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Pakistani teen's family visits Texas school where she died

SANTA FE, Texas (AP) — The family of a Pakistani exchange student who was one of 10 people killed in a mass shooting at a Texas high school last year traveled to the U.S and visited the school and community this week, wanting to learn more about...

 

Report: Series of failures led to deadly leak at Texas plant

HOUSTON (AP) — A series of failures, including flawed equipment and inadequate safeguards, helped cause a 2014 poisonous gas leak that killed four workers at a Houston-area chemical plant, according to a federal agency's final report on the deadly...

 

Police searching for missing girl say body of child found

HOUSTON (AP) — The remains of a child were found Friday near a freeway in Arkansas where a community activist says a man told him he had dumped the body of a missing 4-year-old Houston girl, police said Friday. Houston police went to Arkansas on...

 

Texas executes avowed racist in black man's dragging death

HUNTSVILLE, Texas (AP) — An avowed racist who orchestrated one of the most gruesome hate crimes in U.S. history was executed Wednesday in Texas for the dragging death of a black man. John William King, who was white, received lethal injection for...

 

'Texas 7' prison-break gang member gets execution reprieve

HUNTSVILLE, Texas (AP) — A member of the "Texas 7" gang of escaped prisoners won a reprieve Thursday night from execution for the fatal shooting of a suburban Dallas police officer after claiming his religious freedom would be violated if his...

 

Cleanup underway after fire at Texas petrochemicals facility

HOUSTON (AP) — Crews on Wednesday extinguished a fire that had burned for days at a Houston-area petrochemicals storage facility and led to concerns about air quality among some residents and environmental groups despite reassurances from officials...

 

Chaos erupts, 2 arrested during Texas execution

HUNTSVILLE, Texas (AP) — Chaos erupted outside Texas' death chamber when the son of the condemned inmate pounded on the chamber windows, shouted obscenities and threw fists after his father spoke his final words. Billie Wayne Coble, a Vietnam War...

 

Man authorities believe shot black girl charged with murder

HOUSTON (AP) — Texas authorities filed a capital murder charge Tuesday against a black man they believe fired the bullet that killed a 7-year-old black girl in a drive-by shooting her family initially believed was racially motivated. Prosecutors...

 

Sketch released of suspect in shooting of Texas girl

HOUSTON (AP) — Authorities on Thursday released a composite sketch of a man accused in the death of a 7-year-old black girl during a Houston-area shooting that her family believes might have been racially motivated. The suspect is described as a...

 

Officials offer plan to protect Texas from hurricanes

HOUSTON (AP) — State and federal officials on Friday recommended a plan to protect the Texas coast from hurricanes — particularly the Houston area — with a barrier system made up of floodwalls, floodgates and seawall improvements that could cos...

 

Houston City Council short circuits proposed robot brothel

HOUSTON (AP) — A Canadian company's plan to open a so-called robot brothel in Houston has been short circuited by city leaders. Houston's City Council on Wednesday updated one local ordinance to specifically ban individuals from having sex with an...

 

Prosecutor: Border Patrol agent charged with murdering 4

HOUSTON (AP) — A U.S. Border Patrol supervisor was charged Saturday with murder in the deaths of four female sex workers following what authorities called a two-week killing spree that ended when a fifth woman escaped from him at a Texas gas...

 

Houston gets $1.8M to become more resilient post-Harvey

HOUSTON (AP) — Amid its ongoing recovery from Hurricane Harvey, the city of Houston announced Wednesday it's been accepted to become a member of a global initiative designed to help cities become more resilient to events like natural disasters, as...

 

Police: Suspect in Bush's doctor's death killed himself

HOUSTON (AP) — A man accused of killing one of former President George H.W. Bush's doctors fatally shot himself during a confrontation with authorities in Houston on Friday morning, the city's police chief said. Joseph James Pappas, 62, was...

 

Police: Bush's doctor's killing may have been act of revenge

HOUSTON (AP) — A man suspected of killing one of former President George H.W. Bush's doctors may have been seeking revenge for his mother, who died on the doctor's operating table more than 20 years ago, authorities said Wednesday. Joseph James...

 

Texas heart transplant program resumed after suspension

HOUSTON (AP) — A Houston hospital announced Friday that it has reactivated its renowned heart transplant program after a two-week suspension of all medical procedures following the deaths this year of several patients. Baylor St. Luke's Medical...

 

Classes resume at Texas school where gunman killed 10 people

SANTA FE, Texas (AP) — Like some of her classmates, senior Brooke Williams had mixed emotions about returning Tuesday to classes at Santa Fe High School, where a student fatally shot 10 people in the nation's deadliest school attack since the...

 

Gunman blasted through door, lingered for about 30 minutes

SANTA FE, Texas (AP) — The suspect in the Texas school shooting began his attack by firing a shotgun through an art classroom door, shattering a glass pane and sending panicked students to the entryway to block him from getting inside, witnesses...

 

Gunman opens fire in Texas high school, killing 10 people

SANTA FE, Texas (AP) — A 17-year-old armed with a shotgun and a pistol opened fire at a Houston-area high school Friday, killing 10 people, most of them students, authorities said. It was the nation's deadliest such attack since the massacre in...

 

Laughter, tears as former first lady Barbara Bush remembered

HOUSTON (AP) — Barbara Bush was remembered as the "first lady of the Greatest Generation" during a funeral Saturday attended by four former U.S. presidents and hundreds of other people who filled a Houston church with laughter as much as tears,...

 

President George HW Bush greets mourners honoring his wife

HOUSTON (AP) — His daughter standing behind him, former President George H.W. Bush sat at the front of the cavernous sanctuary of St. Martin's Episcopal Church. He gazed up at the rose-draped casket holding his wife of 73 years. After a few...

 

7 months after Harvey, flood-control projects' fate unclear

HOUSTON (AP) — Large-scale projects long considered essential to easing Houston's flooding woes went to the top of the area's to-do list after Hurricane Harvey inundated large swaths of the nation's fourth-largest city. Seven months later, local...

 

Jump in late mortgages after Harvey sparks foreclosure fears

FRIENDSWOOD, Texas (AP) — As Jacob Lerma surveyed the skeletal beams of his suburban Houston home that was flooded during Hurricane Harvey, he kept muttering three words as he wondered if his family would ever be able to move back in: "I don't...

 

Economist: Harvey's impact will guide development in Houston

HOUSTON (AP) — A Houston business group said Friday that Hurricane Harvey's biggest long-term impact on the nation's fourth-largest city likely will be on where and how new homes and structures are built. The results of Harvey's flooding will...

 

Houston family, businesses benefit from World Series run

HOUSTON (AP) — The Houston Astros' victorious World Series run has not only given an emotional boost to a city still recovering from Hurricane Harvey. It has provided an economic lift as well. And for one Houston family, the journey to a championsh...

 

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