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  • Arkansas executes Kenneth Williams, 4th inmate in a week

    Arkansas executed its fourth inmate in a week, ending a frantic schedule caused by the looming expiration of the state’s supply of lethal injection drugs. Kenneth Williams, 38, was initially sentenced to life in prison for the 1998 killing of Dominique Hurd, a university cheerleader. He was later convicted of capital murder after he escaped from prison and killed Cecil Boren . Boren’s daughter, Jodie Efird, watched the execution Thursday night from the death chamber. She said while it may […]

  • Houston hosts its first “Embrace Who You Are” Vitiligo Awareness Movement

    HOUSTON – Diane L. Tribitt, CEO and Founder of D’Lyric Inspired hosted the inaugural Houston Vitiligo Awareness Movement “Embrace Who You Are” in conjunction with the Vitiligo Bond Inc., group to kick-start a 30-City “Be The True You” Tour on Saturday. The event was held at The Preston Theater, formerly known as “The Barn,” located in Downtown Houston. Both the Atlanta and Houston support group aimed to educate the public about Vitiligo; a condition in which a loss of cells that give […]

  • PD: Boy, 13, fatally shot while playing Russian Roulette at Peppermint Park in Freeport; another teen arrested

    FREEPORT, Texas —  A 13-year-old boy who was fatally shot at a park in Freeport Wednesday was playing a game of Russian Roulette with friends, according to police. Officers from the Freeport Police Department responded to a call about possible fireworks or gunshots at Peppermint Park in the 1200 block of W 8th Street around 5:45 p.m. Moments later, police received another call reporting that a wounded teenager was unconscious and lying face down in the grass. Witnesses reported seeing several teens […]

  • Valero owner, security guard scuffle with would-be robber in NE Houston

    HOUSTON — A man is on the run after being shot by a security guard in northeast Houston early Tuesday morning, authorities said. Officers with the Houston Police Department were called to the Valero convenience store at Lockwood Drive and Weaver Road after reports of a shooting. Surveillance footage shows a male suspect approaching the gas station’s security guard from behind in attempt to tackle him and then trying to take away the guard’s gun during the attempted robbery. During […]

  • Reward raised to $30,000 in fatal shooting of Chavez High School trying to protect his mom

    HOUSTON – The reward has increased significantly in the shooting death of a teen Subway employee who was trying to protect his mother during an armed robbery in southeast Houston late Wednesday. Officers with the Houston Police Department were called to the Subway in the 3900 block of Broadway around 8 p.m. Upon arrival, they found Javier Flores, 18, suffering from a gunshot wound to the neck. Flores was unresponsive and transported to Ben Taub Hospital, where he later died. The […]

  • Armed man barricades self inside motel room with 3 small children during SWAT standoff in SW Houston

    HOUSTON — Houston police arrested a man following a SWAT standoff at a motel along the Southwest Freeway early Tuesday. According to police, a security guard watching surveillance footage saw several men getting into an argument in the parking lot of the America’s Inn near Highway 59 between Beechnut and Gessner around 1 a.m. The guard said the brawl began to escalate, and one of the men pulled out a shotgun. The other men quickly jumped into a red Suburban and […]

  • PHOTOS: Sports Illustrated Swimsuit VIBES Festival brings early summer fun to Houston

    HOUSTON — Houston enjoyed a sample of summer over the weekend as Sports Illustrated Swimsuit held its first-ever VIBES Festival under clear skies at POST HTX in Downtown. Man, it feels great to live in Texas! Check out the kick *** video above and the rocking slideshow below to see what you missed out on. Don’t worry, as always, we’ve got you covered with the highlights!  

  • Rapper “CDK” accused of murdering singer, mother of 3 found dead at SW Houston home

    HOUSTON– Charges have been filed against the common-law husband of a mother of three who was found shot to death inside her southwest Houston townhome. Jerald Dewayne Watt, 40, has been charged with murder. Family members of Rena Marie Hodges became worried after not hearing from her for a couple of days. On Thursday around 9:30 p.m., they went to her home in the 12200 block of Sunset Meadow Lane, and found the 35-year-old woman dead inside her bedroom. She […]

  • Go BIG or go home: CW39 NewsFix covers it all for Houston’s historic game

    HOUSTON — Are you rested yet after this EPIC weekend? For those of you who want to re-live the fantastic moments of Houston’s Super Bowl, check out highlights brought to you by the CW39 team. We were EVERYWHERE and brought it to you #NewsFix style.  As always, we #GoBigOrGoHome. Check out more on our official Super Bowl page #SB51 #SuperBowl –