Houston man convicted of murder 11 years after slaying

A Harris County jury on Monday convicted a Houston man of murder in a 2006 slaying.
Happy Tran Pham, 30, spent nearly a decade as a fugitive in the region after he was named a suspect in the Dec. 13, 2006, slaying of Pieere J. Mai, 29, at the Cajun K…

Capital murder suspect in Subway shooting appears in court

A 25-year-old Houston man accused of shooting a Subway restaurant employee during a robbery will be held without bail after being charged with capital murder, a judge ruled Monday.
Jeffery C. Archangel appeared before state District Judge Herb Ritchi…

City asks residents to not give money to panhandlers

Mayor Sylvester Turner wants Houstonians to “redirect” their charitable giving away from panhandlers toward the organization that coordinates the region’s effort to house people in need, he said Monday flanked by dozens of faith leaders backing his ca…