Houston TikToker hilariously breaks down the city’s best locations for a mini — or major — meltdown

Can’t weep at home for whatever reason? Get in a good cry at one of these Houston locations recommended by a local TikToker. Inspired by a Facebook post inquiring about the best Bayou City locations for a good cry session, Houston TikToker John Michael broke down the city’s primo sob spots in a recent post. … Read more

Michigan TV Weatherman Out After Refusing To Get Vaccine – CBS Detroit

MARQUETTE, Mich. (AP) — A man who spent more than 30 years reporting the weather on TV in northern Michigan said he’s out of a job after refusing to get the COVID-19 vaccine. Karl Bohnak began working at WLUC-TV in 1988. He said the Upper Peninsula was one of the most challenging places in the … Read more

Texas wedding planner sentenced after misusing more than $1.5M in PPP loan money, feds say

WASHINGTON – A Texas man was sentenced Thursday to 31 months in prison and three years of supervised release for perpetrating a scheme to fraudulently obtain more than $3.3 million in Paycheck Protection Program loans guaranteed by the Small Business Administration under the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act, the U.S. Department of Justice … Read more

Ramp Closures On I-94, I-275 As Part Of Rebuilding I-275 Project – CBS Detroit

(CBS DETROIT) – The Michigan Department of Transportation is reminding Michiganders that there will be ramp closures on I-94 and I-275 through October as part of the Rebuilding I-275 project.   READ MORE: Shifting Ground Prompts Utility To Shut Down Gas Main In Southwest Detroit COUNTIES: Wayne Monroe   COMMUNITIES: Ash Township Canton Township Huron … Read more

Illinois’ Last Remaining Sears Store Closing In Schaumburg – CBS Chicago

CHICAGO (CBS) — The Sears department store in Woodfield Mall is slated to close in two months, as the department store’s parent company seeks to revive the shopping center’s struggling anchor space. Transformco, which acquired Sears out of bankruptcy two years ago, said the Schaumburg store, which is the last Sears location in Illinois, will … Read more

Houston Mayor Sylvester Turner announces ongoing efforts to help fund minority-owned small businesses in the area

Houston Mayor Sylvester Turner discusses help for minority-owned small businesses HOUSTON – Mayor Turner held a news conference Wednesday to announce the second round of Comcast RISE Investment Fund grants for Houston area minority-owned small businesses. The Comcast RISE Investment Fund is focused on small businesses in Harris and Fort Bend Counties that have been … Read more

Houston jewelry store owner fires at would-be thieves during attempted robbery, police say

HOUSTON – Authorities are searching for the men responsible for an attempted robbery at a Houston jewelry store. The incident happened around 10:17 a.m. on Aug. 20 in the 2900 block of Main Street, according to police. Police said the store owner was inside when he saw a light-colored Chevrolet or GMC pickup truck drive … Read more

10 of Houston’s oldest burger joints you have to try

Listed chronologically by opening date, here’s a look at the longstanding Houston eateries that have been dishing out burgers and fries for decades. Note that several of the burger joints listed below have been in business longer than half a century. Clearly, these long-standing locales get it right — from simply scrumptious, made-to-order burgers to … Read more

Mansion in The Woodlands with three-story closet finally sells for $7.5M

HOUSTON – The Woodlands property known for its three-story closet has been purchased by an undisclosed buyer for $7.5 million, which is believed to be the most expensive home sale in the neighborhood’s history, Houston Business Journal reports. According to the Business Journal, the home drew national attention for its three-story closet after a 2014 … Read more

Lawmakers, Whitmer Announce Deal To Finalize State Budget – CBS Detroit

LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Top lawmakers and Gov. Gretchen Whitmer’s administration announced a deal Wednesday, Sept. 15 to finalize the next state budget. They had waited to work out spending plans for state departments and funding for universities, community colleges, and local governments after enacting a preK-12 budget over the summer. READ MORE: Sheriff: State Rep. … Read more