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  • Teen charged with capital murder after elderly man shot in H-E-B parking lot; second suspect still unidentified 

    HOUSTON — Houston police have identified and charged one of two suspects wanted after an elderly man was fatally shot in an H-E-B parking lot in January, department officials announced Thursday. Reginald Hawkins, 18, is charged with capital murder following the death of That Huu Le, 75. The Houston Police Department released surveillance images of the suspect shortly after the shooting, but investigators weren’t able to identify the teen as a suspect until recently. Hawkins was already in custody for […]

  • Dead teen found in northeast Houston park, police say

    HOUSTON — Houston police are investigating the shooting death of a 19-year-old late Wednesday in the Trinity-Houston Gardens area. The victim was found by officers after witnesses reported hearing gunshots inside Elbert Triangle Park around 9:30 p.m. He was found near the 7200 block of Elbert at Banyan Street. The motive for the shooting is still unclear. At this time, there are no known suspects. Anyone with information in this case is urged to contact the HPD Homicide Division at […]

  • Former Texas A&M basketball player, twin sister charged after elderly man attacked at northwest Houston apartment: court documents

    HARRIS COUNTY, Texas — A former Texas A&M basketball player and her twin sister have been arrested after the suspects along with three others stormed a northwest Houston apartment residence and attacked a 68-year-old man in front of his family, the Harris County Sheriff’s Office confirmed. Waco residents Caylinne Devonne Martin and Corinne Dionne Martin, both 21, are charged with injury to an elderly individual. The suspects reportedly knew the victim prior to the alleged attack, however, investigators have not […]

  • H-E-B recalls select Creamy Creations sherbets, other ice cream brands after broken metal found in processing equipment

    HOUSTON — H-E-B has voluntarily recalled several ice cream and sherbet brands after broken metal was found in the processing equipment during routine maintenance. Those products include several of the brand’s Creamy Creations sherbet flavors, Hill Country Fare and EconoMax ice cream, according to Wednesday’s announcement. The products were distributed to several stores in Texas and Mexico, and were sold in all H-E-B stores as well as Mi Tienda, Central Market and Joe V’s Smart Shop locations. The company said […]

  • MUGSHOTS: At least 34 pimps, johns arrested during HPD Vice prostitution bust in April

    HOUSTON — Houston police released the names and mugshots Wednesday morning of at least 34 suspects arrested and charged with either compelling or soliciting prostitution in the local area during the month of April. These alleged pimps and johns were taken into custody by the department’s vice division. “We hope by publishing these suspects’ photos we will raise awareness of the issue that is human trafficking and put the community on notice that we will no longer tolerate these crimes […]

  • Fort Bend County woman embezzles $223,327 from youth hockey league, deputies say  

    FORT BEND COUNTY, Texas — A local woman claims financial hardship drove her to stealing hundred of thousands of dollars from a youth hockey league, the Fort Bend County Sheriff’s Office announced Wednesday. Michele Bernier is treasure of the InterScholastic Hockey League, which is open to teens 13 to 18 years old. She has held the position for about five years. Investigators said the league president noticed discrepancies while balancing out the organization’s budget. He confronted Bernier about the findings, […]

  • ‘This is your season, this is our moment’: Turner sends Rockets inspiring message as team competes in Western Conference Finals 

    HOUSTON — “This is your season. This is our moment,” Mayor Sylvester Turner cranked up the heat Wednesday in an inspiring video message to the Houston Rockets as the team takes on the Golden State Warriors in the 2018 Western Conference Finals. This season, the Rockets players won not only their division but also more games than any other team in the league. And now, these playoff underdogs are fighting to bring Houston to the NBA Finals. No pressure, right? […]

  • TxDOT to waive more than $1 billion in unpaid toll late fees

    AUSTIN, Texas — Life in the fast lane just got a little easier for tollway drivers in the Lone Star State. The Texas Department of Transportation is forgiving more than $1 billion in unpaid late fees thanks to Texas senate bill 312, which Gov. Greg Abbott signed almost a year ago. Watch the video to get the full scoop!  

  • ‘Ain’t nobody got time for this’: Houston 911 operator who hung up on callers sentenced to 18 months probation

    HOUSTON — If Creshenda Williams didn’t have time then— she surely has plenty of time now. Williams, the former 911 operator accused of hanging up on dozens of callers and first responders, has been sentenced to 18 months of probation with 10 days in jail.  A grand jury found the 44-year-old  guilty of interfering with emergency telephone calls — a misdemeanor offense — following a three-day trial that ended Wednesday. The former 911 operator worked at the Houston Emergency Service […]