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BROWNSVILLE, Texas (AP) — Police in South Texas say a state lawmaker has been arrested on suspicion of drunken driving after his vehicle struck a car stopped at a traffic light. Brownsville police say Democratic state Rep. Rene Oliveira was released Saturday from the Cameron County jail after being ...
FILE - In this Monday Aug. 1, 2016 file photo, a crew hoists a bag holding the remains of a hot air balloon that crashed Saturday onto a waiting truck at the scene near Lockhart, Texas. The U.S. House has approved a measure requiring medical checks for commercial hot air balloon pilots in an effort to avoid ...

LA VERNIA — Driving south along County Road 539 below Seguin, through rolling spring-green pasture land softened by stands of oak, mesquite and hackberry, you come over a rise and notice off to the left a stately mansion of tan-colored sandstone trimmed in white. With a spacious front yard enclosed ...
The newest DPS Driver License Mega Center in Houston opened its doors to the public on Friday, April 27. The facility is located at 10810 Galveston Rd. The new Southeast Mega Center, which is approximately 21,000 square feet, includes upgraded equipment and technology. The center also has up to ...
A cow emerged unscathed after hitting a car northeast of Houston on Thursday — and then for good measure it chased a deputy constable who responded to the accident. No one was hurt in the crash — including the cow, apparently — but a few people did have to scramble to get away from it.
The Harris County Medical Examiner's office will determine exactly what killed a 10-year-old boy who was found dead in a dryer in east Houston Friday evening. His mother identifies the victim as Fernando Hernandez Jr., a third-grade student at Harris Elementary School. EMBED More News Videos.

2018 Brew at the Zoo| Thursday| Houston Zoo| Tickets are $45| Sips some of the best beers in Texas, while taking in the music, the animal exhibits and ... Freeport Riverfest 2018| Thurs-Sat| Freeport TX|Riverfest hosts a variety of activities and entertainment from the annual BBQ Cook-off and Carnival to the ...
Houston's roadways have been particularly terrible in recent weeks due to overlapping construction projects. Luckily, Houston Transtar's list of "hot spots" or areas with heavy traffic due to construction show a number of projects slated to come to an end this month. When it comes to freeways, projects that ...
Some 2.4 million Texas children have at least one immigrant parent, according to a new report by the Kaiser Family Foundation using 2016 data. That's compared to a total 7.7 million children in Texas. The report follows another Kaiser study on how harsher immigration policies and increased ...
A pair of area students were among the 15 honored as part of the 2018 Texas Young Masters Awards, passed out recently in Austin. The ceremony, hosted by honorary chair First Lady Cecilia Abbott, was held Monday, April 16, at Austin's ZACH Theatre. The ceremony honored 15 Texas students with ...
The 30-acre campus is expected to include roughly a 1.5 million-square-foot shared research space among the founding institutions: TMC, Baylor College of Medicine, Texas A&M University Health Science Center, the University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston and the University of Texas M.D. ...
November 1944: The first flag to be raised over Philippine soil was the flag of the state of Texas. Watching the "lone star" banner being raised on a plam tree are Pfc. George Swetman, Houston, Texas; Sgt. Mug Vineyard, Dallas, Texas; and Pfc. Juan Gonzales of Taylor, Texas. All are members of the 1st ...
Two teen inmates have been caught a day after escaping from a juvenile prison in Giddings, Texas, about 100 miles northwest of Houston. The Texas Juvenile Justice Department said in a release that 16-year-olds Brice Ryan Karalis and Bryan Ernando Villanueva were arrested Sunday evening in ...
According to the Texas Department of Public Safety, Flagg has a number of prior arrests, including a burglary charge in Fort Bend County that netted a two-year prison sentence. In 2010, the Houston man broke into a Sugar Land home and made off with a laptop, radio, four pairs of Air Jordans,an XBox and ...
HOUSTON - Tickets will go on sale soon for Houston's annual Independence Day celebration, called Freedom Over Texas. The 31st annual festival will take place from 4 to 10 p.m. on July 4th along the Buffalo Bayou from Sam Houston Park on Bagby Street through Eleanor Tinsley Park to Gillette Street, ...
Bush was admitted to Houston Methodist Hospital on Sunday morning after contracting an infection that spread to his blood, according to the family. "He is responding to treatments and appears to be recovering," Monday's statement said. The former president has had health problems in recent years.
Plenty of spots to see Texas bluebonnets despite 'average' crop ... 2018 photo, Isaiah McDuffie and his wife, Alyssa McDuffie, take a selfie in a field of bluebonnets as they visit a safe viewing area at First Baptist Church of Chappell Hill in Chappell Hill, Texas. (Michael Ciaglo/Houston Chronicle via AP).

We hear a lot about the bad prosecutors - the corrupt, incompetent few whose mishandling of high-stakes criminal cases sometimes seem to give the job a bad name. In those cases, I've often wondered: where were the good guys? When a rotten prosecutor was intimidating witnesses or refusing to hand ...
Partly cloudy with a 30 percent chance of showers. and thunderstorms. Lows in the mid 60s. .SATURDAY...Partly cloudy with a 30 percent chance of showers and. thunderstorms. Highs around 80. $$. TXZ238-012100-. Galveston-. Including the cities of Friendswood, Galveston, League City,. and Texas City.
One man was killed and another was injured in a shooting at a Pasadena apartment complex Saturday night. It's not clear what led to the gunfire, but by the time police arrived around 10 p.m. at the Emerald Pointe complex at 920 Houston, one man was already dead just inside an apartment. A wounded ...
and Texas City. 912 PM CDT Sat Mar 31 2018 .REST OF TONIGHT...Partly cloudy. Lows in the mid 60s the upper 60s coast. South winds 10 to 15 mph. .SUNDAY...Partly cloudy. Highs in the upper 70s the. mid 70s coast. South winds 10 to 15 mph. .SUNDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy early ...
While savoring every bite of your favorite home-made tacos or fajitas could make your heart full, not checking the labeling and packing of the meat could get you sick. Due to a recent recall, urgent precaution is advised before your next meal. PFP Enterprises, LLC, an establishment in Fort Worth, Texas also ...
Soldier killed in Syria identified as 36-year-old from Texas. Deb Riechmann, Associated Press. March 31, 2018 Updated: March 31, 2018 6:57pm. Master Sgt. Johnathan J. Dunbar, of Austin>>Heartbreaking images of. A displaced Syrian boy who fled the Islamic State group stronghold of Raqa stands near a.
SHREVEPORT, La. -- A federal grand jury has indicted a Houston Texas pastor and a Louisiana financial planner with bilking investors out of more than $1 million. U.S. Attorney Alexander C. Van Hook said in a news release Thursday that a 13-count indictment was handed up against 64-year-old Kirbyjon ...
While learning the information we have about the circumstances of his passing is painful, it does not change the fact that Larry was a wonderful, caring person and a dedicated public servant for the people of Houston. Our family is grateful for the outpouring of love and support we have received, and we ask ...
I came to Texas after that, and have mostly been here ever since. I still bleed Cubbie blue and weep for the Bears, but otherwise, Texas is home. I've lived in the Rio Grande Valley, San Antonio, and Austin. I've got family in Houston and Dallas, and find myself smitten with El Paso every time I pass through.
HOUSTON (AP) — Autopsy results show that a Houston city councilman who was found dead at his home earlier this month died from an accidental drug overdose. The Harris County Institute of Forensic Sciences reported Friday that Larry Green died from an overdose of methamphetamine and ...
SAN DIEGO– More than 50 orphan puppies are due to arrive at a San Diego animal shelter Friday after completing a long journey from Houston, Texas, where they were rescued as part of the Hurricane Harvey relief efforts. The puppies are being sent to the Helen Woodward Animal Center as part of an ...
They're already gearing up for a fight over how recovery dollars from Hurricane Harvey will be spent. "Our resources have been consumed by the city of Houston's recalcitrant and obstructionist behavior for a long time,” said John Henneberger, director of the Texas Low-Income Housing Information Service.
Three people have died in the wreckage of a small plane that crashed at Laredo International Airport in South Texas after the pilot reported smoke coming from an engine. The Piper PA-31P had departed the airport Thursday morning and was attempting to return when it crashed in a grassy area about 50 ...
Texas' leading senator in Washington D.C. echoes the worries of other Texas Republicans that President Trump's plan to impose tariffs on steel and ... More than 100 House Republicans signed a letter written by Houston Republican Kevin Brady, chair of the U.S. House Ways and Means Committee that ...
Law enforcement has identified human remains found in Plano as Christina Morris, a 23-year-old who was last seen in 2014. Plano Police Chief Gregory Rushin confirmed the identity of the remains at 4:30 p.m. Thursday during a press conference. "Our hearts are irreversibly broken," Morris' sister Sarah ...
In Houston, Democratic activist Laura Moser advanced to the May 22 runoff despite opposition from the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee. The national group published an opposition research memo calling her “a Washington insider who begrudgingly moved to Texas to run for Congress.” ...
A woman who once oversaw the youthful offenders program at a Texas prison in Brazoria alleges that “a culture of cover up” exists at the state's Department of Criminal Justice, or TDCJ. The would-be whistleblower told Lauren McGaughy of the Dallas Morning News that Texas teens who are placed in the ...
... were added to the infamous list. In the GOP primary for the 2nd Congressional District, Houston Republican Kathaleen Wall spent $6 million on her campaign and failed to finish in the top two on Election Day. No candidates for the U.S. House has spent more money to win a seat in Congress in Texas in ...
The Houston mayor accused Land Commissioner George P. Bush's agency of "hogging" federal Harvey relief money and associated administrative fees. The land office called Turner's complaints "disingenuous." by Cat Cardenas March 8, 2018 12 hours ago. Texas General Land Commissioner George P. Bush (left) and ...
Since the turn of the 20th century, the Texas Medical Center has been a massive force in medicine thanks to banker and cotton trader Monroe D. Anderson of Jackson. This wealthy man started the wheels that drove what is now the largest medical center in the world, according to the Texas Medical Center's ...
Like the race in Houston, the other two races — in Dallas and southwest Texas — featured crowded primaries that are also headed to runoffs. In the 32nd District in Dallas, former NFL football player Colin Allred, who was leading with about 40 percent of the vote, will face former Obama administration ...
HOUSTON TX — The first political primary of the 2018 midterm election cycle happened in the Lone Star State, and it was a wild and wooly affair that a left a lot of unanswered questions in the minds of many, and opened the door to a few runoff elections for Democrats and Republicans. The eyes of ...
HOUSTON, TX — Houston Police have charged a man who shot another man to death during a party on Sunday morning. Jason Allen Griffin, 39, is facing charges of felon in possession of a weapon, unlawful possession of body armor and manslaughter. Police said that Griffin was at a party at 302 West ...
HOUSTON — The opening primaries of the 2018 midterm elections on Tuesday feature the first critical test of national Democrats' strategy for handling the crowded primaries that could threaten the party's chances of winning control of the House next year. The Democratic Congressional Campaign ...
HOUSTON, TX — The Houston Police have charged a 34-year old man with manslaughter for his role in the death of a 23-year old woman. On March 2, Jason Farmer called the police to report that he'd killed a woman the day before, and that her body was left in a hotel room in southwest Houston.
A group of Texas middle school students recently used their artistic skills to honor victims of last month's Parkland shooting. On Friday, roughly 30 Georgetown ISD students gathered to create a mural at the HOPE Outdoor Gallery, better known as Austin's "Graffiti Park" where visitors are invited to freely ...
In a major victory for pediatric hospitals in Texas and other states, U.S. District Judge Emmet Sullivan on Friday annulled a recent Centers for Medicaid and Medicare Services change in rules that allowed the agency to count private insurance payments against hospitals' reimbursement amounts even when ...
But in terms of running for office, “Texas law is actually pretty ambiguous on this,” said Teddy Rave, who teaches election law at the University of Houston Law Center. “The [Office of the Texas] Secretary of State takes the position that this would require some sort of judicial order releasing the person from ...
Due to reduced distribution system pressure and low disinfection residuals, the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality has required the Houston Main Water System (TX1010013) notify all customers to boil their water prior to consumption (e.g., washing hands/face, brushing teeth, drinking, etc).
Longtime Texas politician Jack Ogg — the father of Harris County District Attorney Kim Ogg — died Saturday in Houston, his family said. He was 84. Ogg, a lawyer and conservative Democrat at a time when Democrats controlled state government, represented the Houston area for 16 years, serving as a ...
The painting can be found in Texas Southern University's library, where the march concluded. Organizers now plan to connect organizations throughout various communities that aim to address social and justice issues. “This march was the celebration of the unique place black women have in this country.
... Houston Real Estate: Brand New Listing On The 5th Fairway-4. HOUSTON, TX -- If you've always wanted to live on a golf course, then you'll want to see this place. Yes, it's a spectacular golf course home on the 5th fairway in Royal Oaks Country Club. Address: 3302 Bridgeberry Ln, Houston, Texas ...
Judge Paul Clarence Murphy III, one of two Republican judges on a Houston appeals court who ruled in 2000 that the 100- year-old Texas sodomy law was unconstitutional has died, his family said Thursday. He was 81. Murphy, then Chief Justice of the 14th Court of Appeals, gained national notoriety and ...


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