Melissa Correa, KHOU

Melissa Correa


Houston, TX, United States

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Recent articles by Melissa:

Going to the Houston Rodeo? Doctor offers 7 tips to keep your family healthy

"if you’re not feeling well or you're sick, we really want you to stay home," said Dr. Kelly Larkin who leads RodeoHouston's medical team. → Read More

Little girl, family finally get help rebuilding their home after Harvey

Two and a half years after Hurricane Harvey, construction on the Gomez home is finally about to begin. → Read More

Cinco Ranch HS students taking advantage of manufacturing engineering program

Students in Katy are getting hands-on training through the district's program. → Read More

Hey women, find yourself a good gal pal. The friendship could literally save your life

Doctors and researchers say a good gal pal can literally save and extend a woman's life. → Read More

Is your partner always on their phone? Here's what a psychologist says you should do to change that

Here's what a psychologist says you should do to change that. → Read More

Politicians call for law banning hair discrimination in Texas

The C.R.O.W.N. Act is in effect in a few states and dozens more are considering the legislation. Representatives say the law protects natural textures and styles. → Read More

Deputies remained at Baby Kevin's bedside because no one else was there for him

Baby Kevin died at an area hospital after sustaining severe injuries at an apartment last week. → Read More

Teen hit by drunk driver recovers in time to rejoin high school b

Clyde Thompson loves basketball. Last May, after a late practice, he was hit by a drunk driver while walking home. Doctors didn't think he'd walk again. → Read More

Neighbors voice concerns about chemicals after deadly explosion

The early-morning blast has many people nervous about what could be lurking next door to their homes. → Read More

Families struggle to deal with life after huge explosion rattles homes

The damage totals are comparable to what we saw after Hurricane Harvey in 2017, but the response and recovery is and will be completely different. → Read More

Self-driving semis will soon be sitting in Houston traffic with the rest of us

Waymo autonomous big rigs will drive interstates, mapping the promising commercial route, and exploring how its tech might create "new transportation solutions." → Read More

Hope for Holcomb: Kingwood soccer team rallies around coach battling cancer

Pres Holcomb learned in December that he has stage 4 colon cancer that has spread to his liver. → Read More

Feral hogs are such a big problem in The Woodlands, the township is hiring a consultant

The Woodlands is booming and the Spring Creek watershed, along with other creek beds, serve as a "hog highway," leading the feral animals into the yards of homes. → Read More

Watch live: Katy ISD is giving parents a free crash course into all the apps kids are using

Katy ISD is helping parents learn ways to understand, monitor and interact with this ever present force in a positive and productive manner. → Read More

Undercover deputies are setting 'bait boxes' to catch porch pirates

The Harris County Sheriff's Office is looking to do more undercover stings. They need people to report their package thefts so deputies can pinpoint hot spots. → Read More

Sheriff's deputy uses technique learned in the Army to save lives in Harris County

A quick-thinking deputy used a technique he learned in the military to save two lives near Houston. → Read More

These are the places you should avoid in Mexico

The U.S. State Department is urging Americans not to travel to five Mexican states and is asking people to reconsider travel to 11 others. → Read More

Police looking for person of interest after women fatally stabbed

Police are asking the public to keep an eye out for "a person of interest" who may be driving a silver Toyota Camry with license plate LWH-3931. → Read More

Innovation vs. gentrification: Third Ward residents want to grow with neighborhood, not be replaced

This time next year, Houston will be home to an innovation hub. It's called The Ion and the $100 million project will pop up in Midtown, inside a renovated building → Read More

Woman shares powerful moment of prayer with Texas DPS trooper in time of grief

Lanell James said she and her husband Lamar were moved to tears. → Read More