Bookmark and Share

rss logo Top Houston Area Local News Stories

Source: Click2Houston News

Texas appeals court upholds Tom DeLay reversal

The highest criminal court in Texas has refused to reinstate two money-laundering convictions of former U.S. House Majority Leader Tom DeLay.

Published: Thu, 02 Oct 2014 00:16:58 GMT

Pet owner promises $10K for information on cat mutilations

An anonymous pet owner is offering a hefty reward to catch the people responsible for mutilating and murdering cats in The Heights area.

Published: Thu, 02 Oct 2014 00:14:40 GMT

Local doctor helped track Ebola outbreak in West Africa

A doctor from the University of Texas Medical Branch-Galveston is sharing his experience in Sierra Leone after returning from a six-week trip.

Published: Thu, 02 Oct 2014 00:12:34 GMT

Houston airports, hospitals implement Ebola prevention steps

In a press conference Wednesday afternoon, Congresswoman Sheila Jackson Lee discussed what Houston airports are doing to prevent the spread of the Ebola virus.

Published: Wed, 01 Oct 2014 23:57:09 GMT

Burglars caught on camera at Greatwood home

Deputies with the Fort Bend County Sheriff's Office are asking for help in locating the thieves who broke into a home in Greatwood.

Published: Wed, 01 Oct 2014 23:55:05 GMT

Fans swamp Academy as Astros, Bun B release limited edition Astros cap

More than 200 fans lined up to meet Texas rap legend Bernard “Bun B” Freeman and pick up his limited edition Astros cap on Tuesday. The Port Arthur native and rap icon teamed up with New Era to design the cap considered to be #AstrosTrill.

Published: Wed, 01 Oct 2014 23:41:11 GMT

New effort lessens penalties of first-time offenders for pot possession

The Harris County district attorney announced a new effort Wednesday that would lessen penalties for first-time offenders caught with marijuana.

Published: Wed, 01 Oct 2014 23:40:14 GMT

CHAT RECAP: Your Ebola questions answered

With the news that the first confirmed case of Ebola in the U.S. is right here in Texas, many of you had questions about the virus and how to protect yourself and your kids.

Published: Wed, 01 Oct 2014 23:39:49 GMT

Neighbors describe man killed in police shootout as quiet, nice

One person has been killed in an officer-involved shooting in southeast Houston, according to Houston police.

Published: Wed, 01 Oct 2014 23:28:31 GMT

Small child seen in back of SUV after chase suspect crashes in North Houston

A man was taken into custody Wednesday afternoon at the end of a police chase and crash in north Houston.

Published: Wed, 01 Oct 2014 22:59:04 GMT

Ebola patient told hospital he was from Liberia

The airline passenger who brought Ebola into the U.S. initially went to a Dallas emergency room last week but was sent home, despite telling a nurse that he had been in disease-ravaged West Africa, the hospital said Wednesday in a disclosure that showed how easily an infection could be missed.

Published: Wed, 01 Oct 2014 22:55:24 GMT

Perry: 5 kids who had contact with Ebola patient monitored

Authorities say five students who had contact with a man diagnosed with Ebola in Dallas are being monitored but are showing no symptoms of the disease.

Published: Wed, 01 Oct 2014 22:51:19 GMT

Summery temperatures on Wednesday, cold front on Thursday

Scattered showers and storms Tuesday afternoon dry up overnight before another summery day sets up for Wednesday. 

Published: Wed, 01 Oct 2014 22:22:13 GMT

Police chase driver in stolen truck with 4-year-old child inside

Police took a man into custody Wednesday morning, after officers said he stole a truck with a young child inside and led police on a wild chase.

Published: Wed, 01 Oct 2014 19:49:17 GMT

Granddaughter calls 911 during violent home invasion in northwest Houston

Police are searching for the group of violent robbers who beat up a couple in their northwest Houston home.

Published: Wed, 01 Oct 2014 19:42:58 GMT

Houston Texans' star J.J. Watt buys Mom car, wins internet

J.J. Watt admits he's always dreamed of buying his mom a brand new car. Today, he did!

Published: Wed, 01 Oct 2014 18:58:32 GMT

Reward increased for Texas most wanted sex offender

The Texas Department of Public Safety has increased the reward for one of the most wanted sex offenders in the state.

Published: Wed, 01 Oct 2014 18:49:41 GMT

Questions arise after fatal wreck on Harris County race track

There are a lot of questions about the tragic death of a driver on a northeast Harris County race track.

Published: Wed, 01 Oct 2014 17:02:13 GMT

Ship collides with vessel in Intra-Coastal Waterway

Part of the Intra-Coastal Waterway (ICW) is closed due to a collision near the area where the Houston and Galveston ship channels meet.

Published: Wed, 01 Oct 2014 16:53:12 GMT

Threat leads to evacuation of Sandy Hook school

A bomb threat has led to the evacuation of the Sandy Hook Elementary School in Connecticut.

Published: Wed, 01 Oct 2014 16:20:44 GMT