Houston Police Officer Drowns In FloodwatersSgt. Steve Perez was in his patrol car driving to work in downtown Sunday morning when he got trapped in high water.
Columbia Lakes Levee In Brazoria County Breached, Officials Urging Residents To EvacuateThe Columbia Lakes levee in Brazoria County, south of Houston, has breached, officials say, urging residents in the area to evacuate immediately.
Texas Inmates Being Moved Due To Flood RiskTexas officials said that they are evacuating about 4,500 inmates from three state prisons in Brazoria County south of Houston because the nearby Brazos River is rising from Hurricane Harvey's heavy rain.
Apparent Murder-Suicide In SE Texas Leaves 3 Dead, 2 InjuredAuthorities say three people have been fatally shot and two others are injured in what's being investigated as an apparent murder-suicide.
Texas Remains Identified As Missing Woman Kelli CoxNineteen years after she disappeared, authorities in Denton now finally know what happened to University of North Texas student Kelli Cox. Human remains were recovered last week from a remote site in Brazoria County.
Authorities Find Remains While Searching For North Texas MomThere has been a major development in southeast Texas, where investigators from the Denton Police Department have been digging for any physical signs or evidence possibly linked to the case of a missing Farmers Branch woman.
5 Additional Texas Counties Applicable For Federal Disaster AssistanceDue to the severe storms, tornadoes, straight-line winds and flooding that has occurred in Texas over the last couple of months, the federal disaster declaration has been expanded to include Individual Assistance for five additional counties.
Texas Mother Arrested In Drowning Deaths Of TwinsA Pearland woman was arrested and charged in the drowning deaths of her 15-month-old twin daughters.
DPS Reinstates Trooper Fired After Controversial Cavity SearchThe Texas Department of Public Safety reinstated a state trooper on Friday that it fired for conducting a roadside cavity search during a traffic stop for speeding.
Texas DPS Facing Claims Of Another Illegal Roadside Cavity SearchJust last week DPS settled a lawsuit with two women from Irving who filed a lawsuit over a roadside cavity search. Now DPS is under fire again, this time for a roadside cavity search in Brazoria County, south of Houston.