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Bellaire teen may be shark-bite victim

Bellaire teen may be shark-bite victim

The Houston Chronicle is reporting; a Bellaire teenager is wearing the mark of what is believed to be a weekend encounter with a shark.
Texas, North Dakota tell happier shale tales than California

Texas, North Dakota tell happier shale tales than California

The Houston Chronicle is reporting; two weeks after government officials all but demolished California’s shale-oil reserve estimate, Houston oil analysts offered a more optimistic view of plays in Texas and North Dakota.
More than 2 dozen nabbed in West Texas meth sweep

More than 2 dozen nabbed in West Texas meth sweep

The Houston Chronicle is reporting; more than two dozen suspects have been nabbed in a crackdown on a West Texas-based methamphetamine ring linked to California and Nevada.
Animals seized from Liberty Co. property

Animals seized from Liberty Co. property

The Houston Chronilce is reporting; horses and other animals believed to have been neglected have been seized from a property in Liberty County, according to reports on Wednesday.
NRA rolls back 'open carry' criticism

NRA rolls back 'open carry' criticism

The Houston Chronicle is reporting; The National Rifle Association has rolled back an earlier statement criticizing "open carry" rallies in Texas in which gun rights advocates have brought military-style assault rifles into public pla

Houston-based televangelist gets more broadcast muscle

The Houston Chronicle is reporting; Texas pastor Joel Osteen is getting his own channel on SiriusXM satellite radio, which will air his sermon at Yankee Stadium this Saturday live nationally.
Teen's body found in river

Teen's body found in river

The Houston Chronicle is reporting; a body of a teenage swimmer was recovered Sunday morning from the San Jacinto River south of Conroe.
Two found dead in Fort Bend gated community

Two found dead in Fort Bend gated community

The Houston Chronicle is reporting; Detectives are investigating the death of two people inside a home in a Fort Bend County gated community.
Floodwaters threaten Humble neighborhoods

Floodwaters threaten Humble neighborhoods

The Houston Chronicle is reporting; residents of two subdivisions along a swollen suburban Houston river are ducking flooded roads left by heavy rains this week.
New Caney tow truck driver wrestles 8-foot gator blocking traffic

New Caney tow truck driver wrestles 8-foot gator blocking traffic

The Houston Chronicle is reporting; an 8-foot road hazard with sharp teeth and green skin blocked traffic north of Houston early Monday morning.

Fragrant dead fish make holiday weekend interesting near coast

The Houston Chronicle is reporting; Those venturing to the Kemah and Seabrook areas to mark the long Memorial Day holiday were met by thousands upon thousands of small, dead fish in the water nearby.
3 dead, 1 wounded in shooting at US beach motel

3 dead, 1 wounded in shooting at US beach motel

The Houston Chronicle is reporting; three people were killed and a fourth person was wounded in a shooting at an oceanfront motel in Myrtle Beach, one of South Carolina's most popular tourist destinations.
FAA investigating jets' near-miss close to Bush airport

FAA investigating jets' near-miss close to Bush airport

The Houston Chronicle is reporting; The Federal Aviation Administration is investigating a recent near-miss between airliners in the skies near Bush Intercontinental Airport.
Teacher accused of sex with teen, plot to hide crime

Teacher accused of sex with teen, plot to hide crime

The Houston Chronicle is reporting; a local high school teacher is accused of having a sexual relationship with one of her students and trying to persuade a friend to cover for her with investigators.
Body found near northwest Houston bayou

Body found near northwest Houston bayou

The Houston Chronicle is reporting; a body found Tuesday near a bayou in northwest Houston may be linked to a missing-persons case, authorities said.