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While the frigid weather in Houston did not result in snowfall, that didn't stop one suburban dad from making sure his front yard was covered in the white stuff. Houston TV station KTRK reports (http://bit.ly/1aFCY4g ) that Garrett Lenderman used a snow blowing machine to put at...
A Good Samaritan has helped the U.S. Coast Guard save two men whose fishing boat capsized off the southern Texas Gulf Coast. The men were fishing on Monday near Redfish Bay in Port Aransas when their 12-foot boat capsized. The wife of one of the men reported them missing to the...
The South by Southwest Music Festival has added pop singer Melissa Etheridge, rapper Action Bronson and hundreds more acts to its March lineup. Organizers released the latest list of acts on Tuesday for the six-day music festival that takes over downtown Austin every year. More...
El Paso city leaders have agreed to move forward with an ordinance that regulates payday lenders. The El Paso Times reports (http://bit.ly/KBf6Jh ) that the ordinance will go into effect Jan. 16. The ordinance had been approved last year and was set to take effect in July. But...
The North Texas man accused of killing former Navy SEAL sniper Chris Kyle and another man is set to go to trial in May. Eddie Ray Routh (rowth) has been charged with two counts of capital murder in connection with the Feb. 2, 2013, slayings of Kyle, 38, and Chad Littlefield, 35...
County commissioners in Central Texas have decided not to renew a contract for a monthly gun show because organizers declined to require background checks for all firearm sales. Travis County leaders voted Tuesday not to extend a lease allowing Saxet Gun Shows to hold the event...
One woman has died and two people were injured in southeast Houston from an apparent pit bull attack. The Houston Chronicle reports (http://bit.ly/1cD9io7 ) the trio were attacked around 2 a.m. Sunday by at least two female pit bulls. Houston Animal Control estimates that the...
A single-engine plane running out of fuel has made a safe emergency landing on a Southeast Texas beach. Galveston city officials say nobody was hurt in the landing late Saturday afternoon at Stewart Beach. The Galveston County Daily News (http://bit.ly/1lnKF6X ) reports a couple...
A North Texas environmental company has identified a worker killed in an industrial accident at a water reclamation site. A spokesman for Liquid Environmental Solutions on Sunday said the investigation continues into the death of 54-year-old Curtis Anderson of Grapevine. Dana...