HPD: Pregnant mother, boyfriend charged in death of toddler burned in oven

Charges have been filed against the mother of a 19-month-old girl who burned to death after being left alone at a northeast Houston apartment last week. The mother's boyfriend has also been charged.

Motive revealed in deadly shooting of Deputy Darren Goforth

New court documents reveal the probable motive in the deadly shooting of Deputy Darren Goforth.  Shannon Miles is accused of shooting the Harris County deputy in retaliation for being a law enforcement officer, and no other reason, prosecutors say.

13 arrested in online child sex bust

The Fort Bend County Sheriff's Office arrest 13 men as part of its Internet Crimes Against Children operation.

Mother gets response after texting dead son's phone

Mother of Colorado State Patrol cadet killed in high-speed chase continues to send him texts after his death, only to receive a surprising response from the man who inherited his phone number.

Woman robbed on way to hospital to see dying husband

Surveillance video shows crooks pulling into a Valero gas station, targeting an 84-year-old woman pumping gas.

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CUTE VIDEO: Dog snitches on sibling

No one wants to be called a snitch, but YouTube user Alex Hutchinson wanted to know which one of her dogs took the cookie.

Four crew members dead after helicopter crashes at Fort Hood

A military helicopter with four crew members aboard crashed at Fort Hood Monday afternoon, killing all four.

Teens hospitalized after violent crash; speed a factor, police say

Two teens were hospitalized after a violent crash in Atascocita early Tuesday morning. Investigators said the driver was speeding.

Children removed from home after baby burned to death

Three siblings of a 19-month-old girl who was burned to death inside of a northeast Houston apartment, will be placed in foster care.

'Spawned From the Darkest Depths of Hell': Toy Gets Caught in Hair

A new toy is making parents want to yank their hair out in frustration. They’ve found that Bunchems can get tangled in kids’ manes, forcing parents to literally pull — or cut — their children’s hair in order to get them out.

HPD: Suspects flee with thousands in ATM machine smash-and-grab

Houston police are searching for two smash-and-grab suspects who made off with a load of cash after busting open an ATM machine at a southeast Houston gas station and convenience store.

Raul Rodriguez sentenced to life in prison

Raul Rodriguez has been sentenced to life in prison after being convicted of murdering his neighbor in a re-trial.

Judge sentences duo to 153, 119 years in federal prison

A federal judged handed down two of the longest prison sentences ever in Houston to two men convicted of multiple violent cell phone and jewelry store robberies in the Houston area.


Putin calls jet's downing 'stab in the back'

One of the world's most volatile regions was roiled further Tuesday when Turkey shot down a Russian warplane near the Turkish-Syrian border. Turkey said it hit the plane after it violated Turkey's airspace and ignored 10 warnings.

One of the two pilot...

Fatal feud at Houston aparment complex claims life of at least one

Two men were hospitalized after a shooting at the Cherry Cove apartment complex on Bissonnet Street and Mullins Drive on Monday.

Murder suspect smiles, mouths word "boo" in court

The man accused of killing a woman from Humble and fleeing to Mexico faced a judge for the first time Monday morning.  Troy Clay smiled as he exited the courtroom.  He mouthed the word, "boo" before exiting the room.

Texas City PD: Former HPD officer accused of sexual assault of child

A former Houston police officer is arrested Monday on sexual assault charges involving a child, according to the Texas City Police Department.


Woman tells officer she is HIV positive after biting him

Victoria Alvarado remains behind bars Monday after she bit an officer, then claimed she was positive for the human immunodeficiency virus.

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Police release video of officer shooting teen

Protesters took to the streets of Chicago late Tuesday after police released a graphic dash-cam video showing an officer shooting 17-year-old Laquan McDonald.

McDonald was killed in October 2014. The city's mayor has called for peace.

"I believe this i...

Chicago top cop: Fire officer who killed Boyd

Chicago's top cop says the police officer who shot and killed Rekia Boyd should be fired.

In a statement released late Monday, Superintendent Garry McCarthy said he agreed with the conclusion of a civilian-led inquiry that recommended the termination ...

Tuesday's forecast includes chilly temperatures with slight warmup

Tuesday's forecast will include chilly temperatures in the 40s, but sunny skies will warm things up in the 70s. 

Deputies: Man has sex with girl, 13, after meeting her online

A man is behind bars, accused of having sex at a park in Spring with a 13-year-old girl he met on an online social media site. 

State Department issues global holiday travel warning for U.S. citizens

The U.S. State Department issued a worldwide travel alert for American citizens Monday.

Spiders infest Memphis neighborhood

Residents on May Street and Chelsea Avenue said their neighborhood has been infested with spiders. The eight-legged problem is causing headaches for the homeowners.

Woman says restaurant worker sent threatening Facebook messages

Two employees at a Pasadena restaurant have been fired after management says they accused a woman of walking out of the restaurant without paying her bill.

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NFL, officials criticized for leaving Case Keenum in game after hard hit

Former Houston Texans quarterback Case Keenum took a hard hit on the field Sunday against the Baltimore Ravens, and many people are wondering why he stayed in the game after it was clear that he had suffered a head injury.

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3 in custody after shooting near Minn. protest

Authorities have three men in custody in connection with shootings that left five people injured at a demonstration protesting the fatal police shooting of Jamar Clark, Minneapolis police said Tuesday.

Police arrested a 23-year-old white man, and two...

Bus drivers honored for saving students

The Spring Branch Independent School District board honored two veteran bus drivers Monday night, crediting both with keeping 30 students safe when their bus caught fire.

Dealership targeted by thieves in NW Harris County

Police are looking for the thieves who tried to steal vehicles from a dealership in northwest Harris County.

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E. coli linked to Costco chicken salad

Health investigators confirm a handful of cases of E. coli have been linked back to chicken salad sold at Costco.

Nineteen people have been infected in seven states, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

The majority of the case...

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