Suspect, 19, arrested in Houston-area drive-by shooting
HOUSTON (AP) — A suspect has been arrested in the investigation of a drive-by shooting at a Houston-area intersection that left a 7-year-old passenger wounded.
Harris County jail records show 19-year-old Omarion Philip Bailey of Katy was being held Friday on charges of aggravated assault ...
Remains of WWII pilot from Houston identified, crash in 1945
HOUSTON (AP) — The remains of a World War II aviator from Texas missing since a 1945 crash in the Philippines have been located and identified.
The Defense POW/MIA Accounting Agency
Search continues for Texas inmate wrongly freed due to error
CONROE, Texas (AP) — Authorities are searching for an inmate who was mistakenly released from a Houston-area jail due to a clerical error.
Officials with the Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office say 30-year-old Edward Manning was released from jail late Wednesday evening in place of another ...
Harden has 50 in triple-double, Rockets beat Lakers 126-111
HOUSTON (AP) — James Harden had 50 points, 10 rebounds and 11 assists, scoring 11 points during a big fourth-quarter run to lead the Houston Rockets to a 126-111 victory over the Los Angeles Lakers on Thursday night.
Harden grabbed his 10th rebound with less than 90 seconds left to give ...
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Harden’s 50-point triple-double leads Rockets over Lakers
HOUSTON (AP) — The Houston Rockets were clinging to a lead over the Los Angeles Lakers in the fourth quarter on Thursday night when James Harden told coach Mike D’Antoni he needed to come out for a bit to rest — something the reigning MVP never does.
D’Antoni was perfectly happy to fulfill ...
Use of death penalty continues to decline in Texas
HOUSTON (AP) — While Texas led the nation in the number of inmates executed in 2018, the use of capital punishment in the state continues to decline, according to a new report.
The Texas Coalition to Abolish the Death Penalty said in its year-end review report the drop can be attributed, ...
Robinson, Brooks rally No. 24 Houston past LSU, 82-76
HOUSTON (AP) — Galen Robinson Jr. heard the “LSU! LSU!” chants with Houston down 15 points in the second half.
“It really touched a nerve, so I was like, ‘There’s no way I’m quitting, no way we are losing this game.’” Robinson said. “That’s the mindset that I had.”
Robinson scored 18 ...
Brazilian couple get light sentences in grandson’s abduction
HOUSTON (AP) — A wealthy Brazilian couple were sentenced Wednesday to minimal U.S. prison terms for helping their daughter keep her son in Brazil for the past five years in violation of the terms of her divorce to the boy’s American father.
Carlos Guimaraes, 68, was sentenced in Houston ...
The Latest: Woman decries Brazilian parents’ prison terms
HOUSTON (AP) — The Latest on a Brazilian couple sentenced in Texas for helping their daughter kidnap their grandson. (all times local):
A Brazilian woman who remains a fugitive from U.S. authorities over charges she abducted her son says she’s shocked and saddened by a ...
HOUSTON (AP) _ Tailored Brands Inc. (TLRD) on Wednesday reported fiscal third-quarter earnings of $13.9 million.
On a per-share basis, the Houston-based company said it had profit of 27 cents. Earnings, adjusted for non-recurring costs, came to $1.01 per share.
The specialty apparel ...
Aide to ex-Texas Congressman Steve Stockman also gets prison
HOUSTON (AP) — A onetime aide to former Texas Congressman Steve Stockman must follow his ex-boss to federal prison in a $1.25 million charity and campaign funds scam.
Thomas Dodd of Houston was sentenced Wednesday to 18 months and ordered to repay $800,000.
Dodd in 2017
3 officers shot serving warrant on Texas man; suspect dead
HOUSTON (AP) — Three officers have been shot while serving a family violence warrant at a Houston-area home. The suspect was found dead in the house hours later.
The Harris County Sheriff’s Office
Suspect dead, 3 officers shot in Houston
Harden scores 29 to lead Rockets past Blazers 111-103
HOUSTON (AP) — The Houston Rockets’ bench came to the rescue twice Tuesday night, and the second time made the difference.
James Harden had 29 points and seven Rockets scored in double-figures as Houston used a big second-half run and snapped a three-game losing streak with a 111-103 ...
Democrat Carol Alvarado takes Texas Senate District 6 seat
HOUSTON (AP) — State Rep. Carol Alvarado narrowly avoided a runoff with fellow Democratic Rep. Ana Hernandez to win a special election for the state Senate District 6 seat and complete the term of Sylvia Garcia, who is heading to Congress.
Alvarado took 50.4 percent of the vote in ...
HOUSTON (AP) _ Powell Industries Inc. (POWL) on Tuesday reported fiscal fourth-quarter net income of $1.5 million, after reporting a loss in the same period a year earlier.
The Houston-based company said it had profit of 13 cents per share. Earnings, adjusted for restructuring costs, were ...
Ex-Houston minister accused of stealing $800K from church
HOUSTON (AP) — A former Houston minister has been accused of embezzling more than $800,000 from his church.
Jerrell Altic appeared in court Tuesday after surrendering to authorities.
A grand jury indicted the 40-year-old on Monday on a theft charge.
Ex-leader of Houston nonprofit pleads guilty over 2013 trip
HOUSTON (AP) — The ex-operator of a Houston nonprofit has pleaded guilty to concealing that Azerbaijan (ah-zur-by-JAHN’) paid for a 2013 visit by 10 U.S. lawmakers.
Kemal Oksuz was extradited from Armenia and
HOUSTON (AP) _ Francesca’s Holdings Corp. (FRAN) on Tuesday reported a fiscal third-quarter loss of $16.2 million, after reporting a profit in the same period a year earlier.
The Houston-based company said it had a loss of 47 cents per share. Losses, adjusted for asset impairment costs, ...
Texas Tech WR Antoine Wesley skipping final season for NFL
LUBBOCK, Texas (AP) — Receiver Antoine Wesley is skipping his final season at Texas Tech to enter the NFL draft, marking the third straight year an offensive star of the Red Raiders left early to turn pro.
Kansas City quarterback Patrick Mahomes, an MVP candidate this year, did it two ...
Faster pace helps Colts rebound, jump back into playoff hunt
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Frank Reich learned the value of an up-tempo offense playing in Buffalo.
He figured out how to deploy it more effectively as an assistant coach.
So with the Indianapolis Colts in an offensive funk Sunday, the first-year coach changed gears. He cranked up the ...
HOUSTON (AP) — A three-story house in Houston built in 1927 by a World War I veteran and long-rumored to have been home to actor Clark Gable has been demolished.
HOUSTON (AP) _ Quanex Building Products Corp. (NX) on Monday reported fiscal fourth-quarter profit of $6.5 million.
The Houston-based company said it had profit of 19 cents per share. Earnings, adjusted for non-recurring costs, were 22 cents per share.
The housing materials maker ...
O’Brien defends late penalty from Clowney in loss to Colts
HOUSTON (AP) — Houston Texans coach Bill O’Brien on Monday defended Jadeveon Clowney and his late offside penalty that factored into Houston’s 24-21 loss to the Indianapolis Colts on Sunday, which ended a nine-game winning streak.
“He’s an aggressive player and you never want to take away ...
Texas school district’s enrollment drops after mass shooting
SANTA FE, Texas (AP) — A growing number of students are leaving the Houston-area school district where 10 people were killed in a mass shooting in May.
Enrollment at the Santa Fe public school district has dropped by more than 4 percent this year, according to attendance figures obtained ...
Texas firefighters save more than 100 snakes from house fire
CONROE, Texas (AP) — Firefighters in Texas have rescued more than 100 snakes from a home that caught fire over the weekend.
Authorities say a Christmas tree may have sparked the blaze Saturday near Conroe, about 40 miles (65 kilometers) north of Houston. The snakes included pythons and boa ...
SUGAR LAND, Texas (AP) — Texas high school boys and girls public and private school basketball rankings as compiled by the Texas Association of Basketball Coaches for the week of Dec. 10:
1. Denton Guyer, 10-2; 2. Allen, 13-1; 3. Rockwall, 12-3; 4. Lake ...
Late penalty helps Colts snap Texans’ 9-game winning streak
HOUSTON (AP) — With two minutes remaining, the Houston Texans down 24-21 to the Indianapolis Colts and needing a critical stop at midfield on third-and-1, Andrew Luck tried and tried to draw the Texans offside.
With the play clock dwindling and the Colts facing having to burn a timeout, ...
Colts snap Texans’ 9-game winning streak with 24-21 win
HOUSTON (AP) — Indianapolis receiver T.Y. Hilton missed multiple practices with a shoulder injury in the week leading up to Sunday’s trip to NRG Stadium for a critical AFC South matchup. The Colts said his status was up in the air.
Hilton knew he couldn’t possibly miss a game at a place ...
HOUSTON (AP) — Authorities say a 7-year-old boy was expected to make a full recovery after being injured during a Houston-area drive-by shooting.
The boy was riding in a car in far west Harris County on Saturday afternoon when the vehicle was hit by gunfire as it was stopped at an ...
Lawyer: Mom accused in son’s decapitation ‘mentally ill’
HOUSTON (AP) — The attorney for a Houston woman accused of drowning and decapitating her 5-year-old son says she is a “very mentally ill individual.”
Lihui Liu remained jailed Sunday without bond after being charged with capital murder. She appeared in court Friday.
The boy’s father ...
Houston cleaning up wastewater spills after heavy rains
HOUSTON (AP) — Officials say the city of Houston’s drinking water is safe to drink after recent heavy rainfall caused thousands of gallons of wastewater to be spilled at several locations.
The city’s public works department says crews on Sunday continued cleaning up at least three spill ...
DALLAS (AP) — Luka Doncic started with a routine 3-pointer from the corner.
Then the Dallas rookie skipped back several feet behind the arc to hit one over Houston center Clint Capela, followed by a floater in the ...
Heavy rainfall spills over bayous in Southeast Texas
HOUSTON (AP) — Rainfall has caused street flooding and spilled over bayous in Southeast Texas.
The Harris County Flood Control District reported Saturday morning that flooding might have impacted homes along Halls Bayou, and several bayous are near the top of their banks. They report some ...
Here’s a crazy thought: The Houston Texans with home-field advantage throughout the AFC playoffs.
Yep, the team that began the season 0-3 just might sneak past the Chiefs and Patriots and claim ...
HOUSTON (AP) — With a stirring rendition of “I’ll Fly Away” marking the conclusion of a memorial service for former Houston Texans founder and owner Bob McNair, Dallas Cowboys owner Jerry Jones wiped tears from his eyes Friday afternoon.
“It’s ironic that I’m getting emotional because the ...
Texans look for 10th straight win as they host Colts
HOUSTON (AP) — The Houston Texans are in a much different place now than the first time they faced the Indianapolis Colts this season when they were 0-3 and desperate for a win.
Ka’imi Fairbairn made a field goal as time expired in overtime to lead the Texans to a 37-34 victory in that ...
HOUSTON (AP) — Houston authorities have activated their emergency operations center and the National Weather Service has issued a flash flood watch as a storm system could bring up to 10 inches (25 centimeters) of rain in some areas.
The weather service says flooding is likely for a broad ...
Texas man killed in South Dakota truck crash identified
IONA, S.D. (AP) — Authorities have identified a Texas man who died in a vehicle crash in south central South Dakota’s Lyman County.
The Highway Patrol says 34-year-old Michelet Joseph of Houston failed to negotiate a curve on state Highway 47 south of Iona early Monday and lost control of ...
SPRING, Texas (AP) — The locomotive was painted to resemble Air Force One, but George H.W. Bush joked that if it had been around during his presidency, he may have preferred to ride the rails rather than take to the skies.
“I might have left Air Force One behind,” Bush quipped during the ...
HOUSTON (AP) _ Integrated Electrical Services Inc. (IESC) on Friday reported fiscal fourth-quarter earnings of $4.7 million.
On a per-share basis, the Houston-based company said it had profit of 22 cents. Earnings, adjusted for non-recurring costs, came to 46 cents per share.
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — No Rudy Gobert proved to be no problem for the Jazz on defense.
Utah smothered the Houston Rockets for the better part of four quarters en route to a 118-91 victory Thursday night. The Jazz pestered and pressed Houston into coughing up the ball repeatedly, especially ...
COLLEGE STATION, Texas (AP) — Thousands waved and cheered along the route as funeral train No. 4141 — for the 41st president — carried George H.W. Bush’s remains to their final resting place on Thursday, his last journey as a week of national remembrance took on a decidedly personal feel in an ...
Texas high school football playoff scores, pairings
CLASS 6A DIVISION I
Southlake Carroll (13-0) vs. Duncanville (12-0), 4:30 p.m. Saturday, Frisco’s Ford Center
Allen (13-0) vs. Waco Midway (11-1), 2 p.m. Saturday, Waco’s McLane Stadium
Galena Park North Shore (13-0) vs. Cypress-Fairbanks (11-2), 6 ...
The Latest: Private, graveside service ends; Bush buried
HOUSTON (AP) — The Latest on events honoring former President George H.W. Bush (all times local):
Texas A&M says the private, graveside service for George H.W. Bush’s family members has ended and the former president has been buried.
Thursday evening’s ceremony ...
Robinson Chirinos, Astros finalize $5.75M, 1-year contract
HOUSTON (AP) — Robinson Chirinos and the Astros have finalized a $5.75 million, one-year contract, giving catching-thin Houston another option behind the plate.
The 34-year-old spent the past six seasons with the Texas Rangers and hit .222 this year while setting career bests with 18 ...
HOUSTON (AP) — Lamar Miller was searching for ways to improve this offseason after what he calls a disappointing 2017.
It was then that the Houston Texans running back decided to take the advice of two former Miami Hurricanes running backs with a combined 25 years of NFL ...
INDIANAPOLIS (6-6) at HOUSTON (9-3)
Sunday, 1:00 p.m. ET, CBS
OPENING LINE - Texans by 3 1/2
RECORD VS. SPREAD - Indianapolis 5-6-1, Houston 6-6
SERIES RECORD - Colts lead 25-8
LAST MEETING - Texans beat Colts 37-34, OT, Sept. 30.
LAST WEEK - Colts lost to ...