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  • United flight delayed after scorpion reported aboard

    May 12, 2017 8:05 AM

    HOUSTON - A United flight from Houston to Ecuador was delayed after a scorpion was spotted aboard. United says Flight 1035 returned to the gate Thursday night after a scorpion "reportedly emerged from a customer's clothing." Paramedics examined the man and determined that he hadn't been stung. It's unclear... more »
  • George HW Bush released after latest Houston hospital stay

    April 28, 2017 1:29 PM

    HOUSTON - Former President George H.W. Bush has been released from a Houston hospital where he received treatment for a mild case of pneumonia and chronic bronchitis during a two-week stay. Bush spokesman Jim McGrath said in a statement that the 92-year-old Bush was discharged from Houston Methodist Hospital on... more »
  • George HW Bush to stay through weekend in Houston hospital

    April 21, 2017 4:43 PM

    HOUSTON - A spokesman for former President George H.W. Bush says the nation's 41st president will remain in a Houston hospital through the weekend while he recovers from a mild case of pneumonia. Family spokesman Jim McGrath posted Friday on Twitter that doctors will keep the 92-year-old Bush at Houston... more »
  • Man convicted of triple murder at Houston car lot, gets life

    April 11, 2017 8:37 PM

    HOUSTON - A Houston man will serve life in prison after being convicted of capital murder in a shooting rampage at a used car dealership that left three men dead. Jurors in Harris County deliberated more than three hours Tuesday before returning its verdict on James Tinsley IV. Since prosecutors... more »
  • 8-year-old girl fatally shot after Houston car crash

    February 25, 2017 1:07 PM

    HOUSTON - Police say an 8-year-old girl has been fatally shot after the vehicle she was in was involved in a car crash in Houston. Investigators say the girl and her mother were traveling down a Houston roadway early today when their Honda Accord was hit by a speeding Pontiac.... more »
  • Feds: At least 6 tornadoes cause damage southwest of Houston

    February 14, 2017 9:18 PM

    DALLAS - Residents of a coastal area southwest of Houston are cleaning up debris after severe storms, including at least six tornadoes, swept through the area. At least six people were injured in Van Vleck, about 70 miles southwest of Houston, by a weak tornado rated by a federal survey... more »
  • Patriots stun Falcons with comeback OT victory in Super Bowl LI

    February 5, 2017 4:24 PM

    HOUSTON - Tom Brady has a record fifth Super Bowl win for a quarterback after the biggest comeback in the game's history, and one of the greatest catches. James White ran 2 yards for a touchdown on the first possession of overtime, and the Patriots came back from 25 points... more »
  • Super Bowl serves as peacemaker between Uber and Houston

    February 2, 2017 2:23 PM

    HOUSTON- Anybody using Uber in Houston during Super Bowl week can thank the big game for their ride. Uber had threatened to leave Houston ahead of the Super Bowl, insisting various city regulations, including fingerprint background checks of drivers, were too burdensome and prevented drivers from working. Houston officials and... more »
  • 'Hamilton' cast to sing at Super Bowl 51

    January 27, 2017 8:24 PM

    NEW YORK - Original cast members of the Tony Award-winning Broadway hit "Hamilton: An American Musical," will sing "America the Beautiful" during pregame festivities at Super Bowl 51, the NFL and Fox announced Friday. The performance by Renee Elise Goldsberry, Jasmine Cephas Jones and Phillipa Soo, who starred as the... more »
  • Storms cause severe flooding in Houston

    January 18, 2017 12:44 PM

    HOUSTON, Tx. - Severe storms have caused dangerous amounts of flood water in the Houston area. A flash flood warning has been issued for parts of Harris, Fort Bend, and Wharton counties. High water levels have slowed traffic on I-45 and multiple roadways are impassable due to the... more »
  • Lewis leads Pats over Texans 34-16 in playoffs

    January 14, 2017 11:45 PM

    Dion Lewis became the first player in NFL postseason history to score touchdowns by rushing, receiving and a kickoff return, leading New England to a 34-16 victory over the Houston Texans and pushing Tom Brady and the Patriots within two more wins of another title. The Patriots (15-2) weren't perfect... more »
  • St. Tammany Sheriff's Unit finds missing juvenile from Houston

    January 8, 2017 1:55 PM

    ST. TAMMANY - A missing juvenile from Houston was found in a car with three illegal aliens near Mandeville Friday morning. According to the St. Tammany Parish Sheriff's Office, Sheriff Randy Smith's Highway Enforcement Unit potentially saved the young female juvenile from becoming a victim of human trafficking. ... more »
  • Catholic High's Major Applewhite new Houston head coach

    December 9, 2016 10:32 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Former Catholic High School student Major Applewhite has been hired as Houston's next head coach, numerous national media outlets reported Friday morning. The hire is in-house for Houston. Applewhite was the offensive coordinator. Click HERE for his bio from the University of Houston. Sports 2's... more »
  • Warning prompts Southwest Airlines flight's return to Dallas

    December 8, 2016 10:03 AM

    DALLAS - A Southwest Airlines flight bound for Houston from Dallas turned back after a cockpit warning indicated a pressurization issue. The emergency was the second in as many days for a Houston-bound Southwest flight. A statement from the Dallas-based carrier says Flight 43 had departed Dallas Love Field with... more »
  • LSU pulls away from Houston 84-65

    November 29, 2016 11:32 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Antonio Blakeney scored 23 points and LSU pulled away in the second half for an 84-65 non-conference victory over Houston on Tuesday. Blakeney, whose fast-break layup with one second remaining gave the Tigers a 39-38 halftime advantage, scored 14 points and grabbed five of his eight rebounds... more »
  • Woman jumps from plane's emergency door after flight lands

    November 29, 2016 1:43 PM

    HOUSTON - Authorities say a woman jumped from an emergency exit door on a flight after it landed at a Houston airport and took off running toward the terminal before she was caught. Authorities say the woman was a passenger on a United Airlines flight from New Orleans that landed... more »
  • AP Source: Houston's Herman leaving for Texas

    November 26, 2016 2:25 PM

    AUSTIN, Texas - A person with direct knowledge of the discussions says Houston coach Tom Herman has told the school he is leaving to become the next coach of the Texas Longhorns. Herman would replace Charlie Strong, who was fired Saturday after three consecutive losing seasons at Texas. The person... more »
  • Robbery suspect shot and killed at Texas Raising Cane's

    November 22, 2016 11:50 PM

    THE WOODLANDS - An armed robber was killed and multiple others were injured in a shooting at a Raising Cane's near Houston. According to KTRK , a deputy working security at the location shot and killed a man attempting to rob the restaurant. Police treated several people in... more »
  • 1 dead, 1 hurt in shooting outside Houston school

    November 7, 2016 10:24 PM

    HOUSTON - One student is dead and another is hospitalized after an argument erupted in gunfire outside a Houston school for dropouts seeking high school diplomas. The incident happened about 12:30 p.m. Monday in a parking lot outside the Houston CAN Academy Southwest. Houston police spokeswoman Jodi Silva says two... more »
  • No. 15 Houston looks Big 12-ready in 33-23 victory over OU

    September 3, 2016 4:21 PM

    HOUSTON - Brandon Wilson went end line to end zone to score a touchdown with an Oklahoma missed field goal and No. 15 Houston beat No. 3 Oklahoma 33-23 Saturday, looking every bit ready to compete in the Big 12. Regardless of whether Houston (1-0) ends up in the Big... more »
  • Already planned for 2018, LSU to face Rice in 2020 and 2024

    August 2, 2016 1:32 PM

    BATON ROUGE - LSU added additional games with Rice following its planned 2018 match, university athletic officials announced Tuesday. Already, LSU and Rice meet in Tiger Stadium in 2018. Now, the Tigers will travel to Houston and play the Owls in NRG Stadium on September 19, 2020 followed by... more »
  • Spit, chairs and hot grease fly during Texas Taco Bell tantrum

    June 10, 2016 11:41 AM

    HOUSTON - A woman says she was spit at and had a drink thrown at her outside of a Texas Taco Bell after the restaurant’s manager accused her of throwing a bottle on the ground in the drive-thru. That’s the end of the abuse 19-year-old Haronisha Alexander says she... more »
  • Man pleads guilty to trafficking heroin on Megabus line

    May 26, 2016 5:38 PM

    NEW ORLEANS - A man pleaded guilty Thursday to trafficking heroin on a Megabus bound from Houston to New Orleans. 32-year-old Thomas Gordon was one of eight defendants charged in an indictment on 21 narcotics-related charges in September 2015. WWL-TV reports the charges resulted from FBI investigation into... more »
  • Hazardous materials released in Houston warehouse fire

    May 5, 2016 1:22 PM

    HOUSTON - Emergency officials say hazardous materials have been released into the air from a warehouse complex fire in Houston that's generating towering plumes of black smoke. City officials issued an alert Thursday ordering people in nearby homes and businesses to stay inside, close all windows and shut off any... more »
  • Houston man sues Justin Bieber, says star smashed his phone

    May 4, 2016 2:25 PM

    HOUSTON - A Houston man is seeking $75,000 in damages from Justin Bieber, alleging that the Canadian pop singer destroyed his cellphone as he videotaped Bieber unsuccessfully gulping from a beer bong at a club following a concert last month. Robert Earl Morgan said in... more »
  • More rain likely in flooded Houston Tuesday

    April 19, 2016 9:38 AM

    HOUSTON - More rain is likely as Houston cleans up after more than a foot of rain swamped parts of the nation's fourth-largest city. The National Weather Service says there is a 50 percent chance of more rain falling on the Houston area Tuesday and has issued a flash... more »
  • Shell to move some jobs from New Orleans to Houston

    April 19, 2016 4:38 AM

    NEW ORLEANS- Shell says it plans to move some jobs from New Orleans to Houston as part of plans to cut its global workforce. The company said that relocations this year would affect less than 5 percent of its New Orleans workforce. The oil company has about 1,900 workers based... more »
  • Houston area submerged after 16 inches of rain in 24 hours

    April 18, 2016 9:34 AM

    HOUSTON - Storms have dumped more than a foot of rain in the Houston area, flooding dozens of neighborhoods and forcing the closure of city offices and the suspension of public transit. The National Weather Service says the area received up to 16 inches of rain in the 24 hours... more »
  • Naked, dancing woman causes Texas traffic nightmare

    March 7, 2016 7:38 PM

    HOUSTON - Traffic woes aren’t uncommon in Texan metro areas, but things got a little weird when a dancing naked woman brought traffic to an abrupt standstill in Houston on Monday. Traffic on US-290 near Houston was already at a standstill due to an earlier accident, but the gridlock... more »
  • Yearlong spaceman back home in Houston with family, pool

    March 3, 2016 12:19 PM

    CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. - NASA space champ Scott Kelly is finally back home in Houston with his family and the swimming pool that he craved throughout his yearlong absence from Planet Earth. Before he could go home to his own bed Thursday, Kelly had to endure more medical tests... more »
  • LSU prepares for bowl game against Texas Tech Play Video

    December 29, 2015 12:30 AM

    HOUSTON - After struggling down the stretch, the LSU Tigers will look to finish their season with back-to-back wins as they face Texas Tech in the Texas Bowl Tuesday night. The Tigers (8-3) have the chance to get to 9 wins for the 6th time in the past 7... more »
  • Gray, Jr. scores 11 points in OT; Houston beats LSU 105-98

    December 13, 2015 9:31 PM

    HOUSTON - Rob Gray, Jr. scored 11 of his career-high 31 points in overtime to lead Houston to a 105-98 victory over LSU on Sunday night. Gray was 10 of 19 from the field. Danrad Knowles had 20 points, and Damyean Dotson added 13 points and 10 rebounds for Houston... more »
  • Alcorn St tops Grambling St, 49-21; repeats as SWAC champ

    December 6, 2015 12:22 AM

    HOUSTON — Alcorn State's October 17th loss to Grambling State, 35-34 in overtime, was a heartbreaker. But the Braves knew another chance at the Tigers was possible. Alcorn State got that chance in the Southwestern Athletic Conference Championship Game on Saturday at NRG Stadium. This time the Braves... more »
  • SLU runs past Houston Baptist 22-7

    October 24, 2015 6:26 PM

    HOUSTON, TX - Kody Sutton rushed for 156 yards on 23 carries and D'Shaie Landor passed for 167 yards and one score as Southeastern Louisiana ran past Houston Baptist 22-7 on Saturday. Southeastern Louisiana (4-3, 3-2 Southland Conference), which totaled 455 yards (288 rushing) while limiting the Huskies to 199... more »
  • Leaders: Super region needed to compete with Houston

    October 22, 2015 7:46 AM

    BATON ROUGE- The heads of two regional economic development organizations say Baton Rouge and New Orleans need to team up to form a super region to help south Louisiana better compete with Houston for jobs. Michael Hecht, president and chief executive officer of GNO Inc. told the Rotary Club of... more »
  • Gun advocates challenge zoos' bans on possession around US

    October 12, 2015 11:16 AM

    DALLAS - Visitors to the Houston Zoo can now pack a little something extra besides a camera. The nearly century-old institution recently lifted its longtime firearms ban amid a broader push by gun-rights advocates who are pressuring zoos in Texas and elsewhere around the U.S. to do the same.... more »
  • 1 dead in Texas college housing complex shooting

    October 9, 2015 2:51 PM

    HOUSTON - Houston Police say one person is dead and another wounded after a shooting at a Texas Southern University student housing complex. University spokesman Kendrick Callis said the shooting was reported around 11:30 a.m. Friday at University Courtyard Apartments on the edge of the Houston campus. Callis said the... more »
  • Keuchel, Astros beat Yankees in AL wild-card game

    October 7, 2015 7:07 AM

    NEW YORK- Dallas Keuchel pitched three-hit ball for six baffling innings, Colby Rasmus and Carlos Gomez each homered, and the Houston Astros beat the New York Yankees 3-0 Tuesday night in the American League wild-card game. The orange-clad Astros now advance to the AL Divison Series, where they will face... more »
  • Twins recovering at Houston hospital after school bus wreck

    September 17, 2015 11:38 AM

    HOUSTON- Twin students are recovering at a Houston hospital following a school bus wreck that killed the other two passengers and injured the driver. A spokeswoman at Texas Children's Hospital on Thursday declined to release conditions of the 17-year-old boy and girl, as requested by the family. Their mother, Ella... more »
  • 2 students dead in Houston school bus crash

    September 15, 2015 11:55 AM

    HOUSTON - A school bus crash has left two high school students dead and two others and their bus driver seriously injured, Houston officials said. According to ABC News, the crash happened around 7 a.m. today after the bus hit and went over the guardrail on the freeway and... more »
  • Louisiana Police pay tribute to slain Houston deputy Play Video

    September 4, 2015 1:18 PM

    SLIDELL – Multiple Louisiana law enforcement agencies paid tribute to a fallen Texas sheriff’s deputy by lining a street in Slidell Friday. Police from around the nation were among thousands of people gathered at a Houston church for the funeral of slain Harris County Sherriff’s Deputy Darren Goforth. ... more »
  • Houston deputy shot 15 times while pumping gas

    August 31, 2015 12:05 PM

    HOUSTON - Authorities say a suburban Houston police officer who was ambushed at a gas station was shot 15 times. Shannon J. Miles appeared briefly in state District Court on Monday. He is being held without bond and was appointed two attorneys. Harris County District Attorney Devon Anderson said Deputy... more »
  • Suspect accused of killing Houston deputy to be charged with capitol murder

    August 29, 2015 5:54 PM

    HOUSTON (AP) - Prosecutors in Texas are charging a 30-year-old man with capital murder in the killing of a sheriff's deputy who was gunned down from behind while filling up his patrol car at a suburban Houston gas station. Harris County Sheriff Ron Hickman identified the man as Shannon J.... more »
  • New Orleans mayor visiting cities Katrina evacuees fled to

    August 19, 2015 9:07 AM

    NEW ORLEANS- New Orleans Mayor Mitch Landrieu is visiting Atlanta and Houston to mark the approaching 10th anniversary of Hurricane Katrina. Landrieu's office says the trips are being made to thank those cities for welcoming evacuees from the 2005 storm. He'll also be encouraging those who stayed to return to... more »
  • Five children, three adults dead after Houston home shooting

    August 9, 2015 11:57 AM

    HOUSTON - Texas authorities say five children and three adults have been found dead inside a Houston-area home and a 49-year-old man who exchanged gunfire with police is in custody. The Harris County Sheriff's Office said in a statement Sunday morning that the eight people were found dead after a... more »
  • Aggressive cobra killed

    July 30, 2015 8:57 PM

    HOUSTON- A two-foot long cobra that was captured in a luxury high-rise apartment in Houston was destroyed because a pest control company couldn't find it a new home. Police were called to the complex over the weekend after tenants saw the cobra on the third floor. Officers used a... more »
  • Couple stuck in traffic, delivers baby

    July 18, 2015 4:36 PM

    HOUSTON - Video shows a Houston-area man filming his wife giving birth to their 10-pound baby son next to him as he drives through traffic in an unsuccessful effort to reach a birthing center in time. Jonathan and Lesia Pettijohn were stuck in traffic for more than an hour this... more »
  • Former MLB star, BR native killed in murder-suicide Play Video

    June 22, 2015 3:25 PM

    PEARLAND, TX - Baton Rouge native and former pro-baseball player Darryl Hamilton was killed in what has been reported as a murder-suicide outside Houston. Police were called to Hamilton's upscale home about 14 miles south of downtown. The Houston ABC affiliate, KTRK, posted on its website , police were... more »
  • Ragin' Cajuns come from behind again, top Cougars 2-1

    May 31, 2015 7:21 PM

    HOUSTON - Tyler Girouard was hit by a pitch with the bases loaded in the ninth to bring home the winning run in Louisiana-Lafayette's 2-1 victory over Houston on Sunday in NCAA regional play. Louisiana-Lafayette (41-21) advanced to the championship game Monday, while Houston (43-19) will play Rice on Sunday... more »
  • Local Red Cross volunteers dispatched to storm zones

    May 28, 2015 4:08 PM

    BATON ROUGE- About a dozen Red Cross volunteers from Louisiana are either en route or already on the ground in weather-disaster areas after storms this week. Nancy Malone, the spokesperson for the area Red Cross, said disaster teams have been dispatched in waves this week and more will leave... more »
  • 1000s of Houston properties damaged in flooding

    May 26, 2015 11:35 AM

    HOUSTON, TX - Texas Gov. Greg Abbott says first responders to the flooding situations across much of the state saved countless lives. Abbott says the disaster declarations in the state stretch from "literally the Red River to the Rio Grande." The Republican added that Texas will "continue to have rising... more »
  • Rockets hold off Warriors

    May 26, 2015 9:54 AM

    HOUSTON- James Harden scored a playoff career-high 45 points and the Rockets avoided a four-game sweep in the Western Conference finals by downing the Golden State Warriors 128-115. Harden contributed 17 points in the fourth quarter to help Houston avoid a late collapse and extend the series to a fifth... more »
  • Pelicans lose to Rockets, drop fourth straight

    March 26, 2015 1:59 AM

    NEW ORLEANS - James Harden had 25 points and 10 assists, Dwight Howard had seven rebounds and a block on Anthony Davis in his return from a two-month absence, and the Houston Rockets handed New Orleans its fourth straight loss with a 95-93 victory on Wednesday night. Davis had 24... more »
  • Affidavit: Durst had been withdrawing money, had fake ID

    March 18, 2015 10:41 AM

    HOUSTON - Authorities say real estate millionaire Robert Durst was withdrawing large sums of money and had a fake ID before his arrest this week for murder. According to a search warrant affidavit made public Wednesday, the FBI learned Durst had made withdrawals over a period of 35 days since... more »
  • LSU baseball outlasts Baylor 2-0

    March 8, 2015 12:01 AM

    HOUSTON - Alex Lange pitched seven innings of shutout baseball, and the Tigers found just enough offense to beat Baylor on Saturday afternoon at Minute Made Park in Houston. The Tigers didn't score until the 8th inning of this pitcher's duel, but Connor Hale finally delivered a sac fly... more »
  • Police: Houston car thief stopped to take singing selfie

    February 19, 2015 4:12 PM

    LA PORTE, TX - Police say a Houston teen took a video of himself singing to a rap song while driving a stolen car. Kenneth Davis is charged with unauthorized use of a motor vehicle and burglary of a motor vehicle. KHOU-TV reported that La Porte police tried to pull... more »
  • Bobbi Kristina is fighting for her life

    February 3, 2015 2:05 AM

    NEW YORK - Bobbi Kristina Brown is fighting for her life, according to a statement from the Houston family Monday. Police said the 21-year-old daughter of Whitney Houston and R&B singer Bobby Brown was taken to a hospital Saturday after she was found face down and unresponsive in a bathtub... more »
  • 2 nabbed in iPad theft when selfies appear on owner's iCloud

    January 22, 2015 2:49 PM

    HOUSTON, TX - Two men arrested in Houston are accused of stealing an iPad and using it to take selfies that they unknowingly uploaded to the owner's iCloud account. The men appeared in the photos displaying money they are also accused of taking from the victim. Investigators arrested the pair... more »
  • LSU back in Houston for 2017 opener against BYU

    January 8, 2015 4:33 PM

    BATON ROUGE - After a come-from-behind victory in front a sellout crowd in 2014, LSU will get another chance to play their season opener at NRG Stadium in Houston in 2017. The school announced Thursday that the Tigers will open the 2017 season Sept. 2 against Brigham Young University.... more »
  • Houston improbable 35-34 AF Bowl win over Pitt

    January 2, 2015 2:45 PM

    FORT WORTH, Texas - Greg Ward threw three touchdowns in the final 3:41 of the Armed Forces Bowl, two after Houston recovered onside kicks, and completed a game-winning 2-point conversion as the Cougars beat Pittsburgh 35-34 with an improbable comeback Friday. Pitt (6-7) led 31-6 when ACC offensive player of... more »
  • George H.W. Bush still in hospital

    December 27, 2014 5:42 PM

    HOUSTON - Former President George H.W. Bush will remain in a Houston hospital through the weekend after experiencing shortness of breath earlier this week. Family spokesman Jim McGrath said Saturday the 90-year-old's condition has improved and doctors are discussing dates for his discharge, but he will remain for now at... more »
  • Pelicans soar past Rockets 99-90

    December 18, 2014 11:12 PM

    HOUSTON (AP) - Anthony Davis had 30 points, 14 rebounds and five blocks to lead the New Orleans Pelicans to a 99-90 win over the Houston Rockets on Thursday night. The Pelicans trailed by one early in the fourth quarter before using a 7-0 run to take a 79-73 lead... more »
  • SU Jags prepare to head west for SWAC title showdown Play Video

    December 4, 2014 6:25 PM

    BATON ROUGE - The Southern Jaguars football team is headed west to Houston Thursday with a gridiron meeting with the Alcorn Braves for the Southwestern Athletic Conference championship set as the final destination. This is Southern University's second year heading to the SWAC championship. Many fans came out to... more »
  • Mom charged after daughter's body found in fridge

    December 3, 2014 4:47 PM

    HOUSTON - A Houston mother has been charged with neglect after her 9-year-old daughter's body was discovered stuffed inside a refrigerator. Amber Keyes is being held Wednesday on a charge of injury to a child-serious bodily injury, connected to death of her daughter, Ayahna Comb. Ayahna weighed 14 pounds when... more »
  • Bryant leads Lakers to 98-92 win over Rockets

    November 20, 2014 5:15 AM

    HOUSTON, TX - Kobe Bryant had 29 points, Wesley Johnson made key free throws down the stretch and the Los Angeles Lakers took advantage of Dwight Howard's absence Wednesday night in a 98-92 victory over the Houston Rockets. It was the second consecutive win for the Lakers following a 1-9... more »
  • 2 sentenced in $258 million Medicare fraud scheme

    November 1, 2014 5:45 PM

    BATON ROUGE, La. - The U.S. Justice Department says the operator of community health centers in Baton Rouge and a patient recruiter for a community mental health center in Houston have been sentenced in a $258 million Medicare fraud scheme. The sentences were handed down Friday in federal court in... more »
  • Colts hold on for 33-28 win over Texans

    October 10, 2014 9:14 AM

    HOUSTON, TX - Andrew Luck and the Indianapolis Colts had a great first quarter and did just enough the rest of the way to hold on for a 33-28 victory over the Houston Texans on Thursday night. The Colts (4-2) raced to a 24-0 lead after one quarter, but allowed... more »
  • Group protests Washington mascot game

    September 7, 2014 12:00 PM

    HOUSTON - A small group of people are protesting the name of the Washington Redksins outside the stadium before the team's game against Houston. The group of Native Americans was protesting the nickname and held signs voicing their distaste for it. One read "R-word N-Word" and another said "Indians are... more »
  • #13 LSU rallies for come-from-behind win over #14 Wisconsin

    August 31, 2014 1:22 AM

    HOUSTON - The LSU Tigers extended their FBS record winning streak in regular season non-conference games to 46 by rallying to beat Wisconsin 28-24 on Saturday night. For much of the first three quarters, a win did not seem like a likely outcome. The Tigers, according to head... more »
  • LSU fans set to take over Houston Play Video

    August 28, 2014 4:45 PM

    BATON ROUGE - With LSU football just two days away, many Tiger fans are packing up and heading to Houston for the matchup this weekend. Tickets for the game online at StubHub range from $100 for seats in the 600 section to several hundred dollars for field level seating.... more »
  • Houston stadium will enforce bag policy on LSU fans

    August 27, 2014 5:53 PM

    BATON ROUGE - LSU fans will be met by stricter security enforcing a new bag law implemented this year by the NFL at all NFL-affiliated stadiums. Those attending the season opener against Wisconsin will be must follow tighter rules concerning what they can bring into the Houston Texans' NRG... more »
  • Latest Astrodome proposal: massive indoor park

    August 26, 2014 5:17 PM

    HOUSTON - The newest proposal for repurposing the Houston Astrodome and saving it from demolition envisions turning the now-empty stadium into the world's largest indoor park. The pitch comes from Harris County Judge Ed Emmett, the county's top elected official. He revealed his idea at a news conference Tuesday on... more »
  • The big game on the big stage is where Tigers thrive Play Video

    August 25, 2014 7:39 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Game week is a welcomed sight for the LSU Tigers, especially when it involves a big game early. In recent years, LSU defeated North Carolina, Oregon, and TCU in primetime neutral-site openers. Each of those years resulted in at least ten wins. It's easy... more »
  • Houston firm offers space flights for pet remains

    July 30, 2014 1:01 PM

    HOUSTON - A Houston company that already sends human remains out of this world will offer the same memorial space flights for four-legged loved ones. Celestis Inc. on Wednesday announced that rockets carrying the cremated remains of dogs and cats will start this fall. Spokeswoman Pazia Schonfeld says the cost... more »

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