SEABROOK — It’s not a matter of if but when a massive new bridge will span the waters between Kemah and Seabrook.
SEABROOK — It’s not a matter of if but when a massive new bridge will span the waters between Kemah and Seabrook.
LEAGUE CITY — A man charged in the death of his infant daughter pleaded guilty to murder Monday.
Dynamo hope newest addition can help lead the team to playoffs
As a graduate student at Sam Houston State University focusing on criminology and corrections, I was required to take a course in research methods.
La Marque Independent School District’s detractors — and there seems to be a professional cadre of them — scoff at the notion that you get better education by replacing assistant principals with deans at the high school.
You can make a visit to the doctor more or less productive, depending on how you prepare for the visit and what you do when you get there.
Obesity, which once was a purely clinical term, has become a household word uttered in doctors’ offices, in media coverage and in private conversations as it has become a growing concern for America.
WEBSTER — With more than 120,000-patient visits each year, the emergency room at Clear Lake Regional Medical Center can be a busy place.
WASHINGTON (AP) — In the latest effort to sidetrack Obamacare, a federal appeals court on Tuesday rejected a challenge by a conservative group that said Congress imposed new taxes unconstitutionally when it created the Affordable Care Act.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Democratic and Republican members of Congress scrambled Tuesday to seal a $225 million boost to Israel's Iron Dome missile defense system before they break this week for a month-long recess.
HOUSTON (AP) — A federal appeals court ruling allows charitable bingo operators to use proceeds from their games to lobby Texas lawmakers on a variety of issues, including gambling.
ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Jurors have gone back to work at trying to reach a verdict in former Minnesota Gov. Jesse Ventura's defamation lawsuit against "American Sniper" author Chris Kyle.
COFFEYVILLE, Kan. (AP) — Four workers at an oil refinery in southeast Kansas were burned Tuesday in an early morning fire, the Texas company said.
The Monitor of McAllen. July 21, 2014.
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — The number of troubled charter schools that are forced to close is accelerating because of a new state law that makes it easier to shutter poorly performing ones.
BLOOMBURG, Texas (AP) — An East Texas sheriff's deputy was trying to serve assault warrants issued more than 500 miles away in Ward County when he fatally shot the suspect.
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Mechanics have been checking an American Airlines jet that made a precautionary landing in Omaha after crew members reported what smelled like an electrical fire in the cockpit.
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — About 70,000 utility customers in Central Texas have been billed for water costs that were higher or lower than correct.
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Attorney General Greg Abbott's office is arguing that the U.S. Constitution allows Texas to ban same-sex marriage to promote the birth of children in "stable, lasting relationships."
WASHINGTON (AP) — House Republicans have agreed to vote on a slimmed-down bill to address the immigration crisis on the U.S.-Mexico border by sending in National Guard troops and speeding unaccompanied migrant youths back to Central America.
DALLAS (AP) — Figures show SMU sold nearly $350,000 in beer and wine at basketball games since sales began in January.
ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) — The University of Michigan has won its fifth national title in a row at the American Solar Challenge competition.
HAWKINS, Texas (AP) — A newly elected East Texas mayor has been accused of threatening to ticket and fine a woman $500 daily in a messy yard dispute.
SAN ANTONIO (AP) — Investigators say a San Antonio woman fatally shot her adult daughter and then killed herself in an apparent murder-suicide at a home.
HOUSTON (AP) — Waste Management is selling a subsidiary to Energy Capital Partners for $1.94 billion as part of its effort to focus on its core business.
NEWPORT, R.I. (AP) — Cincinnati has been picked to win the American Athletic Conference, with defending champion Central Florida second.
HEDWIG VILLAGE, Texas (AP) — A Houston-area police officer has returned fire and fatally shot a man who fled during a traffic stop.
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — The Texas annual sales tax holiday has been set for Aug. 8-10 as families prepare to send children back to school.
SAN ANTONIO (AP) — The new mayor of San Antonio says $32 million in city money pledged for a streetcar system should be diverted to other projects.
GALVESTON, Texas (AP) — A Southeast Texas man has been sentenced to 35 years in prison for the death of his 2-month-old daughter after he shook her and fell on her.
DALLAS (AP) — The owner of a Dallas convenience store and the business manager must go to federal prison and repay nearly $2 million in a food stamp scam.
HOUSTON (AP) — Investigators are trying to identify a body found wrapped in a blanket and dumped in some woods near Houston.
EL PASO, Texas (AP) — A Texas jury has convicted a teenager in the beating death of an El Paso police officer.
ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — A newly built $1 million skate park in Arlington will be temporarily closed while city workers clean up graffiti.
GOODRICH, Texas (AP) — Texas authorities are working to clear more than a dozen marijuana fields found in the eastern part of the state.
HOUSTON (AP) — James Turrell, whose art works have become a familiar part of Houston's visual arts scene, has received the 2013 National Medal of Arts.
SAN MARCOS, Texas (AP) — A Central Texas school board has ordered a trustee to attended professional conduct training after parents and teachers said he used his position to get his daughter onto a cheerleading team.
MOSS POINT, Miss. (AP) — One person was killed and three others were injured in an explosion Monday at a fish processing plant on the Mississippi coast.
HOUSTON (AP) — It all fell apart for Oakland starter Jesse Chavez in a very brief span.
ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — The New York Yankees got a bigger dose of Yu Darvish this time.
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — University of Texas System regents are scheduled to meet Tuesday night to possibly name a finalist in their search for a new chancellor to oversee the 15-campus system.
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — A legislative committee is scrutinizing the more-than-$5 million a week Texas spends on beefed-up security along the Mexican border amid a surge of unaccompanied immigrant children.
HOUSTON (AP) — Jurors deliberate for a second day between death by lethal injection and life imprisonment without parole in the slaying of a Houston-area police officer and an auto body shop owner.
ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Texas Rangers ace Yu Darvish could only smile after Brett Gardner homered off of him for the third time in a week.
ALLEN, Texas (AP) — A suburban Dallas school board has approved $2 million in funding for repairs to flaws that closed its $60 million high school football stadium.
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HOUSTON (AP) — Jurors have begun deliberating between death by lethal injection and life imprisonment without parole in the slaying of a Houston-area police officer and an auto body shop owner.
ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Yankees shortstop Derek Jeter remembers the playoff games in Texas — the good and the bad.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Along much of America's coasts, the type of flooding that is more annoying than dangerous has jumped more than fivefold in the last 50 years, the federal government reported Monday.
FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — Kent Brantly always wanted to be a medical missionary, and he took the work seriously, spending months treating a steady stream of patients with Ebola in Liberia.
ODESSA, Texas (AP) — A West Texas city's tribute to the ranching way of life will feature a $400,000 sculpture of a cowboy on horseback and five steers.
ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Jurors in former Minnesota Gov. Jesse Ventura's defamation lawsuit against "American Sniper" author Chris Kyle went home for the day Monday after hours of deliberations during which they told the judge at one point they didn't think they could reach a unanimous verdict.
NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. health officials are monitoring the Ebola outbreak in Africa but say the risk of the deadly germ spreading to the United States is remote.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Even as they grapple with an immigration crisis at the border, White House officials are making plans to act before November's mid-term elections to grant work permits to potentially millions of immigrants who are in this country illegally, allowing them to stay in the United States without threat of deportation, according to advocates and lawmakers in touch with the administration.
DALLAS (AP) — A North Texas man accused of sending more than 500 hoax letters that contained a white powder to schools, government offices, day care centers and other locations in the U.S. and around the world was arrested Monday, federal authorities announced.
HOUSTON (AP) — The Houston Texans' biggest problem in their 2-14 season was inconsistent play at quarterback.
BOARDMAN, Ore. (AP) — The largest power plant in Oregon, the Boardman Coal Plant, sat idle one day earlier this summer, "cold steel" in industry parlance, its dirty power no longer wanted on an electricity grid that is becoming greener.
ABILENE, Texas (AP) — A former supervisor for Texas Child Protective Services is accused of tampering with evidence as police investigated the 2012 starvation death of a 22-month-old girl, a police official said Monday.
CASPER, Wyo. (AP) — Wyoming regulators are looking at widening the minimum allowable distance between homes and oil and gas wells, a change industry officials say isn't needed and some landowners say likely won't be big enough.
FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — State health officials say the family of an American doctor infected with the Ebola virus is under a 21-day fever watch, but it's believed they had no contact with anyone with the deadly disease.
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Federal Aviation Administration said Monday it is proposing a $12 million civil fine against Southwest Airlines for failing to comply with safety regulations related to repairs on Boeing 737 jetliners.
MEXICO CITY (AP) — California Gov. Jerry Brown took a not-so-subtle dig at Texas' decision to deploy National Guard troops to the border, saying Monday he expects it to be a short-lived measure and that "wiser minds will prevail."
NEW YORK (AP) — As a transgender woman who began her transition about a year ago, Kylie Jack is still figuring out her fashion style, but she wanted one thing right away: well-fitting bras.
ABILENE, Texas (AP) — West Texas police say an 18-year-old man has been arrested in a stabbing death near Abilene Christian University.
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — A federal appeals court has upheld the government's right to demand that gun dealers in Southwestern border states tell authorities if someone buys more than two semi-automatic rifles within five days.
HOUSTON (AP) — Houston police say a 35-year-old woman whose body was found at an abandoned warehouse was assaulted and died of her injuries.
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