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American being held in Chinese prison awaits sentence Video included


An American from right here in Houston is in a Chinese prison awaiting a sentence for a crime he may not have committed.

Bellaire man charged in Australia after attack on ex-wife's husband


Police say a Texas man flew to Australia with the plan to kill his ex-wife’s current husband, who he attacked with a crossbow and tomahawk.According to police, Jeffery Hooten, of Bellaire, Texas, took a pre-booked flight to Australia and went to his ex-wife’s home. At around 1:30pm on Tuesday afternoon, Hooten arrived at the residence and confronted her current husband, Greg Williams, in the driveway. Hooten pulled out his crossbow and shot at Williams. Williams was able to deflect the arrow ... More>>

Tsarnaev friend found guilty on two counts of obstruction, conspiracy

Azamat Tazhayakov was found guilty of obstruction of justice and conspiracy for removing a backpack from Dzhokhar Tsarnaev's dorm room in the days following the Boston Marathon bombings. More>>

Rebels to give Flight 17 black boxes to Malaysia


The leader of the pro-Russian rebels has agreed to hand over both black boxes from Flight 17 to Malaysian investigators who are in Ukraine, Malaysia's prime minister said early Tuesday. More>>

Lawmaker: Texas to send 1,000 guardsmen to border

A state lawmaker says Texas Gov. Rick Perry plans to deploy as many as 1,000 National Guard troops to South Texas to bolster security along the Mexico border. More>>

Family of convicted murderer prepares for punishment phase


It has been a week of many trials and tribulations for the Lewis family. Among testimonies, presentation of evidence and a guilty verdict for Harlem Lewis, the family still cannot grasp that one of their own is now considered a murderer. More>>

Fake vet causes concern among area pet owners Video included


It's a case of fraud that may be a first for Houston police and its left victims fearing for their pets health. More>>

Residents fight annexation from Splendora Video included


"Not in may backyard." It's a battle we are likely to see more of in our rapidly growing region. Small cities looking to expand their tax base by absorbing reluctant country neighborhoods. More>>

Community comes together to address human trafficking Video included


The growing issue of human trafficking in Houston needs to be addressed on a larger scale according to community and political leaders.

NFL's top-selling jersey belongs to Manziel

Johnny Manziel is No. 2 on Cleveland's depth chart but No. 1 as the NFL's top-selling jersey. More>>

Southeast Houston apartment complex shooting under investigation


Homicide investigators are trying to determine what led to the fatal shooting of a man outside of the southwest Houston apartment unit where he lived. More>>

American Red Cross assisting residents who evacuated from 3-alarm apartment complex fire


At least one resident and one firefighter were injured following a three-alarm apartment complex fire in northwest Houston. More>>

Burned body found near grass fire site


Police and arson investigators are trying to determine what led to a fire where a burned body was found in a Pasadena field. More>>

Film, TV legend James Garner, reluctant hero, dies


Few actors could register disbelief, exasperation or annoyance with more comic subtlety. More>>

Celebrate 45 years since man's first steps on moon


Now's the time to get moonstruck. More>>

Facebook tests 'Buy' button


Facebook is testing a "Buy" button in its latest effort to help businesses boost their sales through the world's biggest online social network. More>>

Microsoft CEO pivots sharply with 18,000 job cut Video included


Microsoft announced the biggest layoffs in its 39-year history Thursday, outlining plans to cut 18,000 jobs in a move that marked the CEO's sharpest pivot yet away from his predecessor's drive for the company to... More>>

Penalty trial opens for police officer's killer

Testimony resumes in Houston as prosecutors seek the death penalty for a 23-year-old man convicted of capital murder in the Christmas Eve killings two years ago of a Houston-area police officer and an auto body shop owner. More>>

UN: Iran gets rid of sensitive nuclear material


Iran has turned all of its enriched uranium closest to the level needed to make nuclear arms into more harmless forms, the United Nations' nuclear agency said Sunday. More>>

Officials say US-Israeli citizen killed in Gaza

The Israeli Consulate in Houston says a dual Israeli-American citizen from Texas has been killed in Gaza. More>>

Dominguez has 4 RBIs; Astros beat White Sox 11-7

Matt Dominguez hit a two-run homer and a tiebreaking RBI double, and the Houston Astros tied their season high with 17 hits in an 11-7 win over the Chicago White Sox on Sunday that prevented a three-game sweep. More>>

Batman will not appear in Fox's 'Gotham' series


Yes, the new Fox series "Gotham" will feature a young Bruce Wayne, but don't expect him to turn into the caped crusader. More>>

Actor Tyler Posey to host Teen Choice Awards


Actor Tyler Posey will host Teen Choice 2014, with musical groups Magic and Rixton performing on the show that awards popular teens in television, music, film, sports and fashion. More>>

US building case tying separatists to plane crash Video included


The United States began building a case Friday linking pro-Russian separatists to the shocking downing of a passenger jet in Ukraine. A somber President Barack Obama declared the deaths of those on board, including at... More>>

Texas jail roof falls, 10 sent to hospitals

The roof of a privately run East Texas jail has collapsed, temporarily trapping dozens of inmates and sending 10 inmates to nearby hospitals. More>>

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