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  • Man shot in thigh when someone opens fire in midtown

    HOUSTON — One man is recovering from a gunshot wound while another man is in jail after an early morning shooting on Sunday. Allegedly, two men were walking along Webster in midtown when a man walks up and shot at them around 3 a.m. The victim was shot in the thigh and transported to the hospital in stable condition, police said. The suspect fled the scene, but was later caught when a security guard followed him and stopped him when […]

  • HPD: Man dies after shot multiple times in SW Houston

    HOUSTON — A man was fatally shot at a pool hall overnight in southwest Houston. Houston police responded to a call in the 11500 block of Wilcrest after 4 a.m. when there were several people leaving the business. When officers went inside, they found a man dead with multiple gun shot wounds. Investigators say it is unclear who shot the victim, but hope to find the answers after looking at surveillance video and interviewing possible witnesses.  

  • HPD: Teen found dead in SE Houston apartment stairwell

    HOUSTON — Police have no leads after a shooting left a teen dead in southeast Houston Friday night. After 9 p.m., Houston police were called to the 8800 block of Canyon St. near Bellfort. When officers arrived, they found a 17-year-old dead on a second floor landing of a stairwell. HPD said the victim was a resident of the apartments. Police said no witnesses have come forward. Anyone with information to please call HPD Homicide or Crimestoppers at 713-222-TIPS.

  • HPD: Horrible odor leads police to decomposing body in SW Houston

    HOUSTON — A horrible smell led police to the body of a badly decomposing  woman in southwest Houston. Around 10 p.m., neighbors in the 12700 block of Leader St. noticed a horrible smell and called 911. The Houston Police and Houston Fire Departments responded and  when they arrived HFD  gained entry to the house and discovered the body of the woman in the garage. HPD said her car,  a 2003 red Buick LeSabre,  was missing and it appeared there may […]

  • HCSO: 5-year-old boy in stable condition after hit by pickup truck

    HARRIS COUNTY, Texas — A young boy was struck by a pickup truck Friday night in west Harris County. Shortly after 10 p.m., a 5-year-old boy was crossing Plantation Myrtles Drive in the community where he lives when he was hit by a gray Chevrolet Silverado. Harris County Sheriff’s said the driver of the truck fled the scene. The boy suffered a broken leg and arm. He was airlifted to Memorial Hermann Children’s Hospital in stable condition and is expected […]

  • Shooting in NW Harris County leaves 1 person dead

    HARRIS COUNTY, Texas — Authorities are investigating a fatal shooting that occurred in northwest Harris County early Saturday morning. The Harris County Sheriff’s Department responded to a shooting around 1 a.m. in the 900 block of West FM 1960 near Red Oak Drive. Deputies said a man shot multiple times into a crowd of people. At least one person was shot and transported to the hospital, where he later died. HCSO detained one suspect and a second suspect fled on […]

  • Search for missing Angleton family continues

    ANGLETON, Texas — The search for a missing Angleton family missing for almost a week continues. The Angleton Police Department released a statement that read in part: “Angleton Police are working with the Texas Rangers to find a missing family of three: Maya Rivera, 24, Rayshawn Hudson, 28, and their 5-year-old son Rayshawn Jr. who have been missing since Sunday. A family member reported them missing on Wednesday evening. Their car was found in Rosenberg, and a male subject who […]

  • Houston Zoo welcomes new baby elephant, ‘Tilly’

    HOUSTON — The stork had a heavy bundle of joy for the Houston Zoo early Sunday morning. Weighing in at 345 pounds, a bouncing baby elephant named Tilly made her debut just before 3 a.m. “Our animal team is thrilled that the birth has gone smoothly,” Vice President of Animal Operations Lisa Marie Avendano said. “We look forward to continuing to watch Tilly and Tess bond and introducing her to Houston.” Tilly’s mom, Tess, is a 35-year-old Asian elephant. She had no […]

  • 28-year-old man fatally shot in west Harris County

    HARRIS COUNTY, Texas  — A man was fatally shot Saturday night in west Harris County. The Harris County Sheriff’s Office responded to a shooting at Birchbank at Pebble Garden in the Lakes of Bridgewater subdivision just before 10 p.m. When deputies arrived, they found a man with a gunshot wound to the chest. The victim was visiting a resident that lives in the subdivision. The victim said he was contacted by a man and woman and he met the two […]