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NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell’s September meeting with Texas football coach Charlie Strong was the feel good story of the fall — at least as far as the university was concerned. The coach’s five core values, including honesty and treating women with respect, received national...
It took authorities less than five days to track a Houston murder suspect to Central Mexico after his wife's body was found stuffed in a refrigerator in Houston. Patrick Lambert, like other fugitives, may have considered Mexico an easy way to escape the law. "That's a...
Two cars sat smashed and mangled in the middle of the road Thursday night, a reminder of how quickly life can change. A Houston man is charged in a drunk driving accident that killed one man late Thursday night. But a woman who came to his side wants his family to take comfort...
North Korea has presented to the media an American who says he illegally crossed into the country but has not been held in custody. He also says he will seek asylum in Venezuela. Arturo Pierre Martinez, of El Paso, Texas, told reporters in Pyongyang on Sunday he entered North...
Long depicted as the rootin'-tootin' capital of American gun culture, Texas is one of the few states with an outright ban on the open carry of handguns. That could change next year, with an expected push for expanding gun rights from the Republican-dominated Legislature. At...
A newspaper investigation has found that none of more than 300 convicted sex offenders ordered into a little-known Texas program since 1999 have ever successfully completed treatment and been freed. The Houston Chronicle reported Sunday ( http://bit.ly/1wweHea ) that dozens of...
During a March 2012 webinar, a top Texas health official said his office was implementing a revolutionary tool to help Medicaid fraud investigators find bad guys: graph pattern analysis. “Graph pattern analysis is really the next line of defense for this office,” said Jack Stick...
A heated argument got out of control between a husband and wife Saturday morning. KHOU reports, Around 2 a.m., the husband exited their vehicle on the Southwest Freeway near South Shepherd Drive and began walking towards the exit ramp. That's when police say his wife ran him...
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Long depicted as the rootin'-tootin' capital of American gun culture, Texas is one of the few states with an outright ban on the open carry of handguns. That could change in 2015, with the Republican-dominated Legislature and Gov.-elect Greg Abbott expected...