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Arlington, AT&T Stadium deliver big in the college basketball spotlight

Arlington, AT&T Stadium deliver big in the college basketball spotlight

For the players and fans alike, Final Four weekend wasn’t about watching basketball in an intimate setting. Rather, it was a chance to be part of a record-setting crowd, and a witness to an unforgettable moment in sports history.
Do the Astros have too many retired numbers?

Do the Astros have too many retired numbers?

Shortly after Roy Oswalt and Lance Berkman signed their one-day personal services contracts to retire as Astros on Saturday, the manager who ushered them into the majors made valid cases for retiring Nos. 44 and 17 in Houston.

Spring boy's first food request: a Happy Meal

The Houston Chronicle is reporting; the Spring boy found severely malnourished last month was cleared to consume solid food - and he wanted McDonald's.
Montgomery Co. Deputies kill man when they try to serve warrant

Montgomery Co. Deputies kill man when they try to serve warrant

The Houston Chronicle is reporting; deputies shot and killed a man in Montgomery County as they attempted to serve him with a felony warrant early Sunday morning, according to a press statement.
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.
Official: Fort Hood gunman claimed he was picked on by fellow soldiers

Official: Fort Hood gunman claimed he was picked on by fellow soldiers

Suspected Fort Hood shooter Spc. Ivan Lopez had recently asked to transfer, claiming he was being taunted and picked on by soldiers in his unit, a senior U.S. official familiar with the investigation told CNN.
Logano shines at Duck Commander 500

Logano shines at Duck Commander 500

Joey Logano, a 23-year-old from Middletown, Conn., won the Duck Commander 500 NASCAR race at Texas Motor Speedway on Monday, overtaking Jeff Gordon in a green-white-checkered finish that threatened his day.
Angels rout Astros 9-1 in series finale

Angels rout Astros 9-1 in series finale

Given a chance to validate the optimism they created while winning their first two games of the season, the Astros closed out their first homestand of the year in disastrous fashion Monday afternoon at Minute Maid Park.
ICE arrests 50 criminal aliens, immigration fugitives in Texas during 3-day sting

ICE arrests 50 criminal aliens, immigration fugitives in Texas during 3-day sting

U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) officers arrested 50 convicted criminal aliens, immigration fugitives and other immigration violators during a three-day operation which concluded Thursday.
Fayette deputies say truck full of watermelons was hiding a ton of pot

Fayette deputies say truck full of watermelons was hiding a ton of pot

The Houston Chronicle is reporting; Fayette County deputies pulled over a truck on I-10 that was hauling watermelons and found that it also contained approximately nearly $1 million worth of concealed marijuana.

Texas woman claims infection from V8 with disgusting mystery growth inside

The Houston Chronicle is reporting; the makers of V8 juice are working to retrieve a revolting mystery object a woman claims she found inside a can of the juice, her regular favorite.
Three sought in armed holdup at Katy-area bank

Three sought in armed holdup at Katy-area bank

The Houston Chronicle is reporting; police are searching for three armed men who stormed a bank Thursday in the Katy area, injuring two people.
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
Rain forces NASCAR to race Monday

Rain forces NASCAR to race Monday

The Duck Commander 500 at Texas Motor Speedway was supposed to be run Sunday afternoon, but heavy rain forced NASCAR to postpone the race. The new green flag start time is 11:00 AM on Monday.
Yu Darvish, Elvis Andrus lift Rangers to 3-0 victory

Yu Darvish, Elvis Andrus lift Rangers to 3-0 victory

Yu Darvish also became the fastest starting pitcher in big-league history to reach 500 career strikeouts, doing so in 401 2/3 innings to eclipse the mark of 404 2/3 innings by former Grand Prairie High star Kerry Wood.