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1 killed in N. Houston sports bar shooting

1 killed in N. Houston sports bar shooting

The Houston Chronicle is reporting; One man was fatally shot in a sports bar in north Houston early Sunday morning.

13 year old; facing capital murder charge

The Houston Chronicle is reporting; a 13-year-old North Texas boy faces a capital murder charge in the death of a 5-year-old boy who was hit in the head multiple times, authorities said.
Mystery surrounds Harris County man's death

Mystery surrounds Harris County man's death

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.
Major crime rate drops in Texas, violent crimes rise

Major crime rate drops in Texas, violent crimes rise

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.
New plan for astrodome

New plan for astrodome

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.

Ousted Men's Wearhouse exec. chairman quits board

The Houston Chronicle is reporting; ousted Men's Wearhouse founder George Zimmer quit the company's board.
New glitch diverts Dreamliner flight back to Houston

New glitch diverts Dreamliner flight back to Houston

The Houston Chronicle is reporting; Boeing's 787 Dreamliner suffered a second setback in a week when a flight from Houston to Denver had to return early Sunday because of a mechanical problem.
Video game can score a job in the oil patch

Video game can score a job in the oil patch

The Houston Chronicle is reporting; energy and shipping behemoth Maersk Group has developed a unique method for winning new recruits to the industry. A video game.
DA reveals grant to reduce feral hog population

DA reveals grant to reduce feral hog population

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.
Hikers find body in carpet near NE Houston park

Hikers find body in carpet near NE Houston park

The Houston Chronicle is reporting; Hikers found a body wrapped inside a carpet Monday in a heavily-wooded area near a northeast Houston park.
Boy! Did he pick the wrong house

Boy! Did he pick the wrong house

The Houston Chronicle is reporting; a burglary suspect was shot by a homeowner in Spring early Sunday.
Destin fishermen find $2.5M in cartel drugs floating in Gulf

Destin fishermen find $2.5M in cartel drugs floating in Gulf

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.
Gunman still on loose after southwest Houston shooting

Gunman still on loose after southwest Houston shooting

The Houston Chronicle is reporting; A running dispute sparked a shooting that left a man dead outside a southwest Houston strip shopping center, officials said.
Unclaimed Property

Unclaimed Property

The Official State of Texas Unclaimed Property Website
2012 Crime report

2012 Crime report

According to the FBI's Preliminary Annual Uniform Crime Report, released today, the nation experienced a 1.2 percent increase in the number of violent crimes and a 0.8 percent decline in the number of property crimes in 2012 when compared w