Students identified as vandals behind pro-Trump graffiti on Rice campus
houstonchronicle.com / Sun, 15 Jan 2017 15:14:09 UT
The vandals behind the pro-Trump graffiti on Rice University campus have been identified as current students at the Houston college, according to authorities.
Houston-area man gets 35 years in prison for making child porn
houstonchronicle.com / Thu, 19 Jan 2017 21:44:34 UT
A federal judge has sentenced a Liberty County man to 35 years in prison for videotaping himself engaged in sexual acts with girls ages 1, 6 and 8.
Steven Wayne Robinson, 40, pleaded guilty last year to two counts of producing child pornography. On Thursday, U.S. District Judge Marcia Crone handed down his federal prison sentence, according to a news release from the U.S. Attorney's Office for the Eastern District of Texas.
Lost dog walked children to their cars from Houston’s Children’s Museum
houstonchronicle.com / Sun, 15 Jan 2017 21:14:05 UT
Lost dogs are seen all the time in Houston, but Saturday while I was out with a friend, we came across a pooch that was different than any others I'd seen before.
Suspect arrested for capital murder in woman’s death in west Houston
houstonchronicle.com / Thu, 12 Jan 2017 15:27:36 UT
A suspect has been arrested in the shooting death of a 30-year-old woman late last year at an apartment complex in west Houston.
Deadly Friday night on Houston highways
houstonchronicle.com / Sat, 14 Jan 2017 14:42:36 UT
Houston-area police responded overnight to several fatal crashes and a freeway police chase. The incidents included a tragic death caused by a suspected drunk driver and a high-speed chase from Galveston to Pasadena that ended in gunfire.
A suspected drunk driver killed one woman when his SUV left the North Freeway feeder road, crossed a grassy median just before West Road and entered the northbound main lanes about 1:30 a.m. Saturday.
How to spot a counterfeit Super Bowl ticket
houstonchronicle.com / Wed, 11 Jan 2017 14:31:49 UT
We are just over three weeks away from the Super Bowl rolling into Houston's NRG Stadium, but tickets are at a shocking high.
What did your favorite Houston landmarks look like during construction?
houstonchronicle.com / Thu, 12 Jan 2017 15:56:14 UT
We love looking at old photos of Houston landmarks and traffic arteries in their infancy. Sketching out in our minds what came before compared to what we see today seems to be a pastime for everyone.
Eli Young Band’s bus and trailer catches fire in Kansas
houstonchronicle.com / Wed, 18 Jan 2017 16:05:55 UT
Members of Denton-based Texas country act the Eli Young Band were counting their blessings on Wednesday in the aftermath of a major fire that claimed a tour bus and a trailer full of stage gear.
Old West Melodrama returns with ‘Murder on the Oriental Rug’
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Man searches streets of Houston for missing brother
houstonchronicle.com / Sat, 14 Jan 2017 13:00:00 UT
A man searches the streets of Houston for his missing brother, who is mentally ill and without his medication.
Uber squeezing in as many new Houston drivers as possible before Super Bowl
houstonchronicle.com / Tue, 10 Jan 2017 15:00:11 UT
With Super Bowl 51 quickly approaching, anyone who can make a fast buck from tourists and football fans are busy preparing for one of the most lucrative Sundays of the year.
Fire burns at oil storage facility along Ship Channel
houstonchronicle.com / Tue, 10 Jan 2017 12:30:52 UT
A fire broke out at a oil storage facility late Monday night along the Houston Ship Channel in east Harris County.
Pasadena appeals voting rights ruling
houstonchronicle.com / Tue, 17 Jan 2017 17:13:38 UT
The city of Pasadena appealed Tuesday a ruling that found Pasadena deliberately violated the voting rights of its Hispanic population, a move that could have immediate consequences for the city's upcoming May elections.
Houston police search for missing, elderly woman
houstonchronicle.com / Fri, 13 Jan 2017 01:15:32 UT
The search is continuing for a woman with medical concerns who disappeared early Thursday from her home in south Houston.
Feds tell Texas: Report special education benchmark’s impact
YourHoustonNews.com / Tue, 04 Oct 2016 21:01:00 -0500
AUSTIN — The federal government on Monday ordered Texas officials to eliminate an 8.5 percent benchmark on special education enrollment unless they can show it didn’t keep children with disabilities f