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'Thousands of gallons' of oil illegally buried in Crosby, leaking into waterway, constable says

The unit has already removed 20,000 gallons of contaminated water from the site.

Texas Medical Center monitoring uptick in COVID-19 cases in ICUs as Texas reopens

Data compiled from hospital systems in the Texas Medical Center reveals an increase in the percentage of Intensive Care admissions of coronavirus patients.

Traveling just got easier with luxury coach Vonlane serving as your 'private jet' on wheels'

Texas-based luxury coach service, Vonlane is ready to be your "private jet on wheels."

Texas surfers paddle out for George Floyd to honor of victims of racial injustice

More than 100 Texas surfers gathered in Galveston Friday morning to remember George Floyd and all of those who have lost their lives because of police brutality and racial injustice.

Gov. Abbott warns COVID-19 will complicate any evacuations as Cristobal brushes Texas

Those who live within 50 miles of the Sabine River are most likely to be evacuated if flooding occurs; local officials are planning to begin evacuations earlier than usual to guard against the spread

Family dog killed, teen shot in home invasion in northwest Harris County

A family pet was killed and a teenager was shot during an apparent home invasion Friday morning in northwest Harris County.

Houston activists hosting June 5 protest for police shooting victim Breonna Taylor

The protest is taking place today at 3 p.m. at Discovery Green.

Storm surge watch issued for Gulf Coast, but Houston not in Cristobal's path

New models from the National Hurricane Center show Tropical Storm Cristobal is tracking toward Louisiana – and could make landfall there early Monday morning.

Teen killed when BMW splits in half during crash on Highway 6 identified

A teenager was killed, and two others were seriously injured when a BMW split in half during a crash Friday morning in west Harris County.

Heavily fortified White House is at odds with its long history as the people's house

WASHINGTON - The security perimeter around the White House keeps expanding. Tall black fencing is going up seemingly by the hour. Armed guards and sharpshooters and combat troops are omnipresent. In

LeBron James, told by Laura Ingraham to 'shut up and dribble,' calls her out over Drew Brees

LeBron James couldn't help but notice that Fox News host Laura Ingraham, who once dismissed political comments he made by telling him to "shut up and dribble," was far more encouraging of Drew Brees'

Texas GOP official urged to resign over George Floyd post

SAN ANTONIO (AP) — The GOP chairwoman of one of Texas' largest counties faced widespread pressure from her party to resign Thursday for floating a conspiracy theory on social media suggesting that

Family of 6 found dead in Far North Side home

A welfare check led to the discovery of the bodies after an odor and note set off an area evacuation.

Ben & Jerry's releases powerful statement in wake of George Floyd's death

Known for its stance on social justice, Ben & Jerry's issued a powerful message in the wake of George Floyd's death.

Kemah Boardwalk and Galveston Pleasure Pier set to reopen

It's official! The Kemah Boardwalk and Pleasure Pier are set to reopen rides, games and other amusements.

'Daddy changed the world!': George Floyd's daughter shares powerful message in viral video

In a moving new video captured on Instagram, George Floyd's 6-year-old daughter, Gianna, shares a heartfelt message about her dad's impact on the world.

Viral Baytown arrest video sparks police department investigation

A video showing the arrest of a young man in Baytown has prompted an internal affairs investigation within the Baytown Police Department. Two eyewitnesses were handcuffed and arrested after they

New mural memorializing George Floyd underway at The Breakfast Klub

The Breakfast Klub has featured murals on the side of its restaurant in Midtown for more than a decade, but the latest artwork to grace the popular Houston institution is one of the most personal yet

Tropical Storm Cristobal tracks toward Louisiana, but ‘there is still uncertainty’

Tropical Storm Cristobal, which was downgraded to a depression Thursday morning as it spins over the Yucatán Peninsula, is now tracked to make its United States landfall in Louisiana.