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  • Mayor Turner, Chief Acevedo, host Meyerland public safety meeting for baby Messiah

    HOUSTON– Mayor Sylvester Turner and Police Chief Art Acevedo, held a public safety community meeting Monday to address the crime plaguing the Meyerland community. Mayor Pro Tem Ellen Cohen hosted the meeting for Meyerland residents in response to the recent shooting of  10-month-old baby Messiah. Investigators said the victim’s 22-year-old father was walking with his son in the 5400 block of Braesvalley around at 1:40 p.m. on June 14, when he was approached by three men. An argument ensued and […]

  • Juan Rodruguez avoids deportation, ICE given one week to decide

    HOUSTON– The U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement has been given an additional week to revue the deportation case of Juan Rodriguez. Rodriguez, an undocumented worker from El Salvador, came to this country illegally 15 years ago. Rodriguez was notified that his immigration status had changed shortly after Donald Trump took office. According to a survey by the Atlantic daily, ICE has arrested more than 41,300 undocumented immigrants since President Trump signed executive orders to tighten border security and crack down […]

  • High-speed chase ends on IH-45, police say

    HOUSTON– A man has been arrested and charged with felony evading charges after leading police on a high-speed chase down IH-45, Friday. According to Constable Mark Herman’s Office, Thompson Levarr Lavelle was pulled over for a minor traffic violation in 20400 block of Holzwarth Road. When the deputy returned to his patrol vehicle to process the paperwork Lavelle fled in his vehicle. The deputy followed but lost sight of Lavelle and other Constable Patrol Deputies converged on the area. Lavelle […]

  • HPD: Man charged with murder after fatal shooting in southwest Houston

    HOUSTON– The Houston Police Department has arrested a man in connection with a fatal shooting on Friday. According to HPD, officers responded to a shooting in the 7900 block of Creekbend about 1:50 p.m. and found the body of Miguel A. Marquez, 38, sitting inside a vehicle with apparent gunshot wounds to his chest. Witnesses reported that Marquez had a disagreement with Juan Contreras, 31. Further investigation led officers to the weapon used in the shooting, which helped to identify […]

  • Charges filed after 2-year-old found unresponsive in SW Houston, police say

    HOUSTON –Charges have been filed against two suspects arrested in the death of a 2-year-old child found unresponsive on Saturday. According to the Houston Police Department Rajfik Dominique Keating, 24 and Lynette Monique Gasper-Washington, 25, were charged with injury to a child after Investigators responded to a 911 call at 10 p.m. in the 7500 block of Creekbend Drive. The boy was transported to Southwest Memorial Hermann Hospital where he was later pronounced dead. HPD Homicide is investigating if foul […]

  • Activist urges City Council to join SB4 Bill after being threatened by Sheriff’s deputies

    HOUSTON– Activist Victor Ibarra held a news conference Friday to bring awareness to the unjust treatment of immigrants. According to a press release from the Houston Socialist movement, Ibarra was driving to City Hall Tuesday when he was involved in a car accident.  The  Harris County Sheriff’s Deputies arrived on the scene and learned that Mr. Ibarra did not have a driver’s license. They then proceeded to ask him about his legal status. When Mr. Ibarra invoked his constitutional right […]

  • DA: Former Houston police officer indicted after shooting, kicking suspect who burglarized his home

    HOUSTON– A Harris County grand jury returned two indictments Thursday against  a former Houston police officer who shot and assaulted a suspect who burglarized his home, then allegedly tried to cover up certain details about the incident. According to District Attorney Kim Ogg, on Feb. 16, Officer Bruce Johnson was notified that his home was being burglarized. On the way home, he noticed Derek Carr on an adjacent street carrying items that belonged to him. Johnson confronted Carr and the two […]

  • HCSO: 2-year-old found alone inside apartment with bodies of man, woman in NW Harris County

    HARRIS COUNTY– The Harris County Sheriff’s Office is investigating after two bodies were found Tuesday night inside an apartment in northwest Harris County. The bodies were discovered around 6:19 p.m.  in the 13500 block Schroeder Road near Highway 249 and FM 1960. The apartment management attempted to contact the family, but received no answer. Management used a ladder to gain entry into the apartment and, once inside, they discovered the body of a 34-year-old man and a 22-year-old woman. A 2-year-old girl […]

  • Deputies capture man wanted for assaulting woman in Montgomery County cemetery

    MONTGOMERY COUNTY, Texas — The search for a man accused of assaulting a woman at a Montgomery County cemetery has ended, authorities said. Charles Glaze, 52, was taken into custody by Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office deputies Monday night. Investigators said deputies were contacted by Klein Memorial Cemetery in Tomball and informed that a similar incident had occurred on Mother’s Day. Deputies learned that during this incident, another female victim was approached by Glaze who made inappropriate comments. Glaze eventually left […]