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Past articles by Briahn:

$115M earned by Airbnb hosts in rural Texas areas in 2021. Which counties got the most money?

Hosts in one county alone earned approximately $40 million in a year, according to a study by Airbnb. Across the country, rural hosts raked in over $3.5 billion. → Read More

Traffic scramble: Hundreds of eggs cracked, spilled across I-30 in truck crash

The crash happened near the I-45 interchange. Traffic is being directed to the I-45 exit. → Read More

HPD: Man shot in west Houston during argument over money

An HPD lieutenant said the suspect and victim ran into each other and got into an argument. Police say they have an idea on who the shooter is. → Read More

Suspect killed in Conroe police shooting identified as 18-year-old

The suspect has been identified as Larry Mixon III. The police department and the Montgomery Co. District Attorney's Office are investigating the incident. → Read More

Win $200 for looking like Selena! Look-a-like contest happening in Richmond

If you think you look like the Queen of Tejano, you can test your luck on what would've been her 51st birthday. → Read More

High-speed motorcycle chase from Houston leads to standoff near Alvin

The chase began when officers responded to a theft call in the Heights and ended nearly 50 miles away. Now, officers have surrounded a Brazoria County home. → Read More

'We are the innovation' | First-ever music festival to be a party for purpose in Houston's Black LGBTQ+ community

Organizers for the Black Queer+ Advancement Festival say it's an opportunity for their community to be embraced and supported by the city. Allies are welcome. → Read More

Woman charged, accused of shooting ex during child drop-off, Houston police say

A Houston woman is accused of shooting at her ex after he brought his current girlfriend with him while dropping off one of the kids he shares with the suspect. → Read More

Traffic Alert: Vehicle fire on Gulf Freeway northbound

TxDOT is warning drivers of delays if they plan to take I-45 into Downtown Houston. → Read More

Lizzo introduces new size-inclusive shapewear brand coming soon

The Houston-raised musician announced her own size-inclusive Fabletics brand on social media with the brand name on her nails and as a new tattoo. → Read More

Sketch released of man wanted in sexual assault case in Fort Bend County

A woman said she was attacked by a young man on Tuesday. The FBCSO released a sketch drawing of the suspect. → Read More

Overturned 18-wheeler blocking northbound lanes on SW Freeway in Sugar Land

Officers are working to clear the accident. If you have to drive through the area, expect delays. → Read More

HCSO: Driver charged in crash that killed passenger overnight in Cypress

Evidence suggests that the driver lost control of the vehicle after it drove out of a lane and struck a raised curb. The passenger's side struck a tree. → Read More

Daylight shows extent of damage in Texas due to tornado and storms

Texans are dealing with damaged homes, injuries and power outages after a tornado barreled through the state. → Read More

HCSO: Outbound lanes closed on Highway 290 due to serious motorcycle crash

The motorcyclist was flown to a hospital in critical condition. All outbound lanes around the area are closed off. Drivers are being diverted to the service road. → Read More

Limited time only! Blue Bell's Peachy Peach flavor coming to stores

The Texas favorite is reintroducing the flavor from their local ice cream parlors. → Read More

FBCSO: Active SWAT scene in Fort Bend County

The Fort Bend County Sheriff's Office said it started from a family disturbance early Saturday morning. Deputies are asking residents to avoid the area. → Read More

HFD: Possible gas leak leads to house explosion in East End

A district fire chief at the scene said the person injured just moved into the duplex that same day. Firefighters believe the home exploded because of a gas leak. → Read More

Fort Bend County lowers COVID-19 threat level on 2nd anniversary of first positive case

Judge KP George made the announcement on the two-year mark since the first confirmed COVID case in the county and Texas. → Read More

Three people removed from international flight after being diverted to Bush Intercontinental Airport

Officials believe the passengers were under the influence when they caused a disturbance. → Read More