Take a look at some of the most significant Houston-area events, meetings and stories happening in the week ahead.
Monday, Sept. 30
Red nation, game day is finally here. Cheer on the Houston Rockets as they take on the Shanghai Sharks at the first preseason game of the year. The teams will face off at the Toyota Center at 7 p.m.
A jury convicted Ronald Haskell, 39, Thursday of killing six members of a Spring family five years ago. Haskell's defense expects the punishment phase of the trial to last 2 1/2 weeks or so.