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.
A Liberty County judge and his wife were injured in a head-on collision with an alleged drunk driver near U.S. 90 Saturday morning
County Judge Craig McNair and Lisa McNair were taken by Life Flight to Memorial Hermann Hospital after a 17-year-old driving a 2007 Ford Expedition veered into their lane and struck their 2012 GMC pickup shortly after midnight Saturday.
AUSTIN - Four additional assault charges were filed Friday against the aspiring rapper accused of running down a crowd of early-morning revelers at the South by Southwest music festival in March.
A homeowner was wounded Friday morning in a shooting during an aggravated robbery while he mowed his lawn at a home in northwest Harris County.
Deputies said the man was cutting his grass when two suspects approached him and demanded money.
A security guard was shot to death early Friday morning at an apartment complex in southwest Houston.
The shooting occurred about 12:30 a.m. at 9700 Leawood near Elmcroft, according to the Houston Police Department.
Authorities identified a man suspected of being the burglar who stared at a sleeping toddler inside a west Harris County home.
The Harris County Sheriff's Office i slooking for five fugitives, including two men wanted for capital murder, Israel Campos, 25, and Miguel Beltran, 36.
The other three men are wanted for aggravated robbery with a deadly weapon.
Out magazine's eighth annual Power 50 list includes four Texans -- Houston Mayor Annise Parker, professional basketball player Brittney Griner, professional football player Michael Sam and screenwriter/producer Dustin Lance Black.
A married couple was found shot to death late Wednesday night at an RV park in northern Montgomery County after the 69-year-old man told a relative he had killed his wife and planned to kill himself, officials said.
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.
A bomb scare paralyzed a Wal-Mart in Kemah for more than four hours Saturday, after authorities locked down the store with dozens of customers and employees inside as they apprehended an armed man with suspicious devices attached to his body in the parking lot.
A 2006 Kia Sorento, owned by Britney Cosby, who was killed along with Crystal Jackson, was found Thursday in a vehicle storage lot in the 13500 block of Conklin in Houston, said officials with the Galveston County Sheriff's Office, who are investigating the deaths.
Four more suspects have been charged in connection with the murder of a man at the King's Row Apartments, Houston police said Friday.
Daniel Rankin, 20, was shot March 18 after he confronted a group of males he thought had robbed his sister in the 4100 block of Barberry, police said.
Firefighters battled a blaze Friday morning at a house in the Galena Park area.
The fire broke out about 8:20 a.m. in the 12450 block of Industrial Road near Ledger, officials said.
A woman died and a man was wounded in a shooting Thursdsay night outside a home in west Houston.
The shooting happened about 9 p.m. at the house in the 11100 block of Colebrook near Boone, according to the Houston Police Department.
Maroon bluebonnets will be allowed to remain on the University of Texas campus in Austin after mysteriously appearing in the shadow of the UT Tower.
Police are searching for a serial purse snatcher who targets women as they pump gasoline into their cars.
The man, police say, is suspected in five purse thefts at gas stations in the Houston area during a two-month period between December last year and January.
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.
Four people were killed and three others critically injured when a Mazda Miata and taxi collided early Saturday morning in Pasadena.
The driver of the sports car lost control turning from Kirby Boulevard onto East NASA Parkway around 1:30 a.m., veering into oncoming traffic and hitting a minivan taxi cab that was carrying four tourists in town to take a cruise out of Galveston, according to Pasadena Police Department spokesman Vance Mitchell.
State transportation officials are using a Mexican game similar to Bingo in a campaign to discourage drunken driving. "The game now has an anti-drinking and driving theme," said agency spokesman David Glessner, explaining that some cards had been modified with images or words associated with the costs of driving under the influence.
One of the most accomplished sketch artists in the United States has helped a group of researchers create a computer program that could soon revolutionize how police identify criminal suspects.
Police have few clues in the death of a man whose badly decomposed body was found in an abandoned house Thursday afternoon in north Houston.
The discovery was made about 2:10 p.m.
While much of the rhetoric in the Republican lieutenant governor race has been distinctly anti-immigrant, David Dewhurst tried to assure local Hispanics Thursday that this does not mean he bears any animosity toward Texas' Hispanic residents, whom he said represent the future of the state.
Harris County administrative offices and courts will be closed for Good Friday.
City, state and federal offices and courts will remain open, though some state employees have the option of taking the day as a holiday.
Police are looking for a man charged in a fatal stabbing at a Pasadena apartment complex.
Authorities on Thursday identified the dead man as 23-year-old Terry Lee Jones.
Jones was stabbed about 4:48 p.m.
A gun store in southwest Houston was robbed Tuesday, according to the Houston Police Department, and now Crime Stoppers is offering a reward for information.
Collectors Firearms, located in the 3300 block of Fondren, was broken into in the early morning hours of April 15.
Five people were rushed to the hospital after a prison van carrying inmates rolled over in a traffic crash early Thursday morning on U.S. 59 in El Campo.
The wreck occurred about 7:15 a.m.