Lawn worker struck, killed by 18-wheeler along Highway 146

A lawn contractor working alongside a highway was struck and killed by an 18-wheeler in the Bacliff area Tuesday morning.

Firefighter, band director among arrests in sex sting

Twenty-five people are in custody for felony offenses including online solicitation of a minor, possession of child pornography and other related charges.

Houston to build spacecraft launch site at Ellington Field

Ellington Field will become home to a launch site spaceport, one of only 10 such sites in the United States.

PD: Women buy Bud Light with stolen credit card after victim run over at Target

Sugar Land police are looking for two women seen on surveillance video buying beer and cigarettes with a credit card that was stolen from a woman who was run over in a Target parking lot.

J.J. Watt sacks Zac Brown Band fan who jumped on stage

J.J. Watt managed to rake in his first sack of the year.

Hecklers interrupt Lakewood Church service

Six people were escorted out of Lakewood Church and arrested Sunday morning after they yelled during the sermon, according to a representative from the church.

HPD: Dad leaves son in car, causes 3-car accident during road rage incident

A father is accused of placing his 8-year-old son in danger during a road rage incident with another driver.

Man shot during suspected road rage incident dies in hospital

A man shot in the head during a suspected road rage incident last Friday has died at the hospital. The shooter was arrested and is facing charges.

Man whose gun discharged at Bush IAH ticket counter appears in court

The man whose gun accidentally went off inside Bush Intercontinental Airport Monday made his first court appearance on deadly conduct charges.

Driver killed after slamming into 18-wheeler in Katy

A driver is dead after hitting an 18-wheeler off FM 1463 near Kingsland Road in Katy early Tuesday.

Heavy rain brings street flooding across Houston area

Between 2 and 4 inches of rain fell around parts of the Houston area Tuesday and flooded streets and feeder roads.

Traveler's gun discharges at Bush IAH ticket counter; no injuries

A traveler's gun was accidentally discharged Monday at a Delta Airlines ticket counter at Bush Intercontinental Airport, according to officials. There were no injuries.

Doctor charged with indecency with child faces judge

A disciplinary panel of the Texas Medical Board temporarily suspended, without notice, the Texas medical license of Robert J. Yetman, M.D. after he was charged with indecency with a child.

Woman asks for directions, sprays mace in victim's face in attempted robbery

Harris County Sheriff's deputies need the public's help in identifying two people who attempted to rob a woman in the parking lot of a grocery store.

3 women arrested after illegal game rooms found in north Harris County

Two women were arrested when Precinct 4 deputy constables uncovered several illegal game rooms in north Harris County.

Robbers pretend to be police, target woman and children in home

Neighbors and visitors alike are feeling unsafe have after a terrifying home invasion that targeted three defenseless women and several children early Monday morning.

Police looking for gunman who carjacked woman at gas station

Houston Police are looking for a man they say carjacked a woman at gunpoint at a Northside gas station. 

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The Internet survived the leap second

This evening, a "leap second" threatened to wreak havoc across the Internet. But unlike the last leap second in 2012, the Internet continued on without a noticeable hitch.

Police: SUV fatally runs over homeless man lying in the street

A homeless man who was lying in the middle of the street was struck and killed by an SUV early Tuesday, according to the Houston Police Department

Reward offered in hopes of finding suspect who shot, killed homeless man

Houston police are searching for a man accused of killing a homeless man this past December.

Knockout game guilty plea for Katy man

A Katy man has entered a guilty plea to a federal hate crime in regards to the racially-motivated assault of an elderly African-American man.

Brutally beaten man airlifted to hospital, constables say

A man is recovering from his injuries after he was beaten outside a home during an apparent robbery in Spring, according to Precinct 4 constables.

Huge mess left behind after smash-and-grab at north Houston Dollar General

Houston police are investigating a smash-and-grab that happened at a Dollar General store in north Houston early Tuesday.

Judge awards custody of neglected horses at ranch to Houston SPCA

A judge has ruled that the two ranch owners accused of neglecting dozens of horses did in fact treat the horses cruelly and the animals will be taken into custody by the Houston SPCA.

Former energy company execs arrested for embezzling more than $1M from employer

Two top energy company executives are facing serious felony charges. The former CEO and former president of Chase Power Development are charged with conspiracy to commit mail and wire fraud, mail fraud and wire fraud, according to U.S. Attorney Kenneth Magidson.

Jennifer Garner, Ben Affleck say they're getting divorced

Ben Affleck and Jennifer Garner are splitting after 10 years of marriage.

PD: Middle-aged man wearing sunglasses, straw hat robs bank in Sugar Land

Sugar Land police are searching for a man accused of robbing a Trustmark Bank on Tuesday.

Teen driver plows through fence into neighbor's pool

A teenage driver plowed her parent's car through a neighbor's wooden fence, clipped the house and came to rest in the shallow end of a swimming pool Monday morning in Missouri City.

Search suspended for Katy woman missing while snorkeling in Caribbean

A Katy woman is missing after vanishing while snorkeling in the Caribbean and officials said they have suspended their search.

Man dies after being beaten, run over outside Richmond club

A man was beaten and run over after a bar fight in Richmond, according to deputies.

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