Shelter opens for residents impacted by flooding
houstonchronicle.com / Sat, 3 Dec 2016 15:24:18 UT
A low pressure area has begun to settle across most of the Houston-area, pulling in moisture form the Gulf.
Purple Heart, military commendations found in Texas trash bin
houstonchronicle.com / Sun, 27 Nov 2016 16:58:09 UT
A Dumpster diver found a Purple Heart belonging to a World War II veteran inside a Texas trash bin. Now, the search is on to find the veteran or his family.
Old map of Texas oilfields is a trip through time
houstonchronicle.com / Wed, 30 Nov 2016 18:55:59 UT
Satellite imagery has made the jobs of cartographers much easier, but in the 1930s when Texas' oil boom was in full swing, citizens had to rely on sarcastic hand-drawn maps. Or, at least that's what can be gathered from a 1933 map of East Texas' oilfields. The map, drawn by E. D. Ray and recently shared by The Texas General Land Office, isn't entirely accurate.
With latest death penalty case, Texas’ battles with Supreme Court roll on
houstonchronicle.com / Mon, 28 Nov 2016 17:08:33 UT
A Texas inmate gets his day in front of the U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday to argue that he's too mentally disabled to be executed. No matter the result, Bobby James Moore's case is just the latest in a long, colorful and litigious history of the Lone Star State and the justices.
Luby’s famous, original mac and cheese is coming to H-E-B stores around Texas
houstonchronicle.com / Fri, 2 Dec 2016 12:52:53 UT
Not all people will openly admit it, but most would agree that even though it's somewhat talked talked down, Luby's is not that bad and the best thing on their menu is undoubtedly the mac n' cheese.
UH considers Third Ward ‘incubation’ facility
houstonchronicle.com / Thu, 1 Dec 2016 22:12:39 UT
Though a proposal is still developing, the University of Houston may pursue a "Third Ward Incubation Facility" that would further the institution's investment in its neighborhood.
Courthouse crowd pulls together to help popular vendor
houstonchronicle.com / Tue, 29 Nov 2016 23:17:34 UT
The beloved man who sold M&Ms outside the Harris County Courthouse is no longer singing songs and greeting courthouse regulars by name at his usual post.
Couple pleads guilty to stealing 50K identities in tax fraud scam
houstonchronicle.com / Fri, 2 Dec 2016 23:40:54 UT
A Houston couple plead guilty Friday, after stealing the identities of 50,000 victims and then applying for tax refunds on their behalf, according to the U.S. Attorney Kenneth Magidson.
Drive-by shooting leaves man dead in south Houston
houstonchronicle.com / Sat, 26 Nov 2016 15:54:12 UT
A man died early Saturday morning in a drive-by shooting outside home in south Houston.
Former Rockets star Steve Francis arrested for drunk driving
houstonchronicle.com / Sun, 20 Nov 2016 18:55:12 UT
Steven Deshawn Francis - a former Rockets basketball star - was arrested in the Houston area for a misdemeanor drunk driving charge, jail records show.
Texas to implement rules requiring burial or cremation of fetal remains
houstonchronicle.com / Tue, 29 Nov 2016 23:08:27 UT
Texas' proposed rules requiring the cremation or burial of fetal remains will take effect Dec. 19, according to state health officials.
A year later, Texas man still being sought for killing
houstonchronicle.com / Sat, 3 Dec 2016 15:14:34 UT
Police in Texas have a suspect in a slaying a year ago, but can't find him. Now, Lubbock officials are turning to the public for help.
Girl, 7, dies, others hurt in school van crash near Trinity
houstonchronicle.com / Thu, 1 Dec 2016 16:39:06 UT
A 7-year-old girl died and six other children were rushed to a hospital after a school van crash Thursday in Trinity County.
Man, woman shot driving on South Loop in SE Houston
houstonchronicle.com / Wed, 30 Nov 2016 12:29:18 UT
A man and woman were shot early Wednesday morning as they drove along the 610 Loop in southeast Houston.
Donald Trump getting custom cowboy hat from Texas’ American Hat Company
houstonchronicle.com / Wed, 23 Nov 2016 19:33:23 UT
American Hat Company in Bowie, Texas, has made a custom cowboy hat for president-elect Donald Trump after he expressed admiration for Texas Agriculture Commissioner Sid Miller's cowboy hats.
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