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Chron's girls athlete of the week: Chloe Riassetto, Friendswood

Notable: The freshman pitcher had 15 strikeouts and allowed just one hit in a 7-2 complete game win over Crosby - the eighth straight win for Friendswood. In addition to earning the win, Riassetto recorded four hits at the plate.


A naked man rang doorbell over and over, then urged woman to strip, Texas couple says

A naked man went right up to a couple’s bedroom window before commanding the wife inside to strip, a Texas homeowner wrote on Facebook. Garrett W. Gradney said that his wife started hearing noises in their backyard at about 10 p.m. on March 21. Shortly after, he said, he heard his wife scream.


Police searching for robbery suspect seen wearing elderly woman mask

HOUSTON, Texas -- Detectives are looking for the suspect involved in an aggravated robbery at a Subway restaurant in north Houston. Police released video Tuesday showing a man wearing an elderly woman mask walking into the Subway restaurant on US-290 and Fairbanks Road on January 14.


On 147-0 vote, Texas House approves bill by Rep. Canales to prevent governments from keeping secret how much they pay for entertainment

Featured: Kevin Roberts, Ph.D, Executive Director, Texas Public Policy Foundation, on Thursday, March 21, 2019 during the organization’s 2019 Houston Awards Dinner. The Texas Public Policy Foundation is among a diverse coalition of statewide groups which have endorsed House Bill 81 by Rep. Terry Can


HPD: Armed man barricaded inside Houston home with multiple hostages, including a baby

Police are responding to an armed man barricaded inside a south Houston home with multiple hostages, including a 1-year-old-child, according to Houston police. The home is located at 4123 Grassmere, near Sunnyside. The man is inside with a woman, a disabled person and the 1-year-old, police said dur


Texas SUV crash kills 4, sends 6 to hospitals

CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas (AP) Four people died and six more were injured, all foreign nationals, after the sport utility vehicle in which they were traveling crashed while speeding away from deputies.


Could Texas' property tax solution be in California?

AUSTIN (KXAN) — Of all the places Gov. Greg Abbott might go for policy ideas, it's hard to imagine a less likely place than California. But the uber-expensive, highly-taxed, bluest-of-blue states may actually hold the answer to an issue Abbott called an "emergency" during his State of the State addr


News 2 Know: Man accused of planning to have wife killed, House set to hold override vote and more

Good Tuesday morning! Channel your inner Popeye today, because it's National Spinach Day. Enjoy it solo like the iconic cartoon sailor, or incorporate it in your favorite recipe to celebrate the day.


Hostages fight back against SWAT suspect, allowing police to make arrest

HOUSTON - A SWAT scene is over after police said a man who was holding several hostages, including a disabled woman and a baby, inside a southeast Houston home was taken into custody.


UPDATE: Suspects in Houston rap studio shooting demanded money, drugs

A man was shot dead Monday night during a robbery at a south Houston rap studio, police said. The shooting was reported around 10:15 p.m. at HKMG Studio in the 4100 block of Reed Road. Police haven't filed any charges as of early Tuesday morning.


Houston sergeant shot, killed wife over her perceived flirting, family member says

PEARLAND, TX (KTRK/CNN) - A Houston police sergeant is in jail, accused in the death of his wife after her body was found in their Texas home. The couple’s daughter said her father believed her mother had been flirting with another man.


New face on Texas most-wanted list: MS-13 member with MS-13 tattooed on his face

You don't have to be an expert in gang tattoos to spot the latest addition to Texas' 10 most wanted fugitives list. Authorities in "The Lone Star State" are hoping the listing's newest add won't be tough to find: A gang member whose face is literally branded with "MS-13."


Chase ends in stunning, arrest of 72-year-old man

A Sunday evening police chase in Texas City ended in the middle of the city's downtown with a 72-year-old man being tased and arrested, police said. Ronnie Rowan, 72, was charged with evading arrest in a vehicle; resisting arrest, search or transport; driving while license was suspended; and duty up


Woman sought after man stabbed in eye, woman stabbed in chest

HOUSTON - Houston police are searching for a woman who is believed to be involved in an incident that resulted in the stabbing of two people Monday in north Houston. Police said a woman and a man were stabbed during an "all-out brawl" near the intersection of the North Freeway and Tidwell Road aroun


Galveston woman sentenced to 35 years for burning ex-boyfriend with firebomb

Photo: Galveston County Criminal District Attorney. A Galveston woman was sentenced to 35 years in prison after she pled guilty Monday to attacking her ex-boyfriend with a firebomb.


Injury issues return for Rockets before facing Bucks

PHOTOS: 2018-19 Rockets game-by-game Houston Rockets guard Eric Gordon (10) knocks a ball loose from Minnesota Timberwolves forward Andrew Wiggins (22) while guard Gerald Green (14) watches during the second quarter of an NBA basketball game at the Toyota Center on Sunday, March 17, 2019, in Houston


First look: Taste Bar + Kitchen in Midtown

When chef Don Bowie moved back to Houston to take work with the now closed Sweetie Pie's – a job that led him to the role of executive chef at Houston's first Flower Child restaurant – it was with the intention of one day opening his own restaurant.


Craving Viet-Cajun Crawfish? Check out these 15 Houston area favorites

There are plenty of Houston area restaurants that offer typical crawfish, but real mudbug aficionados know some of the best seafood worth waiting in line for is Viet-Cajun style crawfish.


DEA seeking Houstonians to burn 1,000 pounds of marijuana per hour

No, this is not a secret sting operation by the Drug Enforcement Agency. The federal force tasked with hunting down drug traffickers and illegal substances is looking for a Houston-area contractor to help incinerate evidence held by the DEA, including papers, cassette tapes, bulk marijuana, pharmace


Two hospitalized after shooting during robbery attempt in Greenspoint area

A man and woman were shot during a suspected robbery attempt at a Greenspoint apartment complex early Tuesday, Houston police said. The shooting broke out around 4:15 a.m. near Imperial Valley and Aldine Bender.