rss logo Top Houston Area Local News Stories

Source: Click2Houston News

Rockets' Howard suspended one game for next season

Houston Rockets center Dwight Howard has been suspended one game without pay for collecting his fourth flagrant foul of the 2015 postseason, the NBA announced Friday.

Published: Fri, 29 May 2015 15:39:29 GMT

Katy Managed Lanes toll rate adjustment suspended

The Harris County Toll Road Authority (HCTRA) will suspend the scheduled May 30 rate adjustment on the Katy Managed Lanes (KML). This decision was made after careful consideration and will give the agency and its mobility partners time to weigh additional options to manage congestion on the KML.

Published: Fri, 29 May 2015 15:19:08 GMT

FBCSO: Woman found shot, slumped over steering wheel in Katy

Deputies are investigating after a woman was found shot to death outside a drug store in the Katy area early Friday, according to the Fort Bend County Sheriff's Office.

Published: Fri, 29 May 2015 15:04:08 GMT

Wharton mayor: The time to really leave is now

The city of Wharton's mayor is still calling for a voluntary evacuation for the west side of the city due to the rise of the Colorado River. City officials are monitoring river conditions and will consider if a mandatory evacuation is needed. A decision should be made by Friday afternoon, but the mayor is urging citizens to leave now.

Published: Fri, 29 May 2015 13:28:34 GMT

Highway 288 outbound at Holly Hall reopens after fatal crash

The Highway 288 outbound lanes are reopened after being shut down after a double fatal car accident Friday morning.

Published: Fri, 29 May 2015 12:09:07 GMT

Bachelor party attendees rescued after storms set houseboat adrift

Rescue boats carried 18 young men to safety after a severe storm set their houseboat adrift early Friday.

Published: Fri, 29 May 2015 11:58:24 GMT

2-hour delayed start for classes in Huntsville ISD

Huntsville ISD will have a two-hour delayed start to their Friday classes as a precautionary measure due to the amount of rainfall recently experienced.

Published: Fri, 29 May 2015 10:57:27 GMT

Crime Stoppers offers reward to find fugitive

Authorities are asking for the public’s help to find a man who is wanted for failing to comply as a sex offender.

Published: Fri, 29 May 2015 04:27:27 GMT

Local contestant makes it to top four in Scripps National Spelling Bee

A local contestant in the Scripps National Spelling Bee made it to the final four people before he spelled a word wrong.

Published: Fri, 29 May 2015 04:19:34 GMT

Houston hospital searching for family of unidentified patient

A hospital is searching for the family of an unidentified patient who was found in southwest Houston on Sunday, May 17.

Published: Fri, 29 May 2015 04:00:12 GMT

600 head of cattle surrounded by water, can't escape

Along the Trinity River near Liberty County, cattle ranchers are trying to figure out a way to save about 600 head of cattle that are trapped.

Published: Fri, 29 May 2015 03:53:39 GMT

Woman tried to rob business, threatened employee with Mace, police say

Houston police arrested Morgan Noelle Ewy after they say she tried to rob her former employer using a can of Mace.

Published: Fri, 29 May 2015 03:42:19 GMT

Wharton mayor urges residents to leave as Colorado River rises

The city of Wharton's mayor called for a voluntary evacuation Thursday for the west side of the city due to the rise of the Colorado River.

Published: Fri, 29 May 2015 03:41:09 GMT

Residents on alert for potential Brazos River flooding

Richmond, Lake Jackson, Simonton and Rosenberg city officials are warning residents about the Brazos River rising above flood levels. 

Published: Fri, 29 May 2015 03:40:15 GMT

Search for girl, 12, who went missing in Galveston to resume Friday

The search for a missing 12-year-old Houston girl in Galveston Thursday was intense, with efforts from the U.S. Coast Guard by air and by boat.  

Published: Fri, 29 May 2015 03:39:20 GMT

Constable Mark Herman announces officer promotions

It was big day in Harris County for five officers with the Precinct 4 Constable’s Office.

Published: Fri, 29 May 2015 03:32:07 GMT

U.S. Coast Guard searches for 51-year-old who went missing in Freeport

The U.S. Coast Guard is searching for a 51-year-old man who went missing in Freeport about 6 p.m. on Thursday. 

Published: Fri, 29 May 2015 03:21:58 GMT

U.S. Coast Guard: Body recovered at Port of Houston believed to be that of missing 87-year-old

A body was recovered at the Port of Houston Thursday night, according to Houston police. 

Published: Fri, 29 May 2015 02:58:33 GMT

U.S. Coast Guard: Body recovered at Port of Houston believed to be that of missing 87-year-old

A body recovered at the Port of Houston Thursday night is believed to be that of an elderly man who was swept away by floodwaters earlier this week. 

Published: Fri, 29 May 2015 02:57:14 GMT

HFD: Parents rescue 10 children from house fire in northeast Houston

Ten children rescued from a burning house in northeast Houston were transported to the hospital, according to the Houston Fire Department.

Published: Fri, 29 May 2015 02:55:53 GMT