In a decisive and at times bizarre Midwestern showdown that Cruz had called "favorable" ground, Trump won a delegate haul that eased his path toward the Republican presidential nomination, raising questions about the future of the Texas senator's campaign.
A Houston man could spend more than 60 years behind bars after a federal jury convicted him of robbing two local banks and trying to rob a third, the U.S.
A Houston man has filed a lawsuit in Harris County against Justin Bieber, saying the pop singer smashed his cell phone after he took a picture of Bieber soaked in beer from a beer bong mishap.
At least one person was fatally shot about 10:15 p.m. at a restaurant in the 1500 block of Wirt, Houston police confirmed.
The Dallas Morning News reports a Texas man and a Texas woman face felony trafficking charges for trying to pay $10,000 for an underage girls' virginity.
Street View in Google Maps now will include imagery of more than 80 Texas landmarks, state tourism leaders announced Monday.
Houston City Council is poised to authorize a widely criticized contract of up to nearly $6 million on Wednesday that would replace the Fire Department's supply of defibrillators.
According to initial reports, one person was fatally shot shortly before 10 p.m. at a home in the 7000 block of Cole Creek Drive.
Following a two-day hearing in Austin, the Texas Board of Veterinary Medical Examiners is still probably at least five months from making a decision on disciplining a Brenham practitioner who boasted about killing a cat with a bow and arrow.
Fresh off a semester as an Institute of Politics Fellow at Harvard University's John F. Kennedy School of Government, Parker joined the Rice faculty May 1 as a professor. Parker will work with students through Rice's Doerr Institute for New Leaders, where she has been named a Doerr Institute Fellow.
After hearing conflicting accounts of a 2011 confrontation between Houston police and a suicidal teenager, a federal jury Wednesday ruled that the officers were not liable for tasing the teenager in the eye.
A Houston man was sentenced Wednesday to 25 years in prison for his role in the death of his prom date in 2014.
Eddie Herrera, 20, who attended Aldine's MacArthur High School, was convicted of assault for choking 17-year-old Jacqueline Gomez during sex in a hotel room after prom on May 16, 2014.
Jurors deliberated about two hours before convicting a former high school student of assault for choking his girlfriend after the prom.
Eddie Herrera, 20, who attended Aldine's MacArthur High School, faces the possibility of life in prison.
Police are investigating a body found in a car in northwest Houston.
A child remains hospitalized after falling from the balcony of an apartment building in northwest Harris County Tuesday night..
A Houston teenager who died in a hotel room after prom had neck injuries that were so severe, they likely rendered her unconscious, prosecutors said Tuesday.
You've likely never seen it fly along Houston's many buildings, but we do indeed have an official flag.
Eddie Herrera, 20, faces the possibility of life in prison if convicted of seriously injuring Jacqueline Gomez, his date to the senior prom for Aldine school district's MacArthur High School.
Jose Fernando Bustos-Diaz is among Texas' 10 Most Wanted Fugitives after he escaped from the Briscoe prison in 2010. Bustos-Diaz was serving 35 years for a 2005 murder he committed while working as a ranch hand in Harris County.
A man accused of sexually assaulting a child in Conroe last year is now behind bars in Montgomery County after his capture in Kosovo, authorities said Wednesday.
Stressing Houston's financial challenges, Mayor Sylvester Turner outlined his two-year fiscal policy goals during his first State of the City address Wednesday, calling for a pension reform deal by the end of the year and asking voters to remove the city's cap on property tax collections in 2017.
A prominent campus carry group could award prizes to University of Texas students who help them ferret out anti-gun professors at that college in Austin.
Last year in Texas, almost 900 people who weren't wearing seat belts died while more than 1,800 were seriously injured in 2,370 vehicle crashes.
The Houston Police Department is shuttering a highly praised investigative unit in a bid to reduce response times and increase police visibility throughout the city.
Critics called the closure of the Investigative First Responders Division a short-sighted move that could mean fewer solved cases of burglary, theft, assault and domestic violence and eliminate an important training ground for promising investigators.
From holding nature's call until you see a Buccee's to truly appreciating "Varsity Blues," there are a few things you need to experience before calling yourself a Texan.
A seasoned Santa-Claus-for-hire Monday pleaded guilty in a Corpus Christi federal courtroom to distributing child pornography online.
Nine days before Christmas 2015, Corpus Christi police executed a search warrant at Reynaldo Ramirez's home.
Texas A&M will spend $150 million building a 2,000-acre research park and education center on an old air base just west of its main campus between Houston and Austin, college officials announced Monday.
The Harris County Sheriff's Office is responding to a scene in west Harris County where a man barricaded himself in his home after threatening himself and family members.