Baby receives 2nd-degree burns in hospital's care

Newborn Isabel was born just a few days ago, but her parents worry what a St. Joseph Medical Center nurse did while in the hospital may have a lasting impact.

New video, medical records released in Sandra Bland investigation

Waller County officials Tuesday released new video and medical records in the Sandra Bland death investigation.


Whataburger voted best burger in America

The votes are in. According to Fast Company, Whataburger is officially the best burger restaurant in the United States.

Three firefighters hurt after massive apartment fire

Firefighters responded to a four-alarm fire Tuesday in northwest Houston.

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Texas couple's property overrun with copperhead snakes

A Texas family is dealing with an infestation of copperheads that has hundreds of the snakes slithering over their property nightly.

Chevron to cut close to 1,000 jobs in Houston

More job cuts hit the oil and gas industry as Chevron announced Tuesday that it is cutting 1,500 positions worldwide, including nearly 1,000 in Houston.

Pastor shoots burglar at Baytown church

A pastor came to the rescue Tuesday morning, shooting a man who broke into the Church of New Beginnings in Baytown.

Oklahoma boys flown to Galveston hospital after severe sunburn at day care

Two young boys were flown to the Shriner's Hospital for Children in Galveston after being severely sunburned while playing at their day care center in Oklahoma. 

Independent review coming in Bland's death; toxicology report released

The lawyers who will be part of the independent commission investigating Sandra Bland's death at the Waller County Jail were announced Monday, and the full toxicology report was released.

Cobra on the loose at Houston luxury lofts

A cobra was found slithering through the halls of The Rice luxury lofts in downtown Houston.

Wrongful death lawsuit filed by family of inmate who died in Harris County Jail

Attorneys for the family of a man who died in custody of the Harris County Sheriff's Office last February filed a wrongful death lawsuit against the county Tuesday.

Coast Guard searching for missing father and son in Brazos River

The U.S. Coast Guard is searching for a father and son who were reported missing Tuesday morning.

First human case of West Nile virus reported in Montgomery County

The first human case of West Nile virus has been reported in Montgomery County.

Several charged in credit card fraud investigation

Several people have been charged in a sweeping credit card fraud investigation involving several Houston and Harris County restaurants.


Caught on camera: Fight breaks out at Disney's Test Track at Epcot

Cellphone video posted online shows a fight that broke out in the line of Disney's Test Track at Epcot Saturday night.

UPDATE: SWAT standoff ends in surrender after shootout with officers, no one hurt

A robbery suspect who has barricaded himself inside a house has prompted the Houston Police Department to call its SWAT team.

Oregon DMV/Charleston Police via CNN

Is dead W. Va. attacker tied to other crimes?

"He pulled a gun on me! He was going to kill me!"

Those are the chilling words caught in the background of a 911 call placed earlier this month after a woman faced off with an attacker who tried to rape her, pointing a 9 mm gun to her chest.

The victi...

Pedestrian hit, killed on feeder lanes of Highway 59 at W. Bellfort

A pedestrian was killed after being struck by a pickup truck on the feeder lanes of U.S. 59 at W. Bellfort Street, Tuesday morning.

Boys stop to help competitor cross finish line

Two young boys stood atop the winners' podium at the Cypress Youth Triathlon Saturday in Northwest Harris County. They were on the podium not because they finished first, but because they set the standard for sportsmanship.

Man finds woman's body covered in trash in SE Houston

Houston police are searching for clues as to what may have happened to a person whose body was found dumped in a vacant field Monday.

Attempted home invasion under investigation

Three men are under arrest and a fourth is on the run after an attempted home invasion in northwest Harris County on Tuesday.

Boy, 11, dies in ATV accident in Pasadena

An 11-year-old boy died in an ATV accident Monday morning, Pasadena police confirm.

Mother: Baby left alone, locked in day care

A mother is outraged after she said her baby was left alone at a day care facility.

Paralyzed patients stand again

In what's being hailed as a breakthrough in spinal cord injury research, four men paralyzed from the chest down have risen from their wheelchairs on their own volition and effort.

"I can stand up for more than half an hour," said Dustin Shillcox, who...


Mother falls to death inside escalator

Security camera footage has emerged of a mother saving her young son's life seconds before losing her own on an escalator in China.

The 30-second video begins innocently enough: As the escalator in a shopping mall almost reaches the top, a woman in a ...

Man accused of sexually assaulting teen with special needs

A woman is claiming her 17-year-old daughter, who has the mental capacity of a fourth-grader, was sexually assaulted by a man.

Video shows METRORail hitting man

METRORail officials are stepping up safety procedures after several recent incidents where pedestrians were hit by the light rails.

CNN, Texas Department of Public Safety, shazzam1294, Facebook, family photos

Sandra Bland's autopsy results released; DA confirms suicide by hanging

Autopsy results have been released in the death of Sandra Bland.  The Harris County Institute of Forensic Sciences confirmed Thursday that Bland's cause of death is hanging and the manner of death is suicide.

Man charged after dog left in hot car

A man is charged with animal cruelty after police said he left his puppy in his hot car while  he went shopping in a nearby store.

FredShots Photography

Cardinals break NFL coaching glass ceiling

Another barrier has been broken in the NFL -- and for women in sports.

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