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  • Spacecraft developer, Houston partner on spaceport

    April 11, 2014 5:38 AM

    HOUSTON (AP) - The private developer of a winged spacecraft concept called the Dream Chaser is partnering with the city of Houston on a proposed project to renovate historic Ellington Field into a spaceport. The partnership between the Houston Airport System and Sparks, Nev.-based Sierra Nevada Corp. was announced Thursday.... more »
  • Investigation far from over in Houston oil spill

    March 29, 2014 8:42 PM

    AUSTIN, Texas (AP) - The barge operator that spilled nearly 170,000 gallons of tar-like oil into the Houston Ship Channel, closing one of the nation's busiest seaports for several days, will be fined by Texas regulators regardless of the outcome of state and federal investigations. Investigators are still trying to... more »
  • Proposed spaceport in Houston to be discussed

    September 4, 2013 5:21 AM

    HOUSTON (AP) - Houston leaders are proceeding with efforts to establish a licensed spaceport at one of the city's airports. The city's airport system plans on Wednesday to unveil drawings and three-dimensional graphics depicting various facets of the proposed Spaceport at Ellington Airport, including a passenger terminal building and an... more »
  • Houston rapper free on bond following arrest

    December 28, 2012 4:06 AM

    MANSFIELD, La. (AP) - A Houston rapper was released on bond Thursday after spending several hours in jail on charges of speeding and having marijuana and a semiautomatic weapon. The DeSoto Parish Sheriff's Office said Thursday that Lil' Flip, whose real name is Wesley Eric Weston, was arrested Wednesday after... more »
  • Houston man gets prison for child porn possession

    November 2, 2012 3:56 AM

    LAKE CHARLES, La. (AP) - A Coast Guard chief warrant officer who pleaded guilty to possessing child pornography has been sentenced to five years in prison. U.S. District Judge Patricia Minaldi in Lake Charles also on Thursday sentenced 50-year-old Michael Robert Gleason, of Houston, to 10 years of supervised release... more »
  • Whitney Houston, Superstar of Records, Films, Dies

    February 11, 2012 8:04 PM

    LOS ANGELES (AP) - Whitney Houston, who reigned as pop music's queen until her majestic voice and regal image were ravaged by drug use, erratic behavior and a tumultuous marriage to singer Bobby Brown, has died. She was 48. Publicist Kristen Foster said Saturday that the singer had died, but... more »
  • Turbo Prop Plane Loses an Engine, Lands in Lake Charles

    October 11, 2010 4:34 PM

    A Continental Express flight from Houston to Lake Charles experiences engine trouble and ends up losing an engine during the flight. The Saab 340 with 16 passengers on board was able to land safely at Lake Charles Regional Airport at 11:45 a.m. According to Airport Director Heath Allen, the turbo... more »
  • East Bayou Baptist Church Campers In Houston

    July 2, 2010 7:24 PM

    East Bayou Baptist Church Campers that attended 360 camp were on the way home and are currently stuck on I-10 in Houston due to flooding. Parents should check www.twitter.com/eastbayouSM for updates on arrival times.
  • Body Of Missing Houston Businessman Found In New Orleans

    March 9, 2010 3:57 PM

    NEW ORLEANS (AP) - A Texas-based nonprofit group that has been searching for a missing oil executive in New Orleans has found a body in the Mississippi River, where police say he may have fallen in near a ferry boat dock. Tim Miller, president and founder of Texas Equusearch, said... more »
  • Wanted Fugitive With Family In Acadiana Captured In Houston

    December 7, 2009 12:20 PM

    UPDATE: Arcade Comeaux was taken into custody in the Houston area just after 8:00 AM on Monday, December 7th. A prison escapee considered armed and dangerous could be in Acadiana. Arcade Comeaux escaped Texas authorities and is still on the loose. He's facing three life sentences and was... more »
  • Body of Texas Woman found in Jeff Davis Parish

    October 8, 2009 12:32 PM

    UPDATE: Authorities have identified the victim whose body was found in Jeff Davis Parish as 33-year-old Stefanie McKenzie. She is from Houston, Texas. It is believed that her body had been at that location for at least 24 hours. ************************** KATC has learned that as of yesterday afternoon... more »
  • Big Three Stories for Thursday, September 24th

    September 24, 2009 8:09 AM

    State Police have released the identity of the victim killed in a hit and run incident. 38-year-old Benjamin Lewis from Houston, Texas was discovered in the 37-hundred block of Verot School Road between Fortune Road and Highway 92. State Police believe the vehicle came from the north bound lane of... more »

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