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By Mark Davis
The nation founders, the Lone Star State thrives
Topic - Houston Chronicle
The Houston Chronicle is the largest daily newspaper in Texas, USA, headquartered in the Houston Chronicle Building in Downtown Houston. As of March 2008, it is the ninth-largest newspaper by circulation in the United States. With the demise of its long-time rival the Houston Post, its nearest major competitors are located in Dallas-Fort Worth. - Source: Wikipedia
The round-cheeked 17-year-old boy with wide chocolate eyes hadn't felt like a child for some time. He'd spent months trying to reach the U.S., clinging to the tops of steel trains, holed up with kidnappers, shivering in a chilly Border Patrol holding tank.
Houston police say a man sought in a drunken driving-related death after being freed from jail following the accident has been arrested in Arizona while trying to cross into Mexico.
Students at the Young Women's College Preparatory school boast that their unique campus gives them more confidence. No boys are around to distract or divide them. Classwork - including advanced math, science and engineering - is the focus.
An autopsy has been ordered on a body discovered on an embankment near a Houston-area bayou.
James Odom's house was so riddled with bullets from drive-by shootings that his mother would move pictures to hide the holes in the wall.
A Nigerian man who authorities say ran one of the most expansive heroin smuggling networks ever uncovered involving Houston's main airport is facing a potential life sentence after pleading guilty earlier this year.
Houston police say a dispute over who would drive has left a 20-year-old woman dead and a man she was visiting charged with killing her.
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has granted the Port of Houston Authority permission to dredge two links to the Houston Ship Channel, to make way for bigger vessels as the lure of an expanded Panama Canal could generate more traffic.
Federal inspectors responsible for workplace safety appear not to know which firms and how many firms handle the dangerous task of cleaning the inside of railroad tankers that carry petrochemicals, a Houston Chronicle investigation has found.
Amber Galloway Gallego was in bed when a friend texted her: "Turn on Jimmy Kimmel."
The Houston school board has decided to fire five elementary school teachers for allegedly helping students cheat on state exams last year.
School officials in Houston will decide whether to fire five teachers for allegedly giving "improper assistance" to elementary school students during state exams last year.
The new director of the state agency that supervises the most violent sex offenders in Texas says the agency is in such disarray that she'll need to "start from scratch."
A disbarred attorney who authorities say stole $9 million from his employer has been sentenced to 40 years in prison.
The embattled state agency that supervises high-risk sex offenders after they finish serving their prison sentences got a new executive director on Saturday.