A Katy couple is accused of keeping a servant a virtual slave inside their Cinco Ranch-area home, forcing her to work without pay, sleep on the floor and refusing her warm water to bath.
The grant money from the Texas Workforce Commission will assist the ice cream maker and a related company as they try to help the Brenham economy recover from a series of blows to its industrial sector.
A second Eisenhower High School athlete has been arrested on charges of capital murder, accused of gunning down a man in a north Harris County home invasion.
A man suffered life-threatening burns after a welding fire erupted in a Magnolia garage early Saturday morning.
Driving into work Monday morning, commuters won't feel the two years worth of work under them or the $1.1 billion poured into the stretch from US 290 to US 59 North of Houston.
Bryan police are looking for a man who is suspected of stealing a convenience store manager's briefcase containing important papers, his Aggie class ring and irreplaceable photos of his children.
Houston Police are investigating a shooting early Friday inside the bathroom at an area gentleman's club involving a local rapper. According to reports from witnesses at the scene, the victim was in the restroom of the club Wonderland when a suspect shot him four times.
Thorworth could have faced a year in jail and a $4,000 fine if he had gone to trial and been convicted of the misdemeanor charge. The prisoner later reported the incident, sparking a police investigation that resulted this week in Thorworth's guilty plea.
Gilberto Ruvalcaba, 29, was recently added to Texas' 10 Most Wanted Fugitives list. Parole violator Ruvalcaba is a confirmed member of the Sureño 13 gang. His last known address was in Houston and he also has ties to El Paso and Anthony, New Mexico.
Responding to complaints about increased panhandling downtown, the Dallas Police Department is putting violators in jail.
When Jim Goode got tired of working as a graphic artist, he decided to open either a bait shop or a barbecue joint. After his service in Okinawa, Japan, Goode attended the Milton Glaser School of Visual Arts in New York before he returned to Houston to try his hand as a graphic artist.
Police are investigating an officer-involved shooting in southeast Houston.
According to public records, Cathryn, his wife, filed for divorce on Jan. 8, 2014, but the case was disposed for want of a prosecution. The aggravated sexual assault charge is a first-degree felony, which is punishable by a live imprisonment with a 25-year minimum sentence for the victim's age and a possible fine of up to $10,000.
For some graphic designers, inspiration can come in a dream, a blog or a gallery. For Gerald Flores, inspiration comes wrapped in aluminum foil.
Two Cypress Ridge High School students were arrested and have been charged with conspiracy to commit murder.
Tony Lynn Warner and Seth Boyd Phillips, both 17, were charged Wednesday with conspiring to commit murder, according to records filed in Harris County district court earlier this week.
You've heard the stars at night are big and bright, but that song seems to have left out Texas sunrises, sunsets and sprawling clouds. It's time they got their credit.
Michael Brick, a gifted songwriter and journalist who fronted rock bands in college, reported for The New York Times and spent much of the past year and a half roaming the oil patch as an energy writer for the Houston Chronicle, died Monday at his home in Austin after a year-long battle with cancer.
The rancorous debate over the teaching future of a tenured, African-American woman professor at Illinois' evangelical Wheaton College has ended on a conciliatory note -- apologetic words from the administration and the professor's apparent resignation.
A federal judge based in Texas slapped Department of Justice prosecutors _ who have been visiting from Washington to handle a terrorism case _ by issuing an "Order of Ineptitude" for their failure to follow local procedures.
This week the world learned of plans by a Corpus Christi church to construct a 210-foot cross on its church property. The crowd-funded operation needs to raise $1 million to build the cross.
Neal Bland's defense attorney said Friday that the 21-year-old is guilty of fatally shooting a Houston man over sneakers, but the crime is not capital murder. "This was not a capital murder, this was a felony murder," Kurt Wentz told jurors in closing arguments of Bland's trial.
Jim Nantz, one of the University of Houston's well-known alumni, will call his fourth Super Bowl this Sunday. He almost had to reconsider thanks to a bigger event set for this week.
Texas Children's Hospital won an award for its reboot of its alarm management system, the medical nonprofit ECRI Institute announced Tuesday.