Texas teen spends $25,000 on shoes for children in El Paso
houstonchronicle.com / Mon, 28 Nov 2016 02:15:15 UT
At age 13, Drew Frank is showing an immense generosity that has caught the attention of thousands across the country.
Soggy weekend ahead for Houston region
houstonchronicle.com / Fri, 2 Dec 2016 12:45:30 UT
Heavy rain storms this weekend are expected to pound the Houston region.
Teen from Texas Panhandle missing since on Wednesday
houstonchronicle.com / Sat, 26 Nov 2016 17:05:04 UT
Authorities are searching for a teen from the Texas Panhandle. Thomas Brown, 18, of Hemphill County was last seen Wednesday night.
UTMB pays $33K fine to settle complaints about treatment of research monkeys
houstonchronicle.com / Mon, 21 Nov 2016 20:24:25 UT
GALVESTON –The University of Texas Medical Branch has paid $33,000 to a federal agency to settle complaints about its treatment of monkeys for research, UTMB said in a statement.
The payment was the result of investigations by the U.S. Department of Agriculture, which enforces federal animal-welfare laws, and the federal Office of Laboratory Animal Welfare that began in 2015 following an audit.
USDA officials were not immediately available for comment.
U.S. Supreme Court set to hear case of Texas death row inmate
houstonchronicle.com / Sun, 27 Nov 2016 14:27:20 UT
The U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday is set to hear the case of a Texas death row inmate. Bobby James Moore, whose 57th birthday was on Oct. 29, went to death row for the 1980 shotgun killing of 72-year-old James "Jim" McCarble in Houston.
FBI questions woman who jumped from moving plane at IAH
houstonchronicle.com / Mon, 28 Nov 2016 22:07:45 UT
A woman who leaped out of a moving plane at Bush Intercontinental Airport was taken into custody by the FBI, authorities said Monday.
Honduran man wanted for rape, murder deported back to home country
houstonchronicle.com / Wed, 23 Nov 2016 21:02:42 UT
A Honduran national wanted for rape and murder in his home country has been deported back to his home country. Immigration officials said Alexsi Yoban Romero-Salazar illegally entered the United States three times.
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.
Heights fans raise more than $10K to help crossing guard get new prosthetic leg
houstonchronicle.com / Wed, 23 Nov 2016 23:19:53 UT
Fetene Yezengaw is used to helping the children at Harvard Elementary School in the Heights cross the street safely every morning and afternoon. He's not used to being the one receiving help.
Driver on run in fatal hit-and-run in NW Harris County
houstonchronicle.com / Mon, 28 Nov 2016 16:48:23 UT
Authorities are asking the public to help them identify a driver in a fatal hit-and-run collision earlier this month in northwest Harris County.
Candidates discuss increasing teacher’s benefits at meeting
3 suspects charged with murder of 4-year-old Ava Castillo
houstonchronicle.com / Fri, 2 Dec 2016 20:51:09 UT
Three men have been charged with capital murder in the shooting death of a 4-year-old girl killed during a robbery as her family was unloading groceries, the Harris County sheriff's office announced Friday.
Man flees with stolen backhoe, kills woman in wrong-way accident
houstonchronicle.com / Sun, 27 Nov 2016 22:47:40 UT
A Texas man stole a backhoe from the City of Dallas and fled onto the freeway, where he crashed into a vehicle and killed a woman Sunday, according to police.
Ted Cruz warns U.S. officials against attending Castro’s funeral
houstonchronicle.com / Sun, 27 Nov 2016 21:41:39 UT
Sen. Ted Cruz took to TV Sunday to discourage American leaders from attending Fidel Castro's funeral.
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