We still suggest picking up the phone and calling 911 if you've got a dire emergency. But as of this week, Verizon and T-Mobile customers in Harris and Fort Bend counties can text 911. According to the Greater Harris County 911 Emergency Network, text-to-911 can be a lifeline in cases where it's t ... More >>
Firefighter Neal Smith was almost out of the second floor of the six-story training tower when he became disoriented and fell to his knees. Smith had excelled through the first day's exercises, and he was doing fine on day two. He was one of a few to clear a bunker with air left in his tank; others ... More >>
The return of gas lines!Want to fill up your gas tank for 7 cents a gallon? Then be sure to hit the Murphy gas station at 26272 Northwest Freeway in Cypress from 7-9 a.m.Tuesday.Sprint is promoting its new pre-paid cell, Common Cents Mobile, by letting folks fill up for that extremely l ... More >>
My body's too Boob-alicious for ya, babe
After Guevara destroyed his family and his fortune, Gustavo Villoldo hunted the revolutionary leader to his grave.
A lot of people who read about the epidemic of cell phones in Texas prisons had a basic question -- if you can't discover and confiscate the things, why not just block them? Set it up to jam transmissions in the prison?It turns out TDCJ has thought about that, but it's easier said than done.The pris ... More >>
They're tough, fast and back on track
Companies complain that they can't compete against convict labor
Grab your gift certificates and trade in your white elephants -- here's what you really wanted for Christmas
With billboards of windmills promising gentle, nonpolluting energy, Green Mountain offers Texans a new power avenue. Will they take it? Should they?
Architect Constance Adams designed an inflatable house that could take American astronauts to Mars. NASA wants to build it, but Congress keeps bursting the bubble.
In the Southwestern Bell and AT&T slugfest over supposed consumer savings, the biggest sucker punch of all is headed your way