Family and friends of an Illinois woman found dead in a Texas jail remembered her Saturday as a “courageous voice” for social justice and promised to keep fighting for clarity on the circumstances surrounding her death.
The Texas Rangers are investigating the circumstances surrounding the death of a woman whose loved ones are questioning authorities who say the 28-year-old arrested on a traffic violation hanged herself in a Texas county jail cell.
Harris County District Attorney Devon Anderson on Monday dismissed capital murder charges against a man sent to death row nearly a decade ago for the fatal shooting of a Houston police officer.
The Texas Department of Health is reporting its first case of West Nile this year.
Federal safety regulators are looking into the death of a Texas man who may be the latest victim of exploding automobile air bags made by Takata Corp. of Japan.
A newspaper says Hispanics are so underrepresented in Houston-area criminal grand juries.
Work has begun to clean the exterior of Houston’s famed Astrodome. Crews are expected to finish their power-wash cleaning of the vacant venue by January.
Houston’s historic Astrodome is set to receive a scrubbing. The Harris County Sports and Convention Corporation voted Wednesday to wash the exterior of the vacant structure.
A Texas school district police officer has been charged with misdemeanor official oppression after he was accused of demanding to smell the socks and underwear of a woman he had stopped.
Harris County’s top executive plans to reveal to the public his proposal for the future use of the Houston Astrodome.
Health officials in Houston believe they’ve trapped a mosquito carrying a virus known as chikungunya, raising the possibility of people becoming infected locally.
When it comes to mosquitoes the main concern for North Texans lately has been West Nile Virus. Now health officials in Houston believe they’ve trapped a mosquito carrying a virus known as chikungunya.