Houston mayor touts city's climate action plan following major flooding disasters

Houston is one of the largest industrial bases in the world. The city is responsible for approximately 10% of greenhouse gas emissions in the U.S. and 3% of global emissions. Houston is working to...

Exxon orders shale stand-down over rash of oilfield worker injuries

By Liz Hampton - Exxon Mobil (NYSE:XOM) issued a temporary "stand-down" across its U.S. shale operations last week following back-to-back worker injuries, including one fatality, according to...

Massive 12-Foot Alligator Captured by Police Outside Texas Home

Harris County Constable Precinct 4 shared some snaps in a Facebook post aptly captioned: "See you later, alligator."

This Is Not Bail Reform, This Is Insanity

This Is Not Bail Reform, This Is Insanity Authored by Bill King via RealClearPolitics.com, Last Wednesday, 37-year-old Omar Ursin went to pick up take-out for his family. Witnesses...

Teenager Shot Dead in Prank Gone Wrong: Police

Dominique McCoy, 17, was killed at his friend's home in Harris County, Texas. He is the 16th teenager shot dead in the state this year.

Exclusive-Dozens of migrant children reported missing in Houston, raising alarms

By Kristina Cooke, Mica Rosenberg and Ted Hesson -Federal and local officials are scrambling to locate close to a dozen unaccompanied migrant children, after Houston police raised concerns about...

Texas reports first U.S. death in person with monkeypox

By Julie Steenhuysen CHICAGO - Texas on Tuesday reported the first death in a severely immunocompromised person who was diagnosed with monkeypox, according to state health department...

Monkeypox may have just claimed its first victim in the U.S., Texas officials say

An adult presumed positive for Monkeypox just died in Harris County, Texas. “At this time, the patient’s cause of death is unknown,” officials said, adding they are working "to determine what...

How Deadly Is Monkeypox? U.S. Reports First Death

The first death was a "severely immunocompromised" adult patient in Harris County, Texas.

Concrete-mixer truck flies off Beltway 8 East overpass and crushes family's SUV, killing 22-month-old boy in east...

"It landed on a car!" Nearby security video captured the moment a heavy truck fell off the East Beltway overpass, crushing an SUV. A 22-month-old boy did not survive.

7-year-old boy shot dead in home by outside gunfire, sheriff 'outraged'

A 7-year-old boy was inside his home when he was shot and killed by outside gunfire, Harris County, Texas, authorities said.

Tony Buzbee feels “duped” by news of regular contact between prosecutors and Deshaun Watson’s lawyer

Tuesday’s article from Jenny Vrentas of the New York Times takes an unprecedented look at the extent to which Browns quarterback Deshaun Watson‘s lawyer, Rusty Hardin, communicated with Harris...

At least 2 dead, 3 hospitalized in Houston flea market shooting, authorities say

According to Harris County Sheriff Ed Gonzalez, the Sunday shooting arose from an altercation between all five of the shooting victims.

2 people dead, 3 injured in shooting at busy Houston flea market

The shooting took place at the flea market where “thousands” of people had gathered, Harris County Sherriff Ed Gonzalez said.

Fatal shooting: 2 killed and 3 taken to hospital in shooting inside flea market in north Harris County, HCSO says

Three other people were injured and transported to a nearby hospital, according to HCSO. Their conditions are unknown.

At least 2 dead, 3 critically injured in shooting at north Harris County flea market, HCSO says

Investigators said the shooting happened just after 1 p.m. when a group of men got into an argument at a flea market in north Harris County.

Lina Hidalgo could be Democrats' future in Texas. She has to make it through the midterms first

The Harris County judge is facing several local controversies to go with the strong GOP midterm environment.

Train crash: 2 people killed in Amtrak crash in northeast Harris County, HCSO says

A man and woman died on the scene after they were ejected from the Chrysler which caught on fire, according to HCSO.

What we know about Harris County deputy constable Jennifer Chavis who was killed in a fiery crash

Jennifer Chavis was killed Saturday evening in a crash with a suspected drunk driver on Beltway 8 near Fondren Road.

Three men face capital murder charges over Texas deputy’s fatal shooting

Harris County sheriff’s deputy Darren Almendarez, 51, died at a hospital following a shooting between him and three men trying to steal his truck’s catalytic converter.

Off-duty Harris County Sheriff's Deputy Darren Almendarez dies after shooting outside Joe V's Smart Shop

The sheriff said Deputy Darren Almendarez protected his wife in his final moments.

High prices lead to spike in major gas thefts in Houston area

In the Houston area, gasoline is being stolen anywhere it can be found. It often ends up on the black market, law enforcement officials said. “It’s certainly not a coincidence that gas prices are...

Grand jury declines to indict Deshaun Watson on criminal charges

A Harris County grand jury has made a decision in the criminal case of Texans quarterback...

Texas county finds 10,000 uncounted ballots from last week's primary

Officials in Harris County, Texas said they found about 10,000 ballots that were not counted in last week’s primary election, leading to a delay in some results.

Harris County officials ask DOJ to look into rejected mail-in ballots

Top officials in Texas’s most populated county have asked the Department of Justice to step in amid growing concerns over the unprecedented rejection rate of mail ballots cast so far in the...

2 deputies shot in Katy neighborhood, suspect dead, authorities say

Two Harris County deputies have been shot in the Katy area, according to authorities.Initial details were limited, however, the shooting happened near the 6600 block of Amberfield Lane.

Houston-area corporal’s killing: Suspect Oscar Rosales had help from 4, authorities say

Two additional suspects have been arrested in Texas, accused of aiding Oscar Rosales, the prime suspect in last Sunday’s shooting death of a corporal with the Harris County constable’s office,...

Oscar Rosales, man accused of killing Pct. 5 Cpl. Charles Galloway, captured in Mexico

The man accused of fatally shooting Harris County Precinct Five Constable Corporal Charles Galloway has been captured in Mexico, according to the U.S. Marshal’s Office. He was found in Ciudad...

HCSO sergeant killed in hit-and-run while directing traffic in northeast Harris County, deputies say

A sergeant with Harris County Sheriff’s Office has died after authorities said he was struck by a suspected intoxicated driver in northeast Harris County Monday.

Texas cop fatally shot during midnight traffic stop

The suspect sprayed Harris County Corporal Charles Galloway’s patrol car with gunfire before fleeing the scene after he was pulled over for a traffic stop.

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