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HOUSTON (AP) - Police say a 14-year-old Houston boy has been stabbed while protecting a girl from an attack by one of her relatives as the children waited at a school bus stop. Houston police spokeswoman Jodi Silva says a man Thursday morning tried to grab the girl, the boy...
ATHENS, Texas (AP) - Invasive zebra mussels have turned up at a Central Texas lake as efforts continue to stop the spread of the unwanted creatures. The Texas Parks and Wildlife Department on Thursday announced zebra mussels were discovered Sept. 18 in Belton Lake, 60 miles...
HOUSTON (AP) - Divers have recovered a man's body from a Houston bayou where a pickup truck went off a road and into the water during heavy rain last weekend. The Harris County Sheriff's Office also says initial reports that a second person was in the vehicle are believed wrong...
SAN ANTONIO (AP) - The clang-clang-clang of the trolley is in San Antonio's future. San Antonio's VIA Metropolitan Transit Authority board voted without dissent Tuesday to proceed with a proposed $280 million streetcar system for the Alamo City. Six board members voted for the...
HOUSTON (AP) - Houston's public school district is a finalist for more than a half-million dollars in college scholarships for its high school seniors. The scholarships come in a private foundation's annual recognition of student achievement gains in big-city school districts. U...
PORTER, Texas (AP) - A man and a woman have been shot to death at their Houston-area home and investigators detained a male relative in the attack. The Montgomery County Sheriff's Office received a 911 call late Tuesday night from a girl who allegedly witnessed the shootings at...
ORANGE, Texas (AP) - Officials say an inmate at a Southeast Texas jail has died after an apparent brain aneurysm. The Orange County Sheriff's Office on Tuesday afternoon announced the death of 55-year-old Joda Lewis Atchley of Orange. A spokesman for the sheriff's department on...
HOUSTON (AP) - A man from Pakistan has been charged in a Texas fake drugs case involving more than 7,000 bogus erectile dysfunction pills. Federal prosecutors in Houston say 45-year-old Mohammad Jamal Rashid faces a seven-count indictment charging conspiracy, trafficking in...
HOUSTON (AP) - Houston Mayor Annise Parker and top Houston-area law enforcement officials are pressing a new campaign against human trafficking. The mayor is to join Police chief Charles McClelland, Harris County Sheriff Adrian Garcia and Harris County First Assistant District...