The opera star who once sang on stages around the world suddenly pleaded guilty to sexual assault on Friday. The assaulted man, singer Samuel Schultz, reflects on the experiences he has endured.
A power outage at a Houston water plant caused low water pressure across the city. Houston Mayor Sylvester Turner said he believes the water is safe, but is waiting on confirmation from the state.
Kirshnik Khari Ball, known professionally as Takeoff, died early Tuesday morning after gunshots were fired at a party in Houston. "We are looking for anything to help us," a police official said.
Mohammed Amer has spoken about his family's experience as Palestinian refugees in standup comedy. He spent nearly a decade turning it into a television series, which is arriving on Netflix this week.
Security experts say that given the track record of Travis Scott's audience at the same festival in 2019, promoter Live Nation should have anticipated some dangerous crowd behavior.
Artist Travis Scott made the offer on Monday as more than a dozen victims filed lawsuits against him and other festival organizers.
Authorities in Houston said the victims range in age from 14 to 27, with one unknown. A criminal homicide and narcotics investigation is now underway.
Officials described a surge of the crowd at the Astroworld Festival Friday night while rapper Travis Scott was performing. An estimated 50,000 people were in attendance.
Parts of southern Louisiana could see isolated rain totals of 20 inches through Thursday, the National Hurricane Center said. Hundreds of thousands of utility accounts are now without power in Texas.
Sheriff Ed Gonzalez runs one of the nation's biggest jails in Houston. If confirmed by the Senate, he'll be tasked with overhauling ICE, an agency he's criticized for its aggressive tactics.