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  • School closures, delays due to snow in Houston, surrounding areas

    HOUSTON — It’s snowing, Houston! Here are the latest updates for school closures and delays: Houston ISD is experiencing some delays due to weather conditions and traffic. @HoustonISD is experiencing delays in bus transportation due to weather, traffic, and staffing. This will be a district-wide problem. We ask for your patience as we work to get every bus rider to school safely in these unusual conditions. Thank you. — Houston ISD (@HoustonISD) December 8, 2017 Wharton ISD will experience delays. […]

  • Suspect in custody for allegedly shooting, killing DPS Trooper on Thanksgiving

    WALLER COUNTY, Texas — The suspect who allegedly shot and killed a Texas Department of Public Safety trooper during a traffic stop on Thanksgiving has been arrested after being taken down and bitten by a K-9 officer, ending an intense manhunt and standoff, authorities said. According to DPS,  at 3:45 p.m., Trooper Damon Allen stopped a 2012 Chevrolet Malibu — driven by Dabrett Black — for a traffic violation on I-45 in Freestone County near Fairfield. Preliminary information indicates the […]

  • Toxic ash, debris from California wildfires pose risks during cleanup

    CALIFORNIA — Homes leveled, cars reduced to their frames. Entire neighborhoods in California gone. Families left with nothing. “All your life savings and work for all the years is gone,” Penny Wright told CNN. “We lived here 10 years. I never thought that Santa Rosa would have a fire like this and we would lose everything.” This is the aftermath of the October wildfires that burned more than 245,000 acres, destroyed an estimated 8,900 structures and killed 42 people, according to Cal […]

  • Downtown night club shooting leaves 1 man injured, HPD says

    HOUSTON – Houston police are investigating a shooting at the Engine Room night club Saturday morning. According to HPD, the shooting happened around 2 a.m. at the club at 1515 Pease St. Police said one man was transported by ambulance to the hospital after he was shot at least once. Police do not have much information regarding a suspect at this time, but the case remains under investigation. Stay connected! Download the CW39 NewsFix app for iOS or Android devices and the CW39 Weather […]

  • 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 at 6655 Harwin Dr. 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.

  • HPD searches for suspect responsible for fatal shooting in north Houston

    HOUSTON — Police are looking for a suspect who fatally shot a man during an exchange of words in north Houston Friday night. HPD said around 10:30 p.m., they were dispatched to a shooting at the Woods of Greenbriar Apartments at 906 Greens Rd. near Wayforest Drive. When police arrived, they found a man in the road with multiple gunshot wounds. He was pronounced dead at the scene. According to HPD, two men were walking down the sidewalk on Wayforest […]

  • Security guard kills shooting suspect in McDonald’s parking lot in SE Houston

    HOUSTON — A security guard fatally shot a suspect involved in a dispute outside a McDonald’s in southeast Houston Saturday night, police say. Around 10:30 p.m., police were called to a shooting at a McDonald’s at 9126 Cullen Blvd. When officers arrived to the scene, they were told a customer was approached by the suspect when he walked outside the restaurant. Police said both men got into an argument, and the suspect shot the customer in the stomach. The security […]

  • 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. at 6092 Werner St. 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, […]

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

    HARRIS COUNTY, Texas – Harris County deputies 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 […]