Authorities: Texas Homeowner Tried To Use Amazon's Alexa To Call 911 After Being Shot By Intruder -- It Didn't Work"You must try another device." That's the answer a homeowner in Texas received when he tried to call 911 using an Amazon Alexa smart speaker after he was shot by an intruder, authorities said.
Texas Jewelry Store Owner Shoots Robbery Suspects After They Smashed DisplaysA jewelry store owner in Texas has given all would-be robbers a firm warning about messing with his business.
Texas Teacher's Aide Charged After Allegedly Slapping, Throwing Phone At Student With AutismA teacher's aide at a Houston-area high school is being accused of slapping and throwing a cellphone at a student with autism during an altercation last month, according to court documents.
Astros Fire Assistant GM Brandon Taubman Over Clubhouse Incident With Female ReportersThe team released a statement Thursday that said Taubman's conduct did not reflect the organization's values "and we believe this is the most appropriate course of action."
Texas Teen Dies By Suicide After Being Rescued From Sex Trafficking RingA 15-year-old girl died by suicide last week in Houston and her family believes it was because she was a sex trafficking victim.
Houston Police Release Video Showing Robber Attacking Man Who Was Shot And Killed Protecting His WifeHouston Police released surveillance video and a composite sketch Wednesday afternoon which they hope can help lead to the suspects who shot and killed a man who was trying to protect his wife.
Texan Ronald Lee Haskell Sentenced To Death For Killing 6 Members Of Ex-Wife's FamilyJurors sentenced Ronald Lee Haskell after deliberating for little more than four hours.
Babysitter Charged After 3- And 6-Year-Old Start Houston-Area Motel Fire With LighterTwo young children were alone, found a cigarette lighter and caused a 3-alarm fire at a Houston-area motel, now their babysitter is being charged.
Investigators Say Fire At Houston-Area Motel Was Started By Children Using A LighterInvestigators say two children who were left alone in a room were playing with a lighter when a fire broke out at a Houston-area motel, causing injuries to seven people and the roof of the building to be destroyed.
NBA Not Apologizing To China For Houston Rockets GM Daryl Morey's Tweet In Support Of Hong Kong DemonstratorsAdam Silver, speaking Tuesday at a news conference in Tokyo before a preseason game between the Rockets and Toronto Raptors, insisted Morey has the right to freedom of expression.
International Incident: Houston Rockets General Manager Daryl Morey's 'Stand With Hong Kong' Tweet Angers ChinaSeveral companies in China, including some of the NBA's major business partners there, lashed out over Morey's now-deleted tweet.
Man Wanted After Allegedly Filing, Completing Divorce From Wife Without Her Knowing Turns Himself InA Houston-area man wanted by authorities after they said he filed for and completed a divorce from his wife without ever telling her, has turned himself in.
Imelda Continues To Flood Parts Of Southeast Texas, Tornadoes SpottedTropical Depression Imelda continues to bring heavy rain and floods to parts of Southeast Texas as it slowly moves through the area.
Texas Man Wanted After Allegedly Filing, Completing Divorce From Wife Without Her KnowingA Houston-area man is wanted by authorities after they said he filed for and completed a divorce from his wife without ever telling her.
Rotting Corpse Of Texas 5-Year-Old Found Hidden In Apartment Closet, Mother ArrestedA Texas mother was arrested earlier this week after her 5-year-old daughter's body was found rotting in an apartment closet, police say.