In the lab: Houston Dash’s Michelle Alozie has ‘other’ career at Texas Children’s Hospital

HOUSTON, Texas (KTRK) — Michelle Alozie’s feet are a nod to her favorite soccer player. “I love Mario Balotelli, and I think it’s unique and fun,” Alozie said. “So why not?” Why not is a question the Houston Dash forward asks herself about wearing mismatching soccer shoes. How is an inquiry we have upon learning … Read more

Walk with ABC13 and help fight childhood cancers at the 2022 Candlelighters Houston Fun Walk

HOUSTON, Texas (KTRK) — September is Childhood Cancer Awareness Month, and you can support families fighting these diseases by lacing up your running shoes. The Candlelighters Houston Fun Walk is happening Saturday, Sept. 10 at Terry Hershey Park. Associate director Kelsey Tarpinian told ABC13 the walk will have you moving for a good cause. “It … Read more

Disney’s partnership with Texas Children’s brings magical experience to patients

HOUSTON, TEXAS (KTRK) — Since its inception, Disney has supported children’s hospitals around the world, including Texas Children’s Hospital in Houston. That ongoing commitment is helping to provide comfort and inspiration to patients and their families. Texas Children’s Hospital is receiving a fairy tale magical makeover thanks to a special partnership with Disney. For the … Read more

9-month-old injured with 2nd-degree burns in Waller County mobile home fire, officials say

HOUSTON, Texas (KTRK) — One child has already died in Houston in 2022 to heatstroke from being left in a hot car, and emergency visits to the hospital for heat-related illnesses are up. SEE RELATED STORY: Harris Co. hot car death: Mom may have left 5-year-old son in vehicle for 2-3 hours, sheriff says In … Read more

First children under 5 receive COVID-19 vaccine at Texas Children’s Hospital

HOUSTON, Texas (KTRK) — Two pairs of siblings became the first children under the age of 5 years old to get the COVID-19 vaccine at the Texas Children’s Hospital on Tuesday morning. Neither 3-year-old George nor his 10-month-old sister Hope Farrow shed a tear as they each got their shots. SEE RELATED: COVID vaccine: US … Read more

Family sues Texas Children’s Hospital doctor after 4-year-old underwent unintentional vasectomy

HOUSTON, Texas (KTRK) — A Houston family is suing Texas Children’s Hospital doctor after a 4-year-old went in for an inguinal hernia repair and left with a partial vasectomy. The video above is ABC13’s 24/7 livestream. Doctor Susan L. Jarosz is being sued for medical negligence. Houston attorneys Randy Sorrels and Tom Omondi said in … Read more

Man sentenced 40 years behind bars after confessing to severe child abuse

MONTGOMERY COUNTY, Texas (KTRK) — A man has been sentenced to 40 years behind bars after admitting to severe physical abuse of two children, officials said. The video above is from a report in 2020 about child abuse cases in Houston. According to the Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office, Owen Tate Emmett, 27, pleaded guilty and … Read more