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Quest for Houston-area predators heats up

Quest for Houston-area predators heats up

The Houston Chronicle is reporting; as Houston-area students prepare to head back to school, local law enforcement are doubling their efforts to make sure known child predators are off the streets and far away from bus stops and playgrounds.
South Texan gets 6 years for smuggling ammunition

South Texan gets 6 years for smuggling ammunition

The Houston Chronicle is reporting; a South Texas man has been sentenced to six years in federal prison over a weapons smuggling ring linked to more than 15,000 rounds of ammunition meant for Mexico.

Texan scores world record fish in lake near New Braunfels

The Houston Chronicle is reporting; Charles Dewey is no stranger to fishing records, but his latest is a first.
Texas man gets 15 years for softball game attack

Texas man gets 15 years for softball game attack

The Houston Chronicle is reporting; a Texas man has been sentenced to prison after bragging about an assault during a softball game that left a man with brain damage.
Abbott threatens to sue EPA over rule change

Abbott threatens to sue EPA over rule change

The Houston Chronicle is reporting; Texas Attorney General Greg Abbott is demanding federal environmental regulators scrap a proposal to expand the definition of federal waterways.
Deputies fire at suspect to end Cypress standoff

Deputies fire at suspect to end Cypress standoff

The Houston Chronicle is reporting; a robbery suspect was fatally shot to end a two-and-a-half-hour standoff Sunday in northwest Harris County.
14 arrested in Galveston drug bust

14 arrested in Galveston drug bust

The Houston Chronicle is reporting; Galveston Police say they've arrested 14 people on felony drug charges after an extensive narcotics investigation.
Houston cop shoots intruder in home break-in

Houston cop shoots intruder in home break-in

The Houston Chronicle is reporting; a Houston police officer shot a suspected home burglar who refused commands to show his hands and then pulled what the officer feared was a weapon, authorities said.

Tubers break world record on the Guadalupe River

The Houston Chronicle is reporting; as they listened to Texas country star Roger Creager's "River Song," floaters broke the world record for largest raft of tubes or rings Saturday at Rockin' R River Rides on the Guadalupe Riv

Corporate Green: Bringing high tech to the trees

Hidden behind the trees off Paluxy drive in Tyler is the "Corporate Green" office park. Corporate Green seeks to create high tech, creative work environments and facilities that have an emphasis on energy reduction.
Waco sheriff warns that convicted killer headed to Houston

Waco sheriff warns that convicted killer headed to Houston

The Houston Chronicle is reporting; a convicted triple murderer from Wisconsin, now facing harassment charges in Waco, is staying in the Houston area, reported the Waco Tribune-Herald.
Commander of first Discovery flight dead at 80

Commander of first Discovery flight dead at 80

The Houston Chronicle is reporting; ex-astronaut Henry "Hank" Hartsfield, who flew three shuttle missions and commanded Discovery's first flight, has died.

Houston whiskey distillery Yellow Rose wants to upgrade distillery

The Houston Chronicle is reporting; a local distillery is asking friends and fans to donate dollars to a crowd-funding campaign to make brand new digs right outside the inner loop possible.

Gilley's could return to Pasadena party landscape

The Houston Chronicle is reporting; a whole new batch of Buds and Sissys could soon be flocking to Pasadena to look for love in all the wrong places, if all goes to plan for a legendary country singer and his business partners.

Austin lake named one of nation's greatest party lakes

The Houston Chronicle is reporting; Austin is known for keeping it weird, but now the city can say it has a hard-partying lake scene as well.