Stories tagged: houston
UPDATED: Fri., Jan. 24, 2020
Two people died after a massive explosion Friday leveled a warehouse in Houston, damaging nearby buildings and homes and rousing frightened people from their sleep miles away, authorities said.
UPDATED: Mon., Jan. 13, 2020
The federal criminal trial of Idaho state Rep. John O. Green, R-Post Falls, appears to be nearing an end in Texas, as the defense has begun presenting witnesses in the …
UPDATED: Wed., Jan. 1, 2020
Authorities say a woman ringing in the new year was fatally shot by a stray bullet outside her Houston home.
Mon., Dec. 30, 2019
A Houston rapper is recovering after being shot in a drive-by shooting that killed two other people during the filming of a music video.
Fri., Dec. 20, 2019
Texas authorities investigating the disappearance of a 33-year-old mother and her 1-month-old daughter said Friday that an infant girl was found safe at a home near Houston, and that another …
Mon., Dec. 16, 2019
A 19-year-old man has been arrested after trace amounts of mercury spilled at three locations in Houston, leading dozens of people to be decontaminated as a precaution, FBI said Monday.
Fri., Dec. 13, 2019
As a member of Houston’s pioneering rap group The Geto Boyz, Brad Jordan co-wrote the early 1990s hip-hop anthem “Mind Playing Tricks on Me.” Now, the 49-year-old rapper better known …
Wed., Nov. 20, 2019
Two former Houston police officers are facing federal charges related to providing false information in a January drug raid that left two people dead and several officers injured, authorities announced …
UPDATED: Fri., Nov. 1, 2019
Beginning in June, United Airlines will begin nonstop flights during the summer season from Spokane International Airport to George Bush Intercontinental Airport in Houston.
Tue., Oct. 29, 2019
A Houston Rockets fan is charged with punching a New Orleans Pelicans coach at the end of a game between the teams.
Sat., Sept. 21, 2019
Authorities in Texas have attributed a fifth death to the remnants of Tropical Storm Imelda, which caused widespread flooding in southeastern Texas and parts of Louisiana
UPDATED: Fri., Sept. 20, 2019
Emergency workers used boats Friday to rescue about 60 residents of a Houston-area community still trapped in their homes by floodwaters following one of the wettest tropical cyclones in U.S. …
UPDATED: Thu., Sept. 19, 2019
Rain from the remnants of Tropical Storm Imelda has deluged parts of Texas and Louisiana, prompting hundreds of water rescues, a hospital evacuation and road closures in areas east of …
UPDATED: Wed., July 31, 2019
A fire burning at an Exxon Mobil refinery in Texas is sending a large plume of smoke into the air, the latest in a series of fires in the Houston …
UPDATED: Thu., July 18, 2019
The first two new Toys R Us stores – one in Texas, the other in New Jersey – will open in November as part of a small comeback of the …
UPDATED: Tue., May 14, 2019
A Texas police officer shot and killed a woman who police say grabbed his Taser and used it on him, moments after she seemed to say “I’m pregnant” in an …
Sat., May 11, 2019
The man who reported a 4-year-old Texas girl had been abducted from him last weekend has been arrested near Houston.
Tue., March 19, 2019
Officials said Tuesday that they’re not sure when a fire at a Houston-area petrochemicals storage facility will burn itself out, but they are confident that the air quality is safe, …
Sun., March 17, 2019
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Tue., Feb. 12, 2019
Houston police say some people who went into an abandoned home to smoke marijuana found a caged tiger.
Tue., Jan. 29, 2019
Houston’s police chief says officers attempting to serve a search warrant at a suspected drug house became embroiled in a gunbattle that ended with two suspects dead and five officers …
UPDATED: Mon., Jan. 28, 2019
Two suspects are dead after a shooting on Monday that injured five Houston police officers, including four who were hit by gunfire as they attempted to serve a search warrant …
Mon., Jan. 7, 2019
Activists praised Houston area law enforcement for pursuing a tip that led to the arrest of an African-American man in the fatal drive-by shooting of a 7-year-old black girl, a …
Thu., Jan. 3, 2019
Teenagers throwing eggs at cars led to a deadly car accident in Houston.
Sat., Dec. 22, 2018
Army quarterback Kelvin Hopkins Jr. ran for 170 yards and an Armed Forces Bowl-record five touchdowns and the No. 22 Black Knights overwhelmed Houston 70-14.
Wed., Dec. 19, 2018
A Houston-area couple was frightened Monday night when someone hacked into a camera they use to monitor their infant son and threatened to kidnap him.
Sat., Nov. 10, 2018
The Houston area’s courts are going to be a lot more diverse thanks to a group of 17 African-American women and their “magic.”
UPDATED: Sat., Oct. 13, 2018
Houston firefighters who have been in a bitter battle with the city for higher wages are taking their case to voters.
Wed., Oct. 3, 2018
A Canadian company’s plan to open a so-called robot brothel in Houston has been short circuited by city leaders.
Fri., Sept. 28, 2018
A so-called robot brothel a Canadian company said it wants to open in Houston is getting pushback from local officials and community groups, with the mayor saying the city is …