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  • HPD: Mentally disturbed man dies after running into traffic 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 […]

  • HPD: Woman speeding on North Loop Freeway dies after crashing vehicle

    HOUSTON – A speeding driver was killed in a car crash on the North Loop Freeway Saturday morning, according to Houston police. Police said a woman was driving a white Pontiac at a high rate of speed eastbound on the North Loop and Lockwood Drive around 2 a.m. when she lost control of the vehicle. The vehicle skid sideways and slammed into a retaining wall. The woman died at the scene.    

  • HFD suspects arson as the reason for vacant home being burned down

    HOUSTON – The Houston Fire Department was called to what authorities believe was an intentional fire of a vacant home Sunday morning. HFD said they were dispatched to the home on Fairchild near Bonaire around 12:30 a.m. When they arrived, the home was engulfed in smoke and flames. Authorities said the home was completely destroyed by the fire, and they believe someone intentionally started it. The house was vacant, so no injuries were reported. Arson was called to the scene […]

  • Man stabs wife to death during argument in Stafford, deputies say

    STAFFORD, Texas — Deputies are investigating after a woman was killed by her husband in Stafford Wednesday evening, according to deputies. Authorities said the incident happened in the Waterstone Place Apartments on 516 Stafford Springs Avenue while the couple was having an altercation. After the man stabbed the woman, he called police to the scene. The suspect was transported to the hospital due health concerns from being a diabetic. The couple’s identity has not yet been released. The scene is still […]

  • Young boy sustains burns after child throws unknown chemical into fire, authorities say

    LIBERTY COUNTY, Texas — A young child in Liberty County sustained burns on his body after another child threw an unknown chemical into a small nearby fire, authorities said. The incident happened around noon on Wednesday when several young family members were playing in their grandparents’ yard on SH 146 North in the Tarkington area. According to the Liberty County Sheriff’s Office,  the chemical caused a flash fire, resulting in the six-year-old boy getting burned. Officials said the boy has non-life threatening […]

  • Mayor Sylvester Turner requests study of Confederate statues to determine removal

    HOUSTON — Mayor Turner has asked all top staff members to study whether Confederate statues within the city should be removed from city property. The mayor’s request came after Tuesday’s city council meeting when members of the community urged the city to remove these statues, saying that the monuments were a reminder of slavery and honor racism. According to Mayor Turner, staff members will “provide me with recommendations about what steps we need to take.” “It is my hope that we […]

  • Lamar CISD elementary schools receive TEA awards

    HOUSTON — Hubenak and Ray elementary schools have earned all six of the possible distinction designations for elementary schools in the Texas Education Agency’s accountability ratings. Austin, Campbell, Dickinson and Frost elementary schools earned five of the possible six distinction designations. It’s an honor that approximately 10 percent of Texas schools obtained. Distinction designations are awarded to campuses based on their achievement in performance indicators relative to a group of 40 similar campuses, size and student demographics. The number of […]

  • Precinct 4 deputies identify suspects responsible for car burglaries, credit card theft in Harris County

    HARRIS COUNTY, Texas — Precinct 4 deputies have identified three men allegedly responsible for car burglaries and credit card abuse in Harris County. Authorities said on July 19, they responded to reports of burglaries of motor vehicles in the 15000 block of Twilight Knoll Trail. When deputies arrived to the scene, the owners of the vehicles reported unknown suspects broke into their cars and stole property. Investigators were able to identify Michael Garrison, 26, who was arrested and charged with Credit […]

  • What are you doing to stay cool?

    HOUSTON — Houston is burning up, and CW39 Newsfix wants to know how you plan to stay cool this Sunday! Some plan on getting their feet wet while others are plan on chilling in the A/C. Yep, this would be the perfect time to get your hats and sunscreen out as the sun is showing no mercy today! With temperatures expected to reach as high as 108 degrees, it is important to stay hydrated, limit heat exposure, and take cool […]