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  • HCSO: Man charged after ‘clean scanning’ almost 2,000 state vehicle inspections

    HOUSTON — Investigators with Constable Mark Herman’s Emissions Task Force Unit have arrested Wednesday a man accused of performing fraudulent inspections at a garage in north Houston. Over the course of a year, the Emissions Task Force Unit conducted an in-depth investigation at Ezel State Inspection located at 703 E. Little York. Amori Mooresh, 47, allegedly issued 1,900 illegal inspections using a procedure called “clean scanning.” This procedure allowed Mooresh to conduct inspections on vehicles that were not at the business, according […]

  • ESPYS honors Houston Astros with Best Team Award

    HOUSTON— The Houston Astros have been riding a perfect wave of triumph and success since winning the 2017 World Series. And last night was no different as the 2018 ESPYS honored them with the best team award Wednesday night. The Astros, whose first season was in 1962,  became World Series champions for the first time in franchise history after defeating the Dodgers 5-1 in Game 7 at Dodger Stadium in Los Angeles this past November. The Astros’ postseason run has […]

  • Man driving convertible Bentley shot in head during robbery outside Centerfolds gentlemen’s club on Richmond strip

    HOUSTON— The Houston Police Department is investigating after a man was shot during a robbery outside of a gentlemen’s club in southwest Houston early Thursday. Midwest patrol officers responded to a shooting call at Centerfolds gentlemen’s club located at 6161 Richmond Ave. around 5 a.m. According to police, a man was leaving the club in his Bentley convertible when he was robbed and shot by an unknown man. The suspect fled on foot in an unknown direction. The victim was […]

  • Harris County Fire Marshal seeking public’s help finding vandals who targeted Northshore Mosque

    HOUSTON – Authorities have a burning suspicion someone intentionally tried to set a mosque on fire in east Harris County early Thursday. Firefighters arrived  at ISGH Northshore Masjid Isa ibn Maryan in the 13800 block of Brownsville Street around 4:30 a.m. to find the doors on fire. They knocked out the fire before it could spread, preventing any major damage. Investigators say the perp used an ignitable liquid on the door and slashed the tires of the car belonging to […]

  • Man killed, teen injured in shootout in downtown Houston

    HOUSTON— The Houston Police Department is investigating after a man was fatally shot and a teen was injured in east downtown Houston Tuesday. Police responded to a shooting call at Avenue L and Maltby around 11:45 p.m. According to police, a husband and wife were at an apartment complex with their small child when an altercation occurred between the husband and another person. Shots were fired and the husband was struck by bullets. The man managed to flee the scene […]

  • Where is Cody Thomas? Police seeking new leads in case of local man missing for over a year

    HOUSTON—Crime Stoppers and the Houston Police Department’s Missing Persons Unit need the public’s assistance in locating Thomas Cody who is missing under suspicious circumstances. Thomas Cody,35, was last seen at his home in the 8100 block of Ogden Street. His family told investigators that he was going to visit a friend in the 8400 block of Detroit street and was never heard from again. Police found Cody’s Toyota Sequoia on fire in the 6800 block of Almeda Genoa a few […]

  • Scam Alert: Traffic ticket scam targeting Brazoria County residents, deputies say

    BRAZORIA COUNTY, Texas— The Brazoria County Sheriff’s Office is informing it’s residents of a telephone scam requesting money for unpaid traffic violations. According to deputies, a number of residents have received calls over the past several days from someone pretending to be from the sheriff’s office. “The scammers are requesting that citizens purchase gift cards or cash cards and provide the information on the cards as payment. The suspects have created a false phone number that appears on the victim’s […]

  • Victim fights back: Man shoots, kills suspected carjacker in southeast Houston

    HOUSTON — The Houston Police Department is investigating after one of three suspects was fatally shot by a vehicle owner during an armed carjacking early Thursday in southeast Houston. Southeast patrol officers responded to an apartment complex in the 7900 block of S. Sam Houston Pkwy East around 2 a.m. According to officers, a man was coming home when he was robbed at gunpoint by three men. The suspected robbers managed to take the man’s truck and tried to run […]

  • HPD: Husband shoots burglar in the head to protect wife during home invasion in southeast Houston

    HOUSTON— The Houston Police Department is investigating after a husband shot one of two burglars accused of robbing his wife and forcing their way inside of the couple’s home Tuesday night. Police responded to a shooting call in the 4300 block of South Acres around 10:30 p.m. According to police, two men approached a woman in her driveway and stole her purse before forcing her to take them inside her home. The burglars were not aware that the woman’s husband […]