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  • PHOTOS: Nearly 300 neglected animals, several discarded carcasses found at property in Grimes County

    HOUSTON — Nearly 300 neglected horse and dogs were rescued from a poorly-kept property Thursday afternoon in Grimes County, according to investigators. The Grimes County Sheriff’s Office dispatched deputies to the 7000 block of State Highway 30 about 10 a.m. after receiving an anonymous complaint about possible animal cruelty. When officers arrived, hundreds of malnourished dogs and horses were found living in poorly kept out buildings, cattle trailers and a van on the property. The sheriff’s office also reported finding […]

  • City leaders announce new initiative to combat prostitution, human trafficking in Bissonnet area

    HOUSTON — Houston Police Chief Art Acevedo, Mayor Sylvester Turner and County Attorney Vince Ryan announced a new initiative to combat prostitution and human trafficking in the Bissonnet area on Wednesday. A particular stretch of Bissonnet Street — refered to as “The Track” in many circles— has remained a popular hub for prostitution for the last several years. The Harris County Attorney’s Office has filed a court injunction to force pimps, prostitutes, and their John’ off the streets of H-town. “Part of […]

  • Man charged in doctor’s murder turns gun on himself while being confronted by HPD in southwest Houston

    HOUSTON — Joseph Pappas, the man accused of fatally shooting renowned cardiologist Dr. Mark Hausknecht in the Texas Medical Center, committed suicide Friday while being pursued by officers in a southwest Houston neighborhood. Pappas, 65, had evaded the Houston Police Department for nearly two weeks before being identified Wednesday as the primary suspect in the case. Investigators believe the suspect had been camping out in the woods near Bray’s Bayou. Pappas is a trained marksman with about 30 years of experience […]

  • Suspect identified in Dr. Hausknecht murder possibly motivated by ‘grudge held for more than 20 years,’ HPD chief says

    HOUSTON — It’s possible the man accused of fatally shooting renowned cardiologist Dr. Mark Hausknecht was acting on a grudge held for more than 20 years, HPD Chief Art Acevedo said during a press conference Wednesday. Joseph James Pappas, 65, is charged with capital murder. He remains at large and is armed with several weapons, police said. The suspect’s mother was a patient of Hausknecht who died during surgery decades ago, according to the Houston Police Department. Based on communications […]

  • HCSO: Boyfriend accused of killing Rebecca Suhrheinrich found tripping out on drugs, unclothing himself in street

    HARRIS COUNTY, Texas — The Harris County Sheriff’s Office has captured a suspect wanted after the disappearance and murder of a local woman in north Houston, Sheriff Ed Gonzalez confirmed during a press conference Wednesday morning. Jeffery Andre McDonald, 46, was found taking off his clothes while standing in the middle of Lockwood Drive Tuesday night. He was spotted by nearby officers who detained the suspect without incident and ran his ID before learning a warrant was out for his […]

  • Police: Burglar caught on camera stealing drill, cash drawers from service center in north Houston

    HOUSTON — Houston police are searching for a man allegedly caught on video burglarizing a service center in north Houston. Officers responded to the building in the 5600 block of the North Freeway about 2:09 a.m. on May 8. The suspect entered the service center through the garage doors after business hours, police said. He reportedly stole a drill and cash drawer from the register. The man then fled the scene on foot in an unknown direction. Crime Stoppers will […]

  • Houston Forecast: City feeling slightly cooler tonight, but back to high temps tomorrow!

    HOUSTON — Houston feeling slightly cooler tonight, but back to high temps tomorrow! Meteorologist Jason Disharoon explains it all in the forecast.

  • Lego people are invading Houston, but not for long! 

    HOUSTON — Houston, we have visitors! The plastic, monochromatic kind made entirely of Lego bricks! “Park People” is a creative art installation created by a former artist turned lawyer, Nathan Sawaya. The project has been on display in San Diego, Las Angeles, Las Vegas and even the front lawn at the White House. Besides inspiring childhood nostalgia, Sawaya says he hopes people interact with his creations. In fact, visitors are encouraged to get up close and person with the art […]

  • Unbearable! Build-A-Bear shuts down lines amid ‘Pay Your Age’ day chaos

    HOUSTON —  Build-A-Bear Workshop said they are turning down additional customers at their United States and Canada stores as crowds swarmed their stores for ‘Pay Your Age’ day. The company said via a Facebook post that “due to crowds and safety concerns…we have closed lines in our U.S. and Canada stores. We understand some Guests are disappointed and we will reach out directly as soon as possible.” Malls across the country welcomed hundreds — in some locations even thousands — […]