No. 6 Houston Rising Behind Stingy, Hard-Hitting DefenseWhile dazzling quarterback Greg Ward Jr. has gotten the lion's share of the attention during Houston's rise to prominence, the sixth-ranked Cougars have dominated this season behind one of the nation's top defenses.
Dallas City Council To Discuss High Speed TrainsThe train would take passengers from Dallas to Houston in 90 minutes along a 240 mile track. The project is pending approval from the Dallas City Council.
Elderly Dallas Man Reported Missing, 2 Others Found SafePolice in Dallas need help finding an elderly man who has not been seen since Thursday afternoon. Two other elderly men who were previously reported as missing have already been located.
Judge Rejects Appeal From British Woman On Texas Death RowA judge has rejected arguments from attorneys for a British woman on Texas death row that prosecutors coerced witnesses and improperly hid information that could have affected the outcome of her capital murder trial 14 years ago.
Hundreds Of Texas Cases Jeopardized After Evidence DestroyedAuthorities say hundreds of criminal cases in the Houston area are in jeopardy after a deputy constable destroyed more than 20,000 pieces of evidence while cleaning out a crammed property room.
No. 15 Houston Opens Against No. 3 Oklahoma With Stakes HighHouston coach Tom Herman has spent all offseason downplaying the importance of the Cougars' opener against No. 3 Oklahoma.
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Texas Lawyer Says He's Done With Death Penalty CasesTexas lawyer Jerry Guerinot said he no longer represents people accused of capital murder after four decades of posting a perfect record.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.

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