A federal judge in Houston Friday issued a scathing denouncement of Harris County's cash bail system, saying it is fundamentally unfair to detain indigent people arrested for low-level offenses simply because they can't afford to pay bail.
Data site Niche recently released its rankings for the best public middle schools in Texas.
The Harris County Housing Authority said it has halted doling out housing choice vouchers amid federal budget constraints.
Former President George H.W. Bush was discharged Friday from Houston Methodist Hospital, exactly two weeks after being admitted with chronic bronchitis and mild pneumonia.
The Houston Housing Authority is closing its voucher program to new families through the end of the year amid uncertainty about federal funding, dimming housing prospects for thousands of low-income families.
A Louisiana family is swimming in tuna steaks following a massive catch in the Gulf of Mexico over the weekend.
AUSTIN — Legislation designed to limit the ability of cities for issuing ID cards to undocumented immigrants and onetime criminals was tentatively approved Thursday by the Texas Senate.
The young woman's clothes were taken away, and she was given a blanket with which to cover herself. Since Chelsea Schehr was on her menstrual cycle, the blanket also functioned as a sanitary napkin and a towel, her mother said.
Chip and Joanna Gaines' self-promotion through their "Magnolia Empire" rivals Donald Trump's marketing of his brand, two former business partners allege in a lawsuit.
Harris County District Attorney Kim Ogg on Friday dismissed charges against a Houston doctor accused of molesting a child patient in 2014, formally clearing his name after courts found blatant misconduct by previous prosecutors.
A Texas high school student is facing charges after allegedly peeing in his teacher's drinking cup.
Legendary Houston attorney Richard "Racehorse" Haynes died early this morning, according to a statement from attorney Chris Tritico. He died at at 12:58 am today with his family by his side.
Sen. Dawn Buckingham, a Lakeway Republican, introduced a bill that would forbid public universities from punishing students for engaging in expressive activities and requires these schools to adopt policies outlining students' right to assemble, protest and circulate petitions.
Authorities are investigating the second officer-involved shooting in four hours, according to Houston Police Department.
Fire crews battled a golf course grass fire Thursday afternoon in southwest Harris County.
A former Hudson ISD kindergarten teacher arrested Saturday admits to having sex with four high school students - two at the same time - according to local reports.
A Houston businesswoman who was detained in China as she accompanied city officials on a routine business trip in 2015 was deported back to the United States and arrived in Los Angeles late Friday, her husband said.
In a city famous for flamboyant trial lawyers, only one had a reputation so widespread as to be known by a single nickname, which by coincidence perfectly described both his courthouse record and his courtroom command.
GALVESTON -- A Galveston County judge Friday lifted a stay claimed by the Gilchrist Community Association, allowing the demolition of famed fishing destination Rollover Pass to go forward.
Shots were fired Friday afternoon after two men were involved in some type of disturbance in Third Ward, according to Houston police.
A listener to The Rob Ryan Show on KTBZ-FM The Buzz who wishes to remain anonymous sent the show in an email on why you should ALWAYS wear shoes in public showers.
Federal investigators have broken up a ring that was illegally trafficking alligator snapping turtles from Texas, the U.S. Attorney's Office for the Eastern District of Texas said Thursday.
Loose cash floated down the street Thursday after a bank heist in southwest Houston, according to reports.
One person was wounded Thursday in an officer-involved shooting in north Houston.
Shots were fired from a white sedan near the University of Texas at Austin's campus, police said Thursday morning. No one was injured, according to local reports.