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September 28, 2016

HISD’s new chief brings ‘Listen and Learn Tour’ to area tonight for input

Houston ISD’s new superintendent, Richard Carranza, is bringing his “Listen and Learn Tour” to the district that encompasses West University-area schools this evening (Wednesday, Sept. 28). District V Trustee Mike Lunceford will host a town hall-style gathering beginning at 6 p.m. at Bellaire High School, 5100 Maple St. It is the superintendent’s only meeting scheduled in […]

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September 26, 2016

Shooting update, WU mayor speaks

The 6:30 a.m. shooting happened about  a football field length away from the West University Place city limit. Thank goodness it is over. West University police officers and paramedics earned every part of their salaries this morning. But so did the collection of other local police departments and paramedics who also responded to this catastrophe. West University Place […]

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September 26, 2016

Short city council meeting likely

The current West University Place City Council is not known for its short meetings. But in light of tonight’s presidential debate, this meeting may be different. The debate will begin at 8 p.m. and be on many television networks. It will last 90 minutes, with no commercials and no breaks. The only item on tonight’s […]

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September 26, 2016

New details on WU shooting

Here are some details on the shooting this morning where a man opened fired and injured nine people this morning at about 6:30 a.m.in the Weslayan Plaza area on the Randall’s market side, a little more than 100 feet from the city limit of West University Place. The shooter is dead. Nine people were injured. […]

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September 26, 2016

Panic as shooter attacks in Weslayan Plaza area

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UPDATE: Police now say the shooter is dead. Motorists are ordered to avoid the area as injured have yet to be transported. Bissonnet and Weslayan are both closed in the area to facilitate emergency response. ABC-13 is reporting that Houston police have shot someone who opened fire at about 6:30 a.m. Monday in the Weslayan […]

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September 22, 2016

West U Boo Dash 5k and Fun Run

West U Halloween Dash 5k and Kids' Fun Run will take place on Saturday, October 29

The sixth annual West U Halloween Dash 5k and Kids’ Fun Run will take place on Saturday, October 29, 2016 starting at 8:00 AM. The event consists of a 5K, chip-timed race along the flat and fast streets of West U along with a non-competitive, 1 mile kids’ fun run.  Costumes are optional but are […]

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September 22, 2016

Zoning hearing tonight – AT&T again

Tonight’s meeting of the Zoning Board of Adjustment of the City of West University Place is the latest jab over the operation of AT&T, at 4068 Bellaire Blvd. The meeting will start at 6:30 p.m. in the Municipal Building, 3800 University Blvd. In recent months, West U’s ZBA has become the forum for a small […]

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September 19, 2016

West U police have busy week

09/10/2016 Identity Theft A resident showed up in the West U PD Lobby to file a report for Identity Theft. The victim said someone had used their personal identifying information to open a bank account. A report for Identity Theft filed. Possession of Marijuana At 11:23pm, an officer saw a vehicle traveling speeding westbound in […]

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September 17, 2016

Mike Tenney’s Friday Night report: Owen Holt sizzles in Lamar win

Owen Holt, Lamar QB (24/7 Sports)

By Mike Tenney With the full-time start of conference schedules in the private schools just about here and Lamar and Bellaire closing out their non-district schedules, it was another big Friday night football spectacle for teams across Southwest Houston. Lamar 31, Alief Elsik 6 With quarterback Owen Holt throwing two beautiful touchdown passes and the […]

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September 14, 2016

Dominican national charged in West U knifing

Luis Rafael Sanchez was arrested for the West University knifing attack in the 2700 block of Arbuckle Street on September 4.

Yesterday, Luis Rafael Sanchez was charged with a West University Place aggravated assault the occurred in the 2700 block of Arbuckle Street about 6:30 p.m, September 4. The victim opened his door to see a knife-wielding disheveled man. Sanchez didn’t get in the home but did stab the victim. Sanchez then escaped in his own automobile […]

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