Kingwood High School student with bacterial meningitis dies

A Kingwood High School student diagnosed with bacterial meningitis Wednesday has died, according to Texas Children's Hospital.

Pair charged in death of 74-year-old man

Houston police have arrested, and charged two in connection with a beating and strangulation that left a southwest Houston man dead.

Man records passenger on METRO bus harassing elderly woman

On Monday on Route 163 near Fondren and Bissonnet, Murphy said he witnessed a younger passenger harassing and threatening an older woman over a seat on the bus.

BP announces layoffs of employees at Houston offices

BP hasn't said how many jobs are being cut, but said some employees were notified this week.


Aaron Hernandez trial resumes Friday

A marijuana blunt. DNA traces on a spent shell casing. A footprint at an industrial park.

These pieces of evidence as well as cellphone text messages and surveillance video will help build the state's case in the long-anticipated Massachusetts murder ...

Schlumberger employees return to Rosharon facility after evacuation

Schlumberger confirms employees are back inside the Rosharon facility after it was evacuated because of a bomb threat Thursday afternoon.

MCSO patrol deputy killed in motorcycle crash in Conroe

A patrol deputy with the Montgomery County Sheriff's Office was killed in a motorcycle accident in Conroe Thursday morning. 

3 arrested after Rudy's BBQ break-in, police chase

Three men are in custody, accused of breaking into a restaurant in Webster, then leading police on a chase afterward.

Mother, 2 children attacked by dogs

Two children and their mother were viciously attacked by three dogs Wednesday afternoon as they walked near their Southwest Houston apartment complex on Westpark. 

Ex-teacher who had sex with student released from prison

The former Spring Branch ISD teacher who served time in jail for having sex with one of her middle school students was released Wednesday.

Comcast changes customer name to profanity

A Washington state man discovered his name changed to "A**hole" on his monthly Comcast service bill.

UPS driver tosses package, urinates on house

A seasonal delivery driver for UPS is out of a job after being caught on home surveillance video damaging a package and urinating on the side of a house.

All right, all right, all right! McConaughey to deliver UH commencement

Actor Matthew McConaughey will give the inaugural University of Houston commencement address at TDECU Stadium.


3 die in Mexico City maternity hospital blast

Rescuers rushed from the rubble with babies in their arms after a gas explosion leveled part of a maternity hospital in Mexico City on Thursday, killing at least three people and injuring dozens more.

More than 100 people were inside Cuajimalpa Matern...

Family and friends remember grandmother killed in house fire

A grandmother was killed when a flames ripped through her northwest Harris County home Wednesday evening.

Body parts found in suitcase left on sidewalk

Police answering a suspicious package call in San Francisco made a most unpleasant discovery when they opened a suitcase and found it contained human body parts.

The San Francisco medical examiner's office determined the parts were human remains and ...

Mother murdered in home while 2 young children nearby

A mother was found stabbed to death inside her northwest Harris County home while her children were there, according to police.

More than a dozen suspects connected to massive robbery ring in Houston area

Charges have been filed against more than a dozen suspects in an organized crime ring following a multi-agency investigation in 2014. Watch live press conference on

Conoco-Phillips in Houston: Layoffs should be expected

Houston-based Conoco-Phillips is reporting a big quarterly loss due to low oil prices and the company says layoffs are coming.

Retired deputy shot when man tries to rob east Houston restaurant

A retired Harris County Sheriff's Deputy was shot at a Church's Chicken in east Houston Wednesday night.

3 children in Rosenberg lose mother in shooting

Authorities are investigating two separate shootings that left two people dead, including the alleged gunman, in Rosenberg early Wednesday.

Study: Beer can help ward off Alzheimer's

Researchers have touted the health benefits of wine when consumed in moderation, now scientists are promoting the benefits of beer.

Robbers beat cellphone store clerk, empty cash register

Houston police are looking for the robbers of a cellphone store in southeast Houston.  It happened Thursday before noon.  Store surveillance video showed the two walking into the Metro PCS store on MLK just south of 610.  The video showed one man quickly start fighting the clerk.  The clerk did not…

Wait list huge for Houston sidewalk repair program

The city program that was set up to replace broken and dangerous sidewalks near schools has a waiting list of 557 people, some of whom have been on the list since 2006.

PD: Gunman dead after killing one, confronting police in Rosenberg

Authorities are investigating two separate shootings that left two people dead, including the alleged gunman, in Rosenberg early Wednesday.

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Justin Bieber: 'I'm not who I was pretending to be'

Justin Bieber posted a heartfelt video on social media entitled "Here we go" on Wednesday, apologizing for acting arrogant or conceited.


Cops: Woman cuts kids' throats to quiet them

A young mother in Washington state has been charged with attempted murder after authorities say she cut her children's throats in an attempt to keep them quiet.

Over the weekend, Christina Booth called 911 to report that her three children were cryin...

Photo of winning jockey leads to criminal charges

A veteran jockey is facing felony charges after being accused of cheating during a race at Sam Houston Race Park on Jan. 17.

Police investigating at least 12 break-ins in Pearland Area

Pearland police are investigating at least a dozen home break-ins that have happened in one community this month.

Man tries to kidnap girl at Memorial Park

Police want walkers at Memorial Park to be on the lookout after a mother and her daughter were followed Wednesday morning by a man who tried to kidnap the child. 

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