Murder suspect killed in officer-involved shooting in northwest Harris County, sheriff says
A suspect who was wanted for several offenses, including murder, was shot and killed Tuesday by law enforcement officers who were attempting to take him into custody, according to Harris County Sheriff Ed Gonzalez.
‘No words’: Estranged husband shot, killed wife, 4-year-old daughter, mother-in-law before turning gun on himself, HCSO says
An investigation is underway after four people, including one child, were found shot to death inside a northwest Harris County home Thursday morning, according to Sheriff Ed Gonzalez.
Johnson & Johnson set to begin COVID-19 vaccine trials on children in Houston in next few weeks
Northwest Harris County, Texas – Enrollment will soon begin for a pediatric Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine trial in Harris County, according to DM Clinical Research. The trial is set to begin in the next few weeks and will include participants who are under the age of 18. Moderna is also about to begin a trial with children under the age of 12. Hasan says other drug companies are also about to begin trials as well. It’s the one that they best fit into based off of their age, based off their demographic, and based off their medical history,” Hasan said.
Houston-Area Judges Are Evicting Renters Who Could Be Protected Under Federal Order – Houston Public Media
TODAY IN HOUSTON | Start your day with the Houston Public Media newsletterLast March, Madeline Lofland lost her job as a nanny. The judge didn’t decide to hold the attorney in contempt, but in hearings observed by Houston Public Media, Williams threatened others, as well. There’s a significant gap in how Harris County judges are applying the federal order, according to new research from January Advisors. While some Harris County judges have had CDC forms filed in nearly 30% of the eviction cases in their court, other judges are at 10%. As a new judge learning the ropes, Garcia has been watching other Harris County judges who are holding hearings on Zoom.houstonpublicmedia.org
All main lanes of Highway 290 inbound reopened after fatal crash, deputies say
CYPRESS, Texas – Harris County sheriff’s deputies said they are investigating after a deadly crash on Highway 290 Monday. Deputies said the crash happened on Highway 290 near Huffmeister in Northwest Harris County around 2:54 a.m. According to HCSO, a female driver was critically injured in the crash and a man died. Deputies said the man, who they believe was not wearing a seatbelt, was ejected from the vehicle. All main lanes of 290 inbound were closed due to the fatal accident, deputies said.
HCSO: Man found dead in trunk after being kidnapped at girlfriend’s home in NW Harris County
A man was found shot to death Saturday afternoon after he was kidnapped from his girlfriend’s apartment in northwest Harris County, according to Harris County Sheriff’s Office. A man was found shot to death Saturday afternoon after he was kidnapped from his girlfriend’s apartment in northwest Harris County, according to Harris County Sheriff’s Office. Deputies said the man was attacked in the Copperfield area, placed in his vehicle and then found dead in his trunk at an apartment complex on Smiling Wood Lane. It is unclear exactly where the man died, as deputies evaluate at least two crime scenes. When deputies opened the trunk, they found a male that fits the description of the man at the home invasion.
2 people pulled from crash involving fluid spill in northwest Harris County
HOUSTON – Emergency workers pulled two people from a crash involving a fluid spill Tuesday in northwest Houston, authorities said. The crash happened in the 10000 block of West Gulf Bank at Beltway 8 in Houston. The two people were transported to area hospitals in stable condition, according to the Cy-Fair Fire Department. Hazmat and Harris County pollution control are on-scene working to contain fluids spilled in the incident. Authorities did not say what fluids were spilled.
Man barricaded in northwest Harris County hotel taken into custody after hourslong standoff, deputies say
HOUSTON – A man wanted for family violence barricaded himself for several hours in a hotel in northwest Harris County on Friday, according to deputies. The incident started at 6 a.m. at Days Inn, in the 10600 block of Huffmeister Road. Harris County deputies negotiated with the suspect to come out of the hotel. At 2:30 p.m., deputies said the suspect was finally taken into custody. There were no hostages involved in the standoff, officials said.
Teen confesses to stabbing 2 missionaries inside apartment in northwest Harris County, deputies say
HOUSTON – A teen was charged in connection with a stabbing attack of two missionaries Sunday after he confessed to the crime, according to Harris County Sheriff’s deputies. Ferman’s mugshot shows scratches on his face, which prosecutors said came from the two stabbing victims when they tried to fight back. In court, it was disclosed that Ferman allegedly confessed to breaking into his neighbors’ apartment in the 7100 block of Smiling Woods Lane in northwest Harris County. Ferman had been drinking right before the stabbing, prosecutors said. Ferman is in Harris County jail on a $120,000 bond for the two charges.
Health officials are treating a northwest Harris County area after West Nile Virus mosquitos discovered Tuesday
HOUSTON – Harris County Public Health officials have confirmed the first sample of the West Nile Virus in a mosquito in northwest Harris County Wednesday, officials announced in a press release. “The WNV mosquito sample was identified in the northwest quadrant of Harris County,” officials wrote. The Mosquito and Vector Control Division of Harris County Public Health began treatment to the area where the disease mosquitos were found on Tuesday to reduce the risk of human infection. “Mosquitos are around throughout the year; however, they are more prevalent during the warmer months, and typically most active from June through October,” officials wrote in a press release. “Out of the 56 species of mosquitoes found in our area, only a handful transmit diseases such as West Nile Virus, Chikungunya, Dengue and Zika.”See a map from the Harris County Health Department that shows which neighborhood is being treated.
2 children, 1 adult hurt after vehicle slams into day care in NW Harris County, officials say
HOUSTON – Two children and an adult were injured after a vehicle struck a day care Wednesday afternoon in northwest Harris County, according to Harris County Precinct 1 Constable Alan Rosen. The incident was reported around 2 p.m. in the 8000 block of Antoine Drive. Officials said the driver attempted to run from the scene but was arrested. They also said the man, who was in his 20’s, was driving a car reported stolen by his aunt. Please check back for updates.
3 killed in overnight traffic incidents across greater Houston area
HOUSTON – Three people are dead after they were involved in separate traffic incidents across the greater Houston area. Deputies said the person came out of the woods in the area and tried to cross 1960 when he was hit by the first vehicle. Shortly after being hit by the first vehicle, the person was hit by at least one other vehicle. Man killed in sing-car crash in Needville on Feb. 11, 2020 (KPRC 2)Needville fatal crashHours later, a man died after he crashed into a tree in Fort Bend County. It is unknown if rain was a factor, but it had been raining in the area earlier in the night.
Child flown to hospital after being struck by vehicle in Cypress, deputies say
CYPRESS, Texas – A child was flown to the hospital after being struck by a vehicle Thursday in Cypress, according to Harris County Sheriff’s Office. The incident was reported around 5 p.m. at Creekway Drive and Deep Woods Drive. Deputies said the child, possibly 7 years old, is alert but in extreme pain. Deputies said the child was flown via LifeFlight to a hospital. The driver remained at the scene, deputies said.
Elderly couple distracted by repairman while $40K worth of jewelry stolen
The robbery took less than 5 minutes, but when it was over the thieves stole nearly $40,000 in jewelry from the elderly couple in northwest Harris County, according to the couple. The couple said the crime was carried out while they were deliberately distracted following a knock at the door. The man at the door claimed he was repairing the sprinkler system for the next door neighbor and needed to access their backyard. As the husband led the man to the back, his wife went inside leaving the front door unlocked for her husband to return through. After she returned inside the home, the wife said found three other men inside who quickly rushed out.
4 students taken to hospital following Aldine ISD bus crash
HOUSTON – Four students were taken to a hospital after an Aldine ISD bus was involved in a crash in northwest Harris County. According to Aldine ISD, four students had to be transported to Houston Northwest Hospital. Aldine ISD says a driver was maneuvering their vehicle out of a McDonald’s parking lot and a truck struck that car. That car then struck another car and the first car that was struck by the truck hit the bus. Aldine ISD said the school’s principal is at the hospital with the students and parents will be notified.
Pedestrian killed in hit-and-run wreck near northwest Harris County church early Monday
A man was killed in a hit-and-run wreck in Northwest Harris County in the early hours of Monday morning, according to Harris County Precinct 4 Constable Mark Herman. Copyright 2019 by KPRC Click2Houston - All rights reserved.
Pedestrian killed in hit-and-run wreck near northwest Harris County church early Monday
A pedestrian was killed in a hit-and-run wreck in Northwest Harris County in the early hours of Monday morning, according to Harris County Precinct 4 Constable Mark Herman. Copyright 2019 by KPRC Click2Houston - All rights reserved.
4-Year-Old Child Falls into Water Well; CPR in Progress Via Life Flight
Spring, Texas A 4-year-old child is being transported to the Texas Medical Center via Life Flight after falling into a water well at a church in Northwest Harris County. The scene is unfolding at the Wat Angkorchum Cambodian Buddhist Temple in the 16700 block of Kuykendahl Road. Harris County Sheriff Ed Gonzales says that preliminary information indicates a 4-year-old child fell into a water well. The child was pulled from the well with CPR in progress. The child is being transported via Life Flight to the Texas Medical Center in critical condition.springhappenings.com
Driver dies after crashing into truck in Northwest Harris County
HOUSTON – Authorities are investigating a deadly crash in Northwest Harris County. Officials say it happened when a man slammed into the back of a pickup on the 3400 block of FM 1960 around 2 a.m. Sunday. His car flipped over and he was partially ejected, killing him on scene. No one in the truck was hurt.