Man drives from Texas to North Carolina to save mom whose house was besieged by alligators
houstonchronicle.com / Thu, 13 Oct 2016 13:52:06 UT
For three days, Joni Gaddy was trapped inside her North Carolina home. Outside, three terrifying forces of nature kept her cornered - the flood aftermath of a category 4 hurricane, snakes and alligators.
Fort Bend ISD student dies after swim meet
houstonchronicle.com / Sat, 15 Oct 2016 22:59:03 UT
FBI: Law enforcement deaths in 2015 dropped significantly compared to year before
houstonchronicle.com / Tue, 18 Oct 2016 15:28:06 UT
Federal agents intercept nearly 200 pounds of marijuana from Mexico
houstonchronicle.com / Wed, 12 Oct 2016 17:38:24 UT
U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers seized nearly 200 pounds of marijuana from Mexico.
Winning ticket for $49M jackpot sold in North Texas
houstonchronicle.com / Wed, 12 Oct 2016 05:26:12 UT
According to a tweet by the Texas Lottery early Wednesday, the single, winning ticket in the $49 million Mega Millions jackpot was sold in Balch Springs, in Dallas County.
Houston TV anchor Art Rascon bitten by copperhead snake
houstonchronicle.com / Mon, 17 Oct 2016 16:43:29 UT
KTRK-TV anchor Art Rascon is recovering from a snake bite. He told the station that he'd stepped outside to grab something from his car when a copperhead snake, hidden under the vehicle, snapped at his left foot.
‘Sign in or you will be deported,’ reads life-sized Donald Trump cutout in Texas high school library
houstonchronicle.com / Wed, 12 Oct 2016 13:59:39 UT
A Longview High School librarian will be forced to take two days of unpaid suspension after she placed two life-size cutouts of the presidential candidates with offensive speech bubbles, reports the Longview News Journal.
Body found on raft off Port Aransas might be one of 6 missing Cubans, investigator says
Woman, 2 men arrested on drug charges in Montgomery County
houstonchronicle.com / Tue, 18 Oct 2016 16:12:08 UT
Two men and a woman were taken into custody Monday night on drug and other charges after a brief police chase in Montgomery County.
New elephant calf at Dallas Zoo warms hearts in North Texas
houstonchronicle.com / Thu, 13 Oct 2016 17:46:00 UT
A bouncing baby elephant at the Dallas Zoo is getting all the attention up in Big D right now. He was born back in early May but just now made his public debut at the zoo for all to see.
Botanical gardens embraces new venue for annual fundraiser
Explained: Who can vote in Texas and what to bring to the polls
houstonchronicle.com / Mon, 10 Oct 2016 03:42:17 UT
Touching video shows Granbury officer saving 3-year-old boy’s life with CPR
houstonchronicle.com / Thu, 20 Oct 2016 12:55:44 UT
A Granbury police officer is being praised for saving the life of a 3-year-old boy Oct. 12, 2016, after a touching video of the rescue was posted on YouTube.
Man charged after firing gunshot at police in SW Houston
houstonchronicle.com / Fri, 14 Oct 2016 14:45:10 UT
A 32-year-old man has been charged after he fired a gunshot at officers during a chase early Thursday morning that began in southwest Houston.
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