2021 Hurricane season: Over and Well-forecasted
Granted, we haven’t seen much tropical activity the past couple of months, so the fact that the season is now “over over” surprises no one. If you look at the bell curve of tropical activity, September 10th is the most likely day to have some kind of tropical system in the Atlantic Basin:
LIST: Beyond schools - These are closures of note across the Houston area as Nicholas moves in
Schools aren’t the only things closing across the Houston area as Tropical Storm Nicholas moves in. KPRC 2 is following all of the closures that are happening across our area, from major destinations to ports or shopping centers.
VIDEOS, PHOTOS: This is what the Houston area looks like as Hurricane Nicholas moves in
The Houston area is bracing for Tropical Storm Nicholas and many KPRC 2 Insiders and viewers are sharing images of their area as the weather moves in. Here are some of the images we are seeing that caught our attention.
Fort Bend County authorities discuss Nicholas as area preps for heavy rains, flooding
Fort Bend County Judge KP George and staff of the Fort Bend County Office of Homeland Security and Emergency Management are holding a news conference to discuss weather conditions related to Tropical Storm Nicholas and preparation for the possibility of adverse conditions including the potential for heavy rains and flooding in the county.
Dolphin predicts Chiefs will be Super Bowl champions
Dolphin predicts Chiefs will be Super Bowl champions Nicholas the dolphin has picked the Kansas City Chiefs as this year's Super Bowl champs. He has correctly picked the winner in his last six sports predictions. CBSN's Tanya Rivero reports.cbsnews.com
2 years after deadly Harding Street raid, family still fights for answers
HOUSTON – The families of Rhogena Nicholas and Dennis Tuttle said Thursday they are still fighting for answers as to exactly what happened during the botched Harding Street police raid two years ago. Nicholas, Tuttle and their dog were killed Jan. 28, 2019, when police stormed their home. Former Officer Gerald Goines is accused of using bogus information to get the warrant that led to the raid. Houston Mayor Sylvester Turner also defended HPD, saying the actions of a few should not taint the many. Many civil rights and police reform activists said what happened on Harding Street further highlights the need for outside oversight.
Federal judge rules against Houston in latest Harding Street chapter
HOUSTON – A federal judge has derailed the City of Houston’s efforts to push a civil lawsuit regarding the deadly botched raid on Harding Street in federal court. The family is seeking to secure records from the Houston Police Department, including ballistic, as well as interviews with those involved in the deadly raid that killed Tuttle and Nicholas on Jan. 28, 2019. Every step of the way they are obviously happy that the court says no, we are not going to let this stay covered up. KPRC 2 Investigates exposed the botched raid was built on a fabricated warrant in February 2019. The deadly incident has resulted in several federal and state criminal indictments of HPD officers from that night, including murder charges for former narcotics officer Gerald Goines.
Ex-Houston officer to remain jailed in deadly drug raid case
Goines, Bryant and other armed narcotics officers burst into the home of Tuttle and Nicholas, searching for a stash of guns and a pair of heroin dealers. The group had zeroed in on that address after getting repeated tips from a woman now identified as Garcia who said her daughter was in the home getting high with the dealers.chicagotribune.com
Billionaire, friend get no-jail plea deal in Vegas drug case
Marsy's Law is named for Nicholas' sister, Marsalee "Marsy" Nicholas, who was stalked and killed by an ex-boyfriend in the 1980s. Nevada is among several U.S. states with a version of the law, which aims to codify rights for crime victims and their families to confer with prosecutors and attend court proceedings. Wolfson was among elected officials who endorsed the measure in Nevada.chicagotribune.com
Billionaire, friend taking plea deal in Las Vegas drug case
The Las Vegas case will be dismissed after one year if Nicholas and Fargo complete 250 hours of community service and twice monthly personal drug counseling. If not, they will face sentencing on drug possession charges with possible sentences of probation or up to four years in prison.chicagotribune.com