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  • Flix Fix: The Lost City of Z, The Promise and Free Fire

    HOUSTON — A weekend of historical epics as The Lost City of Z and The Promise make their big screen debut. Film critic Dustin Chase reviews Charlie Hunnam and his Amazon adventure plus Oscar Isaac and Christian Bale battling history in The Promise. Also new in theaters this weekend is SXSW action film Free Fire, a 90-minute shootout starring Brie Larson and Armie Hammer. What to see and what to skip, our film critic has the reviews you need to […]

  • New charges filed against Humble mother accused of recording 1-year-old son being tortured

    [WARNING: The graphic images and videos are very hard to watch and the disturbing details may not be suitable for everyone.] HOUSTON — The Humble woman accused of abusing her infant child in multiple disturbing pictures and videos recorded in one night is facing two additional assault charges related to the incident, the Harris County District Attorney’s Office announced Wednesday. Jamelle Andrea Peterkin, 23, was arrested April 13 and initially charged with only child endangerment. The district attorney’s office has […]

  • Mother arrested after horrific videos showing 1-year-old being abused, burned, tortured posted on Facebook

    [WARNING: The graphic images and videos are very hard to watch and the disturbing details may not be suitable for everyone.] HOUSTON — A brave aunt’s heroic efforts to save her nephew from the hands of his alleged abuser has gotten national attention, and a quick response from authorities who previously ignored her cries. Ra’Neicha Broadnax, 20, is expecting her first child, but her motherly instinct has already kicked in, which she used to save her 1-year-old nephew from harm. […]

  • Baytown PD: Suspect in shooting death of Harris County deputy committed suicide

    BAYTOWN, Texas — The Baytown Police Department has identified the man accused in the shooting death of Asst. Chief Deputy Clinton “Clint” Greenwood and reports the suspect has taken his own life. Lt. Steve Dorris identified the suspect as William Francis Kenney, 64, during a news conference Monday morning. Investigators said Kenney shot and killed himself in the Ben Taub Hospital area Tuesday morning, but it wasn’t until late Sunday the connection with Greenwood’s death was made. Kenney committed suicide […]

  • Family friend: Woman shoots, kills several family members before turning gun on herself

    HOUSTON — Friends and family are shocked after they say a woman went on a shooting spree, killing several members of her family before killing herself. Five people were found shot at three different homes in southeast Houston and Fresno. Four were dead and one was clinging to life. Authorities have not confirmed if the shootings are connected, but Delia Ledet, a longtime family friend of the victims, told CW 39 NewsFix that the alleged shooter was a young mother. […]

  • Harris County DA Kim Ogg wants to recuse self, requests special prosecutor for Shannon Miles case

    HARRIS COUNTY, Texas — Harris County District Attorney Kim Ogg requested Wednesday that a special prosecutor handle the case against Shannon Miles, the man charged with capital murder for the August 2015 shooting death of Sheriff’s Deputy Darren Goforth. Ogg asked that she and her staff be recused from prosecuting Miles “to avoid any appearance of impropriety,” according to a motion signed by Ogg and filed in the 185th District Court. The motion states that when Ogg’s chief of staff, […]

  • Surveillance video released showing possible suspect, vehicle connected to murder of Pct. 3 asst. chief

    HARRIS COUNTY, Texas — Authorities have released surveillance video showing a possible suspect and vehicle connected to the murder of a Harris County Precinct 3 assistant chief who was murdered outside a courthouse in Baytown. Asst. Chief Clinton “Clint” Greenwood was shot around 7 a.m. Monday shortly after arriving to his job at the Harris County courthouse on W. Baker Road near Garth Road. Fellow officers rushed to his aid, and Life Flight was called to the scene.  The deputy was airlifted […]

  • Teen charged in parents’ murder to appear in Harris County court as adult for first time

    HOUSTON — The teen accused of gunning down both of his parents at their southwest Houston home over the summer will be going before a Harris County judge as an adult for the first time Monday morning, according to court records. Antonio Armstrong Jr. was charged with capital murder after the deaths of Dawn and Antonio Armstrong in the early morning hours of Jul. 29, 2016 at their home on Palmetto at Mapleridge. The mother died at the scene, and the father […]

  • Charges dropped against man accused of killing 2 men, critically injuring former ANTM contestant at Haverstock Hill

    HARRIS COUNTY, Texas — Charges were dropped late Thursday against one of two brothers accused of unloading a barrage of gunfire at a northeast Harris County apartment complex, killing two residents and critically injuring four others. Jeremy Jones, 28, was initially charged with capital murder. However, investigators are now saying he was falsely accused after being mistakenly identified. The Harris County Sheriff’s Office has not released Jeremy Jones, but the reason has yet to be shared. His brother Harvey Jones, 34, […]