Firefighter, band director among arrests in sex sting

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

18 arrests made in liquor-violations investigation

Eighteen suspects were arrested by authorities during a liquor law investigation at bars and nightclubs around the Houston area.

Door-to-door alarm scammers hit Houston

A consumer warning has been made about door-to-door salesmen visiting Houston neighborhoods with a pitch that could cost you a lot of money.

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Sweat: I got frustrated with breakout partner

After convicted murderers David Sweat and Richard Matt pulled off their brazen escape from an upstate New York prison, their relationship quickly began to sour, according to a law enforcement official briefed on Sweat's interviews with investigators....

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.

Deputies: Gun-wielding robbers beat store workers, lead police on chase

After being led on a high-speed chase, deputies caught three of four gun-wielding suspects who robbed a gas station and pistol-whipped store clerks, according to the Harris County Sheriff's Office.

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.

Showers, storms moving through SE Texas

Storms moved through the area in the morning and another round is expected for the afternoon.

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.

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.

HPD officer injured in rollover crash near downtown Houston

A Houston police officer was injured Wednesday in a rollover accident near downtown Houston.

Costco hacks for saving money without buying a membership

Do you ever drive by a Costco, look at it longingly and think "maybe one day I can buy that membership?"

Texans lineman Brandon Ivory charged in burglary in Alabama

Houston Texans defensive lineman Brandon Ivory has been charged in what police describe as a residential burglary in Tuscaloosa.

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.

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.

Woman finds intruder in her living room

A woman in the Inwood Forest neighborhood called 911 after coming face-to-face with an intruder standing in her living room.

Couple escapes burning home in northwest Harris County

Working smoke detectors can be credited with helping a couple escape after a fire broke out at their northwest Harris County home early Wednesday.

Girl Scouts refuse $100K with transgender limits

It's not every day the Girl Scouts or any non-profit is handed a $100,000 pledge.

The Girl Scouts of Western Washington recently received the donation to help fund activities for girls participating in Girl Scouts.

But the gift came with a catch.

As ...

Bill Read Blog: “July stand by”

“July stand by” is the second line of an old mariner’s poem which probably was meant to give folks a heads up that the peak of hurricane season was just around the corner.  July is still part of the so-called “quiet” time in the Atlantic with essentially the same amount of activity as we see in…

Investigators: Suspect robs, drags mother in front of 4-year-old child

Crime Stoppers and the Humble Police Department need the public’s help in identifying a suspect who attacked and robbed a mother in front of her 4-year-old child.

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.

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Macy's dumps Donald Trump merchandise

Macy's is pulling Donald Trump brand merchandise from its stores after the Republican presidential candidate's recent controversial remarks created a public uproar.

The department store has come under intense pressure to cut ties with the real estate...

Prison guard saves life of inmate

Prison guards have a really tough job every day dealing with dangerous criminals. Now one is credited with saving the life of an inmate inside the jail.

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.

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.

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.

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.


HazMat on scene of train derailment in northeast Houston

HazMat crews are on the scene of a train derailment in northeast Houston.

Watch: Alex Trebek raps to 'Fresh Prince of Bel-Air' theme song

"Jeopardy" host Alex Trebek showed off his rapping skills Monday night after one of the contestants chose "TV for $800."

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