Houston and Texas 89 years ago this week the Democratic National Convention was held in Houston 2017-06-26T13:00:00.000000000+00:00 This week in 1928, the Democratic National Convention was held in Downtown Houston inside the hastily-built Sam Houston Hall. Girl, 4, killed; father injured when house boat driver allegedly backs propeller over them 2017-06-26T11:53:55.000000000+00:00 A man involved in a Friday house boat accident where 4-year-old Kaitlyn Oliver was killed has been arrested. Houston man charged with capital murder in January slaying 2017-06-25T20:38:01.000000000+00:00 A Houston man is now facing a capital murder charge for his involvement in the January slaying of a Martin Pineda, who was shot to death while taking out the trash. Texas fireworks season opens with a bang 2017-06-25T18:51:18.000000000+00:00 Houston-area fireworks dealers launched the start of the July 4 fireworks season on Saturday, with all the usual array of impressive pyrotechnics for sale across the county. Body of missing fisherman in San Luis Pass recovered 2017-06-25T17:42:01.000000000+00:00 The body of a 19-year-old fisherman who went missing in the San Luis Pass was recovered Saturday night. 1 suspect in custody, 2 at large after police chase in northern Harris County 2017-06-25T16:12:54.000000000+00:00 One suspect is custody and at least two still on the loose after a Saturday night police chase. Unidentified body pulled from west Houston bayou 2017-06-25T15:13:57.000000000+00:00 The body of an unidentified man was found floating in a bayou Saturday afternoon. $5,000 reward offered after Houston security guard shot repeatedly 2017-06-25T14:38:43.000000000+00:00 Authorities are still searching for the man who repeatedly shot a security guard last month - but now Crime Stoppers has offered up a $5,000 reward for information in the case. Man found shot to death outside NW Harris County gas station 2017-06-25T14:18:24.000000000+00:00 A man was found shot to death Sunday morning at a northwest Harris County gas station, according to sheriff's deputies. 2-year-old's sudden death in SW Houston sparks police investigation 2017-06-25T13:09:29.000000000+00:00 A 2-year-old's mysterious death Saturday night drew police to the scene in southwest Houston and sparked an investigation.