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Dryer sparks fire in laundry room of southwest Houston apartments
Houston firefighters acted fast to put out a fire that started in the laundry room of a southwest Houston apartment complex.
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Researchers get grant to study options to protect Houston area from next big storm
Could a multimillion dollar grant bring us closer to acquiring storm surge protection that could withstand likes of Hurricane Ike? Some local researchers hope it could at least be a step in the right direction.
Tue Mar 11, 2014
Residents sound off about proposal to build affordable housing
Some residents in neighborhoods across the city of Houston are concerned about a proposal to build more than 20 affordable-housing complexes.
Receivership Extended as Sharpstown Condos Start to Shed Gang Complex
A realtor who cut his teeth cleaning up and rebuilding faded developments on his home turf in the Third Ward last week was granted a two-year extension by the state to oversee a formerly gang plagued condo complex in Sharpstown.
House of Pies shooting suspect faces charges in 3rd case
One of the suspects in the recent House of Pies robbery and shooting is now facing charges in another shooting in which he allegedly opened fire on off-duty officers outside a banquet hall.
Harris Co. jailer accused of providing inmates contraband
Tamara Bundage, former Harris County Jail detention officer, pleaded guilty to providing inmates prohibited items.
Doctor accused of breaking into romantic rival's home gets probation
HOUSTON A Houston doctor who was arrested and charged with criminal trespass and harassment after police said she broke into the home of her romantic rival has been given one year of probation.
FEMA funds help Ike-damaged museum in Galveston
A Southeast Texas flight museum battered in 2008 by Hurricane Ike will get a new home with help from a $7.6 million government grant.
DWI suspect accused of leading police on chase in southwest Houston
Police say a man suspected of driving while intoxicated is in custody after leading officers on a brief chase overnight.
Man issued jaywalking ticket on Bellaire Blvd.
March 10, 2014: A man says he was given a ticket for jaywalking while trying to cross Bellaire Boulevard -- a road that has been plagued with construction for months.
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Greene Street turns to gold
Ten years after Louis Vuitton bravely opened a store on Greene Street, the onetime quaint SoHo back-water is emerging as the neighborhood's rising star.
Mon Mar 10, 2014
HCSO Looks for Trio Suspected in Mexican Market Burglary Spree
A group of thieves has been focusing their attention on a local Mexican market chain, attempting to knock over about 17 La Michoacana stores in the Houston area.
Houston Symphony centennial book with magnificent photos celebrates a city with can-do spirit
The Houston Symphony Orchestra in the early 1930s with conductor Frank St. Leger, a photo that appears in Houston Symphony: Celebrating a Century.
Woman wanted for allegedly stealing thousands from elderly man
Police say on Sept. 29, 2013, Giget For approached a 90-year-old man in the parking lot of a retailer in the 21100 block of Kuykendahl Road in Spring.
23-year-old man charged in fatal accident in NE Harris County
HOUSTON A 23-year-old man was charged with intoxication manslaughter on Monday stemming from a fatal accident this past weekend in northeast Harris County, court documents state.
Child injured while walking to west Houston elementary school
School officials say a child suffered minor injuries while walking to an elementary school in west Houston early Monday.
Pearland auto parts store catches fire
A fire broke out at a NAPA auto parts store south of Houston late Sunday. It was reported in Pearland on Broadway Street near Hatfield Road, according to the Pearland Fire Department.
HFD reviews spike in fire fatalities
An unusual spike in fire fatalities has prompted the Houston Fire Department to review three blazes that killed five people over four days this weekend.
Sun Mar 09, 2014
A homeless man, who wished not to be identified, folds up his sleeping bag outside a Subway near Rusk and Miliam Streets on a wintery cold day, Tuesday, Jan. 28, 2014, in Houston.