Early voting data shows average age of voters in Houston runoff elections is older than previous elections
Harris County early voting data shows the average age of the in-person early voters trends older than previous Houston Runoff Elections, according to Harris County Clerk Teneshia Hudspeth.
‘It’s really painful’: Father hopeful suspect is caught soon after son dies in road rage shooting in east Harris County
A kind heart, helpful and a hardworking mechanic with dreams of opening his own shop. That is how 21-year-old Angel Muniz’s father describes him. Out of fear for his safety, Muniz’s father asked to remain anonymous.
Retail theft ring targets Bath & Body Works at least 31 times, stealing candles and fragrances
While many people are working on holiday shopping, groups of criminals are targeting certain stores for specific items that can be resold online as part of organized retail crime that’s “increasing in intensity” in Texas.
Harris County Jail moving to digital mail system to cut down on contraband
A recent investigation by the Harris County Sheriff’s Office highlights an ongoing effort to cut down on contraband smuggled into jails and prisons via paper correspondence. Harris County Sheriff Ed Gonzalez said the county is in the final stages of setting up a digital mail system in the jail.
Man gets life sentence for killing a father in front of his daughter at Dave & Buster’s near Spring Branch
A Houston man was sentenced to life in prison without parole for killing a 37-year-old father during an armed robbery outside of a theater complex near Spring Branch in 2021, Harris County District Attorney Kim Ogg announced Monday.
‘Very blatant’: DA’s Office, HPD launch investigation into trio of suspected brothels
A joint investigation by the Harris County District Attorney’s money laundering division and Houston Police is targeting individuals suspected of operating a series of strip-center brothels. So far, three people have been charged with engaging in organized crime and at least one bank account has been seized.
Man killed in gunfight after woman brings ex-boyfriend, his brother to new boyfriend’s house for confrontation
Police have identified the man who was shot and killed during a gunfight after a woman brought him to her boyfriend’s house for a confrontation in northwest Harris County Tuesday night, according to the Harris County Sheriff’s Office.
Houston man sentenced to life in prison after killing girlfriend’s brother in front of his children
A Houston man was sentenced to life in prison after killing his girlfriend’s brother, who was trying to help his sister escape from a domestic violence situation, Harris County District Attorney Kim Ogg said on Saturday.
Harris County Judge Lina Hidalgo accuses DA Kim Ogg of ‘dirty politics’ in tampering investigation
Harris County Judge Lina Hidalgo spoke out Friday after Texas Rangers opened a new public corruption investigation involving “concealed” records that were subpoenaed in a grand jury’s review of how a multi-million dollar county contract was awarded.
Texas Rangers open new tampering investigation into Harris County Judge Lina Hidalgo’s office
Texas Rangers have opened a new public corruption investigation after Harris County Judge Lina Hidalgo’s office “concealed” records subpoenaed in a Grand Jury’s review of how a multi-million dollar county contract was awarded, according to search warrants unsealed Thursday.
Brenham man sentenced to 20 years for sexually assaulting woman at gunpoint in garage of Spring home
A Brenham man who held a mother at gunpoint in the garage of her Spring home while demanding her to perform sexual acts on him was sentenced to 20 years in prison and must register as a sex offender for life, Harris County District Attorney Kim Ogg announced Monday.
Check live election results for Houston mayor, city council, propositions on Nov. 7, 2023 ballot
Voters will decide who will be the next Houston mayor during the General and Special Election on Nov. 7, 2023. Registered voters within city limits will also decide the fate of several open city council member positions, propositions and Houston school trustees.
Nearly $10 million approved for Sims Bayou upgrades in Harris County
The bayou’s system helps capture and drain water to prevent flooding for residents and business that hug the waterway. However, when historic storms like Hurricane Harvey occurred, the system was overwhelmed, damaging homes and business near the Fuqua Garden View neighborhood.
Houston man sentenced to 60 years for gunning down 2 men on East Freeway in 2019
A Houston man has been sentenced to 60 years in prison after pleading guilty to killing two men from Louisiana while stopping them in traffic on I-10 to shoot them, Harris County District Attorney Kim Ogg announced Wednesday.
Man sentenced to 22 years for fatally shooting single father of 3 in Spring, pistol-whipping woman in ‘jealous ambush’
A Houston man was sentenced Monday to 22 years in prison after pleading guilty earlier this year to fatally shooting a man in Spring, Harris County District Attorney Kim Ogg announced.
Baytown woman sentenced to 25 years after killing man in wheelchair with her boyfriend
A woman was sentenced to 25 years in prison by a judge after pleading guilty to robbing and killing a 65-year-old man who used a wheelchair in Baytown, Texas, Harris County District Attorney Kim Ogg announced on Monday.