Lanier Middle School student finds racial slur written on notebook
houstonchronicle.com / Thu, 23 Feb 2017 21:40:52 UT
Davina Davidson's son had the n-word written on his notebook for two weeks before she found out about it on Wednesday.
Brief, heavy rain possible in Houston area Friday afternoon
houstonchronicle.com / Fri, 17 Feb 2017 12:25:44 UT
The National Weather Service issued a hazardous weather alert for the Houston region early Friday morning.
Man wanted for allegedly sexually abusing 13-year-old Harris County girl
houstonchronicle.com / Thu, 16 Feb 2017 21:40:24 UT
Authorities are on the hunt for a 41-year-old man accused of sexually abusing a 13-year-old girl for nearly 20 months, authorities said Thursday.
Jackson Lee welcomes Katy-area student from Jordan who was detained
houstonchronicle.com / Tue, 14 Feb 2017 02:38:00 UT
A 16-year-old from Jordan stood silently midday Monday in the decorated downtown office of a Houston-area congresswoman, his hands folded in front of him. A Katy-area student, Mohammad was detained in Houston at Bush Intercontinental Airport when he returned from his native country a day after President Donald Trump issued his immigration ban on Jan. 27. The Democratic congresswoman called Mohammad an "innocent child," explaining that he had gone home to renew the documents that allowed him to be in America. Because he was a minor, the case moved from the Department of Homeland Security to Health and Human Services, which eventually released him. An HHS spokeswoman declined to comment on the young man's case in an email, saying the agency "does not identify individual unaccompanied children" to ensure their privacy, safety and well-being.
Baby bald eagle finds new home after mother is killed by Houston teenager
houstonchronicle.com / Fri, 24 Feb 2017 19:04:02 UT
The deceased mother's chick has been rescued by the Wildlife Center of Texas.
Two Spring ISD schools on lockdown as police chase suspect
houstonchronicle.com / Tue, 14 Feb 2017 20:57:38 UT
Two Spring ISD schools are on lockdown while constable deputies chase down a suspect in the area, authorities confirmed Tuesday.
2 men flee after rollover crash
houstonchronicle.com / Sun, 19 Feb 2017 17:18:43 UT
Two men are missing from a crash scene after the driver lost control while travelling northbound on US 59 and crashed into the barrier, according to authorities.
New Trump guidelines expand deportations of immigrants here illegally
houstonchronicle.com / Tue, 21 Feb 2017 17:24:56 UT
The Department of Homeland Security released new guidelines on its immigration policy Tuesday, in essence putting any immigrant here illegally at risk of deportation in what is a major shift in government strategy.
Under the new memorandums, immigration agents are instructed to deport anyone convicted of a criminal offense, including those driving without a license, a common predicament for many of the more than half a million immigrants here illegally in Harris County who are unable to secure such a document because of their immigration status.
Man hospitalized after West Gulf Bank stabbing
houstonchronicle.com / Sun, 19 Feb 2017 19:14:12 UT
Around 8:30 p.m., a suspect - who police did not identify - flagged down officers to say he stabbed a man in self-defense.
Pedestrian killed trying to cross North Freeway
houstonchronicle.com / Sun, 19 Feb 2017 16:14:05 UT
A man died Saturday night while trying to cross the road in northern Harris County, according to authorities.
Pasadena won’t fight voting rights order; elections will proceed as planned
houstonchronicle.com / Wed, 15 Feb 2017 18:05:31 UT
The city of Pasadena will not fight an appellate court ruling over its election system, a decision that will allow the upcoming May council elections to proceed with eight-single member district seats, according to the lead attorney for the city in the closely watched voting rights case.
Grow Local South Texas to reveal Bawktober chicken’s name at Southside Farmer’s Market
Teen dies on sidewalk at southwest Houston apartment complex
houstonchronicle.com / Fri, 24 Feb 2017 12:05:27 UT
A gunman shot and killed a teenager as he was walking along the breezeway of an apartment building in southwest Houston, police say.
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.
Houston YouTubers sneak into skyscraper pool at Market Square Tower
houstonchronicle.com / Thu, 23 Feb 2017 15:22:38 UT
Two Houston Youtubers recently posted a video of them sneaking into Market Square Tower, one of the city's newest hotels that has drawn eyeballs due to a see-through pool extending 10 feet beyond the rooftop.
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