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The death toll in California continues to rise as firefighters gain ground on the most deadly wildfire in the northern end of the state. The Camp Fire in Butte County virtually wiped the town of Paradise off the map and so far 68 bodies have been recovered, a figure expected to grow in the c…

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HOUSTON - The Texas Department of Public Safety is conducting enforcement efforts across the state focusing specifically on violations of the state’s Move Over/Slow Down law. 

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CONROE — A leader in criminal justice education is now looking to become a leader in medicine.

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A longtime trustee has been named the new president of the Huntsville ISD Board of Trustees.

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As one phase of a major expansion project at the local university wraps up, another begins.

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Trout Fishing in America will make their return to Huntsville on Saturday at Thoreau Woods Coffeehouse.

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Two newcomers to local government will look for election in a runoff with municipal voters return to the polls Dec. 15 to decide runoffs for the at-large position 2 council member. 

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A trailblazing physician who helped modernize the practice of medicine in Texas is the focus of the new book “Dr. Arthur Spohn: Surgeon, Inventor, and Texas Medical Pioneer.”

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Sam Houston State University’s Theatre and Musical Theatre Department presents “The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time,” a stage adaption by Simon Stephens of Mark Haddon’s 2003 mystery novel.

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Walker County deputies seized over $30,000 in cash and property last fiscal year under a law allowing authorities to hit criminals in their pocketbooks.

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The Huntsville Walker County Chamber of Commerce has named James O’Callaghan as the organization’s new president and CEO. The former chamber president and CEO in Huntington Beach, Calif., O’Callaghan’s first day in Huntsville will be Dec. 3.

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The largest grant ever received by the Sam Houston State College of Education will support education in rural schools and help schoolchildren develop social skills.

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Patsy Hohensee and Virginia Danford are working hard again this year, trying to make sure that Huntsville families in need have a nice meal on Thanksgiving Day.

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Hundreds of Texas firefighters will soon be fighting wildfires in California.

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A jury on Thursday sentenced Howard Wayne Lewis to death for the capital murder of his 16-month-old son. 

Item file photoHoward Wayne Lewis, center, is escorted from the Walker County Sheriffs Office to the jail after his arrest in 2013. The jury trial for Lewis will continue today at the Walker County Courthouse. 

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Influencing and monitoring the financial impact of a major sporting event is something Harris County Houston Sports Authority CEO, Janis Burke, knows very well. Burke, who is responsible for overseeing venues such as the Toyota Center, Minute Maid Park, and the George R. Brown Convention Cen…

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There’s little question Howard Wayne Lewis hung his infant son, Aiyden Lewis, at the home of the child’s grandparents on M. Williams Rd. in 2013.

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Closures along the Interstate-45 scheduled to begin today have been canceled due to weather.

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Mari Montgomery claimed the Position-4 Huntsville City Council seat with a decisive victory over Timothy Charles Owl Davis. Montgomery secured 59 percent of the vote, while Davis had 40.9 percent in the General Election on Tuesday.

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Ken Holland beat out long-time Huntsville ISD Board of Trustee member Patrick Antwi in a decisive election on Tuesday.

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During H-E-B’s Help End Hunger campaign, customers were encouraged to donate $1, $3 or $5 at the checkout, adding the amount to their final grocery bill. As a result, $20,000 was raised for the Montgomery County Food Bank. 

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The nation is watching how Texas votes in some of the most important races in America.

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The Walker County approved a septic system variance for five new cabins at General Sam’s Offroad Park on Monday.

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Public safety officials are gearing up for new headquarters. 

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Public safety officials are gearing up for new headquarters. 

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Planning to vote early in the midterm election?

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