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Liberty County officials secure initial $45 million to move Dayton railroad tracks at US 90
A vote by the Houston-Galveston Area Council on Friday morning in Houston is the culmination of more than three years of work to help fund the relocation of the United Pacific railroad tracks at Highway 90.
Texas pet owner dead, ‘attacked by her two pit bull terriers’: police
A Texas woman died on Saturday after she was “attacked by her two pit bull terriers,” police said. Officers arrived at North O’Connor Road to help out the fire department, who was called to a veterinary facility about “reports of a woman in need of medical attention,” Irving Police said in a news re
Liberty County considers buyouts along Trinity River, road repairs with nearly $12 million in federal funds
Some 19 months after Hurricane Harvey made landfall on the Gulf Coast, Liberty County Commissioners are still dealing with the aftermath. County officials are seeking federal funding to repair roads and buyout land that will soon be designated Disaster Risk Reduction areas.
Central Texas coalition working to end veteran homelessness
KILLEEN, Texas (KWTX) Across the area, the Central Texas Homeless Coalition is working to provide resources to end veteran homelessness. According to a "point in time" count conducted in January, there were 31 veterans identified between Bell, Coryell, Lampasas and Hamilton counties.
Several toxins found in water near ITC; ship channel remains closed
DEER PARK, Texas - Nine toxins were detected from water samples near the ITC Deer Park ditch after multiple chemicals from the facility leaked into the Houston Ship Channel after a dike wall collapsed Friday, according to the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality.
HPD sergeant taken into custody after being wanted in Pearland murder investigation, sources say
HOUSTON - A Houston police sergeant was taken into custody in Kingsville, south of Corpus Christi, after being wanted in connection with a murder investigation, sources confirmed.
Liberty County switches over to new software program, gets up-to-date with FMLA Act
The Liberty County Commissioners Court approved a financial package conversion for Tyler Technologies to update the software in several county departments. Liberty County Auditor Dwayne Gott said commissioners approved the Tyler Technologies financial package conversion back in May 2018 for their pu
Mexican officials pick up 21 lost migrants south of Texas
MEXICO CITY – Mexican immigration authorities say 21 migrants have been rescued in the northeastern state of Coahuila after wandering near the U.S. border for seven days. The National Migration Institute said Saturday that its assistance unit, Grupo Beta, received a call for help after the migrants
Flight Attendant Formerly Detained in Texas “Happy to be Free”
HOUSTON — A flight attendant just released from the custody of U.S. immigration authorities after more than a month of detention says her release feels "incredible." Flight attendant detained on return from work trip.
Waco: Central Texas Girl Scouts hold 7th annual "STEM Fest"
WACO, Texas (KWTX) S.T.E.M, stands for Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math. Important subjects to know, as the Central Texas Girl Scouts are doing their part to learn about the different subjects in the 7th annual "STEM Fest."
In Houston, Kamala Harris draws large crowd, prominent Democrats in first major Texas swing
HOUSTON — By the time U.S. Sen Kamala Harris, D-California, took the stage here Saturday, the message was clear. “This is Harris County!” declared a bevy of colorful signs in the hands of supporters in a crowded auditorium at Texas Southern University. And when Harris began to speak during the bigge
ITC: Latest Deer Park fires caused likely caused by wall breach
A breach in a containment wall at Intercontinental Facilities Company that allowed flame-retardant foam to leak from the charred Deer Park tank farm likely caused the site to re-ignite on Friday afternoon, company officials said at a news conference Saturday morning.
Man dies after running red light, crashing motorcycle into truck in Conroe
A man died after he ran a red light on his motorcycle and crashed into a pickup truck in Conroe Saturday morning. BREAKING NEWS UPDATES: Get your Houston breaking news alerts delivered to you.
Booth to be featured during American Idol's Hollywood Week
A small-town girl hit the bright lights of Los Angeles, pursuing a dream of country music stardom and American Idol glory. Laci Kaye Booth turned heads with her performance on the season premiere of American Idol, and as a result, the Livingston native will be featured on both days of Hollywood Week
Mother arrested after allegedly hiding drugs in child's backpack
CONROE, Texas (KTRK) -- Deputies in Montgomery County say a mother was arrested in a school drop-off line after she hid drugs inside her child's backpack. The sheriff's office said Lexi Royse is facing multiple charges after she sent her child into the school so deputies wouldn't find her marijuana
Fire reignites at Deer Park ITC facility
DEER PARK, Texas - A fire reignited Friday at a chemical facility in Deer Park where a previous blaze burned for nearly four days earlier this week. Thick smoke could be seen rising from the Intercontinental Terminals Co. facility at the corner of Independence Parkway and Tidal Road.
Houston-area school district transitioning to 4-day week
A school district in the Houston area is changing their calendar to a four-day school week. KHOU reports that Devers ISD in Liberty County has approved the change for the 2019-2020 calendar as pert of a 3-year program.
Humble-Kingwood: 5 New Foreclosures On The Market
HUMBLE-KINGWOOD, TX — Are you searching for a new home, but don't have a lot to spend? Don't lose hope yet. A tour of the latest foreclosed homes in the Humble-Kingwood area might be your best bet!
Harris County to host Spring Fling Festival for seniors in Humble
Harris County Precinct 4 invites community member over 50 years old to enjoy an afternoon filled with activities and baked goods at the first annual Spring Fling Festival on March 27 at the Humble Civic Center Arena.
Ex-employee, girlfriend allegedly steal $17K from Conroe pool business
Photo: Courtesy Of Montgomery County Sheriff's Office. Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office deputies are looking for a couple they say in early March stole close to $18,000 from a Conroe pool business.