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In a rare exception to Pasadena ISD board policy, trustees recently voted to name three new schools after a trio of current board members.
L.F. Smith Elementary School in South Houston is being torn down and plans are under way for a replacement school to be built.
Six students from Pasadena ISD have been named members of the All State band, orchestra and choir, the highest individual level in music competition students can obtain at the high school level.
Friday night’s thunderstorm left thousands without power and caused flash flooding in several communities, including Pasadena, which unofficially received 3.6 inches of rain in 30 minutes late Friday.
Kathleen Creel, a former employee of Wilhelmsen Ships Service Inc., has been ordered to federal prison following her conviction of 10 counts of wire fraud in connection with defrauding her former company, announced United States Attorney Kenneth Magidson. Creel, of New York City, pleaded guilty Feb. 6, 2015.
Local and Texas News
HOUSTON (KTRK) -- The morning search for 5-year-old Fiona Carroll brought horrible news. Texas EquuSearch has said the little girl was discovered in 40 feet of water, not far from Dock H where she disappeared around 6pm yesterday evening.
The cat Frederica, a stowaway aboard a foreign vessel sailing from Algeciras, Spain to Houston, has found her way to the United States, according to a press release from the The Friends of League City Animal Shelter.
La Porte police have filed felony charges on a suspect connected to a church burglary.
HOUSTON -- A Clear Creek ISD student taking classes at San Jacinto College South was injured in a fall from a 3rd floor balcony Thursday morning, school officials say.
DEER PARK, TX (KTRK) -- A car crashed into a building in Deer Park, shortly after noon. No one inside the building was injured, but the driver was taken into custody, on suspicion of drunken driving.
Looking for something fun and different to do? Ever wonder what's behind all those locked doors aboard the Battleship TEXAS? The Texas Parks & Wildlife Department's (TPWD) the First TEXAS Volunteers (FTV) will host a Hard Hat Tour, Saturday May 2nd, 2015 aboard the Battleship TEXAS.