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San Jacinto re-enactment shows life - and war - in 1836

San Jacinto re-enactment shows life - and war - in 1836

The Houston Chronicle is reporting; History enthusiasts can on Saturday get an upclose view of a re-enactment of the battle that gave Texas its independence 178 years ago Monday.
Kraft recalls 96,000 pounds of Oscar Mayer wieners

Kraft recalls 96,000 pounds of Oscar Mayer wieners

The Houston Chronicle is reporting; Kraft Foods is recalling 96,000 pounds of its Oscar Mayer wieners because they may mistakenly contain cheese.
DPS releases annual Texas Gang Threat Assessment

DPS releases annual Texas Gang Threat Assessment

The Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) has released the updated Texas Gang Threat Assessment, which was developed to provide a broad overview of gang activity in the state of Texas.
Medicare pays billions of dollars to Texas doctors

Medicare pays billions of dollars to Texas doctors

The Houston Chronicle is reporting; In 2012, Texas' health care community alone received several billion dollars from Medicare.
Utah woman arrested after 7 dead babies found

Utah woman arrested after 7 dead babies found

The Houston Chronicle is reporting; A Utah woman accused of killing several babies she gave birth to over 10 years was arrested Sunday after police discovered seven tiny bodies stuffed in separate cardboard boxes in the garage of her former hom
Girl gets $20K for diamond found in Arkansas park

Girl gets $20K for diamond found in Arkansas park

The Houston Chronicle is reporting; an Oklahoma City girl has sold a 3.85-carat diamond she found at an Arkansas park for $20,000.

Final rock to be dropped Friday in $5.8M artificial reef project in Gulf

The Houston Chronicle is reporting; work is due to be completed this week on a $5.8 million aritificial reef project designed to bring back oyster beds and revitalize marine life in Matagorda Bay.

Wrestling superstar The Ultimate Warrior dies

The Houston Chronilce is reporting; wrestling fans got a shock late Tuesday when word spread that The Ultimate Warrior, a legend in the WWE, has died at 54.

Craig James joins Family Research Council

The Houston Chronicle is reporting; Craig James, the former NFL running back and television sports analyst who ran in 2012 for the U.S.
Select Evenflo car seats made from 2011-2014 recalled

Select Evenflo car seats made from 2011-2014 recalled

Evenflo designs, engineers and tests its products with safety as its number-one priority.
Former Woodlands teacher sentenced to 5 years for soliciting teen

Former Woodlands teacher sentenced to 5 years for soliciting teen

The Houston Chronicle is reporting; a former high school teacher and coach in The Woodlands was sentenced to five years in prison for sending lewd text messages that solicited sex from a 16-year-old girl.
Killer who complained about execution drug is put to death

Killer who complained about execution drug is put to death

The Houston Chronilce is reporting; serial killer Tommy Lynn Sells - a drifter who has been linked to the deaths of more than a dozen people, including a 9-year-old girl - was executed Thursday, despite appeals from attorneys who raised concern

Local family spreading awareness about Mobile Disabilities

A Tyler family, the Milams, are spreading awareness about mobile disabilities on behalf of their seven-year-old daughter, Megan.
Reality TV star's nephew denied bail in shooting

Reality TV star's nephew denied bail in shooting

The Houston Chronicle is reporting; a nephew charged with shooting hip-hop artist and reality TV star Benzino at a funeral procession in Massachusetts has been denied bail.

Savings and loan figure Charles Keating dies at 90

The Houston Chronicle is reporting: Charles H. Keating Jr., the notorious financier who served prison time and was disgraced for his role in the costliest savings and loan failure of the 1980s, has died. He was 90.