• This image taken from video surveillance provided by the Harris County Sheriff’s Office shows the vehicle of the suspect in the shooting death of Deputy Darren Goforth at a suburban Houston gas station Friday, Aug. 28, 2015. Harris County Sheriff Ron Hickman said that surveillance video shows there were people at the gas station and asked that they reach out with any information that could lead to the man who ambushed Goforth.  (Harris County Sheriff’s Office via AP)(Harris County Sheriff’s Office via AP)

    The Latest on Houston deputy: Memorial pops up at gas pump

    HOUSTON (AP) — Here are the latest developments regarding the fatal shooting of a suburban Houston sheriff’s deputy (all times local):

  • This undated photo provided by the Harris County Sheriff's Office on Saturday, Aug. 29, 2015 shows Shannon J. Miles. Prosecutors in Texas are charging the 30-year-old man with capital murder in the killing of Darren Goforth, a sheriff's deputy who was gunned down from behind while filling up his patrol car at a suburban Houston gas station. (Harris County Sheriff's Office via AP)

    Sheriff’s deputy fatally shot in Houston while pumping gas

    HOUSTON (AP) — Texas prosecutors on Saturday charged a 30-year-old man with capital murder in the killing of a uniformed sheriff’s deputy who was gunned down from behind while filling his patrol car with gas in what officials described as a “senseless and cowardly act.”

  • Houston Astros' Carlos Gomez loses his batting helmet as he swings for a strike against Minnesota Twins starting pitcher Kyle Gibson during the fourth inning of a baseball game in Minneapolis, Friday, Aug. 28, 2015. (AP Photo/Ann Heisenfelt)

    Astros fall short after Kazmir’s rocky inning. 3-0 to Twins

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The Houston Astros got runners on base, but just couldn’t get any any in to bail out Scott Kazmir after his rocky fourth inning.

  • In this July 31, 2014, file photo, Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson attends NFL football training camp in Mankato, Minn. Peterson and the Vikings reported to training camp more than a month ago. The extra exhibition game this year at the Pro Football Hall of Fame and the latest possible Labor Day date has pushed the 2015 season openers into mid-September. (AP Photo/Charlie Neibergall, File)

    Vikings travel to Texas, Adrian Peterson waits to play

    EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. (AP) — Each time he puts on his purple jersey and takes the practice field with the Minnesota Vikings, Adrian Peterson moves further past the lost 2014 season that included a child abuse charge against him.

  • Chevelle Washington, right, sits in the hospital room of her sister, Chelette Price, in Houston on Thursday, Aug. 13, 2015. One profound change wrought by Hurricane Katrina was the splitting of families as a mass evacuation from chaotic New Orleans sent thousands, including Washington's family, to the safety of other cities. (AP Photo/Pat Sullivan)

    Katrina-scattered families rebuild separately and together

    HOUSTON (AP) — Bunk beds dominate the narrow living room of Chevelle Washington’s modest three-bedroom brick townhouse apartment. A large box in the corner is piled high with kids’ shoes. The 51-year-old is raising six of her grandchildren. Her home is a refuge, a haven.

  • Weekly US oil and natural gas rig count down by 8 to 877

    HOUSTON (AP) — Oilfield services company Baker Hughes Inc. says the number of rigs exploring for oil and natural gas in the U.S. this week declined by eight to 877.

  • Texans QB Mallett misses practice for personal issue

    HOUSTON (AP) — Houston Texans backup quarterback Ryan Mallett missed practice on Thursday for what coach Bill O’Brien called a personal issue.

  • Clowney should be ready for Texans’ season opener

    HOUSTON (AP) — Jadeveon Clowney is expected to play in Houston’s season opener against the Kansas City Chiefs on Sept. 13.

  • Houston Astros Carlos Gomez hits a seventh-inning, three-run home run off New York Yankees relief pitcher Chris Capuano during a baseball game at Yankee Stadium in New York, Tuesday, Aug. 25, 2015.  (AP Photo/Kathy Willens)

    Gomez, Gattis lead Keuchel and Astros to testy rout of Yanks

    NEW YORK (AP) — Carlos Gomez and Evan Gattis both homered and drove in four runs, sending Dallas Keuchel and the Houston Astros to a 15-1 blowout of the New York Yankees that briefly got testy Tuesday night.

  • Houston Texans' Ryan Mallett throws against the Denver Broncos during the first half of an NFL preseason football game, Saturday, Aug. 22, 2015, in Houston. (AP Photo/Patric Schneider)

    Texans’ QB Mallett stung by losing starting job to Hoyer

    HOUSTON (AP) — Ryan Mallett was still seething on Tuesday, a day after Brian Hoyer beat him out to earn Houston’s starting quarterback job.