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3 HPD officers among 41 arrested in illegal gambling probe; $2.4M seized
HOUSTON - The Houston Police Department and the Harris County District Attorney's Office held a news conference to announce arrests in a "significant joint operation." According to police, they worked for two years to apprehend 41 individuals, including three HPD officers, involved in illegal gambl
Bay City opens swimming season
“Our girls locked up their meet early, building a large lead through the 200 free relay,” said Bay City Head Swim Coach Bob Button. “We had some very good early season swims.
A Spanish speaking Walmart employee told a Spanish speaking customer to speak English because she "lives in Texas"
Joel Aparicio told theHouston Chroniclethat he was shopping on Sunday shopping at a Walmart in Pasadena, Texas, when the self-checkout machine malfunctioned and a staffer came up to him to help him.
Job Alert: UPS hiring 40,000 workers in 1-day hiring blitz at job fairs across country
It’s part of the company’s effort to fill 100,000 slots for seasonal workers in advance of the busy holiday shipping period. UPS has a local hiring events here in the Houston-area at Mykawa UPS (9am-5pm) - 7110 Mykawa Road, Stafford UPS (9am-5pm) on 13922 Stafford Road, and the Sweetwater location (
Boy left on Spring doorstep dropped off at wrong house, father says
Investigators said surveillance video shows a woman arrive at the home in a white car, run to the front door of the home, lift the child by one arm to place him on the porch, ring the doorbell several times, knock on the door, run back to the car and leave. The entire incident took 23 seconds.
Santa Fe victims to receive as much as $71K each
For the past four months, a steering committee of community members has worked to determine how to divide up the money among victims and their families. The committee was assisted by the National Compassion Fund, a non-profit group that helps communities coping with disasters handle large influxes o
Kolkhorst to address Bay City Chamber
State Senator Lois Kolkhorst will address the Bay City Chamber of Commerce and Agriculture Luncheon Monday, Oct. 22 at the Bay City Civic Center, located at 201 7thStreet. The luncheon is scheduled from 11:45 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Waves of heavy rain drift from Gulf Coast into western counties
Waves of moderate to heavy rain are drifting in from the southern coastline across Matagorda, Fort Bend and Waller counties. Around a quarter- to a half-inch of rain is falling per hour, and the storms are moving north at a decent rate.
Why Mexican Americans Say ‘The Border Crossed Us’
BeforeTexaswas a U.S. state, it was its own independent nation where both Mexicans and white immigrants were citizens. But during the nine years that theRepublic of Texasexisted, Mexicans became suspect outsiders as white settlers made it more difficult for them to vote and hold onto their land.
'I'm going to kill everyone:' Dickinson ISD middle school student arrested for threat
CRIME'I'm going to kill everyone:' Dickinson ISD middle school student arrested for threat"Students must understand that their words and writing, whether they are serious or joking, have the power to incite fear in others. This will not be tolerated.," campus officials said.
BBQ restaurant offers Astros fan free food as aftermath grows
EMBEDMore News VideosSince the fan interference call, Scott Crawford, the brother-in-law of Troy Caldwell, says people are now going after Caldwell's family and his job.
Driver treated for injuries after train-vehicle wreck near Ganado
A woman was injured in a train-vehicle wreck near Ganado Thursday afternoon, according to the Texas Department of Public Safety.Sgt. Ruben San Miguel, a DPS spokesman, said the wreck happened about 12:04 p.m. at J Bar Ranch Road, also known as J.D. Herins Ranch Road, and U.S. 59.
Van Vleck punches ticket to playoffs
“I am really looking forward to the rest of the district season,” Casey said. “We talk about it all the time that if everybody shows up and does their job every time, we will be successful. The mentality of the girls is really strong and everybody is on the same page and we all want the same thing a
Parents of young girls involved in molestation claims against Pasadena ISD substitute teacher speak
The parents of two of the girls participated in a news conference Wednesday because, according to their attorney, the parents feel Pasadena ISD has not been open and honest about what led up to the incident.
BCISD agrees to tax abatement
Following the lead of the county, the Bay City ISD Board of Trustees approved two separate applications for appraised value limitations for the Peyton Creek Wind Farm, LLC and Air Liquide Large Industries U.S. for the purpose of tax abatements.
Body of missing 11-year-old Galveston swimmer found
KPRCCrews assemble on a beach in Galveston, Texas, on Oct. 14, 2018, as they search for two missing boys.
Houston mom goes to bed with suspected hangover, diagnosed with brain tumor
HOUSTON, TX- A 23-year-old Houston mom and nursing student, Christina Smith went to bed one night with what she thought was a bad hangover. “Next day I had the biggest headache all day," said Christina.When she woke up, she was being admitted into a hospital. Doctors say she had a seizure and being
County officials to monitor Brazos River
BRAZORIA— County officials will be monitoring the Brazos River closely over the next week or two because of the rainfall pouring into the Brazos River Watershed from North and Central Texas.There will be a significant rise in the Brazos River level at Rosharon over the next week, according to the Na
Flooding Around Texas Prompts Disaster Declaration, Former San Antonio Mayor Presidential Run ‘Likely’, And More | Houston Public Media
The declaration lifts state restrictions and regulations on any state response to the emergency. In his proclamation, Abbott noted that severe weather and prolonged flooding that began Oct. 7, “has caused widespread and severe property damage and threatens loss of life.”
Road test awaits Van Vleck with Schulenburg
Schulenburg could manage only seven first downs against East Bernard last week but that strength on the offensive line is what concerns Blackmon coming into this contest. Returnee Shawn Allen anchors the line at center for the Shorthorns and is flanked by Francisco Lara, Jaxon Fietsam, Cutter Morin