29-year-old woman dies while in HPD custody

A woman died while in the custody of the Houston Police Department on Sunday.

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.

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.


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.

Boy, 11, dies in ATV accident in Pasadena

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

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.

Man finds body under trash in southeast 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.

Fiat Chrysler to buy back 500,000 pickups in recall deal

Fiat Chrysler must offer to buy back from customers more than 500,000 Ram pickup trucks in the biggest such action in U.S. history as part of a costly deal with safety regulators to settle legal problems in about two-dozen recalls.

Pasadena police investigating after suspicious device found outside home

Police are investigating a possible bomb threat at a home in Pasadena.

Quanell X leads protest against DPS trooper who arrested Bland

A protest is planned Sunday against the man at the center of the Sandra Bland case.

Boy Scout board approves end to blanket ban on gay adults

The Boy Scouts of America have ended a blanket ban on gay adult leaders while allowing church-sponsored Scout units to maintain the exclusion because of their faith.

J. J. Watt surprises teens at YMCA

J.J. Watt made a surprise appearance at a teen clinic hosted at the YMCA on behalf of the Gatorade 'Beat the Heat' program, an educational program to teach youth athletes the importance of heat safety and staying hydrated during the hot summer months.

Video shows METRORail hitting man

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

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Car seat designed to prevent hot car deaths

Walmart and Evenflo announced this week a new infant car seat with technology designed to remind drivers of their backseat passengers, and stop children from dying in hot cars.

Procedure brings relief to sinusitis sufferers

A minimally invasive procedure now exists to bring relief to people who suffer chronic sinusitis, a nasal condition that can be caused by anything from allergies to a person's anatomy.

Pct. 4 responds after video surfaces of officer punching teen

A violent incident between a teenager and a Precinct 4 deputy constable was caught on camera.

Teen who escaped from Harris County Jail captured in southeast Houston

Members of the Gulf Coast Violent Offenders Task Force have captured an inmate who escaped from the Harris County Jail.  Jorge Mendez, 17, was arrested at an apartment complex in southeast Houston around 11:40 a.m. Monday.

Inmate escapes from HPD custody

The Houston Police Department is looking for an inmate who escaped police custody near downtown Sunday morning.

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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.

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.

UPS driver carjacked in Sugar Land

A UPS driver is carjacked Monday afternoon at Ellicott Way and Palm Royale Boulevard in Sugar Land.

Local radio station says hack causes slur to appear on display

A local radio station claims it was hacked, and the result was a racial slur sent to thousands of Houston area radios.

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.

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...

History-making ballet dancer Misty Copeland speaks in Houston

Misty Copeland, the first African-American principal dancer who became the highest-ranking American Ballet Theatre ballerina, is speaking at a public event in Houston Monday.

FDA bans some Mexican cilantro after feces found in fields

The Food and Drug Administration is banning imports of some fresh cilantro from Puebla, Mexico, after a government investigation found human feces and toilet paper in growing fields there.

William Walker/CNN

Drive a Chrysler, Dodge or Jeep? Here's what to do now

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles has had trouble convincing drivers to bring in their recalled Chrysler, Dodge, Jeep and Ram vehicles for repairs. Now it's been told to sweeten the pot.

(Photo by Donald Traill/Invision/AP)

Bobbi Kristina Brown, daughter of Whitney Houston, has died

Bobbi Kristina Brown has passed away Sunday, according to NBC News.

Astros great Craig Biggio inducted into Baseball Hall of Fame

Craig Biggio has been inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame.

35 Cosby accusers show unity

Thirty-five of Bill Cosby's accusers appeared on the latest cover of New York Magazine to stand against the man they say drugged and rapped them.

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