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Texas Tiger still on the lam as alleged owner freed on bond

HOUSTON (AP) — The whereabouts of a tiger that was found briefly wandering a Houston neighborhood remained unknown on Wednesday as the Texas man who police allege owns the animal was released on bond....

Texas officials back pardoning Floyd for 2004 drug arrest

HOUSTON (AP) — Top leaders in the Texas county where George Floyd grew up supported a resolution Tuesday calling for him to be posthumously pardoned for a 2004 drug arrest by a former Houston police ...

Family challenging immunity ruling in kidnapped man's death

HOUSTON (AP) — A recent appeals court ruling that provided immunity for an FBI agent who fatally shot a kidnapped Houston area man during a botched rescue attempt is being legally challenged, the man’...

Houston-area sheriff is named to lead immigration agency

HOUSTON (AP) — President Joe Biden on Tuesday nominated the sheriff of one of the nation's most populous counties to lead the agency that deports people in the country illegally, picking a seasoned la...

Pardon request submitted for George Floyd in 2004 Texas case

HOUSTON (AP) — A posthumous pardon request was submitted on Monday to Texas officials on behalf of George Floyd for a 2004 drug arrest that was done by a now indicted ex-Houston police officer whose c...

Floyd's hometown exalts in verdict but tempers expectations

HOUSTON (AP) — The streets of Houston’s Third Ward, a historically black neighborhood where George Floyd grew up, echoed with screams filled with the word “justice” in the moments after former Minneap...

Attorney: Accusations against Texans QB based on lies

HOUSTON (AP) — An attorney for Houston Texans quarterback Deshaun Watson on Monday accused the 22 women who have filed lawsuits alleging they were sexually assaulted or harassed by the NFL player duri...

Texas' longest serving death row inmate has sentence tossed

HOUSTON (AP) — An appeals court has overturned the sentence of Texas’ longest serving death row inmate, whose attorneys say has languished in prison for more than 45 years because he's too mentally il...

1 Texans QB accuser drops suit, citing privacy, security

HOUSTON (AP) — One of the 22 women who have filed lawsuits accusing Houston Texans quarterback Deshaun Watson of sexual assault and harassment has dropped her case, citing privacy and security concern...

Judge orders one accuser of Texans QB Watson to be ID'd

HOUSTON (AP) — A judge on Friday ordered that the name of one of the 22 women who have filed lawsuits accusing Houston Texans quarterback Deshaun Watson of sexual assault and harassment must be made p...

Family of Texas woman killed by police files federal suit

HOUSTON (AP) — Family members of a Black woman who was fatally shot near her Texas apartment after struggling with an officer over his stun gun filed a federal civil rights Thursday, saying they are s...

Woman alleges she was terrorized by assault from Texans QB

HOUSTON (AP) — The first woman to accuse Houston Texans quarterback Deshaun Watson of sexual assault and harassment in a lawsuit spoke publicly on Tuesday, alleging she was terrorized by her encounter...

Houston's new top cop takes reins as homicides still rising

HOUSTON (AP) — Houston's newest police chief was sworn in during a ceremony Monday in which he asked residents in the nation's fourth-largest city for their help in bringing down rising crime, includi...

Historic Houston movie theater closes due to pandemic

HOUSTON (AP) — A historic Houston theater that director Richard Linklater called his “film school” and that for decades was the place to catch hard-to-find independent and foreign films has closed for...

Houston police says it's investigating Texans QB Watson

HOUSTON (AP) — Houston Texans quarterback Deshaun Watson, who is accused of sexual assault and harassment in lawsuits filed by 21 women, is being investigated by police after a report was filed regard...