29-year-old son charged with stabbing his father to death in League City
League City police said the crime happened on Tuesday. Police said at approximately 9:42 p.m. Tuesday, they responded to the 2500 block of W. Marina Bay Dr. They arrived and found the body of Thomas Hickey with visible stab wounds to his neck.
2 students arrested after making threats against Clear Creek ISD for not closing schools for Astros parade, district officials say
Two students who were reportedly angry that the Clear Creek Independent School District did not close campuses so students and staff could enjoy the Astros World Series parade have been arrested and charged, officials announced Monday.
Bond set at $250K for man accused of choking common-law wife to death during domestic dispute in SE Houston, authorities say
A man was been arrested and charged with murder after reportedly choking his common-law wife to death during a dispute about the way she disciplined their kids in southeast Houston Tuesday, authorities said.
24 arrests announced in luxury jewelry robbery investigation; Cases include NOLA officer killed at Grotto and League City homicide
Houston Mayor Sylvester Turner and Houston Police Department Chief Troy Finner will hold a news conference with other law enforcement officials to discuss an ongoing investigation following the arrests of numerous robbery suspects.
Man who stabbed Jack in the Box employee multiple times after refusing to wear mask has been arrested, police say
A tip to the League City Police Department led to the arrest of a 54-year-old man who police say stabbed a Jack in the Box assistant store manager multiple times after refusing to wear a face mask in March.
League City, police officer sued in man’s 2019 shooting death
LEAGUE CITY, Texas – The family of a man who was shot four times and killed during an interaction with police in 2019 have filed a lawsuit against League City and the League City police officer who shot him. The lawsuit filed Tuesday in U.S. District Court Southern District of Texas, Galveston Division, claims excessive deadly force, unlawful seizure/detention, failure to provide medical care, wrongful death, survival action, municipal liability and indemnification, or monetary loss. The lawsuit claims that Patrick Bradshaw and League City are responsible for Matthew Krupar’s death after police responded to his home in the 6500 block of Turner Field on Dec. 11, 2019. The lawsuit claims that Krupar was unarmed and was experiencing a mental health issue at the time officers arrived and was “unable to harm anyone, especially trained officers.” Krupar died after Officer Patrick shot him four times, according to the lawsuit. Houston attorney Dax F. Garza is representing Krupar’s father, Matthew Krupar, in the suit.
Man stabs Jack in the Box employee multiple times after refusing to wear mask, police say
LEAGUE CITY, Texas – An arrest warrant has been issued for a 53-year-old man who police say stabbed a Jack in the Box assistant store manager multiple times after refusing to wear a face mask. On Wednesday, League City police responded to reports of an aggravated assault at the Jack in the Box restaurant located at 1503 W. League City Parkway around 8:10 p.m. The assistant manager was stabbed three times in the arm and upper torso, police said. The assistant store manager was transported to the hospital where he was treated and released. Anyone with information about the suspect’s whereabouts is asked to contact the League City Police Department.
Update: All 1,000 Memorial Hermann COVID-19 vaccine appointments filled
Update: Memorial Hermann announced all 1,000 COVID-19 vaccine appointments have been filled. ----Memorial Hermann announced it is offering approximately 1,000 appointments for the COVID-19 vaccine at its Memorial Hermann Medical Group West University and Memorial Hermann Convenient Care Center in League City. These appointments are available Feb. 20-2, for those who qualify who are 65 years of age or older. AdThese appointments are available only to pre-registered individuals 65 years of age and older, consistent with the State’s Phase 1B guidance. Vaccine supply is limited and appointments will be scheduled on a first come, first served basis until the available appointments are full.
Have you seen them? League City police need help finding two women who officers say stole $800 in fragrances
League City PD is looking for two women who stole $800 worth of fragrances in an Ulta Beauty store in League CityLEAGUE CITY, Texas – The League City Police Department needs your help to find two women who swiped 13 fragrances valued over $800 at a beauty store. Police are searching for two women who stole $800 worth of fragrances in an Ulta Beauty. (League City Police Department/Facebook)Police are searching for two women who stole $800 worth of fragrances in an Ulta Beauty. (League City Police Department/Facebook)Police are searching for two women who stole $800 worth of fragrances in an Ulta Beauty. (League City Police Department/Facebook)Police are searching for two women who stole $800 worth of fragrances in an Ulta Beauty.
Houston-area forecast: Sweater weather this weekend
HOUSTON – Cold air has settled into Southeast Texas and will be sticking around for a while. We are in the beginning of the longest stretch of cold weather that has hit Houston so far this season. As we head into late Sunday, temperatures will start to drop and wintry precipitation will be getting close to Southeast Texas! Sunday NightAccumulations will be insignificant in Southeast Texas but snow will accumulate north and northwest of our area. Weekend Travel WeatherAfter Sunday’s rain/snow mix event, the rest of the ten day forecast shows a cooler than normal start with plenty of sunshine for the week ahead.
Meet the first ever all-female volunteer firefighter crew ready to protect League City
LEAGUE CITY, Texas – The League City Volunteer Fire Department’s latest crew are full of “girl power.”Five female firefighters will represent three of League City’s volunteer fire stations, becoming the first all-female crew in the city’s 81-year history. The City of League City shared a video on YouTube of their local heroes at work on Dec. 22. “You hear the term ‘firemen’, it has always been a male-dominated industry,” Johanna Kirkpatrick, one of the volunteer firefighters, said in the video. Only 11 ladies out of the total 162 League City residents have signed up to volunteer. “Over the last couple of years, the city’s female firefighters have worked hard to not only earn their place on the team, but to grow their skills and advance within the department,” the City of League City added.
Do you know him? Man in karate outfit accused of assault in League City, police say
LEAGUE CITY, Texas – Police are asking for the public’s help in identifying a man accused of assault in League City. The assault was reported on Nov. 27 in the 900 block of East Main Street. Surveillance photos were released of the man wearing a karate outfit at the time of the assault. Police said they hope the photos will help lead to the identification of the man. Anyone with information is asked to call police at 281-554-1843.
League City family hosts socially-distant Thanksgiving celebration
League City family hosts socially-distant Thanksgiving celebration (KPRC)After missing Easter because of the pandemic, the couple was determined to find a way to bring everyone together so that they could all find comfort and joy with family. “The gloves are right there to the right,” Lynda McKendree said to another guest looking to fill their plate. League City family hosts socially-distant Thanksgiving celebration (KPRC)Soon, the backyard was filled with stories and laughter. League City family hosts socially-distant Thanksgiving celebration (KPRC)“It takes the edge off of all of the sadness going on right now when you’re with people that you love,” said Lynda’s mother Cheryl Tolbert. League City family hosts socially-distant Thanksgiving celebration (KPRC)Sexton traveled from Ohio to be there, seeing her family for the first time in months.
League City mayor being treated in intensive care unit for COVID-19
LEAGUE CITY, Texas – League City Mayor Pat Hallisey remains hospitalized at Memorial Hermann Northeast Hospital in the intensive care unit. League City media representative Sarah Greer Osborne told KPRC 2 he is in the ICU for his oxygen levels to be monitored. She added that he has several pre-existing conditions. Janice Hallisey, his wife, has also tested positive, but she is recovering at home.
3 Houston-area suburbs recognized as America’s best mid-sized cities, study says
Three communities outlying the city of Houston have ranked among the best mid-sized cities in the nation, according to a study. A study conducted by SmartAsset, a financial technology company, reports Houston suburbs League City, Pearland and Sugar Land are among the most livable mid-sized cities in the U.S. According to SmartAsset, the study was performed to determine more affordable and less crowded communities which may be desirable. “For Americans seeking a more affordable and less crowded alternative to the bustle of a big city but not interested in very small towns, a mid-sized city might be the best place to put down roots,” the site says. The Houston-area suburbs are three of nine mid-sized cities recognized in Texas.
The Toasted Yolk to expand in the Houston-area with two new locations
HOUSTON – Two Houston-area cities will soon have a new spot to visit for breakfast, lunch, and boozy brunch cocktails. In a news release, The Toasted Yolk will be opening their 15th and 16th restaurants in League City and Bellaire after leases were signed for the two franchise locations. The Toasted Yolk in League City is located at 2535 Gulf Freeway near FM 646 and is set to open next month. The Bellaire location, at 5103 Bellaire Blvd is slated to open on March 2021.
Man in custody after attempted kidnapping in League City, police say
LEAGUE CITY, Texas – A man is in custody after police said he attempted to kidnap a woman at a gas station in League City. Officers with the League City Police Department said a witness saw a man grab a woman by the hair and force her into a vehicle. There were two people inside who matched the descriptions given by the witness, so officers stopped the vehicle, according to authorities. Police said Demery was charged with aggravated kidnapping, possession of a controlled substance and felon in possession of a firearm. Anyone with information relating to this case is asked to contact the League City Police Department at 281-332-2566.
Nearly 4 decades after her murder, founder of Texas EquuSearch says final goodbye to daughter
Olivet Catholic Cemetery in Dickinson, Tim Miller buried his daughter’s remains for the third time since her murder in 1984. Then at the end of 2019, Miller said was told more of his daughter’s remains were found stashed in a box at the ME’s office. Laura’s murder is the reason Tim Miller founded Texas EquuSearch, an organization that has saved countless lives around the world. “It was time to say goodbye, it was time to say goodbye. It was very, very difficult carrying that little casket, but it’s time to say goodbye,” Miller said.
Texas EquuSearch founder to drop lawsuit against Galveston County
Tim Miller, founder of Texas EquuSearch, tells KPRC2 he is dropping his lawsuit against Galveston County. Miller filed suit against the county in May. The lawsuit came after yet another decades old mix-up with his daughter’s remains was discovered. Miller first sued Galveston County in 1997 when Laura’s body was exhumed and it was discovered not all of her remains had been buried. Miller said he then received a October 2019 from the Galveston County Medical Examiner’s Office, notifying him human remains were found in a file box bearing the case number for Laura’s murder.
Woman accused of causing fatal crash in League City, stealing vehicle of good Samaritan
LEAGUE CITY, Texas – A woman was arrested Wednesday after she caused a fatal crash in League City and then stole the vehicle of a good Samaritan, according to police. The crash was reported about 1:15 p.m. on the Interstate 45 Gulf Freeway feeder road at League City Parkway. According to police, 19-year-old Keniqua Pleasant was exiting the freeway when her vehicle hit the car of 46-year-old Jeremy Campbell. Pleasant’s vehicle pushed Campbell’s vehicle into traffic on the feeder road where it was hit by a third vehicle, police said. Pleasant was found after abandoning the stolen vehicle in the area of Bay Area Boulevard and the Gulf Freeway, police said.
This mid-century modern League City home has a boathouse, jet ski lift, $2M price tag
LEAGUE CITY, Texas – A stunning, mid-century modern League City home that comes with a boathouse and jet ski lift has been listed with a price tag of $1,999,000. The home at 1822 Cove Park Drive is a waterfront residence, ideal for a boating enthusiast, situated on a half-acre parcel on Clear Lake. Highlights of the home include an elevator, a rustic stone hearth, a veranda with an outdoor fireplace, and plenty of indoor and outdoor living areas. Sitting on a half-acre, this gated estate offers a 200-plus-foot pier with a boat/jet ski house and rooftop decks. 1822 Cove Park Drive (HAR)1822 Cove Park Drive (HAR)1822 Cove Park Drive (HAR)1822 Cove Park Drive (HAR)1822 Cove Park Drive (HAR)1822 Cove Park Drive (HAR)1822 Cove Park Drive (HAR)1822 Cove Park Drive (HAR)1822 Cove Park Drive (HAR)1822 Cove Park Drive (HAR)1822 Cove Park Drive (HAR)1822 Cove Park Drive (HAR)1822 Cove Park Drive (HAR)1822 Cove Park Drive (HAR)1822 Cove Park Drive (HAR)1822 Cove Park Drive (HAR)1822 Cove Park Drive (HAR)1822 Cove Park Drive (HAR)1822 Cove Park Drive (HAR)1822 Cove Park Drive (HAR)1822 Cove Park Drive (HAR)1822 Cove Park Drive (HAR)1822 Cove Park Drive (HAR)1822 Cove Park Drive (HAR)1822 Cove Park Drive (HAR)What do you think of this League City property?
11 teenagers taken into custody after riot at League City behavioral center, police say
LEAGUE CITY – 11 teenagers were taken into custody early Saturday morning following a two-hour standoff with police at a behavioral center in League City, according to League City police. On arrival, officers witnessed what they characterized as a riot and pulled staff members from the building. The teenagers used mattresses to barricade themselves inside the facility, Lt. Eric Cox with the League City Police Department said. After about two hours, the tactical team entered the building, at which point those inside surrendered, according to League City police. Some staff members suffered minor bumps and bruises but no serious injuries were reported.
Memorial Hermann is seeing a spike in trauma injuries during pandemic. Heres why
HOUSTON At Memorial Hermann-Texas Medical Center, they say trauma injuries are up. However, according to Memorial Hermann, traumas increased 24% from March July 2019 compared to March July 2020. Dr. Michelle McNutt, Trauma Medical Director for the Memorial Hermann Red Duke Institute, said shes noticed more motorcycle and ATV accidents as well, which could indicate people are just participating more in outdoor activities. Michael Beckman added to that statistic last month while riding his motorcycle through Waller County on his way to League City. Dr. McNutt said accidents like this and trauma, in general, are the leading cause of death for people under 40 and its preventable.
Pilot uninjured after seaplane crashes into Clear Lake, officials say
LEAGUE CITY, Texas – A pilot was not hurt after his seaplane crashed into Clear Lake on Monday, a trooper said. League City Police received a call that a seaplane had gone down around 5:30 p.m. The plane was upside down in the water when first responders arrived. The pilot told investigators he had landed on the water and was attempting to take off again when a wave hit, sending the plane nose down into the water. Stephen Woodard with the Department of Public Safety said the pilot is 59-years-old.