Houston and Texas Wave of promotions shakes up Houston Police Department leadership 2017-03-29T23:59:33.000000Z Houston Police Chief Art Acevedo promoted eight captains and seven assistant chiefs to his command staff Wednesday, a move law enforcement veterans say is one of the biggest leadership turnovers in the department's history. Comptroller: Retired Texas teachers' health care premiums could triple this year 2017-03-29T20:22:28.000000Z The Texas Legislature is mired in the budget process, which comes with its own special angst. But what really has retired Texas teachers on edge is talk about impending increases in their health insurance premiums. Houston couple admits to buying over $1 million in online swag on company's tab 2017-03-29T19:55:35.000000Z A Shady Acres couple pleaded guilty to hiding a $1 million online spending spree for high-end clothes, furniture and electronics by billing the purchases to the man's employer. Among the items purchased were an expensive Gucci purse and wallet, Bruno Magli shoes, a dining room table, watches and ele... Houston lawyer files suit over Biloxi bus crash that killed 4 2017-03-29T18:18:32.000000Z A Houston lawyer has filed suit in Harris County seeking $250 million in damages on behalf of 15 passengers aboard a charter bus hit by a freight train in Mississippi earlier this month. Argument over people sitting on stairs sparked shooting that killed 2, wounded 'Top Model' 2017-03-29T15:23:51.000000Z It was an argument over people sitting on the stairs that sparked the shooting that left two people dead and four - including a former "America's Next Top Model" contestant - in critical condition Sunday, according to newly released court documents. $16,000 reward offered in 2007 Fredericksburg murder cold case 2017-03-29T14:28:05.000000Z A $16,000 reward is being offered to anyone with information leading to the arrest of the person responsible for killing Linda Muegge, 55, on May 14, 2007 in Fredericksburg, Texas. Most-wanted sex offender in Houston still on the run months after his escape 2017-03-29T13:44:03.000000Z The Texas Department of Public Safety is offering a $3,000 reward to anyone with information leading to the arrest of 59-year-old Jose Mario Lopez. Pigeons to get birth control at one Texas university 2017-03-29T13:26:03.000000Z One Texas university is giving away birth control - to pigeons. Report unveils UT's plans for major data center in Houston 2017-03-29T12:35:56.000000Z The University of Texas System believed a data institute in Houston could have transformed health care delivery, the energy industry and education systems. Border agents stop PT Cruiser, find 42 pounds of meth 2017-03-29T12:16:10.000000Z U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers arrested a 35-year-old Mexican man who allegedly had 42 pounds of methamphetamine stuffed into his PT cruiser.