Houston and Texas Houston police, other law enforcement endangered by weaker Tasers, lawsuit claims 2017-07-27T20:41:22.000000000+00:00 The Houston Police Department and thousands of other law enforcement agencies are carrying Tasers that are "woefully underpowered" because of a design change in 2011, according to documents filed in a federal lawsuit in Houston.The late-model Tasers, produced by the newly named Axon company, issu... Former RodeoHouston announcer Bill Bailey dies 2017-07-27T19:32:30.000000000+00:00 Longtime Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo announcer Bill Bailey has died, according to a statement from the rodeo. Texas man loses 200 pounds to fulfill dream of joining army 2017-07-27T19:06:20.000000000+00:00 After more than a year of hard work, a Texas man recently took an oath to enlist in the U.S. Army. Cute ringtail cat goes on scary journey to Houston under an RV and survives 2017-07-27T17:42:57.000000000+00:00 A young ringtail cat hitched a ride from west of San Antonio and all the way into the Houston area this week, stowing away underneath an RV heading east. MS-13 gang member on the run from Houston on two murder charges 2017-07-27T17:10:11.000000000+00:00 A Houston member of the MS-13 gang has been charged with murder in two counties amid a growing focus on the brutal Salvadoran gang that Houston Police Chief Art Acevedo called "the worst of the worst." 111 dogs and cats rescued from home in North Texas 2017-07-27T15:31:49.000000000+00:00 The Humane Society of North Texas and Keller Animal Control officers rescued 27 dogs and 84 cats from a home in Keller on Tuesday. Houston Zoo zookeeper wins national award 2017-07-27T13:47:22.000000000+00:00 A Houston Zoo zookeeper was recently honored by her peers from the American Association of Zoo Keepers for her work on site in Houston. Texas woman faces felony charges for allegedly lying about sexual assault 2017-07-27T13:45:20.000000000+00:00 Breana Rachelle Harmon sexual assault hoax began on the evening of March 8 when she walked into a church bloodied and wearing a shirt, bra and underwear. Sheriff will charge DPS to use his jail over lab fee dispute 2017-07-27T13:00:18.000000000+00:00 A North Texas sheriff is planning to bill the Texas Department of Public Safety for lodging state prisoners in his county jail, a response to last week's surprise announcement that DPS will begin charging for forensic testing done in state crime labs. Anti-Semitic fliers posted on Houston synagogues 2017-07-27T13:00:15.000000000+00:00 The anti-Semitic fliers were found on two Houston-area synagogues on July 16.