AUSTIN - Gov. Rick Perry's criminal lawyer was in contact with Travis County District Attorney Rosemary Lehmberg about interviewing her in the case alleging Perry misused his power to try to force her from office, according to copies of legal bills released Monday.
According to Sheriff Brian C. Hawthorne, his dispatchers received multiple 911 calls involving Gregoire before Chambers County Sheriff's Deputy Bradley Hasley was dispatched. A second 911 call reported that the man had kicked in the back door of a residence in the 4400 block of Wood Duck in Baytown and used a pole that he found in the residence to attack an unidentified woman living there.
Count on a good time as a volunteer participating in a patron census count at a county library about 2 miles northwest of Bush Intercontinental Airport on Oct. 13-18.
On selected Saturdays, volunteers take on any of the following activities: pick up trash, plant trees, clear paths, remove invasive plants and related tasks.
A 21-year-old man died early Sunday in Splendora after he lost control of his pickup truck and was ejected from the vehicle, according to the Montgomery County Police Reporter.
The man was driving southbound on Huff Road when he veered to the left side of the road, overcorrected and slammed into a tree, police reported.
An initial investigation reveled that the pilot of the self-built, two-seater plane over-ran the runway and crashed into the tree line, Department of Public Safety spokeswoman Stephanie Davis said.
The plane's pilot, identified as Marcus Schmitt, 44, of Shepherd, died at the scene.
Rodolfo Arzate was driving west on Little York Road near Epsom Road around 1:40 a.m. when he drove his Toyota out of his lane and hit the passenger side of a Lexus that was also traveling westbound, according to the Harris County Sheriff's Office.
The incident happened around 1:30 a.m. on the 10300 block of the Eastex Freeway, near Saunders, police said, explaining that a 32-year-old Hispanic man was trying to push his disabled Honda minivan out of a moving lane of traffic onto the shoulder when he was struck and killed by a 36-year-old man driving a Toyota van.
Sheriff's detectives are searching for two women who were with a man gunned down Friday night outside a north Harris County car dealership
Propane-fueled food trucks are now officially allowed to operate in downtown Houston.
Police are searching for two men after a security camera captured a home burglary in Sugar Land on Tuesday.
The burglars broke a window in the master bedroom to get into the house, looked through every room and even climbed into the attic, police said.
A cancer doctor convicted of poisoning her colleague-turned-lover deserves probation because of a lifetime of good work, her lawyers argued Monday. "The sum of a human being's life should not be judged by one event," attorney Derek Hollingsworth told jurors in closing arguments in the punishment phase of the assault trial of Ana Maria Gonzalez-Angulo, a breast cancer oncologist at MD Anderson Cancer Center.
Morbid obesity, an autoimmune disease and loss of motor functions could not stop former sailor from running alongside 700 participants in esteemed competition
Four years after joining the Navy in 2005, Newnam contracted a devastating autoimmune disease after spending hours on top of the submarine, guiding his unit to dock during a rough storm in the North Atlantic Sea.
A man was stabbed to death early Sunday at an upscale apartment complex in River Oaks, according to news reports.
The men did not know they lived at the same apartment complex and ran into each other on the 4th floor of the Gables West Avenue apartments, which is located at the 2700 block of Kipling Street near Kirby Drive.
A pilot was killed and his passenger was critically injured during a small-plane crash in San Jacinto County Saturday afternoon, authorities said.
An initial investigation revealed that the pilot of the self-built, two-seater plane over-ran the runway and crashed into the tree line, Department of Public Safety spokeswoman Stephanie Davis said.
A man died Friday night after being struck by a car in east Harris County, authorities said.
An unidentified pedestrian was attempting to cross the 15500 block of I-10 East from the south side to the north side around 11:15 p.m.
A 22-year-old East Houston man died Friday night while showing his younger sister how to take apart a gun, police said Saturday.
"The initial information is that the male was showing his sister how to take apart a weapon and somehow the gun discharges," said Victor Senties, a Houston Police spokesman.
A Houston-area coalition working to improve early childhood education and expand pre-kindergarten classes drew praise from former Secretary of State Colin Powell Friday. The coalition - supported by the city's leading business group, the Greater Houston Partnership - also is pushing for higher preschool standards, parent education through health care providers and teacher training.
Baytown police shot a robbery suspect who is accused of pointing a pistol at the pursuing officers, authorities said.
The suspected robber, a white man in his 20s wearing a blue shirt and blue jeans, then fled in a black-colored Saturn, Baytown police said.
The Remington 700 rifle used by former Marine Charles Whitman during his Aug.
A Houston Independent School District student is facing criminal charges for making threats about the campus over the internet. "Additional patrols will remain on campus to ensure students and staff feel safe," district officials said.
Authorities are looking for a man with special needs who was last teen last weekend in Tomball.
Keith Houghton was last seen about 11 p.m. Saturday in the 9900 block of Diego Springs Drive.
Gov. Rick Perry is traveling the country and world in search of a political comeback after his dismal 2012 presidential run, but he can't escape the hits in his own backyard.
PESHAWAR - A bomb blast killed eight people Sunday in northwestern Pakistan as a U.S. drone strike nearby killed four suspected militants, officials said.
The bombing struck a refugee camp housing internally displaced people on the outskirts of the city of Hangu, police officer Anwar Saeed Kundi said.
Investigators learned the unidentified man was driving a silver Dodge Ram in the 12400 block of Sam Houston Parkway around 4:51 a.m. when he failed to control his speed, causing him to veer out of his lane and crash into a concrete barrier, said Houston Police Department spokesman Victor Senties.
Smith was last seen wearing a white T-shirt, dark blue jeans, a denim jacket and rusty-colored baseball cap with a black symbol on the front.
Anyone with information about his whereabouts is asked to call the Houston Police Department Missing Persons Unit at 713-731-5223.
Investigators were called to 9118 Airline after two women and a man went there to pick up license plates for a car one of the women had recently purchased.
A call to the dealership was not answered and homicide investigators could not provide additional information Saturday morning.
Police said that traffic officers helping with an accident on the roadway had parked their cruisers in the road to block traffic when a drunk driver crashed into the patrol cars.
Texas researchers are playing a major role in the painstaking identification of bones unearthed at an infamous Florida reform school that closed in 2011.
Jurors returned Friday to continue deliberating the fate of an MD Anderson doctor on trial for assault, accused of poisoning her lover, another cancer doctor at the Houston institution.
Prosecutors said Gonzalez-Angulo poisoned Blumenschein by serving him a travel mug of coffee laced with ethylene glycol, the toxic chemical in anti-freeze.
The search was continuing Thursday for a man accused of fatally shooting his wife and her son inside the family's Mission Bend home.
Neighbors said the family moved into the two-story brick home only within the last few months.