Wharton mayor will call for mandatory evacuation Friday afternoon

The city of Wharton's mayor said he will be calling for a mandatory evacuation beginning at 5:30 p.m. Friday due to the rise of the Colorado River. The mandatory evacuation is for the west end of the city of Wharton.


Brazos River flooding leads to voluntary evacuations

Brazoria County has been added to the growing list of areas of concern as the Brazos River continues to rise. Richmond, Lake Jackson, Simonton and Rosenberg city officials are warning residents about the river rising above flood levels.


U.S. Coast Guard finds body in Freeport believed to be missing fisherman

The U.S. Coast guard confirms they have found the body of a man they believe is a 51-year-old fisherman who went missing in Freeport Thursday.  The body was found eight miles west of the Brazos River.


Search for girl, 12, who went missing in Galveston to resume Friday

The search for a missing 12-year-old Houston girl in Galveston Thursday was intense, with efforts from the U.S. Coast Guard by air and by boat.  


Video released of shooting at party near University of Houston

Two armed men are being sought as suspects in the shooting in which one man was injured.


Katy Managed Lanes toll rate adjustment suspended

The Harris County Toll Road Authority (HCTRA) will suspend the scheduled May 30 rate adjustment on the Katy Managed Lanes (KML). This decision was made after careful consideration and will give the agency and its mobility partners time to weigh…


Rockets' Howard suspended 1 game for next season

Houston Rockets center Dwight Howard has been suspended one game without pay for collecting his fourth flagrant foul of the 2015 postseason, the NBA announced Friday.


2 women killed in crash on Highway 288

Houston police are investigating after two women were killed in a crash on Highway 288 Friday morning.


Deputies: Woman found shot, slumped over steering wheel in Katy

Deputies are investigating after a 20-year-old woman was found shot to death outside a drug store in the Katy area early Friday, according to the Fort Bend County Sheriff's Office.


Chance of flooding as severe storms move through SE Texas

A strong line of storms are expected to move through southeast Texas and hit the Houston area Friday morning.


Volcano erupts on Japanese island

The 136 residents of the Japanese island of Kuchinoerabu have been ordered to evacuate to get out of the path of an erupting volcano.


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Blatter wins 5th term as FIFA president

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