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Photo: Shutterstock Tropical Depression Harvey is headed toward Texas with strong winds and heavy rain, and the American Red Cross urges people in Central Texas to get prepared now. Harvey is a dangerous and still unpredictable storm that could bring damaging winds, very heavy...
A federal judge has issued a temporary restraining order blocking the city of Houston from enforcing an ordinance that bans homeless camps in public places. The order, issued Tuesday by U.S. District Judge Kenneth Hoyt, is part of a lawsuit filed by the American Civil Liberties...
(Credit: Shutterstock) Owning and operating a new vehicle in 2017 will cost a driver an average of $8,469 annually, or $706 each month, according to a new study from AAA. The annual evaluation of driving costs reveals that small sedans are the least expensive vehicles to drive...
Photo: Shutterstock The Civil War lessons taught to American students often depend on where the classroom is, with schools presenting accounts of the conflict that vary from state to state and even district to district. Some schools emphasize states' rights in addition to...
KLBJ file photo A Texas appeals court has determined state law and other rules do not allow the special prosecutors in Attorney General Ken Paxton's felony securities fraud case to collect their $300-an-hour rate. The 5th Court of Appeals as part of a ruling Monday voided the...
(Credit: Associated Press) Authorities have collected and disposed of hazardous materials found at the home of a man accused of trying to damage a Confederate statue at a Houston park with explosives. Houston Fire Department Chief Samuel Peña says the materials were disposed of...
Photo: Houston Chronicle Officials say 60 immigrants have been found in a load of ice-covered broccoli in a refrigerated trailer that was searched at a South Texas border checkpoint. A U.S. Customs and Border Protection statement Monday said nobody was hurt and the trucker was...
Photo: Shutterstock Houston police say a 2-month-old boy has died after being mauled by one of his family's pet dogs. Police on Monday identified the victim as Michael James Obergas. The boy was pronounced dead Saturday afternoon at a Houston hospital. Police responded to a home...
Photo: Shutterstock Authorities continue collecting chemicals and other items found at the home of a Houston man accused of trying to damage a Confederate statue at a Houston park with explosive materials. Several houses near the home of Andrew Schneck, 25, were evacuated today...