Marvin Clark disappeared in about June 1920 on his way to the doctor.
A man of age 62 or 63, Clark had taken a stage coach from his home in Tigard, Oregon, to his doctor's office in Portland.
In a courtroom half-filled with uniformed police officers, Helfand told the six women and six men on the jury that the case against 13 officers and the city of Galveston was built on misrepresentations and exaggerations.
Authorities have released a surveillance video of a homeowner being shot Friday during a robbery as he mowed his lawn in north Harris County. Details of his injuries and condition were not released, but deputies said he had a non-life-threatening gunshot wound.
A volunteer fire chief died while battling a blaze in Brazoria County overnight. The Damon Volunteer Fire Department was fighting the flames about 11 p.m. when the chief collapsed, according to KTRK-TV Channel 13.
Texas EquuSearch filed suit Monday against the federal government to overturn the grounding of its fleet of aerial drones used to search for missing people.
Tim Miller, founder and director of EquuSearch, said the Feb. 21 Federal Aviation Administration order prohibiting the operation of four drones has meant the nonprofit organization has not used them in three active searches for missing persons in Katy, Louisiana and Oklahoma.
Seven Houstonians have been convicted in a federal court of conspiring to traffic dozens of AK-47 variant rifles into Mexico, federal attorneys and ATF officials announced Monday.
Abel Lopez, 34, Arturo Garcia, 30, Roberto Santana Mears, 22, Mary Bel Deanda, 39, Martha Gonzales, 41, Angel Aquino-Pineda, 27, and Javier Resendez, 29, have all pleaded guilty in connection with the operation.
South Houston police are investigating what they call a "frightening" road-rage incident that occurred Saturday night when the driver of a sedan fired five shots at a family traveling in a sports utility vehicle, with one of the bullets grazing the leg of the 3-year-old girl strapped in a car seat behind her parents.
The 17-year-old teen, Samuel Paul Acreman, of Montgomery died at the scene of the accident on Lakeview Drive, not far from his home in the Cape Conroe subdivision, said Texas Department of Public Safety spokesman Erik Burse.
Children and parents gathered in the front yard of an 1860s Victorian house Saturday, mapping out their plan to collect as many yellow, pink and blue eggs as possible.
After a pledge to be "respectful ladies and gentlemen," the children darted off in every direction at the George Ranch Historical Park in Richmond, where an annual Easter egg hunt mixes history with fun.
The federal agency that investigates chemical accidents on Tuesday said the deadly blast at West Fertilizer Co. was preventable and called on regulators to take additional steps to reduce the risk of another catastrophe.
A teenage boy died and a teen girl was injured in a traffic crash late Monday night near Conroe. The wreck happened about 10 p.m. on White Oak Orchard near Hilltop Drive, according to the Department of Public Safety.
Cesar Maldonado, president of a technical college in Harlingen, was named sole finalist for the top spot at HCC.
During his tenure at Texas State Technical College, Maldonado was credited with expanding curriculum and boosting graduation rates by 40 percent.
Nationwide, cash gifts to colleges and universities are up despite a shrinking pool of donors.
Charitable contributions to U.S. institutions of higher education increased 9 percent in 2013 to $33.8 billion, according to a the latest annual report from the Council for Aid to Education.
The motive for the vehicular assault remains "sketchy," but some witnesses told authorities the two victims were "good Samaritans" trying to prevent a carjacking, homicide detective Richard Martinez said. The suspect fled the scene, but investigators followed a trail of leaking fluid to his parked car a few blocks from the crime scene.
Tots, tykes and toddlers will be your cheerful charges when you serve as a child care volunteer at a shelter in the Montrose area for domestic abuse victims.
Using games and videotapes, you'll involve a group of youngsters in recreational and self-esteem building activities while their moms are at work, training or counseling sessions.
All northbound lanes of Interstate 45 are closed at FM 1959 after a three-vehicle accident Sunday morning. Heavy fog might have been a factor in the accident just before 10 a.m.
Around 9:30 p.m., a witness saw the man, identified as Luis Arias, get out of his vehicle in the 6000 block of Fry Road and fall to the ground, authorities said.
A Sugar Land woman with a history of depression has been missing since this weekend, authorities said Tuesday.
Jennifer Goodman, 49, was last seen Sunday by her family, Fort Bend County sheriff's deputies said.
FBI agents in Houston are leading a global search for victims of an American teacher they contend was a pedophile who used sleeping pills to prey on male teenage students at prestigious private international schools in at least nine countries.
Kenneth F. Bunting, a native Houstonian who was an advocate for press freedom in a career that included a stint as the top editor and associate publisher at the Seattle Post-Intelligencer, has died.
A Houston police officer was hospitalized after a collision with another motorist on the southeast side, authorities said.
Soda cans retrofitted for pouring in microgravity, a baby dinosaur bone and human ashes are among the strange things that have traveled into space aboard U.S. space shuttles.
Cans of Coca Cola and Pepsi were on the same July 1985 flight, STS-51F, according to The Richest.com.
An 19-year-old man caught on video watching a toddler sleep during an alleged burglary told police he was involved two other Houston break-ins, including one in which he stole a gun, prosecutors said Monday.
The San Jacinto Battle Festival and Re-enactment will take place on the grounds of the monument in LaPorte during a daylong festival that aims to make visitors feel like they're in 1836.
"Here you go," she again thought as Pastor Chris Seay took her hand and helped her step down into the chest-deep water on the stage at Jones Plaza downtown for Ecclesia Church's Easter services.
Police are asking the public's help in identifying a woman discovered dead inside an abandoned house in north Houston this week, authorities said.
The Harris County Institute of Forensic Sciences will conduct an autopsy to determine the woman's exact cause of death.