A Texas Amber Alert has been issued for 11-month-old Shanally Flores after she was allegedly abducted from Houston by her father, who is the suspect in a fatal stabbing. Anyone with information is urged to call 911 immediately.
KHOU-TV is providing live coverage of severe flooding in the Houston area, where a flash flood emergency has been issued. Authorities say numerous water rescues are underway across southeast Texas and there are reports of multiple fatalities.
Former U.S. President George H.W. Bush has been hospitalized in Houston after being diagnosed with a mild case of pneumonia, but his spokesman says the former president "is going to be fine" and is staying for observation. (more)
A tornado warning has been issued for downtown Houston and other areas nearby, including the cities of Bellaire and Pasadena, forecasters say. People in the area are urged to take shelter immediately. (more)
Police officers have responded to reports of a shooting at the Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo (HLSR), which is better known as RodeoHouston, but officials say no evidence of a shooting has been found so far. (more)
Ben Taub Hospital at the Texas Medical Center in Houston has been put on lockdown after callers reported that shots were being fired, local police say. Patients have been evacuated but evidence of a shooting was not immediately found. (more)
Former U.S. President George H.W. Bush, who is being treated at a Texas hospital, has been admitted to the intensive care unit after he suffered an acute respiratory problem, officials say. His wife, Barbara Bush, has also been hospitalized. (more)
Former U.S. President George H.W. Bush has been hospitalized in Houston after falling ill, his chief of staff told local media on early Wednesday morning. The former leader is reported to be in a stable condition. (more)
A Texas Amber Alert has been issued for three young children after they were allegedly abducted from Houston by 24-year-old Doris Camerena, officials say. Anyone with information is urged to call 911 immediately. (more)
A disgruntled lawyer wearing an old Nazi uniform opened fire at vehicles near a shopping center in southwest Houston, injuring nine people at random before being killed in a shootout with police, officials say. (more)