Texas County Sends Emergency Text Alert To 4.7M Residents Requesting They Cancel Holiday Gatherings During COVID-19 Surge“This is not the year... to have a great holiday gathering, a great outing at the bar, restaurant. It’s just not the time,” said Harris County Judge Lina Hidalgo.
Rapper Benny The Butcher Shot When 5 People In Masks Tried To Rob Him In HoustonThe 35-year-old performer, whose real name is Jeremie Pennick, was shot in the leg around 4:30 p.m. Saturday in a Walmart parking lot in southwest Houston.
24-Year-Old Charged With Murder Of Houston Police Sgt. Sean RiosA 24-year-old man has been charged in the murder of a Houston officer earlier this week, police said.
Manhunt Underway For Suspect Who Shot, Killed Houston Police OfficerHouston police Sgt. Sean Rios, 47, staggered into the office of the small motel bleeding from multiple gunshot wounds, collapsed and died about 1:30 p.m. Monday.
3rd Houston Area Sheriff's Deputy Dies Of CoronavirusDeputy Johnny Tunches, 56, died Tuesday after being hospitalized for nearly a month, according to a news release from the department.
Houston Drive-Thru Votes Will Count: Federal Judge Rejects GOP Effort To Toss Out 127K VotesThe lawsuit was brought by conservative Texas activists who have railed against expanded voting access in Harris County, where a record 1.4 million early votes were cast.
Texas 17-Year-Old With Genetic Disorder Passes Away After Battling CoronavirusCharlee Swearingen was diagnosed with a rare genetic disorder called Rett Syndrome. The family was worried she would be at-risk when the pandemic hit.
2 Dead After Small Plane Crashes In Texas NeighborhoodOfficials say two people were killed in a small plane crash in a southeast Texas neighborhood.
Texan Shot In Face During Road Rage IncidentTwo people were taken into custody and two weapons were found, but investigators weren't sure which weapon was used.
Houston Arson Investigator Killed In Shootout Remembered At Memorial Service: 'He Motivated People, Inspired People'Lemuel Bruce, 44, died while he was investigating a recent string of fires in northwest Houston. He was following a suspect in a vehicle when he was shot, according to authorities.
Man In US Illegally Charged In Houston Police Officer's Murder Could Face Death PenaltyIn state court, Elmer Manzano, 51, is facing a capital murder charge for the death of 65-year-old Sgt. Harold Preston.
Texas Billionaire Robert Brockman Charged In $2 Billion Tax Fraud SchemeFederal prosecutors charged Texas billionaire Robert Brockman with a $2 billion tax fraud scheme that they say is the largest such case against an American.
'We Plan To Stop COVID-19 At Its Point Of Entry': University Works With Houston Biotech Company On Nasal VaccineA Houston-based biotech company developing techniques to deliver vaccines via nasal spray for viruses like COVID-19 has entered an exclusive license option agreement with the University of Houston.
10-Month-Old Texas Boy At Center Of Legal Fight Over Life Support Dies After Released To FamilyNick Torres, the 10-month-old whose parents sued a Texas hospital to keep him on life support, died Tuesday after his heart stopped beating following his release to his family.
Texas Court Denies Appeal From Family To Keep 10-Month-Old Boy On Life SupportA family hoping to keep their 10-month-old son on a ventilator was denied their appeal by a Texas court Friday, the family's attorney said.