Alfred Rios died in custody after an apparent medical emergency, officials said. He had been in jail since early 2021 on sexual assault charges.
Evacuations and road closures were lifted for residents threatened by a massive, fast-moving wildfire north of Huntsville that grew to nearly 4,430 acres.
A federal judge’s ruling Thursday disappointed advocates who argued that many lower-income people are illegally held in jail pre-trial.
A federal judge issued a temporary restraining order Thursday that halts the enactment of a new law on “sexually oriented performances” and children.
Leaders of LGBTQ+ organizations testified that Senate Bill 12, a new law on sexual content and minors, is unconstitutionally vague and chills free speech.
Green, the Houston man accused of shooting three law enforcement officers in Harris County over a 24-hour span last week, will remain in jail as he awaits trial.
Prosecutors are asking for Green, accused of shooting three law enforcement officers last week, to remain in jail with no bail.
James Green told the Houston Landing he wasn’t responsible for the shooting. Sheriff’s officials confirmed he was questioned and released.
The Attorney General’s Office filed its lawsuit in response to the three-day blaze in May at the energy company’s facility in southeast Harris County.
Tenants of a southeast Houston apartment complex were targeted Wednesday by a rare attempt to evict them in large numbers.