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‘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.

Widow on trial for murder breaks down at seeing photos of dead husband
houstonchronicle.com / Wed, 9 Aug 2017 12:00:00 UT

Defense lawyers for a woman accused of killing her husband, staging a home invasion and tying herself up to avoid suspicion criticized homicide detectives Wednesday as biased and closed-minded for skimping on their investigation.

Attorney Mac Secrest said two Harris County sheriff's detectives interrogated Sandra Melgar while she was hysterical after the death of her husband, then taunted her for not helping him as he was being brutally stabbed.


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

Report: Texas county judge system creates uneven justice, conflicts of interest
houstonchronicle.com / Fri, 18 Aug 2017 12:00:00 UT

Texas needs to dramatically revamp its county court system, according to one criminal justice expert.


Police: 9 charged in car theft scheme that cost victims more than $1 million
houstonchronicle.com / Tue, 8 Aug 2017 15:29:08 UT

The Harris County Sheriff's Office have charged eight people with organized crime and money laundering involving more than a million dollars through selling stolen cars from Houston on Craigslist and OfferUp. 


Motorcyclist critically injured after collision on US 59
houstonchronicle.com / Wed, 9 Aug 2017 11:29:58 UT

A motorcyclist is in critical condition after he was hit by a car early Tuesday on Interstate 69.


Texas assistant principal reassigned after writing alt-right kids’ book
houstonchronicle.com / Wed, 16 Aug 2017 15:49:39 UT

Eric Hauser, an employee of Denton ISD, was removed from his position on Monday after district officials learned of his book, "The Adventures of Pepe and Pede."


Driver who pointed gun at motorist while driving on North Texas highway identified, charged
houstonchronicle.com / Wed, 9 Aug 2017 12:10:15 UT

Joseph Benjamin Sida, 49, was charged with deadly conduct after he pointed a gun at a motorist Friday.


Tropical Storm Harvey heading west toward Mexico
houstonchronicle.com / Sat, 19 Aug 2017 18:11:47 UT

Tropical Storm Harvey is moving westward through the Caribbean, but poses no threat to the Gulf Coast.


Texas Governor’s Mansion displays Spanish flag in support of victims of terror attack
houstonchronicle.com / Thu, 17 Aug 2017 23:46:12 UT

The Texas Governor's Mansion in Austin is displaying the Spanish flag in solidarity with the victims of a terror attack in Barcela, Spain.


Houston-area law enforcement warned about safety problems with service pistols
houstonchronicle.com / Thu, 10 Aug 2017 17:19:34 UT

Local law enforcement leaders are warning officers to take caution using Sig Sauer P320 pistols amid growing evidence across the country that the guns can fire errantly when dropped.

The firearm manufacturer has told the Houston Police Department it will replace the hundreds of weapons now used by the city's officers, according to an HPD safety bulletin.

The Harris County Sheriff's Office also issued a safety warning this week to deputies.



Things to know about the White Lives Matter rally at Texas A&M
houstonchronicle.com / Mon, 14 Aug 2017 21:28:13 UT

The same day a white nationalist rammed his car into protesters in Charlottesville, Virginia, killing one and injuring 19 others, a former Texas A&M student announced his plans for a White Lives Matter rally in College Station.


Amber alert issued for 4-year-old in West Texas
houstonchronicle.com / Sat, 19 Aug 2017 02:01:04 UT

The Midland County Sheriff's Office is searching for a missing 4-year-old in west Texas, according to an Amber Alert issued Friday.


VOLLEYBALL: College Park takes crucial District 12-6A match in four sets from Conroe
YourHoustonNews.com / Tue, 04 Oct 2016 21:55:00 -0500
College Park came out of the rough part of its District 12-6A and into a critical match on the Conroe Tigerettes home floor at Marsha Porter Gymnasium Tuesday evening.

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