HOUSTON (AP) — A Texas police officer was acquitted Tuesday of an assault charge related to the 2019 fatal shooting of Pamela Turner, a woman with a history of mental illness, after the two struggled over his stun gun.
CONCORD, N.C. (AP) — John Force broke both ends of the zMAX Dragway record Friday night, making the fastest run at the facility to power to the Funny Car provisional No. 1 qualifying position at the Circle K NHRA Four-Wide Nationals.
BAYTOWN, Texas (AP) — Houston native Erica Enders closed Houston Raceway Park with a victory, beating Camrie Caruso on Sunday in the final NHRA SpringNationals in the first all-female final in NHRA Pro Stock history.
BAYTOWN, Texas (AP) — Steve Torrence took the No. 1 spot in Top Fuel qualifying Saturday at the final NHRA SpringNationals, moving past Brittany Force at Houston Raceway Park.
The track that hosted its first national event in 1988 is closing after the event to make room for Katoen Natie’s expanding port facility.
BAYTOWN, Texas (AP) — Brittany Force had the fastest pass in Houston Raceway Park history Friday to take the lead in Top Fuel qualifying at the final NHRA SpringNationals.
Force broke her own speed record at the track with a 3.695-second run at 333.58 mph.
BAYTOWN, Texas (AP) — Crews extinguished a large fire at a Houston-area refinery that broke out early Thursday, injuring four people.
The fire started at about 1 a.m. at ExxonMobil's refinery in Baytown, which is about 25 miles (40 kilometers) east of Houston.
BAYTOWN, Texas (AP) — One person was killed and at least 13 others were injured in a drive-by shooting during a candlelight vigil near Houston, a sheriff said.
Harris County Sheriff Ed Gonzalez said the shooting happened around 6:40 p.m.
HOUSTON (AP) — Two suburban Houston officers and a jailer were indicted Thursday in an alleged assault of a man during a traffic stop.
Baytown police Officers Teddy Sims and Samuel Serrett and detention officer Shan Dunlap were each indicted on a felony charge of aggravated assault.
BAYTOWN, Texas (AP) — Texas-based Steve Torrence beat Doug Kalitta in the Top Fuel final on Monday at the rain-delayed Mopar Express Lane NHRA SpringNationals at Houston Raceway Park.
BAYTOWN, Texas (AP) — Rain washed out most of the final eliminations Sunday in the Mopar Express Lane NHRA SpringNationals at Houston Raceway Park, forcing officials to postpone the event until Monday.
BAYTOWN, Texas (AP) — Funny Car points leader Bob Tasca III powered to the top spot right before the rain came, taking the No. 1 qualifying position Saturday in the Mopar Express Lane NHRA SpringNationals at Houston Raceway Park.
HOUSTON (AP) — Some days, Houston area traffic can be a nightmare. Other days, it can be a zoo, literally...
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The conviction Tuesday of former Minneapolis Officer Derek Chauvin on murder and manslaughter charges for pinning George Floyd's neck with his knee was already drawing renewed attention to the legal fight in the death of another Black American, Pamela Turner...
HOUSTON (AP) — Family members of a Black woman who was fatally shot near her Texas apartment after struggling with an officer over his stun gun filed a federal civil rights lawsuit Thursday, saying they are still seeking justice for her...
HOUSTON (AP) — A federal judge ordered Exxon Mobil to pay a $14.25 million civil penalty Tuesday in an 11-year-old lawsuit alleging it violated the Clean Air Act for eight years at its flagship Baytown, Texas, refinery...
HOUSTON (AP) — Eleven protesters have been arrested after they rappelled from a busy highway bridge over the Houston Ship Channel, closing the vital artery for hours...
HOUSTON (AP) — An explosion and fire at an Exxon Mobil oil refinery in Texas on Wednesday left 37 people with minor injuries, in the latest of a series of petrochemical industry blazes this year in the Houston area...
BAYTOWN, Texas (AP) — A police officer shot and killed a woman at a Houston-area apartment complex after she hit him with his Taser during a struggle, shocking him, police said...
BAYTOWN, Texas (AP) — Joel Johnson examines the shipping labels on 35-ton coils of American-made steel that will be unspooled, bent and welded into rounded sections of pipe...
The CEO of a steel pipe manufacturer in Baytown is imploring the Trump administration exclude it from tariffs it plans on imposing as the president escalates a trade war with the United States’ closest allies.
Just a few weeks before the opening of schools across the district, the Dayton Independent School District announces the appointment of two new principals in the district.
Matt Barnett will serve as the principal of Woodrow Wilson Junior High for the 2017-2018 school year.
Clint Greenwood spent most of his career defending or prosecuting cops.
With the Harris County Sheriff's Office, he spearheaded the internal affairs division. At the District Attorney's Office, he led the police integrity division.
Although he and his brother Sean joined the Porter roster midway through the season, Deion Rhea provided his team with an extra dimension of offense the team needed to make a playoff run.
For his effort, Deion Rhea was recently named the District 21-5A Offensive Player of the Year.
Talmon Ellis,Baytown Christian
Notable: The senior guard/forward, who led the Bulldogs to a TAPPS Division III six-man state championship last month, had a triple-double with 23 points, 10 rebounds, 10 assists, plus eight steals, in an 88-24 win over Highlands Chinquapin.
The Kingwood girls basketball team took a confidence-building step in their first tournament appearance under first-year coach Laura Vote, winning their division of the Baytown Lee tourney.
They opened with a 31-24 win over Pasadena Memorial, clipped Cleburne 36-33 in overtime and clinched the title with a 23-10 win over host Lee.