The Austin County Sheriff's Office has completed its investigation of an alleged animal cruelty case involving a Brenham veterinarian who boasted on social media about shooting a cat with a bow and arrow.
Doctors successfully delivered a baby whose mother died Monday after she was struck by a pickup truck in southwest Houston.
Last week Harris County Sheriff's Office officials brought in sophisticated equipment into the Astrodome to look for a lost time capsule that was set inside the foundation of the stadium in March 1963, two years before its grand opening.
A Harris County jury Monday morning has found a former Pasadena police officer not guilty for shooting a 20-year-old man in the face during a 2011 traffic stop captured on video.
Thousands of bikers rolled into Austin and across the finish line of the BP MS 150 on Sunday afternoon, despite cancellations on the first day of the ride.
The traditionally 180-mile ride was cut short after Saturday's portion was cancelled due to severe weather.
An inmate killed himself in the Liberty County Jail near Beaumont on Saturday evening, according to officials with the Liberty County Sheriff's Office.
A Bayou Vista couple is suing Marathon Petroleum Corp. for physical and mental harm they allegedly suffered from a release of dust from the company's Texas City refinery.
Gary and Heather Crich filed a $1 million lawsuit last week against Marathon and plant manager Ryamond L.
A woman was killed Friday night after her suicidal son allegedly shot her and then decided he didn't want to kill himself, authorities said.
Two years after a teenage couple and a man were found shot to death in a north Houston apartment, their killer has not been found.
When officers arrived, they found the shooting victims and the baby in the bedroom.
According to authorities, gang leaders believed they had been betrayed by Guevara because he allegedly shared information about the organization with police in El Salvador. Investigators found an automobile insurance card for a man who recently had sold Zamora the vehicle, according to testimony from an FBI undercover agent who has followed the international gang for nearly a decade.
The city of Houston's Metropolitan Multi-Service Center on West Gray Street is closed due to flooding from an apparent water main break.
HBO's Last Week Tonight highlighted an east Texas city's role in infamous "patent troll" cases.
Patent trolls, as host John Oliver explains, are companies that don't produce anything but shakedown those who do.
Texans may be proud of southern hospitality and old fashioned family values, but a new analysis shows they treat their mother rather poorly. Ahead of Earth Day this week, when people planet wide pay homage to the world that spawned them, WalletHub ranked how well each state treats the Earth, and Texas is second to last.
Harris County deputies charged a 20-year-old man with arson for setting fire to John Wesley United Methodist Church northwest of the Sam Houston Parkway on Saturday afternoon.
Firefighters responded to the church's fire alarm around 3:28 p.m.
Houston police found a woman shot dead in her southwest Houston apartment Saturday night.
Growing up, Victor Meza recalled, he was the easy target of jokes and uncomfortable stares. [...] on Saturday, Meza exuded only pride after he and the TIRR Memorial Hermann Hotwheels team won the junior championship at a tournament organized by the National Wheelchair Basketball Association in Louisville, Ky.
An early morning collision on the Gulf Freeway that severely injured a driver caused police to shut down the interstate for an hour, but the obstruction kept many drivers stalled in traffic for several hours.
According to the indictment, officials said, Mechanic and Afghahi are co-owners of Iran-based Faratel and its Houston-based sister company, Smart Power Systems.
Faratel allegedly designs and builds uninterruptible power supplies for various Iranian entities, including Iranian government agencies such as the Iranian Ministry of Defense, the Atomic Energy Organization of Iran and the Iranian Centrifuge Technology Company, according to the charges.
On Thursday night Harris County Sheriff's Office deputies were called out to a feeder road in northeast Harris County to apprehend an eight-foot suspect who was thrashing about in traffic.
Tuesday, Texans all over the world will be remembering the events of April 21, 1836 where in a prairie near what would one day be La Porte, the Lone Star State took its next step into legend.
Houston Chronicle Columnist Lisa Falkenberg has won the 2015 Pulitzer Prize for Commentary, the Pulitzer board announced Monday.
Falkenberg, a sixth generation Texan, joined the Chronicle in 2005 as a reporter in the Austin bureau.
Weekend storms washed hundreds of thousands of baby critters from their nests and smote soaring birds from the sky, prompting the humans of Houston to lend a hand to their fallen neighborhood wildlife during a break in the weather Sunday.
One person died after a vehicle veered off Interstate 10 East and hit other vehicles stopped for a roadside tire change Sunday morning.
On Sunday, she and about 170 other veterans will roll out of the Marriott Hotel in north Houston, and ride more than 500 miles through central Texas, stopping in College Station, Georgetown, Fort Hood, Waco and Cleburne, before ending in Fort Worth as part of the UnitedHealthcare Ride 2 Recovery Texas Challenge.
A line of thunderstorms blasting through the Houston area from south Texas brought hail, flooding and winds of up 80 mph that damaged buildings, the National Weather Service said Saturday.
Memory, wrote British-American biblical scholar Theodore Gaster, defies oblivion.
"For most of their survivors, there would never be a funeral to go to, never a cemetery to go to and visit because their families were lost in unspeakable ways," said Sandy Lessig, co-chairwoman of the commemorative service scheduled to begin at 3 p.m.
With Texas lawmakers adamantly opposed to a Medicaid expansion, the waiver expiration creates a potential showdown between state and federal health care officials that, if not resolved, threatens to unravel the state's health care safety net.
The term-limited councilman, who represents west Houston's District G, said in a press release he would complete his third and final two-year term, which runs through the end of this year.