Bail denied for man who prosecutors say fatally shot girlfriend as she sat in bed eating
While a motive was not made clear, prosecutors said West and Harper were living together as boyfriend and girlfriend, and Harper’s mother began to worry because she hadn’t heard from her all day Monday and also found out she hadn’t shown up to her job as a secretary at Jackson Park Hospital.chicagotribune.com
Channelview schools conducting lockout as standoff involving felony suspect underway: HCSO
CHANNELVIEW, Texas – Harris County sheriff’s deputies said they are in a standoff with a felony suspect in Channelview. Authorities said nearby schools McMullan Elementary and Alice Johnson Junior High are conducting a lockout as a result. Deputies said they are outside a home in the 15400 block of Casita Verde Way, where they took custody of one suspect. Deputies are outside a home in the 15400 block of Casita Verde Way in Channelview, where they are attempting to take custody of a felony suspect. Deputies said the suspect took some cash and tried to breach the vault.
Half-naked man arrested after chase ends in standoff in north Houston, deputies say
HOUSTON – Authorities said a man who surrendered half-naked after an hours-long standoff and chase is now in custody. Deputies said the incident happened Wednesday in the parking lot behind a hotel along the North Freeway and Parker Road. According to investigators, the chase started out of Huntsville after a traffic violation around 1 a.m. Police said the suspect was reported to be armed. At some point during the chase, troopers performed a pit maneuver on the suspect who then spun out and later drove away before parking behind the hotel, officials said. Deputies said he got out of the truck naked from the waist down and was arrested.
HCSO: Baytown home burns down during SWAT standoff
A standoff between a Harris County sheriffs SWAT unit and a barricaded man ended in a house fire. The suspects sister, who reported the weapons disturbance, told authorities her brother was acting erratically. During the course of the standoff, the Harris County Sheriffs Office obtained an arrest warrant for the aggravated assault on a peace officer. A Harris County sheriffs SWAT team attempted to breach the house when they noticed flames coming from the attic. During that incident, deputies recovered some weapons from his residence and he was sent to a mental health unit.