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-- Sept. 28 --

Ex-Texas trooper gets 43-year-sentence for sexually assaulting two women

5 arrested, including former co-worker, in kidnapping of Fort Bend County woman

Multiple drug overdoses reported at Cleveland ISD schools

Implant device developed by Houston researchers aims to cure cancer within 60 days

-- Sept. 27 --

She got into a van after leaving a bikini bar in E. Houston. She hasn't been seen since.

Woman filed for divorce about a month before being shot to death by husband in Kingwood, prosecutors say

Students react after Art Institute of Houston suddenly closes

Local colleges offering help to Art Institute of Houston students

-- Sept. 26 --

Woman suspects 'slider' randomly targeted her in west Houston

Reigning homecoming queen not invited back to this year’s event by Brazosport ISD because of what she wore at graduation

Barbers Hill ISD school board holds first board meeting since lawsuit over student's locs

MUMS DOCUMENTARY | Homecoming Mums: The story behind the Texas-sized tradition

MUMS PHOTO GALLERY | Homecoming mums through the years: 1963-2023

FULL INTERVIEW | 'Mumentous' author talks about digging into the Texas-sized tradition of homecoming mums

-- Sept. 23 -- 

Homecoming Mums: a Texas-sized tradition

Red tide bloom takes over Galveston beaches, killing fish and irritating people's respiratory systems

-- Sept. 22 --

Republican Alexandra Mealer drops lawsuit contesting Harris County election results

Rebuilding ceremony for Knowles-Rowland House

How a killing spree in the Houston area led to a new Texas law on ankle monitors

Apple warns woman of 'unknown device' in her car. Now a Houston man is accused of tracking her illegally

Flashback: 16-year-old Beyoncé and her Destiny's Child bandmates chatted with us when they came home to Houston 25 years ago

These Houston businesses are going all out for Beyoncé's Renaissance World Tour

Looking for a job? Amazon said it's hiring around 5,100 positions in the Houston area

HIDDEN GEM: Space City Pinball League

-- Sept. 21 -- 

Man says he was discriminated against because of his tattoos at bar in The Woodlands

How a killing spree in the Houston area led to a new Texas law on ankle monitors

Looking for a job? Amazon said it's hiring around 5,100 positions in the Houston area

These Houston businesses are going all out for Beyoncé's Renaissance World Tour

HIDDEN GEM: Space City Pinball League

-- Sept. 20 --

Multiple ambulances respond to HISD school bus crash

Family of Barbers Hill student suspended over hair length files complaint

ERCOT report reveals possible rotating power outage scenarios this fall

Kim Son announces it's closing popular Stafford restaurant in business since 1999

Beyoncé Renaissance World Tour: How Houston can win the popular mute challenge

Beyoncé is coming home to Houston this weekend! Here's what to expect.

-- Sept. 19 --

Rapper Travis Scott is questioned over deadly crowd surge at Texas festival in wave of lawsuits

Drake announces that he found a place to live in Houston

Rice band mocks HISD Superintendent Mike Miles during performance

Parents rally outside HISD campuses after teacher says she was fired for questioning NES model

Crickets take Central Texas by 'swarm'

Beyoncé is coming home to Houston this weekend! Here's what to expect.

How to ride METRORail to NRG Stadium

-- Sept. 18 --

Beyoncé is coming home to Houston this weekend! Here's what to expect.

Even after her death, she found a way to help others

At just six years old, this Missouri City gymnast is turning heads

Social media reacts to video of creepy crawler at Texas wildlife refuge

Austin teen celebrates rare accomplishment; Earns all merit badges in scout program

HIDDEN GEM: George Observatory

-- Sept. 16 --

Coverage of the verdict in suspended attorney general Ken Paxton's impeachment trial

-- Sept. 15 --

2 Texas counties implement ordinances to deter 'abortion trafficking'

After 4 years on the run, man accused of killing his girlfriend, cutting her body up with chainsaw arrested

Woman whose car was stolen at gunpoint heartbroken it resulted in a deadly crash

Drake concert: What you can and cannot bring into the Toyota Center

HIDDEN GEM: George Observatory

-- Sept. 14 -- 

Family wants answers after woman's decomposing body found in car in Asiatown

Southeast Texas family asking community for prayers after fire destroys their home

Residents in this Houston-area city are dealing with murky water and low pressure

Gator scares swimmers at Huntsville State Park

Target's exclusive collaboration with Kendra Scott is coming to Katy

Drake concert: What you can and cannot bring into the Toyota Center

HIDDEN GEM: George Observatory

Texas Science & Natural History Museum sets grand opening date

-- Sept. 12 --

In wake of KHOU 11 Investigates reports, Coffee City fires police chief, deactivates police department

Houston artist says he was scammed out of $238K in life savings by someone claiming to be with FTC

Two of Houston's most popular parks will soon be connected

-- Sept. 11 --

Investigation underway after fetus found inside pipe at apartment complex in N. Harris County: HCSO

Second week of Ken Paxton impeachment trial gets underway this morning

Beef prices rising as cattle counts plummet amid drought in Texas and Western US

Texas Southern clears outstanding debt for thousands of students

More than 1,000 Houston-area volunteers to commemorate 9/11 by helping others

Fallen HPD hero to get last wish of being sent into space

-- Sept. 8 --

Caught on camera: Thieves install credit card skimmers at ATMs, gas pumps in Houston area

Environmental group blasts ERCOT policy to pay cryptocurrency mining companies to stop operations during peak power demand

Texas student punished for hairstyle even with new Crown Law in effect

U.S. Army airman's remains returned to Texas after being missing in action for 80 years

If you bet $100 on the Texans winning the Super Bowl and they do it, here's how much you'd win

HIDDEN GEM: Main Street Theater

-- Sept. 6 -- 

New details about the Spring-area man accused of killing a 12-year-old boy in Sunnyside

Coffee City police chief suspended after KHOU 11 Investigation

Neil Armstrong's 'Moon House' listed for sale in El Lago

Great Wolf Lodge in Webster now offering discounted reservations for 2024

Send me your homecoming mum pics: text them to 713-526-1111 / email them to bsmith@khou.com

-- Sept. 5 --

WATCH LIVE: Ken Paxton impeachment trial

Battleship Texas faces uncertain future after deal with Galveston, Landry's hits snag

23 injured when SUV crashes into Houston-area Denny's restaurant

Here's the difference between a service dog, an emotional support animal and a therapy animal

A new study ranks Houston as the best place to survive the zombie apocalypse

-- Sept. 4 --

What to know about suspended Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton's impeachment trial

How to watch suspended AG Ken Paxton's impeachment trial

Friend, mistress, whistleblowers and 'second son' will be key players in Paxton impeachment trial

Timeline: The legal woes of Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton

-- Sept. 2 --

Wildfire north of Huntsville grows to nearly 4,300 acres as containment efforts continue

-- Sept. 1 --

HPD officer resigns after being accused of exposing himself to woman with his 2-year-old son nearby

Here's how much cheaper it'll be to drive on Harris County toll roads starting Monday

Harris County DA says Houston's crime lab backlog prevents them from prioritizing murder cases

Killeen mom raises questions after she says a missing person case wasn't taken seriously

HIDDEN GEM: Rosenberg Railroad Museum

New Texas laws going into effect on Sept. 1 could affect you and your family

-- Aug. 30 --

Katy ISD passes new policy on gender fluidity and use of pronouns at school

Uvalde mayor accuses DA of trying to block city's investigation into Robb mass shooting

This Texas town has about 250 people. It has 50 sworn police officers.

New Texas laws going into effect on Sept. 1 could affect you and your family

It may take years for Texas rivers, lakes to recover from drought

Former Harris County postal worker accused of stealing checks, credit cards along Woodland Heights mail route

This week's 'blue' supermoon will be 2023's biggest and brightest

-- Aug. 28 -- 

Some fear new Katy ISD gender policy proposal may harm students

The Humane Society begged North Texans to stop dumping pets in the heat. Now it's getting worse.

Montgomery County woman's dashcam video shows moment a piece of metal crashed through her windshield

-- Aug. 25 --

More than 600 inmates evacuated after fire at Huntsville Unit, officials say

She went to Mexico for plastic surgery, 2 months later, she was dead

The grid was put to the test Thursday, but kept the power on

City of Houston calling for mandatory water conservation starting Sunday; violators could be fined

What you need to know about mandatory water restrictions in Houston

Families look for answers after Houston ISD suddenly dismisses popular principals

The lyrics and evolution of Taylor Swift will now being taught at this Houston university

HIDDEN GEM: Hilton Americas hydroponic garden

-- Aug. 23 -- 

Is PragerU coming to Texas? Depends on whom you ask.

Who killed Cheryl Henry and Andy Atkinson on Lovers Lane in west Houston? 

He spent 20 years with the FBI in Houston. Here's the case that bothers him most

Drop in water levels leads to discovery of shipwreck in the Neches River

More than 100 Texas chaplains are asking public school boards to vote against chaplaincy programs

-- Aug. 22 --

Mother of missing person arrested for Exploitation of a Disabled Person

Maria Gonzalez's father looking for closure after man arrested in daughter's death

Shaq offers support for HCSO deputy shot during traffic stop last week

HISD parent worried about dismantling of HISD's autism support team

This elusive creature was spotted digging and swimming at a Texas beach

-- Aug. 21 --

Midland police discover the identity of the individual known as Cordarius

DA's office asking for no bond as Terran Green makes 1st court appearance

Dozens treated for heat-related illnesses during Snoop Dogg concert in The Woodlands

What led to the murders of ex-NFL player Antonio Armstrong Sr. and wife Dawn?

AJ Armstrong attorney in federal lawsuit suggests blood evidence in criminal trial was planted

Heat in Houston breaks 114-year-old record

Help the Houston Food Bank

-- Aug. 19 --

Man accused of strangling 11-year-old in Pasadena captured in Louisiana, police say

-- Aug. 18 --

Terran Green arrested: Manhunt ends in SWAT standoff in Humble area

Person of interest named in killing, sexual assault of 11-year-old Pasadena girl

Pasadena community steps up to help father of 11-year-old girl who was strangled, sexually assaulted

Passenger describes being on plane where flames seen shooting from wing

Neighborhood rallies around old-school burger joint after it puts out call for help

Texas' 10 most expensive high school football stadiums

HIDDEN GEM: Eddie V. Gray Wetlands Center

-- Aug. 17 --

Blue Alert issued for 2 men after deputy shot in NE Harris County

La Porte ISD mother furious after she says her son was forced off bus in wrong neighborhood

Galveston police want to compile a 'confidential' list of residents who have security cameras

-- Aug. 16 --

AJ Armstrong found guilty in third capital murder trial

Manhunt underway after Pasadena girl found dead inside her home, police say

Texas school districts struggling to afford security to comply with new law

Houston ISD teachers, unions frustrated over planning of professional development event at NRG Center

Nonprofit that helps students read on grade level taken out of Houston ISD's NES and NES-A campuses

What can HISD schools expect after opting into NES?

-- Aug. 15 --

Neighbors tried saving 9-year-old boy after mom heard screaming for help in southeast Houston

HISD says they've eliminated some contract special ed positions because they prefer full-time employees

Houston teacher documents travel nightmare through TikTok videos

Mother gets all three daughters into college before their 14th birthday

MD Anderson Children's Cancer Hospital

-- Aug. 14 --

HCSO: Man reported missing by his wife found wrapped in plastic on property near Tomball

Search for family of Texas teen with special needs continues as police share positive update

UIL implements new way to keep athletes safe in the heat - measuring wet bulb temperatures

Why do you need to worry about something called 'wet-bulb' temperature?

Jury awards Texas woman $1.2 billion in 'revenge porn' lawsuit

-- Aug. 11 --

Conroe ISD says video shows district employee hitting student on bus

Bodies of three people and dog recovered from Central Texas cistern; deputies said they were likely hog hunting

Spring 15-year-old who went missing in 2020 subject of TV series

Houston landmark reopens in the Galleria after extensive renovations

Hidden Gem: Zube Park

Pflugerville ISD brothers raise money to pay of district's lunch debt

KHOU 11 Rewind: Aug. 7-11

-- Aug. 10 --

Katy ISD cheerleader dies days after suffering cardiac arrest at camp

Spring 15-year-old who went missing in 2020 subject of TV series

Silsbee woman grateful to be alive after being attacked by snake, hawk

Yes, watering your home's foundation could save you thousands in repairs

Tips to save money inside and outside your home while conserving power

Plans for high-speed rail between Houston and Dallas clear another hurdle

-- July 31 --

AJ Armstrong's third capital murder trial to begin Monday

Knock-off Buc-ee's in Mexico goes viral online

Volunteers facing charges for feeding Houston's homeless celebrate criminal court victory

There's a reason researchers woke up a roundworm that had been dormant for 46,000 years

Schlitterbahn New Braunfels announces new water coaster for kids

-- July 28 --

Houston police release full report of their investigation

Read the full report here

One of the rarest whales on the planet spotted south of Galveston, fisherman says

HIDDEN GEM: Brazos Bend State Park

-- July 27 -- 

Houston ISD superintendent fires back after mayor criticizes new plan to close, repurpose libraries at NES schools

School districts across Texas looking to possibly poach teachers who may be leaving Houston ISD

What is an NES school?

Taylor Swift-themed Lavender Haze Balls canceled after last-minute delays, postponements

-- July 26 --

Tim Miller wishes response for missing daughter was same as for Carlee Russell

New tool shows what Texas cities could be underwater by 2050

Some HISD libraries will become discipline centers

What you should do if you get an unusually high water bill

Whataburger doesn't want you inside their newest Texas location

Booksellers sue over Texas law requiring them to rate books for appropriateness

HIDDEN GEM: Sam Houston Memorial Museum

-- July 24 --

Doctors share tips on how you can avoid contracting typhus as Houston man recovers from infection

A seized Lamborghini Aventador will be up for auction in Montgomery County

Dallas couple says they weren't eligible for reward despite turning in fugitive, so local business owners paid them out of pocket

Hot air balloon landed along US 75, video shows

Whataburger doesn't want you inside their newest Texas location

Friends of more than 35 years restore classic car for man with ALS

-- July 21 -- 

Kidnapped Texas girl rescued in California after waving 'help me' sign while in suspect's vehicle, officials say

Flea bite may have led to Houston man needing double amputation

Girl power x 3: Houston-area grandma, 65, joins daughter, granddaughter in powerlifting competition

Hidden Gem: Railean Distillery & Buccaneer Bar

Trae Tha Truth shares event details for 'Trae Day 2023'

From Barbie bling to pink drinks and sweet treats, H-Town hops on the Barbie Land bandwagon

-- July 20 --

Texas DPS launches investigation into Operation Lonestar

Missouri City unanimously approves changing street named after first Grand Wizard of KKK

Harris, Fort Bend counties issue consumer alert over homestead designation letter making its rounds

Mary J. Blige, Jazmine Sullivan on lineup for Honeyland Festival in Sugar Land

-- July 19 --

Advocates demand special session to approve, install air conditioning in Texas prisons

How are guns making their way from Houston to Mexico?

Yes, more than 47 pounds of cocaine were found on cargo ship at Port of Freeport

Did Buc-ee's mean to misspell 'Howdy' on a Texas billboard?

Beachgoers shocked by massive starfish spotted at Texas beach

High school wrestler turned beauty queen: One-on-one with the Houston woman crowned Miss Texas USA

Help a first-year teacher get her classroom ready

-- July 18 -- 

Texas troopers told to push children into Rio Grande, deny water to migrants, records say

New details on couple accused of chaining 18-year-old to bed, sexually abusing her for a month

Scammers are posing as tattoo artists to steal deposits

Local runner looks for a little help to get her to the Junior Olympics

UH researchers use aerial lasers to reveal hidden Maya city in Mexico

-- July 17 --

Woman, unborn baby die in crash after hitting alligator near Corpus Christi, deputies say

Man who died from heat in Harris County couldn't afford to fix broken AC unit, family says

Here are the cooling centers in the Houston area

Why do you need to worry about something called 'wet-bulb' temperature?

Yes, there really are pink dolphins! Just ask a Houston man who shot this video

Houston could be getting a Texas-themed amusement park

-- July 14 --

Human trafficking victim hid in Houston airport bathrooms for 10 days after evading her captors

Houston couple out nearly $5K after delays getting passports prevents them from going on planned trip

Saharan dust making its way to Houston

There's a syphilis outbreak in Houston. Here's how the city is responding.

FBI: Texas man sold stolen nude photos, videos from more than 1,000 victims

Houston police want you to be on the lookout for 'sliders' who are snatching purses, bags out of vehicles

Employees dig through tons of trash to reunite teen with her priceless ring

5th grader plays music to soothe homeless dogs at Houston rescue

Author goes viral on TikTok, book shoots to No. 1 best seller on Amazon

Hidden Gem: Blaffer Art Museum

-- July 13 --

Ways to celebrate 713 Day in Houston

Brides left worried after Spring bridal shop says it was forced to close its doors

Houston bridal shop steps in to help brides after KHOU 11 report on other bridal shop's sudden closure

A porch pirate stole packages from a Texas woman. Here's how she got revenge

Former volunteer firefighter, Memorial Hermann employee sentenced to 16 years for robbery spree

Houston ISD starts holding meetings informing employees of job cuts

HISD adds 57 schools to the New Education System (NES) initiative to receive additional support

What can HISD schools expect after opting into NES?

-- July 11 --

Texas lawmakers reach 'historic' agreement on property tax relief

New study shows potentially unsafe levels of fecal bacteria found at almost every Texas beach

Conjoined twins going home 4 weeks after surgery to separate them at Texas Children's

12 arrested after illegal cockfighting ring busted in East Texas

-- July 10 --

Health officials warn about illness caused by intestinal parasite in Fort Bend, Harris County

This New Caney teen is proving that hard work doesn't have an age limit

Bullied Texas boy 'looking for friends' goes viral on TikTok, neighbors help raise $37K for him

San Jacinto County sheriff accused of corruption prior to mass shooting near Cleveland

Looking for work? NRG Park is holding a job fair on July 15

-- July 7 --

Houston ISD eliminating hundreds of central office positions, superintendent says

Relative of Rudy Farias describes seeing him for the first time in years

Rudy Farias update: HPD says he came home the day after he was reported missing; mom 'deceived police'

The life of Rudy Farias has been difficult from a young age

Houston couple warns of scam claiming husband was cheating

HIDDEN GEM: Meadows Place Discovery & Nature Center

New area code proposed for Houston area

-- July 6 --

Police respond after neighbor says he spotted Rudy Farias's mother near home

Video shows fireworks explosion at Lake Conroe that sent 3 people to the hospital

Pet owners in Klein say boarding center left their pups out in the heat for hours. Now, one of them is dead

SPCA: 2 dogs found dead, 2 other rescued from apartment balconies in Houston area

HIDDEN GEM: Meadows Place Discovery & Nature Center

-- July 5 -- 

Quanell X: Rudy Farias was with his mother for the 8 years he was missing; HPD releases statement

Rudy Farias timeline: Man found alive 8 years after he disappeared reportedly 'not doing well'

Houston couple warns of scammers claiming they have evidence of an extramarital affair

Family recalls tire tread piercing front windshield on Texas highway

City of Houston takes legal action to block so-called 'Death Star' law

-- July 2 --

KHOU 11 Rewind: June heat wave

KHOU 11 Rewind: June 26-30

Houston couple's dog goes missing after leaving it with trusted sitter booked through website

KHOU 11's story about Amazon delivery drivers suffering in the heat leads to changes in policy

Texas mass shooting suspect accused of killing 5 people indicted on capital murder

46-year-old man who worked outdoors becomes Houston area's first heat-related death, 14th in Texas

Congrats LA Dodgers and NY Yankees, you're more hated than the Houston Astros!

HIDDEN GEM: Galveston tree sculptures 

-- June 29 -- 

Lawyer: Grand jury decides Travis Scott won't face criminal charges stemming from Astroworld Festival

Coverage of Astroworld Festival tragedy

When it gets hot in Texas, the squirrels start 'splooting'

Amazon delivery driver overcome by Texas heat

Dog chained to backyard fence dies from possible heat distress, Houston SPCA says

-- June 28 --

Brett Detamore was found 'fazed and disheveled' at San Antonio bus stop, constable says

Heat wave taking a toll on Houston restaurants

KHOU 11 obtains new documents in case against former HPD officer accused of shooting wife in face

Harris County leaders criticize new Texas bill

-- June 27 --

Malaria cases in Texas and Florida are the first US spread since 2003, CDC says

Cy-Fair HS graduate whose parents were convicted of murder receives RodeoHouston scholarship

Best friends mourning after dog adopted when she was surrendered at Dallas shelter at 19 dies hours after birthday party

-- June 26 --

ERCOT issues Weather Watch from June 25 - 30

Chip and Joanna Gaines put historic Waco Castle up for auction after renovations

A new Texas law gets rid of water breaks for construction workers

Widow of USPS letter carrier who died during route pushing for answers and change

-- June 23 --

All Texas Department of Motor Vehicle systems down across the state

Houston-area toddler bouncing back following near drowning

Hispanic people officially make up largest population group in Texas

What Congressman Dan Crenshaw said about search for missing Oceangate sub

HIDDEN GEM: Buffalo Bayou Boat Tour

-- June 22 --

Texas Senate adopts 31 rules for AG Paxton's impeachment trial

TikTok star Britney Joy and her mom killed in Houston crash

USPS confirms employee died while working route in Dallas neighborhood

Another round of thunderstorms this afternoon with a Heat Advisory in effect until Friday night

Here are the cooling centers in the Houston area

Montgomery County opens cooling centers during widespread power outage

Strong storms cause damage across Houston area

Check power outages

Wind gust at Bush IAH clocked at 97 miles per hour during Wednesday's storm

Storms flip airplane upside down at Hooks Airport

Tornadoes tear through northwest Texas town, killing 4 people and causing widespread damage

HIDDEN GEM: Buffalo Bayou Boat Tour

-- June 21 --

A week ago, this Pasadena mother of 6 said she was going to the store but never returned

Community reacts to Houston rapper Big Pokey's death

Man says City of Houston pulled $7,500 out of his account for high water bill

Excessive heat could be to blame for concrete issues on Houston roadways

Dozens of goats take over North Texas neighborhood

What does the purple flag mean at Galveston beaches?

-- June 20 -- 

Ken Paxton's wife will participate in his impeachment trial

Woman shot in face by husband, an HPD officer, loses an eye, suffers severe facial injuries

He was the face of the pandemic, but now, he's the target of harassment at his Houston home

Houston wildlife suffering in dangerous heatwave

-- June 16 --

Tornado devastates Texas Panhandle town, killing 3 and injuring dozens

HPD K-9 who died of heat exhaustion honored with memorial service

Surveillance video catches thieves stealing Pride flags from Katy church

Kemp's Ridley sea turtle spotted nesting at Galveston Island State Park for second year in a row

HIDDEN GEM: Johnny Nelson Katy Heritage Museum

-- June 15 -- 

Wife of HPD officer recants statement, says he shot her in 'execution-style attempted murder,' family says

What was initially believed to be a dead woman was actually a sex doll, investigators say

Texas drivers will no longer need annual car inspections beginning in 2025, but there's a catch

Richmond Fire Department and their Dalmation bring joy to girl fighting rare brain cancer

-- June 14 --

Apartment manager tells KHOU 11 crew to leave after talking to residents about power problem

HISD superintendent responds to concerns over possible program cuts

Bentley's Law: New Texas law will force drunk drivers who kill parents to pay child support

-- June 13 --

HPD officer accused of shooting wife in her face claims he thought she was an intruder

Suspected serial palm tree arsonist caught in Galveston

Another Texas resident dies from meningitis outbreak linked to Matamoros clinics, officials say

-- June 12 --

Off-duty officer shoots wife in her face during domestic violence incident, police say

Three women accused of scamming 75-year-old Harris County man out of more than $100K

Houston Rewind: Looking back at JJ Watt's impact on and off the field

-- June 2 --

Someone may have sent a half kilo of cocaine to the wrong house

North Texas superintendent among 7 busted in underage sex sting operation, constable says

Search for missing The Woodlands man who was last seen on Friday continues

Humble ISD students stripped of Spanish National Honor Society sashes on graduation day

Vidor woman dies after battling fungal meningitis from outbreak linked to cosmetic procedure in Mexico

HIDDEN GEM: Hardy & Nance Studios

-- June 1--

New HISD superintendent, board of managers announced as state takes control

Who is Mike Miles? Former Dallas ISD superintendent appointed to lead HISD

Teachers' union concerned over changes TEA is making to how schools, districts are graded

FAQs about what happens as the Texas Education Agency takes over HISD

Who are the 9 trustees who sit on Houston ISD's board?

What is the Texas Education Agency?

How Houston ISD got to the point of a TEA takeover

Search for missing The Woodlands man who was last seen on Friday continues

Humble ISD students stripped of Spanish National Honor Society sashes on graduation day

-- May 31 -- 

It's blooming! See video of 'Meg' the corpse flower at the Houston Museum of Natural Science

Mother accused of leaving young kids at home alone to go gamble, drink on Memorial Day

-- May 30 --

Meet HLSR's first female chairman of the board

Charges dropped against man accused of holding woman captive for years inside trailer in Houston

Manhunt underway for couple after child's father found shot to death, Harris County deputies say

Alligator traps swimmers at Texas state park

Conroe grad born in jail now headed to Harvard

-- May 27 --

Texas House votes to impeach Attorney General Ken Paxton

Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton responds after House votes to impeach

How Houston-area House members voted in AG Ken Paxton's impeachment

-- May 26 --

What to know about Texas' extraordinary move to impeach GOP Attorney General Ken Paxton

Texas AG Ken Paxton faces 20 articles of impeachment, including conspiracy, constitutional bribery and obstruction of justice

Anyone who got 3 As this past school year can get into Typhoon Texas for free

Comicpalooza 2023: What you need to know before heading to the pop culture event

-- May 25 --

Family members prepare to bury young father gunned down during PlayStation sale

Man describes how his SUV ended up in giant hole in Galveston

Houston drivers, mechanics weigh in on possibility of annual car inspections ending

-- May 24 --

KHOU 11 coverage of Uvalde school shooting

Investigators detail years of alleged misconduct by Texas AG Ken Paxton in 'shocking' House committee hearing

Beaumont United grad touches hearts after posing for photo at mother's gravesite

Water turned off for some Galveston residents after giant sinkhole forms, swallows SUV, officials say

Can you guess where mosquitoes are the worst in Texas?

-- May 23 --

Texas House speaker Dade Phelan's office responds after AG Ken Paxton called for his resignation

AG Paxton says Speaker Phelan is unfit for position

-- May 22 --

More than 230 arrested during Jeep Weekend on Bolivar Peninsula

Houston-area school made 6-year-old girl change clothes, parents say

Rare bird spotted in Galveston for first time in 40 years

-- May 20 --

Midland man charged with murder of Missing Person Madeline Pantoja

Precautionary shelter-in-place issued near Bellaire area due to chemical fire

KHOU 11 Rewind: May 15-19

-- May 19 --

Four Houston-area waiters accused of credit card fraud, changing tip amounts at popular Tex-Mex chain

Danjoy's Homemade Pasta

Family and friends of Madeline Pantoja hold prayer service for her

It doesn't get much more Texas than this new Blue Bell ice cream flavor!

Texas lawmaker frustrated over bill being rushed through legislature

Texas A&M University-Commerce investigating after AI chatbot claims to have written every essay in professor's class

Five years later: Santa Fe Families share how their lives have changed

-- May 17 --

Santa Fe: Five Years Later

90-year-old Houston woman gets $58K water bill... and says she's gotten sky-high bills for the last year

Robbers take selfies before carjacking man who gave them a ride, Houston police say

There's a Texas ghost town that could be yours for $100,000

Texas DPS locates and recovers 30 children in Joint Human Trafficking Operation

-- May 15 --

These are the names for the 2023 Atlantic Hurricane Season

Midland family desperately searching for missing 21-year-old

Former Magnolia youth pastor confesses to molesting multiple church members, records say

How one man went from construction worker to Rice University graduate

-- May 12 --

Houston Rewind: May 8-12

Boyfriend, child were in bed with woman when she was killed by stray bullet

The body in the suitcase has been identified. How she died is still a mystery

UH student graduates with 3 majors, 3 minors, 4.0 GPA

What to know ahead of Ed Sheeran concert at NRG Stadium

-- May 11 --

Houston 5th grader goes viral on social media for playing piano

After man was killed at a Zydeco party near Beaumont, investigators think his killer is in Houston

Woman accused of stealing machine gun arrested, allegedly used dead sister's identity

-- May 10 --

'Toxic' worms have been spotted in the Houston area

Tomball Memorial HS baseball squad rallies around 15-year-old manager

-- May 9 --

One pill: Fighting fentanyl

GoFundMe to establish a scholarship fund and Collins memorial 

Judge deemed 'disqualified' to hear Santa Fe shooting case

-- May 8 --

Driver accused of killing 8 people in crash outside Texas shelter identified

Allen mall shooting: What we know about the victims

In surprise move days after Allen mall shooting, Texas House panel OKs bill raising age to buy semi-automatic rifles

Wife of accused Texas mass shooter asked cousins for help getting him to Mexico, officials say

Plainview ISD cancels school due to 'threats of violence' after alleged sexual assault

-- May 3 --

Texas mass shooting suspect charged with 5 counts of murder

Texas shooting suspect: Several others taken into custody during arrest of Francisco Oropeza

'Law enforcement prevailed' | Gov. Abbott talks about arrest in San Jacinto County mass shooting

'Should never have been here' | Sen. Ted Cruz responds to criticism over San Jacinto County shooting

-- May 2 --

Man accused of killing 5 of his neighbors in San Jacinto County caught after dayslong manhunt, top law enforcement official says

-- May 1 --

Here's what we know about the 5 people killed by their neighbor in San Jacinto County

Timeline: Manhunt for accused San Jacinto County killer

Manhunt for Texas shooting suspect enters third day

Several Montgomery County schools secure campuses after tip leads to focused search for Francisco Oropeza

Gov. Greg Abbott sparks outrage after calling San Jacinto County victims 'illegal immigrants'

Man who lost his wife and son in San Jacinto County shootings talks about how he got out alive

Investigators say they have no leads in search for San Jacinto Co. mass shooting suspect; reward at $80K

What we know about the man accused of killing 5 people in San Jacinto County

-- April 30 --

$80,000 reward for info leading to arrest of San Jacinto County shooting suspect

What we know about the man accused of killing 5 people in San Jacinto County

Residents concerned alleged gunman is still on the run after 5 people were killed in San Jacinto County

Five people allegedly killed by man in San Jacinto County identified | Search for gunman continues


Ayuda Para los 5 Hondureños Asesinados en Texas

Sonia Guzman Taibot , Daniel Lazo Guzmán

-- April 29 --

Gunman on the run after 5 killed, including 8-year-old, in San Jacinto County, sheriff says

-- April 26 --

Surveillance video shows speeding Porsche crash after killing man walking in Montrose

Woman charged in crash that killed man on first date in Montrose area

Driver in deadly Montrose crash was about four times over legal drinking limit, authorities say

Man accused of killing Taylor Swift fan will be charged with felony murder, prosecutor says

Sister of Taylor Swift fan killed after Houston concert thanks Swifties for all their support

Southeast Texas couple goes viral on TikTok after marriage proposal at Taylor Swift concert

-- April 25 -- 

GoFundMe for Jacob Lewis

Father of man killed on way home from Taylor Swift show speaks out

GoFundMe for man hit, killed after leaving Taylor Swift concert in Houston flooded with $13 donations

Stray service dog found at west Houston park

DPS: Millions of doses of fentanyl, heroin, meth, stolen cars found during bust in west Houston

-- April 24 --

Man who had just left Taylor Swift concert hit, killed by suspected drunken driver

-- April 21 --

Swifties embrace Taylor Swift Eras Tour with a passion for fashion

Swifties get to Houston concert hours early to trade friendship bracelets

What to know before the shows

NRG Stadium renamed in honor of Taylor Swift concerts

Taylor Swift tickets for Houston concerts on sale for as much as $18,337, TickPick says

Here's when you can get your Swiftie merch outside NRG Stadium

Swifties prepare for Houston Eras Tour shows

Houston-area businesses toast Taylor Swift

Houston buzzing ahead of weekend filled with Taylor Swift concerts

Cypress mom creates chalk portrait of Taylor Swift ahead of Houston concerts

Inspiring young cancer survivor surprised with front row tickets to Taylor Swift's concert in Houston

-- April 19 --

All your Taylor Swift questions answered

Here's when you can get your Swiftie merch outside NRG Stadium

-- April 18 --

Mysterious 'sea creature' found on Bolivar beach, near Galveston, identified by TPWD

Taylor Swift in Houston: What to know before the shows

Where's the Eras Tour pre-party? Houston-area businesses toast Taylor Swift

-- April 13 --

Taylor Swift in Houston: What to know before the shows

Families of Uvalde shooting survivors raising money to take kids to Disneyland

Another mysterious sea creature found on Bolivar beach, near Galveston

-- April 12 --

Mom of Taylor Swift fan writes hilarious note to daughter's first-grade teacher

Crew of 4 to take part in yearlong 'isolation and confinement' mission to test Mars possibilities

Texas company breaks new ground with 3D-printed homes

Help us get books in the homes of Houston-area children

-- April 11 --

Texas governor facing backlash after promising pardon for man convicted of killing protestor

Massive North Texas castle is up for sale

Texas woman missing for nearly 2 days found alive in Jeep submerged underwater

-- April 10 --

Strangers help each other in 'kidney swap' at Memorial Hermann

City to add extra patrols and additional safety plans in wake of Lady Bird Lake drownings

Man accused in deadly shooting after car crash was exonerated in separate murder case in 2021

-- April 7 --

Woman pepper sprays restaurant employee after not paying for meal, police say

New Galápagos Islands exhibit at Houston Zoo opens Friday

What we know about Taylor Swift's Eras Tour stops in Houston

Info about METRORail

-- April 6 --

Here's your chance to win free tickets to Taylor Swift's Houston concert

Daisetta sinkhole continues to expand as experts try to figure out why

Connecticut governor has strong words for downtown Houston

-- April 4 -- 

Details about Taylor Swift's Eras Tour stop in Houston

Thousands at the capitol demand gun control while Republican leaders stay skeptical of a red flag law

Republicans file resolutions to expel Rep. Gloria Johnson, 2 other Democrats from their Tennessee House seats

Jury selection begins in sentencing phase of David Temple trial

-- April 3 --

TEA to appoint a conservator to Austin ISD, citing 'systemic failures' with students needing special education

-- April 1 --

Final Four Fan Fest information

Grandmother who killed robber at SW Houston food truck still shaken up

-- March 31 -- 

'It's pronounced WAT-ER-BRR-GRRR' | Beloved burger chain causes a stir on social media

State Rep. Jolanda Jones' staff resigns

Family of 9-month-old allegedly beaten to death by father says baby always fought to be in this world

Heading to Houston for the Final Four? These are some must-do's while you're here!

Harrison's Heroes

-- March 30 --

Woman shoots, kills man who tried to rob her SW Houston food truck, HPD says

How Enron Field came about and eventually became Minute Maid Park

-- March 29 --

Heading to Houston for the Final Four? These are some must-do's while you're here!

-- March 23 --

Mother of 2-year-old allegedly killed by father says she was just trying to move on

Army investigating soldier's death at Fort Hood

Pink Berets speak on death of Fort Hood solider Ana Basaldua Ruiz

Fort Hood officials ask soldiers to come forward after soldier's death

GoFundMe created to help Pvt. Ana Basaldua Ruiz's family travel to her memorial

-- March 22 -- 

KHOU 11's logos through the years

Man ticketed for feeding Houston's homeless outside of library

Tensions rise, Rep. Sheila Jackson Lee makes appearance at TEA's first public meeting on HISD takeover

WATCH LIVE AT 6:30PM: TEA hosts second of four community hearings on HISD takeover

-- March 21 --

Another UH student dies at Agnes Arnold Hall in 2023, school says

NRG Stadium begins transition from RodeoHouston to Final Four overnight

KHOU 11 NCAA Men's Final Four coverage

WATCH LIVE AT 6:30PM: TEA hosts first of four community hearings on HISD takeover

-- March 17 --

At 90, Mr. Pickles -- the oldest animal at the Houston Zoo -- is a father again

Houston ISD trustees will still run for election amid TEA takeover

Arrest made in burglaries of at least two Midtown bars

-- March 15 --

TEA taking over HISD, Texas Legislative Black Caucus says

Texas Education Agency taking over HISD | Here's what happens now

FAQs about what happens as the Texas Education Agency takes over HISD

TIMELINE: How Houston ISD got to the point of a possible TEA takeover

Texas Education Agency readies documents tied to HISD takeover

HISD takeover today? Key meeting on possible TEA takeover set for this morning, Rep. Reynolds says

Emotions run high as HISD votes to end fight against TEA takeover

HISD takeover: Community members hold march at Wheatley High School to protest TEA takeover

How many Texas school districts have been adopted by TEA

-- March 13 --

Woman arrested, accused of slapping H-E-B employee who told her she couldn't use self-checkout

Teen breaks her own record at Houston rodeo art auction

Volunteers keep Rodeo running every year

Mother wants answers after 13-year-old son with autism was recorded using the bathroom by students

-- March 9 --

'Yellowstone' star coming to the Houston Livestock Show & Rodeo

Despite Pappas' campaign to stay at Hobby Airport, Houston City Council gives bid to another company

Meet the Houston woman who owns the only Black-owned sneaker store in US

-- March 7 --

Woman accused of stealing from Pasadena Chamber of Commerce, using money for plastic surgery, trips

HISD teachers, parents voice opposition to possible TEA takeover at community forum

Hitch a ride with the Houston Livestock Show & Rodeo trail rides

-- Feb. 23 --

Bodycam shows Jersey Village police officer threaten to kill man during traffic stop

Man shoots into neighbor's home in Atascocita because of barking dogs, Pct. 4 says

Check the routes for trail riders heading to town for the Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo

Houston Rodeo BBQ Cookoff 2023: What you need to know about tickets, parking and rideshare

Water used to put out Ohio railcar fire being taken to Texas for safe disposal, officials say

KHOU 11+ RodeoHouston special

-- Feb. 18 -- 

Where to watch trail rides ahead of RodeoHouston

-- Feb. 17 --

Houston man who adopted 9 boys charged with multiple counts of sexual abuse of a child

Woman chose to molest 5-year-old with autism because child is non-verbal, officials say

What will happen to 11-year-old accused of sexually assaulting 6-year-old student on Aldine ISD bus?

HSPVA alum returns to Houston with Moulin Rouge! The Musical

-- Feb. 16 --

11-year-old charged, accused of sexually assaulting 6-year-old on Aldine ISD bus

Woman caught on video kicking, hitting husky mix at north Houston home

Young wife sticks by husband's side after he suffers heart attack

Teen whose painting set record at last year's Houston Rodeo auction wins again

-- Feb. 14 --

Emergency crews respond to deadly train derailment in Splendora area

Uvalde superintendent explains why district nixed review of school police department's response to Robb shooting

Killed on Valentine’s Day: Search for man responsible continues year after Arlene Alvarez was shot inside family’s car

Why does Valentine’s Day have a dark history?

Couple rekindles romance 65 years after going to senior prom in 1955

-- Feb. 13 --

Precinct 4 will take care of your ex for Valentine's Day

WANTED: Woman accused of leaving her children home alone for nearly 2 months in Montgomery County

Warrant: Moving boxes believed to be full of marijuana found in house where man was found dead

Texas mother loses both hands and feet after giving birth

-- Feb. 10 --

Interactive map of Hidden Gems

HIDDEN GEM: Houston Hat Guy

Remains of missing California woman Felicia Johnson may have been found outside Houston, father says

UH study: Domestic violence deaths have doubled from 2019 to 2022

-- Feb. 8 --

Belt found near possible remains of missing 24-year-old Eagle Pass woman, police say

How much press are you worth? 

-- Feb. 7 --

Teen with special needs found alone in Texas, his family still not identified

Remains found in South Texas 'likely' body of missing 24-year-old woman

Woman says her 6-year-old son was sexually assaulted on school bus

Meet Athena Castillo, an 8-year-old tattoo artist in San Antonio

-- Feb. 6 --

Man hoping to find dog its forever home after it was left tied up to pole in southeast Houston

How social media algorithms work

-- Feb. 3 --

Man arrested in connection to missing Dallas Zoo monkeys, sources say

Officer fights through tornado to rescue K-9 partner from patrol unit

Houston's Pierce Elevated could be turned into a 'Sky Park'

HIDDEN GEM: Bandista

-- Feb. 2 --

Man mauled to death by dogs while protecting his dog in northwest Houston, police say

Woman found dead at 'bloody' scene at newly built home in La Marque, police say

Father hit, killed feet away from son’s birthday party in Pasadena

Why do we use a groundhog to predict weather?

-- Jan. 31 --

Missing Dallas Zoo monkeys found by police

DeMeco Ryans returns to Texans in new role as head coach

Microchips mandatory for Houston pets; How to get free chips, avoid $100 fines

Two emperor tamarin monkeys believed to have been taken from Dallas Zoo, officials say

KHOU 11 analysis: Election ballot paper shortage bigger than estimated

-- Jan. 30 --

Super Bowl 57: Chiefs, Eagles meet for title in Arizona

TikTok star Randy Gonzalez dies

Celebs, fans react to the death of Enkyboys father Randy Gonzalez

-- Jan. 27 --

Woman's body found in wooded area in Sunnyside identified as missing mom, Leslie Obi, medical examiner says

Woman accused of kidnapping, killing Austin mother in 2019 to take plea deal

New 'Goonies' house owner's neighbor hangs banner telling movie fans to stay away

Take a tour of the 'Goonies' house in Astoria

-- Jan. 26 --

These Houston-area chefs, restaurants are James Beard Awards semifinalists

-- Jan. 25 --

NWS: At least EF2 damage found after tornado tears through Houston area

Clean-up process begins after tornado tears through Houston area

Teen rides out tornado in truck while waiting on parents at Deer Park doctor's office

Dozens of pets displaced after Pasadena Animal Shelter hit by tornado

Restroom the only thing still standing after Pasadena gym destroyed in tornado

-- Jan. 24 --

A look at the tornado damage left across the Houston area

Here's the track a tornado took through the Houston area

Customers take shelter in restroom after tornado rips through Pasadena gym

What is a tornado emergency?

Severe weather threat today includes strong winds, heavy rain and tornadoes

Live radar

Interactive map | Check power outages

LIST: High water on Houston-area roads

Check flight status and road conditions

Houston-area school closures: After-school cancellations, early dismissals Tuesday due to severe weather

Near Me feature on KHOU 11 news app

Rodeo announces first-ever Community Day with FREE admission

Woman wants Texas grocery store workers charged, claims she was assaulted after finding $50 on ground

SPCA rescues over two dozen dogs, cats from property in south Houston

-- Jan. 22 --

Plane crashes on Grand Parkway in northwest Harris County, DPS says

-- Jan. 20 --

Watch the Houston Rewind for Jan. 16-20

Stinky woman accused of string of robberies around Christmas arrested, FBI says

ERCOT market overhaul could increase your monthly power bill

New Uvalde elementary school to feature security and technology upgrades

Kidnapping, assault suspect released on $1 bonds back in court on new charge of threatening same victim

-- Jan. 18 --

HPD: Search for Leslie Obi leads investigators to Scott Street apartment

Man accused of installing hidden camera above neighbor's shower gets in heated argument with judge

How much do you need to make a year to be considered rich in H-Town?

Which Houston-area schools have most fights? Map shows where your kids’ school stands

-- Jan. 17 --

HCSO: Deputies searching for suspect accused of making threats at Katy business

Creature 'straight outta the depths of hell' found on Crystal Beach

It's crawfish season, y'all! How to find the best and cheapest in your area

Eunice to Eunice: How crawfish make it to Houston from Louisiana

Miss Universe R'Bonney Gabriel talks about her Houston roots

UT Austin blocks access to TikTok on campus Wi-Fi networks

Jesus Christ Superstar opens in Houston Tuesday

-- Jan. 13 --

Case dismissed: Woman ticketed for driving 2 mph over the speed limit is off the hook

Woman working 2 jobs to pay for mom's cancer treatment found decapitated in Waller County

Watch the Rewind for Jan. 9-13

-- Jan. 12 --

Houston bar owners sick of break-ins sleeping at their establishments

After being questioned by investigators, man who killed taqueria robbery suspect releases statement

HIDDEN GEM: Department of Wonder

-- Jan. 11 --

Here's why Uvalde CISD Chief Pete Arredondo said he didn't try to stop the Robb Elementary shooter

Man who shot robber at SW Houston taqueria questioned, released, HPD says

Katy teen improvises after noticing he was being followed

Police officer running for Houston mayor accused of beating boyfriend with baton, court documents say

A Universal Studios theme park is coming to Texas

-- Jan. 9 --

Texans announce they've fired head coach Lovie Smith

HPD: Attorney says man who killed robber at SW Houston taqueria is ready to talk

Gov. Greg Abbott meets Biden at border, hand-delivers letter

#prisontok creators bond over shared experiences, mission to raise awareness

-- Jan. 6 --

Houston Rewind: Looking back at JJ Watt's impact on and off the field

Alexandra Mealer says she will file to contest Harris County judge race

Arson suspect in custody after climbing out of burning home in Spring, authorities say

-- Jan. 5 -- 

Houston woman says she was cited for driving 2 mph over speed limit

Check out this list of personalized Texas license plates denied in 2022

TxDOT provides update amid ongoing I-35 expansion plans

-- Jan. 4 --

Houston woman accused of kidnapping 2-day-old baby from apartment

Search underway for man accused of hitting estranged wife with car, setting home on fire

-- Jan. 3 --

HCSO: Woman kills 6-year-old daughter before killing herself at Spring-area home

Woman sexually assaulted, held hostage for 5 days by guy she met on dating site, Precinct 4 says

Family searching for answers after Wingstop employee killed in Katy

How to find relief as cedar fever season arrives in Central Texas

-- Jan. 2 --

Sandra Melgar's daughter hopes new DNA evidence will clear her mom's name

Texas representative files bills to regulate corporate homebuyers

Media literacy 101

-- Dec. 30 --

Barbara Walters, network news groundbreaker, dead at 93

-- Dec. 29 --

Texas bride scrambles to get her groom to the altar after Southwest cancels his flight days before wedding

Her mom is sick in Indiana, so when Southwest canceled her flight, she started driving

Strangers snag last rental car, drive 23 hours home to Austin after Southwest flight cancellations

Friend says Sawyer Yards arson suspect who killed himself was in downward spiral

-- Dec. 28 --

Southwest pilot details airline's failure

Tips on what to do with your plants after the freeze

Smoothie King manager beaten and choked by fired employee, documents show

Arson suspect took own life as authorities closed in to arrest him, HFD officials say

Family members say mechanic was executed in north Houston over $500 repair bill

Strangers snag last rental car, drive 23 hours home to Austin after Southwest flight cancellations

-- Dec. 27 -- 

'We recognize falling short' | Southwest Airlines releases statement amid holiday flight cancellations

Southwest won't rebook passengers until Saturday or later

Widow stranded at Hobby Airport headed home after Southwest Airlines returns her luggage

Southwest cancels most of its Tuesday, Wednesday flights | What you can do if you're affected

Here's how you can request a refund or rebook your Southwest Airlines flight

Internal Southwest Airlines messaging offers in-depth look at what's causing mass flight cancellations

Airlines' responsibilities when it comes to lost, damaged, delayed baggage

'We have some real work to do' | Southwest Airlines CEO makes first public comment on flight cancellations

-- Dec. 26 --

Flight cancelations, delays create chaotic scenes at airports around the country

Why Texas liquor stores are closed Christmas Day - and Monday, too

Southwest cancels 60% of flights while air travel disruptions ease elsewhere after storms

Southwest won't rebook passengers until Saturday or later

Read Southwest Airlines' customer service plan

Check cancelations and delays via FlightAware

-- Dec. 22 --

The forecast

Warming centers opening across Houston area

How to prepare your home, older or newer, for a freeze

How to protect your pipes from freezing temperatures

Drip vs no-drip faucets: What the city of Houston, Harris County are saying about preparing for the freeze

Fireplace, chimney safety tips ahead of arctic blast

5 things to take out of your car ahead of freeze

How to protect your plants during freezing temperatures

Gov. Greg Abbott says state's power supply will withstand freeze

NRG: Texas’ largest power plant ready for arctic blast

-- Dec. 21 -- 

How to build a winter cat shelter

Latest forecast

-- Dec. 20 --

Weather timeline: Preparing for an arctic blast later this week

How to build a winter cat shelter

New ERCOT CEO expects enough power to go around during freeze

How to protect your pipes from freezing temperatures

BARC seeks emergency donations of blankets to help keep shelter animals warm during arctic blast

Officials urge to begin preparations now ahead of arctic blast

-- Dec. 19 --

Weather timeline: Stormy Monday, then arctic blast later this week

Tips on how to prepare your home for cold weather

Is ERCOT ready for the temperatures to drop?

Search underway for missing Texas A&M student last seen in College Station

-- Dec. 16 --

Parents, survivors of Robb Elementary shooting urge action from Congress

Family learns uncle's home was burglarized after his death

Living in the Lone Star: Hidden Gems

-- Dec. 15 --

Text messages, emails show Houston city leaders' frustration over boil water notice

CPS refusing to answer questions after report details failures leading to death of 7-year-old Troy Khoeler

Season 1, Episode 6: Holiday gems

Living in the Lone Star: Hidden Gems YouTube playlist

Living in the Lone Star: Holiday Homes YouTube playlist

Living in the Lone Star: Holiday Homes Week 3

-- Dec. 14 --

7-year-old boy found dead in washing machine had a tough life from birth, CPS records show

Athena Strand's father sues FedEx, Dallas-area contractor who hired suspect in her killing

-- Dec. 13 --

2 years after Jason Landry vanished, retired FBI agent believes he may have been a crime victim

Uvalde County Sheriff's Office had no active shooter policy at time of school massacre, review shows

-- Dec. 12 --

TikTok video helping delivery drivers rebuild customer trust after the murder of Athena Strand

KHOU 11+ good news only special

13-year-old victim's family visits scene of apparent hit-and-run along highway in Fort Worth to plead for public's help

-- Dec. 9 --

FedEx van video shows man taking 7-year-old Athena Strand, details of murder revealed in affidavit

Final TDCJ report details what went wrong to allow convicted killer Gonzalo Lopez to escape

13-year-old victim's family visits scene of apparent hit-and-run along highway in Fort Worth to plead for public's help

-- Dec. 8 --

WNBA star Brittney Griner freed as part of prisoner exchange with Russia

President Biden speaks on why American Paul Whelan wasn't released with Brittney Griner

Who is Russian arms dealer Viktor Bout?

TIMELINE: A look at Brittney Griner's career on, off basketball court

Newly obtained search warrants give new insight into the night TakeOff was shot and killed

-- Dec. 7 --

HPD: Police responded to Sen. Ted Cruz's Houston home due to 'self-inflicted cutting' call

Officer 'fighting for his life' after crash involving train, HPD Chief Troy Finner says

League City approves book policy paving way for removal of 'obscene' books from public library

Several security failures discovered in investigation into Gonzalo Lopez's escape, report shows

-- Dec. 6 --

Family flies from Costa Rica to Houston for life-saving heart surgery for newborn

Defense attorneys for suspect in TakeOff shooting death claim he was not trying to flee the country

After two murder-suicides hours apart, experts warn the holidays can make abusive situations worse

Texas Secretary of State John Scott resigns after just over a year on the job

CCISD says viral TikTok claims against elementary school principal are 'false'

-- Dec. 5 --

HPD: Two killed in murder-suicide outside Texas Children's Hospital West Campus with child in back seat

Couple dead in suspected murder-suicide in N. Harris County, deputies say

Grandfather of Athena Strand posts emotional message about the man accused of abducting, killing her

Who is Tanner Horner, the man who confessed to abducting and killing 7-year-old Athena Strand?

Texans asked to wear pink Monday in honor of 7-year-old Athena Strand

-- Dec. 2 --

Houston Police announce arrest in murder of Migos rapper TakeOff

'Texas Killing Fields' near Houston featured in Netflix 'Crime Scene' docuseries

Alex Jones files for personal bankruptcy after $1.5 billion judgements against him

-- Dec. 1 --

Here’s why Houston never turned on backup power generators at its water treatment plant

Baby husky suffers broken leg after being thrown off Houston balcony

Uvalde victims, survivors file $27 billion class action lawsuit

-- Nov. 30 --

Man seen at rapper TakeOff's shooting charged with possessing a weapon

First stop for Living in the Lone Star: Holiday Homes

-- Nov. 29 --

Here's what to do after a boil water order is lifted

Houston lifts citywide boil water notice

Campuses, districts closed Tuesday due to citywide boil water notice

Here's why it took City of Houston hours to inform public about citywide boil water notice

Here’s why Houston never turned on backup power generators at its water treatment plant

Woman charged in Vanessa Guillen's death pleads guilty to lesser charges, attorney says

Body of missing Houston man last seen stumbling out of Heights bar found, medical examiner confirms

-- Nov. 28 --

The Houston boil water notice could also impact these places

Houston Water director explains citywide boil water notice

Here's what you should do after a boil water notice ends

-- Nov. 27 --

Boil water notice issued for entire City of Houston

Houston school districts closed due to citywide boil water notice

What to do when a boil water advisory is issued

-- Nov. 25 --

Six months after the Robb Elementary shooting, what's changed in Uvalde?

What has happened to 'Uvalde Strong'?

Texas lawmaker reflects on 'horror' of Uvalde investigation

-- Nov. 21 -- 

KHOU 11 coverage in Uvalde

Uvalde CISD safety & security improvements

-- Nov. 18 --

El Campo 1-year-old survives freak accident that caused six skull fractures

Man sent to prison because of ex-cop's 'lies' has conviction overturned

Buc-ee's breaks ground on its largest service station in the country

Taylor Swift breaks silence on Ticketmaster controversy

Why are doctors concerned about kids using melatonin?

Why is rudeness on the rise?

-- Nov. 17 -- 

Patrol unit riddled with bullet holes after man opens fire with 'AK-47-style' rifle, HPD says

Pasadena couple leads Salvation Army Angel Tree charge after getting presents as kids

-- Nov. 16 --

Text messages between adoptive parents reveal new details in death of 7-year-old Spring boy

KHOU 11+ special on Artemis I launch

Houston one of 3 Texas cities on list of 100 best cities in the world

HPD: Guy who jumped onto big rig on Eastex Freeway, started dancing gets knocked off, killed

-- Nov. 15 --

Texas teen named Honor discovers hundreds in mysterious cash on school grounds, turns money in

Ticketmaster 'urgently working to resolve' issues during Taylor Swift presale

-- Nov. 14 --

Pflugerville ISD teacher captured in 'inappropriate conversation' no longer employed

Gov. Greg Abbott calls for investigation into Harris County elections after 'widespread problems'

Harris County Democratic party disputes GOP claim that ballot paper shortage at polls was intentional

All mail ballots received on Election Day have been tabulated, Harris County Elections says

-- Nov. 11 --

Harris County Democratic party disputes GOP claim that ballot paper shortage at polls was intentional

Migos member TakeOff to be remembered at Atlanta arena

Astros part ways with GM James Click just days after winning World Series

-- Nov. 10 --

Who is Lesley Briones? Meet the new Democratic Harris County Precinct 4 commissioner

Local school districts won't be able to give teachers pay raises after proposals fail to pass

Why are work dress codes getting the pink slip?

-- Nov. 9 --

Harris Co. Judge Lina Hidalgo re-elected after challenger Alexandra Mealer concedes

Jeremy Peña gets fitted for World Series grillz and has message for 'all the women who want to marry him'

Uvalde County voted in favor of Gov. Abbott on Election Day

'SIX' gives new life to stories of Henry VIII's wives

-- Nov. 8 --

Election results

KHOU 11 Voter Guide

Harris County judge race results

Harris County Elections administrator clarifies what will happen to provisional votes

Harris County veteran goes viral after tearful TikTok post about nightmare voting experience

30-minute delays at several Harris County voting locations

The long road to counting votes in Harris County

Election observers will be in Harris County to monitor federal voting rights compliance

Why does a lot of work go into securing elections in Texas?

Astros fan accused of throwing cans at Sen. Ted Cruz appears in court

-- Nov. 7 --

Watch the Astros World Series Championship Parade!

What happens when you Google 'Astros'? 

-- Nov. 6 -- 

What you need to know about the Houston Astros World Series championship parade

Here are the Astros World Series items heading to the Hall of Fame

Several districts, colleges cancel class ahead of Astros victory parade

Houston jeweler makes promise to Astros players after winning it all

Kate Upton on Justin Verlander's elusive World Series win

Itching to snag World Series championship Astros merch? Here's where you can get it now

-- Nov. 3 --

Celebrity jeweler Johnny Dang shares last moments with TakeOff just hours before he was shot to death

Cost of the Uvalde delay: Austin doctor leading expert team to analyze victim survival chances

Why a baseball legend is responsible for Twitter's blue check marks

-- Nov. 2 --

911 recordings reveal fear and urgency of those trapped in Uvalde elementary school

Houston police, mayor ask for public's help to find rapper TakeOff's killer

Pasadena Taste of the Town tickets

-- Nov. 1 --

Migos member TakeOff killed outside bowling alley in downtown Houston, AP confirms

Who was TakeOff? The rise of Migos

Fans, hip-hop community reacts to death of Migos' TakeOff

-- Oct. 31 --

Spooky Spaces playlist

XFL unveils team names for league's relaunch

MECA's Dia de Muertos festival honors 21 lives lost in Uvalde tragedy

-- Oct. 28 --

Too many animals forcing shelter to euthanize more animals, BARC says

Why could this World Series be a battle of the mascots?

KHOU 11 Voter Guide

-- Oct. 27 -- 

Houston teens blackmailed with fake nude photos

Second murder trial of AJ Armstrong Jr in 2016 deaths of his parents ends without verdict

-- Oct. 26 --

'Similarities are horribly striking': Nightmare for abused Houston twins began in Baton Rouge

Astros fans react to World Series ticket prices

-- Oct. 25 --

Panhandler shot, killed after smashing woman's windshield in NW Houston, HPD says

-- Oct. 24 --

Pet python loose in SW Houston neighborhood

KHOU 11 Voter Guide

Why was Texas an early innovator when it comes to early voting?

-- Oct. 21 -- 

Court documents: Cypress twins say they were forced to drink bleach, burned, beaten with curtain rods

'Now hiring non-stupid people' | Pasadena sign raising eyebrows

Fan runs on field to hug Astros star Jose Altuve during Game 2 of ALCS

-- Oct. 20 --

Twins whose escape from Cypress home led to couple's arrest suffered horrific abuse, neighbor says

Family of 21-year-old concertgoer settles Astroworld Festival lawsuit against Travis Scott, Live Nation

Why does it appear the flu is running rampant this year?

Why do baseball games start at weird times?

-- Oct. 19 --

Cause of death released for Humble mother found dead in car trunk in Nebraska

Why are certain people more attractive to mosquitoes?

A 19-year-old dog was surrendered at a Dallas shelter. These best friends took her in

-- Oct. 18 --

Report: Austin is now the 2nd fastest-growing city in the U.S.

Woman says custodian urinated in her water bottle, giving her an STD, court documents state

-- Oct. 17 --

Tomball mother kills 'evil' 5-year-old daughter in woods, court document say

Study: The ground is gradually sinking in some Houston neighborhoods

Texas school districts distribute kits to have students’ DNA samples in case of emergencies like Uvalde

-- Oct. 14 --

Texas girl wins Miss Dallas Teen pageant with her service dog by her side

Why do baseball games start at weird times?

New Marist Poll finds Abbott, O'Rourke 4 points apart in governor's race

My "Spooky Spaces" playlist on YouTube

SPOOKY SPACES: Galveston ghost tour

SPOOKY SPACES: Houston ghost tour

SPOOKY SPACES: Spring ghost tour

SPOOKY SPACES: Creepy Hollow Haunted House

-- Oct. 13 --

Purse from 1959 found in CCISD floorboards reunited with family

Boaters 'fending off sharks' in Gulf rescued by Coast Guard crews

Why are turkeys hard to find this year?

Bexar County to add more polling locations, judge rules

-- Oct. 12 --

Hear the radio call when Yordan Álvarez sent Minute Maid Park into a frenzy

Why have stores started the Christmas season even earlier?

Former SAPD officer who shot unarmed teen in parking lot officially charged

-- Oct. 11 --

Check your status: Voter registration deadline is hours away

Video shows porch pirate steal Houston couple's wedding mementos

Uvalde CISD will search for a new superintendent to replace Hal Harrell after retirement

Gators galore! Alligator stories from southeast Texas

-- Oct. 10 --

Families react to Uvalde CISD Police Department suspension, superintendent's retirement announcement

Spurs practice, fair brings a bit of joy to Uvalde, Texas

Uvalde CISD suspends the district's police department amid investigation

-- Oct. 8 --

Clear Creek ISD searching for owner of purse from 1950s found during renovations

-- Oct. 7 --

Uvalde CISD suspends the district's police department; troopers to continue patrolling the schools

-- Oct. 6 --

She's under investigation for her response to the Robb Elementary shooting. Now she's been hired by Uvalde CISD.

VERIFY: Fact-checking what was said during the Texas gubernatorial debate

Who's winning, who's not? Texas poll reveals voter favorites heading into November election

Court documents reveal evidence in Maira Gutierrez case

-- Oct. 5 --

Fact-checking what was said during the Texas gubernatorial debate

Who's winning, who's not? Texas poll reveals voter favorites heading into November election

Ex-wife of kidnapping, homicide suspect says he tried to kill her multiple times, but she got away

Seguin residents find disbelief and humor after raccoons knock out power twice in three days

Construction worker killed when drilling hole collapses off I-45 near Grand Parkway in Spring

HPD: Man wanted after biting piece of someone's ear off at downtown Houston business

Who is Maira Gutierrez, the woman who was kidnapped and killed in SE Houston?

Harris County Judge Lina Hidalgo goes to ER for 'rising fever, pain, dehydration'

Houston, get ready for the excitement that is the Savannah Bananas

-- Oct. 3 --

9 puppies rescued from side of Houston road up for adoption

Texas mom turns elaborate homecoming mums into big money-makers

Take a ghost tour in Galveston

Willie Nelson joins Texas gubernatorial candidate Beto O'Rourke in Austin

Beto O'Rourke stopped by Harry's House after rally

VERIFY: Fact-checking what was said during the Texas gubernatorial debate

-- Sept. 30 -- 

Southwest Freeway fully reopens in Sugar Land after 18-wheeler lost load of corn

-- Sept. 29 -- 

Families of three Uvalde shooting survivors sue school district, gun makers, city officials and others

Dozens of parents show up at Paetow High School after 'unfounded' threats and recent fights caught on video

KHOU 11 Meteorologist Chita Craft, photojournalist Ivan Gibson fly into eye of Ian with Hurricane Hunters

Uvalde families occupy school district property, demanding action

You're guaranteed to see spirits on this haunted Houston pub crawl

'One of the most haunted places in America' | Take a ghost tour in Galveston

'The whole place is active' | Walk with the dead in Old Town Spring

'Social connection is everything' | How to manage emotions tied to past trauma

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