Houston residents biked, drove and walked to free boat rides, yoga, art talks and a fireworks display at the improved 160-acre park that stretches from Shepherd to Sabine, bordered by Allen Parkway and Memorial Drive.
One person was injured in a shooting at a Wing Stop along the North Freeway, KTRK and KPRC report.
Carmen Lechin, Miss Venezuela 1984, was accused of intimidating United steward Sam Oliver during the international flight and interfering with his ability to perform his duties aboard the aircraft.
When Carmen Lechin received a printed warning to "cease objectionable and/or illegal behavior," she threw the paper at Oliver, the flight attendant testified.
About 25 Houston-area school districts had alcohol-related incidents with students in the 2013-2014 school year, according to Texas Education Agency data.
Katherine Le, a well-known jewelry designer in Houston's social circles, and her husband, Hao Dinh Nguyen, 51, were arrested Thursday and charged with organized criminal activity.
In that case, Houston police vice squad officers played "8 liner" video gambling machines at Diamond 777 at 2395 Texas 6 South, Royal 777 at 1380 Westheimer and Window Club Video Game at 9366 Richmond.
Days before his big Houston fundraiser, barbecue legend John Mueller made a frustrating discovery at his BBQ joint in East Austin. Someone had stolen his biggest barbecue pit.
The families of four workers killed in a Nov. 15 chemical plant gas leak are calling for greater accountability for DuPont management in response to the release of a U.S.
Volunteers are needed in a Woodlands-area shelter for victims of domestic abuse and sexual assault.
Using games, books and videotapes, these volunteers involve a group of youngsters in recreational and self-esteem-building activities while their moms are in training or counseling sessions.
Until this summer, it was a rite of passage to stand in line for hours on end if you wanted a taste of Franklin Barbeque brisket. At least it was until June, when a middle schooler began offering his "premium line sitting services" to those unwilling to endure the Austin restaurant's historically long lines.
The Sugar Land Legacy Foundation, a nonprofit dedicated to improving the quality of life in Sugar Land, launched a campaign to raise the capital needed and received donations from over a dozen organizations, as well as numerous Sugar Land residents.
According to reports by KTRK and KPRC, a student died Friday afternoon after collapsing in a school parking lot.
Jurors sided with Lancey last week and agreed it was self-defense, acquitting him after a two-day trial in the 184th state District court, according to court records.
Beard and his girlfriend came to watch football, but she came in crying and told Lancey that she and Beard had been fighting.
Police are investigating an accident involving a Metro rail train that sent one person to the hospital.
Everything has to start somewhere, and the infamous Huntsville Unit of the Texas state prison system opened 166 years ago Thursday.
Two little bobcat brothers on Tuesday bid farewell to the only family they've known and ventured into the Texas wilderness.
Danish fishing boat at Holocaust museum has little-known WWII story The former Danish ambassador, Philipson told the story of his salvation at the rededication of a Danish rescue boat, Hanne Frank, at Holocaust Museum Houston on Sunday afternoon.
Two firefighters received medical treatment after battling a Saturday afternoon fire at a Southwest Houston apartment complex.
Arson investigators were on scene Saturday evening, which is a standard practice with fires of unknown origin, Lozano said.
School district police responded and assisted a coach who was already administering CPR to the boy, officials said.
Paramedics arrived and took the boy to an area hospital where he was pronounced dead.
The Coast Guard rescued a woman who had a suspected heart attack early Friday while on a cruise ship, authorities said.
When store security noticed a rare $9,400 dress was missing from the Galleria's Luis Vuitton in Houston, they thought they might have some idea who took it.
Jorge Zempoalteca loves his job. He's a field technician at Greens Bayou Wetlands Mitigation Bank – or Greens WetBank for short. It's 1400 acres of protected marshland and hardwood forest in northeast Houston that lies just inside the beltway.
Everyone has their tipping point when it comes to consuming alcohol, and bartenders are often trained to be aware when customers are at that point.
But since June, about 30 bars across the state have received violations from the Texas Alcoholic Beverage Commission for selling or delivering alcohol to an intoxicated person.
When it comes to student shortcomings, it's common to play the blame game. For some of the truancy incidents across the Houston area last school year, the districts knew exactly who to point the finger at -- parents.
The Austin Police Department has an item on their wish list that would win the approval of Batman or Jason Bourne and would likely make high-speed chases, which sometimes can be fatal for the innocent, a thing of the past.