The Houston Chronicle is reporting; the Galveston Park Board of Trustees agreed to spend $140,000 on a project that will rely on Sargassum to create "seaweed-enhanced sand dunes" to shore up the island's beaches.
The Houston Chornicle is reporting; authorities have few clues in the death last weekend of a 47-year-old man who reportedly had a heart attack but later was found to have been shot in the head outside a home in north Harris County.
The Texas Department of Public Safety on Wednesday announced that the overall major crime rate in Texas has dropped, while at the same time the actual number of violent crimes committed in Texas increased.
The Houston Chronicle is reporting; Harris County Commissioners voted unanimously to send a $194 million proposal to redevelop the Astrodome to the county budget office, county attorney and infrastructure department for further review.
Texas has the largest feral hog population in the U.S.. Millions of dollars are lost from what the animals destroy and damage each year. Now the Texas government is doing something to help landowners reduce the number of feral hogs.
The Houston Chronicle is reporting; some fishermen in the Gulf of Mexico off Destin, Fla., reeled in a major haul Wednesday - 25 kilograms of cocaine with a street value of $2.5 million, according to the Okaloosa County Sheriff's Office.