A fourth Houston man has been sentenced for his role in the 2012 fatal shooting over a pair of Air Jordan sneakers the victim had just bought.
This weekend the State Fair of Texas kicks off at Fair Park in Dallas. Since it was established in 1886, the fair has turned into a one-of-kind experience to immerse oneself in all things Texas, from food, to music, to agriculture, embracing all things modern along the way.
It was reported this week that RodeoHouston will be undergoing some big changes over the next two years.
On this date in 1955, actor James Dean was killed in a two-car collision near Cholame, Calif.
The Department of Justice on Wednesday filed a civil rights lawsuit against the owners of a popular midtown bar, accusing them of discriminating against non-white patrons. In addition to forcing minorities to pay extra, federal prosecutors said the club also had a dress code that apparently varied depending on the customer's race or ethnicity.
Officials with the Cameron Park Zoo in Waco on Wednesday provided details on the nearly foot-long snake. The unnamed snake remains under a mandatory 90-day quarantine before visitors have a chance to view the creature.
Nearly 4,000 parking spots at the University of Houston campus will be unavailable today due to the expected turnout for the school's game against the University of Connecticut.
Police are investigating a homicide a man's death by gunshot after his body was found at a west Houston apartment complex on Dairy Ashford near Briar Forest.
An Austin man's two-step wasn't good enough to convince police that he was sober.
A Midtown bar that was accused of charging cover charges only to non-white patrons and turning other minorities away under the guise of "dress code violations" is now the subject of a federal discrimination lawsuit.
More than 100 hundred bunnies without a home have been airlifted from Canada to a rabbit sanctuary in Texas, with hundreds more to come. The hares, which were originally owned by British Columbia residents, were let loose by parents and children who had lost interest in caring for the long-eared critters.
A federal tax investigation led to child pornography on the computer of a Houston-area accountant.
On Friday, the Houston Police Department and the Montgomery County Sheriff's Office each released a list of 10 fugitives.
A federal district judge in Houston Wednesday joined a majority of her colleagues nationwide in refusing to suppress evidence obtained during a 2015 FBI sting on a child pornography site, where all visitors were cloaked in anonymity on the dark web.
A Houston mother of three is barred from any contact with her children after being arrested on a charge of child abuse for cutting handcuffs off her three-year-old son's ankles with a grinder.
The Nature Conservancy announced Thursday it has received a $14 million donation to acquire more than 3,700 acres of land in Texas and Arkansas.
In Texas, the group has purchased more 1,900 acres of forest land in Brazoria County between the Brazos and San Bernard Rivers.
A hotel employee was shot about 1 a.m after he interrupted three men breaking into vehicles at a Quality Suites near Bush Intercontinental Airport, police said Thursday.
The worker noticed the thieves in the front parking lot of the hotel on Vantage Parkway near Beltway 8.
A lawyer who wore a German World War II uniform complete with Nazi emblems earlier this week when he went on a shooting spree outside his southwest Houston condominium was once in a college fraternity founded by Jews.
A winter freeze, followed by heat and dry weather is taking a toll on the trees in Big Bend National Park in west Texas. The trees are splitting and dying, potentially destroying one of the unique features of the area - the sky islands.
Police are searching for the person who stole a lawnmower that cost thousands of dollars from a home in Fort Bend County.
The first step in buying a gun isn't "will you be paying cash or credit?" It's "is your background clear?" You can't have been sent to prison, been dishonorably discharged from the military or other issues.
Life Flight is at the scene of a school bus crash in east Harris County on Friday afternoon, KTRK-TV reports.
A two-vehicle crash on the North Freeway has shut down all southbound lanes, according to Houston TranStar. A later accident on the southbound HOV lanes has slowed traffic there as well.
The house fire was at 1411 Comal Avenue, and flames spread to a neighboring home, KPRC reports.
A man suspected of killing two people and kidnapping another during a two-day crime spree through Texas had been deported to Mexico three times since 1996 and was living in the U.S.
The 42nd season of the TRF kicks off Oct. 8 with the Oktoberfest weekend and runs through Nov. 27 with Celtic Christmas.
Driving along a suburban street about 10:30 p.m. Wednesday, a man noticed a male lying motionless along Meadowglen Lane near Woodland Park Drive in the Westchase neighborhood, 12 miles west of downtown Houston.
Harris County commissioners approved the first piece of a $105 million plan to transform the stadium into part parking garage and part event space for things like concerts and trade shows.
The biggest cowboy at the fair is Big Tex, a 55-foot waving and smiling man made of steel and sculpted foam.