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One dead, 13 injured in shooting at vigil in Texas: Sheriff

December 13, 2021 8:57 pm

The shooting happened around 6:40 pm Sunday when about 50 people were gathered for a celebration of life in Baytown, about 25 miles (40 km) west of Houston.

Houston officials pick internal review of Astroworld tragedy

November 16, 2021 3:50 pm

County Judge Lina Hidalgo, the top elected official in Harris County, which includes Houston had proposed a third-party probe of the planning and execution of the festival founded and headlined by rap superstar Travis Scott.

Aspiring border agent, dancer, engineer among concert dead

November 08, 2021 3:06 pm

Clearer pictures began to emerge Sunday of some of the eight people who died after fans at the Astroworld music festival in Houston suddenly surged toward the stage during a performance by rapper Travis Scott.

Investigations widen into deadly stampede at Houston rap concert

November 07, 2021 6:28 pm

Officials in Houston said autopsies on Friday's victims were being performed as soon as possible so their bodies could be returned to family members.

Hurricane Nicholas makes landfall, pounds coastal Texas, Louisiana with rain

September 14, 2021 1:21 pm

Dozens of schools across Texas and Louisiana shut down on Monday. Houston suspended light rail and bus services on Monday evening. Hundreds of flights were canceled or delayed at airports in Corpus Christi and Houston.

Houston motel shooting leaves 3 dead, including gunman

July 19, 2021 7:16 pm

A man, believed to be about 35 years old, killed two people then opened fire from the motel balcony on officers who were responding, a police official said.

Dozens treated after chemical leak at Texas water park

July 18, 2021 9:50 am

Authorities are investigating the cause of the incident, which they said was contained to one attraction at the park.

Winter storm cripples life in Texas, millions without power supply

February 16, 2021 7:30 am

Across the state, at least 2.8 million customers had lost power. Texas' power grid experienced a system-wide failure as demands surged. Grid managers declared an emergency after the record-breaking energy use strained utilities beyond capacity.

A dying teacher, worrying over students to his last breaths

January 28, 2021 10:16 am

Erick Ortiz's death after testing positive for COVID-19 heightened concern among educators throughout the city about in-person teaching during the pandemic.

Govt says it did not incur expenses for 'Howdy-Modi' event in Houston last year

September 17, 2020 5:47 pm

Prime Minister Narendra Modi received a thunderous reception when he, accompanied by US President Donald Trump, addressed a crowd of over 50,000 Indian-Americans at the event in a stadium in Houston on September 22, 2019.