Melissa Correa, KHOU

Melissa Correa

KHOU

Houston, TX, United States

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Past:
  • KVUE News
  • KENS 5
  • KCEN News
  • newswest9
  • 12NewsNow
  • KYTX CBS19
  • THV11
  • 10 News Tampa Bay
  • ksdk.com
  • WFAA TV
  • and more…

Recent articles by Melissa:

Fingers crossed: After more delays, Gomez family hoping new home will soon be ready

The project has hit some snags but is on schedule to be completed later this summer. → Read More

Houston woman creates networking group to help women of color hit their career goals

The COVID-19 pandemic is making it difficult for people to find a job. But one woman has figured out a way to help ladies who look like her advance their careers. → Read More

Stay home — again — is doing a number on our mental health. Here's the silver lining.

With Texas hitting pause on reopening its economy and Harris Co.'s judge asking residents to stay home, this latest round of restrictions is impacting mental health. → Read More

Houston man creates Instagram account to spotlight restaurants following CDC, state coronavirus guidelines

Ted Ven loves Houston's food scene. He wants to dine out during the pandemic, as long as the restaurant is following guidelines. He realized his neighbors do, too. → Read More

Heights woman uses Nextdoor to start community bread club from scratch

A community bread club is happening right now, thanks to Heights neighbor Jan Young and a post on Nextdoor. → Read More

Sugar Land family invites you to celebrate Juneteenth with them

A Fort Bend County family is inviting you to celebrate Juneteenth with them tonight. All you need to connect with them is a candle or flashlight and about 10 minutes → Read More

Retired Houston ISD art teacher paints mural about Emancipation Proclamation ahead of Juneteenth

Moses Adams Jr. worked hard to create a 4-foot by 6-foot mural celebrating the end of slavery in the United States of America. → Read More

How are jobs are supposed to protect you from coronavirus?

The CDC recommends employers do five things to prevent the spread. → Read More

Civil rights activist Rev. Bill Lawson reflects on George Floyd's death

"Out of his death has come a movement. A worldwide movement." → Read More

George Floyd march: Young boy, officer form budding friendship

Somewhere during that mile-long march, 6-year-old Dallas Brown of Pearland met Houston police officers Khalil Johns. → Read More

Timmy the dog was nearly euthanized, but now has found his 'furever' home with Nana

With a little help to get him from Texas to Michigan, Timmy and Nana have found a new life with one another. → Read More

Houston 15-year-old gifts neighbors with car art

A Houston teen loves making art on his neighbors cars. → Read More

Retired teacher, 75, leads SW Houston neighbors to smile with yellow brick road

Donna Grimes technically isn't made of magic, but the retired English teacher's artwork really is something special. → Read More

Houston teacher finds cute way to be with her students, in spirit

"It’s not curriculum, it’s connection," said Janine Cagney. "It’s what the kids are craving right now. It’s what the teachers are craving." → Read More

No party? No problem! Your neighbors will parade by your home. Here's how to sign up for a birthday brigade

This pandemic is forcing us to change a whole lot of things, including celebrations. What we lack in proximity right now, neighbors are making up for with parades. → Read More

Texans Helping Texans: Teens create free delivery service to help neighbors

Shadow Creek High School students Nikil Vijayan, Viren Govin, Ahmed Alcassab and Savindu Wimalasooriya created the free delivery service Teens 4 Help. → Read More

Houston ER doctor spends his off days building a tree house for his sons

A Houston doctor is using time away from the emergency room to build memories with his young family. → Read More

Project Sparkle aims to brighten the day of nurses, healthcare workers

Tysh Mefferd is doing what she can to thanks healthcare workers. → Read More

Thank you! KHOU helps students show appreciation for their teachers

Students are missing their classrooms but were able to find a way to thank their teachers during Teacher Appreciation Week. → Read More

Katy ISD elementary teacher writes beautiful poem reflecting new normal for educators

Teacher Appreciation Week is the time we recognize educators who are passionate about teaching and go the extra mile to help their students— even virtually! → Read More