Prosecution answers Durst motion to toss hotel room evidence

NEW ORLEANS – Registering at a hotel under a false name and with phony IDs cost real estate heir Robert Durst his right to privacy there, say federal prosecutors in New Orleans.

In filings, Durst’s lawyers contend that the FBI and state police illega…

Pearland Little League West celebrates third best

Fanfare followed the Pearland West all-star team this season, which culminated last month with a victory over Mexico that gave them third place in the Little League World Series.

Coach Andrew Solomon said some of the main lessons he teaches his playe…

County poised to rename park for slain deputy

New signs have been readied and county workers will be on hand to install them Tuesday morning if Harris County Commissioners Court approves renaming a Cypress park in honor of a sheriff’s deputy slain patrolling the neighborhood last month.

Deputy D…

Woman sentenced to 60 years in deputy’s death

Kelly Jo Ivey’s voice crackled over the speakers in a Harris County courtroom Friday, a recording of one of hundreds of calls from the 30-year-old to her mother since her arrest a year ago after a collision that killed a sheriff’s deputy.

Ivey’s Ford…