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Former Alvin coach accused of sexual relationships with students

The Houston Chronicle is reporting; a former Alvin High School coach has been charged with sexual assault of a child, indecency with a child, and with having an improper relationship with a student after allegations of a history of sexual
Thanks to oil: these Texas areas are on the grow

Thanks to oil: these Texas areas are on the grow

The Houston Chronicle is reporting; America’s energy boom is fueling population growth west of the Mississippi River.
3 Secret Service agents benched before Obama trip

3 Secret Service agents benched before Obama trip

The Houston Chronicle is reporting; The Secret Service sent three agents home from the Netherlands just before President Barack Obama's arrival after one agent was found inebriated in an Amsterdam hotel, the Secret Service said Tuesday.
Astro's AAA manager: diagnosed with cancer

Astro's AAA manager: diagnosed with cancer

The Houston Chronicle is reporting; Astros Class AAA Oklahoma City manager Tony DeFrancesco will miss the start of the season because of cancer. The club is optimistic he’ll have a full recovery and the cancer was detected early.
HPD opens fire on man outside SW Houston motel

HPD opens fire on man outside SW Houston motel

The Houston Chronicle is reporting; a police officer opened fire on a suspect who sped toward him in a car overnight outside a hotel along U.S. 59 in southwest Houston.
Deer Park man accused of having 2M child porn images

Deer Park man accused of having 2M child porn images

The Houston Chronicle is reporting: a 24-year-old Deer Park man is behind bars after officers found about 2 million sexually explicit images of children on his computer, authorities tell KHOU.

Rare ocelot kitten discovered in South Texas

The Houston Chronicle is reporting; wildlife biologists in deep South Texas barely could control their excitement earlier this month when they saw the photo.
Texas man dies after a fall at Grand Canyon

Texas man dies after a fall at Grand Canyon

The Houston Chronicle is reporting; a Texas man is dead after falling about 350 feet off the South Rim at Grand Canyon National Park.

Disaster averted when rice, fuel oil barges collide in Houston Ship Channel

The Houston Chronicle is reporting; The U.S.

Paxton to play Houston in miniseries

The Houston Chronicle is reporting: Bill Paxton is slated to play Sam Houston in an upcoming miniseries on the Texas Revolution called 'Texas Rising.'
Gun activists stage 'armed march' at SXSW

Gun activists stage 'armed march' at SXSW

The Houston Chronicle is reporting; amid the party atmosphere of South by Southwest, a group of armed activists held a rally in the congested streets of downtown Austin on Wednesday, toting rifles and black-powder pistols openly among thousands
Reliant Stadium is getting a new name

Reliant Stadium is getting a new name

The Houston Chronicle is reporting; Reliant Park will soon be called NRG Park and Reliant Stadium NRG Stadium, after NRG Energy, the parent company of one of the largest electric retailers in the Houston area.

'Fatal Vision' author Joe McGinniss dies at age 71

The Houston Chronicle is reporting; Author Joel Mcginniss is dead.
Cruz endorses Cornyn -- finally

Cruz endorses Cornyn -- finally

The Houston Chronicle is reporting; U.S. Sen. John Cornyn's commanding victory in the Texas primary won him a long-awaited backing Wednesday from tea party favorite Ted Cruz, the junior senator from Texas.
Rice student mysteriously vanishes on spring break

Rice student mysteriously vanishes on spring break

The Houston Chronicle is reporting; a 21-year-old Rice University student mysteriously disappeared three days ago in Florida while on spring break.