Houston Astrodome Gets Texas Historic Landmark DesignationThe Houston Astrodome, which became known as the Eighth Wonder of the World as the first domed stadium, is getting the highest honor Texas can give a historic structure.
Gov. Abbott OKs Harris County Flood Control Bond Election After Harvey FloodingGov. Greg Abbott has granted Harris County's request to hold an August special election in which residents could be asked to approve as much as $2.5 billion to finance critical flood-control projects.
Police: Boy, 10, Dies After Hiding In Tumble DryerPolice say a 10-year-old Houston boy died after he climbed into a tumble dryer during a game of hide-and-seek.
Holy Cow! Speedy Texas Deputy Avoids Charging AnimalA Texas deputy constable proved he's fleet of foot while facing down an agile cow that had a beef with motorists along a rural road.
Harris County Plans Billboard Campaign To Push Flood Insurance After HarveyThe Harris County Flood Control District estimates more than 80 percent of the county's 1.4 million buildings lacked flood insurance when the storm devastated the region.
Search On For 13-Year-Old Texas Murder SuspectAuthorities say a man was shot by the 13-year-old after the man got into a physical fight with the 13-year-old's older brother at a home in eastern Harris County.
Texas DA Investigating Death Of Puppy Placed In Airline Overhead BinA Texas district attorney is investigating the death of a puppy on a United Airlines flight as a possible criminal offense.
Officials Approve $105 Million Houston Astrodome Renovation PlanOfficials are going forward with a $105 million redevelopment of the Houston Astrodome that would include raising the ground level two floors to create about 1,400 parking spaces.