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4-alarm blaze devastates Lake Conroe condominiums

4-alarm blaze devastates Lake Conroe condominiums

The Houston Chronicle is reporting; a four-alarm fire broke out at a condominium complex near Lake Conroe Saturday, damaging several units, officials said.
Three injured after plane crashes in Baytown

Three injured after plane crashes in Baytown

Three people have been injured after a plane crash in Baytown, Texas. Houston based news outlet, KTRK, reports, the small commuter plane made the crash landing around 9 p.m. Monday at Walter L. Jenkins Memorial Park.
Perry seeks private talk with Obama about border crisis

Perry seeks private talk with Obama about border crisis

Arguing that a “quick handshake on the tarmac” isn’t enough time for a true dialogue, Gov.
Facebook removes hunting photos from Texas cheerleader's page

Facebook removes hunting photos from Texas cheerleader's page

A Texas Tech cheerleader found herself in the sights of many last week after photos of her African hunts went viral on Facebook. Likewise, many stepped forward to defend her, including the Hunter Defense Fund.
Texas siblings drown while in foster home care

Texas siblings drown while in foster home care

State child welfare officials are halting placement of foster children by an agency in Austin after two young siblings drowned this weekend.
Gov. Perry appoints Alcala to Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board

Gov. Perry appoints Alcala to Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board

Gov. Rick Perry has appointed Dora G. Alcala of Del Rio to the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board for a term to expire Aug. 31, 2015. The board sets policies and coordinates efforts to improve higher education in Texas.
CORNYN: Border visit would be 'Wakeup Call' for Obama

CORNYN: Border visit would be 'Wakeup Call' for Obama

U.S. Senator John Cornyn (R-TX) spoke on the Senate floor today on the humanitarian crisis at the border, and urged President Obama to visit the border during his upcoming trip to Texas.
Texas confirms state’s first Chikungunya case

Texas confirms state’s first Chikungunya case

The Texas Department of State Health Services has confirmed the state’s first human case of chikungunya, a viral disease that can cause fever and severe joint pain and is spread to people by mosquitoes.

Drought helps Texas woman find ring missing 60 years

Over the Fourth of July weekend, Addie Elizabeth Clark had multiple reasons to celebrate.
Mavericks have no choice but to wait on stars

Mavericks have no choice but to wait on stars

If the prettiest girl in town told you that she might, maybe, could conceivably go to the school prom with you, wouldn’t you wait to hear from her before asking someone else?
Using hockey as the barometer, soccer will grow ... glacially

Using hockey as the barometer, soccer will grow ... glacially

Shortly after Tim Howard made his 98th save against Belgium, the United States' run ended, thus concluding the viewership for the majority of Americans in the 2014 World Cup.
4 TCU players named to award watch lists

4 TCU players named to award watch lists

Four TCU football players have been named to award watch lists. Tailback B.J. Catalon has been named to the watch list for the 2014 Paul Hornung Award, presented to the nation’s most versatile player.
Scouting report: Astros at Texas Rangers

Scouting report: Astros at Texas Rangers

Astros All-Star second baseman Jose Altuve, who snapped a season-high 0-for-13 skid with a leadoff single in the sixth inning of Sunday’s road loss to the Angels, is having a magical season at the plate.
Dow Chemical's water woes signal trouble

Dow Chemical's water woes signal trouble

When Dow Chemical, one of the largest manufacturers of chemicals and plastics in the world, announced a multibillion-dollar expansion on Texas’ Gulf Coast last summer, Gov.
Analysis: For Budget Cutters, It's Not About Revenue

Analysis: For Budget Cutters, It's Not About Revenue

In one corner, the government’s number nerds are telling us that the state treasury will be taking in more money than anyone could have im