Born in China, Miya graduated from Syracuse University with a degree in Broadcast Journalism, and a minor in Asian History. She has worked as a television reporter in New York, Alabama, Kansas, and Michigan, where it snows from November to May.
Since joining the Eyewitness News team in 2002, Miya has covered every story imaginable. She traveled to China three times for ABC-13, where she followed Houston Rockets, as well as Houston's Mayor. Her memorable assignments include covering Sen. John McCain during the 2008 Presidential election, as well as Mayor Annise Parker's trade missions to Brazil, Korea, and Japan.
Away from work, Miya is heavily involved in the Houston community. She has moderated a number of community panels and often serves as MC for a variety of events. In 2012, Miya married State Representative Gene Wu. In 2013, they welcomed their first child, Winston. Miya's dog Mei Ling rounds out the family.
They are simple buildings: wood siding, peeling paint, and air conditions in the windows. Yes, the two homes at the corner of Robin and Wilson in Freedmen's Town are in dire need of repair. However, to Darrell J Patterson, the two buildings that make up the Freedmen's Town Association headquarters are alive and thriving in spirit.
High school student Tony Warner and his friend Seth Phillips are both facing very serious charges. They are accused of conspiring to commit murder at their high school, Cypress Ridge.
Chef mistakenly detained in an immigration center
Here's a question for you: Should animal control put down a pit bull because it bit someone? By the time you finish hearing this story, you might be saying, "No!"
Cheveys Leal was fatally shot several weeks ago. At the time, his wife's boyfriend, Avery Jones, was the only one charged. But that's changed. His wife, Jessica Leal, is also a suspect in the slaying.