Breaking News from La Porte TX

Find the latest La Porte TX News from the most up to date source on all headlines and breaking stories from around the world.

Family hosts feast for the public

After their parents died, five Conley siblings decided to have their Thanksgiving dinner at St. Jude Thaddeus Catholic Church in Highlands and open it to the public. "My parents were longtime members here and active members of the community," Dehlia Mullins said. "We always had Thanksgiving at thei

BAYTOWN SUN - 2017-11-24 08:00:00

3 months after Harvey, hard-hit cities still struggle

DICKINSON There aren't enough hammers to go around. Standing in the shell of a one-story house in Dickinson's Colonial Estates neighborhood, Damon Brown says he gets four calls a day from people looking for a contractor to rebuild their gutted homes. He wishes he could help, but his six-man crew can

GALVESTON COUNTY DAILY NEWS - 2017-11-23 22:00:00

Man in critical condition after crashing motorcycle into Hummer

A 40-year-old man was transported by Life Flight to an area hospital after crashing the motorcycle he was riding into two cars Wednesday night, Seabrook Police said. Officers said they were dispatched to Texas 146 near the Red Bluff Road overpass around 9:45 p.m., where they said three motorcycles w

HOUSTON CHRONICLE - 2017-11-23 17:24:00

Black Friday Shopping: Retailers Prepped With Cool Deals

PASADENA, TX - Some shoppers won't even finish the first course of Thanksgiving dinner before they are think of of heading out the door to get a head start on Black Friday shopping, so it's a good idea to know where to find the best deals. If you're one of those shoppers, you're in luck because the

PATCH - 2017-11-23 00:04:11

Months after Harvey, tens of thousands of students remain homeless

Scott Noll and Stephanie Kuzydym , KHOU10:18 PM. CST November 22, 2017 HOUSTON - The tiny trailer with its battered blinds is parked outside a carwash. For weeks, Laura Cortes, her mom and three siblings called the trailer home. Their house in Pasadena flooded. "We were already planning on moving to

KHOU - 2017-11-23 04:18:38

Thanksgiving Travel Tips: Lowest Gas Prices, Weather Forecast

PASADENA, TX - Kudos to all the Thanksgiving chefs hosting dinner this week at your own house with perhaps friends and family coming to visit. But for those hitting the road this week, plan ahead as Thanksgiving traffic this week could be the most congested in 12 years, per the report from the Ameri


P&Z endorses rezoning for dollar store

The Baytown Planning and Zoning Commission voted to recommend rezoning more than 20 acres of land close to Highlands to build a new Family Dollar store. The commission held the first public hearing Tuesday about rezoning the approximately 20 acres of land from open space and recreation to general co

BAYTOWN SUN - 2017-11-23 08:00:00

U.S. Marshals arrest man for September shooting in south Houston

A man charged with murder in a September shooting deathin South Houston was arrested in San Antonio, Houston police confirmed Wednesday. Jamie Amaad West, 32, was charged with murder last month in the death of 30-year-old Derrick D. Moore, who was shot and killed Sept. 22 after an argument among som


Daddy's heart: 14 years after father's death, family meets recipient

DALLAS - The average life expectancy of someone who receives a heart transplant is roughly 10 years, but it's an average often exceeded as technologies and drugs and treatments improve. For the extra 14 years one Forney grandfather has been given, he's been trying to find out who gave him such an o

WFAA - 2017-11-24 04:58:23

Frasier Middle School principal named

Kristy Morsewas named the principal for the new Frasier Middle School at the Nov. 13 Mesquite ISD Board of Trustees meeting. Morse has been with the Mesquite ISD for her entire 22-year career in education. She began as a math teacher and coach at A.C. New Middle School and later moved to Kimbrough w

STARLOCALMEDIA.COM - 2017-11-24 18:00:00

Fake cadavers spill their guts to jump-start Mesquite students' careers

MESQUITE - Mesquite High School teacher Kyle Fortenberry understands that one of the best ways to study death is through lifelike experiences. That's why he uses Farah and Goldie, two synthetic cadavers, to help students in Mesquite ISD's health sciences, emergency medical services and law enforceme

DALLAS NEWS - 2017-11-24 16:00:00

Arts and Humanities Commission 2018 Cultural Arts Grant

The Arts and Humanities Commission awards small grants to support the activities of Rowlett based cultural arts groups. Grants and award amounts are subject to the availability of funds. All groups applying for these grants must be non-profit organizations. It is not a requirement that the group be

STARLOCALMEDIA.COM - 2017-11-24 18:00:00

Senior living development goes before council

The purpose of the Rowlett Housing Finance Corporation is to provide a means to finance the cost of residential ownership and development that will provide decent, safe and sanitary housing at affordable prices for the residents of local governments. An affordable rental housing project for seniors

STARLOCALMEDIA.COM - 2017-11-24 11:00:00

Rockwall-Heath wins 'Pantry' title

Toyota of Rockwall General Manager Charles Pankey announces Rockwall-Heath High School as the winner of the "Pack the Pantry" food drive on Nov. 18. Brandon Volosen, Brooke Graves and Jacey Grand-Lienard accept a check on behalf of Rockwall-Heath High School who won the "Pack the Pantry" food drive.

ROCKWALLHERALDBANNER.COM - 2017-11-24 12:00:00

North Texas Family Inspired by Hit Box Office Film

A movie in theaters right now about a child with a genetic defect is much more than just fiction for a North Texas family. The film "Wonder" chronicles the journey of a boy with Treacher Collins syndrome, a craniofacial birth defect that affects about one in 50,000 people. It's a real-life journey f

NBC DALLAS-FORT WORTH - 2017-11-24 06:07:49

Man killed and three injured when 18-wheeler overturns dodging cow

A Mineola man died, and State Hwy. 34 between Terrell and Kaufman was shut down most of the day Friday when a moving van crashed trying to avoid a cow in the roadway. An online service is needed to view this article in its entirety. You need an online service to view this article in its entirety.


Two charged, one in custody in two Williamsport shooting deaths

WILLIAMSPORT - Two men have been charged and one is in police custody after two separate shootings recently that left three people dead and a police officer wounded. Zachary J. Williams, 22, of 878 Memorial Ave. and Joshua A. Cooley, 22, of 621 Court St. were both arraigned Monday before District Co


Potential for nature-based economy is focus of workshop

PHOTO PROVIDED Angela Connolly and Frank Warnock of Ogletown, Del., stand in the public park in Jersey Shore, where they came last summer to ride their bikes on the Pine Creek Rail Trail. Trish Carothers met them and took their photo one evening when she was walking around Jersey Shore before a Boro

LOCKHAVEN EXPRESS - 2017-11-24 08:00:00

Text messages on dead suspect's phone help identify alleged slaying accomplice: police

WILLIAMSPORT - Text messages on the phone of a dead suspect in a fatal home invasion in Williamsport helped track down his alleged accomplice, city police say. That information is contained in a police affidavit made public Tuesday following the arrest in Philadelphia the day before of Jamier Rodney


Stores, streets bustle during holiday week

Melissa English, team leader in the meat department at Wegmans in Williamsport ,puts two cases of fresh turkeys in the cooler on Tuesday morning. Area grocery stores will be busy the next couple of days with shoppers stocking up for Thanksgiving. English says these turkeys would most likely be sold