Fugitives sought by Houston-area police (Jan. 13)
houstonchronicle.com / Fri, 13 Jan 2017 14:44:00 UT
On Friday, the Montgomery County Sheriff's Office released a list of their 10 featured fugitives of the week.
3 decades after brutal killings, last defendant is no more
houstonchronicle.com / Sun, 15 Jan 2017 14:45:02 UT
Almost 35 years ago, a triple murder in Lake Waco scared people across Central Texas. Now, the last defendant in the case has died.
Weary Meyerland residents flooded with dread - again
houstonchronicle.com / Wed, 18 Jan 2017 18:51:21 UT
Jeff West, 52, stood barefoot outside his Meyerland home, arms crossed as he surveyed the flooded street.
Father fatally shot as wife, children watch robbery attempt in SW Houston
houstonchronicle.com / Mon, 9 Jan 2017 11:47:52 UT
A father was shot to death Sunday night in front of his wife and children during a gun battle with a would-be robber as the family returned home from a grocery store in southwest Houston.
Lost in Big Bend, hiker saved after almost 24 hours
houstonchronicle.com / Sat, 7 Jan 2017 14:56:10 UT
A hiker got lost in a canyon at Big Bend Ranch State Park for nearly 24 hours.
Man leads police on chase from Galveston to Pasadena on Friday night
houstonchronicle.com / Sat, 14 Jan 2017 15:24:52 UT
The 911 calls started coming in about 9 p.m. Friday. Multiple drivers near Galveston reported a vehicle speeding recklessly on the freeway and nearly crashing into other vehicles.
Police gave this account of the chase:
A state trooper spotted the vehicle headed northbound on the Gulf Freeway, toward Houston. The trooper tried to pull it over, but the driver sped away.
Ricky Williams claims Texas police racially profiled him
houstonchronicle.com / Wed, 18 Jan 2017 21:15:09 UT
Former University of Texas running back and Heisman Trophy winner Ricky Williams says police in East Texas racially profiled him. Police say it was a routine call.
Bodies of 3 Texas duck hunters found after Coast Guard search
houstonchronicle.com / Sat, 7 Jan 2017 23:48:27 UT
The U.S. Coast Guard has found the remains of three Texas duck hunters who were reported missing Saturday morning.
Marching bands wow crowd at South Texas Crossroads Marching Festival
Alexandria Vera, former middle school teacher impregnated by 13-year-old sentenced to 10 years
houstonchronicle.com / Fri, 13 Jan 2017 12:30:00 UT
A middle school teacher who pleaded guilty to having a long-term sexual relationship with a 13-year-old boy was sentenced to 10 years in prison by a judge on Friday.
The best signs seen at the Chevron Houston Marathon
houstonchronicle.com / Mon, 16 Jan 2017 19:53:29 UT
Here are the best signs we saw Sunday during the Chevron Houston Marathon.
Houstonians: Why does this happen every time it rains?
houstonchronicle.com / Wed, 18 Jan 2017 15:32:13 UT
The flood waters crept up North Braeswood beside Brays Bayou Wednesday morning, pushing into front lawns and swamping a few cars.
FBI looking for 2 accused in robbery at SW Houston bank
houstonchronicle.com / Thu, 12 Jan 2017 23:12:32 UT
FBI officials are asking the public to help them track down a pair of gunmen who staged a takeover-style robbery of a bank in southwest Houston.
ICYMI: Wildcatter hailed, watchdog survives & chemical reforms failed
houstonchronicle.com / Mon, 9 Jan 2017 16:25:42 UT
Our recap of #goodreads #scoops and #investigations from the Houston Chronicle for December 30-January 9.
Blue Bell is trying to relax costly precautions a year after recalls and #Listeria-related deaths, documents show. Obama's attempts to reform the #chemicalsafety failed after #West because of congressional inactivity and industry pressure. Chronic flooding problems in #Houston are fixable - but support for fixes surges only after storms. And an independent government watchdog agency survives - barely - after congressmen embarrassed by its efforts attempted to kill it. Read all about it.
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