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  • Woman finds boyfriend shot in head at apartment in southwest Houston, police say

    HOUSTON — Investigators have released the identity of a man found shot in the head by his girlfriend over the weekend in southwest Houston, according to local police. The motive for the killing is still unknown. Luis Barragan, 20, was pronounced dead at the hospital. Police said the victim was found at the Reserve at Creekbend Apartments near S. Gessner Road and Creekbend Drive around 1 a.m. Sunday. Investigators say they have a few leads, but not much else to […]

  • HPD investigating fiery car crash that left one person dead

    HOUSTON – Houston police are still investigating what led to a fatal car fire early Sunday morning in south east Houston. Investigators say a car crashed into a telephone pole at Clinton Drive near Hirsch Road and burst into flames. After officials put out the fire, police found a dead body inside the car. Houston police and arson Investigators are now piecing together what may have caused the fatal crash.  

  • Pedestrian struck and killed by Metro train; is there a problematic blind spot?

    HOUSTON – A man was killed by a Metro light rail train at Harrisburg and Nagle in downtown Houston late Saturday night. Residents and commuters in the area say they aren’t surprised this happened, because where the person was struck has a dangerous blind spot . Houston resident Ricky Gentle says, “I feel that they should put another stop right there where the train can see the people and the pedestrians can see the train coming, because if that’s a blind spot […]

  • Thieves steal ATM from Harris County Courthouse Annex in southeast Houston

    HOUSTON –  You won’t believe this smash and grab in southeast Houston. Some really brazen criminals decided they wanted to steal the ATM machine from none other than the Harris County Courthouse Annex Office! According to the Precinct 6 Constables, around 3:00 a.m. Sunday morning, a nearby witness heard some commotion, looked out her window and saw something being dragged down the street behind a truck. That’s when she called authorities Sgt. Alfredo Soto says, “Unbelievable! Especially at a county […]

  • HPD: Man shot and killed at an apartment complex in southwest Houston

    HOUSTON – A man was gunned down late Saturday night at an apartment complex in southwest Houston and police are looking for the shooter. It all started with some sort of altercation with three men who were sitting in their parked car in the parking lot of the Windswept Garden Apartments. HPD homicide investigator Christopher Elder says, “When a black truck approached them, parked behind the vehicle. Then two males exited that black truck, one went to the driver side and […]

  • Woman charged with intoxication manslaughter after causing crash that killed mother, 3-month-old son

    HOUSTON — Veronica Rivas,  21,  has been charged with intoxication manslaughter after crashing her car in Clear Lake, killing a mother and her three-month-old son. Clear Lake police were dispatched around 4 a.m. Wednesday to I-45 and El Dorado Boulevard, where officers found Shayla Joseph and her baby dead. The two were killed when Rivas smashed into the back of their vehicle. Rivas and her passenger were both taken to a local hospital to be checked out, and it was […]

  • Perfect doomsday house hits the real estate market in Alaska 

    ALASKA — Does the current state of the world have you preppin’ for “the end times?” Then this home dubbed “the ultimate doomsday bunker” may just be for you! The 1,250-square-foot, two-bedroom, two-bath cabin on 7.6 acres is listed for $159,00 and sits on a beautiful lake— oh, but wait! Did we mention its in the Alaskan Bush country?! Yeah, the nearest road is 75 miles away, and you’d have to hike through some thick woods to get to it! […]

  • Smartphone dilemma: Is your child ready? Learn how early smartphone use affects your child’s health

    HOUSTON— The number of mobile phone users in the world is expected to pass the five billion mark by 2019, so it’s no wonder that the age of smartphone users have entered the single digits. Children as young as six years old are now carrying smartphones, leading to a new problem known as ‘The smartphone dilemma.’ So what age is the right age for a smartphone and are there risks when starting your child out early? University of Houston Optometrist  Dr. […]

  • Trump’s lawyer accused of giving porn star “hush money”

    The Wall Street Journal reported one of Donald Trump’s longtime attorney arranging a six-figure payoff for a sexual encounter with a porn star. That encounter supposedly happened in July of 2006 at a celebrity golf tournament in Lake Tahoe. The alleged pay out was for hush money, but Trump’s lawyer, Michael Cohen, says the president “vehemently denies” the encounter. The six-figure settlement was reportedly paid out in October of 2016. The journal report says Cohen arranged a 130-thousand-dollar payment to […]