A teacher at a public school near Houston has a secret classroom bookshelf largely made up of challenged titles. Many of the books deal with race, sex and gender.
Queen Bey lived in the brick house in Houston until the age of 5. The family who lives there now managed to get out of the house unharmed.
Democratic Texas State Senator John Whitmire defeated Democratic Rep. Sheila Jackson Lee to win the nonpartisan election for Houston's mayor.
The opera star who once sang on stages around the world suddenly pleaded guilty to sexual assault on Friday. The assaulted man, singer Samuel Schultz, reflects on the experiences he has endured.
Eviction filings are far above pre-pandemic levels in many cities across the country as pandemic relief disappears and inflation causes rents to spike. According to the latest data from the Eviction Lab, filings in some cities are running as much as 50% above levels seen prior to the pandemic.
The former president of the latest version of the United States Football League is launching a spring football league for high school players. Brian Woods says his Prep Super League will begin next year with a six-week season.
After hundreds of Mexican free-tailed bats went into hypothermic shock during the city's recent cold snap, they lost their grip and fell. But they found a temporary home: the attic of Mary Warwick.
Authorities say a man who has been accused of illegally having a gun at the time that rapper Takeoff was fatally shot last month in Houston has been charged in connection with the case. But during a court hearing Wednesday, prosecutors said the suspect, 22-year-old Cameron Joshua, is not believed to have fired a weapon during Takeoff's shooting.
A power outage at a Houston water plant caused low water pressure across the city. Houston Mayor Sylvester Turner said he believes the water is safe, but is waiting on confirmation from the state.
Fans of the slain rapper Takeoff will gather to celebrate the 28-year-old's life and musical contributions. Born Kirsnick Khari Ball, Takeoff was a member of the hip-hop group Migos. He was killed Nov. 1 in a shooting outside a Houston bowling alley.
Kirshnik Khari Ball, known professionally as Takeoff, died early Tuesday morning after gunshots were fired at a party in Houston. "We are looking for anything to help us," a police official said.
Mohammed Amer has spoken about his family's experience as Palestinian refugees in standup comedy. He spent nearly a decade turning it into a television series, which is arriving on Netflix this week.
Security experts say that given the track record of Travis Scott's audience at the same festival in 2019, promoter Live Nation should have anticipated some dangerous crowd behavior.
Artist Travis Scott made the offer on Monday as more than a dozen victims filed lawsuits against him and other festival organizers.
Authorities in Houston said the victims range in age from 14 to 27, with one unknown. A criminal homicide and narcotics investigation is now underway.