Professor at Texas A&M Galveston fails entire class

A professor at Texas A&M Galveston fails an entire class, and he outlines his reasons in a fiery email sent to those students.

Caught on video: Alligator attacks trainer

An alligator trainer suffered minor injuries when a 9-foot-long alligator turned and bit him during a demonstration at the Texas Crawfish Festival in Old Town Spring.

Garcia responds after Quanell X calls for his resignation

Community activist Quanell X called for the resignation of Harris County Sheriff Adrian Garcia during a news conference Sunday after an inmate was neglected by guards at the Harris County Jail.

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Huge tornado, softball-sized hail reported in Texas

If that was a tornado, it was one monster of one. Luckily, so far it looks like no one was hurt.

With tornadoes touching down near Dallas on Sunday, Ryan Shepard snapped a photo of a black cloud formation reaching down to the ground. He said it was a...

HPD: Man charged in alcohol-related crash that killed 6-year-old

Charges have been filed against a man arrested in an alcohol-related crash that killed a 6-year-old boy Sunday evening.

Severe weather moves through SE Texas; more heavy thunderstorms possible

Severe storms rocked Southeast Texas early Monday morning. Meteorologist Britta Merwin says the radar is quiet now but this brief break will not last long. Strong storms could pop up this afternoon.

Passengers stuck in customs for hours at Bush Intercontinental Airport

Thousands of furious international passengers tried to catch flights home following a massive baggage blunder at Terminal E at Bush Intercontinental Airport on Sunday.

PD: Aldine ISD teacher accused of kissing, fondling second-grade student

An Oleson Elementary School teacher is accused of kissing and fondling one of his second-grade students, causing the girl to believe that she could get pregnant, according to Aldine ISD police.

Pasadena ISD: Student says teacher texted him inappropriate picture

Parents are reacting to the news of a local teacher allegedly being caught texting an inappropriate picture to a grade school student at Southmore Intermediate School in Pasadena.  

Mainlanes of I-10 westbound at Campbell Road open after deadly car fire

A deadly car fire shut down all westbound main lanes of Interstate 10 at Campbell Road Monday evening. 

PD: Undercover officers catch FBCSO Pct. 1 constable soliciting prostitute

A Fort Bend County Precinct 1 deputy constable is accused of soliciting a prostitute while in uniform and in a marked FBCSO vehicle, investigators said.

Spirit Airlines expanding, should make Houston flights cheaper

Flights in and out of Houston airports are expected to get a whole lot lower thanks to major airlines adding new options for travelers; but the new flights may look a little different than what you're used to. It could mean sticker shock once you get to the airport to set off on your vacation.

School delays, cancellations due to Monday's severe weather

Several schools will have a late start Monday morning as severe weather moves through southeast Texas. Navasota and Huntsville ISD confirm they will be closed today due to the inclement weather.

Police: Man attacked with baseball bat while pumping gas

A man was arrested after he allegedly attacked another man with a baseball bat at a Houston gas station.

Man sentenced to 60 years behind bars for raping 2 Cypress-area women

A victim’s family yelled a few curse words at a convicted rapist as he was led out of a courtroom on Monday.

Human remains found during missing person search

The search for a missing man has led to a discovery by Texas Equusearch on Sunday.

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Baltimore riots: Looting, fires engulf city

Streets in Baltimore looked like a war zone early Tuesday after a night of riots, fires and heartbreak.

"Too many people have spent generations building up this city for it to be destroyed by thugs who -- in a very senseless way -- are trying to tear...

Cleanup underway in Montgomery, Grimes counties after storms tear through

Severe storms rocked Southeast Texas early Monday morning and many areas in and around Houston were heavily hit.

Police: Woman abandons son at gas station, curses at police when she returns

A woman was arrested Saturday night after police say she bought a bottle of wine, hid it in a water bottle and drove off without her 12-year-old son. 

HPD: Dad charged after punching son, 1, during argument with baby's mom

A father has been charged after he accidentally punched his 1-year-old son during an argument with the baby’s mother, Houston police said.

Greatwood man says men tried to rob his home, fired shots in his direction

A Fort Bend County man came face to face with a would-be robber around midnight Sunday.

Can you be fired for what you post on social media?

How responsible are you for what you post on social media? If you post something on your personal page without identifying your employer, can you be fired if your employer doesn't like it?

Blue Bell cleanup begins

Monday is the first day of intensive cleaning at the four Blue Bell manufacturing plants.

Health study finds high rate of STD in one Texas county

A health study has found an alarming rise in El Paso County of a sexually transmitted disease.

Crooks flee after attempted smash-and-grab of ATM at NW Houston gas station

A group of men is on the loose after an attempted smash and grab at a northwest Houston gas station.

Couple dead after apparent murder-suicide

Police said a man killed his girlfriend and then took his own life at an apartment on Capitol Street near 70th Street around 11 a.m. Sunday.

2 arrested, 2 on the run after robbery from T-Mobile store, police chase

Two men were arrested and two are still on the run after they robbed a T-Mobile store in Kingwood Monday night, according to the Harris County Sheriff's Office. 

Family of man electrocuted at Houston Hilton settles civil lawsuit with hotel operator

Family members of a man electrocuted at a high-end Houston hotel have settled a civil lawsuit with the companies that own and operate the hotel.

Tornado Watch in effect for southeast Texas until 9 a.m.

A Tornado Watch is in effect for southeast Texas until 9 a.m.

Maryland governor declares state of emergency, activates National Guard to help with riot

Rioters looted stores and hurled rocks and bricks at Baltimore police Monday, injuring several officers just hours after thousands mourned the man who died after suffering a severe spinal injury in police custody.

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