Houston's CenterPoint Energy sent more than 70 employees to Puerto Rico to support power restoration efforts on Friday.
A man charged in a fatal shooting outside a Third Ward convenience store parking last month had provoked the victim into an argument that turned deadly, authorities said.
A Houston Chronicle investigation into allegations of rape at Kingwood Pines psychiatric hospital in Houston found concerns about patient safety had been raised for years with state and federal regulators.
About 94 percent of the more than 3,000 Johnson Space Center employees will be placed on unpaid leave if the government shuts down Friday at midnight, NASA documents show.
More than two years after a federal judge ruled the state of Texas failed to protect foster children in its care, the judge is demanding the state take 13 steps to fix a system she says is still broken.
Eight Texas universities were recently recognized for graduating students with strong career prospects at the best price.