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    HFD: Homeowner, adult son lose family home to fire

    HOUSTON — The Houston Fire Department responded quickly to a house fire which occurred at an elderly woman and her adult son’s home on Sunday morning. The daughter-in-law of the home owner told authorities the house fire, which happened on Kingsley Street, broke out when the woman and her son were in the home. The fire department said the fire happened because of an electrical problem in the laundry room. The back half of the home was affected. Having lived […]

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    HPD: Two men shot, killed during shooting at Fantasy Island strip club

    HOUSTON – Houston police are investigating a shooting at Fantasy Island strip club Sunday morning. Police said the shooting happened around 5:45 a.m. at the establishment located at the 12600 block of Westheimer Road. Authorities found two men dead on the scene. Police said several people at the club were taken into custody. The incident is still under investigation.  

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    HPD: Mentally disturbed man runs into traffic, dies on I-45 Gulf Freeway

    HOUSTON – A man having a mental breakdown was struck and killed after bolting into traffic on the Gulf Freeway early Saturday, according to Houston police. Police received multiple calls around 2:15 a.m. reporting that a man was walking into traffic on I-45 near Broadway. When officers arrived, they tried to help the man come to safety, but he refused. The man ran across the road and was struck by at least two vehicles. He died at the scene. The […]

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    United States Coast Guard: Good Samaritan rescues four men after boat flips

    GALVESTON, Texas – A good Samaritan rescued four men stuck in bad weather almost 100 miles southeast of Galveston Friday afternoon. According to the United States Coast Guard, watch-standers directed the Coast Guard, a helicopter and an airplane to search for the missing boat crew after they received a satellite distress signal at 12:30 p.m. They were delayed due to bad weather. The men aboard ran into a sudden storm. While trying to return to the dock, a large incoming […]

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    HPD: 6 detained after more than 100 rounds of bullets fired near southeast Houston apartments

    HOUSTON — Houston police and the SWAT team detained six men Sunday after more than 100 rounds of bullets were fired near a southeast Houston apartment complex. The shooting happened around 11:20 a.m. near the Royal Palms apartments in the 5300 block of Griggs Road. According to HPD Executive Assistant Chief Troy Finner, several men were traveling in a blue pickup truck when several men in a black Chevy Impala pulled up behind them. A gun battle erupted between the two […]

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    EquuSearch: Search for 17-year-old missing Baytown girl continues

    BAYTOWN, Texas – The search for 17-year-old Vanessa Macias of Baytown has resumed after a short suspension. The search began in the front of Robert E. Lee High School, located at 1809 Market St., between Goose Creek and Carnegie St. in Baytown, Texas. Macias, who has been missing since Feb. 7, was last seen walking near Robert E. Lee High School in Baytown. According to EquuSearch, she was wearing blue jeans and white Vans tennis shoes. The missing teen is […]

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    HPD: Woman in critical condition after being hit by drunk driver

    HOUSTON — A woman was critically injured early Sunday morning  after being ejected from her vehicle after another car slammed hers from behind on the West Loop, according to Houston police. The woman was driving her Jeep northbound on the West Loop around 12:45 a.m. when she was hit from behind. She lost control, slammed into the wall twice, and was ejected from the vehicle. Police did not release the name of the woman, but she was transported to the […]

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    MCSO: Suspect arrested after man’s body found inside car in Captain D’s parking lot

    PORTER, Texas — A suspect has been charged with the murder of a man whose body was found in a car parked at a Captain D’s restaurant in Porter. The suspect, Bryan Rafael Rodriguez-Valtierra, was caught after a witness called the Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office to make a report that Rodriguez-Valtierra seemed suspicious. According to MCSO, a witness said he saw a vehicle driving without a front tire pull into the back parking lot of Captain D’s on Feb.7. Wanting […]

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    HPD: Man shot, killed in southeast Houston

    HOUSTON- Houston police are investigating after a shooting victim was found lying dead in the middle of a street in Third Ward early Saturday. The shooting happened on Truxillo Street near Dowling Street around 5 a.m. Witnesses reported hearing gunshots, but were not sure where they came from.  When officers arrived to the scene, they found a man dead with a gunshot wound. There are no suspects at this time and the name of the victim has yet to be released. Homicide detectives […]