Destroyed Evidence Ruins Dozens Of Harris County Drug CasesA deputy constable's destruction of evidence has prompted the Harris County District Attorney's Office to dismiss 90 pending misdemeanor and felony drug cases.
Guns, Ammo, Armor, Cash Seized At Houston-Area Bingo HallHarris County authorities found more than bingo cards when they raided a Houston-area bingo hall.
Two Houston Kids Found Dead Under Home; Mom In CustodyTwo children were found dead under a neighbor's house Sunday after their mother matter-of-factly told someone helping her move that she had drowned them in a bathtub, authorities said.
Texas Lawyer Says He's Done With Death Penalty CasesTexas lawyer Jerry Guerinot said he no longer represents people accused of capital murder after four decades of posting a perfect record.
Man Receives Life Sentence For Houston-Area Woman's 2002 KillingA 45-year-old Houston man was given a life prison sentence for the 2002 beating and asphyxiation death of a woman in her north Harris County apartment.
Texas Rep. Ted Poe Says He Has LeukemiaRep. Ted Poe announced Wednesday that he's been diagnosed with leukemia. The 67-year-old Republican from Houston said that he's being treated at the University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center.
Truck Hits Texas Bridge, Debris Strikes Car, Killing ChildInvestigators say a child riding in the front seat of a car was killed when part of a Central Texas highway bridge collapsed after a truck hit it.
US Gives Tentative OK For Flights To Cuba From 10 US CitiesThe U.S. government on Thursday tentatively approved scheduled commercial airline service to Havana from 10 American cities, further bridging the gulf between countries as close as 90 miles and an hour flight but long kept at a greater distance by the Cold War.
Worshippers Attacked At Mosques In Texas And FloridaA pair of attacks on Muslims near their mosques this weekend may be a sign of increasing physical violence against worshipers of Islam in the United States.
Activists Troubled By Houston's History Of Police ShootingsThere's a concerning pattern in Houston that's lasted more than a decade, activists and attorneys say: Nearly every officer-involved shooting is deemed justified by the law enforcement agency, and grand juries tend to concur.
Texas Girls Lead Police On High-Speed Chase In Grandma's CarAuthorities say a 12-year-old girl took her grandmother's car for a joyride with her 7-year-old sister, striking other vehicles as she led police on a high-speed chase.
Houston Mother Fatally Shoots Two Daughters Before Police Kill HerPolice say a Houston-area woman fatally shot her two daughters before officers shot and killed her.