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  • Houston man gets prison time for trying to blow up Confederate Statue

    HOUSTON – A 26-year-old Houston man is headed to prison for attempting to blow up a Confederate statue in Hermann Park almost a year ago. U.S. District Judge Ewing Werlein Jr. sentenced Andrew Schneck to more than six years in federal prison, followed by three years of supervised release and a $10,000 fine. Schneck caused a huge commotion on August 19, 2017, when a Houston park ranger witnessed him bending down in front of the Richard Dowling statue, with two […]

  • ‘Harvey Heroes’ mural debuts in Westchase District

    HOUSTON — A “Harvey Heroes” mural was unveiled in the Westchase District Thursday, in remembrance of the first responders who jumped into action during Hurricane Harvey. The 2,000 square foot mural, painted by local artist Larry Crawford, is located at Harwin Park at the Brays Bayou Connector Trail. It features a flooded H-town with crews in boats and helicopters working to rescue people, along with a simple message: “Thank you Houston heroes.” “They solidified what is good in all of […]

  • Local bank robber dubbed ‘Hangover Heister’ for resemblance to actor Zach Galifianakis

    HOUSTON — Local FBI investigators need the public’s help identifying a man who many say looks an awful lot like Zack Galfianakis, an actor best known for his role as Alan in the “Hangover” movies. In fact, this alleged bank robber has been dubbed the “Hangover Heister!” He accused of targeting, not one, but two financial institutions in west Houston on July 25. FBI claims he hit the Capital One Bank at 1629 S. Voss at 3:10 and the Amegy Bank […]

  • Pasadena man confirmed dead as investigation continues in San Marcos apartment fire

    SAN MARCOS, Texas — A Pasadena man is among the five victims of the deadly fire that ripped through a San Marcos apartment complex last week. David Ortiz, 21, was a student at Texas State University and a graduate of Pasadena Memorial High School. Two other victims have been identified as Haley Michele Frizzell, 19, of San Angelo, and Dru Estes, 20, of San Antonio. The identities of two more victims are pending DNA analysis. More than 200 managed to […]

  • UPDATE: Over 100 exotic pets rescued from deplorable Houston apartment on their way to full recovery!

    HOUSTON — Houston Humane Society is happy to report the 105 animals seized on Tuesday are settling in nicely and adjusting to their new, clean space. The menagerie of chinchillas, ferrets, sugar gliders, prairie dogs, guinea pigs, cockatiels, parrots and dogs were rescued from a fly and roach-infested one bedroom apartment in southwest Houston. See the rescue video here.   They’re in good hands now, but the Humane Society could use your help with supplies. They’ve created an Amazon wish […]

  • 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 […]

  • How to be #SantaFeStrong all weekend long

    HOUSTON — There are two ways to contribute and help Santa Fe victims over the weekend. On Saturday, jewelry designer Kendra Scott is hosting a “Kendra Gives Back” party at Baybrook Mall from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. Kendra Scott is offering a custom-designed “Santa Fe Strong” necklace in gold or silver for $60. Thirty percent of all sales will go to the victims and their families. The company’s goal is to raise $9,000. On Sunday, Santa Fe High School’s […]

  • Nearly $826,00 donated to help Santa Fe victims, but those students and their families won’t see a penny until October 

    SANTA FE, Texas — No amount of money could ever heal the pain victims and family members have endured since the horrific Santa Fe High School shooting. There is, however, a lot of money being raised that will need to be doled out. An estimated $825, 977 has been collected by the National Compassion Fund and the organization expects more to come in, according Director Jeff Dion. Parents gathered Thursday night at the Santa Fe Strong Victims Fund town hall […]

  • YMCA Operation Backpack returns with new goal to bring school supplies to 120,000 Houston kids

    HOUSTON — Not to put a damper on your summer buzz, but it’s Back-to-School time at the Y! On Wednesday, YMCA of Greater Houston kicked off its annual “Operation Backpack,” encouraging residents to donate backpacks and school supplies for H-town kids. “These backpacks show that other people care, because I know some people, their moms can’t afford to buy backpacks,” Paris Riles said. “And If you give us school supplies, that’s more money they can save, because you still have to […]

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