Tom Abrahams, Houston News

Tom Abrahams

Houston News

Houston, TX, United States

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Past:
  • ABC7 Eyewitness News
  • ABC 7 Chicago
  • ABC7 News
  • Eyewitness News
  • ABC30 Fresno

Recent articles by Tom:

Can Democrats win Texas elections? Here are the state of the races as elections near

Texas has not elected a Democratic candidate in 28 years, the longest drought of any state in the country. → Read More

Texas politics: New UH/TSU survey reveals close statewide races

The latest survey reveals close races at the top of the Texas 2022 ballot, with Republican incumbents leading in the top three contests among likely voters. → Read More

'No need for alarm' after immunocompromised patient who tested positive for monkeypox dies in Texas

While the patient who had the virus died, it does not mean they died from monkeypox. Health experts say education and awareness are key to slowing or stopping the spread. → Read More

Feds investigate civil rights complaints against Texas environmental agency

The investigation stems from the TCEQ's permitting process for concrete batch plants after complaints. → Read More

Power restored at Chevron Phillips in Baytown though heavy flaring and smoke may continue

SkyEye was at the scene of the plant in Baytown where heavy, thick smoke was shooting out into the air after power outages were reported in the city. → Read More

Site of suspected drive-by shooting that killed 5-year-old has history of violence, data shows

Police are looking for a silver four-door sedan and two suspects who they say opened fire killing a 5-year-old. → Read More

How Texas politicians and celebrities are viewing gun control

Legislators could propose gun control legislation by end of this week. Matthew McConaughey and John Cornyn amongst those discussing gun safety reform. → Read More

'It's not just a paycheck': Great resignation becomes great reassessment

Workers are not disappearing, they're just changing careers. → Read More

Galveston apartment fire victims identified as firefighter's 2- and 3-year-old children

The children - 2 and 3 years old - died in the early morning fire. Their father was able to escape unharmed. → Read More

Houston City Council approves ordinance that requires security cameras outside certain businesses

The Houston City Council overwhelmingly approved an ordinance Wednesday morning requiring security cameras to be installed outside certain businesses. → Read More

Texas shooting: Teen birthday party outside Houston explodes into gunfire

Video reveals 23 seconds of gunfire that involved at least three different weapons unleashing between 30 and 50 rounds. → Read More

HUD Secretary Marcia Fudge announces $45 million for the homeless in Houston

HUD Secretary Marcia Fudge chose the Bayou City to announce $45 million for the homeless in Houston. → Read More

What to know about Texas' election map as primary polls open

Texas' newly drawn election map altered several key elements for voting. → Read More

Retired Harris County commissioner sues colleagues over redrawn map

Former Harris County Commissioner Steve Radack is suing his former colleagues over a newly drawn county voting map. → Read More

Congress launches investigation into Live Nation's role in deadly Astroworld concert in Houston

Congress is leading an investigation into Live Nation's role in the deadly Astroworld Festival tragedy that occurred at NRG Park in Houston on Nov. 5. → Read More

Congress launches investigation into Live Nation's role in deadly Astroworld concert in Houston

Congress is leading an investigation into Live Nation's role in the deadly Astroworld Festival tragedy that occurred at NRG Park in Houston on Nov. 5. → Read More

Congressmembers launch investigation into Live Nation's role in deadly Astroworld Festival

Congress is leading an investigation into Live Nation's role in the deadly Astroworld Festival tragedy that occurred at NRG Park in Houston on Nov. 5. → Read More

Beto O'Rourke rallies supporters with gubernatorial campaign stop in Fort Bend Co.

In the middle of a crowd that his campaign estimated at more than 600, Beto O'Rourke hit on familiar themes at the Fort Bend County fairgrounds. → Read More

Astroworld Festival tragedy: Timeline shows that concert turned deadly within minutes

Houston police says it relayed the information about a "mass casualty incident" at 9:38 p.m. Friday to promoters who agreed to end the show. But the concert didn't stop. → Read More

Astroworld Festival tragedy: Timeline shows that concert turned deadly within minutes

ABC13's partners at the Houston Chronicle took a detailed look at the timeline of chaos that unfolded at the Astroworld Festival in Houston on Friday. → Read More