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August 30, 2014 -- The Houston Fire Department is investigating a puddle of unknown chemical at 4700 Griggs in Houston. More
August 29, 2014 -- Texas Governor Rick Perry on Friday made appointments to the 443rd Judicial District Court and the Texas Board of Criminal Justice. More
August 29, 2014 -- Texas State Representative Sylvester Turner will again present a Labor Day fireworks show in Acres Homes on August 31. More
August 29, 2014 -- The commissioners of the Texas Workforce Commission on Friday issued a statement honoring approximately 13 million of the state's workers ahead of the Labor Day holiday. More
August 29, 2014 -- Chambers County Sheriff Brian Hawthorne reports the arrest of a recently paroled sex offender, who failed to register as a sex offender in Chambers County. More
August 29, 2014 -- A Galveston County Grand Jury has indicted former Crystal Beach Fire Chief David Loop for a third degree felony related to his alleged use of the volunteer fire department's credit card at a Louisiana race track and casino. More
August 29, 2014 -- The Texas A&M Forest Service today urged Texans to use caution when celebrating during the Labor Day weekend, due to dry weather conditions and the increased risk of wildfires. More
August 29, 2014 -- The Texas Attorney General's Office today issued a legal opinion regarding whether the Texas Health and Safety Code prohibits municipalities from adopting ordinances that ban plastic bags. More
August 29, 2014 -- The Texas City ISD Foundation for the Future has selected Linda Holm, Dr. William "Chris" Pederson, Dale Laine, Jr. and Ravi Prakash for induction into the 2014 Hall of Honor. More
August 29, 2014 -- The ASPCA today commended a ruling by a Texas Court of Appeals confirming the finality of adoptions and transfers of animals from municipal shelters to private residences. More
August 29, 2014 -- The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston today announced that Dr. Selwyn O. Rogers has been named vice president and chief medical officer for the Health System at UTMB. More
August 29, 2014 -- Clear Lake Regional Medical Center today announced that the hospital has performed more than 2,000 robotic surgeries. More
August 29, 2014 -- The Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo today announced that Dan Cheney will join the organization in October as vice president and chief operating officer. More
August 29, 2014 -- Harris County District Attorney Devon Anderson today announced that her office is launching a "No Refusal" initiative for the Labor Day weekend to prevent drunk driving. More
August 29, 2014 -- The Sierra Club Lone Star Chapter today applauded the Austin City Council's adoption of an Affordable Energy Resolution, which calls for Austin Energy to generate more than 60 percent of its power from renewable sources by 2025 and eliminate carbon pollution from its generator fleet by 2030. More
August 29, 2014 -- The Economic Alliance Houston Port Region will host its Petrochemical and Maritime Outlook Conference on September 4 at the Pasadena Convention Center. More
August 29, 2014 -- The Texas Department of Transportation today announced that the Texas Transportation Commission has approved more than $10.2 million for projects in Jefferson and Hardin County. More
August 29, 2014 -- The Lake Charles Harbor and Terminal District Board of Commissioners on Monday voted unanimously to levy a tax rate of $0.00253 per $100 valuation. More
August 29, 2014 -- Diversions: Arts and Culture editor Jennifer Olin highlights some fun Labor Day Weekend activities around the Gulf Coast region including movies, outdoor music and dance with international flair; and a chance to learn all about beer. More
August 29, 2014 -- Santa Fe City Council on Thursday voted unanimously to approve, on first reading, an amendment to the city's Code of Ordinances to expand the authorized use of community park fees to include city beautification projects. More
August 28, 2014 -- The Rotary National Award for Space Achievement Foundation recently donated $29,466 to various aerospace education programs. More
August 28, 2014 -- The Metropolitan Transit Authority of Harris County is inviting residents of Houston's East End to share their views on the Harrisburg Overpass in a series of meetings which begin again on September 2. More
August 28, 2014 -- The Galveston County Sheriff's Office has charged an inmate in the county jail and his girlfriend with possession of a prohibited substance in a correctional facility. More
August 28, 2014 -- Travis County District Court Judge John Dietz today issued a ruling declaring the Texas school finance system as unconstitutional. More
August 28, 2014 -- The Center for Public Policy Priorities today issued a statement in response to District Court Judge John Dietz's ruling that the Texas school finance system is unconstitutional. More
August 28, 2014 -- The Metropolitan Transit Authority of Harris County Board of Directors today voted unanimously to provide emergency funding to support Houston Rapid Transit's efforts to reconstruct portions of the guideway and associated systems work that had to be removed to allow repair to a damaged chilled water line located under the guideway on Rusk Street along the Southeast Downtown Line. More
August 28, 2014 -- Galveston City Council held a public hearing today on plans by the United States Postal Service to relocate retail services that are currently being provided in the United States Courthouse Building at 601 25th Street. More
August 28, 2014 -- Brazoria County Commissioners Court on Tuesday voted unanimously to propose a property tax rate of $0.498520 per $100 valuation for the 2014 tax year. More
August 28, 2014 -- The Galveston Independent School District Board of Trustees, in a special meeting on Wednesday, voted unanimously to approve amended budgets for the FY2014 General Operating, Food Service and Debt Service budgets. More
August 28, 2014 -- The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston will open its Sports Injury Clinic on Saturdays beginning August 30. More
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