Latest KHOU Stories

2009-01-05 12:39:11

A man desperate to sell a luxury home in Houston in the current down U.S.

2008-12-25 12:07:53

An elderly Houston woman received $4,700 water bill that claimed she used 495,000 gallons of water in a single month -- a feat plumbers called impossible. Annabelle Baylous said her water bill is usually about $10, so she was shocked to see the amount on the bill she received this month, KHOU-TV, Houston, reported Thursday. Over $4,000! Baylous said.

2008-11-25 18:27:17

A Conroe, Texas, man said a letter his daughter wrote for a homework assignment years ago has yielded him a presidential pardon. Danny Pue, who was convicted on felony charges of illegal treatment, storage and disposal of hazardous materials and chemicals used to preserve utility poles in 1996, was one of 14 people pardoned Monday by President George W.

2008-07-23 00:00:35

A Continental Airlines jetliner carrying seven Texas congressmen among its 188 passengers made an emergency stop in New Orleans Tuesday, officials said.

2006-07-05 09:25:59

Corrects when Lay was convicted in paragraph one to "in May" from "last month." HOUSTON (Reuters) - Enron Corp.

2006-07-05 09:28:34

HOUSTON (Reuters) - Enron Corp. founder Ken Lay, who was convicted in May of fraud and conspiracy for his part in the Houston-based company's collapse into bankruptcy in 2001, has died of a heart attack at his vacation home in Colorado, a Houston television station reported on Wednesday.

Word of the Day
  • The horn of a unicorn considered as a medical or pharmacological ingredient.
  • A winged horse with a single horn on its head; a winged unicorn.
The word 'alicorn' comes from Italian alicorno, already associated with unicorns and reinterpreted, popularized by Bearing an Hourglass (1984) and other fantasy novels by Piers Anthony.