A former Austin high school teacher charged with having improper relationships with two students is scheduled to have a court hearing Friday, according to KXAN. Haeli Wey, 29, who was arrested Dec.
Police have identified a 39 year old man who died after he was found injured lying in a street late Thursday night in south Houston.
An accused murderer is facing new charges after authorities say he bashed his head into an x-ray machine while in custody.
A federal judge has sentenced a Liberty County man to 35 years in prison for videotaping himself engaged in sexual acts with girls ages 1, 6 and 8.
Steven Wayne Robinson, 40, pleaded guilty last year to two counts of producing child pornography.
On this date in 1839 the state capital of Texas was moved from Houston to Austin, forever changing the directions of each city.
Terry Hershey, a Houston environmentalist who saved Buffalo Bayou from being channelized, died Thursday. She was 94. Hershey is widely credited with jump-starting the environmental movement in Houston.
A former Harris County sheriff's deputy accused of possessing child pornography and producing pornography depicting bestiality must be supervised when he is with his 10-year-old daughter, a judge ruled Thursday.
In December, prominent North Texas attorney Brian Loncar died and the medical examiner has now released his cause of death was due to cocaine use, WFAA reports.
A man died late Wednesday night when he was shot as he stood on a street corner in south Houston.
Hours after candidates began filing paperwork to run for city office, a federal judge Wednesday denied a request by Pasadena officials to delay her order that the city election be run under an 2011 election scheme to protect the rights of Latino voters.
Heavy rainfall, strong winds and hail may be possible Friday as powerful thunderstorms rumble through the Houston region.
Depending on traffic, humidity and heat, Houstonians' love for their own city fluctuates wildly. But even people who study cities have seen Houston's status in the nation go just as topsy turvy.
Attorney General Ken Paxton has obtained a temporary restraining order against the Texas Tobacco and Smoke Shop in Harris County, which would stop the sale of synthetic cannabinoids, according to a statement from the attorney general's office on Thursday.
All lanes of U.S. 290 have been closed in both directions just outside the Grand Parkway after a heavy truck got in a crash about 3:30 p.m. Thursday, according to Houston TranStar.
The Houston chapter of the Council on American-Islamic Relations is advising local mosques not to respond to a questionnaire from a state legislator. Mustafaa Carroll, executive director of the council in Houston, said some of the 100-plus mosques in the Houston area had received copies of the poll from Rep.
After heavy rains and widespread flooding swept the area Wednesday, more than 1 million gallons of untreated wastewater into Houston bayous, city officials said.
The Department of Public Works and Engineering reported that the sewage, diluted by rain water, escaped from a wastewater treatment facility on the city's east side and flowed into three bayous around the city Wednesday afternoon:
More thunderstorms are forecast Thursday for the Houston region still soggy from recent pounding downpours that swamped much of the area.
Homicide investigators are at the scene after a man was found shot to death early Thursday morning in the garage of the family home in northwest Harris County.
Former University of Texas running back and Heisman Trophy winner Ricky Williams says police in East Texas racially profiled him. Police say it was a routine call.
A Texas cafe offered fried chicken with a side of watermelon as the lunch special on Martin Luther King Jr. Day. The owner quickly came to regret the move.
A driver died early Friday morning after slamming into the back of a big-rig on Interstate 10 in east Houston.
The 2017 Black Tie and Boots Inaugural Ball is an unofficial event related to the swearing-in of presidents.
About two dozen students from Taiwan's Central Police University are in Houston learning about American policing and culture, officials said.
A prison chaplain has admitted smuggling tobacco and cigarettes behind bars and selling them to inmate
One of two massive loads of wood illegally harvested from the Amazon rainforest in Peru and captured by federal officials in the Port of Houston in 2015 has now been destroyed as part of a settlement agreement reached with an Oregon-based importer, the U.S.
A 32-year-old Dallas woman who became familiar to many through videos of her dancing during chemotherapy treatment has died.
Former President George H.W. Bush, 92, who is in the intensive care unit at Houston Methodist Hospital, remains in stable condition Thursday and is being evaluated for the best time to remove the breathing tube that was inserted Wednesday, according to a statement from his spokesman.
Portions of the 610 Loop were snarled early Thursday morning after a garbage truck overturned and another vehicle burst into flames during a crash in northwest Houston.
Tearful women solemnly ticked offnames and shared stories during a Wednesday night candlelight vigil honoring victims of sex trafficking.
Dubbed a "Celebration of Life," the gathering was fittingly sited at the erstwhile Blue Top Courts Motel, which once housed prostitutes and is now home to a woman-run non-profit crisis center.
Former President George H.W. Bush will not be making to President-elect Donald Trump inauguration ceremony on Friday, according to a newly-released letter.