ANGLETON - The bereaved father who witnessed the death of his two young sons did not murder the drunk driver who killed them, a jury here in Brazoria County decided Wednesday, a coda that ratcheted up the emotions already thought to have peaked when both sides lost loved ones.
Dozens of people — including the attorney for Trayvon Martin's and Michael Brown's families — gathered outside the federal courthouse in Houston on Tuesday and demanded justice for an unarmed black man shot by a white Bellaire police officer.
According to the Harris County Institute of Forensic Sciences, the boy was 2 months old and died in the pediatric intensive care unit.
According to HPD homicide detectives, Bryan had been taking care of the baby last week in the 4800 block of Markwood Lane before the boy arrived at the hospital with "several blunt trauma injuries."
With U.S. still in recovery mode from the recession, American money is being stretched to its limit in some places. So how much is our money really worth?
Besieged Riverside General Hospital, which is facing legal and financial woes on multiple fronts, surrendered its license Thursday to provide substance abuse treatment as part of a bid to find a way to stay in business, even if in a reduced capacity.
ANGLETON - Two deputies told jurors they heard gunfire at the scene of a crash where two children were killed by a drunken driver, but never included it in their reports.
With a bustling economy, nightlife and food scene, Houston is a hot spot for meetings and conventions. And now the city has joined six others in Texas in the latest ranking of top meeting spots.
A Texas appeals court Tuesday upheld the felony murder conviction of a Houston woman who was sentenced to 80 years in prison for a day care fire that killed four young children and severely injured others.
Four of the five people who were aboard a shrimp boat that capsized near Baytown on Monday have been rescued - the latest just before 6 p.m. on Monday - but divers continued to search for a male who remains missing, authorities confirmed.
Attorneys for Ronald Haskell, charged with capital murder in the July 9 execution-style shootings of six members of a Spring family, met with prosecutors Monday to learn about the availability of autopsy reports, crime scene photos and other crucial evidence in the case.
Timothy Miller, the founder of Texas EquuSearch, has filed a $110 million wrongful death lawsuit against the man he believes killed his 16-year-old daughter in 1984.
The teen disappeared from a pay phone in League City on Sept.
Investigator Clint Lobpries with the Brazoria County Sheriff's Office said the bodies of the men, ages 60 and 61, were found by officials conducting an aerial search of the area about 8 a.m.
The skeleton of an ancient woolly mammoth has been uncovered in North Texas by a family excavating a gravel pit on their land.
Experts say the skelton is almost perfectly preserved and somehow has remained in pristine condition for the tens of thousands of years since it died.
Police are crediting quick-thinking bank employees for the arrest of three people accused of swindling a woman out of hundreds of dollars.
The 17,351-acre Powderhorn Ranch in Calhoun County, one of the few remaining large tracts of intact native coastal prairie and wetlands on the Texas coast, will become a state park and wildlife management in the wake of a cooperative effort between private conservation groups and the state's parks and wildlife agency that uses $34.5 million in settlement fees from the 2010 Deepwater Horizon explosion and resulting oil spill to help fund the property's $37.7 million purchase price.
Johnathan Estes was found with several gunshot wounds at the warehouse.
The father of a Texas teen who garnered national attention for being afflicted with "affluenza" has been arrested on accusations he impersonated a police officer.
What's a governor to do after getting booked on felony charges? Go for ice cream.
Deputy constables shot a man while investigating a family disturbance on Monday at a home in northwest Harris County.
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A federal magistrate Wednesday set a September 2015 trial date for Robbie Tolan's lawsuit against Bellaire police over a 2008 incident in which he was shot in his parent's driveway.
Two Houston lawyers, one who also is a Houston firefighter captain, are facing felony charges connected to an alleged mortgage fraud.
Firefighter and attorney Brian Storts, 47, faces a maximum of life in prison after being indicted on the first-degree felony of giving false statements to obtain credit, prosecutors said Tuesday.
With college rankings naming schools for things such as most affordable, spirited, diverse or intelligent, one magazine set out to create a list which acknowledged schools doing good not just for its students, but for the country.
The trust selected the cash value option of one lump-sum payment worth $19,241,983.
Moulton Grocery & Market in Moulton, a town south of Interstate 10 about halfway between Houston and San Antonio, sold the winning ticket.
Jasmine Renee Bonner, 26, was charged with delivery of a controlled substance. Her bail was set at $1 million.
Police are investigating a shooting outside a west Houston restaurant.
Texas is the among the latest targets of social media threats of "The Purge."
The phrase refers to a 2013 movie, "The Purge," and its sequel "The Purge: Anarchy," released in July.
An international ranking of top universities named nine Texas schools among the top 500, including four in the top 100 and four Houston-area institutions.
At a special meeting Monday afternoon, the commissioners voted unanimously to approve the spraying following a letter from the county public health department stating "traditional mosquito abatement" had failed to stop the increasing number of cases, making "urgent aerial spraying" necessary.
[...] Dieu is an assistant county attorney for the Harris County Attorney's Office, which among its many roles also provides counsel locally for Child Protective Services.
Dieu said caring for unaccompanied children who have already crossed the border is a humanitarian concern.