Houston Zoo Reinstalls Signs Prohibiting GunsThe Houston Zoo has reinstalled signs that prohibit carrying firearms into the zoo, three months after they were removed due to threat of legal action.
15 Texas Counties Get Disaster Aid After October StormsTexas will receive federal aid for the ongoing recovery from October storms that left six people dead. The White House on Wednesday announced a major disaster declaration for 15 counties that include Houston and Austin.
Man Gets Life Sentence In Texas 'Stand Your Ground' RetrialA jury has sentenced a Houston-area man to life in prison for killing his neighbor during an argument over loud music.
Mother, Boyfriend Charged In Death Of Toddler Burned In OvenA Houston mother and her boyfriend were charged in connection with the death of her 19-month-old daughter, who was severely burned inside an oven when she and her three young siblings were left home alone, police announced Tuesday.
Documents: Toddler Put In Oven By Sibling DiesTexas Child Protective Services says a toddler who died from severe burns was put in an oven by one of her two 3-year-old siblings when the children were left alone in their Houston apartment.
Houston Rockets Coach Kevin McHale Fired After 4-7 Start A person familiar with the decision says the Houston Rockets have fired coach Kevin McHale after the team started the season 4-7.
Felton Helps Short-Handed Mavericks Beat Rockets 110-98Late in the fourth quarter, Felton scored seven straight to give his Dallas a 14-point lead in their 110-98 road victory over the Houston Rockets.
Restaurant Hands Out Instruction Cards To ParentsA Texas restaurant is handing out rules to parents and children when they walk through the door.
Texas Agency: 4 Districts Violated Law On Disabled StudentsFour Texas school districts violated federal law by not properly evaluating students with disabilities before sending them to court for missing school, a state agency's investigation has found.
Defeat Of Houston LGBT-Rights Measure May Have Broad ImpactLGBT-rights activists across the nation are now bracing for their opponents in other states to seize on the successful tactic of stoking fears over transgender people's access to public restrooms.
Houston Voters Reject LGBT Nondiscrimination OrdinanceAn ordinance that would have established nondiscrimination protections for gay and transgender people in Houston failed to win approval from voters on Tuesday.
Houston Equal Rights Measure In Hands Of VotersAn ordinance that would establish nondiscrimination protections for gay and transgender people in Houston is in the hands of voters after a nearly 18-month battle that spawned rallies, legal fights and accusations of both religious intolerance and demonization of the LGBT community.
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