Houston police said a man attacked and tried to rape a woman inside an apartment complex laundry room.
Liberty police said a pair of thieves posed as city employees to get inside an elderly couple's home to steal from them.
A young boy was attacked by a pack of dogs Thursday in an east Houston park. As the victim is recovering, animal control officers are working to capture the dogs.
The police chief of Hempstead ISD is off the job due to what the district says was his failure to investigate a bus tampering incident that happened last month, as well as his insubordination and lack of integrity.
Two families are now battling over the body of the boy who was killed by his girlfriend's father.
A good Samaritan jumped in to help a police officer capture a man accused of attacking a woman.
Firefighters have recovered the bodies of three people after a massive house fire in east Houston.
A veteran said she was harassed and discriminated against at Michael E. DeBakey VA Medical Center because of her gender.
A widow is battling a hospital to have her late husband's remains returned 10 years after his death. She said what they finally returned to her might not even be human remains.
Friends, family, and classmates gathered Wednesday night for a candlelight vigil to remember the 15-year-old girl allegedly murdered by devil worshippers.
School officials are investigating after dozens of students at three Katy ISD elementary schools were sickened by what they believe was recalled rice.
A student at a Houston Independent School District elementary school said a teacher slapped him repeatedly in the head.
A Baytown woman said a Walmart employee assaulted her when she commented on the employee's customer service skills.
A man injured during a Houston-area bull run is talking about his experience.
The story of a young boy battling cancer is spreading, thanks to a billboard and the power of prayer.
Cellphone video shows a hair stylist shoving a customer and trying to stop her from leaving after a disagreement over services at a hair salon
A man said he was wrongly targeted by Houston police, handcuffed and detained for more than an hour, after he gave a homeless man 75 cents.
Police have arrested two teenagers who they say robbed and sexually assaulted a woman and committed several other robberies at the Terry Hershey Park Hike and Bike Trail in west Houston.
Baytown police said a woman was caught with credit cards and drivers licenses linked to many unsuspecting victims.
The husband of a murdered woman believes justice was not served in her court case.
A convenience store owner was shot to death while police say he was driving back from the bank.
Hundreds of students at Atherton Elementary are heading back to school at a state-of-the-art building in northeast Houston.
Health and Human Service Secretary Kathleen Sebelius made several stops in Houston Monday to meet with local leaders and discuss the Affordable Care Act.
The search is on for several teens who broke into a tractor rental business and went for a joyride.
Mona Nelson is accused of killing 12-year-old Jonathan Foster and burning his body in 2010.
New parking signs posted outside a Spring Branch mosque sparked outrage on Thursday.
A swarm of bees stung a dog to death and sent a man to the hospital.
She stopped at a Whataburger restaurant on the way home to pick up lunch and when she returned to her truck, her window was busted.
The Houston Human Society unveiled a brick memorial Saturday to honor the four Houston firefighters who were killed in a motel fire in southwest Houston.
A neighbor was taking out the trash when he discovered the infant wrapped in a black t-shirt in SE Harris County.
Houston fire crews put out a fire at an old pallet company early Monday morning.
The last of four firefighters killed in a motel fire one week ago were laid to rest Friday.
A United Airlines flight headed to Bogota, Colombia turned back to Houston after about an hour into the flight, according to Houston police.
A middle school assistant principal is arrested during a raid at an adult video store.
A Conroe man is accused of threatening his neighbors with a machete and saying he planned to kill them.
Police are looking for the gunman who shot a southwest Houston boy who was answering his front door Sunday night.
As Memorial Day travelers hit the roads and head to the airports, a new government study shows Bush Intercontinental Airport is one of the most expensive in the country.
Humble police are looking for a suspect who they said steals from women as they shop.
A letter sent home to parents of Twin Creeks Middle School students has parents concerned about the school's principal.
A woman who was shot by her ex-boyfriend dies a week after his suicide
Parents of elementary students in the Alvin ISD worry about their children's safety after a student on a bus was carrying a deactivated grenade on Wednesday.
The Harris County Attorney's Office reaches an agreement with the owners of two Brays Oaks convenience stores to help fight crime happening near those businesses.
The White House Rose Garden arrived in North Texas on Wednesday. For former first lady Laura Bush, it's one of the highlights of the new George W. Bush Library and Museum.
They were the first running into battle flames at the West fertilizer plant. With the explosion, firefighters who took those brave steps didn't make it out alive.
A bystander was killed after police said someone opened fire at a crowded party in southwest Houston.
Two newlyweds are coping with an unexpected heartbreak after traveling from Florida to Texas for a funeral.
A wrecker driver died while working to tow a stalled vehicle.
Two men were shot as they stood outside a Texas City home, according to police.
A man is arrested after beating and robbing a grandfather and his family in their own home, investigators say.
A 5-year-old girl was recognized by firefighters Monday for helping rescue her grandmother from danger.
Harris County's district attorney gets extra protection after the district attorney of Kaufman County and his wife were killed in their home.
Residents in one city of South Houston neighborhood are afraid of being attacked by dogs and worry about whether the city is doing enough to stop it from happening.
A day after a baby was brought into the hospital with burns over 50 percent of his body, police said the parents still won't talk to them about what happened.
Investigators say a Texas A&M professor committed suicide because he was being blackmailed.
Rick Roberts was known by many in Houston as a radio legend, but family members and friends said Roberts died after being beaten up by burglars in his own home.
A school police officer spots a 13-year-old acting suspiciously and finds a gun in his pocket, school district police say.
A driver is facing charges after, investigators say, he crashed his car into the roof of a house then flipped over and landed upside down on the roof of a neighboring home.
Some burglars went to great lengths to gain access to a strip mall in northwest Houston.
Thousands of miles away from Rome at St. Anne's Catholic Church in Houston, Hispanic parishioners gathered Wednesday evening for mass.
A father dies after he was shot by attackers in front of his fiancé and infant son, but police say he fired back at the shooters, killing a teenager.
A homeless man, who is also a veteran, was ticketed by police for digging through a garbage can.
A bee invasion on a vehicle is an example of buzzing behavior that could soon become more common, an expert says.
A barbeque bill dispute has a retired police officer and his wife out $1,365.03.
A 4-year-old boy was found wandering alone after a fatal accident that killed his father, investigators say.
Parents at an elementary school are concerned about its security after finding out a student was taken from campus without permission.
Several families were left without a home after a massive apartment fire in southwest Houston.
Thieves targeted a southwest Houston convenience store twice in less than a week, according to the shop owner.
A man uses a shopping cart to defend his family from an axe-wielding man in a grocery store parking lot.
A father is shocked when he gets in trouble with police for protecting his daughter.
A driver crashed his car into the roof of a house then flipped over and landed upside down on the roof of a neighboring home, investigators say.
An aspiring model said she feels taken advantage of after paying a man hundreds of dollars and getting no closer to her big break.
As the U.S. Coast Guard's probe into the ill-fated Carnival cruise ship Triumph moves forward, a Houston-area attorney says he's fielding hundreds of phone calls from angry passengers.
The Houston Fire Department says arson investigators are looking into a fire that burned down three homes in Southeast Houston.
Surveillance cameras were rolling when a thief stole a woman's pickup truck and the trailer it was towing, with her horse inside.
Thousands of cruise ship passengers are getting a refund and a free cruise after an engine fire turned their dream vacations into a nightmare for all aboard.
At just 6-weeks-old, an innocent puppy took her last breath in a Montgomery County veterinary emergency hospital on Sunday.
Constables say a woman is recovering after she was ambushed and sexually assaulted at her own home.
Several people are trapped in a downtown Houston high-rise elevator.
Several ambulances stolen from an emergency medical services company are found at a salvage yard, but police say most of them have already been destroyed.
Police shoot a burglary suspect in north Houston after officers say he attempted to run them down.
A housekeeper is suspected of stealing tens of thousands of dollars worth of jewelry from dozens of clients, police say.
A woman is recovering after she said she was approached for sex at a Bed Bath and Beyond store in Webster.
A homeowner scared away would-be burglars who invaded his southwest Houston home.
A man is tied up, kicked and pistol-whipped during a home invasion, and he says he doesn't think he was a random target.
A northwest Harris County woman said she discovered a stranger recording her through her bedroom window while she was showering.
A community is in shock after a pit bull violently killed a 4-year-old boy.
A family's quick errand at Suds Car Wash in Conroe ends in tragedy.
A Seabrook neighborhood is on high alert after police said two juvenile escapees burglarized an area home.
A man accused of killing his ex-girlfriend begins facing trial on a murder charge.
One of 20 men accused of raping an 11-year-old girl in Liberty County is sentenced to prison.
An off-duty Houston Police officer has been credited with foiling the plans of some armed robbers in southwest Houston.
A 2-year-old girl who, police say, was kidnapped by a family friend is back with her mother.
The family of a woman whose nude body was found two blocks from her home needs helps finding her killer.
Skateboarders in the Houston area will soon have a new park to call their own.
Police say one person is dead and another was injured after a violent shootout during an armored truck robbery outside a southwest Houston movie theater.
A family fishing trip turns deadly when a kayak overturns in the frigid waters of a Missouri City lake.
Two people were rescued Friday afternoon after their kayak had overturned in a Missouri City lake. One of the boaters was listed in critical condition.
A 12-year-old girl is kidnapped as she walks to a friend's house, investigators say.
Police are investigating a man's death at a southwest Houston apartment complex.
Houstonians celebrated the end of 2012 with a trip back to the 1970s at Discovery Green Park Monday.
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Law enforcement officials will be out looking for drunken drivers as Houstonians ring in the new year.
A man stabs his girlfriend to death, flees the scene and later kills himself, police say.
Texas EquuSearch called off its search for two adults and a 5-year-old girl who have not been seen since Christmas Day.
Thousands of Houstonians get a free, hot meal at the Christmas Eve Big Feast, where a lot more than just a hot meal was served.
The National Rifle Association announced a proposal Friday that sparked a lot of debate.
Robbers use sledgehammers to break into an EZ Pawn store in east Houston.
A woman is shot and killed during a road rage argument in west Harris County, and a suspect is behind bars.
Harris County Sheriff's investigators said they are searching for the men who boldly kidnapped a woman from outside her home.
A big piece of Houston history came down with a bang, Sunday, to make room for luxury apartments.
A three-year-old boy is dead after a devastating trailer fire near Magnolia.
A couple said a health aide worker they invited into their home stole thousands of dollars worth of jewelry and a credit card.
A threat at a local school district that caused quite a bit of concern with parents turned out to be nothing more than a rumor, officials said.
After more than five hours of negotiation, deputies arrest an armed and dangerous man who had barricaded himself in Huffman.
A naked man forces his way inside a woman's northwest Harris County apartment while she is at home, investigators say.
For the last two years, Renee Venegas and Damon Parrott have been inseparable, falling in love while rooting for the Houston Texans.
A woman is recovering in a hospital after a man ambushes her and drags her across a parking lot to steal her purse, police say.
Two schools were locked down for about an hour while deputies searched for a bank robbery suspect.
Just days before the small town of Danbury planned to celebrate the the holiday season in the park, police said vandals damaged the decorations.
A family is asking for help finding out who killed a man outside his home and why.
A Galveston County constable who has already taken heat for sexual harassment and urinating in a public park is under fire again, accused of losing her gun and waiting to report it.
The Houston Zoo lit up Friday night with hundreds of thousands of Christmas lights in animal-themed displays.
A Galveston woman says a coyote attacked and killed her small dog near her suburban home. That's not the only animal in the area suspected of being killed by a coyote.
A police department is trying to figure out how some items in its property room have disappeared.
Seven children were inside an apartment when burglars ransacked the home at gunpoint.
Employees at a Goodwill store find thousands of dollars in a pair of donated shoes and hang on to it in case the owner came back for it -- and she did.
A woman drives her SUV into a north Houston home where a grandmother and two young children were staying inside, police say.
Houston police say a woman was driving drunk when she caused an accident that critically injured her four children.
A woman dies after falling from the hood of her ex-boyfriend's Jeep, according to authorities.
A man is accused of stealing metal from a Pearland business, running over an employee who tried to stop him and coming back later to steal again.
Two schools are locked down while police search for a group of men involved in a shooting.
A Walmart employee is accused of stealing a customer's credit card out of her wallet and using it to buy shoes and a laptop at the same store.
Voters in Harris County decide their next sheriff and district attorney.
A couple arrived at their northeast Houston home after a grocery shopping trip and were met by men with guns.
A homeowner is shot during a home invasion in northwest Harris County.
The names are well known in the world of gangs, but now members of the Crips and the Bloods are facing a different kind of battle.
A stranger was seen taking pictures of an elementary school student who was riding a bike home from school.
A Splendora man is arrested for dragging a donkey with a rope tied to the trailer hitch of his SUV.
A teenager is shot twice after robbers attack his mom outside their northeast Harris County home.
A new Walmart in the Heights opens Friday, but there is still strong resistance from some residents.
The Houston Independent School District is investigating after two students say someone fired shots in their direction while they were walking to their north Houston school.
Baytown police release dash-cam video from a high-speed chase that ended in a fiery crash that killed a 16-year-old boy.
Hundreds pay tribute to State Senator Mario Gallegos at the University of Houston.
A homeowner in north Harris County sends two burglars running when he grabs his gun and fires shots in their direction, investigators say.
Authorities arrest a thief who impersonated a police officer, and are searching for the accomplice.
Women in one west Houston apartment complex are on high alert after a man exposed himself to several women.
Neighbors claim that a woman accused of killing her roommate asked them for help to get rid of the body.
Police in three suburban cities are on the hunt for a pair of bandits responsible for two carjackings, a shooting and a robbery.
Investigators say they found a man in bed with an 8-year-old boy when they went to his home to search for child pornography.
A woman trying to steal merchandise from a store leaves a 1-year-old girl in a shopping cart while fleeing, police say.
A woman is accused of abusing a 4-year-old girl with a broom and a belt, and her husband is accused of not stopping the abuse.
Police are searching for a man who sprayed bank employees with chemicals during a robbery.
Shrimp lovers should head down to Galveston this weekend.
A man is in jail after he attacks a group of partygoers with a machete, police say.
The Montgomery County District Attorney's Office is using a dog to help fight crime.
The search for a teenage girl leads ICE agents to more than 80 illegal immigrants being held in a stash house in southwest Harris County, officials say.
A transit authority is fielding hundreds of calls from angry commuters after recent bus service problems.
A man is accused of terrorizing an entire neighborhood and trying to rape a homeowner.
A 73-year-old woman is robbed at gunpoint in her own home, police say.
Just a month into their school year, nearly 1,000 students at a north Houston school got an unexpected break.
Police say a thief robs a man at knife-point while at a Liberty ATM, in the middle of the afternoon.
A grandfather says he accidentally shot his 3-year-old granddaughter when he was aiming at a stray cat.
Families out trying to enjoy the Labor Day holiday are having to take precautions when it comes to the heat
A naked burglar in a car is shot by a homeowner and then police use a Taser gun on the suspect in southeast Houston, according to police
A YouTube clip of football fans coming to blows at a Texans game on August 18, has caught the attention of thousands.
The Houston Police Department is searching for three men who robbed and beat a man.
A man is accused of torturing his girlfriend's 4-year-old son.
A robber is forcing people to drive to an ATM to withdraw money from their accounts.
Officials encourage residents to be safe and address warning signs
A man is robbed while cleaning his car around 7 p.m. at a carwash in Humble.
A 13-year-old boy leads officers on a police chase before crashing, officers said.
A day after 73-year-old Margaret Jackson used a barbecue fork to fight off a home invasion suspect, she is fully embracing a new alter ego.
A man said he and his 7-year-old son were terrified when a ride at the Kemah Boardwalk malfunctioned, leaving them hanging 30 to 40 feet in the air.
Dozens of family members show up in court to support a teen accused of killing his own sister.
A robber ambushes a grandmother and her young granddaughter in their driveway and forces them to drive to an ATM for money, investigators say.
A mother is killed when a tree falls on her during a backyard get-together in northeast Harris County.
A Houston man diagnosed with West Nile virus has died, health officials say. His death is one of 10 related to West Nile virus in the state.
The City of Hitchcock condemns 24 apartments after an inspector finds walls covered in black mold.
A woman confronted a man at a League City convenience store after he snapped pictures underneath her dress.
An elderly said he was ambushed, attacked with a hammer and robbed.
The family of a San Antonio woman killed in the theater shooting in Colorado doesn't want to hear about her alleged killer.
Houstonians watch and react as the suspect in the Colorado movie theater shooting makes his first court appearance.
A suspected robber stealing trees is caught on camera in Midtown.
A robber attacks a woman working at a Magnolia trophy store before stealing $200.
Two teenagers are forced to climb a tree and dial 911 as they wait to be rescued when a storm hit, flooding the area where they were fishing.
Residents along Wilderness Road in The Woodlands are loading as many of their possessions as they can into U-Hauls and car trunks Friday.
A woman is rescued from high water in Northwest Harris County.
A movie star is spotted fishing in Baytown.
Thieves ransack a Baytown church and steal thousands of dollars worth of electronics.
Despite rainy Sunday weather, thousands of people turned out to take part in the NAACP National Convention held in Houston.
Three people are killed when a drunken driving suspect going the wrong way on Interstate 45 causes a head-on collision in The Woodlands, troopers say.
Three people are killed when a drunk driving suspect going the wrong way on Interstate 45 causes a head-on collision in The Woodlands, say police.
Harris County Sheriff detectives say a woman shot and killed her brother in Northwest Harris County.
Two people, including a 15-year old boy, drown after a boat accident on a private lake.
The CEO of a Spring non-profit wants to help Jerry Sandusky's Second Mile charity.
Senior citizens living in a northeast Houston complex are leaving in fear after some residents were targeted by thieves.
A Tomball man is a finalist for iVillage's Hottest Dad in America contest.
Police said residents in La Porte helped put a stop to a spike in crime in their neighborhoods.
Thieves are targeting vehicles at more than one Houston-area gun shop and investigators say they've got their eyes open for one thing in particular.
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