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September 17, 2014 -- The Texas Department of Public Safety today issued a reminder that a $10,000 reward is being offered for information leading to the arrest of Israel Aguirre, a fugitive on the state's most wanted list. More
September 17, 2014 -- The Harris County Sheriff's Office today reported that Kenneth Bowman has been charged with murder for the shooting death of a man in a 2008 "road rage" incident in east Harris County. More
September 17, 2014 -- Harris County District Attorney Devon Anderson today announced that she has joined "Prosecutors Against Gun Violence", a coalition organized to identify and promote solutions to national issues of gun violence. More
September 17, 2014 -- The Houston Fire Department today responded to a traffic accident involving a Houston ISD school bus at Highway 288 and Holmes Road. More
September 17, 2014 -- The Sugar Land City Council on Tuesday approved a $1.6 million contract for the installation of crime prevention cameras at 27 locations in the city. More
September 16, 2014 -- The United States Coast Guard along with the Black Bayou Fire Department responded to a tugboat fire near Lake Charles, Louisiana on Tuesday. More
September 16, 2014 -- The Houston Police Department is investigating the death of a man found at 1300 Texas today. More
September 16, 2014 -- The Houston Police Department is investigating an incident that occurred today at 5508 Clinton involving the death of a man who was struck by a large piece of equipment. More
September 16, 2014 -- The Galveston Police Department is investigating the death of an infant at 8008 Seawall Boulevard on Monday. More
September 16, 2014 -- Harris County District Attorney Devon Anderson today announced the launch of a new online tool to report animal cruelty, and a new pilot program designed to educate elementary school aged children on how to properly care for their pets. More
September 16, 2014 -- The Houston Police Department is investigating the death of a man found in a wooded area at 1800 Sherwood Forest on Monday. More
September 16, 2014 -- The Houston Police Department today reported that Dewitt Madison has been arrested on murder charges in connection with the March 2006 fatal shooting of a man at 8655 Pitner. More
September 16, 2014 -- The Texas Department of Public Safety has added Rodney Dewayne Wynn to the state's most wanted fugitives list. More
September 16, 2014 -- The League City Police Department has launched a new free phone application that allows users to connect with the department by asking questions, sending tips, and following the department's Facebook and Twitter feeds. More
September 15, 2014 -- The Texas Department of Transportation will be offering child safety seat demonstrations in Houston as part of National Child Passenger Safety Week on September 16 from 10:30 a.m. to noon at its Houston District headquarters at 7600 Washington Avenue. More
September 15, 2014 -- The Metropolitan Transit Authority of Harris County announced that an 18-year-old male linked to a string of robberies and thefts dating back to June; a few of which occurred along METRORail, is now in police custody. More
September 15, 2014 -- The Houston Fire Department today reported that Michael Anthony Paiz has been arrested on arson charges in connection with the September 12 fire at an apartment complex at 3600 West TC Jester. More
September 15, 2014 -- The United States Coast Guard on Sunday rescued a San Antonio man from the Gulf of Mexico after he had been missing for 24 hours following the sinking of his boat. More w/Video
September 15, 2014 -- The Houston Police Department is investigating the September 14 shooting of a man at 15135 Old Humble Road. More
September 15, 2014 -- The Houston Police Department today reported that Juan Manuel Alba-Alonso has been arrested on DWI charges in connection with at fatal traffic accident that occurred on Sunday at 8600 Winkler. More
September 15, 2014 -- The Houston Police Department has referred the September 12 fatal shooting of a robbery suspect at 9142 Scranton to a Harris County Grand Jury. More
September 15, 2014 -- The City of Missouri City has announced that Daryl Maretka has been named assistant chief of the city's Fire & Rescue Services Department. More
September 15, 2014 -- The United States Coast Guard is searching for a 37-year-old San Antonio man missing from a boat that sank on Sunday offshore of Port Aransas. More
September 14, 2014 -- The Alvin Police Department recently joined with Alvin Independent School District Police Department, Alvin Community College Police Department, and Brazoria County Community Coalition of the Bay Area Council on Drugs and Alcohol to host the first Parent Awareness Night event. More
September 14, 2014 -- The Texas Department of Public Safety has invited the public to attend the DPS Museum Day on Sunday, September 21, as part of Austin Museum Day, which features free exhibits and interactive activities at participating Austin-area museums and cultural sites. More
September 14, 2014 -- Texas Department of Public Safety Director Steven McCraw, with the advice and consent of the Texas Public Safety Commission, has named Robert Bodisch as deputy director of Homeland Security and Services, which expands his oversight of homeland security functions to now include the service-oriented divisions of DPS. More
September 14, 2014 -- The United States Coast Guard and good samaritans rescued a child and four adults from their sinking sailboat 12 miles off Port Mansfield on Friday. More
September 12, 2014 -- The Harris County Sheriff's Office reports that a wanted capital murder suspect was killed in east Harris County on Thursday after opening fire against officers with the Gulf Coast Violent Offenders and Fugitives Task Force. More
September 12, 2014 -- The United States Coast Guard on Thursday responded to a flood in northern Mississippi rescuing several people and pets. More
September 12, 2014 -- The Houston Police Department is investigating the shooting of a man found on Thursday at 2800 West T.C. Jester. More
September 12, 2014 -- The Harris County Sheriff's Office today reported that a man was shot and killed while attempting to intervene in a robbery in the 700 block of Frankie. More
September 12, 2014 -- The Harris County Sheriff's Office today announced its "Fugitives of the Week". More
September 12, 2014 -- The Harris County Sheriff's Office today reported that James Earl Nicholas, a suspect wanted for capital murder, was killed on Thursday after he opened fire on police as they were trying to arrest him and his accomplice. More
September 12, 2014 -- The Texas Department of Public Safety on Thursday released a summary and report on historical crime trends along the Texas-Mexico border as well as current criminal activity in the Operation Strong Safety area of operation. More
September 12, 2014 -- An 18-wheeler was totally destroyed but there were no injuries in an early morning accident and fire inbound on the Southwest Freeway at Spur 527, over Main Street. More
September 11, 2014 -- The Galveston Police Department is investigating a robbery which occurred Wednesday at a Palais Royal department store in the 2700 block of 61st Street. More
September 11, 2014 -- The Houston Fire Department today responded to a high rise building fire at 3333 Allen Parkway. More
September 11, 2014 -- The Galveston Police Department today reported that Malik Hunter, the last suspect in several robberies in Galveston, has turned himself in. More
September 11, 2014 -- The Houston Fire Department today responded to a fire at the Alley Theatre, which is currently under renovation. More
September 11, 2014 -- The Houston Police Department is investigating the shooting of a man found today at 1504 Ben Taub Loop. More
September 11, 2014 -- The Houston Police Department has released a composite sketch of a suspect wanted for impersonating an officer in an incident on August 14. More
September 11, 2014 -- The Texas Department of Public Safety on Wednesday announced that John Guevara, a fugitive on the state's most wanted list, has been arrested in Victoria, Texas. More
September 11, 2014 -- The Houston Police Department today released surveillance photos of two persons of interest in the March 27 fatal shooting of a man at 10950 Bissonnet. More
September 11, 2014 -- The Sugar Land Police Department today released surveillance video of a suspect wanted in connection with the theft of a phone and wallet at a restaurant on August 9. More
September 11, 2014 -- The United States Coast Guard Training Center Cape May in New Jersey today held a ceremony to commemorate the anniversary of the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks. More
September 10, 2014 -- The Houston Police Department today released surveillance video and photos of two suspects wanted in the August 20 fatal shooting of one man and wounding of two others at 14759 Memorial Drive. More w/Video
September 10, 2014 -- The Houston Police Department today released a composite sketch and surveillance photos of one of two suspects wanted in connection with at least three robberies of spas in the southwest Houston area in April. More
September 10, 2014 -- The Coast Guard assisted two people to safety after their plane crashed in a field 3 miles northeast of Ellington Field on Tuesday. More
September 09, 2014 -- Galveston County Commissioners Court today voted 4-1, with Stephen Holmes opposed, to approve the Fiscal Year 2015 Budget that was developed in a series of budget workshops and formally presented to the commissioners court by Budget Officer David Delak. More
September 09, 2014 -- The Galveston Police Department today announced that, through an investigative effort, the department has "dismantled" an organized street gang affiliated with the nationally recognized gang, the "Crips". More
September 09, 2014 -- The Texas Department of Public Safety on Monday announced that a $7,500 reward is being offered for information leading to the arrest of John Guevara, who is on the state's 10 most wanted fugitives list. More
September 09, 2014 -- The Houston Police Department is investigating the death of a man found floating in a waterway near the Addicks Dam on Monday. More
September 09, 2014 -- The Houston Police Department today released a composite sketch of a suspect wanted in the shooting of a man during a robbery at 215 West little York Road on July 24. More
September 09, 2014 -- Texas Transportation Commission has approved roadway improvements in the Greater Houston area, construction projects in Brazoria and Galveston Counties, a road widening project on Interstate 69/United States Highway 59 in Fort Bend County and four projects in Montgomery County worth approximately $30 million. More
September 08, 2014 -- Investigators with the Galveston County Sheriff's Office are investigating an auto-pedestrian accident which killed a 22-year-old woman. More
September 08, 2014 -- The Houston Police Department is investigating a fatal traffic accident that occurred on Friday at 5900 Katy Freeway, West Interstate Highway 10. More
September 08, 2014 -- The Texas A&M Forest Service today reported that the agency is returning more than $43 million in remaining fire suppression funds to the State of Texas. More
September 08, 2014 -- The Houston Police Department is investigating the fatal shooting of a man that occurred on Friday at 5914 East Orem. More
September 08, 2014 -- The Houston Police Department is investigating an incident that occurred on Sunday involving shots fired between a suspect and a Harris County Sheriff's Office lieutenant at 13026 Greens Bayou. More
September 07, 2014 -- The United States Coast Guard is overseeing a salvage operation to remove a Mexican shrimp boat that ran aground on South Padre Island while attempting to seek refuge from Tropical Storm Dolly. More
September 05, 2014 -- The Houston Fire Department reports that there was heavy fire and smoke damage to an apartment building at 14000 Pershire, but no injuries were reported. More
September 05, 2014 -- United States Coast Guard Commandant Admiral Paul Zukunft and United States Southern Command Commander General John Kelly met on Thursday to discuss strategic objectives and opportunities for collaboration in Latin America and the Caribbean. More
September 05, 2014 -- The Houston Police Department, along with the Houston Fire Department and Houston Airport System, will host the 9/11 Heroes Run on Saturday. More
September 05, 2014 -- The Harris County Sheriff's Office today reported that Charles Graas has been arrested after an incident involving the attempted abduction of an 11-year-old girl on Thursday. More
September 05, 2014 -- The Houston Police Department will host a community health and safety fair on Saturday at the department's Sunnyside Storefront. More
September 05, 2014 -- The Houston Police Department is investigating a fatal shooting that occurred today at 5443 Garden Village Drive. More
September 05, 2014 -- The United States Coast Guard on Thursday announced that it has contracted with a salvage company to remove a derelict fishing vessel that went aground 20 miles south of Freeport, Texas. More w/Video
September 05, 2014 -- The La Porte Police Department today reported that the department's Street Crimes Unit has arrested two suspects on felony possession charges in connection with an investigation resulting in the seizure of items from a marijuana growing operation. More
September 05, 2014 -- The Harris County Sheriff's Office has announced its "Fugitives of the Week". More
September 05, 2014 -- The Houston Police Department today reported that a suspect has been arrested on charges of failing to stop and render aid in connection with a fatal hit-and-run traffic accident at 10500 South Post Oak Road on Thursday. More
September 05, 2014 -- The United States Coast Guard on Thursday announced that the Port of Brownsville has returned to normal operations after the departure of two Mexican shrimp fleets that had sought safe harbor at the port ahead of Tropical Storm Dolly. More w/Video
September 05, 2014 -- Harris County Attorney Vince Ryan today announced that he has filed a lawsuit against the owner and landlord of an after-hours night club on complaints that the business is serving alcohol without a permit and harboring criminal activity. More w/Video
September 04, 2014 -- The Harris County Sheriff's Office today announced that visitation to the Harris County Jail at 701 North San Jacinto is canceled for Saturday, September 6 due. More
September 04, 2014 -- The Sugar Land Police Department has released a surveillance video of a suspect wanted in connection with the August 30 armed robbery of a store at 1730 Williams Trace Boulevard. More
September 04, 2014 -- The Houston Fire Department reports heavy damage but no injuries in a fire at 4920 Marable Drive on Wednesday evening. More
September 03, 2014 -- A new mobile phone app has been invented to save children who they feel are in danger. More
September 03, 2014 -- The Houston Police Department is investigating the fatal shooting of a man at 4400 North Freeway that occurred today. More
September 03, 2014 -- The City of League City has opened registration for neighborhood events for National Night Out 2014, which takes place on October 7. More
September 03, 2014 -- The Galveston Police Department on Tuesday reported that two suspects robbed a food store at gunpoint on Sunday at 3802 Cove View Boulevard. More
September 03, 2014 -- Texas Governor Rick Perry today presented the Star of Texas Awards, which honors peace officers, firefighters and emergency medical first responders who have been seriously injured or killed in the line of duty. More
September 03, 2014 -- The Houston Police Department today released surveillance photos of two suspects wanted in connection with a robbery at 1415 Richmond on July 18. More
September 03, 2014 -- The United States Coast Guard on Tuesday assisted in the transport of a man who suffered a leg injury while on a fishing vessel 25 miles offshore of Port Mansfield. More
September 03, 2014 -- State and Federal agencies, along with Port of Brownsville and Port Isabel officials, are working together to provide safe harbor in the Port of Brownsville for 45 Mexican fishing vessels seeking refuge ahead of Tropical Storm Dolly. More
September 02, 2014 -- The Galveston Police Department responded Monday to a motorcycle accident at Seawall Boulevard near Apffel Park Road which involved a 45-year-old man. More
September 02, 2014 -- The Harris County Sheriff's Office Robbery Division is asking for the public's help in identifying a couple of aggravated robbery suspects who robbed a man at gunpoint in his driveway in West Harris County. More
September 02, 2014 -- The Harris County Juvenile Probation Department will join Harris County Sheriff Adrian Garcia Wednesday to announce the formation of a new partnership focused on improving therapeutic and social outcomes for girls who are survivors of, or at risk of becoming victims of human trafficking. More
September 02, 2014 -- The Texas Municipal League recognized Galveston Police Chief Henry Porretto and Police Captain Byron Frankland as Leadership Fellows at the Texas Municipal Center in Austin. More
September 02, 2014 -- Galveston County Criminal District Attorney Jack Roady today announced the results of the "No Refusal" initiative that took place during the Labor Day holiday weekend. More
September 02, 2014 -- Harris County District Attorney Devon Anderson today announced the results of the "No Refusal" initiative that took place during the Labor Day holiday weekend. More
September 02, 2014 -- The Harris County Sheriff's Office is seeking the public's assistance in locating Lawrence Taylor, who is wanted on capital murder charges in connection with the August 11 killing of a man at 8939 Long Point. More
September 02, 2014 -- The Galveston Police Department on Sunday arrested Pablo Nunez on assault and weapons charges after witnesses reported Nunez and his girlfriend were involved in an altercation in the parking lot of a hotel. More
September 02, 2014 -- The Harris County Office of Homeland Security & Emergency Management has joined efforts with the "Ready" Campaign to promote emergency preparedness as part of "National Preparedness Month", which is observed in September. More
September 02, 2014 -- The Houston Police Department today announced that Okechukwu Oziri Nwosu has been arrested on murder charges in connection with the June 19 fatal shooting of one man and wounding of two others at 11700 Bissonnet. More
September 02, 2014 -- The Harris County Sheriff's office today reported that deputies arrested 40 DWI suspects during the Labor Day holiday weekend. More
September 02, 2014 -- The Galveston County Sheriff's Office today reported that David Loop, former chief of the Crystal Beach Volunteer Fire Department, has turned himself after being indicted on charges of theft and misapplication of fiduciary property. More
September 02, 2014 -- The Texas Department of Public Safety today announced that the reward for information leading to the capture of Israel Aguirre has been increased to $10,000. More
September 02, 2014 -- The Houston Police Department today reported that Mackey Allen Keith has been arrested on charges of driving while intoxicated in connection with a fatal traffic accident at 1500 East Freeway on August 30. More
August 30, 2014 -- The Houston Fire Department is investigating a puddle of unknown chemical at 4700 Griggs in Houston. More
August 29, 2014 -- The United States Coast Guard, along with fire departments from Seabrook and Kemah, responded to a boat fire under the Highway 146 bridge on Friday. More
August 29, 2014 -- Houston police are investigating the fatal shooting of a man at 9555 Crofton which occurred about 6 p.m. on Thursday. More
August 29, 2014 -- The Harris County Sheriff’s Office will host the first annual HCSO Explorer’s Competition on Saturday at Westfield High School. More
August 29, 2014 -- Chambers County Sheriff Brian Hawthorne reports the arrest of a recently paroled sex offender, who failed to register as a sex offender in Chambers County. More
August 29, 2014 -- A Galveston County Grand Jury has indicted former Crystal Beach Fire Chief David Loop for a third degree felony related to his alleged use of the volunteer fire department's credit card at a Louisiana race track and casino. More
August 29, 2014 -- The Texas A&M Forest Service today urged Texans to use caution when celebrating during the Labor Day weekend, due to dry weather conditions and the increased risk of wildfires. More
August 29, 2014 -- The Harris County Sheriff's Office is seeking the public's assistance in recovering a large bronze statue stolen from the Coles Crossing Community Center. More
August 29, 2014 -- Harris County District Attorney Devon Anderson today announced that her office is launching a "No Refusal" initiative for the Labor Day weekend to prevent drunk driving. More
August 29, 2014 -- The Houston Fire Department today reminded citizens of various safety tips to avoid fires during the Labor Day holiday. More
August 29, 2014 -- The Galveston County District Attorney's Office today announced that Lamar Marcell Hunter, of La Marque, has been sentenced to 20 years in jail after pleading guilty to aggravated sexual assault of a child. More
August 29, 2014 -- Galveston County Criminal District Attorney Jack Roady today announced that Robert Rollins has been sentenced to 28 years in prison for assaulting a Galveston police officer. More
August 29, 2014 -- The Houston Police Department today reported that capital murder charges have been filed against Reginald Pinckney in connection with the death of a woman found burned at 3500 Texas Avenue on May 26, 2013. More
August 29, 2014 -- The Harris County Sheriff's Office has announced its "Fugitives of the Week". More
August 29, 2014 -- The Houston Police Department today reported that Brenton Alex Simmons has been arrested on kidnapping charges in connection with the August 27 auto theft and kidnapping of five children at 8601 West Bellfort. More
August 29, 2014 -- The United States Coast Guard on Thursday provided boaters with safety tips to observe during the Labor Day holiday. More
August 28, 2014 -- Houston police are investigating the death of a male found at 300 Heights Boulevard about 4:45 a.m. Thursday morning. More
August 28, 2014 -- The Galveston County Sheriff's Office has charged an inmate in the county jail and his girlfriend with possession of a prohibited substance in a correctional facility. More
August 28, 2014 -- The United States Coast Guard on Wednesday transported three men and two dogs from the Padre Island National Seashore after their vehicles had become disabled on the beach. More
August 28, 2014 -- The Texas Department of Public Safety today reported that Dallas Wayne Waddell, a fugitive featured on the inaugural list of the state's most wanted sex offenders in 2010, is now in custody after being arrested in Mexico. More
August 28, 2014 -- The La Porte Police Department will host a Rape Aggression Defense training course in October. More
August 28, 2014 -- The Houston Police Department is investigating Wednesday's fatal stabbing of a man at 2515 Fulton. More
August 28, 2014 -- The Houston Police Department is asking for the public's assistance in locating a male suspect wanted in an auto theft and kidnapping of four children on Wednesday. More
August 28, 2014 -- Houston police report that a suspect wanted in an auto theft and kidnapping of four children at 8601 West Bellfort about 6:15 p.m. on Wednesday is in custody and the children have been found unharmed. More
August 28, 2014 -- The Harris County Sheriff's Office arrested and charged two men who were suspected of robbing several area "smoke shops" with capital murder. More
August 28, 2014 -- The Harris County Sheriff's Office credited an anonymous tip for leading its deputies to several marijuana plant fields in north Harris County. More
August 27, 2014 -- Galveston County Sheriff Henry Trochesset reports that two non-functioning guns that had been removed from the "skills area" where they were scheduled for destruction have been recovered; and an investigation is continuing on the incident. More
August 27, 2014 -- The Houston Police Department is investigating a fatal traffic accident that occurred on August 20 at 23700 Eastex Freeway. More
August 27, 2014 -- Harris County District Attorney Devon Anderson today announced that four suspects have been indicted on food stamp fraud charges. More
August 27, 2014 -- The Houston Police Department on Tuesday reported that Jeremy W. Miller has been arrested on murder charges in connection with the July 5 fatal shooting of a man at 1773 Nichole Woods Drive. More
August 26, 2014 -- Houston police charged a 20-year-old man in the recent death of an infant following an incident at 4831 Markwood Lane. More
August 26, 2014 -- The Houston Fire Department reports that there was severe fire, smoke and water damage to a warehouse at 106 N. Perez Street, but there were no injuries. More
August 26, 2014 -- The Houston Fire Department today responded to a mutual aid request from the South Houston Fire Department for a warehouse fire at 106 North Perez Street. More
August 26, 2014 -- The Texas Department of Public Safety today reminded Texans to be prepared during Hurricane Season, which continues through November 30. More
August 26, 2014 -- The Houston Police Department is investigating a fatal traffic incident that took place today at 9200 Chimney Rock. More
August 26, 2014 -- The Houston Police Department is investigating the August 24 fatal shooting of a man found at 7526 Martin Luther King Boulevard. More
August 26, 2014 -- The Houston Fire Department today responded to a traffic accident involving a bus that struck a tree in the 9500 block of Briar Forest, resulting in 20 people injured. More
August 25, 2014 -- The Houston Fire Department reports that an unconscious person has been rescued from a tunnel at 1777 Walker. More
August 25, 2014 -- The Galveston County Sheriff's Office today announced that Reserve Lieutenant Tommy Hansen has received the Director's Award from the International Association of Auto Theft Investigators. More
August 25, 2014 -- The Houston Police Department is investigating an August 22 fatal traffic accident at 1800 Turning Basin Drive involving a man who lost control of his motorcycle. More
August 25, 2014 -- The Houston Police Department is investigating the death of a man found at 600 Franklin Street on August 23. More
August 25, 2014 -- The Texas Department of Public Safety today launched its mobile app, which is designed to give instant access to the state's Sex Offender Registry, Texas 10 Most Wanted program, and other resources. More
August 25, 2014 -- The Galveston Police Department recently won two awards from the 2014 Law & Order Magazine Vehicle Design Contest. More
August 25, 2014 -- The Houston Police Department is investigating a fatal hit-and-run traffic accident that occurred on Sunday at 13400 East Freeway. More
August 25, 2014 -- The Houston Fire Department today rescued a worker, who was injured by a saw, from the roof of a building at 1900 Fountainview. More
August 24, 2014 -- The Galveston Police Department is seeking two men who robbed two victims at gunpoint in front of a residence near 40th Street and Avenue R 1/2. More
August 22, 2014 -- The Santa Fe Police Department and the Santa Fe Municipal Court will be moving to their new facilities located at 3650 FM 646 N starting Monday. More
August 22, 2014 -- The Harris County Sheriff's Office is seeking the public's assistance in identifying and locating a suspect believed to be responsible for several armed robberies at smoke shops in Harris County. More w/Video
August 22, 2014 -- The Houston Police Department and volunteers will host the sixth annual "Look Good, Feel Good" event on Sunday, providing free haircuts, styling, backpacks and school supplies to Houston area students at various locations. More
August 22, 2014 -- The Chambers County Sheriff's Office today reported that a former deputy and a commissioned correctional officer with the office were arrested related to an investigation involving the misuse of official information. More
August 22, 2014 -- The Houston Police Department today reported that Justin Cruz Chavez has been arrested on murder charges in connection with the August 8 fatal shooting of a man and wounding of a woman at 1600 North Loop West. More
August 22, 2014 -- The Texas Department of Public Safety today issued a reminder to drivers to watch out for children walking to or from school, or waiting for school buses, as the school year begins. More
August 22, 2014 -- The Harris County Sheriff's Office has announced its "Fugitives of the Week". More
August 21, 2014 -- Houston Mayor Annise Parker has proposed a new pension plan for incoming fire cadets. More
August 21, 2014 -- The Metropolitan Transit Authority of Harris County Police Department seeks the public's assistance in locating an 18-year-old robbery and theft suspect. More
August 21, 2014 -- The Houston Fire Department today responded to a gas leak at 15201 JFK at North Sam Houston Parkway East. More
August 21, 2014 -- The Houston Police is investigating a fatal traffic accident that took place on Wednesday at 6600 West Sam Houston Parkway Service Road. More
August 21, 2014 -- Harris County Attorney Vince Ryan today announced that he has filed a lawsuit seeking to force a northwest Houston game room to follow county regulations or shut down. More
August 21, 2014 -- The Houston Police Department is investigating Wednesday's fatal shooting of one man and the wounding of two others at 14759 Memorial Drive. More
August 21, 2014 -- The United States Coast Guard on Wednesday medevaced an injured crewmember from an Italian-flagged tanker 38 miles off the coast of Galveston. More w/Video
August 20, 2014 -- The United States Coast Guard rescued a 62-year-old man who fell overboard in the Houston Ship Channel. More
August 20, 2014 -- The Houston Police Department today released additional photos of Steven Torres, who is being sought for questioning in the fatal shooting of a man and wounding of a woman at 1600 North Loop West on August 8. More
August 20, 2014 -- The Houston Police Department today reported that Tony Gonzales has been arrested on murder charges in connection with the August 17 fatal stabbing of a man at 101 Winkler. More
August 20, 2014 -- The Galveston Police Department has opened registration for its 37th Citizens Police Academy. More
August 20, 2014 -- The Houston Police Department today reported that Quan Nguyen has been arrested on murder charges in connection with Monday's fatal stabbing of a man at 2130 Highway 6 South. More
August 20, 2014 -- The Harris County Sheriff's Office is seeking the public's assistance in locating Gilbert Salas, a suspect wanted in connection with the July 7 murder of a man at 3111 Fallbrook Drive. More
August 20, 2014 -- The Houston Fire Department today reported that one person died in a house fire at 11000 English Rose Lane. More
August 19, 2014 -- The Texas Department of Public Safety today reported that Ezekiel O'Neal Harris, a fugitive on the state's most wanted sex offenders list, has been captured in Ennis, Texas. More
August 19, 2014 -- Harris County Sheriff Adrian Garcia on Friday hosted a ceremony for the swearing-in of 30 cadets who completed the Harris County Sheriff's Office Training Academy. More
August 19, 2014 -- The Texas Department of Public Safety today issued a reminder that a $13,000 reward is being offered for information leading to the arrest of John Arthur Volker. More
August 19, 2014 -- The Houston Fire Department today responded to a major motor vehicle accident at 23692 Highway 59, the Eastex Freeway. More
August 19, 2014 -- The Houston Police Department is investigating the fatal shooting of a man found on Monday at 10900 Kingspoint. More
August 19, 2014 -- Update: The United States Coast Guard has suspended a search for a missing man near Cedar Bayou in the Houston area, after the fishing vessel he was on capsized on Monday afternoon. More
August 18, 2014 -- A United States Coast Guard rescue helicopter crew on Monday medevaced a chief engineer off a cargo ship 85 miles off Galveston after he began experiencing stroke-like symptoms. More
August 18, 2014 -- The La Porte Police Department today reminded drivers to remain cautious while driving near the city's schools as the school year begins August 25. More
August 18, 2014 -- The United States Coast Guard today issued an interim rule, effective immediately, regarding regulations for offshore supply vessels of at least 6,000 gross tonnage. More
August 18, 2014 -- The Houston Fire Department today responded to a two-alarm fire at a warehouse at 3824 Artdale. More
August 18, 2014 -- The Houston Police Department on is investigating the August 17 fatal shooting of a man at 11800 Beechnut. More
August 18, 2014 -- The Houston Police Department has identified a man found fatally stabbed at 218 Plaza Verde on Friday as Senen Dominguez. More
August 18, 2014 -- The Houston Police Department is investigating the fatal shooting of a woman, reportedly by a stray bullet fired into the room where the victim was sleeping at 15890 Clarke Springs. More
August 18, 2014 -- The Galveston Police Department today reported that a 31 year old Houston man died after his motorcycle struck the rear of a parked vehicle on Seawall Boulevard. More
August 18, 2014 -- The Galveston Fire Department recently took delivery of two new pumper trucks, which are now on service on the island. More
August 17, 2014 -- A United States Coast Guard rescue helicopter crew medevaced a 76-year-old man off a charter dive vessel on Saturday, after he completed two dives and began to show signs of stoke, 121 miles offshore Galveston. More
August 15, 2014 -- Galveston County District Attorney Jack Roady announced that a jury Thursday convicted Joe Mata, 23, of Aggravated Assault with a Deadly Weapon. More
August 15, 2014 -- A United States Coast Guard rescue helicopter crew medevaced a 33-year-old crew member off a bulk freighter, Friday, after he suffered an arm injury following a fall in the bilge of the vessel, 172 miles offshore of Lake Charles, Louisiana. More
August 15, 2014 -- The Sugar Land Police Department is searching for a suspect who used a stolen credit card at several stores in Houston. More
August 15, 2014 -- The Houston Fire Department today reported that one civilian was injured during a house fire in the 2600 block of Oak Lake Drive. More
August 15, 2014 -- The Houston Police Department is investigating Thursday's fatal shooting of a man and wounding of another at 1720 College Street. More
August 15, 2014 -- The Texas Department of Public Safety recently presented Director's Citations and a Life Saving Award to DPS employees in recognition of their service. More
August 15, 2014 -- The Harris County Sheriff's Office on Thursday announced its most wanted fugitives of the week. More
August 14, 2014 -- The Texas Department of Transportation will be launching its "Drink. Drive. Go to Jail" initiative on August 15 in an effort to deter drunk driving in the weeks leading up to the Labor Day holiday. More
August 14, 2014 -- The Houston Fire Department reports heavy smoke damage to a strip shopping center in Southwest Houston, but no injuries. More
August 14, 2014 -- The Houston Police Department today reported that a suspect was fatally shot by an officer on Wednesday during a struggle in which the suspect shot the officer, striking his body armor vest. More
August 14, 2014 -- The City of Seabrook will host Community Emergency Response Team training by BayCERT beginning October 2 at the Seabrook Volunteer Fire Station. More
August 14, 2014 -- The La Porte Police Department on Tuesday hosted a graduation ceremony for students of its recent Advanced Citizens Police Academy. More
August 13, 2014 -- Galveston Police Chief Henry Porretto announced Wednesday that Davious Jervell Hammond, who is wanted for murder in Georgia, was arrested at 8227 Steward Road and is awaiting extradition. More
August 13, 2014 -- The Federal Emergency Management Agency has awarded $1.5 million in preparedness funding to the University of Texas Health Science Center Houston to address the health of volunteer firefighters. More
August 13, 2014 -- The City of Missouri City will host its Fifth Annual Pre-National Night Out Kick Off block party on October 4. More
August 13, 2014 -- The Sugar Land Police Department today announced that the department will target drunk driving with enhanced enforcement during the Labor Day holiday. More
August 13, 2014 -- One person was killed and two others were injured in a traffic accident after a chase by police on JFK Boulevard near George Bush Intercontinental Airport last night. More
August 12, 2014 -- Update: The Houston Fire Department reports that a suspect has been arrested on arson charges in connection with Tuesday's three-alarm fire at the Mar Del Sol Apartments. More
August 12, 2014 -- One person injured today in an industrial accident at the Houston Ship Channel. More
August 12, 2014 -- The Texas Select Committee on Transparency in State Agency Operations on Monday voted 6-1, with Representative Charles Perry opposed, to censure University of Texas System Regent Wallace L. Hall Jr. for “misconduct, incompetency in the performance of official duties, or behavior unbefitting” a state official. More
August 12, 2014 -- The Texas Department of Public Safety today announced that Ezekiel Harris, of Bryan, Texas, has been listed as one of the state's most wanted sex offenders, with a $3,000 reward offered for information leading to his capture. More
August 12, 2014 -- Galveston County Sheriff Henry Trochesset today issued a warning regarding a scam involving callers impersonating members of the sheriff's office. More
August 12, 2014 -- The Galveston County Sheriff's Office today reported that Mark Anthony Martino was arrested in connection with Monday's shooting of a man at the Tiki Bar in the 100 block of Interstate Highway 45. More
August 12, 2014 -- The Houston Police Department today released a photo of a person of interest wanted for questioning in the August 8 fatal shooting of a man and wounding of a woman at 1600 North Loop West. More
August 11, 2014 -- The Sugar Land Police Department today issued a statement regarding issues with its wrecker rotation, including tow trucks not on the contract arriving at accident scenes claiming they were sent by one of Sugar Land's contracted companies. More
August 11, 2014 -- The Houston Police Department today reported that a man found deceased on August 3 at 808 North York has been identified as Guillermo Legoreta. More
August 11, 2014 -- The Harris County Office of Homeland Security & Emergency Management today issued a notice regarding severe thunderstorms predicted to move through the area tonight. More
August 11, 2014 -- The Houston Police Department is asking for the public's assistance in identifying a person of interest wanted in the fatal shooting of a man and wounding of a woman at 1600 North Loop West on Friday. More
August 11, 2014 -- Update: League City Police Department Accident Reconstruction Officers and Crime Scene Investigators are investigating a major accident that took six lives Sunday night. More
August 10, 2014 -- The Friendswood Police Department has warned residents of a burglar who disguises himself as a security lighting contractor or a surveyor. More
August 08, 2014 -- The United States Coast Guard Cutter Dauntless is returning home to Galveston Saturday after a six-month deployment. More
August 08, 2014 -- Police, fire and EMS departments in Galveston County will host the sixth annual "Battle of the Badges" event on September 6 at the Moody Gardens Convention Center. More
August 08, 2014 -- The Galveston County Sheriff's Office today arrested John Wair of Houston on assault charges in connection with a stabbing at 873 Townsend in Crystal Beach. More
August 08, 2014 -- The Galveston Police Department on Thursday arrested two suspects during a narcotics search at a residence at 5109 Avenue Q 1/2. More
August 08, 2014 -- The Galveston Police Department is searching for suspects in an armed robbery that occurred near 21st and Mechanic Avenue on Thursday. More
August 08, 2014 -- The Houston Police Department today reported that two suspect have been arrested in connection with two related shooting incidents at 10777 Beechnut and 10100 Beechnut on August 6. More
August 07, 2014 -- The Houston Police Department today reported that murder charges have been filed against Carlos F. Mercado in connection with the August 5 killing of a man at 4831 North Shepherd. More
August 06, 2014 -- Houston police are awaiting autopsy results in the death of a man at 3500 North Terminal Road on Tuesday night. More
August 06, 2014 -- The Galveston County District Attorney's Office has announced that 405th District Court Judge Michelle Slaughter sentenced Michael Wade Tacquard, 49, to a five-year prison sentence for the felony offense of driving while intoxicated third or more. More
August 06, 2014 -- Investigators with the La Porte Police Department recently conducted another coordinated compliance operation in an effort to determine whether local convenience stores were selling alcohol to minors. More
August 06, 2014 -- A United States Coast Guard helicopter crew medevaced the captain of a tanker approximately 50 miles offshore of Corpus Christi Wednesday morning. More
August 06, 2014 -- The Houston Police Department is investigating Tuesday's fatal stabbing of a man at 7300 West Little York. More
August 06, 2014 -- The League City Police Department on Tuesday arrested Ryan Olmos on charges of aggravated assault with a deadly weapon. More
August 06, 2014 -- The Harris County Sheriff's Office today reported that 76 prostitution customers and 23 prostitutes were arrested during a national initiative against human trafficking in the illegal sex trade. More
August 06, 2014 -- Galveston College's Law Enforcement Academy is currently seeking students for its upcoming class of cadets. More
August 06, 2014 -- The Galveston County Sheriff's Office is investigating the August 5 shooting of a man in Bacliff. More
August 06, 2014 -- The Sugar Land Police Department is searching for a suspect in connection with the armed robbery of a convenience store at 13002 West Bellfort Boulevard on August 5. More
August 06, 2014 -- The Galveston Police Department today reported at a Galveston County Grand Jury has elected to take no action regarding a Galveston Police Department Captain who shot a man during an altercation on May 15. More
August 05, 2014 -- Houston police arrested a 17-year-old male in the Tuesday morning death of a man at 4831 Shepherd. More
August 05, 2014 -- Houston police are investigating a shooting incident that began with a chase in League City. More
August 05, 2014 -- The Harris County Attorney's Office today announced that a judge has denied a challenge to the county's game room regulations. More
August 05, 2014 -- The Sugar Land Police Department has released a composite sketch of one suspect and video of the suspect's vehicle in the July 26 robbery of a Subway restaurant at 13245 University Boulevard. More
August 05, 2014 -- The League City Police Department on Monday arrested a man on charges of making a terroristic threat involving the Helen Hall Library. More
August 05, 2014 -- The Texas Department of Public Safety today announced that troopers made more than 1,000 DWI arrests during a special enforcement period that included the July 4 holiday. More
August 05, 2014 -- The Houston Police Department is investigating Monday's fatal shooting of a man at 11755 Southlake Drive. More
August 04, 2014 -- The League City Police Department, in partnership with the Alvin Police Department and Galveston County Precinct 8 Constable Jerry Fisher's office, on Monday arrested a 54-year-old woman and charged her with credit card abuse. More
August 04, 2014 -- The Friendswood Police Department on Sunday arrested a 31-year-old League City woman and charged her with alleged Assault on a Police Officer and her male companion with Resisting Arrest. More
August 04, 2014 -- The Houston Police Department today reported that it has referred the August 3 fatal shooting of a man at 7305 South Gessner to a Harris County grand jury. More
August 04, 2014 -- The Houston Police Department is investigating the August 3 assault of an HPD officer at 2309 Fannin, during which the officer discharged his weapon at three suspects. More
August 04, 2014 -- The United States Navy recently held a change of command ceremony for the USS Houston attack submarine, with Commander Scott McGinnis taking command and relieving Commander Paul Davis. More
August 04, 2014 -- The Houston Police Department today reported that Maria Virginia Cobos has been arrested on charges of intoxicated manslaughter in connection with a fatal traffic accident that occurred on Saturday at 700 Allen Genoa. More
August 04, 2014 -- The Galveston Police Department on Sunday arrested Eric Veazie-Gilmore on kidnapping and drug possession charges after a woman reported that Veazie-Gilmore had refused to let her out of his vehicle after offering her a ride home. More
August 04, 2014 -- Children in Action of Primera Iglesia Bautista in Hitchcock recently presented a thank you card to the Galveston County Sheriff's Office Deputy Juan Peña. More
August 04, 2014 -- The Houston Police Department today reported that three juvenile suspects have been arrested on charges related to firing gunshots inside of a business during a robbery at 9820 North Freeway on April 13. More w/Video
August 03, 2014 -- The United States Coast Guard is celebrating it's 224th Anniversary this week. Message and Video
August 03, 2014 -- Harris County Sheriff's deputies report that a bank robbery suspect injured in a shootout at 13400 West Road on Sunday has died. More
August 02, 2014 -- The Houston Fire Department Arson Bureau is investigating a Saturday evening warehouse fire in Southeast Houston. More
August 02, 2014 -- The Galveston Fire Department held an Awards and Promotion Ceremony at Moody Gardens on Friday. More
August 01, 2014 -- The Houston Fire Department today responded to a gas leak at a construction site in the 1700 block of Fannin Street, and called for the evacuation of the Houston House Apartments due to the leak. More
August 01, 2014 -- The Harris County Sheriff's Office on Thursday announced its "Fugitives of the Week". More
August 01, 2014 -- The Sugar Land Police Department today released surveillance video of the July 15 robbery of a Verizon Wireless store, in which the suspects crashed a vehicle into the store to gain entry. More
July 31, 2014 -- The Galveston Police Department will graduate its 71st Police Academy on August 1 at 2 p.m. at the Galveston County Justice Center. More
July 31, 2014 -- The Houston Police Department has released a composite sketch of a second suspect wanted in the June 9 aggravated robbery of a man at 10200 West Bellfort. More
July 31, 2014 -- The Harris County Sheriff's Office today released surveillance video of an aggravated robbery of a mobile taco stand that occurred on Tuesday. More w/Video
July 31, 2014 -- The Houston Police Department is investigating the death of an infant found at 7507 Glenbrae on Wednesday. More
July 31, 2014 -- The Galveston County Sheriff's Office today reported that it has made additional arrests in connection with two search warrants executed on Friday in Dickinson. More
July 31, 2014 -- Galveston Police Department’s Vice and Narcotics Division on Tuesday conducted a narcotic indictment operation with assistance from the Galveston County Narcotics Division that netted 21 indictments. More
July 30, 2014 -- The Houston Police Department is investigating a traffic accident at 5600 North Freeway which claimed the life of a woman this morning. More
July 30, 2014 -- Harris County Sheriff Adrian Garcia and investigators with the Harris County Sheriff's Office seek the public's help in obtaining information in the early 2014 murder of a Cypress family. More
July 30, 2014 -- The Harris County Sheriff's Office announced that a woman accused of stealing from local churchgoers three years ago was brought back from Florida and is facing five local felony charges. More
July 30, 2014 -- The United States Customs and Border Protection Office of Field Operations at the Brownsville Gateway International Bridge today reported that officers arrested a man wanted on sexual assault charges in Harris County. More
July 30, 2014 -- The Webster Police Department today reported that police arrested John Henry Skillern on charges of possession and promotion of child pornography. More
July 30, 2014 -- The Houston Police Department is investigating a incident that occurred on Tuesday, in which a male burglary suspect was shot by an officer. More
July 30, 2014 -- Harris County District Attorney Devon Anderson today announced that Cynthia Gonzalez Martinez, who is wanted on charges of credit card abuse, forgery, and tampering with a government record, has been located in Florida and is being transferred to Harris County to face prosecution. More
July 30, 2014 -- The United States Coast Guard on Tuesday assisted a crew in preventing a commercial fishing boat from sinking after the vessel had started taking on water off the coast of Baffin Bay. More w/Video
July 29, 2014 -- The Texas Department of Public Safety has added 51-year-old Robert Chrismon to the Texas 10 Most Wanted Sex Offenders list and is offering a $3,000 cash reward for information leading to his capture. More
July 29, 2014 -- The Houston Police Department today released a composite sketch of one of two suspects wanted in connection with the June 9 robbery of a man at 10200 West Bellfort. More
July 29, 2014 -- The United States Coast Guard on Monday medevaced a fisherman suffering from diabetic symptoms on a commercial fishing boat 8 miles off the coast of Port Aransas. More
July 29, 2014 -- The United States Coast Guard today reported that it has rescued four people aboard a missing charter boat approximately 40 miles off the coast of Galveston. More
July 29, 2014 -- The Houston Police Department today reported that charges have been filed against two suspects arrested in connection with the July 27 armed robbery of a store on Cullen Boulevard. More
July 29, 2014 -- The Galveston Police Department, in response to complaints from citizens and neighborhood associations, has announced that it will increase enforcement efforts on golf cart operators in the city. More
July 28, 2014 -- Physicians at Children's Memorial Hermann Hospital and Memorial Hermann Texas Medical Center have offered advice on water safety in response to an increase of drowning and near-drowning incidents in the area. More
July 28, 2014 -- Galveston County District Attorney Jack Roady announced today that Jason Todd Miller was sentenced on July 28, 2014 to 18 years in prison for Second Degree Felony Theft. More
July 28, 2014 -- The Galveston Police Department today reported that a Galveston EMS ambulance was involved in a major accident in the 9500 block of Seawall Boulevard on Sunday. More
July 28, 2014 -- The Houston Police Department today identified a deceased woman found at an abandoned warehouse at 5910 on July 22 as Lakeisha Perkins. More
July 28, 2014 -- The Sugar Land Police Department today released a composite sketch of one of two suspects wanted in connection with the July 21 robbery of an employee at a pizza restaurant at 11920 Dairy Ashford Road. More
July 28, 2014 -- The Houston Police Department is investigating the fatal shooting of a man at 9600 Bissonnet on Sunday. More
July 28, 2014 -- The Houston Police Department is investigating the fatal shooting of a man at 9850 Pagewood on July 26. More
July 28, 2014 -- The Houston Police Department today reported that three suspects have been charged with murder in connection with the June 9 fatal shooting of a man at 7222 Bellerive. More
July 28, 2014 -- Houston Police Chief Charles A. McClelland, Jr. recently met with a group of Houston Police Department student interns for an open discussion on decision-making, achieving goals, and following HPD's core values. More
July 28, 2014 -- The United States Coast Guard rescued two people in life jackets but a third person died when their boat sank in Copano Bay, just north of Rockport. More
July 27, 2014 -- Galveston police have arrested a suspect in a fatal accident that killed a 72 year old man and seriously injured his wife on the Seawall on Saturday. More
July 27, 2014 -- The Houston Fire Department reports that one person suffered burns in an early morning apartment fire at 2301 Hayes Road. More
July 26, 2014 -- A United States Coast Guard rescue helicopter and boat crew medevaced a 50-year-old fisherman suffering from severe abdominal pains Saturday morning, 25 miles offshore of Port O’Connor. More
July 26, 2014 -- The United States Coast Guard and Pasadena Fire and Rescue crews responded to an anhydrous ammonia leak on the Houston Ship Channel west of the Beltway 8 bridge Friday, temporarily ordering a shelter in place and closing the Beltway 8 bridge, Interstate 610 bridge and the Houston Ship Channel. More
July 26, 2014 -- The United States Coast Guard assisted in the rescue of five people after their 40-foot vessel caught fire near Petit Bois Island in Louisiana on Friday. More
July 26, 2014 -- Galveston County Sheriff's Office deputies report the culmination of a major drug investigation in Dickinson that resulted in 24 individuals being charged with 43 offense of selling drugs. More w/Photos
July 26, 2014 -- Update:Houston firefighters rescued a crane operator who was injured in a fall in the crane structure 200 feet in the air. More
July 25, 2014 -- The Texas Department of Transportation will hold a public hearing on the proposed Yale Street Bridge project on Tuesday, July 29 at 5:30 p.m. at its district headquarters at 7600 Washington. More
July 25, 2014 -- The United States Coast Guard on Thursday rescued a fisherman who sustained a head injury after a fall. More
July 25, 2014 -- The Harris County Sheriff's Office on Thursday arrested a 43-year-old woman at a residence in the 7600 block of Williams and charged her for allegedly allowing a minor access to firearms. More
July 25, 2014 -- The Houston Fire Department reports that the American Red Cross is assisting people displaced by a one alarm apartment fire at 6001 Reims Street Friday afternoon. More
July 25, 2014 -- The Houston Police Department today reported that Jake Anthony Espinoza has been arrested on murder charges in connection with the December 1, 2013 shooting of a man at 12300 Aldine Westfield. More
July 25, 2014 -- The Galveston County Auto Crimes Task Force recently received a state award for 2014. More
July 25, 2014 -- The United States Coast Guard on Thursday held a change of command ceremony, with Lieutenant Commander Steve Morris, of Houston, taking command of the Maritime Safety and Security Team in Galveston. More
July 25, 2014 -- The Houston Police Department today released surveillance video and photos of three suspects wanted in connection with the July 17 robbery of a business at 4868 Beechnut. More w/Video
July 25, 2014 -- The Houston Fire Department reports that there were no injuries in a house fire at 1930 Manila Lane Thursday afternoon, but one citizen was transported to a nearby hospital for reasons not related to the fire. More
July 25, 2014 -- A Coast Guard Station South Padre Island boat crew rescued two kayakers at the South Padre Island Jetties on Wednesday after their kayak capsized. More
July 24, 2014 -- The Houston Police Department have released a composite sketch of a suspect wanted in the fatal shooting of a man at 12400 Greenspoint shortly after midnight last Friday. More
July 24, 2014 -- The Texas Department of Transportation warns motorists that there will be a total closure of IH 45 North Freeway southbound from IH 10 to West Dallas in Downtown Houston for routine maintenance beginning the evening of Friday, July 25. More
July 24, 2014 -- Investigators with the Harris County Sheriff's Office today announced that a state prisoner has been charged with the murder of a man killed exactly ten years ago to date in west Harris County. More
July 24, 2014 -- The Harris County Sheriff's Office today released surveillance video of three armed suspects who robbed a T-Mobile store at 12260 West FM 1960 on July 23. More w/Video
July 24, 2014 -- The Combined Law Enforcement Associations of Texas today announced that police officers who are members of the National Guard and called to active duty along the Texas-Mexico border will not have to pay their dues for the duration of their deployment. More
July 23, 2014 -- The Houston Police Department has identified the victim of a fatal shooting that took place on July 18 at 2400 Greenspoint as Kahlil Brown, 17, of Houston. More
July 23, 2014 -- The Houston Police Department today released a composite sketch of a male subject wanted for questioning in the July 21 fatal shooting of a man at 3635 Hillcroft. More
July 23, 2014 -- Harris County District Attorney Devon Anderson today announced that her office has received a more than $440,000 grant from the Texas Department of Transportation for operation of "No Refusal" initiatives. More
July 23, 2014 -- The Houston Police Department today reported that Bradley Garrett has been arrested on murder charges in connection with the June 22 fatal shooting of a man and wounding of another at 9425 Country Creek Drive. More
July 23, 2014 -- The United States Coast Guard on Tuesday medevaced a woman and a child after they were ejected from a boat when it ran aground near Port O'Connor. More
July 22, 2014 -- La Porte Police Department today warned residents of scams frequently committed against elderly community members. More
July 22, 2014 -- The Houston Police Department is investigating the fatal shooting of a man that occurred on Monday at 9465 Clearwood. More
July 21, 2014 -- The Houston Police Department is seeking the public’s help in the investigation of the July 12, 2014, death of a 59-year-old man who was found unresponsive at 4512 Tulsa. More
July 21, 2014 -- The Houston Fire Department responded Monday afternoon to a house fire in Northwest Houston. More
July 21, 2014 -- The Houston Police Department is investigating the fatal shooting of a man at 3635 Hillcroft. More
July 21, 2014 -- The United States Coast Guard on Sunday medevaced a 60-year-old man from a commercial fishing boat 11 miles east of Mustang Island State Park. More w/Video
July 21, 2014 -- The League City Police Department today reported that Jonathan Allen Garcia has been arrested on several charges after police served a warrant at Garcia's residence, where they found narcotics and items used to replicate currency. More
July 21, 2014 -- The Houston Police Department is investigating a fatal traffic accident that took place on July 19 at 10100 Bissonnet. More
July 21, 2014 -- The Houston Police Department is investigating the July 19 fatal shooting of a man found at 12300 Aldine Westfield Road. More
July 21, 2014 -- The Houston Police Department today reported that Wilfredo Gutierrez has been arrested on charges related to posing as a veterinarian and providing services without a license. More
July 21, 2014 -- A Houston firefighter suffered minor injuries in a three alarm apartment fire in northwest Houston early this morning. More
July 20, 2014 -- Galveston Police Department detectives have announced that they found no evidence to corroborate a claim that Council Member Tarris Woods threatened Benjamin Hannon and have closed the case. More
July 18, 2014 -- The Galveston Fire Department has offered important tips to prevent drowning and near-drowning incidents. More
July 18, 2014 -- The Houston Fire Department today responded to a vacant office building on fire at 4865 Gulf Freeway. More
July 18, 2014 -- The Houston Police Department is investigating a fatal shooting that took place today at 12400 Greenspoint. More
July 18, 2014 -- The Harris County Sheriff's Office is seeking the public's assistance in identifying the person who shot and killed Tarik Horton, whose body was found on December 14 in the 1000 block of Cypresswood Drive. More
July 18, 2014 -- The Houston Police Department today reported that Jaime Joel Saenz has been arrested on murder charges in connection with the July 10 fatal shooting of a man at 7016 Avenue F. More
July 18, 2014 -- The Harris County Sheriff's Office today reported that an inmate who escaped custody from a jail at 1200 Baker Street has been captured. More
July 18, 2014 -- The Houston Fire Department today responded to a town home fire at 8300 Wilcrest. More
July 17, 2014 -- The Galveston Police Department has announced the death of retired officer Ervin Isbell. More
July 17, 2014 -- Galveston Police Chief Henry Porretto has been recently reappointed to the Texas Crime Victims' Institute Advisory Council by Texas Governor Rick Perry. More
July 17, 2014 -- Harris County Sheriff's Office investigators on Wednesday arrested and charged a 47-year-old man with aggravated sexual assault of a child, promotion of child pornography and possession of child pornography. More
July 17, 2014 -- The Texas Department of Public Safety today announced that Texas Ranger Wende Wakeman has been promoted to lieutenant, making her the highest-ranking female in Texas Ranger history. More
July 17, 2014 -- The Houston Police Department is investigating an apparent murder/suicide that occurred today at 605 Berry. More
July 17, 2014 -- Houston police are investigating a fatal traffic accident at 10200 North Loop East which claimed the life of a 27-year-old woman. More
July 16, 2014 -- Galveston County District Attorney Jack Roady announced today that Mary Louise Castano was sentenced in the 212th District Court on July 16, 2014 for First Degree Felony Theft. More
July 16, 2014 -- Four people were transported to a hospital in southwest Houston after a possible lightening strike. More
July 16, 2014 -- The Houston Police Department today released surveillance video of two suspects wanted in connection with the June 11 burglary of a business at 8584 Westheimer. More w/Video
July 16, 2014 -- The Harris County Sheriff's Office is seeking the public's assistance in locating a person of interest in connection with the June 20 sexual assault of a 63-year-old woman in the 10000 block of Old Bammel North. More
July 15, 2014 -- The Harris County Sheriff's Office is seeking the public's help in its investigation of the murder of a 23-year-old man over the weekend at a north Harris County apartment complex. More
July 14, 2014 -- The Houston Police Department is investigating the death of a man whose body was found in the trunk of a vehicle at 1001 Pinemont on Saturday. More
July 14, 2014 -- The Texas Department of Public Safety today announced that Leo Colston, a fugitive on the state's most wanted sex offenders list, has been captured. More
July 14, 2014 -- The Houston Police Department is investigating the July 13 fatal shooting of a man at 8112 Howard. More
July 14, 2014 -- The Houston Police Department today reported that Leonard Keith Dawson has been arrested on murder charges in connection with the July 12 fatal shooting of a woman at 3500 West Little York Road. More
July 13, 2014 -- Update: The Houston Fire Department reports no injuries have been reported in a three-alarm,building fire in southeast Houston. More
July 13, 2014 -- The City of Houston Municipal Courts Department is now offering Alcohol Education Program for Minors and the Texas Tobacco Awareness Program education to minors via the Juvenile Case Manager Program. More
July 11, 2014 -- Harris County District Attorney Devon Anderson will try will try her first capital murder case since taking office in September, the trial of Harlem Lewis for the murder of a Bellaire police corporal in 2012. More
July 11, 2014 -- The Friendswood Fire Department has received a $1,000 donation from Clear Lake Regional Medical Center for technological improvements. More
July 11, 2014 -- The Houston Police Department has arrested and charged Chad James Goodeaux for the fatal stabbing of a man found at 1200 State Highway 6 North on Wednesday. More
July 11, 2014 -- Galveston County Sheriff Henry Trochesset has promoted Kenneth Wisner, Yolanda Johnson, Crystal Robinson, Bonnie Wittman and Franklin Moore to the rank of Corporal in the Corrections Division. More
July 11, 2014 -- Harris County District Attorney Devon Anderson released a new public service announcement video today featuring information on protective orders. More w/Video
July 10, 2014 -- The Galveston Police Department on Wednesday arrested and charged Joshua Hutson with Aggravated Robbery for an incident that took place at a gas station at 2227 Broadway. More
July 10, 2014 -- Roger Lyon, father of Katie Stay who was among six people shot to death Wednesday at a home in Spring has posted a statement. More
July 10, 2014 -- Ronald Lee Haskell has been charged with one count of Capital Murder in the murders of six members of a family in north Harris County on Wednesday. More
July 10, 2014 -- Houston firefighter Daniel Groover died fighting a two-alarm house fire in the 1400 block of Mistletoe on Wednesday. More
July 10, 2014 -- UPDATE:The Harris County Sheriff’s Office confirms the death of two adults and four children in a shooting at a residence located at 711 Leaflet Lane in Spring, Texas. More
July 09, 2014 -- The Galveston Police Department on Wednesday in the 1200 block of 39th Street arrested and charged Dmitri Davis Junior with Aggravated Assault with a Deadly Weapon. More
July 09, 2014 -- The Galveston Police Department is seeking the public's help in identifying the suspect in an armed robbery that took place on Wednesday at a convenience store located at 8227 Stewart Road. More
July 09, 2014 -- Houston police are awaiting autopsy results in the death of a man in a fatal traffic accident at 1900 Binz about 9:45 a.m. today, More
July 09, 2014 -- The Houston Fire Department that there was one injury in a house fire that caused heavy damage in the 4600 block of Terry Street. More
July 09, 2014 -- Houston police are asking for the public's help in locating a suspect charged and wanted for stealing thousands of dollars from north Houston area companies since March. More w/Photo
July 09, 2014 -- The Houston Police Department reports that seven people suffered minor injuries in an accident that sent a vehicle into a bayou near the North Freeway at Calvadade. More
July 09, 2014 -- The Texas Department of Public Safety reports that it inspected 8,714 commercial motor vehicles during a three-day inspection effort last month as part of Roadcheck 2014. More
July 08, 2014 -- The Houston Fire Department on Tuesday responded to a house fire in the 4600 block of Terry Street. More
July 08, 2014 -- The Galveston Police Department has released a report of its activity during the Fourth of July weekend. More
July 08, 2014 -- The Galveston Police Department has arrested Terrance Watkins for two aggravated robberies that took place on July 3. More
July 08, 2014 -- The Harris County Sheriff’s Office has posted a news release regarding the deputy who was charged with felony possession of a controlled substance with the intent to deliver following an investigation conducted by the Office of the Inspector General’s Internal Affairs Division. More
July 08, 2014 -- The Harris County District Attorney's Office on Tuesday announced that County Sheriff Deputy Christopher Ellis was arrested while working his patrol shift on Monday and has been charged with two counts of 'possession of a controlled substance with intent to deliver'. More
July 08, 2014 -- Texas Parks and Wildlife Department game wardens report that they made 58 "boating under the influence" arrests and contacted some 30,000 recreational boaters over the July Fourth weekend. More
July 08, 2014 -- Houston police report that they are awaiting autopsy results in the death of a man found at 2600 Lidstone about 11 a.m. on Monday. More
July 07, 2014 -- The Harris County Sheriff's Office is seeking the public's help in identifying and locating a suspect who is believed to be involved in several robberies that took place on Monday in west Harris County. More
July 07, 2014 -- The Galveston Police Department is currently investigating a shooting that took place on July 4 at 4100 Avenue P. More
July 07, 2014 -- Jefferson County Commissioners Court today voted unanimously to approve an interlocal agreement with the City of Port Arthur for improvements to and maintenance of the Martin J. “Popeye” Park at the Port Arthur Sub-Courthouse. More
July 07, 2014 -- The Harris County Sheriff's Office reports that the combined efforts of multiple law enforcement agencies in Harris County resulted in the arrest of 192 individuals suspected of driving drunk during the holiday weekend. More
July 07, 2014 -- Harris County District Attorney Devon Anderson announced today the results from this past weekend's no refusal initiative. More
July 07, 2014 -- The Better Business Bureau of Southeast Texas has posted a warning against a scam known as "credit muling," where scammers are taking advantage of cash strapped victims by fooling them into purchasing new wireless contracts. More
July 07, 2014 -- The Houston Police Department reports the arrest of a suspect in a fatal shooting on Sunday; a shooting at the Carribean Festival on Saturday; and updates on other police news events that occurred last week and over the weekend. More
July 06, 2014 -- Coast Guard crews and the tanker Elia crew are searching for one of Elia's crewmen off Port Aransas. More
July 06, 2014 -- The Houston Fire Department today responded to a one alarm fire at 2000 Woodhead, which caused significant damage but no injuries. More
July 04, 2014 -- An armed suspect died after a shootout with Harris County deputies responding to an armed robbery of the Woodforest Bank in the 12500 block of FM 1960 on Sunday. More
July 04, 2014 -- The Big Thicket National Preserve has posted a news release about water safety in the preserve. More
July 04, 2014 -- Texas Department of Public Safety Director Steven McCraw on Thursday presented testimony during a U.S. House Homeland Security Committee field hearing in McAllen entitled, “Crisis on the Texas Border: Surge of Unaccompanied Minors.” More
July 04, 2014 -- Texas House Speaker Joe Straus on Thursday created the Select Committee on the Fiscal Impact of Texas Border Support Operations, which will examine the short- and long-term budgetary effects of addressing increased activity along the Texas-Mexico border. More
July 04, 2014 -- The Houston Fire Department reports that a 67 year old woman suffered burns to her hand in a house fire in northwest Houston Thursday night. More
July 03, 2014 -- UPDATE: The Houston Fire Department now reports that there was one injury in a two-alarm apartment fire on Houston's west side, and there was significant damage reported. More
July 03, 2014 -- Galveston will host an array of fun Fourth of July celebrations! On Friday, July 4, make plans to attend the Island’s annual Independence Day Parade featuring a procession of floats, decorated military vehicles and performers. More
July 03, 2014 -- H-E-B has issued a precautionary recall of several beef market items in stores throughout Texas due to the possible presence of foreign material in the meat. More
July 03, 2014 -- Clemente Davila, 27, a Texas 10 Most Wanted Sex Offender, is now in custody after being arrested Wednesday morning in Houston. More
July 03, 2014 -- The United States Coast Guard has posted a reminder to the public to exercise safe boating during the Fourth of July holiday weekend. More
July 03, 2014 -- The Houston Fire Department has posted a reminder to citizens that fireworks are not only illegal to use in the City of Houston but they are also are very dangerous. More
July 03, 2014 -- The Houston Police Department has posted a warning to citizens conducting business in area banks to be alert and attentive to their surroundings to avoid becoming a victim of "juggings." More w/Video
July 02, 2014 -- The Galveston County Criminal District Attorney's Office on Wednesday announced that Lionel Franklin has been found guilty of the felony offense of Possession of Cocaine in a Drug Free Zone and sentenced to the maximum punishment allowed by law. More
July 02, 2014 -- The Harris County Sheriff's Office is seeking the public's help in locating 82 year old Bivins Hicks Jr. "Toby" Williams, who was last seen in the 13800 block of Balmore Circle on Tuesday. More
July 02, 2014 -- The Harris County Institute of Forensic Sciences has identified one of the victims in a traffic accident that took place on June 29 at Beltway 8 and Wilson Road. More
July 02, 2014 -- The Houston Fire Department reports that there were no injuries in a two-alarm apartment fire in southwest Houston this afternoon, but there was significant fire and smoke damage. More
July 02, 2014 -- Harris County District Attorney Devon Anderson on Wednesday announced a multi-agency no refusal initiative ahead of the Fourth of July holiday weekend. More
July 02, 2014 -- Harris County Sheriff Adrian Garcia, in partnership with The Mexican Institute of Greater Houston, on Thursday will graduate a class of inmates in the Sheriff's Office Mentoring Moms program. More
July 01, 2014 -- United States Coast Guard crews in South Texas on Monday located and recovered a gill net with sixty-five deceased sharks. More
July 01, 2014 -- Harris County District Attorney Devon Anderson announced today that owners of vicious dog that cause serious bodily injury or death will be prosecuted to the full extent of the law. More
July 01, 2014 -- Houston police are investigating the shooting of a man and a woman and apparent suicide of a male suspect at 10950 Fullerton about 7:30 p.m. on Monday. More
July 01, 2014 -- The La Porte Police Department has honored the late Jeanne Zemanek for her service as a dedicated police volunteer and member of the La Porte Police Citizens Police Academy Alumni Association. More
July 01, 2014 -- The Better Business Bureau Serving Southeast Texas has posted a warning to consumers that door-to-door alarm company salespersons are using false information and high-pressure tactics to influence unsuspecting homeowners to enter into contractual agreements regarding home security systems. More
July 01, 2014 -- The Chambers County Sheriff's Office has recovered and returned a rifle that had been stolen 10 years ago to its owner. More
June 30, 2014 -- Galveston County Criminal District Attorney Jack Roady on Monday announced that Kenneth Lamonte Upchurch has pled guilty to the offense of Engaging in Activity Without the Required Certificate or License. More
June 30, 2014 -- Harris County Pct. 1 Constable Alan Rosen reports that he has arrested 25 Harris County parents who violated court orders requiring them to pay child support. More
June 30, 2014 -- Galveston police have arrested the driver of a golf cart following an accident that left a man in critical condition. More
June 30, 2014 -- Houston police are investigating the fatal shooting of a male at 6301 Ranchester #56 about 12:35 a.m. today. More
June 30, 2014 -- A 34 year old man has been charged with five counts of Intoxication Manslaughter and one count of Intoxication Assault in the deaths of at least five people, including four adults and one child, who were killed in a traffic accident this early morning after their vehicle was struck by a driver going the wrong way. More
June 30, 2014 -- The Houston Police Department Traffic Enforcement Division is enforcing the Impaired Driving Mobilization 4th of July DWI initiative in various areas throughout the city. More
June 29, 2014 -- A Galveston County Sheriff's Deputy rescued a Crystal Beach women who was pinned between her car door and an ATM machine. More
June 27, 2014 -- The Texas Department of Public Safety has announced that Kenneth Latham, a Texas 10 Most Wanted Fugitive, is currently in custody after being arrested on Wednesday in Nash. More
June 27, 2014 -- The Houston Police Department today reported that a total of eight suspects have been arrested in connection with the March 18 fatal shooting of a man at 4141 Barberry. More
June 27, 2014 -- The League City Police Department today reported that two suspects have been arrested in the June 25 stabbing of a Santa Fe man in the 1200 block of Enterprise Avenue. More
June 27, 2014 -- The Galveston Police Department today announced that it will participate in the "No Refusal" weekend for the Fourth of July holiday, with increased enforcement to prevent drunk driving. More
June 27, 2014 -- The Galveston Police Department today reported that Darius Dequan Smith has been arrested in connection with the May 9 robbery of the IBC Bank at 200 Seawall Boulevard. More
June 27, 2014 -- The Harris County Sheriff's Office has announced its "Fugitives of the Week". More
June 27, 2014 -- The League City Police Department today reported that John Lindsey Follis, a suspect in multiple felony identity theft cases, has been arrested after a joint effort by law enforcement agencies. More
June 26, 2014 -- The United States Coast Guard Air Station New Orleans on Thursday held an official change-of-command ceremony. More
June 26, 2014 -- The Harris County Sheriff's Office is currently enrolling for its Citizen's Police Academy, which will begin on August 14. More
June 26, 2014 -- The Houston Fire Department today responded to a mutual aid request in Katy due to a structural collapse at a residence at 21306 Park Mill Lane. More
June 26, 2014 -- The Houston Police Department today reported that two suspects have been arrested in the March 19 fatal shooting of one man and wounding of a juvenile male at 1400 Greens Parkway. More
June 26, 2014 -- The Texas A&M Forest Service is urging citizens to use caution to avoid starting wildfires while celebrating the Fourth of July holiday. More
June 26, 2014 -- The Texas Department of Public Safety today announced that it will increase DWI patrols from Friday through July 7 to increase enforcement during the Fourth of July holiday. More
June 26, 2014 -- The League City Police Department has reported that a man was stabbed on Tuesday at an apartment complex in the 1200 block of Enterprise. More
June 26, 2014 -- The Houston Police Department has arrested Daniel Romero on charges of failure to stop and render aid in a fatal traffic accident that occurred on June 13 in the 9000 block of North Interstate Highway 45. More
June 26, 2014 -- The League City Police Department has arrested the father of a two-year-old boy found with an apparent head injury on Wednesday. More
June 25, 2014 -- The Texas Department of Public Safety has added Kenneth Latham to the Texas 10 Most Wanted Fugitives list. More
June 25, 2014 -- The League City Police Department is investigating an incident that occurred on Tuesday involving an unresponsive child with an apparent head injury in the 2100 block of Redwood Drive. More
June 25, 2014 -- The Harris County Sheriff's Office today released a composite sketch of a suspect wanted in connection with the June 20 sexual assault of a 63-year-old woman in the 10000 block of Old Bammel North. More
June 24, 2014 -- The Harris County Sheriff's Office is currently seeking information on Brandon Perot, a suspect who is believed to be responsible for several gas station robberies in west Harris County. More
June 24, 2014 -- Harris County District Attorney Devon Anderson today warned the public about a scam involving thieves posing as law enforcement and telling residents they must pay money to dismiss a warrant issued for their arrest. More
June 24, 2014 -- The Houston Police Department is investigating the fatal shooting of a man that occurred today at 8021 Carver. More
June 23, 2014 -- The United States Coast Guard on Monday celebrated the 75-year anniversary of the Auxiliary. More
June 23, 2014 -- UPDATE: The Houston Police Department is seeking the public's help in locating a child kidnapping suspect. More w/Video
June 23, 2014 -- The United States Coast Guard today rescued three people who were stranded on Freemason Island, Louisiana after their boat had overturned. More
June 23, 2014 -- The Houston Police Department is investigating the June 22 fatal shooting of one man and wounding of another at 9425 Country Creek Drive. More
June 23, 2014 -- The Houston Police Department is investigating the fatal shooting of a man found at 100 Mills Stream on June 20. More
June 23, 2014 -- The Texas Department of Public Safety today announced that a $3,000 reward is being offered for information leading to the capture of Clemente Davila, who is on the state's most wanted sex offenders list. More
June 23, 2014 -- The Houston Police Department has released a composite sketch of a suspect wanted in the abduction of a baby girl at 1110 North Sam Houston Parkway West early today. More
June 23, 2014 -- The Coast Guard Captain of the Port for the Houston/Galveston area has reopened a two-mile stretch of the Gulf Intracoastal Waterway on Sunday after a collision between Bolivar Peninsula and Goat Island caused one of the involved boats to sink, presenting a possible hazard to navigation. More
June 22, 2014 -- The Galveston Police Department reports that officers have arrested a career criminal in the process of burglary of an automobile. More
June 22, 2014 -- Blue Santa and Lighthouse Charity Team sold BBQ Chicken dinners at the Roof Garden on the Strand in Galveston on Saturday. More
June 21, 2014 -- Captain Timothy J. Wendt relieved Captain William M. Drelling as commander of Coast Guard Sector Lower Mississippi River in an official change-of-command ceremony on Friday. More
June 21, 2014 -- The United States Coast Guard rescued 10 people Friday after their catamaran began taking on water 18 miles north of the Port Mansfield jetties and about 1.5 miles offshore. More
June 21, 2014 -- The United States Coast Guard, Illinois Department of Natural Resources and Alton Fire Department responded to the sinking of a towing vessel on the Mississippi River near Wood River, Illinois on Friday. More
June 20, 2014 -- Texas State Representative Allen Fletcher was the keynote speaker at the graduation ceremony to commission 107 men and women as Highway Patrol Troopers on Friday. More
June 20, 2014 -- The Houston Police Department has released a composite sketch of a suspect wanted in the fatal shooting of a man at 9800 Westpark on Friday. More
June 20, 2014 -- The Galveston Police Department is seeking a suspect in the robbery of the Frost Bank at 6801 Stewart Road. More w/Photo
June 20, 2014 -- The South Texas Coastal Zone Area Committee will host a public meeting on Tuesday in Port Aransas to discuss after-action items from the Texas City "Y" Oil Spill. More
June 20, 2014 -- The Houston Police Department is investigating the fatal shooting of a man at 503 El Dorado Boulevard that took place today. More
June 20, 2014 -- The Houston Police Department has arrested Gerald Amos on murder charges in connection with the June 16 fatal shooting of a man at 9555 Crofton. More
June 19, 2014 -- The Houston Fire Department on Thursday responded to a fatal apartment fire at 6500 W. 43rd Street. More
June 19, 2014 -- Galveston County Criminal District Attorney Jack Roady today announced that Dennis Steele has been sentenced to 50 years for assaulting two Texas City police officers. More
June 19, 2014 -- The Harris County Sheriff's Office will host the 2014 "World's Largest Swim Lesson" for Cougar Club Summer Campers on Friday at University of Houston. More
June 19, 2014 -- The Friendswood Police Department today reported that Robert Chance Gates has been arrested on two counts of burglary of a motor vehicle. More
June 19, 2014 -- The Houston Police Department today reported that Mercedes Mejia has been arrested on murder charges in connection with Wednesday's fatal shooting of a man at 9302 Saddle Lane. More
June 19, 2014 -- Texas Governor Rick Perry, Lieutenant Governor David Dewhurst and Speaker Joe Straus today directed the Texas Department of Public Safety to immediately begin law enforcement surge operations on the Texas-Mexico border to combat the flood of illegal immigration into the state "in the absence of adequate federal resources" to secure the border. More
June 19, 2014 -- Texas Attorney General Greg Abbott said he supports state funding for border operations approved by Governor Rick Perry, Lieutenant Governor David Dewhurst and Speaker Joe Straus. More
June 19, 2014 -- Dan Patrick, Texas State Senator and Republican nominee for Lieutenant Governor, applauded emergency action by Governor Perry, Lieutenant Governor Dewhurst, and Speaker Straus More
June 18, 2014 -- The Galveston Police Department today is searching for a suspect in a shooting that occurred just after midnight at 3222 69th Street. More
June 18, 2014 -- The Texas Attorney General's Office today announced that a collaboration between the office's Internet Crimes Against Children Task Force and Texas law enforcement agencies resulted in the arrest of 23 suspected child predators. More
June 17, 2014 -- The Bill Blackwood Law Enforcement Management Institute of Texas recently launched a free, online training program to strengthen civil and criminal enforcement efforts at the local, county, state, and tribal levels. More
June 17, 2014 -- The Houston Police Department's Bicycle Relay Team today departed to undertake a seven-day, 2900 mile relay event to Tacoma, Washington to raise funds for the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society. More
June 17, 2014 -- The Houston Police Department is investigating Monday's fatal shooting of a man at 9555 Crofton. More
June 16, 2014 -- The Texas Department of Public Safety is reminding the public that it has increased the reward for a fugitive sex offender to $13,000 for information leading to his capture if the tip comes during the month of June. More
June 16, 2014 -- The Galveston Police Department is investigating an alleged family disturbance in the 1600 block of Avenue M 1/2 which resulted in the death of a 27-year-old man. More
June 16, 2014 -- The Houston Police Department is investigating a fatal traffic accident at 1200 Mitchell on Sunday that killed the driver and sent his passenger to the hospital. More
June 16, 2014 -- The Houston Police Department is investigating a fatal traffic accident that occurred on Saturday at 2300 Southwest Freeway. More
June 16, 2014 -- The Houston Police Department is investigating a fatal hit-and-run traffic accident that occurred on Friday in the 9000 block of North Interstate Highway 45. More
June 16, 2014 -- Harris County Attorney Vince Ryan today announced that he has obtained a permanent injunction that will stop 47 named members of the Bloods and Crips street gangs from entering the Aldine community. More
June 16, 2014 -- The Houston Police Department today reported that Raquel Vasquez-Hernandez has been arrested on four counts of failure to stop and render aid in an accident involving death in connection with Saturday's fatal hit-and-run traffic accident in the 3400 block of Woodridge, which resulted in the death of three people. More
June 15, 2014 -- The Webster Police Department reports that a 37 year old man was killed in an auto\pedestrian accident Friday night. More
June 14, 2014 -- The Harris County Sheriff's Office has announced that residents can subscribe to receive information about hurricane-related news and preparedness on their mobile phones. More
June 13, 2014 -- The United States Coast Guard Air Station Corpus Christi has received the first of three HC-144 Ocean Sentry Aircraft to be stationed in the area to provide maritime law enforcement and search and rescue missions in South Texas. More
June 13, 2014 -- The Houston Police Department today reported that a Jose A. Ortega Vasquez has been arrested on two counts of intoxicated manslaughter in connection with a fatal traffic accident that occurred at 11300 Gulf Freeway. More
June 13, 2014 -- The United States Coast Guard on Thursday medevaced a Vietnamese fisherman with heart attack symptoms from approximately 25 miles south of the Rockefeller State Wildlife Refuge and Game Preserve in Louisiana. More
June 13, 2014 -- The Webster Police Department is investigating an incident involving the burglary of a motor vehicle which resulted in a pursuit and motor vehicle accident before the suspect was apprehended. More
June 13, 2014 -- The Houston Police Department is investigating the fatal shooting of a man found today at 5625 Antoine Drive. More
June 13, 2014 -- The Houston Police Department today reported that Kenneth Johnson has been arrested on intoxicated manslaughter charges in connection with a fatal traffic accident that occurred on June 11 at 3300 Kingwood Drive. More
June 13, 2014 -- The United States Coast Guard on Thursday intercepted a Mexican fishing crew poaching fish in United States waters off of South Padre Island, the third such incident in a week. More
June 13, 2014 -- United States Attorney Kenneth Magidson has announced that Donald Post of League City has been ordered to prison for forty years following his convictions of production, distribution, and possession of child pornography. More
June 12, 2014 -- The La Porte Police Department on Wednesday hosted an anti-bullying and youth decision making program. More
June 12, 2014 -- The Houston Fire Department on Wednesday responded to a chemical leak in the 4600 block of Windfern Road. More
June 12, 2014 -- The Houston Police Department has released surveillance photos of a suspect wanted in connection with the June 11 fatal shooting of a man at 8939 Long Point. More
June 11, 2014 -- The United States Coast Guard on Wednesday responded to a downed civilian helicopter sixty miles south of Terrebonne Bay. More
June 11, 2014 -- The City of Missouri City will participate in the 2014 International Fire/EMS Safety and Health Week, which takes place June 15-21. More
June 11, 2014 -- The Texas Department of Public Safety on Tuesday announced that a $10,000 reward is being offered for information leading to the capture of Cory James Fisher, a fugitive on the state's most wanted list. More
June 11, 2014 -- The Sugar Land Police Department is searching for the driver of a vehicle involved in hit and run incident that took place today at Lexington Boulevard near Riverbend Crossing. More
June 11, 2014 -- The Coast Guard on Monday in Corpus Christi interdicted a lancha with a Mexican fishing crew in United States waters. More
June 10, 2014 -- Five men were rescued Monday from an unmanned platform about 40 miles southeast of the Texas/Louisiana border, after their fishing boat began taking on water. More
June 10, 2014 -- A Coast Guard helicopter crew rescued a 52-year-old man Monday night, suffering from heart-attack-like symptoms while out on a charter boat about 20 miles east of South Padre Island More
June 10, 2014 -- A 12-year-old boy was hoisted to safety by a United States Coast Guard helicopter crew Tuesday, after drifting 300-400 yards away from shore in an inner tube near Crystal Beach on Bolivar Peninsula. More
June 10, 2014 -- The United States Coast Guard today announced the award of $4.8 million in grants to national non-profit organizations for recreational boating safety initiatives. More
June 10, 2014 -- The Harris County Sheriff's Office is seeking the public's assistance in identifying and locating the driver involved in a fatal pedestrian hit-and-run accident on June 8 at the Interstate Highway 10 East service road between Sheldon Road and Cedar Lane. More
June 10, 2014 -- Houston Police Chief Charles A. McClelland, Jr. today reminded teens not to text and drive, in support of the "It Can Wait Houston" campaign to prevent distracted driving. More w/Video
June 09, 2014 -- The Houston Police Department has arrested and charged Morgan E. Steffan with intoxication manslaughter for a fatal traffic accident that took place on June 7 at 8500 Richmond. More
June 09, 2014 -- The Houston Police Department is currently investigating the fatal shooting of one male and the wounding of another at 5801 North Houston Rosslyn on June 7. More
June 09, 2014 -- The Houston Police Department today reported that Cleven Pierson has been arrested on charges of driving while intoxicated in connection with a fatal traffic accident that occurred on June 7 at 7000 Banyan. More
June 09, 2014 -- The Houston Police Department is investigating the death of two men in a fire that occurred on Saturday at 3210 Florida. More
June 09, 2014 -- The Houston Fire Department today responded to a gas leak and fire at 18301 Gulf Freeway. More
June 09, 2014 -- The United States Coast Guard on Friday intercepted a Mexican boat illegally fishing in United States waters in South Texas. More
June 09, 2014 -- The City of Houston Office of Emergency Management will host its annual Houston Healthcare Hurricane & Emergency Preparedness Summit on Tuesday at the George R. Brown Convention center. More
June 09, 2014 -- The La Porte Police Department today reported that a suspect has been arrested in connection with the theft of a dirt bike from a home in the 9800 block of Rustic Gate. More
June 09, 2014 -- The Houston Police Department today reported that James Lawrence McCarty has been charged with murder in connection with the June 7 shooting of a woman at 7555 Scott Street. More
June 09, 2014 -- The Texas Department of Public Safety today announced that a $3,000 reward is being offered for information leading to the capture of Leo Colston, a fugitive on the state's most wanted sex offenders list. More
June 09, 2014 -- The Greater Houston Coalition for Justice will host a candlelight vigil tonight and attend Tuesday's Houston City Council meeting to ask Mayor Annise Parker to request the Department of Justice investigate the Houston Police Department. More
June 09, 2014 -- A United States Coast Guard aircrew on Monday medevaced a Russian man who was having difficulty breathing while his ship was anchored about 11 miles south of Cameron, Louisiana. More
June 08, 2014 -- The Galveston Police Department reports that a vehicle went over the Seawall near Murdoch's Souvenirs, hitting two pedestrians. More
June 07, 2014 -- The Galveston Municipal Police Association held a blood drive for Officers Carl Lomax and Chris Sanderson on Thursday in front of the Galveston Law Enforcement Facility. Photos
June 07, 2014 -- A Coast Guardsman assigned to Coast Guard Air Station Houston was formally recognized as the 2013 Coast Guard Enlisted Person of the Year at a ceremony in Washington, D.C. on Friday. More w/Photos
June 07, 2014 -- The Houston Fire Department reports that two people died and one was injured in a house fire in the 3200 block of Florida Street early this morning. More
June 06, 2014 -- The Harris County Sheriff's Office has announced its "Fugitives of the Week". More
June 05, 2014 -- The Harris County Sheriff's Office on Thursday announced that criminal charges have been filed in two unrelated cold case murders, and is seeking the public's help in locating the suspect in one of the cases. More
June 05, 2014 -- The United States Coast Guard on Thursday in Galveston closed a formal hearing regarding the Texas City Y collision. More
June 05, 2014 -- The Houston Police Department is investigating a fatal traffic accident that took place on Wednesday in the 9600 block of Fondren. More
June 05, 2014 -- The Houston Police Department is investigating the June 3 fatal shooting of a woman and apparent suicide of a male suspect at 12929 Northwest Freeway. More
June 05, 2014 -- The Houston Police Department today reported that an incident involving the fatal shooting of two men at 14647 South Main on May 14 has been referred to a Harris County grand jury. More
June 05, 2014 -- The Harris County Sheriff's Office is investigating the shooting of an armed robbery suspect by a HCSO deputy on Wednesday at a store in the 13700 block of Kuykendahl. More
June 05, 2014 -- The Houston Fire Department on Wednesday responded to an apartment fire at 4500 South Kirkwood. More
June 05, 2014 -- The Houston Police Department today released surveillance video and photos of two suspects wanted in connection with the May 24 robbery of a business at 7000 North Freeway. More w/Video
June 04, 2014 -- Harris County Sheriff Adrian Garcia will lead a walk on Saturday to canvass neighborhoods impacted by human trafficking crimes in efforts to increase awareness of trafficking. More
June 04, 2014 -- The Houston Fire Department today responded to a house fire at 6401 Kassarine Pass. More
June 04, 2014 -- The Sugar Land Police Department today issued an arrest warrant for Gerald Powel, who is wanted in connection with the May 16 robbery of a woman at 2710 Grants Lake Boulevard. More
June 04, 2014 -- The Houston Police Department today reported that Raymond Howard Payne has been arrested on murder charges in connection with the May 27 fatal shooting of a man at 13307 Orleans. More
June 03, 2014 -- Galveston County Criminal District Attorney Jack Roady on Tuesday announced that Richard Alan Collier has pled guilty in the 56th District Court to the offense of Attempt to Commit Illegal Voting, a violation of the Texas Election Code. More
June 03, 2014 -- The Galveston Fire Department is hosting CPR certification courses, with the next class taking place on Saturday. More
June 03, 2014 -- Houston Mayor Annise Parker today joined Texas Governor Rick Perry and other officials in launching the "Texans United Against Human Trafficking" campaign. More
June 03, 2014 -- Texas Governor Rick Perry today joined officials in Houston to announce the launch of a statewide advertising campaign to combat human trafficking in Texas. More
June 03, 2014 -- Harris County District Attorney Devon Anderson today warned the public of a scam involving criminals impersonating members of her office's Check Fraud Division calling residents in attempts to obtain credit card information. More
June 03, 2014 -- The Houston Police Department on Monday reported that Michael Walker has been charged with murder in connection with the June 1 fatal stabbing of a woman at 6705 Fairway. More
June 03, 2014 -- City of Houston officials have closed South Post Oak Lane at Riverway due to the collapse of the top floor of a parking garage. More
June 02, 2014 -- The Houston Police Department today reported that Anthony Johnson has been arrested on capital murder charges in connection with the December 8 fatal shooting of a man at 4500 Richey Road. More
June 02, 2014 -- The Texas Department of Public Safety will participate in "Roadcheck 2014", a national commercial vehicle safety enforcement effort, by conducting enhanced inspections of commercial vehicles traveling Texas roads Tuesday through Thursday. More
June 02, 2014 -- The United States Coast Guard on Sunday intercepted a Mexican fishing boat and seized 450 red snapper fish illegally caught off the South Texas coast. More
June 02, 2014 -- The Houston Police Department is investigating Sunday's fatal shooting of a man at 15615 North U.S. Highway 59. More
June 02, 2014 -- Harris County Judge Ed Emmett and TranStar officials hosted a media preview of the new Emergency Operations Center this morning. More
June 02, 2014 -- The Texas Department of Public Safety today announced that the reward for information leading to the capture of Jerry Don Holmes, a fugitive on the state's most wanted sex offenders list, has been increased to $13,000. More
June 02, 2014 -- The Houston Police Department is investigating Sunday's fatal shooting of a man at 8111 South Gessner. More
June 01, 2014 -- The United States Coast Guard rescued seven adults and one child from a fishing vessel that caught fire approximately three miles southeast of the Freeport Jetties on Saturday. More
May 30, 2014 -- The Harris County Institute of Forensic Sciences is seeking the public's help with reaching the next of kin of ten individuals. More
May 30, 2014 -- The Galveston Police Department on Thursday arrested five suspects on prostitution charges as part of a sting operation. More
May 30, 2014 -- The Harris County Sheriff's Office today reported that Binh Hung Nguyen has been arrested on capital murder charges in the February 2012 fatal shooting of three men at an apartment complex in north Harris County. More
May 30, 2014 -- Texas Governor Rick Perry today reappointed Galveston Police Chief Henry Porretto to the Board of Pilot Commissioners for Galveston County Ports. More
May 30, 2014 -- The Texas Department of Public Safety today reminded residents to review their emergency plans and stay prepared as hurricane season begins on Sunday. More
May 30, 2014 -- The Houston Police Department is investigating Thursday's fatal stabbing of a man at 4600 Brinkley. More
May 30, 2014 -- The United States Coast Guard on Thursday pursued a Mexican boat illegally fishing in United States waters, forcing the boat back across the border. More
May 30, 2014 -- The Houston Fire Department today responded to a two-alarm fire at an office building at 2600 Southwest Freeway. More
May 30, 2014 -- The Houston Police Department today released surveillance video of two suspects wanted in connection with the May 6 robbery of a business at 7065 Will Clayton Parkway. More w/Video
May 29, 2014 -- Governor Rick Perry has urged Texans to prepare their families and homes for the 2014 Hurricane Season, which begins June 1 and runs through the end of November. More
May 29, 2014 -- The Texas Department of Transportation has made preparations for the upcoming hurricane season, which begins June 1 and continues through November 30. More
May 29, 2014 -- The Houston Fire Department responded to an apartment fire in Northwest Houston this afternoon. More
May 29, 2014 -- The Houston Police Department is investigating the fatal shooting of a man found at 3100 Hage today. More
May 29, 2014 -- Attorneys for Jaime Arturo Zamora have announced that a capital murder conviction against Zamora for the May 20, 2006 murder of Jose Perez has been reversed, and a retrial granted. More
May 29, 2014 -- The Texas A&M Forest Service on Wednesday reported that an on-going timber theft investigation has resulted in the arrest and indictment of one man in Harrison County. More
May 29, 2014 -- The City of Galveston held its annual Hurricane Preparedness Town Hall Meeting on Wednesday at the Island Community Center. More
May 29, 2014 -- The Houston Police Department is investigating the May 28 fatal shooting of a woman found at 8100 Leonora. More
May 29, 2014 -- Harris County District Attorney Devon Anderson today announced that Ashley Richards has been sentenced to 10 years in prison in connection with charges of animal cruelty related to the production of "crush" videos. More
May 29, 2014 -- The Houston Fire Department on Wednesday responded to a multiple gunshot incident in North Houston, which is now under investigation by the Houston Police Department. More
May 29, 2014 -- The United States Coast Guard will host a formal hearing on Monday at the Galveston County Criminal Justice Center to receive testimony regarding the March 22 collision at the Texas City Y that resulted in an oil spill. More
May 29, 2014 -- Houston Independent School District today reported that the Houston Police Department bomb squad and HISD police responded to a call regarding a suspicious backpack found near Bush Elementary. More
May 29, 2014 -- The Harris County Sheriff's Office has released surveillance video of two suspects involved in the May 19 robbery of a bakery in the 6700 block of State Highway 6. More w/Video
May 28, 2014 -- The League City Police Department on Tuesday recognized six police volunteers for achieving "Intermediate" status with Volunteers in Policing. More
May 28, 2014 -- The Galveston Police Department today announced that charges of attempted capital murder have been added against a mother who drove her vehicle, which contained her infant child, into Offats Bayou on May 26. More
May 28, 2014 -- The Galveston County Sheriff's Office today released a report on police activity during the Memorial Day weekend. More
May 28, 2014 -- The Houston Police Department today reported that Jacory Tyrell Chatham has been charged with capital murder in connection with the April 27 fatal shooting of two women and one man at 7400 Hillmont. More
May 28, 2014 -- The Houston Police Department today reported that Patrick Smith has been charged with murder in connection with Tuesday's fatal shooting of a man at 17300 Artwood. More
May 28, 2014 -- The Houston Police Department on Tuesday reported that Christian Villaycana has been charged with failure to stop and render aid in connection with a February 15 fatal hit-and-run traffic accident at 8700 Bellaire Boulevard. More
May 28, 2014 -- The Houston Police Department on Tuesday announced that it is investigating the death of a man found at 10300 Hempstead Highway. More
May 27, 2014 -- The Harris County Flood Control District advises that as of 5 p.m., the west and northwest portions of Harris County have received 4-6 inches of rainfall and the remainder of the county has received 2-4 inches widespread; and advises residents to be aware of potential flooding conditions. More
May 27, 2014 -- Galveston police report that the woman who drove a car with a child aboard into Offatts Bayou Monday evening has been arrested and charged with Driving while Intoxicated and with Aggravated Assault with a Deadly Weapon, regarding an incident earlier in the evening that left a man in critical condition. More
May 27, 2014 -- The Houston Police Department today reported that Quincy Lewis Gibbs has been charged with murder in connection with the June 29, 2013 fatal shooting of a man at 8791 Hammerly. More
May 27, 2014 -- The Houston Police Department today reported that Florian Quintanilla-Riva has been arrested in Arizona in connection with charges related to an April 4 fatal traffic accident at 6400 Bingle in Houston. More
May 27, 2014 -- Kuraray America, Inc. today issued an update regarding a weather-related incident near La Porte, where a tent at a construction site collapsed during high winds. More
May 27, 2014 -- The Houston Police Department today reported that Daniel J. Silva has been arrested in connection with the May 9 fatal shooting of one man and injuring a second. More
May 27, 2014 -- The Houston Police Department today reported that Victor Sanchez has been charged with murder in connection with a fatal traffic accident that took place on Sunday at 8300 East Freeway. More
May 27, 2014 -- The Houston Police Department today reported that Blisha Marie Puga has been arrested on intoxicated manslaughter charges in connection with a fatal traffic accident that took place on Sunday at 7600 Gulf Freeway. More
May 27, 2014 -- Galveston police report that a woman and an infant are in stable condition after being rescued from a car that drove into Offatts Bayou on Monday. More
May 26, 2014 -- A United States Coast Guard aircrew rescued three people from their sinking boat in Nueces Bay on Sunday. More
May 25, 2014 -- The Houston Police Department reports that one person was killed and another taken to the hospital after an automobile accident this morning on Interstate 10 eastbound at the McCarty exit ramp. More
May 24, 2014 -- The Galveston Police Department has increased specialized patrols during the weekends throughout the summer. More
May 23, 2014 -- The Harris County Sheriff's Office today warned that the grace period for game room operators will soon expire. More
May 23, 2014 -- The Harris County Sheriff's Office today reported that the use of the iWatch Harris County smartphone application led to the arrest of three men on numerous drug charges at a residence in the 18600 block of Artesian Way in north east Harris County. More
May 23, 2014 -- The Harris County Sheriff's Office today named its "Fugitives of the Week". More
May 23, 2014 -- The United States Coast Guard today reminded boaters of the dangers of operating a boat while under the influence, and to be mindful of safety tips while on the water during the Memorial Day weekend. More
May 23, 2014 -- The Houston Fire Department today provided safety tips for the Memorial Day weekend. More
May 23, 2014 -- The La Porte Police Department on Thursday announced that it will participate in DWI enforcement activities during the Memorial Day holiday weekend. More
May 23, 2014 -- The Galveston County Sheriff's Office today reported that 13 suspects with felony warrants were arrested during a recent county-wide round-up operation. More
May 23, 2014 -- Texas Department of Public Safety Director Steven McCraw today issued a statement in observance of Memorial Day. More
May 23, 2014 -- The Texas Department of Public Safety is encouraging residents to take part in the "Take 25" campaign for child safety. More
May 22, 2014 -- The Webster Police Department on Wednesday reported that a suspect was arrested on aggravated assault charges in connection with an incident on Saturday involving a reported attempt to strike a woman with a vehicle. More
May 22, 2014 -- The Houston Police Department on Wednesday arrested Torron Jermaine Alexander on burglary charges in connection with at least 14 burglaries of Houston-area businesses since early March. More
May 22, 2014 -- The Harris County Sheriff's Office and CITGO Petroleum Corporation representatives are visiting schools in the Houston area as part of the "Kindling Young Minds" program to recognize students who have improved their attendance at school. More
May 22, 2014 -- Harris County Commissioners Court recently declared May 25-31 as National Hurricane Preparedness Week. More
May 21, 2014 -- The Houston-Galveston Area Council’s Regional DWI Task Force will be in force over the Memorial Day weekend. More
May 21, 2014 -- Galveston County Criminal District Attorney Jack Roady announced today that his office will join law enforcement agencies across Galveston County in sponsoring a No-Refusal Memorial Day Weekend from Friday, May 23rd through Monday, May 26th. More
May 21, 2014 -- The Houston Police Department is investigating a fatal traffic accident that occurred on May 18 at 9400 Galveston Road. More
May 21, 2014 -- The Harris County Sheriff's Office today reported that three suspects have been arrested on capital murder charges in connection with the death of a man reported missing last week. More
May 21, 2014 -- The Texas Department of Public Safety will increase patrols during the Memorial Day weekend to increase enforcement in preventing drunk driving, speeding and other traffic violations. More
May 20, 2014 -- The Texas Department of Transportation posted a reminder to motorists to stay alert and well-rested as they travel. More
May 20, 2014 -- The Houston Police Department is seeking the public's help in locating Adam Ortega, a person of interest wanted for questioning in the disappearance of a man on January 17. More
May 20, 2014 -- The Houston Police Department is investigating a fatal traffic accident that occurred on Monday at 8100 South State Highway 288. More
May 20, 2014 -- Harris County Attorney Vince Ryan today announced that he has won a court order requiring FunPlex, an entertainment complex in the county, to correct fire hazards in its building. More
May 20, 2014 -- The Texas Department of Public Safety today urged residents to prepare early for the upcoming hurricane season, which begins June 1. More
May 19, 2014 -- The Webster Police Department has initiated an investigation of child pornography based on information from the Houston Metro Internet Crimes Against Children Taskforce. More
May 19, 2014 -- Harris County Sheriff's Office patrol deputies arrested four suspects as they sat in a car in the driveway of the north Harris County home they had just burglarized. More
May 19, 2014 -- The Harris County Sheriff's Office today reported that 18 individuals were arrested in a recent sting operation at two "cantinas" in the county, with several suspects charged with prostitution. More
May 19, 2014 -- The Houston Police Department is investigating Sunday's fatal shooting of two men at 6301 Ezzard Charles Lane. More
May 19, 2014 -- The Houston Police Department today reported that Michael Anthony Matthews has been arrested on murder charges in connection with the May 17 fatal shooting of a woman at 13822 Northlake Drive. More
May 19, 2014 -- The Harris County Sheriff's Office has announced that those purchasing tickets for the upcoming production of "War Horse" can enter a special code to allow proceeds from ticket sales to benefit the office's Mounted Patrol Unit. More
May 19, 2014 -- Houston police are investigating the death of a 17 year old girl, who had attended her high school prom Friday night; then consumed alcohol with her boyfriend before spending the night at the Hyatt Regency North, where she died in her sleep. More
May 19, 2014 -- The Houston Police Department is investigating a fatal hit-and-run traffic accident that took place on Sunday at 6000 South Gessner. More
May 19, 2014 -- The Houston Police Department is investigating the death of a man found in a bayou at 8100 Gulf Freeway on Sunday. More
May 19, 2014 -- The United States Coast Guard, in observance of National Safe Boating Week, recommended boaters keep signaling devices on board in case of emergencies. More
May 19, 2014 -- The United States Coast Guard on Sunday reported on several boating incidents that occurred along the Texas Coast for the beginning of National Safe Boating Week, and urged boaters to be prepared for emergencies. More w/Video
May 18, 2014 -- Houston Mayor Annise Parker took command of the bulldozer controls on Saturday to deliver the first blows to a blighted residential building in Independence Heights, kicking off the city's 5th Annual Demolition Day. More
May 17, 2014 -- Lawmen, their families and supporters, from across Galveston County gathered at the Joe Max Taylor Criminal Justice Center for the 35th Annual Memorial Ceremony honoring fallen officers of Galveston County on May 14. More
May 17, 2014 -- The Galveston Police Department Vice & Narcotis Division on Friday arrested a man and a woman in the 1500 block of 35th Street on charges related to the manufacture of methamphetamines. More
May 17, 2014 -- College of the Mainland recently hosted a commencement ceremony for the 2014 graduates of its Fire Academy. More
May 17, 2014 -- The Harris County Sheriff's Office on Friday released a statement regarding the death in custody of inmate Kenneth Christopher Lucas. More
May 16, 2014 -- Galveston Emergency Management Coordinator Charlie Kelly received the “Unsung Hero” award in Emergency Management from DRC Emergency Services at the 2014 Texas Emergency Management and Homeland Security Conference in San Antonio this week. More
May 16, 2014 -- The Galveston County Sheriff's Office today announced that an off-duty officer discharged his weapon at a suspect, wounding him, in an incident involving the suspect driving his vehicle northbound on the southbound lanes of the Interstate 45 causeway. More
May 16, 2014 -- Galveston College recently held a graduation ceremony for its Law Enforcement Academy class. More
May 16, 2014 -- The Sugar Land Police Department today reported that Christie Diane Biggers, of Missouri City, was arrested on intoxicated assault charges in connection with an accident resulting in the injury of a police officer conducting a traffic stop on State Highway 6. More
May 15, 2014 -- The Houston Police Department is currently investigating the fatal shootings of Desmond Akens and Keivan Breaux on Wednesday at 14647 South Main. More
May 15, 2014 -- Texas Department of Public Safety Director Steven McCraw on Thursday provided testimony at the Joint Interim Committee to Study Human Trafficking. More
May 15, 2014 -- The Harris County Sheriff's Office has announced that those who purchase tickets to watch Broadway Across America's production of "War Horse" in Houston May 27-June 1 can choose to have their ticket proceeds benefit the HCSO Mounted Patrol Unit. More
May 15, 2014 -- The Texas Department of Public Safety today held a memorial service for fallen officers. More
May 15, 2014 -- The City of Friendswood today flew its flags at half staff in observance of Peace Officers Memorial Day. More
May 15, 2014 -- Harris County Attorney Vince Ryan today announced that he has obtained a court order barring the "Slots of FuN" game room from operating as a gambling parlor. More
May 15, 2014 -- The City of Sugar Land will hold a full-scale hurricane exercise May 30-June 1. More
May 14, 2014 -- The League City Police Department on Tuesday reported that the department has charged a San Leon woman with filing a false report to a peace officer after she fabricated a story that she had been robbed outside of a store in League City. More
May 14, 2014 -- The United States Coast Guard today released its 2013 Recreational Boating Statistics, which showed that boating fatalities in 2013 were the lowest on record. More
May 14, 2014 -- The League City Police Department today reported that Rickie Patterson has been arrested in connection with multiple burglaries. More
May 13, 2014 -- The La Porte Police Department has arrested and charged two suspected burglars after a chase that was begun by citizens. More
May 13, 2014 -- The Galveston County Criminal District Attorney's Office on Tuesday announced that Fahd Saad Tanash has been sentenced to ten years in prison for felony theft. More
May 13, 2014 -- The Houston Police Department is investigating an April 28 fatal traffic accident that took place at 1900 North Freeway. More
May 13, 2014 -- The Houston Police Department will host a "Day of Prayer" on Wednesday at the front entrance of HPD headquarters. More
May 13, 2014 -- The Houston Police Department is investigating the Monday fatal shooting of a man at 4622 Kingsbury. More
May 13, 2014 -- The Sugar Land Police Department will conduct an enhanced DWI enforcement operation during the Memorial Day weekend, May 23-26. More
May 13, 2014 -- The Houston Fire Department on Monday responded to a fire in the 3900 block of Glenn Ricki, which resulted in one victim being taken to the hospital and listed in critical condition. More
May 13, 2014 -- Congressman Al Green on Monday applauded a ruling by the United States Supreme Court to order a lower court to reconsider the civil suit of Robert Tolan, who was shot by a Houston Police Officer in 2008. More
May 13, 2014 -- The 2014 Texas Emergency Management Conference kick-off on Monday in San Antonio. More
May 13, 2014 -- The 50 Club of Galveston County held its 43rd Awards Luncheon on Monday at Moody Gardens Hotel. More
May 12, 2014 -- The United States Coast Guard on Saturday seized one of five Mexican boats poaching fish in United States waters off South Texas. More w/Video
May 12, 2014 -- The Houston Police Department today reported that two suspects have been charged with murder, and a third with tampering with evidence, in connection with the April 24 fatal shooting of one man and wounding of three others at 9357 Richmond Avenue. More
May 12, 2014 -- The Houston Police Department today reported that Louis Dante Anthony, IV has been charged with murder in connection with the May 7 fatal shooting of a man and wounding of another at 6060 Belarbor. More
May 12, 2014 -- Harris County District Attorney Devon Anderson today announced that a California man has entered a guilty plea in connection with stealing credit card information by using a credit card "skimming" device at gas stations in the Harris County area. More
May 12, 2014 -- The Houston Fire Department on Sunday responded to a townhouse fire in the 7000 block of Greenway Chase. More
May 12, 2014 -- The Houston Fire Department on Sunday reported that a fire at a home in the 15000 block of Chimney Rock resulted in the death of one person. More
May 12, 2014 -- The Harris County Sheriff's Office on Thursday hosted the Harris County Peace Officers' Memorial ceremony. More
May 11, 2014 -- Chambers County Sheriff Brian C. Hawthorne reports today that a Mother’s Day family outing on the Trinity River ended in tragedy. More
May 10, 2014 -- A United States Coast Guard boat crew rescued three people on Friday, in very blustery conditions, when their vessel began taking on water in Mexican waters. More
May 10, 2014 -- The Harris County Sheriff's Office's Mentoring Moms program has partnered with the Mexican Institute of Greater Houston to provide basic computer literacy courses for Spanish speaking program participants. More
May 10, 2014 -- The Chambers County Sheriff's Office on Friday announced that the "Click It or Ticket" enforcement period will run from May 19 through June 1 across Texas. More
May 09, 2014 -- The Galveston Police Department is searching for a man who robbed the IBC Bank at 200 Seawall Boulevard today. More w/photos
May 09, 2014 -- The Houston Fire Department today reported that an HFD Fire Inspector was involved in a motor vehicle accident at Interstate Highway 10 at the Highway 45 intersection. More
May 09, 2014 -- The Houston Police Department on Thursday reported that Sandra F. Berry has been arrested in connection with the April 28 fatal shooting of a man at 3600 McKinney. More
May 09, 2014 -- The Houston Police Department will host a memorial service tonight at the Houston Police Officers' Memorial. More
May 09, 2014 -- The City of Missouri City will host its Fallen Officer's Memorial ceremony on May 14 at the city's Public Safety Headquarters. More
May 08, 2014 -- The Harris County Sheriff's Office has announced its Wanted Fugitives of the Week. More
May 08, 2014 -- The Houston Police Department is seeking the public's assistance in locating a person of interest wanted for questioning in the May 7 fatal shooting of a man at 6060 Belarbor. More
May 08, 2014 -- The Harris County Sheriff's Office today released video of an unidentified female suspect wanted in connection with writing forged checks after stealing account information from an 87 year old man and his 82 year old wife. More w/Video
May 08, 2014 -- The Houston Fire Department will host a graduation ceremony tonight for 19 members of its "Fast Track" class. More
May 08, 2014 -- The Houston Police Department today reported that a juvenile male suspect has been identified and charged in the January 16 fatal shooting of a man and sexual assault of a woman in the 7900 block of Ellinger Lane. More
May 08, 2014 -- The Texas Department of Criminal Justice has announced that Robert James Campbell has been scheduled for execution on May 13. More
May 08, 2014 -- The Harris County Sheriff's Office will host "Lone Survivor" Marcus Luttrell tonight for the Harris County Peace Officers' Memorial ceremony. More
May 08, 2014 -- The Sugar Land Police Department will host its Sixth Annual Law Enforcement Memorial Ride on Saturday. More
May 07, 2014 -- Houston Fire Department will host an open house on Saturday for those interested in becoming a Houston firefighter. More
May 07, 2014 -- The Harris County Office of Homeland Security & Emergency Management today released its 2013 Annual Report. More
May 07, 2014 -- Galveston County on Tuesday hosted a ribbon cutting ceremony for the newly built Crystal Beach Central Fire and EMS building. More
May 06, 2014 -- The League City Volunteer Fire Department will celebrate its 75th anniversary during the 60th Old Time Village Fair and Texas Music Festival on Friday and Saturday. More
May 06, 2014 -- The Texas Department of Public Safety today officially launched its Mounted Horse Patrol Unit at the Capitol Complex in Austin. More
May 06, 2014 -- The Galveston Police Department is seeking the public's assistance in identifying two suspects wanted in connection with burglaries of residences in Galveston. More
May 06, 2014 -- The Houston Police Department is investigating an incident that took place on Monday and involved the fatal shooting of an armed suspect by a Houston Police Officer at 6406 Belarbor. More
May 06, 2014 -- The Houston Police Department will host several events in observance of National Police Week, May 9-16. More
May 06, 2014 -- The Texas Department of Public Safety on Monday announced that a $7,500 reward is being offered for information leading to the capture of Freddie Alaniz, a fugitive on the state's most wanted list. More
May 06, 2014 -- The United States Coast Guard on Sunday recovered a shark and eel suspected of being illegally caught by two Mexican lanchas. More
May 05, 2014 -- The Houston Fire Department today reported that a medic unit was involved in an accident at the intersection of Crestmont and the South Loop East Freeway. More
May 05, 2014 -- The Galveston Police Department recently hosted a delegation of Polish National Police Executives as part of the International Law Enforcement Program. More
May 05, 2014 -- The Harris County Office of Homeland Security & Emergency Management has launched a digital countdown to the 2014 hurricane season via digital billboards in the county. More
May 05, 2014 -- The United States Coast Guard today rescued a man stranded in Chocolate Bay while riding a jet ski from Bridge Bait Marina to Horseshoe Bend Marina. More
May 05, 2014 -- The Houston Police Department today reported that Euaristo Hinojosa-Pena has been arrested on charges of driving while intoxicated in connection with a May 4 fatal traffic accident involving an 8-year-old. More
May 03, 2014 -- At least four teenagers were injured this morning after someone opened fire during an 'after prom' party at a horse barn in north Harris County. More
May 02, 2014 -- Texas Governor Rick Perry has appointed Faith S. Johnson to the Public Safety Commission. More
May 02, 2014 -- Registration is currently open for the City of Galveston Police Department's 36th Citizens Police Academy. More
May 02, 2014 -- The Houston Police Department on Friday released a statement on the investigation into the death of Jason Lewis. More
May 02, 2014 -- As part of Mayor Annise Parker’s Sunday Streets HTX initiative, Westheimer, between Yoakum and McDuffie, will be open to cyclists and pedestrians on Sunday, May 4. More
May 02, 2014 -- The Harris County Sheriff's Office has named its "Fugitives of the Week". More
May 02, 2014 -- The Houston Fire Department today responded to a warehouse fire in the 7200 block of Alder at Atwell. More
May 02, 2014 -- The Harris County Sheriff's Office will host its annual Peace Officers' Memorial on May 8. More
May 02, 2014 -- College of the Mainland will host a discussion on May 9 regarding the March 22 oil spill in Galveston Bay. More
May 02, 2014 -- Harris County District Attorney Devon Anderson today announced the launch of a new county-wide bilingual elder abuse prevention campaign. More
May 02, 2014 -- The Galveston Police Department is hosting a press conference today with the family of Alan Burdick, and is seeking the public's assistance in the investigation of his murder, which occurred on April 22. More
May 02, 2014 -- The Harris County Sheriff's Office on Thursday released video surveillance of an armed suspect involved in the April 27 robbery of a PetSmart store at 7050 North Highway 6. More w/Video
May 02, 2014 -- Manvel High School recently hosted a "Shattered Dreams" event,featuring a mock car accident at the school. More
May 01, 2014 -- The Harris County Sheriff's Office will begin enforcing game room regulations on May 30. More
May 01, 2014 -- The United States Coast Guard today rescued two Navy pilots after their aircraft crashed approximately 2 miles off the coast of the Gulf of Mexico. More
May 01, 2014 -- The Houston Police Department today reported that Christopher Rolando Watson has been arrested on murder charges in connection with the 2006 fatal shooting of Shannon Stack. More
May 01, 2014 -- The Houston Police Department is investigating an officer-involved shooting in an incident with a suspect that occurred today at 6211 Collingsworth. More
May 01, 2014 -- United States Customs and Border Protection today announced that is accepting applications nationwide to fill 2,000 additional officer positions, including in Houston. More
May 01, 2014 -- The Texas Department of Public Safety today announced that a $20,000 reward is being offered for information leading to the capture of Benjamin Dominguez, who is on the state's most wanted fugitives list. More
May 01, 2014 -- The United States Coast Guard, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration and the United States Army Corps of Engineers will host public discussions on navigational aid technology, with a session in New Orleans on May 7.. More
May 01, 2014 -- The Texas Parks and Wildlife Department on Wednesday announced that Kevin Adams of Baytown has been convicted of manslaughter and aggravated assault in connection with the May 27, 2013 boating accident on Lost Lake. More
May 01, 2014 -- Sugar Land Police Department today released a composite sketch of a suspect involved in the kidnapping of a woman on Monday. More
April 30, 2014 -- The Texas Department of Public Safety urges drivers on Texas roadways to use extra caution around motorcycles as part of Motorcycle Safety and Awareness Month, observed during the month of May. More
April 30, 2014 -- Texas Governor Rick Perry has appointed Katie McClure of Kingwood to the Governing Board of the Office of Violent Sex Offender Management. More
April 30, 2014 -- The City of Houston will host its second annual "May Day Houston" event on Thursday to promote emergency preparedness as hurricane season approaches. More
April 30, 2014 -- The Houston Police Department today released surveillance video and photos of suspects wanted in connection with a robbery that took place at 9820 North Freeway on April 13. More w/Video
April 30, 2014 -- The League City Police Department and Volunteer Fire Department were recently each presented with the "Above and Beyond Award" by Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve. More
April 29, 2014 -- Galveston County Commissioners Court on Tuesday voted unanimously to approve a $424,200.92 settlement in the lawsuit filed by former deputy constable James P. Gist in a lawsuit against the county alleging sexual harassment by former constable Pam Matranga. More
April 29, 2014 -- The Houston Police Department today reported that Michael Duran Demas has been arrested on capital murder charges in connection with the fatal shooting of a man found at 2100 Hardy Street on April 17. More
April 29, 2014 -- The Harris County Institute of Forensic Sciences is seeking the public's assistance in locating next of kin for several recently deceased individuals. More
April 29, 2014 -- The Houston Police Department today reported that Gustavo Rojo has been arrested on murder charges in connection with the September 9 fatal shooting of a man and wounding of another at 4005 Hollister. More
April 29, 2014 -- The Houston Police Department today reported that two suspects have been arrested in connection with an incident on Friday resulting in the death of a toddler at 9601 West Montgomery. More
April 29, 2014 -- The Texas Department of Transportation is launching its month-long "Share the Road: Look Twice for Motorcycles" campaign in May. More
April 29, 2014 -- The Harris County Sheriff's Office on Monday announced that a Harris County jury has convicted Christopher Stoernell for the 1994 murder of his girlfriend, Ruth Majewski. More
April 28, 2014 -- The Texas Department of Public Safety reports that it made more than 1,300 DWI arrests during a Spring Break special enforcement period this year. More
April 28, 2014 -- The Houston Police Department reports that a man whose body was recovered from a car fire had been shot prior to the fire. More
April 28, 2014 -- The Houston Fire Department is currently investigating a house fire that occurred on Monday in the 7900 block of Furlong Lane. More
April 28, 2014 -- The Galveston Police Department has recognized its Communications Division Telecommunications Operators with several awards. More
April 28, 2014 -- The Houston Police Department has arrested Ricky Nelson Goodwin on charges of intoxicated manslaughter in connection with a fatal traffic accident on April 26 at which Goodwin's vehicle struck a Houston Fire Department vehicle, resulting in the death of his passenger. More
April 28, 2014 -- The Houston Fire Department reminded residents of tips for staying safe and healthy during hot weather, due to rising temperatures taking place today. More
April 28, 2014 -- The Houston Police Department today reported that murder charges have been filed against Reginald Bernard Smith in connection with the April 20 fatal shooting of a man at 8510 Martin Luther King Boulevard. More
April 28, 2014 -- The Houston Fire Department today announced that 12 members of the department have been deployed as part of a state task force team to assist in search and rescue efforts in Little Rock, Arkansas, which was struck by a tornado on Sunday. More
April 28, 2014 -- The Houston Fire Department recovered a body from a car fire at 1000 Milby early this morning. More
April 26, 2014 -- The crew of a United States Coast Guard Cutter, working with Operation Sea Serpent, recovered fish and shark caught illegally on longline gear by a Mexican lancha Friday in the Gulf of Mexico. More
April 26, 2014 -- The United States Coast Guard rescued four people approximately one and one-half miles outside the Matagorda Jetties. More
April 26, 2014 -- The driver of a private vehicle was killed and two firefighters were taken to a hospital for observation when their fire truck was rear-ended on the Gulf Freeway today. More
April 26, 2014 -- The Harris County Sheriff's Office has released video surveillance of an armed robbery that took place on Tuesday at the Denny's restaurant on 20015 Interstate 45 North. More w/Video
April 25, 2014 -- The Galveston Police Department is seeking the assistance of the public in the investigation of the murder of Alan Burdick on April 22. More
April 25, 2014 -- The Houston Fire Department on Thursday responded to an accident between a compact car and a truck at 12691 South Sam Houston Parkway. More
April 25, 2014 -- The Texas Department of Public Safety is encouraging residents to use online services or the state's "mega centers" for obtaining or renewing their driver license or identification card this summer. More
April 25, 2014 -- The League City Police Department will accept unwanted prescription drugs on Saturday at the parking lot between City Hall and the Johnnie Arolfo Civic Center, as part of National Drug Take Back Day. More
April 25, 2014 -- The Galveston County Sheriff's Office on Thursday arrested Arthur Fuhrman for failure to register as a sex offender. More
April 25, 2014 -- The Harris County Sheriff's Office will host two locations accepting unwanted prescription drugs on Saturday as part of National Prescription Drug Take Back Day. More
April 24, 2014 -- The Houston Police Department is currently investigating the fatal shooting of one man and the wounding of three other persons at 9357 Richmond Avenue on Thursday. More
April 24, 2014 -- The Texas Department of Criminal Justice reports that Jose Juan Salaz on Thursday was extradited back to Texas after escaping prison in 1997. More
April 24, 2014 -- The City of Houston will host several drop-off locations for prescription drugs on Saturday as part of National Prescription Drug Take Back Day. More
April 24, 2014 -- The Harris County Sheriff's Office reported that deputies arrested two of three suspects involved in a robbery and chase, as well as deputy involved shooting, in east Harris County on Wednesday. More
April 24, 2014 -- The Texas Department of Public Safety has issued a reminder that election identification certificates for the May 27 Primary Runoff Election will be available at select driver license offices offering Saturday hours. More
April 23, 2014 -- The Galveston County Sheriff's Office on Monday arrested three individuals during a drug bust in Texas City. More
April 23, 2014 -- The Houston Police Department has arrested and charged Guillermo Correa in the deaths of two men on Tuesday at 1737 North West Loop. More
April 23, 2014 -- The United States Coast Guard on Tuesday conducted a rescue training exercise at the San Luis Pass. More
April 23, 2014 -- The Harris County Sheriff's Office today reported that Branden Paez, a former Harris County Sheriff's Office detention officer, has been charged with delivering contraband into a correctional facility. More
April 23, 2014 -- The Galveston Police Department is investigating the death of a man found at a gas station at 6902 Seawall Boulevard on Tuesday evening. More
April 23, 2014 -- The City of Houston Municipal Courts Department will host a "Watch Ur BAC" Alcohol Awareness Program on Thursday at the Herbert W. Gee Municipal Courthouse. More
April 23, 2014 -- Harris County District Attorney Devon Anderson today issued a warning regarding a group of thieves who are stealing purses then committing various identity theft crimes in Houston. More
April 23, 2014 -- The Harris County Sheriff's Office on Tuesday identified two suspects wanted in connection with burglarizing several La Michoacana grocery stores. More
April 22, 2014 -- The Gulf Coast Water Authority Thomas Mackey Water Treatment Plant is performing a scheduled annual “burnout” that may cause water taste and odor discrepancies for some residents. More
April 22, 2014 -- The Texas Department of Public Safety today announced that a $3,000 reward is being offered for information leading to the arrest of Jerry Holmes, a sex offender on the state's most wanted list. More
April 22, 2014 -- The United States Coast Guard today announced that Petty Officer 3rd Class Joe D. Newmans has been sentenced to 90 days confinement, reduction in rank and a bad conduct discharge in connection with sexual assault charges against him. More
April 22, 2014 -- The Harris County Sheriff's Office today released surveillance video of a suspect who shot a man in the 1000 block of Progress on April 18. More w/Video
April 22, 2014 -- The Houston Police Department is investigating the April 19 fatal shooting of a man at 8510 Martin Luther King Boulevard. More
April 22, 2014 -- The La Porte Police Department will host a Rape Aggression Defense training course in May. More
April 22, 2014 -- The Harris County Sheriff's Office will accept unwanted prescription medications at two of its storefronts on Saturday as part of National Prescription Drug Take Back Day. More
April 21, 2014 -- The Harris County Sheriff's Office has arrested six teenagers in connection to the burglary of a home in the 900 block of Eagles Glide on Monday. More
April 21, 2014 -- The Houston Police Department is investigating a fatal accident involving a pedestrian being struck by a tractor-trailer truck today at 5200 East Freeway. More
April 21, 2014 -- The Galveston County Sheriff's Office today announced that Forensic Investigator W. "Billy" Kilburn has graduated from the National Forensic Academy training program. More
April 21, 2014 -- The Houston Police Department today reported that the department has referred to a Harris County grand jury an incident involving the fatal shooting of a burglary suspect at 8102 Glenheath on April 20. More
April 18, 2014 -- The Galveston Police Department on Friday arrested James Merritt Sr. for Aggravated Robbery. More
April 18, 2014 -- The Galveston County Sheriff's Office reports that the stolen vehicle involved the double murder of Britney Cosby and Crystal Jackson has been recovered in Houston. More
April 18, 2014 -- The Houston Police Department is investigating the fatal shooting of a woman and wounding of a man at 11118 Colebrook on Thursday. More
April 18, 2014 -- The Houston Police Department is investigating the fatal shooting of a man that took place on Thursday at 2100 Hardy Street. More
April 18, 2014 -- The Houston Police Department is investigating a fatal shooting that took place today at 9700 Leawood. More
April 18, 2014 -- The Harris County Sheriff's Office has announced its "Fugitives of the Week". More
April 18, 2014 -- The Harris County Sheriff's Office on Wednesday arrested five suspects while conducting an undercover prostitution operation. More
April 17, 2014 -- Harris County Sheriff's Office investigators have arrested 18 year old Christopher Gomez who will be charged as the burglar seen on surveillance video peering at an infant in a crib. More
April 17, 2014 -- The Houston Police Department is seeking the public's assistance in identifying a suspect wanted for the fatal shooting of two males and one female at 1325 Greens Parkway, which took place one year ago today. More
April 17, 2014 -- The Texas Department of Public Safety today released its updated Texas Gang Threat Assessment. More
April 17, 2014 -- The Harris County Sheriff's Office today reported that a 15-year-old girl and Justin Johnson have been arrested on charges in connection with a series of armed robberies in west Harris County. More
April 17, 2014 -- The Houston Police Department today released video and photos of a suspect wanted for stealing a woman's purse as she pumped gas at a service station at 2200 Main Street on January 17. More w/Video
April 16, 2014 -- The League City Police Department on Monday arrested Cole Gerard Zube and charged him with First Degree Injury to a Child. More
April 16, 2014 -- Texas Governor Rick Perry today announced that his office is accepting nominations for the 2014 Star of Texas Awards. More
April 16, 2014 -- The La Porte Police Department today announced that Dan Hoffman, a commercial vehicle inspector for the department, took second place in the Region 2 Texas Truck Challenge inspection compliance competition. More
April 16, 2014 -- The Houston Police Department today identified the victim of a fatal shooting that occurred on Monday at 13100 Buffalo Speedway as 16-year-old H'Racio Allen. More
April 16, 2014 -- The Houston Police Department today released video and photos of suspects wanted in connection with the March 26 robbery of a business at 8900 Jensen Drive. More w/Video
April 16, 2014 -- The Chemical Safety and Hazard Investigation Board will hold a public meeting on April 22 to hear preliminary findings from the CSB's investigation team into the April 17, 2013, fire and massive explosion which occurred at the West Fertilizer Company/Adair Grain facility in West, Texas. More
April 16, 2014 -- The Coast Guard federal on-scene coordinator for the Deepwater Horizon Response completed the transition to the “Middle Response” process on Tuesday and opened active National Response Center cases for three miles of coastline in Louisiana. More
April 16, 2014 -- The United States Coast Guard medevaced two crewmembers aboard the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration vessel Oceanic Explorer 264 miles southwest of New Orleans in the Gulf of Mexico, Tuesday. More w/Video
April 16, 2014 -- The United States Coast Guard rescued three crew members aboard an uninspected towing vessel on Lake Pontchartrain on Tuesday. More
April 16, 2014 -- The U.S. Coast Guard today ended patrols and operations on the final three shoreline miles in Louisiana, bringing to a close the extensive four-year active cleanup of the Gulf Coast following the Deepwater Horizon accident. More
April 15, 2014 -- The United States Coast Guard is overseeing response efforts for an offshore drilling rig that began taking on water into a ballast tank after a large wave hit them in heavy seas more than 100 miles south of Galveston. More
April 15, 2014 -- The Galveston County Criminal District Attorney's Office has announced that Christopher Ryan Sam on Monday was sentenced to thirty years in prison for a 2012 home invasion in Texas City. More
April 15, 2014 -- The Harris County Sheriff's Office is seeking the public's help in identifying a burglary suspect who crept into a baby's room in the 18200 block of Flint Hill Drive. More w/Video
April 15, 2014 -- The United States Coast Guard Marine Safety Unit Texas City and the National Naval Officer Association Greater Houston Chapter will unveil a special exhibit dedicated to the Pea Island Lifesaving Station on Friday at the Buffalo Soldiers National Museum. More
April 15, 2014 -- The Texas Attorney General's Office recently completed a joint operation with Fort Worth and Arlington law enforcement to arrest 33 fugitives with outstanding felony and misdemeanor family violence arrest warrants. More
April 15, 2014 -- The Houston Police Department is investigating a fatal shooting that took place on Monday at 13100 Buffalo Speedway. More
April 14, 2014 -- The City of Seabrook Chief of Police, Nona Holomon, will formally announce her retirement on Tuesday at Seabrook City Hall. More
April 14, 2014 -- The Harris County Sheriff's Office has released surveillance video of two suspects sought in the March 31 theft of a vehicle at a storage facility at 12310 Perry Road. More w/Video
April 14, 2014 -- The Harris County Sheriff's Office today reported that Lauren N. Sandefer, a former detention officer, has been arrested on charges related to smuggling vodka and tobacco to a jail inmate in 2013. More
April 14, 2014 -- The United States Coast Guard on Sunday located a body in San Antonio Bay matching the description of a man reported missing from the area since Friday morning. More
April 14, 2014 -- The United States Coast Guard on Friday rescued four Mexican nationals after their boat began taking on water during a pursuit by the Coast Guard Cutter Brant off the coast of South Padre Island. More
April 13, 2014 -- The Sixth Annual Texas City Police Golf Tournament was held Thursday at the Bayou Golf Course in Texas City. More
April 12, 2014 -- The Houston Fire Department is investigating a gas leak that required the evacuation of a motel and four nearby homes. More
April 12, 2014 -- Harris County Sheriff Adrian Garcia has received the Suzanne McDaniel Award for Public Awareness from the Congressional Victims' Rights Caucus. More
April 12, 2014 -- The Houston Police Department is currently investigating a fatal traffic accident that took place on Friday at 1800 Lorraine. More
April 11, 2014 -- The Houston Police Department has released surveillance photos of three suspects wanted in connection with at least four burglaries in the north and southeast sides of Houston. More
April 11, 2014 -- The Houston Police Department on Thursday released composite sketches of two suspects in connection with the April 9 fatal shooting of a man and woman found at 5402 Renwick. More
April 11, 2014 -- The Harris County Sheriff's Office today announced that it is now accepting the "Matricula Consular", an identification card issued by the Mexican government to nationals living outside of Mexico, for inmate visitation at the Harris County Jail. More
April 11, 2014 -- The Houston Fire Department Arson Bureau is investigating a night club fire that occurred this morning in the 6200 block of Richmond. More
April 10, 2014 -- Harris County District Attorney Devon Anderson on Thursday announced that Juan Castillo has been arrested in El Salvador for the 2010 murder of Monica Leija. More
April 10, 2014 -- The Harris County Sheriff's Office on Thursday released new details regarding a child injury case against the child's mother, nurse Katie Alice Ripstra. More
April 10, 2014 -- The Houston Police Department is currently investigating two fatal shootings that were discovered on Wednesday at 5402 Renwick. More
April 10, 2014 -- The Texas Public Safety Commission and the Department of Public Safety Director Steven McCraw today presented awards to employees and citizens for their service. More
April 10, 2014 -- The Harris County Sheriff's Office has charged Michael Mitchell with aggravated assault of a public servant in connection with his attempting to flee a deputy serving a warrant, resulting in the deputy shooting him. More
April 10, 2014 -- The Harris County Sheriff's Office today reported that Katie Alice Ripstra, a pediatric nurse, has been arrested on charges associated with allegations of poisoning her daughter with salt before bringing the child for treatment to the hospital where she worked. More
April 10, 2014 -- The Houston Police Department is investigating the fatal shooting of a man and woman found at 5402 Renwick on Wednesday. More
April 10, 2014 -- The Chambers County Sheriff's Office on Wednesday arrested Fabian Garcia on multiple charges following pursuit and capture of Garcia in connection with the abduction of his girlfriend and their 6 month old daughter from a residence in Baytown. More
April 09, 2014 -- The Harris County Sheriff's Office and the University of Houston-Downtown's Criminal Justice Training Center have partnered to train cadets for new law enforcement positions. More
April 09, 2014 -- The United States Coast Guard and the Mexican Navy held a seminar on Tuesday to update a plan for coordinated response to oil spills in the Gulf of Mexico that would impact both countries. More
April 09, 2014 -- The Greater Harris County 9-1-1 Emergency Network has announced that members of the Harris County Sheriff's Office Emergency Communications Division are being recognized today by the Texas Chapter of the National Emergency Number Association. More
April 09, 2014 -- The Houston Police Department today released surveillance video of a suspect wanted for withdrawing money from a victim's bank account at an ATM at 8535 South Braeswood on March 2. More w/Video
April 09, 2014 -- State Representative Sylvester Turner on Tuesday reported that twenty-seven sex offenders were moved out of a facility in Acres Homes. More
April 08, 2014 -- The Harris County Institute of Forensic Sciences is seeking the public's assistance in locating next of kin for Nancy Holcomb. More
April 08, 2014 -- The Houston Police Department today reported that Herman Ray Whitfield has been charged in connection with multiple sexual assault cases from 1992 to 2008. More
April 08, 2014 -- The Houston Police Department is investigating a fatal traffic accident that occurred on Monday at 100 East Freeway, East Interstate Highway 10. More
April 08, 2014 -- The League City Police Department SWAT Team recently conducted a training exercise at a home in the Meadowbend subdivision that was scheduled for demolition. More
April 08, 2014 -- The Bay Community Emergency Response Team and the American Red Cross are seeking volunteers for a mock emergency shelter drill on May 29 in Seabrook. More
April 07, 2014 -- Galveston County Crime Stoppers is offering a reward for information leading to the recovery of Britney Cosby's vehicle that was taken during her and Crystal Jackson’s murders. More
April 07, 2014 -- The Texas A&M Forest Service today reported that investigators have arrested a suspect in connection with an on-going timber theft investigation. More
April 07, 2014 -- The Houston Police Department is seeking the public's assistance in locating a person of interest wanted for questioning in the March 6 fatal shooting of a man at 8565 West Sam Houston Parkway South. More
April 07, 2014 -- The Houston Police Department today announced that a man fatally shot in an incident on March 29 has been identified as Amiliar Portillo of El Salvador. More
April 07, 2014 -- The Houston Police Department is investigating the April 5 fatal shooting of a man at 10100 South Gessner. More
April 07, 2014 -- The Harris County Sheriff's Office will host a town hall meeting on Tuesday at the North Shore Senior High School Auditorium. More
April 07, 2014 -- The City of Houston Office of Emergency Management is participating in a regional emergency exercise this week to evaluate medical response plans. More
April 07, 2014 -- While weather conditions slowed Sunday’s early work along South Matagorda Island, response crews reported additional progress in collecting oiled sand and oiled debris from impacted areas on Saturday. More
April 06, 2014 -- Congressman Blake Farenthold traveled to Port O'Connor on Saturday to be briefed by response officials on the March 22 Texas City Y bunker oil spill. More
April 05, 2014 -- Shoreline clean-up efforts are continuing today along Mustang, South Matagorda and North Padre islands in response to the Texas City oil spill. More
April 05, 2014 -- A Houston Fire Department HFD Ambulance was involved in a rollover accident today that injured two people. More
April 05, 2014 -- Galveston Police Department Lieutenant Larry Chambers hosted field trips for more than 200 students from L.A. Morgan Elementary School this week. More
April 05, 2014 -- The Harris County Sheriff's Office is currently seeking the public's help in locating Kenyatta Packnett and Sade Craig, who are wanted for a credit card fraud scheme. More w/Video
April 05, 2014 -- Houston Police Department Chief Charles A. McClelland, Jr. on Friday announced the results of an extensive Internal Affairs investigation into the Homicide Division. More w/Video
April 04, 2014 -- The Greater Harris County 9-1-1 Emergency Network will present an advertisement in movie theaters during April, which is National 9-1-1 Education Month. More
April 04, 2014 -- The Houston Police Department today reported that Osvaldo Fernandez-Aguilar, a suspect wanted on capital murder charges in connection with the March 22 killing of Maria Lucrecia, has been returned to Houston after being apprehended in Cancun. More
April 04, 2014 -- The Harris County Sheriff's Office has named its "Wanted Fugitives of the Week". More
April 04, 2014 -- The Texas Department of Public Safety has issued safety tips for those stopping to view wildflowers in fields and off roads across the state. More
April 04, 2014 -- The Harris County Medical Reserve Corps will host a training class in La Porte on April 24. More
April 04, 2014 -- Harris County District Attorney Devon Anderson today announced that her office will host "Shoes without Souls", an event to honor crime victims, on Monday in recognition of National Crime Victims' Rights Week. More
April 03, 2014 -- More than 465 response contractors continued work on Thursday along the shores of Mustang and South Matagorda Islands and Padre Island National Seashore, employing conventional clean-up methods with rakes, shovels and buckets. More
April 03, 2014 -- The Fort Hood Press Office is providing updates regarding a shooting by a soldier at the base on Wednesday that resulted in four deaths, including the shooter, and 16 injuried. More
April 03, 2014 -- Friends of Crime Victims will host a candlelight vigil on Sunday at the Texas City Police Department, in observance of National Crime Victims' Rights Week. More
April 03, 2014 -- The Houston Fire Department today responded to a vehicle that had driven into the water at a boat ramp site at Lake Houston. More
April 03, 2014 -- Webster City Council has confirmed the appointment of Daniel "Danny" Presley as the city's new chief of police. More
April 03, 2014 -- Crews responding to the March 22 oil spill in southeast Texas have continued to make progress in clean-up efforts along the shores of south Matagorda and Mustang Islands and at the Padre Island National Seashore on Wednesday. More
April 02, 2014 -- Three victims are dead at Fort Hood as well as a gunman who authorities say killed himself. More
April 02, 2014 -- The Chamber County Sheriff's Office is investigating the case of an altercation between a father and son that resulted in a gunshot injury. More
April 02, 2014 -- Galveston County Sheriff's Office detectives arrested Thomas Joseph Perthuis 76 of Santa Fe, for Aggravated Sexual Assault of a Child More
April 02, 2014 -- The Houston Fire Department today reported that arson investigators have filed felony arson charges against Sixta Ciseneros, a suspect arrested in connection with an apartment fire at 6380 Alder that occurred on April 1. More
April 02, 2014 -- Chambers County Sheriff Brian Hawthorne and members of his office's Criminal Investigations Division today participated in a balloon release by the Bridgehaven Children's Advocacy Center. More
April 02, 2014 -- The Federal Bureau of Investigation is seeking the public's assistance in identifying a male suspected of sexually exploiting a child. More
April 02, 2014 -- The Harris County Sheriff's Office today released a composite sketch of a suspect wanted in connection with the November 2013 attempted kidnapping of a boy. More
April 02, 2014 -- The Houston Police Department today released surveillance video of five individuals wanted for questioning in connection with the March 27 fatal shooting of a man at 10950 Bissonnet. More w/Video
April 02, 2014 -- Representatives of the Unified Command responding to the March 22 oil spill in Galveston Bay will join community leaders for an informational session on Thursday at Port O'Connor Elementary School in Port O'Connor, Texas. More
April 02, 2014 -- The United States Coast Guard has released the bridge audio recording of conversations between the pilot on the Summer Wind and the captain of the Kirby Inland towboat Miss Susan prior to the collision near the Texas City Dike on Saturday, March 22. More
April 02, 2014 -- The Sugar Land Police Department is seeking the public's assistance in locating Daniel Castaneda-Gomez, a suspect identified in the March 18 murder of a man at a business in Sugar Land. More
April 02, 2014 -- The Harris County Sheriff's Office on Tuesday reported that two suspects have been arrested in connection with the March 31 robbery of a pawn shop in the 3500 block of Little York. More
April 02, 2014 -- The Houston Police Department has taken a psychiatric patient into custody after the man stole an ambulance and led police on a chase. More
April 02, 2014 -- The Galveston-based response efforts for the Texas City collision on Tuesday completed the decontamination of approximately 300 boats that were oiled as a result of the maritime casualty. More
April 01, 2014 -- United States Senator John Cornyn on Tuesday in Washington marked the beginning of Sexual Assault Awareness Month by speaking in support of the Justice for All Reauthorization Act. More w/Video
April 01, 2014 -- Clean-up efforts continue along South Matagorda Island, Mustang Island and North Padre Island, as nearly 300 response contractors work to recover oil spilled from a damaged barge in the Houston Ship Channel on March 22. More
April 01, 2014 -- The Texas Department of Public Safety today announced that the reward for information leading to the capture of Juan Carlos Pena, a fugitive on the state's most wanted sex offenders list, has been increased to $13,000. More
April 01, 2014 -- The League City Police Department has reported that more than 300 crime victims received assistance in 2013 through the department's Crime Victims Advocate, which is supported through the Victim of Crime Act Grant. More
April 01, 2014 -- The Harris County Sheriff's Office last week arrested and charged two of three suspects in connection with the March 12 robbery and kidnapping of a 24-year-old man in west Harris County. More
April 01, 2014 -- The League City Police Department on Monday responded to a dog attack in the 2800 block of East League City Parkway, which resulted in severe injuries to a 2-year-old girl and injuries to her mother, Chelsi Camp. More
April 01, 2014 -- The Houston Police Department is investigating a fatal traffic accident that took place on Monday in the 5600 block of the Highway 59. More
March 31, 2014 -- Response teams were out early this morning to continue the aggressive removal of oiled debris and sand from South Matagorda and tar balls on Mustang Islands. More
March 31, 2014 -- The Harris County Sheriff's Office today reported that an anonymous tip, supplied through the iWatchHarrisCounty app, resulted in the seizure of marijuana with an estimated street value of more than $1 million. More
March 31, 2014 -- The Houston Police Department on Friday reported that a man shot at 10950 Bissonnet on March 27 has died from his wounds. More
March 31, 2014 -- The Houston Fire Department reports no injuries at a two-alarm fire at Woodlake Oaks Apartment in west Houston early this morning. More
March 30, 2014 -- Cleanup and response teams from the Matagorda Bay Incident Command Post are responding to sightings of oil near North Padre Island and along sporadic portions of Mustang Island in Corpus Christi. More w/photos
March 30, 2014 -- A League City man is in custody of police and charged with the murder of his wife. More
March 30, 2014 -- Houston Mayor Annise Parker, along with other city officials, invited elected officials, community leaders and neighborhood residents, launched the second year of Make Safe on Saturday. More
March 30, 2014 -- Charges have been filed against a suspect wanted in the death of a woman found at 6821 South Gessner about 5:25 p.m. on Saturday, March 22. More
March 30, 2014 -- Texas Governor Rick Perry on Saturday paid tribute to Texas veterans who served or gave their lives in the Vietnam War at the unveiling and dedication of the Vietnam Veterans Monument on the Texas State Capitol Grounds. More w/video
March 30, 2014 -- The Unified Command in Port O'Connor reports that it is overcoming logistical challenges posed by the remote island in order to clean up the migrating oil from the Texas City collision. More
March 29, 2014 -- Oil spill responders from the Matagorda Incident Command Post in Port O’Connor, Texas, continued to implement their aggressive plans to protect environmentally sensitive areas of Matagorda Bay, Friday, against impact from a portion of the oil spilled in the ship-barge collision near Texas City, and to anticipate potential impacts further south on the Texas coast. More
March 28, 2014 -- The Harris County Jail system on Friday was found by the Texas Commission on Jail Standards to be in full compliance with state regulations for the fifth year in a row. More
March 28, 2014 -- The Harris County Sheriff’s Office is teaming up with Shred-It and hosting its highly popular shredding event tomorrow, Saturday, to help citizens permanently destroy old or unwanted personal documents. More
March 28, 2014 -- Oil spill responders from the Matagorda Incident Command Post in Port O’Connor, Texas, continue to implement their aggressive plans intended to protect environmentally sensitive areas of the Matagorda Bay area against any impact from a portion of the oil spilled in last Saturday’s ship-barge collision near Texas City, Texas. More
March 28, 2014 -- The Texas Department of Public Safety on Thursday announced that the department is partnering with the United States Department of State to support criminal justice assistance programs abroad. More
March 28, 2014 -- The La Porte Police Department on Thursday arrested a suspect on prostitution charges in connection with a business posing as a massage parlor. More
March 28, 2014 -- The Houston Police Department will meet with members of the Youth Police Advisory Council on Saturday to discuss issues including human trafficking, drugs and violence. More
March 28, 2014 -- The Unified Command for the Texas City Y Response reports that oil has made landfall on Matagorda Island off the Texas Gulf Coast. More
March 27, 2014 -- The Captain of the Port of Houston/Galveston has opened Galveston Bay to all traffic after multiple cleanup assessments and input from the Texas Department of State Health Services. More
March 27, 2014 -- The Houston Fire Department today reported that a fire that occurred on Wednesday at Houston Heights Church has been ruled accidental. More
March 27, 2014 -- The Houston Fire Department today responded to a small fire at the Koinoinia Charter School at 3225 Trulley. More
March 27, 2014 -- The Houston Police Department is investigating the death of a female found after a fire that was extinguished on Wednesday at 1932 Jean. More
March 27, 2014 -- Harris County Sheriff Adrian Garcia on Wednesday announced that Ryan Sullivan has joined his office's media relations and community engagement staff. More
March 27, 2014 -- An elderly woman died in a house fire today at 1900 Jean in Houston. More
March 26, 2014 -- Oil spill responders established a Matagorda Bay Forward Branch in Port O’Connor, Texas, today to coordinate protection of the environment of the Matagorda Bay area, as a portion of the oil spilled on Saturday in a ship-barge collision near Texas City, Texas, moves south along the Texas Coast. More
March 26, 2014 -- Crews from various City of Houston departments are continuing to work to secure the scene of Tuesday's five-alarm blaze at 2400 W Dallas Street in the Montrose neighborhood. More
March 26, 2014 -- Houston Fire Chief Terry Garrison today issued a statement regarding the response to a fire at an apartment building at 2400 block of West Dallas on Tuesday. More
March 26, 2014 -- The Harris County Sheriff's Office today reported that murder charges have been filed against Randy Stewart in connection with the 2013 death of Queric Richardson, one of two killed during a house party in northwest Harris County. More
March 26, 2014 -- The Houston Fire Department is investigating a fire that occurred at the Houston Heights Church at 300 West 18th Street. More
March 26, 2014 -- The Texas Department of Public Safety today announced that Eric Lapaul Mosby, who was on the state's most wanted sex offenders list, has been arrested in San Augustine, Texas. More
March 26, 2014 -- The Coast Guard has issued an update regarding details for the safety zones and expectations for recreational vessels and commercial fishermen in and around the Houston/Galveston areas. Update 9
March 26, 2014 -- The Chambers County Sheriff's Office are seeking the public's assistance in identifying two suspects involved in a robbery that took place on Tuesday at a store in Winnie, Texas. More
March 26, 2014 -- The Coast Guard is increasing efforts to clean oil in the ports of Texas City and Galveston today, due to forecast weather conditions that may hinder or cease operations. Update 8
March 26, 2014 -- The Harris County Sheriff's Office Cold Case Unit is celebrating the fifth anniversary of its reconstitution, during which time it has solved 18 cases. More
March 25, 2014 -- The Coast Guard continues clean up operations in the Port of Houston/Galveston after having authorized limited marine traffic in the safety zone for commercial ship traffic. Update 7
March 25, 2014 -- Galveston County Commissioners Court in a special meeting today voted unanimously to honor Michael G. Nelson for more than 20 years of service with the Galveston County Sheriff's Office. More
March 25, 2014 -- The Galveston County Sheriff's Office on Tuesday announced that Jose Pablo Lopez has been arrested in Mexico and charged with Capital Murder. More
March 25, 2014 -- Texas Land Commissioner Jerry Patterson today announced that the aggressive response to clean up the oil spill off the Texas City Dike won’t affect the state’s $20 million fund to clean up oil spills; and that the party ultimately found responsible for the spill will pay all the bills. More
March 25, 2014 -- The Houston Fire Department today responded to a 5-alarm fire at a high-rise apartment building under construction in the 2400 block of West Dallas. More
March 25, 2014 -- The Coast Guard has authorized limited marine traffic in the safety zone in the Port of Houston/Galveston for commercial ship traffic, which had been closed due to an oil spill that occurred on Saturday. Update 6
March 25, 2014 -- The Texas Department of Public Safety on Monday announced that it is offering a $5,000 reward for information leading to the arrest of Eric Lapaul Mosby, who is on the state's most wanted sex offenders list. More
March 25, 2014 -- The Sugar Land Police Department today reported that Huver Oregon-Reyes has been arrested on murder charges in connection with the fatal shooting of a man. More
March 24, 2014 -- The United States Coast Guard reports that Galveston-Bolivar ferry has been given permission to operate and will be running between 7 a.m. to 7 p.m.; and it is continuing to assess the situation with oil in the channel regarding 46 outbound vessels and 47 inbound vessels in the queue for transit to the ports of Galveston, Texas City and Houston. Update 5
March 24, 2014 -- The Houston Police Department has filed DWI charges against Danny Sandoval in connection with a fatal traffic accident that took place on March 22 at 1500 East Loop South. More
March 24, 2014 -- Galveston County Criminal District Attorney Jack Roady today announced that Christopher Vernon Murphy has been sentenced to four years in prison on felony theft charges associated with stealing from clients of his insurance agency. More
March 24, 2014 -- The United States Coast Guard reports that cleanup continues in response to the oil spill in the Houston Ship Channel that resulted in the release of approximately 168,000 gallons of bunker fuel oil. Update 4
March 24, 2014 -- The City of Galveston has posted an update on the Texas City “Y” Oil Spill Incident. More
March 24, 2014 -- The United States Coast Guard reported that progress continued throughout the day Sunday in response to a bunker fuel spill in the Houston Ship Channel that resulted in the release of approximately 168,000 gallons of product. Update 3
March 23, 2014 -- The United States Coast Guard has issued a bulletin to mariners regarding the collision in the Houston Ship Channel on Saturday. More
March 23, 2014 -- The City of Galveston reports that all beaches are open while the Coast Guard responds to the oil spill in Galveston Bay. More
March 23, 2014 -- Efforts to contain and recover oil spilled after a collision that occurred Saturday in the Houston Ship Channel continue with an aggressive deployment of all available response resources. More
March 23, 2014 -- Response efforts continued overnight in response to a vessel incident, which occurred in the Houston Ship Channel Saturday afternoon. More
March 22, 2014 -- The United States Coast Guard along with state and local partners are responding to a collision near Texas City, in the Houston Ship Channel. More
March 22, 2014 -- Chambers County Sherrif Brian Hawthorne and the staff of the Winnie Veterinary Clinic have scheduled vaccination clinics for pets. More
March 22, 2014 -- The Houston Fire Department reports that one person was killed in a fire at 3700 Terry early this morning. More
March 22, 2014 -- The Sugar Land Police Department is currently searching for two men who shot and killed Marlon Alexander Palencia Castaneda on Friday at Global Casework Manufacturing. More
March 22, 2014 -- The Houston Police Department is currently investigating an incident in which an officer discharged his duty weapon at an armed suspect at 11050 Southwest Freeway on Thursday. More
March 21, 2014 -- Chambers County Sheriff Brian Hawthorne was a guest speaker at the C.H.I.C.K.E.N. Club at Winnie Elementary School. More
March 21, 2014 -- The Texas Department of Public Safety today graduated two troopers and canines from its training program. More
March 21, 2014 -- The Harris County Sheriff's Office today announced its "Fugitives of the Week". More
March 21, 2014 -- The Harris County Sheriff's Office today reported that a case involving a confrontation at a movie theater that resulted in the death of a male subject will be referred to a grand jury. More
March 21, 2014 -- The Harris County Sheriff's Office today reported that a deputy has been terminated after an internal investigation revealed he attempted to steal money confiscated to be held as evidence. More
March 21, 2014 -- The Galveston County Sheriff's Office on Wednesday arrested Theodore Clay on a warrant for aggravated assault charges in connection with a March 1 incident. More
March 20, 2014 -- United States Congressman Al Green on Thursday at Texas Southern University in Houston took part in the House Homeland Security Committee's field hearing entitled "Combating Human Trafficking in Our Major Cities". More
March 20, 2014 -- The Houston Police Department is currently investigating an incident in which an officer discharged his duty weapon at an assault suspect on Tuesday at 2219 Stevens Street. More
March 20, 2014 -- The Galveston County Sheriff's Office has released a list of questions and answers regarding ATV/ROV vehicles on the beach. More
March 20, 2014 -- Galveston County Criminal District Attorney Jack Roady on Thursday announced that Howard Martin Harris has been sentenced to twenty years in prison for aggravated sexual assault and aggravated kidnapping. More
March 20, 2014 -- The Harris County Sheriff's Office has arrested three suspects in connection with at least two robberies on March 19. More
March 20, 2014 -- The Sugar Land Police Department today released a composite sketch of a suspect wanted in connection with the March 15 robbery of a woman outside of First Colony Mall. More
March 20, 2014 -- The Friendswood Police Department on Wednesday arrested two suspects on narcotics and traffic violations after pursuing the subjects both in vehicles and on foot. More
March 19, 2014 -- The Houston Police Department is currently investigating an incident in which an officer fatally shot a robbery suspect at 9638 Plainfield on Monday. More
March 19, 2014 -- The Harris County Attorney's Office recently held the second class of Bandit Sign Rangers in Klein. More
March 19, 2014 -- The League City Police Department today reported that a suspect has been arrested in connection with the March 14 hit and run incident at West Marina Bay Drive that resulted in the death of a man who was riding his bicycle along the road. More
March 19, 2014 -- The Houston Police Department are seeking the public's assistance in identifying a suspect in the fatal shooting of Dameon Johnson, who was murdered on year ago today. More
March 18, 2014 -- The Harris County Sheriff's Office and Houston Methodist Hospital have launched the Tactical Medicine School, a week-long course. More
March 18, 2014 -- Texas Governor Rick Perry on Tuesday released a statement regarding force reductions to the Texas Army National Guard ordered by the National Guard Bureau. More
March 18, 2014 -- The Harris County Sheriff's Office conducted a street racing initiative this past weekend in west Harris County, resulting in the arrest of nine individuals. More
March 18, 2014 -- Galveston County Criminal District Attorney Jack Roady today reported that a total of 11 DWI arrests were made during the "No Refusal" initiative that took place during the St. Patrick's Day weekend. More
March 18, 2014 -- The Galveston Fire Department recently created a second Battalion Chief position to improve service to the west end of the island. More
March 18, 2014 -- The Harris County Sheriff's Office will host a free car safety clinic and car seat check-up on April 17 in Northwest Houston. More
March 18, 2014 -- Harris County District Attorney Devon Anderson today announced that Leslie Marc Jordan, former chief of the Katy Fire Department, has entered a guilty plea on charges stemming from providing Diazepam, a controlled substance, to his friend. More
March 18, 2014 -- The Western Air Defense Sector will conduct an air defense exercise over the Houston area on Wednesday. More
March 18, 2014 -- The Galveston County Sheriff's Office today provided a report on activity on the Bolivar Peninsula during spring break. More
March 18, 2014 -- The Harris County Sheriff's Office has released surveillance camera pictures of two men who may have information about a confrontation at a movie theater that resulted in the death of a man at 24720 Tomball Parkway. More
March 18, 2014 -- The Houston Police Department today reported that Adrian Brazile has been arrested on murder charges in connection with the March 17 fatal shooting of a man at 4141 Barberry. More
March 18, 2014 -- The Galveston County Sheriff's Office today announced that Forensic Investigator W. "Billy" Kilburn recently graduated from the National Forensic Academy. More
March 17, 2014 -- The Harris County Sheriff's Office and Houston Methodist Hospital have launched the Tactical Medicine School. More
March 17, 2014 -- The Harris County Sheriff's Office is seeking the public's assistance in locating two men who may have information about a confrontation at a movie theater in northwest Harris County, which resulted in the death of one man involved. More
March 17, 2014 -- The United States Coast Guard on Sunday rescued a man and his dog after his towboat capsized in Matagorda Bay. More w/Video
March 17, 2014 -- The Houston Police Department is investigating the March 14 stabbing death of a man at 715 West Mount Houston. More
March 17, 2014 -- The Texas Department of Public Safety has issued a reminder that a $20,000 reward is being offered for information leading to the capture of Raul Ambrosio Jimenez, Jr., a fugitive on the state's most wanted list. More
March 17, 2014 -- Harris County District Attorney Devon Anderson today announced that her office is adding prosecutors to support expansion of the Harris County SOBER Court, a specialty program that provides DWI offenders with comprehensive alcohol treatment and intense supervision in lieu of jail time. More
March 17, 2014 -- The Houston Fire Department reports that one person was killed this morning in a fire in a mobile home at 5400 Van Zandt. More
March 16, 2014 -- The United States Coast Guard is investigating the cause of a collision between the cargo ship Genius Star VII and a barge loaded with 840,000 gallons of #6 fuel oil in the Houston Ship Channel on Friday. More
March 14, 2014 -- The Houston Police Department will join community members in a Walk against Crime event on Saturday at the HPD Sunnyside Storefront at 3511 Reed Road. More
March 14, 2014 -- The Harris County Institute of Forensic Sciences is seeking the public's assistance in locating next of kin for six deceased individuals. More
March 14, 2014 -- Harris County Attorney Vince Ryan today announced that a judge has issued an order banning 37 members of the Crips and the Bloods street gangs from certain Aldine area neighborhoods. More
March 14, 2014 -- The Harris County Sheriff's Office today announced its "Fugitives of the Week". More
March 13, 2014 -- The Harris County Sheriff's Office is currently investigating the fatal shooting of a 17-year-old male on Thursday at a residence in the 22000 block of Bridgestone Ridge Drive. More
March 13, 2014 -- The League City Police Department has released a video of a person of interest in connection with a fatal hit and run accident that took place this morning in the 1900 block of East Marina Bay Drive. More w/Video
March 13, 2014 -- The Galveston County Sheriff's Office today reported that James Larry Cosby has been arrested on charges of tampering with evidence in connection with the death of his daughter, Britney Cosby, and her friend, Crystal Jackson. More
March 13, 2014 -- The Houston Police Department today released composite sketches of two suspects wanted in connection with the March 11 shooting and wounding of a man and woman at 5161 San Felipe. More
March 12, 2014 -- The Harris County Sheriff's Office has arrested Jeffrey Wayne Wilson for credit/debit card abuse and stealing more than $100,000 from a single client after portraying himself as a legal consultant. More
March 12, 2014 -- Galveston County Criminal District Attorney Jack Roady on Wednesday announced that the St. Patrick's Day No Refusal program will be enforced this weekend. More
March 12, 2014 -- A hearing on the Harris County Attorney Vince Ryan lawsuit to ban members of the Crips and Bloods gangs from entering or committing crimes in a north Harris County community has been set for Thursday, March 13. More
March 12, 2014 -- The City of Houston will host two "Skywarn" storm-spotter training classes on March 20 and April 2. More
March 12, 2014 -- The Houston Fire Department today responded to a call involving a plane bound for Phoenix that was re-routed to Houston's George Bush Intercontinental Airport due to an in-flight medical pediatric emergency, resulting in an infant being transported to a local hospital. More
March 11, 2014 -- The Harris County Sheriff's Office has announced that it spent less than the amount budgeted by Commissioners Court in Fiscal Year 2014. More
March 11, 2014 -- The Harris County Sheriff's Office today released a composite sketch of a suspect who impersonated a police officer and sexually assaulted a woman on March 6. More
March 11, 2014 -- The League City Police Department today reported that two suspects have been arrested in connection with the burglary of a home in the Victory Lakes subdivision on Monday. More
March 11, 2014 -- The Harris County Sheriff's Office today reported that Myron Nelson, a former detention officer at the Harris County Jail, has been indicted on charges of official oppression for striking a county jail inmate in February 2013. More
March 11, 2014 -- The Houston Police Department today reported that two suspects have been arrested in connection with the March 6 fatal shooting of a man at 8565 West Sam Houston Parkway South. More
March 11, 2014 -- Quanell X of the New Black Panther Nation and New Black Muslims will hold a "community organized" search for the suspect(s) who murdered two young women on the Bolivar Peninsula. More
March 10, 2014 -- The Houston Police Department has arrested and charged Karen Kiriago in the fatal stabbing of Van Rogers on December 31, 2013, at 7170 Parker. More
March 10, 2014 -- The Galveston County Sheriff's Office has released an update of the investigation into the deaths of Britney Crosby and Crystal Jackson of Houston. More
March 10, 2014 -- United States Coast Guard officials and other dignitaries from the region turned out this morning for the official ribbon cutting for the USCG Sector Houston-Galveston Maritime Interagency Operations Center at Ellington Field. More
March 10, 2014 -- The Texas Department of Public Safety today reported that Sammy Lee Nickerson, who was on the state's most wanted sex offenders list, has been arrested. More
March 10, 2014 -- The Houston Police Department is seeking the public's assistance in locating a person of interest sought for questioning in the October 27, 2012 death of a female found at 5500 Antoine. More
March 10, 2014 -- Harris County District Attorney Devon Anderson today announced that intoxicated manslaughter charges have been filed against Craig Welch in connection with the March 9 fatal traffic accident at the intersection of FM 1960 and West Lake Houston Parkway. More
March 10, 2014 -- The Houston Police Department is investigating the deaths of three people whose bodies were found following a March 6 house fire at 516 Westmont. More
March 10, 2014 -- Galveston County Sheriff Office Detectives continue to search for leads in the death of Britney Cosby and Crystal Jackson of Houston and have posted a composite drawing of a man witnesses reported seeing driving one of the victim's vehicle. More
March 09, 2014 -- A crew from Coast Guard Station South Padre Island intercepted a Mexican lancha carrying approximately 110 pounds of fish illegally caught in U.S. waters on Friday. More
March 09, 2014 -- The Houston Fire Department reports that one person was killed in a house fire in South Houston this morning. Update
March 08, 2014 -- Galveston County Sheriff's Office detectives are conducting interviews of possible witnesses and running down the leads that have been received in the deaths of Britney Cosby and Crystal Jackson of Houston. More
March 08, 2014 -- A United States Coast Guardsman was convicted and sentenced Friday during a general court-martial held in Norfolk, Virginia. More
March 08, 2014 -- The Coast Guard has suspended its search for Benjamin Sorrells, a crewman from the fishing vessel AC III. UPDATE 2
March 08, 2014 -- A 69 year old man was found dead in a house fire in north Houston late Friday night. More
March 07, 2014 -- The Harris County Citizens Corps Community Emergency Response Team on Friday reached a milestone of 20,000 trained members with the graduation of its latest students from the University of St. Thomas in Houston. More
March 07, 2014 -- The Houston Fire Department urges citizens to change the batteries in smoke detector and carbon monoxide alarms when Daylight Savings Time begins this weekend. More
March 07, 2014 -- The Harris County Sheriff's Office is seeking the public's help in locating a silver 2006 Kia Sorento SUV that belonged to one of the women found murdered on the Bolivar Peninsula. UPDATE
March 07, 2014 -- The Galveston County Sheriff's Office is investigating an apparent homicide related to two bodies that were discovered this morning in the 700 block of State Highway 87. More
March 07, 2014 -- The United States Coast Guard Sector Houston-Galveston will host a ribbon cutting for its new Interagency Operations Center at Ellington Field in Houston. More
March 07, 2014 -- The Sugar Land Fire Department today announced the results from the department's reorganization of resources during 2013. More
March 07, 2014 -- The Harris County Sheriff's Office today named its "Fugitives of the Week". More
March 07, 2014 -- United States Coast Guard rescue crews is continuing its search for a missing crewman from the fishing vessel AC III, 58 miles south of Mobile Bay, Alabama. More
March 07, 2014 -- The Houston Fire Department reports that one body has been recovered from a house fire in northeast Houston and two people are still missing. More
March 06, 2014 -- The Harris County Sheriff's Office is currently searching for a suspect who impersonated a police officer and sexually assaulted a woman on Thursday in north Harris County. More
March 06, 2014 -- The 10th District Court Grand Jury in Galveston County has indicted La Marque Independent School District Trustee Shirley Fanuiel for the first degree felony offense of Theft from an Elderly Individual. More
March 06, 2014 -- The Houston-Galveston Area Council has announced that its Regional DWI Task Force, consisting of 17 law enforcement agencies throughout the Houston-Galveston area, will be operating during Spring Break. More
March 06, 2014 -- The Houston Police Department today reported that a third suspect has been charged with murder in connection with the July 7 fatal shooting of a man at 9489 Pagewood. More
March 06, 2014 -- The Texas Department of Public Safety has announced that it will increase DWI patrols March 7-23 due to the Spring Break holiday. More
March 06, 2014 -- The Harris County Sheriff's Office has reported that three suspects broke into an off-duty Houston Police Officer's home today, with one suspect fatally shot by the officers, and the other two at large after having fled the scene. More
March 06, 2014 -- The Harris County Sheriff's Office today reported that a suspect in a hit-and-run incident in the 9100 block of FM 1960 has been arrested on charges of failure to stop and render aid. More
March 06, 2014 -- The Houston Police Department today launched its Spring Break "Wave" initiative, deploying additional officers at high-risk locations to conduct DWI enforcement efforts. More
March 06, 2014 -- The United States Attorney's Office on Wednesday reported that Donald Post of League City has entered a guilty plea to production and distribution, as well as possession, of child pornography. More
March 06, 2014 -- The Texas Department of Public Safety is encouraging customers to use online services or visit a driver license "mega center" when renewing their license or identification card during the Spring Break holiday. More
March 05, 2014 -- The Harris County Sheriff's Office is seeking the public's help in identifying and locating three suspects wanted for burglarizing several "La Michoacana" meat markets. More w/Video
March 05, 2014 -- The Chambers County Sheriff's Office has arrested and charged Stephen Jimenez for an incident that occurred on March 3. More
March 05, 2014 -- The Sugar Land Police Department today released its annual report for 2013. More
March 05, 2014 -- The City of Houston today urged residents to be prepared for severe weather as part of National Severe Weather Preparedness Week, which is observed in the first week of March. More
March 05, 2014 -- Harris County District Attorney Devon Anderson has launched a blog featured by Crime Stoppers of Houston to increase public awareness in battling crime. More
March 04, 2014 -- The Houston Police Department on Monday reported that two female suspects have been arrested on capital murder charges in connection with the February 20 fatal shooting of a man at 7300 Brompton, resulting in a total of four suspects arrested in relation to the incident. More
March 04, 2014 -- The Houston Police Department today reported that a second suspect has been charged with murder in connection with the July 7 fatal shooting of a man at 9489 Pagewood. More
March 04, 2014 -- The Houston Police Department on Monday reported that Jeremiah James Pipkins has been charged with manslaughter in connection with the March 1 fatal shooting of a man at 12800 Gotham. More
March 04, 2014 -- The Texas Department of Public Safety on Monday announced that a reward for information leading to the capture of Raul Ambrosio Jimenez, Jr., a fugitive on the state's most wanted list, has been increased to $20,000. More
March 03, 2014 -- The Harris County Sheriff's Office today reported that a helicopter crew with the sheriff's office assisted with the arrest of a burglary suspect after spotting a homeowner wrestling with the man. More
March 03, 2014 -- The League City Police Department today reported that a recent incident involving a child being approached by a stranger has been determined to be a non-predatory event. More
March 03, 2014 -- The Houston Fire Department has advised residents to use caution when using heaters and when driving during winter weather conditions, which are expected to include freezing rain and ice tonight. More
March 03, 2014 -- Houston Mayor Annise Parker today joined Houston Professional Fire Fighters Association President Bryan Sky-Eagle in announcing a tentative agreement that would avoid "brown-outs" of fire apparatus that had been proposed to solve an $8.5 million overtime shortfall at the Houston Fire Department. More
March 02, 2014 -- The Houston Fire Department reports that there were no injuries in a fire in a vacant warehouse at 4900 North Freeway on Sunday. Updated Report
March 02, 2014 -- The Galveston Police Department has released the list of 19 persons who were arrested in the Mardi Gras sweep of the Strand after midnight Sunday morning. More
March 02, 2014 -- Sunday morning at approximately 2:44 a.m. Galveston Police Officer Ashton Gill and Galveston County Sheriff's Office Deputy David Rojas were injured in an accident. More
March 02, 2014 -- Officers from the Galveston Police Department and the University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston Police Department used OC gas in its sweep of the Strand after midnight this morning. More
March 01, 2014 -- A Coast Guard flight mechanic medevaced a man from a research vessel in the Gulf of Mexico, approximately 190 miles southeast of Galveston. More
March 01, 2014 -- Houston firefighters, families and friends will gather for the annual Houston Firefighters' Memorial Ceremony to honor the 68 members who have died in the line of duty. More
February 28, 2014 -- United States Senator John Cornyn on Friday released a statement regarding the discovery that an Affordable Care Act navigator in Illinois was a convicted terrorist. More
February 28, 2014 -- The Webster Police Department has arrested and charged Christopher Betancourt for on-line solicitation of a minor. More
February 28, 2014 -- The Houston Police Department is investigating an incident that took place on Thursday in which an officer fired his weapon at an armed burglary suspect at 914 Dallas. More
February 28, 2014 -- The Harris County Sheriff's Office is investigating an incident that took place on Thursday at the 7900 block of Louetta in which two robbery suspects were wounded by an off-duty HCSO deputy. More
February 28, 2014 -- The Houston Police Department is seeking the public's assistance in locating Anthony Johnson, a suspect wanted on capital murder charges in connection with the fatal shooting of a man found at 4500 Richey Road on December 8. More
February 28, 2014 -- The City of Houston Municipal Courts Department has issued a reminder that the Great Texas Warrant Round Up begins on Saturday. More
February 28, 2014 -- The Harris County Sheriff's Office today announced its "Fugitives of the Week". More
February 27, 2014 -- The Houston Police Department has arrested and charged Walter R. Sam, Jr. in the fatal stabbing of Raymond Thomas Stewart, Jr. on Wednesday at 2832 South Bartell. More
February 27, 2014 -- Texas Governor Rick Perry proclaimed February 27 as Human Trafficking Awareness Day in the state. More
February 27, 2014 -- The Galveston Police Department is currently seeking any additional witnesses to the fatal accident that claimed the life of Dana Tweedie, a retired Houston police officer, and severely injured his wife, Linda Tweedie, an active member of the Houston Police Department, on February 22 at 69th Street and Seawall Boulevard. More
February 27, 2014 -- The United States Coast Guard on Wednesday rescued a kayaker stranded in South Bay near Port Isabel. More
February 27, 2014 -- The Houston Police Department today reported that two suspects have been charged with capital murder in connection with the February 20 fatal shooting of a man at 7300 Brompton. More
February 27, 2014 -- The Houston Police Department on Wednesday reported that Dontell Cooper has been arrested on murder charges in connection with the February 23 beating death of a man at 4200 Lockwood. More
February 27, 2014 -- Harris County District Attorney Devon Anderson today announced that her office is launching a "no refusal" initiative for every weekend in March during the Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo and other festivities taking place during the month. More
February 26, 2014 -- The Office of the Attorney General's Fugitive Apprehension Unit and Houston-area law enforcement agencies recently conducted a joint operation locating and arresting suspects who had outstanding felony family violence arrest warrants. More
February 26, 2014 -- The Houston Police Department is seeking the public's assistance in identifying a suspect wanted in connection with the April 17 fatal shooting of two males and one female victim at 1325 Greens Parkway. More
February 26, 2014 -- The Bay Area Council on Drugs & Alcohol today announced that the Texas Alcoholic Beverage Commission recently administered a 10-day suspension of the liquor license of a convenience store in Alvin, Texas after an investigation found that the store was selling alcohol to underage youth. More
February 26, 2014 -- The Houston Police Department today released surveillance video and a composite sketch of a suspect wanted in the attempted abduction of three juveniles at 6400 West Airport Boulevard on February 12. More w/Video
February 26, 2014 -- The Harris County Sheriff's Office today released details in the December 13 fatal stabbing of Caroline Stagner, which has resulted in capital murder charges being filed against Ethen Drake, a suspect in the case. More
February 26, 2014 -- The Harris County Sheriff's Office today reported that Andres Muños-Muños has been sentenced to 15 years in connection with the May 19 drunk driving incident that caused the death of HCSO Sergeant Dwayne Polk. More
February 25, 2014 -- The Galveston Municipal Police Association and The Houston Police Officers' Union have organized a blood drive for HPD Officer Linda Tweedie who was seriously injured in a motorcycle accident on February 22. More
February 25, 2014 -- The Friendswood Police Department today reported that a 16-year-old Friendswood High School student died after her car lost control and hit a light pole on FM 528 at Moore Road. More
February 25, 2014 -- The League City Police Department today reported that a child walking home from school on Monday was approached by a male suspect asking the child to get into his car. More
February 25, 2014 -- Houston Mayor Annise Parker today issued a statement in response to a lawsuit filed by the Houston Professional Firefighters Union in an attempt to block the removal of certain personnel, trucks and ambulances from service. More
February 25, 2014 -- Chambers County Sheriff Brian Hawthorne and his office recently participated in a benefit held for David Ray, the husband of Chambers County Clerk's Office employee Laura Ray. More
February 24, 2014 -- The Houston Fire Department reports that one person suffered critical injuries in a fire on Monday in the 7900 block of Booker Street. More
February 24, 2014 -- The Houston Fire Department reports that two people were injured in a fire on Monday at 16898 Blueridge Road. More
February 24, 2014 -- The Houston Police Department has referred an incident involving the February 22 fatal stabbing of a man at 12265 Fondren to a Harris County Grand Jury. More
February 24, 2014 -- The Harris County Sheriff's Office today reported that capital murder charges have been filed against Ethan Drake in connection with the December 13 fatal stabbing of Caroline Stagner at her home at 810 Clear Lake in the Highlands. More
February 24, 2014 -- The Houston Police Department is investigating the fatal shooting of a man found dead in the taxi cab he drove at 7300 Brompton on February 21. More
February 24, 2014 -- Harris County Sheriff Adrian Garcia will host a ceremony tonight presenting awards to outstanding deputies and civilian employees in the department. More
February 23, 2014 -- Retired Houston police officer Dana Tweedie was killed in a motorcycle accident in Galveston Saturday night and his wife was critically injured. More
February 23, 2014 -- There will be a demonstration in front of the Harris County Jail this afternoon regarding the death of an inmate after an altercation with deputies. More
February 21, 2014 -- The Harris County Sheriff's Office today reported that a citizen's complaint resulted in deputies discovering and seizing nearly $2 million in marijuana plants and the arrest of two suspects. More
February 21, 2014 -- Houston Police Chief Charles A. McClelland will participate in an event celebrating Black History Month on Saturday at the HPD Sunnyside Storefront. More
February 21, 2014 -- The Harris County Sheriff's Office has announced its "Wanted Fugitives of the Week". More
February 21, 2014 -- The Federal Aviation Administration today issued a final rule to place further safety requirements on helicopter operators, including air ambulances. More
February 21, 2014 -- Galveston Island State Park will execute a prescribed burn at sections of the park within the next two weeks. More
February 21, 2014 -- The Harris County Sheriff's Office is currently seeking a group of armed suspects who robbed at least three different convenience stores on Wednesday night in northwest Harris County. More
February 21, 2014 -- The Houston Police Department is investigating a fatal traffic accident that took place on Thursday at 8700 Scranton. More
February 20, 2014 -- United States Attorney Kenneth Magidson has announced that Calvin C. Braun, a Houston attorney who handles bankruptcy cases, has been arrested on charges of bankruptcy fraud and filing false declarations in bankruptcy court. More
February 20, 2014 -- The Galveston County Sheriff's Office today announced that it will take part in the state wide warrant roundup in March. More
February 20, 2014 -- The Harris County Sheriff's Office today reported that Gertrudis A. Reyes, a former detention officer, has been charged with a felony related to smuggling tobacco to an inmate at the Harris County Jail. More
February 20, 2014 -- The Houston Fire Department today responded to a call concerning a suspicious envelope at a building at 5718 Westheimer, but determined the substance in the envelope to be a non-hazardous neutral product. More
February 20, 2014 -- Harris County Attorney Vince Ryan has filed a lawsuit against the owner and operator of a Channelview truck stop claiming the business is a public nuisance due to criminal activity at the location. More
February 20, 2014 -- The Texas Silver Alert Network has issued an alert for Robert Eugene Searer, a 77 year old missing from Wood County since February 18. More
February 19, 2014 -- The Houston Police Department is investigating the fatal shooting of a man that took place on Monday at 4926 Weeping Willow. More
February 19, 2014 -- The Harris County Sheriff's Office today released new details in the murder of the Sun family in Cypress, and announced that a $70,000 reward is being offered for information leading to the arrest of a suspect. More
February 19, 2014 -- Galveston County Criminal District Attorney Jack Roady today announced that his office will participate in a "No Refusal" program during both weekends of Mardi Gras in efforts to prevent drunk driving. More
February 19, 2014 -- The United States Coast Guard on Saturday medevaced a man suffering from chest pains while on a charter boat approximately 22 miles northeast of Port Mansfield. More w/Video
February 19, 2014 -- The Texas Department of Public Safety on Tuesday announced that Anthony Lee Evans and Alonzo Bradley, Jr., who were both on the state's most wanted list, have been arrested. More
February 18, 2014 -- The Houston Police Department is urging residents to practice caution, especially at night, following the death of a third pedestrian in a five-block stretch on Bellaire Boulevard in the past month. More
February 18, 2014 -- The Galveston Police Department has issued a news release regarding the passing of retired officer Lemuel "Lem" Powell. More
February 18, 2014 -- The Harris County Sheriff's Office today reported that a search conducted at a house in the 17900 block of Glenledi Drive resulted in the seizure of $90,000 worth of marijuana and the arrest of one suspect. More
February 18, 2014 -- The Houston Police Department has issued tips regarding pedestrian safety due to recent increases in pedestrian fatalities. More
February 18, 2014 -- The Houston Police Department is investigating the February 14 fatal shooting of a man at 11000 Ella Boulevard. More
February 17, 2014 -- The Harris County Citizen Corps recently hosted its 2014 Community Emergency Response Team Rodeo Round-up. More
February 17, 2014 -- The Houston Police Department today reported that three suspects have been arrested in connection with the February 14 robbery and incident at 6865 T.C. Jester. More
February 17, 2014 -- The Harris County Sheriff's Office today released surveillance photos of suspects wanted in connection with the January 29 carjacking of a man in southeast Harris County. More
February 17, 2014 -- The Houston Police Department today reported that three suspects have been arrested in connection with the January 20 fatal shooting of a woman at 5000 Pershing. More
February 17, 2014 -- The Harris County Sheriff's Office today reported that Larry Ricketts has been arrested on aggravated assault charges for pointing a gun at a news team reporting on sexual assault charges filed against him last week. More
February 17, 2014 -- The Seabrook Rotary Club recently recognized Seabrook Police Captain Sean Wright for his service to the community during the Rotary's 20th Annual "Men Who Cook" event at Lakewood Yacht Club. More
February 17, 2014 -- The Friendswood Police Department on Friday reported that three suspects were arrested on drug charges following the search of a residence in the Heritage Park subdivision. More
February 16, 2014 -- Updated Report: The Houston Police Department is investigating a fatal traffic accident that took place on Sunday at 7200 Gulf Freeway. More
February 15, 2014 -- The Harris County Sheriff's Office reports that a Cypress man shot and killed his pet peacock that had attacked a woman after a sheriff's deputy's taser failed to stop the bird. More
February 14, 2014 -- The Houston Police Department is seeking the public's assistance in locating Emilio Cervantes-Gonzales, a suspect charged with murder in connection with the January 26 fatal shooting of a woman at 9344 Richmond. More
February 14, 2014 -- The City of League City has announced that it is participating in the Great Texas Warrant Roundup in March. More
February 14, 2014 -- The Galveston Police Department today reported that Jason Ener, a Port of Galveston Police Officer, has been arrested on charges of aggravated sexual assault of a child and sexual assault of a child. More
February 14, 2014 -- The City of Houston Municipal Courts Department has announced its participation the 2014 Great Texas Warrant Round-Up on March 1. More
February 14, 2014 -- The Harris County Sheriff's Office has released a list of its wanted fugitives for the week. More
February 14, 2014 -- Harris County Attorney Vince Ryan has filed a lawsuit against the Funplex entertainment complex to require the business to correct fire hazards in its building. More
February 13, 2014 -- The Harris County Sheriff's Office is seeking the public's help in identifying and locating the driver in a hit and run incident that took place on Monday on Barker Cypress Road. More
February 13, 2014 -- The Galveston County Community Coalition recently observed National Drug Facts Week with a series of educational activities for students at La Marque High School and Odyssey Academy. More
February 12, 2014 -- The Harris County Sheriff's Office Academy will host more than 100 area law enforcement students for the Skills USA regional competition on Thursday. More
February 12, 2014 -- The Friendswood Police Department today reported that a three-year-old who was inside a vehicle that was stolen from a gas station at FM 528 this morning has been found and is safe. The suspect in the vehicle theft was later apprehended by police. More
February 12, 2014 -- The Texas Department of Public Safety today announced that a $7,500 reward is being offered for information leading to the capture of Anthony Lee Evans, a fugitive on the state's most wanted list. More
February 12, 2014 -- The Harris County Sheriff's Office today reported that Dominique Duncan, a detention officer with the county, has been fired and arrested on felony charges of possession of a controlled substance with the intent to deliver. More
February 11, 2014 -- The Federal Bureau of Investigation on Tuesday announced a campaign and reward program to deter people from pointing lasers at aircraft, reporting that the Houston area ranks second in the nation in air strikes against aircraft. More
February 11, 2014 -- The League City Police Department urges residents to beware a red light camera fine collections scam currently occurring in the area. More
February 11, 2014 -- The United States Coast Guard on Monday rescued two fisherman and prevented their boat from sinking approximately 19 miles off the coast of Port O'Connor. More
February 11, 2014 -- The Harris County Sheriff's Office is seeking the public's help in identifying the vehicle or vehicles involved in a fatal hit-and-run incident that occurred on Monday at south Barker Cypress and River Sage. More
February 11, 2014 -- The Harris County Sheriff's Office today reported that five teenagers have been arrested in connection with at least two-armed carjackings and one burglary of a home that took place on Monday in northwest Harris County. More
February 11, 2014 -- The Houston Police Department is seeking the public's help in locating Joseph Edward Webster, a suspect wanted on murder charges in connection wit the September 18, 2001 fatal beating of a woman at 1000 Prairie. More
February 10, 2014 -- The Houston Police Department has arrested and charged two suspects in the death of a female found at 16447 El Camino Real on February 8. More
February 10, 2014 -- The Texas Department of Public Safety today announced that a $2,000 reward is being offered for information leading to the capture of Alonzo Bradley, Jr., a fugitive on the state's most wanted sex offenders list. More
February 10, 2014 -- The Houston Police Department today filed charges against three suspects in the February 9 attempted robbery of an off-duty Houston police officer at 3900 Portsmouth. More
February 10, 2014 -- The Houston Fire Department today reported that a major traffic accident involving an 18-wheeler at Interstate 10 near TC Jester Boulevard resulted in one fatality and one person injured. More
February 10, 2014 -- The Harris County Sheriff's Office today reported that official identifications have been completed for a family of four found shot to death at their home in Cypress on January 30. More
February 10, 2014 -- The Houston Police Department today reported that murder charges have been filed against George Horace Richardson in connection with the February 8 fatal stabbing of his girlfriend. More
February 10, 2014 -- The Harris County Sheriff's Office today released surveillance video footage of three suspects wanted in connection with the recent burglaries of several area meat markets. More w/Video
February 10, 2014 -- The Houston Police Department today released a composite sketch of one of two suspects wanted in connection with a December 26 home invasion robbery at 11650 West Bellfort. More
February 09, 2014 -- The Harris County Sheriff's Office reports that one person was taken to a hospital following the crash of a small plane near Boudreaux Road and Gleannoch Forest Drive in northwest Harris County. More
February 08, 2014 -- Two persons were injured in a house fire at 9800 Larson in Houston early this morning. More
February 07, 2014 -- The Harris County Sheriff's Office has released a video of a suspect wanted in an aggravated robbery in West Harris County. More w/Video
February 07, 2014 -- The Galveston Police Department today reported that police seized 11.8 grams of methamphetamines, and arrested suspect Eric Mills on drug charges in connection with a search of a home at 5015 Crocket Boulevard. More
February 07, 2014 -- The Harris County Sheriff's Office today reported that Jerry Fain has been arrested on murder charges in connection with the February 5 strangulation of his girlfriend. More
February 07, 2014 -- The Galveston County Sheriff's Office today reported that Mark Cisneros Perales has been arrested on drug charges associated with a narcotics search at a residence in Dickinson. More
February 07, 2014 -- The Harris County Citizen Corps will host its 2014 Community Emergency Response Team Rodeo Round-Up on Saturday. More
February 06, 2014 -- The Texas Department of Public Safety urges residents to take precautions as the severe winter weather continues into the weekend. More
February 06, 2014 -- The Texas A&M Forest Service will hold the 13th annual wildfire academy at Camp Bowie February 13-17. More
February 06, 2014 -- Harris County Sheriff Adrian Garcia will host a virtual town hall meeting via Google Hangout on Friday. More
February 06, 2014 -- The Port of Corpus Christi has promoted Acting Chief of Police Tom Mylett to Chief of Police for the port. More
February 06, 2014 -- The Harris County Sheriff's Office has identified the two adults victims in the January 30 murder of four in Cypress as Mei Xie and her husband Maoye Sun. More
February 05, 2014 -- The National Commission on Correctional Health Care has re-accredited the Harris County Jail through 2016 for the medical treatment of inmates. More
February 05, 2014 -- The Galveston County Deputy Sheriff's Association recently assisted with the sponsorship of the Color Up 5K. More
February 05, 2014 -- The Harris County Sheriff's Office today reported that charges of tampering with evidence have been filed against Randy and Marvin Stewart, two brothers, in connection with shootings at a party in a Cypress-area home in November that caused two deaths and the injury of 20 others. More
February 05, 2014 -- The Houston Police Department today reported that a suspect has been charged in connection with a December 1 fatal hit-and-run accident at 1600 Waugh. More
February 04, 2014 -- The Houston Police Department today reported that Irma Perez has been arrested on murder charges in connection with the death of a 15-month-old boy. More
February 04, 2014 -- The 232nd District Court in Harris County has scheduled the execution of Suzanne Margaret Basso for Wednesday. More
February 04, 2014 -- The Houston Police Department today released a composite sketch of a suspect wanted in connection with the January 21 fatal shooting of a woman at 3400 Rockyridge. More
February 03, 2014 -- The Houston Police Department has arrested and charged Fernando Razo in a fatal traffic accident at 9800 South Kirkwood on February 2. More
February 03, 2014 -- The Harris County Sheriff's Office is currently investigating the deaths of four individuals found inside a home at 14015 Fosters Creeks Drive in northwest Harris County on January 30. More
February 03, 2014 -- The Harris County Sheriff's Office reports that at least five of the suspects arrested in a recent series of anti-prostitution sting operations have extensive criminal records. More
February 03, 2014 -- The Houston Police Department is investigating a fatal hit-and-run accident that took place on January 31 in the 10200 block of Aldine Westfield. More
February 03, 2014 -- The Houston Police Department is investigating the January 31 fatal shooting of a man and wounding of a woman at 8200 West Bellfort. More
February 03, 2014 -- The Texas Department of Public Safety today announced that the reward for information leading to the arrest of Kevin Stoeser, a fugitive on the state's most wanted sex offenders list, has been increased to $13,000. More
February 03, 2014 -- The League City Police Department today reported that a suspect was arrested on Saturday on charges of assault of a peace officer after his vehicle struck a League City Police Officer. More
February 03, 2014 -- The United States Coast Guard recently presented Marine Safety Unit Texas City with the 2013 Sustained Excellence in Coast Guard Partnership in Education Award. More
January 31, 2014 -- Two Bacliff illegal gaming rooms were the subjects of search warrants executed earlier today by Galveston County Sheriff’s Office deputies, Galveston County District Attorney’s Office and the Precinct 7 Constables Office. More
January 31, 2014 -- The Harris County Sheriff's Office reports that 61 persons have been arrested in the latest wave of prostitution sting operations. More
January 31, 2014 -- Harris County Attorney Vince Ryan today announced that a judge has approved a restraining order he filed against an Airline Drive game room due to gambling and organized criminal activity at the location. More
January 31, 2014 -- The Texas Department of Public Safety today announced that Leo Click, Jr., a fugitive on the state's most wanted list, has been arrested in Arkansas. More
January 31, 2014 -- The Texas Department of Public Safety today reported that state troopers made more than 1,400 DWI arrests during the 21-day special enforcement effort that included the Christmas and New Year holidays. More
January 31, 2014 -- The Houston Police Department is investigating the fatal beating of a woman found at 1200 Hardy Street on January 17. More
January 30, 2014 -- The Texas Department of Transportation urges residents to plan for a sober ride during Super Bowl weekend. More
January 30, 2014 -- The Galveston County warrant division has arrested 23 year old Laura Michelle Gonzales for two Aggravated Assault warrants. More
January 30, 2014 -- The Texas Department of Public Safety today announced that more than five million individuals are registered under the state's organ and tissue donor program. More
January 30, 2014 -- The Houston Police Department today reported that a suspect has been arrested in connection with Wednesday's kidnapping of a 6-year-old girl at 1714 Wirt Road. More
January 29, 2014 -- The Harris County Sheriff's Office has charged Emil McMahon of Crosby with two counts of intoxication manslaughter in the deaths of Tania Vercher and Alejandro Vercher during a "road rage" incident in east Harris County in September 2013. More
January 29, 2014 -- The League City Police Department on Tuesday arrested Mark A. Therrell of League City and Colin Welcome of Dickinson for two armed robberies, at Signature Pointe Apartments and Constellation Pointe Apartments, on January 8. More
January 29, 2014 -- Update: The Galveston County Sheriff's Office has canceled a missing persons alert for Heather and Penelope Inks of Tiki Island, after both were located and are safe. More
January 29, 2014 -- The Houston Police Department is seeking help in the investigation into the death of David Alagoa-Oshodi at 2840 Shadowbriar in November 2013. More
January 29, 2014 -- Houston Police Chief Charles McClelland, Jr. and top commanders with the Houston Police Department will host a town hall meeting on Saturday at the Cullen Performance Hall on the University of Houston Campus. More
January 29, 2014 -- The Harris County Sheriff's Office today released video and pictures of two suspects wanted in connection with aggravated robberies in northwest and southeast Harris County. More w/Video
January 28, 2014 -- As conditions across the Houston area improve, the City of Houston has deactivated the Emergency Operations Center. More
January 28, 2014 -- The Metropolitan Transit Authority of Harris County has announced that METRO plans to run normal service on Wednesday. More
January 28, 2014 -- The Houston Police Department is investigating the January 27 fatal shooting of a man at 7900 Bellfort. More
January 28, 2014 -- The Houston Police Department today reported that Brandon M. Jackson has been arrested on murder charges in connection with the December 26 fatal shooting of a man at 6000 Bobby Burns. More
January 28, 2014 -- Due to inclement weather, the City of Houston Municipal Courts will be closed Tuesday. More
January 28, 2014 -- Update: The City of Houston is responding to winter weather conditions affecting the city, and has provided information on services impacted by the storm. More
January 28, 2014 -- Houston Mayor Annise Parker has announced that the city will close all non-public safety services on Tuesday. Only those services (such as public safety) that are deemed "essential" will be operational. More
January 27, 2014 -- Galveston County Commissioners Court in a special meeting today voted to institute a ban on all outdoor burning for all unincorporated areas of the county. More
January 27, 2014 -- The Houston Police Department today reported that Osvaldo Chojolan Xicara in connection with a fatal traffic accident that took place on January 25 at 10700 Rockley. More
January 27, 2014 -- The Texas Department of Public Safety today urged Texans to prepare for a winter storm expected to impact portions of Texas beginning tonight and continuing through Wednesday. More
January 27, 2014 -- The Texas Department of Transportation's Houston District Emergency Operations Center is monitoring forecasts of freezing weather moving into the Greater Houston area. More
January 26, 2014 -- The Houston Fire Department Arson Bureau is investigating an early morning fire in a parking garage at 1100 Milam today. More
January 25, 2014 -- A Coast Guard helicopter crew rescued a 50-year-old man from a sinking sailboat 20 miles offshore of Baffin Bay on Friday. More
January 24, 2014 -- The League City Police Department has filed additional charges against Justin Barnett, who was arrested on January 13 on felony theft charges. More
January 24, 2014 -- The Harris County Sheriff's Office is investigating the January 23 fatal shooting of an aggravated robbery suspect by Houston police officers following a chase and exchange of gunfire between the suspect and police. More
January 24, 2014 -- The Houston Police Department today reported that Alexander Joseph Lewis, Jr. has been arrested on murder charges in connection with the January 23 death of his mother, Bernice Willis Lewis. More
January 24, 2014 -- Shoreacres City Council, in a special meeting on Thursday, voted unanimously to name Acting Police Chief Troy Harrison as the city’s permanent police chief. More
January 23, 2014 -- The Texas Department of Public Safety today announced that Leo Click, Jr. has been added to the state's most wanted fugitives list, and that a reward of $7,500 is being offered for information leading to his capture. More
January 23, 2014 -- The City of Houston will activate its Emergency Operations Center tonight in response to Winter weather conditions expected to impact portions of Southeast Texas. More
January 23, 2014 -- The Houston Police Department today released surveillance video and photos of two suspects wanted in connection with the December 17 robbery of a store at 6060 West Bellfort. More w/Video
January 23, 2014 -- The Galveston County Office of Emergency Management, in cooperation with area cities and municipal utility districts, will attend the Emergency Management Institute in Emmitsburg, Maryland in February. More
January 22, 2014 -- The Texas Department of Public Safety is advising Texans to prepare for a strong cold front expected to impact parts of the state Thursday through Saturday morning. More
January 22, 2014 -- Mayor Annise Parker today informed Houston City Council that the city has filed a lawsuit against the Houston Firefighters' Relief and Retirement Fund, seeking to enable the city to have the "same input on contributions and plan design" for the pension program that it has with other pension systems. More
January 21, 2014 -- City of Houston Police Chief Charles A. McClelland, Jr. on Tuesday announced that a record low number of internal affairs complaints were filed by citizens against officers in 2013. More w/Video
January 21, 2014 -- The City of Houston Fire Department urges citizens to practice safety when using heating devices. More
January 21, 2014 -- The Houston Police Department is investigating the January 20 fatal shooting of a man at 5600 Antoine. More
January 21, 2014 -- The Harris County Sheriff's Office today announced that it has filed felony charges of cruelty to an animal against a second suspect involved in the shooting of a cat on Saturday. More
January 21, 2014 -- The Houston Police Department has arrested one suspect and is seeking to identify another involved in the January 19 armed robbery of a man at his home at 9220 Nathaniel. More
January 21, 2014 -- The Houston Police Department is investigating the January 18 fatal shooting of a man at 3352 Old Spanish Trail. More
January 21, 2014 -- Update: The Harris County Sheriff's Office has reported that HCSO Deputy Jason Denham is in critical condition at Memorial Hermann Texas Trauma Institute following a major traffic accident that took place this morning on Beltway 8. More
January 20, 2014 -- Harris County District Attorney Devon Anderson today issued a statement in response to President Barack Obama's remarks regarding the use of marijuana. More
January 20, 2014 -- Quanell X and family members of Jordan Baker will host a prayer vigil and press conference today to call for a federal probe into Baker's fatal shooting by an off-duty Houston police officer. More
January 20, 2014 -- The Harris County Sheriff's Office has charged Joseph D. Morgan of the Highlands in east Harris County with cruelty to animal/torture with firearm following an incident along the San Jacinto River on Saturday. More
January 18, 2014 -- Houston police are investigating an incident in which an HPD officer discharged his weapon killing a suspect at 5700 West Little York about 8:40 p.m. on Thursday More
January 17, 2014 -- Houston City Council Member Ed Gonzalez has been reappointed by Mayor Annise Parker as the City Council Public Safety and Homeland Security Committee Chair. More
January 17, 2014 -- The United States Army Corps of Engineers Galveston District has begun repair work to the Addicks and Barker dams in Houston. More
January 17, 2014 -- The Houston Police Department has released a composite sketch of a suspect wanted in connection with the shooting of a man and sexual assault of a woman that took place on Thursday in the 7900 block of Ellinger Lane. More
January 17, 2014 -- The Houston Police Department today announced the launch of a new Sexual Assault Information Line to help improve sexual assault investigations. More
January 17, 2014 -- The Houston Police Department on Tuesday filed DWI charges against Gilberto Moran Aguirre in connection with a fatal traffic accident that took place on January 11 at 11500 South Post Oak Road. More
January 17, 2014 -- The Sugar Land Police Department is searching for a man and woman who stole items from a woman's home after posing as a waterline repair crew. More
January 16, 2014 -- The Harris County Sheriff’s Office Homicide Unit reports that 25 year-old Marcelino Osuna, and 30 year-old Richard Osuna, who have been charged with capital murder in the stabbing death of Jesus Valdez, surrendered Thursday night. More
January 16, 2014 -- Galveston County Criminal District Attorney Jack Roady on Thursday announced that Michelle Lopez of Dickinson has been sentenced to twenty years in prison for first degree felony theft. More
January 16, 2014 -- The Texas State Fire Marshal's Office is holding a series of meetings to discuss ammonium nitrate facility safety, with a meeting to be held in Pasadena on January 31. More
January 16, 2014 -- The Harris County Sheriff's Office today reported that four suspects have been arrested on aggravated robbery charges in connection with the January 15 armed robbery of an electronics store. More
January 16, 2014 -- The Houston Police Department today reported that Dionysios Spiro Kosmetatos has been charged with assault of a public servant and assault of a family member in connection with an incident that took place on January 14 at 8100 Miller Road. More
January 16, 2014 -- The Harris County Sheriff's Office today reported that a helicopter crashed at Hooks Airport. More
January 16, 2014 -- The City of Houston Department of Neighborhoods will hold its monthly free document shredding and identify theft prevention event on January 25 at the Houston Police Department Southwest Station. More
January 16, 2014 -- The Texas Department of Public Safety today announced that Rojelio "Roger" Reyes, a fugitive on the state's most wanted list, has been arrested. More
January 16, 2014 -- The Harris County Sheriff's Office today reported that three suspects have been charged with capital murder in connection with the fatal stabbing of Jesus Valdez. More
January 16, 2014 -- The Harris County Sheriff's Office on Wednesday issued a warning regarding a scam involving suspects contacting victims by telephone or email and impersonating law enforcement officers collecting debts. More
January 16, 2014 -- The Galveston County Sheriff's Office recently arrested a total of 10 people with outstanding felony warrants during a warrant sweep. More
January 16, 2014 -- Harris County Attorney Vince Ryan sued a Sharpstown area shopping center today claiming that the center is a haven of criminal activity, including aggravated robberies, assaults, underage prostitution and human trafficking. More
January 15, 2014 -- Galveston Fire Chief Mike Wisko and Fire Marshal Gilbert Robinson recently attended the Bryan Fire Department Awards banquet to be recognized for assistance and support to the families of three Bryan Firefighters last year. More
January 15, 2014 -- The City of Houston Police Department is currently investigating a fatal traffic accident that took place on Wednesday at 9200 Bellaire Boulevard. More
January 15, 2014 -- The Houston Police Department is investigating the Tuesday fatal shooting of a man and wounding of a woman at 6425 Westheimer. More
January 15, 2014 -- Houston City Council today voted 15-1, with Oliver Pennington opposed, to appropriate $300,000 out of the Police Consolidated Construction Fund for professional legal services related to the proposed Justice Complex; and to authorize an agreement with Hawkins Delafield & Wood LLP for legal representation of the city related to the complex. More
January 15, 2014 -- The East Harris County Manufacturers Association has launched a revitalized CAER Line with upgraded technology to better serve the community and inform residents about emergency and non-emergency events. More
January 15, 2014 -- The Houston Police Department on Tuesday reported that charges of aggravated assault against a public servant have been filed against Nectaly Castillo, in connection with an incident on January 12 in which the suspect fired shots at police officers. More
January 15, 2014 -- The Harris County Sheriff's Office on Tuesday announced that the office's "iWatchHarrisCounty" mobile app has resulted in the arrest of more than 60 suspects through tips since its launch, with the latest tip leading to the arrest of five on drug possession charges. More
January 14, 2014 -- The League City Police Department today announced that Justin Barnett has been apprehended and arrested on felony theft and other charges, including evading arrest and the unlawful possession of a firearm by a felon. More
January 14, 2014 -- The Texas Department of Public Safety today announced that its 10 Most Wanted Program set new records in captures in 2013. More
January 14, 2014 -- The Texas A&M Forest Service is participating this week with several organizations in a research prescribed burn exercise at Camp Swift. More
January 14, 2014 -- The Houston Fire Department Arson Division is investigating a fire at 4500 Octavia this morning that left one female dead. More
January 13, 2014 -- The Texas Department of Public Safety today announced that it has added Rojelio "Roger" Reyes to the state's most wanted fugitives list, and that a $10,000 cash reward is being offered for information leading to his capture. More
January 13, 2014 -- The Houston Police Department today reported that intoxication manslaughter charges have been filed against Filiberto Vega in connection with a January 12 fatal traffic accident in the 8100 block of Swiftwater Lane. More
January 13, 2014 -- The Houston Police Department today reported that murder charges have been filed against two suspects in connection with the January 4 fatal shooting of one man and wounding of two others at 6200 Nyoka. More
January 12, 2014 -- The Friendswood Volunteer Fire Department Emergency Medical Service reports that it has become a Registered Safe Sitter® Teaching Site and now offers the comprehensive babysitting training program for young adolescents. More
January 10, 2014 -- The Harris County Sheriff's Office has charged five men with aggravated robbery in two gameroom hold-ups that took place last summer. More
January 10, 2014 -- Sugar Land Police Department today announced that Sugar Land has been named as America's 19th Safest City in a report published by CQ Press. More
January 10, 2014 -- The Harris County Sheriff's Office is seeking the public's help in identifying two suspects who robbed the same jewelry business in the 5200 block of west FM 1960 on November 16 and again on January 7. More
January 10, 2014 -- The Texas Department of Public Safety will join in observing National AMBER Alert Awareness Day on Monday. More
January 10, 2014 -- The Harris County Sheriff's Office on Thursday released a composite sketch of a suspect wanted in connection with the January 7 home invasion and sexual assault of a woman in the 18000 block of Temple Hill Lane. More
January 10, 2014 -- The United States Coast Guard on Thursday medevaced a man with a severed foot from an offshore supply vessel five miles off the coast of Louisiana. More
January 10, 2014 -- Justice for Alfred, a group of community activists, family members, and friends of Alfred Wright, a man whose body was found late last year, will hold a rally in Beaumont on Saturday. More
January 09, 2014 -- Harris County Attorney Vince Ryan is currently seeking a court order to ban members of the Crips and the Bloods gangs from the East Aldine Safety Zone. More
January 09, 2014 -- The Houston Police Department today reported that Jacob Brown has been arrested on capital murder charges in connection with the June 27 fatal shooting of a woman and wounding of a man at 7311 Curry. More
January 08, 2014 -- The Harris County Sheriff's Office today formally announced its partnership with Nextdoor, a private social network for neighborhoods, to improve communication between neighbors and with law enforcement. More
January 08, 2014 -- The United States Navy today reported that one crew member is dead and one missing following the crash of one of its helicopters off the coast of Virginia. More
January 08, 2014 -- The City of Shoreacres will host a candidate reception on Saturday to introduce the three finalists for the city's next chief of police. More
January 08, 2014 -- The Houston Police Department has arrested two suspects in connection with the January 3 sexual assault of a woman at 989 Eldridge, as well as several robberies at various city parks. More
January 08, 2014 -- The Houston Fire Department's Arson Bureau is investigating a fire that took place today at a vacant motel at 9300 Eastex Freeway. More
January 07, 2014 -- Webster Police Chief Ray Smiley has passed away. More
January 07, 2014 -- The United States Coast Guard on Tuesday saved two men near Redfish Bay in Port Aransas. More
January 07, 2014 -- The Harris County Sheriff's Office will host a press conference on Wednesday to announce its partnership with Nextdoor.com, a free and private social network for neighborhoods. More
January 06, 2014 -- Former Harris County Precinct 4 deputy constable Jimmy Drummond has been indicted by a Grand Jury for Official Oppression and will appear in the 208th District Court on Tuesday. More
January 06, 2014 -- The City of Galveston Fire Department reminds residents to be safe using heating equipment. More
January 06, 2014 -- Harris County Sheriff Adrian Garcia and Harris County Judge Ed Emmett today are kicking off the Houston rodeo season by signing proclamations delivered by the Harris County Sheriff's Office Jr. Mounted Posse. More
January 06, 2014 -- The Houston Police Department is investigating the January 4 fatal shooting of one man and wounding of two others at 6200 Nyoka. More
January 06, 2014 -- The Houston Fire Department today urged citizens to exercise caution and to follow safety guidelines when using space heaters, fireplaces and other heating sources during the current cold weather conditions. More
January 06, 2014 -- The Sugar Land Police Department is accepting applications through February 24 for its upcoming Citizens Police Academy. More
January 06, 2014 -- The Harris County Sheriff's Office is holding registration for its next Citizens Police Academy class. More
January 06, 2014 -- The Galveston County Sheriff's Office recently congratulated Mary Duvall on her retirement after serving the sheriff's office for 25 years. More
January 06, 2014 -- Two persons were injured in an early morning house fire at 6900 Bellaire at Bentliff in Southwest Houston today. More
January 02, 2014 -- The Harris County Sheriff's Office is asking for the public's asisstance in locating Eli Hartshorn and Jaime Alvardo, men who described as having cognitive disabilities, who left their residence around 6:30 a.m. today while their caretaker was unavailable. More
January 02, 2014 -- Harris County Sheriff's Office investigators have arrested Matthew Sowders on capital murder charges in the death of Melissa R. Sowders. More
January 02, 2014 -- The Texas Department of Public Safety today announced that the reward for information leading to the arrest of fugitive Anthony Gonzales has been increased to $40,000. More
January 02, 2014 -- The Houston Police Department today identified a man who was fatally shot on Tuesday at 5500 Antoine as Jovan Cerone Green. More
January 02, 2014 -- The Harris County Sheriff's Office today reported that a driver involved in a January 1 fatal hit-and-run accident in the 15200 block of Woodforest has surrendered to authorities. More
January 02, 2014 -- The Harris County Sheriff's Office today reported that the body has been located in Cypress Creek near the residence of Melissa R. Sowders, a woman reported missing last week. More
January 02, 2014 -- The Houston Police Department is investigating the December 31 fatal stabbing of a man at 7170 Parker. More
January 02, 2014 -- The Houston Police Department is investigating the December 31 fatal shooting of a man at 8001 West Tidwell. More
January 02, 2014 -- The Houston Police Department has filed intoxication manslaughter charges against Diego Baldemar Islas in connection with a January 1 fatal traffic accident at 700 Pierce and Milam. More
January 02, 2014 -- The Houston Police Department has released a composite sketch of a suspect wanted in connection with a case of indecency with a child that took place on November 16 at 1601 NASA Parkway. More
January 02, 2014 -- UPDATED: The Houston Fire Department responded to a wind enhanced fire in a strip center on Dixie this morning. Report
January 01, 2014 -- The Harris County Sheriff's Office K-9 Unit will be featured in today's nationally televised Rose Parade. More
December 31, 2013 -- The Texas Department of Transportation has teamed with 2014 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series driver Kyle Larson in an effort to remind party goers to "share the gift of a sober ride" as part of their seasonal goodwill. More
December 31, 2013 -- The United States Coast Guard located two men who were reported overdue and subject of a search and brought them back ashore safely. More
December 31, 2013 -- Harris County Sheriff Adrian Garcia and his office today wished the public a Happy New Year and urged residents to follow guidelines to celebrate the new year safely. More
December 31, 2013 -- The Houston Police Department is investigating the fatal shooting of a male that took place today at 5500 Antoine. More
December 31, 2013 -- The Galveston Police Department is holding registration for its 35th Citizens Police Academy, which begins classes in February. More
December 30, 2013 -- The Houston Police Department has filed charges against a suspect wanted in the fatal shooting of a man at 6024½ Bobby Burns about 2 a.m. on December 26. More
December 30, 2013 -- The Houston Fire Department has posted tips about how to enjoy a safe New Year's Eve. More
December 30, 2013 -- The 1995 Honda Accord driven by Melissa Rene Sowders, a missing 26-year-old woman, has been recovered and is being examined for evidence as the search for her continues. More
December 30, 2013 -- United States Coast Guard crews are searching for two men aboard an overdue 25-foot sailboat, with creme colored hull and white sails, sailing from Port Aransas to Galveston. More
December 30, 2013 -- The Houston Police Department today released a surveillance photo of one of three suspects believed responsible for robbing more than 20 businesses on the city's north side since December 6. More
December 28, 2013 -- The Harris County Sheriff’s Office is investigating the disappearance of Melissa Rene Sowders, a 26 year old, white female. More
December 27, 2013 -- The Houston Police Department today reported that Astroroid Dewayne Benton has been arrested on murder charges in connection with the December 22 fatal shooting of a man at 9700 Mesa. More
December 27, 2013 -- The Houston Fire Department today responded to an overturned nitrogen tanker truck near the area of Interstate Highway 45 and Interstate 610, the north loop. More
December 27, 2013 -- The Houston Police Department is investigating the fatal shooting of a man that took place on Thursday in the 6400 block of Bobby Burns. More
December 27, 2013 -- Galveston County Criminal District Attorney Jack Roady today announced that his office will work with area law enforcement agencies to enforce the "No Refusal" program on New Year's Eve. More
December 26, 2013 -- The Houston Police Department is investigating the December 22 fatal shooting of a man at 7500 Pinemont. More
December 26, 2013 -- The Houston Police Department is investigating an incident in which two men reportedly fatally shot one another during an argument at a night club at 4700 Nett on Wednesday. More
December 26, 2013 -- The United States Coast Guard today announced that a Petty Officer 3rd Class Joe D. Newmans will be tried in court-martial proceedings in April on charges of rape, sexual assault and assault. More
December 26, 2013 -- The Houston Police Department is investigating a fatal traffic accident that took place on Tuesday in the 10500 block of Hempstead Road. More
December 26, 2013 -- The Houston Police Department is investigating a fatal hit and run incident that took place on Tuesday in the 6300 block of Bellfort. More
December 24, 2013 -- Beaumont Judge Donald Floyd released a jury on Monday, announcing that a confidential settlement was reached between the Leggio family and C.R. England, Inc. regarding the Thanksgiving Day 2012 accident that resulted in the death of Vincent and Debra Leggio, residents of Pearland, Texas. More
December 24, 2013 -- The United States Coast Guard announced Tuesday the publication of the final rule "Implementation of the Amendments to the International Convention on Standards of Training, Certification and Watchkeeping for Seafarers, 1978, and Changes to National Endorsements" in the Federal Register. More
December 24, 2013 -- David Matthew Geissen of Danbury, Texas has been arrested following the return of an indictment alleging he communicated a false distress message to the Coast Guard. More
December 23, 2013 -- On Friday, the Harris County Sheriff’s Office launched its “Soles for You” Boot Drive to help clothe Harris County’s homeless. More
December 23, 2013 -- Charges have been filed against a suspect arrested in a fatal traffic accident at 200 North Loop East at about 2:20 a.m. on Sunday. More
December 21, 2013 -- Texas Attorney General Greg Abbott recently delivered the keynote address at the Texas Department of Public Safety's Highway Patrol graduation ceremony. More
December 20, 2013 -- Galveston County Sheriff’s Office deputies are investigating the discovery of a human skull in a yard in Santa Fe. More
December 20, 2013 -- The Texas Department of Public Safety today held a graduation ceremony for 102 new Highway Patrol troopers. More
December 20, 2013 -- Texas State Representative Greg Bonnen today joined in encouraging Texans to prevent drunk driving during the holidays by designating a person to stay sober. More
December 20, 2013 -- The Houston-Galveston Area Council today announced that its Regional DWI Task Force will be operating during the Christmas and new year holidays to reduce drunk driving. More
December 20, 2013 -- Texas Governor Rick Perry has appointed Manny Flores Jr. of Austin to the Public Safety Commission. More
December 19, 2013 -- The Harris County Sheriff's Office on Friday will allow a group of female inmates at the Harris County Jail to spend an early Christmas with their children. More
December 19, 2013 -- The Houston Police Department today reported that Raymond Gene Lazarine has been arrested on murder charges in connection with the December 18 fatal shooting of his wife. More
December 19, 2013 -- The Texas Department of Public Safety today reported that Bruno Keith Carmona, one of the state's most wanted sex offenders, has been arrested in Dallas. More
December 19, 2013 -- Harris County District Attorney Devon Anderson today announced that her office will have extra prosecutors on duty to assist with the enforcement of DWI No Refusal laws during the Christmas and New Year holidays. More
December 18, 2013 -- The Galveston County Sheriff's Office on Wednesday arrested Dennis Duane Sievers of Port Bolivar for the death of Catalina Delgado. More
December 18, 2013 -- The United States Coast Guard reports on MARPOL reception facility inadequacies in the Sector Houston-Galveston area. More
December 18, 2013 -- The United States Coast Guard reports that its Sector Houston-Galveston Office will relocate from Galena Park to Ellington Field on January 27. More
December 18, 2013 -- The Galveston County Criminal District Attorney's Office on Wednesday reported that Joshua Lonnel Johnson has been convicted and sentenced to twenty-five years in prison on a charge of Possession of Cocaine with Intent to Deliver. More
December 18, 2013 -- The Harris County Sheriff's Office today reported that Jose Alejandro Perez, a suspect in the September 28 shooting of a man in the 2004 block of Fry Road, turned himself in on Monday. More
December 17, 2013 -- The Houston Fire Department's annual Operation Stocking Stuffer Toy Drive ends tomorrow. More
December 17, 2013 -- The Texas Department of Public Safety, in collaboration with the Texas.gov web site, is reminding drivers that they may be eligible to renew their driver license and vehicle registration online. More
December 17, 2013 -- The Harris County Sheriff's Office and CITGO Petroleum Corporation on Monday announced the launch of their "Kindling Young Minds" program aimed at boosting attendance at six Houston high schools. More
December 17, 2013 -- The Harris County Sheriff's Office is conducting an investigation into the stabbing death of Caroline Stagner, whose body was discovered on December 13 after a house fire in the 800 block of Clear Lake Road. More
December 16, 2013 -- The Houston Fire Department today reported that a fire caused minor damage to a wall in the Astrodome after insulation caught fire due to sparks from a cutting torch. More
December 16, 2013 -- Alvin Community College recently hosted its graduation ceremony for the 99th and 100th Law Enforcement Academies. More
December 16, 2013 -- The Houston Police Department is seeking information regarding the fatal shooting of a man who was found under a bridge near 4500 Richey Road on Friday. More
December 16, 2013 -- The Houston Police Department today reported that Jonathon McCrimmon has been arrested on murder charges in connection with the December 12 fatal shooting of a man at 10601 Edgar. More
December 16, 2013 -- The Harris County Sheriff's Office and the Gulf Coast Violent Offenders and Fugitive Task Force is seeking the public's assistance in locating Jose Alejandro Perez, a suspect wanted in connection with the September 28 fatal shooting of a man in the 2400 block of Fry Road. More
December 16, 2013 -- The Texas Department of Public Safety today announced that a $3,000 reward is being offered for information leading to the capture of Bruno Keith Carmona, who has been added to the state's most wanted sex offenders list. More
December 16, 2013 -- The Galveston County Sheriff’s Office and the Galveston County Citizens’ Sheriff’s Academy Alumni Association celebrated the arrival of “Deputy Claus” on Saturday. More
December 13, 2013 -- The Galveston Fire Department today announced that Charles Olsen has been promoted to assistant fire chief. More
December 13, 2013 -- The La Porte Fire Department today provided a decommissioned fire truck to San Jacinto College for use in the college's training academy. More
December 13, 2013 -- The Houston Police Department today identified a man found deceased in the San Jacinto River as Paul Harris of Humble. More
December 12, 2013 -- The Texas Department of Public Safety has announced that it is increasing DWI patrols beginning Friday for the Christmas and New Year holidays. More
December 12, 2013 -- The Harris County Sheriff's Office Explorers and the Tejano Center for Community Concerns Emergency Shelter will host a holiday celebration on Friday, providing gifts to nearly 50 foster families and children. More
December 12, 2013 -- The Galveston County Sheriff's Office today reported that a female suspect was arrested on drug charges following a drug bust on Wednesday at a home in Bacliff. More
December 11, 2013 -- Galveston Police Department Captain Byron Frankland has graduated from the Certified Public Manager Program. More
December 11, 2013 -- The Gulf Coast Violent Offenders and Fugitive Task Force will host an event on Thursday in celebration of 20 years of its efforts to apprehend violent fugitives. More
December 11, 2013 -- The Houston Police Department today reported that burglary charges have been filed against Jonathan Michael Jones in connection with a home burglary incident on December 9 at 3528 North Braeswood. More
December 11, 2013 -- The Houston Police Department today released surveillance video and photos of suspects wanted in connection with the November 22 robbery of a McDonald's restaurant at 17250 Tomball Parkway. More
December 09, 2013 -- The Center for Search and Investigations today asked for the public's assistance in locating Elena "EJ" Fernandez, a 14-year-old girl from the Houston area who was reported missing on September 17. More
December 09, 2013 -- The Houston Fire Department today reported an out-of-control vehicle struck the corner of Houston Fire Station 69, causing minor damage to the building and minor injuries to the driver and passenger. More
December 09, 2013 -- The Houston Fire Department today reported that an 18-wheeler carrying phosphoric acid overturned at 93rd Street and Becker in Houston this afternoon, resulting in no injuries but prompting a temporary evacuation of a two-block area. More
December 09, 2013 -- The Harris County Sheriff's Office is holding its first "Soles for You" Boot Drive, an effort to collect clothing for the homeless during the holiday season, through December 16 at the HCSO store fronts. More
December 09, 2013 -- The Houston Police Department today reported that Dennis Wayne Greer has been arrested on murder charges in connection with the December 8 fatal shooting of a woman found at 8500 Tate Street. More
December 09, 2013 -- The Houston Police Department today reported that Lance Hilton has been charged with murder in connection with the December 6 fatal shooting of his wife. More
December 06, 2013 -- The Texas Department of Public Safety on Friday graduated five troopers and canines from an eight-week training program. More
December 06, 2013 -- The Galveston Police Department has reported the seizure of over 13 pounds of marijuana and nearly $14,000 in cash; and the arrest of two people. More
December 06, 2013 -- The Harris County Sheriff's Office today announced that it received the Gold Award at the Government Security News 2013 Homeland Security Awards for "Most Notable Maritime/Seaport Program". More
December 06, 2013 -- The Houston Police Department today reported that murder charges have been filed against Christian L. Sayles in connection with the September 29 death of a man at 5700 Northwest Center Drive. More
December 06, 2013 -- The Texas Public Safety Commission on Thursday recognized individuals for their service to law enforcement. More
December 05, 2013 -- The Special Olympics Texas Polar Plunge will host its third annual event on January 18 in Galveston. More
December 05, 2013 -- The Galveston Fire Department today issued safety tips for those heating their homes in anticipation of expected low temperatures. More
December 05, 2013 -- The Harris County Sheriff's Office on Wednesday reported that Deputy Terry Garza was recently recognized for her service at the East Aldine Management District's Strategic Partners Awards. More
December 04, 2013 -- The Houston Police Department is investigating a December 1 hit-and-run traffic accident at 1600 Waugh that took the life of a bicyclist. More
December 04, 2013 -- Bryce Ashley Reed of West, Texas on Wednesday in Waco was sentenced to prison on federal firearms and obstruction of justice charges. More
December 04, 2013 -- The Texas Department of Public Safety urges residents to prepare for an arctic cold front expected to impact parts of the state during the next few days, including the weekend. More
December 04, 2013 -- The United States Attorney's Office for the Southern District of Texas has announced that a federal indictment has been unsealed that charges Tomas Yarrington Ruvalcaba, the former governor of Tamaulipas, Mexico, and Fernando Alejandro Cano Martinez with violating provisions of the Racketeer Influenced and Corrupt Organization statute, as well as conspiracy to launder money, among other claims. More
December 04, 2013 -- The Gulf Coast Violent Offenders and Fugitive Task Force is seeking the public's assistance in locating Daniel Reynulfo Edison, a fugitive wanted in connection with two armed robberies of pawn shops in Houston. More
December 04, 2013 -- Galveston County Sheriff Henry Trochesset today issued a news release expressing his appreciation for the ministers who provide religious services and counseling to inmates at the county's jail. More
December 04, 2013 -- The Houston Police Department has released surveillance photos of a suspect wanted for impersonating a police officer and shooting a man at 9400 Bellaire Boulevard on November 2. More
December 03, 2013 -- The Houston Police Department is seeking the public's assistance in the investigation of the fatal shooting of a man found at 12300 Aldine Westfield on Monday. More
December 03, 2013 -- The United States Attorney's Office for the Southern District of Texas on Monday announced that Justin Devon Hayes and Demontray Ward, both of Houston, have entered guilty pleas to aggravated bank robbery and brandishing a firearm in connection with the April 26 robbery of a Regions Bank in Humble, Texas. More
December 03, 2013 -- The Harris County Sheriff's Office will host a public information session on December 16 as part of its on-site assessment for re-accreditation by the Commission on Accreditation for Law Enforcement Agencies, Inc. More
December 03, 2013 -- The Houston Police Department today reported that Christopher Williams has been charged with capital murder in connection with the June 13, 2011 fatal shooting of a man at 13333 Northborough. More
December 02, 2013 -- A good Samaritan rescued two people after a collision between a recreational boat and a tug Sunday in the Intracoastal Waterway about three miles southwest of Port O'Connor. More
December 02, 2013 -- Harris County District Attorney Devon Anderson congratulated graduates of the county's "SOBER" Court, a specialty court program that provides DWI offenders with comprehensive alcohol treatment, supervision and accountability in lieu of jail time. More
December 02, 2013 -- The United States Coast Guard Cutter Decisive returned to its home port recently after a 32-day patrol to the Windward Passage to assist in illegal migration interdiction, search and rescue and law enforcement operations. More
December 02, 2013 -- Galveston County Sheriff Henry Trochesset recently presented a $500 scholarship from the Sheriff's Association of Texas to Adriana Zermeno. More
December 02, 2013 -- The Texas Department of Public Safety today reported that a reward for information leading to the capture of Santos Francisco Sanches, a fugitive on the state's most wanted sex offenders list, has been increased to $15,000. More
December 02, 2013 -- The Houston Police Department today filed intoxication manslaughter charges against Ashley Tran in connection with the November 30 fatal traffic accident in the 11600 block of the Katy Freeway. More
November 27, 2013 -- The City of Houston and 16 area adult clubs have entered into a settlement agreement to end litigation dating back to 1997 when Houston City Council imposed new regulations on sexually-oriented businesses. More
November 27, 2013 -- The National Weather Service has issued a Freeze Warning for Harris County, including the City of Houston from Midnight until 8 a.m. Thursday. More
November 27, 2013 -- The Lone Star College System Police Department has provided safety tips for the holiday shopping season. More
November 27, 2013 -- Harris County District Attorney Devon Anderson today released a new public service announcement video featuring information on credit card skimming rings. More
November 27, 2013 -- The Galveston Fire Department has provided tips to stay safe and prevent fire and injury while celebrating the Thanksgiving holiday. More
November 27, 2013 -- Galveston Police Chief Henry Porretto has been appointed to the Texas Police Chief's Association Board of Directors. More
November 26, 2013 -- The Harris County Sheriff's Office has arrested and charged three individuals, and is seeking a fourth suspect in an elaborate check cashing ring believed to be operating since 2007. More
November 26, 2013 -- Houston Mayor Annise Parker today confirmed that Houston Fire Chief Terry Garrison has reversed his decision to resign and will remain in his current position. More
November 26, 2013 -- The Houston Police Department today reported that Benjamin O. Onyeforo has been arrested and charged with intoxication manslaughter in connection with a fatal traffic accident that occurred on Monday. More
November 26, 2013 -- The Galveston County Sheriff's Office today reported that a registered sex offender in the county was arrested on Monday in Fort Bend County for failing to register his location with authorities. More
November 26, 2013 -- The Houston Police Department today released surveillance video in connection with an August 11 aggravated robbery that took place at 9348 Long Point Road. More
November 26, 2013 -- The Texas Department of Public Safety today announced that Robert Charles Grunsfeld, who was on the state's most wanted sex offenders list, has been captured in Oklahoma. More
November 26, 2013 -- The Houston Fire Department today responded to a call involving smoke in the cockpit of a regional jet at George Bush Intercontinental Airport. More
November 25, 2013 -- The Harris County Sheriff's Office urges residents to exercise caution during the holiday shopping season. More
November 25, 2013 -- The Texas Department of Public Safety today announced that a $3,000 reward is being offered for information leading to the capture of Robert Charles Grunsfeld, who is on the state's most wanted sex offenders list. More
November 25, 2013 -- The Texas Department of Public Safety is urging travelers to drive responsibly during the Thanksgiving holiday. More
November 25, 2013 -- The Houston Police Department today reported that Jonathan Michael Guilbeaux has been charged with intoxicated manslaughter in connection with a November 22 fatal traffic accident at 13711 Westheimer. More
November 25, 2013 -- The Houston Police Department is asking for the public's assistance in identifying a suspect wanted in connection with Saturday's assault of a Harris County Precinct 7 reserve deputy constable at 5300 West Orem. More
November 25, 2013 -- The Houston Police Department today reported that Herman Junior Johnson has been arrested on murder charges in connection with the fatal stabbing of his wife on Sunday. More
November 24, 2013 -- Members of the Jasper community continue to search for Alfred Wright who has been missing for several days. More
November 24, 2013 -- Capital murder suspect Johnathan Sanchez has been captured by members of the Gulf Coast Violent Offenders and Fugitives Task Force. More
November 22, 2013 -- The Houston Police Department has filed charges against two suspects arrested in the death of an infant at 8125 Mills Road on Monday. More
November 22, 2013 -- The Houston Ship Channel Security District Board of Directors, at its annual meeting on Thursday reviewed an ongoing study about a 5-year plan to find security gaps in the channel and surrounding communities. More
November 22, 2013 -- The Galveston County Sheriff's Office recently held a graduation ceremony for the 16th session of the Citizen's Sheriff's Academy. More
November 22, 2013 -- The Harris County Sheriff's Office is hosting its Holiday Shopper Safety Program at Old Town Spring during the holiday shopping season. More
November 22, 2013 -- Mayor Lewis Rosen announced at the end of Thursday’s meeting of Galveston City Council that he has decided not to seek another term. More
November 22, 2013 -- The Houston Police Department on Thursday reported that John A. Kamenicky has been arrested on murder charges in connection with the November 19 death of a man at 7800 Detroit. More
November 22, 2013 -- The Texas Department of Public Safety is urging Texans to be prepared for winter weather conditions across parts of Texas. More
November 21, 2013 -- The Harris County Sheriff's Office is currently investigating the death of a man on Thursday on the eastbound feeder road of Beltway 8 near Bammel Road. More
November 21, 2013 -- The United States Coast Guard on Wednesday seized a Mexican boat poaching fish from American waters off South Texas. More
November 21, 2013 -- The Harris County Sheriff's Office is seeking the public's help in locating Johnathan Sanchez, who has been charged with capital murder in connection to a shooting that took place on Wednesday at 8200 Sunbury Lane. More
November 21, 2013 -- The Galveston County Sheriff's Office will participate in the Houston-Galveston Area Council's regional DWI Task Force during the Thanksgiving holiday. More
November 21, 2013 -- Galveston City Council unanimously confirmed Mike Wisko as Chief of the Galveston Fire Department. More
November 21, 2013 -- The Harris County Sheriff's Office today announced that a body found on Wednesday at Telge Road has been identified as 20-year-old Nicholas Harley Burke. More
November 20, 2013 -- The Harris County Sheriff's Office has filed capital murder charges and issued a warrant for the arrest of Camil Matase for the November 14 murders of his wife and son. More
November 20, 2013 -- The City of Webster Police Department has arrested Hugh Riley Ener in a child pornography case. More
November 20, 2013 -- Sugar Land Police Department on Tuesday announced that it is receiving a $110,853 Selective Traffic Enforcement Program grant to fund overtime for officers to increase enforcement of traffic safety laws. More
November 18, 2013 -- The Houston Police Department today reported that Forrest Wayne, a suspect wanted on charges of aggravated sexual assault of a child, has been taken into custody by police in Thailand. More
November 18, 2013 -- The Galveston County Sheriff's Office today announced that Jennifer Olvera recently completed the 2013 Texas Bridge Series. More
November 17, 2013 -- Galveston County Criminal District Attorney Jack Roady presented a Legislative Update for Law Enforcement and Prosecutors at the Galveston Court House on Thursday. More
November 15, 2013 -- The Galveston County Sheriff's Office recently participated in the 2013 Texas Sex Offender Registration Conference, which was held in Galveston. More
November 15, 2013 -- The Harris County Sheriff's Office has arrested eighteen people as a result of a two-day, street level prostitution investigation. More
November 15, 2013 -- Texas City Independent School District has posted a report on an investigation of a threat of a shooting at the high school. More
November 15, 2013 -- The Houston Independent School District reports today that independent investigators have uncovered information indicating possible student testing irregularities during the 2012-2013 school year at two elementary schools – Jefferson Elementary School and Atherton Elementary School. More
November 15, 2013 -- The Houston Police Department today reported that two suspects have been charged with murder in connection with the November 2 fatal beating of a man at 16282 Imperial Valley. More
November 15, 2013 -- The Harris County Sheriff's Office on Thursday announced that it has placed new policies into effect regarding sexual orientation and gender orientation issues in the workplace and with interactions with the public and with inmates. More
November 15, 2013 -- The Galveston County Sheriff's Office today reported that police arrested Danielle Graham on Thursday after finding approximately half a pound of methamphetamines in her hotel room. More
November 15, 2013 -- The Houston Fire Department today reported that a 2 Alarm fire at a townhome in the 120000 block of Rip Van Winkle at Memorial Drive resulted in the death of one person. More
November 15, 2013 -- The Galveston County Mayors and Councilmembers Association on Wednesday voted unanimously to elect Dickinson City Council Member Louis Decker to another term on the Galveston County Emergency Communications District Board of Directors. More
November 14, 2013 -- The City of Houston Fire Department has provided an update on the chemical spill that took place on Thursday in the JP Morgan Chase Tower Building. More
November 14, 2013 -- The Galveston County Sheriff's Office on Wednesday arrested Genevieve Harvey of San Leon on murder charges associated with the fatal shooting of her husband. More
November 14, 2013 -- Houston Mayor Annise Parker today announced that she has accepted the resignation of Houston Fire Chief Terry Garrison. More
November 14, 2013 -- The Harris County Sheriff's Office is responding to a bomb threat at Atascocita High School in Humble. More
November 13, 2013 -- The Houston Police Department is seeking the public's assistance in locating Forrest Wayne, a suspect wanted in the sexual assault of a juvenile. More
November 13, 2013 -- The Federal Bureau of Investigation San Antonio Division is seeking the public's assistance in identifying a male suspect in connection with the sexual exploitation of a child. More
November 13, 2013 -- The Texas Department of Public Safety on Tuesday announced that John Michael Enard, who was on the state's most wanted sex offenders list, has been captured in California. More
November 13, 2013 -- The Houston Fire Department today reported that the cause of a fatal fire on Tuesday at a home in the 5300 block of Clay was accidental. More
November 12, 2013 -- The Harris County Sheriff's Office today reported that charges against Willie Young, one of two suspects in Saturday's fatal shootings at a party in Cypress, have been withdrawn. More
November 12, 2013 -- Houston Independent School District today issued a statement regarding an incident involving two Thomas Middle School students who were approached by a man who asked them to go with him. More
November 12, 2013 -- The Harris County Sheriff's Office is continuing to investigate shootings at a party in Cypress that took place on Saturday, which resulted in the deaths of two teenagers and injuries to approximately 20 others. More
November 11, 2013 -- The Harris County Sheriff's Office has charged Colt Morgan in the death of missing Cypress woman Wende Marshall. More
November 11, 2013 -- The Greater Harris County 9-1-1 Emergency Network is celebrating its 30th anniversary this month. More
November 11, 2013 -- The Harris County Sheriff's Office is seeking the public's assistance in locating Tommie Lee Lowery, a 68-year-old man last seen on November 4 in the 7900 block of Country Walk Drive in Spring. More
November 11, 2013 -- Jamie Bruce McCoskey, who was found guilty of capital murder for the killing of Michael Keith Dwyer by a Harris County jury in November 1992, is scheduled for execution after 6 p.m. on Tuesday. More
November 10, 2013 -- Galveston County Justice of the Peace Jim Schweitzer has filed for re-election in the upcoming March Republican Primary. More
November 10, 2013 -- A man and a woman are dead and at least 22 more people are injured following gunfire between 11 p.m. and midnight at a massive party at a house in the Cypress area of Harris County. More
November 08, 2013 -- The Houston Police Department has filed charges of criminal negligent homicide against two suspects wanted in the death of a man in an accident caused by electrocution at 9999 Westheimer on August 31. More
November 08, 2013 -- The Galveston Police Department today reported that two suspects have been charged in connection with the November 2 home invasion of a residence at 3926 Avenue K. More
November 08, 2013 -- Texas Department of Public Safety Director Steven McCraw today issued a statement regarding Veterans Day. More
November 08, 2013 -- The Houston Police Department on Thursday reported that capital murder charges have been filed against Alton Romond Jackson in connection with the September 30 fatal shooting of one man and wounding of another at 4565 Griggs. More
November 08, 2013 -- The Galveston County Sheriff's Office on Thursday held a special presentation for the Rotary Club of League City. More
November 07, 2013 -- The Federal Aviation Administration today released its first annual "roadmap" outlining efforts to safely integrate unmanned aircraft into the nation's airspace. More
November 07, 2013 -- The Texas Department of Public Safety today announced that a $3,000 reward is being offered for information leading to the capture of Kevin Patrick Stoeser, who is on the state's most wanted sex offenders list. More
November 07, 2013 -- The Houston Police Department today reported that capital murder charges have been filed against Christfer Markeas Brown in connection with the September 19 fatal shooting of a man at 9500 Country Creek Drive. More
November 07, 2013 -- The Houston Independent School District Police Department is investigating an incident involving a suspected vehicle break-in at Barbara Jordan High School today. More
November 06, 2013 -- The Seabrook Police Department on Wednesday responded to an incident involving aggravated assault with an automobile at the 700 block of Second Street. More
November 06, 2013 -- The Harris County Sheriff's Office today reported that a suspect has been arrested in connection with a recent series of robberies in east Harris County. More
November 06, 2013 -- The United States Coast Guard today announced that it has signed a memorandum of understanding with the Australian Customs and Border Protection Service for sharing and protecting maritime domain awareness information. More
November 06, 2013 -- The Houston Police Department has arrested Alvin Roy Thomas on charges of criminally negligent homicide in connection with the November 2012 death of a man at 5734 Reed Road. More
November 06, 2013 -- The Houston Police Department today released surveillance video of suspects wanted in connection with the death of Pablo Hernandez at 16282 Imperial Valley on November 2. More
November 05, 2013 -- The Houston Police Department is conducting an investigation on the death of an infant on Tuesday at 18600 South Parkview Drive. More
November 05, 2013 -- The Texas Department of Public Safety today announced that it has deployed a mobile disaster unit to central Texas to issue replacement driver licenses and identification cards to victims who lost their documents as a result of recent severe storms and flooding. More
November 05, 2013 -- The Harris County Sheriff's Office today reported that an undercover prostitution sting conducted last week led to 14 arrests. More
November 05, 2013 -- The Harris County Sheriff's Office will provide free shredding of personal documents on Saturday at the Cypresswood Substation. More
November 05, 2013 -- The Houston Police Department this week is participating in Police Station Visitors Week, and is inviting citizens to visit four stations in the city. More
November 04, 2013 -- The Galveston Police Department is seeking public assistance in the investigation of a home invasion that occurred on November 2 at 3926 Avenue K. More
November 04, 2013 -- Galveston County Criminal District Attorney Jack Roady on Monday announced the results of the recent Lone Star Rally No Refusal program. More
November 04, 2013 -- The Galveston Police Department has announced that James R. Freed has received certification as a Certified Latent Print Examiner from the International Association for Identification. More
November 04, 2013 -- The Harris County Sheriff's Office today provided tips to prevent becoming a victim of fraud. More
November 04, 2013 -- The Galveston Police Department today released statistics for the Lone Star Rally event. More
November 04, 2013 -- The Houston Police Department is seeking the public's help in locating two suspects wanted in connection with the July 28 fatal shooting of a man at 9475 West Sam Houston Parkway. More
November 04, 2013 -- The Houston Police Department today reported that Demontre D. Bridges has been arrested on charges of attempting to disarm a police officer, unauthorized use of a motor vehicle, and evading arrest, after an incident on Sunday at 14001 Fondren. More
November 04, 2013 -- The Houston Police Department today advised citizens to be aware of a scam involving emails and phone calls by scam artists posing as relatives to request money in the form of an emergency loan, which has gained in popularity in the Houston area recently. More
November 02, 2013 -- The Environmental Protection Agency will hold a "listening session" regarding chemical disasters on November 5 in Texas City. More
November 01, 2013 -- The Texas A&M Forest Service has advised those taking part in the hunting season to take precautions to avoid starting possible wildfires. More
November 01, 2013 -- The Friendswood Police Department on Thursday arrested Michael Wayne McIntosh on charges of sexual assault of a child. More
November 01, 2013 -- The Galveston Fire Department will host its annual fire prevention open house on Saturday at Fire Station No. 5. More
November 01, 2013 -- The Galveston Police Department today announced that James R. Freed has received his re-certification as a Latent Print Examiner from the International Association for Identification. More
November 01, 2013 -- The Texas Department of Public Safety today announced that the reward for information leading to the capture of Josue M. Reyna, a fugitive on the state's most wanted lists, has been increased to $17,500. More
November 01, 2013 -- The Harris County Sheriff's Office on Thursday reported that two suspects have been arrested on charges of unauthorized practice of medicine and possession of a dangerous drug in connection with performing illegal medical procedures. More
November 01, 2013 -- College of the Mainland will host a Department of Homeland Security public listening session on Tuesday. More
November 01, 2013 -- The United States Coast Guard on Thursday rescued four people from a sailboat caught in severe weather approximately 24 miles off of Matagorda Bay. More
November 01, 2013 -- The United States Coast Guard are assisting in the transport of two vessels being towed into a Brownsville scrap yard, after one of the vessels began listing heavily into the other on Thursday. More
October 31, 2013 -- The Texas Department of Public Safety is urging all Texans, including parents and trick-or-treaters tonight, to be prepared for continued rising water and flooding of creeks, rivers, storm drains and low-lying areas across Texas. More
October 31, 2013 -- The Harris County Sheriff's Office today reported that Rashad Romelis Tate, a suspect wanted in the February murder of a man in southwest Harris County, has been captured in New Orleans. More
October 31, 2013 -- The Harris County Sheriff's Office has provided safety tips for Halloween activities tonight due to heavy rainfall in the area. More
October 31, 2013 -- Update: The Harris County Flood Control District is monitoring creeks and bayous and advises residents to use caution. More
October 30, 2013 -- The City of La Porte has been named the 25th safest city in Texas to live in. More
October 30, 2013 -- United States Congressman Al Green on Wednesday in Washington participated in a special-order session to examine the issue of domestic violence in the nation. More
October 30, 2013 -- The United States Coast Guard today announced that two barges loaded with crude oil have been freed after being grounded near the Galveston Causeway Bridge on Sunday. More
October 30, 2013 -- The Harris County Sheriff's Office today reported that Adrian Gomez, a suspect in the October 12 murder of a mobile food vendor in Harris County, has been arrested in Madisonville, Texas. More
October 30, 2013 -- The Texas Department of Public Safety today reminded Texans to use extra caution when driving in areas where children are likely to gather on Halloween. More
October 30, 2013 -- The Harris County Sheriff's Office is seeking the public's assistance in locating Rashad Romelis Tate, a suspect wanted in the February 2013 murder of a man in southwest Harris County. More
October 30, 2013 -- Harris County District Attorney Devon Anderson today announced that her office will have extra prosecutors on duty during the Halloween weekend to assist area police in enforcement of DWI "no refusal" laws. More
October 29, 2013 -- Texas Governor Rick Perry has awarded the Texas Legislative Medal of Honor posthumously to Audie Murphy. More w/Video
October 29, 2013 -- The City of Houston Police Department is currently investigating the death of a man on Monday at 6900 East Freeway. More
October 29, 2013 -- The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston will host a simulated shooting incident on Wednesday at John Sealy Hospital. More
October 29, 2013 -- The Harris County Institute of Forensic Sciences is seeking the public's assistance in locating next of kin for two individuals recently found deceased. More
October 29, 2013 -- Houston Mayor Annise Parker today joined the Houston Police Department and Houston Fire Department to offer Halloween safety tips. More
October 28, 2013 -- The Harris County Sheriff's Office Law Enforcement and Private Security program has received the 2013 Matthew Simeone Award for Public Private Partnership Excellence. More
October 28, 2013 -- Galveston County Criminal District Attorney Jack Roady on Monday announced that the county will conduct a No-Refusal Program during the Lone Star Rally Weekend this Thursday through Sunday. More
October 28, 2013 -- The Harris County Sheriff's Office today arrested a store burglary suspect following a 25-mile pursuit of the suspect. More
October 28, 2013 -- The United States Coast Guard is conducting a search for a crewmember reported missing from an offshore platform 55 miles south of Freshwater Bayou in Louisiana. More
October 26, 2013 -- A good Samaritan and a Coast Guard boat crew medevaced three people after a boat capsized in the Galveston Bay Entrance Channel this morning. More
October 26, 2013 -- The Galveston County Sheriff's Office recently hosted a course of instruction provided by the United States Marshal's Service for the Handling of Suspicious Mail and Packaging. More
October 25, 2013 -- The National Weather Service says that due to a wildfire burning on High Island, Houston-area residents may see and smell smoke over the next 12 - 24 hours and beyond. More
October 25, 2013 -- The United States Army Corps of Engineers Galveston District recently partnered with the United States Coast Guard to provide maintenance dredging, construction oversight and other services for nine coast guard stations along the Texas coast. More
October 25, 2013 -- The Houston Police Department will host an event on Saturday as part of the "One Voice" initiative against domestic violence. More
October 25, 2013 -- The Harris County Sheriff's Office is seeking the public's assistance regarding a hit and run incident that took place in the 13400 block of Homestead Road and Norments Street. More
October 25, 2013 -- University of Houston will host a prescription drug drop-off location on Saturday at the university's Recreation and Wellness Center. More
October 25, 2013 -- The Harris County Sheriff's Office today announced that it is extending its free mobile phone app, iWatch Harris County, to allow the public to report tips on crimes directly to the Houston Independent School District Police Department. More
October 25, 2013 -- The Houston Police Department has re-released a composite sketch of a suspect wanted in connection with the September 11, 2011 fatal shooting of Marcus Keith Mehundrew. More
October 25, 2013 -- The Houston Police Department today reported that an armed suspect was fatally shot by an officer while responding to a domestic disturbance on Thursday at 10225 Scott Street. More
October 25, 2013 -- The La Porte Police Department today enacted a shelter-in-place drill following a non-specific threat against an area elementary school. More
October 24, 2013 -- The Sugar Land Police Department today released surveillance video of a robbery that took place at a GameStop store on October 21. More
October 24, 2013 -- The Harris County Sheriff's Office is asking for the public's assistance in the investigation of a fatal hit and run accident that took place today in the 6300 block of Barker Cypress. More
October 23, 2013 -- Santa Fe officials and residents gathered on Tuesday to break ground on the city’s future Justice Center, which will house the Santa Fe Police Department and the municipal court. More
October 22, 2013 -- The Harris County Sheriff's Office has arrested one suspect and is searching for another in connection with the October 12 murder of a mobile food vendor operator. More
October 22, 2013 -- The Houston Police Department today reported that three suspects have been arrested in connection with two robberies outside businesses in the Kingwood Town Center in September, as well as three other robberies in the Humble area. More
October 22, 2013 -- The Harris County Sheriff's Office on Sunday arrested Michael Pentecost on charges of aggravated assault on a family member after an accident involving his vehicle and another in which his wife was a passenger. More
October 21, 2013 -- The Harris County Sheriff's Office has arrested and charged three individuals in a series of recent aggravated robberies and burglaries in west Harris County. More
October 21, 2013 -- The Harris County Sheriff's Office today reported that Michelle Fiala was arrested following a 15-mile chase on Sunday that began in eastern Harris County and went into Montgomery County. More
October 21, 2013 -- The Earl Carl Institute for Legal and Social Policy, Inc. will host a panel discussion on Thursday at the Texas Southern University campus to discuss the issue of police brutality in Houston. More
October 21, 2013 -- The Houston Department of Health and Human Services' Bureau of Public Health Preparedness will conduct an emergency preparedness exercise on November 2. More
October 19, 2013 -- The Harris County Sheriff’s Office High Risk Operations Unit this morning took into custody a male who had threatened his spouse with an AR-15 rifle. More
October 19, 2013 -- Members of the Gulf Coast Violent Offender and Fugitive Task Force have arrested a male and female wanted for Aggravated Robbery out of Wilson County, Texas. More
October 19, 2013 -- Michael Gaston Feathers was arrested in San Leon, Texas by U.S. Marshals and Warrant deputies from the Galveston County Sheriff’s Office. More
October 18, 2013 -- The Texas Public Safety Commission on Thursday presented a Director's Citation and Live Saving Award to Department of Public Safety employees for their exceptional service. More
October 18, 2013 -- The Houston Police Department today reported that Marcos Frias Velasquez has been charged with driving while intoxicated, his second offense, pending further investigation into a fatal traffic accident that took place on Thursday at 4600 Allum Road in which Velasquez was involved. More
October 18, 2013 -- The Houston Fire Department and the Houston Fire Museum will host its annual Fire Fest on Saturday at the Val Janke Training Facility. More
October 17, 2013 -- The Houston Police Department today reported that murder charges have been filed against Darryl Wayne Tindol, whose wife died on Monday from injuries she sustained from an assault in January, for which Tindol was originally arrested. More
October 17, 2013 -- Harris County District Attorney Devon Anderson today participated in the graduation of the first class of defendants in the county's Felony Mental Health Court program. More
October 17, 2013 -- The Texas Department of Public Safety, in observance of National School Bus Safety Week, is reminding drivers to obey state law and not pass any school bus that is stopped and is operating a visual signal. More
October 17, 2013 -- The Houston Police Department today released composite sketches of four suspects sought in at least three home invasion/sexual assault incidents as well as LaTreyvon Rayshon Harris, a person of interest in the matter. More
October 16, 2013 -- The Metropolitan Transit Authority of Harris County Police Department on Tuesday arrested Salvador Sanchez for graffiti tagging. More
October 16, 2013 -- The City of Galveston on Wednesday announced the cause of a fatal apartment fire that took place on October 11 at 503 21st Street. More
October 16, 2013 -- The League City Police Department is investigating the death of a man who was being held at the city jail on Sunday after being arrested on drug possession charges. More
October 16, 2013 -- The Southeast Texas Regional Advisory Council is hosting its Fifth Annual Preparedness Symposium through Friday at the Galveston Island Convention Center. More
October 16, 2013 -- The Houston Police Department today reported that Franciso Jose Ugarte has been arrested on sexual assault charges in connection with an assault on October 10, and is urging any other possible victims to come forward to report similar crimes. More
October 16, 2013 -- The Houston Police Department today reported that murder charges have been filed against Stanley R. Berniard in connection with the January 2006 fatal shooting of a man at 8706 Southwest Freeway. More
October 15, 2013 -- The Houston Police Department today reported that a third suspect has been arrested in connection with the August 25 fatal shooting of a man at 10470 West Bellfort. More
October 15, 2013 -- The Harris County Sheriff's Office has released composite sketches of suspects wanted in connection with the October 12 fatal shooting of a man at his mobile food business at 8110 Fairbanks North Houston Road. More
October 15, 2013 -- The Galveston Police Department today reported that one suspect has been arrested on capital murder charges and another is being sought in the fatal shooting of a man during the course of a home invasion robbery at 22 Back Bay Circle. More
October 15, 2013 -- Update: The Galveston Independent School District Police Department has lifted lockdown procedures initiated today at three schools due to a home invasion reported in the area. More
October 14, 2013 -- City of Houston Police Chief Charles McClelland on Monday welcomed the 218th Police Academy Cadet Class. More
October 14, 2013 -- The Houston Police Department has released an update regarding the fatal shooting at 8510 Almeda Genoa on August 30. More
October 14, 2013 -- Two members of the staff of the Galveston County Office of Emergency Management have been deployed to Bastrop Texas as part of the Incident Management Team assisting with the 16th Annual Capital Area Interagency Wildfire Academy. More
October 14, 2013 -- The Southeast Texas Regional Advisory Council and the Regional Healthcare Preparedness Coalition will host a disaster preparedness symposium Wednesday through Friday at the Galveston Island Convention Center. More
October 14, 2013 -- The Texas Parks and Wildlife Department on Friday announced that Lloyd Allen Crabtree, a former Upshur County Commissioner, has entered a guilty plea in charges related to his taking a firearm from a game warden. More
October 14, 2013 -- The Galveston County Sheriff's Office recently hosted a National Security Intelligence Seminar. More
October 13, 2013 -- John G. Hill, a reserve officer for the Harris County Sheriff's Office for 34 years, died Saturday after the motorcycle he was driving hit a deer on a roadway near Steamboat Springs, Colorado. More
October 11, 2013 -- The Galveston Police Department is asking for public assistance in identifying two Aggravated Assault suspects. More
October 11, 2013 -- The Galveston Police Department has received the 2013 Municipal Excellence Award in Public Safety from the Texas Municipal League. More
October 11, 2013 -- The Galveston Fire Department today reported that a fire at an apartment building at 503 21st Street resulted in the death of one occupant. More
October 11, 2013 -- The Houston Fire Department will host "Youth Fire Ops", a one-day camp introducing careers in fire service, on Saturday at the department's Val Jahnke Training Facility. More
October 11, 2013 -- The Harris County Sheriff's Office today reported that a deputy was involved in an auto-pedestrian incident while on patrol in his vehicle in the 16600 block of Theiss Mail Route Road. More
October 11, 2013 -- The Galveston County Sheriff's Office today reported that deputies have arrested two male suspects on prostitution and indecent exposure charges. More
October 10, 2013 -- A United States Coast Guardsman on Tuesday in Corpus Christi pulled a woman from a burning car after a head-on collision. More
October 10, 2013 -- The Galveston County Sheriff's Office is investigating the use of a new form of an illicit drug by several 8th grade students at Blocker Middle School in Texas City. More
October 10, 2013 -- BP has issued a statement following the decision of a jury absolving BP of causing harm to residents during 40 days in 2010 when toxic gases leaked from the Texas City refinery which was owned by BP at the time. More
October 10, 2013 -- The Houston Fire Department today is investigating a two-alarm fire that took place at an office building at 303 Jackson Hill. More
October 10, 2013 -- The Houston Police Department today reported that Gerardo Arredondo, a third suspect in the September 1 fatal shooting of a man at 12406 Tambourine Drive, has been arrested on capital murder charges. More
October 10, 2013 -- The Houston Police Department today reported that capital murder charges have been filed against Rafael Augustin Quintanilla and Arthur Luna in connection with the September 25 fatal shooting of a man at 3800 Canfield. More
October 10, 2013 -- The City of Missouri City will host a Drug "Take Back Day", providing residents the opportunity to dispose of their expired, unused or unwanted prescription drugs, on October 26. More
October 10, 2013 -- The Sibley Law Firm today issued a statement today regarding a plea agreement to be entered into by Bryce Ashley Reed, who was arrested on unrelated charges of possessing pipe bomb materials after the April 17 explosion at a fertilizer plant in West, Texas. More
October 09, 2013 -- The Texas A&M Forest Service has announced that the 16th Annual Capital Area Interagency Wildfire Academy will be held October 11-24 in Bastrop, Texas. More
October 09, 2013 -- The Texas Department of Public Safety today announced that Reynaldo Ybarra Zamora, who was on the state's most wanted sex offenders list, was arrested on Tuesday in Hays County. More
October 09, 2013 -- The Houston Fire Department today closed the South Sam Houston tollway near Almeda Road due to a gas main leak in the area. More
October 09, 2013 -- The Houston Fire Department on Monday released a surveillance camera image of an unidentified male who could have information relevant to an investigation into a fire that occurred on May 31 at the Southwest Freeway. More
October 08, 2013 -- The Houston Police Department today announced the department's participation in Nextdoor, a private social network for neighborhoods which "facilitates a virtual neighborhood watch program". More
October 08, 2013 -- The Galveston County Sheriff's Office today reported that an ultra-lite plane crashed in the 7500 block of Avenue C outside of Santa Fe, resulting in the death of the sole occupant of the plane. More
October 08, 2013 -- The League City Police Department today reported that a woman has been arrested on child endangerment charges after forcing her child to walk home on a freeway as a form of punishment. More
October 08, 2013 -- The Texas Department of Public Safety today reported that troopers made more than 1,600 DWI arrests during a special enforcement period that included the Labor Day holiday. More
October 07, 2013 -- The Houston Police Department is investigating the October 5 fatal shooting of a man at 10300 Harwin. More
October 07, 2013 -- The Houston Police Department is investigating a fatal hit-and-run accident that occurred on Saturday in the 900 block of North Interstate Highway 45. More
October 07, 2013 -- The Houston Police Department today released surveillance photos of one of two suspects wanted in connection with armed robberies outside businesses in the Kingwood Town Center. More
October 07, 2013 -- Harris County District Attorney Devon Anderson today posted a warning to the public about an international extortion scam that is now targeting Harris County residents. More
October 06, 2013 -- United States Coast Guard crews suspended their search for two missing wade fishermen near the mouth of the Brazos River Sunday afternoon, rescued four with the Galveston Fire Department from a sinking boat near Seawolf Park Sunday morning and assisted five people in a disabled boat drifting toward the Sabine Pass jetties Saturday evening. More
October 05, 2013 -- The Rotary Club of Galveston has donated 200 teddy bears to the Galveston Police Department. More
October 05, 2013 -- The Galveston County Sheriff's Office on Friday in Webster arrested Richard Samuel Munguia of Manvel and charged him with Aggravated Kidnapping and Sexual Assault. More
October 04, 2013 -- Harris County Sheriff Adrian Garcia has posted an essay describing the benefits of a county/city inmate processing center which would be financed by a bond issue on the November 5 ballot. More
October 04, 2013 -- The Texas Parks and Wildlife Department today announced that Marcus Edward Clyburn of Houston has been convicted on felony offenses as the result of an environmental crimes investigation concerning hazardous waste materials abandoned in warehouses in the Houston area. More
October 04, 2013 -- Harris County Sheriff Adrian Garcia, is inviting residents to participate in the "Over the Edge" event on November 16 to raise funds for Special Olympics Texas. More
October 04, 2013 -- Missouri City Fire Department will host its Second Annual Fire and Rescue Services Open House on Saturday. More
October 03, 2013 -- The United States Coast Guard has urged mariners and members of the maritime community across the Gulf Coast to prepare for Tropical Storm Karen. More
October 03, 2013 -- The Sugar Land Police Department today released a composite sketch of one of two suspects wanted in connection with grabbing a female victim and stealing her phone on September 29. More
October 03, 2013 -- The Harris County Sheriff's Office today is investigating the fatal shooting of three men at a neighborhood in northwest Houston. More
October 03, 2013 -- The Harris County Sheriff's Office has announced that Sergeant Dwayne Polk, who was killed by a drunk driver in May, will be one of several victims of drunk driving accidents to be remembered on Saturday at a Mothers Against Drunk Driving walk/run in The Woodlands. More
October 02, 2013 -- The Houston Police Department reports that charges have been filed against a suspect, Nicole Moser, in a fatal traffic accident in the 500 block of Chartres on Wednesday. More
October 02, 2013 -- Houston Independent School District today issued a statement regarding an altercation between a suspect and a Houston ISD police officer at Chavez High School. More
October 01, 2013 -- A United States Coast Guard boat and helicopter crews rescued 12 people after their 60-foot catamaran began taking on water and sank on Tuesday 14 miles off Freeport. More
October 01, 2013 -- The Houston Police Department today reported that assault charges have been filed against Rosel Joel Agurcia-Garcia in connection with the September 30 stabbing of a man at 6060 Gulfton. More
October 01, 2013 -- The Texas Department of Public Safety today announced that the reward for information leading to the capture of Charles Leon Carr, who is on the state's most wanted sex offenders list, has been increased to $13,000. More
October 01, 2013 -- The Harris County Sheriff's Office today reported that a 2-year-old victim in a vehicle collision that occurred on Sunday has died from injuries caused by the crash, which deputies have said resulted from a "road rage" incident. More
October 01, 2013 -- The Houston Police Department today released composite sketches and surveillance video and photos of a suspect vehicle and a composite sketch of one of the suspects in the September 25 fatal shooting of a man at 3800 Canfield. More
September 30, 2013 -- Sheriff Henry Trochesset reports that Floyd Raymond Lord has been arrested and charged with Sex Offender’s Duty to Register W/ Previous Convictions. More
September 30, 2013 -- The Houston Police Department today reported that Cory Bernard Sanders has been arrested on murder charges in connection with the November 15, 2009 death of a man at 9303 Woodfair. More
September 30, 2013 -- The Harris County Sheriff's Office has announced that it will participate in various neighborhood gatherings on Tuesday as part of National Night Out. More
September 30, 2013 -- The Harris County Sheriff's Office today announced that the National Commission on Correctional Health Care has selected the county jail's Mental Health and Mental Security units as the "Program of the Year". More
September 30, 2013 -- The Harris County Sheriff's Office today reported that three brothers have been arrested following a 50-mile pursuit that took place on Sunday. More
September 30, 2013 -- The City of Galveston has announced that the city is participating in National Night Out on Tuesday. More
September 30, 2013 -- The Galveston County Sheriff's Office today announced that Ruth Ingram is retiring from the office's Administration Division. More
September 30, 2013 -- The Harris County Sheriff's Office on Sunday reported that charges are pending against Emil McMahon in connection with a fatal accident on FM 1943 near Garth Road. More
September 28, 2013 -- Houston Mayor Annise Parker kicked off the City’s third Make Safe Saturday today at the site of a blighted abandoned property at 9504 East Avenue I in Manchester. More
September 27, 2013 -- Houston Mayor Annise Parker today announced that Houston will receive $1.5 million in funding through the United States Department of Justice Office of Community Oriented Policing to pay for law enforcement positions. More
September 27, 2013 -- Harris County Sheriff Adrian Garcia and members of the sheriff's office will participate in the annual Blue Mass on Saturday at the Archdiocese of Galveston-Houston. More
September 27, 2013 -- The Harris County Sheriff's Office today is investigating an attempted home invasion into an off-duty Houston police officer's home by two suspects on Thursday, which resulted in the wounding of the officer during an exchange of gunfire. More
September 27, 2013 -- The League City Police Department on Thursday reported that Roshanda Latrice Howard has been arrested on murder charges in connection with the fatal shooting of a man at a store parking lot at 1701 West FM 646. More
September 27, 2013 -- The Harris County Sheriff's Office on Thursday reported that a man fatally shot and killed a female suspect who was one of three subjects allegedly attempting to rob him in his home in the 14400 block of Cypress Meadows Drive. More
September 26, 2013 -- The Harris County Sheriff's Office has begun deploying Crisis Intervention Response Teams to cases involving mental health crises. More
September 26, 2013 -- The Houston Police Department today advised residents to be aware of a scam known as the "wobbly wheel" scam, in which scam artists advise victims that one of their vehicle's wheels is loose or damaged, and then forces the victim to pay for a repair. More
September 26, 2013 -- Houston Independent School District today reported that a Westside High School student was cut with a knife while helping fight off a man who was trying to abduct a fellow student at a bus stop at Waldemar and Bentworth. More
September 26, 2013 -- The Houston Police Department today reported that charges are pending against two suspects, one of whom was wounded by an officer after pointing a gun at police, in an incident at 2700 Hadley. More
September 26, 2013 -- The Harris County Sheriff's Office today reported that several prostitution stings conducted this week resulted in the arrest of more than a dozen suspects. More
September 26, 2013 -- The City of League City will participate in National Night Out on October 1. More
September 26, 2013 -- The Houston Police Department is asking the public's help in locating Adam Richard Gouy, a person of interest sought for questioning in the death of a man found at 1002 Westheimer on July 15. More
September 26, 2013 -- The Harris County Sheriff's Office on Wednesday reported that a suspect was fatally shot by a Houston police officer during a narcotics search of a residence in the 1600 block of Birchwood. More
September 25, 2013 -- Two Bacliff illegal gaming rooms were the subjects of search warrants executed earlier today by Galveston County Sheriff’s Office deputies and the Precinct 7 Constables Office. More
September 25, 2013 -- The Texas Department of Public Safety today announced that David Martinez Maldonado, who was on the state's most wanted sex offenders list, has been arrested in Colorado. More
September 25, 2013 -- The Houston Police Department today reported that Terry Mitchell Dunn has been arrested on capital murder charges in connection with the August 16 fatal shooting of a man at 17050 Imperial Valley. More
September 25, 2013 -- The Harris County Sheriff's Office today released composite sketches of two suspects wanted in connection with the August 18 sexual assault in which the female victim's throat was cut. More
September 25, 2013 -- The City of Kemah will host a National Night Out event on October 1 at the Kemah Community Center. More
September 25, 2013 -- The City of Dickinson has announced that it will participate in the 30th Annual National Night Out on October 1. More
September 25, 2013 -- The City of Missouri City will participate in the 30th Annual National Night Out on October 1. More
September 24, 2013 -- The Harris County Sheriff’s Office has suspended the search for the missing male and female whose vehicle left the roadway and entered White Oak Bayou on late Friday, September 20. More
September 24, 2013 -- The Harris County Sheriff's Office will join Houston Mayor Annise Parker and the Houston Police Department in a county-wide event tonight as part of an initiative to combat human trafficking. More
September 24, 2013 -- The Texas Department of Public Safety today announced that a $3,000 reward has been offered for information leading to the capture of Jose Luis Rodriguez, who is on the state's most wanted sex offenders list. More
September 24, 2013 -- Texas Governor Rick Perry today announced that he has appointed Devon Anderson, widow of late District Attorney Mike Anderson, to serve as district attorney for Harris County until the next general election. More
September 23, 2013 -- The Harris County Sheriff's Office on Tuesday will continue the search for two teens who went missing from a vehicle that went into White Oak Bayou last Friday. More
September 23, 2013 -- The League City Police Department is investigating a fatal traffic accident that occurred today in the 200 block of Interstate 45 South. More
September 23, 2013 -- The Houston Police Department today filed charges of intoxication manslaughter and accident involving injury against Christopher Nicholas Cavazos in connection with a fatal traffic accident that took place on Sunday at 5900 Southwest Freeway. More
September 23, 2013 -- The Houston Police Department today reported that two suspects have been arrested on murder charges in connection with the September 11 fatal shooting of a man at 4200 Airline Drive. More
September 23, 2013 -- The Houston Police Department today reported that charges of intoxication assault are pending against Jose Eliseo Guevara-Palma in connection with a traffic accident that occurred on Sunday in the 5000 block of South Loop East. More
September 22, 2013 -- A man swept from a fishing boat and into the waters of Galveston Bay was saved by a quick-thinking friend and a piece of standard safety equipment on Sunday. More
September 21, 2013 -- Harris County Sheriff's Office marine units are searching for signs of an 18-year-old man and a female passenger who were in a pickup truck that left the roadway around midnight and went into White Oak Bayou near Fairbanks North Houston and Emmott roads in northwest Harris County. More
September 21, 2013 -- The Harris County Flood Control District reports that bayous are responding to the heavy rainfall and all are within their banks. More
September 21, 2013 -- The City of Galveston Fire Department recently developed new in-house exercises to prepare for mayday scenarios. More
September 21, 2013 -- The Galveston County Sheriff's Office has announced several promotions in the School Liaison Program and Bailiff Division. More
September 20, 2013 -- The League City Police Department on Thursday called in the Bay Area Bomb Squad after finding what appeared to be materials used to make explosive devices while conducting a death investigation in the 500 block of North Iowa. More
September 19, 2013 -- The Texas Department of Public Safety will participate in Austin Museum Day on Sunday at the Department Headquarters. More
September 19, 2013 -- The United States Coast Guard today announed that Captain David Nichols has been named chair of the Area Maritime Security Committee. More
September 19, 2013 -- The Harris County Sheriff's Office today identified a suspect fatally shot by a deputy on Wednesday as Misraim Nathaniel Cisneros, who fired a gun at police when he was stopped in connection with an investigation into a suspicious person report. More
September 18, 2013 -- The Houston Police Department on Tuesday arrested nine suspects believed to be responsible for more than twenty robberies and assaults in the south central area since May. More
September 17, 2013 -- The United States Coast Guard on Tuesday escorted 179 Mexican vessels out of the Ports of Brownsville and Isabel to escape threatening weather conditions in Mexican waters. More
September 17, 2013 -- The Houston Fire Department has issued an advisory regarding the planned implosion of the Downtown Macy's building on Sunday. More
September 17, 2013 -- The Harris County District Attorney's Office today announced that Assistant District Attorney Ann Johnson will serve as guest speaker at the 43rd Annual Congressional Black Caucus' Legislative Conference. More
September 16, 2013 -- The City of Pasadena will participate in National Night Out on October 1, with neighborhoods around the city hosting parties, parades, and other activities and visiting with members of the Pasadena Police Department and Pasadena Volunteer Fire Department. More
September 16, 2013 -- The Texas Department of Public Safety today announced that David Martinez Maldonado has been added to the state's 10 most wanted sex offenders list. More
September 16, 2013 -- The Houston Police Department today reported that two suspects have been arrested on charges in connection with an incident on September 13 involving the theft of a vehicle and shots fired by an officer at one of the suspects, who was armed. More
September 16, 2013 -- Galveston Firefighters remembered fallen New York Emergency Responders and citizens on the Anniversary of September 11. More
September 15, 2013 -- United States Coast Guard and Customs and Border Protection crews escorted 53 Mexican shrimping vessels into the Port of Brownsville Saturday and are escorting another 32 Mexican vessels into port today. More
September 14, 2013 -- The City of Galveston Fire Department has received a donation of pet oxygen masks from the Galveston Island Humane Society. More
September 14, 2013 -- The Harris County Sheriff's Office has released video from a security camera in the search for a suspect in a robbery that took place on August 23 at the Walgreens on 12097 Veterans Memorial. More w/Video
September 14, 2013 -- Galveston County Criminal District Attorney Jack Roady on Friday announced that David Adrian Casares, Sr. of Texas has been sentenced to thirty-five years in prison for sexually assaulting four step-children. More
September 13, 2013 -- The Fire Fighters Foundation of Houston recently hosted the First Responders Answering the Call Luncheon. More
September 13, 2013 -- The United States Coast Guard today medevaced a 66-year-old passenger from a cruise ship near Southwest Pass. More
September 13, 2013 -- The Harris County Sheriff's Office today advised residents to be aware of a scam involving suspects contacting victims by phone or email claiming to be a law enforcement officer collecting debts. More
September 13, 2013 -- The Houston Police Department today reported that Donel Edward Huntsberry has been arrested on murder changes in connection with the September 9 fatal shooting of a man at 4210 Madden Lane. More
September 13, 2013 -- The Galveston County Sheriff's Office today reported that deputies arrested three suspects in a drug raid on a home in Bacliff. More
September 13, 2013 -- The assistant director of the Texas Department of Public Safety on Tuesday spoke during the Center for Safe and Secure Schools operations board meeting at the Harris County Department of Education. More
September 12, 2013 -- The Houston Police Department has filed murder charges against Arturo Reyes, who is wanted in the September 11 fatal shooting of a man at 300 East Crosstimbers. More
September 12, 2013 -- The University of Houston Police Department has announced that it has started the process to become accredited with the International Association of Campus Law Enforcement Administrators. More
September 12, 2013 -- The Houston police Department has arrested Kenya Jackson, the fourth suspect wanted in connection with the August 26 fatal shooting of one man and wounding of another at 7300 Washington. More
September 11, 2013 -- The Houston Police Department today released surveillance video and pictures of two suspects wanted in connection with a burglary that took place on August 2 at 2541 MacGregor. More
September 11, 2013 -- Texas Department of Public Safety today announced the launch of discounts of surcharges associated with the Driver Responsibility Program for eligible drivers. More
September 10, 2013 -- The Houston Police Department today reported that Leroy Houston, a third suspect in the August 26 fatal shooting of a man and wounding of another at 7300 Washington, has been arrested. More
September 10, 2013 -- The Houston Police Department has reported that charges have been filed against four bank robbery suspects arrested in an incident on September 5 that resulted in the death of a fifth suspect in an exchange of gunfire with Harris County Sheriff's deputies. More
September 10, 2013 -- Harris County Sheriff Adrian Garcia and his office's Homeland Security Bureau will hold a town hall meeting on Wednesday in Webster to discuss homeland security in Harris County on the 12th anniversary of the September 11 terrorist attacks. More
September 10, 2013 -- The Houston Police Department has identified a man found fatally shot at 10615 Beechnut today as Moses King. More
September 10, 2013 -- The 5th annual Battle of the Badges was held on Saturday, September 7 at Moody Gardens Convention Center. More
September 09, 2013 -- The Houston Police Department is currently investigating an incident in which an armed suspect was fatally shot by police officers in the 2000 block of Allen Parkway on Monday. More
September 09, 2013 -- The Harris County Sheriff's Office is seeking the public's assistance in identifying a suspect wanted in connection with at least three aggravated robberies of gas station stores in southeast Harris County. More
September 09, 2013 -- Houston City Attorney David Feldman today issued a statement in response to a jury's findings in a case filed by Houston Police Officer Christopher Zamora claiming retaliation by the city against him. More
September 09, 2013 -- Harris County Sheriff Adrian Garcia will serve as guest speaker in the "Journeys In Faith" forum on Tuesday at St. Dunstan's Episcopal Church. More
September 09, 2013 -- The Houston Police Department on Friday reported that two suspects have been arrested and are seeking a third in the August 26 fatal shooting of one man and wounding of another at 7300 Washington. More
September 09, 2013 -- Attorneys for Houston Police Officer Christopher Zamora on Friday announced that a federal jury has awarded Zamora $150,000 in damages in a case regarding charges of retaliation against Zamora by the Houston Police Department. More
September 08, 2013 -- The Galveston County Sheriff's Office reports that Sandra Mohedano has been booked in the Galveston County Jail on $150,000.00 bond for Murdering her Husband Candido on Saturday. More w/Photo
September 07, 2013 -- The Galveston County Sheriff’s Office reports that deputies responding to a shooting in Santa Fe found a 45 year old man with a fatal shotgun wound. More
September 06, 2013 -- The Third Annual Travis Manion Foundation 9/11 Heroes Run is Saturday morning at Ellington Airport. More
September 06, 2013 -- The Houston Police Department is accepting applications from Houston area high school students interested in participating in the Youth Police Advisory Council. More
September 06, 2013 -- The United States Coast Guard on Wednesday seized a boat with Mexican nationals caught illegally fishing in United States waters, confiscating 297 illegally caught fish. More
September 05, 2013 -- League City police continue to investigate the death on Wednesday of Lillian Isabel Guerra. More
September 05, 2013 -- The Harris County Sheriff's Office on Thursday responded to a deputy-involved shooting in the 9800 block of Ribbonwood in northeast Harris County. More
September 05, 2013 -- A Coast Guard aircrew on Thursday medevaced a man from a tanker twelve miles off Galveston. More
September 05, 2013 -- The Port of Houston Authority on Wednesday unveiled the first of a new fleet of high-performance emergency response vessels. More
September 05, 2013 -- The Harris County Sheriff's Office today reported that on suspect is dead and another wounded in a deputy-involved shooting that took place in connection with a bank robbery at 9511 North Sam Houston Parkway. More
September 05, 2013 -- The League City Police Department today reported that it is investigating the death of an infant after the child was left in the parent's vehicle throughout the day on Wednesday. More
September 05, 2013 -- The Harris County Sheriff's Office today reported that gang rivalry was the motivation for a fatal stabbing at Spring High School. More
September 05, 2013 -- The Metropolitan Transit Authority of Harris County and Yellow Cab have partnered with the Greater Harris County 9-1-1 Emergency Network to publicize a new registration feature for wireless phones to receive emergency alerts. More
September 05, 2013 -- The United States Coast Guard on Monday assisted in returning seven endangered sea turtles in Corpus Christi to the Gulf of Mexico. More
September 05, 2013 -- Harris County Attorney Vince Ryan today announced that he has filed a lawsuit to force the Houston Dolls Cabaret to stop illegal activity at the business. More
September 05, 2013 -- The Harris County Sheriff's Office has filed murder charges against Alonzo Alfaro in the fatal stabbing of one person and wounding of three others at Spring High School on Wednesday. More
September 04, 2013 -- Houston City Council Member Al Hoang today issued a statement regarding the city's lawsuit aimed at shutting down a strip club in southwest Houston. More
September 04, 2013 -- The Harris County Sheriff's Office is seeking the public's assistance in locating Alejandro Rodriguez, a suspect in the fatal shooting of a man on August 28 in Baytown. More
September 04, 2013 -- The Houston Police Department today released surveillance photos of two suspects, one identified as Jesus Francisco Morales, wanted in the August 25 fatal shooting of a man at 10470 West Bellfort. More
September 04, 2013 -- Update: The Harris County Sheriff's Office is questioning three persons of interest in connection with stabbings at Spring High School this morning that resulted in one death and three others injured. More
September 03, 2013 -- The City of Galveston today hosted a hurricane preparedness meeting, receiving reports from government agencies and support services concerning their readiness as the most active weeks of the storm season begin. More
September 03, 2013 -- The Texas Department of Public Safety today announced that the reward for information leading to the capture of Larry Valdez has been increased to $20,000. More
September 02, 2013 -- Houston police are investigating the fatal shooting of an armed suspect by an HPD officer at 9290 Woodfair about 7:10 p.m. on Sunday. More
September 02, 2013 -- United States Senator John Cornyn, Congressman John R. Carter and Congressman Roger Williams announced new legislation, the Honoring the Fort Hood Heroes Act, to be introduced in both Houses of Congress that would honor and support the victims of the November 5, 2009 Fort Hood shooting. More
September 02, 2013 -- Last week the Galveston Police Department and US Marshals from the Gulf Coast Violent Offenders Task Force conducted an operation to capture two fugitives. More
September 01, 2013 -- The crew of a sailboat found and helped tow a disabled boat and two people to safety Saturday off Freeport. More
August 31, 2013 -- United States Coast Guard and Texas Parks and Wildlife Department crews are searching for a man overdue from a fishing trip in San Antonio Bay. More
August 31, 2013 -- Harris County District Attorney Mike Anderson has passed away after a battle with cancer. More
August 31, 2013 -- Public Officials are posting condolences on the passing of Harris County District Attorney Mike Anderson. More
August 30, 2013 -- The United States Coast Guard will participate in Operation Safe and Sound 2 in Houston and Galveston during the Labor Day weekend. More
August 30, 2013 -- Galveston County Criminal District Attorney Jack Roady on Friday announced that Alisha Marie Drake of Bacliff, Texas has been found guilty by a jury of Sexual Performance By a Child. More
August 30, 2013 -- Inmate Nidal Hasan, who has been sentenced to die, is now at Fort Leavenworth’s United States Disciplinary Barracks for post-trial confinement. More
August 30, 2013 -- The Galveston Police Department is asking for public assistance in identifying two Robbery suspects. More w/Video
August 30, 2013 -- The Harris County Sheriff's Office today reported that a street prostitution sting in a school zone in east Harris County resulted in the arrest of six suspects. More
August 30, 2013 -- The Texas Department of Public Safety today announced it is participating in "10-8 on 10, One Road, One Mission", an enforcement effort in states along Interstate Highway 10 to keep roadways safe during the Labor Day holiday weekend. More
August 30, 2013 -- The United States Coast Guard has issued a reminder for boaters to observe safety rules during the Labor Day weekend. More
August 30, 2013 -- The United States Coast Guard recently hosted an Beach Rescue Interagency Team Exercise at South Padre Island, Texas. More
August 30, 2013 -- H-E-B will host the ninth annual Helping Heroes event, its company-wide volunteer service project, on September 11 at 193 fire stations across Houston. More
August 29, 2013 -- The City of Galveston and the Galveston Police Department remind residents and visitors on Galveston Island that the Seawall Paid Parking program is currently effective and enforced. More
August 29, 2013 -- The Houston Maritime Arbitrators Association will host a "Lunch and Learn" meeting featuring Captain David G. Marsh's presentation of "The Story of the Loss of M/V Derbyshire and 20 years of Investigations" on September 5. More
August 29, 2013 -- The Texas Department of Public Safety has issued an advisory regarding new traffic and criminal laws that take effect in the state beginning Sunday. More
August 29, 2013 -- The United States Coast Guard recently returned five endangered sea turtles to the Gulf of Mexico as part of a release program run by Sea Turtle Inc. More
August 29, 2013 -- Harris County District Attorney Mike Anderson has announced his office will participate in the DWI "No Refusal" program during the Labor Day holiday weekend. More
August 29, 2013 -- Galveston County Criminal District Attorney Jack Roady has announced that his office will participate in the "No-Refusal" enforcement effort during the Labor Day Weekend. More
August 29, 2013 -- The City of Houston Municipal Courts Department today announced that it will begin holding jury trials on Tuesdays at the North Command Court 20. More
August 29, 2013 -- Dickinson Police Department is hosting its next Citizen's Police Academy in February 2014. More
August 29, 2013 -- The Houston Police Department on Wednesday released surveillance pictures of three suspects wanted in the August 26 fatal shooting of one man and wounding of another at 7300 Washington. More
August 28, 2013 -- The United States Coast Guard is currently searching for a fisherman who went missing off Bolivar Peninsula on Wednesday. More
August 28, 2013 -- Nidal Hasan was sentenced to death today by a unanimous 13-member jury panel of Army officers for the November 5, 2009 shooting attack at Fort Hood . More
August 28, 2013 -- The Harris County Sheriff's Office today filed charges against two suspects after deputies discovered 377 roosters on their property, along with illegal drugs and money. More
August 28, 2013 -- The Galveston Police Department today issued a warning regarding counterfeit bills being passed along the Interstate Highway 45 corridor. More
August 28, 2013 -- The Texas Department of Public Safety today announced that Joe Peters has been appointed as assistant director of the department's driver license division. More
August 28, 2013 -- The Houston Police Department has released a composite sketch of a suspect wanted in the August 16 fatal shooting of a man at 17050 Imperial Valley. More
August 28, 2013 -- Texas Department of Public Safety Director Steven McCraw on Monday in Austin met with delegates from Japan's National Police Agency and National Police Academy to discuss interoperability and communication networks. More
August 27, 2013 -- The government today rested its case in the sentencing phase of the case against Major Nidal Hasan, who has been found guilty in the 2009 Fort Hood shootings. More
August 26, 2013 -- The government on Monday at Fort Hood presented twelve witnesses during the sentencing phase in the case of the United States vs. Major Nidal M. Hasan. More
August 26, 2013 -- The Houston Police Department today reported that charges have been filed against an armed suspect who fired upon a Houston police officers in an incident on August 22. More
August 26, 2013 -- The Houston Police Department is investigating a man found fatally shot at 6400 Frosty Brook on Saturday. More
August 26, 2013 -- Galveston County Criminal District Attorney Jack Roady today announced that a grand jury has indicted Cheryl Copley, a former county employee, on charges of felony theft by a public servant. More
August 26, 2013 -- Galveston County Judge Mark Henry today signed an order lifting the outdoor burn ban in unincorporated areas of the county. More
August 26, 2013 -- Congressman Michael McCaul, chair of the United States House Homeland Security Committee, on Friday issued a statement regarding the verdict against Major Nidal Hasan in connection with the 2009 Fort Hood shootings. More
August 25, 2013 -- A 33-year-old man was medevaced Saturday afternoon after he was believed to be experiencing stroke-like symptoms, approximately 85 miles off Galveston. More
August 24, 2013 -- The City of Galveston Fire Department and Boy Scout Troop 123 recently participated in a community service project installing fire hydrant markers in the downtown district. More
August 23, 2013 -- Congressman John Carter today issued a statement following the verdict in the court martial of Fort Hood shooter Major Nidal Hasan. More
August 23, 2013 -- Texas Governor Rick Perry today issued a statement on the verdict in the case against Fort Hood shooter Major Nidal Hasan. More
August 23, 2013 -- United States Senator John Cornyn today issued a statement on the verdict in the court martial of Major Nidal Hasan in the 2009 Fort Hood shooting case. More
August 23, 2013 -- United States Senator Ted Cruz today issued a statement regarding a guilty verdict against Major Nidal Hasan on charges related to the Fort Hood shooting in 2009. More
August 23, 2013 -- The Harris County Sheriff's Office today filed murder charges against Christopher Stoernell in connection with the 1994 fatal shooting of his girlfriend, Rush Majewksi. More
August 23, 2013 -- The United States Coast Guard on Thursday medevaced a woman from approximately 120 miles off the coast of Galveston after she experienced decompression issues following a dive. More
August 22, 2013 -- Galveston County District Attorney Jack Roady on Thursday announced that Wrandy Dewayne Little has been convicted and sentenced to 33 years in prison for drug possession. More
August 22, 2013 -- The United States Coast Guard today announced that the Coast Guard Cutter Decisive has returned to its homeport of Pascagoula, Mississippi after conducing a 29 day patrol in the Gulf of Mexico and the Straits of Florida. More
August 22, 2013 -- The Texas Department of Public Safety today reminded residents to review their emergency plans and stay prepared for the potential threat of hurricanes or tropical storms. More
August 21, 2013 -- Texas A&M Forest Service urges residents to remain cautious of summer wildfire activity during the Labor Day weekend. More
August 21, 2013 -- The Galveston County Criminal District Attorney's Office on Wednesday announced that Guillermo Munoz has been sentenced to thirty years in prison for the March 8 aggravated robbery of the Ocean Food Store. More
August 21, 2013 -- Galveston County Criminal District Attorney Jack Roady announced that today a jury in the 56th District Court sentenced Moises Donjuan to 5 years in prison, after finding him guilty of the third degree felony offense of Felony Driving While Intoxicated. More
August 21, 2013 -- The Greater Houston Coalition for Justice and other groups will host a public forum tonight to discuss issues following the court decision in the case involving the shooting of Trayvon Martin in Florida. More
August 21, 2013 -- Chemical Safety Board Chair Rafael Moure-Eraso, in a new safety message, today called for regulatory coverage of reactive chemicals following the April 17 fertilizer plant explosion in West, Texas. More
August 21, 2013 -- The Galveston Police Department today announced that the department has joined the National Law Enforcement Council of The Humane Society of the United States. More
August 21, 2013 -- The United States Army Military District of Washington today announced that Private First Class Bradley E. Manning has been sentenced to 35 years confinement as part of his punishment in connection with classified documents he provided to the site WikiLeaks. More
August 21, 2013 -- The Houston Police Department today released surveillance video footage of a suspect wanted in connection with at least six robberies in and around the northwest and southwest Houston areas. More
August 20, 2013 -- The final sentencing in the case of United States vs. Pfc. Bradley E. Manning will be read on Wednesday at Fort George G. Meade in Maryland. More
August 20, 2013 -- The Fort Hood Public Affairs Office today announced that the government has rested its case in the court martial of Major Nidal Hasan, accused shooter at Fort Hood. More
August 20, 2013 -- The Harris County Sheriff's Office will host a free document shredding event on Saturday at the Harris County Courthouse Annex in west Harris County. More
August 20, 2013 -- The Texas Department of Public Safety today announced that Doug Otis Sims has been added to the state's most wanted list for sex offenders, and a $3,000 reward is being offered for information leading to his capture. More
August 20, 2013 -- The Galveston Fire Department was recently presented special collectible coins from the Bryan Fire Department in appreciation of Galveston fire fighters who assisted families of Bryan FD personnel who suffered burns while fighting a fire on February 15. More
August 19, 2013 -- The Fort Hood Public Affairs Office today reported on various matters discussed and rulings made in the court martial of Major Nidal Hasan, accused Fort Hood shooter. More
August 19, 2013 -- The Galveston Police Department Memorial Foundation recently awarded scholarships to three local students. More
August 19, 2013 -- The Houston Police Department is seeking information on an apparent robbery on Friday that resulted in the fatal shooting of one man at 17050 Imperial Valley. More
August 19, 2013 -- The Harris County Sheriff's Office on Sunday responded to a call at a Wal-Mart on State Highway 6 after two suspects sprayed an unknown substance inside the store. More
August 19, 2013 -- The Texas Department of Public Safety will conduct increased patrols beginning today and continuing through September 9 to target drunk drivers through the Labor Day holiday weekend. More
August 18, 2013 -- The United States Coast Guard reports that a 51-year-old man is safe after falling off his sailboat and swimming appoximately 3 miles to shore near Freeport Saturday night. More
August 17, 2013 -- Coast Guard crews medevaced a 17-year-old female suffering from a seizure south of Port Mansfield Saturday and later worked with Packery Patrol to rescue a distressed kayaker north of Packery Channel. More
August 16, 2013 -- The Houston Police Department today released the identities of two women found fatally shot in an apparent murder-suicide on August 13 at 239 Emerson. More
August 16, 2013 -- The Texas Department of Public Safety today announced that two fugitives on the state's most wanted lists were captured this week. More
August 15, 2013 -- The Texas Department of Public Safety on Thursday presented several Director's Citations and Life Saving Awards. More
August 15, 2013 -- The Federal Bureau of Investigation is seeking information on the identity of a man wanted for questioning in connection with the June 27 kidnapping of a woman in Panama City Beach, Florida, who may be located in Texas. More
August 15, 2013 -- The Houston Police Department today reported that Kendrick Monroe has been arrested on murder charges in connection with the July 7 fatal shooting of a man at 9489 Pagewood. More
August 15, 2013 -- The Galveston County Criminal District Attorney's Office today reported that Gilber B. Oliva, an employee at the League City jail, has been arrested on charges of official oppression. More
August 15, 2013 -- The United States Coast Guard and Galveston Police Department's marine division are searching for a 50-year-old man whose boat was found without him aboard in the West Bay off Galveston on Wednesday. More
August 14, 2013 -- The City of Galveston Police Department will host the 34th Citizens Police Academy beginning on August 29 at Moody Methodist Church. More
August 14, 2013 -- Galveston Independent School District recently hosted a Basic School Resource Course for officers with several school police stations. More
August 14, 2013 -- The Houston Police Department on Tuesday reported that capital murder charges have been filed against Joseph Smith in the February 12, 2012 fatal shooting of a man at 12703 Dairy Brook. More
August 14, 2013 -- Texas Department of Public Safety today added Fredrick Lee Davis to the state's most wanted fugitives list, and is offering a $10,000 reward for information leading to his capture. More
August 14, 2013 -- Houston Mayor Annise Parker, flanked by Houston Forensic Science Center Chair Scott Hochberg and members of the center’s board of directors, today announced the selection of Daniel Garner as president and CEO of the center. More
August 14, 2013 -- The United States Coast Guard on Monday participated in the clean up of a naturally occurring tar ball that was discovered on Surfside Beach near Freeport. More
August 13, 2013 -- Harris County Sheriff Adrian Garcia has issued a statement regarding the Harris County Commissioners Court's decision today to place a bond referendum on the November 5 election ballot for financing a county-city inmate processing center. More
August 13, 2013 -- The Houston Police Department is seeking the public's assistance in locating Julio Cesar Reyes-Gallegos, who is wanted on murder charges in connection with the August 10 fatal stabbing of a man at 9018 Beechnut. More
August 13, 2013 -- The Sugar Land Police Department on Monday released surveillance camera pictures of two suspects who pawned stolen merchandise from a burglary at a home in Telfair on July 10. More
August 13, 2013 -- The Harris County Department of Education recently hosted a training course in combating violent intruders for school districts and local first-responder agencies. More
August 12, 2013 -- The court martial of accused Fort Hood shooter Major Nidal Hasan continued today with the first of 10 government witnesses providing testimony of the events that took place at the November 5, 2009 shooting. More
August 12, 2013 -- Harris County Sheriff Adrian Garcia will host a public forum on Thursday to discuss education and opportunity. More
August 12, 2013 -- The Harris County Sheriff's Office today reported that charges have been filed against one of four suspects in a deputy-involved shooting that occurred on Sunday at an auto salvage business at 1100 Northville. More
August 12, 2013 -- Houston Director of Public Safety and Homeland Security Dennis Storemski has been selected to serve on the Federal Emergency Management Agency's National Advisory Council. More
August 12, 2013 -- The Houston Police Department today reported that charges have been filed against Bram Mason Vickrey in connection with a fatal traffic accident that took place on Sunday at 3500 Woodland Hills. More
August 09, 2013 -- Boatcrews from the Coast Guard Station South Padre Island seized two lanchas and detained eight Mexican nationals caught illegally fishing in American waters on Thursday in the United States Exclusive Economic Zone. More
August 09, 2013 -- The Texas Department of Public Safety has reinstated Trooper Jennie Bui after a Brazoria County Grand Jury declined to take any action against her regarding a body cavity search conducted during a traffic stop in May 2012. More
August 09, 2013 -- The Dickinson Police Department today reported that a suspect was arrested on drug possession and weapons charges after a search of a residence on Thursday resulted in finding 1.5 ounces of cocaine and a stolen handgun. More
August 09, 2013 -- The Texas Department of Public Safety on Thursday received a $120,000 grant from the Texas Department of Agriculture to expand the "Operation Drawbridge" program, which involves the installation and monitoring of motion detecting cameras on farms and ranches near the Texas-Mexico border. More
August 09, 2013 -- Colonel Tara Osborn, judge in the case against Major Nidal Hasan, accused in the Fort Hood shootings, on Thursday denied a motion made by lawyers in Hasan's defense counsel to modify their role. More
August 08, 2013 -- Harris County Sheriff Adrian Garcia will host an open-to-the-public forum, "Education and Opportunity", on August 15 at the Neighborhood Centers Inc. Ripley House in Houston. More
August 08, 2013 -- The Sugar Land Fire Department today announced that the department plans to implement its own ambulance system by January of 2015. More
August 08, 2013 -- Galveston County officials recently spoke with the Weather Channel regarding the county's hurricane preparedness and proposed "Ike Dike" project. More
August 08, 2013 -- The Houston Police Department has filed aggravated assault charges against Enrique Gutierrez in connection with an incident on Wednesday involving shots fired at police officers and the wounding of one woman at the scene. More
August 07, 2013 -- Galveston County Criminal District Attorney Jack Roady on Wednesday announced that David Adrian Casares, Sr. of Texas has been found guilty of sexual assault of four children. More
August 07, 2013 -- The Houston Independent School District Police Department has been awarded the Commission on Accreditation for Law Enforcement Agencies accreditation. More
August 07, 2013 -- The Texas Department of Public Safety on Wednesday announced the launch of a multi-agency homeland security exercise in the Austin area over the next few weeks. More
August 07, 2013 -- The Houston Police Department today reported that Joseph Leonard Ellis has been charged with murder in connection with the fatal beating of a man at 4235 Barberry on August 6. More
August 07, 2013 -- The Galveston Police Department is holding registration for block captains and neighborhoods to participate in the National Night Out on October 1. More
August 07, 2013 -- The Fort Hood Public Affairs Office today issued a statement regarding an ex parte’ motion held today in the case of accused Fort Hood shooter Major Nidal Hasan after Hasan's stand-by counsel asked that their role be modified. More
August 07, 2013 -- The Houston Police Department today reported that charges have been filed against Dalia Iris Alfaro in connection with a police chase that ended in a fatal traffic accident at Westheimer and Eldridge Parkway on Tuesday. More
August 07, 2013 -- The Harris County Sheriff's Office today reported that the Gulf Coast Violent Offenders Task Force, a multi-agency law enforcement group that includes the sheriff's office,has arrested Izacc Elijah Williams in connection with the wounding of a three-year old child during a drive-by shooting in the 20500 block of Cypress Gully. More
August 07, 2013 -- The Harris County Institute of Forensic Sciences is asking for the public's assistance in identifying a 15-17 year old female whose body was found in October at 12755 Walters Road in Houston. More
August 07, 2013 -- The United States Coast Guard on Tuesday joined efforts to clean up naturally occurring tar balls from the Padre Island National Seashore to the beaches of Port Aransas. More
August 06, 2013 -- The City of Houston today activated its Heat Emergency Plan, and urged residents to take precautions to protect themselves from heat-related illnesses. More
August 06, 2013 -- The Texas Department of Public Safety today announced that the department's Interdiction for the Protection of Children program has resulted in 26 criminal arrests and the recovery of more than 80 missing or exploited children since 2010. More
August 05, 2013 -- One child was transported to the hospital following a house fire in the 5200 block of Kelling in Houston. More
August 05, 2013 -- The Houston Police Department is searching for Jason Eric Ramirez, who is wanted on murder charges in connection with the fatal shooting of one man and wounding of two others in the 8300 block of Interstate Highway 45 on June 16. More
August 05, 2013 -- Galveston County Sheriff Henry Trochesset today announced that an internal investigation has been launched into Deputy Shane Tucker, a 10-year veteran of the department who was arrested by the Texas City Police Department on domestic violence charges. More
August 05, 2013 -- The Sugar Land Police Department is holding registration for its expanded Citizens Police Academy. More
August 05, 2013 -- The United States Coast Guard today issued a marine safety alert reminding parasailing operators to practice safety standards. More
August 05, 2013 -- Texas Medical Center President and CEO Dr. Robert Robbins today noted the steps hospitals in the medical center are taking to prepare for disasters. More
August 05, 2013 -- Houston Independent School District will host emergency and rescue training on Tuesday for all of the district's bus drivers and attendants. More
August 05, 2013 -- The Houston Police Department is investigating the apparent accidental drowning of a man and two children at a drainage ditch in the 3200 block of Brisbane on Sunday. More
August 05, 2013 -- Friendswood Police Department on Saturday reported that three suspects were apprehended in connection with a burglary at a home in the 1200 block of Merriewood. More
August 04, 2013 -- One firefighter was transported to the hospital for evaluation after a Three-Alarm Fire at Memorial Southeast Hospital on Sunday. More
August 04, 2013 -- A 49-year-old man was rescued by the United States Coast Guard and Corpus Christi Harbor Patrol after his sailboat capsized in Corpus Christi Bay Saturday evening. More
August 02, 2013 -- Thirty-four cadets from the San Jacinto College Firefighter Training Academy have achieved a 100 percent pass rate on the Texas Commission on Fire Protection's Basic Suppression exam, marking the 29th class to do so over the course of nine years. More
August 02, 2013 -- The Houston Fire Department today responded to a fire at a strip center at 1501 Blodgett Street. More
August 02, 2013 -- The reward for John Michael Enard, a Texas 10 Most Wanted Sex Offender and August's featured fugitive, has been increased to $13,000 by the Texas Department of Public Safety. More
August 01, 2013 -- United States President Barack Obama has nominated four individuals, including Gary L. Blankinship, the former president of the Houston Police Officers’ Union, to serve as United States Marshals. More
August 01, 2013 -- The Texas Department of Public Safety today reported that more than 1,100 drunk driving arrests were made during the 10-day enforcement period that included the Fourth of July holiday. More
August 01, 2013 -- The City of Port Arthur will host a celebration on August 7 for the grand re-opening of Sabine Pass Fire Station No. 4. More
August 01, 2013 -- Colonel Tara Osborn, the judge in the court martial against accused Fort Hood shooter Major Nidal Hasan, on Wednesday denied the use of three emails between allegedly between Hasan and Anwar al-Awlaki by the government in opening statements for the case. More
July 31, 2013 -- The Texas Hurricane Center will present the fifth annual conference, "Hurricanes, Major Disasters, Coastal Protection and Rapid Recovery in Texas and the Gulf Coast Region", on Friday at the University of Houston. More
July 31, 2013 -- The Seabrook Volunteer Fire Department will begin installing new upgraded couplings on all city fire hydrants on Saturday. More
July 31, 2013 -- A United States Coast Guard rescue swimmer on Monday medevaced a crewmember in critical condition from a tanker in the Gulf of Mexico. More
July 30, 2013 -- The Houston Police Department today announced that one of the three victims, who were found on July 19 after being held at a residence at 8646 Whitecastle, has died. More
July 30, 2013 -- The Texas Department of Public Safety today announced that Jimmie Jerome Hiners, a fugitive on the state's most wanted list, was arrested in Dallas on Friday. More
July 30, 2013 -- The Sugar Land Police Department today released composite sketches of two suspects wanted in connection with the July 28 armed robbery of a Pizza Hut. More
July 29, 2013 -- Friendswood Police Department investigators report that they are beginning to focus on local juveniles as possible suspects in the rash of home burglaries occurring near the right-of-way/greenbelt in the Eagle Lakes subdivision. More
July 29, 2013 -- Houston police are asking for the public's help in locating a victim and suspects wanted in a possible kidnapping in the 300 block of Shotwell about 11:30 a.m. More
July 29, 2013 -- The Dickinson Police Department is seeking the public's assistance in locating Kaycee Chestnut, a 15-year-old missing since July 22. More
July 29, 2013 -- The Houston Police Department today reported that charges have been filed against George Arthur Marion, III in connection with a fatal traffic accident that took place on July 28 in the 9700 block of West Bellfort. More
July 26, 2013 -- Galveston County Sheriff Henry Trochesset reported that a drug raid in San Leon led to three arrests. More
July 26, 2013 -- The City of Galveston and the Galveston Police Department hosted a media availability opportunity addressing the launch of the paid Seawall Boulevard Parking Program at Fort Crockett Seawall Park at 4550 Seawall Boulevard. More
July 26, 2013 -- The Friendswood Police Department today reported that it is investigating three home burglaries that have similar methods of operation and similar locations and times. More
July 26, 2013 -- The Harris County Sheriff's Office recently conducted raids of four illegal game rooms throughout the county, which resulted in charges against four people and the confiscation of cash and gambling devices. More
July 26, 2013 -- Colonel Tara Osborn, judge in the court martial of Major Nidal Hasan, suspect in the Fort Hood shootings, ruled that the government may not use any photos of the deceased and also may not use a crime scene video during opening statements. More
July 26, 2013 -- The Houston Police Department today released a composite sketch of a suspect wanted in at least three sexual assault cases. More
July 25, 2013 -- The League City Police Department on Thursday arrested two suspects after responding to an armed bank robbery at the Wells Fargo located at 1681 W FM 646. More
July 25, 2013 -- The Harris County Sheriff's Office, acting on an anonymous iWatchHarrisCounty tip, destroyed a marijuana field on Tuesday near Highway 288. More
July 25, 2013 -- Harris County Attorney Vince Ryan reports a ruling from an appeals court allows his legal team to proceed with a lawsuit alleging that the San Jacinto River has been polluted with the dangerous chemical dioxin. More
July 25, 2013 -- The Dickinson Police Department today reported that Marqui Tarver, a suspect wanted on felony theft charges, has been arrested. More
July 25, 2013 -- The Sugar Land Police Department has released a composite sketch of a suspect wanted in connection with the armed robbery of a Subway restaurant on July 21. More
July 25, 2013 -- Emergency responders from the public and private sectors in Harris County recently participated in a regional hurricane exercise to test emergency public information. More
July 24, 2013 -- The Texas Department of Public Safety today added three fugitives and sex offenders to the state's most wanted lists, and is offering rewards for information leading to their capture. More
July 23, 2013 -- The Harris County Sheriff's Office has filed aggravated assault charges against Joniethon Grigsby in connection with a shooting incident between the suspect and a security guard at a game room at 810 Sheldon Road today. More
July 23, 2013 -- The Houston Police Department has filed charges of murder and two counts of aggravated assault with a deadly weapon against John Richard Smith in connection with the July 21 fatal shooting of a woman and wounding of another at 3901 Dalmatian and the wounding of a man at 14603 Littlefield. More
July 23, 2013 -- The Harris County Sheriff's Office on Monday announced that its Explorers Program recently won first place overall in a statewide competition in Arlington, Texas. More
July 22, 2013 -- A charge of felony escape was filed Monday night against a handcuffed man who escaped from custody while being booked into the Harris County jail and was captured later along Buffalo Bayou downtown. More
July 22, 2013 -- Friends and supporters turned out on Saturday for a benefit for Galveston County Sheriff's Deputy Suellen Snipe at the Galveston County Fairgrounds. More
July 22, 2013 -- The Harris County Sheriff's Office will host the second annual "Donation Day" in honor of Deputy Jess Vickery. More
July 22, 2013 -- The Houston Fire Department today responded to a fatality accident involving a person on a bicycle and a METRORail train at the intersection of Main and Walker. More
July 22, 2013 -- The Houston Police Department today filed capital murder charges against Jamon Derrell Walker in connection with the fatal shooting of a man at 3941 Almeda Genoa on July 18. More
July 20, 2013 -- Charges have been filed against a suspect arrested following the discovery of individuals found malnourished in a residence at 8646 Whitecastle about 8:25 a.m. on Friday More
July 19, 2013 -- The Galveston Police Department has posted a reminder to visitors to the island to remain vigilant against vehicle burglaries. More
July 19, 2013 -- The Harris County District Attorney's Office presented Crime Stoppers of Houston with a check in the amount of $100,000 this week. More
July 19, 2013 -- Military Judge Colonel Tara Osborn on Thursday heard arguments for motions related to evidence and witnesses in the case of U.S. vs. Maj. Nidal M. Hasan. More
July 18, 2013 -- The United States Chamber of Commerce Foundation and partners will host the Hiring Our Heroes job fair on July 24 at American Legion Post 521 in Pasadena. More
July 18, 2013 -- The Harris County Sheriff’s Office has charged a suspect in the alleged kidnapping of two children in an apparent custody dispute on Wednesday in north Harris County. More
July 18, 2013 -- Sugar Land police arrested Sarah Marie Torres, 33, of Sugar Land, on July 16 for the sexual assault of a 14-year-old boy. More
July 17, 2013 -- The Harris County Sheriff’s Office Missing Persons Unit has released a surveillance video of a missing 49- year-old woman who was last seen Sunday, July 14 at around 7:15 pm. More
July 16, 2013 -- The Texas Department of Motor Vehicles is participating in "Watch Your Car Month" throughout July. More
July 16, 2013 -- Investigators with the Harris County Sheriff's Office's Cold Case Unit have charged Roman Martinez with Capital Murder for the 1987 death of Jacqueline Anderson in Houston. More
July 16, 2013 -- A 20 year old woman was transported to Clear Creek Regional Medical Center after a jet ski accident this afternoon. More
July 16, 2013 -- Update: The Houston Police Department has arrested 45 year old Alain Delon Bell, who is charged in the fatal shooting of a man in the 500 block of West Troy on Monday. More
July 16, 2013 -- The final three members of the court martial panel for the trial of Major Nidal Hasan have been selected at Fort Hood. More
July 16, 2013 -- The United States Coast Guard assisted the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department in the arrest of an intoxicated shrimp boat captain near the Brownsville Ship Channel entrance on Monday. More
July 16, 2013 -- Galveston Historical Foundation has presented Police Chief Henry Porretto and the Galveston Police Department its Award for Distinguished Volunteer Service. More
July 16, 2013 -- Jamaica Beach City Council on Monday voted unanimously to name the fishing park on Flamingo Way after the city's late Police Chief Andy McLane. More
July 16, 2013 -- A United States Coast Guard aircrew medevaced an offshore oil rig crewman who was showing symptoms of a heart attack 60 miles southeast of New Orleans, Monday afternoon. More
July 16, 2013 -- The Texas Department of Public Safety reports that Robert Allen Kotlar, a Texas 10 Most Wanted Fugitive, was recently arrested in El Campo. More
July 15, 2013 -- The Galveston Police Department today arrested an early morning burglar with the assistance of a citizen who reported the crime in progress. More
July 14, 2013 -- Galveston Police Chief Henry Porretto on Friday administered the oath of office to 13 members of the Galveston Police Department who were promoted from cadets of the 69th Galveston Police Academy. More
July 12, 2013 -- Texas Department of Public Safety officers on Thursday responded to multiple incidents that took place on the Texas-Mexico border. More
July 12, 2013 -- Twenty-three new sheriff's patrol deputies swore an oath to protect Harris County today at graduation ceremonies at the HCSO's academy. More
July 12, 2013 -- The Harris County Sheriff's Office is seeking the public's help in locating two suspects who carried out five robberies in 35 minutes on Friday in northeast Harris County. More
July 12, 2013 -- The Galveston Police Department is requesting assistance in identifying two men involved in a home invasion. The crime occurred today shortly after midnight at 2923 Ave K. More w/Video
July 12, 2013 -- Galveston County Sheriff’s Office detectives, along with officers from the United States Marshall Service and Texas City Police executed a narcotics search warrant in Texas City on Wednesday, resulting in the arrest of two suspects and a significant amount of drugs. More
July 12, 2013 -- United States Secretary of Homeland Security Janet Napolitano has announced her resignation to take the position of President of the University of California. More
July 12, 2013 -- United States Attorney Kenneth Magidson and Texas Attorney General Greg Abbott announced today that the owner of a now defunct McAllen area durable medical equipment business has been ordered to prison for his role in a conspiracy and scheme to defraud Medicare and Medicaid through fraudulent billings. More
July 11, 2013 -- The Texas Department of Public Safety has added Robert Allen Kotlar, 54, to the Texas 10 Most Wanted Fugitives list, and a cash reward up to $7,500 is now being offered for information leading to his capture. More
July 11, 2013 -- Detectives with the Galveston County Sheriff’s Office Special Crimes Unit have arrested and charged 51 year old John Todd McCabe from Jamaica Beach with Sexual Performance of a Child. More
July 11, 2013 -- The Galveston Police Department on Friday will graduate the 69th Galveston Police Academy at the Joe Max Taylor Law Enforcement Center, 601 54th Street. More
July 11, 2013 -- Ten jury panel members have been selected in the Army Court Martial of Major Nidal M. Hasan at Fort Hood. More
July 11, 2013 -- A benefit luncheon for the family of Harris County Sheriff's Sergeant Dwayne Polk, who was killed by a drunk driver, will be held on Friday, July 12. More
July 10, 2013 -- The Galveston County Sheriff's Office has released a report on its activity during the July 4 weekend. More
July 10, 2013 -- League City has enacted Stage 3 of the City’s Drought Contingency Plan. More
July 10, 2013 -- Galveston Police Chief Henry\Porretto announced today that an accused sexual offender and career violent criminal was captured this morning by the Galveston Police Department with the assistance of the Galveston county Sheriff’s Office Warrant Division and the US Marshals Gulf Coast violent Offender and Fugitive Task Force. More
July 10, 2013 -- Houston police have arrested the third and final suspect wanted in the assault and kidnapping of a female at 8800 Lake Forest Boulevard on June 30. More
July 10, 2013 -- United States Coast Guard rescue crews are searching for a missing person last seen off Grand Isle, Tuesday afternoon. More
July 09, 2013 -- The Texas Crime Prevention Association has announced that it will participate in the Investment Fraud Prevention Program. More
July 09, 2013 -- The United States Coast Guard and Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement are responding to a loss of well control event at Ship Shoal Block 225 Platform B, a natural gas and crude oil platform located approximately 74 miles southwest of Port Fourchon. More
July 09, 2013 -- Eleven (correct) members of the Houston Fire Department are assisting with the memorial and funeral services throughout this week for the 19 Prescott, Arizona firefighters killed in the line of duty. More
July 09, 2013 -- Houston police have arrested two suspects and are asking for assistance in locating a third suspect wanted for questioning in the assault and kidnapping of a female at 8800 Lake Forest Boulevard about 2 a.m. on June 30. More w/photos
July 09, 2013 -- Galveston Police Chief Henry Poretto reports that there was a heavy demand for services during the Fourth of July holiday week and that he is proud of the professionalism displayed by his officers during the week. More
July 09, 2013 -- A 48-year-old man was medevaced Monday night after he was found to be experiencing heart attack symptoms aboard an off shore tug boat approximately 120 miles off Galveston. More
July 09, 2013 -- Harris County Attorney Vince Ryan and the Sharpstown Management District on Monday filed a lawsuit against the Red Carpet Inn. More
July 08, 2013 -- The Galveston Beach Patrol has provided photos of its annual Night Swim, an endurance test that involves swimming, running and paddling to kick off thesummer season. More
July 08, 2013 -- The Harris County Sheriff’s Office has announced that the next HCSO Citizens Police Academy will begin on August 15, 2013. More
July 08, 2013 -- Houston police are investigating the fatal shooting of a man at 9489 Pagewood about 12:15 a.m. on Sunday. More
July 08, 2013 -- The United States Coast Guard, Port Arthur Fire Department and Jefferson County Sheriff's Department are searching for a 56-year-old man after a collision occurred between a tug and a barge west of Goat Island in Sabine Lake on Sunday. More
July 06, 2013 -- A 54-year-old woman was medevaced Saturday morning after sustaining back injuries from a fall, aboard a 29-foot pleasure craft approximately 15 miles off Galveston. More
July 05, 2013 -- The Texas Department of Public Safety inspected more than 9,200 commercial motor vehicles during a three-day inspection effort last month as part of Roadcheck 2013. More
July 05, 2013 -- Houston police have identified a man found dead at 3424 Airport Boulevard on June 28 as Gerald Clark Roy, 45, of Houston. More
July 05, 2013 -- The City of Seabrook has advised residents and visitors to be aware of recent gunshot incidents, which have been reported along Todville Road. More
July 05, 2013 -- The Harris County Sheriff’s Office High Risk Operations Unit has successfully taken into custody a 27 year old male who barricaded himself in his home after throwing a Molotov cocktail at a neighbor’s home today in the 18800 block of Timber Drive in northeast Harris County. More
July 03, 2013 -- A joint law enforcement operation involving Coast Guard crewmembers and agents from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration resulted in the seizure of 700 pounds of illegally caught shrimp in Louisiana waters on Monday. More
July 03, 2013 -- The Harris County Sheriff's Office will participate in the No Refusal program for motorists and boaters during the Fourth of July Holiday. More
July 03, 2013 -- Houston Fire Department Arson Investigators have arrested and charged Dwight Herman Albert in connection to a fire at 4601 Reed which occurred on June 19. More
July 03, 2013 -- Harris County Sheriff's Office deputies have arrested a pair of men believed to be responsible for over a dozen car burglaries in northwest Harris County since yesterday evening and as recent as this morning. More
July 03, 2013 -- The Dickinson Police Department is seeking the public's assistance in locating Devonna Janell Richardson, a suspect wanted in connection with a forgery ring. More
July 03, 2013 -- Update: The United States Coast Guard today reported that nine boaters who have been missing since Saturday have been rescued after being located about 55 miles northwest of Utila, Honduras. More
July 03, 2013 -- The Harris County Sheriff's Office today reported that two suspects have been arrested in connection with more than a dozen car burglaries in northwest Harris County that took place since Tuesday. More
July 03, 2013 -- The United States Coast Guard today reminded the public to exercise safe boating during the Fourth of July holiday weekend. More
July 03, 2013 -- The Houston Police Department today released surveillance video and photos of three suspects wanted in the assault and kidnapping of a female that took place on June 30 at 8800 Lake Forest Boulevard. More
July 03, 2013 -- The Houston Police Department today reported that charges have been filed against two suspects in the death of an infant at 4749 Reed Road that occurred on June 30. More
July 03, 2013 -- The Harris County Sheriff's Office is seeking the public's assistance in identifying a suspect in the murder of Marcus Washington, whose body was found on July 3, 2009. More
July 03, 2013 -- The City of Houston Municipal Courts Department has announced new hours of operation for the Kingwood Annex Court. More
July 02, 2013 -- United States Coast Guard crews in Florida are searching for eight people including five Honduran citizens, one Canadian citizen and two U.S. citizens, reported overdue aboard a 28-foot 100 horsepower outboard engine pleasure craft with a white hull and top. More
July 02, 2013 -- Update: The United States Coast Guard today reported that eight boaters who have been missing since Saturday have been rescued after being located about 55 miles northwest of Roatan, Honduras. More
July 02, 2013 -- The Harris County Sheriff's Office has provided tips for residents to protect their vehicles from burglary in observance of "Watch Your Car Month", which is recognized in July. More
July 02, 2013 -- Colonel Tara Osborn, judge in the court martial of Fort Hood shooting suspect Major Nidal Hasan, today denied a continuance request by Hasan for consideration of hiring a new attorney. More
July 02, 2013 -- The Texas Department of Public Safety today announced that Juan Jesus Martinez, who is on the state's most wanted sex offenders list, was arrested on Friday in Dallas. More
July 02, 2013 -- The United States Coast Guard today announced that Captain Thomas Sparks has assumed duties as Federal On-Scene Coordinator for the Gulf Coast Incident Management Team overseeing the cleanup of recoverable oil from the BP Deepwater Horizon oil spill. More
July 02, 2013 -- Galveston County District Attorney Jack Roady today announced that his office will be participating in a "No-Refusal" DWI enforcement initiative during the Fourth of July holiday. More
July 02, 2013 -- The Harris County District Attorney's Office today announced that it will be working with the Houston Police Department and Texas Parks and Wildlife Department to conduct a boating while intoxicated initiative during the Fourth of July holiday weekend. More
July 01, 2013 -- Charges have been filed against a suspect in the death of a female found at 1300 Lorraine on February 22. More
July 01, 2013 -- The Galveston Island Beach Patrol has posted a news release detailing its partnership with other public safety professionals in providing water safety this summer season. More
July 01, 2013 -- The Texas Attorney General's Office today announced that the office's Cyber Crimes Unit arrested eight suspected child predators in Williamson and Travis counties. More
July 01, 2013 -- The Texas Department of Public Safety today announced the reward for information leading to the arrest of Ernesto Alonso Garcia, a fugitive on the state's most wanted list, has been increased to $17,500. More
July 01, 2013 -- The United States Army Corps of Engineers Galveston District has announced a change in the schedule for opening of the Colorado River Locks for the Fourth of July holiday. More
July 01, 2013 -- Colonel Tara Osborn, trial judge in the court martial of Fort Hood shooting suspect Major Nidal Hasan, has scheduled a pretrial hearing on Tuesday. More
July 01, 2013 -- The Sugar Land Police Department will participate in enhanced patrols to reduce drunk driving during the Fourth of July holiday. More
July 01, 2013 -- The Harris County Sheriff's Office is asking for the public's assistance in obtaining information on a newborn child found abandoned on Saturday at the Park Center Apartments on Beamer Road. More
July 01, 2013 -- The Houston Police Department today reported that Guadalupe Armando Rodriguez-Rivera has been charged with intoxicated manslaughter and accident involving injury in connection with a fatal traffic accident that took place at United States Highway 290 and North Gessner on Saturday. More
July 01, 2013 -- United States Coast Guard rescue crews in Louisiana are searching for a 50-year-old Hispanic male in Lake Pontchatrain near Bayou St. John. More
June 29, 2013 -- A 60-year-old man was medevaced by a Coast Guard helicopter crew after they received a report the man sustained significant neck injuries when drinking with a fishing party and diving from a pier in shallow water Friday evening just south of Baffin Bay. More
June 29, 2013 -- The Houston Police Department has released surveillance video and photos of one of two suspects wanted in the robbery and kidnapping of two males at 700 Washington on June 23. More
June 29, 2013 -- Two people were rescued from a burning sport fishing boat by a Customs and Border Protection boat crew who discovered their boat on fire Friday morning, just off of the shores of Lydia Ann Island. More
June 28, 2013 -- The City of Seabrook has issued a reminder that the city will be enforcing its no fireworks ordinance. More
June 28, 2013 -- The United States Coast Guard today rescued four people from the water and medevaced a fifth person after responding to a boat that became swamped just off Morgan's Point in the Houston Ship Channel. More w/Video
June 27, 2013 -- The Houston Fire Department on Thursday presented the 100 Club with needs assessments for the families of the four "Fallen Firefighters" who were killed in the line of duty on May 31. More
June 27, 2013 -- Saul Serna on Thursday was sentenced to life in prison by a Harris County jury for the 1998 murder of Ali Scott in north Harris County. More
June 27, 2013 -- During a pretrial hearing in the case of U.S. vs. Maj. Nidal M. Hasan, Judge Colonel Tara Osborn ruled on several pending motions to include the Government’s request for the court to conduct group Voir Dire. More
June 27, 2013 -- Galveston County Sheriff Henry Trochesset reported the death of a County Jail inmate earlier today. More
June 27, 2013 -- The Harris County Institute of Forensic Sciences today issued a notice seeking assistance in locating next of kin for several deceased individuals. More
June 27, 2013 -- The United States Army Corps of Engineers Galveston District has announced that it will provide free vessel safety examinations on June 29-30 and July 4 for recreational boaters at the Trinity River Island Recreation Area in Wallisville, Texas. More
June 27, 2013 -- The Texas Department of Public Safety has announced that Ricco Leo Torres, a fugitive on the state's most wanted list, has been arrested in California. More
June 27, 2013 -- The Sugar Land Police Department today released composite sketches of two suspects wanted in connection with an armed robbery of a Subway store on June 5. More
June 26, 2013 -- The Texas Parks and Wildlife Department on Tuesday announced that game wardens recently concluded two separate enforcement operations in South Texas, which resulted in the seizure of more than 10,000 feet of illegal gill net and approximately two tons of marijuana. More
June 26, 2013 -- The Texas Department of Public Safety today reported that overall crime rates in the state dropped in 2012, but that the number of violent crimes increased. More
June 26, 2013 -- The Harris County Sheriff's Office today reported that a tip through the iWatchHarrisCounty smart phone app led to the arrest of two suspects on Tuesday in connection with a house in northwest Harris County being used to grow marijuana and stash drugs. More
June 26, 2013 -- The Texas Department of Public Safety has announced it will increase patrols to curtail drunk driving for a ten day period to include the Independence Day holiday. More
June 25, 2013 -- The Galveston County Sheriff’s Office reminds residents to "Wear It!" during the July 4 holiday, referring to life jackets on boats. More
June 25, 2013 -- The Galveston Police Department will hold a promotional and retirement ceremony on Friday in the justice center in Galveston. More
June 25, 2013 -- The City of Houston will host its annual emergency planning summit for healthcare agencies on Wednesday at the George R. Brown Convention Center. More
June 24, 2013 -- The Houston Police Department has arrested and charged Marcus Trahan in the burglary and assault of a man at 8210 Richmond on February 14. More
June 24, 2013 -- The Houston Police Department today reported that Marcus Trahan has been arrested on charges of burglary with the intent to commit assault in connection with burglary and assault of a man at 8210 Richmond on February 14. More
June 24, 2013 -- The Houston Police Department is seeking the public's assistance in locating two suspects wanted in the robbery and kidnapping of two men that took place on Sunday at 700 Washington. More
June 24, 2013 -- The Houston Police Department today reported that four suspects have been arrested on murder charges in connection with the fatal shooting of a suspect at 12419 Newbrook on May 14. More
June 24, 2013 -- The Texas Department of Public Safety today announced that a $10,000 reward has been offered for information leading to the arrest of Larry Valdez, a fugitive on the state's most wanted list. More
June 24, 2013 -- The Galveston Police Department today announced that retired Sergeant Booker Price has passed away. More
June 24, 2013 -- Harris County Attorney Vince Ryan today announced that a hearing on a lawsuit he filed against a Sharpstown motel, seeking an order to stop criminal activity at the motel, has been postponed to July 12. More
June 22, 2013 -- The United States Coast Guard is searching for a 21-year-old Dallas native who was reported missing in San Luis Pass on Friday. More
June 21, 2013 -- The Houston Police Department has arrested and charged three suspects in the death of a man found on Monday at 1326 Roper. More
June 21, 2013 -- The Federal Emergency Management Agency will host a public meeting on Tuesday in Webster to present preliminary flood maps for Chambers and the coastal Harris County area. More
June 21, 2013 -- The United States Coast Guard's Air Station Houston recently held a change of command ceremony to welcome Commander Scott E. Langum, who relieved Commander Eric S. Gleason at the unit. More
June 20, 2013 -- The City of League City has posted a news release regarding a fistfight at City Hall between two members of the city council on Wednesday. More
June 20, 2013 -- The Webster Police Department today arrested Mark Dickey on murder charges in connection with the fatal shooting of his mother on June 15. More
June 20, 2013 -- The Houston Police Department today reported that Rosa San Miguel Aguilar has been arrested in connection with the 1990 murder of Gregorio Cardoza. More
June 20, 2013 -- The Galveston Police Department today reminded golf cart owners to ensure that their carts have up to date registration stickers, a copy of current insurance cards and proper safety equipment. More
June 20, 2013 -- The Galveston Police Department today reported that Operation Clean Street, a program carried out in May by a multi-agency Vice and Narcotics Task Force, resulted in 119 arrests in Galveston, including a sting that led to 10 arrests for prostitution and promotion of prostitution. More
June 20, 2013 -- The Houston Fire Department today reported that it is investigating three recent fires in the area of Reed Road and Scott Street, which were determined to be set by an unknown person or persons. More
June 19, 2013 -- The Houston Fire Department today responded to a gas leak outside Terminal B at George Bush Intercontinental Airport after a construction worker hit a gas line with a backhoe. More
June 19, 2013 -- The Galveston County Sheriff's Office today announced that Larry Wayne Reese has been arrested on drug charges after investigators found crack and cocaine at a residence in the 400 block of North Willow in Texas City. More
June 18, 2013 -- The Galveston County Sheriff's Office is seeking the public's assistance in locating Margette Elisabeth Aplin, a 62-year-old woman last seen on June 15 in Bacliff. More
June 18, 2013 -- College of the Mainland on Monday announced that Justin Napoli, a graduate of the college's Fire Academy, became the academy's first student to win the Top Rung Award, President's Award and Academic Honors Award simultaneously. More
June 18, 2013 -- The Harris County District Attorney's Office today announced that the United States Supreme Court ruled in concurrence with an argument made by the office's Appellate Division before the court in the matter of Salinas vs. Texas. More
June 18, 2013 -- The Texas Department of Public Safety today reported that Robert Anthony Lopez, one of the state's most wanted fugitives, was arrested on Friday in San Antonio. More
June 17, 2013 -- The Galveston Police Department today reported that two suspects have been arrested in connection with the burglary of several vehicles along the Seawall on June 15. More
June 17, 2013 -- The Harris County Sheriff's Office will participate in "The World's Largest Swimming Lesson" on Tuesday to create awareness about the importance of learning how to swim to prevent drowning. More
June 17, 2013 -- The Houston Police Department today filed charges of injury to a child and reckless injury to a child against Habibo Ibrahim in connection with the March 5 death of her 11 month old child. More
June 17, 2013 -- The Houston Police Department today reported that murder charges have been filed against Mauricio Ernesto Arevalo in connection with the fatal shooting of a man at 9430 Richmond Avenue on June 11. More
June 17, 2013 -- The Houston Police Department today reported that aggravated assault charges have been filed against Dhafir Rasheed in connection with the stabbing and assault of his girlfriend in a parking lot at 8875 West Bellfort on June 15. More
June 15, 2013 -- A 57-year-old Ukrainian man was medevaced Saturday morning after he was found to be experiencing stroke-like symptoms aboard a tanker approximately 18 miles off Galveston. More
June 15, 2013 -- Houston Mayor Annise Parker was joined today by civic leaders and residents in Near Northside for the City’s second Make Safe Saturday, a quarterly neighborhood cleanup initiative. More
June 15, 2013 -- Captain Brian Penoyer relieved Captain James Whitehead as commander of Coast Guard units in the Houston-Galveston area on Friday. More
June 15, 2013 -- A military judge in the trial of Major Nidal M. Hasan on Friday rejected the "defense of others" argument that Hasan attempted, claiming that he was justified in killing soldiers at Fort Hood to save lives of persons in Afghanistan. More
June 15, 2013 -- The Harris County Sheriff’s Office issued news releases on the arrests of six suspects on Friday. More
June 15, 2013 -- The Houston Fire Department has posted a reminder to citizens about the importance of taking safety measures when outdoors to avoid heat-related medical emergencies. More
June 14, 2013 -- The Texas Department of Public Safety has added Juan Jesus Martinez and Reynaldo Ybarra Zamora to the state's most wanted sex offenders list. More
June 14, 2013 -- The Harris County Sheriff's Office today reported that an undercover investigation into two businesses, a strip club and a gameroom, resulted in several arrests, including the arrest of one murder suspect. More
June 14, 2013 -- The Houston Police Department is seeking the public's assistance in identifying a suspect wanted for firing a gun at officers at 8600 Rayson today. More
June 14, 2013 -- The Houston Police Department today reported that William Odell Bondurant has been arrested on murder charges in connection with the fatal shooting of a man at 9679 Bissonnet on June 9. More
June 13, 2013 -- Lakewood Yacht Club will host a Hurricane Preparedness Seminar on July 13 at 2425 NASA Parkway in Seabrook. More
June 13, 2013 -- The League City Municipal Court is launching a scofflaw program in July to flag and withhold vehicle registration renewals for vehicles belonging to individuals who have outstanding warrants for failure to appear or have failed to pay fines. More
June 13, 2013 -- Texas Land Commissioner Jerry Patterson today announced that his office has published the Texas Homeowners Handbook to Prepare for Coastal Natural Hazards, a guide for preparing homes for a storm, protecting yourself and your family, and advise on flood insurance. More
June 13, 2013 -- Presiding Judge Colonel Denise Lind has recessed the court martial of Private First Class Bradley Manning, who is accused of aiding the enemy, among other charges, for providing classified documents to the organization WikiLeaks. More
June 13, 2013 -- Judge Colonel Tara Osborn has scheduled the next pre-trial hearing in the court martial of Major Nidal Hasan, suspect in the Fort Hood shootings, for Thursday. More
June 12, 2013 -- The Houston Fire Department today reported that a fire that took place this morning at a vacant apartment complex at 10100 Sapling Way was intentionally set. More
June 12, 2013 -- The City of Galveston Municipal Courts is holding its 2013 Amnesty Program June 17-July 12, providing opportunities for anyone with delinquent court matters to resolve cases at a discounted rate. More
June 11, 2013 -- The Fort Hood Public Affairs Office has provided an update in the case of the United States vs. Major Nidal M. Hasan. More
June 11, 2013 -- The Harris County Sheriff's Office will join the Houston Automobile Dealers Association on Wednesday for the presentation of a $100,000 donation to the 100 Club in memory of four Houston firefighters who died fighting a fire on May 31 in southwest Houston. More
June 11, 2013 -- The United States Coast Guard on Monday medevaced a man from a fishing boat approximately 35 miles off the coast of Galveston after he fell and lost feeling in the left half of his body. More
June 10, 2013 -- Command of the 842nd Transportation Battalion will be handed over to a new Lieutenant Colonel during a ceremony on Thursday at the Battalion Headquarters located inside the Port of Beaumont. More
June 10, 2013 -- Chief Petty Officer Ferro, a United States Coast Guard Explosive Detector Dog, retired on Monday in Galveston after nine years of service. More
June 10, 2013 -- The Harris County Institute of Forensic Sciences recently received a visit from United States Senator John Cornyn, to discuss DNA testing and the victims of crimes. More
June 10, 2013 -- The Deepwater Horizon Incident Joint Information Center today reported that the Gulf Coast Incident Management Team has started transitioning back to the National Response Center for reporting all oil, chemical, radiological, biological and etiological discharges into the environment. More
June 10, 2013 -- The Houston Police Department today reported that Ana Lilia Trujillo has been arrested on murder charges in connection with the June 9 fatal stabbing of her boyfriend at 1701 Hermann. More
June 10, 2013 -- A father and his two sons were rescued Sunday after their boat stopped working 25 miles south of Corpus Christi in the Laguna Madre. More
June 08, 2013 -- The Galveston County Sheriff's Office has identified the victim whose body was discovered by paramedicas on Saturday as 21 year old Catalina Clara Delgado of Killeen. More
June 07, 2013 -- NASA Chiropractic in Webster will offer free adjustments to firefighters from June through August. More
June 07, 2013 -- The Galveston Police Department has released a statement regarding the passing of Sergeant (Retired) Clifford R. Simmons, Jr. on Thursday. More
June 07, 2013 -- The United States Coast Guard today announced that Petty Officer 3rd Class Stephen A. Cantu of Houston conducted his first rescues, saving three people in the Houston-Galveston area on Thursday and Friday. More
June 07, 2013 -- The Harris County Sheriff's Office and the Harris County Sheriff's Office Foundation will co-sponsor the 2013 Texas Police Games, which take place Monday through Friday at the Hilton Houston NASA Clear Lake Hotel. More
June 07, 2013 -- The Houston Police Department today reported that Marcus Washington, a third suspect in the April 21 fatal assault and burning of a man at 1323 Witte Road, has been arrested on murder charges. More
June 07, 2013 -- The Houston Police Department today reported that Ashton Charles Davis has been arrested on murder charges in connection with the May 16 fatal shooting of a man at 3400 Pease Street. More
June 07, 2013 -- The Galveston County Sheriff's Office today reported that two suspects were arrested recently after a search of a home at 3038 110th Street in Texas City revealed a hydroponic marijuana growing operation. More
June 07, 2013 -- Two men were rescued Thursday evening, after their boat capsized from severe weather in northwest Trinity Bay. More
June 06, 2013 -- The Harris County Sheriff's Office today reported that deputies discovered more than 1,000 marijuana plants inside a northwest Harris County home after responding to a call of a fire and possible shots fired at the home. More
June 06, 2013 -- The Criminal District Court of Jefferson County has issued an order scheduling the execution of Elroy Chester for June 12. More
June 06, 2013 -- The Harris County Sheriff's Office on Wednesday announced that a tip concerning drug activity from the iWatch Harris County phone app resulted in several arrests. More
June 06, 2013 -- The Galveston County Sheriff's Office today reported on the results of its "Click It or Ticket" Program during the Memorial Day holiday. More
June 05, 2013 -- The United States Coast Guard is urging the public to observe water safety rules while at local beaches and waterways during the summer. More
June 05, 2013 -- Texas Governor Rick Perry today delivered remarks at a memorial service for four Houston firefighters who died while responding to a fire in southwest Houston on May 31. More
June 05, 2013 -- Congressman Al Green today issued a statement in the Congressional Record in tribute to the Houston firefighters who died or were injured in the May 31 fire in southwest Houston. More
June 05, 2013 -- United States Senator John Cornyn today issued a statement honoring the four firefighters who died while responding to a fire in southwest Houston on Friday. More
June 05, 2013 -- The Sugar Land Police Department has released a composite sketch of a suspect wanted in connection with a carjacking that took place on May 26 at a lake near United States Highway 59 and Sugar Creek Center Boulevard. More
June 04, 2013 -- The Texas Department of Public Safety has announced three senior leadership promotions. More
June 04, 2013 -- The United States Coast Guard on Tuesday medevaced a man with a leg injury off the coast of Galveston. More
June 04, 2013 -- The Texas Public Safety Commission and Department of Public Safety Director Steven McCraw today presented awards, including a Purple Heart, to DPS employees. More
June 04, 2013 -- The Houston Fire Department has announced details of a public memorial service to be held on Wednesday for four Houston firefighters who died during a fire in southwest Houston on Friday. More
June 04, 2013 -- The Houston Police Department has reported on the top ten vehicles reported stolen during the month of May. More
June 04, 2013 -- The Texas Department of Public Safety today announced that Robert Anthony Lopez has been added to the state's most wanted list, and a $7,500 reward is being offered for information leading to his arrest. More
June 04, 2013 -- The Houston Fire Department is responding to provide clean-up at an 18-wheeler tanker truck accident at the Interstate 610 West Loop Ramp to Highway 59. More
June 03, 2013 -- Texas Governor Rick Perry on Monday announced that nominations are currently being accepted through July 31 for the 2013 Star of Texas Awards. More
June 03, 2013 -- The Galveston Police Department has arrested three suspects in relation to a robbery that took place on June 1 at a CVS pharmacy located on 2326 61st Street. More
June 03, 2013 -- Houston police are investigating an incident in which a suspect fled Houston police officers resulting in a fatal traffic accident at 9600 Hirsch about 12:55 p.m. More
June 03, 2013 -- Texas Governor Rick Perry has announced that his office is accepting nominations for the 2013 Star of Texas Awards, which honor peace officers, firefighters and emergency medical first responders who were killed or sustained a serious injury in the line of duty. More
June 03, 2013 -- The United States Coast Guard today reported that the upper Mississippi River has been closed to all traffic in response to high water. More
June 03, 2013 -- Judge Colonel Tara Osborn today ruled in favor of Major Nidal Hasan, defendant in the November 2009 shooting incident at Fort Hood in Texas, in his motion to waive defense counsel and defend himself. More
June 03, 2013 -- The Houston Fire Department has announced that a public memorial service will be held on Wednesday for the four firefighters who died in a fire in southwest Houston on Friday. More
June 03, 2013 -- The Houston Fire Department is asking those who wish to contribute donations to the firefighters who died in a fire in southwest Houston on Friday to direct their donations to the 100 Club Survivors Fund. More
June 03, 2013 -- The Texas Department of Public Safety announced that it will participate in "Roadcheck 2013", with personnel performing intensified commercial vehicle inspections Tuesday through Thursday. More
June 03, 2013 -- The Galveston Police Department today released a composite sketch and video of a suspect wanted in connection with an aggravated robbery that took place in the 6100 block of Central City Boulevard on May 14. More
June 03, 2013 -- The Houston Police Department today filed charges of aggravated assault of a public servant against Kevin Conard Jones in connection with an incident on Friday which resulted in his being shot by an officer after reportedly aiming a weapon at police. More
June 03, 2013 -- The Texas Department of Public Safety today announced that the reward for information leading to the arrest of Mark Steven Bauman, a fugitive on the state's most wanted sex offender list, has been increased to $13,000. More
June 03, 2013 -- The Houston Police Department today reported that Kimberly Janette Bob has been arrested on murder charges in connection with the fatal shooting of a man at 3307 Vega on Sunday. More
June 03, 2013 -- Coast Guard crews along the Texas Gulf Coast responded to multiple search and rescue cases Sunday resulting in 17 lives saved or assisted. More
June 02, 2013 -- The Fire Fighters Foundation of Houston has provided information on how the public may contribute to the support of the fallen fighters. More
June 02, 2013 -- The Coast Guard is responding to a collision between a tug pushing barges and a tanker in the Houston Ship Channel. More
June 02, 2013 -- Update: Three Houston Firefighters remain in the hospital from Friday's deadly fire. More
June 01, 2013 -- The Houston Fire Department has provided photos of firefighters who died in a fire in Southwest Houston Friday afternoon. More
June 01, 2013 -- The Houston Fire Department has posted an update on Friday's multiple fatality fire in Southwest Houston. More
May 31, 2013 -- A total of 13 Houston Firefighters have now been transported to the hospital from this afternoon's deadly fire in Southwest Houston which claimed the lives of four Houston Firefighters. More
May 31, 2013 -- The Harris County Sheriff’s Office Critical Incident Response Team and the High Risk Operations Unit safely took into custody a distraught woman armed with a rifle. More
May 31, 2013 -- The Houston Fire Department today responded to a five-alarm fire at the Bhojan Restaurant at 6855 Southwest Freeway. More
May 31, 2013 -- The Harris County Sheriff's Office today held a graduation ceremony for 29 academy cadets who will now be deployed as patrol deputies in training. More
May 31, 2013 -- The Texas Department of Public Safety's Division of Emergency Management today hosted a hurricane emergency response exercise and resource showcase in Austin. More
May 31, 2013 -- The Houston Police Department today announced that two suspects have been charged with murder in the fatal beating and burning of a man at 1323 Witte Road on April 21. More
May 31, 2013 -- The United States Army Corps of Engineers Galveston District today is joining the Association of State Dam Safety Officals and the Federal Emergency Management Agency in recognizing May 31 as National Dam Safety Awareness Day. More
May 31, 2013 -- Texas Governor Rick Perry today urged Texans to prepare their families and homes for the 2013 hurricane season. More
May 30, 2013 -- The United States Coast Guard is responding to a collision between two deep draft ships approximately 30 miles off the coast of Galveston. More
May 30, 2013 -- The United States Coast Guard and the Texas City Police Department are searching for a 25-year-old man who was overtaken by a wave while fishing in the vicinity of Mosquito Island of the Texas City Dike today. More
May 30, 2013 -- The Texas Department of Public Safety today announced that a $10,000 reward is being offered for information leading to the capture of Raul Ambrosio Jimenez, Jr., who is on the state's most wanted fugitives list. More
May 30, 2013 -- Alvin Community College on Wednesday hosted a graduation ceremony for the college's 97th and 98th Law Enforcement Academies. More
May 30, 2013 -- Houston's BARC Animal Shelter and Adoptions is participating in the Houston/Galveston National Weather Workshop on Saturday to talk to Houston residents on how to prepare their pets for an emergency. More
May 30, 2013 -- The City of Sugar Land will host a public meeting on June 20 to receive input regarding the city's hazard mitigation plan. More
May 30, 2013 -- The Houston Police Department today reported that Joshua Mayfield has been arrested in connection with the Wednesday fatal shooting of a man at 5914 Jim Street. More
May 30, 2013 -- United States Senator John Cornyn will hold a roundtable at the Harris County Institute for Forensic Sciences Forensic Genetics Laboratory on Friday to discuss new resources to identify and prosecute perpetrators of sexual assault and other crimes. More
May 30, 2013 -- The Texas General Land Office will host a media day event on June 5 in La Porte regarding the state's Oil Spill Prevention and Response Program. More
May 29, 2013 -- The Texas Departments of Transportation and Public Safety on Wednesday in Houston staged a mock contraflow traffic exercise in preparation for hurricane season. More
May 29, 2013 -- The Harris County Sheriff's Office today announced that drunk driving charges have been filed against 22 people as a result of the office's anti-DWI initiative during the Memorial Day weekend. More
May 29, 2013 -- Presiding Judge Colonel Tara Osborn today ordered a physical exam for Major Nidal M. Hasan, who has requested to represent himself during his trial in the 2009 Fort Hood shootings. More
May 29, 2013 -- The Galveston Police Department is accepting applications for the department's 33rd Citizens Police Academy. More
May 28, 2013 -- Texas Governor Rick Perry on Monday signed into law Senate Bill 1476, which establishes the Veteran Entrepreneur Program at the Texas Veterans Commission. More
May 28, 2013 -- The Alvin Community College Board of Regents has recently received a security report. More
May 28, 2013 -- The Summer Tourism Season on Galveston Island got off to a busy start, according to news releases from the Galveston Island Convention and Visitors Bureau, the City of Galveston and the United States Coast Guard. More
May 28, 2013 -- County Attorney Vince Ryan reports that Judge Alexandra Smoots-Hogan, 164th District Court, today issued a permanent injunction ordering 16 gang members to stay out of a 0.734 square mile area dubbed “the Bray’s Oaks Safety Zone" in southwest Houston. More
May 28, 2013 -- The Texas Parks and Wildlife Deparmtent today reported that game wardens have filed felony charges against Dustin Paul Lunsford of Galveston in connection with a hit-and-run boating accident that took place on Sunday off the coast of Galveston Island. More
May 28, 2013 -- The Harris County Office of Homeland Security and Emergency Management and the Harris County Public Library have formed a partnership to promote hurricane preparedness as the 2013 Hurricane Season begins on June 1. More
May 28, 2013 -- The Houston Police Department is investigating the fatal shooting of a man at 2727 Fondren that took place on Saturday. More
May 28, 2013 -- The Galveston County Office of Emergency Management will conduct full-scale hurricane exercises on Wednesday and Thursday as part of "Operation Storm Ready". More
May 28, 2013 -- The Houston Police Department is investigating the fatal shooting of a man found at 5102 Poinciana on Friday. More
May 28, 2013 -- The United States Coast Guard Sunday night suspended the search for a 48-year-old man and a 10-year-old boy reported missing in San Luis Pass off Galveston. More
May 27, 2013 -- Texas game wardens requested the public’s help in identifying the operator of a motorboat that collided with a sailboat in the Galveston Channel Sunday night. More
May 27, 2013 -- A trial in the lawsuit filed by Harris County Attorney Vince Ryan in coordination with the Brays Oaks Management District against key members of the Crips, Bloods and Most Wanted criminal street gangs will be held before Judge Alexandra Smoots-Hogan on May 28, 2013 at 9:00 am in the 164th District Court, 201 Caroline, Houston Texas. More
May 26, 2013 -- The Coast Guard, which earlier called off a search for a missing swimmer at San Luis Pass, now has launched a search for an adult and a 10-year-old child that were reported missing in San Luis Pass. More
May 26, 2013 -- The Coast Guard has suspended the search for a man reported missing while swimming off the Galveston coast. More
May 25, 2013 -- The United States Coast Guard, Galveston Police Department and Galveston Island Beach Patrol are searching for an 18-year-old man who was last seen swimming in San Luis Pass, off Galveston. More
May 24, 2013 -- The Texas Department of Public Safety encourages residents to participate in "Take 25", a national campaign focusing on child safety. More
May 24, 2013 -- Texas Department of Public Safety Director Steven McCraw today issued a statement regarding Memorial Day. More
May 24, 2013 -- The Houston Police Department today reported that Shiquinta Franklin has been arrested on murder charges in connection with a fatal traffic accident that took place at 2400 North U.S. Highway 59 on Thursday. More
May 24, 2013 -- The Texas Department of Public Safety on Thursday commissioned its newest airplane in honor of Bobby Paul Doherty, a Texas Ranger who was killed in the line of duty in 1978. More
May 24, 2013 -- The Harris County Sheriff's Office will host a free document shredding event on Saturday at its substation in east Harris County. More
May 24, 2013 -- The Texas A&M Forest Service and the Bryan Fire Department have collaborated to create a community wildfire protection plan. More
May 24, 2013 -- The Galveston Fire Department recently took part in a disaster shelter management training course offered by the San Antonio Fire Department. More
May 24, 2013 -- The Houston Police Department today released a composite sketch of a suspect wanted in connection with the sexual assault of an elderly female at 2750 Wallingford on May 14. More
May 23, 2013 -- The Houston Police Department has arrested all four suspects wanted in the fatal shootings that took place on May 13 at 6634 Westwick Drive. More
May 23, 2013 -- The Galveston Chamber of Commerce encourages residents to participate in a tool drive for the Moore, Oklahoma relief effort from May 24 through 29 at 6627 Stewart Road and 2004 Broadway. More
May 23, 2013 -- The Houston Police Department today released surveillance photos of a vehicle involved in a fatal shooting that took place at 12300 Bissonnet. More
May 23, 2013 -- The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration today announced that it is forecasting a 70-percent likelihood of 13-to-20 named storms during the 2013 hurricane season, with three-to-six becoming major hurricanes. More
May 23, 2013 -- Harris County Judge Ed Emmett and Emergency Management Coordinator Mark Sloan will host a news conference on May 31 to discuss preparations for the 2013 hurricane season. More
May 23, 2013 -- The Houston Fire Department on Wednesday responded to a fire in the 10600 block of Aldis, which resulted in minor burns to one resident at the home where the fire occurred. More
May 23, 2013 -- The United States Army Corps of Engineers Galveston District reminds Texans to be aware of water safety rules during the Memorial Day holiday. More
May 22, 2013 -- The Texas Veterans Commission and the United States Department of Veterans Affairs on Monday participated in the "Take the Pledge" event in San Antonio. More
May 22, 2013 -- United States Congressman John Carter on Wednesday in Washington, D.C. released a statement regarding the Homeland Security Appropriations bill. More
May 22, 2013 -- The Houston-Galveston Area Council has announced that its Regional DWI Task Force will operate throughout Memorial Day weekend. More
May 22, 2013 -- United States Congressman John Culberson on Wednesday in Washington, D.C. released a statement regarding the FY 14 Homeland Security Appropriations bill. More
May 22, 2013 -- The City of Galveston will host its annual Hurricane Preparedness Town Hall Meeting on May 29 at the Galveston Island Convention Center. More
May 22, 2013 -- Panel selection has been postponed in the court martial of Major Nidal M. Hasan in connection with the shootings at Fort Hood, Texas in 2009. More
May 22, 2013 -- The Houston Police Department today reported that Jerome Dewon Godine, one of four suspects in the fatal shooting of two people and wounding of a third on May 13, has been arrested, leaving two suspects still wanted by authorities. More
May 22, 2013 -- Harris County Sheriff Adrian Garcia will host a news conference on Friday regarding Memorial Day weekend DWI enforcement and boater and water safety. More
May 22, 2013 -- The League City Police Department has released surveillance video of a vehicle believed to belong to a suspect wanted in connection with a homicide that took place on May 18. More
May 22, 2013 -- The Houston Police Department has released a composite sketch of a suspect wanted in the fatal shooting of a man at 10910 Gulf Freeway on May 4. More
May 21, 2013 -- The Harris County Sheriff's Office on Monday conducted a raid on the CWM Body Shop at 11856 Zuinn Street. More
May 21, 2013 -- The City of Friendswood Office of Emergency Management today advised citizens to monitor local weather and review their emergency plans due to forecasts of possible thunderstorms for the area tonight and Wednesday morning. More
May 21, 2013 -- Texas Governor Rick Perry today activated the State Operations Center due to severe thunderstorms expected to make their way across north and central Texas. More
May 21, 2013 -- The Port of Houston Authority today announced that the first of three new fireboats to be placed in service at the port is departing Lake Ontario on Wednesday on a two-week journey to Houston. More
May 21, 2013 -- The Texas Department of Public Safety today announced that it will increase trooper patrols during the Memorial Day weekend to enforce traffic safety. More
May 21, 2013 -- The Texas Governor's Office on Monday announced that Texas Task Force 1, the state's search and rescue team, has been dispatched to Oklahoma to provide assistance following a large tornado that struck the area. More
May 21, 2013 -- The Texas state chapters of the Association of Public Safety Communications Officials and the National Emergency Number Association will hold a conference through Wednesday at the Hyatt Regency Houston. More
May 20, 2013 -- The Houston Police Department today announced that one suspect has been arrested and three others are being sought in connection with the fatal shooting of two and wounding of a third person at 6634 Westwick Drive on May 13. More
May 20, 2013 -- Harris County Sheriff Adrian Garcia today issued a statement on the death of Sergeant Dwayne Polk, who died in a car accident on Sunday involving a drunk driver. More
May 20, 2013 -- The Galveston County Office of Emergency Management will host training classes for its Community Emergency Response Team beginning in June. More
May 20, 2013 -- The Texas Department of Public Safety today announced that Willie L. Sullivan, who was on the state's list of most wanted sex offenders, was arrested on Thursday in Dallas. More
May 20, 2013 -- The Houston Police Department today reported that Andres Munos-Munos has been arrested on charges of intoxicated manslaughter in connection with a fatal traffic accident that took place on Sunday on West Little York at North Shepherd. More
May 20, 2013 -- Galveston County Criminal District Attorney Jack Roady today announced that his office will participate in the "No-Refusal" enforcement event during the Memorial Day weekend to prevent drunk driving. More
May 20, 2013 -- The Galveston County Sheriff's Office today reported that Jimmy Winfield Brossette of Santa Fe was arrested on May 15 for failing to notify authorities of his relocation from his registered address as a sex offender. More
May 20, 2013 -- Missouri City Fire and Rescue Services will recognize three school employees during tonight's Missouri City City Council meeting for their actions in saving the life of a fellow Elkins High School employee and her unborn child. More
May 19, 2013 -- The 34th Annual Galveston County Fallen Officers Ceremony was held on Wednesday. More
May 17, 2013 -- Texas Attorney General Greg Abbott on Friday traveled to Granbury to participate in a briefing with Governor Rick Perry on the aftermath of Wednesday's North Texas tornadoes. More
May 17, 2013 -- The Houston Independent School District Police Department has announced that it will participate in the national "Click It or Ticket" campaign, which begins Monday. More
May 17, 2013 -- The Galveston County Sheriff's Office will launch its 12th Annual "Click It or Ticket" Seatbelt Mobilization Campaign on Monday. More
May 17, 2013 -- John McCoy, an attorney with the firm representing West Fertilizer Co., on Thursday issued a statement regarding the results of an investigation into the explosion at the fertilizer plant in West, Texas. More
May 16, 2013 -- The United States Coast Guard today hosted a ceremony to mark the transfer of command of Marine Safety Unit Texas City from Captain James Robertson to Commander Ricardo Alonso. More
May 16, 2013 -- The Harris County Sheriff's Office now offers an online misdemeanor warrant information search. More
May 16, 2013 -- The Galveston Police Department on Thursday held its annual awards ceremony in the justice center. More
May 16, 2013 -- The Houston Police Department is seeking a vehicle in the investigation into two fatal shootings that took place on Monday at 6634 Westwick Drive. More
May 16, 2013 -- The Texas Department of Public Safety reports that Juan Jose Villa, a Texas 10 Most Wanted Sex Offender, was arrested on Tuesday in Missouri. More
May 16, 2013 -- Texas Attorney General Greg Abbott's Cyber Crimes Unit on Wednesday arrested John Raymond Williams of Gonzales for child pornography possession. More
May 16, 2013 -- The Texas State Fire Marshal's Office today reported that an investigation into the fertilizer plant explosion that took place West, Texas on April 17 has been concluded with the cause of the fire remaining undetermined. More
May 16, 2013 -- The Harris County Sheriff's Office today announced that two man and a juvenile have been arrested in the beating of a pregnant woman during a home invasion on Wednesday in the 16100 block of Keith Harrow. More
May 16, 2013 -- Galveston County Judge Mark Henry and the Office of Emergency Management today launched its countdown to the 2013 hurricane season with a digital billboard announcement in partnership with Clear Channel Outdoor. More
May 16, 2013 -- The Harris County Sheriff's Office will host a graduation ceremony tonight for Class No. 35 of the Citizen's Police Academy. More
May 16, 2013 -- The Dickinson Police Department on Wednesday hosted the 34th Annual Galveston County Fallen Officers memorial service. More
May 16, 2013 -- The Harris County Sheriff's Office on Wednesday reported that Jason D. Finley has been arrested on murder charges in connection with the April 2 fatal stabbing of Darlishia Watson. More
May 16, 2013 -- Harris County Attorney Vince Ryan today announced that he has filed a lawsuit against the Plainfield Inn in the Sharpstown area, where Houston police recently arrested approximately 50 prostitutes, to stop criminal activity at the hotel. More
May 16, 2013 -- The United States Coast Guard will host an open house on Saturday at Coast Guard Station Port Aransas as part of National Safe Boating Week. More
May 16, 2013 -- The United States Coast Guard on Tuesday diverted a crew conducting a training flight to rescue a man whose jet ski capsized in South Bay off Port Aransas. More
May 15, 2013 -- The Harris County Sheriff's Office today announced that four suspects have been arrested in connection with the armed robbery of a mobile phone store on Tuesday in north Harris County. More
May 15, 2013 -- The Texas Department of Public Safety is encouraging residents to report suspicious behaviors that may indicate criminal or terrorist activity to the department's iWATCh website. More
May 15, 2013 -- The United States Coast Guard is taking part in "Wear Your Life Jacket to Work Day" on Friday, to increase awareness of boating safety. More
May 15, 2013 -- The Federal Emergency Management Agency has announced that Dr. Gerry Bell, a climate expert with the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, will present an online webinar on Tuesday to discuss the 2013 Atlantic Hurricane Season forecast. More
May 14, 2013 -- The Texas Department of Public Safety today held a memorial ceremony in honor of 10 Texas law enforcement officers who died in the line of duty during the last year. More
May 14, 2013 -- The Fifty Club of Galveston County recognized outstanding law enforcement officers on Tuesday. More
May 14, 2013 -- An endangered sea turtle and five sharks were released back to the ocean late Sunday night after the Coast Guard spotted Mexicans fishing illegally in U.S. waters, approximately one mile north of the U.S. and Mexico border. More
May 13, 2013 -- The Texas Municipal Human Resources Association of Texas recently presented the "Innovations in Human Resources Management" award to Galveston Police Chief Henry Porretto at a ceremony in Frisco, Texas. More
May 13, 2013 -- Houston police are investigating the death of a man who jumped off the 14th floor of the Walker at Main Parking garage at 820 Main at about 11 a.m. More
May 13, 2013 -- The Harris County Sheriff's Office has released a composite sketch of a woman whose remains were found in a garbage bag in the 12500 block of Walters Road in October. More
May 13, 2013 -- The Harris County District Attorney's Office Appellate Division recently argued a case before the United States Supreme Court. More
May 13, 2013 -- The City of Houston Municipal Courts Department will host mini municipal court clinics this week in predominately Hispanic neighborhoods to help citizens understand how to handle court business. More
May 13, 2013 -- The Texas Department of Public Safety has advised residents to make preparations early for the upcoming hurricane season, which begins on June 1. More
May 13, 2013 -- The Houston Police Department today reported that Jeanette Ochoa, victim in a shooting that took place on May 4 at 3013 North Hagerman, has died. More
May 13, 2013 -- The Galveston Police Department will participate in the 34th Annual Memorial Service at Dickinson Police Department on Wednesday, as well as host other activities in observance of National Police Week. More
May 12, 2013 -- The Houston Fire Department reports that a man died in a house fire in the 800 block of North Loop near North Main Near N. Main. More
May 12, 2013 -- Santa Fe Police Chief Kenneth Campbell has posted a message thanking those who worked for the successful passage of the special bond issue for a Justice Center. More
May 10, 2013 -- The Texas Department of Public Safety has added Juan Carlos Pena and Willie L. Sullivan to the Texas 10 Most Wanted Sex Offender list. More
May 10, 2013 -- The United States Attorney's Office for the Western District of Texas today announced that Bryce Ashley Reed of West, Texas has been arrested on charges related to possessing an unregistered destructive device after finding bomb making materials said to belong to Reed at a residence in Abbott, Texas. More
May 10, 2013 -- Harris County Sheriff Adrian Garcia on Thursday unveiled a permanent interactive web site memorializing all sheriff's and constables' deputies who have died in the line of duty. More
May 10, 2013 -- The Houston Police Department memorial service for tonight has been moved indoors to the Fonde Recreational Center due to severe weather. More
May 10, 2013 -- Update: The University of Texas Medical Branch Police Department has issued an "all clear" following a report of a robbery on campus after the alleged victim recanted their statement on being robbed. More
May 10, 2013 -- The Houston Fire Department today dispatched a high water rescue team after receiving a report of two people in a vehicle trapped by high water at South Braeswood and Chimney Rock. More
May 10, 2013 -- Texas Department of Public Safety Director Steven McCraw today directed the Texas Rangers to join the McLennan County Sheriff's Office in launching a criminal investigation into the explosion at a fertilizer plant in West, Texas. More
May 10, 2013 -- The Texas Department of Public Safety is reminding residents to utilize the new driver license "mega centers" before and during the high volume summer months at local offices. More
May 09, 2013 -- Houston Fire Department Arson Investigators have arrested Raul Garcia in connection with the fire that occurred on Wednesday at 2314 Wheeler. More
May 09, 2013 -- The trial judge in United States vs. Major Nidal M. Hasan on Thursday at Fort Hood held a pretrial hearing and issued several rulings from the bench. More
May 09, 2013 -- The City of Houston Municipal Courts Department today announced that Associate Presiding Judge Maria Casanova has been selected as the 2012 Jurist of the Year by the Texas Municipal Courts Association. More
May 09, 2013 -- The Dickinson Police Department on Wednesday arrested Jarron Alexander Nealy on murder charges in connection with the fatal stabbing of a man in the 3500 block of Baker Drive. More
May 09, 2013 -- Harris County Sheriff Adrian Garcia and the sheriff's office Honor Guard will host the Harris County Peace Officers' Memorial Ceremony on Thursday at the Crime Stoppers proposed site for the Harris County Peace Officers' Memorial Plaza. More
May 09, 2013 -- Harris County Attorney Vince Ryan reports that he has reached an agreement with the property owners and the owners of two Brays Oaks convenience stores to help fight crime that occurs around those businesses. More
May 09, 2013 -- Two Houston firefighters suffered injuries on Wednesday evening in a house fire at in the 2300 block of Wheeler at Dowling. More
May 09, 2013 -- United States Coast Guard crews are searching for three or four men aboard a white 29-foot Chris-Craft Catalina sport fishing boat about 95 miles southeast of Galveston. More
May 08, 2013 -- The Harris County Sheriff's Office on Tuesday arrested 12 suspects during an undercover prostitution sting in north Harris County. More
May 08, 2013 -- The City of Galveston recently held a badge pinning ceremony for nine new firefighters and recognized promotions for 11 current members of the Galveston Fire Department. More
May 08, 2013 -- The Texas Department of Transportation has issued a reminder to Texas motorists to wear their safety belts as part of its "Click It or Ticket" campaign. More
May 08, 2013 -- The Houston Police Department reports that Joshua David World, a suspect wanted and charged in the recent shooting of a woman, was found deceased on Monday in Webster. More
May 07, 2013 -- Houston police have released surveillance video in the investigation into the fatal shooting of a man at 10910 Gulf Freeway #195 about 1:30 a.m. last Saturday. More w/Video
May 07, 2013 -- The Houston Police Department will host several events for National Police Week, which is observed May 10-17. More
May 06, 2013 -- The City of League City reports that attempted murder suspect Joshua World was found on Monday in unincorporated Harris County by United States Marshals. More
May 06, 2013 -- Members of the Gulf Coast Violent Offenders and Fugitives Task Force tracked down wanted fugitive Joshua World to a vacant home in the 2600 block of Heritage Colony in southeast Harris County this afternoon. More
May 06, 2013 -- Galveston Fire Chief Jeff Smith announced his retirement from the City of Galveston as of Tuesday. More
May 06, 2013 -- The Galveston College Law Enforcement Academy is accepting applications for its next class. More
May 06, 2013 -- The League City Police Department today reported that the search continues for Joshua World, a suspect who fired on officers with the United States Marshals Office who had attempted to serve World a warrant on Sunday. More
May 06, 2013 -- The Harris County Sheriff's Office today released a photo of a person of interest in connection with the May 4 fatal shooting of a man at a washateria at 1106 West Road. More
May 06, 2013 -- The Harris County Sheriff's Office today announced that it has launched a new website name, www.harriscountyso.org. More
May 06, 2013 -- The Galveston County Sheriff's Office recently conducted its county-wide warrant round-up, which resulted in approximately 20 arrests. More
May 06, 2013 -- The Harris County Sheriff's Office is seeking the public's assistance in locating Joshua World, a fugitive who fled from police attempting to serve a warrant for his arrest on Sunday in League City. More
May 05, 2013 -- A 45-year-old man was medevaced Sunday morning after crewmembers found him unconscious aboard a crew boat approximately 76 miles off Cameron, Louisiana. More w/Video
May 03, 2013 -- The Houston Police Department is currently investigating the fatal shooting of an armed suspect, Carnell Marcus Moore, on Thursday at Bush Intercontinental Airport. More
May 03, 2013 -- The United States Coast Guard today reported that a fishing boat assisted two kayakers in returning to land after their kayaks had been pushed out to sea off High Island by strong winds. More
May 03, 2013 -- The Harris County Sheriff's Office today reported that two deputies responded to a double shooting and robbery at a car body shop in the 11700 block of Conner. More
May 03, 2013 -- The Texas Department of Public Safety today announced that Noah Earl Allen, Jr., who was on the state's most wanted sex offenders list, has been arrested in San Antonio. More
May 03, 2013 -- Harris County Attorney Vince Ryan today announced that he has filed a lawsuit against the Mint Apartments to force the apartment's owners to take steps to reduce crime. More
May 03, 2013 -- The Galveston Police Department on Thursday located Misty and Savannah Sloan, two girls reported missing from Kingsland, Texas in an Amber Alert, and have arrested two suspects with harboring a runaway. More
May 02, 2013 -- The Dickinson Police Department will host the 34th Annual Memorial Ceremony Honoring Fallen Officers of Galveston County on May 15 on the front lawn of the Dickinson City Hall. More
May 02, 2013 -- The Texas Department of Public Safety has activated Amber Alerts for Savannah and Misty Sloan, aged 13 and 15, who were last seen in Kingsland, Texas on May 1. More
May 02, 2013 -- The City of Port Arthur Fire Department has awarded eight scholarships to residents who plan to attend the Lamar Institute of Technology's Regional Fire Academy or the emergency medical technology program. More
May 02, 2013 -- The Texas Department of Public Safety today announced that the reward for information leading to the capture of Juan Carlos Marizcal has been increased to $20,000. More
May 02, 2013 -- The Clear Lake Emergency Medical Corps today announced that it has placed a new ambulance on duty through assistance from a $30,000 grant from the Texas Department of State Health Services. More
May 02, 2013 -- The City of Galveston today announced that residents can receive updates on emergency information, preparedness and safety tips, and other safety alerts through the Office of Emergency Management's Facebook and Twitter pages. More
May 02, 2013 -- The United States Army Corps of Engineers Galveston District's Water Safety Team has launched its summer water safety campaign. More
May 02, 2013 -- The United States Coast Guard on Wednesday announced that it is working with federal, state and local agencies to mitigate possible impacts from an oil platform off of Matagorda Island that has developed a small water leak from a tank that also contains crude oil. More
May 02, 2013 -- The Houston Police Department today released a composite sketch of a suspect wanted in at least six cases of indecent exposure in the Kingwood area since November. More
May 01, 2013 -- The Harris County Sheriff's Office and Constable Precinct 3 on Wednesday announced the results and expansion of the Harris County Joint Task Force in east Harris County. More
May 01, 2013 -- The Federal Emergency Management Agency on Wednesday announced that the emergency disaster declaration for the State of Texas declared on April 19 has been expanded to allow access to Individual Assistance grants for those affected by the explosion in McLennan County. More
May 01, 2013 -- The Harris County Sheriff's Office today announced that aggravated assault charges have been filed against Henry Giron in connection with an armed robbery that took place on Tuesday at the Community Bank of Texas in Crosby. More
May 01, 2013 -- Harris County Sheriff Adrian Garcia today joined Harris County Constable for Precinct 3 Ken Jones in announcing the expansion of the recently formed Harris County Joint Task Force. More
May 01, 2013 -- The Sugar Land Citizens Police Academy Alumni Association, in partnership with the Sugar Land Skeeters and Republic Harley Davidson, will host the Fifth Annual Law Enforcement Memorial Ride on May 18. More
May 01, 2013 -- The Houston Community Preparedness Collaborative today launched its inaugural "May Day Houston" event as an official preparedness day, with Houston fire stations open to citizens tonight. More
May 01, 2013 -- The United States Army Military District of Washington has announced that an article 39(a) pre-trial hearing for Private First Class Bradley E. Manning will be held on May 7 at Fort George G. Meade in Maryland. More
May 01, 2013 -- Houston's BARC Animal Shelter and Adoptions and the Houston Police Department on Tuesday asked residents to help reduce animal cruelty by reporting cases to the police. More
April 30, 2013 -- The United States Senate Committee on Environment and Public Works has announced that it will investigate the West, Texas chemical disaster. More
April 30, 2013 -- The public is being asked to contact the Harris County Sheriff's Office or Crime Stoppers of Houston with information about the fugitive suspect in a robbery at the Community Bank of Texas at 14100 FM 2100 in Crosby on Tuesday. More
April 30, 2013 -- The Texas Department of Public Safety has announced that Gus Matthew Soto, a fugitive on the state's most wanted list, is in custody after being arrested on April 26 in Spring. More
April 30, 2013 -- The Harris County Office of Homeland Security & Emergency Management will launch its virtual countdown to the 2013 hurricane season, which begins June 1, on Wednesday via digital billboards in the area. More
April 30, 2013 -- The City of Seabrook will host a Hurricane Preparedness Workshop on May 11 at Seabrook City Hall. More
April 30, 2013 -- The Texas Department of Public Safety today announced that Noah Earl Allen, Jr. has been added to the state's most wanted sex offender list and that a $3,000 reward has been offered for information leading to his capture. More
April 30, 2013 -- The Houston Police Department today released surveillance video of a suspect wanted in a robbery at 9652 Beechnut that took place on January 3. More
April 29, 2013 -- The Texas Legislature on Monday in Austin recognized the Texas Department of Public Safety as part of the "Day at the State Capitol". More
April 29, 2013 -- Texas Attorney General Greg Abbott today announced that his office's Cyber Crimes Unit arrested more than 36 suspected online sexual predators and child pornographers in the past year. More
April 29, 2013 -- United States Customs and Border Protection today announced that Judson W. Murdock, II has assumed command as the new director of field operations at the Houston Field Office. More
April 29, 2013 -- The Harris County Sheriff's Office today reported that a male suspect was killed after being confronted by a sheriff's deputy while the suspect was in the process of robbing a convenience store at 11720 State Highway 249. More
April 28, 2013 -- The Harris County Sheriff's Office will hold a blood drive honoring Deputy Brian Bevil, a former Major League Baseball pitcher for the Kansas City Royals, who is currently battling colon cancer on Monday, April 29 701 N. San Jacinto. More
April 26, 2013 -- A Harris County jury on Friday sentenced Norma Jean Clark to twenty-five years in prison for the 1987 murder of her husband, Edmund Clark, in north Harris County. More
April 26, 2013 -- Texas Attorney General Greg Abbott has resolved the State's enforcement action against Austin-based legal services provider Just for People, Inc. More
April 26, 2013 -- The Harris County Sheriff's Office captured two bank robbery suspects and two off-duty Houston Police Department officers killed another suspect on Friday at the Regions Bank at 7044 East FM 1960. More
April 26, 2013 -- The Harris County Sheriff's Office on Thursday conducted an operation at two southwest Harris County game rooms. More
April 26, 2013 -- The Galveston Police Department has posted a news release about Thursday’s arrests of three people in a joint operation by Galveston Vice and Narcotics Division, FBI Street Crimes Unit, DEA, and Galveston County Sheriff’s Department’s Narcotics Unit at 18 Colony Park Circle in Galveston. More
April 26, 2013 -- Harris County Sheriff's deputies captured two bank robbers after an off-duty Houston Police Department officer shot and killed their accomplice around 2 p.m. today. More
April 26, 2013 -- The Houston Police Department will host a prescription drug take-back event on Saturday at various locations as part of National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day. More
April 26, 2013 -- The Texas Department of Public Safety on Thursday arrested Nicholas Vonwayne Prejean, one of the state's most wanted sex offenders. More
April 26, 2013 -- The Galveston County Sheriff's Office on Thursday arrested four suspects and seized drugs valued at $60,000 in an undercover operation in Galveston. More
April 25, 2013 -- Texas Attorney General Greg Abbott on Thursday traveled to Waco to attend the memorial service for the victims of the West, Texas fertilizer plant explosion. More
April 25, 2013 -- A Harris County jury has sentenced Manuel Richard Pena to life in prison for the 1982 murder of Sherri Strong. More
April 25, 2013 -- A United States Coast Guard rescue swimmer on Thursday medevaced a man from the Gulf of Mexico to the University of Texas Medical Branch in Galveston. More
April 25, 2013 -- The Pasadena Police Department will host a prescription drug take back event and vehicle identification number etching services on Saturday. More
April 25, 2013 -- The City of La Marque will host a town hall meeting on May 7 to discuss hurricane awareness and preparedness. More
April 25, 2013 -- The Houston Police Department today reported that charges of injury to elderly causing serious bodily injury have been filed against Otis James Morris in the assault of his mother at 5859 Heron Street on Wednesday. More
April 25, 2013 -- The Houston Police Department today released sketches and surveillance video of suspects wanted for questioning in connection with the fatal beating and burning of a man at 1323 Witte Road on April 21. More
April 25, 2013 -- Galveston County Emergency Management Coordinator David Popoff has posted a schedule of Town Hall Meetings to provide information about hurricane season preparedness. More
April 24, 2013 -- The Harris County Sheriff's Office today reported that a tip submitted through the "iWatchHarrisCounty" mobile app led to the seizure of more than $2 million in drugs and the arrest of two suspects. More
April 24, 2013 -- The Harris County Sheriff's Office today reported that Charles Eric Davenport has been arrested on sexual assault charges associated with at least seven sexual assaults in north Harris County. More
April 23, 2013 -- The Harris County Sheriff’s Office has announced that a missing east Harris County woman has been found deceased in Jefferson County. More
April 23, 2013 -- The Houston Police Department today arrested Andrew Gregory Ealy on murder charges in relation to the death of a man at 500 Rusk. More
April 23, 2013 -- The Houston Independent School District Police Department today reported that charges of making a terroristic threat have been filed against Rodney Joseph Sauls, a student at Westbury High School, for making a bomb threat against the school earlier in the month. More
April 22, 2013 -- The Harris County Sheriff's Office today reported that J.C. Godby, a detention officer with the sheriff's office, died following a traffic accident while on a motorcycle on Saturday. More
April 22, 2013 -- The Texas Department of Public Safety today reported that two of the state's most wanted fugitives have been captured within the last week. More
April 22, 2013 -- The Houston Police Department today announced that murder charges have been filed against Alan Pozzerle in connection with the fatal assault of a man at 1300 East 29th Street on April 19. More
April 22, 2013 -- The Missouri City Police Department will host a prescription drug take back event on April 27 as part of National Prescription Drug "Take Back" Day. More
April 22, 2013 -- The Texas A&M Forest Service on Friday announced that several Texas fire departments have been mobilized to assist with emergency response in West, Texas. More
April 21, 2013 -- The United States Coast Guard has suspended the search for four missing fishermen off the Galveston coast. More
April 19, 2013 -- The Galveston County Community Coalition of the Bay Area Council on Drugs and Alcohol is participating in the national Alcohol Awareness Month during the month of April. More
April 19, 2013 -- Texas Department of Agriculture Commissioner Todd Staples on Friday traveled to West, Texas to survey the damage of the fertilizer plant explosion and offer recovery assistance. More
April 19, 2013 -- Adair Grain Inc. on Friday released a statement regarding the fertilizer plant explosion in West, Texas. More
April 19, 2013 -- Texas Governor Rick Perry on Friday toured the disaster zone in West, Texas. More
April 19, 2013 -- United States Senator John Cornyn today issued a statement following a tour of the West, Texas fertilizer explosion site. More
April 19, 2013 -- The Harris County Sheriff's Department today announced that the Texas Commission on Jail Standards has found the Harris County Jail System to be in full compliance with state regulations. More
April 19, 2013 -- The McLennan 100 Club today announced that it is collecting donations for the West Volunteer Fire Department and EMS personnel to help rebuild the departments from Wednesday's explosion at a fertilizer plant in the town. More
April 19, 2013 -- The United States Coast Guard today rescued one crewmember and is searching for four others after their fishing vessel sank 115 miles southeast of Galveston. More
April 19, 2013 -- The Houston Police Department today reported that Emanuel Joseph Babineaux, a suspect wanted into the fatal shooting of a man at 3700 Campbell Street on April 11, has been arrested and charged with murder. More
April 19, 2013 -- The United States Chemical Safety Board today reported that 12 investigators with the board have been deployed to West, Texas to assess the area of impact and determine the cause and contributing factors of an explosion at a fertilizer plant that took place on Wednesday. More
April 19, 2013 -- Houston Municipal Court Associate Judge David Fraga is promoting a pledge to teenagers who visit his court to not text while driving. More
April 19, 2013 -- The Houston Police Department today identified a man and woman fatally shot on Wednesday at 1325 Greens Parkway as Anthony Contreras and Elizabeth Mayorga. More
April 19, 2013 -- The Texas Department of Public Safety today reported that troopers made more than 1,000 drunk driving arrests during the Spring Break special enforcement period in March. More
April 18, 2013 -- The Texas Department of Public Safety on Thursday released a statement regarding the Kaufman County murders. More
April 18, 2013 -- The Texas Department of Public Safety on Thursday issued a statement regarding the fertilizer plant explosion in West, Texas. More
April 18, 2013 -- Texas A&M Forest Service has activated members of three regional All-Hazard Incident Management Teams following the fertilizer plant explosion in West, Texas. More
April 18, 2013 -- Texas Attorney General Greg Abbott on Thursday traveled to West, Texas to participate in a briefing on the fertilizer plant explosion. More
April 18, 2013 -- Texas Department of Public Safety Director Steven McCraw today issued a statement regarding the arrest of Eric Williams and Kim Williams in the murders of Kaufman County District Attorney Mike McLelland, his wife Cindy McLelland, and Assistant Aistrict Attorney Mark Hasse. More
April 18, 2013 -- The University of Houston Police Department today announced that the department has arrested three men in two unrelated crimes that occurred on campus recently. More
April 18, 2013 -- The Texas A&M Forest Service has deployed its Incident Management Team to West, Texas to respond to the explosion at a fertilizer plant that occurred on Wednesday. More
April 18, 2013 -- Texas Governor Rick Perry today met with state officials to discuss the state's response to an explosion at a fertilizer plant in West, Texas. More
April 18, 2013 -- The Texas Department of Transportation on Wednesday hosted a live re-enactment of a work zone crash in Houston in observance of National Work Zone Awareness Week, which is April 15-19. More
April 18, 2013 -- Texas Governor Rick Perry today issued a statement regarding an explosion that took place at a fertilizer plant in West, Texas. More
April 18, 2013 -- United States Senator John Cornyn today spoke on the Senate floor regarding the explosion at a fertilizer plant in West, Texas. More
April 18, 2013 -- United States Senators John Cornyn and Ted Cruz today issued a joint statement on the explosion at a fertilizer plant in West, Texas. More
April 18, 2013 -- President Barack Obama today issued a statement on the fertilizer plant explosion that took place in West, Texas. More
April 18, 2013 -- The Houston Fire Department today deployed 19 personnel to West, Texas to respond to an explosion that took place at a fertilizer plant in the early morning hours. More
April 17, 2013 -- The Texas Senate on Wednesday confirmed the appointments of Ada Brown and Randy Watson to serve as commissioners of the Texas Public Safety Commission. More
April 17, 2013 -- The Harris County Sheriff's Office has arrested three individuals who they say robbed a pharmacy store in northwest Harris County on Tuesday. More
April 17, 2013 -- The Texas Public Safety Commission and the Department of Public Safety Director Steven McCraw today presented the inaugural William P. Clements Award to two DPS employees for their service. More
April 17, 2013 -- The Harris County Sheriff's Office is seeking the public's assistance in solving the 1995 murder of Patricia Wainstein, who was found dead in the 17100 block of Market Street. More
April 17, 2013 -- The Sugar Land Police Department has released surveillance video of two men who robbed a McDonald's restaurant on April 11. More
April 16, 2013 -- The University of Houston Police Department today announced that two suspects have been arrested in connection with an armed robbery at the Cambridge Oaks Student Village on April 13. More
April 16, 2013 -- The Texas Department of Public Safety has added Charles Edward Robertson-Davis to the state's top 10 most wanted fugitive list, and is offering a $10,000 reward for information leading to his capture. More
April 16, 2013 -- Texas Attorney General Greg Abbott today announced that his Cyber Crimes Unit has arrested Alberto Guerrero Gomez for sexually soliciting a minor online. More
April 16, 2013 -- The Texas Department of Public Safety is encouraging residents to renew their drivers license or identification card early or online to avoid crowds at DPS offices during the summer months. More
April 16, 2013 -- The Galveston Police Department is seeking information from the public regarding any others involved in an accident with a truck involved in a fatal wreck at 13th and Avenue M on April 8. More
April 16, 2013 -- The Texas Department of Transportation will host a live re-enactment of a work zone crash on Wednesday in Houston in observance of National Work Zone Awareness Week. More
April 15, 2013 -- The Webster Police Department has arrested Angel Alfredo Flores-Soriano and Christian Gardea for the charges of on-line solicitation of a minor. More
April 15, 2013 -- The Galveston County Sheriff's Office on Monday arrested Kyle Weeks of Alvin after his escape from a previous arrest. More
April 15, 2013 -- Houston Independent School District today announced that the district's police department has filed charges of indecency with a child against Devin Delarosa, a former school security guard. More
April 15, 2013 -- The Houston Police Department today announced that Camile Ermine Stanley has been arrested on two counts of intoxicated manslaughter in connection with a fatal traffic accident that took place on Sunday at 1900 North Sam Houston Parkway East. More
April 12, 2013 -- The Fort Hood Public Affairs Office has announced that the next pretrial hearing in the court martial of Major Nidal Hasan, suspect in the shootings that took place at Fort Hood in 2009 will be on April 16. More
April 12, 2013 -- The Sugar Land Police Department today reported that Jingxue Hao was arrested after undercover offices saw the man expose himself in front of a woman and children in the Telfair subdivision. More
April 12, 2013 -- Three men were brought to safety by a good Samaritan after the men's shrimp boat caught fire just north of the South Galveston Jetty, Friday. More w/Video
April 12, 2013 -- The Houston Police Department today reported that one suspect has been arrested and another is being sought in connection with an incident involving an armed robbery that took place on Thursday at 5887 Westheimer. More
April 12, 2013 -- The City of Seabrook today expressed its sympathies to the family and friends of Seabrook Police Officer Leon Waltman, who passed away on Thursday. More
April 12, 2013 -- The Houston Police Department is asking for the public's assistance in locating Emanual Joseph Babineaux, a suspect wanted on murder charges in connection with Thursday's fatal shooting of a man at 3700 Campbell Street. More
April 12, 2013 -- The Galveston County Sheriff's Office on Wednesday arrested Robert Barlow on charges of failing to register as a sex offender. More
April 12, 2013 -- The City of Dickinson Police Department's Crime Victim's Assistance Program has received funding to promote community awareness during the 2013 National Crime Victims' Rights Week, which will take place from April 21 through 27. More
April 11, 2013 -- The Houston Police Department today reported that charges of aggravated assault against a public servant have been filed against Xavier Jamal Francis in connection with an incident that took place on Wednesday at 4700 Allen. More
April 11, 2013 -- Update: The Houston Fire Department has tapped out the scene at 3350 Rogerdale at Nature Best. More
April 11, 2013 -- The Houston Fire Department will hold a graduation ceremony tonight for 44 graduates from the department's training academy. More
April 11, 2013 -- The Texas Department of Public Safety today commissioned its newest airplane, which was named in honor of late DPS Agent Patrick Allen Randel. More
April 11, 2013 -- The United States Attorney's Office for the Northern District of Texas on Wednesday announced that Jesse Brister, aka "Bozo" of Conroe, Texas, has been indicted on charges of mailing threatening communications to law enforcement. More
April 11, 2013 -- Update: The University of St. Thomas has cleared its campus through a security sweep due to a bomb threat issued earlier in the day, which resulted in suspending classes. More
April 11, 2013 -- The Houston Police Department is seeking the public's assistance in identifying a suspect or suspects involved in the fatal shooting of a man at 4700 South Kirkwood on September 9, 2012. More
April 11, 2013 -- American Federation of Teachers President Randi Weingarten on Wednesday issued a statement regarding a stabbing that took place on Tuesday at Lone Star College's Cypress-Fairbanks campus. More
April 10, 2013 -- The Houston Police Department on Tuesday hosted a demonstration, featuring a plain clothes officer breaking into a vehicle, to increase awareness of car burglaries. More
April 10, 2013 -- Galveston Police Chief Henry Porretto and Sergeant Destin Sims have been named recipients of the 2012 State of Texas Law Enforcement Achievement Award for Public Service. More
April 10, 2013 -- The Houston Police Department today released composite sketches of two suspects wanted in the March 29 kidnapping and sexual assault of a woman in southeast Houston. More
April 10, 2013 -- Update: Investigators have identified the suspect in Tuesday's stabbings at Lone Star Cy-Fair as Dylan Andrew Quick More
April 09, 2013 -- United States Senator John Cornyn today spoke on the senate floor to express his sympathies for the victims of a multiple-stabbing at Lone Star College. More
April 09, 2013 -- The Texas Department of Transportation has launched its statewide "Talk. Text. Crash." campaign to increase awareness of the dangers of distracted driving. More
April 09, 2013 -- The Harris County Sheriff's Office is seeking the public's assistance in locating Randy Segura, a person of interest in a murder that took place on Monday at 115 South 4th Street in Highlands, Texas. More
April 08, 2013 -- Harris County Attorney Vince Ryan announced today that a lawsuit has been filed against a northeast Houston game room where a security guard was shot on Sunday. More
April 08, 2013 -- The Houston Police Department today reported that Roger Mark Lovell has been arrested on charges of intoxicated manslaughter and intoxicated assault in connection with a fatal traffic accident that took place on April 5 in the 5900 block of U.S. Highway 59. More
April 08, 2013 -- The Houston Police Department is seeking the public's assistance in identifying and locating an unknown suspect wanted in connection with an incident involving an officer firing on the suspect on April 6 in the 4700 block of Wenda. More
April 08, 2013 -- The Sugar Land Police Department today reported that a man was fatally shot by police on Sunday after he had threatened officers with a rifle. More
April 08, 2013 -- The United States Coast Guard issued a notice stating that it will hold a public meeting in Houston on April 25 to receive comments on its proposed rule on Transportation Worker Identification Credential reader requirements. More
April 07, 2013 -- Two boaters were rescued on Saturday night by persons aboard the vessel Seatow, while the Galveston Police Department Marine Division stood by with a rescue swimmer. More
April 05, 2013 -- The Harris County Sheriff's Office has charged Anthony Tang with a second case of indecency with a child. More
April 05, 2013 -- The United States Coast Guard and Houston Police Department on Thursday stopped a security zone violator in the Houston Ship Channel. More
April 05, 2013 -- The Texas Department of Public Safety today reported that Brian Allen Tucker, an escaped murder suspect, was arrested on Thursday in Cooper, Texas. More
April 05, 2013 -- Harris County Sheriff Adrian Garcia will serve as honorary chair of the 2013 Fight for Air Climb in Houston on Saturday, leading the climb up 48 floors of First City Tower. More
April 05, 2013 -- Galveston County Criminal District Attorney Jack Roady presented proclamations in observance of April as Sexual Assault Awareness Month and Child Abuse Prevention Month to the Resource & Crisis Center of Galveston County on Tuesday. More
April 04, 2013 -- The Texas Department of Public Safety has added Brian Allen Tucker to the Texas 10 Most Wanted Fugitive list. More
April 04, 2013 -- The Harris County Sheriff's Office on Tuesday arrested James Kevin Husky, who was wanted on felony theft charges. More
April 04, 2013 -- Texas Governor Rick Perry today gave remarks at a public memorial service for Kaufman County District Attorney Mike McLelland and his wife, Cynthia McLelland, who were killed at their home. More
April 04, 2013 -- Galveston County Sheriff Henry Trochesset today announced that Clyde Edwin Hedrick has been arrested in connection with the 1984 murder of Ellen Rae Beason. More
April 04, 2013 -- The Houston Police Department today released a composite sketch of a suspect wanted in the fatal shooting of a man at 301 West Little York on January 16. More
April 04, 2013 -- Harris County Sheriff Adrian Garcia and deputies will serve lunch on Friday for the children and families awaiting organ transplants at the Ronald McDonald House in honor of National Donate Life Month. More
April 04, 2013 -- Texas Governor Rick Perry today announced that his office is offering a $100,000 reward for information leading to the arrest and indictment of the person or people responsible for the deaths of Kaufman County Assistant District Attorney Mark Hasse and District Attorney Mike McLelland and his wife, Cynthia McLelland. More
April 04, 2013 -- The Resource and Crises Center of Galveston County held a Take Back the Night event Monday evening to inform the public of Child Abuse Prevention Month and Sexual Assault Awareness Month. More
April 03, 2013 -- The Federal Emergency Management Agency has awarded more than $31.2 million to Texas for reimbursement of costs to fight wildfires that occurred in 2011 in several counties throughout the state. More
April 03, 2013 -- The United States Coast Guard will host several meetings concerning the Transportation Worker Identification Credential Reader Requirements Notice of Proposed Rulemaking, with a meeting in Houston on April 25. More
April 03, 2013 -- The Texas Department of Public Safety on Tuesday reported that customer wait times at the department's six new Driver License "Mega Centers" averaged fewer than 20 minutes during the peak demand period of March 11-15. More
April 03, 2013 -- The University of Houston-Clear Lake Police Department recently held a swearing in ceremony for two new members of the department. More
April 02, 2013 -- Registration is currently open for the Galveston Police Department's 32nd Citizens Police Academy. More
April 02, 2013 -- The Friendswood Police Department today reported that a bat picked up at Friendswood High School on March 28 has tested positive for rabies. More
April 02, 2013 -- Houston Mayor Annise Parker today kicked-off the "It Can Wait, Houston" anti-texting while driving public awareness campaign. More
April 02, 2013 -- The United States Army Corps of Engineers Galveston District on Monday held its eighth annual April Pools Day, a water safety campaign, at the Houston Swim Club. More
April 02, 2013 -- The Texas Department of Public Safety today announced the release of its 2012 Texas Gang Threat Assessment, which provides an overview of gang activity in the state. More
April 01, 2013 -- The Friendswood Police Department today provided its activity report for the week of March 25 through April 1. More
April 01, 2013 -- The Harris County Institute of Forensic Sciences is seeking the public's assistance in locating next of kin for two recently deceased individuals. More
April 01, 2013 -- The Texas Department of Public Safety today announced that the reward for information leading to the capture of Juan Jose Villa, a sex offender on the state's most wanted list, has been increased to $15,000. More
April 01, 2013 -- The Greater Harris County 9-1-1 Emergency Network will run a public education message at area wide movie theaters in April as part of National 9-1-1 Education Month. More
March 31, 2013 -- A 28-year-old man was medevaced after sustaining about a 20-foot fall aboard a tanker in the fairway anchorage off Sabine, approximately 55 miles southeast of Port Arthur, Saturday afternoon. More
March 30, 2013 -- Friendswood Police are investigating a fatal auto-pedestrian accident that occurred Friday night. More
March 28, 2013 -- Harris County Sheriff's Office Deputy S. Shaddox and his K-9 partner Mack on Thursday tracked down Montgomery County Jail escapee Britt Privatte in north Harris County. More
March 28, 2013 -- The City of La Porte has donated a fire truck to the San Jacinto College Firefighter Training Academy. More
March 28, 2013 -- The Galveston County Sheriff's Office today announced that detectives have arrested three La Marque residents in connection with an ongoing investigation into illegal drug sales. More
March 28, 2013 -- The Houston Police Department today reported that capital murder charges have been filed against Rodrick Damion Mitchell in connection with the December 18, 2011 fatal shooting of a man at 3560 Dixie Drive. More
March 28, 2013 -- The Texas Department of Public Safety today announced that Gus Matthew Soto has been added to the state's most wanted fugitive list, and a $7,500 reward is being offered for information leading to his arrest. More
March 28, 2013 -- Harris County Attorney Vince Ryan today announced that his office has negotiated a settlement with the property owners of the Le Promenade condominium complex under which the owners agreed to a number of crime prevention measures. More
March 28, 2013 -- The Houston Police Department today released a surveillance video of a suspect wanted in connection with a robbery at 10900 Richmond on March 15. More
March 27, 2013 -- UPDATE: At this time there is no evidence to indicate that an attempted abduction offense occurred in Sugar Land, and police believe the incident was a misunderstanding between neighbors. More
March 27, 2013 -- The Texas Department of Public Safety today released the 2013 Texas Public Safety Threat Overview, which offers a review of current public safety threats to the state. More
March 27, 2013 -- The Harris County Sheriff's Office is seeking information regarding any additional sexual assault incidents involving Anthony Tang, a former "technology camp" manager. More
March 27, 2013 -- The City of Houston has secured a Temporary Restraining Order against Club Fetish. More
March 26, 2013 -- Galveston County Criminal District Attorney Jack Roady today announced that Bernard Stinson Cunningham has been sentenced to two life sentences on murder charges in connection with the killing of his girlfriend and her unborn child. More
March 25, 2013 -- The 2013 Texas Emergency Management Conference will take place from Monday through Thursday in San Antonio. More
March 25, 2013 -- The Prescription Drug Advisory Committee of the Bay Area Alliance will take back expired or unneeded prescription and non-prescription medications on April 27 at three locations. More
March 25, 2013 -- The Houston Police Department today reported that one suspect has been arrested and another is wanted in connection with the March 17 fatal shooting of a woman at 3300 West Fuqua. More
March 25, 2013 -- The Crime Stoppers Board of Directors today announced that Rania Mankarious has been appointed as executive director of Crime Stoppers of Houston. More
March 23, 2013 -- The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston reports that during a routine internal inspection conducted on March 20 and 21, 2013, UTMB could not account for one vial of a select agent. More
March 23, 2013 -- The Harris County Sheriff’s Office, with the collaboration of Clear Channel Outdoor, will feature composite sketches of a wanted serial rapist(s) on a digital billboard in north Harris County. More
March 22, 2013 -- The Houston Police Department has issued a reminder that the department's Southeast Patrol Division will host its Walk against Crime on Saturday. More
March 22, 2013 -- The Houston Police Department today released surveillance video of a suspect wanted in connection with at least four robberies of businesses in Houston since late January. More
March 21, 2013 -- State Representative Dr. Greg Bonnen and the Texas Hospitality Association will hold a statewide poster contest that will award scholarships to high school seniors. More
March 21, 2013 -- The Houston Police Department's Southeast Patrol Division will participate in the annual "Walk against Crime" on Saturday at Sunnysie Park. More
March 20, 2013 -- The Galveston County Sheriff's Office on Wednesday arrested Misty Dawn Sharp of Texas City in connection with an ongoing investigation into illegal drug sales. More
March 20, 2013 -- The Harris County Sheriff's Office today reported that a traffic safety initiative that took place during the weekend resulted in the arrest of seven individuals and issuance of 45 traffic citations in an effort to prevent street racing. More
March 20, 2013 -- The Galveston County Sheriff's Office will host a Texas Parks and Wildlife Marine Safety Enforcement Officer training session on Saturday in Galveston. More
March 20, 2013 -- The Galveston Police Department reports that a four month old kidnapping victim has been recovered safely and a suspect has been apprehended. More
March 20, 2013 -- Katie Rutherford has been appointed as Assistant Harris County Attorney. More
March 19, 2013 -- The City of Friendswood and the Friendswood Volunteer Fire Department will host a Grand Re-Opening of Fire Station #3 on Saturday. More
March 19, 2013 -- Texas A&M University will hold a Corps of Cadets Hall of Honor induction ceremony on Saturday in Rudder Auditorium. More
March 19, 2013 -- Officers of Houston's Federal Detention Center will host a news conference today and demonstrate against federal budget cuts made as part of sequestration that could affect the prison system. More
March 19, 2013 -- Houston's BARC Animal Shelter and Adoptions today provided tips to prevent dog bites in response to a recent increase in cases of dog bitings. More
March 19, 2013 -- The Harris County Sheriff's Office on Monday arrested three suspects in connection with the theft of copper wiring at 2222 West FM 1960. More
March 18, 2013 -- The Harris County Sheriff's Office will host its first document shredding event of the year on Saturday at the substation at 7900 Will Clayton Parkway. More
March 18, 2013 -- The Houston Police Department is investigating an incident in which a police officer suffered gunshot wounds and an armed suspect was fatally shot at 600 Saddle Rock on Monday. More
March 18, 2013 -- Galveston County Sheriff Henry Trochesset today reported on the law enforcement activities of deputies during the spring break holiday. More
March 18, 2013 -- The Central Fort Bend Chamber Alliance will host a Community Safety Day on April 6. More
March 18, 2013 -- The Galveston County Sheriff's Office today announced that Richard Charles Holcomb of Alvin has been arrested on charges of aggravated robbery in connection with an armed robbery and home invasion that took place in the 200 block of Shady Bend Court near Dickinson on Sunday. More
March 15, 2013 -- The Harris County Sheriff's Office today announced that Joshua Grabow has been arrested in connection with the murder of a man at 803 Steele Road in east Harris County on Wednesday. More
March 14, 2013 -- The Harris County Sheriff's Office is seeking the public's help in identifying and locating a person of interest regarding the November 12, 2012 shooting death of Coty Beavers in northwest Harris County. More
March 14, 2013 -- United States President Barack Obama on Thursday released a statement regarding the Senate Judiciary Committee's vote approving a ban on assault weapons and high-capacity ammunition clips. More
March 14, 2013 -- Texas Attorney General Greg Abbott on Thursday released a statement regarding the Senate Judiciary Committee's vote approving a ban on assault weapons and high-capacity ammunition clips. More
March 14, 2013 -- The Houston Fire Department today reported that a firefighter was injured after a canine attempted to bite him while he was responding to an emergency medical call. More
March 14, 2013 -- The Houston Fire Department today reported that four residents escaped their homes after smoke alarms alerted them to a fire that caused major damage to two houses in the 600 block of Saulnier Street this morning. More
March 14, 2013 -- University of Texas System Chancellor Francisco Cigarroa has sent a letter to Texas Governor Rick Perry regarding legislation relating to the presence of concealed handguns on university campuses. More
March 13, 2013 -- The United States Attorney's Office for the Eastern District of Texas today announced that twelve Southeast Texas residents have been indicted and arrested on charges associated with a racketeering enterprise that engaged in methamphetamine distribution and murder. More
March 13, 2013 -- The Houston Fire Department today reported that approximately 2,000 applicants had filed to take the civil service exam to become a Houston firefighter. More
March 13, 2013 -- The Texas Department of Public Safety today announced that Michael Wayne Hopson, who was on the state's most wanted sex offenders list, was arrested on Tuesday in Longview. More
March 13, 2013 -- The Friendswood Police Department today announced that two suspects have been arrested following an attempted purse theft on Tuesday at the Kroger gas station at 3161 FM 528. More
March 13, 2013 -- Galveston County Criminal District Attorney Jack Roady today announced that his office will work with area law enforcement agencies to enforce a No Refusal program on March 16-17 for the St. Patrick's Day holiday. More
March 12, 2013 -- A Coast Guard rescue boatcrew on Tuesday saved two kayakers that were stranded south of Galveston. More
March 12, 2013 -- The Texas Attorney General's Office today issued a legal opinion regarding the authority of certain persons to direct the disposition of blood seized during the investigation of an intoxication-related offense. More
March 12, 2013 -- The State Firemen's and Fire Marshals' Association of Texas will host the Emergency Services Legislative and Appreciation Day on March 20 in Austin. More
March 12, 2013 -- The Texas Department of Public Safety today added Michael Wayne Hopson to the state's most wanted sex offenders list. More
March 11, 2013 -- The Texas Attorney General's Fugitive Unit recently arrested Lesley N. Pehrigo in Austin for violating conditions of her parole. More w/Arrest Video
March 11, 2013 -- The Harris County Fire Marshal’s Office on Monday announced the passing of Hunter, the Accelerant Detection Canine. More
March 11, 2013 -- The City of Sugar Land today announced that Sugar Land Fire Station No. 7 has received Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design certification. More
March 11, 2013 -- Update: The Harris County Sheriff's Office today filed charges against four suspects in connection with a robbery that took place on Saturday in the 13700 block of Kuykendahl Drive, which resulted in a chase and a fifth suspect being fatally shot. More
March 11, 2013 -- The Harris County Sheriff's Office on Sunday suspended its search for Ryan Smith, whose kayak was found at a retention pond at West Road and Copper Haven on March 9. More
March 10, 2013 -- The League City Voluntary Department reports that services for Donald Mark Mize, a cadet who died while training, will be held at 10:30 on Tuesday at St. Mary’s Catholic Church in League City. More
March 08, 2013 -- City of Houston Mayor Annise Parker on Friday cut the ribbon at the Houston Recovery Center. More
March 08, 2013 -- The Houston Police Department today released surveillance video in the investigation of the death of a woman found at 1300 Lorraine on February 22. More
March 08, 2013 -- The Houston Police Department will hand out gun locks and safety information today at its East Freeway Storefront as part of the department's March on Crime initiative. More
March 08, 2013 -- The Sugar Land Police Department will participate in enhanced DWI enforcement taking place in the region during the weekend and on March 15-16. More
March 08, 2013 -- Houston Independent School District has released a video featuring Harris County Sheriff Adrian Garcia, who discusses how the school district impacted his life. More
March 08, 2013 -- Galveston County Judge Mark Henry today issued a press release regarding Galveston County Sheriff's deputies at schools in the county. More
March 08, 2013 -- The Port Commission of the Port of Houston Authority held a special meeting on Thursday to approve two items amending construction services contracts with Level Infrastructure, Inc. and Trans-Tel Central, Inc. for projects at the North Turning Basin terminals and Barbours Cut and Bayport terminals. More
March 07, 2013 -- The Texas Department of Public Safety Texas 10 Most Wanted Program on Saturday will celebrate its twentieth year. More
March 07, 2013 -- The City of Webster reports on a home invasion that took place on Wednesday in the 18400 block of Anne Drive. More
March 07, 2013 -- Galveston County Criminal District Attorney Jack Roady today announced that a Grand Jury has indicted David Wieseckel and Linda Schwan of Galveston on charges of injury to a child and unlawful restraint of a child. More
March 07, 2013 -- The City of League City and the League City Fire Department today reported that Donald Mize, a cadet with the fire department, died while at the city's drill field. More
March 07, 2013 -- Houston Mayor Annise Parker today announced the completion of renovations for the Houston Recovery Center. More
March 07, 2013 -- The Harris County Sheriff's Office Cold Case Unit today announced that Alvin Wiltz has been arrested on capital murder charges in connection with the 2006 murder of his accomplice during an attempted home invasion. More
March 06, 2013 -- The Houston-Galveston Area Council has announced that the Regional Driving While Intoxicated Task Force will operate on Friday and Saturday and again on March 15 and 16. More
March 06, 2013 -- The Houston Police Officers’ Union Political Action Committee has endorsed Houston Mayor Annise Parker for reelection. More
March 06, 2013 -- Harris County Sheriff Adrian Garcia today applauded new legislation introduced by State Senator Joan Huffman to establish a pilot program to treat and provide social services for people with mental illness rather than incarcerate them for low-level crimes. More
March 06, 2013 -- The Harris County Sheriff's Office is asking for the public's assistance in locating two suspects involved in an aggravated robbery in the 10100 block of Sweet Olive Way this morning. More
March 06, 2013 -- The Sugar Land Police Department today announced that the five-year crime rate in Sugar Land has been reduced by 18 percent, according to the department's annual report. More
March 05, 2013 -- The Texas Department of Public Safety today encouraged customers to renew their driver license or identification card online during the weeks surrounding spring break in order to reduce crowds at driver license offices. More
March 05, 2013 -- The Houston Police Department is asking for the public's assistance in determining the identities of suspects responsible for two fatal shootings that are believed to be related. More
March 05, 2013 -- The Friendswood Police Department today released a sketch of a suspect wanted in connection with a burglary that took place on February 26 at Bougainvilla Lane. More
March 05, 2013 -- The Houston Police Department on Monday filed murder charges against Raymond Castro in connection with the March 3 shooting of a man at 1207 75th Street. More
March 05, 2013 -- The Houston Police Department on Monday reported that murder charges have been filed against Alberto Juarez in connection with the fatal shooting of a man at 9000 Bissonnet on February 28. More
March 04, 2013 -- The Texas Department of Public Safety will increase Driving While Intoxicated patrols from March 8 through 17. More
March 04, 2013 -- The Houston Police Department today reported that an armed suspect was shot by officers on Sunday after the suspect fired shots at police in the 5800 block of West Airport Boulevard. More
March 02, 2013 -- Houston Mayor Annise Parker was joined today by civic leaders and community volunteers in Sunnyside for the launch of Make Safe Saturday, a new neighborhood cleanup initiative that will occur every quarter in communities throughout the city. More
March 01, 2013 -- The Galveston Police Department urges the public to beware phone calls from scammers posing as police and requesting donations. More
March 01, 2013 -- The Houston Police Department has filed capital murder charges against three suspects in connection with the fatal shooting of a man at 5307 Telephone on February 19. More
March 01, 2013 -- The City of Missouri City has announced that the week of March 3-9 is Severe Weather Awareness Week. More
March 01, 2013 -- The Sugar Land Police Department recently named Sergeant Edwin Aldredge as 2012 Officer of the Year and clerk Rebecca Eackles as Civilian of the Year. More
March 01, 2013 -- The Texas Department of Public Safety today announced that the reward for information leading to the capture of Jose Angel Cabral has been increased to $20,000. More
February 28, 2013 -- The presiding judge in United States vs. Major Nidal Hasan held a half-day pretrial hearing on Thursday at Fort Hood. More
February 28, 2013 -- Galveston County Criminal District Attorney Jack Roady on Thursday announced that Johnathan Leedel Willis has been convicted of Aggravated Sexual Assault. More
February 28, 2013 -- United States Congressman Blake Farenthold on Thursday released a statement regarding House passage of the Violence Against Women Reauthorization Act. More
February 28, 2013 -- The Harris County Sheriff's Office is seeking the public's assistance in locating Sherene Kaye Loomis, a 33 year old woman last seen on February 22 at her residence in the 19600 block of Rustic Lake lane in Cypress. More
February 28, 2013 -- The Harris County Sheriff's Office is seeking the public's assistance in locating Ricardo Medina, a 57 year old man last seen in the 16000 block of Debbie Lane in Channelview on Tuesday. More
February 28, 2013 -- The Galveston County Sheriff's Office today encouraged residents to settle any outstanding warrants they may have prior to the 2013 Warrant Roundup, which begins Saturday. More
February 28, 2013 -- The Houston Police Department on Wednesday announced that capital murder charges have been filed against Jaycee Devonne Scallion in connection with the July 21 fatal shooting of a man at 1501 Evergreen Drive. More
February 28, 2013 -- The Harris County Sheriff's Office today reported that three suspects have been arrested on aggravated robbery chargers for their role in a home invasion in the 6400 block of Ackley Drive on Wednesday. More
February 27, 2013 -- Sergeant Annie Almendarez of the Galveston Police Department has graduated from the Leadership Command College of the Law Enforcement Management Institute of Texas, which is taught by a consortium of universities throughout the state. More
February 27, 2013 -- UPDATE: The United States Coast Guard is continuing to respond to an oil spill in Lake Grande Ecaille Bay nine miles southwest of Port Sulphur More
February 27, 2013 -- United States Coast Guard Commandant Admiral Bob Papp today delivered the 2013 State of the Coast Guard Address in Washington, D.C. More
February 27, 2013 -- The Harris County Sheriff's Office today released composite sketches of what the parents of "Baby Chloe", an infant found abandoned on February 19, may look like in efforts to locate the baby's parents. More
February 27, 2013 -- The United States Coast Guard today responded to a report of an allision between a vessel and an inactive wellhead nine miles southwest of Port Sulphur, Louisiana. More
February 27, 2013 -- The National Weather Service has issued a Fire Weather Warning, or Red Flag Warning, for a portion of southeast Texas including Houston from noon until 6 p.m. today. More
February 26, 2013 -- City of Galveston Fire Chief Jeff Smith has received the Texas Fire Chief's Association Safety Award. More
February 26, 2013 -- Texas State Senator John Whitmire on Tuesday filed Senate Bill 825 to address wrongful convictions. More
February 26, 2013 -- The Friendswood Police Department has released updates on two incidents that took place on Tuesday: one in the 400 block of Oak Vista where a man was reported throwing hammers at city contract workers; and the other in the 16100 block of Bougainvilla where a young girl was assaulted by a man who kicked in the door to her home. More
February 25, 2013 -- The Texas Department of Public Safety today announced that a $10,000 reward has been offered for information leading to the capture of Joseph Daniel Krueger, who is on the state's most wanted fugitives list. More
February 25, 2013 -- The Harris County Sheriff's Office today reported that a suspect armed with a rifle was fatally shot by a deputy responding to an incident in the 15100 block of Easton Park Drive on Sunday. More
February 25, 2013 -- The Houston Police Department today released the identity of a female subject found deceased at the site of a grass fire at 1300 Lorraine on February 22. More
February 25, 2013 -- The Houston Police Department today announced that charges of injury to a child by omission and drug possession charges have been filed against Marquiez Deshon Pratt in connection with the fatal shooting of a juvenile at 13503 Northborough on Sunday. More
February 25, 2013 -- Texas Governor Rick Perry today activated Texas Military personnel and equipment in response to a severe winter storm threatening communities in the Texas Panhandle. More
February 25, 2013 -- The National Weather Service has issued a fire weather warning and a wind advisory for much of southeast Texas, effective noon through 9 p.m. tonight. More
February 22, 2013 -- Texas A&M University Police on Friday arrested Michael Francis Thomas for making a bomb threat. More
February 22, 2013 -- The Galveston Police Department is warning that scammers posing as City officials have been attempting to collect money from citizens by telling them that they had municipal warrants. More
February 22, 2013 -- The Dickinson Police Department today reported that the body of Benjamin Earl Stanford, who had been missing since January 28, was located in a wooded area in the 3000 block of FM 1764 in La Marque. More
February 22, 2013 -- The Texas Department of Public Safety today announced that a reward has been offered for information leading to the capture of Nicholas Vonwayne Prejean, who is on the state's most wanted sex offender list. More
February 21, 2013 -- The City of Friendswood Municipal Court has announced that it will participate in the upcoming 2013 Great Texas Warrant Round-Up. More
February 21, 2013 -- The Harris County Sheriff's Office on Wednesday conducted "Operation Red Light", resulting in the arrest of 16 employees of area massage parlors. More
February 21, 2013 -- The Houston Police Department today released a surveillance photo of two suspects wanted in a robbery that took place on November 21 at 17800 Tomball Parkway. More
February 20, 2013 -- The Houston Police Department has filed murder charges against Francisco Javier Rodriguez in connection to the fatal shooting of a man at 100 Tabor on February 18. More
February 20, 2013 -- The United States Coast Guard has reported that two inbound chemical tankers collided today approximately 70 miles south of Galveston, causing internal damage to one of the tankers. More
February 20, 2013 -- The American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees, which represents correctional officers, has recommended Texas lawmakers consider a pay increase of at least 14 percent for Texas Department of Criminal Justice employees. More
February 20, 2013 -- The Texas Department of Public Safety today unveiled a new section of its web site dedicated to solving cold case murder investigations throughout the state. More
February 20, 2013 -- The Harris County Sheriff's Office on Tuesday reported that a resident found a newborn female wrapped in a plastic bag at 11111 Grant Road. More
February 20, 2013 -- The City of Galveston celebrated the opening of Fire Station #4 at Scholes International Airport on Tuesday. More
February 19, 2013 -- Houston Independent School District police today arrested a man suspected of enticing a child and unlawful restraint at Austin High School on February 4, 2013. More
February 19, 2013 -- The Dickinson Police Department is asking for the public's assistance in locating a missing adult. 25 year old Benjamin Earl Stanford, who was last seen at his residence in the 90 block Avenue L in Dickinson, Texas, on Monday, January 28, 2013. More
February 19, 2013 -- Longtime Harris County Attorney Mike Driscoll passed away in Houston early today. More
February 19, 2013 -- The City of Seabrook today announced that the cities Seabrook, Nassau Bay and Webster are receiving an Excellence in Emergency Management Award at the Sixth Annual Emergency Management Association of Texas Symposium. More
February 19, 2013 -- The City of Webster has announced that the League City Masonic Lodge will host a cornerstone dedication ceremony on February 27 at Webster's new fire station. More
February 19, 2013 -- The Houston Police Department today announced that murder charges have been filed against Kevin Molina, the second suspect arrested in a fatal shooting that took place at 11939 Bissonnet on October 29, 2011. More
February 18, 2013 -- The Houston Police Department today reported that charges of aggravated assault against a public servant and felony evading arrest have been filed against a suspect in an incident that took place on Friday in the 1500 block of Washington Avenue. More
February 18, 2013 -- The City of Missouri City today announced that the city is implementing tiered fees to be billed to insurance providers in order to recuperate expenses for response to accidents. More
February 18, 2013 -- The City of Sugar Land on Friday announced that its red light camera program has resulted in reduced traffic accidents at intersections where the cameras were located. More
February 18, 2013 -- The City of Galveston will host a grand opening celebration for Fire Station No. 4 at Scholes International Airport on Tuesday. More
February 18, 2013 -- The Houston Police Department today reported that intoxicated manslaughter charges have been filed against Saul Diaz in connection with a fatal traffic accident that took place on Sunday at 7400 East Interstate Highway 10. More
February 18, 2013 -- The Houston Police Department today reported that intoxicated manslaughter charges have been filed against Joaquin Alfredo Bastart Gomez in connection with a fatal traffic accident that took place at 4000 North State Highway 6 on February 15. More
February 18, 2013 -- The Harris County Sheriff's Office is seeking the public's assistance in locating Mario Rosalez-Perez, a 56-year-old man last seen on Saturday in the 17000 block of Red Oak Drive and FM 1960 West. More
February 17, 2013 -- Galveston police report the arrest of Harold Norwood, a person of interest in the January homicide of the owner of Panaderia Navarro Bakery, Juan Navarro. More
February 17, 2013 -- Law enforcement crews from Coast Guard Station South Padre Island intercepted two Mexican lanchas fishing illegally in U.S. waters, Friday. More
February 15, 2013 -- The Galveston County Sheriff's Office on Friday arrested Jermaine Neely and Sonia Rodriguez of Dickinson in connection with an ongoing investigation into illegal drug sales. More
February 15, 2013 -- Harris County Sheriff Adrian Garcia today congratulated Katherine Cabaniss on her appointment as judge of the 248th Judicial District in Harris County. More
February 15, 2013 -- The Harris County Sheriff's Office today filed aggravated assault charges on a suspect involved in a shooting incident that took place at 8900 Hufsmith Kuykendahl Road on Thursday. More
February 15, 2013 -- The City of Sugar Land has announced that it will participate in the 2013 Great Texas Warrant Round-Up, which begins March 2. More
February 15, 2013 -- The City of Houston Municipal Courts today announced that the city's courts and the Houston Police Department would be among more than 300 law enforcement jurisdictions in the state to participate in the 2013 Great Texas Warrant Round-Up. More
February 15, 2013 -- The Texas Public Safety Commission and the Department of Public Safety Director Steven McCraw on Thursday recognized the Combined DNA Index System database for its recent achievements. More
February 14, 2013 -- Galveston County Criminal District Attorney Jack Roady announced today that Judge Lonnie Cox of the 56th District Court has sentenced Whiskerville defendant Wydell Dixon to five years community supervision. More
February 14, 2013 -- The Texas Attorney General's Office today reported that its Fugitive and Special Investigations Units arrested Deondre J. Jenkins in Austin on felony human trafficking charges. More
February 14, 2013 -- The Houston Police Department is asking for the public's assistance in locating Dwayne Dede, one of two suspects wanted in the fatal shooting of a man at 16966 Northchase on December 24. More
February 14, 2013 -- The City of Houston Municipal Courts will hold a news conference on Friday regarding the 2013 Great Texas Warrant Round-Up, which begins on March 2. More
February 14, 2013 -- The Houston Police Department today announced that a second suspect has been arrested in the fatal shooting of a man at 11939 Bissonnet on October 29, 2011. More
February 14, 2013 -- Friendswood Police Department on Tuesday arrested and charged a suspect with possession of a controlled substance after finding illegal steroids in his car during a traffic stop. More
February 13, 2013 -- The Sugar Land Police Department today reported that two suspects have been arrested in the February 8 burglary of a house owned by Sugar Land Police Chief Doug Brinkley. More
February 13, 2013 -- Houston Mayor Annise Parker reported to Houston City Council this morning on a plan to eliminate the backlog of untested sexual assault kits. More
February 13, 2013 -- The Houston Police Department today announced that murder charges have been filed against Eric Sorto and Mauro Reyna in connection with the February 10 shooting of a man at 4775 Beechaven. More
February 13, 2013 -- Houston Mayor Annise Parker today announced the details of a plan to eliminate the backlog of untested sexual assault kits at the city. More
February 13, 2013 -- The City of Friendswood on Tuesday announced that the city has been named as the 20th safest city in the country in 2013 based on research by firm Neighborhood Scout. More
February 12, 2013 -- Texas Senators Tommy Williams and John Whitmire have co-sponsored the Texas School District Security Act, which they say would give school districts an ability to raise revenue dedicated to crime prevention measures. More
February 12, 2013 -- The Houston Police Department today reminded those attending the 2013 NBA All-Star Game events in Houston to practice caution in avoiding thefts of their valuables. More
February 12, 2013 -- The Texas Department of Public Safety is offering a $10,000 reward for the capture of Alberto Morales, a fugitive on the state's most wanted list who escaped custody while being transported through Texas. More
February 12, 2013 -- The Harris County Sheriff's Office has released a composite sketch of a suspect wanted in the sexual assault of a 16-year-old female that took place on February 5 in the 16600 block of Spring Cypress Road. More
February 12, 2013 -- The United States Coast Guard today reported that the Coast Guard Cutter Vigorous is escorting the Carnival Triumph cruise ship, which is being towed by two tugboats, to Mobile, Alabama. More
February 11, 2013 -- The Harris County Law Library in downtown Houston will hold an Open House on February 26. More
February 11, 2013 -- The Humble Police Department has issued an Amber Alert for Rayden Dominguez, a two-month old last seen on Sunday. More
February 11, 2013 -- The Houston Police Department today reported that two suspects have been arrested in an incident that took place on February 8 at 11900 Taylor Crest. More
February 11, 2013 -- The Houston Police Department today reported that additional charges have been filed against Carlist Ray Brinkley, Jr. in connection with an incident that took place on February 2 at 614 West Greens Road. More
February 11, 2013 -- The Houston Police Department today announced that Demarcus Jarrell Moses has been charged with murder in connection with the fatal stabbing of a man that took place on Saturday at 8915 Broadway. More
February 11, 2013 -- The Carnival cruise ship Triumph reported a fire in the aft engine room on Saturday, lost its main propulsion and is dead in the water approximately 136 miles north of Merida, Mexico. More
February 10, 2013 -- Galveston police report that they encountered resistance from unruly attendants when they cleared the Strand event area at 1 a.m. Sunday morning; seven people were arrested. More
February 09, 2013 -- The Harris County Sheriff’s Homicide Unit is seeking the public's assistance in locating two suspects in a fatal shooting at Café Chieu Tim located at 8244 Antoine in north Harris County. More w/photos
February 08, 2013 -- The Harris County Citizen Corps will host its 2013 Community Emergency Response Teams Rodeo Round-Up on Saturday at the Harris County Fire and Sheriff's Training Academy. More
February 08, 2013 -- The City of League City has been ranked in the seventh safest cities in Texas, and 68th safest city in the nation, according to a report by CQ Press. More
February 08, 2013 -- The City of Houston Municipal Courts has extended its 2013 Amnesty program through February 16. More
February 07, 2013 -- Members of the Houston Fire Department Rescue Team safely rescued several citizens from a high rise elevator at 1400 Smith in downtown Houston about 8:30 a.m. Thursday morning. More
February 07, 2013 -- United States Representatives Blake Farenthold and Filemon Vela on Thursday sent a letter to Secretary of Defense Leon Panetta regarding three South Texas military bases. More
February 07, 2013 -- Patsy Pate of Houston has filed a lawsuit against the City of Houston and Officer Curtis W. Hampton for the Christmas 2011 death of Blake A. Pate. More
February 07, 2013 -- The Sugar Land Police Department has released surveillance video of a suspect who stole money from a cash register at a gas station at 13233 Dairy Ashford Road on January 26. More
February 06, 2013 -- The Houston Police Department has filed murder charges and charges of injury to a child against Lawrence Clinton Chambers in connection with the February 3 fatal stabbing of a woman and wounding of a child at 2847 Tidewater. More
February 06, 2013 -- The Houston Police Department has arrested Harvey L. Davis on murder charges in connection with the death of a woman on February 2 at 2415 Francis. More
February 06, 2013 -- The Sugar Land Police Department today announced that Sugar Land has been named the 20th safest city in the country, and second safest in Texas, in a city crime rankings report published by CQ Press. More
February 06, 2013 -- The Houston Police Department today announced that Jessie Blanco, a suspect sought in the murder of a woman on February 4, has been arrested. More
February 06, 2013 -- The Texas Department of Public Safety today announced that Juan Alfredo Gandarilla, one of the states 10 most wanted sex offenders, has been taken into custody after being arrested in El Paso on Monday. More
February 06, 2013 -- The Harris County District Attorney's Office today announced that federal authorities have arrested and charged former District Attorney Office Investigator Lonnie Blevins in connection with an investigation into allegations of misconduct. More
February 05, 2013 -- Harris County Attorney Vince Ryan has appointed Celena Cavazos Vinson of Pearland to serve as an Assistant County Attorney. More
February 05, 2013 -- Houston City Council Member Helena Brown complains that new requirements in an ordinance under consideration by the city council will do nothing to fight crime but will effectively shut-down the precious metals industry in Houston. More
February 05, 2013 -- The Texas A&M Forest Service today announced that it has entered into an agreement with the Fort Hood military base to improve wildfire response by allowing the agency and military officials to communicate and assist each other directly. More
February 05, 2013 -- The Houston Police Department on Monday announced that Carlist Ray Brinkley, Jr. has been arrested on felony theft and criminal mischief charges following an incident on February 2 involving the theft of a van. More
February 05, 2013 -- The Harris County Department of Education's Center for Safe and Secure Schools will host a training program on Wednesday and Thursday to help schools prepare for and respond to active shooter incidents. More
February 05, 2013 -- The Greater Harris County 9-1-1 Emergency Network today announced that residents who use cell or Internet based phones must register to receive the network's alerting service. More
February 05, 2013 -- The Houston Police Department is seeking the public's assistance in locating Jessie Blanco, a suspect wanted on murder charges in connection with the death of a woman that occurred on Monday. More
February 04, 2013 -- The Houston Police Department today announced that Melton James Wilson has been arrested on murder charges in connection with the fatal shooting of a man at 5611 Greylog on February 2. More
February 04, 2013 -- The Houston Police Department today announced that two suspects have been arrested in the fatal stabbing of a man and wounding of two others at 7510 Shady Villa Lane on Sunday. More
February 04, 2013 -- Texas Governor Rick Perry on Friday announced that he has reappointed three members to the Commission on Jail Standards. More
February 04, 2013 -- Texas Governor Rick Perry on Friday announced that he has reappointed Debbie Unruh of Austin as independent ombudsman for the Texas Juvenile Justice Department. More
February 04, 2013 -- Harris County Attorney Vince Ryan has filed a lawsuit against Foxxy's Cabaret in Southwest Houston to require the club owners to takes steps to stop criminal activity from occurring at the club. More
February 04, 2013 -- Galveston County Criminal District Attorney Jack Roady on Friday announced that Joshua Wayne Hargraves has been sentenced to 50 years in prison after entering a guilty plea to two charges of aggravated sexual assault of a disabled person. More
February 03, 2013 -- A Coast Guard petty officer assigned to Maritime Safety and Security Team Galveston was honored last week for his superior service while deployed in support border security and overseas combat operations. More
February 03, 2013 -- The United States Coast Guard was medically evacuated a man from a 435-foot tank ship Saturday evening, approximately 50 miles southeast of the Texas-Mexico border. More
February 01, 2013 -- Houston Independent School District today issued a statement regarding an employee arrested at Fondren Middle School for possessing a firearm. More
February 01, 2013 -- The Texas Department of Public Safety today announced that a reward for information leading to the capture of John Michael Enard has been increased to $13,000. More
February 01, 2013 -- The Texas Department of Public Safety has announced that a $7,500 reward is being offered for information leading to the capture of Antwain Alexander, one of the state's most wanted fugitives. More
February 01, 2013 -- The Houston Police Department has released surveillance photos of a suspect in the fatal shooting of one man and wounding of three others at 39339 Tolnay on January 26. More
January 31, 2013 -- The Texas Department of Public Safety held a ribbon cutting ceremony at the department's new Driver License Mega Center in Fort Worth. More
January 31, 2013 -- The Houston Police Department today released a surveillance video of a suspect wanted in at least five robberies of convenience stores in northwest Houston since November. More
January 31, 2013 -- The Sugar Land Police Department has released a surveillance video of a male suspect wanted in connection with using a stolen credit card at a store on November 12. More
January 31, 2013 -- The Houston Fire Department will host an open house on Saturday for recruiting of firefighters. More
January 31, 2013 -- Military Judge Colonel Tara Osborn has scheduled a pre-trial hearing date for February 27 in the court martial of Major Nidal M. Hasan, suspect in the shootings that took place at Fort Hood. More
January 30, 2013 -- The Galveston Police Department has obtained a warrant for the arrest of Harold Norwood as a person of interest in the death of a bakery owner on January 26. More
January 30, 2013 -- United States Congressman Michael McCaul, chair of the House Committee on Homeland Security, hosted a briefing on ”Future Security Concerns at Port of Houston” in the executive offices of the port this morning. More
January 29, 2013 -- The Harris County Sheriff's Office recently hosted a School Safety Town Hall Meeting at San Jacinto College North. More
January 29, 2013 -- The Galveston County Criminal District Attorney's Office will work with area law enforcement agencies to enforce a No Refusal program during Mardi Gras on February 1 through 3 and 8 through 10. More
January 29, 2013 -- The Texas Board of Pardons and Paroles and the Parole Division of the Texas Department of Criminal Justice has jointly published a new edition of a book answering questions regarding parole eligibility and supervision. More
January 28, 2013 -- The Houston Police Department today announced that a suspect has been arrested in the burglary of a business at 6247 Willow Bend Boulevard that took place on Saturday. More
January 28, 2013 -- The Houston Police Department on Friday arrested Karim Bassam Nabulsi on felony racing charges following a fatal traffic accident involving another driver he was racing in the 13300 block of Briar Forest Drive. More
January 28, 2013 -- The Galveston Police Department today issued a report on a homicide that took place on January 26. More
January 25, 2013 -- The Houston Police Department on Thursday arrested a suspect in the October 10 robbery and stabbing of a man at 2714 Smith Street. More
January 25, 2013 -- The Harris County Sheriff's Office today reported that a deputy involved shooting took place at 15135 North Freeway, which resulted in the death of a suspect at the scene. More
January 25, 2013 -- The Harris County Sheriff's Office today announced that Trey Foster, a second suspect in the shootings that took place on Tuesday at the Lone Star College North Harris campus, has been arrested on charges of aggravated assault with a deadly weapon. More
January 24, 2013 -- The Friendswood Police Department has released the 2012 Annual Crime Report. More
January 24, 2013 -- The Houston Police Department will hold the Police and Clergy Alliance Town Hall Meeting on Saturday at Lakewood Church. More
January 24, 2013 -- The Galveston County Sheriff's Office is currently investigating a recent robbery at the Bombay Game Room in Santa Fe. More
January 23, 2013 -- The Sugar Land Police Department today released pictures and surveillance video footage of a suspect wanted in connection with the armed robbery of a convenience store on January 21. More
January 23, 2013 -- The Houston Police Department on Tuesday announced that a suspect has been arrested on murder charges in connection with the fatal shooting of a man at 7105 Darien on January 21. More
January 23, 2013 -- Houston City Council today voted 16-1, with Helena Brown opposed, to approve an agreement between the City of Houston and the Houston Downtown Management District to provide funding for a special assistant to the mayor for Homeless Initiatives. More
January 22, 2013 -- UPDATE: Harris County Sheriff’s Office investigators are analyzing physical evidence and plan to question two men who are “persons of interest” in today’s shooting at the North Harris campus of Lone Star College, in which three people were wounded by gunfire. More
January 22, 2013 -- The Galveston Police Department has indefinitely suspended Officer Brandon Nelson without pay for suspicion of violating several GPD rules and regulations. More
January 22, 2013 -- Texas Attorney General Greg Abbott said that the shooting incident at the Lone Star College North Harris Campus is an example of the critical importance of school safety plans and emergency drills in all schools. More
January 22, 2013 -- Texas State Senator Tommy Williams today joined State Senator John Whitmire and State Representative Dan Huberty to announce their intention to file the proposed "Texas School District Security Act", legislation to "enhance safety for students and school personnel". More
January 22, 2013 -- The Houston Police Department has filed charges of driving while intoxicated against a suspect involved in a fatal traffic accident at 1500 Blalock on Sunday. More
January 22, 2013 -- The Houston Police Department today announced that a suspect has been arrested on charges of sexual abuse of a child following a joint investigation by the department and the Houston-Metro Internet Crimes Against Children Task Force. More
January 22, 2013 -- The City of Houston Municipal Courts today launched its 2013 Amnesty Program, offering those with delinquent court matters the opportunity to resolve their cases at a discounted rate. More
January 21, 2013 -- The United States Coast Guard today reported that the crew of a fishing boat rescued four people from a boat sinking approximately 100 miles southeast of Galveston. More
January 19, 2013 -- The Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) has added John Michael Enard, 58, to the Texas 10 Most Wanted Sex Offender list, and a $3,000 cash reward is now offered for information leading to his capture. More w/Photo
January 18, 2013 -- Galveston County Criminal District Attorney Jack Roady on Friday announced that a jury has convicted Cynthia Walker of Aggravated Sexual Assault of a Child and Indecency with a Child in the 405th District Court. More
January 18, 2013 -- The United States Coast Guard on Thursday dedicated a new, hurricane resistant station at Sabine Pass. More
January 18, 2013 -- The Texas Department of Public Safety today held a ribbon cutting ceremony for a new Driver License "Mega Center" in Leon Valley, Texas, which will open on Tuesday. More
January 17, 2013 -- Jason Randolph Bush of Houston was arrested on Wednesday for child pornography possession. More
January 17, 2013 -- The Dickinson Police Department on Wednesday arrested a male suspect on charges of violating sex offender registration laws and for felony possession of marijuana. More
January 16, 2013 -- The Harris County Sheriff's Office today announced that murder charges have been filed against Craig Demetrius Porter, suspect in the 2002 death of Cherita Thurman. More
January 16, 2013 -- San Jacinto College will host Harris County Sheriff Adrian Garcia and the Harris County Sheriff's Office on January 24 at its North campus for a town hall meeting to discuss school safety. More
January 15, 2013 -- The City of Galveston Police Department will participate in the Special Olympics Texas 2nd Annual Polar Plunge on Saturday at Stewart Beach. More
January 15, 2013 -- The Texas Department of Public Safety today announced that it will begin handling AMBER Alert functions previously performed by BeyondMissing.com, which includes an email notification system. More
January 15, 2013 -- The Houston Police Department today announced that murder charges have been filed against a suspect in the fatal shooting of a man at 9677 Bissonnet on January 1. More
January 15, 2013 -- The Harris County Sheriff's Office today announced that Nesha Kraidieh has been arrested on murder charges following the fatal shooting of her 19-year-old son, Phillip Vanshawn Apostolo, on Monday. More
January 15, 2013 -- The Houston Police Department today released a sketch of a suspect wanted in the fatal shooting of a man in the 5000 block of La Branch on December 31. More
January 14, 2013 -- The Houston Police Department today announced that charges of intoxicated manslaughter have been filed against a suspect arrested in connection with a fatal traffic accident that took place on Saturday at 1900 Tidwell. More
January 14, 2013 -- The Houston Police Department today announced that a suspect has been arrested in the fatal stabbing of a man and wounding of a woman at 15707 U.S. Highway 59 on Saturday. More
January 14, 2013 -- The Sugar Land Police Department is accepting applications for its upcoming Citizens Police Academy class. More
January 14, 2013 -- The Texas A&M Forest Service has announced that a group of its emergency responders will return home on Wednesday from assisting in the response to Hurricane Sandy in New York. More
January 13, 2013 -- Lighthouse Charity Team cooked and served a spaghetti dinner at the Elks Lodge in Galveston on Friday to raise funds for Jamaica Beach Police Chief Andy McLane who is battling cancer. More
January 12, 2013 -- The State of Texas will join the nation in observing National AMBER Alert Awareness Day on Sunday. More
January 12, 2013 -- Texas Lieutenant Governor David Dewhurst on Friday released a statement regarding school safety. More
January 11, 2013 -- The Texas Department of Public Safety today announced that two of the state's most wanted sex offenders have been arrested this week. More
January 11, 2013 -- The Friendswood Police Department on Thursday arrested a woman on charges of intoxicated assault following her involvement in a car accident in the 800 block of Sunset Drive. More
January 10, 2013 -- The Sugar Land Police Department has released a surveillance video of three suspects involved in burglaries of two businesses on January 5. More
January 10, 2013 -- Texas Governor Rick Perry has declared January as Crime Stoppers Month in the state. More
January 10, 2013 -- The City of Seabrook Volunteer Fire Department will receive the United States Coast Guard Auxiliary Decal on January 14 for the "Chief Randal J. Zimmer" Fire Boat. More
January 09, 2013 -- The Texas A&M Forest Service on Tuesday announced that employees with the forest service were honored during the Texas A&M AgriLife Conference in College Station. More
January 09, 2013 -- The Kemah Police Department has announced that it will host a new Citizens Police Academy Class February 5 through April 30. More
January 09, 2013 -- The Harris County Sheriff's Office today announced that two suspects have been arrested on capital murder charges in connection with the October 20 fatal shooting of Armando Castro. More
January 09, 2013 -- The Harris County Sheriff's Office has changed its false alarm fees. More
January 09, 2013 -- The City of Galveston has been recognized as a StormReady Community. More
January 08, 2013 -- Two managers at the Galveston Kroger Supermarket on Seawall Boulevard assisted police in the capture of a violent felony suspect. More
January 08, 2013 -- The United States Coast Guard today rescued a stranded surfer who was pulled out to sea near the entrance to the South Padre Island jetties. More
January 08, 2013 -- Houston Police Chief Charles A. McClelland, Jr. and Houston Mayor Annise Parker will welcome new officers to the department at a cadet graduation ceremony tonight. More
January 08, 2013 -- The Friendswood Police Department has released the Activity Report for January 1 through 7. More
January 08, 2013 -- The City of Dickinson has provided an update of a child abduction/sexual assault that took place on January 3 in the 3900 block of Cinnamon Cove Street. More
January 07, 2013 -- Houston police arrested two people this morning during a protest against the Keystone XL pipeline. More
January 07, 2013 -- The Harris County Sheriff's Office today announced that three suspects have been arrested on capital murder charges in connection with the January 2 fatal shooting of a woman in the 6400 block of York Meadows. More
January 07, 2013 -- The Texas A&M Forest Service on Saturday recognized several Houston-area residents who have been deployed to New York to assist in recovery efforts from Hurricane Sandy. More
January 07, 2013 -- Galveston County Sheriff’s investigators report that they’ve safely recovered a woman missing from her home in Santa Fe since late Friday. More
January 05, 2013 -- Galveston County Sheriff’s deputies have launched a search for a missing Santa Fe area woman. More
January 04, 2013 -- The Harris County Institute of Forensic Sciences is seeking the public's assistance in locating next of kin for three deceased individuals. More
January 04, 2013 -- The Galveston County Sheriff's Office is investigating a game room robbery that took place in Algoa on Thursday. More
January 04, 2013 -- The Houston Police Department has filed chages of aggravated assault with a deadly weapon against Ulessia Procter in the fatal stabbing of her boyfriend while at a friend's apartment at 6425 Bankside on Thursday. More
January 04, 2013 -- The Harris County Sheriff's Office is seeking the public's help in locating Henry Dorsey, who is wanted for murder in connection with the December 9 shooting at a club in north Harris County. More
January 04, 2013 -- The Houston Police Department has released a surveillance video of the shooting of a man that took place at 7433 Bissonnet on December 8. More
January 04, 2013 -- The Harris County Sheriff's Office has provided a report of its holiday Driving While Intoxicated arrests. More
January 03, 2013 -- The Dickinson Police Department is investigating the attempted abduction of a 12-year old girl. More
January 03, 2013 -- The Texas Department of Public Safety today announced that the reward for information leading to the arrest of Jesus Alberto Villegas has been increased to $17,500. More
January 03, 2013 -- The Friendswood Police Department has issued a response to a news report concerning the use of excessive force in an incident involving a 16-year-old female subject on December 29. More
January 03, 2013 -- TEXSAR Search and Rescue today announced that it is establishing a new chapter and response team in Galveston County. More
January 03, 2013 -- The Houston Fire Department will host a civil service exam for non-certified firefighter trainees in March. More
January 03, 2013 -- The Houston Police Department is investigating the death of a woman who passed away on a passenger plane shortly after it landed at George Bush Intercontinental Airport on Wednesday. More
January 02, 2013 -- Incoming Galveston County Sheriff Henry Trochesset today announced a host of command and supervisory changes, including the appointment of former beach patrol director Vic Maceo as chief deputy of administration. More
January 02, 2013 -- The Harris County Sheriff's Office today announced that three suspects have been arrested on capital murder charges in connection with the fatal shooting of Joshua Wood on December 21. More
January 02, 2013 -- The Houston Police Department is investigating the fatal shooting of two women in an apparent murder-suicide that took place at 8706 Wiggins on January 1. More
January 02, 2013 -- The Houston Police Department is investigating the fatal shooting of a man at 9677 Bissonnet that took place on January 1. More
January 02, 2013 -- The Friendswood Police Department has released a report on criminal activity for December 21-30. More
December 31, 2012 -- Investigators in the Houston Police Department's Homicide Division have released surveillance video of a suspect wanted in the fatal shooting of a man at 6302 Martin Luther King Boulevard about 7:30 p.m. on Sunday More w/Video
December 31, 2012 -- The Houston Police Department is investigating the fatal shooting of a man that took place on December 30 at 6302 Martin Luther King Boulevard. More
December 31, 2012 -- The Galveston Police Department has opened registration for its 31st Citizens Police Academy. More
December 31, 2012 -- The Harris County Sheriff's Office has released the identity of a man who died after a physical confrontation with deputies, who then fired on the man. More
December 28, 2012 -- Galveston County Sheriff’s warrant investigators today arrested a wanted sex offender after a brief struggle at an area motel. More
December 28, 2012 -- Galveston County Sheriff’s deputies report that they caught a father-and-son theft team after witnesses spotted them stealing copper wire. More
December 28, 2012 -- The Harris County Sheriff's Office today arrested five suspects in connection with an attempted burglary at a business in the 1500 block of Aldine Mail Road. More
December 28, 2012 -- The Harris County Sheriff's Office today announced that 21 drunk drivers were arrested during the Christmas holiday weekend, with six being third-time offenders. More
December 28, 2012 -- Harris County District Attorney Pat Lykos today issued a message to those celebrating the new year to enjoy celebrations safely and not to drive drunk. More
December 28, 2012 -- The Houston Police Department today reported that capital murder charges have been filed against Curtis James Adams in the fatal shooting of his girlfriend and her daughter on December 24. More
December 27, 2012 -- The Houston Police Department has arrested a suspect involved in an incident on Wednesday in which the suspect drove his vehicle at an officer, who then discharged his duty weapon, injuring the suspect. More
December 26, 2012 -- United States Coast Guard personnel were joined by other federal agencies on Christmas Eve to remove more than 85 pounds of cocaine from a ship off the Galveston coast. More
December 26, 2012 -- Galveston County Criminal District Attorney Jack Roady announced today that his office will work with area law enforcement agencies to enforce a No Refusal program from Monday December 31 through Tuesday January 1. More
December 26, 2012 -- Investigators in the Houston Police Department Robbery Division have released surveillance video of a suspect wanted in the robbery of a business at 4010 Synott about 11 p.m. on November 12. More w/Video
December 26, 2012 -- Charges have been filed against a 21 year old man who police say fatally shot an on-duty Bellaire police officer and a male citizen at 5625 Bellaire Boulevard on Christmas Eve More
December 23, 2012 -- Two crewmembers of a tankship in the Galveston Fairway Anchorage were medevaced by a Coast Guard boat crew after the crewmembers had a chemical exposure. More
December 23, 2012 -- Following the recent closure of New Horizon Family Center in Baytown, executive directors of four Houston area agencies along with the Texas Council on Family Violence are coordinating efforts to serve individuals and families who experience domestic violence or sexual assault. More
December 21, 2012 -- Mayor Annise Parker today announced Judge William Burke of the 189th District Court of Harris County has mandated the Houston Firefighters' Relief and Retirement Fund Board to provide and disclose information requested by the independent actuary retained by the City of Houston. More
December 21, 2012 -- Texas Governor Rick Perry today granted clemency to 14 inmates arrested on various charges. More
December 21, 2012 -- The Houston Police Department has released composite sketches of two of three suspects wanted in an incident involving a home invasion where the suspects impersonated police officers wearing raid gear at 6526 Richwood on Decemeber 9. More
December 21, 2012 -- The Houston Fire Department urges citizens to use safety when using heating devices. More
December 21, 2012 -- Houston police report that the shooting death of an armed home invader by the resident on Wednesday will be referred to a grand jury without charges. More
December 20, 2012 -- The Houston Police Department has released a surveillance video of several suspects wanted in connection with the robbery of a business at 5300 East Interstate Highway 10 on December 12. More
December 20, 2012 -- The Harris County Sheriff's Office today announced that a suspect has been arrested, with murder charges pending, in connection with the shooting of a woman at 7703 Las Brisas Drive early this morning. More
December 20, 2012 -- The Harris County Sheriff's Office has arrested Yusef Villanueva for the murder of Juan Reyna on December 11 at 19435 Leafwood. More
December 19, 2012 -- Houston Independent School District police today arrested a student who was found in possession of a loaded handgun at Sterling High School. More
December 19, 2012 -- The Texas Department of Public Safety today held a graduation ceremony for the commissioning of 74 new Highway Patrol troopers. More
December 19, 2012 -- The Metropolitan Transit Authority of Harris County today announced that it is investigating a fatal bus accident that took place on the service road of Interstate Highway 45 north of Howard on Tuesday. More
December 19, 2012 -- The Harris County Sheriff's Office today announced that it will host a special Christmas visitation for select female inmates with their children on Thursday. More
December 19, 2012 -- The Houston Police Department today released a surveillance video of a suspect wanted in connection with the robbery and stabbing of a man at 2714 Smith Street on October 10. More
December 19, 2012 -- Galveston County Sheriff Freddie Poor was honored with a retirement reception on Friday in the Jury Assembly Room of the Galveston County Criminal Justice Center on Friday. More
December 19, 2012 -- David Houston Sartin of Anahuac has been sentenced to federal prison for his murder-for-hire scheme in the Eastern District of Texas. More
December 18, 2012 -- The Houston Police Department has arrested a suspect on murder charges in connection with a fatal traffic accident that took place on December 14 at 6700 South Loop East. More
December 18, 2012 -- Colonel Tara Osborn, new military judge in the case of the United States vs. Major Nidal M. Hasan court martial, today held a pre-trial hearing to update her on the current status of the case. More
December 18, 2012 -- The Harris County Sheriff's Office on Monday arrested a male suspect on assault charges after he was reported striking a woman at their apartment in the 16700 block of Kuykendahl. More
December 18, 2012 -- The Houston-Galveston Area Council today announced the formation of a regional DWI Task Force for its 13-county service area. More
December 18, 2012 -- The Galveston County Sheriff’s Office and the Galveston County Citizens’ Sheriff’s Academy Alumni Association celebrated the arrival of “Deputy Claus” with gifts for needy children on Saturday. More
December 18, 2012 -- Alvin Community College recently held its graduation ceremony for the 95th and 96th Law Enforcement Academies. More
December 18, 2012 -- The Friendswood Police Department has released its Activity Report for December 10 through 17. More
December 17, 2012 -- The United States Coast Guard today announced that more than 150 red snappers seized in an illegal fishing bust in southern Texas on Saturday will be used to feed sea turtles. More
December 17, 2012 -- The Houston Police Department today announced that a suspect has been arrested on murder charges in connection with the fatal stabbing of a man at 702 Redondo on December 16. More
December 15, 2012 -- A Coast Guard aircrew on Friday rescued a man when his boat ran aground seven miles southeast of Port Arthur. More
December 15, 2012 -- Hector A. Pena of Texas City has been indicted by a grand jury for manslaughter. More
December 15, 2012 -- Texas Governor Rick Perry on Friday called on state school districts to review their emergency operation plans. More
December 14, 2012 -- The United States Coast Guard Sector Houston-Galveston today rescued a man after his boat ran aground approximately seven miles southeast of Port Arthur. More
December 14, 2012 -- The City of Galveston today reported that the body of a man who jumped from the Galveston Causeway on December 6 has been recovered in Galveston Bay. More
December 14, 2012 -- The Texas Department of Public Safety today announced that a $3,000 reward is being offered for information leading to the capture of Charles Leon Carr, a fugitive on the state's most wanted sex offenders list. More
December 14, 2012 -- Galveston County District Attorney Jack Roady on Thursday announced that Lethaniel McCarter has been convicted and sentenced to 35 years of prison on charges of Aggravated Robbery of the Elderly. More
December 14, 2012 -- Texas Governor Rick Perry today issued a statement regarding a shooting incident at an elementary school in Connecticut. More
December 14, 2012 -- The Texas Department of Public Safety today announced that it will increase patrols from December 21 through January 1 in locations that are at high risk for intoxicated drivers. More
December 14, 2012 -- Harris County Attorney Vince Ryan today announced that he has filed a lawsuit against Club La Cave, an after-hours club in northwest Harris County, requiring the club to act to prevent illegal activity. More
December 14, 2012 -- Texas Attorney General Greg Abbott today released a statement in response to a shooting reported at an elementary school in Newton, Connecticut. More
December 14, 2012 -- Houston Independent School District today released a statement regarding campus security in response to a reported shooting at an elementary school in Newton, Connecticut. More
December 14, 2012 -- The Texas A&M University Police Department on Thursday announced that two suspects have been arrested in connection with several burglaries that took place in several Corps of Cadet residence halls. More
December 14, 2012 -- Houston Fire Department firefighters made multiple rescues using facility stair-chairs in the assisted living apartments at 75 Lyerly on Thursday. More
December 13, 2012 -- The Texas Department of Public Safety today held a ribbon cutting ceremony for a new Driver License Mega Center in Spring, one of six planned for the state. More
December 13, 2012 -- League City City Council on Tuesday confirmed the appointment of Michael Kramm as chief of police. More
December 13, 2012 -- The Houston Fire Museum today celebrated its 30th anniversary with an open house. More
December 13, 2012 -- The Houston Police Department today announced that capital murder charges have been filed against two suspects in connection with the fatal shooting of a man at 13126 Joliet on December 7. More
December 13, 2012 -- The Galveston Police Department is investigating the death of a woman in a motorized scooter in an accident that took place on Wednesday at 53rd and Broadway. More
December 13, 2012 -- The Galveston County Sheriff's Office is investigating an armed robbery that took place on Tuesday in the 4400 block of State Highway 146 in Bacliff. More
December 13, 2012 -- The Galveston Fire Department reminds residents of winter fire safety guidelines after a house fire on Monday at 2411 Avenue P 1/2. More
December 12, 2012 -- The Fort Hood Public Affairs Office today announced that a pre-trial hearing date has been scheduled for December 18 regarding the case of Major Nidal M. Hasan, suspect in the shootings at Fort Hood in 2009. More
December 12, 2012 -- Sugar Land Police Department is seeking a male suspect in connection with the robbery of Keemat Grocers at 2464 Settlers Way Boulevard on December 8. More
December 12, 2012 -- The Texas Department of Public Safety today announced that its Combined DNA Index System Program has reached its 10,000th offender "cold hit", an unexpected DNA match that helps solve open cases. More
December 12, 2012 -- Texas Attorney General Greg Abbott and coaches at the University of Texas, Texas A&M University, and the University of Houston have partnered with Children's Advocacy Centers of Texas for the "One with Courage" campaign. More
December 12, 2012 -- The Sleep and Anxiety Center for Kids at the University of Houston is seeking participants for a pilot study examining the impact of military deployment on families. More
December 11, 2012 -- Galveston Police Captain Jeff Heyse has graduated from the Certified Public Manager Course administered by the William P. Hobby School for Public Service at Texas State University. More
December 11, 2012 -- The Harris County Sheriff's Office is asking for the public's assistance in identifying two persons of interest in the murder of a man that took place at a northwest Harris County night club on December 9. More
December 11, 2012 -- The Texas Department of Public Safety today announced that its 10 Most Wanted Program set new records in 2012 in total apprehensions, gang member apprehensions, sex offender apprehensions, and total rewards paid by the Texas Crime Stoppers Program. More
December 11, 2012 -- The Texas Public Safety Commission and the Texas Department of Public Safety on Monday honored several individuals during a meeting in Austin. More
December 11, 2012 -- Texas Governor Rick Perry has made appointments to the Texas Commission on Fire Protection. More
December 11, 2012 -- The Houston Fire Department urges citizens to use safety when using heating devices. More
December 11, 2012 -- The Friendswood Police Department has released its Activity Report for December 1 through 9. More
December 10, 2012 -- The Harris County District Attorney's Office today announced that charges of tampering with evidence and theft by a public servant have been filed against a former sergeant with the Nassau Bay Police Department. More
December 10, 2012 -- The Galveston Police Department has issued a Silver Alert for Herbert Hays, an 86-year-old last seen on Sunday. More
December 10, 2012 -- The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston today announced that the university's police department has received accreditation through the Commission on Accreditation for Law Enforcement Agencies. More
December 10, 2012 -- Galveston County Criminal District Attorney Jack Roady on Friday announced that Wesley Ross Collier has been convicted on charges of third degree felony theft in connection with a stolen boat. More
December 10, 2012 -- Galveston County Criminal District Attorney Jack Roady on Friday announced that Mario Guadalupe Meza has been convicted on charges of arson related to a fire started at a League City home on January 25, 2011. More
December 07, 2012 -- The Harris County Sheriff's Office today issued a report regarding a deputy-involved shooting that took place on Thursday in the 10400 block of the North Freeway. More
December 07, 2012 -- The Houston Police Department has reported that the remains found at 6303 Cullen on September 17 have been identified as those of Natasha Hollins. More
December 06, 2012 -- The Harris County Sheriff's Office is seeking the public's assistance in locating Wilbert Cooper, a 70-year-old male last seen in the 4500 block of Charriton in Houston. More
December 06, 2012 -- The Houston Fire Department is offering free visual smoke detectors for citizens who are deaf or hard of hearing. More
December 06, 2012 -- The Texas Department of Public Safety today announced that its Interdiction for the Protection of Children program has provided training that has assisted in 20 criminal arrests and recovery of 62 missing or exploited children since 2010. More
December 06, 2012 -- The Harris County Sheriff's Office will deliver toys tot he Children's Assessment Center on Friday. More
December 06, 2012 -- AccuWeather.com has posted a report on the National Hurricane Center’s reasons for the non-issuance of hurricane warnings north of North Carolina for Hurricane Sandy in October. More
December 05, 2012 -- The Texas Department of Public Safety today announced that Lloyd Lester Gibson, III, a fugitive on the state's most wanted list, has been arrested in Austin. More
December 05, 2012 -- The City of Galveston is conducting a test of its One Call Reaches All Emergency Certification System today. More
December 04, 2012 -- The Houston Police Department today announced that charges have been upgraded from aggravated assault to murder against a suspect who was arrested in the shooting of a man at 11750 Katy Freeway on November 30. More
December 04, 2012 -- The Sugar Land Police Department today announced that two suspects have been arrested in connection with a pepper spray attack in a Target parking lot that took place on November 12. More
December 03, 2012 -- The Texas Department of Transportation has announced that one outside lane of IH 610 West Loop northbound at US 59 Southwest Freeway has been closed; and at 8 p.m. the US 59 Southwest Freeway northbound connector ramp to IH 610 West Loop northbound will also be closed so construction crews can perform welding activities to repair the damage to the bridge beam caused by an oversized 18-wheeler. More
December 03, 2012 -- The Texas Department of Public Safety today announced that the reward for information leading to the arrest of Jimmy Ray McMillan, a fugitive on the state's most wanted list, has been increased to $13,000. More
December 03, 2012 -- The Harris County Sheriff's Office today announced that its Reserve Command deputies arrested 16 individuals during the weekend through a warrant roundup program targeting suspects with felony arrest warrants issued in their name. More
December 03, 2012 -- The Pasadena Police Auto Crimes Unit recently provided free Vehicle Identification Number etching for employee vehicles at San Jacinto College. More
December 03, 2012 -- The Texas A&M Forest Service will host a free tree giveaway on December 8 for residents in Grimes, Montgomery and Waller counties affected by last year's drought and wildfires. More
November 30, 2012 -- The United States Coast Guard and the United States Navy today unloaded 3,060 pounds of cocaine and 3,767 pounds of marijuana at Naval Station Mayport, Florida that was seized while on a recent deployment. More
November 30, 2012 -- Galveston area police and fire departments will host the fourth annual "Battle of the Badges" on December 8, with proceeds benefiting the Galveston County Boys and Girls Club and Shriner's Hospital for Children. More
November 30, 2012 -- A Harris County Sheriff's Deputy was involved in a shooting on Thursday at 21600 Oakcreek Court. More
November 29, 2012 -- The Houston Police Department is asking for the public's assistance in identifying suspects wanted in the fatal shooting of John S. Martinez on October 13 at 7055 Ashburn. More
November 29, 2012 -- The Houston Police Department has released sketches of three suspects wanted in connection with several robberies of AT&T employees in the Acres Homes area. More
November 29, 2012 -- The Houston Police Department has filed murder charges against a suspect in the fatal shooting of a woman and a man, as well as wounding another male subject at 1107 Neyland on Wednesday. More
November 29, 2012 -- Jesse Andrew Burton of Houston has been arrested and charged with Possession of Child Pornography and Possession of Controlled Substances. More
November 29, 2012 -- Texas Governor Rick Perry has released a statement regarding United States Senator John Cornyn's amendment to the Defense Authorization bill. More
November 28, 2012 -- The Texas Department of Public Safety today commissioned a new patrol vessel in honor of Trooper Scott Burns, who was killed in the line of duty in Marion County in 2008. More
November 28, 2012 -- The Galveston Police Department will host its 31st Citizens Police Academy class beginning January 21 at Mt. Olive Missionary Baptist Church. More
November 28, 2012 -- UPDATE: The Harris County Sheriff's Office reports that Marvin Swarsbrick, 82, who was reported missing has been located and is safe. More
November 27, 2012 -- The Harris County Institute of Forensic Sciences is seeking the public's assistance in locating next of kin for several deceased individuals. More
November 27, 2012 -- The Houston Fire Department will host an event kicking off its Annual Operation Stocking Stuffer Toy Drive on Tuesday at Fire Station 37. More
November 26, 2012 -- The Village of Tiki Island last week honored former mayor Charlie Everts with the unveiling of a plaque designating the new public safety building the Charles Everts Public Safety Building. More
November 26, 2012 -- Five firefighters and a civilian bystander were injured and another man was killed while responding to a possible heart attack call this morning More
November 25, 2012 -- Coast Guard crews, along with the help of the good Samaritan fishing vessel, Miss Joanna, rescued the crew of the fishing vessel Jessica Ann after the vessel began taking on water, nearly 10 miles east of South Padre Island in the Gulf of Mexico on Saturday. More
November 23, 2012 -- The Harris County Sheriff’s Office Cold Case Unit is seeking the public's help on the 18th anniversary of a murder of Jack Pierce in north Harris County. More
November 22, 2012 -- The City of Sugar Land Public Safety Dispatch Center has been named a 9-1-1 Call Center Partner by the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children. More
November 22, 2012 -- The Houston Fire Department is seeking a person of interest regarding a fire that took place on Wednesday at 3947 Arlington Square. More
November 21, 2012 -- The United States Coast Guard and American Red Cross will pair 190 Coast Guard recruits from its training center in Cape May, New Jersey with families in South Jersey on Thursday as part of Operation Fireside, an effort to allow recruits to celebrate the holiday with a host family while training. More
November 21, 2012 -- The Galveston Police Department today captured a coyote suspected of killing multiple pets in Galveston. More
November 21, 2012 -- The Galveston County Sheriff's Office on Tuesday arrested two suspects and confiscated almost 960 pounds of marijuana after responding to a complaint of men unloading items from an 18-wheeler at a residence. More
November 21, 2012 -- The United States Coast Guard on Tuesday medevaced a man suffering from seizures from a oil tanker 50 miles southeast of Galveston. More
November 21, 2012 -- The Houston Police Department urges the public to exercise shopping safety this Black Friday. More
November 20, 2012 -- The Harris County Sheriff's Office today arrested four suspects and are searching for a fifth after responding to a burglary in progress in the 19300 block of Lazy Valley in west Harris County. More
November 20, 2012 -- The Houston Police Department today announced that murder charges have been filed against a suspect arrested in connection with the fatal shooting of a man at 9677 Plainfield on November 18. More
November 20, 2012 -- The Harris County District Attorney's Office today announced that Jessica Tata has been sentenced to 80 years in prison and ordered to pay a $10,000 fine on charges associated with a fatal fire that took place at a daycare Tata owned. More
November 20, 2012 -- The Galveston County District Attorney's Office today announced that Hector Gonzalez, a former Houston police officer and special investigator for Child Protective Services, has been sentenced to four years probation on charges of tampering with a governmental record. More
November 20, 2012 -- The Texas Department of Public Safety today advised drivers to plan ahead before traveling for the Thanksgiving holiday. More
November 20, 2012 -- The Houston Police Department is seeking the public's assistance in identifying additional victims of Neil Mukherjee, a suspect arrested on capital murder charges associated with the fatal shooting of a woman at 8520 Pitner on November 8. More
November 20, 2012 -- Texas Forest Service is administering United States Forest Service Community Fire Protection Grant funding. More
November 19, 2012 -- The Harris County Sheriff's Office today announced the hiring of seven new deputies. More
November 19, 2012 -- The Houston Police Department has filed attempted capital murder charges against a suspect who fired shots at a police officer at 6910 Old North Belt on Sunday. More
November 19, 2012 -- The Houston Police Department has arrested a suspect on intoxicated manslaughter charges in connection with a fatal traffic accident that took place on Sunday at 10100 North Freeway. More
November 19, 2012 -- The Texas Department of Public Safety on Friday announced that five new canine teams have graduated from training and will be stationed throughout the state to assist in drug detection. More
November 17, 2012 -- Deputies from the Harris County Sheriff’s Office storefronts and members of the HCSO’s Citizen Police Alumni will be conducting their annual Operation Food Basket giveaway today, More
November 17, 2012 -- Harris County Attorney Vince Ryan has released a statement regarding Constable Trevino. More
November 17, 2012 -- Texas Attorney General Greg Abbott on Friday released a statement regarding the train accident in Midland on Thursday. More
November 17, 2012 -- Texas Governor Rick Perry on Friday announced that a 15-person Incident Management Team has been deployed to New York City to support its continued recovery efforts after Hurricane Sandy. More
November 16, 2012 -- A Galveston County jury has convicted Jacques Quinn of the felony offense of Assault Causing Bodily Injury—Family Violence and assessed the maximum punishment allowed under the law. More
November 16, 2012 -- Coast Guard crews are searching for two missing crew members following a platform explosion approximately 20 miles southeast of Grand Isle, Louisiana Friday morning. More
November 16, 2012 -- The Harris County District Attorney's Office today announced that Harris County Constable Victor Trevino, Jr. has been indicted on four charges, including misapplication of fiduciary property, abuse of official capacity, and two charges of tampering with government records. More
November 16, 2012 -- The Houston Police Department today announced that a suspect has been arrested in the November 8 fatal shooting of a woman at 8520 Pitner. More
November 16, 2012 -- The Harris County Sheriff's Office is seeking the public's assistance in locating or identifying the owner of a car involved in the murder of a man last week in northwest Harris County. More
November 16, 2012 -- The Harris County Sheriff's Office Communications Division has received recertification from the Commission on Accreditation for Law Enforcement Agencies. More
November 15, 2012 -- The Galveston Police Department has released a sketch of a suspect wanted in connection with the assault of a woman at the intersection of 41st and Avenue T on October 21. More
November 15, 2012 -- The Houston Fire Department today provided tips on safely using fire places and other heating devices to stay warm following a fire caused by a fireplace in the 5000 block of Longmont. More
November 15, 2012 -- The Harris County Sheriff's Office today provided tips to prevent auto theft and burglary while shopping during the holiday season. More
November 15, 2012 -- United States Congressman Ron Paul has announced the Class of 2017 military service academy nominees from his congressional district. More
November 14, 2012 -- The Houston Police Department has released additional photos of a male suspect wanted for questioning in connection with the fatal shooting of a woman at 8520 Pitner on November 8. More
November 14, 2012 -- The Friendswood Police Department on Tuesday arrested three suspects on burglary charges in connection with a break-in at a residence in the 1100 block of Middlecreek. More
November 14, 2012 -- The Texas Veterans Commission will host the "Beating the VA Backlog" event on Saturday at the Sheraton Brookhollow in Houston. More
November 14, 2012 -- The Houston Fire Department urges citizens to use safety when using heating devices. More
November 14, 2012 -- A New Orleans based United States Coast Guard anti-terrorism team will return home on Wednesday from Guantanamo Bay, Cuba after a six-month deployment in support of Operation Enduring Freedom. More
November 14, 2012 -- Lawrence Reed of La Marque has been convicted by a Galveston County jury of felony deadly conduct and unlawful possession of a firearm by a felon. More
November 13, 2012 -- Galveston County Criminal District Attorney Jack Roady today announced the felony conviction of James Raymond Dahl, a former Galveston County Parks Department employee who pled guilty to the felony offense of criminal mischief in connection with a fuel theft investigation. More
November 13, 2012 -- The United States Coast Guard Violent Offenders & Fugitive Task Force has arrested a United States Marine, who is currently in the Harris County Jail. More
November 13, 2012 -- The Houston Police Department has arrested a suspect on capital murder charges in the death of two people who were found in a house that had caught fire at 8118 Dover on November 8. More
November 13, 2012 -- Crime Stoppers of Houston and the Harris County Sheriff's Office are asking for the public's assistance in identifying and locating a suspect in the fatal shooting of Coty Beavers, who was discovered dead in his apartment on Monday. More
November 13, 2012 -- The Missouri City Police Department will host its fourth annual Operation Thanksgiving - "Stuff the Squad Car!" event on Saturday. More
November 12, 2012 -- The Texas Department of Public Safety today announced that a $5,000 reward is being offered for information leading to the arrest of Lloyd Lester Gibson, III, who is on the state's top ten most wanted sex offender list. More
November 12, 2012 -- The Harris County Sheriff's Office is seeking the public's assistance in locating Shaiquez Bradford, a 17 year old male who was last seen in the 18200 block of Chisolm Trail in Houston. More
November 11, 2012 -- Coast Guard Station South Padre Island crews rescued a man from his sinking 15-foot jon boat Saturday afternoon approximately 4 miles north of the Queen Isabella Causeway. More w/Video
November 10, 2012 -- The United States Coast Guard reports that pollution assessments are continuing in the wake of Hurricane Sandy. More w/photos
November 10, 2012 -- The Houston Police Department has released a surveillance video and photos in the investigation of the fatal shooting of Vanessa Rodriguez on Thursday at 8520 Pitner. More
November 10, 2012 -- The City of Houston recently partnered with several organizations to develop a plan to find homes, social services, and jobs for homeless military veterans. More
November 09, 2012 -- The Harris County Sheriff's Office Cold Case Unit has solved its 16th homicide with the arrest of suspects in the 2001 shooting death of Aaron Wade Otto. More
November 09, 2012 -- The Galveston County District Attorney's Office on Thursday announced that a jury has convicted Justin Galvan on charges of Burglary of a Habitation with Intent to Commit Assault. More
November 09, 2012 -- Texas Governor Rick Perry has presented the Purple Heart to Ricardo Palacios III. More
November 09, 2012 -- A Galveston County jury has convicted Michael Coslett of Burglary of a Habitation. More
November 08, 2012 -- Former Secretary of Homeland Security Michael Chertoff was the featured speaker today at the Houston Ship Channel Security District luncheon. More
November 08, 2012 -- The Houston Police Department today announced that a suspect has been arrested in connection with the fatal shooting of a man at 6013 Schroeder on Wednesday. More
November 08, 2012 -- The Fort Hood Public Affairs Office today announced that counsel for Major Nidal Hasan, who is on trial in military court in relation to shootings that took place at Fort Hood in 2009, has filed appeals seeking to overturn a previous decision by the court ordering the removal of Hasan's beard. More
November 08, 2012 -- The Harris County Sheriff's Office will offer free shredding of unwanted personal documents on Saturday at the Cypresswood Substation in Spring. More
November 08, 2012 -- The Houston Fire Department is investigating the case of a man who was found severely burned and is now suspected of causing a mysterious fire in a building at 3303 Travis on Monday. More
November 07, 2012 -- The United States Attorney's Office for the Southern District of Texas on Monday announced that Pamela Leggett, of Anahuac, Texas, has been sentenced to 15 years in prison on charges of conspiracy to illegally make and possess unregistered firearms, including bombs. More
November 06, 2012 -- The crew of a Coast Guard Guardian jet was targeted by a laser while flying off Portland, Texas, during a critical phase on an instrument approach into Corpus Christi International Airport on Monday. More
November 06, 2012 -- The Houston Police Department has arrested a suspect involved in a fatal traffic accident that took place on Monday in the 2200 block of West Tidwell. More
November 06, 2012 -- The Sugar Land Police Department is currently looking for a man who used a stolen credit card at several locations in Fort Bend County on October 12. More
November 06, 2012 -- The Friendswood Police Department has released the Activity Report for the week of October 29 through November 4. More
November 06, 2012 -- The Houston Fire Department has arrested Tadrick Bernard Goodman in connection with a house fire that occurred on November 3 at 8611 Candy in southeast Houston. More
November 05, 2012 -- Public officials last week turned out for the ribbon cutting for the Harris County Institute of Forensic Sciences. More
November 05, 2012 -- The Harris County Sheriff's Office is seeking the public's assistance in locating a suspect in a fatal hit and run accident that took place on October 28 in West Harris County. More
November 05, 2012 -- The Houston Police Department today provided a report regarding the fatal shooting of an armed suspect by police officers on Sunday at 12810 Ashford Pine Drive. More
November 05, 2012 -- The Houston Police Department today announced that officers with the Westside Patrol Tactical Unit are being credited with assisting in the arrest of three suspects believed responsible for committing at least nine robberies of citizens in a nine-day period. More
November 03, 2012 -- A pregnant woman was medevaced by a Coast Guard helicopter crew from the Disney Magic cruise ship, 180 miles of the Galveston coast early Saturday morning. More w/Video
November 03, 2012 -- The Harris County Sheriff's Office has announced a new website and application that allows the public to assist in locating missing persons. More
November 03, 2012 -- The Houston Fire Department urges citizens to remember to "Change Your Clock, Change Your Battery" this weekend. More
November 02, 2012 -- Houston Mayor Annise Parker today announced a $3 million settlement has been reached in litigation between the city and George Rodriguez, who served 17 years in prison for a rape and kidnapping he did not commit, based on a misinterpretation of tests at the city's Crime Lab. More
November 02, 2012 -- Texas Department of Public Safety Director Steven McCraw today issued a statement of his confidence in the Hidalgo County Attorney's Office and a grand jury to conduct a complete and thorough review of an officer-involved shooting that took place on October 25 in Hidalgo County. More
November 02, 2012 -- The League City Police Department responded to a fatal traffic accident today in the 2500 block of Interstate Highway 45. More
November 02, 2012 -- The Harris County Sheriff's Office today reported that a patrol unit was struck by a teenage driver suspected of driving while intoxicated at the 6000 block of North Highway 6 this morning, resulting in minor injuries to one deputy. More
November 02, 2012 -- The Texas Department of Public Safety today accepted an award for Excellence in Criminal Investigations from the International Association of Chiefs of Police. More
November 02, 2012 -- The Harris County Sheriff's Office on Thursday received a donation of "Bags of Hope" from Force 4 Compassion to provide victims of human trafficking with clothing and toiletries. More
November 02, 2012 -- Texas Governor Rick Perry on Thursday in Austin presented the Purple Heart to Texas Army National Guardsman Staff Sergeant Patrick Rogers. More
November 01, 2012 -- Harris County Attorney Vince Ryan announced that his office has obtained an injunction against key members of the Crips and the Bloods gangs, ordering them to stay away from an area around Eleanor Tinsley Elementary School and Albury Head Start Day Care Center in southwest Houston. More
November 01, 2012 -- The Texas Department of Public Safety today announced that the reward for information leading to the arrest of Josue M. Reyna, a fugitive on the state's most wanted list, has been increased to $17,500. More
November 01, 2012 -- The Harris County Sheriff's Office is investigating a shooting incident that took place this morning in the 13600 block of Beechnut. More
November 01, 2012 -- The Harris County Sheriff's Office has released a sketch of a suspect in connection with the kidnapping of a five-year-old girl at 7100 North Gessner on Tuesday. More
November 01, 2012 -- A hearing in the lawsuit filed by the Harris County Attorney's Office against key members of the Crips and the Bloods gangs will be held on Thursday in the 164th District Court in Houston. More
October 31, 2012 -- Alvin Community College spotlights its drug and alcohol awareness program. More
October 31, 2012 -- Harris County Sheriff Adrian Garcia and Force 4 Compassion, a group seeking to eradicate human trafficking, will host a news conference on Thursday for the office to accept a donation from the organization. More
October 31, 2012 -- Harris County Attorney Vince Ryan today filed a lawsuit against a Baytown game room he said has been cited repeatedly for gambling violations and other crimes. More
October 31, 2012 -- The City of Sugar Land is hosting a new Online Town Hall to gather public feedback regarding the Sugar Land Police Department's Crime Prevention Camera Program. More
October 30, 2012 -- The Galveston County Criminal District Attorney's Office has announced that a No-Refusal Lone Star Rally Weekend will take place from Thursday through Sunday. More
October 30, 2012 -- Texas Agriculture Commissioner Todd Staples today released another video in the "Texas Traffic" series regarding drug and human smuggling at the state's border. More
October 30, 2012 -- The Houston Police Department will host community trick-or-treat locations at its Sunnyside and Telephone Road storefronts on Wednesday. More
October 30, 2012 -- Harris County Attorney Vince Ryan today announced that Babes-North has been closed after his office filed suit against the bar claiming it was a front for prostitution and drugs. More
October 29, 2012 -- Students at the San Jacinto College South Campus recently participated in National Collegiate Alcohol Awareness Week. More
October 29, 2012 -- The Galveston Police Department has arrested one suspect and is searching for another in connection with the October 21 burglary of a restaurant on Avenue J. More
October 29, 2012 -- The Galveston Police Department on Sunday arrested a man on murder charges for the murder of his girlfriend at 3002 69th Street. More
October 29, 2012 -- The Harris County Sheriff's Office recently arrested 10 suspects during a reverse prostitution sting that targeted online solicitation of prostitutes. More
October 29, 2012 -- The Houston Police Department's Juvenile Sex Offender Registration Unit is performing checks of sex offenders on probation and parole to ensure they are in compliance with their registration requirements in anticipation of Halloween. More
October 29, 2012 -- The Texas Department of Public Safety today held a ribbon cutting ceremony in Pflugerville for the first of six new Driver License Mega Centers to open at various locations in the state. More
October 29, 2012 -- The Laura Recovery Center is sponsoring a four-day radKIDS instructor training session today through November 1 at the Friendswood Independent School District Old Junior High Building. More
October 27, 2012 -- The Harris County Sheriff's Office has charged Joseph Michael Payne with the 2009 murder of Trang Michelle Van at the 10100 block of Lazy Lagoon. More
October 27, 2012 -- The Houston Fire Department urges citizens to use safety when using heating devices. More
October 26, 2012 -- The Houston Fire Department today reminded residents to use caution when using space heaters, fireplaces and other heating sources as temperatures drop. More
October 26, 2012 -- The City of League City will host a groundbreaking ceremony for the new Public Safety Building on Wednesday. More
October 25, 2012 -- The Federal On-Scene Coordinator for the Deepwater Horizon oil spill has authorized BP to proceed with a plan to cap and plug the containment dome that had been used in an attempt to contain the oil spill at the site. More
October 25, 2012 -- Harris County Sheriff Adrian Garcia today reported that the Crime Victim Reduction Initiative has resulted in an overall reduction in targeted crimes by as much as 43 percent in some areas. More
October 25, 2012 -- The Houston Police Department is seeking the public's assistance in identifying a suspect wanted in a robbery that took place on September 17 at 11807 Westheimer. More
October 25, 2012 -- The League City Police Department reports on an attempted kidnapping on South Egret Bay Boulevard on Wednesday that ended with the arrest of the suspect. More
October 24, 2012 -- The Houston Police Department has arrested a woman in connection with the fatal shooting of her husband at 6521 Jackwood today. More
October 24, 2012 -- The Harris County Sheriff's Office is seeking the public's assistance in locating Keith Dewayne Dillingham, a suspect wanted on capital murder charges in connection with the fatal shooting of a man on August 6 in northwest Harris County. More
October 24, 2012 -- The Houston Police Department has arrested a suspect in connection with a fatal traffic accident at 3402 Dover on Tuesday. More
October 24, 2012 -- The Houston Police Department has arrested a suspect on charges of impersonating a police officer, as well as kidnapping and sexual assault charges in connection with the kidnapping and sexual assault of a woman at Studewood and East 11th Street on August 9. More
October 23, 2012 -- The Nun Run, a 50-mile, Blue Knight police escorted motorcycle ride, beginning in Houston at the Villa de Matel (the Sisters' Motherhouse) and concluding in Galveston at Schlitterbahn waterpark was held on Saturday. More
October 23, 2012 -- The Harris County Sheriff's Office is seeking the public's assistance in identifying a female victim whose remains were found in a garbage bag in the 12500 block of Walters Road on October 16. More
October 23, 2012 -- The University of Texas Medical Branch in Galveston will host a simulated shooting incident on campus on Wednesday. More
October 23, 2012 -- The City of Seabrook will host an eight-week Community Emergency Response Team training class beginning on January 10 at the Seabrook Volunteer Fire Station. More
October 23, 2012 -- The Brazoria County Community Coalition and Brazosport College recently held a Town Hall for Alcohol Awareness in Lake Jackson. More
October 22, 2012 -- The Houston Fire Department and Houston Apartment Association will host a press conference on Tuesday to remind residents to change the batteries in their smoke detectors when they change their clocks at the end of daylight savings time on November 4. More
October 22, 2012 -- The Texas A&M Forest Service and the State Fire Marshal's Office, in observance of Fire Prevention Month, have provided tips to residents on protecting their property and families from fires. More
October 22, 2012 -- The Texas Department of Public Safety today announced that Thomas Lee Elkins, a fugitive on the state's most wanted sex offenders list, has been apprehended. More
October 21, 2012 -- The Texas Public Safety Commission has emphasized the importance of improving the competitiveness of Texas Highway Patrol trooper salaries. More
October 21, 2012 -- Harris County Sheriff Adrian Garcia has credited IWatch Harris County, the Sheriff's Office's smart phone application, for a wide range of recent arrests. More
October 21, 2012 -- Texas Governor Rick Perry has released a statement regarding the efforts by the Fort Hood shooting victims to have the act re-classified as an act of terror. More
October 21, 2012 -- The Houston Police Department has arrested Noe Aranda for the death of a woman who was either pushed or jumped from a vehicle in the 24000 block of the Katy Freeway on October 11. More
October 19, 2012 -- The Galveston Police Department has been awarded a Selective Traffic Enforcement Program Grant from the Texas Department of Transportation. More
October 19, 2012 -- The Texas Public Safety Commission today presented a Purple Heart to a DPS trooper and Life Saving Awards to several officers for their efforts. More
October 19, 2012 -- The Harris County Sheriff's Office on Thursday assisted the Gulf Coast Violent Offenders and Fugitive Task Force in apprehending Noe Aranda, a murder suspect wanted by the Houston Police Department. More
October 19, 2012 -- The Galveston County Daily News hosted a forum for candidates for Sheriff and District Clerk in the Jury Assembly Room of the Galveston County Justice Center on Wednesday. More
October 19, 2012 -- The Texas A&M University Corps of Cadets has been ranked third in the "Top 10 Military Schools in America" ratings by TopTenz. More
October 18, 2012 -- Galveston County Emergency Management Coordinator David J. Popoff reports that the National Oceanic Atmospheric Administration’s National Weather Service has awarded Galveston County a "StormReady" certification. More
October 18, 2012 -- Harris County Attorney Ryan has filed a civil lawsuit against key members of the Crips and Bloods gangs alleging they constitute a public nuisance to the citizens of the Brays Oaks neighborhood in Southwest Houston, which includes an elementary school and a Head Start program. More
October 18, 2012 -- The Houston Police Department has filed murder charges against a suspect in the fatal shooting of a juvenile male at 10601 Sabo on October 5. More
October 18, 2012 -- The Houston Police Department has released a composite sketch of a suspect wanted in connection with a home invasion in the 3500 block of Vintage on October 6. More
October 17, 2012 -- The Houston Police Department has arrested a suspect on murder charges in connection with the October 14 stabbing of a man at 4702 Mcewen Street. More
October 17, 2012 -- Houston City Council today voted 14-3, with Jack Christie, Andrew Burks and Helena Brown opposed, to approve a memorandum of understanding with Houston Forensic Science LGC, Inc. More
October 17, 2012 -- Houston Independent School District Police Chief Jimmy Dotson today issued a statement regarding the arrest of Houston ISD Police Department Officer Richard M. Cano, who has been relieved of duty with pay, on a federal extortion charge. More
October 17, 2012 -- The United States Coast Guard Air Station New Orleans on Tuesday rescued a man and his dog from his boat, which was taking on water near Lake Pontchartrain. More
October 17, 2012 -- The United States Coast Guard today is searching for a missing Turkish crewmember who was reported missing from a tanker vessel approximately 230 miles south of New Orleans. More
October 17, 2012 -- Rodney Pearson, former chief of police for the City of Jasper, has filed a lawsuit against the city, Jasper's Mayor Mike Lout, and a local radio station claiming discrimination, harassment and retaliation leading to Pearson's termination from the position. More
October 16, 2012 -- The 263rd District Court of Harris County today announced that Anthony Cardell Haynes, convicted in the 1999 murder of Kent Kincaid, a sergeant with the Houston Police Department, has been scheduled for execution on Thursday. More
October 16, 2012 -- The Houston Police Department on Monday arrested a suspect on two counts of intoxicated manslaughter in connection with a fatal traffic accident that took place at 2525 Southwest Freeway. More
October 16, 2012 -- The Houston Police Department has released a surveillance video of a male wanted for questioning in the death of a woman in a recent traffic accident at 7800 Westheimer. More
October 15, 2012 -- The Houston Police Department today announced that charges of driving while intoxicated charges have been filed against a suspect in connection with a fatal traffic accident that took place on Saturday at 11200 Northwest Freeway. More
October 15, 2012 -- The United States Coast Guard is conducting a search for a Filipino crewman who is missing from a container ship off the coast of Mobile, Alabama. More
October 13, 2012 -- Three men were rescued by a Coast Guard helicopter crew early this morning from a sailboat that had run aground about eight miles south of the Port Mansfield Jetties. More
October 13, 2012 -- The United States Coast Guard seized a Mexican-flagged vessel, known as a lancha, that was illegally fishing in U.S. waters four miles offshore of Brownsville, Texas, Thursday. More
October 12, 2012 -- The Houston Police Department is investigating the death of a woman on Thursday at 24000 Katy Freeway. More
October 12, 2012 -- The Texas Department of Public Safety has added Thomas Lee Elkins of Houston to the Texas 10 Most Wanted Sex Offender list, and is offering a $5,000 reward for information leading to his capture. More
October 12, 2012 -- The Texas Department of Public Safety on Thursday accepted a $225,000 grant from the Texas Department of Agriculture for the Operation Drawbridge program. More
October 12, 2012 -- The Texas A&M Forest Service on Thursday hosted an open house showcasing the Heart of Texas Task Force, one of five wildland firefighting teams stationed across the state. More
October 12, 2012 -- The SouthEast Texas Regional Advisory Council announced that more than 200 participants attended its Regional Healthcare Preparedness Coalition Symposium in Galveston on Tuesday. More
October 12, 2012 -- The Harris County Sheriff's Office Vice Unit on Thursday arrested seven male suspects during an undercover prostitution sting in north Harris County. More
October 12, 2012 -- The Galveston County Sheriff's Office today announced that a lawsuit filed against three of its deputies claiming excessive force have been dismissed. More
October 11, 2012 -- The Houston Fire Department will host an event at the Children's Museum of Houston tonight to encourage fire safety and prevention as part of National Fire Prevention Week. More
October 11, 2012 -- Texas Agriculture Commissioner Todd Staples today awarded a $225,000 grant to the Texas Department of Public Safety to expand its Operation Drawbridge program to combat Mexican drug cartels. More
October 11, 2012 -- The Houston Police Department's Special Crimes Division is asking for the public's assistance in identifying two suspects wanted in a sexual assault that took place on September 23 in north Houston. More
October 11, 2012 -- The United States Attorney for the Southern District of Texas on Wednesday announced that Edward Jorodge Gladney of Houston has been sentenced to serve sixty years in prison for producing and advertising child pornography. More
October 10, 2012 -- The Friendswood Police Department on Tuesday arrested Alfred Villareal Garcia, Jr., of Houston, who was wanted on two counts of sexual assault of a child. More
October 10, 2012 -- The Sugar Land Police Department is seeking the public's assistance in identifying two suspects who robbed a Hallmark Store at 15233 Southwest Freeway on October 4. More
October 10, 2012 -- Houston City Council today voted 14-1, with Helena Brown opposed, to approve an interlocal agreement between the City of Houston and Harris County to provide for the design, construction, operation and maintenance of a joint radio maintenance facility at 2318 Greens Road. More
October 10, 2012 -- Bridges To Life, a faith-based program aimed at keeping inmates from returning to prison, has named Chris Castillo as the program's Southeast Texas regional coordinator. More
October 09, 2012 -- Harris County Sheriff Adrian Garcia has praised Commissioners Court and state lawmakers for bringing tough new regulations on topless bars, massage parlors and related businesses to the unincorporated areas of Harris County. More
October 09, 2012 -- The City of Missouri City, as part of Fire Prevention Week, is urging residents to prepare an escape plan and practice it in the event of fires at their homes. More
October 09, 2012 -- The Harris County Sheriff's Office today filed charges of aggravated robbery and aggravated assault of a peace officer against two suspects arrested in connection with the robbery of a Valero station in which one of the suspects was shot by officers. More
October 09, 2012 -- The Greater Beaumont and Greater Port Arthur chambers of commerce will host a Coastal Windstorm Conference on Thursday at the MCM Elegante Hotel and Conference Center. More
October 08, 2012 -- Two suspects have been apprehended in connection with a robbery that occurred on Monday at the University of Houston. More
October 08, 2012 -- The Woodlands Bar Association will hold its Law Line on November 5 for Montgomery County residents. More
October 08, 2012 -- Deputies with the Harris County Sheriff’s Office report that they "pulled the plug" on a massive party planned for last Saturday in northeast Harris County that had been promoted to hundreds on social media sites. More
October 08, 2012 -- Harris County Attorney Vince Ryan filed suit today against Babes North, a strip club which he said is "masquerading as a bikini bar" located on FM 1960 in northwest Harris County, alleging that it is a place where persons go for prostitution and drug dealing. More
October 08, 2012 -- The Sugar Land Police Department will host a public information session on November 5 to gather public input for and assessment by the Commission on Accreditation for Law Enforcement Agencies, Inc. for re-accreditation of the department. More
October 08, 2012 -- The Southeast Texas Regional Advisory Council's Regional Healthcare Preparedness Coalition will host a symposium focusing on the emergency preparedness needs of the healthcare community on October 9-10 at the Galveston Island Convention Center. More
October 08, 2012 -- Missouri City held events citywide during its celebration of National Night Out on October 2. More
October 05, 2012 -- The Texas Department of Public Safety and other law enforcement are actively searching for a sexually violent predator who fled from an east Houston halfway house Friday afternoon. More
October 05, 2012 -- Funeral services for Highway Patrol Sgt. Paul Hernandez, who died in the line of duty yesterday, will begin Monday in the Dallas area More
October 05, 2012 -- Harris County Sheriff Adrian Garcia today announced the results of an internal investigation of allegations against employees of sexual misconduct and related shortcomings by supervisors. More
October 05, 2012 -- The Dickinson Police Department will host a bicycle helmet giveaway on October 13 at 3800 Baker Drive. More
October 05, 2012 -- The execution of Jonathan M. Green, who was convicted in the murder of Christina Neal in 2002, has been scheduled to take place on October 10. More
October 05, 2012 -- The Missouri City Police Department will host a citywide crime prevention meeting on November 14 at the Emergency Operations Center. More
October 04, 2012 -- The Houston Police Department has arrested a suspect on charges of an accident involving injury or death in connection with a fatal vehicle-pedestrian accident on September 30 in the 5700 block of Selinsky. More
October 04, 2012 -- The Texas Department of Public Safety today announced that Ricco Leo Torres has been added to the state's most wanted fugitives list, and that a $10,000 reward is being offered for information leading to his capture. More
October 04, 2012 -- Harris County Attorney Vince Ryan on Wednesday announced that Federal District Judge Lee Rosenthal has ordered the lawsuit filed by his office against Treasures adult entertainment club to be sent back to State District Court, and for the club to pay the state and city's attorney's fees and expenses. More
October 03, 2012 -- Texas Governor Rick Perry has made appointments to the Advisory Council on Emergency Medical Services. More
October 03, 2012 -- The League City Police Department has arrested a suspect in a fatal hit and run accident that took place on March 29, 2009 in the 1300 block of Dickinson Avenue. More
October 03, 2012 -- The Houston Police Department has arrested a suspect on aggravated assault and kidnapping charges in connection with the kidnapping of a woman and child at 1726 Ojeman on Tuesday. More
October 03, 2012 -- The Army Court of Appeals has set oral arguments for October 1 regarding various appeals filed by Major Nidal Hasan over his refusal to appear clean-shaven while at his court martial. More
October 03, 2012 -- Galveston County Commissioners Court on Tuesday voted unanimously to approve an interlocal agreement/memorandum of understanding between the Galveston County Sheriff’s Office and the Dickinson Independent School District for the Coastal Alternative Plan. More
October 02, 2012 -- University of Houston police today announced that a third suspect has been arrested in connection to a September 19 robbery that occurred on campus. More
October 02, 2012 -- The Galveston County District Attorney's Office on Monday announced that Michael Hansley has been convicted and sentenced to 50 years in prison on charges of drug possession with intent to deliver. More
October 01, 2012 -- The Houston Fire Department today announced that arson investigators have arrested a suspect on arson charges in connection with the September 18 fire at a lounge at 9880 Buffalo Speedway. More
October 01, 2012 -- College of the Mainland's Gulf Coast Safety Institute recently hosted a meeting to discuss the development of a performance-based regulatory model for the oil and gas industry. More
October 01, 2012 -- The Texas Department of Public Safety today announced that the reward for information leading to the capture of Reginald O'Keith Williams, who is on the state's most wanted sex offender list, has been increased to $15,000. More
October 01, 2012 -- The Houston Police Department has filed intoxicated manslaughter charges against a suspect involved in a fatal traffic accident at 9110 Richmond Avenue on September 30. More
October 01, 2012 -- The Houston Police Department has filed murder charges against a suspect in the death of a woman at 7222 Bellerieve on September 22, and whose body was found in an oilfield in Odessa, Texas. More
October 01, 2012 -- The Houston Fire Department and State Farm Insurance have funded four billboards in Houston to remind residents of the importance of installing smoke detectors in the home. More
September 29, 2012 -- Two Texas A&M University oceanographers have conducted research showing that military ordnance in the Gulf of Mexico could pose a threat to shipping. More
September 29, 2012 -- The Harris County Sheriff's Office on Thursday found drugs while executing a felony warrant at a house in the 9700 block of Fairbanks North Houston. More
September 28, 2012 -- The Houston Police Department today announced that a suspect has been arrested on capital murder charges related to the fatal shooting of three men and wounding of three women at 9541 Mesa Road on September 2. More
September 28, 2012 -- University of Houston pharmacy students, along with law enforcement personnel, will host a prescription drug take-back location at the campus on Saturday More
September 28, 2012 -- The League City Police Department recently arrested a suspect on burglary charges associated with a July 24 incident involving a masked man entering a home in the 2100 block of Autumn Cove. More
September 28, 2012 -- The Bay Area Council on Drugs and Alcohol's Brazoria County Community Coalition will host prescription drug take back locations in Alvin, Angleton, Lake Jackson and Manvel on Saturday. More
September 28, 2012 -- Harris County Sheriff Adrian Garcia and the Sheriff's Office Honor Guard will participate in the Annual Blue Mass hosted by the Archdiocese of Galveston-Houston on Saturday. More
September 28, 2012 -- The City of Shoreacres will host a National Night Out event on Tuesday at Circle Park. More
September 28, 2012 -- The City of Kemah's National Night Out will take place on October 2 at various city locations. More
September 27, 2012 -- The Texas Department of Public Safety today announced that Jimmy Ray McMillan has been added to the state's most wanted sex offender list, and that a $3,000 reward has been offered for information leading to his arrest. More
September 27, 2012 -- The Texas Department of Public Safety has announced that Juan Jose Villa has been added to the state's most wanted sex offender list, and a $5,000 reward is being offered for information leading to his capture. More
September 26, 2012 -- The Harris County Sheriff's Office will establish a permanent prescription drug-off location at the Office's Aldine Storefront. More
September 26, 2012 -- The Harris County Institute of Forensic Sciences has reported that the remains of an unidentified female subject, age 30-45, were located in the 6300 block of Cullen Boulevard in Houston. More
September 26, 2012 -- The Houston Department of Health and Human Services today declared a syphilis outbreak in Houston and Harris County. More
September 26, 2012 -- The Houston Fire Department has received a $168,000 grant from the Federal Emergency Management Agency and the Department of Homeland Security to install and purchase smoke detectors for individuals who are deaf or hard of hearing. More
September 26, 2012 -- The City of Houston's BARC Animal Shelter has partnered with the City of Houston Office of Emergency Management to provide pet owners with information to prepare a plan for their pet before a disaster occurs. More
September 25, 2012 -- The Pasadena Police Department will host a prescription drug take-back location at the Summit on Saturday as part of Prescription Drug Take Back Day. More
September 25, 2012 -- The League City Police Department is searching for suspects involved in purse snatchings and credit card abuse cases in the city. More
September 25, 2012 -- The Harris County Sheriff's Office will host a news conference on Wednesday to announced the establishment of a new permanent prescription drug drop-off location. More
September 24, 2012 -- Houston Police Chief Charles A. McClelland, Jr. today issued a statement regarding an incident at 4309 Polk on Saturday that involved an officer fatally shooting of a man in a wheelchair. More
September 24, 2012 -- Major Nidal Hasan, defending in a military trial regarding the fatal shootings at Fort Hood, was admitted to a hospital on Saturday, but is currently in good condition. More
September 23, 2012 -- Multiple fire departments from across the region and state will be participating in the Monday morning funeral of fallen Atascocita Volunteer Fire Department Captain Neal Smith, who passed last week after a training incident in Beaumont. More
September 22, 2012 -- Texas Governor Rick Perry has made appointments to the Crime Stoppers Council. More
September 22, 2012 -- The Galveston Police Department has promoted Officer Xavier Hancock to the rank of Sergeant. More
September 21, 2012 -- The Fort Hood Public Affairs Office today announced that the case against Major Nidal Hasan has been stayed until further notice due to appeals by the defense regarding Hasan's wearing a beard in court. More
September 21, 2012 -- The Texas Attorney General's Office today announced that the office's Child Support Division joined the El Paso County Sheriff's Office and constables to arrest 14 parents on failure to pay child support. More
September 21, 2012 -- The United States Coast Guard on Thursday rescued two men after their airplane crashed 28 miles east of the South Pass in the Gulf of Mexico. More
September 20, 2012 -- The Friendswood Police Department today announced that a 39 year old Houston man has been arrested on drug possession charges after police searched his vehicle and found cocaine along with other drug paraphernalia. More
September 20, 2012 -- The Galveston Police Department today advised that the department, along with other law enforcement agencies, will provide support for a military training exercise on Saturday, which will include the use of military vessels and training munitions. More
September 20, 2012 -- Texas Governor Rick Perry has released a statement regarding the Department of Justice Inspector General's Fast and Furious report. More
September 19, 2012 -- The Houston Fire Department today rescued three residents from an apartment fire in the 3400 block of Walnut Bend. More
September 19, 2012 -- The Houston Police Department is asking for the public's assistance in locating a suspect wanted in several theft cases targeting elderly citizens. More
September 19, 2012 -- The Veterans Legal Initiative will hold a free legal clinic for veterans on September 29 at VFW Post 4709 in Conroe. More
September 18, 2012 -- The Texas Department of Public Safety will host a showcase of the department's history and current law enforcement capabilities at DPS Headquarters during Austin Museum Day on September 23. More
September 18, 2012 -- The Harris County Sheriff's Office and the Texas Alcoholic Beverage Commission on Saturday conducted a bar check at 345 W. Richey Road and made twelve arrests. More
September 17, 2012 -- Texas Governor Rick Perry has made an appointment to the Texas Commission on Fire Protection. More
September 17, 2012 -- College of the Mainland has been named to the Military Friendly Schools list by Victory Media Inc. More
September 17, 2012 -- Harris County Attorney Vince Ryan announced today that the Environmental Protection Agency has added two contaminated sites on North Richey in Pasadena, Texas to the National Priorities List for cleanup under the Superfund program. More
September 17, 2012 -- The Missouri City Police Department, in partnership with the Drug Enforcement Administration, will host a "drug take back day" event on September 29 at the city's Public Safety Headquarters. More
September 17, 2012 -- The Houston Police Department has arrested a suspect on murder charges associated with the death of a man at 6210 North Wayside on September 6. More
September 17, 2012 -- Harris County Sheriff Adrian Garcia will host a crime prevention forum for residents in north Harris County today at the Bammel Church of Christ in Houston. More
September 17, 2012 -- The Houston Fire Department today implemented a hazardous material clean up of several chemicals after responding to a report of a warehouse fire with hazardous materials at a facility at 5614 Nunn. More
September 17, 2012 -- The Houston Police Department today filed murder and aggravated assault charges against Cedric Keith Jones, who is wanted in the fatal shooting of one man and wounding of another at 406 East 43rd Street on August 31. More
September 17, 2012 -- The United States Coast Guard's Galveston-based crews helped interdict more than $2 million worth of marijuana on board a drug-smuggling speed boat between the coasts of Haiti and Cuba in August. More
September 17, 2012 -- The Federal Emergency Management Agency, in observance of National Preparedness Month, has provided a list of items families should maintain as an emergency supply kit. More
September 15, 2012 -- The United States Coast Guard medevaced a 50-year-old-man from a fishing vessel on the Gulf of Mexico 30 miles southwest of Morgan City, Louisiana on Friday. More
September 14, 2012 -- The Galveston Police Department today announced that a suspect has been arrested on murder charges after an investigation into a reported drowning of a woman on September 9. More
September 14, 2012 -- University of Texas System Board of Regents Chair Eugene "Gene" Powell and Chancellor Dr. Francisco Cigarroa issued a joint statement on today's evacuation of the UT Austin campus due to a bomb threat. More
September 14, 2012 -- The United States Navy's newest littoral combat ship, the USS Fort Worth, will arrive in Galveston on Monday in preparation for its formal commissioning on September 22. More
September 14, 2012 -- The University of Texas in Austin has evacuated its campus due to a call received this morning claiming to have placed bombs all over the campus. More
September 14, 2012 -- Several law enforcement agencies in Galveston on Wednesday and Thursday participated in a street level narcotics suppression initiative. More
September 13, 2012 -- The United States Coast Guard today offered a reward for information leading to the arrest of the suspect, or suspects, responsible for the illumination by a green laser of a Coast Guard helicopter near Muskegon, Michigan in August. More
September 13, 2012 -- The Texas Department of Public Safety today announced that Rickey Lynn Johnson, a fugitive on the state's most wanted list, has been captured in Dallas following a tip provided through Texas Crime Stoppers. More
September 13, 2012 -- The Dickinson Police Department is accepting applications for its next Citizen's Police Academy course, which begins in February. More
September 12, 2012 -- The Houston Police Department today released surveillance video footage of suspects and their vehicle in connection with the August 19 fatal shooting of an 11-month-old girl. More
September 12, 2012 -- The United States Coast Guard today is conducting a search for a man who has not returned from a kayaking trip near Grand Isle, Louisiana in the Gulf of Mexico. More
September 11, 2012 -- Galveston County Health Officials urge prevention and understanding regarding West Nile virus. More
September 10, 2012 -- Harris County Attorney Vince Ryan today won a court order requiring Treasures to take a number of steps to ensure prostitution and drug crimes do not occur at that club. More
September 10, 2012 -- Harris County Sheriff Adrian Garcia today announced that deputies have joined the team that administers county's DWI SOBER court program, and will conduct random surprise home inspections of defendants participating in the program. More
September 10, 2012 -- The Houston Police Department has filed charges of evading arrest against a suspect who fled a store parking lot in his vehicle when a deputy constable attempted to detain him on suspicion of shop lifting. More
September 10, 2012 -- The Houston Police Department today arrested a suspect on intoxicated manslaughter charges following a fatal traffic accident in the 7400 block of Scott Street. More
September 10, 2012 -- Coast Guard watchstanders in Corpus Christi coordinated assistance for two disabled boats on Sunday. More
September 09, 2012 -- The Galveston Island Beach Patrol reports that the body of a possible drowning victim was discovered in the rocks of the 37th Street Jetty. More
September 08, 2012 -- The United States Coast Guard reports the rescue of five fishermen from the mouth of the Mississippi River near Southwest Pass after their vessel struck the west-side jetty on Saturday. More
September 07, 2012 -- The Galveston Police Department has arrested three serial robbers and filed aggravated robbery charges on them. More
September 07, 2012 -- The Texas Department of Public Safety has added Juan Carlos Marizcal, who is wanted in connection with a 2010 murder in Laredo, to the state's most wanted list. More
September 07, 2012 -- Harris County Sheriff Adrian Garcia will announce the details of a new aspect of the county's SOBER Court program, which provides enforcement, treatment, supervision and support for alcohol abusers charged with drunk driving, during a graduation ceremony for DWI defendants on Monday. More
September 07, 2012 -- The Texas Forest Service has advised that high winds associated with a cold front expected to come through the South Central Texas region on Saturday could lead to increased wildfire activity. More
September 07, 2012 -- The Houston Police Department has released surveillance video footage of a suspect wanted in at least two burglary cases in east Houston. More
September 07, 2012 -- The military judge in the United States vs. Major Nidal Hasan case ordered the accused to shave on Thursday in Fort Hood. More
September 07, 2012 -- The Houston Police Department and Houston Airport System will host the Travis Manion Foundation 9/11 Heroes Run on Saturday at Ellington Airport. More
September 06, 2012 -- The Galveston Police Department reports the end of an 11-month investigation with the arrest of a local Mixed Martial Arts fighter, Ralph "Plexin Texan" Garcia, Jr. More
September 06, 2012 -- Update: The Harris County Sheriff's Office has reported that Elizabeth Annette Robinson, a 13-year-old from Cypress who was reported missing on Wednesday, has been located safely in Nashville, Tennessee and returned to her parents. More
September 06, 2012 -- The City of Houston has launched its redesigned and expanded "Houston Hide from the Wind" web site to include 13 counties in the greater Houston area in its real-time depictions of anticipated effects of wind from tropical storm systems. More
September 05, 2012 -- The Harris County District Attorney's Office and Houston Police Department on Wednesday announced that the first of four additional intoxication-testing command centers is now active and operational within the Midwest Patrol Station. More
September 05, 2012 -- Investigators with the Harris County Sheriff’s Office have arrested two men for stealing jewelry from a business in north Harris County. The public’s help is needed in identifying and locating a third suspect. More
September 05, 2012 -- The Houston Police Department is seeking high school students to participate in the department's Youth Police Advisory Council. More
September 05, 2012 -- The Texas Department of Public Safety today announced that a reward for information leading to the capture of Javier Morin, Jr., a fugitive on the state's most wanted list, has been increased to $17,500. More
September 05, 2012 -- The Harris County Sheriff's Office Cold Case Unit today announced that capital murder charges have been filed against Troy McWhorter, who is currently in prison for stealing truck equipment, in the 2004 killing of a Houston woman. More
September 05, 2012 -- The United States Coast Guard and the Louisiana Department of Environmental Quality are continuing to investigate reports of pollution in areas impacted by Hurricane Isaac. More
September 05, 2012 -- The University of Houston-Downtown and the Texas Department of Family and Protective Services recently held the 2nd annual Family Camp at Echo Hill Ranch. More
September 04, 2012 -- The Harris County Citizen Corps Council is celebrating its 10th anniversary in September, which is also National Preparedness Month. More
September 04, 2012 -- The United States Coast Guard on Monday announced that it is conducting pollution assessment surveys and examining oiled wildlife recovered from Myrtle Grove, Louisiana, which was impacted by Hurricane Isaac. More
September 03, 2012 -- A United States Coast Guard boat crew rescued four people about 12 miles east of Port Isabel today. More w/Video
September 02, 2012 -- A wade fisherman's body was located by Coast Guard crews about 100 feet off the Texas City Dike Saturday night. More
September 01, 2012 -- The Galveston Police Department has activated a Silver Alert for an elderly Houston woman who was reported missing in Galveston. More
September 01, 2012 -- The Texas Department of Public Safety will begin implementing the new proof of residency (domicile) requirement for obtaining a first-time commercial driver license beginning on September 4. More
September 01, 2012 -- The Texas Forest Service urges residents to use caution during the Labor Day weekend. More
August 31, 2012 -- The Houston Fire Department has issued safety tips for residents to keep in mind during the Labor Day holiday. More
August 31, 2012 -- The United States Attorney's Office for the Eastern District of Texas today announced that Curtis Duane Butcher of Beaumont has been sentenced to 180 months in federal prison on drug trafficking charges. More
August 31, 2012 -- Harris County District Attorney Pat Lykos today issued a reminder that her office and law enforcement agencies in the county will conduct an expanded "No Refusal" enforcement program during the Labor Day weekend, with officers obtaining search warrants to perform blood tests on suspected intoxicated drivers. More
August 31, 2012 -- The United States Attorney's Office for the Eastern District of Texas today announced that Reginald Layann Eastern has entered a guilty plea to drug trafficking charges. More
August 31, 2012 -- Colonel Gregory Gross, Fort Hood court-martial judge, on Thursday held Major Nadal Hasan in contempt, ruled on several motions, and set an Article 39a hearing for September 6. More
August 31, 2012 -- Secretary of Homeland Security Janet Napolitano on Thursday visited the National Response Coordination Center in Washington, D.C. where she participated in a video teleconference with the states of Florida, Alabama, Mississippi, Louisiana and Texas, and federal agencies actively involved in Isaac response and recovery efforts underway. More
August 30, 2012 -- The Houston Police Department has filed capital murder charges against a suspect in the fatal shooting of a man at 13100 Carvel on August 16. More
August 30, 2012 -- The Friendswood Police Department has been awarded a $52,000 grant by the Texas Governor's Criminal Justice Division for its Crime Victim Assistance Program. More
August 29, 2012 -- Martin Gutierrez has been found guilty of a 1979 northwest Harris County murder. More
August 29, 2012 -- Houston City Council today voted unanimously to approve an amendment to the Council Member Code of Conduct that was approved in 2011, to exclude participation of the mayor in the process, to change the composition of the initial panel to review potential violations to include the mayor pro tem, vice mayor pro tem and a third council member “to be selected by a strike off procedure” and to involve the Houston Ethics Commission in preliminary review. More
August 29, 2012 -- Colonel Gregory Gross, the trial judge in the case against Fort Hood shooting suspect Major Nidal Hasan, has scheduled a pretrial hearing for Thursday. More
August 28, 2012 -- The Harris County Sheriff's Office recently conducted a street racing initiative in west Harris County, resulting in several arrests. More
August 28, 2012 -- Texas Attorney General Greg Abbott today issued a statement regarding the arrest of Eddie Garza, Jr., a fugitive on the state's most wanted list who was captured in a joint operation that included the Texas Attorney General Fugitive Apprehension Unit. More
August 28, 2012 -- Harris County Attorney Vince Ryan today reminded fishermen that they should not catch, eat or distribute seafood from the San Jacinto River Waste Pits Area due to the possibility of dioxin being present in the sea life in that area. More
August 28, 2012 -- The United States Coast Guard is conducting a search for a missing jet skier off the coast of Pensacola Florida as Hurricane Isaac approaches the Gulf Coast. More
August 27, 2012 -- Galveston County Criminal District Attorney Jack Roady today announced that his office will join law enforcement agencies across the county in enforcing a "No-Refusal" program during the Labor Day weekend, which allows police officers to seek search warrants for blood testing for offenders arrested on drunk driving charges. More
August 27, 2012 -- The United States Coast Guard is conducting patrols of security zones in Tampa, Florida during the Republican National Convention. More
August 27, 2012 -- The Houston Police Department today reported that capital murder charges have been filed against the father of an eight-month-old girl who was stabbed to death on Saturday. More
August 27, 2012 -- The United States Coast Guard rescued six people after their boat ran aground on the Port Aransas jetties near Port Aransas on Saturday. More
August 26, 2012 -- Supporters of the Galveston Police Department Blue Santa Program that provides Christmas gifts to needy children of Galveston gathered for a barbecue fund raiser at the Roof Garden on The Strand last week. More
August 26, 2012 -- The United States Coast Guard has urged the maritime community to monitor Tropical Storm Isaac’s progress and take early action to protect themselves and their property. More
August 25, 2012 -- The Galveston Police Department's 30th Citizens Police Academy will be held from September 6 through November 15 at the Church of The Living God. More
August 25, 2012 -- Stacey Marie Barron and Johnny Ray Baldwin of of Lumberton, Texas have pleaded guilty to child pornography violations. More
August 25, 2012 -- The Federal Emergency Management Agency urges residents in coastal areas to take steps to prepare for Tropical Storm Isaac. More
August 25, 2012 -- The Harris County Sheriff's Office will be at various school zones throughout the county beginning on August 27 to enforce school zone safety. More
August 24, 2012 -- The Houston Police Department has filed charges of aggravated assault against a police officer on a suspect involved in an incident that took place on Tuesday. More
August 24, 2012 -- The Friendswood Police Department today apprehended a man following a high speed chase that originated in League City. More
August 24, 2012 -- The Metropolitan Transit Authority of Harris County today issued safety tips near construction zones as children return to school. More
August 23, 2012 -- The United States Army's Government Appellate Division has filed a response brief regarding a decision that Major Nidal Hasan, who is on trial in military court in connection with the 2009 shootings at Fort Hood, could be compelled to shave his beard to meet with military dress code. More
August 23, 2012 -- The City of Missouri City today announced that it is monitoring the West Nile Virus impacting the area, and that no cases of residents being infected have been reported. More
August 23, 2012 -- The United States Attorney's Office for the Eastern District of Texas today announced that John Oliver Manning of Pasadena has been sentenced to 355 months in federal prison on charges related to the 2009 shooting of a man in Nederland, Texas. More
August 23, 2012 -- The Texas Department of Public Safety today announced that Sean Michael Smith, a sex offender on the state's most wanted list, has been apprehended in Nevada. More
August 23, 2012 -- San Jacinto College police officers recently held the "Tip-a-Cop" fundraiser drive for Special Olympics Texas. More
August 23, 2012 -- The Friendswood Police Department will participate in National Night Out on October 2. More
August 23, 2012 -- Missouri City will host its inaugural Fire and Rescue Services Open House on October 6. More
August 23, 2012 -- The Pasadena Police Department will host a Rape Aggression Defense course for women in September. More
August 23, 2012 -- The Texas Department of Public Safety on Wednesday praised the multi-agency effort conducted throughout the greater Houston area this week that has resulted in the arrest of 24 people and the confiscation of nearly 14,000 marijuana plants. More
August 22, 2012 -- The United States Court of Appeals for the Armed Forces today ruled that Major Nidal Hasan, who is in trial in military court in relation to the November 2009 shootings at Fort Hood, can be forcibly shaved in order to comply with military dress code. More
August 22, 2012 -- The United States Attorney's Office on Tuesday announced that a 54-year-old Gilmer man has been sentenced to 80 months in federal prison on charges of child pornography violations. More
August 22, 2012 -- The Friendswood Police Department on Tuesday arrested three suspects on possessing burglary tools and on outstanding warrants when officers found a suspicious vehicle driving through the Monte Bello subdivision. More
August 22, 2012 -- Dr. Emmanuel Nwora of Houston has been arrested on charges of health care fraud. More
August 22, 2012 -- The City of Missouri City will participate in the 29th Annual National Night Out on October 2. More
August 22, 2012 -- Lehi Sorenson of Nederland has pleaded guilty to child pornography violations. More
August 22, 2012 -- Michael George Mitchell of Orange has been sentenced to federal prison for federal firearms violations. More
August 21, 2012 -- The Harris County Sheriff's Office has charged two suspects with capital murder and is seeking the identity of a third suspect involved in the fatal shooting of a security guard during a robbery at a game room on August 5. More
August 21, 2012 -- David Houston Sartin of Anahuac has pleaded guilty in a murder-for-hire scheme in the Eastern District of Texas. More
August 21, 2012 -- The 5th Annual Gary Tilton Firefighters Training Fundraiser Gala at the Omni Hotel Saturday August 18 in Katy. More
August 20, 2012 -- The Harris County Sheriff's Office will host an event on Saturday for residents to bring old or unwanted personal documents for shredding. More
August 20, 2012 -- The Houston Police Department today reported that four suspects have been arrested on capital murder charges in connection to a fatal shooting at 7203 Bellerive on August 15. More
August 20, 2012 -- The Houston Police Department today reported that murder charges have been filed against a suspect in the fatal shooting of her husband on August 18. More
August 20, 2012 -- The Houston Police Department today reported that charges have been filed against a suspect who fired shots at a Harris County Precinct Five Deputy Constable on August 17. More
August 20, 2012 -- The Texas Department of Public Safety has launched its drunk driving enforcement campaign for the Labor Day holiday, with increased patrols on the road through September 5. More
August 20, 2012 -- Friends of Galveston County Sheriff's Sergeant Chris Dunn turned out for a benefit in his honor in Dickinson on Saturday. More
August 19, 2012 -- Texas State Director of The Humane Society of the United States Katie Jarl presented Galveston Police Officer Lieutenant Joel Caldwell the Humane Law Enforcement Award for his leadership in combating illegal animal abuse. More
August 17, 2012 -- The Sugar Land Police Department today arrested five suspects when SWAT units entered a home at 1201 Harbor Town to conduct a search for narcotics. More
August 17, 2012 -- The Court of Appeal for the Armed Forces has stayed proceedings in the court-martial of Major Nidal M. Hasan, suspect in the 2009 shootings at Fort Hood, to resolve whether Hasan can be compelled to be clean shaven for court proceedings. More
August 17, 2012 -- The Houston Police Department has filed charges against a suspect wanted in the fatal shooting of a woman at 9400 Coventry Square on July 23. More
August 17, 2012 -- Harris County Attorney Vince Ryan today announced that his office has filed a lawsuit asking the court to order the Point at the Southwest apartment complex to increase security measures to reduce criminal activity at the apartments. More
August 16, 2012 -- The Texas Department of Public Safety has added three fugitives to the state's most wanted list. More
August 16, 2012 -- The Texas Department of Public Safety and the Texas Public Safety Commission today announced that Kirby Dendy has been named assistant director and chief in charge of the Texas Rangers. More
August 16, 2012 -- The Houston Police Department today announced that capital murder charges have been filed against a suspect arrested in the fatal shooting of a woman at 201 Rosamond on June 10. More
August 16, 2012 -- The Houston Police Department has released surveillance camera footage of a suspect wanted in the robbery of a convenience store at 9710 Beechnut on July 26. More
August 16, 2012 -- The Texas Department of Public Safety has hired Chris Sarandos as the assistant director for the Information Technology Division effective September 4. More
August 16, 2012 -- Heracio Hernandez of La Marque has been sentenced by a 56th District Court jury to ten years in state prison for a 2011 bank robbery. More
August 16, 2012 -- The Texas Department of Public Safety and Texas Governor Rick Perry on Wednesday honored retiring Texas Ranger Chief Hank Whitman. More
August 15, 2012 -- Galveston Police have arrested Christopher Adrian Vela on two felony warrants for the attempted sexual assault of two women while they jogged, one in the 4700 block of Seawall and one near 51st Street and Avenue N½. More
August 15, 2012 -- The College Station Police Department has announced service arrangements for Constable Brian Bachmann, who was fatally shot on Monday while serving an eviction notice at a home near Texas A&M University. More
August 15, 2012 -- The United States Coast Guard on Tuesday rescued three boaters after their ship ran aground in the Arroyo Colorado delta, approximately 22 miles north of Port Isabel. More
August 15, 2012 -- Military Judge Colonel Gregory A. Gross in the case of United States v. Major Nidal M. Hasan on Tuesday heard evidence and ruled on several other motions in the Article 39A hearing at Fort Hood. More
August 13, 2012 -- Police in College Station are investigating a shooting that left at least two people dead, including a deputy constable, near the campus of Texas A&M University. More
August 13, 2012 -- The Houston Police Department today filed charges against a suspect wanted in connection with a fatal traffic accident that took place at 1600 Studemont on August 11. More
August 12, 2012 -- Nine people were rescued by good Samaritans after the people's boat capsized Saturday evening off the Port Aransas Jetties. More
August 10, 2012 -- The Texas Attorney General's Office was recently involved in Operation Heat Wave, which has resulted in the arrest of 186 fugitives. More
August 10, 2012 -- The Houston Police Department today announced that two suspects have been arrested on murder charges in connection with the fatal shooting of a man at 9555 Crofton on July 25. More
August 10, 2012 -- The Friendswood Police Department today reported that a Houston man was arrested on drug possession charges and a Friendswood man was charged with interfering with a police officer after a traffic stop on Thursday in the 700 block of West Parkwood Avenue. More
August 10, 2012 -- The Houston Police Department has reported that a man was found dead today at a home at 302 East Second Street after firefighters extinguished a fire at the residence. More
August 10, 2012 -- A federal judge today imposed two consecutive life prison sentences on Naser Jason Abdo on charges of attempted use of a weapon of mass destruction and for possession of a weapon in furtherance of a federal crime in relation to Abdo's plot to detonate a bomb at Fort Hood in Texas. More
August 10, 2012 -- The City of Friendswood Police Department has charged Treatha Robinson Johnson of Houston with theft for an incident that took place on Thursday at the Heritage Nursing Home. More
August 09, 2012 -- The Texas Department of Public Safety today commissioned a new patrol boat named in honor of late Trooper Russell Boyd. More
August 08, 2012 -- The Seabrook Volunteer Fire Department recently held a ceremony for commissioning the department's new fire boat as the "Chief Randal J. Zimmer". More
August 08, 2012 -- The United States Attorney's Office for the Eastern District of Texas today announced that a Beaumont man has pleaded guilty to child pornography violations. More
August 08, 2012 -- The City of Beaumont today announced that an arbitrator has dismissed the appeal of a former Beaumont firefighter seeking reinstatement at the department after he was terminated by Fire Chief Ann Huff. More
August 08, 2012 -- Houston Independent School District's Transportation Department will hold a mock disaster drill on Thursday as part of the department's counter-terrorism training. More
August 08, 2012 -- The Sugar Land Police Department is holding registration for the department's Citizens Police Academy. More
August 08, 2012 -- The City of Missouri City recently held a grand opening celebration of the Missouri City Police Department's first "mini-station" on the Texas Parkway. More
August 08, 2012 -- The Houston Police Department today released a surveillance video connected with an investigation into the fatal shooting of a man at 4401 West 18th Street on Monday. More
August 08, 2012 -- The Houston Police Department today reported that an armed suspect was fatally shot by police on Tuesday when officers responded to a call from the suspect's ex-wife in the 11000 block of South Sam Houston Parkway West. More
August 07, 2012 -- The Harris County Sheriff's Office today released composite sketches of two suspects in the murder of a man during a robbery on Monday. More
August 07, 2012 -- The City of Galveston Hurricane Preparedness Team today met today to review their preparations for a possible storm. More
August 07, 2012 -- Colonel Gregory Gross, trial judge in the case of the United States vs. Major Nidal Hasan, suspect in the 2009 shootings at Fort Hood, has scheduled a pre-trial hearing for Thursday. More
August 07, 2012 -- Houston City Council Member Mike Laster will join the Houston Police Department, Harris County Sheriff's Department, and other law enforcement agencies for the "Securing Our Families" Conference on August 29. More
August 06, 2012 -- The Harris County Sheriff's Office has released composite sketches of two suspects involved in the fatal shooting of a male security guard at a game room in East Harris County on Sunday. More
August 03, 2012 -- The State of Texas this week received authorization by the Federal Communications Commission to begin operating a broadband network that the Texas Department of Public Safety says will ultimately enhance public safety communications across the state by providing more data and access to communication resources to first responders than is currently available. More
August 03, 2012 -- Harris County Sheriff Adrian Garcia praised the swift actions of deputies and a woman who was at home with her pre-school age child during a frightening house burglary. More
August 03, 2012 -- The United States Attorney's Office for the Eastern District of Texas today announced that a 33-year-old Port Arthur man has been convicted on charges of carjacking, conspiracy to commit carjacking and possession of a firearm in furtherance of a violent crime. More
August 03, 2012 -- The United States Coast Guard on Thursday rescued three children and two adults when their boat capsized near the Packery Jetties off the coast of Corpus Christi. More
August 02, 2012 -- The Texas Department of Public Safety today announced the launch of an online version of the state's prescription drug monitoring program. More
August 01, 2012 -- The United States Attorney's Office for the Eastern District of Texas today announced that a 45-year-old Lumberton, Texas man has been sentenced to 12 months and one day in federal prison on charges of possessing child pornography. More
August 01, 2012 -- The United States Attorney's Office for the Eastern District of Texas today announced that 10 suspects have been arrested following an investigation into drug trafficking in the Henderson, Texas area. More
August 01, 2012 -- The United States Coast Guard today rescued four people whose fishing boat was sinking approximately five miles off the coast of Freeport. More
August 01, 2012 -- The Texas Department of Public Safety today announced that the reward for information leading to the arrest of Dallas Wayne Waddell, a fugitive on the state's most wanted list, has been increased to $13,000. More
August 01, 2012 -- The United States Attorney's Office for the Eastern District of Texas on Tuesday announced that a 31-year-old man from Longview, Texas has been sentenced to 70 months in federal prison on federal drug trafficking violations. More
July 31, 2012 -- The United States Coast Guard and the Galveston County Sheriff's Office have located the body of missing fisherman off Bolivar Peninsula. More
July 31, 2012 -- The Texas Department of Public Safety today reported that state troopers made more than 1,200 intoxicated driving arrests during a nine-day enforcement period that included the Fourth of July holiday. More
July 31, 2012 -- The Houston Police Department today filed murder charges and charges of abandoning and endangering a child against a suspect in the fatal stabbing of a woman at 5637 Yale Street on Monday. More
July 30, 2012 -- The Galveston County Health District has advised the public that it is West Nile virus season and recommends steps to avoid contacting the disease. More
July 30, 2012 -- The Harris County Sheriff's Office is receiving public comment regarding the office's emergency communications as part of the accreditation process for the Communications Division. More
July 30, 2012 -- Update: The Harris County Sheriff's Office has reported that Ernestine Tolbert King, an 81 year old Katy woman who was declared missing, has been found and is safe. More
July 30, 2012 -- The Texas Department of Public Safety is seeking the public's assistance in identifying two murder victims found near Eagle Pass on May 22. More
July 29, 2012 -- The Harris County Sheriff's Office reports a decrease in the number of driving while intoxicated fatalities as the number of DWI arrests is increasing. More
July 27, 2012 -- The Harris County Sheriff's Office today announced that a suspect being served a felony warrant died in a traffic accident while attempting to flee a deputy. More
July 27, 2012 -- Harris County Attorney Vince Ryan on Thursday filed a lawsuit seeking the closure of a massage parlor in Houston, on claims that the business is unlicensed and engages in prostitution, human trafficking and organized criminal activity. More
July 26, 2012 -- The Friendswood Police Department today announced that a suspect has been arrested on six counts of possessing or promoting child pornography following a search of his home. More
July 26, 2012 -- The Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives today announced that Melvin D. King, Jr. has joined the Houston Field Division as the division's new Special Agent in Charge. More
July 25, 2012 -- The Harris County Sheriff's Department today arrested a suspect in the fatal shooting of a of a man in the 10200 block of Old Bammel North Houston Road that took place on July 24. More
July 25, 2012 -- The United States Attorney's Office for the Eastern District of Texas today announced that a 32-year-old Port Arthur man has been sentenced to 122 months in federal prison on charges of possessing child pornography. More
July 24, 2012 -- The Houston Airport System today announced that the Transportation Security Administration has launched operation of its new "Pre?" passenger pre-screening initiative at George Bush Intercontinental Airport. More
July 24, 2012 -- The Houston Police Department is asking for the public's assistance in identifying one suspect and locating three others charged in jewelry store and pawn shop "smash and grab" robberies in Texas and the Houston area. More
July 24, 2012 -- A Coast Guard helicopter crew located the body of a woman who fell from a Galveston Ferry between Bolivar Peninsula and Galveston Island Monday evening. More
July 23, 2012 -- The Houston Police Department today released surveillance photos of a vehicle believed driven by suspects involved in the fatal shooting of a man at 1501 Evergreen Drive on Saturday. More
July 23, 2012 -- The Texas Department of Public Safety today dedicated a memorial monument in El Paso in honor of Trooper Javier Arana, Jr., who was killed in a traffic collision that took place on March 24. More
July 23, 2012 -- A pre-trial hearing has been schedule for Wednesday in the matter of United States vs. Major Nidal M. Hasan, a military trial regarding a fatal shooting incident at Fort Hood in Texas. More
July 23, 2012 -- The Houston Police Department has filed murder charges against a man suspected in the death of a woman found by firefighters while they were extinguishing a fire at 10511 Sagetree on May 3. More
July 23, 2012 -- Update: The Galveston Police Department has released the names and conditions of victims in a fatal accident on Saturday that involved a horse drawn carriage and a motor vehicle. More
July 23, 2012 -- The Houston Police Department has filed charges of driving while intoxicated and of evading arrest against a suspect involved in a vehicle pursuit that took place on Sunday. More
July 23, 2012 -- Lakewood Yacht Club will host "Rules of the Road", a program to discuss the impact of commercial vessels in area waterways. More
July 22, 2012 -- Residents of the Port Acres subdivision of Port Arthur were evacuated from their homes Saturday night following a pipeline fire that was caused by a lightening strike near the intersection of West Port Arthur Road and 60th Street. More
July 22, 2012 -- The Galveston Police Department on Friday held a promotional ceremony in the lobby of the justice center. More
July 22, 2012 -- The United States Coast Guard, Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries and Calcasieu Parish Sheriff's Office have recovered the body of a second missing fisherman on Lake Charles in Louisiana. More
July 22, 2012 -- The Harris County Sheriff's Office reports that members of the Harris County Sheriff’s High Risk Operations Unit were successful in the capture of a man who they said threatened a taxi driver with a knife and later fired a weapon inside a home before he was talked into surrendering. More
July 21, 2012 -- The Galveston Police Department on Friday conducted a a targeted operation focusing on the sale of alcohol to minors at various locations across the island. More
July 21, 2012 -- Galveston police are asking the public's assistance in finding two men who stole two pedigree rabbits from the Bunny Sanctuary operated by former Playboy Bunnie Marcy Hanson at the Victorian Bed and Breakfast. More w/Video
July 21, 2012 -- The Galveston Police have arrested a murder and kidnapping suspect More
July 21, 2012 -- The United States Coast Guard, Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries and Calcasieu Parish Sheriff's Office are searching for a missing man Saturday and have located the body of another after two men were reported missing Friday evening, while boating on Lake Charles in Louisiana. More
July 21, 2012 -- The United States Coast Guard has suspended the search for two missing swimmers near Freeport. More
July 20, 2012 -- The United States Coast Guard is searching for two missing male swimmers who were reported missing near Surfside Beach in Freeport. More
July 20, 2012 -- Investigators with the Harris County Sheriffs Office’s Cold Case Unit are requesting public’s help in identifying and locating the suspect(s) in the 2007 murder of a man in north Harris County. More
July 20, 2012 -- The Eye Clinic of Texas has announced a LASIK discount to military personnel, police and firefighters in and around Galveston and Houston. More
July 19, 2012 -- UPDATE: The Harris County Sheriff’s Office reports that a woman with severe dementia who was located by Harris County Precinct 4 Constables on Sunday has been identified. More
July 19, 2012 -- The Texas Department of Public Safety has awarded two Medals of Merit, a Unit Citation, and three Director's Awards to individuals who helped target those who prey on children. More
July 19, 2012 -- John M. Bales, U.S. Attorney for the Eastern District of Texas, and Ignacia S. Moreno, Assistant Attorney General of the Justice Department’s Environment and Natural Resources Division have announced that Port Arthur Chemical and Environmental Services, LLC and its former president, Matthew Lawrence Bowman, have been charged with conspiracy to illegally transport hazardous materials, resulting in the deaths of two employees. More
July 19, 2012 -- Houston police have released a surveillance video of a suspect robbing a woman of her purse outside a movie theater at 350 Northpark Drive about 6:10 p.m. on July 10. More w/Video
July 18, 2012 -- Houston Fire Department Firefighter EMT Jared Keith has been honored as the Firefighter of the Year by the Independent Insurance Agents of Houston. More
July 18, 2012 -- The Houston Police Department has released a surveillance video in the investigation into the June 29 fatal shooting at 10300 South Gessner. More
July 18, 2012 -- Houston police are asking for the public's help in identifying two male suspects believed responsible for a robbery at a northwest Houston check cashing business last Friday. More w/Video
July 18, 2012 -- The Harris County Sheriff's Office reports that twenty year old Zein Ahmed and a 16 year old female have been charged with Murder in the stabbing death of Mary Ann Murphy, who is the teenaged girl's mother. More
July 18, 2012 -- The Texas Attorney General's Office today reported that a man who worked as a physician assistant at the South Dallas Community Medical Center, pleaded guilty this morning before U.S. Magistrate Judge Renée Harris Toliver to one count of conspiracy to commit commit health care fraud, announced U.S. Attorney Sarah R. Saldaña of the Northern District of Texas. More
July 18, 2012 -- The Harris County Sheriff’s Office is inviting interested citizens of Harris County to participate in the HCSO’s upcoming Citizens Police Academy that begins August 9. More
July 16, 2012 -- Chief C.A. “Pete” Shelton will be honored at the 11th annual A Salute to The Real American Heroes fund-raiser for the Lamar Institute of Technology Foundation. More
July 16, 2012 -- Baytown police report that the body of Damon D. Miller, who was ejected from his aluminum boat on Saturday in a collision with a 17-foot white fiberglass boat has been found; and the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department reports that two men have been arrested in the case. More
July 16, 2012 -- Houston police are investigating the fatal shooting of a man and woman following an apparent murder-suicide incident at a storage unit at 6250 Westward on Friday. More
July 15, 2012 -- The United States Coast Guard has suspended the search for a man who was ejected from his jon boat in a collision off Roseland Park, near Baytown on Saturday. More w/Photos
July 15, 2012 -- Coast Guard helicopter and boat crews searched for a missing boater after a collision off Roseland Park, near Baytown on Saturday. More
July 15, 2012 -- Harris County residents who experience flooding are urged to complete a Flood Survey as soon as possible at the Harris County Office of Homeland Security and Emergency Management’s website. More
July 13, 2012 -- The Galveston County Sheriff's Office is prepared to enforce limitations on the use of all-terrain and recreational off-road vehicles on the Bolivar Peninsula. More
July 13, 2012 -- Investigators with the Harris County Sheriff's Office Special Victims Unit need the public’s help in identifying and apprehending a man wanted for sexual assault of a child. More
July 12, 2012 -- The City of Houston Municipal Courts remains open today, despite the inclement weather; however, those individuals who were scheduled to appear in court and were unable to make a court appearance will have the opportunity to reset their case(s). More
July 11, 2012 -- The City of Galveston has lifted the boil water notice for all residents and businesses located in the City of Galveston, City of Jamaica Beach, and on Pelican Island. More
July 11, 2012 -- Javier Cortez Jr., July's Featured Texas 10 Most Wanted Fugitive, has been captured in Mexico and extradited to the United States by the Texas Department of Public Safety. More
July 11, 2012 -- The Texas Army National Guard will hold a ceremony on Sunday on Ellington Field Joint Reserve Base to commemorate and retire the United States Army's last Apache helicopter. More
July 10, 2012 -- A boil water notice has been issued for all residents and businesses located on Galveston Island, including those located in the City of Jamaica Beach and on Pelican Island. More
July 07, 2012 -- A Houston man and other suspects have been arrested by Galveston police in the shooting incident on Seawall Boulevard on Friday. More
July 07, 2012 -- The United States Coast Guard on Saturday attempted unsuccessfuly to save an unresponsive man from a fishing boat 108 miles southeast of Galveston. More
July 07, 2012 -- The Texas Department of Public Safety on Friday announced that the crime rate in the state has dropped for the second consecutive year. More
July 06, 2012 -- The Galveston County Criminal District Attorney's Office today announced that Ricardo Torres has been convicted of aggravated sexual assault of a child. More
July 06, 2012 -- Colonel Gregory Gross, judge in the case of the United States vs. Major Nidal Hasan, suspect in the 2009 Fort Hood shootings, has ruled on several motions made by the defense. More
July 06, 2012 -- The Texas Department of Public Safety today announced that William Darrell Richardson, a fugitive on the state's most wanted list, has been captured in Overton, Texas after investigators received a tip on his location. More
July 05, 2012 -- Galveston County Sheriff’s deputies are investigating a robbery at San Leon Marine Supply in the 2100 block of FM 517. More
July 05, 2012 -- An administrative hearing has been scheduled for Friday at the Lawrence J. Williams Judicial Center at Fort Hood in the case of Major Nidal Hasan, who was arrested in the shooting at Fort Hood in 2009. More
July 05, 2012 -- The United States Coast Guard on Wednesday discovered the body of a man reported missing near San Leon in Galveston Bay. More
July 05, 2012 -- The Harris County Sheriff's Office today announced that a home daycare operator has been arrested on sexual assault charges of two female toddlers at the daycare. More
July 05, 2012 -- The Galveston Police Department on Wednesday arrested a man on charges of animal cruelty after finding a dog dead in a vehicle. More
July 05, 2012 -- The Houston Police Department on Tuesday arrested a suspect in an incident involving shots fired at a METRO police officer at 6400 Carver. More
July 05, 2012 -- The Houston Police Department has filed murder charges against a suspect in the fatal shooting of a man at 8111 South Gessner on May 13. More
July 05, 2012 -- Gladys Jones celebrated her 80th Birthday on Tuesday at the Victorian Inn in Galveston's East End Historic District. More
July 03, 2012 -- The United States Coast Guard on Monday seized the catch of two more boats shrimping in closed waters off the Texas coast. More
July 03, 2012 -- The Houston Police Department is seeking the public's assistance in identifying a suspect wanted in the armed robbery of a Radio Shack at 12670 Bissonnet on April 27. More
July 03, 2012 -- Harris County District Attorney Pat Lykos today reminded residents that the "No Refusal" program to test blood-alcohol levels in suspected drunk drivers will continue through Sunday. More
July 03, 2012 -- Galveston Mayor Lewis Rosen today presided over his first City of Galveston Hurricane Preparedness Meeting. More
July 02, 2012 -- Harris County Attorney Vince Ryan reports that he has obtained an injunction against Le Promenade condominiums at 7400 Bissonnet, near Sharpstown High School to require the owners to take steps to reduce crime in the complex. More
July 02, 2012 -- The Texas Department of Public Safety has announced that the reward for information leading to the capture of Javier Cortez, Jr. has been increased to $15,000. More
July 02, 2012 -- Houston Police Chief Charles A. McClelland, Jr. today unveiled a new color scheme for the city's patrol vehicles. More
July 02, 2012 -- The Houston Police Department has released a surveillance video of a suspect believed responsible for the burglary of a convenience store at 4137 Cavalcade on May 28. More
July 02, 2012 -- The Houston Police Department has arrested a suspect in a fatal traffic accident in the 3200 block of Southeast Freeway on Sunday. More
June 29, 2012 -- The United States Coast Guard has issued safety tips for boaters planning to be out on the water during the week of the Independence Day holiday. More
June 29, 2012 -- Colonel Gregory Gross, judge in the case against accused Fort Hood shooter Major Nidal Hasan, today denied a request from the defense for a further continuance of the trial until December. More
June 29, 2012 -- The United States Coast Guard on Thursday welcomed the return of two boaters who were rescued by a tug boat crew 90 miles northwest of Tarpon Springs, Florida after their barge sank. More
June 29, 2012 -- Harris County Attorney Vince Ryan today announced that a lawsuit he has filed against the Le Promenade condominiums, on claims the complex harbors criminal activity, will be heard on Monday. More
June 29, 2012 -- The Galveston Fire Department has issued a reminder to residents that fireworks are not permitted within the city limits of Galveston. More
June 29, 2012 -- The United States Coast Guard Marine Safety Unit in Lake Charles, Louisiana on Thursday held a change of command ceremony to install Commander Will E. Watson as leader of the unit. More
June 29, 2012 -- Registration is currently open for the Harris County Sheriff's Office's Citizens Police Academy, which begins on August 9 at the El Franco Lee Community Center. More
June 28, 2012 -- Galveston City Council voted 4-1-1, with Elizabeth Beeton opposed and Terrilyn Tarlton abstaining, to confirm City Manager Michael Kovacs' appointment of Henry Porretto as chief of police. More
June 28, 2012 -- The Texas Department of Public Safety has announced plans to increase patrols beginning Saturday and continuing through July 8 as part of an enhanced enforcement program against drunk driving. More
June 28, 2012 -- The Houston Police Department Apartment Enforcement Unit will conduct a safety event tonight for residents of the Reserve at Creekbend. More
June 28, 2012 -- The Galveston County Sheriff's Office on Wednesday filed charges against two Galveston area suspects in connection with receiving stolen property from area Walmart stores. More
June 28, 2012 -- The Sugar Land Police Department today released photos and surveillance video of a suspect in the robbery of a bank inside a Walmart on Highway 6 on June 26. More
June 27, 2012 -- Galveston County law enforcement officials probing illegal drug sales have charged eleven people in raids on locations in Texas City and unincorporated Dickinson. More
June 27, 2012 -- The United States Coast Guard Marine Safety Unit in Lake Charles, Louisiana will hold a change-of-command ceremony on Thursday at the Lake Charles Civic Center, with Commander Will E. Watson taking over the unit. More
June 27, 2012 -- The Houston Fire Department has advised residents to take precautions outdoors to avoid heat related medical emergencies. More
June 27, 2012 -- The Galveston County Health District has offered suggestions for staying cool in hot weather. More
June 27, 2012 -- Houston Fire Department arson investigators have arrested Jacob Colby Garvin as a suspect for multiple arson fires. More
June 26, 2012 -- The Harris County Sheriff's Office today announced that a suspect has been arrested in connection with a shooting that took place on June 22 in the 400 block of Cypress Avenue in northeast Harris County. More
June 26, 2012 -- Harris County Attorney Vince Ryan today announced that the Harris County Commissioners Court has approved an extension of his Community Protection Program. More
June 26, 2012 -- The Houston-Galveston Area Council today announced the launch of a new web site and video as part of its "Together Against the Weather" campaign to help residents with access and functional support needs prepare for hurricane season. More
June 26, 2012 -- The Dickinson Police Department has released surveillance system pictures of a suspect wanted in connection with a robbery that took place Saturday at a service station at FM 517 and Interstate Highway 45. More
June 26, 2012 -- The City of Dickinson Police and Public Safety Departments will participate in the city's Blue Santa Program fundraiser softball game on Saturday at the Dickinson High School Softball Field. More
June 26, 2012 -- The United States Coast Guard urges residents to remain cautious regarding Tropical Storm Debby. More
June 25, 2012 -- The Texas Forest Service has provided fire safety tips to observe while celebrating the Fourth of July holiday. More
June 25, 2012 -- The Greater Harris County 9-1-1 Emergency Network today sponsored the launch of "Help 9-1-1 Help You" campaign, and recognized a 9-year-old boy whose emergency call helped save his mother's life. More
June 22, 2012 -- A Houston mother has been arrested in connection with her child's near drowning at 5625 Antoine on Thursday. More
June 22, 2012 -- The Texas Department of Public Safety today commissioned 51 new Highway Patrol troopers at a recruit school graduation ceremony in Austin. More
June 22, 2012 -- Top Dog Fireworks has announced that firework sales for the Fourth of July holiday begin Sunday, and has reminded customers who purchase fireworks to follow basic safety rules. More
June 22, 2012 -- The Friendswood Police Department today announced that 10 suspects have been arrested in connection with an investigation into a store owner selling the drug known as "bath salts" at businesses near Friendswood. More
June 22, 2012 -- The Texas Department of Public Safety on Wednesday announced that Sean Michael Price, who was on the state's most wanted sex offenders list, has been captured in Tyler. More
June 22, 2012 -- The Texas Department of Public Safety has presented a Life Saving Award to Carla Caldwell-Guidry and a Unit Citation to Panhandle area Highway Patrol troopers. More
June 21, 2012 -- The Harris County Sheriff's Office is seeking the public's assistance in locating Alberto Martinez Montalvo, an 88 year old man who was last seen on Wednesday in the 7800 block of Battleoak Drive in Houston. More
June 21, 2012 -- The Texas Forest Service was recently presented with the Pulaski Award from the National Interagency Fire Center in recognition of the service's contributions to fighting wildfires. More
June 21, 2012 -- The Harris County Sheriff's Office has arrested three burglary suspects in Humble. More
June 20, 2012 -- The Galveston County Sheriff's Office reports that, based on an attorney general's opinion, operation of all-terrain vehicles and recreational off-highway vehicles are allowed on beaches on the Bolivar Peninsula that are open to vehicular traffic. More
June 20, 2012 -- The Harris County Institute of Forensic Sciences is seeking the public's assistance in locating the next of kin for six individuals who recently passed away. More
June 20, 2012 -- Texas A&M University at Galveston Professor William Merrell warns that hurricanes that form in the Gulf of Mexico during June can develop into "surprisingly strong storms" and "tend to catch gulf residents off guard". More
June 20, 2012 -- The City of Seabrook recently utilized the Shuttlebration Weekend event as an opportunity to practice coordination of its emergency management response through the use of the Incident Command System. More
June 20, 2012 -- The Houston Police Department today announced that an armed suspect was wounded by police during an incident on Tuesday. More
June 19, 2012 -- The United States Marshals Gulf Coast Violent Offenders and Fugitive Task Force is searching for Antwone Jermaine Betters, who is wanted on capital murder charges in connection with the June 10 fatal shooting of a woman in Houston. More
June 19, 2012 -- The Houston Police Department today announced that a suspect has been arrested in connection with the sexual assault of three women in the southwest Houston area in late May and early June. More
June 19, 2012 -- The United States Coast Guard will conduct increased enforcement in areas with heavy recreational boat traffic during the weekend in support of Operation Dry Water, an annual campaign to increase awareness of laws against operating a boat under the influence of drugs or alcohol. More
June 19, 2012 -- The City of Houston Municipal Courts Department will host the Watch Ur BAC Alcohol Awareness Program on Tuesday at the Herbert W. Gee Municipal Courthouse. More
June 19, 2012 -- City of Friendswood police urge parents and young adults to beware of local rave parties. More
June 18, 2012 -- Missouri City City Council recently recognized members of the Missouri City Police Department with various awards. More
June 18, 2012 -- The Texas Department of Public Safety today announced that it will place a special emphasis this week on the enforcement for the addition of tow trucks to the "Move Over/Slow Down" law. More
June 18, 2012 -- The Houston Police Department has arrested a suspect in the June 12 fatal shooting of a man at 6911 Boyce. More
June 18, 2012 -- The Houston Police Department is asking for the public's assistance in identifying a man who was found dead in the 1400 block of Gazin in August, 1991. More
June 18, 2012 -- The United States Coast Guard Cutter Dauntless will return to its home port in Galveston on Tuesday following a 56-day counter-narcotics patrol in the western Caribbean. More
June 18, 2012 -- The Galveston County Sheriff's Office and the Federal Bureau of Investigation will host a press conference on July 15 regarding an investigation into the murder of Bridgette Gearen on the case's five year anniversary. More
June 16, 2012 -- Galveston police report that a man displaying signs of "excited delirium" was taken to John Sealy Hospital Emergency Room where he later died. More
June 15, 2012 -- Texas Governor Rick Perry has authorized the Texas Department of Public Safety to assist New Mexico with Little Bear wildfire response. More
June 15, 2012 -- The United States Coast Guard recently promoted Matthew A. Smith of Kountze, Texas to the rank of lieutenant junior grade. More
June 15, 2012 -- The Houston Police Department has filed capital murder charges against Antwone Jermaine Betters, who is wanted in the fatal shooting of a woman at 201 Rosamond on June 6. More
June 15, 2012 -- The Houston Police Department has released a composite sketch of an unidentified woman whose remains were found at 5005 Neches on November 30. More
June 14, 2012 -- The Metropolitan Transit Authority of Harris County has reported that charges have been filed against bus driver Freddrick Lamark Carrier in connection with the sexual assault of a METRO bus patron early Wednesday morning. More
June 14, 2012 -- The City of Friendswood reports that the coach of a Friendswood youth softball team has been charged with Aggravated Sexual Assault and Indecency with a Child. More
June 14, 2012 -- The Texas Department of Public Safety today commissioned a new patrol vessel in Austin. More
June 14, 2012 -- Houston Mayor Annise Parker and Police Chief Charles McClelland, Jr. will welcome new police officers to the city during a cadet graduation ceremony tonight at the M.O. Campbell Education Center. More
June 14, 2012 -- Texas A&M University today announced that a study conducted by researchers with the university finds that homicide rates increase in states with "stand your ground" laws. More
June 14, 2012 -- San Jacinto College on Wednesday announced that cadets in the college's Firefighter Training Academy all passed the Texas Commission on Fire Protection's basic suppression exam. More
June 14, 2012 -- The Houston Police Department on Wednesday found the body of a male suspect in the death of his ex-girlfriend. More
June 14, 2012 -- The United States Coast Guard and the Houston Pilots on Wednesday tested a new Vessel Traffic Service back-up site at the Houston Pilots new office in Deer Park. More
June 13, 2012 -- Chad D. Holley, who was beaten by Houston police officers after running from a burglary scene in 2010, has now been charged with burglary of a habitation along with three other adult suspects after a Harris County Sheriff’s Office investigation of an incident. More
June 13, 2012 -- The Harris County District Attorney's Office reports that three Houston area "pill mills" were shut down last week, after eleven felony indictments were returned against clinic doctors, physician assistants and civilians. More
June 13, 2012 -- The Houston Police Department today announced the arrest of a suspect on deadly conduct charges in an incident involving shots fired in the direction of Houston police officers at 2510 Beatty on Tuesday. More
June 12, 2012 -- The Missouri City 26th Annual Police and Fire Academy recently held a graduation celebration for 27 residents who participated in the academy this year. More
June 12, 2012 -- The Texas Department of Public Safety today added Mark Anthony Gasaway, Jr., a registered sex offender wanted by the Harris County Sheriff's Office, to the state's most wanted list for sex offenders. More
June 12, 2012 -- Harris County Attorney Vince Ryan today filed lawsuits against four businesses, three of them unlicensed massage establishments and one an after-hours club, on claims that the businesses are "public nuisances and fronts for organized criminal activity". More
June 12, 2012 -- The Houston Police Department on Monday arrested a suspect in the fatal beating of one man and assault of three other persons that took place on June 8 at 5216 Van Fleet Road. More
June 12, 2012 -- Alvin Community College will host a hurricane preparedness seminar on June 28 at the college's Theatre. More
June 12, 2012 -- The 66th Police Academy of the Galveston Police Department will graduate on Wednesday in the lobby of the Justice Center. More
June 11, 2012 -- An early morning call of a missing girl in Crystal Beach ended when she was found aboard a Galveston-bound ferry. More
June 09, 2012 -- The Galveston Island Beach Patrol responded to a 911 call to the city dispatch on a drowning incident at today at 16 mile and FM 3005 on the sand. More
June 08, 2012 -- The Texas Department of Public Safety today announced that Ricardo Zuniga and Paul Joseph Borreson, both fugitives on the state's most wanted list, have been arrested. More
June 08, 2012 -- United States Coast Guard Sector/Air Station Corpus Christi today held a change of command ceremony, with Captain Samuel Creech relieving Captain John Pasch as commanding officer. More
June 08, 2012 -- The Texas Department of Public Safety today announced that Rocky Duran Ramirez has been added to the state's most wanted list. More
June 08, 2012 -- The Houston Police Department today announced that three of the department's officers are receiving 2011 State of Texas Law Enforcement Achievement awards, including Officer Kevin S. Will, who was killed in the line of duty in May of 2011 after being struck by a drunk driver. More
June 08, 2012 -- The City of Pasadena will host a Community Safety Fair and Hurricane Workshop on Saturday at the Pasadena Convention Center. More
June 07, 2012 -- The United States Coast Guard assisted a disabled sailing vessel with two people aboard near Bolivar Peninsula. More
June 07, 2012 -- Galveston Sheriff’s deputies going through old filing cabinets found a quantity of decades old detonation cord, large pyrotechnic shells, black powder, and suspected plastic explosives, which have now been destroyed. More
June 07, 2012 -- CoreLogic, a provider of analytics and business services, today released its Storm Surge Report, finding that more than four million homes in the United States are at risk for hurricane storm-surge flooding. More
June 07, 2012 -- An Amber Alert has been issued for Jerett Rebel Braunberger, who was last seen on Wednesday in Copperas Cove, Texas. More
June 07, 2012 -- The State Firemen's and Fire Marshals' Association of Texas will host its 136th Annual Training Conference and Convention June 8-13 at the Crowne Plaza Houston Hotel and Reliant Center. More
June 06, 2012 -- Houston Mayor Annise Parker today joined researchers with Rice University to unveil the "Storm Risk Calculator", a new online tool for mapping hurricane hazard threats. More
June 06, 2012 -- The Galveston Police Department will launch its 29th Citizens Police Academy on Thursday. More
June 06, 2012 -- The Sugar Land Police Department today released composite sketches of two suspects involved in the May 30 armed robbery at First National Bank. More
June 06, 2012 -- The Insurance Institute for Business & Home Safety has published a report providing details on how states can improve their building code systems to better protect homes from hurricane damage. More
June 05, 2012 -- The Houston Police Department has released composite sketches in a sexual assault investigation. More
June 05, 2012 -- The Harris County Sheriff's Office has provided an online option for depositing money into inmates' jail bank accounts. More
June 05, 2012 -- The United States Coast Guard today assisted a 78-foot commercial fishing vessel that reported it was taking on water approximately 104 miles south of Sabine. More
June 05, 2012 -- The Texas Department of Public Safety is participating in the Roadcheck 2012 national enforcement effort by conducting increased commercial vehicle inspections today through Thursday. More
June 05, 2012 -- The United States Coast Guard will conduct an airborne-and-surface sensor performance test beginning June 16 in the vicinity of Dauphin Island, Alabama. More
June 05, 2012 -- The Houston Employee Relief Organization is seeking contributions to a fund that helps the families of municipal employees killed in the line of duty. More
June 04, 2012 -- The Texas Department of Public Safety today announced that a reward for information leading to the arrest of Mark Steven Bauman, a fugitive on the state's most wanted list, has been increased to $13,000. More
June 04, 2012 -- The Galveston County Sheriff's Office recently held graduation ceremonies for the 15th Citizens' Sheriffs' Academy. More
June 02, 2012 -- The Texas Department of Public Safety Division of Emergency Management on Friday hosted a hurricane emergency response exercise and resource showcase in Austin. More
June 02, 2012 -- The United States Department of Homeland Security on Friday announced the beginning of the 2012 Atlantic hurricane season. More
June 02, 2012 -- The Harris County Sheriff's Office urges the public to remember to "buckle up or pay up". More
June 02, 2012 -- Galveston County Sheriff's Lt. Pete Sifuentes has been honored by the 100 Club of Houston with the "Officer of the Year" award. More
June 01, 2012 -- The Galveston Police Department today held a ceremony for the promotion of Larry Chambers to Lieutenant and Rene Vela to Sergeant. More
June 01, 2012 -- The Galveston County Sheriff's Office today reported that an 8-year-old boy died on Thursday after being electrocuted by a metal canopy. More
June 01, 2012 -- The City of Galveston has issued a reminder of services it has available for Galveston residents to use in preparation for the hurricane season. More
June 01, 2012 -- The National Transportation Safety Board has opened the public docket on an investigation into the October 29 collision between the Elka Apollon and the MSC Nederland in the Houston Ship Channel. More
June 01, 2012 -- The City of Houston has offered preparedness tips to mark the first day of the 2012 Atlantic Hurricane Season. More
June 01, 2012 -- The Texas Department of Public Safety today announced that Andrew Michael McArter, a fugitive on the state's most wanted list, has been arrested in Rockwall. More
June 01, 2012 -- Texas Governor Rick Perry today urged Texans to prepare their families and homes for the 2012 hurricane season, which officially began today. More
June 01, 2012 -- The Harris County Sheriff's Office will host the opening of a photo exhibit on Monday at the Houston Public Library, with photographs showcasing the history of the office in recognition of the agency's 175th anniversary. More
May 31, 2012 -- Orlando Garcia of Corpus Christi has been sentenced to life in federal prison for a meth trafficking conspiracy. More
May 31, 2012 -- The Houston Police Department has filed murder charges against one suspect and arrested two others in the fatal shooting of a man at 11939 Bissonnet on October 29. More
May 31, 2012 -- The Spring Valley Village Police Department is looking for Charles Given, a missing 64-year-old man last seen on Wednesday in the 8300 block of Katy Freeway in Houston. More
May 31, 2012 -- The Houston Police Department has arrested a suspect on murder charges in the fatal shooting of a man at 4300 Fallen Oaks on Tuesday. More
May 31, 2012 -- The Houston Police Department today released a composite sketch of a suspect wanted in a swindle/theft investigation in north Houston on April 27. More
May 31, 2012 -- Fifteen students from the College of the Mainland Police Academy have graduated this spring. More
May 30, 2012 -- The Sugar Land Police Department is seeking the public's assistance in identifying a suspect involved in a bank robbery this morning at 50 Sugar Creek Center Boulevard. More
May 30, 2012 -- The United States Geological Survey has released a report finding that 70 percent of the Gulf of Mexico shoreline is vulnerable to erosion during weaker Category 1 hurricanes. More
May 30, 2012 -- The Galveston County Criminal District Attorney's Office reports that Rusty Lee Marett has been assessed three life sentences for sexually abusing three children under the age of 14. More
May 29, 2012 -- Alvin Community College recently held a graduation ceremony for its Law Enforcement Academy in its Gym. More
May 29, 2012 -- The Harris County Flood Control District urges residents to "Plan, Prepare and Protect Your Family" for hurricane season, which runs from June 1 through November 30. More
May 29, 2012 -- The City of Seabrook will host a Hurricane Preparedness Meeting on Wednesday at Seabrook City Hall. More
May 29, 2012 -- Property Casualty Insurers Association of America today urged residents along the coast to be prepared for the hurricane season, which officially begins on Friday. More
May 29, 2012 -- The Harris County Sheriff's Office on Friday announced that Andre Jamal Sloan has been found guilty of capital murder in the 1990 murder of a man during a home invasion. More
May 28, 2012 -- UPDATE - A good Samaritan dive team from the vessel Ocean Inspector found the body of the pilot whose helicopter crashed in the Gulf of Mexico on Monday. More
May 28, 2012 -- The two missing children that were subjects of a search by the Coast Guard and local agencies at Surfside Beach were found safe on the beach on Monday. More
May 26, 2012 -- Congressman Al Green on Friday participated in a news conference about Chad Holley and the trial of former Houston Police officer Andrew Blomberg. More
May 26, 2012 -- The Galveston Police Department is investigating a burglary where the home owner, an off duty Houston police officer, shot and killed an armed intruder. More
May 25, 2012 -- Galveston County Criminal District Attorney Jack Roady has announced his office will participate with local law enforcement agencies in sponsoring a "No-Refusal" weekend during the Memorial Day holiday weekend. More
May 25, 2012 -- The Harris County Institute of Forensic Sciences is requesting the public's assistance in locating next of kin for three recently-deceased individuals. More
May 25, 2012 -- United States Coast Guard Air Station Corpus Christi on Wednesday celebrated its 30th anniversary of service by the HU-25 Falcon jet. More
May 25, 2012 -- The Houston Police Department has arrested a suspect on murder charges in connection with a fatal traffic accident that took place at 5471 Anderson on Wednesday. More
May 25, 2012 -- The Houston Police Department today announced that an armed suspect was fatally shot by two undercover police officers during an incident on Thursday at 2019 Dewalt. More
May 25, 2012 -- The United States Attorney's Office for the Western District of Texas on Thursday announced that Naser Jason Abdo has been convicted of federal charges associated with a bomb plot in Killeen, Texas. More
May 25, 2012 -- A Galveston County jury on Thursday awarded over $230,000 in costs in connection with the Whiskerville animal seizure case. More
May 24, 2012 -- The Houston Fire Department has closed the east bound lanes of Tidwell Road between Eastex Freeway and Lockwood due to a chemical spill from a tanker truck. More
May 24, 2012 -- The Texas Windstorm Insurance Association today offered tips to Texans to use when preparing for the coming hurricane season. More
May 24, 2012 -- The United States Coast Guard today launched its new digital newsroom, consolidating its 23 news sites into a single site. More
May 24, 2012 -- The City of Galveston will host its Hurricane Preparedness Town Hall Meeting on May 30 at the Galveston Island Convention Center. More
May 24, 2012 -- The Houston Police Department today arrested a suspect involved in a fatal traffic accident at 7000 State Highway 288. More
May 24, 2012 -- The Texas Department of Public Safety is participating in "Take 25", a public awareness campaign to promote safety and ways to prevent abduction, with various events across the state on Friday, National Missing Children's Day. More
May 24, 2012 -- The Texas Center for the Missing has provided summer Internet safety tips for parents to discuss with their children to mark National Missing Children's Day, which is observed on Friday. More
May 24, 2012 -- The Harris County Sheriff Office's Reserve Marine Division is urging citizens to stay safe in the water during the Memorial Day weekend. More
May 24, 2012 -- A Galveston County jury on Wednesday convicted Michael William Bock on two charges of Sexual Assault of a Child in the 212th District Court. More
May 23, 2012 -- Harris County District Attorney's Office investigator Chuck Lowery was presented the Hero Award by the 100 Club on Wednesday. More
May 23, 2012 -- The Galveston Police Department will hold the 29th Citizens Police Academy from June 7 through August 16 at the Grand 1894 Opera House. More
May 23, 2012 -- The Harris County Sheriff's Office has arrested and charged two dog thieves. More
May 23, 2012 -- The Harris County Sheriff's Office has identified and arrested two serial robbery suspects. More
May 22, 2012 -- Members of Girl Scout Troup #25162 donated nearly 1,000 stuffed animals to police officers at the Houston Police Department’s Southwest Patrol Station at 4503 Beechnut last week. More
May 22, 2012 -- Harris County Commissioners Court today voted unanimously to approve a grant award to the District Attorney's Office by the Criminal Justice Division of the Governor's Office. More
May 22, 2012 -- The United States Coast Guard has suspended its search for six missing people who sent out a distress call on Sunday that they were abandoning a fishing vessel that was sinking off the coast of Galveston. More
May 21, 2012 -- The Houston Police Department recently welcomed wounded veterans at George Bush Intercontinental Airport, marking the beginning of the sixth annual "Warrior Weekend". More
May 21, 2012 -- The Houston Police Department's Marine Unit will conduct extra patrols on the water during the Memorial Day weekend to check for boaters operating watercraft while intoxicated. More
May 21, 2012 -- The Houston Police Department has charged two suspects with driving while intoxicated in connection to a fatal traffic accident that took place on Sunday at 8100 South Loop East. More
May 21, 2012 -- The Houston Police Department is seeking the public's assistance in identifying a suspect involved in a fatal hit-and-run accident in the parking lot of a business at 9120 Winkler on Sunday. More
May 21, 2012 -- The Houston Police Department today announced that a man has been arrested on murder charges in the death of his girlfriend on Saturday at their home on Lake Hills Drive. More
May 21, 2012 -- The United States Coast Guard is searching for six people who reportedly abandoned a sinking vessel off the coast of Galveston on Sunday afternoon. More
May 21, 2012 -- The Texas Forest Service is urging Texans to prevent wildfires by using caution and practicing fire safety while celebrating during the Memorial Day weekend. More
May 19, 2012 -- The Houston Independent School District is joining other state and local law enforcement officers and highway safety advocates across the country for the 2012 national Click It or Ticket seat belt enforcement mobilization. More
May 19, 2012 -- Texas Attorney General Greg Abbott issued four opinions on Friday including a response to a question by Galveston County Criminal District Attorney Jack Roady about whether recreational off-highway vehicles and all-terrain vehicles may be legally operated on a public beach and whether a county is authorized to establish a system for registering such vehicles with the county for operation on a beach. More
May 19, 2012 -- The 7th Annual Missouri City Police Officer Memorial Ceremony attracted a large crowd. More
May 18, 2012 -- Harris County District Attorney Pat Lykos today issued a statement regarding a group of protesters that obstructed the lobby of the District Attorney's offices today. More
May 18, 2012 -- The Seabrook Police Department will participate in the "Click It or Ticket" seat belt enforcement program, which begins Monday and continues through June 3. More
May 18, 2012 -- The League City Police Department has arrested one suspect and is seeking two others in connection to a string of home burglaries in the Magnolia Creek subdivision. More
May 18, 2012 -- Researchers with the Conrad Blucher Institute for Surveying and Science at Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi have advised Texas residents along the coast to remain on guard despite predictions of a less active hurricane season this year. More
May 17, 2012 -- Texas Department of Public Safety Director Steven McCraw today praised Harris County District Attorney Pat Lykos for the establishment of the Texas Anti-Gang Tactical Operations Center in Houston. More
May 17, 2012 -- Congressman Gene Green today issued a statement regarding the appointment of Gary Blankinship as the United States Marshall for the Southern District of Texas. More
May 17, 2012 -- The Texas Department of Public Safety today presented awards for excellence to several troopers. More
May 17, 2012 -- The Galveston County Sheriff's Office is preparing for the "Click It or Ticket" program, which is aimed at enforcing safety belt laws. More
May 17, 2012 -- The Houston Police Department is seeking the public's assistance in identifying two suspects involved in the April 8 shooting of a man at 2700 Crossview. More
May 17, 2012 -- The 33rd Annual Police Officers Memorial Ceremony was held on Wednesday at the Joe Max Taylor Law Enforcement Facility. More
May 17, 2012 -- Congressman Al Green on Wednesday issued a second request to the Department of Justice for an investigation into the March 2010 arrest of Houston resident Chad Holley. More
May 17, 2012 -- The Harris County District Attorney's Office joined leaders of various law enforcement agencies today in announcing the formation of the Texas Anti-Gang tactical operations center, an effort to fight violent criminal gangs and transnational criminal organizations. More
May 16, 2012 -- The Harris County Sheriff's Office today announced that five suspects have been arrested on charges of aggravated robbery with a deadly weapon in connection to an armed robbery of a cell phone store at 20140 North Freeway that took place on Tuesday. More
May 16, 2012 -- The City of Houston today filed a lawsuit to obtain information regarding fire fighter pensions under the Houston Fire Fighters Relief and Retirement Fund. More
May 16, 2012 -- The Harris County Attorney's Office today joined the City of Houston in a lawsuit to declare an adult entertainment club as a public nuisance and to have it shut down. More
May 16, 2012 -- The Harris County Sheriff's Office will provide free shredding of unwanted personal documents on Saturday at the Harris County Court Annex in southeast Harris County. More
May 16, 2012 -- The Texas Department of Public Safety today announced that Felix Velasquez, Jr., a fugitive on the state's most wanted list, has been captured in San Antonio. More
May 16, 2012 -- Alvin Community College on Tuesday held a ceremony in recognition of National Police Week. More
May 16, 2012 -- The Missouri City Police Department has added a prescription drug drop box located at Public Safety Headquarters. More
May 15, 2012 -- The Texas Department of Public Safety today held a DPS Peace Officer Memorial Service in Austin to honor eight officers who lost their lives in the line of duty during the past year. More
May 15, 2012 -- The Texas Forest Service today helped launch the 15th Annual East Texas Interagency Wildfire and Incident Management Academy, which provides wildfire response training for firefighters. More
May 15, 2012 -- The Houston Police Department is asking for the public's assistance in identifying a suspect wanted in the assault of a man at 5916 Gulfton on May 9, 2011. More
May 15, 2012 -- The Harris County Sheriff's Office is seeking the public's assistance in locating Jeremy Landis Perkins, a 34 year old male who was last seen on Sunday in the 5000 block of Hereford in Crosby, Texas. More
May 15, 2012 -- The Fifty Club of Galveston County presented Galveston County Sheriff Freddie Poor a plaque recognizing his 45 years of service in Law enforcement. More
May 15, 2012 -- The Galveston Police Department and The Galveston County Sheriff's Office will host a Memorial Service on Wednesday at the Joe Max Taylor Law Enforcement Building. More
May 15, 2012 -- The City of Houston will hold the "Disaster Preparedness for the Religious Community" workshop on June 1 at the West End Multi-Service Center and June 2 at the Kashmere Multi-Service Center. More
May 14, 2012 -- The Houston Police Department has arrested a man on felony drunk driving charges in connection to a fatal traffic accident that took place on Saturday at the intersection of Bataan and Rutland. More
May 14, 2012 -- The Houston Police Department today filed murder charges against Jordan Q. Wilson, who is wanted in the fatal shooting of Toyurean Young on May 4. More
May 14, 2012 -- The Property Casualty Insurers Association of America has published a brochure debunking myths regarding hurricane safety. More
May 14, 2012 -- Rice University severe-storm expert Phil Bedient and researchers with the Severe Storm Prediction, Education and Evacuation from Disasters Center have published "Lessons from Hurricane Ike", a book providing information on the center's study of the storm and options for addressing storm damage risks in the future. More
May 13, 2012 -- Santa Fe Police Chief Kenneth Campbell has posted his comments on the failure of the bond election for a new Public Safety Building. More
May 12, 2012 -- The Galveston Police Department and Shipley Do-Nuts teamed up for a Law Enforcement Torch Run event to raise money for Special Olympics Texas. More
May 11, 2012 -- The Houston Police Department's "Blue Crew" and volunteers on Thursday helped make repairs at the home of an elderly Houston resident. More
May 11, 2012 -- The Harris County Sheriff's Office on Thursday released surveillance camera pictures and video of three suspects involved in an armed robbery on April 17 in the 15000 block of Ella Boulevard, and are suspected in at least a dozen robberies since March. More
May 10, 2012 -- The Harris County Flood Control District's Flood Watch team will be monitoring bayou and creek water levels Thursday through Saturday due to thunderstorms forecast for the area. More
May 10, 2012 -- The Houston Police Department will host various events during National Police Week, which is observed May 14-18. More
May 10, 2012 -- The City of Missouri City has redesigned its emergency preparedness web site, MissouriCityReady.com, to provide information for residents for the hurricane season. More
May 10, 2012 -- A 48 year old man from Cincinnati was pronounced dead at John Sealy Hospital on Wednesday after erratic behavior that ended with him face down in the surf across Seawall Boulevard from a convenience store at 10th Street and Seawall. More
May 10, 2012 -- The Galveston Police Department has filed charges against Daryl Leslie Harris in a recent auto-pedestrian fatality. More
May 09, 2012 -- Houston Police Chief Charles McClelland recently joined in recognizing students who completed the department's Teens and Police Service Academy program. More
May 09, 2012 -- Houston City Council today discussed issues related to establish a Star of Hope Sobering Center at 1811 Ruiz, but approval was tagged, or delayed for one week, by Council Member Helena Brown. More
May 09, 2012 -- The Harris County Sheriff's Office on Tuesday arrested two additional suspects in the May 5 fatal shooting and stabbing of a man. More
May 09, 2012 -- Doryn Danner Glenn assumed the position of Galveston County District Clerk on Tuesday. More
May 09, 2012 -- The Texas Department of Public Safety is offering a cash reward for information leading to the capture of fugitive Paul Joseph Borreson. More
May 08, 2012 -- The Galveston Police Department will participate in its annual "Cops on Top of Donut Shops" fundraiser event on Thursday at the Shipley's Donuts at 5401 Broadway. More
May 08, 2012 -- The Houston Police Department today reported that an armed-suspect was fatally shot by two on-duty officers at 17300 Tomball Parkway in an incident on Monday. More
May 08, 2012 -- The Harris County Sheriff's Office today announced that capital murder charges have been filed against two 15 year old suspects and one 17 year old suspect in the May 5 fatal shooting and stabbing of a man at 13150 Bissonnet. More
May 08, 2012 -- Harris County Commissioners Court today voted unanimously to approve an emergency order to dispose of mulch located at Meyer Park, which the county fire marshal determined to be an immediate fire danger. More
May 08, 2012 -- The City of Galveston will host its annual Hurricane Preparedness Town Hall Meeting on May 30 at the Galveston Island Convention Center. More
May 08, 2012 -- The Houston Fire Department on Sunday responded to a cooking fire in an apartment in the 5900 block of Selinsky. More
May 08, 2012 -- The Bay Area Council On Drugs And Alcohol recently held a drunken driving simulator event at Central Middle School in Galveston. More
May 07, 2012 -- The Harris County Sheriff's Office will host the Harris County Peace Officers' Memorial on Tuesday to honor law enforcement officers who have died in the line of duty. More
May 07, 2012 -- The Texas AgriLife Extension Service has announced that the upcoming "Click It or Ticket" campaign, held May 21 through June 3, will focus on trucks, which have a lower percentage of seat belt use than other vehicles. More
May 07, 2012 -- The Houston Police Department has filed capital murder charges against three suspects in the fatal shooting of one man and wounding of two others in an incident on September 14 at 8304 South Course Drive. More
May 07, 2012 -- The Missouri City Police Department will hold a gang awareness and auto theft/burglary prevention class on May 15. More
May 07, 2012 -- The Houston Police Department has filed charges against a suspect in the death of the suspect's six-month-old son on May 2. More
May 07, 2012 -- Dr. William Merrell of Texas A&M University at Galveston, who weathered Hurricane Ike in the 1870 Merchants Mutual Insurance Building in the Strand Historic District where he conceived the Ike Dike, visited with Guidry News Service about storm surge protection. More
May 06, 2012 -- Congressman Al Green has called for the proactive involvement of parents, students, teachers and officials to prevent school violence in response to an incident that took place on April 27 at Thurgood Marshall High School where a female student was beaten by one of her peers in the presence of other classmates. More
May 06, 2012 -- The Galveston Police Department is asking the public for assistance in the investigation of a fatal auto-pedestrian accident on Saturday. More
May 04, 2012 -- The Friendswood Police Department on Thursday captured a burglar at the Royal Smoke Shop on 3114 FM 528. More
May 04, 2012 -- The Metropolitan Transit Authority today discharged a METRO bus driver following an investigation into a May 1 multiple-vehicle accident in the 2900 block of Antoine. More
May 04, 2012 -- The Texas Department of Public Safety today announced that Rene Morales Munoz, a fugitive on the state's most wanted list, has been taken into custody by U.S. Marshals in Houston following his deportation from Mexico. More
May 04, 2012 -- The Harris County Sheriff's Office, assisted by the Harris County Precinct 4 Constable's Office and the Harris County Fire Marhsall's Office on Thursday charged five suspects with prostitution and two others with operating a massage parlor without a license following a raid on three businesses. More
May 04, 2012 -- The Houston Fire Department on Thursday announced that a second suspect involved in a fire on April 19 has turned himself in and is charged with arson. More
May 03, 2012 -- The Houston Police Department and the Greater Houston Loss Prevention Alliance on Thursday fingerprinted children and offered safety tips to shopping parents at Target on 2580 Shearn. More
May 03, 2012 -- The Metropolitan Transit Authority of Harris County today announced that a bus driver whose bus struck and killed a pedestrian on April 17 has been discharged following an investigation of the accident. Corrected News Release
May 03, 2012 -- The Houston Police Department Community Services Unit recently provided a specialized personal safety and burglary presentation to members of Houston's visually impaired community. More
May 03, 2012 -- The Texas Department of Public Safety today announced that new proof of residency requirements to obtain a Texas driver's license or identification card will take effect on May 7. More
May 03, 2012 -- The Houston Police Department has filed murder charges against a suspect wanted in connection with the fatal shooting of a man at 1400 East 34th Street on April 15. More
May 03, 2012 -- The Harris County Sheriff's Office is seeking assistance in identifying a man wanted for indecent exposure at book store at 5300 West FM 1960. More
May 03, 2012 -- The Houston Police Department has filed charges against an armed robbery suspect wounded by police officers during an attempted robbery at a video store on Wednesday. More
May 03, 2012 -- The Houston Police Department's patrol commanders have recently implemented a crime fighting initiative to target violent crime citywide. More
May 02, 2012 -- The Galveston Police Department on Wednesday arrested an off-duty Houston Police Officer in the 2300 block of Strand for an incident that involved a stabbing and indecent exposure. More
May 02, 2012 -- The United States Coast Guard today responded to a collision between a mobile offshore drilling unit and a tanker vessel near Port Aransas. More
May 02, 2012 -- The Houston Police Department today reported that an armed robbery suspect was wounded by an on-duty officer at an incident at 10550 Gulf Freeway. More
May 02, 2012 -- Harris County District Pat Lykos today is presenting a $500,000 check from seized funds to expand the Drug Free Youth Program. More
May 01, 2012 -- The Galveston County Criminal District Attorney's Office will review testing in drug cases. More
May 01, 2012 -- The Houston Police Department has filed charges of intoxicated assault and intoxicated manslaughter against a suspect involved in fatal traffic accident that took place on Sunday in the 3300 block of South Rice Boulevard. More
May 01, 2012 -- The United States Coast Guard on Monday medevaced an injured crewman from a commercial tug boat five miles from Rockport, Texas. More
May 01, 2012 -- Galveston County Commissioners Court today voted unanimously to approve an interlocal agreement with the City of Galveston for a joint application with the county for the FY2012 Edward Byrne Memorial Justice Assistance Grant Program. More
May 01, 2012 -- The Texas Department of Public Safety today announced that the reward for information leading to the capture of Anthony Gonzales, a fugitive on the state's 10 most wanted list, has been increased to $20,000. More
May 01, 2012 -- Houston Police Chief Charles A. McClelland, Jr. recently joined the Texas Department of Transportation in promoting work zone awareness and safety. More
May 01, 2012 -- The Houston Police Department today reported that a suspect has been arrested on murder charges in the fatal shooting of a woman at 4007 Liberty on Monday. More
May 01, 2012 -- The Houston Police Department today released surveillance video of vehicle belonging to a suspect in the fatal shooting of a man at 4400 Ward at Foster on January 3. More
May 01, 2012 -- The Sugar Land Police Department and the Fort Bend County Women's Center recently held a community wide Denim Day to promote sexual violence prevention and education. More
May 01, 2012 -- The Houston Fire Department on Monday reported that arson investigators are seeking a second person wanted in connection with a fire that occurred at 8011 Harrisburg on April 19. More
April 30, 2012 -- The 29th Galveston Police Department Citizens Police Academy begins on June 7 at The Grand 1894 Opera House; Registration is currently open. More
April 30, 2012 -- The Texas Department of Public Safety urges motorists to use caution around motorcyclists. More
April 30, 2012 -- The Galveston County Sheriff's Office on Monday caught a prisoner five minutes after he escaped in La Marque. More
April 30, 2012 -- The Galveston Police department has posted a statement on the weekend shooting of two pit bulls. More
April 29, 2012 -- A Coast Guard flight crew has located two men who were reported missing between Brownsville, Texas and Tampico, Mexico in the Gulf of Mexico. More
April 29, 2012 -- Galveston’s Citizens Police Academy honored 60 people in a graduation ceremony last week, celebrating 28 years of the program. More
April 29, 2012 -- The United States Coast Guard is searching for two men who were reported missing on Saturday, between Brownsville, Texas and Tampico, Mexico in the Gulf of Mexico. More
April 28, 2012 -- Nicole Paquette, Texas senior state director for The Humane Society of the United States, has posted a statement regarding reports of a loose phython in a Houston neighborhood. More
April 28, 2012 -- Members of Civil Air Patrol's Texas and Louisiana wings will participate from May 2 through 9 in a training scenario involving a hurricane striking Texas from the Gulf of Mexico. More
April 28, 2012 -- The Harris County Sheriff’s Office on Friday arrested a woman wanted for several thefts from area hospitals and clinics. More
April 27, 2012 -- The Sugar Land Police Department will mobilize a "Click It or Ticket" campaign during the Memorial Day weekend to enforce safety belt use. More
April 27, 2012 -- The Federal Emergency Management Agency Region 6 Office will transition leadership on May 6 with the departure of Regional Administrator Tony Russell, who will take a new post as Superintendent of FEMA's Emergency Management Institute. More
April 27, 2012 -- The Houston Police Department on Thursday announced a partnership between the department and Houston area ministers to form the Police and Clergy Alliance. More
April 27, 2012 -- The Harris County Sheriff's Office today announced that the Texas Commission on Jail Standards has found the county's jail facilities in full compliance with state standards, following a recent inspection of the jail. More
April 26, 2012 -- Officers with the Houston Police Department's South Central Patrol Division recently participated in their division's monthly homeless outreach program, with officers joining Houston homeless organizations to visit the homeless and inform them of services that are available. More
April 25, 2012 -- Harris County Sheriff Adrian Garcia today spoke at a ceremony naturalizing 1,864 people from 114 countries as United States citizens. More
April 25, 2012 -- The Houston Police Department today joined other federal, state and local agencies today in announcing the arrest of more than 40 individuals suspected to be involved in the theft of checks and money orders from apartment complex lock boxes in the Houston area. More
April 25, 2012 -- Texas State Representative Ronald Reynolds reports that on Tuesday he was arrested on charges of barratry, or the unlawful solicitation of clients by lawyers. More
April 25, 2012 -- The Houston Police Department today announced that charges have been filed against two suspects arrested in the fatal shooting of a man at 2757 Briargrove on March 11. More
April 25, 2012 -- The Bay Area Alliance for Youth and Families will hold a Medication Take Back event on Saturday at the University of Texas Medical Branch Specialty Care Center at Victory Lakes in League City. More
April 25, 2012 -- The Texas Department of Public Safety and the United States Attorney's Office on Tuesday unsealed the grand jury indictments of 24 Sinaloa Cartel members. More
April 25, 2012 -- The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration and the Federal Emergency Management Agency have partnered together for the National Severe Weather Preparedness Week. More
April 24, 2012 -- Harris County District Attorney Patricia Lykos will host a special ceremony on Wednesday to commemorate Crime Victims' Rights Week. More
April 24, 2012 -- The United States Justice Department today announced that Kurt Mix of Katy, a former engineer for BP, has been arrested on criminal charges of intentionally destroying evidence requested by federal criminal authorities in relation to the Deepwater Horizon oil spill incident in 2010. More
April 24, 2012 -- The Houston Fire Department on Wednesday will accept a $16,058 grant from Wortham Insurance and Fireman's Fund Insurance Company for use in the purchase of heavy rescue and training equipment. More
April 24, 2012 -- The Pasadena Police Department will host a Prescription Drug Take Back Day event at the Summit on Saturday. More
April 20, 2012 -- The Harris County Sheriff's Office will hold a law enforcement torch run on Sunday at University of Houston to benefit Special Olympics Texas. More
April 20, 2012 -- The United States Coast Guard will commission its 02-12 class of officer candidates on May 2. More
April 20, 2012 -- The Bay Area Council On Drugs And Alcohol will host a Take Back event for prescription drugs on April 28 at Angleton Junior High School and the New Hope Church-Alvin Campus. More
April 19, 2012 -- The United States Coast Guard today is responding to a plane crash in the Gulf of Mexico approximately 120 miles west of Tampa, Florida. More
April 19, 2012 -- The Houston Police Department today announced that charges of intoxicated manslaughter are pending against a suspect arrested in a fatal traffic accident that took place on Wednesday at 6100 South Loop east. More
April 19, 2012 -- The Houston Police Department today an armed robbery suspect was fatally shot by police officers on Wednesday at 5335 Gulf Freeway. More
April 19, 2012 -- Military Judge Colonel Gregory A. Gross on Wednesday set a new trial date of August 20 for the trial of Major Nidal M. Hasan, suspect in the Fort Hood shooting incident. More
April 19, 2012 -- Texas Governor Rick Perry on Wednesday announced that the United States Small Business Administration has granted his request to provide federal disaster assistance for north Texas counties affected by severe weather, including tornadoes, earlier this month. More
April 18, 2012 -- Houston City Council today voted unanimously to approve the sale of Decommissioned Firefighting Bunker Gear and equipment to the “Sister City” Tampico, Mexico. More
April 18, 2012 -- The Houston Fire Department today announced that arson investigators have arrested a second suspect in connection with the Late Night Pie restaurant fire that occurred on February 8. More
April 17, 2012 -- The Texas Department of Public Safety today announced that Michael Elbert Young, a high-risk sex offender who escaped from an east Houston halfway house on April 5, has been arrested in Austin. More
April 17, 2012 -- The Sugar Land Police Department on Monday released a surveillance video of a suspect sought in connection with the recent burglary of an information technology company. More
April 17, 2012 -- The Houston Police Department today announced that charges have been filed against four suspects in the fatal shooting of a man at 11718 Hempstead Highway that occurred April 4. More
April 17, 2012 -- The Friendswood Police Department will hold a "Shattered Dreams" underage drinking and impaired driving prevention program at Friendswood High School on April 30. More
April 17, 2012 -- The Galveston County area has three events planned during National Crime Victims' Rights Week, which is observed April 22-28. More
April 16, 2012 -- Harris County Sheriff Adrian Garcia and District Attorney Patricia Lykos today announced that 100 arrests were made last week in a two-day crackdown on drug trafficking along United States Highway 90 and Interstate 10. More
April 16, 2012 -- The Texas Department of Public Safety today advised residents to renew their driver's license early or to renew online. More
April 16, 2012 -- The Houston Police Department today released a composite sketch of a suspect wanted in the sexual assault of a 15-year-old female in March. More
April 14, 2012 -- The City of Friendswood Police Department reports that the Hometown Bank of Friendswood located at 3211 FM 528 was robbed on Friday. More
April 13, 2012 -- The Galveston County Criminal District Attorney's Office today announced that a man arrested in connection with a 2009 aggravated robbery has been sentenced to 75 years in prison. More
April 13, 2012 -- The Houston Fire Department today announced that arson investigators have arrested a suspect in the "Late Nite Pie" Restaurant fire on February 8. More
April 13, 2012 -- The United States Attorney's Office for the Southern District of Texas on Tuesday announced that a Progresso, Texas man has been sentenced to 110 months in federal prison for illegally possessing a revolver due to being a previously-convicted felon. More
April 13, 2012 -- The Harris County Sheriff's Office today reported that three suspects have been arrested in connection with the kidnapping and burning of a woman that took place last month. More
April 13, 2012 -- The Metropolitan Transit Authority of Harris County will participate in a synchronized counter-terrorism exercise today More
April 13, 2012 -- The Sugar Land Police Department is searching for two suspects involved in an attempted robbery that took place on April 5 at the Walmart on Highway 6. More
April 12, 2012 -- The Harris County Sheriff's Office today announced that a traffic stop on Tuesday resulted in the arrest of a murder suspect featured on "America's Most Wanted". More
April 12, 2012 -- The Texas Department of Public Safety on Wednesday commissioned a new patrol vessel in honor of Bill Davidson, who was killed in the line of duty. More
April 12, 2012 -- The Houston Police Department today announced that a suspect has been arrested on intoxicated manslaughter charges related to a fatal traffic accident that took place on Wednesday at 3615 Tidwell. More
April 12, 2012 -- The Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives on Wednesday arrested two Eagle Pass brothers charged with ammunition smuggling into the Republic of Mexico. More
April 11, 2012 -- The Friendswood Police Department on Tuesday arrested a second suspect in the April 6 burglary of a Friendswood tobacco store. More
April 11, 2012 -- The Galveston County Criminal District Attorney's Office today announced that Derrick Wayne Middleton has been sentenced to life