Daniel Cruz, 24, was found guilty of aggravated assault against a public servant, a first-degree felony, Fort Bend Executive Assistant District Attorney Wesley Wittig said Friday.
Defense Attorney James Crowley said he was "disappointed" following the jury's verdict.
A single father, Valdez, 32, patrolled the streets on the county's east side from 10 p.m. to 6 a.m.
A Klein Independent School District student is facing expulsion after allegedly bringing a gun to school, officials said Thursday.
A tip from a student to administrators at Klein Forest High School lead to the search of the campus at 11400 Misty Valley and the discovery of a loaded pistol, officials said.
A Fort Worth veterinarian who allegedly kept a couple's dog alive nearly a year after claiming to have euthanized the pet has been indicted on three counts.
Millard Lucien "Lou" Tierce III was indicted Oct.
Wearing a bright yellow jail uniform and sitting a wheelchair, 29-year-old Kelly Jo Ivey said little while listening to prosecutors outline the allegations against her to state District Judge Denise Collins.
Four people are in custody after a multi-agency investigation into an alleged sex trafficking ring targeting underage girls. The investigation that led to the arrests was part of the Human Trafficking Rescue Alliance task force, which includes the FBI and Homeland Security along with the Houston Police Department and the Harris County Sheriff's Office.
The tremendous work that (the nurse) and so many other health-care workers are doing in West Africa is making life better for those in afflicted countries and helps protect the rest of the world from the spread of this terrible disease; they are doing vitally important work that makes us all proud.
According to Harris County court files, Pleasant drew a bath about 8 a.m. for Nevaeh and her 10-month-old sister.
Pleasant told Harris County sheriff's deputies she was in the kitchen making breakfast when she heard the older child screaming.
Auto crashes more than doubled at busy Houston intersections after red light cameras were pulled from those areas, according to figures released by the Houston Police Department. The controversial network of cameras installed at 50 high-risk intersections was taken down after it was defeated in a November 2010 referendum, halting an estimated $10 million in annual revenue to HPD.
A woman was taken into custody after firing a shotgun in the Heights and threatening to kill herself, authorities said.
Prosecutors Friday said Harris County Pct.
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City Attorney David Feldman said he will try to meet with the responsible parties before pursuing legal action, as he has in several other similar cases over the last few years.
Ayahna Comb's dehydrated and malnourished body was discovered in the refrigerator of her mother's apartment in southwest Houston in early June.
Doctors look for signs of child abuse, and that takes longer.
Jury selection began Thursday in the financial misconduct trial of Harris County Pct. 6 Constable Victor Trevino, accused of diverting money from his nonprofit charity for his personal use. The offer required he plead guilty to a class C misdemeanor and retire, in exchange for dropping four felony indictments on charges that include misapplication of fiduciary property and tampering with a public document.
The Texas Department of Criminal Justice on Wednesday added an 11th inmate — double killer Scott Panetti — to its roster of 2014 executions.
The clergy urged Parker to pull down the subpoenas the city sent to five local pastors who led opposition to Houston's equal rights ordinance, now in limbo as conservative opponents take the city to court.
The attorney for the family of a teenage girl who was sexually solicited by a one-time youth pastor at Second Baptist Church demanded on Tuesday that the organization temporarily suspend its practice of sending youth ministers into public schools.
A woman charged in a little girl's death was released on Monday, and misplaced evidence is being blamed, reports say.
Wendy Davis on Monday evening refused to contemplate losing the governor's race while pushing back on the notion Texas isn't turning blue at the rate some Democrats have hoped.
The State Fire Marshal's office Friday is expected to release its investigation report concerning the May 2013 blaze at the Southwest Inn in which four Houston fire fighters were killed.
Cris Feldman, who is representing the parents of the girl in a lawsuit against Second Baptist and Community of Faith Church, called for Second Baptist to publicly disclose how it screens, trains and supervises its youth ministers and monitors their social media interactions with students.
Houston police have filed murder charges against a man accused in a fatal stabbing more than two years ago.
German Mauricio Cruz, 31, was arrested Oct. 28 and remained jailed Thursday on $60,000 bail.
Texans will soon be able to research their state's history in a truly unique way as Texas A&M University Forestry Service prepare to release a new book documenting famous trees.
Activist Quanell X plans to speak out Thursday afternoon against Baytown police for allegedly mistreating a hate crime victim.
Activists will ask the FBI to open up a hate crime investigation at a press conference scheduled for noon.
The image of James Byrd Jr.'s horrible death is no doubt seared upon the minds of most everyone who followed coverage of the hate crime.
On June 7, 1998, three young white men from the East Texas town of Jasper chained Byrd's ankles to the back of their pickup and dragged him about three miles.
Harris County prosecutors would have allowed the 62-year-old constable to plead guilty to a class C misdemeanor, the lowest form of criminal infraction, and retire in exchange for dropping four felony indictments that include tampering with a public document and diverting money from his charity for his personal use.
Houston police identified a man found dead late Sunday at a downtown garage as Cory Roussell, 27.
A recent report from the North Carolina-based nonproft MDC identifies a looming obstacle the American South faces:
The children of a bicyclist killed two weeks ago in what Houston police said was a hit-and-run involving a school bus have filed suit against both the driver and the bus company.