Taqueria Shooting Red Truck

Houston

Grand jury to determine whether to bring charges against Houston taqueria customer who shot attempted robber

Posted on · The 46-year-old man who shot and killed a suspected robber last week at a Southwest Houston taqueria met Monday with the Houston Police Department, which said the case is being referred to a Harris County grand jury.

Blodgett Street bike lane construction

Traffic

County commissioner offers to amend Third Ward bike-lane project if Houston officials contribute millions more

Posted on · Work began nearly a year ago on a $12.1 million road reconstruction project near Texas Southern University, where bicycle lanes are being added and vehicular lanes are being reduced. The Houston City Council member who represents the area has said some nearby residents do not want the project and were not adequately consulted beforehand, but Mayor Sylvester Turner says it should move forward.

Ted Cruz Astros Game

Houston

Grand jury dismisses charges against Houston Astros fan accused of throwing beer cans at Sen. Ted Cruz

Posted on · Joseph Arcidiacono, 33, had been charged with aggravated assault with a deadly weapon after allegedly throwing unopened beer cans at the Republican senator during the Astros' World Series championship parade on Nov. 7.

Harris County Courtroom

Criminal Justice

A.J. Armstrong, facing third capital murder trial in parents’ 2016 deaths, has grandparents’ support

Posted on · Keith Whitely and Kay Winston asked the Harris County District Attorney's Office to stop pursuing a conviction against their grandson, saying they believe he is innocent.

Migos Rapper Takeoff

Criminal Justice

‘Concerned citizen’ posts $1 million bond for Patrick Clark, the Houston-area man accused of fatally shooting Migos rapper Takeoff

Posted on · Clark had been jailed since his Dec. 1 arrest and was originally being held on a $2 million bond, which was subsequently reduced by half by a Harris County district court judge.

Hydrogen Fuel

Energy & Environment

Houston-area coalition bidding for hydrogen hub designation from U.S. Department of Energy

Posted on · A group called HyVelocity Hub, which includes Amazon, Chevron, the University of Texas and the Center for Houston's Future, among many others, is applying for federal dollars and a designation as a regional hydrogen energy hub.

Loop 610 West-Southwest Freeway

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More Houston road closures coming as 610/69 interchange project inches along

Posted on · The entrance ramp from Westheimer Road to the southbound lanes of Loop 610 West, along with Westpark Drive, will close at different times this week as the Texas Department of Transportation continues work on a $259 million freeway interchange project at the intersection of 610 and Interstate 69.