Cocaine-filled tamales found in luggage at Bush IAH

U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers at the George Bush Intercontinental Airport foiled a traveler’s attempt to smuggle nearly 7 ounces of cocaine packed inside tamales.


Dad reunites with daughter after airline gave her to wrong person

A Cincinnati father has been reunited with his daughter after sending her on a plane to visit relatives in Houston.

Baby left alone in hot car

Mother charged with leaving child in hot car

Security guards at a popular Houston shopping center had to work quickly to extract a 6-month-old child from a locked SUV.

Several Texas cities to host 'Go Topless Day'

Women in San Antonio and Austin will rally for equal rights while topless this weekend.

Car overturns in wreck on Gulf Freeway

Emergency crews have cleared a major accident on the Gulf Freeway in southeast Houston.

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Viral video family returns with 'Baby Got Class'

The Holderness family is back! Watch their latest music video here.

Man hospitalized after violent home invasion

A man is recovering in the hospital after getting shot in a violent home invasion in North Houston.

One Direction fever hits Houston

For hours, dozens of girls stood in the blazing hot sun outside of the St. Regis Hotel, waiting for their chance just to get a glimpse of the band, One Direction.

Driver killed when cement truck crashes, flips in Sugar Land

One person was killed Friday morning when an 18-wheeler crashed in Sugar Land, according to the Fort Bend County Sheriff’s Office.

SpaceX Rocket

SpaceX rocket self-destructs over Texas

An unmanned SpaceX rocket self-destructed shortly after launching on a test flight at a Central Texas development site, the company said Friday.

More of hand surgeon Dr. Michael Brown's items go to auction

The now-deceased hand surgeon's items continue to be auctioned.

Landscaping stolen

Crooks steal expensive landscaping in The Heights

There are now five holes in the ground where five boxwood plants used to be. A homeowner in The Heights woke up to find someone had swiped his shrubs.

Driver, passenger killed overnight in fiery crash

Driver, passenger killed in fiery crash in Jacinto City

Police said a man lost control of the sedan he was driving, after the vehicle sped over railroad tracks at Market Street and Fidelity Street.

Investigation into alleged ticket writing scheme within HPD widens

The scope of the investigation is widening in an alleged traffic ticket writing scheme involving four Houston police officers.

Teen wanted in Texas Medical Center thefts

A teen is wanted in at least six thefts and robberies in the Texas Medical Center.

Armed man fires shot during smoke shop robbery

The Harris County Sheriff's Office is looking for a man who robbed a smoke shop in west Harris County.

Internal Affairs investigation leads to arrest of 2 Chambers County deputies

Two deputies from Chambers County were arrested for falsifying documents and misusing information, authorities said.

Person of interest sought in marijuana grow field bust

The Fort Bend County Sheriff wants to find Benigno Ramirez, a person of interest in the huge marijuana cultivation operation not far from the Sugar Land airport.

Explosion kills employee at NW Houston industrial complex

An explosion Friday at an industrial complex on Houston's northwest side killed a worker. It's the second time an employee has died at the same facility in less than a year.

Deputies search for Cypress restaurant burglars

Deputies  are searching for leads after a Cypress business was broken into. 

School counselor accused of sex with student

An Aldine ISD counselor is off the job after she was accused of having sex with a student.

ExxonMobil Baytown expansion to create more than 10,000 jobs

ExxonMobil Corporation is kicking off a big expansion project in the Baytown area. A celebration of the construction start-up for the multi-billion dollar Baytown area expansion project was held Friday morning.

Student served lunch from trash


Student served lunch from trash

A mother in Pleasant Grove, Utah, is furious with staff at the city's junior high school after she said they fed her daughter lunch out of a trash can.

Photos of teen girls' alleged rape posted on social media

We're hearing from the families of two teenagers who say their daughters were sexually assaulted at a party. The families say nude pictures of the girls were then posted on social media.

Jimmy Fallon has 'Good News and Good News'

The Tonight Show Featuring Jimmy Fallon gives us good news and MORE good news.

Infamous Houston crime scene evidence

A look inside Harris County District Court's evidence room

A series of old jail cells hidden from public view now serves as the resting place for some of Houston's most notorious murder weapons.

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Three wanted in armed robbery of auto parts store

Crime Stoppers is offering a reward for a violent robbery that happened May 22 in west Houston.

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Giant rubber duck makes its way to Los Angeles

A giant, bright yellow rubber duck made a stop in Los Angeles while on its journey around the world.

La Hacienda Shooting

One killed, two injured in shooting at La Hacienda restaurant

Three employees of a restaurant in west Houston suffered gunshot wounds during a shooting late Wednesday night and one of the men died at the hospital.

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HPD: Officer off the job for cocaine possession charges

A Houston police officer was arrested Wednesday in Montgomery County on charges of cocaine possession.

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