film 'Top Chef' in Houston

The host once signed a letter threatening to boycott Georgia over similar concerns. → Read More

'Haus of Thrones' is Houston's newest unauthorized pop-up bar

Unknown issues forced organizers to twice reschedule the opening date. → Read More

By the numbers: Hurricane Nicholas all but spares Houston

A number of people remain without power into Tuesday night. → Read More

Houston-area cops find stolen Lamborghini with cache of guns and cash inside

How the hell do you fit that much inside a Huracán? → Read More

New law could give jail time to Texas drivers who hit pedestrians

Despite lower traffic in 2020, there was still a 9 percent increase in the number of... → Read More

This little-known Texas 'war' is the reason why Austin is the capital of Texas

Austinites once took up arms to keep Houston from becoming the capital. → Read More

Vintage mini-doc shows Houston's Astrodome take shape

Vintage footage of the Astrodome's construction is a true blast from the past. → Read More

How downtown Houston's traffic lights get thrown out of sync

Here's what causes Houston's traffic lights to stop working together. → Read More