Mexican Mafia suspect arrested, 3 bodies recovered

SAN ANTONIO (AP) – A suspected Mexican Mafia lieutenant faces a racketeering-related charge after telling officers where to find the bodies of three fellow gang members. Prosecutors in San Antonio say 36-year-old Ruben Reyes was arrested Wednesday and charged with using and discharging a firearm during a violent crime. Mark Anthony Bernal, […]

Hundreds stage vocal but peaceful protest in Houston

Hundreds of protesters marched the streets near the University of Houston and continued to Texas Southern University to protest a Missouri grand jury decision to indict police officer Darren Wilson in the shooting death of unarmed Michael Brown. The demonstrators marched along Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard south of downtown Houston, occasionally blocking traffic along […]

Mexican Mafia suspect arrested, 3 bodies recovered

SAN ANTONIO (AP) – A suspected Mexican Mafia lieutenant faces a racketeering-related charge after telling officers where to find the bodies of three fellow gang members. Prosecutors in San Antonio say 36-year-old Ruben Reyes was arrested Wednesday and charged with using and discharging a firearm during a violent crime. Mark Anthony Bernal, […]

New sentencing for ‘Bernie’ mortician

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) – Texas’ highest court has granted a new sentencing hearing for the mortician whose conviction for killing his longtime companion and storing her body in a freezer inspired the dark-comedy movie “Bernie.” Bernie Tiede was sentenced to life in prison for the 1996 shooting death of 81-year-old Marjorie Nugent. But […]

Ryan Fitzpatrick to start for Texans

HOUSTON — The Texans placed quarterback Ryan Mallett on injured reserve on Wednesday, meaning Ryan Fitzpatrick will start on Sunday against the Tennessee Titans. Fitzpatrick started the first nine games, with a 4-5 record, before being benched during the bye week in favor of Mallett, who went 1-1 as the starter. Fitzpatrick made it clear […]

Josh Gordon felt disassociated

BEREA, Ohio — Josh Gordon felt some in the Cleveland Brownsorganization kept him at arm’s length during his 10-game suspension, the wide receiver told NFL Network in an interview that will be aired Sunday morning. “The lowest point of all this I think was the disassociation from a lot of friends you thought were close […]

Gruden: RG III needs more confidence

ASHBURN, Va. — Redskins coach Jay Gruden said his decision to bench Robert Griffin III comes down to a simple reason: The team keeps losing, and the young quarterback looks indecisive and hasn’t played as confidently as he once did. But what it means for Griffin’s future remains uncertain, and Gruden said that part hasn’t […]

The Tasting Room at Kings Harbor to host premiere party for CMT’s competition series, ‘Redneck Island’

The Tasting Room at Kings Harbor will play host to the premiere viewing party for Kingwood resident Hunter Larsen, a contestant on CMT’s fourth season of Redneck Island on Dec. 4. The Tasting Room will also be the official viewing party destination for each episode to follow, airing every Thursday night following the premiere for […]

Medical: Memorial Hermann, MD Anderson deliver new integrated breast screening and diagnostic program to Lake Houston area

Memorial Hermann and The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center have launched operations under their recently formed partnership to offer high-quality, specialized breast screening and diagnostic services in the Lake Houston area. MD Anderson Breast Care with Memorial Hermann, the joint program announced in August, provides patients in Lake Houston with more convenient access […]

First Choice Emergency Room teams up with Toys for Tots

First Choice Emergency Room teams up with Toys for Tots First Choice Emergency Room facilities will serve as Toys for Tots drop sites through Dec. 17. Posted: Wednesday, November 26, 2014 10:58 am First Choice Emergency Room teams up with Toys for Tots By Community Reports Houston Community Newspapers With the arrival of the holiday […]

Mayor’s Holiday Celebration and Tree Lighting set for Friday, Dec. 5

Ring in the season with the 95th Mayor’s Holiday Celebration and Tree Lighting presented by Reliant on Friday, Dec. 5, at Hermann Square outside City Hall taking place from 6-8 p.m. This free event is a holiday tradition of music, fireworks and family fun. A towering holiday tree, glowing with energy-efficient LED (light-emitting diode) lights, […]

Multi-vehicle accident cleared on 610 West Loop inbound at Fournace

HOUSTON – Only one lane of traffic was open on 610 West Loop inbound at Fournace due to a multi-vehicle crash on the highway. The accident happened shortly before noon Wednesday. The accident was cleared within an hour. No injuries were reported. Source Article from http://www.click2houston.com/news/traffic-alert-multivehicle-accident-on-610-at-fournace/29944782

Homeless man found dead inside van outside NW Harris County food mart

HARRIS COUNTY, Texas – The body of a homeless man was found dead inside a van parked outside a northwest Harris County food mart Wednesday morning. The van was parked at the Circle 1 store in the 12200 block of Veterans Memorial Drive at Spears Road. According to the store owner, he allowed the man […]

Man dies in Balch Springs police custody

BALCH SPRINGS, Texas (AP) – A 30-year-old man arrested after he allegedly caused a disturbance at a Dallas-area apartment has died in police custody. The Dallas County Sheriff’s Department will investigate Tuesday’s death of Eric Ricks. An autopsy has been ordered Balch Spring police were summoned to an apartment by a woman […]

Texas death row inmate Reed execution delayed

BASTROP, Texas (AP) – A judge has declined to approve additional DNA testing of evidence in the case of Texas death row inmate Rodney Reed. Judge Doug Shaver on Tuesday delayed Reed’s scheduled execution from Jan. 14 to March 5. Officials await results from other DNA testing of evidence that was approved last […]

Audit: Most BP oil spill claims handled correctly

NEW ORLEANS (AP) – A third-party audit of the oil spill settlement program finds the settlement program has correctly processed 99.5 percent of claims. The audit, conducted by Chicago-based McGladrey LLP, concluded the program is “well-designed and appropriate” and made no major recommendations for improvement. NOLA.com/The Times Picayune reports (http://bit.ly/1vir0dv) claims administrator […]