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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 ...

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 ...
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 ... Texas
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. Texas
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
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 ... Texas
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 ... Texas
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.” ... Texas

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 ... Texas
... 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 ... Texas
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 ... Texas
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 ... Texas
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 ... Texas
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 ... Texas
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 ... Texas
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 ... Texas
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. Texas
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 ... Texas
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 ... Texas
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 ... Texas
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). Texas
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 ... Texas
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. Texas
... 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 ... 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 ... Texas
Two children were injured in a drive-by shooting Thursday evening as they waited for their mother to get her nails done. A boy, 8, and a girl, 5, were sitting in a car waiting for their mother, who was inside 7 Day Nails in the 3900 block of Scott Street near Wheeler Avenue in southeast Houston, when the ... Texas
Democrats are also fielding candidates in three more Texas congressional districts they see as more of a long shot but still in play: the Second, 21st, and 31st. “We're definitely seeing unbridled enthusiasm among Democrats,” said Mark Jones, a political science professor at Rice University in Houston. Texas
Houston's FBI office has attempted to assuage concerns over social media advertisements calling for crisis actors in the city. The FBI's announcement came just hours after Twitter users attempted to link more than 40 illnesses at a Third Ward school Thursday morning to at least one alleged Craiglist "gigs" ... Texas
Houston has higher percentage of home foreclosures on the market than Texas. However, the overall local housing market still stands strong. By Darla Guillen. Published 12:49 pm, Thursday, March 1, 2018. Go inside Houston homes under foreclosure. >>> Photo: Houston. Greenway Plaza: 3224 Alabama CourtList ... Texas
Federal government sues city of Houston over alleged sex discrimination at fire department ... The federal government filed suit Wednesday against the city of Houston over allegations of rampant sex discrimination in Houston Fire Department's Station 54. ... The Texas Tribune thanks its sponsors. Become ... Texas
Mother says she had just taught her children what to do in a fire weeks before dramatic rescue from burning apartment. (KTRK). WPVI. By Jeff Ehling. Monday, February 26, 2018 03:31PM. HOUSTON, Texas (WPVI) --. A young mother's heroic actions helped save her children during an early morning apartment fire. Texas
Last Thursday morning, the Harris County Sheriff's Office in Texas issued Cameron Brewer a body camera, making him one of the last deputies in the department to receive one. But two hours later, the camera was off and still charging in his patrol car when he came upon a fight at a Houston intersection.
Residents almost always end up adopting characteristics of the communities they live in, which is why it's more than fair to question the overall health of a neighborhood. To explore how local health impacts a community's quality of life, researchers at U.S. News & World Report recently conducted a study of ...
In a 20-state lawsuit filed Monday in federal court, Attorney General Ken Paxtonargued that after the passage of the GOP's tax plan last year — which also repealed a provision of the sweeping legislation known as “Obamacare” that required people to have health insurance — the health law is no longer ...
“My family and I will remain in Houston for this next stage of my recovery,” Jones added. “As we've said before, I'm really thankful for all the love and support that has been shown to me and to my family. It has truly been overwhelming. I hope you'll continue to keep me in your daily thoughts and prayers.
Mpagi is an athletic defensive end who could play outside linebacker in some schemes. He's a pass-rushing specialist built in the mold of Joseph Ossai, who signed with Texas in 2018. Mpagi showed athleticism and a big frame in Houston, winning most of his 1-on-1 battles. Texas is in contact with Mpagi, ...
A Texas man received a very special gift from his family on his birthday and the heartwarming news that he has officially adopted his stepdaughter is being shared all over social media. Angel and David Trevino have been married for 10 years and their 11-year-old daughter HaLeigh, was 9 months old ...
Police are continuing the search for an 84-year-old North Texas man who has been missing since Wednesday. James Booth left home for an appointment Wednesday morning and never showed up, according to police in North Richland Hills, a suburb of Fort Worth. He was last seen about 9 a.m. that day ...
There will be other disasters to come, and Gulf Coast communities like Houston need to plan for the next big hit even as they rebuild from the last one. On KERA's Think, Houston Mayor Sylvester Turner and Marvin Odum, former CEO of Shell Oil, now the recovery czar for the city, talked about the strides ...
A Texas teacher is in hot water after recording his student in a classroom fistfight instead of stepping in to try and break it up. A video of the fight surfaced on social media over the weekend. In the video, two students can be seen throwing punches at one another while a teacher stands motionless recording ...
Mother says she had just taught her children what to do in a fire weeks before dramatic rescue from burning apartment. (KTRK). WPVI. By Jeff Ehling. Monday, February 26, 2018 03:31PM. HOUSTON, Texas (WPVI) --. A young mother's heroic actions helped save her children during an early morning apartment fire.


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