Gun trafficker accused of purchasing over 90 firearms used in homicide, drug trafficking incidents in Texas: Dept. of Justice
An alleged gun trafficker who purchased firearms that were later used in multiple incidents in Texas, Canada, and other parts of the United States has been charged, the Department of Justice announced Monday.
Weslaco police investigating fatal stabbing
Weslaco police are investigating a homicide that occurred early Saturday morning. According to a release, the department responded to a report of a stabbing in the 100 block of South Cedro Street about 1 a.m. Saturday. “Weslaco EMS arrived and transported both victims to nearby hospitals, where one of the victims succumbed to his injuries,” a news release from police said. The department detained a 32-year-old man in connection to the incident, the release said. Anyone with information about the stabbing should contact Weslaco Crime Stoppers at (956) 968-8477.myrgv.com
DEVELOPING: San Marcos police investigating homicide at apartment complex
San Marcos Police are investigating a homicide that took place Sunday at a local apartment complex.[San Marcos, TX] [Hays County news] Breaking News, News, News - Mobile, News Alert San Marcos News, San Marcos Record [Texas State]sanmarcosrecord.com
Paternal grandmother of one of Gloria Williams’ children speaks to KPRC 2
The grandmother of one of the children of Gloria Williams, the mother whose 8-year-old son's skeletal remains were found in a west Harris County apartment, spoke exclusively to KPRC 2 in an effort to help others understand how the story of the young children took a tragic turn.
‘Too horrific to be real’: Court docs say 2 kids saw brother’s beating death -- just one disturbing revelation uncovered in west Harris County abandonment case
Two boys described in gruesome detail how their brother was beaten to death, just days after authorities found the boy’s skeletal remains in an apartment in West Harris County.
Houston leaders cite anger, COVID-19 pandemic, and bond reform as reasons behind rising crime rates
When KPRC 2 Investigates discussed the rising crime rates from the inner city to the suburbs, we received a range of responses from several law enforcement agencies. The data shows that no part of the region is immune to crime, but where a person lives can determine what type of crime they will face.
‘There is too much gun violence in our city’: Homicide rate 42% higher now than in 2020
As KPRC 2 Investigates reported Wednesday night, the Houston Police Department has only brought onboard 14 detectives since announcing on December 20 that new homicide detectives would soon be added to the division.
Who killed Imtiyazali Manasyia? Houston police seeking public’s help identifying a suspect
The Houston Police Department and Crime Stoppers are requesting the public’s help in identifying the suspect responsible for the murder of a 54-year-old man who died earlier this month. According to Crime Stoppers, Imtiyazali Manasyia’s body was found at approximately 9:53 a.m. Jan 14. in the 6000 block of Rookin Street. Houston Fire Department paramedics responded and pronounced Manasyia deceased at the scene. Crime Stoppers may reward up to $5,000 for information leading to the identification, charging and/or arrest of the suspects in this case. AdTips can be reported online or through the Crime Stoppers mobile app, or by calling 713-222-TIPS (8477).
HPD, family members of man shot to death in Midtown ask for public’s help identifying suspect
Family and Houston ask for public's help in identifying suspect involved in young man's death. HOUSTON – The Houston Police Department and the family members of a young man who was shot and killed in Midtown Saturday are asking for the public’s help identifying the suspect involved. At 3 a.m. Saturday, officers said they were dispatched to the intersection of San Jacinto and McIlhenny streets in reference to a shooting. He was my baby.”She asks for the public help to please say something if it will help lead to the arrest and identification of the gunman. A $5,000 reward is being offered for information that can help lead to an arrest or conviction.
Man’s body found surrounded by cash in northeast Houston cemetery
HOUSTON – Houston police are investigating Tuesday after a man’s body was found surrounded by cash in a northeast Houston cemetery. The body was found by workers at the Golden Gate Cemetery in the 8400 block of Hirsch Road. The man was described as African-American and between 45 and 50 years old. Police said there was no apparent trauma to the man’s body. Investigators said they are trying to determine if a black car that was parked nearby belongs to the victim.
HPD Chief Art Acevedo calls 2020 a ‘perfect storm’ as he reports rise of homicides in city
HOUSTON – Houston Police Chief Art Acevedo held a press conference Friday to discuss the increase in year-to-date homicide numbers in the city. Acevedo said it has been a “perfect storm” this year with COVID-19 and its fatigue, as well as staffing challenges, among a number of other factors. “We’re trying to focus on violent crime and it’s a balance,” Acevedo said, referring to issues with policing COVID-19 rules in area bars. KPRC 2 shared a livestream of the event in the video player at the top of this article. Video of the full press conference will be published below.
Man’s body found in Children’s Museum of Houston’s parking garage, police say
HOUSTON – Police are investigating after a man’s body was found in the Children’s Museum of Houston’s parking garage Friday. Police said the man’s body was found on the second floor of the garage located near the 1400 block of Binz Street around 6:12 a.m. According to HPD homicide detectives, a maintenance worker discovered the body. Right now, we have no witnesses and no ID on the male,” said HPD Detective Stark. Investigators said the victim is a man in his 30′s.
Investigation underway after man found stabbed to death in street in Midtown, police say
HOUSTON An investigation is underway after a man was found stabbed to death in the middle of the road in Midtown Thursday night, police said. Police said the incident happened at Sutton Street and Genesee Street at around 11:40 p.m.Officers said they had originally responded to the scene thinking the man had been hit by a car, but after the medical examiner took a look at him, they realized the victim was stabbed five to 10 times in the neck and chest. Police said the victim is a man in his 50s. An investigation into who killed the man is currently underway.
Deputies investigating after person found dead at hotel in N. Harris County: Pct. 4
HOUSTON Precinct 4 deputy constables are investigating a homicide at a hotel in north Harris County Wednesday. Deputies said it happened at the Frontier Inn on the North Freeway near North Vista Drive. Deputies are working the crime scene in the back of the hotel. Right now, investigators have not said how the person died. This is an ongoing investigation.
Police seek person of interest after 2 women stabbed to death in NE Houston home
Police seek person of interest after 2 women stabbed to death in NE Houston homeHouston PD tweeted that Homicide investigators are on scene at a residence in the 6900 block of Peyton St. near Camway. less Houston PD tweeted that Homicide investigators are on scene at a residence in the 6900 block of Peyton St. near Camway. According to the tweet, "two females were found deceased in a residence about 930 a.m. ... more Photo: Houston Police Dept./Twitter Photo: Houston Police Dept./Twitter Image 1 of / 1 Caption Close Police seek person of interest after 2 women stabbed to death in NE Houston home 1 / 1 Back to GalleryPolice are looking for a person of interest and a Toyota Camry after a double-stabbing at a northeast Houston home. Both women had apparently been stabbed to death, though there were no signs of forced entry and the home appeared neat and orderly, detectives said. Anyone with information is urged to call HPD homicide detectives at 713-308-3600 or Houston Crime Stoppers at 713-222-TIPS (8477).chron.com
Man finds fiance, family friend stabbed to death in Houston home, police say
Man finds fiance, family friend stabbed to death in Houston home, police sayHouston PD tweeted that Homicide investigators are on scene at a residence in the 6900 block of Peyton St. near Camway. According to the tweet, "two females were found deceased in a residence about 930 a.m. less Houston PD tweeted that Homicide investigators are on scene at a residence in the 6900 block of Peyton St. near Camway. According to the tweet, "two females were found deceased in a residence about 930 a.m. ... more Photo: Houston Police Dept./Twitter Photo: Houston Police Dept./Twitter Image 1 of / 1 Caption Close Man finds fiance, family friend stabbed to death in Houston home, police say 1 / 1 Back to GalleryA man came home to find his fiance and a close family friend dead Monday morning, apparently stabbed to death inside a northeast Houston home overnight, according to Houston police. Anyone with information is urged to call HPD homicide detectives at 713-308-3600 or Houston Crime Stoppers at 713-222-TIPS (8477).chron.com
Man accused of killing pregnant girlfriend arrested in New Mexico
"She didn't do anything to anybody. She was kind to every single person. I don't understand," said Patricia.Patricia told ABC13 her daughter was days away from celebrating her birthday and about a month from the due date of her first baby. We were planning his shower," said Patra's sister.Patra was shot in the face, shoulder and leg, HPD Homicide Division Sgt. GoFundMe account has been set up for funeral expenses for Patra and her unborn baby.abc13.com
1 dead, 1 injured in southeast Houston double shooting
HOUSTON, Texas (KTRK) -- Police are investigating a deadly double shooting at Leonora and Glen Prairie in southeast Houston.Homicide detectives confirmed to ABC13 that one man was killed and another victim was rushed to the hospital.The victim in the hospital is expected to survive.The first call for help came in around 4:30 Saturday morning.Investigators are speaking to witnesses to see what led to the gunfire.abc13.com
Woman found dead in west Houston parking lot
Westside Officers are at 11000 Katy Freeway e/b service road on a Homicide scene. Adult female deceased at the scene.202 pic.twitter.com/GpcVAppOcj Houston Police (@houstonpolice) July 30, 2019HOUSTON, Texas (KTRK) -- Police are investigating after a woman was found dead in west Houston early Tuesday morning.Authorities say her death didn't appear to be natural.Her body was found around 3:30 a.m. in a parking lot of a food mart.Police are looking for witnesses and checking video surveillance on the Katy Freeway service road near Wycliffe.This is a developing story. Stay with Eyewitness News for updates.abc13.com