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HOUSTON (KTRK) -- Exclusive video shows Houston police cornering a snake inside a luxury downtown Houston loft -- and they didn't even know it was one of the world's deadliest snakes. The eyewitness video shows a two-foot-long cobra in the middle of a hallway on the third floor...
Stewart Richardson, the habitual drunk driver who caused a 2009 crash that led to the death of an Arlington boy this year, was sentenced Wednesday to 50 years in prison, minus time served. Abdallah Khader died from his injuries this past January at the age of eight. A photo of...
The Texas attorney general says his office has received video taken in a Planned Parenthood clinic that he says is consistent with other stealthily recorded footage that has Republicans again taking on the biggest abortion provider in the U.S. Ken Paxton would not divulge...
A Texas county released video on Tuesday of Sandra Bland arriving at Waller County Jail, as officials sought to dispel rumors circulating on social media that she was already dead by the time records show she was booked. The first portions of footage show Bland being taken out...
Police say a pastor sleeping in his office at a Houston-area church awoke to confront a burglary suspect and then shot the man. Baytown police say the shooting happened around dawn Tuesday and the wounded man was transported to a hospital. His condition wasn't immediately...
A U.S. flag mural on a new West Texas school resolves a dispute over whether the building should blend in with the desert. Two artists on Tuesday continued the red, white and blue effort at the Congressman Silvestre & Carolina Reyes Elementary School in El Paso. Martin Zubia...
The Food and Drug Administration is banning imports of some fresh cilantro from Puebla, Mexico, after a government investigation found human feces and toilet paper in growing fields there. The FDA announced the partial ban Monday after cilantro imported from the state of Puebla...
The Boy Scouts of America on Monday ended its blanket ban on gay adult leaders while allowing church-sponsored Scout units to maintain the exclusion for religious reasons. The new policy, aimed at easing a controversy that has embroiled the Boy Scouts for years, takes effect...
With more than four months remaining in the 2015 hurricane season, the Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) is reminding residents to review their emergency plans and stay prepared for the potential threat of hurricanes or tropical storms. Hurricane season began June 1 and...