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  • ‘Fittest woman on earth’ wins gold medal after family tragedy

    WASHINGTON — Still grieving the loss of a beloved cousin in a tragic car accident, the ‘fittest woman on earth’ added Commonwealth gold to the CrossFit Games title she won last year. On a night of mixed emotions, Australia’s Tia-Clair Toomey dedicated her weightlifting medal to her cousin Jade Dixson who died only two weeks ago. Remembered by Toomey as a “kind and genuine” person, Dixson would have been at the Carrara Sport and Leisure Centre to watch her older […]

  • Photos: The Superbash Ultra VIP Red Carpet at House of Dereon

    HOUSTON — The Superbash Ultra VIP Red Carpet Mega Bash was one to remember as several guests enjoyed music, drinks, laughter and a tour of the soon-to-be sold House of Dereon. This Saturday Super Bowl event included hot performances by new, up and coming artists like the beautiful ladies of Blushhh Music, and an up close and personal view of plaques for albums by Beyonce’, Solange, and The O’Jays. Check out this slideshow to view the fun for yourself, and get […]

  • Coastal cities in Texas begin evacuating as Hurricane Harvey approaches

    HOUSTON — The National Weather Service has announced that Harvey has officially become a hurricane, with sustained winds reaching 80 mph. Harvey is still forecast to become a major hurricane as it approaches the Middle Texas Coast Friday. Houston is under Flash Flood Watch from 4 a.m. Friday until 7 a.m. A Tropical Storm Warning and a Storm Surge Watch has also been issued until further notice. Fort Bend County is now under both a Flash Flood Watch and a Tropical […]

  • HPD: Teen boy, younger sister shot while sitting at traffic light in south Houston

    HOUSTON – Two kids  were shot while sitting in their car in south Houston overnight. According to the Houston Police Department, the incident occurred shortly before midnight near Scott Street and 610 Loop. The victims were sitting at a red light when a vehicle pulled up near them, and someone in the car started shooting. “The possible suspect description is going to be a silver or gray Chrysler 200,” says Captain Meagan Howard with the Houston Police Department. Police said […]

  • Slow moving showers and thunderstorms throughout NE Houston

    HOUSTON – The Nation Weather Service reports scattered showers and thunderstorms are ongoing and will probably continue over different parts of the area through northeast Houston. Deep moisture remains in place across the region today, and rainfall can occur at anytime. However, precise timing is quite difficult beyond the first 6-12 hours. In general, locations where it’s raining this morning should see somewhat of a break as the focus shifts to areas where it hasn’t rained in a while. That […]

  • Prosecutors: Mom, boyfriend could face capital murder charges in toddler’s death; other children in the home also injured 

    HOUSTON — Capital murder charges are possible for a mother and her boyfriend after the suspicious death of the woman’s 2-year-old son at a southwest Houston home over the weekend, prosecutors said. Rajfik Dominique Keating, 24, and Lynettte Monique Gasper-Washington, 25, went before a Harris County judge on Tuesday morning. The couple is currently charged with injury to child, but the offense could be upgraded as investigators uncover disturbing new details about the child’s home life. The Houston Police Department […]

  • Homeowner killed after shooter opens fire through front door in NW Harris County

    HOUSTON – One man is dead after shots were fired into a northwest Harris County home. According to Harris County Sheriff’s Office, patrol units responded to a domestic disturbance call at 11 p.m. in the 13000 block of Bexhill Drive. When deputies arrived, they found two men with gunshot wounds inside the home. Both men were transported to the hospital, where the homeowner died. His friend was treated for his injuries and then released. “There was another individual here. We’re […]

  • Officer injured after rollover crash in NE Houston 

    HOUSTON – One officer has been transported to the hospital after surviving a crash accident. According to Houston police, she was traveling westbound on Tidwell Road near Friendly Road around 10 p.m. to assist another officer. The officer lost control of her vehicle and clipped a curb due to excess water on the road. The patrol vehicle rolled over and flipped upside down, but the officer managed to get out of the car with the help of a good Samaritan. […]

  • HPD: Female suspect on the run after deadly shooting in NW Houston

    HOUSTON – Police are searching for a female suspect following the shooting death a man in northwest Houston, authorities said. The incident happened on Pinemont Street and Shepherd Drive Thursday around 11 p.m, the Houston Police Department said. Officers were flagged down by two female victims involved in the shooting at a nearby Valero gas station and asked for help. The women told the officers that they were in the car with a male driver, who was parked outside of the […]

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