Houston-area truck photographed on Syria battlefield

The owners of a Galveston County plumbing company have received phones calls and threats from people over a photo that's gone viral on the internet.

Driver arrested after high-speed chase in north Harris County

A suspect who led police on a high-speed chase in north Harris County has been taken into custody. Deputies said it all started when the man threatened to kill his girlfriend.

Frontier Airlines offering $19 one-way fares from Houston

Looking for a great deal on a trip early next year?

Suspect captured after dragging Houston officer, leading police chase

Houston police took a man into custody Wednesday morning, after they said he dragged a Houston police officer with his car.

Man's body found inside car in SE Houston

Police said the person inside was shot to death.

Sex offender Santa Claus detained in Baytown

Police were called to a Baytown fast food restaurant after a registered sex offender was found playing the role of Santa Claus inside.

FBI: Gang member wanted in robbery of Pasadena credit union captured

A suspect wanted in the  robbery of a credit union in Pasadena has been captured in Louisiana, authorities confirm.  On Tuesday, a coordinated effort between the St Martin Parish Sheriff’s Office and US Marshals Service resulted in the arrest of Sonny Pervis.

Chief of police apologizes after officer uses Taser on 76-year-old man

At 76 years-old, Pete Vasquez of Victoria stands just 5-foot-5 and weighs 145 pounds. Now, Vasquez, a father of five and grandfather to 20 children, is at the center of a police dash cam video that is causing outrage.

Report: Manhunt underway after suspect shoots Waco TV station employee

A manhunt is underway for a suspect who shot a meteorologist near a Waco-area television station, according to reports.

PD: Man sets himself on fire outside downtown courthouse

A man set himself on fire in front of the old courthouse in downtown Houston, according to police.

Victoria police release timeline of investigation into officer Tasing man, 76

Victoria police held a press conference Wednesday morning regarding the investigation of an officer who used a Taser on a 76-year-old man.

Teen leaving school jumped for Jordan shoes

A Houston-area family is angry and wants justice after a senseless attack over a pair of shoes.

Proactive police work helps nab 'juggers'

Prowling bank parking lots and watching for telltale signs of a criminal has helped Houston police nab dozens of so-called juggers over the past year.

Sony tells theaters they don't have to show 'The Interview'

Sony Pictures Entertainment has told theater owners that they can cancel their plans to show "The Interview," according to multiple reports.

Millionaire accused of urinating on candy at Houston pharmacy pleads no contest

New York City real estate heir Robert Durst pleaded no contest Tuesday to a charge of criminal mischief for urinating on candy at a Houston drug store.

Hello Kitty-themed jetliners coming to Bush airport

Hello Kitty is taking to the skies over Houston.

Victim shot in head during home invasion in east Houston

An man is in the hospital after being shot in the head in east Houston.

Chaos at Houston-area malls ahead of new Air Jordan release

Hundreds of people stood in line for hours at Houston-area malls in order to get a ticket to purchase the new Air Jordan 11 Retro "Legend Blue."

Power outage near OST & Greenbriar after 18-wheeler crashes into pole

METRO police have closed Old Spanish Trail in both directions near Greenbriar after an 18-wheeler struck an electrical pole, knocking out power to some parts of the area.

HPD: Burglars arrested with toddler in tow

Investigators say a Houston couple brought their baby along for a series of car break-ins.

New details emerge after pizza shop employee shot in robbery

A Gatti's Pizza location has reopened Tuesday after an employee there was shot. The girlfriend of the victim says he is fortunate to have survived.

Teen mom given probation after tot drinks liquor equal to 6 shots of Vodka

A Houston teen mother and her older sister both learned their punishments for felony charges involving the teen's daughter.


American Alan Gross freed by Cuba

U.S. contractor Alan Gross, held by the Cuban government since 2009, was freed Wednesday as part of a landmark deal with Cuba that paves the way for a major overhaul in U.S. policy toward the island, senior administration officials tell CNN.

Suspects in custody after police chase in north Harris County

Three suspects are in custody after a police chase in north Harris County.

Montgomery County law enforcement

Suspect in family massacre found dead

A Pennsylvania district attorney says there may never be closure in the case of a man suspected of killing his ex-wife and five former in-laws.

"There's no excuse; there's no valid explanation. There's no justification for snuffing out these six innoc...

Grand jury reconvenes in case of unarmed black man shot, killed by HPD officer

A grand jury is meeting Tuesday to decide whether or not to indict a Houston police officer in the shooting death of an unarmed black man.

Hundreds of area bridges 'structurally deficient'

Local 2 investigates found 260 Houston-metro area bridges that the federal government classified as structurally deficient.

'Breathe Easy' T-shirts stir controversy

Eric Garner's final words have become a rallying call for protesters across the country.

Santa Fe woman accused of assaulting infant

Police say they were conducting a welfare check on an infant on the 12100 block of 24th Street when they determined a woman had assaulted her child.

Car runs underneath 18-wheeler in accident near Tomball

Harris County Sheriff's deputies are investigating an accident involving an 18-wheeler near Tomball.

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