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  • $135K worth of Crystal Meth seized, 2 arrested in Katy

    KATY, Texas — Investigators with Precinct 5 Constable Ted Heap’s office seized 27 kilos of crystal meth in Katy this week. Juan Carlos Martinez, 49, and Pedro Martinez, 45, were arrested without incident in the 25400 block of Bell Patna Dr. on Monday afternoon. The drugs they were allegedly attempting to deliver had a street value of $135,000. The arrests were the result of a joint, long-term investigation by a taskforce of municipal, county and federal agencies, including the Harris […]

  • 4-year-old boy wanders away from home, drowns in Liberty County pond

    LIBERTY COUNTY, Texas — A 4-year-old boy drowned Thursday after wandering away from his home, Liberty County Sheriff’s Office confirms. At  11:30 a.m., a 911 call to the Liberty County Sheriff’s dispatcher generated a frantic search for a  boy who had wandered away from his home on CR 2017 in east Liberty County. Sheriff’s deputies and the Hull Daisetta Volunteer Fire Department responded immediately. According to family members, McKaiden Tanner was playing in the yard of his home when his […]

  • Uber suspends self-driving vehicles after pedestrian fatally struck in Arizona

    (CNN Money) — Uber has removed its self-driving cars from the roads following what is believed to be the first fatality involving a fully autonomous car. A self-driving Uber SUV struck and killed a pedestrian in Tempe, Arizona, Sunday night, according to the Tempe police. The department is investigating the crash. A driver was behind the wheel at the time, the police said. “The vehicle involved is one of Uber’s self-driving vehicles,” the Tempe police said in a statement. “It […]

  • ‘A sea of people everywhere’: Students walk out to demand change

    (CNN) — Across the East Coast, waves of students marched out of class Wednesday morning to demand stricter gun laws and an end to school massacres. The National School Walkout started at 10 a.m. ET and will continue across the country at 10 a.m. in each time zone. The protest was sparked by last month’s school massacre in Parkland, Florida, and fueled by years of anger about what many say are inadequate gun laws. Those participating have three main demands for Congress: […]

  • Stocks are in a freefall: DOW plunges nearly 1,600 points

    (CNN Money) — The markets plunged Monday, with the Dow falling nearly 1,600 points in the largest intraday point decline ever. At its worst levels, the Dow has fallen 2,200 points over the past two sessions. Stocks gyrated wildly throughout the day. The Dow was down about 800 points about a half hour before market close. Market volatility emerged last week as investors grew more worried about turmoil in the bond market caused by inflation concerns. The plunge sent the Dow below 24,000. […]

  • ‘All pieces of puzzle fell together’: Familial DNA helps crack case of woman murdered on Mother’s Day, police say

    BAYTOWN, Texas — A man has been charged in the death of Nataliya Shal, whose body was found  lying on the floor of her Baytown apartment on Mother’s Day 2016. The case went cold for nearly a year and a half until forensic evidence, much like that seen on a CSI television show, helped lead investigators to her alleged killer. Byron Lloyd Collins, 29,  has been charged with capital murder. On May 8, 2016, Baytown police were dispatched to Shal’s home  […]

  • A sick act of desperation? Woman accused of murdering woman, abducting newborn recently had miscarriage

    HOUSTON — The desire to have a child and the pain of losing one may have been the sole motivating factor that drove one woman to brutally murder another, then abduct her newborn and pretend the baby was her own, according to details released by Houston Police Department Chief Art Acevedo. Erika Jisela Miranda-Alvarez, 28, has been charged with capital murder in the death of Carolina Flores. The heinous crime kept the Houston community on edge and an immigrant community […]

  • House sends sweeping GOP tax bill to Trump’s desk

    (CNN) — The House of Representatives gave final approval Wednesday afternoon to its major rewrite of the US tax code, voting a second time on the package after the Senate stripped out a couple of items early on Wednesday morning and sent the legislation back to the lower chamber. The bill passed the House a second time 224-201, with no Democrats backing it and a dozen House GOP members voting no. The measure now heads to the President Donald Trump’s […]

  • Another Snapchat shooter strikes: Video released of man seen firing gun out window of moving vehicle

    HOUSTON — The Harris County Sheriff’s Office needs the public’s help in identifying and locating a man captured on a Snapchat video shooting a handgun from a moving automobile vehicle. Video shows a man loading a small black-colored handgun and firing it out a window several times. The time frame is unknown but they did say it occurred in northwest/west Harris County within the last few weeks. Investigators say the man is between 10 and 20 years old, and has […]