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Barbers Hill softball team wins without coach, who was put on leave

Barbers Hill softball team wins without coach, who was put on leave

The Houston Chronicle is reporting; Undefeated and ranked as the fifth-best high school softball team in the nation, Barbers Hill took the field Thursday night before a sizable crowd that included many who made the hour drive to Kingwood from M
Poll: Half of Connecticut residents want to leave

Poll: Half of Connecticut residents want to leave

The Houston Chronicle is reporting; A new Gallup Poll shows 49 percent of Connecticut's residents would move if provided the opportunity.

Mystery aircraft seen over Wichita similar to three spotted in Texas skies

The Houston Chronicle is reporting; an unidentified aircraft photographed over Kansas sheds more light on three similar planes seen in Texas, a veteran aircraft watcher says.

Latest NASA exhibit makes way toward center

The Houston Chronicle is reporting; the 747 aircraft that once ferried NASA’s shuttle fleet around the country is being moved Monday and Tuesday nights from Ellington Airport to Space Center Houston.

You can take the animal outa the wild, but not the 'wild' outa the animal

The Houston Chronicle is reporting; A Vermont says she needed 14 stitches and a rabies vaccination after a raccoon bit her hands, arms and leg in an unprovoked attack.
3 dead in northwest Houston shooting

3 dead in northwest Houston shooting

The Houston Chronicle is reporting; three people are dead in an apparent execution-style murder at an apartment in the Spring Branch area, authorities said.
FDA proposes first regulations for e-cigarettes

FDA proposes first regulations for e-cigarettes

The Houston Chronicle is reporting; the federal government wants to ban sales of electronic cigarettes to minors and require approval for new products and health warning labels under regulations being proposed by the Food and Drug Administratio
City of Tyler launches crowdfunding campaign for animal care facility

City of Tyler launches crowdfunding campaign for animal care facility

The City of Tyler has launched a campaign to raise funds toward the development of “get acquainted rooms” and “adoption display areas” at the new Animal Care Facility.
5 former Buffalo Bills cheerleaders sue over pay

5 former Buffalo Bills cheerleaders sue over pay

The Houston Chronicle is reporting; five former Buffalo Bills cheerleaders on Tuesday sued the team over a pay system they say had them working hundreds of hours for free at games and at mandatory public appearances at which they were subjected
Georgia governor signs controversial gun law

Georgia governor signs controversial gun law

Georgia Gov. Nathan Deal signed a wide-ranging gun bill into law Wednesday that has critics howling and proponents applauding.
A 'toothy record' taken from gulf

A 'toothy record' taken from gulf

The Houston Chronicle is reporting; a Florida man has pulled in an 11-foot, 805-pound mako shark from the shores of the Gulf in what may be a new world record for land-based shark fishing.
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.