President Biden again nominates Harris County Sheriff Ed Gonzalez to lead ICE
President Joe Biden on Tuesday again <a href="https://www.whitehouse.gov/briefing-room/statements-releases/2022/01/04/nominations-sent-to-the-senate-54/" target="_blank">nominated Harris County Sheriff Ed Gonzalez</a> to serve as director of U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement.
Husband charged in wife’s murder ‘went to great lengths’ to cover it up, prosecutor says
Christopher Michael Collins, 41, was charged with the murder of his wife six days after she was found dead in the couple’s Cypress area home. Detectives said Yuan Hua Liang, 46, died from a single gunshot wound to the head on Nov. 18.
Wife found dead inside her Cypress home moments after complaining about trespasser, HCSO says
A woman was found dead on the floor just moments after alerting her husband about a trespasser at their home in Cypress on Thursday, according to the <a href="https://twitter.com/HCSOTexas/status/1461510265762197506" target="_blank">Harris County Sheriff’s Office.</a>
Greenpeace pays $58K to local police, firefighters after Fred Hartman Bridge 2019 ‘takeover’
Greenpeace paid $58,450 in criminal restitution to five local police and firefighter agencies as part of a plea agreement with 25 defendants, who executed a “takeover” of the Fred Hartman Bridge, closing the Port of Houston for approximately 24 hours in September 2019, the Harris County District Attorney’s Office said Friday.
Man at center of abuse, abandonment case arrested at gas station in Nov. 2020 - the same month investigators say he fatally beat 8-year-old boy
KPRC 2 has learned that Brian Coulter, the man at the center of a horrific abuse and abandonment case, was jailed for a week in November 2020 -- the same month investigators say he beat his girlfriend’s eight year-old child to death.
Mother, her boyfriend charged after child’s remains found in west Harris County apartment, sheriff says
A woman and her boyfriend were taken into custody and charged late Tuesday, two days after the skeletal remains of a child were found inside an apartment in west Harris County. The child’s three surviving siblings were also found in the apartment, which appeared to be abandoned.
Harris County Sheriff Ed Gonzalez’s confirmation hearing to lead ICE held Thursday
Harris County Sheriff Ed Gonzalez had a confirmation hearing Thursday as he’s considered to <a href="https://www.click2houston.com/news/local/2021/04/27/biden-to-nominate-harris-county-sheriff-ed-gonzalez-to-lead-ice/" target="_blank">lead U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement</a>, the agency that deports people in the country illegally.
HCSO: Man allegedly shoots stepson in Aldine
HCSO: Man allegedly shoots stepson in AldineAuthorities responded to a shooting in the 800 block of Isetta on Saturday, Jan. 18, 2020. Authorities responded to a shooting in the 800 block of Isetta on Saturday, Jan. 18, 2020. Photo: Google Maps Photo: Google Maps Image 1 of / 1 Caption Close HCSO: Man allegedly shoots stepson in Aldine 1 / 1 Back to GalleryA man is in critical condition after his stepfather allegedly shot him Saturday night during in Aldine, according to the Harris County Sheriff Ed Gonzalez. Authorities responded to the shooting in the 800 block of Isetta Lane, close to Aldine Mail Route and the Hardy Toll Road, sometime before 9:30 p.m., the sheriff tweeted. The man and his stepfather were having some type of dispute, Gonzalez said.chron.com
HCSO: Man admitted to killing wife days before apparent suicide inside NW Harris County home
HCSO: Man admitted to killing wife days before apparent suicide inside NW Harris County homeA man told a 911 dispatcher on Wednesday that he planned to kill himself days after he murdered his wife inside their home in northwest Harris County, according to the Harris County Sheriffs Office. Deputies had previously responded to the home because the man reportedly suffered from mental health issues, Wolfford said. During those encounters, the man did not appear to be a danger to himself or others, Wolfford said. Also, the wife indicated that she wasnt afraid of him or in fear for her life, he said. The woman had been dead for a few days before deputies found her body Wednesday in the master bedroom, he said.chron.com
Girl abducted, raped while walking trails in Cypress neighborhood
HCSO-Child Abuse Unit needs your help identifying a male wanted for Sexual Assault of a Child. May2019-Female was abducted, assaulted & raped when on a walking trail in the Longwood Village neighborhood. "That's a very sick, sick person. "It concerns me a great deal that there's that kind of activity going on in this neighborhood. It's generally known to be a pretty safe neighborhood," resident Larry Wright said.The man is now wanted for sexual assault of a child.abc13.com
Father of 3-year-old found wandering near Village Creek located
Father of 3-year-old found wandering near Village Creek locatedHarris County Sheriffs deputies are searching for the parents or guardian of a three-year-old boy found early Sunday near Village Creek. Harris County Sheriffs deputies are searching for the parents or guardian of a three-year-old boy found early Sunday near Village Creek. Photo: HCSO Photo: HCSO Image 1 of / 1 Caption Close Father of 3-year-old found wandering near Village Creek located 1 / 1 Back to GalleryHarris County Sheriffs deputies located the father of a 3-year-old found wandering alone near Village Creek, officials said Sunday afternoon. A man found the child wandering alone around 1 a.m. near Spring Cypress Road and Village Creek Trail by the entrance to the Village Creek subdivision and called law enforcement, according to the sheriffs office. RELATED: Woman, struck and killed by SUV in AliefThe child was found wearing a black Batman T-shirt and black sweatpants.chron.com
Family driving home from church survives fatal wrong-way crash in Crosby
HCSO deputies are on scene at 4299 Crosby Fwy in response to a fatal crash involving multiple vehicles. Three others involved in the crash have been transported to a local hospital with unknown conditions. #HouNews pic.twitter.com/caaDrIE9wO HCSOTexas (@HCSOTexas) October 9, 2019CROSBY, Texas (KTRK) -- A family headed home from church survived a violent crash involving a wrong-way driver along a highway in Crosby.Harris County deputies say the fatal crash happened in the 4400 block of US 90.Authorities say a Toyota Sienna was driving the wrong way when it crashed head-first into an Astro Van. Both vehicles rotated and a third vehicle then slammed into the minivan.Deputies say the driver at fault died during the crash.According to authorities, a 42-year-old man and his 16-year-old son were inside the Astro Van. Deputies say they are all expected to be okay.The crash is still under investigation but deputies believe the driver at fault was intoxicated.abc13.com
Soon-to-be retiree killed when driver hit him and ran on Hwy 90
HCSO say it's the suspect vehicle in a hit and run crash that killed Larry Schatz on U.S. 90 near the Harris/Liberty Co. line, Saturday. Deputies say there's damage to the left front quarter panel. He was about to go on vacation in three days," Larry's stepdaughter Hannah Shoemaker said.Deputies are searching for a driver in a 2007-2013 Chevrolet pickup truck with damage to the left panel. He literally found God's country when he left and went up to God," Mary said.The family is now pleading for whoever did this to turn themselves in. "The person that did this, the good Lord willing, we will find him.abc13.com
Wife finds husband shot to death after home alarm goes off
EMBED >More News Videos HCSO seek help in identifying murder suspectHOUSTON, Texas (KTRK) -- The wife of a man found shot to death inside their north Harris County home Monday received a phone notification of an alarm at the home just before making the grisly discovery.Deodrick Bradley, 29, was shot to death inside his home in the 3600 block of Arbor Trails Drive.The Harris County Sheriff's Office released video of the suspected killer Tuesday afternoon. The married father of two young children was in his garage. When his wife was unable to reach him by phone, she went home to find him dead inside. He had been shot several times.ABC13 has learned the shooter did not take anything and left the home on foot.Anyone with information about the case is urged to contact the Harris County Sheriff's Office Homicide Unit at 713-274-9100 or Crime Stoppers at 713-222-TIPS or online. Tips can also be submitted online at www.crime-stoppers.org.Crime Stoppers may pay up to $5,000 for information leading to the charging or arrest of the suspect.abc13.com
Woman shot to death while riding in SUV with husband
Yesterday, as they headed home from a Drs visit, & just minutes from home, Mrs. Saron James, 62, sustained a fatal gunshot wound. Its believed that the James were caught in the middle of gunfire from other parties. #HouNews pic.twitter.com/EmUvHyq1YO Ed Gonzalez (@SheriffEd_HCSO) July 17, 2019This is Saron James, 62. Saron was shot, killed yesterday. She was headed home from a doctors appt, her husband driving, when someone shot at their SUV.abc13.com
2 men found shot to death a couple miles apart in east Harris County
pic.twitter.com/UC6sTIZY1f Jeff Ehling (@JeffEhlingABC13) July 17, 2019(1) @HCSOTexas units are at a shooting scene at 16328 Pecan Street. The body of a deceased male was found inside a home and several males were seen running from the house. These things are violent... violent 24 hours. We've already investigated four deaths in Harris County. Gun violence needs to stop," Sheriff Gonzalez told ABC13.Investigators are waiting on a search warrant to go inside the home.abc13.com
Houston road rage killing suspect arrested after days on the run
Houston road rage killing suspect arrested after days on the run22-year-old Dietrich Thomas has been charged in the murder of Eric Starr 22-year-old Dietrich Thomas has been charged in the murder of Eric Starr Photo: HCSO Photo: HCSO Image 1 of / 4 Caption Close Houston road rage killing suspect arrested after days on the run 1 / 4 Back to GalleryA Houston man accused in a road rage slaying was arrested and jailed Thursday, after nearly a week at large. Dietrich Thomas allegedly shot and killed 29-year-old Eric Starr early Saturday following a drawn-out dispute on the side of a road in Katy. The 22-year-old was already facing charges for an unrelated shooting earlier this year, when he allegedly shot a man after a party. He hasn't yet been formally assigned counsel for the road rage case, but the lawyer representing him in the earlier shooting framed both incidents as self-defense. Thomas is due back in court Thursday afternoon for a probable cause hearing on the murder charge.chron.com