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  • Woman hits sister with pickup truck in driveway of northeast Houston home, deputies say 

    HOUSTON — A local woman was hospitalized Sunday night after being hit with a pickup truck by a family member in northeast Houston, according to investigators. The Harris County Sheriff’s Office responded about 9:15 p.m. to the family’s home near Mohawk and Foy streets. Investigators said a woman was pulling into the driveway when she lost control of the vehicle and crashed into the carport, knocking the structure down and running over her sister. The victim suffered a serious head […]

  • 14-year-old girl reported missing after leaving party found safe, deputies say

    HOUSTON — A 14-year-old girl that was reported missing after leaving a party last weekend has been found. Jennifer Vences, 14, was last seen the morning of Sept. 15 at a party on Telephone Road in Houston and was found safe Friday morning, according to the Fort Bend County Sheriff’s Office. All indications were that Vences left willingly from the party and was in the company of unknown individuals. Deputies will further investigate why she was missing for multiple days.

  • 2 mosquitoes test positive for West Nile Virus in Houston region

    Death related to West Nile virus reported in Harris County, health officials say

    HOUSTON — At least one person has died in Harris County after contracting the West Nile virus, according to local health officials Thursday. It’s the first confirmed death in the county and Texas for 2018. The deceased patient was a man between 45 to 54 years old from southwest Harris County, officials with Harris County Public Health said. “We conduct mosquito surveillance year-round and actively work on protecting our residents from diseases transmitted by mosquitoes, but we simply cannot do […]

  • Suspects leave empty-handed after attempted robbery of drive-thru ATM in Heights area, police say

    HOUSTON — Houston police are searching for three possible suspects after a failed ATM robbery attempt in the Heights area Thursday morning. Officers responded about 2:30 a.m. to the Regions Bank near W. 11th and Rutland streets. Investigators said the suspects attached a chain from a stolen blue van to the ATM connected to the bank’s drive-thru. The men tried to pull the machine from its foundation, but it wouldn’t budge and an alarm sounded. As the men tried to […]

  • Driver injured after car trapped beneath 18 wheeler, dragged along Katy Freeway 

    KATY, Texas — A local driver was hospitalized Wednesday night after his vehicle was dragged by an 18 wheeler on a west Houston freeway, according t investigators. The man was headed westbound on the Katy Freeway about 10:45 p.m. when he shifted into another lane unaware of the large truck.  Investigators said the car because trapped under the truck’s trailer, causing the vehicle to turn sideways as it was dragged for a short distance. When the truck came to a […]

  • Oreo to release cake-flavored cookie in celebration of Mickey Mouse’s 90th birthday

    Happy Birthday,  Mickey Mouse! Disney’s iconic mouse turns 90 this year and to celebrate, Disney has teamed up with Oreo for a special birthday treat. According to ABC News, Oreo is releasing limited-edition, birthday cake-flavored cookies to mark the 90th anniversary of Mickey Mouse. .@Disney and @Oreo are celebrating Mickey Mouse's 90th birthday with limited-edition BIRTHDAY CAKE-FLAVORED Oreos and our dreams are coming true! https://t.co/AM8HBYIm7e pic.twitter.com/CHF9O7G6f8 — Good Morning America (@GMA) September 19, 2018 There are reportedly three different Mickey-themed […]

  • Woman arrested after food fight with two others at local restaurant, police say 

    HOUSTON — One of three local women is behind bars after proving you’re never too old for food fights. Houston police responded about 9:30 p.m. Wednesday to a restaurant on Westheimer Road where the women were reportedly throwing sushi and other foods at each other. When officers arrived, one of the suspects was already in her car and leaving the parking lot. Police tried to pull the woman over, but she kept driving the speed limit all the way to […]

  • Pct. 5: Elderly man beaten with walking stick, pistol whipped by grade school kids in southwest Houston

    HOUSTON — The Harris County Pct. 5 Constable’s Office released disturbing details Tuesday after an elderly man was brutally beaten and robbed by a group of young boys in southwest Houston. Constable deputies responded to a Westbury neighborhood Sept. 9 after reports of an aggravated robbery. The victim— identified as a 76-year-old man— was out for his regular evening walk when he was approached by at least four boys of 11 and 12 years old. Investigators said the children beat […]

  • It’s National Cheeseburger Day! Munch on these cheesy freebies

    HOUSTON — Cheddar, Havarti, Provolone, Pepper Jack, American, Swiss, Gouda— bring’em all on! It’s National Cheeseburger Day, and of course, the best part about food holidays aren’t just guiltlessly munching on your favorites but doing so on a budget. We’ve gone ahead and scoped out cheeseburger freebies and discounts for some of the country’s most popular restaurants. Bon appetit! Burger King: BOBO free Whooper and more coupons with the BK app download. McDonald’s: $1 McDouble or $1 sandwich with offers in the […]