Zachary Devane, 22, was killed in that incident, where police said the driver of a black Toyota Camry struck him, then fled.
Houston Police Department spokesman John Cannon said police had suspected Cole in Devane's death, saying the owner of the Camry told police Cole was driving the car that day.
The stadium, which opened in 1965, was the world's first domed super-stadium, but has not housed a sports team since the Astros left for Minute Maid Park after the 1999 season.
BROWNSVILLE - A computer model shows that as many as 7,000 young Kemp's ridley turtles may have been in oil-coated areas during the 2010 BP oil spill, according to one of several presentations by turtle scientists gathering in Brownsville to discuss the fate of the world's most endangered sea turtle.
Mall tenants including the Oceanaire Seafood Room, Del Frisco's and Kona Grill have suspended operations, a Galleria representative said.
Workers were forced to shut off the water around 3 p.m. Tuesday to replace a longer section of the 12-inch cast iron conduit, Wright said, which caused a major disruption near one of the most bustling intersections in Houston.
Heppell spoke to nearly 200 scientists, government officials and environmentalists at the Second International Kemp's Ridley Sea Turtle Symposium, convened to call attention to the sudden reversal of fortunes for the world's most endangered sea turtle.
In subsequent visits, two undercover officers met at least three women and discussed prices for sexual activity as well as the cost to obtain permission to take the women from the bar to a hotel room.
Two border agents who stopped a Chevrolet Suburban they thought looked suspiciously heavy were well intentioned but overly zealous, a federal judge has ruled.
U.S. District Judge Marina Garcia Marmolejo in Corpus Christi on Thursday granted a defendant's motion to suppress evidence, stating that the agents in question lacked "reasonable suspicion to believe that criminal activity was afoot."
Robert Tisnado, a production operator at DuPont's chemical plant in La Porte, was nearing the end of his 12-hour shift early Saturday when he heard a female colleague call for help from the operations building where she had gone to check on a line.
Carlos Villegas, 58, of Houston was pronounced dead from his gunshot wound shortly after arrival at Ben Taub Hospital, while his companion, Juan Villegas, is listed in stable condition and expected to survive, Houston police spokeswoman Jodi Silva said.
Two eager boys, both covered in mud and dirt and bundled up in winter coats, leaned over an open hole in the ground after having struck something hard with their shovel.
WASHINGTON - The highly contentious executive order President Obama is rolling out tonight will help up to 5 million immigrants who are in the U.S.
Police in Rosenberg are evacuating people who live near an area where a strong odor has been detected, authorities said tonight.
The evacuation affects people living in a three block range east of the intersection of Ave.
A Houston Police Department Officer faces criminal charges for allegedly being sexually involved with a 15-year-old girl, accusations investigated after the teen's co-worker alerted authorities.
The department's internal affairs division began their investigation when the girl's coworker at a Chick-fil-A fast food restaurant told the authorities the officer and the teen were having an inappropriate relationship, court records state.
[...] Julian Ramirez, head of the office's civil rights division, filed criminal charges on Drummond believing the charge would preserve the case until a grand jury could hand down an indictment, which they did three months later.
Each month, the Texas Department of Public Safety selects a "featured fugitive," whose arrest can bring a tipster a double reward of $10,000.
For November, the spotlight is on Rodney Dewayne Wynn, 34, wanted for aggravated kidnapping and aggravated assault in conection with family violence.
The person has a history of travel to West Africa and "symptoms consistent with a lot of things that could also include Ebola" said Houston health department spokeswoman Kathy Barton.
According to investigators, the 24-year-old had earlier become involved in a verbal argument with his mother at the family's apartment at 4504 Ave P 1/2 that ended with him striking her.
Brandon D. Andrews went to a convenience store in the 14100 block of South Post Oak with his father and daughter around 8:45 p.m. and went inside to make a purchase while the other two stayed behind, said Houston Police Department spokeswoman Jodi Silva.
A Houston police officer was injured early Saturday morning after a suspected drunk driver slammed into his cruiser, authorities said.
The crash took place at Antoine Drive and Hardway Street in northwest Houston when a man driving a 2014 BMW hit the HPD cruiser around 2:10 a.m.
Led by Louisiana death penalty activist Sister Helen Prejan, supporters of convicted Houston triple killer Max Soffar Friday will call on Gov.
Texas may be part of the front line for the nation's border battle, but a Pew Research Center study shows undocumented migrants are more out in force in this area of the Mountain West: Nevada.
FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — Six Flags Over Texas and the German manufacturer of a roller coaster from which a woman fell to her death last year have reached a settlement with the victim's family.
Construction at Love and Joy Personal Care Home's new facility in Sunnyside was nearly completed - workers were set to install gas and water meters in the coming days - when a fire tore through the 15,000-square-foot structure early Tuesday.
A major book publisher has announced it will be dropping some entries in proposed Texas school books that cast doubt on climate change.
Houston's municipal courts are kicking off this year's amnesty program, offering a chance to square away delinquent tickets at a discounted rate.
The reduced fines in the amnesty program must be paid in person at the Houston municipal court, 1400 Lubbock.
The state has rested its case in the sentencing hearing for former Harris County Precinct 6 constable Victor Trevino.
Trevino faces a maximum sentence of 10 years in prison and has asked the judge to decide punishment after the sentencing hearing.
Houston police are investigating the murder of a teenager who was shot "execution style" after leaving his job at Whataburger to walk home in northwest Houston early Sunday morning.
Robbery did not appear to be a motive, as the teen's wallet, cell phone and some bags that he'd been carrying were not taken.
A father and his 15-year-old son are dead after a man forced his way into their home and shot them late Saturday night in northwest Houston, according to the Harris County Sheriff's Office.
Jeff Suggs, Emergency Management Coordinator for the City of La Porte, said that a DuPont chemical facility started leaking chemicals inside an operations building around 5 a.m. this morning.
'There wasn't any danger to the community, he said, explaining that a scrubber system was capturing most of the chemicals, but that foul odors from the chemicals could spread as far as Ft.