59 min ago
Report: Houston-area bridges designated "structurally deficient"
A recently released report from the Texas Department of Transportation lists several bridges in Harris County as either "structurally deficient" or "functionally obsolete." These bridges are a mixture of those maintained by the state and federal governments and those maintained by local municipalities.
11 hrs ago
Houston driver in fatal police chase faces felony murder charge
A Houston motorist who led police on a chase that began in Humble and ended in a fatality in Houston now faces a felony murder charge in the case, Harris County prosecutors said.
14 hrs ago
Deputies: Man was shot, stabbed before collapsing in NW Harris County roadway
HARRIS COUNTY, Texas Deputies said the man who was found in a northwest Harris County roadway late Thursday was stabbed and shot inside a nearby home before he stumbled outside and collapsed.
17 hrs ago
Memorial Day means family trips, both in the air and on the road
Houstonians are getting set for the Memorial Day weekend. While travel is down across the country, it's actually up in Texas.
Thu May 23, 2013
Celebrity Ghost Stories - Michael Beach
In Miami Sgt. Altarr Williams and detective Frankie Sanchez investigate the murder of Darrell Harrell, gunned down for trying to push a group of drug dealers out of Overtown.
Fire marshal: Adult son torches mom's car because she wouldn't buy him a truck
A 25-year-old Tomball man intentionally torched his mother's car because he was upset that she would not buy him a new truck, according to the Harris County Fire Marshal's Office.
Wed May 22, 2013
Dallas Morning News
Tensions run high between the House and the Senate
Update 2:04 PM : Sen. Estes spoke with Rep. Thompson by phone from the Senate floor to clarify what he called a miscommunication.
The Family Badge
Blue Knights Texas VII assist in Texas Wounded Warrior VII
On Friday, May 17, seven buses of Wounded Warriors arrived at Bush Intercontinental Airport.
House members kill more Senate bills as revenge
Members of the Texas Houses have expanded their retaliation against the Senate for failing to move their bills.
Amber Alert issued for toddler last seen in southwest Houston
An Amber Alert was issued late Wednesday morning for an 18-month-old boy taken from his mother by his biological father, the sheriff's office said.
Tue May 21, 2013
Man pleads guilty in Picasso vandalism case
Citing a lack of leads, a police agency said Monday that it is closing the active investigation of the disappearance of Susan Powell, a Utah mother whose now-dead husband was a prime suspect The lawyer for the family of missing Utah woman Susan Powell said Tuesday that even as local police close the active part of their investigation into her ... (more)
Mother of wrongfully convicted man honored by state Senate
Ruby Cole Session of Fort Worth, the mother of wrongly convicted inmate Timothy Brian Cole, was honored on the floor of the Texas Senate on Tuesday for her achievements as an educator, criminal justice reformer and a "fierce champion of the wrongly accused." The Senate resolution, introduced by Sen.
Man dies after being shot, driving several miles from bar
HARRIS COUNTY, Texas A man died after being shot at a sports bar on the northwest side of town early Tuesday, investigators said.
Mon May 20, 2013
Texas deputy killed in wreck, suspect detained
An off-duty Harris County sheriff's deputy has been killed in a traffic accident that's led to another driver charged with intoxication manslaughter.
Texas Good Samaritan Shot In The Head
A Houston man was shot in the head after he confronted another man who had dragged his wife out of a nail salon during a domestic dispute, police said.
Fri May 17, 2013
The Beaumont Enterprise
Good Samaritan shot in head
A shooting suspect is put into the back of Harris County Precinct 4 Constable vehicle at the scene of a shooting at a nail salon near the intersection of FM 1960 and Aldine Westfield Friday, May 17, 2013, in Houston.
Thu May 16, 2013
The Austin Chronicle
Rick Perry Death WatchPruett Gets 60-Day Delay Pending DNA Testing
According to the state of Texas, on Dec. 17, 1999, Robert Pruett , 20, took a sharpened metal rod wrapped with tape and stabbed prison guard Daniel Nagle eight times, prompting a heart attack that killed the guard.
Texas teen accused of sexually assaulting 6-year-old cousin; posting videos on internet
CONROE, Texas A Harris County, Texas teen is accused of sexually assaulting his 6-year-old cousin in Conroe and posting sexually explicit videos and photos of the boy on the Internet.
Houston doctor accused of performing illegal abortions
Just days after the conviction of a Philadelphia abortion doctor, a Houston doctor is also accused of performing illegal abortions.
Wed May 15, 2013
Teen shot in car, dies at Houston-area hospital
Authorities say a teenager has died at a Houston-area hospital after he was shot while in a car with several other youths.