Two Houston men were killed in a plane crash west of the Kewanee, Illinois airport Sunday, according to an Illinois TV station.
According to WQAD News 8, the victims were 67-year-old Steven Murray and his son, 38-year-old Mark Murray.
Opposing the cuts
[...] a bipartisan group of legislators has said unequivocally that the cuts will hurt children with disabilities who require long-term assistance.
For a fleeting moment, it looked like the commission wanted to avoid a legal fight over the matter and, perhaps, was scared off by stern letters from lawmakers, the very people who, by majority rules, approved the cuts.
Jefferson Davis' modern-day supporters may disagree with the University of Texas' decision to remove a statue of the Confederate president from a prominent campus spot, but Davis' great-great grandson says, move it.
AUSTIN - A judge refused Thursday to block the removal of a statue of Confederacy President Jefferson Davis from a prominent spot on the University of Texas campus, rejecting arguments likening the move to cultural atrocities committed by Islamic extremists in the Mideast.
A Texas man has filed a federal lawsuit against a North Texas police department, alleging constitutional violations after officers detained and handcuffed him for filming police facilities and refusing to present ID.
Gallery Furniture owner Jim "Mattress Mack" McIngvale was one of the first prominent Texans to come out in support of the Brenham-based Blue Bell Ice Cream brand and next week he's planning a series of celebrations to welcome the company back to store shelves.
A person was shot to death outside a southwest Houston elementary school Wednesday night, according to reports by KTRK and KPRC.
A convenience store argument over a drinking straw resulted in a Bryan man's arrest on a charge of criminal trespass.
[...] when his family drove here from Maryland to pick him up and tried to pay the smugglers, the traffickers demanded an extra $900 for a total of $2,900 for his release.
Facing a criminal complaint and questions over multimillion-dollar land deals, the Houston Community College board voted Friday to hire criminal defense firm Nugent & Peterson.
Earlier this month, it settled an expensive and lengthy court fight with its former acting chancellor, Renee Byas, who said she had been talking to FBI investigators about the college's use of bond money and its recent land deals.
A grand jury in Texas has found no reason to charge a sheriff's deputy over the alleged beating of a pregnant woman that was captured on video.
Sheriff's deputies are investigating a fatal shooting in east Harris County.
The owner of a Houston convenience store said he did not know anything about a lawsuit filed against his business by Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton that accuses his convenience store of selling synthetic marijuana.
Police are investigating a shooting in southwest Houston that left one man dead, authorities said.
A man was shot about 8:30 p.m. Wednesday near Benavidez Elementary School along Westward near Gulfton.
Iconic Houston surgeon James 'Red' Duke received frequent honors and accolades over the years. One of the most eloquent tributes occurred last year when an Alvin school district named an elementary school after Duke, who died Tuesday at the age of 86.
Sheriff's deputies said a man, believed to be 18 to 20, stole a necklace from a woman about 1:15 p.m. Thursday outside a Goodwill store in the 11700 block of Highway 6 South.
A lawsuit filed Monday in federal court alleges the Texas Department of Public Safety wrongfully arrested seven proponents of open carry legislation in order to silence their support for the cause.
Texas Department of Public Safety Officials added Ernest Leroy Smith to the Texas 10 Most Wanted Fugitives list.
Smith, who was sentenced to 20 years in prison in 1997 for the aggravated sexual assault of a 5-year-old boy in Lamar County, removed his ankle monitor and fled from the Southeast Texas Transitional Center, authorities said.
A bicycle rider was in critical condition in the hospital late Thursday after he was struck by a car in north Harris County, officials said.
A federal appeals court ruled this week that Harris County sheriff's deputies operated within legal guidelines when they tazed and beat a schizophrenic suspect who later died, but left in question whether they were justified in beating him after he had been handcuffed.
The shooting victim was taken to an area hospital in critical condition. Police are trying to identify the gunman and the shooting victim - both males.
[...] when he lost it all and had to pay her back, Harris County officials said, he turned to the same crimes that had put him in prison before: robbing pharmacies and gas stations.
The Federal Railroad Administration approved the rail corridor preferred by the developers of a Dallas-Houston bullet train. Now a final route must be plotted within the chosen corridor.
Houston police officers were sent to the 9300 block of Woodfair after local residents reported hearing gunfire in the area.