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  • High water locations around Houston area

    HOUSTON — Heavy rains pounded Houston and the surrounding areas Saturday after Hurricane Harvey made landfall. Storms caused street flooding in some parts of the city. Here is a list of locations that were affected: IH-10 EAST Eastbound At FEDERAL RD IH-10 EAST Eastbound At MC CARTY ST/US-90 ALTERNATE IH-10 EAST Eastbound At MC CARTY ST/US-90 ALTERNATE IH-10 Westbound At FM-359 in Waller County IH-45 NORTH Northbound At N MAIN ST IH-45 NORTH Southbound Before TIDWELL RD IH-45 Northbound At […]

  • 2 men die after car crashes into fence, hits tree

    HARRIS COUNTY, Texas – Harris County police said that two of three young men involved in a car accident were killed after crashing through a fence and into a tree at 11 p.m. Saturday. According to the Harris County Sheriff’s Office, the young men were driving at a high speed in the rain on Gears Road when they lost control of the vehicle, slid across all lanes, and slammed into the back fence of a home, hitting a tree. The […]

  • Third Ward community, local officials celebrate Texas Southern University’s homecoming!

    HOUSTON — Texas Southern University is celebrating in a major way as homecoming week almost comes to a close! Tigers invited Congresswoman Sheila Jackson Lee, Congressman Al Green and our very own Mayor Sylvester Turner to be a part of the annual homecoming parade that celebrates the university and community coming together in honor of TSU’s powerful impact and presence in the Third Ward! “What a special time for Texas Southern University,” Jackson Lee said. “Ninety years of educating our […]

  • Police impersonators rob family at gunpoint during home invasion, HPD says

    HOUSTON – Three suspects were arrested, and HPD is searching for another after they claimed to be police officers during a home invasion in north Houston Saturday morning. The incident happened around 12:30 a.m. on 6092 Werner Street while a family was gathering at a deceased relative’s home. Four men wearing police uniforms who claimed to know the deceased relative forced themselves inside, holding the family at gunpoint. The suspects ransacked the home and pistol-whipped a man during the robbery, […]

  • Man shot in front of convenience store during drive-by in south Houston, HPD says

    HOUSTON – The victim has been identified after a drive-by shooting Thursday morning at a convenience store in south Houston. Marcus Christopher, 26, was shot in the shoulder around midnight while standing in the store’s parking lot on Alabama Street near Delano Street, according to the Houston Police Department. Police said Christopher and two other men were talking when a grey sedan drove by and someone inside the car opened fire, shooting multiple rounds. The suspect then left the scene. […]

  • Driver fatally hits man walking across Highway 249, deputies say

    HARRIS COUNTY, Texas – A 29-year-old man was fatally struck while walking on the road of Highway 249 Wednesday morning, according to the Harris County Sheriff’s Office. The accident happened around 12:15 a.m. in the 15700 block of Highway 249 when a woman driving southbound in a 2014 Nissan pick-up truck was headed home from work, deputies said. Investigators said the woman was unable to stop and hit victim as he was walking in the far right lane. He died […]

  • HPD investigates attempted robbery at jewelry store in SW Houston

    HOUSTON – Houston police are investigating an attempted robbery at a jewelry store in southwest Houston Wednesday morning. According to police, they responded to an alarm at Kirti Jewelers on 6655 Harwin Drive near Hillcroft around 3:15 a.m. When HPD arrived to the scene, nothing appeared damaged, but after using a ladder truck to further investigate, they found a hole in the roof. The store owners are working with police to see if anything was stolen.

  • Man found with fatal gunshot wound on Eastex Freeway, HCSO says

    HOUSTON – Harris County deputies are investigating after a man’s body was found with a gunshot wound on the Eastex Freeway Wednesday morning. Investigators said around 1 a.m., the Harris County Sheriff’s Office responded to a call from a driver saying they spotted something that looked like a body on the side of the road while traveling northbound on 59 Eastex Freeway near Hamill. When deputies arrived to the scene, they found a man with a gunshot wound. The man […]

  • Father of missing 3-year-old Texas girl arrested

    RICHARDSON, Texas – The Richardson Police Department has issued an Amber Alert for three-year-old Sherin Mathews Saturday afternoon. Wesley Mathews, Sherin’s father, was arrested and charged with Abandoning or Endangering a Child. Police said Sherin Mathews was last seen on Oct. 7 wearing a pink top and black pajama bottoms. Sherin weighs 22 pounds, is 3 feet tall, and has black hair and brown eyes. If anyone has information regarding this abduction, call The Richardson Police Department at (972) 744-4801. #Richardson, […]