THE WOODLANDS, Texas — A The Woodlands resident claimed a $1 million Texas Lottery scratch ticket prize in the game Instant Millionaire.
HOUSTON, Texas — A reward up to $5,000 is being offered for information on a man and woman who allegedly used stolen credit cards to go on a nearly $13,000 shopping spree in the Houston area last month.
POINT BLANK, Texas — A small rural community, which recorded less than 700 residents during the 2010 Census, has gained a millionaire after a resident claimed a $3 million Texas Lottery scratch ticket.
HOUSTON, Texas — A Houston-area couple has been charged with child abandonment after police say they left an infant in their running vehicle while they played an 8-liner machine in a convenience store in the north Houston area overnight.
HOUSTON, Texas — 26-year-old Stephen Edward Torres has been sentenced to 30 years in federal prison for raping and filming children under the age of five, according to federal prosecutors.
HOUSTON, Texas — This morning, a Houston-area man was sentenced to 10 years in federal prison for receipt and possession of child pornography, federal prosecutors announced.
HOUSTON, Texas — The reward for Carlos Alberto Gonzalez-Barahona, 29, a Texas 10 Most Wanted Fugitive and this month’s featured fugitive, has been increased to $6,000 for information leading to his capture if the tip comes in during the month of January 2020.
HOUSTON, Texas — A Houston resident has claimed a top prizewinning ticket, from the Texas Lottery's scratch ticket game Stacks of Cash, worth $1 million, the Texas Lottery announced.
HOUSTON, Texas — A woman was shot and killed by suspected celebratory gunfire on New Years in the Houston area, according to police.
HOUSTON, Texas — A 12-year-old Texas boy is being credited with saving his grandparents life in a brutal stabbing attack by his brother earlier this week, preventing what police say would have been a double murder.
KATY, Texas — A $10,000 reward is being offered for information on an arsonist who targeted a Fort Bend County, Texas, sheriff's deputy's home twice in one week.
HARRIS COUNTY, Texas — Two people were killed and at least seven others were injured in a shooting "ambush" while filming a rap video in the Houston area.
PEARLAND, Texas — A 23-year-old man has been ordered to federal prison after admitting he recruited a high school girl and trafficked her for sex, announced U.S. Attorney Ryan K. Patrick.
CHANNELVIEW, Texas — A Houston-area homeowner shot and killed three suspected home burglary suspects on Monday morning, at least one of which was armed and struck the homeowner in an exchange of gunfire.
BEAUMONT, Texas — Six southeast Texas men were arrested during an undercover prostitution sting in Beaumont, Texas, on Thursday, according to the Beaumont Police Department.
COLDSPRING, Texas — A southeast Texas deputy was killed after crashing into another deputy's patrol vehicle while both were responding to a burglary in progress call on Saturday night.
HOUSTON, Texas — 11 felons handed federal prosecutors the evidence they needed to send them back to prison on firearms charges.
HOUSTON, Texas (by Aliyya Swaby , the Texas Tribune) — Handing a win to Texas education officials, an Austin-based federal judge Wednesday dismissed a lawsuit filed by the Houston Independent School District in an effort to stop the state from seizing control of its troubled school board.
HOUSTON, Texas — Precinct 5 Harris County Constable's Office deputies rescued a man from a burning vehicle, moments before it fully engulfed in flames.
HOUSTON, Texas (by Kiah Collier , the Texas Tribune) — Houston's natural vulnerability to flooding — worsened by development that officials left unchecked for decades — was exposed like never before in 2017, when Hurricane Harvey slammed into Texas and turned into a tropical storm that linge…
PALESTINE, Texas — An East Texas father was arrested and charged with capital murder in connection with the death of his four-month-old infant, according to the Palestine Police Department. The child's mother was also arrested and charged with endangering a child.
NASSAU BAY, Texas — UPDATE [Dec.12] — An anonymous tip to the Houston Crime Stoppers led police to the arrest of 21-year-old Tavores Henderson — the man wanted in connection with the slaying of Nassua Bay Police Department Sergeant Kaila Sullivan on Tuesday night.
HOUSTON, Texas — Students from Texas will have an opportunity this week to talk with a NASA astronaut currently living and working aboard the International Space Station. The Earth-to-space call will air live on NASA television and the agency’s website.
CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas — A United States Customs and Border Protection (CBP) Air and Marine Operations (AMO) aircrew based out of Corpus Christi spotted a low-profile vessel (LPV), often used by cartels to smuggle narcotics, while on patrol in the Gulf of Mexico — ultimately leading to the ap…
GALVESTON, Texas (by Patrick Svitek, the Texas Tribune) —Editor's note: This article contains a reference to an offensive, racist word.
HOUSTON, Texas — A Houston Police Department police officer was shot and killed on Saturday night responding to a domestic disturbance on the city's eastside.
SUGAR LAND, Texas — A Houston man wanted in connection with the murder of a convenience store clerk in Sugar Land, Texas, has been arrested in Las Vegas, Nevada, police announced.
POINT COMFORT, Texas (by Kiah Collier, the Texas Tribune) — A federal judge approved a historic settlement agreement Tuesday between Taiwan-based plastics manufacturer Formosa and a scrappy environmental activist represented by indigent legal services nonprofit Texas Rio Grande Legal Aid.
DEER PARK, Texas — A former Cypress-Fairbanks Independent School District police officer was sentenced today to 10 years in prison for the rape of a 12-year-old girl he met on the "Meet Me" app.
PORT NECHES, Texas (by Kiah Collier, the Texas Tribune) — The Port Neches chemical plant where two explosions and an ongoing fire prompted widespread mandatory evacuations Wednesday has a years-long history of state and federal environmental violations.
LIBERTY, Texas — Liberty County District Attorney Logan Pickett was arrested Saturday morning at a Houston hotel following a reported family violence incident.
ROSHARON, Texas — A husband and wife were sentenced to 40 and 10 years in prison, respectively, in connection with a years-long, multi-state child sex abuse case.
HOUSTON, Texas — 43-year-old Mack Biggers, a Houston-area rapper, was sentenced to 15 years in prison for possession with intent to distribute meth, U.S. Attorney Ryan K. Patrick on Thursday.
HOUSTON, Texas — Three people are now in custody in relation to the fatal raid that occurred in January 2019 on Harding Street in Houston, Texas, announced Assistant Attorney General Eric Dreiband of the Department of Justice’s Civil Rights Division, U.S. Attorney Ryan K. Patrick for the Sou…
BROOKSHIRE, Texas — 48-year-old Julia Ann Poff was sentenced to 10 years in federal prison after pleading guilty to transportation of explosives with the intent to kill, injure, and intimidate a person.
VICTORIA, Texas — A crime stoppers tip has led to the arrest of a Texas 10 Most Wanted Sex Offender, according to the Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS).
HOUSTON, Texas — A Colombian citizen attempted to smuggle 35 pounds of liquid cocaine in shampoo bottles at Houston's George Bush International Airport earlier this week.
MONTGOMERY COUNTY, Texas — Two men were arrested earlier this week in Montgomery County after an undercover sting targeting suspected child predators.
HOUSTON, Texas — A Harris County jury rejected a man's sleepwalking defense in the slaying of his wife and sentenced him to 75 years in prison.
HOUSTON, Texas — A Harris County judge has been indicted on wire fraud charges on allegations she used campaign funds for personal expenses, including mortgages, travel, luxury items, private school, and cash withdrawals, according to the U.S. Attorney's Office.
HOUSTON, Texas — Two Houston men were federally charged in connection with a sting operation targeting an armored truck robbery ring in the Houston area — the nation's leading city for armored truck robberies.
GRIMES COUNTY, Texas — A Grimes County Sheriff's Office deputy and Navasota firefighter were injured at the scene of a fatal crash when an allegedly intoxicated driver slammed into the back of the deputy's patrol vehicle at a high rate of speed.
HOUSTON, Texas — Three teens were arrested Halloween night after leading police on a high-speed, hour-long pursuit through two counties.Harris County Precinct 1 Constable Alan Rosen says the pursuit began around 8:08 p.m. after a constable's deputy attempted to stop a reckless driver who ran…
HUMBLE, Texas — A man was arrested Tuesday at the scene of a major crash and faces his fifth driving while intoxicated charge, according to police.
HOUSTON, Texas – Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) Special Agents rescued a 15-year-old female victim of sex trafficking and arrested two of her traffickers – an adult female and male –during an investigation that began last week in Harris County.
HOUSTON, Texas — UPDATE [Oct. 23] — A man suspected of shooting a Harris County deputy constable during a restaurant robbery has been arrested, the Houston Police Department announced today.
JEFFERSON COUNTY, Texas — Four inmates are accused of continually escaping from a federal prison complex in southeast Texas and returning only to smuggle contraband back inside the prison.