- Energy level not there for Arizona in 4-1 loss to Astros Updated: Aug-02-15 6:33 pm
- McHugh goes 7 innings, Astros beat Diamondbacks 4-1 Updated: Aug-02-15 6:27 pm
HOUSTON - The last year has been a complete turnaround for Collin McHugh.
- New Texan Wilfork looks to learn from Watt Updated: Aug-02-15 5:11 pm
HOUSTON - Vince Wilfork bristled when asked what he could teach J.J. Watt.
- Texans' Clowney expected to begin practice Aug. 17 Updated: Aug-02-15 2:44 pm
HOUSTON - Houston Texans coach Bill O'Brien's goal is to have outside linebacker Jadeveon Clowney practicing on Aug. 17.
- Wrong-way driver fatally shot by Houston police Updated: Aug-02-15 2:05 pm
HOUSTON - Houston police say officers shot and killed a wrong-way driver who rammed into police cars that boxed him after he intentionally hit dozens of cars on the road.
- Vacant West Texas lockup chosen to house sex offenders Updated: Aug-02-15 1:34 pm
AUSTIN, Texas - A long-vacant lockup in a remote part of West Texas has been chosen to house the state's most violent sex offenders, but defense attorneys have said the site limits their access to counsel and family members.
- Mets get Cespedes at trade deadline Updated: Aug-01-15 10:57 am
NEW YORK - The Mets finally landed the bat they were looking for in Yoenis Cespedes just ahead of Friday's trade deadline, and Cole Hamels confirmed he blocked a trade to Houston before Philadelphia dealt its ace to Texas.
- Astros get rare loss when leading after 6 innings Updated: Aug-01-15 1:52 am
HOUSTON - The Astros have been tough to beat at home this season, and even tougher to beat when they lead after six innings.
- Column: Baseball plays parity game as well as any sport Updated: Aug-01-15 12:20 am
The Houston Astros are loading up for a pennant race.
- Fan collapses before Astros game Updated: Jul-31-15 9:10 pm
HOUSTON - A man has collapsed in the stands before the Houston Astros' home game against the Arizona Diamondbacks.
- Texans report to camp with many questions on offense Updated: Jul-31-15 8:21 pm
HOUSTON - The Houston Texans know they'll have a solid defense led by J.J. Watt.
- Rangers get Hamels from Phillies for 2015 - and beyond Updated: Jul-31-15 7:30 pm
ARLINGTON, Texas - With Cole Hamels, the Texas Rangers have gotten another ace in hopes of getting back to the playoffs - in 2015 and beyond.
- Ethics panel clears lawmakers in 2013 Azerbaijan trip Updated: Jul-31-15 6:41 pm
WASHINGTON - The House Ethics Committee said Friday it found no evidence of wrongdoing by a bipartisan group of lawmakers who went on a 2013 trip to Azerbaijan paid for by that country's government.
- The Latest: Cespedes, Haren, Revere traded at MLB's deadline Updated: Jul-31-15 5:04 pm
NEW YORK - Here are the latest developments as Major League Baseball hits a deadline Friday for trades where players do not first have to pass through waivers (all times Eastern):
- Texas woman who ran child placement agency accused of fraud Updated: Jul-31-15 3:02 pm
HOUSTON - A Houston woman who operated a foster care and child placement agency has been accused of adoption fraud.
- Dominant Dallas Keuchel helps Astros climb atop the AL West Updated: Jul-31-15 3:00 pm
HOUSTON - Dallas Keuchel had scarcely more than a five o'clock shadow when he made his major league debut in 2012.
- US oil and natural gas rig count down 2 to 874 Updated: Jul-31-15 2:24 pm
HOUSTON - Oilfield services company Baker Hughes Inc. says the number of rigs exploring for oil and natural gas in the U.S. declined by two this week to 874.
- Astros, Blue Jays add pieces in trades to make playoff push Updated: Jul-31-15 12:10 pm
- About 200 neglected horses to remain in Houston SPCA care Updated: Jul-31-15 8:46 am
CONROE, Texas - About 200 neglected horses seized from a Houston-area ranch will remain with an animal protection group and the owners must pay $485,000 in care costs.
- Phillips 66 beats 2Q profit forecasts Updated: Jul-31-15 8:22 am
HOUSTON - Phillips 66 (PSX) on Friday reported second-quarter net income of $1.01 billion.
- Police: 8-year-old fatally shot after playing with gun Updated: Jul-31-15 3:37 am
HOUSTON - An 8-year-old boy has died in an apparent accidental shooting at a home in Houston.
- Castro's 9th-inning homer gives Astros 3-0 win over Angels Updated: Jul-31-15 12:57 am
- Castro's 9th-inning homer gives Astros 3-0 win over Angels Updated: Jul-31-15 12:44 am
HOUSTON - Few expected the Houston Astros to be contenders entering this season.
- Gomez traded to Astros after Mets deal falls through Updated: Jul-30-15 9:57 pm
HOUSTON - The Astros have added another bat to their lineup as they make a push for the postseason, acquiring two-time All-Star outfielder Carlos Gomez from the Milwaukee Brewers.
- Aggressive cobra found at Houston high-rise apartments Updated: Jul-30-15 6:49 pm
HOUSTON - An aggressive 2-foot-long cobra captured at a luxury high-rise apartment complex in downtown Houston has been euthanized.