Man gets life sentence for hitting acquaintance with pickup truck in front of Needville home after fight, killing him
A Fort Bend County jury sentenced a 30-year-old man to life in prison this week for running over another man in Needville in 2022, the Fort Bend County District Attorney’s Office announced Thursday.
Houston gang member gets life sentence for killing 11-year-old boy, his stepfather while free on bond for murder
A Houston gang member was sentenced to life in prison without parole after a jury convicted him for killing an 11-year-old boy and the child’s stepfather while he was released on bond for a capital murder committed four years earlier, Harris County District Attorney Kim Ogg announced Wednesday.
4 arrested, charged in connection with man’s body found on side of Highway 146 feeder road in Texas City
According to the Texas City Police Department, at approximately 4:42 p.m. on September 2, officers were dispatched to the 1700 block of Highway 146 southbound feeder after getting reports of shots being fired and a man’s body being found on the shoulder of the road.
Suspected drunk driver given $600K bond after 3 people killed in crash involving golf cart, SUV
A man has been charged with three counts of murder following a fatal crash involving a SUV and a golf cart in the Cypress area early Sunday.The Harris County Sheriff’s Office said Daniel Rivera was intoxicated at the time of the crash.
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.
The Evidence Room, Episode 19 - The Evil Next Door
Robert Durst spent most of his adult life under a cloud of suspicion. ‘The Evidence Room’ looks at the case from the disappearance of his first wife to the murder of his next-door neighbor, Durst was the target of multiple investigations in several states.
Close-knit family, stress, careers: Here’s why 5 jurors were dismissed during final selection in AJ Armstrong trial
Before choosing the 12 jurors and four alternates who will ultimately decide the fate of AJ Armstrong, the man who faces his third trial in the murders of his mother and father in 2016, five jurors were dismissed before noon.
‘Too horrific to imagine’: Details of elderly man’s murder revealed as Baytown man sentenced to 60 years
A Baytown man was sentenced to 60 years in prison after pleading guilty to murdering, robbing and killing a 65-year-old man who used a wheelchair, Harris County District Attorney Kim Ogg announced.
‘Show things in a positive light for me’: Sarah Hartsfield responds after seeing KPRC 2 story from jail
After sharing her first public statement with KPRC 2, Sarah Hartsfield is responding to the story she watched on a small TV from the Chambers County Jail on Thursday night, continuing to declare her innocence and railing against KPRC 2′s coverage of her case.
Sentencing trial begins for Houston-area high school football coach convicted in wife’s 1999 death
The sentencing trial has begun for a former Houston-area high school football coach convicted twice of fatally shooting his pregnant wife during what authorities say was a staged burglary more than 24 years ago.
‘Nobody wins here’: Rapper BTB Savage’s mother wants murder suspects to surrender
As a manhunt is underway for the people responsible for firing dozens of rounds and murdering up-and-coming rapper BTB Savage in Houston’s River Oaks area, his mother is calling for the suspects to do the right thing and turn themselves in.
‘It’s not moving quick’: Nearly 800 people charged with murder or capital murder in Harris Co. jail are waiting for trial
A new legislation proposal hopes to address the backlog of court cases statewide by prioritizing murder and capital murder cases. If passed, the law would mandate judges to take up those cases first.
Who killed LaMichael Busby? Up to $5K reward for arrest in fatal shooting of man in NW Houston, police say
Crime Stoppers and the Houston Police Department’s Homicide Division are asking for the public’s assistance in identifying the suspect(s) responsible for fatally shooting a man in northwest Houston in 2021.
Woman accused of killing Texas husband also suspected of plotting to murder ex-husband’s new wife, court docs reveal
Sarah Hartsfield, a Chambers County woman who has been married five times, is accused of murdering her most recent husband. She also fatally shot her fiancée in 2018, an investigation Minnesota prosecutors have reopened.
Ex-boyfriend of accused Texas husband killer Sarah Jean Hartsfield says he had suspicious house fire after break-up
An ex-boyfriend of Sarah Jean Hartsfield, the Chambers County woman who has been married five times and is accused of murdering her most recent husband as well as fatally shooting a past fiancée, tells KPRC 2 their relationship ended in literal flames in 2016.
Plea agreement reached for Houston woman accused of murdering her childhood friend, kidnapping baby
The Houston woman accused of kidnapping her childhood friend and friend’s newborn baby before murdering the friend in 2019 is expected to enter a plea agreement next week, a Travis County court official confirmed to KPRC 2 on Tuesday.
Houston mom who said 4-year-old was ‘now in heaven’ after fatally stabbing own daughter sentenced to 40 years in prison, DA says
A Houston woman has been sentenced to 40 years in prison after pleading guilty to murder last week in the stabbing death of her 4-year-old daughter, Harris County District Attorney Kim Ogg announced Tuesday.
Woman, 21, fatally shoots popular Houston area bull rider in jealous rage after seeing him flirting with her friend, according to court documents
Court documents detail the events that led to the death of a popular Houston area bull rider who was allegedly shot and killed by a woman he was dating. Lashawn Bagley, 21, fired bullets at Demetrius Omar Lateef Allen until her gun was empty after she saw him flirting with one of her friends, investigators said.
Man charged in west Houston murder allegedly told investigators he had troubled past, planned to ‘shoot first person who walked by him’
Charges have been filed against a suspect accused in the fatal shooting of a man in west Houston on Nov. 4. Emerson Giovanni Hernandez, 25, is charged with murder in the death of Graylon Rucker, 40.