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Houston Zoo: waiting for stork

The Houston Chronicle is reporting; an Asian elephant at the Houston Zoo is due to give birth to a baby boy any day now.

New 'wrinkle' in Men's Warehouse fight

The Houston Chronicle is reporting; Jos. A. Bank raised doubts Sunday about whether the federal government will approve the takeover bid by rival clothier Men's Wearhouse.
New pics of old 'Dome'

New pics of old 'Dome'

The Houston Chronicle is reporting; local photographer Russell Hancock was able to get inside the Astrodome late last month to snap a few photos of the stadium after large sections of seats were removed.
The city of Troup gets transparent

The city of Troup gets transparent

You can now see where and how the City of Troup spends its money. A new feature on the city's website will show the amount of every check written and where every dollar of the budget is spent.
Voter registration deadline, Feb. 3rd

Voter registration deadline, Feb. 3rd

The final day to register for the March primary election in Texas is February 3, 2014. Print out a voter registration form online and mail it to your local registrar's office.

Stockman votes with his feet at the State of the Union

The Houston Chronicle is reporting; Steve Stockman walked out of the State of the Union address like it was a bad movie.

Candidates vow change after brain-dead mother taken off life support

The Houston Chronicle is reporting; the removal of a brain-dead, pregnant Texas woman from life support has four influential Republicans running for lieutenant governor in agreement again: They say a judge erred, and vowed to tighten state law

Commission's decision clears way for 1897 Galveston fort to be torn down

The Houston Chronicle is reporting; officials at the Texas Historical Commission in Austin have voted to withdraw an appeal to save Galveston's historic Fort Crockett, clearing the way for developers to demolish it.
Body of missing teen found; boyfriend in custody

Body of missing teen found; boyfriend in custody

The Houston Chronicle is reporting; a 19-year-old Houston man killed his teenage girlfriend, police said, dumping her body in the Sims Bayou, after she had decided to start seeing someone else.
Campaign aims to draw more women to Longview police force

Campaign aims to draw more women to Longview police force

The Longview Police Department has launched an online recruting tool in an effort to draw more women to the force.
Woman shot to death near daughter's school

Woman shot to death near daughter's school

The Houston Chronicle is reporting; relatives of a woman shot to death on Tuesday while walking to pick up her daughter from a west Houston school suspect she may have been a mistaken target.
Top 25 states with the most millionaires per capita

Top 25 states with the most millionaires per capita

The Houston Chronilce is reporting; a new study by Phoenix Marketing International shows how many millionaires per capita reside in each state. Texas rose four spots in 2013, while other states were found falling behind.
Harris Co. Assitant D.A.  arrested for threatening man with gun

Harris Co. Assitant D.A. arrested for threatening man with gun

The Houston Chronicle is reporting; an assistant Harris County attorney was arrested Friday for aggravated assault with a deadly weapon, according to court records.
Gunman flees after shooting man during home invasion

Gunman flees after shooting man during home invasion

The Houston Chronicle is reporting; police are searching for a man who forced his way into a northwest Houston home then shot a man at the scene.
Couple charged in beatings that blinded 2-year-old

Couple charged in beatings that blinded 2-year-old

The Houston Chronicle is reporting; a southeast Houston man is accused of causing so many injuries to his 2-year-old stepdaughter that she was blinded because of the physical abuse, Harris County prosecutors said.