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  • ITC Deer Park fire extinguished; San Jacinto College, several local school districts closed as precaution

    DEER PARK, Texas — The chemical tank fire that started at Intercontinental Terminal Companies in Deer Park over the weekend has officially been extinguished, the company confirmed early Wednesday. It was declared extinguished at 3 a.m. Wednesday, according to an ITC statement. For the time being, firefighters will continue to spray the tanks with foam and water in order to speed up the cooling process and to prevent reigniting of the remaining material, company officials said. “Although all fires have […]

  • ‘Shutdown Samaritans’: Houston-area businesses helping out furloughed employees

    HOUSTON — Thousands of federal workers are going into weeks of working without getting paid as the shutdown continues. People across the country are helping those employees going through tough times. We have our share of “Shutdown Samaritans” here in Houston. Many local businesses are offering discounts and free meals and services to make sure the federal workers don’t go without. Fuzzy’s Pizza in Katy is offering half off to furloughed employees on any purchase of a medium or large […]

  • Acevedo, Turner address governor’s tweet regarding gang violence in Houston

    Mayor Sylvester Turner and Police Chief Art Acevedo recently addressed comments regarding gang violence in Houston following the murder of Jazmine Barnes. The second suspect charged in the child’s death is expected to go before a Harris County judge Thursday. Larry Woodruffe, 24, is believed to be the one who fired the shots that ended the life of the 7-year-old. CW39’s Courtney Carpenter reports.

  • Man turns himself in after 3 small children found dead at Texas City apartment, police say

    TEXAS CITY, Texas — A man turned himself in Friday after three children were found dead in a Texas City apartment Thursday night, according to the Houston Police Department. Junaid Mehmood, 27, is charged with aggravated assault with a deadly weapon and is being held without bond. More charges are expected to be filed later. Police have identified the woman Mehmood allegedly shot as Kimaria Nelson, 24. She is still recovering in the hospital. Mehmood and Nelson lived together in […]

  • Texans to honor late owner Bob McNair during Monday night game

    HOUSTON — Houston Texans going for its eighth straight win after the passing of team founder and owner Bob McNair over the weekend. The players will honor McNair during Monday night’s matchup against the Titans with a pre-game moment of silence and helmets sporting the late owner’s initials.

  • ‘A big talker, but he wasn’t a gangster’: Family of murdered teen warns about social media personas

    HOUSTON —  The parents of De’Lindsey Dwayne Mack is speaking out in order to clear up misconceptions they feel have been made about their son and to warn other parents about the dangers of social media. The 18-year-old was shot and killed outside of Lamar High School Nov. 13. The Mack family spokesperson and pastor, Dr. D.Z. Cofield, said the couple was shocked when police said it was gang related. “Anybody who knows and knew De’Lindsey would know him to be […]

  • Former HCSO deputy fatally shot by son during domestic disturbance in Spring, officers say

    SPRING, Texas- Law enforcement responded to a home in the 3400 block of Meadowhill Court in Spring around 5:30 a.m. Wednesday after they received a call from a man claiming he shot his father multiple times. When deputies arrived, they found Brian Merritt, 53, deceased. Merritt was a former Harris County Sheriff’s deputy who served for almost 30 years. He left the agency in March of 2017. Gonzalez said investigators believe there was a disturbance going on between Merritt and his wife […]

  • Boyfriend of mother arrested in case of missing 2-year-old in College Station

    GALVESTON, Texas- Two-year-old Hazana Anderson’s mother, Tiaundra Christon, was arrested Monday in connection with the girl’s disappearance. Now, police have arrested Kenny D’Shawn Hewett, Christon’s boyfriend, in connection with the case, too. Hewett, 32, is in the Galveston County Jail and is charged with tampering or fabricating evidence with intent to impair a human corpse. His bond is set at $500,000. Christon is still in the Brazos County Jail. She was being held on charges of giving a false statement […]

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