Your patriotic duty: Keep government accountable
Ted Oberg shows you how to dig like a reporter by using the state's public records laws. See examples of requests he's made. And if you find something good, let us know.
Josh Gordon to appeal ban on Aug. 1
Cleveland Browns star wide receiver Josh Gordon will appeal his one-year suspension in a meeting with NFL officials on Aug. 1, a league source told ESPN NFL Insider Adam Schefter.
Trio of naked thieves go after burgers in Florida eatery
A southwest Florida waitress has dubbed the trio of naked hamburger thieves who broke into an eatery "dumb, dumber and dumbest."
Air Algerie Flight AH5017 disappears from radar
An Air Algerie flight from Burkina Faso to Algiers has disappeared from radar on a flight from Burkina Faso to Algiers, the official Algerian news agency said Thursday.
FAA Lifts Flight Restrictions to Israel
The FAA lifted restrictions on United States airline flights into and out of Israel's Ben Gurion Airport in Tel Aviv, the agency announced.
Freeway sign collapse causes big traffic mess in Dallas
An accident in Dallas this morning is causing a big traffic tie-up.
Air Algerie Plane Carrying 116 People Disappears From Radar
An Air Algerie jetliner carrying 110 passengers and six crew members disappeared from radar following takeoff Thursday.
More heat, possibly rain on the way
Chief Meteorologist Tim Heller say he is expecting most of these storms to fall apart before they reach the area but can't rule out an isolated shower overnight
Cut your dinner bill at Houston's best BYOB restaurants
BYOB deals aren't always advertised, but it's a good way to save on a night out
House committee scrutinizing Texas foster care
A legislative committee examining ways to better-protect youngsters in Texas foster care will convene for the first time since two foster children drowned over July Fourth weekend
Four fires burn within blocks of each other in SW Houston
The Houston Fire Department was busy responding to several fires overnight, all of which were within blocks of each other in southwest Houston.
Governor Rick Perry's startup fund is not all it seems
Texas Gov. Rick Perry has distributed $205 million in taxpayer money to scores of technology startups using a pet program designed to bring high-paying jobs and innovation to the nation's second most-populous state.