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More than 100 immigrants found at suspected stash house in Texas

More than 100 immigrants found at suspected stash house in Texas

Police in Houston rescued more than 100 immigrants Wednesday from a suspected stash house where they were being held against their will.
Jerry no ‘sleazeball,’ just incompetent

Jerry no ‘sleazeball,’ just incompetent

We had the recent case of a local general manager being called a “sleazeball” by a former player, and then last week another local GM received lavish media praise for his own incompetence.
In Houston, Pelosi outlines her sense of women's priorities

In Houston, Pelosi outlines her sense of women's priorities

The Houston Chronicle is reporting; a career in politics was never the plan for Nancy Pelosi, the first woman speaker of the House of Representatives.
HPD officer shoots man at a home near downtown

HPD officer shoots man at a home near downtown

The Houston Chronicle is reporting; a Houston police officer shot a man who was suspected of beating his mother at a home north of downtown. Officer Eugene Williams opened fire about 4:30 p.m.

Rare ocelot kitten discovered in South Texas

The Houston Chronicle is reporting; wildlife biologists in deep South Texas barely could control their excitement earlier this month when they saw the photo.
Bortles impresses Texans brass, NFL pundits at his pro day

Bortles impresses Texans brass, NFL pundits at his pro day

Central Florida quarterback Blake Bortles impressed a contingent of NFL people, including Texans coach Bill O’Brien and general manager Rick Smith, at his pro day inside the Nicholson Fieldhouse.
Will Melton make a difference?

Will Melton make a difference?

Defensive tackle Henry Melton agreed to a one-year contract with a three-year club option with his hometown team Tuesday night, according to sources.
New largemouth bass record set at Lady Bird Lake

New largemouth bass record set at Lady Bird Lake

A new lake record has been set at Lady Bird Lake in Austin, Texas for a largemouth bass.
Judge invites Comcast, Astros, Rockets to informal meeting

Judge invites Comcast, Astros, Rockets to informal meeting

U.S. District Judge Lynn Hughes has invited Astros owner Jim Crane, Rockets owner Leslie Alexander and Comcast executive Robert Pick to a March 28 conference to discuss the Comcast SportsNet Houston bankruptcy case.

Texas mother, aunt arrested after 1-year-old found with alcohol poisoning

Felony charges have been filed against the Texas mother and aunt of a 1-year-old girl after police reported the child was found suffering alcohol poisoning.

Disabled TX teen gives patriotic proposal to Obama

A stranger probably sees the wheelchair first, but anyone who meets John Cohen sees past it, fast.

VIDEO: 7-year-old TX girl crawls under barn to save 10-day-old puppy

She might just be the bravest little girl you meet this morning. Seven-year-old Nina Boyett loves animals which is why she didn't hesitate to crawl through a very narrow crawl space to save a puppy stuck under a barn.

Polygamist sect leader Warren Jeffs hospitalized in Texas

The Houston Chronicle is reporting; Polygamist sect leader Warren Jeffs, who is serving a life sentence for two counts of aggravated sexual assault of a child, has been hospitalized in Galveston, Texas prison officials said.

'Jackass' star may be in hot water after River Walk stunt

The Houston Chronicle is reporting; The San Antonio Police Department is "looking into" Steve-O's recent River Walk stunt, in which the "Jackass" star did a gainer backflip from the Commerce Street bridge at Rivercenter
Texas man dies after a fall at Grand Canyon

Texas man dies after a fall at Grand Canyon

The Houston Chronicle is reporting; a Texas man is dead after falling about 350 feet off the South Rim at Grand Canyon National Park.