Jordan Houston

is a Heavy contributor based in Tempe, Arizona. She covers breaking news, politics and crime. Jordan was a reporter for newspapers and magazines in Massachusetts and Arizona, including Entertainer! Magazine, The East Valley Tribune and The Reminder. In 2017, she received a master's degree in Journalism and Public Affairs from American University while interning for The Washington Post. She can be reached by email at jordan.houston@heavy.com. Follow her on Twitter @JordanHouston3.
  • Stimulus 2: Student Loan Payments to Resume February, Pause Not Extended

    The new stimulus bill signed by President Donald Trump on Sunday did not extend student loan relief. Payments are now set to resume in February.

  • Stimulus 2: Trump Vows to Send Congress a ‘Redlined’ Version of New Bill

  • Svetlana Bilyalova: Model Says Jay Alvarrez Leaked Sex Tape Without Consent

  • Stimulus 2: House Will Vote Next Week to ‘Increase’ Checks, Pelosi Says

  • Extra Unemployment: 12 Million Americans Lose Benefits Day After Christmas

  • Stimulus 2: Schumer Says ‘I’m in’ After Trump Demands $2,000 Checks

    Stimulus talks took another turn Tuesday, December 22, when President Donald Trump urged Congress to approve $2,000 checks instead of $600.

  • Stimulus 2: Mnuchin Says $600 Checks Will Be Sent out ‘Next Week’

  • Destiny Danielle Washington: Alabama Nursing Student Shot Dead on Campus

  • Carlos Stephens: Ex-Athlete Named as UAB Murder Suspect

  • Hayden Harris: Army Corporal Shot Dead by Fellow Soldier Near Fort Drum, Cops Say

  • Jamaal Mellish: Fort Drum Soldier Named as Hayden Harris Murder Suspect

    Jamaal Mellish, a U.S. Army soldier, has been arrested in connection to the death of Hayden Harris, a Fort Drum soldier reported missing last week.

  • 13-Year-Old Boy Sprayed Blood on Walls While Dying From COVID-19: PHOTOS

  • Woman Arrested After 26 Cats, 6 Dogs, 2 Squirrels & Owl Found In Home: Cops

  • Woman Dismembered While Alive After ‘Disrespecting’ Man’s Name: Cops

  • Lionel Womack: 5 Fast Facts You Need to Know

  • WATCH: Graphic Video Shows Kansas Sheriff Run Over Fleeing Black Man

  • Stimulus 2: McConnell Says Senate ‘Not Going Anywhere’ in Final 48-Hour Stretch

  • California State Employee Stole $80,000 in Covid Unemployment Scam: Report

  • Texas Mom Shoots Son & Daughter in Homicide-Suicide: Cops

  • Herschel Walker’s Son Says ‘We’re Building the Wall’ in Viral Rant

    Herschel Walker's son is causing a stir on social media after a clip of himself saying President Donald Trump will remain president went viral.

  • Second Stimulus: McConnell ‘Not Leaving Here Without a Covid Package’

  • Leon Taylor: Murder Suspect Escapes in Gary, Indiana

  • Ann Reinking Dead: 5 Fast Facts You Need to Know

  • Second Stimulus: White House Seeks to Repurpose $140 Billion for Aid

  • Second Stimulus: McConnell Seeks to Put Aside Differences Until 2021

    As stimulus talks continue, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell suggested both sides of the aisle put aside their differences until next year.

  • California Monolith: Meet the Men Behind the Infamous Monument

  • WATCH: Great Blue Heron Swallows Alligator Whole in Florida

  • 5-Year-Old Killed on Highway After Soldier Forced Him to Exit Car: Cops

  • Jay Alvarrez, Alexis Ren’s Ex-Boyfriend: 5 Fast Facts You Need to Know

  • 5-Year-Old Blind Boy Beaten to Death While Mom Gives Birth: Cops

    A blind Missouri boy was beaten to death by his mom's boyfriend while she gave birth to her third child in the hospital, according to police.