HPD: Student dead after shooting on campus of Texas Southern University

A student has died following a shooting outside an apartment complex on the campus of Texas Southern University, police confirm. Two suspects are in custody, but one remains on the run. Classes Friday at TSU have been canceled.

Church of Lucifer set to open in Old Town Spring

In quaint Old Town Spring, a new church is truly the first of its kind.

Court documents: HCSO investigator had sexual relations with witness to Goforth's murder

Court documents released Friday show that an investigator with the Harris County Sheriff's Office had "consensual sexual conduct" with a witness to Deputy Darren Goforth's death during the investigation.

Man tries to drive off in stolen car as pregnant ex-girlfriend clings to hood, police say

A man is facing charges after police said he nearly ran over his ex-girlfriend Wednesday afternoon on the Gulf Freeway.

HPD: Off-duty officer shoots suspect during attempted robbery, carjacking

A group of suspects chose the wrong target when they attempted to rob or carjack an off-duty Houston police officer near Midtown late Thursday, according to HPD.

Prairie View councilman stunned by police in front of home

A Prairie View city councilman was stunned and arrested by police in front of his home, and part of the incident was captured on video.

Armed men try to rob day care

A day care worker managed to thwart an armed robbery in north Harris County and the attempt was caught on video.

3 arrested in prostitution sting at massage parlor in Cinco Ranch

Three people were arrested following an undercover prostitution sting at a massage parlor in Cinco Ranch.

Doctor accused of sexually assaulting patient at hospital

According to court documents, the 27-year-old woman was sexually assaulted by the doctor inside Ben Taub Hospital two years ago.

Victim shoots, kills would-be robber in north Harris County

Harris County Sheriff’s deputies are investigating the death of a would-be robber, whose victim turned the tables on him.

Man's body found nude, bound inside Houston apartment

Houston police are following several leads in the death of a man whose nude, bound body was found inside his apartment in the 8500 block of Narin at S. Gessner Thursday just after 11 a.m.

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Astros lose to Royals 5-4 in Game 2 of ALDS

Ben Zobrist hit a go-ahead single in the seventh inning, reliever Wade Davis got replay help for a key pickoff in the ninth and the Kansas City Royals rallied from a three-run hole to beat the Houston Astros 5-4 on Friday, evening their AL Division Series at a game apiece.

Multi-million dollar pot-growing operation busted, officials say

Authorities came across a multi-million dollar drug bust when they raided a Montgomery County business.


Former Chicago schools head to plead guilty to fraud

The former head of Chicago Public Schools intends to plead guilty to 20 charges that she used her power to channel to no-bid contracts worth more than $23 million to a prior employer, a federal prosecutor told reporters Thursday.

Barbara Byrd-Bennett,...

Man shot, killed outside Galleria area sports bar

Houston police are investigating after a man was shot and killed outside a club in the Galleria area Thursday night.


UT professor cites campus-carry law in calling it quits

A tenured professor at the University of Texas says he will not teach next year because the new law allowing for concealed handguns at public universities has left him fearing for his safety.

Reward offered in cold case of woman found dead in burning vehicle

The Harris County Sheriff's Office is searching for answers in the cold case of a woman whose body was found inside a burned out vehicle in 2013. 


One killed, 3 injured in Arizona university shooting

A freshman accused of shooting four fellow students at Northern Arizona University has been charged with one count of first-degree murder and three counts of felony aggravated assault.

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800-lb. man kicked out of hospital for ordering pizza

A Rhode Island man who weighs close to 800 pounds was kicked out of a hospital after he ordered pizza

Woman knocked unconscious during violent home invasion

A husband and wife were asleep inside their apartment in the 700 block of Bateswood Thursday morning when they heard someone trying to break in.

One dead after robbery, shooting in Crosby-Lynchburg

The Harris County Sheriff's Office is investigating a grocery store holdup that turned into a fatal shooting Thursday in Crosby-Lynchburg.

Husband forced to live on lawn

A dispute between a doctor and her husband has a neighborhood up in arms and police trying to keep the peace.

Man living on yard for months told to leave property

After six months of sleeping on his front lawn, Lakeview police officers told Sharafat Khan it was time to go.

Freebie Friday: Festivals, fire fest, movies, early Halloween fun and more

What's happening around town for Freebie Friday's?  Take a look!

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Texans lose to Colts 27-20, fall to 1-4 on season

The Houston Texans fell to 1-4 on the season after a 27-20 loss to the Indianapolis Colts.

Man in ninja outfit robs Shipley's Do-nuts in SE Houston

Houston police are searching for a suspect who opened fire inside a Shipley's Do-Nut Shop during an attempted robbery in southeast Houston.

Thousands of dead fish wash up along Bryan Beach in Freeport

Thousands of dead fish washed ashore at Freeport's Bryan Beach.

Bun B releases "Crush City" song to support Astros postseason run

Bun B released a song dedicated to the Houston Astros’ 2015 postseason run ahead of the team’s first game Thursday against the Kansas City Royals at Kauffman Stadium.

Gas station robber sought by Pasadena PD

The Pasadena Police Department is looking for a man who robbed a gas station.

Shooting victim found dead in car in southeast Houston street

The search is on for a killer after a man was found shot to death in southeast Houston early Thursday.

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