CRIME & SAFETY
HPD: Deputy constable's vehicle rammed off road after being involved in hit-and-run
HOUSTON — Houston police are searching for a driver who they said hit a Precinct 5 deputy's vehicle in the Meyerland area and then took off. The crash happened just after 1 a.m. Tuesday on the southbound lanes of Chimney Rock near North Braeswood. Police said the deputy constable...
Man OK after accidentally flying into air with natural gas tank, destroying Channelview home
The tank landed 900 feet away into a neighbor's home, creating a crater in the roof and floor. Officials say they're amazed no one was hurt, including the man who flew into the air.
HOUSTON WOMAN ARRESTED SATURDAY
A Houston woman was arrested Saturday afternoon after she apparently tried to cash a fraudulent check. Brenham Police report that Saturday afternoon at 12:45, Officers responded to the 2000 block of South Market Street in reference to fraud. The complainant reported that a female and male passed fraudulent checks. Initial investigation revealed Trudy Ann Vaughn, 26 of Houston, was in possession and attempted to cash a fraudulent check. Vaughn was placed into custody for Forgery of Financial Instrument greater than $750 and transported to the Washington County Jail.
1 dead, 1 injured in north Houston apartment complex shooting, HCSO says
HOUSTON (KIAH) — Multiple apartments took on gunfire that killed one man and injured another Sunday night. It all began around midnight when two men in their 20s showed up at an apartment complex at 5619 Aldine Bender Road. Harris County Sheriff’s Office deputies said they don’t know what...
Man hospitalized after shooting in northwest Houston, HCSO says
HOUSTON (KIAH) — A man is recovering after he was injured in a drive-by shooting at a home in northwest Houston. Police recovered nearly 20 rounds of shell casings from a small caliber pistol at the home at the 8500 block of Lamppost Lane. Harris County Sheriff’s deputies said...
18-year-old charged in missing 14-year-old's murder after being accused of another killing, HPD says
Zourian Lewis was already behind bars for another murder when he was charged with Carlos Lugo's death, months after the 14-year-old's body was found in a field.
Suspects assault teen employee, snatch wig, bust nails after being told to order using kiosk at McDonald’s in Harris Co.
A recent high school graduate is traumatized after three suspects attacked her during her shift at a McDonald’s restaurant on Monday afternoon, before snatching her wig and busting at least two of her fingernails off. It happened at a McDonald’s off FM-1960 in northwest Harris County. The victim,...
NW Harris County stabbing leaves 2 people hurt, 1 man in custody, sheriff's office says
An investigation into a family disturbance got underway Monday evening in a northwest Harris County neighborhood.
Man shot in the back while in bed after over a dozen shots fired at house in NW Harris Co.: Deputies
Several people were inside the home at the time of the shooting, but only the man was hit, according to the Harris County Sheriff's Office.
Solved: A family's stolen food trailer was recovered in less than 24 hours
HARRIS COUNTY, Texas — A food truck that was stolen Sunday morning from a secluded north Harris County dirt lot is back where it belongs. It took less than 24 hours for Charleston and Bianca Malveaux to recover their food trailer. “He took his time by cutting this lock,”...
Search underway for man, woman who shot 2 people on Houston METRO bus
Police say it all started as an argument over bus fare escalated. Fortunately, the two people shot are expected to survive but the shooters remain on the loose.
Houston area teen reports being molested on flight to California
A 13-year-old girl from Dayton reported being molested by a fellow passenger on a United flight from Houston to Sacramento. The teen’s mother told KPRC 2 the girl was on a trip to visit her grandparents. KPRC 2 is not identifying the teen or her mother. “She’s not good,...
Stolen trailer found abandoned near where it was taken
On Sunday, the $40,000 food trailer was stolen. On Monday, it was found in the woods about 3 miles away from where it was taken in north Harris County.
Gunshots Disrupt Houston-Area Youth Baseball Tournament
Players, coaches and parents all scattered after gunshots rang out at a youth baseball tournament near Houston, Texas, last week. "I'm looking up and I'm seeing thousands of people just full-speed sprinting," youth baseball coach Jares Kornele said. Police told KHOU 11 that parents attending the tournament at Baseball USA,...
Charges upgraded against HISD elementary school teacher accused of abusing multiple students
HOUSTON – A misdemeanor charge has been upgraded to a felony for a former Houston Independent School District teacher after he was accused of abusing multiple students. In February, 45-year-old Manuel Ponce, who taught at HISD’s Sutton Elementary School, was charged with five felonies and one misdemeanor, all related to sexual abuse of children. On Monday, that misdemeanor charge was upgraded, making it a total of six felonies Ponce now faces.
HPD looking for suspect accused of stealing $75K worth of jewelry from Willowbrook Mall store
The 19-year-old can be seen jumping over the counter and taking several items from the store display. HPD said he stole about $75,000 worth of jewelry.
Driver beaten by bystanders after running over 2 women, striking vehicles outside N. Houston bar: HPD
HOUSTON – A man is in critical condition after he hit several vehicles, struck two women, and was then assaulted by a group of people outside a north Houston bar early Monday, the Houston Police Department said. According to investigators, a man got into an argument with a driver...
Houston Crime: Man shot to death on Bissonnet, possible shooter in custody
HOUSTON - Authorities are looking into what caused a deadly shooting in southwest Harris County Saturday night. It happened around 11:45 p.m., according to HCSO deputies, in the 13100 block of Bissonnet. That's where responding officers found an unidentified man, 35, dead. Based on preliminary details shared by Sgt. Jason...
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