One injured in southeast Houston drive-by shooting after funeral
houstonchronicle.com / Sun, 26 Feb 2017 14:12:44 UT
The outburst of violence came around 10 p.m., as friends and family returning from a funeral were gathering in front of a home near the corner of Glenhollow and Westover.
Report: Immigrants living illegally in Houston and Dallas top 1 million
houstonchronicle.com / Wed, 15 Feb 2017 15:29:04 UT
Houston and Dallas have not declared themselves to be "sanctuary cities" for immigrants who are in the United States illegally, but in the eyes of some, they might as well. According to a new report from the Pew Research Center, the two metropolitan areas together have nearly 1.1 million residents who are there illegally.
Houston interfaith leaders gather to address JCC bomb threat
houstonchronicle.com / Wed, 22 Feb 2017 22:21:21 UT
"The recent incidents in our beloved city of Houston do not reflect upon Houston or suggest that Houston is a haven for hate," ADL regional director Dayan Gross told reporters Wednesday, as he stood surrounded by the imams, bishops, rabbis and other faith leaders who form the local Coalition for Mutual Respect.
Houston streets that are prone to flooding, high water
houstonchronicle.com / Mon, 20 Feb 2017 04:19:24 UT
Another day in Houston, another chance of flooding.
Reports: San Antonio woman sues Chip and Joanna Gaines’ Magnolia Market
houstonchronicle.com / Thu, 16 Feb 2017 22:49:51 UT
A woman from San Antonio has reportedly sued Waco's Magnolia Market, a tourist spot created by HGTV stars Chip and Joanna Gaines, over an alleged head injury.
Texas police officer’s bodycam video captures rescue from burning apartment
houstonchronicle.com / Mon, 20 Feb 2017 22:29:48 UT
When Bastrop police answered a 911 call about a possible apartment fire, they arrived to find smoke billowing from the building and a resident who was not able to get out. The scene was captured by an officer's body camera, as the officer approached the building about 4:10 p.m. Jan. 4.
22 pounds of animal parts seized at Dallas-Fort Worth airport
houstonchronicle.com / Mon, 13 Feb 2017 14:32:34 UT
Illegal meat products included raw chicken, cow meat, brains, hearts, tongues, heads and raw pig, were seized at the DFW Airport and destroyed by steam sterilization.
Crews repairing water main break near Ocean Drive and Airline Road
Reaction strong from both sides on DA’s plan to decriminalize small amounts of marijuana
houstonchronicle.com / Thu, 16 Feb 2017 17:51:32 UT
The Harris County district attorney's plan to decriminalize small amounts of marijuana drew reactions swift and strong Thursday from both sides of the debate.
Triple stabbing in northern Harris County leaves two in hospital
houstonchronicle.com / Sun, 26 Feb 2017 14:28:13 UT
Deputies made forced entry to the northern Harris County home after spotting blood and victims inside.
‘Murder’ with extra mayhem from TWHS Theatre
YourHoustonNews.com / Wed, 05 Oct 2016 08:48:00 -0500
There is a certain buzz of energy, excitement and enthusiasm before the curtain goes up on a high school theatrical production.
Slain eagle left behind fledgling now being nursed back to health
houstonchronicle.com / Sat, 25 Feb 2017 03:00:00 UT
On Thursday, an employee with CenterPoint Energy skilled at scaling tall towers climbed up the more than 100 foot tall tree where the eagle left its nest. During questioning by Harris County sheriff's deputies, Delgado, who lives nearby, acknowledged shooting the eagle, the national bird, with what authorities said was a "high power" Gamo-brand pellet gun. State and federal wildlife officials continued to monitor it and became concerned for any eaglets that might have been left behind. The mate was not seen bringing food to the nest and the experts were concerned about the rising temperatures in the Houston area. In addition to the state charge of hunting without landowner consent - a Class A misdemeanor - Texas Parks and Wildlife Department game wardens charged him with shooting a species deemed to be threatened in Texas - a Class C misdemeanor.
Reddit photo of vaccines-cause-autism billboard stirs up chat about Dr. Fitt, Amarillo, weather…
houstonchronicle.com / Thu, 16 Feb 2017 23:25:56 UT
A photo of an anti-vaccine billboard posted on reddit with the question, "What the hell Amarillo?" has provoked a lively conversation. But the give and take is more focused on the person who rented the billboard than on the public benefit of vaccines.
VOLLEYBALL: Magnolia bounces back with sweep against Willis
YourHoustonNews.com / Tue, 04 Oct 2016 21:30:00 -0500
MAGNOLIA — After suffering its first District 20-5A loss of the season last week against Tomball, Magnolia rebounded nicely for a 25-21, 25-23, 25-22 home victory over Willis on Tuesday evening.
Texas teacher’s riddles had one answer - suspension
houstonchronicle.com / Sat, 18 Feb 2017 14:48:01 UT
A Texas teacher posted riddles around her classroom. For the school district, they had one answer - administrative leave.
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