A Houston-area man who has spent his whole career investigating the existance of the "Hairy Wild Man" known as Bigfoot is now offering a class so his decades of research do not get lost.
In his magnificent commencement speech at the University of Texas at Austin in May, Navy Admiral William H. McRaven, a UT-Austin alumnus, shared with his audience the almost unimaginable rigors of Navy SEAL training.
While Congress dithers over long-term funding for highway traffic safety programs, millions of dollars are going unspent, according to USA Today.
The problem is that grants established through the fund two years ago have so many rules attached that few states can qualify, the paper reported.
GALVESTON - A League City man has been sentenced to 35 years in prison after pleading guilty in the shaking death of his 3-month-old daughter.
Benson agreed to plead guilty in order to avoid a potential maximum sentence of life in prison if convicted, said Adam Poole, assistant Galveston County district attorney.
Four units in an apartment building in northwest Harris County were damaged by fire, smoke and water.
Exposed live wires were found near the area where an 8-year-old boy fell from a dock into Lake Conroe and died last weekend, authorities said Monday.
Lawyers for Harlem Lewis III asked jurors Monday to spare the life of a 23-year-old who killed a Bellaire police officer and a good samaritan in 2012. During the two-week trial, jurors saw dash cam video from Norman's patrol car that showed Lewis fighting with the officer, then shooting him once in the head and a split second later, shooting Taylor in the neck.
About 9:30 a.m., the Coast Guard Command Center in Corpus Christi received a distress call from a 24-foot center console boat that had started to take on water north of Rockport, according to a press release.
An alleged drunk driver has been charged in a fatal Seawall collision Saturday afternoon that killed a 72-year-old Humble man and injured his wife. Adrian Paul Mills of Galveston was charged Sunday morning with intoxication manslaughter and booked into the Galveston County jail on a $100,000 bond, according to a press release from the Galveston Police Department.
States in the south have higher rates of past-due debts, and Texas is among the worst, according to a new study conducted by the nonprofit Urban Institute, which examines social and economic policy.
From being shot down in an airplane to getting anthrax-laced mail, members of the U.S. Congress have encountered danger, and sometimes death, as part of their public servic
Adm. William H. McRaven, 58, officially became the UT board of regents' sole finalist for the chancellor position late Tuesday
A Hedwig Village police officer shot and killed a man who had fired at him after a chase, officials said, the first deadly shooting by an officer from the Houston enclave in nearly 20 years.
At first glance the camp looks like that of any other weekend wilderness warrior: a tarp under the shadiest tree in the grove, a pair of muddy boots left to dry out, a bag or two of pork rinds to snack on and some beans to bake on the campfire for dinner.
Sheriff's homicide detectives are investigating a fatal shooting at an apartment complex in east Harris County. Paramedics from North Channel Emergency Medical Services were performing CPR on Broussard when the deputies arrived to investigate, authorities said.
A deer hunter has stumbled across a field of marijuana complete with a sophisticated irrigation system in Polk county according to reports from the area.
The Montgomery County Police Reporter says teams from several rea agencies are there right now pulling up the plants and hauling them away in trailers.
Pack school uniforms for disadvantaged elementary school students to help insure that thousands of girls and boys aren't self-conscious about what they wear to class. The work is on weekdays and Saturdays at the organization's Montrose area headquarters.
[...] he has about 200 pairs of shoes, after paring down what used to be a private collection of about 1,000 sneakers.
[...] it's not just about childhood nostalgia: the marketing director and buyer for Active Athlete also likes the sneakerhead culture and its connections to hip-hop.
A convicted teen murderer from Wisconsin, now facing harassment charges in Waco decades later, is staying in the Houston area, reported the Waco Tribune-Herald.
If anyone can bond instantly with hundreds of other people, it's a college freshman.
Texas A&M University's entering class will get a chance to try it in the annual Fish Camp starting Aug.
Standing in front of a slew of video cameras and reporters Wednesday, Harris County Sheriff Adrian Garcia pleaded for help solving a six-month old murder case that left a Cypress family dead in their home.
A Houston police officer shot at a suspected home burglar on Tuesday in a southwest-side neighborhood, authorities said.
POLK COUNTY _ The fields and forest off Old Highway 35 in Goodrich used to be ripe for picking fruit. "We used to walk back there looking for blackberries," said Cassius Bordelon, a 71-year-old retired professor who lives with his wife and dozen dogs on several acres nearby.
A man was under arrest and another on the run Monday as authorities cleared more than a dozen marijuana fields complete with a sophisticated irrigation system in Polk County, according to various reports.
A Houston psychiatrist who also practices in Tyler has been indicted in federal court on charges of human trafficking.
Civil rights advocates hope to spread the community outrage sparked by a case in which a woman was allegedly intimidated by a Harris County grand jury to change her testimony then was jailed when she did.
Pintail Landfill, a Dallas-based company, has asked 506th District Court Judge Albert McCaig to move the case for fear that the high-profile nature of the three-year dispute with the City of Hempstead would prevent a fair trial.
About 3:30 a.m., Houston Fire Department crews found a blaze burning through the roof of several units in the brick-built Waverly Apartments at 2301 Hayes near Westheimer, according to a press release.