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Public Safety News

February 12, 2016 -- The Houston Fire Department today responded to a call regarding a person who was seen jumping from the San Jacinto Bridge and into Buffalo Bayou. More
February 12, 2016 -- The Harris County Sheriff's Office today reported that a deputy has been terminated on grounds of inappropriate communications with two witnesses in separate incidents. More
February 12, 2016 -- La Porte Police Department will host an active shooter training session and a discussion regarding Open Carry gun laws on February 22. More
February 11, 2016 -- Houston police have reported that an arrest has been made in the fatal stabbing of a male found at 4100 Holmes Road the morning of January 19. More
February 11, 2016 -- Galveston County Criminal District Attorney Jack Roady today announced that a total of 17 DWI arrests were processed during Mardi Gras "No Refusal" operations. More
February 11, 2016 -- The Harris County Sheriff's Office today reminded residents who carry cash from place to place to exercise caution, and that "your car is not a safe". More
February 11, 2016 -- The Houston Fire Department today responded to a three-alarm apartment fire at 7821 Rue Carrie Street. More
February 11, 2016 -- The Harris County Citizens Corps is hosting the 10th Community Emergency Response Team Rodeo Round-Up on Saturday. More
February 11, 2016 -- Houston police are investigating Wednesday's fatal traffic accident at 100 Kingwood Drive. More
February 11, 2016 -- Houston police are investigating the death of a woman found at 9960 Kleckley on Wednesday. More
February 11, 2016 -- The Texas Attorney General's Office on Wednesday announced that a joint operation resulted in the office's 200th child predator arrest through the Child Exploitation Unit. More
February 10, 2016 -- The Texas Department of Public Safety today reported that Gilberto Ruvalcaba, a fugitive on the state's most wanted list, was captured on Tuesday in Houston. More
February 10, 2016 -- The Houston Fire Department today responded to an apartment fire at 7825 Corporate Drive. More
February 10, 2016 -- The Harris County Sheriff's Office today reported that a deputy with the office has been terminated following an investigation into employee misconduct with a witness in the murder of Deputy Darren Goforth. More
February 10, 2016 -- Houston police are investigating Tuesday's fatal shooting of a man found at 10110 Forum Park Drive. More
February 10, 2016 -- The Harris County Office of Homeland Security & Emergency Management recently received the Outstanding Emergency Management Public Information Award from the Emergency Management Association of Texas. More
February 09, 2016 -- The Harris County Sheriff's Office today issued a statement on a ruling committing Shannon Miles, the suspect in the murder of Deputy Darren Goforth, to 120 days in a state mental hospital. More
February 09, 2016 -- The Houston Fire Department today responded to a warehouse fire at 9900 Harwin. More
February 09, 2016 -- The National Weather Service has issued a Fire Weather Warning for Houston until 6 p.m. More
February 09, 2016 -- The League City Police Department on Monday announced plans to launch a reading program at the city's jail. More
February 09, 2016 -- The Texas Department of Public Safety today announced that, through the DPS Interdiction for the Protection of Children program, officers rescued 54 missing, exploited or at-risk children and initiated 33 related criminal investigations in 2015. More
February 09, 2016 -- The Houston Fire Department on Monday responded to a house fire at 6046 Westover. More
February 08, 2016 -- The Texas Department of Public Safety today announced that Gilberto Ruvalcaba has been added to the state's most wanted fugitives list, and that a cash reward of $7,500 is being offered for information leading to his capture. More
February 08, 2016 -- Houston police are investigating several incidents that occurred during the weekend, including an incident involving a man's death at 3625 Lockwood on Friday. More
February 08, 2016 -- Houston police are investigating Sunday's fatal shooting of a man at 4620 North Main Street. More
February 08, 2016 -- The Harris County Sheriff's Office today reported that Walter Alex Alfaro has been arrested on murder charges in connection with the February 3 death of a man in west Harris County. More
February 08, 2016 -- The Houston Police Department today reported that an armed robbery suspect was shot by an HPD officer, and another suspect arrested, during an incident on Friday at 7129 Lawndale. More
February 06, 2016 -- The Houston Police Department today released surveillance photos of a victim and suspects in a possible kidnapping that took place on February 3 at 1900 Blalock. More
February 06, 2016 -- Galveston police are investigating Friday's homicide at 3915 Broadway. More
February 05, 2016 -- The La Porte Police Department recently arrested Travis Sootoo for failing to comply with sex offender registration requirements, as part of the department's ongoing monitoring for sex offender violations. More
February 05, 2016 -- The Houston Fire Department today responded to a house fire at 9202 St. Lo Road. More
February 05, 2016 -- The Houston Police Department today unveiled two new crime mapping functions on the department's website. More w/Video
February 04, 2016 -- The Houston Fire Department today responded to a two-alarm fire at 9700 Court Glen Drive. More
February 04, 2016 -- The Galveston County District Attorney's Office today announced that Juan Manuel Mata has been sentenced to 3.75 years in prison on charges of assaulting a public servant. More
February 04, 2016 -- The Friendswood Police Department today reported that two victims died in an auto-pedestrian accident that took place on Wednesday on FM 528. More
February 04, 2016 -- The Houston Police Department today reported that Reginald Bond has been arrested on multiple charges of burglary with intent to commit sexual assault in connection with several incidents. More
February 03, 2016 -- Houston police have reported that a suspect arrested in the fatal shooting of a woman at 7227 Canda on January 3 has been charged with murder. More
February 03, 2016 -- Houston Police Chief Charles A. McClelland, Jr. recently released Uniformed Crime Report statistics revealing a 3.2 percent decrease in crime in the city for 2015 compared to the previous year. More
February 03, 2016 -- The City of Friendswood on Monday presented the city's Five Star Spirit Award to FPD Officer Jason Ives. More
February 03, 2016 -- Houston police are investigating Tuesday's fatal hit-and-run crash at 7900 Tidwell. More
February 03, 2016 -- The Houston Police Department today released a composite sketch of a suspect wanted in the January 11 fatal stabbing of a man at 2200 Gessner. More
February 02, 2016 -- Houston Mayor Sylvester Turner today announced that he has accepted the retirement of Houston Police Chief Charles McClelland, effective February 26. More
February 02, 2016 -- Houston police are investigating Monday's fatal shooting of a man at 12925 Northwest Freeway. More
February 02, 2016 -- The Houston Police Department today reported that capital murder charges have been filed against Patrick J. Denton, a suspect wanted in connection with Monday's fatal shooting of a man and woman at 3826 Rosemont. More
February 01, 2016 -- The United States Coast Guard on Sunday assisted in the rescue of six people from a boat that was sinking near the Port Mansfield Jetties. More
February 01, 2016 -- Nassau Bay Police Chief Joe Cashiola has announced that he will retire from the Nassau Bay Police Department effective March 4, 2016. More
February 01, 2016 -- The La Porte Police Department today announced the retirement of Sergeant Steve Ermel. More
February 01, 2016 -- The La Porte Police Department on Sunday recognized Lieutenant Gary Rice, who retired from the department after 42 years of service. More
February 01, 2016 -- The Texas Department of Public Safety today announced that the reward for information leading to the arrest of Robert Chrismon, a fugitive on the state's most wanted sex offenders list, has been increased to $8,000. More
February 01, 2016 -- Houston police are investigating several incidents that took place during the weekend, including the death of a 17 year old male found at 6200 Marinette on Saturday. More
January 30, 2016 -- The Houston Police Department today released photos of two possible suspect vehicles wanted in connection with the fatal shooting of a man at 10300 Shady Lane. More
January 29, 2016 -- The Missouri City Fire Department recently added a new engine to its fleet. More
January 29, 2016 -- The Galveston County District Attorney's Office on Friday announced that a jury sentenced 43-year-old David Leroy Artmore to two years imprisonment for assaulting a public servant. More
January 29, 2016 -- Harris County Attorney Vince Ryan, Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton, and the City of Houston on Friday won temporary restraining orders banning the sale of the synthetic marijuana product known as Kush in two Houston area businesses. More
January 29, 2016 -- The Galveston County District Attorney's Office today announced that Vincent Lewis Herrera has been sentenced to 50 years in prison on felony charges of aggravated robbery. More
January 29, 2016 -- The Galveston County District Attorney's Office on Thursday announced that Jason Michael Grant has been sentenced to 99 years in prison on felony charges of aggravated sexual assault of a child. More
January 29, 2016 -- The Houston Fire Department today responded to a container fire at Lambright and Moers. More
January 29, 2016 -- The Harris County Sheriff's Office today released a composite sketch of a suspect wanted in the kidnapping and robbery of two women in December. More
January 29, 2016 -- The Dickinson Police Department today released video of one suspect wanted in the January 23 burglary of at least eight vehicles along the Hughes Road area. More
January 29, 2016 -- The United States Coast Guard, the Transit Security Administration and the Beaumont Police Department conducted an anti-terrorism exercise on Thursday in Beaumont. More
January 29, 2016 -- Houston police are investigating today's fatal hit-and-run traffic accident at 5700 North Freeway. More
January 28, 2016 -- Houston Police Chief Charles A. McClelland, Jr. has reported that the number of internal affairs complaints filed by citizens against HPD officers in 2015 was another record low. More
January 28, 2016 -- The Harris County Sheriff's Office has arrested and charged three men in connection with at least five home burglaries in the Channelview and Crosby area. More
January 28, 2016 -- The Houston Police Department today premiered a video depicting the dangers of drinking and driving. More w/Video
January 28, 2016 -- The League City Police Department today reported that an investigation into local massage parlors resulted in several arrests related to the promotion of prostitution. More
January 28, 2016 -- The Harris County Sheriff's Office today reported that Fernando Alejandre has been arrested on capital murder charges in connection with Wednesday's fatal stabbing of a man in the 20800 block of Imperial Landing Lane. More
January 28, 2016 -- The Dickinson Police Department today released surveillance photos and video from a shooting that occurred at a store at Interstate Highway 45 and FM 517 on January 22. More
January 28, 2016 -- The La Porte Police Department today reported that Craig Lamont Williams, Jr., a suspect wanted in the January 15 fatal shooting of Marcus Green, has been apprehended. More
January 27, 2016 -- The Houston Fire Department on Wednesday responded to a house fire at 7200 Tidwell. More
January 27, 2016 -- Harris County Sheriff Ron Hickman on Tuesday testified before the Texas Senate Finance Committee regarding a review of the behavioral health policy. More
January 27, 2016 -- Houston police are investigating Tuesday's fatal shooting of a man at 9820 Gulf Freeway. More
January 27, 2016 -- The Houston Police Department today reported that charges have been filed against Kimberly Anne Roco, a suspect arrested in Tuesday's incident in which two HPD officers were fired upon following a vehicle pursuit. More
January 27, 2016 -- The Houston Fire Department on Tuesday responded to a house fire at 9900 Tolman. More
January 26, 2016 -- Houston police are investigating Tuesday's fatal crash at 12500 Northwest Freeway (U.S. Highway 290). More
January 26, 2016 -- The Houston Police Department today reported that Nicholas Theodore Myers has been arrested on charges of intoxicated manslaughter in connection with the January 21 fatal traffic accident at 12900 East Freeway. More
January 26, 2016 -- The Houston Fire Department today responded to a house fire at 4300 Nichols. More
January 26, 2016 -- The League City Police Department today reported that Jesse "Dean" Kersh has been arrested on murder charges in connection with the 1983 deaths of three victims who were found stabbed and shot at a business at 595 West Main Street. More
January 26, 2016 -- The Sugar Land Police Department today released photos and video of a suspect in an aggravated robbery that occurred at a store at 19916 Southwest Freeway on January 17. More
January 26, 2016 -- The Houston Police Department today reported that a suspect previously arrested and charged in the 2014 fatal shooting of a woman at 12203 Thicket Green was fatally shot on Monday in South Carolina. More
January 25, 2016 -- Galveston County District Attorney Jack Roady today announced that his office will participate in "No Refusal" operations during both weekends of Mardi Gras. More
January 25, 2016 -- Houston police are investigating a fatal hit-and-run accident that took place today at 1200 Southwest Freeway. More
January 25, 2016 -- Houston police are investigating several incidents that took place during the weekend, including Sunday's fatal shooting of a man and wounding of another at 12400 Market Street. More
January 23, 2016 -- The United States Coast Guard on Thursday seized 1,076 pounds of northern red snapper illegally caught by a Mexican fishing boat in the waters off South Padre Island. More
January 22, 2016 -- The Galveston Police Department today reported that the shooter in Thursday's fatal shooting of a man at 1800 40th Street has been identified. More
January 22, 2016 -- Houston police are investigating Thursday's fatal traffic accident at 12900 East Freeway. More
January 22, 2016 -- The Houston Fire Department today responded to a house fire at 200 Owens. More
January 22, 2016 -- Houston police are investigating today's fatal shooting of a man found at 9800 Bissonnet. More
January 21, 2016 -- The Galveston Police Department today reported that Xavier Zarate was arrested on charges of aggravated assault in connection with the January 18 assault of his father. More
January 21, 2016 -- The Houston Fire Department today responded to an apartment fire at 13300 Northborough. More
January 21, 2016 -- The Texas Department of Public Safety today announced that 29 fugitives sought through the state's 10 Most Wanted Program were apprehended in 2015. More
January 21, 2016 -- The Houston Fire Department today responded to a house fire at 14200 Minetta. More
January 21, 2016 -- The Houston Fire Department on Wednesday responded to a house fire at 15700 Heatherdale. More
January 20, 2016 -- The Houston Police Department today reported that two suspects have been arrested on charges, one a juvenile, related to the shooting of a Houston police officer at 6011 Van Zandt on Tuesday. More
January 20, 2016 -- Houston police are investigating Tuesday's incident at 1807 West 43rd Street, during which an off-duty Harris County Sheriff's Deputy discharged his weapon at robbery suspects. More
January 20, 2016 -- The Sugar Land Police Department has released surveillance video of persons of interest sought in the January 6 robbery of a store at 1314 Bournewood. More
January 19, 2016 -- Houston police have announced that a suspect has been arrested in connection with the death of a man at 2226 Ewing on Monday. More
January 19, 2016 -- Houston police are awaiting autopsy results in the death of a male found at 4100 Holmes Road Tuesday. More
January 19, 2016 -- The La Porte Police Department today reported that three suspects have been charged with capital murder in connection with the January 15 fatal shooting of a man in the 3000 block of South Broadway. More
January 19, 2016 -- The Houston Police Department today reported that Curtis Holliman has been arrested on murder charges in connection to Monday's death of a man at 2226 Ewing. More
January 19, 2016 -- The Houston Police Department is asking for the public's assistance in identifying a suspect wanted in Wednesday's shooting of an HPD officer at 3100 Anita. More
January 19, 2016 -- Houston police are investigating several incidents that occurred during the holiday weekend, including Friday's fatal shooting at 6363 West Airport Boulevard. More
January 18, 2016 -- The Houston Fire Department today responded to a house fire at 2200 Ewing. More
January 18, 2016 -- The Houston Police Department today released surveillance video of a suspect vehicle wanted in connection with Friday's fatal shooting of a juvenile male at 6200 Beverly Hill. More w/Video
January 17, 2016 -- The La Porte Police Department will host Rape Aggression Defense training courses in February and in March. More
January 16, 2016 -- The United States Coast Guard today medevaced a crewman from a freight ship near Port O'Connor. More
January 15, 2016 -- The Galveston County District Attorney's Office has announced that 51-year-old John Davis Campbell on Thursday was sentenced to nine years for his tenth Driving While Intoxicated conviction. More
January 15, 2016 -- The La Porte Police Department today responded to a call of gunshots at an apartment complex in the 3000 block of South Broadway, which resulted in one man being fatally wounded. More
January 15, 2016 -- The Dickinson Police Department today warned of a scam targeting customers of Galveston County Water Control & Improvement District No. 1, posing as representatives of the water district in an attempt to obtain money from victims. More
January 15, 2016 -- The Houston Police Department today reported that Maxwell Knupple has been arrested on murder charges in connection with the January 6 death of a man at 901 Uvalde. More
January 15, 2016 -- The Friendswood Police Department today put Windsong Intermediate School on alert as police searched for suspects involved in the burglary of a gun store in Alvin. More
January 14, 2016 -- The Harris County Sheriff's Office on Thursday announced that a Texas fugitive who made headlines in December 2006 for his “naked” arrest is now on the United States Marshals 15 Most Wanted list. More
January 14, 2016 -- The Texas Department of Public Safety is asking for the public's assistance in solving the 1981 murder of Carol Deleon of San Antonio. More
January 14, 2016 -- The Galveston Police Department today reported that one suspect was arrested on drug charges in connection with a January 8 traffic stop that resulted in officers finding drugs and a stolen handgun in the vehicle. More
January 14, 2016 -- The Houston Police Department is seeking the public's assistance in locating Jonathan Vasquez, a suspect wanted in the December 22 fatal shooting of a man at 4735 Anderson. More
January 13, 2016 -- Houston police have released a photo of a suspect vehicle wanted in connection with Monday's fatal shooting of a man at 5301 East Freeway. More
January 13, 2016 -- College of the Mainland today announced that COM Police Chief Syliva Chapa has been featured as a "Leader and Innovator" in the magazine Campus Security Report. More
January 13, 2016 -- The Texas Department of Public Safety on Tuesday announced that creation of the Fallen Hero Reward - Texas Remembers Program, and is seeking leads in the 1974 murder of Harris County Deputy Edd Williams, the first featured case under the program. More
January 12, 2016 -- The Harris County Sheriff’s Office Homeless Outreach Team has arrested a suspect wanted for two counts of indecency with a child. More
January 12, 2016 -- Houston police are investigating Monday's fatal shooting of a man at 5301 East Freeway. More
January 12, 2016 -- Houston police are investigating the January 7 fatal shooting of a man at 6500 Martin Luther King Boulevard. More
January 12, 2016 -- The La Porte Police Department today reported that two men in a work truck attempted to lure two children into their vehicle in the 2200 block of Loc Loma Lane on January 4. More
January 12, 2016 -- Houston police are investigating Monday's fatal stabbing of a man at 2200 Gessner. More
January 12, 2016 -- The Houston Police Department today reported that five suspects have been arrested in connection with the January 1 fatal shooting of a man at 12345 Bellaire Boulevard. More
January 11, 2016 -- The City of Friendswood today announced that former Friendswood Police Chief J. M. "Mitch" Wright passed away on January 8. More
January 11, 2016 -- The United States Coast Guard and the Army Corps of Engineers recently established a virtual aid to navigation to mark a sunken tow vessel in the lower Mississippi River until flood waters recede to levels where the vessel can be salvaged. More
January 11, 2016 -- The Galveston County District Attorney's Office on Friday announced that Rainier Monte Conley has been sentenced to 50 years in prison on charges of aggravated assault with a deadly weapon and unlawful possession of a firearm by a felon. More
January 11, 2016 -- Harris County Emergency Services District No. 48 will host an event to announce the district's partnership with Nextdoor, an online private social network for neighborhoods to improve countywide and neighbor-to-neighbor communications. More
January 11, 2016 -- The Houston Fire Department today responded to a high angle rescue at the Chase Bank Building at 900 Texas, where window washers at the 71st floor of the building when their scaffold experienced a motor malfunction. More
January 11, 2016 -- The League City Police Department will host specialized training on February 22 for salon professionals to participate in the "Cut It Out" Program, which equips professionals with the skills to recognize warning signs of abuse and to safely and confidentially refer clients to local resources for help. More
January 11, 2016 -- Houston police are investigating several incidents that took place during the weekend, including Friday's fatal shooting of a man at 10000 Hammerly. More
January 09, 2016 -- The Texas Governor's Office today reported that the Governor's Mansion is being illuminated blue today in honor of Law Enforcement Appreciation Day. More
January 09, 2016 -- The United States Coast Guard on Friday seized 3,249 pounds of illegally caught shark and snapper from three Mexican fishing boats in the waters off South Padre Island. More
January 08, 2016 -- The Texas Department of Transportation, as part of its "Plan While You Can" impaired driving campaign, reminds Texans to make plans for a sober ride for the upcoming football playoffs, and the Super Bowl. More
January 08, 2016 -- The Galveston Police Department is holding registration for its 44th and 45th Citizens Police Academy classes. More
January 08, 2016 -- The La Porte Police Department today announced that officers will be handing out gift cards to citizens they see "doing the right thing", and displaying acts of safety or kindness. More
January 08, 2016 -- Houston police are investigating today's fatal hit-and-run crash at 400 Westheimer. More
January 07, 2016 -- The La Porte Police Department will host a free class on January 12 to provide education on safety and security at places of worship. More
January 07, 2016 -- Houston police are investigating Wednesday's fatal traffic accident at 901 Uvalde. More
January 06, 2016 -- The La Porte Police Department today provided safety tips for when withdrawing money from banks and credit unions. More
January 06, 2016 -- The Dickinson Police Department on Tuesday responded to a fatality traffic accident in the 3200 block of Interstate Highway 45. More
January 05, 2016 -- The Houston Police Department today reported that one suspect has been arrested and another wanted in the December 22 fatal shooting of a man at 4735 Anderson. More
January 05, 2016 -- Houston police are awaiting autopsy results regarding an investigation into a man who was found deceased on Monday at 5055 State Highway 35. More
January 05, 2016 -- The Galveston County Criminal District Attorney's Office today reported that a total of two DWI arrests were processed during the county's "No Refusal" operations conducted during the New Year holiday. More
January 04, 2016 -- Houston police are investigating Sunday's fatal hit-and-run crash at 3800 Milam. More
January 04, 2016 -- La Porte police are seeking the public's assistance in identifying two suspects in Sunday's robbery of a Subway Restaurant located at 1309 West Fairmont Parkway. More
January 04, 2016 -- The Dickinson Police Department today released photos and video of a suspect wanted in connection with the December 16 aggravated robbery of a store in the 5400 block of East FM 517. More
January 04, 2016 -- The Federal Bureau of Investigations today released surveillance photos of suspects wanted in connection with two armed bank robberies that took place in the Houston area in December. More
January 04, 2016 -- Houston police are investigating the fatal shooting of a female found today at 109 Airtex. More
January 04, 2016 -- The Galveston County Sheriff's Office today reported that Louis Schlader has been arrested on drug possession following the search of a residence at 308 4th Street in San Leon. More
January 04, 2016 -- The Texas Department of Public Safety today announced that the reward for information leading to the capture of Benjamin Dominguez, a fugitive on the state's most wanted list, has been increased to $15,000. More
January 04, 2016 -- Houston police are investigating Friday's fatal shooting of a man at 12345 Bellaire Boulevard. More
January 04, 2016 -- The League City Police Department today reported that Roberto Hernandez has been arrested on charges of evading arrest after leading police on a chase following an attempted traffic stop near the Victory Lakes subdivision. More
January 04, 2016 -- Houston police are investigating today's fatal traffic accident at 12900 South Post Oak Road. More
January 04, 2016 -- Houston police are investigating several incidents that occurred during the holiday weekend, including a deceased female found at 7234 Eagle Pass Street on Saturday. More
December 31, 2015 -- The Houston Police Department today reported that a male and a female victim found at a house fire at 1095 Marjorie in the early hours of the morning have been identified. More
December 31, 2015 -- The Houston Fire Department today reminded residents of rules and safety regarding fireworks. More
December 31, 2015 -- Houston police are investigating Wednesday's fatal traffic accident at 9600 Tidwell. More
December 31, 2015 -- The Houston Police Department today announced that the department's headquarters has been certified by the Environmental Protection Agency as Energy Star rated for its energy efficiency. More
December 31, 2015 -- The Houston Fire Department today reported that a house fire at 1095 Marjorie resulted in two fatalities. More
December 30, 2015 -- The City of Houston today hosted a news conference regarding an arrest made in connection to the December 25 fire at a mosque in Houston. More
December 30, 2015 -- The Houston Fire Department today reported that Gary Nathanial Moore, also known as Jamal Moore, has been arrested on felony arson charges in connection with the December 25 fire at a mosque in the 110000 block of South Wilcrest. More
December 30, 2015 -- The Texas Department of Public Safety today announced that the state's new open carry handgun laws go into effect on Friday. More
December 30, 2015 -- The Houston Police Department has referred Tuesday's fatal shooting of a male suspect at 3427 Jorns to a Harris County grand jury. More
December 30, 2015 -- The League City Police Department today responded to a domestic shooting incident in the 2800 block of Pickett Drive. More
December 30, 2015 -- Houston police are investigating Tuesday's fatal shooting of a man at 4503 Redbud. More
December 30, 2015 -- The Houston Police Department today reported that aggravated robbery charges have been filed against two suspects arrested in connection with Tuesday's attempted robbery of an off-duty Houston police officer at 3800 Hickok. More
December 30, 2015 -- Houston police are investigating the death of a man found at 2000 Quitman on Tuesday. More
December 30, 2015 -- Dickinson Police Department is accepting applications for its next Citizen's Police Academy, which begins on February 11. More
December 30, 2015 -- Galveston County District Attorney Jack Roady has announced that his office will participate in No-Refusal operations for the New Year's Eve holiday weekend. More
December 29, 2015 -- The Harris County Sheriff's Office will provide visitation for select female inmates to visit with their children on Wednesday. More
December 29, 2015 -- The Friendswood Police Department today reported that vehicles were burglarized in the 3900 block of Laura Leigh Lane on December 21, and on December 22 in the 200 block of Salmon Creek Lane and the 2500 block of Pebble Lodge Lane. More
December 29, 2015 -- Houston police are investigating Monday's fatal shooting of a man found at 12600 Dunlap. More
December 28, 2015 -- The Houston Police Department today reported that Charles Everett Walton has been arrested on murder charges in connection with the October 25 death of a man at 8900 Irvington. More
December 28, 2015 -- Houston police are investigating an incident involving a suspect shot by an officer on Friday at 4002 Corder. More
December 28, 2015 -- Houston police are investigating several incidents that occurred during the holiday weekend, including Thursday's fatal stabbing of a man at 9707 Braeburn Glen Boulevard. More
December 28, 2015 -- The Houston Police Department today reported that Gustavo Aybar has been arrested on charges of child endangerment and possession of a controlled substance in relation to a fatal traffic accident that took place on Saturday at 17890 Katy Freeway. More
December 28, 2015 -- The Houston Police Department today reported that Eric Minor has been arrested on murder charges in connection with Saturday's fatal shooting of a man at 8014 Grandview. More
December 28, 2015 -- The Houston Police Department is seeking the public's assistance in identifying three robbery suspects who shot an officer at 4300 North Shepherd on Saturday. More
December 28, 2015 -- The United States Coast Guard today suspended its search for a man who went missing Saturday afternoon after his kayak overturned in Dickinson Bay. More
December 27, 2015 -- The United States Coast Guard on Saturday rescued two adults and one minor from an oil platform in Mesquite Bay after their boat had capsized. More
December 26, 2015 -- The United States Coast Guard today participated in the search for a man missing when his kayak overturned north of the Texas City Dike. More
December 26, 2015 -- The Texas Department of Public Safety is urging Texans to monitor weather forecasts and take precautions due to possible severe or winter weather in various parts of the state. More
December 26, 2015 -- The Houston Fire Department on Friday responded to a two alarm fire at a mosque at 11246 South Wilcrest Drive. More
December 24, 2015 -- The Galveston County Sheriff's Office recently participated in the "If You Use It, They Need It" annual collection event for goods and donations to benefit the Ronald McDonald House of Galveston. More
December 24, 2015 -- The Galveston Fire Department recently received a donation of three pet rescue mask kits from Invisible Fence of Greater Houston. More
December 23, 2015 -- The Houston Police Department has released surveillance photos and video associated with Tuesday's fatal shooting of a man at 4735 Anderson. More w/Video
December 23, 2015 -- The Galveston County Sheriff's Academy Alumni Association recently held its annual holiday event with "Deputy Claus", providing toys to more than 200 children throughout the county. More
December 23, 2015 -- The Friendswood Police Department today reported that two suspect have been arrested in connection with several vehicle thefts that took place on Tuesday. More
December 23, 2015 -- The United States Coast Guard today announced that the Coast Guard Cutter Dauntless has returned to its home port in Galveston in time for Christmas celebrations. More
December 23, 2015 -- Houston police on Tuesday released a surveillance video related to the December 21, 2013 fatal shooting of a man at 6100 Havendale. More
December 23, 2015 -- The Houston Police Department on Tuesday charged Darrell Wayne Williams with injury to a child in connection with the August 23 death of a child at 1119 Gregg. More
December 23, 2015 -- Houston police have referred Tuesday's fatal shooting of a man at 2112 Bleker to a Harris County grand jury. More
December 22, 2015 -- Houston police are investigating Monday's fatal traffic accident at 10600 East FM 1960. More
December 22, 2015 -- The Houston Police Department today reported that Tyrone Roy Auzenne has been arrested on charges of murder in connection with Monday's fatal shooting of a man at 1506 Central Street. More
December 22, 2015 -- The City of League City today announced that it will implement a daytime staffing plan for the League City Volunteer Fire Department beginning on January 4. More
December 21, 2015 -- The Texas Department of Public Safety is reminding Texans to remain vigilant with respect to potential crime and terrorist activity in their communities, and to report suspicious behaviors to the department’s iWATCH website at www.iwatchtx.org. More
December 21, 2015 -- The Federal Emergency Management Agency has reminded Texas homeowners and renters who have registered for disaster assistance to "stay in touch". More
December 21, 2015 -- Houston Mayor Annise Parker today issued a statement regarding the shooting of a city employee. More
December 21, 2015 -- The Texas Department of Public Safety today announced that it will conduct increased patrols through the Christmas and New Year holidays. More
December 21, 2015 -- The Houston Police Department today reported that Manuel Alanis-Galeana has been arrested on murder charges in connection with Sunday's fatal shooting of a man at 5714 Fondren. More
December 21, 2015 -- The Houston Police Department today reported that Abelardo Narvaez has been arrested on murder charges in connection with Saturday's fatal stabbing of a woman at 702 North Sam Houston Parkway. More
December 21, 2015 -- Houston police are investigating several incidents that took place during the weekend, including a shooting incident on Saturday involving a 3 year old boy. More
December 19, 2015 -- The Houston Police Department on Friday arrested Pedro Hernandez-Gomez on charges of intoxicated manslaughter in connection with Thursday's fatal traffic accident at 9400 Southwest Freeway. More
December 18, 2015 -- Harris County Emergency Services District No. 48 will open a new transitory fire station near Highway 99 and West Interstate 10 on Saturday. More
December 18, 2015 -- The Harris County Tax Office today reported that an employee discovered mail with an unknown white powder inside, prompting evacuation of a floor of the Harris County Administration Building, before determining that the substance was talcum powder and no threat. More
December 18, 2015 -- The Galveston Municipal Police Association will host its annual Christmas Parade on Saturday. More
December 18, 2015 -- The Houston Police Department today reported that its month-long prostitution initiative has resulted in 25 arrests between November 19 and December 15. More
December 18, 2015 -- Texas Governor Greg Abbott today delivered the commencement address for the Department of Public Safety's recruits graduation ceremony in Austin. More
December 18, 2015 -- Port Arthur Police Chief Mark Blanton today announced that he will retire at the end of the year. More
December 18, 2015 -- The Metropolitan Transit Authority of Harris County Police Department on Thursday launched "MPD Connect", a mobile application that allows users to report suspicious activity. More w/Video
December 17, 2015 -- The Texas Public Safety Commission and the Texas Department of Public Safety Director Steven McCraw presented two Lifesaving Awards and one Director’s Award to DPS employees and one civilian for their outstanding service. More
December 17, 2015 -- La Porte police are advising motorists to heed the state's Move Over/Slow Down law, which requires drivers to either move over or slow down when approaching police officers and other emergency vehicles stopped along road shoulders with their overhead lights flashing. More
December 17, 2015 -- League City police on Thursday have arrested 25-year-old Carlos David Garcia and charged him with evading arrest or detention with a vehicle. More
December 17, 2015 -- Houston Independent School District today announced that no issues have been reported in the district related to a threat of violence received by email on Wednesday. More
December 17, 2015 -- The Houston Independent School District today reported that the district received a threat of violence late on Thursday that is similar to those received by school districts in Los Angeles, New York and Miami. More
December 17, 2015 -- The Friendswood Police Department today reported that the Polly Ranch Airstrip has been closed following the crash landing of a fixed-wing single engine plane at the airstrip. More
December 17, 2015 -- The League City Police Department is searching for a suspect who led officers on a pursuit after stealing an off-duty Galveston police officer's vehicle. More
December 16, 2015 -- Houston police are investigating Tuesday's fatal shooting of a male at 7942 Rockhill. More
December 16, 2015 -- The Harris County Sheriff's Office today reported that two suspects were arrested this week on charges related to criminal trespass near the Shell Oil Refinery Complex located at 5900 State Highway 225. More
December 16, 2015 -- The Houston Police Department has released surveillance photos of a suspect wanted in connection with Tuesday's fatal shooting of a man at 2902 Almeda Genoa Road. More
December 16, 2015 -- The Texas Department of Public Safety and the Texas Ranger Unsolved Crimes Investigation Team are seeking the public's help in solving the murder of Hailey Dunn, whose body was discovered on March 16, 2013. More
December 16, 2015 -- Houston police are investigating Tuesday's fatal shooting of a man at 2902 Almeda Genoa Road. More
December 16, 2015 -- The Houston-Galveston Area Council has announced that its Regional DWI Task Force, which consists of 16 law enforcement agencies, will be out in force during the holidays to cut down on drunk driving. More
December 16, 2015 -- The La Porte Police Department today announced that the department is joining the Houston-Galveston Area Council's Regional DWI Task Force to conduct targeted DWI enforcement during the holidays. More
December 16, 2015 -- The City of Friendswood Fire Marshal's Office today reminded residents that fireworks are illegal to use or possess within the city. More
December 16, 2015 -- The Houston Fire Department on Tuesday responded to a fire at apartments at 8900 Chimney Rock. More
December 15, 2015 -- The La Porte Police Department will host an active shooter training session and discussion of the state's new Open Carry gun law on December 21. More
December 14, 2015 -- The League City Police Department on Monday responded to and are investigating a robbery and shooting near the 1800 block of East Main Street. More
December 14, 2015 -- Harris County Sheriff Ron Hickman has announced that the Harris County Jail earned high marks on its annual inspection from the Texas Commission on Jail Standards. More
December 14, 2015 -- The United States Coast Guard on Monday continued to respond to oil pollution from a beached 50-foot recreational boat near the Padre Island Canals in Corpus Christi. More
December 14, 2015 -- The United States Coast Guard is participating in the search for a missing man in the Intracoastal Waterway near Crystal Beach, Texas. More
December 14, 2015 -- The Brazoria County Judge's Office today reported that rising water levels are expected for the Brazos River. More
December 14, 2015 -- The Houston Police Department today reported that two suspects have been arrested on manslaughter and evidence tampering charges in connection with the December 4 fatal shooting of a man at 7800 West Airport Boulevard. More
December 14, 2015 -- The United States Coast Guard today responded to a fire aboard a liquid gas carrier, resulting in the closure of about 2 miles of the Houston Ship Channel. More
December 14, 2015 -- Houston police are investigating incidents that occurred during the weekend, including Saturday's shooting of a burglary suspect at 10079 Briarwild. More
December 11, 2015 -- The Texas Department of Public Safety on Friday graduated three troopers and three canines from an eight-week training program. More
December 11, 2015 -- Houston police are investigating Thursday's fatal stabbing of a man found at 1300 Maxine. More
December 10, 2015 -- Investigators in the Houston Police Department Cold Case Unit have identified a suspect in the fatal shooting of a woman found at 8100 Hanna the evening of December 29, 2004. More
December 10, 2015 -- The Sugar Land Police Department will conduct a targeted drunk driving and speed compliance enforcement period from December 18 through January 2. More
December 10, 2015 -- Houston police are investigating today's fatal shooting of a man found at 5400 Braesvalley. More
December 09, 2015 -- The City of Missouri City recently received a $500,000 grant through the Justice Department, which will be used to staff four new positions in the city's police department. More
December 09, 2015 -- The Houston Police Department today reported that Jaime Isidro Reynoso has been arrested on murder charges in connection with the November 29 death of a woman found at 6200 Kirkwood. More
December 08, 2015 -- The Houston Fire Department today responded to a four-alarm fire at the Palms on Westheimer Apartments at 6425 Westheimer Road. More
December 08, 2015 -- The League City Police Department today responded to a call regarding shots fired at an apartment complex in the 2700 block of East FM 518. More
December 08, 2015 -- The Harris County Sheriff's Office today reported that Manuel Cervantes has been arrested in connection with the November 12 shooting into a vehicle, which resulted in the wounding of a 10 year old female. More
December 08, 2015 -- The League City Police Department will host a meeting on December 15 regarding the new open carry law for firearms. More
December 07, 2015 -- The League City Police Department recently arrested three people on suspicion of operating an illegal gaming establishment. More
December 07, 2015 -- Houston police have announced that three men were arrested and charged in connection of a fatal shooting of a man found at 8000 Harwin during the early morning hours of November 22. More
December 07, 2015 -- The Dickinson Police Department has advised residents of a road closure ahead of Thursday's Dickinson Rotary Club Christmas Parade. More
December 07, 2015 -- College of the Mainland today announced that the college's Fire Academy has purchased a fire engine to train cadets. More
December 07, 2015 -- The Texas Department of Public Safety today reminded Texans to take precautions to avoid vehicle theft during the holidays. More
December 07, 2015 -- Houston police are investigating several incidents that took place during the weekend, including Friday's fatal shooting of a man at 7800 West Airport Bouelvard. More
December 05, 2015 -- The United States Coast Guard today responded to a listing tug, which was leaking fuel near San Leon. More
December 04, 2015 -- The Galveston County District Attorney's Office announced that 20-year-old Trenton Avery Ashton on Friday was sentenced to 76 years in prison for two counts of aggravated sexual assault of a child. More
December 04, 2015 -- The Texas Department of Public Safety today reported that Fernando Thompson, a fugitive on the state's most wanted list, has been captured. More
December 04, 2015 -- Houston police are investigating Thursday's fatal traffic accident at 14500 Old Galveston Road. More
December 03, 2015 -- The United States Coast Guard has announced that Captain Todd Prestidge is the recipient of its 2015 Civil Rights Senior Leadership Award. More
December 03, 2015 -- Houston police are investigating Wednesday's fatal shooting of a man at 6000 Jessamine Street. More
December 03, 2015 -- The Dickinson Police Department today reported that a suspect was arrested on charges of false identification as a peace officer after entering a store wearing a police style jacket with Dickinson PD shoulder patches. More
December 03, 2015 -- Houston police are investigating Wednesday's fatal shooting of a man at 8410 Fondren. More
December 03, 2015 -- The United States Coast Guard today retrieved two people who were stranded under the Galveston Causeway bridge after their boat began to take on water. More
December 03, 2015 -- The Harris County Institute of Forensic Science has identified a deceased male found in October 2008 as Kino Rodriguez Cisneros. More
December 03, 2015 -- The United States Coast Guard on Tuesday freed 50 living sharks that had been illegally caught off the coast of South Padre Island. More
December 02, 2015 -- Investigators with the Harris County Sheriff's Office Safe Home Task Force have arrested and charged three adults and a juvenile with burglary of a habitation, following the burglary of one home and attempted burglary of two others in the North West Park subdivision. More
December 02, 2015 -- Houston police are investigating a fatal traffic accident that occurred today at 7900 South Freeway. More
December 02, 2015 -- The Galveston Police Department and Fire Marhal's Office are investigating a fire involving a church at 5127 Avenue U, and have arrested one person suspected of arson. More
December 02, 2015 -- Houston police are investigating Tuesday's shooting of a man found at 3200 Webster. More
December 02, 2015 -- The Houston Police Department on Tuesday announced that the fatal shooting of a burglary suspect at 13960 Hillcroft will be referred to a Harris County grand jury. More
December 01, 2015 -- Houston police are investigating Tuesday's fatal hit-and-run crash at 9700 Southwest Freeway. More
December 01, 2015 -- The Texas Department of Public Safety urged Texans to make preparations for winter weather. More
December 01, 2015 -- Galveston police are investigating Monday's armed robbery of a business at 4102 Seawall Boulevard. More
December 01, 2015 -- The Texas Department of Public Safety today announced that the reward for information leading to the capture of Jerry Wayne Adaway has been increased to $8,000. More
December 01, 2015 -- The Houston Police Department today reported that Jessie Earl Nicholson has been arrested on murder charges in connection with the November 16 fatal shooting of his ex-wife. More
December 01, 2015 -- The Texas Department of Public Safety on Monday announced that a $7,500 reward is being offered for information leading to the capture of Fernando Thompson, a fugitive on the state's most wanted list, who fled from an Austin halfway house. More
November 30, 2015 -- The United States Coast Guard on Sunday seized four miles of illegal gill net off South Padre Island. More
November 30, 2015 -- The Houston Fire Department today performed a high angle rescue at No. 4 Chelsea. More
November 30, 2015 -- The Houston Police Department will host a second informational meeting on December 9 regarding the state's Open Carry law. More
November 30, 2015 -- The Harris County Office of Homeland Security & Emergency Management today issued a news release concernign the end of the 2015 Atlantic Hurricane Season, and flooding that impacted the county in May and October. More
November 30, 2015 -- Houston police are investigating today's fatal traffic accident at 701 South State Highway 6. More
November 30, 2015 -- Houston police are investigating several incidents that occurred during the weekend, including Sunday's fatal shooting of a man found at 7455 Little York Road. More
November 30, 2015 -- The United States Coast Guard on Sunday assisted two men whose boat had become disabled in the Houston Ship Channel. More
November 30, 2015 -- Friendswood police are seeking the public's assistance in identifying two suspects in connection with the installation of a "skimming" device on an ATM at a convenience store at 700 West Parkwood Avenue on November 26. More
November 30, 2015 -- The Houston Fire Department on Saturday responded to an unknown leak at an apartment complex at 6400 South Gessner, which resulted in 12 people complaining of dizziness and nausea. More
November 29, 2015 -- As part of a Police Exchange Program, Houston Police Department welcomed a delegation of Chinese police officers from the Shandong Provincial Security Bureau last week. More
November 26, 2015 -- On Monday, November 30, Houston police commanders and other members of HPD will announce the kickoff of the police department's 30th Annual "Comida" ("Food" in Spanish) Drive to feed those in need during the holiday season. More
November 25, 2015 -- The United States Attorney’s Office has announced sentencings pertaining to convictions in the “Butch” Ballow Fraud Scheme and a rash of robberies in the Houston area. More
November 25, 2015 -- Houston police are investigating Tuesday's fatal crash at 20500 Katy Freeway service road. More
November 24, 2015 -- The Houston Fire Department has offered safety tips pertaining to using turkey fryers. More
November 24, 2015 -- Houston police have arrested and charged two people in connection with the death of a juvenile female found at 8600 Sterlingshire last week. More
November 24, 2015 -- Houston police are investigating Monday's fatal crash at 9500 West Airport Boulevard. More
November 23, 2015 -- The Texas Department of Public Safety has advised motorists that it will be patrolling the state's roadways during the upcoming Thanksgiving holiday weekend. More
November 23, 2015 -- Houston police recently arrested two men in connection with a 2014 fatal shooting at 7630 Yoe Street. More
November 23, 2015 -- Houston police are investigating a shooting and two motor vehicle accidents that occurred on Sunday. More
November 22, 2015 -- The National Weather Service has issued a Freeze Warning for the City of Houston from overnight Sunday (Midnight) until 8:00am Monday morning. More
November 20, 2015 -- Houston Police Chief Charles A. McClelland Jr. announced that all HPD cadets will participate in a bus tour that sees them travel all over Houston to learn about various communities and cultures beginning in July. More
November 19, 2015 -- The Houston Police Department will host a second informational meeting on the new Texas Open Carry law on December 9. More
November 19, 2015 -- The Friendswood Police Department announced that it has upgraded to the "Next Generation" 9-1-1 system. More
November 19, 2015 -- The Montgomery County Sheriff's Office, with assistance from law enforcement officials in Indiana, arrested 22-year-old David James Brown Jr. in connection with the death of Marc Pourner. More
November 19, 2015 -- The Houston Fire Department is investigating today's fire at 9500 Ella Lee Lane. More
November 18, 2015 -- Friendswood police need the public’s assistance identifying the suspect responsible for the theft of a cash register. More
November 18, 2015 -- The City of League City has selected Thomas ‘Tommy’ Cones to serve as the Assistant Fire Chief and Fire Marshal of League City. More
November 17, 2015 -- The Houston Fire Department on Wednesday will have a ribbon cutting ceremony for Fire Station 13 located at 2215 West 43rd Street. More
November 17, 2015 -- The Texas Department of Public Safety and the Texas Ranger Unsolved Crimes Investigation Team are asking for the public’s help in solving the 1982 murder of Monica “Christie” Wilson in Liberty County. More
November 17, 2015 -- Houston police arrested 25-year-old Sesar Ramon Chacon in connection with Monday's fatal crash at 9900 Sweetwater Lane. More
November 17, 2015 -- Houston police are investigating a pair of recent fatal shootings that occurred on Sunday and Monday, respectively. More
November 17, 2015 -- Mothers Against Drunk Driving today announces its “2015 Legislators of the Year” for their contribution to eliminate drunk driving. More
November 16, 2015 -- The City of Houston is monitoring the potential for severe thunderstorms, some of which may spawn tornadoes, as well as cause heavy rainfall beginning in the early morning hours of Tuesday. More
November 16, 2015 -- Sugar Land police are looking for a man who robbed a stranded motorist at gunpoint. More
November 16, 2015 -- Houston police have released surveillance photos of two males wanted for questioning in Friday's fatal shooting of a man at 12500 North Freeway. More
November 16, 2015 -- League City police officers on Wednesday will be at the Associated Credit Union of Texas located at 1095 League City Parkway for the monthly "Coffee with a Cop" event. More
November 16, 2015 -- Houston police are investigating a pair of recent fatal motor vehicle accidents. More
November 14, 2015 -- Galveston Police have apprehended an attempted kiddnapping suspect and have requested the public to be on the lookout for Second suspect More
November 13, 2015 -- The Houston Police Department today reported that 10 suspects were arrested on prostitution charges following an investigation on Tuesday. More
November 13, 2015 -- Webster police are investigating Thursday's attempted kidnapping at 502 South Austin Street. More
November 13, 2015 -- Houston police are asking for the public's assistance in identifying two suspects wanted in connection with Wednesday's fatal shooting of a man at 10012 Haddington. More
November 12, 2015 -- The Galveston County District Attorney's Office announced that visiting Judge David Garner on Thursday sentenced 63-year-old Marshall Darnell Joshua to 32 years in prison for possession of heroin with intent to deliver. More
November 12, 2015 -- Houston police are investigating today's fatal shooting of a man and wounding of another at 1001 Pinemont. More
November 12, 2015 -- The Houston Police Department today released surveillance photos and video of a suspect wanted in connection with as many as 30 robberies of fast food restaurants in Houston and Harris and Fort Bend counties. More
November 12, 2015 -- The Harris County Sheriff's Office on Wednesday responded to an escape attempt by inmates at the jail facility at 701 San Jacinto. More
November 12, 2015 -- Houston police are investigating a fatal traffic accident that occurred today at 13000 Gulf Freeway. More
November 12, 2015 -- The Texas Department of Public Safety and the Texas Ranger Unsolved Crime Investigation Team are seeking the public's help in solving the 1982 murder of Monica "Christie" Wilson in Liberty, Texas. More
November 12, 2015 -- The United States Coast Guard on Wednesday towed a boat to Galveston, with the assistance of a tanker, after the boat had become disabled 300 miles southeast of Galveston. More
November 11, 2015 -- The Dickinson Police Department, along with VFW Post #6378 and the Dickinson Citizens Police Academy Alumni Association, will host the 2015 Dickinson Thanksgiving Dinner on November 21. More
November 11, 2015 -- The Galveston Fire Department will host its annual Fire Prevention Open House on Saturday at Fire Station No. 5. More
November 11, 2015 -- League City police are investigating a shooting that occurred on Tuesday in the 1900 block of La Salle. More
November 11, 2015 -- The Houston Police Department on Tuesday reported that Chimene Onyeri has been arrested on murder charges in connection with the May 18 fatal shooting of a man at 6771 Westbranch Drive. More
November 10, 2015 -- Houston police arrested 34-year-old Lloyd Gipson Carter in connection with Monday's fatal shooting of a female at 3617 East Lockwood. More
November 10, 2015 -- Texas Department of Public Safety Director Steven McCraw today issued a statement regarding Veterans Day. More
November 10, 2015 -- Houston police are investigating Monday's fatal shooting of a man at 906 Greens Road. More
November 09, 2015 -- The Houston Police Department has filed capital murder charges against Jonathan Figueroa, a suspect wanted in connection with Friday's fatal shooting of a woman and a juvenile female at 7827 Elvera. More
November 09, 2015 -- The City of Friendswood honored two of its police officers with the Five Star Spirit Award. More
November 09, 2015 -- The Galveston County Sheriff's Office will host a celebration of the 40th anniversary of the Mental Health Deputy Program on Friday at the Joe Max Taylor Law Enforcement Building in Galveston. More
November 09, 2015 -- Houston police are investigating several incidents that occurred during the weekend, including Sunday's fatal shooting at 1914 Chaparral Drive. More
November 09, 2015 -- The Harris County Office of Homeland Security & Emergency Management today issued an advisory regarding the formation of Tropical Storm Kate in the Atlantic Ocean. More
November 08, 2015 -- The Texas Department of Public Safety on Friday announced that Mark Anthony Breaux, a fugitive on the state's most wanted list, has been captured in Humble. More
November 07, 2015 -- The Montgomery County Sheriff's Office on Friday arrested a second suspect in connection with the robbery of a gas station in the 12400 block of FM 3083. More
November 06, 2015 -- The Harris County Sheriff's Office is seeking the public's help in identifying a suspect who exposed himself to a child on October 16. More w/Video
November 06, 2015 -- The Galveston Police Department on Wednesday arrested Phillip Turner on charges of failure to identify after he was observed recording vehicle license plates and law enforcement buildings. More
November 06, 2015 -- The Galveston Police Department is investigating Thursday's major accident involving a motorcycle and an 18-wheeler at FM 3005 and 8-Mile Road, which resulted in the death of the driver of the motorcycle and injury to the female passenger. More
November 06, 2015 -- The Houston Police Department today reported that Jeffery Johnson has been arrested on charges of aggravated robbery with a deadly weapon in connection with the October 14 robbery of a man at 10300 Wilcrest. More w/Video
November 06, 2015 -- Houston police are investigating today's fatal shooting of a man at 9888 United Drive. More
November 05, 2015 -- The Harris County Sheriff's Office has released a composite sketch of a suspect wanted in connection with Monday's shooting of one of the county's detention officers at his residence in the 100 block of Hollow Tree Lane. More
November 05, 2015 -- Houston police have referred Wednesday's shooting of a man at 2420 Sumpter to a grand jury. More
November 05, 2015 -- Houston police are investigating Wednesday's fatal shooting of a man and wounding of a female at 8181 Sands Point Drive. More
November 05, 2015 -- The Houston Police Department on Wednesday reported that Harold James Lowdins has been arrested on murder charges in connection with the January 26 death of a woman at 1919 Runnels. More
November 04, 2015 -- The Houston Police Department today reported that an armed suspect was fatally shot by a Houston Police Officer in an incident at 3200 Drew. More
November 04, 2015 -- The Houston Police Department will host an informational meeting tonight regarding the state's new open carry gun law. More
November 04, 2015 -- The Harris County Sheriff's Office today reported that William Porter has been sentenced to 33 years in jail for the murder of Gerald Oncale, Jr., a murder that had gone unsolved for 30 years. More
November 04, 2015 -- Texas Governor Greg Abbott today issued a letter to all Texas sheriffs, informing them that awards of grant funding from the Governor's Office would be conditional on their department's full compliance with Immigration & Customs Enforcement notifications and detention requests. More
November 03, 2015 -- The Friendswood Police Department reported that 11 arrests were made and a swift boat rescue initiated on October 31, when partygoers in the 700 block of North Clear Creek Drive jumped into Clear Creek, which was flooded due to strong rains. More
November 03, 2015 -- Houston police are investigating remains found at 5500 T.C. Jester Boulevard on Sunday. More
November 03, 2015 -- Houston police are investigating a fatal car accident that occurred at 1000 Brittmoore. More
November 02, 2015 -- The Houston Police Department will host an informational meeting on Wednesday to answer questions regarding a new state law that will allow licensed handgun owners to "open carry" a holstered handgun. More
November 02, 2015 -- The Texas Department of Public Safety today announced that the reward for information leading to the capture of Donald Jack Robertson, II, a fugitive on the state's most wanted list, has been increased to $10,000. More
November 02, 2015 -- The Houston Police Department today reported that Reinaldo Cardoso Rivera has been arrested on murder charges in connection with Friday's fatal stabbing of a man at 1445 Lakeside Estates. More
November 02, 2015 -- Houston police are investigating several incidents that occurred during the weekend, including the fatal shooting of a man found at 4020 Dreyfus on Sunday. More
November 01, 2015 -- The United States Coast Guard recently signed a joint statement establishing the Arctic Coast Guard Forum, which represents all eight coast guard agencies of the Arctic nations. More
November 01, 2015 -- The United States Coast Guard on Saturday responded to a disabled sailboat 75 miles off the coast of Freeport, Texas, in order to tow the boat back to port. More
October 31, 2015 -- The City of Houston is investigating reports of two weather-related fatalities. More
October 31, 2015 -- The Houston Fire Department today responded to an apartment fire at 1106 West Tri Oaks Lane. More
October 30, 2015 -- The Harris County Sheriff's Office has advised that visitation at the Harris County Jail will be suspended on Saturday. More
October 30, 2015 -- The United States Coast Guard today rescued two kayakers near the mouth of the Brazos River, off the coast of Freeport, Texas. More
October 30, 2015 -- The Texas Department of Public Safety today reported that Sergeant William "Karl" Keesee, an officer in the state's Highway Patrol, died on Thursday in a one-vehicle crash in Mills County. More
October 30, 2015 -- The Texas Department of Public Safety has provided safety tips for parents, drivers and children celebrating Halloween. More
October 30, 2015 -- Texas Southern University's police department recently hosted a round table to discuss plans to better secure the campus. More
October 30, 2015 -- The United States Coast Guard on Thursday responded to an allision between a ship and a barge in the Corpus Christi Inner Harbor. More
October 29, 2015 -- The Texas Department of Public Safety is accepting applications through January 27 for its next trooper recruit class. More
October 29, 2015 -- The Montgomery County Sheriff's Office on Wednesday arrested Justin Lamont Love on charges of aggravated assault with a deadly weapon in connection with a shooting in the 24000 block of Richards Road. More
October 28, 2015 -- Houston police are asking for the public's help in identifying a suspect wanted in Wednesday's fatal shooting of a man at 2751 Wallingford. More w/Video
October 28, 2015 -- The Houston Police Department today reported that Robert Hocko has been arrested on murder charges in connection with the October 18 death of a man at 1732 West 18th Street. More
October 27, 2015 -- The Galveston County District Attorney's Office announced that 48-year-old Jerry Lee Cozart was sentenced to ten years in prison for two counts of aggravated sexual assault of a disabled person. More
October 27, 2015 -- The Houston Police Department today reported that Tyson Murphy has been charged with capital murder in connection with the September 6 fatal shooting of a man at 5638 Selinsky Road. More
October 27, 2015 -- The League City Police Department on Monday arrested Aron Antwuan Bidds on charges of robbery and unauthorized use of a motor vehicle in connection with an incident in the 400 block of Interstate Highway 45 on Monday. More
October 26, 2015 -- A United States Coast Guard member on Friday was found guilty of conduct unbecoming an officer and gentleman during a court-martial at the Hale Boggs Federal Building. More
October 26, 2015 -- The United States Coast Guard is working closely with contractors and the owner of a seagoing tug and empty tank barge Monday, after the vessels became beached in the vicinity of East Beach on Galveston Sunday. More
October 26, 2015 -- The Houston Police Department today reported that Charles Everett Walton is wanted on murder charges in connection with the death of a man found at 8900 Irvington on Sunday. More
October 26, 2015 -- The Houston Fire Department has announced that former Houston Fire Chief and Fire Marshal Edward "Eddie" Corral passed away on Saturday. More
October 26, 2015 -- Houston Mayor Annise Parker and Harris County Judge Ed Emmett will host a groundbreaking ceremony on Tuesday for the joint inmate processing center. More
October 26, 2015 -- Texas Governor Greg Abbott today issued a letter calling on Dallas County Sheriff Lupe Valdez to reverse her policy of refusing to automatically detain all criminal immigrants pursuant to the federal government's detainer program. More
October 26, 2015 -- The Houston Police Department today released a composite sketch of a suspect wanted in connection with the death of a man found at 9801 Meadowglen Lane on October 18. More
October 25, 2015 -- The Houston Fire Department today responded to a two-alarm warehouse fire at 9098 Ruland Road. More
October 24, 2015 -- The Houston Fire Department today responded to a two-alarm fire at 2834 South Bartell Drive. More
October 23, 2015 -- Harris County Sheriff Ron Hickman issued a statement regarding the Harris County Sheriff's Office Administrative Disciplinary Committee's recommendation to terminate Homicide Investigator Sergeant Craig Clopton. More
October 23, 2015 -- Houston police are investigating Thursday's death of a man who was found in medical distress at 13200 Rockglen. More
October 23, 2015 -- Houston police are investigating today's fatal shooting of a man found at 500 Greens Road. More
October 23, 2015 -- The Houston Police Department today reported that Eric Foster and Sebastian Drayton have been arrested on capital murder charges in connection with three murder and robbery incidents that occurred in October and November of 2014. More
October 22, 2015 -- Houston police have arrested a Troy Jerome Washington, a second suspect in the August 8 fatal shooting of one man and wounding of another at 5638 Selinsky. More
October 22, 2015 -- The Houston Police Department has changed the lettering on the department's headquarters at 1200 Travis to its official name as the Edward A. Thomas Building. More
October 22, 2015 -- The Houston Police Department today released surveillance photos and video of a suspect wanted in a robbery that took place at 10300 Wilcrest on October 13. More w/Video
October 22, 2015 -- The Houston Police Department today reported that Stephen Armstrong has been arrested on charges of tampering with evidence in connection with Wednesday's fatal traffic accident at 16000 Eastex Freeway. More
October 21, 2015 -- The Harris County Sheriff’s Office Special Investigations Unit on Sunday made multiple arrests after conducting a licensing check on a business located in the 6900 block of Fairbanks. More
October 21, 2015 -- Houston police are seeking the public's assistance in identifying a man who was found deceased at 5200 Carrolton on September 19. More
October 21, 2015 -- The Galveston Police Department on Tuesday responded to a call regarding a shooting in the 2900 block of Pine Street, but found that the call was a hoax. More
October 21, 2015 -- The Texas A&M University Police Department on Tuesday arrested Christopher Louis Balanos-Garza on charges of making a terroristic threat in connection with posts made to social media warning students not to be on the university campus at a certain time. More
October 21, 2015 -- The La Porte Police Department are investigating Tuesday's traffic accident on State Highway 146, in which an officer's patrol unit was struck while pulled over during a traffic stop, striking the officer and other vehicles. More
October 21, 2015 -- The Sugar Land Police Department will target drunk driving and speed compliance from October 23 through November 2. More
October 20, 2015 -- Chambers County Sheriff Brian C. Hawthorne reports that Mark Anthony Breaux, a convicted sex offender with ties to Chambers and Jefferson Counties, is wanted in Chambers County for failure to register as a sex offender, felony evading arrest/detention and in Jefferson County for probation violation. More
October 20, 2015 -- The Texas Department of Public Safety and the Texas Ranger Unsolved Crimes Investigation Team has launched a monthly featured "cold case" in effort to generate new investigative leads in unresolved cases. More
October 20, 2015 -- The La Porte Police Department on Monday arrested Cody Ratliff in connection with Monday's shooting of a man in the 11400 block of North P Street. More
October 20, 2015 -- The Houston Police Department today reported that William Ivan Cedillos has been arrested on murder charges in connection with Thursday's fatal shooting of a man at 9902 Gulf Freeway. More
October 19, 2015 -- Houston police are investigating the death of a man found at 9801 Meadowglen Lane about 12:30 a.m. on Sunday. More
October 19, 2015 -- The Texas Department of Public Safety today announced that a $5,000 reward is being offered for information leading to the capture of Mark Anthony Breaux, a fugitive on the state's most wanted sex offender list. More
October 19, 2015 -- The United States Coast Guard today closed a section of the Houston Ship Channel after a tug and barge sank in the upper ship channel area. More
October 19, 2015 -- The Houston Police Department today released surveillance video of vehicles and a possible suspect involved in the June 15 fatal shooting of a man at 2211 North Freeway. More w/Video
October 19, 2015 -- Houston police are investigating several incidents that occurred during the weekend, including the fatal shooting of a man at 3116 Campbell on Sunday. More
October 19, 2015 -- The Houston Police Department today reported that Jartis Leon LeBlanc, Jr. has been arrested on murder and aggravated assault charges in connection with the October 9 fatal shooting of one man and wounding of another at 3545 Blodgett. More
October 18, 2015 -- The United States Coast Guard will convene a general court-martial on Monday for Chief Warrant Office Richard M. Clark, who is accused of several violations of the Uniform Code of Military Justice while assigned to the Marine Safety Unit in Port Arthur. More
October 18, 2015 -- The Houston Fire Department on Saturday responded to a two-alarm fire at an apartment complex at 11002 Hammerly Boulevard. More
October 18, 2015 -- The Houston Fire Department on Saturday responded to a fire at 8126 Glenhollow Driver. More
October 17, 2015 -- The United States Coast Guard today assisted four people from two boats that were disabled by the rocks near Texas City. More
October 16, 2015 -- The Texas Department of Public Safety is reminding drivers that it is illegal to pass any school bus that is stopped and operating a visual signal – either flashing red lights or a stop sign. More
October 16, 2015 -- Houston police are investigating a fatal crash that occurred at 10700 South Freeway about 9 p.m. on Thursday. More
October 16, 2015 -- The United States Coast Guard today commissioned the Cutter Heriberto Hernandez, the 14th fast response cutter to be commissioned by the Coast Guard. More
October 16, 2015 -- Houston police are investigating Thursday's fatal shooting of a man at 9902 Gulf Freeway. More
October 16, 2015 -- The Houston Fire Department today responded to the collapse of scaffolding at 300 Crawford at Congress, near Minute Maid Park. More
October 15, 2015 -- The Texas Department of Public Safety is reminding Texans in advance of the upcoming November election that Election Identification Certificates are available year-round at all Texas driver license offices for individuals in need of proper identification required to vote. More
October 15, 2015 -- United States Attorney Kenneth Magidson announced that a 49-year-old Missouri City woman has been ordered to federal prison following her conviction of one count of wire fraud. More
October 15, 2015 -- The Galveston County District Attorney's Office announced that a jury on Monday sentenced Zachary Morrow to five years in prison for aggravated assault with a deadly weapon. More
October 15, 2015 -- The Federal Bureau of Investigation Violent Crime Task Force is seeking the public's assistance in identifying a suspect wanted in connection with Monday's robbery of a bank in Houston. More
October 15, 2015 -- The Friendswood Police Department on Wednesday arrested two suspects in connection with the burglary of vehicles. More
October 14, 2015 -- Houston Mayor Annise Parker has selected Executive Assistant Fire Chief Rodney West to serve as Interim Fire Chief. More
October 14, 2015 -- The Harris County Sheriff's Office today reported that Damon Michael Jones, a former Spring ISD police officer, has been arrested on charges of sexual assault of a child following a complaint by a student at the high school where Jones was assigned. More
October 14, 2015 -- The La Porte Police Department today reported that a car burglary suspect was arrested in the 3300 block of Ashwyne. More
October 14, 2015 -- Houston police are investigating the death of a person whose remains were found at 8700 Palo Blanco on Tuesday. More
October 13, 2015 -- The Galveston Police Department today reported that officers assisted in delivering a newborn baby on Monday. More
October 13, 2015 -- The Galveston Police Department today reported that an officer assisted a man who was choking at FM 3005 and Buccaneer Boulevard on Monday. More
October 13, 2015 -- Houston Police Chief Charles A. McClelland, Jr. and commanders of the department will host a community meeting on Thursday to answer questions and gather input regarding the department's draft policy concerning body cameras for officers. More w/Video
October 12, 2015 -- The United States Coast Guard on Sunday rescued two men from their sinking boat off San Jose Island Beach. More
October 12, 2015 -- Galveston police today prevented a woman from jumping off the Galveston Causeway. More
October 12, 2015 -- The Houston Police Department today reported that Mohamed Kamara Baimba has been arrested on murder charges in connection with the October 8 death of a man found at 8400 Nairn Street. More
October 12, 2015 -- Houston police are investigating incidents that occurred during the weekend, including the fatal shooting of one man and wounding of another at 4800 Higgins on Sunday. More
October 12, 2015 -- The Houston Fire Department today responded to an overturned eighteen wheeler in the 3400 block of Interstate Highway 45. More
October 11, 2015 -- The La Porte Police Department recently hosted festivities in celebration of National Night Out. More
October 10, 2015 -- The Houston Fire Department today responded to a two alarm fire at at high rise at 5353 Fannin Street. More
October 10, 2015 -- Houston police are investigating Thursday's fatal shooting of a man at 6025 Richmond. More
October 09, 2015 -- Harris County Sheriff Ron Hickman released a statement regarding an inappropriate relationship between a witness in the capital murder investigation of Shannon Miles and a Sheriff’s Office investigator. More
October 09, 2015 -- Houston police are investigating the shooting of a man found at 4000 Mowery about 5:40 a.m. Friday. More
October 09, 2015 -- Houston police are investigating an incident in which an HPD officer discharged his duty weapon at an armed suspect in the 1900 block of Indiana about 11:45 a.m. on Thursday. More
October 09, 2015 -- The Galveston Police Department today reported that Leo Cleveland was arrested on charges of aggravated robbery in connection with Thrusday's armed robbery of a restaurant in the 3700 block of Avenue J. More
October 09, 2015 -- The Houston Fire Department today responded to a two-alarm fire at the Regatta Apartments at 17911 Kings Park Lane. More
October 09, 2015 -- Galveston police are investigating a shooting that occurred on Thursday in the 4200 block of Avenue I. More
October 09, 2015 -- The Harris County Office of Homeland Security & Emergency Management today issued a news release regarding the county's Emergency Operations Plan. More
October 09, 2015 -- The Houston Police Department today reported that murder charges have been filed against Mohamed Kamara Baimba, a suspect wanted in connection with the death of a man found at 8400 Nairn Street on Thursday. More
October 08, 2015 -- The Harris County Sheriff's Office today reported that three suspects have been charged in connection with the robbery and fatal shooting of a man on April 5. More
October 07, 2015 -- Houston police are investigating Wednesday's fatal crash at 6001 South Sam Houston Parkway West service road. More
October 07, 2015 -- The United States Coast Guard today announced that it has completed its investigation regarding the death of a female Mexican national in the Brownsville Ship Channel, who was struck by a Coast Guard patrol craft. More
October 07, 2015 -- The Galveston Police Department today reported that the body of a man whose boat capsized under the Galveston causeway on Monday. More
October 07, 2015 -- The Dickinson Police Department has released surveillance photos of suspects wanted in connection with the armed robbery of a store at FM 517 and Timber Drive on September 25. More
October 07, 2015 -- Sugar Land police are searching for a man who robbed two convenience stores on Saturday and Sunday. More
October 07, 2015 -- Juan Peña has provided pictures from Tuesday's National Night Out activities in Galveston. Photos
October 06, 2015 -- The Harris County Sheriff's Office will participate in the dedication of a memorial at Mandolin Garden's Park tonight in honor of Deputy Darren Goforth. More
October 06, 2015 -- The Friendswood Police Department today advised parents to be aware of a new synthetic LSD type drug after two juveniles, one from Friendswood, were sent to the hospital due to a bad reaction from the drug. More
October 06, 2015 -- Houston police are investigating Monday's apparent murder-suicide at 11205 Bellaire Boulevard. More
October 06, 2015 -- The Sugar Land Police Department today announced that Charles L. Wood, a suspected serial bank robber, was apprehended by Sugar Land police following a robbery at a bank at 14121 Southwest Freeway on September 14. More
October 06, 2015 -- Jamaica Beach City Council on Monday voted unanimously to accept the resignation of Police Chief Art Chapa. More
October 05, 2015 -- Houston Police Department will participate in activities throughout the city on Tuesday in celebration of National Night Out. More
October 05, 2015 -- The Houston Police Department today released a surveillance photo of a person wanted for questioning in the fatal shooting of a man at 9585 South Main on Sunday. More
October 05, 2015 -- The Galveston Police Department will participate in several events on Tuesday in celebration of National Night Out. More
October 05, 2015 -- The Houston Fire Department today responded to an incident involving a worker falling from a swing stage at 2925 Richmond. More
October 05, 2015 -- Houston police are investigating incidents that occurred during the weekend, including the death of a woman whose body was found near a foot trail behind a parking lot at 6300 Fairdale. More
October 05, 2015 -- The Houston Police Department today reported that Viktor Manuel Sanchez has been arrested on charges of aggravated assault of a public servant in connection with an incident on Saturday in which Sanchez reportedly pointed a weapon at police. More
October 05, 2015 -- The Dickinson Police Department is investigating Sunday's fatal traffic accident in the 5900 block of East FM 517. More
October 03, 2015 -- The University Area Association in Galveston will host a neighborhood gathering on Tuesday in celebration of National Night Out. More
October 03, 2015 -- The United States Coast Guard on Friday launched a search for a man missing from a boat near Calcasieu Lake, Louisiana. More
October 03, 2015 -- The United States Coast Guard on Friday medevaced a woman suffering from a suspected heart attack from the Carnival Triumph cruise ship 115 miles southeast of Galveston. More
October 02, 2015 -- The Galveston County District Attorney's Office announced that a jury on Friday sentenced 45-year-old Darcie Louise Spillers to 20 years in prison for intoxication manslaughter. More
October 02, 2015 -- Texas Governor Greg Abbott today issued a statement following the crash of a C-130J aircraft in Afghanistan, which resulted in the death of four Airmen from the Dyess Air Force Base in Abilene, Texas. More
October 02, 2015 -- The Montgomery County Sheriff's Office on Thursday reported that an arrest warrant has been issued for Ryan Michael Parish, who is wanted in connection with robberies that took place on September 18. More
October 01, 2015 -- Houston police are investigating the fatal shooting of a man at 6233 Gulfton about 3:25 a.m. Thursday. More
October 01, 2015 -- The Houston Police Department today reported that two suspects have been arrested in the September 25 fatal shooting of one 6-year-old boy and the wounding of his 11-year-old brother at 6622 Narcissus. More
October 01, 2015 -- The Sugar Land Police Department today announced that a team of national assessors from the Commission on Accreditation for Law Enforcement Agencies, Inc., will host a public information session on November 16. More
October 01, 2015 -- The Texas Department of Public Safety today announced that an $8,000 reward is being offered for information leading to capture of Juan Carlos Pena, a fugitive on the state's most wanted sex offender list. More
October 01, 2015 -- Rice University's Baker Institute for Public Policy on Wednesday released a report finding that Harris County has opportunity to expand the county's drug diversion programs, which would allow defendants and taxpayers to see better outcomes. More
September 30, 2015 -- The Galveston County Sheriff's Office recently promoted Kevin Walker to the rank of Captain and Joseph Gregory to the rank of Major in the Corrections Division. More
September 30, 2015 -- The Lamar University Police Department is expanding its use of body-worn cameras to enhance safety. More
September 30, 2015 -- Houston police are investigating Sunday's fatal shooting of a man at 5742 Thrush. More
September 30, 2015 -- The Sugar Land Fire Department today reported that response times have been reduced after implementing the department's new ambulance transport service. More
September 29, 2015 -- The United States Coast Guard on Tuesday honored Port Lavaca resident Ray Butler with the Distinguished Public Service Award. More
September 29, 2015 -- La Porte police on Tuesday arrested a car burglar in the 1000 block of Oak Leaf Street. More
September 29, 2015 -- Houston Fire Chief Terry Garrison has accepted the position of Fire Chief in his hometown of Glendale, Arizona. More
September 29, 2015 -- The League City Police Department will host the Fourth Annual Candlelight Vigil for domestic violence awareness on October 8. More
September 29, 2015 -- The Houston Police Department today reported that Tram Le has been arrested on murder charges in connection with Monday's fatal shooting of a man at 10950 Westbrae. More
September 28, 2015 -- The Texas Department of Public Safety today reported that a $3,000 reward is being offered for information leading to the capture of Jerry Wayne Adaway, a fugitive on the state's most wanted list. More
September 28, 2015 -- The Houston Police Department today provided tips on using its online police report system as part of its "Help Us, Help You" series. More
September 28, 2015 -- Houston police are investigating Friday's fatal shooting of one man and the wounding of another at 5300 Selinsky. More
September 28, 2015 -- Houston police are investigating Saturday's fatal shooting of one man and the wounding of two others at 3352 Old Spanish Trail. More
September 27, 2015 -- The Texas Department of Public Safety is reminding student drivers about the new Impact Texas Teen Driver Program, which is now required for driver license applicants who complete a teen driver education course. More
September 26, 2015 -- The United States Coast Guard on Friday rescued two people after their boat capsized north of the Texas City Dike. More
September 25, 2015 -- The League City Police Department today reported that police arrested five suspects in three unrelated burglaries. More
September 25, 2015 -- The Houston Police Department on Thursday arrested William L. Rhodes on charges related to an incident involving Rhodes' alleged taking a Houston patrol vehicle and attempting to run over a police officer with the vehicle. More
September 25, 2015 -- The United States Coast Guard on Thursday rescued a man after he fell overboard from a sailboat off the coast of Kemah. More w/Video
September 24, 2015 -- The Montgomery County Sheriff's Office are investigating a shooting that occurred in the 200 block of North Wynnoak Circle in The Woodlands. More
September 24, 2015 -- The Dickinson Police Department on Wednesday arrested three suspects after responding to a call regarding gunshots and then a later call concerning a burglary. More
September 24, 2015 -- Houston police are investigating Wednesday's fatal shooting of a man at 9700 Mesa Drive. More
September 24, 2015 -- The Montgomery County Sheriff's Office is investigating the fatal shooting of a man and woman found in the 200 block of North Wynnoak Circle in The Woodlands. More
September 24, 2015 -- The Galveston Municipal Police Association on Wednesday announced that it will participate in the "Pray for Police" campaign. More
September 23, 2015 -- The Montgomery County Sheriff's Office announced that a narcotics investigation in the 15200 block of White Oak Lane in Conroe on Tuesday yielded the arrest of 32-year-old Eric Lee Ryzewski. More
September 23, 2015 -- Update: Houston police reported that 22-year-old Davion Ross has been charged in the September 17 fatal shooting at 10630 Beechnut. More
September 23, 2015 -- Galveston Police Chief Henry Porretto today gave notice of his intention to retire from his position. More
September 23, 2015 -- Galveston police are investigating Tuesday's shooting of a man in the 4900 block of Avenue R1/2. More
September 23, 2015 -- The Houston Police Department today reported that Meregildo Portales has been arrested on murder charges in connection with Monday's fatal traffic accident at 9400 Eastex Freeway. More
September 23, 2015 -- The League City Police Department today responded to an accident in the 1700 block of West Main Street, where a vehicle struck a restaurant. More
September 22, 2015 -- Friendswood police made arrests in two separate incidents regarding burglaries. More
September 22, 2015 -- The Galveston Police Department on Tuesday held a promotion ceremony for three officers. More
September 22, 2015 -- The Texas Department of Transportation today reported on a preliminary review of the roadway infrastructure of a bridge at Interstate Highway 610 South Loop, the site of the September 15 fatal traffic accident involving a Houston school bus. More
September 22, 2015 -- Houston police are investigating the death of a man found on Monday at 10707 West Bellfort. More
September 22, 2015 -- The Houston Police Department today reported that Hermenegildo Portales has been arrested on charges of intoxication manslaughter in connection with a fatal traffic accident at 9400 Eastex Freeway on Monday. More
September 21, 2015 -- United States District Attorney Kenneth Magidson announced that Kenneth Joseph Wild, II, the former manager of Printing and Mail Services at Memorial Hermann Health System, has been ordered to federal prison after defrauding his employer of nearly $10 million over a 14-year period. More
September 21, 2015 -- The Texas Department of Public Safety today announced that a $5,000 reward is being offered for information leading to the capture of Donald Jack Robertson, II, a fugitive on the state's most wanted list. More
September 21, 2015 -- The Houston Fire Department today announced that it has instituted "The 360 Program", a new fire prevention initiative, part of which includes inspection of Houston schools annually. More
September 21, 2015 -- Houston police are investigating several incidents that occurred during the weekend, including the death of a man found in Brays Bayou on Saturday. More
September 21, 2015 -- The Harris County Office of Homeland Security & Emergency Management today issued an advisory regarding the formation of Tropical Storm Ida in the Atlantic Ocean. More
September 21, 2015 -- The United States Coast Guard on Sunday reported that a boating accident resulted in one death and two injuries at Devil's Elbow in Cedar Bayou near Baytown, Texas. More
September 20, 2015 -- The Regional Police Academy Lamar Institute of Technology has announced its upcoming entrance exam dates. More
September 20, 2015 -- The United States Coast Guard reported that good Samaritans rescued four people from a boat that had caught on fire on Saturday near the South Jetty off Galveston. More
September 19, 2015 -- BNSF Railway today provided first responders in the City of Rosenberg with a trip from Galveston to Bellville utilizing the Galveston Railroad Museum's vintage rail cars and locomotives. Robert Mihovil provided pictures from the trip. More
September 19, 2015 -- The United States Coast Guard on Friday medevaced a crewman from a cargo ship approximately 100 miles southeast of Freeport. More w/Video
September 18, 2015 -- Houston police are investigating a fatal crash at 5700 Martin Luther King Boulevard about 9:35 a.m. Friday. More
September 18, 2015 -- The Galveston County District Attorney's Office today announced that Michael Arthur Enriquez has been sentenced to 28 years in prison on charges of aggravated sexual assault of a child. More
September 18, 2015 -- The City of Galveston recently received an improved rating from the Insurance Services Office regarding the city's fire protection capabilities. More
September 18, 2015 -- Houston police are investigating Thursday's shooting of a man and wounding of another at 10630 Beechnut. More
September 18, 2015 -- Houston police are investigating Thursday's fatal shooting of a man at 5601 Royal Palms Street. More
September 18, 2015 -- The League City Police Department today responded to an auto-pedestrian accident in the 2700 block of East League City Parkway. More
September 17, 2015 -- The Galveston Police Department needs the public's help in looking for the suspect, as well as the motive, in a shooting that occurred in the 1000 block of Avenue L on Wednesday night. More
September 17, 2015 -- The Houston Police Department is seeking the public's help in identifying suspects in the May 6 fatal shooting of 16-year-old Adrian Madrigal. More
September 17, 2015 -- The City of Galveston today announced that Galveston Police Chief Henry Porretto has been placed on paid administrative leave due to the city being notified of an employment issue. More
September 17, 2015 -- The Houston Police Department today reported that Kendle Dexter Ware has been arrested on murder charges in connection with Wednesday's fatal stabbing of a man at 95 Oates Road. More
September 17, 2015 -- The Houston Police Department today reported that Joseph Jackson has been arrested on murder charges in connection with Tuesday's fatal shooting of a man and wounding of another at 5051 Yale. More
September 17, 2015 -- The City of Pasadena will host an event on September 24 as a show of support for police officers and first responders. More
September 17, 2015 -- The Houston Police Department today released a surveillance photo of a suspect wanted in connection with recent multiple burglaries of motor vehicles and the use of stolen credit cards. More
September 16, 2015 -- Update: Houston police have learned the identity of a woman found deceased at 7400 Scott Street about 2:05 p.m. on July 27. More
September 16, 2015 -- Houston police are investigating Wednesday's fatal hit-and-run crash at 3200 West Loop South service road. More
September 16, 2015 -- The Galveston Police Department today identified the woman whose body was found on the beach on Monday as Su-Li Tsao. More
September 16, 2015 -- Houston police are investigating today's fatal hit-and-run crash at 3200 West Loop South. More
September 16, 2015 -- The Houston Police Department is seeking the public's help in locating Isiah N. Thomas, a suspect charged and wanted in a family violence incident that took place on July 9 at 3323 McCue. More
September 15, 2015 -- The Montgomery County Sheriff's Office is investigating a fatal shooting of a man which occurred in the 12800 block of Johnson Road in Conroe on September 14. More
September 15, 2015 -- The Texas Department of Public Safety today announced that the United States Department of Homeland Security has added Houston as part of its "Securing the Cities" program. More
September 15, 2015 -- Houston police are investigating a fatal accident involving a school bus that occurred today at 7200 South Loop East. More
September 15, 2015 -- The Galveston County Sheriff's Office today reported that George Wesley Fleener has been arrested on felony drug charges following a search of a home at 4503 19th Street in Bacliff. More
September 15, 2015 -- Update: Houston Independent School District has reported that two students were killed and two injured when a Houston ISD school bus was involved in a major accident in the 7200 block of the 610 Loop today. More
September 14, 2015 -- The Galveston Police Department is investigating a body found on the beach in the 900 block of Seawall Boulevard. More
September 14, 2015 -- The Houston Police Department is investigating the fatal shooting of two men during a robbery attempt at 200 Aldine Bender on Sunday. More
September 14, 2015 -- The Galveston County Sheriff's Office today announced that Ruben Ornelas, a deputy with the department, has been indicted on charges of improper sexual activity with a person in custody. More
September 14, 2015 -- Houston police are investigating the death of a woman found at 902 Coachlight on Sunday. More
September 14, 2015 -- Houston police are investigating the death of man found on Sunday at 2200 South Street. More
September 14, 2015 -- Update: The body of a missing man was recovered on Sunday following a search conducted by the United States Coast Guard, as well as personnel with the Galveston County Sheriff's Office and a good Samaritan after the man went missing from a sailboat while it was anchored near Redfish Island. More
September 13, 2015 -- The United States Coast Guard's Marine Safety Unit Lake Charles on Friday held a ceremony at the 9/11 Memorial on the Lakefront Promenade to honor those lost in the terrorist attacks on September 11, 2001. More
September 12, 2015 -- The United States Coast Guard today medevaced a man from a tanker approximately 30 miles off Sabine Pass. More w/Video
September 12, 2015 -- The Houston Fire Department on Friday responded to a fire at an apartment at 11514 Meadow Pines Court in Stafford. More
September 11, 2015 -- The United States Coast Guard today hosted a wreath laying ceremony at the coast guard's Training Center Cape May in observance of the anniversary of the terrorist attacks on September 11, 2001. More
September 10, 2015 -- Investigators from several Houston Police Department investigative divisions recently partnered with members of the Harris County Institute of Forensic Sciences and the Federal Bureau of Investigation to present a two-day seminar entitled "Crossing the Yellow Line". More
September 10, 2015 -- Houston Police Assistant Chief Troy Finner, Houston Fire Department Chief Terry Garrison, United States Marine Corps Colonel Terence Trenchard and numerous other elected officials and other military, first responders and law enforcement commanders will join runners from around the Houston area at the fifth annual Travis Manion Foundation 9/11 Heroes Run. More
September 10, 2015 -- The Galveston County District Attorney's Office announced that a jury on Thursday sentenced 60-year-old Ollie Paul Packard to 20 years in prison for driving while intoxicated. More
September 10, 2015 -- Texas Department of Public Safety Director Steven McCraw on Thursday issued a statement regarding the anniversary of the September 11 terrorist attacks. More
September 10, 2015 -- The Texas Department of Public Safety today reminded residents that the 2015 Hurricane Season continues through November 30, and for Texans to stay prepared for the potential threat of hurricanes or tropical storms. More
September 10, 2015 -- The Harris County Office of Homeland Security & Emergency Management today issued an advisory regarding the formation of Tropical Storm Henri in the Atlantic Ocean. More
September 10, 2015 -- Texas Governor Greg Abbott today presented the Star of Texas Awards to peace officers, firefighters, citizens and emergency medical first responders who demonstrated extraordinary valor and courage in serving and protecting their communities. More
September 10, 2015 -- Texas State Representative Ana Hernandez today congratulated Lieutenant Dennis Walker of the Jacinto City Police Department on his receipt of a Star of Texas Award. More
September 10, 2015 -- The Houston Police Department today released a surveillance video of a vehicle related to the fatal shooting of a man and woman at 6100 Edinburg on August 17. More w/Video
September 10, 2015 -- Harris County Attorney Vince Ryan today announced that, in a joint effort with Attorney General Ken Paxton and the City of Houston, have won court orders against a number of businesses that sell synthetic marijuana, also known as "Kush". More
September 09, 2015 -- The Houston Police Department is investigating Wednesday's fatal crash at 10300 Beaumont Highway. More
September 09, 2015 -- La Porte emergency officials today responded to a house fire in the 3800 block of West Teakwood Drive, which resulted in the death of two occupants. More
September 09, 2015 -- Galveston County Criminal District Attorney Jack Roady today announced that a total of four DWI arrests were made during the county's No Refusal operations that took place for the Labor Day holiday weekend. More
September 09, 2015 -- The Harris County Office of Homeland Security & Emergency Management today issued an advisory regarding severe thunderstorms forecast for the region through Friday. More
September 09, 2015 -- The Houston Police Department today reported that two suspects have been arrested in connection with an incident on Tuesday involving shots fired at police officers at 6400 Hillcroft. More
September 09, 2015 -- The Houston Police Department today reported that Jamie Walter has been arrested on capital murder charges in connection with the death of at least three individuals whose remains were found following an investigation that began on Tuesday at 10700 Todd Street. More
September 08, 2015 -- The Texas Department of Public Safety today reported that Ernest Leroy Smith, a fugitive on the state's most wanted list, has been apprehended in Wyoming. More
September 08, 2015 -- The United States Coast Guard today reported that Coast Guard Cutter Healy recently arrived at the North Pole, becoming the first U.S. surface ship to do so unaccompanied. More
September 08, 2015 -- Galveston police are investigating Sunday's fatal shooting of a man in the 3100 block of Avenue P. More
September 08, 2015 -- The Houston Police Department today announced that residents may now utilize HPD parking lots as meeting locations for property exchange transactions, such as purchases originating online or through the newspaper. More
September 08, 2015 -- Houston police are investigating several incidents that took place during the weekend, including the shooting of an armed suspect by an HPD officer on Saturday. More
September 08, 2015 -- The League City Police Department today responded to a report of an armed suspect who stole a vehicle, which resulted in a pursuit to a Walgreens in Kemah, where the suspect fatally shot himself following a standoff with police. More
September 08, 2015 -- The Houston Fire Department today reported that two children were dropped off at a fire station on Monday. More
September 08, 2015 -- The United States Coast Guard on Monday medevaced two men after their boat ran aground on the Galveston North Jetty. More w/Video
September 07, 2015 -- The League City Police Department today reported that Derrick Dwayne Fields has been arrested on murder charges in connection with the killing of Antonio Martins. More
September 05, 2015 -- The Harris County Office of Homeland Security & Emergency Management has issued an advisory regarding the formation of Tropical Storm Grace in the eastern Atlantic. More
September 04, 2015 -- The Galveston Police Department announced that Captain Byron Frankland recently became the first law enforcement officer to graduate from the Texas Governor’s Senior Management Development Program. More
September 04, 2015 -- Texas Department of Public Safety Director Steven McCraw today issued a statement after attending the funeral of Harris County Sheriff's Deputy Darren Goforth, who was killed in the line of duty on August 28. More
September 04, 2015 -- The Galveston County Criminal District Attorney's Office today announced that Derek Leslie Wells has been sentenced to 45 years in prison in connection with the murder of a child in League City. More
September 04, 2015 -- The Seabrook Police Department will participate in the 2015 National Night Out event on October 6. More
September 03, 2015 -- The Friendswood Police Department made a fifth arrest in connection with a Patriot Bank robbery that occurred last month. More
September 03, 2015 -- Texas Governor Greg Abbott today called for all Texas flags across the state to be lowered to half-staff on Friday for Harris County Sheriff's Deputy Darren Goforth's funeral. More
September 03, 2015 -- The Houston Fire Department today reported that David Williams has been arrested on charges of arson related to a fire involving Memorial Hermann Southeast Hospital. More
September 03, 2015 -- The Houston Police Department today released surveillance video of a suspect's vehicle in connection with the August 6 fatal shooting of one man and wounding of another at 13355 Northborough Drive. More w/Video
September 03, 2015 -- Galveston County Criminal District Attorney Jack Roady on Wednesday announced that his office will be working with law enforcement agencies in sponsoring a "No-Refusal" enforcement period against drunk driving during the Labor Day weekend. More
September 02, 2015 -- United States Coast Guard Commandant Admiral Paul Zukunft issued a statement on proposed acceleration for the acquisition of USCG icebreakers. More
September 02, 2015 -- Houston police are investigating Tuesday's fatal shooting of a man at 2210 Pannell. More
September 02, 2015 -- The Galveston Police Department will host a blood drive on Thursday at the department's facility at 601 54th Street. More
September 02, 2015 -- Houston police are investigating Tuesday's fatal shooting of a man at 9898 Forum Park. More
September 02, 2015 -- The Texas Department of Public Safety today reported that Jesse Cruz, Jr., a fugitive on the state's most wanted sex offender list, has been captured in San Antonio. More
September 02, 2015 -- Texas Lieutenant Governor Dan Patrick today issued a statement regarding violence against law enforcement officers. More
September 02, 2015 -- Texas Governor Greg Abbott today issued a statewide call to stand with law enforcement in Texas, and asking for officers to turn on their red and blue flashing lights for one minute on Friday for the beginning of funeral services for Harris County Deputy Darren Goforth, who was murdered on August 28. More
September 01, 2015 -- The Galveston County Sheriff's Office announced that Josette Birdow recently graduated from the Leadership Command College – Class 74 of the Law Enforcement Management Institute of Texas. More
September 01, 2015 -- The Houston Police Department invites Houston area high school students to apply for the 2015-2016 Youth Police Advisory Council. More
September 01, 2015 -- The Texas Department of Public Safety today reminded Texans of new traffic and driver laws that have gone into effect. More
September 01, 2015 -- The City of League City today kicked-off online registration for its National Night Out event, which takes place on October 6. More
September 01, 2015 -- The Texas Department of Public Safety today announced that the reward for information leading to the capture of Roy Edward Arevalo, Jr. has been increased to $10,000. More
September 01, 2015 -- Lone Star College today announced that Paul Willingham has been named as the college's new chief of police. More
September 01, 2015 -- The Houston Police Department has upgraded charges against Darrius Nichols to murder, following the death of a man suspected of being shot by Nichols on August 26. More
September 01, 2015 -- The Sugar Land Police Department will conduct enhanced enforcement to target drunk driving during the Labor Day holiday weekend. More
August 31, 2015 -- The Texas Department of Public Safety has released the 2015 Texas Gang Threat Assessment, which was developed to provide an extensive overview of gang activity in the state of Texas. More
August 31, 2015 -- The Harris County Office of Homeland Security & Emergency Management encourages residents to take time to make sure that their families, neighborhoods, and communities are prepared for disasters and emergencies of all types as part of National Preparedness Month in September. More
August 31, 2015 -- The Galveston Police Department on Sunday arrested 42-year-old Chauncey Pope following a disturbance call. More
August 31, 2015 -- The Harris County Sheriff's Office today announced that services for Deputy Darren Goforth will be held on Friday. More
August 31, 2015 -- Houston police are investigating several incidents that occurred during the weekend, including the death of a woman found at 7600 Beechnut on Sunday. More
August 31, 2015 -- The Galveston County Sheriff's Office today reported that two individuals wanted by the Texas Department of Corrections were apprehended in Texas City following a pursuit by officers. More
August 31, 2015 -- The Montgomery County Sheriff's Office will host a "Prayer for Police" community event at the First Baptist Church of Conroe on Wednesday, in response to the shooting death of Harris County Sheriff's Deputy Darren Goforth and threats being made against the law enforcement community. More
August 31, 2015 -- Texas Governor Greg Abbott today ordered flags in Harris County to be flown half-staff in honor of Harris County Deputy Sheriff Darren Goforth, who was fatally shot on Friday. More
August 30, 2015 -- The Houston Fire Department today responded to an apartment fire at 12900 Trail Hollow Drive. More
August 30, 2015 -- The Harris County Office of Homeland Security & Emergency Management has issued an advisory regarding the formation of Tropical Storm Fred in the far eastern Atlantic Ocean. More
August 30, 2015 -- The Houston Fire Department on Saturday responded to an apartment fire at 5625 Antoine. More
August 29, 2015 -- Update: The Harris County Sheriff's Office has arrested Shannon J. Miles on charges of capital murder in connection with Friday's fatal shooting of HCSO Deputy Darren Goforth. More
August 28, 2015 -- The La Porte Police Department is advising residents to take safety precautions for the upcoming Labor Day Weekend. More
August 28, 2015 -- The Chambers County Sheriff's Office recently arrested Zachery Hernandez in connection with a shooting of a 30-year-old man in Winnie. More
August 28, 2015 -- The Galveston County District Attorney's Office announced that 56th District Court Judge Lonnie Cox on Friday sentenced Larry Wayne Gallia to five years in prison. More
August 28, 2015 -- The Houston Police Department today reported that Xavier Francis, the third suspect in the January 9 fatal shooting of a man at 5338 Darling, has been charged with murder. More
August 28, 2015 -- The Texas Department of Public Safety today announced that it is participating in the multi-state "I-80/I-35 Border-to-Border Traffic Safety Initiative" during the weekend. More
August 28, 2015 -- The Texas Department of Public Safety today announced the implementation of the Impact Texas Teen Driver Program, which places a new requirement on driver license applicants who complete a teen driver education course. More
August 28, 2015 -- The Texas Department of Public Safety today announced that a $7,500 reward is being offered for information leading to the capture of Ernest Leroy Smith, who fled from a Houston halfway house. More
August 28, 2015 -- The United States Coast Guard on Thursday announced that a tugboat that sank in the Neches River this week has been lifted out of the water. More
August 28, 2015 -- The Harris County Office of Homeland Security & Emergency Management today released two new disaster preparedness public service announcements. More
August 28, 2015 -- Sugar Land police are searching for a suspect who stole an employee's wallet at Crystal Children and Teacher Supply on August 8. More
August 27, 2015 -- Dickinson police have arrested three suspects following a shooting incident in the 4900 block of 39th Street on Monday. More
August 27, 2015 -- The Houston Fire Department today responded to a house fire at 400 Seacliff. More
August 27, 2015 -- The Houston Police Department today reported that Darrius T. Nichols has been arrested on charges of aggravated assault with a deadly weapon in connection with the shooting of a male and female at 3525 Blodgett on Wednesday. More
August 27, 2015 -- Houston police are investigating Wednesday's shooting of two men at 3134 East Crosstimbers. More
August 27, 2015 -- The Houston Police Department today released a surveillance video of suspects wanted in connection with the June 14 fatal shooting of a man at 5903 Grace Lane. More w/Video
August 26, 2015 -- The Texas Department of Public Safety today added Jesse Cruz, Jr. to the state's most wanted sex offenders list, and is offering a $3,000 reward for information leading to his capture. More
August 26, 2015 -- The City of League City today announced that Gary Warren has been selected to serve as the city's new fire chief. More
August 26, 2015 -- The La Porte Police Department today released surveillance photos of a suspect wanted in connection with the theft of two cases of beer from a store on August 19. More
August 26, 2015 -- Sugar Land Police are searching for a man who used his mobile phone to take pictures under a woman's skirt at a store at 3430 State Highway 6 on August 19. More
August 26, 2015 -- The Houston Police Department today released a composite sketch of a suspect wanted in connection with the April 8 fatal shooting of a man found at 9000 Town Park Drive. More
August 25, 2015 -- Houston police reported that a fatal shooting of a robbery suspect at 8900 Jensen on Monday is being investigated and will be referred to a Harris County grand jury. More
August 25, 2015 -- Houston police are investigating the fatal stabbing of a man found at 108 Van Molan on Monday. More
August 25, 2015 -- Friendswood police on Monday, with assistance from the Brazoria County Sheriff's Office, executed a narcotics search warrant which uncovered a drug lab and netted six arrests. More
August 25, 2015 -- The Galveston Police Department and the United States Marshals on Tuesday arrested an escaped convict from Kentucky. More
August 25, 2015 -- The Galveston Police Department today reported that two suspects were arrested on charges of aggravated robbery in connection with the armed robbery of a restaurant at 3502 Seawall. More
August 25, 2015 -- The Harris County Sheriff's Office today announced that it is temporarily suspending visitation at the Harris County Jail's 701 and 711 San Jacinto Avenue facilities. More
August 25, 2015 -- The Texas Department of Public Safety today reported that Michael Thomas Osborn, a fugitive on the state's most wanted list, has been apprehended in Florida. More
August 25, 2015 -- The Houston Fire Department today responded to a fire at an apartment building at 8655 Pitner. More
August 25, 2015 -- The Harris County Office of Homeland Security & Emergency Management today issued an advisory regarding the formation of Tropical Storm Erika in the central Atlantic Ocean, which is not expected to threaten Texas or the Gulf of Mexico. More
August 24, 2015 -- The United States Coast Guard rescued an injured man from an aground boat near Matagorda. More w/ Video
August 24, 2015 -- The La Porte, Morgan's Point, and Shoreacres Local Emergency Planning Committee and Channel Industries Mutual Aid will host an emergency response drill on Thursday to practice coordinating responses to large-scale industrial incidents. More
August 24, 2015 -- The Houston Fire Department today responded to a fire at a building at 788 Dewalt and 8400 Veterans Memorial. More
August 24, 2015 -- Houston police are investigating several incidents that occurred during the weekend, including the death of a man and stabbing of a woman at 8500 Broadway on Sunday. More
August 22, 2015 -- The Dickinson Police Department on Friday arrested William Alva Marshall, Jr. on charges of interference with child custody. More
August 22, 2015 -- The United States Coast Guard has reopened the Neches River, with restrictions, following the capsizing of a tow boat near Port Arthur on Friday. More
August 22, 2015 -- The United States Coast Guard on Friday responded to a capsized towing vessel near Port Arthur. More
August 21, 2015 -- Investigators with the Harris County Sheriff's Office seek the public's help in identifying a male suspect responsible for violently attacking and sexually assaulting a female on August 11. More
August 21, 2015 -- The Harris County Sheriff's Office has advised motorists that it will be enforcing traffic laws in school zones throughout the county beginning Monday. More
August 21, 2015 -- The Texas Attorney General's Office today announced the arrest of four suspected child predators following a joint operation between the office's Child Exploitation Unit and the Brenham Police Department. More
August 21, 2015 -- The Friendswood Police Department has named four suspects arrested in connection with Thursday's bank robbery and subsequent manhunt in the area of FM 528. More
August 21, 2015 -- The Harris County Sheriff's Office today activated the office's High Risk Operations Unit to assist the Pasadena Police Department in serving a warrant to a barricaded suspect in the 7300 block of Northleaf Drive. More
August 21, 2015 -- The Houston Police Department today released surveillance video of suspects wanted in connection with the August 4 shooting and robbery at a gas station at 11575 Bissonnet. More w/Video
August 21, 2015 -- Galveston County Judge Mark Henry on Thursday signed an order lifting the county's outdoor burn ban. More
August 20, 2015 -- A United States Coast Guard rescue boat crew on Thursday medevaced a 46-year-old man who reportedly suffered from smoke inhalation near San Leon, Texas. More
August 20, 2015 -- The Houston Fire Department today responded to a fire at a store at 6907 Telephone Road. More
August 20, 2015 -- Houston police are investigating Wednesday's shooting of a man at 12607 Ashford Meadow Drive. More
August 20, 2015 -- The La Porte Police Department on Wednesday reported that Bryan Ross Adams has been arrested in connection with a recent string of burglaries in the area. More
August 20, 2015 -- Update: The Friendswood Police Department today apprehended several suspects in connection with the robbery of a bank at 102 West Parkwood Avenue. More
August 20, 2015 -- The Crystal Beach Volunteer Fire Department today responded to a fire sparked by lightning at an oil tank on Bolivar Peninsula, resulting in several fire departments and the Coast Guard coming to assist in putting out the blaze. More
August 20, 2015 -- The Webster Police Department today reported that three subjects have been brought in for questioning in connection with Wednesday's fatal shooting of a man at the Twin Peaks restaurant parking lot at 20931 Interstate Highway 45. More
August 19, 2015 -- The Galveston County Sheriff’s Office on Tuesday executed search warrants on three illegal game rooms simultaneously. More
August 19, 2015 -- The Houston Police Department today reported that Mario Abigail Ramirez has been arrested on murder charges in connection with the Tuesday's fatal shooting of a woman at 1111 Blalock. More
August 19, 2015 -- The Texas Department of Public Safety will conduct increased DWI patrols August 21 through September 7, including the Labor Day Holiday weekend. More
August 19, 2015 -- The Galveston Police Department has reported that two suspects robbed a convenience store at gunpoint at 4827 Avenue J on Tuesday. More
August 19, 2015 -- The Harris County Office of Homeland Security & Emergency Management on Tuesday issued an advisory regarding the formation of Tropical Storm Danny in the Atlantic Ocean. More
August 18, 2015 -- Houston police are investigating the fatal shooting of a man found at 670 Maxey Road on Monday. More
August 18, 2015 -- The Friendswood Police Department today reported that a homeowner in the 800 block of Lochmoor discharged a firearm at a suspected burglar. More
August 18, 2015 -- Houston police are investigating the recent death of a female suspect at 7132 Dairy Ashford. More
August 18, 2015 -- Houston police are investigating the fatal shooting of a man and a woman at 6100 Edinburg on Monday. More
August 18, 2015 -- Houston police are investigating an incident in which an armed suspect was fatally shot by an HPD officer at 4100 Hoffman on Monday. More
August 18, 2015 -- The La Porte Police Department today issued a news release regarding its summertime bicycle patrol conducted by the department's school resource officers. More
August 17, 2015 -- Harris County Sheriff Ron Hickman released a statement regarding the family found slain in a Northwest Harris County home after a welfare check was conducted on the premises. More
August 17, 2015 -- The Houston Fire Department on Monday responded to a fire at a strip center located at 22600 Loop 494. More
August 17, 2015 -- Harris County Emergency Services District No. 48 today began transitioning to a new district model to serve as a direct provider of emergency medical services in its jurisdiction in west Harris County outside of Katy. More
August 17, 2015 -- Houston police are investigating Saturday's fatal shooting of a man at 6771 Westbranch. More
August 17, 2015 -- Houston police are investigating Sunday's fatal shooting of a man at 6200 West Bellfort. More
August 17, 2015 -- The La Porte Police Department today reminded drivers to remain cautious while driving within areas surrounding the city's school campuses as the new school year begins on August 24. More
August 17, 2015 -- The Houston Police Department today reported that two suspects have been arrested in connection with Saturday's shooting incident at 5300 Southwind Street. More
August 17, 2015 -- The Houston Police Department today reported that Donald Petty has been arrested on murder charges in connection with Sunday's death of his brother, Damien Petty. More
August 14, 2015 -- The Texas Department of Public Safety today commissioned 52 men and women as the state's newest Highway Patrol Troopers. More
August 14, 2015 -- Houston police are investigating Thursday's discovery of human remains found at 1322 North Post Oak Road. More
August 14, 2015 -- The Houston Police Department has filed murder charges against Juan Velez Lopez, who is wanted in connection with the July 25 fatal stabbing of a woman at 621 McDaniel. More
August 13, 2015 -- The Texas Department of Public Safety announced that the suspect wanted in connection with the investigation into the vehicle arson at the Texas State Capitol on August 7 was arrested Wednesday evening in Iowa. More
August 13, 2015 -- The Harris County Sheriff's Office released a detailed timeline of the calls to service which eventually led to the discovery of the bodies of six children and two adults inside a residence at 2211 Falling Oaks Road. More
August 13, 2015 -- The Sugar Land Police Department is seeking the public's assistance in locating a man and woman who stole more than $4,800 in sunglasses from Lens Crafters in First Colony Mall on July 31. More
August 13, 2015 -- The City of Houston today advised that the University of Houston-Downtown will be hosting a full-scale exercise on Friday, which will include simulated gunfire and police activity. More
August 13, 2015 -- The League City Police Department today reported that Michael Francis Grant has been arrested and is in custody on aggravated robbery charges in connection with the June 3 robbery of a woman in the 2600 block of South Gulf Freeway. More
August 13, 2015 -- The Kemah Citizens Police Academy Alumni Association recently hosted retired Secret Service Agent Mike Howard as guest speaker for the association's annual ice cream social. More
August 12, 2015 -- Houston police are investigating Tuesday's fatal shooting of a man at 800 West Little York. More
August 12, 2015 -- The Galveston County Sheriff's Office today reported that Paul Lee Mason has been arrested on drug trafficking charges after a search of his residence at 5000 Hughes Road in Dickinson. More
August 11, 2015 -- Harris County Sheriff’s Office East District Patrol deputies have arrested and charged two suspects for a string of car burglaries in east Harris County. More
August 11, 2015 -- Houston police are awaiting autopsy results in the Tuesday death of a juvenile female found at 5300 DeSoto. More
August 11, 2015 -- The Texas Department of Public Safety on Tuesday announced that the individual previously sought as a person of interest in the recent vehicle arson at the Texas State Capitol is now considered the suspect in that investigation; and a reward of up to $10,000 is now being offered for information that leads to his arrest. More
August 11, 2015 -- Harris County has enacted restrictions on uncontained burning due to increased risk of outdoor fires. More
August 11, 2015 -- The Sugar Land Police Department today announced that the department has launched an online survey to measure public opinion on services provided to citizens. More
August 11, 2015 -- Houston police are investigating today's fatal shooting of a man at 15500 Ridgerock. More
August 11, 2015 -- Brazoria County Commissioners Court today issued a 90-day burn ban for the unincorporated areas of the county. More
August 11, 2015 -- The League City Police Department today responded to a fatal traffic accident in the 2900 block of South Gulf Freeway, which resulted in a temporary closure of the freeway. More
August 10, 2015 -- Dickinson police on Monday arrested 27-year-old Jeremy Alexander Bautista for continuous sexual abuse of a young child or children. More
August 10, 2015 -- Update: Houston police have arrested a suspect charged in Saturday's fatal shooting of a man and the wounding of another that occurred at 5638 Selinsky. More
August 10, 2015 -- The United States Coast Guard is investigating a parasailing incident near South Padre Island on Saturday that resulted in the death of a woman. More
August 10, 2015 -- The Kemah Citizens Police Academy Alumni Association will host Mike Howard, a retired Secret Service agent, as guest speaker for the association's special event tonight. More
August 10, 2015 -- The Houston Police Department today reported that Davionne Staley has been charged with murder in connection with the 2014 fatal shooting of a man at 5950 North Sam Houston Parkway East. More
August 10, 2015 -- The Houston Police Department today announced that Senior Police Officer Edward A. Thomas, who served with the department for 63 years, has passed away at the age of 95. More
August 10, 2015 -- Houston police are investigating several incidents that occurred during the weekend, including Saturday's fatal shooting of a man at 3804 Little York. More
August 10, 2015 -- The Houston Police Department today reported that murder charges have been filed against Felix Lozano-Hernandez, a suspect wanted in connection with Sunday's fatal shooting of a woman at 6300 West Bellfort. More
August 09, 2015 -- The Harris County Sheriff's Office today arrested David Conley in connection with the murder of six children and two adults at a home in northwest Harris County. More
August 09, 2015 -- Dickinson police on Saturday arrested a suspect on charges of evading arrest following a pursuit on Interstate Highway 45 from Dickinson to Galveston. More
August 08, 2015 -- The Texas Department of Public Safety is investigating Friday's vehicle fire on the grounds of the Texas State Capitol. More
August 07, 2015 -- The Sugar Land Police Department seeks applicants for its Citizens Police Academy 56. More
August 07, 2015 -- The Galveston County Sheriff's Office today announced that deputies arrested 16 individuals during a recent warrant sweep. More
August 07, 2015 -- The Missouri City Police Officers Association will host its Police Invitational Golf Scramble on September 11 at the Quail Valley Golf Club. More
August 07, 2015 -- The Harris County Office of Homeland Security & Emergency Management today advised residents to take precautions due to forecasts of high temperatures. More
August 07, 2015 -- The Sugar Land Police Department today announced that its crime prevention camera program is now operational, providing a network of cameras with license plate recognition capabilities at the city's entrances and exits. More
August 07, 2015 -- The Houston Police Department on Thursday reminded citizens to be aware of the danger extreme heat poses for children and pets who are left alone in hot cars. More w/Video
August 06, 2015 -- Houston police are investigating a fatal crash that occurred at 9500 North Houston Rosslyn about 2 a.m. Thursday. More
August 06, 2015 -- The United States Coast Guard on Thursday discovered a body near Dickinson Bay. More
August 06, 2015 -- The Texas Municipal Police Association on Wednesday called for Texas State Representative Garnet Coleman to issue a public apology regarding comments he made concerning a traffic stop in Austin County. More
August 06, 2015 -- The Montgomery County Sheriff's Office is investigating Wednesday's apparent murder/suicide in the 6500 block of College Park Drive in The Woodlands, Texas. More
August 06, 2015 -- Houston police are investigating today's shooting of two men at 13355 Northborough Drive. More
August 05, 2015 -- The Texas Department of Public Safety has announced that a $2,000 cash reward is being offered for information leading to the capture of Brent Allen Jozefkowicz, a sex offender who fled from a Fort Worth halfway house. More
August 05, 2015 -- The United States Coast Guard is searching for a missing fisherman who was last seen fishing in Dickinson Bay. More
August 05, 2015 -- Houston police are investigating the death of a man found on Tuesday at 110 Armstrong. More
August 05, 2015 -- The Harris County Sheriff's Office today reported that two suspects have been arrested in connection with Tuesday's aggravated robbery of a store at 8036 Fairbanks North Houston. More
August 04, 2015 -- Friendswood police on Tuesday arrested a wanted felon following a reported burglary. More
August 04, 2015 -- The La Porte Police Department recently held a pinning ceremony for new officers Chris Jauregui and Jody Nixon. More
August 04, 2015 -- Houston police are investigating a man who was found deceased at 6900 Zoltowski on Monday. More
August 04, 2015 -- The Houston Police Department today reported that Daniel Antonio Ferrer has been arrested on murder charges in connection with the May 3 fatal shooting of a man at 11127 Albury. More
August 03, 2015 -- The Houston Police Department today reported that the victim of a July 23 traffic accident at 975 North Loop West has died from his injuries. More
August 03, 2015 -- The Houston Police Department today reported that a suspect was fatally shot by police following a pursuit on Interstate Highway 59 on Sunday. More
August 03, 2015 -- Houston police are investigating several incidents that took place during the weekend, including Saturday's fatal shooting of a woman at 7505 Long Point Drive. More
August 03, 2015 -- The Harris County Office of Homeland Security & Emergency Management today unveiled the third generation of the Regional Joint Information Center website. More
August 02, 2015 -- The Texas Department of Public Safety on Friday commissioned its newest airplane in honor of DPS Trooper Eduardo Chavez, who died in the line of duty in 2006. More
August 02, 2015 -- Friendswood police are investigating Saturday's auto-pedestrian accident that resulted in the death of a 75 year old man in the 2400 block of FM 528. More
August 01, 2015 -- The Houston Fire Department on Friday responded to a house fire at 4534 Mayflower. More
July 31, 2015 -- The Sugar Land Police Department today released surveillance video of several men seen leaving a burglary that took place on July 28 in the 4300 block of Greystone Way. More
July 31, 2015 -- Houston police are investigating the death of a man found at 600 Franklin on Thursday. More
July 31, 2015 -- The Houston Fire Department today responded to a fire at a trailer house at 612 West 19th Street, which resulted in two injuries. More
July 31, 2015 -- Houston police are investigating Thursday's fatal shooting of an 8-year-old at 8442 Tavenor Lane. More
July 31, 2015 -- The United States Coast Guard on Thursday responded to rescue four adults and three children from their boat after it began to sink 20 miles southeast of the Cameron Jetties in Louisiana. More
July 30, 2015 -- Update 2: The Houston Fire Department has declared Thursday's three-alarm fire at 5900 Valley Forge under control. More
July 30, 2015 -- Houston police are investigating the death of a man found at 600 Franklin today. More
July 30, 2015 -- The Texas Department of Public Safety on Tuesday added Christopher James Lopez to the states most wanted fugitives list, and is offering a $5,000 reward for information leading to his capture. More
July 30, 2015 -- The Sugar Land Police Department today released surveillance video and a composite sketch of one of three suspects wanted in connection with the July 22 home invasion and robbery of a residence in the 1200 block of Misty Lake Court. More
July 29, 2015 -- The Houston Police Department today held a news conference to seek the public's assistance in providing information on a woman's death at 5910 Wayland on July 22, 2014. More
July 29, 2015 -- The Harris County Office of Homeland Security & Emergency Management today released new public service announcements urging residents to prepare for hurricanes. More w/Video
July 29, 2015 -- The League City Police Department today responded to a burglary in progress in the 1800 block of Lake Landing, resulting in a search and the arrest of Allen Edward Ellis, a suspect in the burglary. More
July 29, 2015 -- The United States Coast Guard today reported that the bodies of two missing fishermen have been found in the Brazos River. More
July 28, 2015 -- La Porte police recently acted on an alert citizen's tip and arrested 21-year-old Joseph Borkowski for a series of burglary of motor vehicle offenses. More
July 28, 2015 -- Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton announced the Office of the Attorney General’s Fugitive Unit arrested Michael Dewayne Cox after he failed to comply with sex offender registration requirements. More
July 28, 2015 -- Update: The Houston Fire Department has arrested Danny Isidoro on arson charges in connection with Tuesday's four-alarm fire at the Gentry House Apartments at 9001 Kempwood Drive. More
July 28, 2015 -- The United States Coast Guard is searching for two missing fishermen along the Brazos River. More
July 28, 2015 -- The Montgomery County Sheriff's Office today reported that two juvenile suspects have been arrested in connection with Monday's robbery of a business in the 20100 block of FM 1314 in Porter, Texas. More
July 28, 2015 -- Galveston police on Monday rescued residents from a burning residence at 4300 Avenue P. More
July 28, 2015 -- The United States Coast Guard today responded to a diesel spill at Greens Bayou, resulting in the closure of the Houston Ship Channel where it intersects with the bayou. More
July 27, 2015 -- The Montgomery County Sheriff's Office on Saturday made an arrest in connection with a burglary in the 16700 block of Highland Boulevard in Conroe. More
July 27, 2015 -- Houston police are awaiting autopsy results in the Sunday death of a woman at 1504 Taub Loop. More
July 27, 2015 -- La Porte police are investigating an incident involving a female victim who was shot in the leg at a residence in the 8500 block of Avington. More
July 27, 2015 -- Update: Houston police have reported that Jorge Mendez, a suspect charged with engaging in organized crime who escaped custody on Sunday, has been captured. More
July 27, 2015 -- Houston police are investigating several incidents that took place during the weekend, including Saturday's fatal stabbing of a woman found at 621 McDaniel. More
July 27, 2015 -- The Houston Police Department today reported that Brandon Prejean has been arrested on murder charges in connection with Friday's fatal shooting of a man at 6214 Grey Oak Drive. More
July 27, 2015 -- The Houston Fire Department today responded to a fire at an apartment at 13331 Northborough Drive, which resulted in one injury. More
July 27, 2015 -- The Texas Department of Public Safety on Friday reported that Michael Dwayne Cox, a fugitive on the state's most wanted sex offenders list, was arrested in Houston. More
July 26, 2015 -- Update: League City police today announced that James "David" Moss, a man who was reported missing on Saturday, has been located with the public's assistance. More
July 24, 2015 -- Galveston police on Friday responded to a 911 call that a child shot himself in the head at a residence in the 2200 block of 37th St. More
July 24, 2015 -- Houston police are awaiting autopsy results on skeletal remains discovered at 4800 Scenic Drive on Thursday. More
July 24, 2015 -- The Texas Department of Public Safety today announced that more than 7,000 commercial vehicles were inspected during its three-day "Roadcheck" inspection effort. More
July 24, 2015 -- The Brazoria County Judge's Office today advised that the county will experience extremely high temperatures during the weekend, causing conditions that could lead to fires. More
July 24, 2015 -- Houston police are investigating today's fatal shooting of a man at 12330 Gulf Freeway. More
July 24, 2015 -- Houston police are investigating Thursday's drownings of two children in a swimming pool at 2135 Thicket Ridge Lane. More
July 24, 2015 -- The Houston Police Department today released surveillance video and photos of a suspect wanted in connection with at least four robberies that have occurred since June 28. More w/Video
July 23, 2015 -- Galveston County Sheriff Henry Trochesset has issued a warning about a person identifying himself as a member of law enforcement and also from the courts making calls about arrest warrants. More
July 23, 2015 -- The Houston Police Department on Wednesday today released surveillance video of a suspect wanted in connection with the July 11 robbery of a business at 1804 West 43rd Street. More w/Video
July 23, 2015 -- The Texas Department of Public Safety today added Roy Edward Arevalo, Jr. to the state's most wanted fugitives list, and is offering a $5,000 reward for information leading to his capture. More
July 23, 2015 -- Houston police are investigating an incident that occurred on Wednesday, during which an officer shot an armed suspect at 6200 Gulfton. More
July 23, 2015 -- The United States Coast Guard on Wednesday apprehended four Mexican nationals illegally fishing in United States waters off the coast of Texas. More
July 22, 2015 -- The La Porte Police Department is offering area residents a new "exchange safety zone", which will allow area residents to make property exchanges and on-line initiated sales transactions in a well-lit public area which is monitored by police surveillance cameras. More
July 22, 2015 -- Harris County Sheriff’s Office North District Patrol deputies have arrested and charged two juveniles, during a burglary at a residence in the 9600 block of Crooked Wood Lane in north Harris County. More
July 22, 2015 -- The League City Police Department added two officers to the force. More
July 22, 2015 -- Houston police are investigating Monday's fatal shooting of an armed male suspect by a Harris County Sheriff’s Office deputy that occurred at 444 Northwest Mall. More
July 22, 2015 -- The United States Coast Guard today reported that the Cutter Dauntless recently seized 275 pounds of cocaine found aboard a vessel in the Caribbean Sea. More
July 22, 2015 -- Galveston police are investigating today's robbery of the One Stop Food Mart at 1902 45th Street. More
July 22, 2015 -- Houston police are investigating an apparent murder/suicide that took place on Monday at 6203 Beldart Street. More
July 21, 2015 -- The Texas Department of Public Safety leadership on Tuesday briefed state leaders in Prairie View on the ongoing Sandra Bland investigation. More
July 21, 2015 -- The Friendswood Police Department seeks the public's assistance in identifying a fraud suspect. More
July 21, 2015 -- The Harris County Office of Homeland Security & Emergency Management will host a social media disaster exercise on Wednesday at the Houston TranStar office. More
July 21, 2015 -- The League City Police Department today reported that a suspect has been arrested in connection to recent motorcycle thefts, a car burglary, and a stolen vehicle. More
July 21, 2015 -- The Harris County Sheriff's Office today reported that Arturo Mirfuentes has been arrested on murder charges in connection with Monday's fatal stabbing of a man at 16038 Second Street. More
July 21, 2015 -- The Washington County Sheriff's Office today reported that a fire occurred in the county jail on Monday, resulting in damage but no injuries. More
July 21, 2015 -- The Houston Fire Department on Monday announced that the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health has released its final report on the May 31, 2013 fire at a hotel that resulted in the death of four firefighters. More
July 21, 2015 -- The United States Coast Guard on Monday reported that the Intracoastal Waterway has been reopened following a collision between two barges near the Bolivar Peninsula. More w/Video
July 21, 2015 -- The United States Coast Guard, along with state and local agencies, responded to a collision and fire between two barges at the Intracoastal Waterway near Bolivar Peninsula on Monday. More
July 20, 2015 -- The Galveston Police Department recently held graduation ceremonies for its 72nd Police Academy. More
July 20, 2015 -- Chambers County Sheriff Brian C. Hawthorne reports on Monday that a trespassing suspect was fatally shot in the 18000 block of County Line Road in Winnie. More
July 20, 2015 -- The Houston Fire Department on Monday responded to a two-alarm fire at a furniture business on 5107 Telephone Road. More
July 20, 2015 -- The United States Coast Guard today is responding to a collision that occurred between two barges in the intracoastal waterway east of Bolivar Road. More
July 20, 2015 -- Houston Police Chief Charles A. McClelland, Jr. today reported that crime rates have decreased in the city for the first six months of the year. More
July 20, 2015 -- The Texas Attorney General's Office today announced that a joint sting operation with police ine Cleburne and Burleson resulted in the arrest of 16 suspected child predators. More
July 20, 2015 -- The Texas Department of Transportation today announced that a $3,000 reward is being offered for information leading to the capture of Michael Dwayne Cox, a fugitive on the state's most wanted sex offenders list. More
July 20, 2015 -- The Galveston Police Department has arrested one man on manslaughter and aggravated assault charges in connection with Sunday's fatal traffic accident in the 100 block of Seawall Boulevard. More
July 20, 2015 -- Houston police are investigating several incidents that took place during the weekend, including an incident involving the death of an inmate at the Houston Police Department's Central Jail. More
July 17, 2015 -- Houston police are asking for the public's help in identifying a suspect wanted in at least 15 robberies in southeast and southwest Houston since April 2015. More
July 17, 2015 -- The Galveston Police Department today reminded citizens and guests not to leave their pets in vehicles during the summer. More
July 17, 2015 -- The Houston Police Department today reported that Jeremy Wayne Miller was arrested on murder charges in connection with Wednesday's fatal shooting of a man at 8250 Park Place. More
July 17, 2015 -- The League City Police Department will host "Coffee with a Cop" and a blood drive on Monday. More
July 17, 2015 -- The United States Coast Guard today medevaced a man from a shrimp boat about 140 miles southeast of Galveston. More w/Video
July 16, 2015 -- The Texas Department of Public Safety issued a statement regarding the Texas Ranger investigation into the in-custody death of 28-year-old Sandra Bland at the Waller County Jail. More
July 16, 2015 -- The Houston Police Department today reported that Sirtonie LeKeith Curry has been arrested on murder charges in connection with the July 11 fatal shooting of a man at 5625 Antoine Drive. More
July 15, 2015 -- Houston police have released surveillance photos of a suspect wanted in Wednesday's fatal shooting of a man at 8250 Park Place. More
July 15, 2015 -- The Harris County Sheriff's Office reported that deputies last Saturday pursued and captured two males suspected of aggravated robbery. More
July 15, 2015 -- The Galveston County District Attorney's Office announced that a jury on Wednesday convicted David Wayne Harris to 20 years imprisonment. More
July 15, 2015 -- The Houston Police Department today reported that Dantrell Stills has been arrested on capital murder charges in connection with the March 20 fatal shooting of a man at 4506 Hoffman. More
July 15, 2015 -- Houston police are investigating the July 11 fatal shooting of a man at 5625 Antoine Drive. More
July 15, 2015 -- Houston police are investigating Tuesday's fatal shooting of a robbery suspect at 188 North Sam Houston Parkway East. More
July 15, 2015 -- The Texas Department of Public safety today issued a reminder that the reward for information leading to the capture of Omar Cruz, a fugitive on the state's most wanted list, has been increased to $12,000. More
July 15, 2015 -- The Harris County Office of Homeland Security & Emergency Management today released its 2014 Annual Report. More
July 15, 2015 -- The Houston Fire Department today responded to a fire at a church at 4300 Noble Street. More
July 14, 2015 -- The Dickinson Police Department today reported that Adam Michael Finkle was arrested on an outstanding warrant and aggravated assault with a deadly weapon. More
July 14, 2015 -- Houston police have referred Monday's fatal shooting of two robbery suspects to a Harris County grand jury. More
July 13, 2015 -- Houston police are investigating several incidents that occurred during the weekend, including a fatal stabbing at 1223 Sadler Street. More
July 13, 2015 -- The Harris County Office of Homeland Security & Emergency Management today issued an advisory regarding Tropical Storm Claudette, which has formed off the eastern coast of the United States and poses no threat to Texas. More
July 13, 2015 -- The La Porte Police Department today reported that three suspects have been arrested in connection with the July 1 burglary of a restaurant in the 1100 block of South Broadway. More
July 13, 2015 -- The Galveston Police Department is warning residents of a scam involving calls from individuals claiming to be representatives from American Electric Power and demanding overdue payments. More
July 11, 2015 -- The Galveston Police Department today arrested two suspects on narcotics charges after stopping their vehicle on a traffic violation in the 7800 block of Seawall Boulevard. More
July 11, 2015 -- The Harris County Sheriff's Office today reported that Julian Villegas has been arrested on capital murder charges in connection with Friday's fatal shooting of a man at 15155 North Freeway. More
July 10, 2015 -- Houston police are investigating Friday's fatal shooting of a man at 13326 Joliet. More
July 10, 2015 -- The Harris County Sheriff's Office on Wednesday arrested three people at an apartment in the northern part of the county after receiving an anonymous tip. More
July 09, 2015 -- The Houston Police Department today reported that charges have been filed against two suspects in the January 13 fatal shooting of a juvenile male and wounding of another male at 7106 Scott Street. More
July 09, 2015 -- The Texas Parks and Wildlife Department today announced that game wardens have completed their investigation into a fatal alligator attack that occurred on July 3. More
July 09, 2015 -- The Houston Police Department today reported that Aaron Leach-Veliz has been arrested on murder charges in connection with the July 1 fatal shooting of his wife. More
July 09, 2015 -- Houston police are investigating Wednesday's fatal shooting of a man at 9400 Cullen Boulevard. More
July 08, 2015 -- Houston police are investigating Tuesday's fatal shooting of an armed suspect and and the wounding of two other suspects in the 12900 block of Tiny Tree. More
July 08, 2015 -- Harris County Sheriff’s Office Robbery Division have announced the charging and arrests of over 24 adults and 2 juveniles in a series of aggravated robberies in the northeast Harris County and the city of Houston. More
July 08, 2015 -- Seabrook City Council on Tuesday recognized Seabrook Police Officer Derrick Christensen with a certificate of merit for his efforts in apprehending a felon who attempted to flee from the 337th District Court in Houston. More
July 08, 2015 -- The La Porte Police Department on Tuesday released a photo of two suspects wanted in connection with the theft of a Kubota RTV from the La Porte High School parking lot. More
July 08, 2015 -- Houston police are investigating Tuesday's fatal shooting of a man at 7950 Bellfort. More
July 08, 2015 -- The Houston Fire Department today responded to a fire at a high rise building at 3433 Westheimer. More
July 07, 2015 -- Harris County Sheriff Ron Hickman today announced that he has moved to terminate a contract with Mike Barber Ministries to provide jail ministry services. More
July 07, 2015 -- The Federal Bureau of Investigation is seeking the public's assistance in identifying additional victims of Lucas Michael Chansler, who was convicted of engaging in an extortion scheme to produce child pornography. More
July 07, 2015 -- Houston police are investigating Monday's fatal traffic accident at 5100 Airport Boulevard. More
July 07, 2015 -- The Montgomery County Sheriff's Office on Monday reported that warrants have been issued for six additional individuals in connection with several vehicle burglaries that took place in The Woodlands during May. More
July 07, 2015 -- The Houston Police Department is referring today's shooting of a burglary suspect at 6300 North Shepherd Drive to a Harris County grand jury. More
July 07, 2015 -- The Harris County Sheriff's Office today reminded citizens of the importance of gun safety, following an incident involving a three-year-old boy's death from an apparent self-inflicted gunshot wound. More
July 07, 2015 -- The United States Coast Guard on Monday suspended its search for a man who went missing near the Horace Caldwell Pier in Port Aransas. More
July 06, 2015 -- The Galveston Police Department today reported that four suspects have been arrested following a tip from a citizen regarding narcotics at a residence in the 2000 block of 31st Street. More
July 06, 2015 -- The Houston Fire Department today responded to an apartment fire at 13333 Northborough Drive. More
July 06, 2015 -- The Houston Police Department today reported that Maria Guadalupe Udave has been arrested on charges of intoxicated manslaughter in connection with Friday's fatal vehicle accident at 2900 Laura Koppe. More
July 06, 2015 -- Houston police are investigating several incidents that occurred during the weekend, including Friday's fatal shooting of a man at 8933 South Gessner on Saturday. More
July 04, 2015 -- The United States Coast Guard is continuing a search for a missing man near the Horace Caldwell Pier in Port Aransas. More
July 04, 2015 -- The United States Coast Guard today rescued three missing fishermen near an unmanned oil rig about six miles off the coast of Bay City, Texas. More
July 03, 2015 -- The Galveston County District Attorney's Office on Thursday announced that Christopher Michael Dupuy, a former judge in Galveston County, has been arrested on two counts of felony online impersonation in connection with posting fraudulent advertisements in the name of two victims, offering their services as escorts. More
July 02, 2015 -- The Galveston County Sheriff’s Office Warrant Division arrested two sex offenders for failing to notify authorities of their intent to change their place of residence. More
July 02, 2015 -- The Galveston County District Attorney's Office announced that Dustin James Stevens on Thursday was sentenced to 30 years in prison for aggravated robbery. More
July 02, 2015 -- The Harris County Sheriff's Office, along with the Gulf Coast Violent Offenders and Fugitive Task Force and United States Marshals Service, on Wednesday arrested a convicted felon escapee from Travis County. More
July 02, 2015 -- The Chambers County Sheriff's Office on Thursday reported that two suspects have been arrested in connection with the murder of April Forney. More
July 02, 2015 -- The Montgomery County Sheriff's Office is investigating today's robbery of a gas station in the 1500 block of Rayford Road in Spring, Texas. More
July 02, 2015 -- The City of Friendswood Fire Marshal's Office today reminded residents that fireworks are illegal to use or possess within the city limits. More
July 02, 2015 -- The Texas Department of Public Safety today announced that a $7,500 reward is being offered for information leading to the arrest of Michael Thomas Osborn of Deer Park, a fugitive on the state's most wanted list. More
July 02, 2015 -- Houston police are searching for Aaron Leach-Veliz, a suspect wanted in connection with today's fatal shooting of a woman at 8136 Findlay. More
July 02, 2015 -- The Houston Police Department today reported that Lemann Brown has been arrested on charges of aggravated sexual assault, robbery with bodily injury and felony weapons possession in connection with at least 10 robberies, including six sexual assaults and three attempted sexual assaults, since April. More
July 01, 2015 -- The Chamber County Sheriff's Office, along with the Texas Rangers and the Texas City Police Department, have issued warrants in the investigation of the recent death of April Forney. More
July 01, 2015 -- The Galveston County Auto Crimes Task Force is advising motorists to be vigilant in protecting their vehicles with July being the peak month in Texas for auto thefts and burglary of motor vehicles. More
July 01, 2015 -- The Harris County Sheriff's Office today reported that three suspects have been arrested in connection with the aggravated robbery of a store at 5798 North Sam Houston Parkway on Tuesday. More
July 01, 2015 -- The Houston Police Department today announced that the newly-formed "Le Vice Working Group", a team made up of numerous law enforcement agencies, arrested 18 suspects during a recent six-week initiative targeting businesses with a history of violating liquor laws. More
July 01, 2015 -- The Friendswood Police Department is seeking the public's assistance in identifying three suspects wanted in connection with vehicles that were burglarized on June 28. More w/Video
July 01, 2015 -- The Texas Department of Public Safety today announced that the reward for information leading to the capture of Omar Cruz, a fugitive on the state's most wanted list, has been increased to $12,500. More
July 01, 2015 -- The Houston-Galveston Area Council today announced that its Regional DWI Task Force will operate through the Fourth of July holiday weekend to combat drunk driving. More
July 01, 2015 -- The Houston Fire Department today responded to a train derailment at 7115 North Loop at Kirkpatrick, which resulted in a train car leaking Sodium Hydro Sulfide. More
June 30, 2015 -- Sugar Land police are looking for a man who robbed Trustmark Bank, located at 1845 State Highway 6, on Tuesday morning. More
June 30, 2015 -- Update: Houston police announced that charges have been filed against two men in the 2014 fatal shooting at 6600 Harbor Town Drive. More
June 30, 2015 -- Galveston County Criminal District Attorney Jack Roady on Tuesday announced that law enforcement agencies across Galveston County will be working together to conduct No Refusal Operations for the upcoming July 4th Holiday Weekend. More
June 30, 2015 -- The Houston Police Department, as part of its "Help Us, Help You" campaign, today provided tips on teaching children about gun safety. More
June 30, 2015 -- Houston police are investigating a fatal hit-and-run incident that occurred at 3800 Pinemont Drive today. More
June 30, 2015 -- The Sugar Land Police Department is searching for two women seen on a surveillance video using a stolen credit card at a gas station at 14508 South Post Oak on June 23. More
June 30, 2015 -- The City of Missouri City will officially open Fire Station No. 5 on Wednesday, with a grand opening ceremony to be held on August 15. More
June 29, 2015 -- The Harris County Sheriff’s Office will transfer a small number of inmates sentenced to serve terms in the Texas Department of Criminal Justice. More
June 29, 2015 -- The Montgomery County Sheriff's Office on Thursday arrested two suspects on drug charges during a narcotics search at a residence in the 3600 block of North Oak Forest Drive in Conroe, Texas. More
June 29, 2015 -- The Montgomery County Sheriff's Office today arrested a suspect in connection with the burglary of a building in the 25100 block of Interstate Highway 45. More
June 29, 2015 -- The Houston Fire Department today reminded citizens that it is illegal to discharge fireworks in the city and parts of the county. More
June 29, 2015 -- The Chambers County Sheriff's Office on Sunday reported that a 13-year-old boy and his father were injured when attacked by an alligator at Cedar Hill Park. More
June 29, 2015 -- The Houston Police Department today reported that John Anthony Galindo has been arrested on felony drunk driving charges in connection with Sunday's fatal vehicle accident at 5100 Irvington. More
June 28, 2015 -- The United States Coast Guard today rescued three divers separated from their boat off the coast of Pensacola, Florida. More
June 28, 2015 -- The United States Coast Guard on Saturday rescued two overdue divers off the coast of San Jose Island, Texas. More w/Video
June 26, 2015 -- Galveston police on Wednesday made an arrest after two armed robberies. More
June 26, 2015 -- Houston police are investigating today's fatal auto-pedestrian crash that occurred in the 6500 block of the Southwest Freeway. More
June 26, 2015 -- Houston METRO police today reported that Abdul Khalid Sneed has been apprehended in connection with Thursday's robbery and assault of a woman at the METRORail Fulton station. More
June 25, 2015 -- The Metropolitan Transit Authority of Harris County police seek the public's help in locating a man and a woman suspected of robbing a woman at METRORail's Fulton/North Central Station early Thursday morning. More
June 25, 2015 -- The Houston Police Department today reported that Alicia Levalle Duncan has been arrested on murder charges in connection with the 2014 fatal shooting of her boyfriend, Jeffrey Hamilton, at 6425 Westheimer. More
June 25, 2015 -- The Sugar Land Police Department today released a composite sketch of a suspect wanted in connection with shots fired at a vehicle occupied by a family of three during a road rage incident on June 21. More
June 24, 2015 -- The Galveston County District Attorney's Office announced that a jury on Wednesday has sentenced Alvin Perry Jones to 35 years in prison for aggravated robbery. More
June 24, 2015 -- The Galveston Police Department is reminding boaters to be safe as the Fourth of July holiday weekend approaches. More
June 24, 2015 -- The Houston Police Department Bicycle Relay Team today left on a 2,200 mile bike ride from Houston City Hall to New York City to raise money for The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society. More
June 24, 2015 -- The Sugar Land Police Department today released surveillance video of a suspect wanted in connection with the June 16 burglary of a store. More
June 24, 2015 -- The Houston Police Department today reported that three suspects have been arrested on capital murder charges in connection with the May 29 fatal shooting of a man at 4221 Yellowstone. More
June 24, 2015 -- The Houston Police Department today reported that murder charges have been filed against Rodney Jackson, a suspect wanted in connection with Tuesday's fatal shooting of a man at 9051 Spikewood. More
June 24, 2015 -- The Houston Fire Department today responded to a two-alarm fire at the Nueva Villa Apartments. More
June 24, 2015 -- The Houston Fire Department on Tuesday reported that a suspect has been arrested on arson charges in connection with a two-alarm fire at the Siena Courtyard Apartments in Houston. More
June 23, 2015 -- La Porte police have charged Keith Duncan with aggravated robbery of two hotels. More
June 23, 2015 -- Houston police arrested Usbaldo Franco in the death of a child found unresponsive at 11810 Algonquin on Sunday. More
June 23, 2015 -- Clear Lake Regional Medical Center will host a free child car seat check on July 24 at the Webster Fire Department. More
June 23, 2015 -- The Texas Department of Public Safety today announced that three fugitives on the state's most wanted list have been apprehended. More
June 23, 2015 -- The Houston Police Department today announced that it has added a new feature on its web site designed to provide the public with information on officer-involved shooting incidents. More
June 23, 2015 -- The Houston Police Department today reported that charges against Obdulio Vasquez have been upgraded to intoxicated manslaughter following the death of a woman involved in a hit-and-run traffic accident with Vasquez on Saturday. More
June 23, 2015 -- Houston police have referred Monday's fatal shooting of a man at 1700 Saturn to a Harris County grand jury. More
June 22, 2015 -- Galveston police announced that the Houston Metro Internet Crimes Against Children Task Force arrested eleven in a three-day operation to apprehend sexual predators functioning in the Galveston area. More
June 22, 2015 -- The Houston Police Department is investigating several incidents reported during the weekend, including a fatal crash on Sunday at 4327 Braysworth. More
June 22, 2015 -- The Houston Police Department has arrested John Sebastian Resendiz-Gonzalez on murder charges in connection with Sunday's fatal shooting of his step-father at 8501 Broadway. More
June 22, 2015 -- The Houston Police Department today reported that Obdulio Vasquez has been arrested on charges of failure to stop and render aid in connection with a hit-and-run crash on Saturday that resulted in multiple injuries at 5600 Chimney Rock. More
June 22, 2015 -- The Seabrook Police Department on Friday responded to a vehicle crash in the 4200 block of Todville Road. More
June 21, 2015 -- The United States Coast Guard on Friday discovered a 100-yard area of oil seepage along the beach on the Bolivar Peninsula. More
June 19, 2015 -- The Harris County Sheriff's Office on Friday announced that a standoff with HCSO deputies has ended peacefully. More
June 19, 2015 -- The Texas Department of Public Safety on Friday commissioned 77 men and women as the state’s newest Highway Patrol Troopers during the recruit graduation ceremony. More
June 19, 2015 -- The Harris County Attorney's Office announced that a judge on Friday extended its temporary restraining order to stop the sale of synthetic drugs at area retail chains. More
June 19, 2015 -- The La Porte Police Department on Thursday arrested Branden Mancuso of Houston on felony burglary and weapons charges in connection with home burglaries. More
June 19, 2015 -- The United States Coast Guard on Thursday performed two rescues related to the first leg of the Great Texas 300 catamaran race, which started in South Padre Island and ends in Galveston. More w/Video
June 18, 2015 -- Harris County Sheriff Ron Hickman on Thursday introduced the members of his Executive Command Staff. More
June 18, 2015 -- Houston police are investigating the fatal shooting of a man at 8511 South Braeswood on Wednesday. More
June 18, 2015 -- The Texas Public Safety Commission today presented two Lifesaving Awards and one Director's Citation and one Unit Citation to Department of Public Safety employees for their outstanding service. More
June 18, 2015 -- The League City Police Department is investigating two home burglaries committed today in the 2900 block of Landing Edge Lane and the 400 block of Sun River Lane. More
June 18, 2015 -- Houston police are investigating the today's wounding of a man who was shot at 9850 South Kirkwood. More
June 17, 2015 -- Chambers County Sheriff Brian C. Hawthorne reports that on Monday the body of 38-year-old April Forney of Texas City was discovered in Cove, Texas, at the J.J. Mayes Wildlife Trace area. More
June 17, 2015 -- Fort Hood officials are investigating a one-vehicle accident that claimed the life of a Texas Military Forces soldier. More
June 17, 2015 -- The Houston Fire Department on Tuesday responded to a fire at townhomes under construction at 2100 Holman. More
June 17, 2015 -- The Chambers County Sheriff's Office on Tuesday arrested three suspects in connection with a home invasion on Eagle Ferry Road south of Anahuac. More
June 17, 2015 -- The United States Coast Guard today re-opened waterways from Matagorda Bay to Galveston Bay following Tropical Storm Bill. More
June 17, 2015 -- Houston police are investigating Tuesday's fatal shooting of a man at 5103 Northridge. More
June 17, 2015 -- United States Coast Guard Admiral Paul F. Zukunft on Tuesday released the service's cyber strategy. More
June 17, 2015 -- Houston Police Chief Charles A. McClelland, Jr. on Monday announced that he has requested changing the name of the Houston Police Department's Headquarters in honor of Edward Alfred Thomas, a retired senior officer with the department. More
June 17, 2015 -- The Texas Department of Public Safety on Monday reminded Texans of the dangers of leaving children unattended in vehicles. More
June 16, 2015 -- The Galveston County Sheriff's Office reported that a grand jury on Tuesday indicted James Larry Cosby for Capital Murder. More
June 16, 2015 -- The United States Coast Guard today closed waterways from Matagorda Bay to Galveston Bay as Tropical Storm Bill arrives at the coast of Texas. More
June 16, 2015 -- The Greater Harris County 9-1-1 Emergency Network today reminded residents that before, during and following Tropical Storm Bill, to only contact 9-1-1 for in-progress emergencies. More
June 16, 2015 -- The Galveston County District Attorney's Office announced that a jury on Monday sentenced Hector Antonio Rios to 35 years imprisonment for Continuous Sexual Abuse of a Child. More
June 16, 2015 -- Houston police arrested and charged Deqon Deon Davis in the fatal shooting of a man at 5901 Selinsky on Sunday. More
June 16, 2015 -- Houston police are investigating a fatal crash at 1700 Antoine about 7:10 p.m. on Monday More
June 15, 2015 -- The United States Coast Guard today advised the public to stay off the water and has issued a port condition change to put in place readiness requirements for entities throughout the port due to an approaching tropical disturbance. More
June 15, 2015 -- The Harris County Sheriff's Office has temporarily suspended visitation at the Harris County Jail for Tuesday and Wednesday due to anticipated inclement weather. More
June 15, 2015 -- The United States Coast Guard last week hosted a change of command ceremony for the Coast Guard Marine Safety Unit in Lake Charles, Louisiana, with Commander Monica L. Rochester relieving Commander Will E. Watson. More
June 15, 2015 -- The Galveston Police Department today announced that Galveston Police Officer James Emmerson has been named Task Force Officer of the Year by the Drug Enforcement Agency. More
June 15, 2015 -- The Houston Police Department is investigating several incidents that occurred during the weekend, including the fatal shooting of a man at 6723 London Street on Sunday. More
June 15, 2015 -- Galveston County Judge Mark Henry has issued a voluntary evacuation order for residents of the unincorporated areas of the Bolivar Peninsula due to rains associated with a tropical disturbance in the Gulf of Mexico. More
June 15, 2015 -- The Galveston County District Attorney's Office on Friday announced that Tyler Allen Proctor was sentenced to 60 years in prison on felony drug charges. More
June 15, 2015 -- The Dickinson Emergency Operations Center today activated at Level 3, with personnel monitoring the tropical disturbance in the Gulf Of Mexico. More
June 14, 2015 -- Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton on Saturday issued a statement regarding an attack on a police station in Dallas. More
June 14, 2015 -- The Harris County Sheriff's Office on Saturday issued a statement in response to a recent attack on a police station in Dallas. More
June 12, 2015 -- The Chambers County Sheriff's Office on Thursday reported that a fatal accident occurred in the 13000 block of Hatcherville Road when an all-terrain vehicle carrying six juvenile passengers rolled over in a pasture. More
June 12, 2015 -- The Texas Attorney General's Office recently assisted in conducting a child support round-up in Victoria County, resulting in the arrest of 15 parents who violated court orders requiring them to pay child support. More
June 12, 2015 -- The La Porte Police Department today announced that the department has added two "ghost marked" police vehicles to its fleet to combat aggressive driving. More
June 11, 2015 -- The Texas Department of Public Safety on Wednesday that new laws establishing definitions and rules for "autocycles" have gone into effect. More
June 11, 2015 -- The La Porte Police Department has released surveillance photos of a suspect and vehicle in connection with the June 4 felony theft at a store in the 10900 block of West Fairmont Parkway. More
June 11, 2015 -- The Houston Police Department today released its "Top Ten" list of vehicles reported stolen during May. More
June 11, 2015 -- The Houston Police Department is seeking the public's assistance in identifying a suspect wanted in the improper photography of a juvenile at 1015 Quitman on April 2. More
June 10, 2015 -- The United States Coast Guard today responded to an allision that impacted a cargo tank aboard a barge in the upper Houston Ship Channel, which caused the release of naphtha, a volatile petroleum mixture, prompting a shelter-in-place in the area and closure of the ship channel until early in the afternoon. More w/Video
June 10, 2015 -- A United States Coast Guard helicopter crew brought a woman, her kids and their dog to safety Tuesday, after their family's boat ran aground near Sunday Beach on Matagorda Island. More
June 10, 2015 -- The Galveston County District Attorney's Office recently sentenced Royce Gene Adams, III to consecutive sentences of 20, 45, and 60 years and life in prison for aggravated sexual assault of a child and indecency with a child. More
June 10, 2015 -- The Texas Department of Public Safety today reported that three fugitives on the state's 10 most wanted lists were recently captured. More
June 10, 2015 -- Congressman Al Green today announced that the House of Representatives has approved a resolution to support local law enforcement agencies' use of body-worn cameras. More
June 10, 2015 -- The Harris County Sheriff's Office is investigating Tuesday's multi-jurisdictional chase which ended in the fatal shooting of an armed suspect in the 18000 block of Drum Heller Lane in Tomball, Texas. More
June 09, 2015 -- Houston Pilots Association Presiding Officer Captain Michael A. Morris today issued a statement in response to the release of findings by the National Transportation Safety Board regarding the March 22, 2014 ship-barge collision at the Texas City Y intersection of the Houston Ship Channel. More
June 09, 2015 -- Houston police are investigating Monday's fatal shooting of a man found at 5132 Markwood. More
June 08, 2015 -- The League City Police Department on Monday swore in six officers into the agency. More
June 08, 2015 -- The College of the Mainland Law Enforcement Academy is accepting applications through July 16 for its fall 2015 class. More
June 07, 2015 -- The United States Coast Guard on Friday hosted a change of command ceremony for Sector/Air Station Corpus Christi, with Captain Richard "Tony" Hahn relieving Captain Samuel Creech as commanding officer. More
June 07, 2015 -- The United States Coast Guard on Saturday medevaced a man suffering seizures aboard a charter fishing boat approximately 33 miles off the coast of Port Aransas. More w/Video
June 05, 2015 -- The Galveston County District Attorney's Office announced that a jury on Thursday convicted Luis Eduardo Lara for sexual assault of three children and sentenced him to more than ten years in jail. More
June 05, 2015 -- Houston police are investigating a fatal crash that occurred at 6100 East Houston Road about 2:10 p.m. Friday. More
June 05, 2015 -- The Harris County Sheriff's Office is seeking the public's assistance in identifying a male suspect who shot and killed a man at 16510 North Freeway today. More w/Video
June 05, 2015 -- The Houston Police Department has referred Thursday's fatal shooting of a man at 5615 Leeland to a Harris County grand jury. More
June 05, 2015 -- Houston police are investigating an incident that occurred on Wednesday during which an armed suspect was fatally shot by police. More
June 05, 2015 -- The Galveston County District Attorney's Office on Thursday announced that Joseph Michael Warren was sentenced to nine years in prison on felony charges of evading arrest. More
June 04, 2015 -- The Galveston County District Attorney's Office announced that a jury on Wednesday convicted Ogenna Pierre Nwoke of the felony offense of Possession of a Controlled Substance and sentenced him to 12 months in jail. More
June 04, 2015 -- Houston police are asking for the public's assistance in locating a man missing since February 15. More
June 04, 2015 -- Houston police are investigating Wednesday's fatal shooting of a man at 9421 Cullen Boulevard. More
June 04, 2015 -- The League City Police Department has released surveillance photos of a suspect and vehicle in connection with Wednesday's robbery of a female victim in the 2600 block of South Gulf Freeway. More
June 04, 2015 -- The United States Coast Guard on Monday seized a Mexican fishing boat illegally fishing in United States waters, following a 30-mile pursuit in the waters off of South Texas. More
June 03, 2015 -- La Porte police seek the public's help in locating and identifying a suspect in a pair of armed robberies which occurred on June 3. More
June 03, 2015 -- The Sugar Land Police Department today released surveillance images of a female suspect sought in connection with the use of stolen credit cards. More
June 03, 2015 -- The Houston Police Department today reported that Jonathan Trevino has been arrested on murder charges in connection with Tuesday's fatal shooting of a man at 1537 Lawson. More
June 03, 2015 -- The Houston Police Department today reported that Christopher Hollie has been arrested on manslaughter charges in connection with Monday's fatal shooting of a woman at 6215 Heatherbloom. More
June 02, 2015 -- Houston police arrested and charged two individuals in the May 28 death of a child at 3714 Southlawn. More
June 02, 2015 -- The Montgomery County Sheriff's Office last week arrested two suspects after conducting a narcotics investigation in the 25400 block of Ella Brown Road in Dobbin, Texas. More
June 02, 2015 -- The Texas Department of Public Safety today launched "Roadcheck 2015", a three-day enforcement effort to increase commercial vehicles to verify compliance with state and federal requirements. More
June 02, 2015 -- Houston police are investigating the death of a woman found at 6030 Hertford today. More
June 02, 2015 -- Harris County Sheriff Ron Hickman today issued a statement regarding the Harris County Commissioners Court's decision to approve a settlement offer with Terry Goodwin regarding a case involving Goodwin's treatment while incarcerated at the Harris County jail. More
June 02, 2015 -- Juan Peña has provided photos from last week's graduation ceremony for Galveston College's Law Enforcement Academy Class No. 28. More
June 01, 2015 -- The United States Coast Guard today continued its response to a ship that ran aground on May 26 as it was traveling from the Neches Industrial Park near Port Arthur, Texas. More
June 01, 2015 -- College of the Mainland's Fire Academy recently held a graduation ceremony for its most recent class of cadets. More
June 01, 2015 -- The Montgomery County Sheriff's Office today released a composite sketch of a suspect wanted in connection with an ongoing investigation. More
June 01, 2015 -- The Texas Department of Public Safety today announced that the reward for information leading to the capture of Daniel "Donnie" Carrillo has been increased to $8,000. More
June 01, 2015 -- Houston police are investigating several incidents that occurred during the weekend, including Friday's fatal shooting of a man at a convenience store at 4221 Yellowstone. More
May 30, 2015 -- The United States Coast Guard has ended a search for a missing 12-year-old girl off the coast of Galveston after Galveston Beach Patrol members located a body matching the girl's description near Stewart Beach. More
May 30, 2015 -- The Texas Department of Transportation has released a video message reminding Texans to never try to cross a road covered with water. More w/Video
May 30, 2015 -- The United States Coast Guard on Friday ended a search for a missing 13-year-old kayaker, after finding a body matching the boy's description in the vicinity of Port Isabel. More
May 29, 2015 -- The United States Coast Guard has ended its search for a man missing from the Freeport area, after the United States Fish & Wildlife Service located the body of a man matching his description. More
May 29, 2015 -- Brazoria County officials have called for voluntary evacuation and evacuation preparations for residents in the Brazos River and Oyster Creek flood plain due to rising river conditions. More
May 29, 2015 -- The City of Houston today confirmed that Jack Howard Alter, who was missing following an attempted water rescue during flooding this week in the city, was found deceased near the Port of Houston on Thursday. More
May 29, 2015 -- The Houston Police Department today reported that Dresean Holmes has been arrested on murder charges in connection with the May 17 fatal shooting of a man and wounding of a woman at 10000 Fondren. More
May 29, 2015 -- The Houston Police Department today released surveillance video of two suspects involved in a shooting incident that resulted in the injury of a man at 4460 South MacGregor on May 10. More w/Video
May 29, 2015 -- The United States Coast Guard is searching for a missing man off the coast of Freeport, as well as a girl missing in Galveston. More
May 29, 2015 -- The Houston Fire Department today responded to an apartment fire at 10200 South Gessner. More
May 28, 2015 -- The Texas Department of Public Safety today announced that a $3,000 reward is being offered for information leading to the capture of Cruz Alfredo Bazan, a fugitive on the state's most wanted sex offenders list. More
May 28, 2015 -- Houston police are investigating the death of a man found at 5100 Westpark Tollway on Wednesday, who is believed to have drowned during recent flooding. More
May 28, 2015 -- The United States Attorney's Office for the Southern District of Texas on Tuesday announced that a man from Spring, Texas has been arrested on charges of providing material support to the Islamic State of Iraq and Levant. More
May 28, 2015 -- The Houston Police Department today released a composite sketch of a suspect wanted in connection with two shooting incidents on April 30. More
May 27, 2015 -- The Galveston County Sheriff's Office today reported that a two-month investigation by the Special Crimes Unit resulted in the arrest of several suspects in connection with the manufacture, sale and possession of methamphetamine. More
May 27, 2015 -- The United States Coast Guard today responded to a vessel that ran aground off the coast of Port Arthur, Texas. More
May 27, 2015 -- Houston police are investigating the fatal shooting of a man found at 12020 North Gessner on Tuesday. More
May 27, 2015 -- The City of Houston today confirmed that an additional victim was found deceased today during recovery operations following flooding in the area of United States Highway 59 and West Loop South. More
May 27, 2015 -- The League City Police Department today reported that a 13-year-old student sustained minor injuries after being struck by a motorist while bicycling to school at League City Intermediate. More
May 27, 2015 -- The Galveston Police Department on Tuesday received a presentation of the new "Love you Blue!" bumper stickers from the Rotary Club of Galveston Island. More
May 27, 2015 -- The Harris County Fire Marshal's Office today reported that lightning strikes in unincorporated areas of the county have resulted in structural fires during the past two days. More
May 26, 2015 -- Galveston County Criminal District Attorney Jack Roady on Tuesday announced that a total of eight Driving While Intoxicated arrests were processed through the No Refusal operations conducted county-wide during Memorial Day weekend. More
May 26, 2015 -- The Harris County Sheriff's Office temporarily suspended visitation at the Harris County Jail today. More
May 26, 2015 -- The Houston Police Department today reported that two suspects have been arrested on theft and evading arrest charges in connection with an incident on Saturday at 5458 North Freeway. More
May 26, 2015 -- The Houston Police Department today reported that Linda Livesay has been arrested on murder charges in connection with the fatal shooting of a man at 2902 Carrolton Street. More
May 26, 2015 -- Houston police are investigating several incidents that took place during the Memorial Day holiday weekend, including the fatal shooting of one man and wounding of another at 800 Federal Road on Sunday. More
May 26, 2015 -- The Harris County Flood Control District's Flood Watch team is monitoring rainfall rates and bayou levels at the Harris County Office of Homeland Security and Emergency Management, along with other emergency management partner agencies. More
May 26, 2015 -- The Texas Department of Transportation reports that major flooding has occurred on various roadways in the Harris County area. More
May 26, 2015 -- The Harris County Office of Homeland Security & Emergency Management is receiving numerous reports of home flooding from around the county. More
May 26, 2015 -- The Harris County Flood Control District reports that the Flood Watch team is monitoring rainfall rates and bayou levels at the Harris County Office of Homeland Security and Emergency Management, along with other emergency management partner agencies. More
May 25, 2015 -- A storm system entering Harris County has brought excessive rainfall and widespread flooding as it has crossed Central Texas. More
May 25, 2015 -- The National Weather Service has issued a Tornado Watch for Houston until 2 a.m. More
May 25, 2015 -- Texas State Senator Don Huffines reports that he has passed an amendment to HB 910 which he says will prevent "undue and unconstitutional harassment of gun owners" who are openly carrying their weapons. More
May 25, 2015 -- Chambers County Sheriff Brian Hawthorne reports that on Sunday a 40 year old man drowned while trying to save the life of his 13 year old nephew at Sylvan Beach Park in La Porte; the boy was safely recovered. More
May 25, 2015 -- The Galveston Police Department reports that another package of cocaine has washed ashore on a Galveston beach. More
May 25, 2015 -- The United States Coast Guard, Louisiana Wildlife and Fisheries and Grand Isle Fire Department are searching for a 16-year old boy was reported missing in the vicinity of Grand Isle State Park on Monday. More
May 25, 2015 -- Houston Mayor Annise Parker has toured the apartment homes damaged in Sunday's tornado in southwest Houston. More
May 25, 2015 -- A five year reunion of the BAMBI (Baby and Mother Bonding Initiative) program was held recently in Houston with former and current participants present along with State Senator John Whitmire and officials from the Texas Department of Criminal Justice and the University of Texas Medical Branch. More
May 25, 2015 -- The United States Coast Guard last week held a retirement service for a retiring Explosive Detection K9 dog in Galveston. More
May 25, 2015 -- The United States Coast Guard, alongside U.S. Customs and Border Patrol, the National Park Service, Mississippi Department of Marine Resources, and Harrison County Sheriff’s Department, are searching for a 15-year old boy who went missing off Ship Island, Monday. More
May 25, 2015 -- As severe weather including tornadoes, heavy rainfall, thunderstorms and flooding continue across areas of Texas, Governor Greg Abbott today declared a state of disaster in Archer, Bastrop, Caldwell, Cass, Collin, Dewitt, Fannin, Grayson, Harrison, Hays, Henderson, Hidalgo, Hill, Houston, Kendall, Jasper, Johnson, Newton, Nueces, Parker, San Jacinto, Walker, Wichita and Wilson counties, authorizing further mobilization of state resources to assist impacted communities. Additional counties may be added to the declaration as the situation develops. More
May 25, 2015 -- Update: The Houston Fire Department reports that ten patients have been transported to nearby hospitals following a house fire in northeast Houston early this morning. More
May 24, 2015 -- The La Porte Police Department reports that two juveniles died in a house fire early this morning. More
May 24, 2015 -- Update: The Houston Fire Department reports that the collapse of a southwest Houston apartment building, first reported to have been due to a tornado, now is described as due to "severe weather". More
May 23, 2015 -- The Coast Guard continues to monitor a platform near Breton island after an on board fire was suppressed Saturday. More
May 23, 2015 -- Texas Lieutenant Governor Dan Patrick congratulated the Texas Senate for the final passage of the "Open Carry" bill. More
May 22, 2015 -- The Galveston County District Attorney's Office announced that a jury on Thursday convicted Gregory Charles Hurst, Jr. of the felony offense of Possession of a Controlled Substance with Intent to Deliver and sentenced him to 50 years in the Institutional Division of the Texas Department of Criminal Justice. More
May 22, 2015 -- The Greater Harris County 9-1-1 Emergency Network on Friday announced that Texas Senate Bill 788, legislation requiring businesses to reconfigure phones to provide direct access to 9-1-1, was signed by Texas Governor Greg Abbott. More
May 22, 2015 -- The Houston Fire Department today reported that vehicle fires in downtown parking garages on May 12 and May 15 have both been determined as being accidental. More
May 22, 2015 -- The City of Missouri City has announced that it will officially open Fire Station No. 5, which will serve the southern portion of Sienna Plantation, on July 1. More
May 22, 2015 -- The Houston Fire Department today reported that a May 1 house fire at 4800 Maggie, which resulted in three deaths, has been ruled as accidental in cause. More
May 22, 2015 -- Harris County Sheriff Ron Hickman today urged the community to exercise caution while celebrating during the Memorial Day holiday. More
May 22, 2015 -- The Montgomery County Sheriff's Office is seeking the public's assistance in identifying a male suspect involve in an incident on Tuesday concerning an encounter between the suspect and a juvenile female on Black Cherry Court in The Woodlands, Texas. More
May 22, 2015 -- The Harris County District Attorney's Office today announced that the Texas Bar Foundation has donated $20,000 to the Harris County Drug Court Foundation. More
May 22, 2015 -- Santa Fe Police Chief Kenneth Campbell on Thursday reported that the local sewing guild, "The Sew-Sew Gang", recently donated hand-sewn teddy bears for the department's Crash/Trauma Bear Program. More
May 22, 2015 -- The Houston Police Department today reported that Marcus Murphy has been arrested on murder charges in connection with the February 25 fatal stabbing of a woman found at 13503 Northborough. More
May 22, 2015 -- The Houston Fire Department today issued a statement on the death of firefighter Richard Deluna, who was found dead along with this girlfriend, Caroline Minjares, at their home. More
May 22, 2015 -- Houston police are investigating Thursday's fatal stabbing of a woman and apparent suicide of a man found at 16630 Lake Prince Lane. More
May 22, 2015 -- The Galveston County Criminal District Attorney's Office on Thursday announced that a grand jury determined no action be taken after completing an investigation of the December 26 officer-involved shooting of Carlton Smith, Jr. More
May 21, 2015 -- Galveston County Criminal District Attorney Jack Roady on Thursday announced that law enforcement agencies across Galveston County will be working together to conduct No Refusal Operations for the upcoming Memorial Day weekend, May 22 through May 25. More
May 21, 2015 -- Galveston County Constable Clint Wayne Brown today hosted his first Law Enforcement Safety Day at Trinity Episcopal School. More
May 21, 2015 -- Houston police are seeking the public's assistance in identifying a person of interest wanted for questioning in the November 22 fatal shooting of a man at 5950 North Sam Houston Parkway East. More
May 21, 2015 -- The Sugar Land Police Department today released a composite sketch of a suspect wanted in connection with the kidnapping and robbery of four people on May 10. More
May 21, 2015 -- Houston police are investigating the apparent suicide of a Houston police officer found at 16451 Westheimer Parkway on Wednesday. More
May 21, 2015 -- The Galveston Police Department has posted a news release about Sergeant Clint Stevens' award as 50 Club Officer of the Year. More
May 21, 2015 -- The Sons of the American Revolution has awarded Galveston Police Officer Juana Villarreal with the Medal of Heroism. More
May 20, 2015 -- Galveston police on Tuesday arrested two individuals in connection with an ongoing methamphetamine distribution investigation. More
May 20, 2015 -- The Texas Department of Public Safety today is urging Texans to continue to monitor dangerous weather conditions as severe storms are expected to continue impacting the state this week and through the Memorial Day weekend. More
May 20, 2015 -- Houston police are conducting an investigation regarding the body of a man found today at 100 Quitman. More
May 20, 2015 -- Houston police are investigating Monday's fatal shooting of a man found at 6771 Westbranch Drive. More
May 20, 2015 -- Services will be held on Friday for Houston Police Department Officer Richard K. Martin, who was killed in the line of duty on Monday. More
May 20, 2015 -- The Texas Department of Public Safety today announced that it will increase trooper patrols during the Memorial Day weekend as part of increased enforcement of driving safety. More
May 20, 2015 -- The 50 Club of Galveston County presented awards on Monday. More
May 20, 2015 -- The Houston Fire Department reports two injuries in a house fire in Northwest Houston Tuesday night. More
May 19, 2015 -- A United States Coast Guard helicopter crew rescued a man and Galveston Island Beach Patrol rescued two others after their disabled boat drifted onto the South Galveston Jetty Tuesday. More
May 19, 2015 -- The Houston Police Department today reported that Jeffrey R. Conlin, the suspect identified in Monday's death of HPD Officer Richard K. Martin, died today from injuries resulting from a self-inflicted gunshot wound to the head. More
May 19, 2015 -- The Dickinson Police Department today reported that Juan Antonio Contreras was arrested on Monday on charges of sexual assault of a child. More
May 19, 2015 -- Houston police are investigating Sunday's fatal shooting of a man at 81010 South Gessner. More
May 18, 2015 -- Galveston police on Sunday responded to a call regarding seven kilograms of cocaine found on the beach in the 4400 block of Antigua. More
May 18, 2015 -- Houston police announced that 43-year-old Ridgeway Frank has been charged with the murder of Fred Miles. More
May 18, 2015 -- Galveston police on Sunday responded to a shooting at a Jamaica Beach RV Park located in the 17200 block of FM 3005. More
May 18, 2015 -- Galveston County Precinct 2 Constable Clint Wayne Brown has organized Galveston's first annual "Law Enforcement Safety Day", which is set for May 21. More
May 18, 2015 -- Houston police are investigating the death of Officer Richard K. Martin, who was fatally struck by a vehicle driven by a suspect who was attempting to flee police. More
May 18, 2015 -- Texas Governor Greg Abbott today issued a statement regarding a gang-related incident involving shootings that occurred in Waco, Texas on Sunday. More
May 18, 2015 -- The Houston Police Department today reported that James Tinsley, IV has been charged with capital murder in the January 8 fatal shooting of three men at 202 Little York Road. More
May 18, 2015 -- Houston police are investigating several incidents that occurred during the weekend, including an aggravated robbery and kidnapping at 3100 Dimaco on Saturday. More
May 18, 2015 -- The United States Coast Guard on Friday medically evacuated a man from a sailing vessel approximately 120 miles southeast of Corpus Christi. More w/Video
May 18, 2015 -- Houston Mayor Annise Parker has issued a statement on the death of Houston Police officer Richard Martin. More
May 17, 2015 -- Galveston police report that a pedestrian was killed in an accident on Seawall Boulevard Saturday evening. More
May 17, 2015 -- The League City Police Department reports that the body of a missing 72 year old woman has been found. More
May 15, 2015 -- The United States Coast Guard on Wednesday seized a Mexican fishing boat with four Mexican nationals in the waters off South Texas. More
May 15, 2015 -- The United States Attorney's Office for the Southern District of Texas on Thursday announced that three suspects from Houston have been sentenced to federal prison for their involvement in the October 7, 2013 attempted robbery of an armored truck. More
May 15, 2015 -- The Houston Police Department today arrested Danny Quoc Nguyen on murder charges in connection with the fatal shooting of his roommate at 13226 High Star. More
May 14, 2015 -- The League City Police Department today announced that Officer Stephen Massey has been named recipient of The 100 Club "Officer of the Year" Award. More
May 14, 2015 -- The Texas Department of Public Safety on Tuesday held a memorial service for Texas Troopers and Texas Rangers who have lost their lives in the line of duty. More
May 14, 2015 -- The La Porte Police Department will conduct a DWI enforcement initiative from May 18 through June 1. More
May 14, 2015 -- The Houston Police Department today released a composite sketch of an unidentified man who was found fatally shot at 5100 Telephone Road on April 26. More
May 13, 2015 -- Houston police are investigating the fatal shooting of a woman and the apparent attempted suicide of a male at 6702 Feldspar about 8:55 a.m. Wednesday. More
May 13, 2015 -- The Metropolitan Transit Authority of Harris County honored its top officers as part of National Police Week. More
May 13, 2015 -- League City police arrested 23-year-old Mario Christopher "Chris" Mendoza for aggravated robbery. More
May 13, 2015 -- The City of Houston Office of Emergency Management has reported that a Flood Warning has been issued for the West Fork of the San Jacinto River beginning Thursday and continuing through the weekend. More
May 13, 2015 -- The Texas Department of Public Safety today reported that Jefferey Phillip Paige, who is on the state's most wanted sex offenders list, has been captured. More
May 13, 2015 -- The United States Coast Guard today released its 2014 Recreational Boating Statistics, which found that boating fatalities for the year totaled 610, the second-lowest number on record. More
May 13, 2015 -- Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton on Tuesday announced that his office's Child Exploitation Unit arrested Ronald Eugene Lowrey of Corpus Christi on charges of possession of child pornography. More
May 13, 2015 -- The Harris County Flood Control District has posted a report on how the bayous are responding to heavy rainfalls. More
May 12, 2015 -- Update: The Houston Fire Department reports has posted an update on the fire in a parking garage at 601 Travis. More
May 12, 2015 -- The Chambers County Sheriff's Office is investigating the drowning death of 29-year-old Phillip Wayne Davis. More
May 12, 2015 -- The Galveston Police Department is seeking the public's help in identifying a suspect in a shooting in the 800 block of 38th Street Monday night. More
May 12, 2015 -- The Houston Police Department today arrested Jamie L. Dom on charges of intoxicated manslaughter in connection with a fatal traffic accident at 9401 Gulf Freeway. More
May 12, 2015 -- Law enforcement officers from across Galveston County gathered at the Galveston County Police Officer’s Memorial at the Joe Max Taylor Law Enforcement Facility on Tuesday for the Galveston County-Wide Law Enforcement Memorial Day Service. More
May 12, 2015 -- The Sugar Land Police Department is searching for an armed suspect who kidnapped four people on May 10. More
May 12, 2015 -- League City police are investigating today's accident involving a school bus striking a house in the 100 block of Water Oak. More
May 12, 2015 -- The Houston Police Department today released a composite sketch of a suspect wanted in connection with at least three robberies and sexual assaults in April. More
May 12, 2015 -- Retired Galveston police officer John Bertolino, Sr. delivered the keynote address at the Galveston County Police Memorial Ceremony on Monday. Text
May 11, 2015 -- Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton today announced that nine suspects have been arrested following a joint sting operation between his office's Child Exploitation Unit and the Copperas Cove Police Department. More
May 11, 2015 -- The Houston Police Department today announced the top ten makes of vehicles reported as stolen during the month of April. More
May 11, 2015 -- The Sugar Land Police Department will conduct a special drunk driving enforcement initiative May 18-31, including the Memorial Day holiday weekend. More
May 11, 2015 -- The Friendswood Police Department is investigating reports of mail theft by a female suspect. More
May 11, 2015 -- Houston police are investigating Thursday's fatal shooting of a man at 505 West Bell. More
May 11, 2015 -- The Sugar Land Police Department will host its annual Law Enforcement Memorial Ride on Saturday as part of National Police Week. More
May 11, 2015 -- Houston police are investigating several incidents that occurred during the weekend, including a fatal hit-and-run crash at 8100 East Freeway that took place on Sunday. More
May 11, 2015 -- The Houston Fire Department reports that one person suffered burns in a house fire at 5314 Leeland early this morning. More
May 10, 2015 -- United States Coast Guard boat and helicopter crews suspended searches Sunday, after exhausting search efforts for a 29-year-old man 3 miles off Kemah and a 23-year-old man near the Pleasure Pier in Galveston. More
May 09, 2015 -- The League City Police Department Saturday night worked a major accident in the 500 block of I45 southbound. More
May 09, 2015 -- The United States Coast Guard, Kemah Fire Department and good Samaritans are searching for a missing man about three miles off Kemah who was reported missing on Saturday. More
May 08, 2015 -- The Galveston County Office of Homeland Security & Emergency Management in partnership with Clear Channel Outdoor will launch its countdown to the 2015 hurricane season via digital billboards. More
May 08, 2015 -- The Texas Department of Transportation will display an over-sized cracked windshield with a driver flying through the glass as a visual backdrop for the launch of its annual "Click It or Ticket" campaign on May 12 at Hermann Square Park. More
May 08, 2015 -- The Galveston Police Department today reported that a suspect has been arrested in connection with the May 4 aggravated robbery incident in the 2200 block of Seawall Boulevard. More
May 08, 2015 -- The Harris County Sheriff's Office today announced its "Fugitives of the Week". More
May 08, 2015 -- The Texas Department of Transportation today issued an advisory to drivers to exercise caution due to severe weather forecast for across the state during the weekend. More
May 07, 2015 -- Galveston police have arrested a 29-year-old man in connection with a stabbing that left another man in critical condition at John Sealy Hospital. More
May 07, 2015 -- The Houston Police Department has referred today's fatal shooting of a man at 5014 Balkin to a Harris County grand jury. More
May 07, 2015 -- Texas Lieutenant Governor Dan Patrick and Texas Senate Criminal Justice Chair John Whitmire today announced that the first class of Darrington Prison Seminary students has graduated from the Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary program. More
May 07, 2015 -- Houston police are investigating Wednesday's fatal shooting of a man at 8800 Belle Glen. More
May 06, 2015 -- Galveston County Sheriff Henry Trochesset has announced the promotions of Sheriff's Deputies David Alcala, Jonathan Davidson, Seth Rowlands, and Cliff Foster. More
May 06, 2015 -- The La Porte Police Department reports the arrest of a massage parlor operator on a code violation. More
May 06, 2015 -- Houston police are investigating today's fatal shooting of a juvenile at 8900 Burl. More
May 06, 2015 -- Houston police are investigating Tuesday's fatal shooting of a man at 9550 North Wayside. More
May 06, 2015 -- The Nassau Bay Police Department is investigating Tuesday's shooting of a man in the 18100 block of Nassau Bay Drive. More
May 06, 2015 -- The Houston Police Department today reported that a fourth suspect has been arrested on murder charges in connection with the July 7, 2013 fatal shooting of a man at 9489 Pagewood. More
May 06, 2015 -- The Houston Police Department will host several activities in observance of Police Week, beginning on Friday and continuing through May 15. More
May 06, 2015 -- The Galveston Police Memorial Foundation will host the Galveston County Peace Officers Memorial Service, part of the a series of activities in observance of Police Week, on May 11 at the Joe Max Taylor Criminal Justice Center. More
May 06, 2015 -- The Texas Department of Public Safety today advised residents to begin preparations for the upcoming hurricane season, which begins on June 1. More
May 06, 2015 -- The Sugar Land Police Department today released a composite sketch of a female suspect wanted in connection with the April 28 carjacking of a man at First Colony Mall. More
May 06, 2015 -- The United States Coast Guard on Tuesday rescued a man in Nueces Bay after his kayak capsized. More w/Video
May 05, 2015 -- The League City Police Department, in partnership with the Texas Office of the Attorney General, recently conducted compliance checks on the 32 registered sex offenders residing in its jurisdiction. More
May 05, 2015 -- The League City Police Department will host a registration event on Saturday for its Guardian Program, which assists parents of children or dependent adults with Autism-Spectrum disorders in the event of an emergency. More
May 05, 2015 -- The Houston Police Department today reported that Cavalas Prater has been charged with capital murder in connection with the April 29 fatal stabbing of a woman at 7807 Hiawatha Drive. More
May 05, 2015 -- The La Porte Police Department on Monday responded to a call regarding an armed suicidal man at a residence in the 5600 block of Stone Creek Drive. More
May 04, 2015 -- The United States Coast Guard today announced that its fifth National Security Cutter, James, has completed acceptance trials, ensuring the cutter meets its contractual requirements and is ready for delivery to the Coast Guard. More
May 04, 2015 -- The Houston Police Department is investigating Sunday's fatal shooting of a man at 5039 Reed Road. More
May 04, 2015 -- Houston police are investigating Friday's apparent accidental fatal shooting of a man at 2929 Hayes. More
May 04, 2015 -- The United States Coast Guard on Friday seized two Mexican fishing boats for illegally fishing in the waters off South Texas. More
May 04, 2015 -- The United States Coast Guard last week conducted cliff and vertical surface rescue scenarios at Harbor Island near Port Aransas. More w/Video
May 04, 2015 -- The La Porte Police Department last week arrested a suspect in connection with the burglary of a motor vehicle at an apartment complex in the 200 block of East Fairmont Parkway. More
May 04, 2015 -- Update: The Texas Department of Transportation has resumed operation of the Galveston Ferry. Operation of the ferry had ceased today following a report of a man jumping overboard from one of the boats. More
May 04, 2015 -- The Texas Department of Transportation is launching its 14th annual statewide "Click It or Ticket" campaign to encourage Texans to wear their seat belt when driving. More
May 02, 2015 -- The Houston Fire Department reports that a dock worker at the Port of Houston sustained multiple injuries on Friday. More
May 02, 2015 -- The Houston Fire Department reports that three people, including two adults and a child, were killed in a house fire at 4800 Maggie in southeast Houston on Saturday. More
May 01, 2015 -- League City police on Tuesday arrested three suspects after responding to a report of a weapons violation in the 300 block of North Wesley. More
May 01, 2015 -- The Houston Police Department has referred Thursday's fatal shooting of a robbery suspect at 1703 Staff Sgt. Macario Garcia Road to a Harris County grand jury. More
May 01, 2015 -- The Texas Department of Public Safety today announced that the reward for information leading to capture of Iris Iliana Rodriguez, a fugitive on the state's most wanted list, has been increased to $10,000. More
May 01, 2015 -- Houston City Council Member Dave Martin on Thursday joined the Houston Police Department in warning residents about "virtual kidnapping", a scam in which individuals claim to have kidnapped a family member, though no real kidnapping has taken place, to extort money from the victims. More
May 01, 2015 -- Seabrook officials today are assessing the damage from a three-alarm fire at the Hampton Inn Houston NASA-Johnson Space Center on Thursday. More
April 30, 2015 -- The United States Coast Guard has suspended the search for the final missing sailor near Mobile Bay following a regatta accident on Saturday. More
April 30, 2015 -- The United States Coast Guard today reported it has recovered two bodies in the vicinity of Dauphin Island, as the search continues for one remaining missing boater connected with the Dauphin Island Regatta. More
April 30, 2015 -- Houston police are investigating Tuesday's fatal shooting of a man whose body was found at 3100 West Sam Houston Parkway South. More
April 30, 2015 -- The Texas Department of Public Safety, in observance of Motorcycle Safety and Awareness Month, is urging drivers to use extra caution around motorcycles on roadways. More
April 30, 2015 -- The Houston Police Department has referred a case involving Wednesday's the fatal shooting of a man at 1800 Commerce to a Harris County grand jury. More
April 30, 2015 -- The Houston Police Department is investigating Wednesday's fatal stabbing of a woman at 7807 Hiawatha. More
April 30, 2015 -- The United States Coast Guard is investigating the death of a Mexican national whose body was discovered in the vicinity of the Brownsville Ship Channel. More
April 30, 2015 -- The Houston Fire Department reports heavy fire, smoke and water damage but no injuries at a fire in a tire shop at 1620 S. State Highway 6 early this morning. More
April 29, 2015 -- The Texas Department of Public Safety today announced that a recent multi-state, multi-agency Crimes Against Children Patrol Operation resulted in law enforcement officers rescuing six missing or exploited children. More
April 29, 2015 -- The Houston Police Department today reported that a juvenile suspect has been arrested on robbery charges in connection with the robbery of an iPad from a 2-year-old boy at 8615 Tidwell on April 28. More
April 29, 2015 -- The United States Coast Guard will sponsor a multi-agency Hurricane Air Operations Exercise on Thursday at the Houston Community College East Campus. More
April 29, 2015 -- The Houston Police Department today reported that Jeremiah Matthews has been charged with attempted capital murder in connection with Tuesday's stabbing of an off-duty Houston Community College police officer at 9555 South Post Oak Boulevard. More
April 29, 2015 -- The United States Coast Guard today identified a body recovered during an ongoing search for boaters missing in Mobile Bay as William Glenn Massey of Daphne, Alabama. More
April 28, 2015 -- The Houston Police Department today announced that human remains found at 2900 Katy Freeway on April 26 have been identified as Paul Schrum. More
April 28, 2015 -- The Houston Police Department today filed charges of failure to stop and render aid against Blaine Boudreaux in connection with a fatal hit-and-run incident at 4400 Texas Spur 5. Boudreaux was already in custody on charges related to another fatal traffic accident. More
April 28, 2015 -- Friendswood police on Sunday responded to a road rage incident that resulted in gun fire at the intersection of FM 2351 and Interstate Highway 45. More
April 28, 2015 -- The Houston Police Department today released surveillance video of a suspect wanted in connection with a robbery at 8615 Tidwell on April 19. More w/Video
April 28, 2015 -- The Montgomery County Sheriff's Office on Monday arrested a suspect in connection with the robbery of a business in the 3700 block of FM 1488 in The Woodlands, Texas. More
April 27, 2015 -- Update 4: The United States Coast Guard, Alabama Marine Resources, Alabama Marine Patrol and Mobile County Sheriff’s Department are continuing the search for at least four mariners. More
April 27, 2015 -- Houston police are investigating an apparent murder/suicide that occurred on Sunday at 7422 Ashmole. More
April 27, 2015 -- Houston police are investigating the fatal shooting of a man whose body was found at 5100 Telephone Road on Sunday. More
April 27, 2015 -- Houston police are investigating an apparent murder/suicide that resulted in the death of a man and a woman at 7004 Capitol Street on Sunday. More
April 27, 2015 -- Houston police are conducting an investigation regarding human remains found at 2900 Katy Freeway on Sunday during Texas EquuSearch's canvassing of the area. More
April 27, 2015 -- The Houston Police Department today reported that Blaine T. Boudreaux has been arrested on charges of intoxication manslaughter in connection with the April 26 fatal traffic accident at 1400 Lockwood. More
April 27, 2015 -- A United States Coast Guard air crew conducted a medevac of a 42-year-old man off a charter fishing boat about 27 miles offshore of Port Aransas Saturday afternoon. More w/Video
April 24, 2015 -- The Harris County Sheriff's Office, along with other local, state and national agencies, is asking the public to wear yellow on April 25 for the missing. More
April 24, 2015 -- The United States Attorney's Office in Houston has filed federal charges against 22 defendants in connection with either bank robbery or commercial robbery as well as various firearms charges. More
April 24, 2015 -- The Texas Department of Public Safety today announced that it was named the "Fittest State Agency" in the large agency category as part of the 2015 Get Fit Texas State Agency Challenge. More
April 24, 2015 -- The Montgomery County Sheriff's Office on Wednesday arrested two suspects on drug charges after searching a residence in the 29900 block of FM 2978. More
April 24, 2015 -- The Harris County Sherrif's Office will participate in a "Project Childsafe" firearm safety event and gun lock distribution on Saturday at Sam Houston Race Park. More
April 24, 2015 -- The Houston Police Department today reported that murder charges have been filed against Frederick Williams in connection with the April 21 fatal shooting of a man at 7900 Rock Rose. More
April 23, 2015 -- Houston police are investigating the fatal shooting of a man at 6900 Southwest Freeway about 5 a.m. Thursday. More
April 23, 2015 -- The National Emergency Number Association and Association of Police Communication Officials held its annual Public Safety Conference this week on Galveston Island. More
April 23, 2015 -- The Texas Senate today approved legislation to create a framework for the use of body cameras by police officers. More
April 23, 2015 -- The Harris County Sheriff's Office today reported that three suspects have been arrested following a pursuit in northwest Harris County, which ended in the suspect vehicle colliding with another vehicle, causing the death of the innocent driver. More
April 23, 2015 -- Houston police are investigating Wednesday's fatal shooting of a woman found at 8100 Maplecrest. More
April 23, 2015 -- Galveston Police Chief Henry Porretto recently received the NAACP Unsung Hero Award. More
April 23, 2015 -- Houston police are investigating an incident today in which a patrol vehicle struck a bicyclist at 5700 Reed Road, resulting in the death of the bicyclist. More
April 23, 2015 -- Kemah, Seabrook and Nassau Bay authorities, and Coast Guard crews, are searching for a missing five-year-old girl near the Kemah Boardwalk Wednesday night. More
April 23, 2015 -- Neighbors of a five-year old girl missing near the Kemah Boardwalk have provided photos of the girl. Photos
April 22, 2015 -- Friendswood police reported that 23-year-old Nicholas Michael Vega was arrested for sexual assault of a child. More
April 22, 2015 -- The Houston Fire Department on Wednesday responded to a house fire at 4943 Bryant Ridge Road. More
April 22, 2015 -- A United States Coast Guard boat crew medevaced a 46-year-old man from an oil tanker in the Galveston Fairway Anchorage Wednesday evening. More
April 22, 2015 -- The Houston Police Department has filed capital murder charges against Christopher Mallett in connection with the April 3 fatal shooting of two men found at 5900 Selinsky. More
April 22, 2015 -- The Houston Police Department today reported that the Cold Case Unit has filed murder charges against Ronnie Rollins in the 2008 fatal shooting of a man at 10200 Sugar Branch. More
April 22, 2015 -- Houston police are investigating Tuesday's vandalizing and possible shooting of an officer's patrol vehicle in the 3400 block of Drew. More
April 22, 2015 -- The Houston Police Department today reported that Cody Hurst has been arrested on sexual assault charges in connection with the sexual assault of a child on April 9 at 7560 Westheimer. More
April 22, 2015 -- The United States Attorney's Office on Tuesday announced that Frederick Ramon Robinson, a Houston resident and convicted felon has been arrested on charges of unlawfully possessing a firearm, after an investigation in to social media posts advocating violence. More
April 22, 2015 -- The City of Houston Municipal Courts Deparmtent will host the "Watch Ur BAC" Awareness Program on Thursday. More
April 22, 2015 -- Houston police are seeking the public's assistance in locating a person of interest in connection with the June 24 fatal shooting of a man at 8021 Carver. More
April 22, 2015 -- The Houston Fire Department today responded to a two-alarm fire at the Charleston Manor Condominiums at 12380 Sandpiper Drive. More
April 21, 2015 -- The Houston Fire Department Hazmat team is working a fuel spill on U.S. 59 Southwest Freeway resulting in complete freeway closure. More
April 21, 2015 -- The Houston Fire Department today responded to a house fire at 9759 Galaxy. More
April 21, 2015 -- The Montgomery County Sheriff's Office today reported that deputies arrested two suspects after responding to calls regarding two suspicious persons attempting to break into several vehicles in the area. More
April 21, 2015 -- Houston police are investigating today's fatal shooting of a man at 7900 Rock Rose. More
April 21, 2015 -- The Houston Police Department today released surveillance video of a suspect wanted in the March 21 burglary of a building at 1455 West Loop South. More w/Video
April 21, 2015 -- The Friendswood Police Department and fire department responded to a capsized canoe in Clear Creek on April 18, resulting in the rescue of both occupants of the boat. More
April 20, 2015 -- Houston police are investigating Friday's assault of a man found at 2219 Stevens. More
April 20, 2015 -- The Houston Police Department today reported that Joseph Anthony Lightsey has been arrested on murder charges in connection with Friday's fatal shooting of his mother. More
April 19, 2015 -- League City Police Department Telecommunicator Gabby Romero has been named the national winner for the Smart Telecommunicator Award by Smart911. More
April 19, 2015 -- Sheriff Brian C. Hawthorne and the Chambers County Sheriff’s Office participated in Saturday's Texas General Land Office Adopt-A-Beach Cleanup. More
April 19, 2015 -- Members of the Galveston Police Department Marine Division last week completed three weeks of police dive training. More
April 17, 2015 -- The Houston Fire Department has issued an update regarding the April 15 house fire at 4626 Tidewater. More
April 17, 2015 -- The Houston Police Department is seeking the public's assistance in identifying a suspect wanted in the April 2013 fatal shooting of two men and a woman at 1325 Greens Parkway. More
April 17, 2015 -- The Harris County Office of Homeland Security & Emergency Management today issued a news release regarding the office's Emergency Operations Center. More
April 17, 2015 -- Harris County District Attorney Devon Anderson today announced that her office will hold events on April 20 and 23 in observance of National Crime Victims' Rights Week. More
April 17, 2015 -- The Houston Police Department is seeking the public's assistance in identifying a suspect wanted in the April 9 sexual assault of a child at 7560 Westheimer. More
April 17, 2015 -- The Harris County Sheriff's Office has announced its "Fugitives of the Week". More
April 17, 2015 -- The Texas Public Safety Commission recently presented a Purple Heart and five Life Saving Awards to employees of the Texas Department of Public Safety. More
April 16, 2015 -- The Galveston Police Department is asking the public for its help in locating a "serial" tire slasher. More
April 16, 2015 -- Galveston police arrested 45-year-old Stacy Rittenhouse for aggravated robbery of a hotel clerk. More
April 16, 2015 -- The Harris County Sheriff's Office arrested 31-year-old Willy Cuevas in connection with a string of bank robberies. More
April 16, 2015 -- The Harris County Sheriff's Office will host "Missing in Harris County Day", an event to help families and friends with missing loved ones make connections with agencies that can help bring the missing home, on April 25. More
April 16, 2015 -- The Texas Department of Public Safety today announced that a $2,000 reward is being offered for information leading to the capture of Charles Raymond Sprague, a fugitive on the state's most wanted sex offenders list. More
April 16, 2015 -- The La Porte Police Department is seeking the public's assistance in locating Darrel Isaacks, a suspect wanted in connection with the February burglary of La Porte's Second Baptist Church. More
April 16, 2015 -- The Harris County Sheriff's Office today reported that Willy Cuevas has been arrested in connection with several bank robberies that took place in the Houston area since September of last year. More
April 16, 2015 -- The Houston Police Department today released surveillance video of three suspects wanted in the March 9 robbery of a convenience store at 8255 Mills Road. More w/Video
April 15, 2015 -- The Houston Fire Department reports that one person was injured in a house fire at 4626 Tidewater Wednesday evening. More
April 15, 2015 -- The Harris County Sheriff's Office is investigating today's high-speed police pursuit that resulted in a car crash and fatal shooting of the suspect by officers. More
April 15, 2015 -- The Houston Police Department today reported that Byron A. Edwards has been arrested on murder charges in connection with the May 29, 2014 fatal shooting of a man at 3100 Hage. More
April 15, 2015 -- The Harris County Sheriff's Office today reported that three suspects have been arrested on capital murder charges in connection with the April 8 fatal shooting of a man during a robbery at a smoke shop at 1550 Aldine Bender Road. More
April 14, 2015 -- Nassau Bay police on Monday seized 16 dogs and arrested the owner for cruelty to non-livestock animals. More
April 14, 2015 -- Houston police are investigating a robbery incident, during which an off-duty officer fatally shot the suspect, that occurred on Monday at 3 Greens Road. More
April 14, 2015 -- The Texas Department of Public Safety today announced that Mack Brady Meadows, a fugitive on the state's most wanted sex offender list, has been captured in Orange County, Texas. More
April 14, 2015 -- The Harris County District Attorney's Office today announced that the office's Extradition Unit has captured Kelvon Khan, a suspect wanted on multiple counts of aggravated sexual assault of a child and indecency with a child. More
April 14, 2015 -- The Houston Police Department today announced that the reward for information leading to the arrest of a suspect in the February 18 fatal shooting of Frank Medrano has been increased to $30,000. More w/Video
April 14, 2015 -- The Houston Police Department on Monday reported that Abel Miranda has been arrested on murder charges in connection with the fatal stabbing of a man at 7802 Westheimer. More
April 14, 2015 -- A United States Coast Guard aircrew hoisted three women off a disabled 22-foot recreational boat in Baffin Bay, north of South Padre Island, early Sunday morning. More
April 13, 2015 -- Galveston police on Saturday arrested a 23-year-old man on a firearm charge following a pursuit. More
April 13, 2015 -- The Galveston Police Department is currently enrolling people for its 41st Citizens Police Academy. More
April 13, 2015 -- The Galveston County Sheriff's Office is investigating an accidental electrical shock injury that occurred in High Island on Monday. More
April 13, 2015 -- The Houston Police Department reports that capital murder charges have been filed against Jacob Isaac Robertson for the murder of Sandra Carpio on April 2. More
April 13, 2015 -- One adult and 14 children were taken to the hospital after a major accident in northeast Houston that involved two Houston Independent School District buses. More
April 13, 2015 -- The Texas Department of Public Safety today announced that Operation Drawbridge, an initiative using motion-detection camera systems along the Texas-Mexico border, resulted in more than 29,300 apprehensions and 88,400 pounds of drugs being seized in 2014. More
April 13, 2015 -- The Galveston County District Attorney's Office today announced that Courtni Heryford was sentenced to eight years in prison on felony charges of fraudulent possession of identifying information. More
April 13, 2015 -- The League City Police Department will host a "#TogetherWeCan" Challenge in observance of National Crime Victims' Rights Week, April 19-25. More
April 13, 2015 -- Houston police are investigating several fatal traffic accidents that occurred on Houston streets during the weekend. More
April 13, 2015 -- The Houston Police Department today reported that Jesse L. Davis has been arrested on manslaughter charges in connection with the April 10 fatal shooting of a man at 11290 Fondren. More
April 13, 2015 -- The South East Texas Regional Advisory Council will host a mass casualty incident exercise Tuesday through Thursday at the Harris County Emergency Operations Center. More
April 13, 2015 -- The Harris County Sheriff's Office on Friday observed Sibling Day by recognizing several siblings who have served or still currently serve in the sheriff's office. More
April 10, 2015 -- The City of Galveston announced that registration for the 41st Citizens Police Academy is now open. More
April 10, 2015 -- The Galveston County Sheriff's Office provided an update on a homicide in San Leon that occurred Friday morning. More
April 10, 2015 -- The Galveston County Sheriff''s Office is investigating today's fatal stabbing of a man in San Leon. More
April 10, 2015 -- The Texas Department of Public Safety today announced that James Lee Matley, a fugitive on the state's most wanted list, has been arrested. More
April 10, 2015 -- The Harris County Sheriff's Office today announced its "Fugitives of the Week". More
April 10, 2015 -- Houston police are investigating the fatal shooting of a man found at 9000 Town Park Drive on Wednesday. More
April 10, 2015 -- Fort Hood in Texas today awarded Purple Heart and Defense of Freedom medals to victims and families of the November 5, 2009 shooting that occurred at the base. More w/Video
April 10, 2015 -- The Harris County Office of Homeland Security and Emergency Management has issued an advisory that severe thunderstorms are likely to move through Harris County during the weekend. More
April 09, 2015 -- The Galveston County Criminal District Attorney's Office today reported that Darryl Evans has been convicted and sentenced to 26 years in prison on felony drug possession charges. More
April 09, 2015 -- The Houston Police Department today reported that Billy Gaston Young has been arrested in connection with the March 13 sexual assault of a juvenile female at 10110 Forum Park Drive. More
April 09, 2015 -- The Harris County Sheriff's Office today released surveillance video of suspects wanted in the April 8 murder of a man at a smoke shop at 1550 Aldine Bender Road. More w/Video
April 09, 2015 -- The Texas Department of Public Safety today announced that the department rescued 48 missing or exploited children in 2014 through its Interdiction for the Protection of Children program. More
April 08, 2015 -- The Houston Fire Department on Wednesday responded to an industrial accident at 8300 Telephone and Neuhaus. More
April 08, 2015 -- The Montgomery County Sheriff's Office Gang Intelligence Unit recently conducted a month-long gang "surge" operation in conjunction with federal and state agencies to locate and arrest wanted gang members and their associates. More
April 08, 2015 -- Houston police are asking for the public's assistance in identifying four persons of interest and the owner of a vehicle of interest in numerous burglaries of vehicles in the north Houston area. More w/Video
April 08, 2015 -- The Houston Police Department on Tuesday reported that charges against Austin Birdow, a suspect arrested in the April 2 shooting of a woman at 2201 West Holcombe Boulevard, will be upgraded to murder following the victim's death on Monday. More
April 07, 2015 -- The Montgomery County Sheriff's Office today reported that two suspects have been arrested in connection with the March 16 robbery of a Walgreens store in The Woodlands. More
April 07, 2015 -- The United States Coast Guard on Monday responded to a multi-ship collision on the Mississippi River near Convent, Louisiana. More
April 07, 2015 -- The Texas Department of Public Safety today announced that a $7,500 reward is being offered for information leading to the capture of James Lee Matley, a fugitive on the state's most wanted list. More
April 07, 2015 -- The Houston Police Department has arrested a juvenile suspect in connection with the March 26 fatal shooting of a man at 4400 Buck. More
April 07, 2015 -- The Greater Harris County 9-1-1 Emergency Network on Monday recognized a second grade student at Westwood Elementary School in Friendswood as a 9-1-1 Kid Hero. More
April 07, 2015 -- The Houston Police Department on Monday reported that Donald D. Beckett has been arrested on murder and assault charges in connection with the March 3 fatal shooting of a man and wounding of two others at 8500 Cook Road. More
April 06, 2015 -- The Friendswood Police Department is investigating a robbery that occurred in the 100 block of Brandywyne on March 29. More
April 06, 2015 -- The Harris County Sheriff's Office on Monday arrested 22-year-old Dietrich Evans and charged him with aggravated assault, a first degree felony, in connection to last month's 'road rage' shooting on the North Freeway. More
April 06, 2015 -- Brenham police on Monday arrested two men in conjunction with a “bank jugging”. More
April 06, 2015 -- The Harris County Sheriff's Office today announced that the Crisis Intervention Response Teams have now diverted more than 1,000 people to emergency mental health treatment rather than placing them in jail. More
April 06, 2015 -- The Harris County Sheriff's Office today reported that a suspect has been arrested in connection with the March 20 "road rage" shooting of a driver in north Harris County. More
April 06, 2015 -- Galveston County District Clerk John D. Kinard reports that his office has digitized all of the Robert Durst Galveston County Criminal Court Files and has placed them on the Galveston County District Clerk Website for electronic public viewing. More
April 06, 2015 -- The Houston Police Department today reported that a missing man has been located, but is continuing an investigation into the use of the man's bank card during his absence. More
April 06, 2015 -- Houston police are investigating several incidents that occurred during the weekend. More
April 06, 2015 -- The Houston Police Department is investigating an incident involving a suspect who attempted to flee from police, during which an officer discharged his weapon, accidentally wounding another officer as well as the suspect. More
April 06, 2015 -- The United States Coast Guard rescued two men from an island in San Antonio Bay after their boat capsized on Saturday. More w/Video
April 05, 2015 -- The Friendswood Police Department is asking the public's help in identifying a suspect caught by surveillance cameras walking into the Friendswood 24 Hour Fitness on March 21, entering the men’s locker room, cutting the locks off of two lockers and stealing an iPhone and wallets full of credit cards. More w/Photos
April 03, 2015 -- Galveston police have charged the driver of a speeding car that hit a parked car in the 4100 block of Seawall Boulevard, killing a 54-year-old woman, with the offense of Manslaughter, a second degree felony. More
April 03, 2015 -- The United States Attorney's Office for the Eastern District of Texas today announced that 24 individuals have been indicted on drug charges related to the operation of a drug trafficking ring. More
April 03, 2015 -- The Friendswood Police Department today reported that a suspect has been arrested in connection with the burglary of a vehicle at a 24 Hour Fitness on Thursday. More
April 03, 2015 -- The Texas A&M Forest Service is hosting an exhibit of the past 100 years of the agency at the George Bush Presidential Library and Museum through November 8. More
April 03, 2015 -- Houston police are investigating the death of a woman found on Thursday at 1919 Runnels. More
April 02, 2015 -- The United States Coast Guard medevaced a man located on a disabled sailing vessel, who had been missing for 66 days, approximately 200 miles off the North Carolina coast. The news release includes video of the coast guard operation and recordings of telephone conversations between the rescued man and his father. More
April 02, 2015 -- The Montgomery County Sheriff's Office arrested two people as part of an illegal 8-liner investigation. More
April 02, 2015 -- Galveston police on Thursday responded to an accident involving a Port of Galveston Police Department vehicle at the intersection of 37th Street and Harborside Drive. More
April 02, 2015 -- The Harris County Sheriff's Office reports that a multi-agency initiative to enforce civil injunctions at the Haverstock Hills Apartments in northeast Harris County netted 32 arrests. More
April 02, 2015 -- The City of Houston Municipal Courts Department today announced that court services have resumed after the implementation of a new case management system. More
April 02, 2015 -- The Texas Department of Public Safety today announced that Floyd Montrel Moore, a fugitive on the state's most wanted sex offenders list, has turned himself in and is now in custody. More
April 02, 2015 -- The Harris County Sheriff's Office today reported that Vith "Chino" Lock has been arrested on murder charges in connection with the 2004 death of Soeuth "Mario" Nay. More
April 02, 2015 -- The Texas Department of Transportation today announced the launch of its annual "Talk, Text, Crash" campaign to urge drivers to pay attention to the road. More
April 01, 2015 -- The Galveston County District Attorney's Office announced that a jury on Wednesday convicted John Scott Knox of felony theft with two prior convictions. More
April 01, 2015 -- The United States Coast Guard today reported that a 750-foot Italian flagged oil tanker is free after grounding approximately 35 miles off the coast of Galveston on Tuesday. More w/Video
April 01, 2015 -- The Houston Police Department today reported that four suspects have been arrested on charges related to the death of a man whose remains were found at 9700 North Green River on June 17, 2013. More
April 01, 2015 -- The Texas Department of Public Safety today reported that state troopers seized more than two tons of marijuana after pulling over a tractor trailer vehicle for a routine inspection on Monday. More
April 01, 2015 -- The Texas Department of Public Safety today announced that the reward for information leading to the capture of Mack Brady Meadows, a fugitive on the state's most wanted sex offender list, has been increased to $8,000. More
April 01, 2015 -- Houston police are asking for the public's assistance in identifying two suspects wanted in the March 9 robbery of a jewelry store at 1684 Willowbrook Mall. More w/Video
April 01, 2015 -- The Houston Fire Department today responded to an 18-wheeler truck which caught fire on Interstate Highway 10 at Barker Cypress. More
April 01, 2015 -- The League City Police Department today announced the launch of its Guardian Program, which allows parents or guardians to register their children or dependent adults with the department in order to quickly reunite those unable to communicate basic information due to medical disorders with their families. More
April 01, 2015 -- The La Porte Police Department's S.W.A.T. team on Monday assisted investigators in capturing a registered sex offender. More
March 31, 2015 -- The Houston Police Department is seeking the public's assistance in locating an elderly man last seen March 2, and another individual illegally using the missing man's bank card. More
March 31, 2015 -- Texas Governor Greg Abbott today spoke at the Texas Police Chiefs Association's Annual Conference in Galveston. More
March 31, 2015 -- The La Porte Police Department today reported that a suspect was arrested on drug and weapons charges after responding to reports of a suspicious individual in the 3800 block of Redbud Drive. More
March 31, 2015 -- The Montgomery County Sheriff's Office today reported that two suspects were arrested on drug charges following the search of an apartment in The Woodlands, Texas. More
March 31, 2015 -- The Montgomery County Sheriff's Office is requesting the public's assistance in identifying a suspect in a fraud investigation. More
March 31, 2015 -- The Houston Police Department today reported that the March 26 fatal shooting of a man at 8300 Park Place will be referred to a Harris County grand jury. More
March 30, 2015 -- The Harris County Sheriff's Office today reported that Fred Hubbard has been arrested on charges of aggravated sexual assault in connection with the June 2014 sexual assault of a 63-year-old woman. More
March 30, 2015 -- The Montgomery County Sheriff's Office on Thursday arrested a suspect on possession charges following a narcotics investigation in the 1600 block of Cantrell Boulevard in Conroe, Texas. More
March 30, 2015 -- The Houston Police Department is asking for the public's assistance in locating a woman believed to have been abducted by her ex-boyfriend today at 6322 Telephone Road. More
March 30, 2015 -- The Houston Police Department is investigating Sunday's fatal hit-and-run traffic accident at 7500 East Freeway. More
March 30, 2015 -- Houston police are investigating Saturday's fatal shooting of a man at 1700 Lake Harbor Way Circle. More
March 30, 2015 -- The La Porte Police Department on Thursday arrested two suspects on drug and felony theft charges. More
March 30, 2015 -- Galveston County Commissioners Court on Tuesday will hold workshop discussions on issues related to the justice system. More
March 29, 2015 -- The Houston Fire Department reports no injuries but significant smoke and fire damage in a one alarm house fire in Northwest Houston Sunday evening. More
March 28, 2015 -- A United States Coast Guard Air Station Houston aircrew flew about five miles off Galveston to medevac a 49-year-old man suffering from heart attack symptoms Saturday morning. More w/Video
March 27, 2015 -- The Galveston County Sheriff's Office has announced the promotions of Marcus Alfred to the rank of Sargeant in the Dickinson Independent School District school liason program and James Ingrasin to the rank of Sargeant in the Reserve Division. More
March 27, 2015 -- Houston police are investigating Wednesday's fatal shooting of a man at 2001 Bering Drive. More
March 27, 2015 -- The League City Police Department today reported that a suspect was arrested on drug charges following a multi-agency effort on Thursday. More
March 27, 2015 -- The Houston Police Department today reported that Treveon Lacy has been arrested on murder charges in connection with the March 19 fatal shooting of a man at 9601 West Montgomery. More
March 27, 2015 -- The Harris County Sheriff's Office recently arrested eight suspects as part of a street racing initiative. More w/Video
March 27, 2015 -- The Harris County Sheriff's Office today announced its "Fugitives of the Week". More
March 27, 2015 -- Houston police are investigating Thursday's fatal shooting of a man at 4400 Buck. More
March 26, 2015 -- The United States Coast Guard recently helped a USCG World War II veteran celebrate his 100th birthday. More
March 26, 2015 -- The League City Police Department has announced that Gabby Romero has been named a finalist for the Smart Telecommunicator Award by Smart911. More
March 26, 2015 -- The Houston Fire Department today responded to a fire at a parking garage at 959 Frostwood Street. More
March 26, 2015 -- The Harris County Sheriff's Office today released a composite sketch of a suspect wanted in a March 20 "road rage" incident involving the shooting of a victim in the 17300 block of the Interstate 45 feeder road. More
March 26, 2015 -- League City police on Wednesday arrested a suspect on prostitution charges after receiving a tip the suspect was handing out business cards. More
March 26, 2015 -- The Houston Police Department has released surveillance video of suspects wanted for at least two "jugging" robberies at convenience stores on March 13. More w/Video
March 25, 2015 -- Houston police are investigating the fatal shooting of one man and the wounding of another at 7313 Northline Drive about 1 a.m. Wednesday. More
March 25, 2015 -- The United States Coast Guard on Monday seized a Mexican fishing boat, which was carrying long-line fishing gear and illegally caught fish approximately 5 miles north of the U.S. maritime border with Mexico. More
March 25, 2015 -- The Galveston County Sheriff's Office today reported that deputies arrested three suspects following a search for narcotics at a home in Bacliff. More
March 25, 2015 -- The Houston Police Department is investigating Tuesday's fatal shooting of two male victims at 2215 Avenida La Quinta. More
March 25, 2015 -- The Texas Department of Public Safety today announced that a $5,000 reward is being offered for information leading to the arrest of Floyd Montrel Moore, a fugitive on the state's most wanted sex offenders list. More
March 24, 2015 -- Houston police have arrested and charged a 38-year-old man in a fatal traffic accident that occurred at 13000 South Freeway the evening of March 10. More
March 24, 2015 -- Galveston police report that an anonymous donor recently helped it establish the Out of the Blue Benevolent Fund, which will allow patrol officers who find those in immediate need, to make a request for assistance to their supervisors. More
March 24, 2015 -- The Galveston Police Department is requesting the public's help in locating a couple who robbed a Valero gas station at 1927 61st Street at gunpoint on Monday night. More
March 24, 2015 -- The League City Police Department is investigating a two-vehicle accident that took place in the 2700 block of East League City Parkway on Tuesday. More
March 24, 2015 -- The Harris County Sheriff's Office will host an event on Saturday to provide free shredding of personal documents for residents. More
March 24, 2015 -- The Houston Police Department's Southeast Patrol Division will host the fifth annual "March on Crime Safety Bowl" on Wednesday at Armadilla Lanes. More
March 24, 2015 -- The League City Police Department today announced that it has joined Nextdoor, a free and private social network for neighborhoods. More
March 24, 2015 -- The Houston Police Department today released surveillance video and photos of three suspects wanted in at least seven robberies of cell phone stores and one robbery at a fast food restaurant in southwest Houston since February. More w/Video
March 23, 2015 -- The Houston Fire Department reports that there were no injuries but significant damage in a one alarm apartment fire in southeast Houston Monday evening. More
March 23, 2015 -- The Harris County Sheriff's Office has charged a couple with Super Aggravated Sexual Assault of a Child and Sexual Performance by a Child Under the Age of 14. More
March 23, 2015 -- The Houston Police Department today reported that a second suspect has been arrested on murder charges in connection with the January 9 fatal shooting of a man at 5338 Darling Street. More
March 23, 2015 -- The Harris County Sheriff's Office today reported that it has taken over an investigation into Friday's fatal shooting of a driver during a "road rage" incident on Interstate Highway 45 near Richey Road. More
March 23, 2015 -- Houston police are investigating several separate incidents involving fatal shootings that occurred during the weekend. More
March 23, 2015 -- The United States Coast Guard on Sunday medevaced an injured passenger from a cruise ship off the coast of Galveston. More
March 22, 2015 -- The United States Coast Guard pursued two Mexican fishing crews in the waters off South Texas on Friday afternoon, interdicting one of them. More
March 21, 2015 -- The City of Houston is monitoring the heavy rain is impacting the greater Houston area today and advises that areas of heavy rain could cause street flooding in low-lying areas, especially along freeway access roads. More
March 21, 2015 -- The crew aboard the United States Coast Guard Cutter Heron reports that it seized approximately 120 red snapper from the Capt. Wallace B, a U.S. flagged shrimping vessel from Brownsville on Tuesday. More
March 21, 2015 -- The Houston Police Department reports that charges have been filed against a suspect arrested for his involvement in at least three robberies in northwest Houston since February. More
March 21, 2015 -- A United States Coast Guard helicopter crew medevaced a 70-year-old man off a 29-foot recreational boat about 37 miles off Port Aransas Thursday afternoon. More
March 20, 2015 -- The Galveston Police Department reports that they have arrested and charged a 43 year old man with aggravated kidnapping in connection with an incident at the Seabreeze Apartments on Friday. More
March 20, 2015 -- Harris County Sheriff's Office deputies on Friday arrested two men who witnesses say were street racing when they caused a major accident in west Harris County. More
March 20, 2015 -- Galveston County Criminal District Attorney Jack Roady announced today that Michael Lee Grimm was found guilty in a jury trial and sentenced to 30 years in jail for the crime of first degree felony Fraudulent Possession of Identifying Information. More
March 20, 2015 -- The Galveston Police Department reports that the last two suspects wanted in connection with a home invasion robbery on February 17 have been arrested. More
March 20, 2015 -- The Galveston Police Department reports that Cleotis Ward, the man arrested for robbing the IBC Bank on March 8, has been formally charged with five additional aggravated robberies from the island. More
March 20, 2015 -- Galveston Police Chief Henry Porretto today announced that the newly formed Traffic Safety Unit will implement new tactics in promoting safe driving in Galveston. More
March 20, 2015 -- AT&T today issued tips for consumers to be able to be prepared and be able to communicate following a storm event. More
March 20, 2015 -- The Montgomery County Sheriff's Office today released photos of two suspects wanted in connection with thefts in the Splendora area. More
March 20, 2015 -- The Houston Police Department today reported that drug and alcohol charges have been filed against a suspect in connection with the death of a woman at 425 North Sam Houston Parkway East on May 17. More
March 20, 2015 -- Houston police are investigating Thursday's fatal shooting of a man at 9601 West Montgomery. More
March 20, 2015 -- The Houston Police Department is investigating Thursday's fatal shooting of a man at 9550 Longpoint. More
March 20, 2015 -- The Montgomery County Sheriff's Office today issued a warning regarding a scam involving callers claiming to represent a local government entity and demanding payments from victims. More
March 20, 2015 -- The Harris County Sheriff's Office on Thursday announced its "Fugitives of the Week". More
March 19, 2015 -- The Galveston Police Department is searching for a 51 year old man who has been missing for several days. More
March 19, 2015 -- The Galveston Police Department will host a news conference on Friday at the Galveston County Law Enforcement Facility to announce the launch of a newly formed Traffic Safety Unit and a new method of reducing accidents and increasing public safety. More
March 19, 2015 -- The Montgomery County Sheriff's Office today reported that recent investigations at two businesses in the 800 block of Aldine Mail Route in Houston resulted in two arrests and seizure of approximately two pounds of methamphetamine, as well as numerous firearms and drug paraphernalia. More
March 19, 2015 -- The La Porte Police Department recently hosted an open house for the city's new Animal Shelter and Adoption Center. More
March 19, 2015 -- The Houston Police Department today released surveillance photos of two suspects wanted in connection with the March 7 robbery of a store at 3420 West Little York. More
March 18, 2015 -- Update: The Houston Fire Department reports that two people taken to a local hospital for injuries suffered in an apartment fire a 1500 Sandy Springs early remain in the hospital and are expected to survive. More
March 18, 2015 -- The Harris County Institute of Forensic Sciences is requesting the public's assistance in locating the next of kin for two deceased individuals. More
March 18, 2015 -- Houston police are seeking the public's assistance in identifying a suspect or suspects believed responsible for at least three robberies in northwest Houston since February. More
March 17, 2015 -- University of Houston President Renu Khator has placed the Epsilon Xi chapter of Sigma Chi Fraternity on immediate suspension following allegations of hazing. More
March 17, 2015 -- The Houston Fire Department reports that 18 students have been transported to local hospitals for precautionary reasons after a school bus collision with an 18-wheeler on the Southwest Freeway this afternoon. More
March 17, 2015 -- The Harris County Sheriff's Office today reminded residents to be responsible for today's St. Patrick's Day festivities and designate a sober driver if drinking. More
March 17, 2015 -- The Texas Department of Public Safety today announced that Daniel Carroll Wright and Mack Houston, Jr., both fugitives on the state's most wanted sex offenders list, were recently captured. More
March 17, 2015 -- The La Porte Police Department recently arrested two suspects following an inspection of a massage parlor in the 1300 block of West Fairmont Parkway. More
March 16, 2015 -- The La Porte Police Department on Friday arrested a suspect in connection with a car theft in Dickinson. More
March 16, 2015 -- Houston police are investigating Sunday's fatal auto-pedestrian traffic accident at 10600 West Sam Houston Parkway South, on the service road. More
March 16, 2015 -- The Friendswood Police Department today provided tips to prevent crimes during the spring break holiday. More
March 16, 2015 -- The Montgomery County Sheriff's Office today is investigating an armed robbery that occurred at a business in the 3600 block of College Park Drive in The Woodlands. More
March 16, 2015 -- The Texas Department of Public Safety's Texas Joint Crime Information Center was recently recognized by the Texas Legislature as the 2014 "Fusion center of the Year". More
March 16, 2015 -- The League City Police Department will host its annual Community Outreach Golf Tournament on April 13. More
March 16, 2015 -- The United States Coast Guard on Friday pursued four separate Mexican fishing crews in the waters off South Texas in attempts to prevent illegal fishing in U.S. waters. More w/Video
March 16, 2015 -- The Houston Police Department is investigating Saturday's fatal shooting of two men at 4514 Oak Shadows. More
March 16, 2015 -- The Houston Police Department today reported that Larry Taylor, a suspect wanted in connection with at least two robberies in north and southeast Houston since January, has been arrested on charges of aggravated robbery with a deadly weapon. More w/Video
March 13, 2015 -- The Harris County Sheriff's Office today announced its "Fugitives of the Week". More
March 13, 2015 -- The Houston Police Department on Thursday arrested two juvenile suspects on capital murder charges in connection with the fatal shooting of a man at 202 Tuam. More
March 13, 2015 -- The United States Coast Guard on Thursday responded to a man who was found unresponsive at Surfside beach, assisting the Brazoria County Sheriff's Office in attempts to resuscitate him. More
March 12, 2015 -- League City police recently made two arrests in its investigation of storage unit burglaries. More
March 12, 2015 -- The Houston-Galveston Area Council advises motorists that its Regional Driving While Intoxicated Task Force will be operating over Spring Break. More
March 12, 2015 -- Galveston County Criminal District Attorney Jack Roady on Thursday announced that law enforcement agencies across Galveston County will be working together to conduct No Refusal Operations for both upcoming weekends of Spring Break and St. Patrick's Day. More
March 12, 2015 -- Harris County Sheriff Adrian Garcia on Tuesday announced his support of Texas House Bill 1100, which would address early childhood education and access to pre-kindergarten for Texas children. More
March 12, 2015 -- The La Porte Police Department is investigating the February 25 burglary of a gas station at 9000 Spencer Highway. More
March 12, 2015 -- Houston Police are investigating the death of a man whose body was found at 6605 Hogue today. More
March 12, 2015 -- The Houston Police Department today released surveillance video and photos of suspects wanted in connection with the January 13 robbery of a game room at 13990 Westheimer. More w/Video
March 12, 2015 -- College of the Mainland's Fire Academy recently held training at a home set to be demolished after it had been damaged during Hurricane Ike. More
March 12, 2015 -- The Houston Ship Channel reopened today after responders successfully moved the Carla Maersk, a chemical tanker damaged in a collision with another vessel on Monday, out of the channel. More
March 11, 2015 -- Texas Department of State Health Services has advised that it will issue “Fish and Shellfish Consumption Advisories” as needed following the Morgan’s Point Collision, but recommends that "fishermen need to exercise common sense: do not eat fish or shellfish that has a chemical odor (similar to turpentine)". More
March 11, 2015 -- Responders today began to execute salvage plans for the damaged tanker Carla Maersk, one of two ships involved in a collision on the Houston Ship Channel on Monday. More
March 11, 2015 -- Galveston police are searching for a suspect in connection with a shooting at a gas station at the intersection of 45th Street and Avenue J on Tuesday. More
March 11, 2015 -- The La Porte Police Department today reported that police arrested two brothers, one a juvenile, in connection with the March 6 theft of a vehicle in the 10200 block of Catlett Lane. More
March 11, 2015 -- Congressman Brian Babin today surveyed the damage and response to a collision between two ships on the Houston Ship Channel. More
March 11, 2015 -- The City of Houston, Interfaith Ministries for Greater Houston and regional emergency response agencies will host a faith community preparedness event on March 26 to discuss how faith communities can be better prepared for disasters. More
March 11, 2015 -- The Galveston Police Department will increase enforcement efforts on the island's west end beaches in response to increased crowds visiting the island during spring break. More
March 11, 2015 -- The Harris County Sheriff's Office on Tuesday announced that officers and K9 units with the office recently took the top three positions at the Hard Dog/Fast Dog Competition at the Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo. More
March 10, 2015 -- One of two vessels that collided on the Houston Ship Channel was safely moved today, as responders continued air and water monitoring and a helicopter flyover pinpointed a narrow sheen in the water as a result of the incident. More
March 10, 2015 -- The United States Coast Guard on Sunday interdicted a Mexican fishing crew in the waters off South Texas with approximately 475 pounds of illegally caught red snapper. More
March 10, 2015 -- The City of Shoreacres has posted a news release stressing tht the full effects of Monday's ship collision is unknown, suggesting that fish taken from Galveston Bay water in Shoreacres not be eaten until the proper officials have had an opportunity to determine the risk, if any. More
March 10, 2015 -- The Texas Department of Public Safety today released its "Operation Strong Safety" report. More
March 10, 2015 -- The Houston Police Department today announced the top ten makes of vehicles reported stolen in February. More
March 10, 2015 -- The Houston Police Department is launching a Positive Interaction Program, monthly meetings with citizens featuring speakers from throughout the department on various topics. More w/Video
March 09, 2015 -- The Harris County Sheriff's Office today reported that charges have been filed against a suspect who shot and killed a dog at the Bay Area Dog Park on January 25. More
March 09, 2015 -- The Harris County Office of Homeland Security & Emergency Management today announced that Public Information Officer Francisco Sánchez has been named the University of Houston Masters of Public Administration Public Official of the Year. More
March 09, 2015 -- Houston City Council will hold a special meeting on Friday regarding a proposed agreement between the city and the Houston Firefighters Relief and Retirement Fund concerning firefighter pensions. More
March 09, 2015 -- The Houston Police Department today released surveillance video and photos of a suspect wanted in connection with the February 19 robbery of a gas station at 23696 Eastex Freeway. More w/Video
March 09, 2015 -- The United States Coast Guard has provided a photo and video of the chemical tanker Carla Maersk, which sits at anchor off Morgans Point, Texas, after being involved in a collision with the bulk carrier Conti Peridot on Monday. More w/Video
March 08, 2015 -- The Galveston Police Department has arrested and charged a 55-year-old man with the robbery of the IBC Bank on the Seawall on Friday. More
March 08, 2015 -- The National Weather Service has issued a Flash Flood Watch for Houston from 1 a.m. Monday through Monday evening. More
March 07, 2015 -- Chambers County Sheriff Brian Hawthorne reported on Saturday that two men from Baytown have been arrested on the charge of Capital Murder in the deaths of the two teens found earlier in the week in Chambers County. More
March 07, 2015 -- The Houston Fire Department reports that the Houston Arson Bureau is investigating a two-alarm apartment fire in northwest Houston. More
March 06, 2015 -- Houston Mayor Annise Parker and the Houston Firefighters Relief and Retirement Fund have finalized a three-year agreement that will cap escalating taxpayer contributions to the pension system; council members and candidates post comments. More
March 06, 2015 -- Galveston police on Friday responded to a bank robbery and captured the suspect moments after. More
March 06, 2015 -- Galveston police on Thursday arrested two individuals during a narcotics operation in the 3800 block of Avenue R. More
March 06, 2015 -- The Galveston Police Department announced that City of Galveston Emergency Management Coordinator Charlie Kelly on Tuesday was presented the Emergency Management Association of Texas “Lou Harrell” Emergency Manager of the Year Award. More
March 06, 2015 -- Chambers County Sheriff Brian Hawthorne reports that a warrant has been issued for 20 year old Brandon Alejandro Flores for the charge of Capital Murder of two victims on Thursday. More
March 06, 2015 -- The Nassau Bay Police Department, along with the Lakeview Police Department, on Thursday arrested a suspect in connection with an identity theft complaint. More
March 06, 2015 -- The Texas Department of Public Safety has announced that it will increase DWI patrols for the spring break holidays in Texas. More
March 06, 2015 -- The Sugar Land Police Department on Thursday released surveillance photos and video of two suspects who robbed a bank at 14121 Southwest Freeway. More
March 06, 2015 -- The Texas Department of Public Safety on Thursday announced that a $3,000 reward is being offered for information leading to the arrest of Daniel "Buzzard" Wright, a fugitive on the state's most wanted sex offenders list. More
March 06, 2015 -- The Harris County Sheriff's Office has announced its "Fugitives of the Week". More
March 06, 2015 -- The Houston Police Department today released surveillance video in connection with the March 2 fatal shooting of one man and wounding of another at 9126 Cullen Boulevard. More w/Video
March 05, 2015 -- The Galveston Police Department is asking the public for help in locating a 19-year-old shooting suspect. More
March 05, 2015 -- The Harris County Sheriff's Office today reported that two deputies located two children who were declared missing after being taken by their grandmother on Wednesday. More
March 05, 2015 -- The Houston Police Department today released surveillance video of a suspect wanted in connection with the December 22 fatal stabbing of a man found at 6107 Antha. More w/Video
March 05, 2015 -- The Montgomery County Sheriff's Office on Wednesday reported that a suspect has been arrested on two counts of burglary of a building in connection with the February 1 burglary of a commercial shopping center located at 10535 FM 1097. More
March 04, 2015 -- The United States Coast Guard reported that a mariner located three overdue boaters Tuesday aground in their recreational boat in the Intracoastal Waterway a few miles south of the mouth of the Arroyo Colorado River. More
March 04, 2015 -- The Kemah Citizens Police Academy Alumni Association is inviting the public to its 13th Annual Cops and Crawfish Festival and Silent Auction on April 11. More
March 04, 2015 -- The Harris County Sheriff's Office today reported that it is utilizing a "Skywatch" tower during the Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo to prevent car break-ins and other crimes during the event. More
March 04, 2015 -- The Harris County Sheriff's Office today reported that four suspects have been arrested in connection to an identity theft ring operating in East Harris County. More
March 04, 2015 -- The Houston Police Department today reported that a recent prostitution "round-up" investigation resulted in the arrest of 64 suspects. More w/Video
March 04, 2015 -- Houston police are awaiting autopsy results in the deaths of a man and his daughter found at 15276 Chipman Lane about 6 a.m. on Tuesday. More
March 04, 2015 -- Texas Department of Public Safety Director Steven McCraw has issued a statement regarding the passing of former DPS Director Dudley Thomas who died on Tuesday in Webster. More
March 03, 2015 -- The Galveston Police Department is asking the public's help in locating a man who robbed a Subway Restaurant on 61st Street on Monday. More
March 03, 2015 -- The League City Police Department today reported that Joseph Dvon Depina Correia has been arrested on arson charges in connection with the January 21 house fire in the 1200 block of Second Street. More
March 03, 2015 -- The Houston Police Department today released surveillance video and photos of a suspect wanted in connection with two robberies that occurred in Houston since January. More w/Video
March 03, 2015 -- The Federal Bureau of Investigation today released a composite sketch of a suspect in the robbery and murder of Brinks guard Alvin Kinney on February 12 in Houston. More
March 03, 2015 -- The Friendswood Police Department today reported that two recent traffic stops resulted in five arrests related to possession of methamphetamine. More
March 03, 2015 -- Houston Police are investigating the fatal shooting of one man and wounding of another at 9126 Cullen Boulevard on Monday. More
March 03, 2015 -- The Coast Guard suspended the search for the missing kayaker in Galveston Bay Monday, after exhausting search efforts through the weekend with partner agencies and other assistance. More
March 02, 2015 -- Houston police report that charges have been filed against a suspect arrested in the fatal shooting of three males at 5022 Mallow #3 about 6:50 p.m. on February 25. More
March 02, 2015 -- The Texas Department of Public Safety is encouraging customers to take advantage of early renewals, online services, or the state's driver license mega centers when renewing their license or identification during the weeks surrounding spring break. More
March 02, 2015 -- The Texas Department of Public Safety today announced that a $10,000 reward is being offered for information leading to the arrest of Eusebio DeLeon, a fugitive on the state's most wanted list. More
March 02, 2015 -- The Harris County Sheriff's Office today issued a reminder on the importance of gun safety after two incidents during the weekend resulting in the deaths of two toddlers from apparent self-inflicted gunshot wounds. More
March 02, 2015 -- The Houston Police Department is investigating Friday's fatal shooting of a man found at 3015 North MacGregor Way. More
March 02, 2015 -- The Sugar Land Police Department is searching for a suspect involved in thefts from vehicles and a garage in the 3100 block of Redcliff on December 30. More
March 02, 2015 -- The United States Attorney's Office for the Western District of Texas on Friday announced that Marcus Deshawn Wright of San Antonio has been sentenced to two life imprisonment terms for sex trafficking of minors. More
February 28, 2015 -- The United States Coast Guard is searching for a 23-year-old man wearing a full blue rain suit and holding onto a dark green 16-foot kayak with an 8-foot blue kayak drifting nearby after overturning Saturday morning near South Deer Island. More
February 28, 2015 -- United States Coast Guard boat and air crews rescued a 64-year-old man after his oyster boat went aground and began taking on water in Matagorda Bay early Friday morning and rescued another man after his oyster boat went aground in the same area Friday afternoon More w/Photos
February 27, 2015 -- The United States Coast Guard interdicted a Mexican fishing crew in the waters off South Texas early Thursday morning with 445 pounds of illegally caught red snapper. More
February 27, 2015 -- The Galveston County District Attorney's Office today announced that Calvin Joe McCollum, aka Gary Wymore, has been convicted on felony charges of driving while intoxicated, and was sentenced to 30 years in jail. More
February 27, 2015 -- The Houston Fire Department today responded to a car in the bayou near 1180 Blalock Road. More
February 27, 2015 -- The Galveston County Sheriff's Office on Thursday arrested James Wesly Harmon, a fugitive from Louisiana for threats against a state judicial district judge. More
February 27, 2015 -- The Galveston County Sheriff's Office recently made eight arrests in Galveston and one in Dickinson during a felony warrant sweep. More
February 27, 2015 -- The Harris County Sheriff's Office today announced its "Fugitives of the Week". More
February 27, 2015 -- The Navy Reserve will celebrate its 100th anniversary on March 3 with a series of events in Washington, D.C. More w/Video
February 27, 2015 -- The Friendswood Police Department on Thursday arrested three suspects on vehicle burglary and drug possession charges following a reported vehicle break-in. More
February 27, 2015 -- The Houston Fire Department reports no injuries but significant damage at an early morning two-alarm apartment fire at 10910 Gulf Freeway. More
February 26, 2015 -- The Montgomery County Sheriff's Office today reported that an investigation resulted in arrests on prostitution charges for four suspects. More
February 26, 2015 -- The Houston Police Department has released a video providing tips on what citizens should do when stopped in a motor vehicle or detained by an officer. More
February 26, 2015 -- The Chambers County Sheriff's Office is investigating a robbery that occurred on February 20 at a restaurant in Winnie, Texas. More
February 26, 2015 -- The Houston Police Department is investigating Wednesday's fatal shooting of three men at 5022 Mallow. More
February 26, 2015 -- Harris County Attorney Vince Ryan today announced that he has won a temporary injunction requiring an after-hours night club in Houston to take action to reduce crime at the facility. More
February 25, 2015 -- The Houston Fire Department reports that there was heavy smoke but no injuries in an early evening warehouse fire at Mercedes-Benz Greenway. More
February 25, 2015 -- The Galveston County District Attorney's Office announced that a jury on Wednesday sentenced Lazaro Renovato to three years of prison for the third degree felony offense of driving while intoxicated. More
February 25, 2015 -- The Galveston County District Attorney's Office announced that a jury on Wednesday sentenced Brandon Marlo Miller to 65 years in the Institutional Division of the Texas Department of Criminal Justice and a $5,000 fine for the 2012 murder of Robert Mitchell Lyles. More
February 25, 2015 -- The Galveston County Sheriff's Office today reported that a suspect was arrested following a drug raid at 19 Dolphin in the unincorporated area of Bayou Vista. More
February 25, 2015 -- The City of League City today announced that the city will participate in the annual Great Texas Warrant Roundup, which launches on March 7. More
February 25, 2015 -- The Galveston County District Attorney's Office on Tuesday announced that Prentis Venzant has been convicted of unauthorized use of a motor vehicle in connection with a stolen vehicle incident in Galveston. More
February 24, 2015 -- The Galveston County District Attorney's Office announced that a jury on Tuesday convicted James Jesse Hubbard of robbery, a second degree felony. More
February 24, 2015 -- The Houston Fire Department has announced plans for services and a processional for HFD Captain Dwight Bazile, who collapsed on a fire scene last week. More
February 24, 2015 -- Harris County District Attorney Devon Anderson today announced that her office will provide prosecutors to staff the new Misdemeanor Veterans' Court. More
February 24, 2015 -- The Houston Police Department today reported that Eric Andrew Martinez has been arrested on murder charges in connection with the February 22 fatal stabbing of a man at 3104 Garrow. More
February 24, 2015 -- The City of Missouri City today announced that it will participate in the 2015 Great Texas Warrant Round-Up. More
February 24, 2015 -- The Houston Police Department today released a composite sketch of a suspect wanted in the February 17 fatal shooting of a man at 8300 Twin Hills Drive. More
February 24, 2015 -- The Houston Fire Department reports significant damage but no injuries in a two alarm fire at the Louisville Apartments in Southwest Houston early this morning. More
February 23, 2015 -- Galveston police recently arrested two people during the execution of a narcotics search warrant in the 1100 block of 32nd Street. More
February 23, 2015 -- Friendswood police reported that two of its officers were transported to a hospital late Thursday for treatment of suspected carbon monoxide poisoning. More
February 23, 2015 -- The Federal Bureau of Investigation announced that a digital billboard campaign has been launched as Houston area law enforcement agencies search for the killers of Alvin Kinney, a Brinks armored guard. More
February 23, 2015 -- The Texas Department of Public Safety today announced that a $5,000 reward is being offered for information leading to the arrest of Iris Iliana Rodriguez, a fugitive on the state's most wanted list. More
February 23, 2015 -- The Galveston Police Department is searching for Clifton Dixon and James Washington, who are wanted in connection with a February 17 home invasion robbery in the 1300 block of 41st Street. More
February 23, 2015 -- The Galveston County Sheriff's Office is investigating the death of a man, later identified as Carlos Armin Quesada-Martinez, whose body was found on the beach between Gilcrest and High Island Sunday morning. More
February 23, 2015 -- The Houston Fire Department today advised residents to take precautions when using space heaters, fireplaces and other heating sources due to anticipated cold temperatures tonight. More
February 23, 2015 -- The Texas Department of Public Safety today reported that Carlos Lopez Isaac, a sex offender on the state's most wanted list, has been taken into custody after he turned himself in on February 16. More
February 23, 2015 -- The Houston Police Department today reported that Andre DeWayne Buford, Jr. has been arrested on capital murder charges in connection with the February 11 fatal assault of a man at 6345 Windswept. More
February 23, 2015 -- The Harris County Office of Homeland Security and Emergency Management today issued an alert regarding an arctic airmass moving through Texas, which could bring freezing rain to large parts of the region. More
February 23, 2015 -- The Houston Police Department today reported that Curtis Friday Odigie has been arrested on murder charges in connection with the January 9 fatal shooting of a man at 5338 Darling. More
February 23, 2015 -- The City of Seabrook's Municipal Court and Seabrook Police Department have announced that they will participate in the 2015 Great Texas Warrant Round-Up in March. More
February 23, 2015 -- The Houston Police Department is urging pedestrians to be cautious in and around Houston's roadways. More w/Video
February 21, 2015 -- Houston Fire Department Captain Dwight Bazile died at Memorial Hermann Hospital on Saturday, two days after he collapsed while fighting a fire in the 6400 block of England Street on Thursday. More
February 21, 2015 -- Chambers County Sheriff Brian Hawthorne reports that his deputies and marine units assisted on Saturday in the annual Texas Abandoned Crab Trap Removal Program. More
February 21, 2015 -- The Texas Department of Public Safety is assisting federal and local authorities with the ongoing disturbance at the Willacy County Correctional Center, which houses federal detainees. More
February 20, 2015 -- Galveston police recently arrested two men for shooting residents during a home invasion and are in search of two more suspects. More
February 20, 2015 -- Houston police have released surveillance video and a composite sketch of a possible suspect in the fatal shooting of a man at 720 South Ella Creek about 7:35 a.m. on Wednesday. More
February 20, 2015 -- The Texas Department of Public Safety is now accepting applications for an advanced recruit school designed for current Texas law enforcement officers who are interested in becoming Highway Patrol Troopers. More
February 20, 2015 -- The League City Police Department on Thursday arrested two suspects on charges of burglary of a motor vehicle after police observed the suspects running from a parked vehicle in the 400 block of Dunes Ridge Way. More
February 20, 2015 -- The Houston Police Department today reported that Victor L. Williams has been arrested on murder charges in connection with the fatal stabbing of his girlfriend on Thursday at 9002 Sterlingshire. More
February 20, 2015 -- The United States Coast Guard on Thursday medevaced a crewmember from a tanker off the Galveston coast after the crewmember had fallen from a ladder and showed signs of a heart attack. More w/Video
February 20, 2015 -- The Houston Fire Department today issued an update regarding the status of Captain Dwight Bazile, who was injured while responding to a house fire at England and Crosby on Thursday. More
February 19, 2015 -- The Harris County Sheriff's Office has released its Wanted Fugitives of the Week list. More
February 19, 2015 -- Houston police are asking for the public's help in identifying a suspect wanted in the fatal shooting of a man at 720 South Ella Creek about 7:35 a.m. on Wednesday More
February 19, 2015 -- The La Porte Police Department today reported that a suspect has been arrested in connection with the theft of a vehicle. More
February 19, 2015 -- The Houston Police Department is investigating Wednesday's fatal shooting of a woman in an apparent attempted murder-suicide at 7777 Greenbriar. More
February 19, 2015 -- The Harris County Sheriff's Office today reported that three suspects have been arrested in connection with at least three armed robberies in the Houston/Harris County area. More
February 19, 2015 -- The Sugar Land Police Department today announced that the crime rate in the city has reached a historic low. More
February 18, 2015 -- The Galveston County District Attorney's Office has announced that a jury on Tuesday convicted William Cody Thompson of two counts of the third degree felony charge of possession of child pornography. More
February 18, 2015 -- The Houston Police Department is investigating today's fatal shooting of a man at 8520 Bissonnet. More
February 18, 2015 -- The Houston Police Department is investigating Tuesday's fatal shooting of a man at 8300 Twin Hills Drive. More
February 18, 2015 -- The Sugar Land Police Department will launch a new online crime map, which will provide a regional perspective on crimes occurring in Sugar Land and surrounding jurisdictions, on March 2. More
February 18, 2015 -- The United States Coast Guard on Monday rescued a family of four from a grounded recreational boat near Port Mansfield, Texas. More /Video
February 18, 2015 -- The Houston Fire Department reports significant damage but no injuries in a two-alarm apartment fire on Brookglade Circle early this morning. More
February 18, 2015 -- The United States Coast Guard reports that a fishing vessel trapped in Antarctic ice 900-miles northeast of McMurdo Sound, Antarctica, for nearly two weeks is free following an international rescue operation that ended successfully on Sunday. More
February 17, 2015 -- A Bryan Judge has sentenced Reginald Brew of Houston, a Brinks Security employee, to 22 years in prison on two counts of Aggravated Robbery for the armed robbery of a business he was being paid to protect. More
February 17, 2015 -- The Friendswood Police Department has posted a news release about an inmate who stole a cell phone from a bail bondsman in full view of a video camera in the lobby of the jail. More
February 17, 2015 -- The Texas Department of Public Safety today announced that a $3,000 reward is being offered for information leading to the arrest of Mack Brady Meadows from Beaumont, who is on the state's most wanted sex offenders list. More
February 17, 2015 -- The Galveston Police Department is investigating a robbery that took place at a residence in the 1300 block of 41st Street, during which two residents of the home were shot. More
February 17, 2015 -- The Houston Fire Department today rescued a construction worker from a trench at a construction site at 609 Main Street. More
February 16, 2015 -- The Sugar Land Police Department recently named Sargeant Matt Levan as the 2014 Officer of the Year. More
February 16, 2015 -- Galveston County Criminal District Attorney Jack Roady announced on Monday that a total of twenty-one DWI arrests were processed through the No Refusal operations conducted county-wide during Mardi Gras. More
February 16, 2015 -- The Houston Fire Department today issued a statement regarding an ongoing investigation into Friday's fire at the Quba Islamic Center. More
February 16, 2015 -- The La Porte Police Department on Sunday responded to a fatal motorcycle accident at Bay Area Boulevard. More
February 16, 2015 -- The Galveston Police Department on Sunday responded to a large group of motorcycles driving recklessly while proceeding along Interstate Highway 45 over the causeway. More
February 16, 2015 -- The Houston Police Department today reported that a second suspect has been arrested in the February 11 fatal shooting of one woman and wounding of another at 7925 FM 1960. More
February 16, 2015 -- The La Porte Police Department will officially open its new Animal Adoption Center on Friday. More
February 16, 2015 -- The Galveston Police Department's Animal Services Unit and the Galveston Island Human Society will offer the "Fix Felix for Free" program, providing free neutering of male cats for Galveston residents, on Wednesday. More
February 15, 2015 -- A United States Coast Guard Cutter has freed a vessel from Antarctic ice and has towed it to open water. More w/photos
February 15, 2015 -- The Galveston Police Department reports that two people died in an early morning accident on the Seawall on Sunday. More
February 14, 2015 -- The Houston Fire Department reports that six people were injured in an early morning apartment fire at 3737 Hilcroft. More
February 13, 2015 -- The Houston Fire Department reports heavy fire, smoke and water damage in a fire at the Quba Islamic Institute at 730 FM 1959. More
February 13, 2015 -- The Texas Department of Public Safety reported that it made 645 Driving While Intoxicated arrests during a 15-day special enforcement period from December 19, 2014 to January 2, 2015. More
February 13, 2015 -- The Houston Police Department today identified the victims of a shooting on Wednesday at 7925 FM 1960, which left one woman dead and another wounded. More
February 13, 2015 -- The Houston Police Department is investigating Thursday's fatal shooting of a man at 5718 Westheimer. More
February 13, 2015 -- The Houston Fire Department today responded to a one-alarm fire at a church at 730 FM 1959. More
February 13, 2015 -- The Harris County Sheriff's Office today announced its "Fugitives of the Week". More
February 12, 2015 -- Galveston police have arrested two people at an apartment complex on Heards Lane and charged them with possession of controlled substance. More
February 12, 2015 -- The Galveston Police Department on Wednesday arrested a 33 year old man who was wanted for Capital Murder in San Antonio. More
February 12, 2015 -- A United States Coast Guard crew is en route to assist a 207-foot fishing vessel with 26 people aboard beset in ice approximately 900 miles northeast of McMurdo Sound in Antarctica. More
February 12, 2015 -- Chambers County Sheriff Brian Hawthorne reports the arrest of a Winnie area woman for possession of crystal meth. More
February 12, 2015 -- The Houston Police Department is investigating the fatal shooting of a man found at 10402 Bretton. More
February 12, 2015 -- The Texas Department of Public Safety today presented a Life Saving Award to Sergeant Trent Price, a trooper in Denton, Texas, for his outstanding services. More
February 12, 2015 -- The Houston Police Department is investigating Wednesday's fatal shooting of one woman and wounding of another at 7925 FM 1960. More
February 12, 2015 -- Houston Police are investigating the death of a man found at 7600 Buffalo Speedway on Wednesday. More
February 12, 2015 -- The Houston Police Department today reported that two suspects have been arrested in connection with an incident on February 10 involving an exchange of gunfire between one suspect and a police officer. More
February 11, 2015 -- The Houston Police Department is investigating Tuesday's fatal shooting of a man and wounding of another at 7979 Antoine. More
February 10, 2015 -- The Texas Department of Public Safety today announced that a $5,000 reward is being offered for information leading to the capture of Carlos Lopez Isaac, who is on the state's most wanted sex offenders list. More
February 10, 2015 -- The Houston Police Department today released surveillance video and photos of a suspect wanted in the January 26 robbery of a business at 3501 Jensen. More w/Video
February 10, 2015 -- The Houston Police Department today reported that Richard N. Fisher has been arrested on murder charges in connection with the death of a woman found at 1617 Marlin on Sunday. More
February 09, 2015 -- Friendswood police reported that it made three drunk driving arrests during the first weekend of Mardi Gras. More
February 09, 2015 -- League City police on Saturday arrested a 58-year-old man for enticing a child. More
February 09, 2015 -- Houston police are investigating the death of a woman found on Sunday at 1617 Marlin. More
February 09, 2015 -- The Houston Police Department is investigating Saturday's fatal shooting of a man at 6118 Clarewood Drive. More
February 09, 2015 -- Houston Mayor Annise Parker today announced that a proposed new contract agreement has been developed between the city and the Houston Police Officers Union. More
February 09, 2015 -- Houston police are investigating the death of a man who was found unresponsive at his home on Sunday, after he had been in an altercation with neighbors. More
February 09, 2015 -- The Houston Police Department today identified the victim of a January 23 fatal shooting at 10215 Beechnut as James Miller Rogers. More
February 09, 2015 -- The Houston Fire Department today responded to a fire at an apartment building at 12770 Rodeo Square. More
February 09, 2015 -- The Houston Police Department is investigating Saturday's shooting of a woman and apparent suicide of her estranged husband at 9602 Marlive Lane. More
February 09, 2015 -- The Sugar Land Police Department is searching for a suspect wanted in connection with the theft of packages from a house in the 5900 block of Oak Place Drive on January 15-16. More
February 08, 2015 -- United States Coast Guard crews rescued four Mexican nationals from their sinking boat Saturday, after they were spotted illegally fishing north of the U.S./Mexico maritime border. More
February 06, 2015 -- The Texas Department of Public Safety released a statement regarding the driver license fingerprinting process. More
February 06, 2015 -- The Harris County Sheriff's Office on Friday held a news conference announcing the decision to allow a Sikh deputy to serve with Sikhism’s articles of faith, including turban and beard. More w/Video
February 06, 2015 -- Austin City Council, in a special meeting on Thursday, voted to approve a resolution relating to the Fire Department’s hiring process, diversity in the department, collective bargaining process and budget. More
February 06, 2015 -- The La Porte Police Department today reported that investigators charged three suspects in connection with code violations found at massage establishments in the city. More
February 06, 2015 -- The Galveston Police Department is searching for two suspects wanted in connection with a home invasion that took place on Thursday at 3916 Avenue G. More
February 06, 2015 -- The Galveston County Sheriff's Office today reported that the special crimes unit arrested a Terrence Young on felony drug charges on Thursday following a search of his residence in Texas City. More
February 06, 2015 -- Houston Police Chief Charles A. McClelland, Jr. today announced that the Houston Police Department received a record low number of internal affairs complaints filed by citizens against officers in 2014. More w/Video
February 06, 2015 -- The Harris County Sheriff's Office today announced its "Fugitives of the Week". More
February 06, 2015 -- The Houston Police Department on Thursday released surveillance video and photos of suspects wanted in connection with at least four robberies of check cashing businesses in southwest Houston since January. More w/Video
February 05, 2015 -- The Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office is requesting the public’s assistance in identifying several individuals in connection with numerous fraudulent use of credit/debit card and theft of identity cases. More
February 05, 2015 -- The Galveston Police Department will be stepping up enforcement during the two weekends of Mardi Gras in accordance with the announcement of the “No Refusal” weekend declared by the Galveston County District Attorney’s Office. More
February 05, 2015 -- Houston Police Chief Charles A. McClelland, Jr. will host a town hall meeting on Saturday at the Texas Southern University Campus. More
February 05, 2015 -- The United States Coast Guard today announced the launch of its redesigned Boating Safety website. More
February 05, 2015 -- The Sugar Land Police Department is investigating a report of an armed robbery that occurred on January 22 near a bank at 14060 Highway 59. More
February 05, 2015 -- The Galveston Police Department on Wednesday reported that Ray Arespe has been arrested on charges of indecency with a child after an investigation into allegations of an 8-year-old girl being touched inappropriately. More
February 05, 2015 -- The Houston Police Department is investigating Tuesday's fatal shooting of a man at 4700 Arvilla Lane. More
February 05, 2015 -- Galveston County Criminal District Attorney Jack Roady on Wednesday announced that his office will work with law enforcement agencies across Galveston County in sponsoring "No-Refusal" operations during both weekends of Mardi Gras. More
February 04, 2015 -- Galveston police seeks the public's assistance in locating the suspect in a possible dog poisoning. More
February 04, 2015 -- Harris County Sheriff Adrian Garcia on Tuesday participated in a live teleconference hosted by the White House. More
February 04, 2015 -- The Galveston County Attorney's Office on Wednesday announced that a jury convicted Gary James Cox of the felony offenses of Aggravated Sexual Assault of a Child, Attempted Sexual Performance of a Child, and Failure to Register as a Sex Offender. More
February 04, 2015 -- The Galveston Police Department has issued an all clear situation after a lockdown was called at Galveston College earlier today. More
February 04, 2015 -- The Houston Police Department today reported that Nathaniel Davis has been arrested on capital murder and aggravated assault charges in connection with Tuesday's fatal stabbing of a man and wounding of a woman at 3031 Sumpter Street. More
February 04, 2015 -- The Houston Police Department today reported that Isaac Tiharihondi has been arrested on two counts of capital murder in connection with the February 2 deaths of his parents, Israel and Dorcus Ahimbisibwe, and their son, Israel Ahimbisibwe, Jr. More
February 04, 2015 -- Galveston County Commissioners Court on Tuesday held a workshop on the Galveston County Justice Administration Department, based on issues covered by Judge Patricia Grady in the report she filed as a consultant to the county before taking office as judge. More
February 03, 2015 -- The Galveston Police Department has notified visitors to Galveston Island that paid parking along Seawall Boulevard will be strictly enforced during the two weekends of Mardi Gras. More
February 03, 2015 -- The Houston Police Department is investigating Monday's shooting of a woman and apparent suicide of a man at 10110 Forum West Drive. More
February 03, 2015 -- The Harris County Sheriff's Office today reported that the agency made 114 arrests during a recent national multi-agency sting operating targeting would-be sex buyers. More
February 03, 2015 -- The Houston Police Department today reported that attempted kidnapping charges have been filed against Shane Davis in connection with the attempted kidnapping of a woman and child at 6501 Memorial Drive on January 28. More
February 02, 2015 -- The Sugar Land Fire Department and Sugar Land Citizen’s Fire Academy Alumni Association recently awarded Victor Peschke with the first Firefighter of the Year award. More
February 02, 2015 -- The Houston Police Department is investigating a fatal traffic accident involving a pedestrian that occurred on Sunday at 11100 East Freeway. More
February 02, 2015 -- Harris County Sheriff Adrian Garcia today announced that the department is changing policy to allow articles of faith of the Sikh religion to be worn by deputies in the department. More
February 02, 2015 -- 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 $8,000. More
February 02, 2015 -- The Houston Police Department is investigating Saturday's fatal shooting of a man at 1800 Mangum. More
February 02, 2015 -- The Harris County Attorney's Office today issued a news release regarding an investigator with the office who was involved in a shooting at 13442 Bellaire Boulevard on Sunday. More
February 02, 2015 -- The Houston Independent School District Police Department today announced that officers are testing body cameras as part of a pilot program with the aim of fully outfitting the department with cameras by the 2015-2016 school year. More
February 02, 2015 -- The Harris County Sheriff's Office today reported that a shooting occurred at 13442 Bellaire Boulevard on Sunday, during which an investigator with the Harris County Attorney's Office returned fire, killing the suspect. More
February 01, 2015 -- Update: The Harris County Sheriff's Office reports that a deputy on routine patrol was involved in a fatal shooting incident on Saturday. More
February 01, 2015 -- A United States Coast Guard rescue helicopter crew medevaced a 51-year-old woman off a Carnival cruise ship approximately 184 miles offshore of Galveston early Sunday. More
January 30, 2015 -- Galveston police recently arrested an "Omega Crip" gang member in connection with a stolen vehicle case. More
January 30, 2015 -- The Montgomery County Sheriff's Office on Thursday made arrests in connection with an on-going investigation of the trafficking of methamphetamines. More
January 30, 2015 -- The United States Coast Guard on Tuesday intercepted a Mexican boat crew poaching fish in the waters off South Texas. More
January 30, 2015 -- The Harris County Sheriff's Office today announced its "Fugitives of the Week". More
January 30, 2015 -- Houston police are investigating the death of a man whose body was found at 1800 Barker Cypress on Thursday. More
January 30, 2015 -- The Houston Police Department is investigating possible human remains found at 6910 Canniff on Thursday. More
January 30, 2015 -- The Harris County Sheriff's Office is seeking information regarding the murder of a family of four at their home at 14015 Fosters Creek Drive in January 2014. More
January 29, 2015 -- The City of Friendswood Fire Marshal’s Office and Office of Emergency Management will host a Skywarn class on February 18. More
January 29, 2015 -- Harris County Sheriff Adrian Garcia on Tuesday met in Washington with Homeland Security Deputy Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas, Assistant Secretary for State and Local Law Enforcement Heather Fong and other officials. More
January 29, 2015 -- The Houston Fire Department today responded to an 18-wheeler vehicle on fire at the Port of Houston Authority premises. More
January 28, 2015 -- The League City Police Department reports that four people are in custody this week for participating in a planned bank robbery in 2010. More
January 28, 2015 -- The Galveston County Criminal District Attorney's Office reports that a Galveston jury today convicted Anthony Deon Bradford of the felony offenses of Possession of a Controlled Substance with Intent to Deliver and Tampering with Evidence. More
January 28, 2015 -- The Texas Department of Public Safety on Tuesday announced that three fugitives on the Texas 10 Most Wanted Sex Offenders list were captured recently. More
January 28, 2015 -- Houston police are asking for the public's help in identifying a suspect wanted in the robbery of a jewelry store at 5757 Westheimer about 11 a.m. on January 7. More w/Video
January 28, 2015 -- Charges have been filed against a suspect wanted in the fatal shooting of a man at 3457 Anita on Sunday. More
January 28, 2015 -- Houston Police report that charges have been filed against two suspects arrested in the death of a man at 8711 Town Park #2319 about 9:45 a.m. last Saturday. More
January 27, 2015 -- The Houston Police Department reports that charges have been filed against 18 suspects in an organized crime ring following a multi-agency investigation in 2014. More
January 27, 2015 -- The Harris County Sheriff's Office has released surveillance video and a picture of a person of interest sought in the December 30 attempted carjacking at an east Harris County gas station during which a customer pumping gas was wounded. More w/Video
January 27, 2015 -- The Houston Police Department on Monday reported that Brock Orlando Thomas, a second suspect in the October 13 fatal shooting of a man found at 9400 Ketchwood Drive, has been arrested on capital murder charges. More
January 26, 2015 -- The United States Coast Guard interdicted a Mexican fishing crew who fled from authorities Sunday, after poaching shark, red snapper, and eel in the waters off South Texas. More w/ Video
January 26, 2015 -- A United States Coast Guard helicopter crew medevaced an 8-month-old baby girl from the cruise ship Carnival Triumph early Monday morning. More w/Video
January 26, 2015 -- The Galveston Police Department is investigating a drive-by shooting incident that occurred on Saturday in the area of 43rd Street and Avenue P. More
January 26, 2015 -- The United States Coast Guard on Saturday intercepted a Mexican fishing crew attempting to poach red snapper in South Texas. More
January 26, 2015 -- The Houston Police Department is investigating the January 23 fatal shooting of a man at 10215 Beechnut. More
January 26, 2015 -- The Houston Police Department today reported that Julia Sharee Cormier has been arrested on murder charges in connection with the death of a man found at 6314 De Priest on January 23. More
January 26, 2015 -- The Houston Police Department today reported that James Barnard has been arrested on murder charges in connection with the January 24 fatal shooting of a woman at 10157 Westview. More
January 24, 2015 -- Chambers County Sheriff Brian Hawthorne reports that two people were arrested and a third is at large in the robbery of a Whataburger restaurant on Highway 146. More
January 23, 2015 -- The Houston Police Department is accepting applications for its Citizens' Police Academy class. More
January 23, 2015 -- The Houston Police Department is investigating the January 22 fatal shooting of a man at 7502 Corporate Drive. More
January 23, 2015 -- The Houston Police Department is investigating the January 20 fatal stabbing of a man at 2121 Main. More
January 23, 2015 -- The Galveston Police Department today reported that four suspects have been arrested in connection with the January 13 fatal shooting of a man in the 7000 block of South Park Drive. More
January 23, 2015 -- College of the Mainland on Thursday announced that Jacob Williams, a graduate of the college's law enforcement academy, recently earned all three of the academy's top honors. More
January 23, 2015 -- The Harris County Sheriff's Office has announced its "Fugitives of the Week". More
January 23, 2015 -- The Houston Police Department on Thursday reported that Elijah Monroe McQueen has been arrested on murder charges in connection with the January 3 fatal shooting of a man at 4200 Mallow. More
January 22, 2015 -- The United States Coast Guard, along with the National Marine Fisheries Service, recently seized 2,700 pounds of shrimp near Cameron, Louisiana. More
January 22, 2015 -- The Texas Department of Public Safety today announced that rewards are being offered for one fugitive and two sex offenders on the state's most wanted lists. More
January 22, 2015 -- The Houston Police Department is investigating Wednesday's fatal shooting of a man at 11603 Bissonnet. More
January 22, 2015 -- The Texas City City Commission on Wednesday voted unanimously to amend the city's FY2015 Budget to appropriate funds for the purchase of body cameras for the Texas City Police Department. More
January 21, 2015 -- The Harris County Sheriff's Office released a surveillance video of a motor vehicle burglary that occurred on December 12, 2014, in the parking lot of the Texas Music Emporium located on the 140 block of FM 1960 E. More
January 21, 2015 -- Harris County Attorney Vince Ryan today announced that he has filed legal action against a Houston after-hours club he claims has "become a haven for violent crime". More
January 21, 2015 -- The Houston Police Department has referred to a Harris County Grand Jury the fatal shooting of a robbery suspect at 2112 Roy. More
January 21, 2015 -- The League City Police Department today reported that a man who had barricaded himself in his residence on White Sail Drive was found deceased from an apparent self-inflicted gunshot wound. More
January 21, 2015 -- The Harris County Institute of Forensic Sciences is seeking the public's assistance in locating next of kin for four deceased individuals More
January 20, 2015 -- Houston Police Chief Charles A. McClelland, Jr. is inviting all Houstonians to a Houston Police Department Town Hall Meeting on February 7 at Texas Southern University. More
January 20, 2015 -- Houston police are asking for the public's assistance in identifying two suspects wanted in an incident in which an off-duty officer discharged a weapon at 6121 Irvington about 1:45 p.m. on Monday. More
January 20, 2015 -- The Houston Police Department is seeking the public's assistance in identifying two suspects wanted in an incident during which an off-duty officer discharged a weapon at 6121 Irvington on Monday. More
January 20, 2015 -- The Houston Police Department is investigating various incidents that occurred during the weekend. More
January 18, 2015 -- The Houston Fire Department reports two injuries in an apartment fire in southeast Houston late Sunday night. More
January 18, 2015 -- The Houston Fire Department reports no injuries but significant damage in a two alarm warehouse fire in southeast Houston Sunday night. More
January 18, 2015 -- Coast Guard Commandant Admiral Paul Zuknuft addressed transnational threats and maritime challenges at the Center for Strategic and International Studies as part of the Maritime Security Dialogue on Friday. More w/Video
January 18, 2015 -- The Galveston County Criminal District Attorney's Office reported that a jury convicted Brian Darnell Johnson, Jr. of the felony offense of Aggravated Assault with a Deadly Weapon. More
January 16, 2015 -- Update: Houston Police have arrested three men in the fatal shooting of a man found at 10131 Emnora about 7 a.m. on November 16, 2014. More
January 16, 2015 -- The Nassau Bay Police Department has installed a new prescription drug drop box at the Nassau Bay Municipal Building. More
January 16, 2015 -- The Texas Department of Public Safety on Thursday announced that 28 fugitives sought through the state's 10 Most Wanted Program were arrested in 2014. More
January 16, 2015 -- The Harris County Sheriff's Office today announced its fugitives of the week. More
January 16, 2015 -- The Houston Fire Department today responded to a multiple-vehicle accident involving a school bus, which resulted in two adults and one child being transported to the hospital. More
January 16, 2015 -- The Houston Police Department today reported that a Edmond Beauregard Degan has been arrested on capital murder charges in connection with the 1984 deaths of Yleen and Lillie Kennedy. More
January 15, 2015 -- The Houston Fire Department on Thursday reported that a resident was transported to a hospital after a house fire on Oak Vista because of her past medical history, not because of the current incident, which caused fire, smoke and water damage to the home and attached garage. More
January 15, 2015 -- The Houston Fire Department reports heavy fire, smoke, and water damage, but no injuries in an apartment fire on Clarewood Thursday evening. More
January 15, 2015 -- Galveston police report that 24-year-old Justin Boss, who was wanted for parole violation as well as charges related to orange methamphetamine and other drugs found at his residence, has surrendered to police. More
January 15, 2015 -- The United States Coast Guard will hold a special presentation on their Search and Rescue services during the Lakewood Yacht Club's 2015 Captain's Roundtable event. More
January 15, 2015 -- The Galveston Police Department is searching for a suspect vehicle involved with the January 13 fatal shooting of a Galveston man. More
January 15, 2015 -- The Houston Police Department is seeking the public's assistance in identifying a man wanted for questioning in the October 13 fatal shooting of a man found at 9400 Ketchwood Drive. More
January 15, 2015 -- The Houston Police Department today re-released an enhanced surveillance video of three suspects wanted in the fatal shooting of a man at 2623 North Interstate Highway 45 on January 9. More w/Video
January 15, 2015 -- The League City Police Department on Wednesday arrested a suspect in an ongoing effort to prevent "jugging", in which a criminal follows bank or ATM customers to another location then breaks into their vehicles to get money. More
January 14, 2015 -- Update: Houston Police have arrested a 20-year-old man in the fatal shooting of one man and the wounding of another man at 8000 Streamside about 2:45 a.m. on January 7. More
January 14, 2015 -- The Houston Police Department is investigating the death of a person whose remains were found at 9500 Fannin on January 13. More
January 14, 2015 -- Texas Governor-Elect Greg Abbott today issued a statement on a fatal traffic accident involving a Texas Department of Criminal Justice transport vehicle. More
January 14, 2015 -- Texas Lieutenant Governor-Elect Dan Patrick today sent his condolences to the Texas Department of Criminal Justice and to the families of victims of a traffic accident involving a TDCJ bus in West Texas that resulted in the death of two guards and eight inmates. More
January 14, 2015 -- The Houston Police Department today reported that a suspect has been arrested in connection with a fatal hit-and-run traffic accident that occurred on August 24. More
January 14, 2015 -- The Texas Department of Public Safety today announced that approximately 1.4 million new registrants signed up for the Glenda P. Dawson Donate Life Texas Registry, bringing the total to 7 million registered organ and tissue donors in the state. More
January 14, 2015 -- Officials in Killeen report that there was no evidence of Ebola in the death of a Fort Hood soldier who recently returned from West Africa. More
January 13, 2015 -- Galveston Police are investigating the homicide of a 24-year-old Galveston man. More
January 13, 2015 -- Former Galveston fire chief Jeff Smith has been named interim fire chief in League City. More
January 13, 2015 -- The Harris County District Attorney’s Office has accepted criminal charges against a Jane Long Academy teacher following an Houston Independent School District Police investigation into reports that he injured a child in his classroom. More
January 13, 2015 -- Fort Hood today reported that a soldier who recently returned from West Africa was found deceased in his off-post residence. More
January 13, 2015 -- The Texas Department of Public Safety today announced that Gilberto Garcia, a fugitive on the state's most wanted list, has been captured in Corpus Christi. More
January 13, 2015 -- The Houston Police Department today reported that charges have been filed against a burglary suspect who was wounded in a shooting incident at 10902 Montverde on January 9. More
January 13, 2015 -- The Texas Department of Public Safety today joined in observing National AMBER Alert Awareness Day. More
January 12, 2015 -- The City of Galveston’s Office of Emergency Management shared Texas Governor Rick Perry’s proclamation of January 13, 2015 as AMBER Alert Awareness Day. More
January 12, 2015 -- The Federal Bureau of Investigation seeks the public's help in locating a trio of men suspected of robbing a Comerica Bank in Houston on Monday morning. More
January 12, 2015 -- The Galveston Police Department is accepting applications for its upcoming Citizens Police Academy. More
January 12, 2015 -- The Houston Police Department is investigating two incidents involving fatal shootings that occurred during the weekend. More
January 12, 2015 -- The Houston Police Department today reported that two suspects have been arrested on murder charges in connection with the January 7 fatal shooting of a man and wounding of another at 2524 Firnat Street. More
January 12, 2015 -- The Houston Fire Department today responded to a three-alarm fire at a building at 5800 South Gessner. More
January 12, 2015 -- Houston Police Chief Charles A. McClelland, Jr. will host a town hall meeting on February 7. More
January 10, 2015 -- UPDATE: The Harris County Sheriff's Office now says the situation at Tomball Regional Medical Center has been resolved; the suspect surrendered without incident. More
January 10, 2015 -- Houston police have released surveillance video of three suspects wanted in the fatal shooting of a man at 2623 North Freeway about 9 p.m. on Friday. More w/Video
January 10, 2015 -- Update: The City of Nassau Bay reports that a recently retired Nassau Bay volunteer firefighter died in a house fire this morning. More
January 09, 2015 -- The Houston Police Department today reported that Dewan Anderson has been arrested on murder charges in connection with the December 9 fatal shooting of a man at 8145 Record Street. More
January 09, 2015 -- The League City Police Department recently received a ballistic vest from non-profit Vested Interest in K9s, Inc. for one of the department's K9 units. More
January 09, 2015 -- The Harris County Sheriff's Office has announced its fugitives of the week. More
January 08, 2015 -- A United States Coast Guard aircrew rescued three people aboard a grounded recreational boat in Mission Lake, near Seadrift, Texas, early Thursday morning. More
January 08, 2015 -- The Texas Department of Public Safety is offering a $7,500 reward for information leading to the capture of Gilberto Garcia, a fugitive on the state's most wanted list. More
January 08, 2015 -- Houston police are investigating the January 7 fatal shooting of a man and wounding of another at 8000 Streamside. More
January 08, 2015 -- The Houston Police Department is investigating the January 7 fatal shooting of one man and wounding of another at 2524 Firnat Street. More
January 08, 2015 -- The Houston Police Department today reported that Julio Tumax has been arrested on murder charges in connection with the January 6 fatal shooting of a man at 6601 Dunlap. More
January 07, 2015 -- The Texas Department of Public Safety today advised Texans to prepare for an arctic cold front expected to impact parts of Texas through the weekend. More
January 07, 2015 -- The Houston Fire Department will host a demonstration on Thursday to remind residents of the fire dangers of dried out Christmas trees. More
January 07, 2015 -- The Galveston Police Department on Tuesday arrested three suspects in connection with the aggravated robbery of a man at knife point in the 3900 block of Avenue G. More
January 07, 2015 -- The Houston Police Department is investigating Tuesday's fatal shooting of a man at 8143 Panay Drive. More
January 07, 2015 -- The Houston Police Department is investigating Tuesday's fatal shooting of a man at 6601 Dunlap. More
January 07, 2015 -- The Houston Fire Department today responded to a house fire at 879 Mansfield. More
January 07, 2015 -- The Sugar Land Police Department is searching for four suspects who robbed a Whataburger restaurant at 340 State Highway 6 on January 4. More
January 06, 2015 -- The Webster Police Department today responded to a call concerning a suspicious package found at an apartment complex in the 200 block of Water Street. More
January 06, 2015 -- The Houston Police Department is investigating a fatal traffic accident that occurred at 2500 Gulf Freeway on Monday. More
January 06, 2015 -- The Sugar Land Police Department is searching for two suspects who robbed a gas station at 1750 Williams Trace Boulevard on December 22. More
January 05, 2015 -- UPDATE: The Houston Fire Department reports that there was a "May Day" call in a three alarm fire on Wilcrest; however, there were no injuries and all members are accounted for. More
January 05, 2015 -- Friendswood police reported that warrants have been issued for a 27-year-old Pasadena woman for Failure to Identify-Fugitive, Fabricating a Government Document and False Report to a Peace Officer. More
January 05, 2015 -- The Harris County Sheriff's Office is seeking the public's assistance in identifying three suspects wanted in connection with the robbery of a FedEx delivery truck on September 29. More w/Video
January 05, 2015 -- The Harris County Sheriff's Office's Junior Mounted Posse will be presented with proclamations today to present to neighboring cities an counties for announcing this year's Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo. More
January 05, 2015 -- The Houston Police Department is investigating incidents that occurred during the weekend, including two fatal traffic accidents and a fatal shooting. More
January 04, 2015 -- UPDATE: The League City Police Department reports that the owner of a partially submerged Xterra was found safe and uninjured late this afternoon in Houston. More
January 04, 2015 -- The Houston Fire Department reports no injuries but significant damage to a church at 2600 Bastrop Street at McGowen early this Morning. More
January 03, 2015 -- The Galveston Police Department on Friday arrested a man who choked and cut his girlfriend with a knife then threatened to shoot officers who responded to the incident. More
January 02, 2015 -- Correction: The Harris County Sheriff's Office now reports that a previous message sent stating there had been no DWI arrests or alcohol-related traffic accidents reported to the HCSO during New Year's Eve and New Year's Day was incorrect. More
January 02, 2015 -- Galveston County Criminal District Attorney Jack Roady announced today that a total of nine DWI arrests were processed through the No Refusal operations conducted county-wide over New Year’s Eve. More
January 02, 2015 -- The Texas Department of Public Safety today announced that the reward for information leading to the arrest of Freddie Alaniz, one of the state's most wanted fugitives, has been increased to $12,500. More
January 02, 2015 -- The Houston Police Department is investigating the fatal shooting of a man on January 1 at 811 Eastlake Street. More
January 02, 2015 -- The Houston Police Department is investigating Thursday's fatal traffic accident at 1900 West Sam Houston Parkway North service road. More
January 02, 2015 -- The Houston Police Department today reported that a suspect has been arrested on DWI charges in connection with a fatal traffic accident that occurred on December 31 at 10100 Kempwood. More
January 01, 2015 -- The Harris County Sheriff's Office reports that a 12-year-old boy was killed and two men were injured in a shooting incident int he 2500 block of Bammelwood Drive on Thursday. More
January 01, 2015 -- Recently elected and re-elected Harris County officials were administered oaths of office in a Swearing-In Ceremony in the historic 1910 Courthouse on New Year’s Day. More
January 01, 2015 -- At least two people were killed on Wednesday when their car hit a Houston Police Department vehicle on the Eastex Freeway then went over a retaining wall and fell to the ground below. More
January 01, 2015 -- The United States Coast Guard reports that it interdicted a Mexican fishing crew poaching in South Texas Monday morning. More w/Video
January 01, 2015 -- Deputies with the Harris County Sheriff’s Office are investigating a shooting at a southwest Harris County fireworks stand that occurred late Tuesday. More
December 31, 2014 -- The Harris County Sheriff's Office has posted a message urging residents to celebrate the New Year safely. More
December 31, 2014 -- The League City Police and Volunteer Fire Departments will host a grand opening event on January 17 for the new League City Public Safety Building. More
December 31, 2014 -- The Sugar Land Fire Department will launch the department's new ambulance transport service on Thursday. More
December 31, 2014 -- The Houston Fire Department today reminded citizens that the use of fireworks is prohibited within the city limits. More
December 30, 2014 -- The Harris County Sheriff's Office reports that a female inmate who walked away from the Harris County Jail’s Inmate Processing Center in downtown Houston Tuesday morning is back in custody. More
December 30, 2014 -- The Harris County Sheriff's Office today released a surveillance video of a suspect wanted in an armed robbery that occurred at a store at 8005 John Ralston Road. More w/Video
December 30, 2014 -- The Texas Department of Public Safety today advised Texans to prepare for a strong cold front impacting parts of the state through Friday. More
December 30, 2014 -- The Houston Police Department is investigating a fatal traffic accident that occurred at 400 Edgebrook on Monday. More
December 30, 2014 -- The League City Police Department today reported that three suspects have been arrested in connection to an aggravated robbery that occurred on Saturday in the 500 block of Wakefield. More
December 30, 2014 -- The League City Fire Marshal's Office on Monday reminded residents that the possession or use of fireworks is illegal within the city limits. More
December 30, 2014 -- The Houston Police Department is investigating Monday's fatal shooting of a man at 600 Turner Road. More
December 30, 2014 -- The Friendswood Police Department on Monday provided an update regarding two suspects who were arrested in connection with a series of vehicle burglaries taking place between December 21 and December 27. More
December 30, 2014 -- The Sugar Land Police Department on Monday released surveillance video of two suspects wanted in connection with the robbery of a cellular phone store on December 27. More w/Video
December 30, 2014 -- The Texas Department of Transportation on Monday issued a reminder to motorists that law enforcement will be "out in force" during the New Year's Eve and New Year's Day holidays in an effort to reduce crashes and drunk driving. More
December 29, 2014 -- The Houston police Department is investigating a fatal traffic accident at 9700 East Hardy service road about 12:20 p.m. on Monday. More
December 29, 2014 -- Galveston County Criminal District Attorney Jack Roady today announced that his office will participate in No Refusal operations with law enforcement agencies during New Year's Eve to prevent drunk driving incidents. More
December 29, 2014 -- The Houston Fire Department today responded to a two-alarm building fire at 6200 Richmond. More
December 29, 2014 -- The Houston Police Department is investigating incidents that occurred during the weekend, including two fatal shootings and a man found deceased. More
December 29, 2014 -- The Houston Police Department today reported that Josue Soto has been arrested on capital murder charges in connection with the December 20 fatal shooting of a man at 8400 Nairn Street. More
December 29, 2014 -- The Galveston Police Department on Friday arrested a suspect on felony DWI charges following a major accident at the intersection of 31st Street and Avenue O. More
December 28, 2014 -- Three people in need of medical attention were rescued from their grounded boat by Texas Parks and Wildlife Department and Coast Guard crews early Sunday morning. More
December 27, 2014 -- The Galveston County Sheriff's Office has identified the dead man in a shooting by a Texas City Police Department officer as 20 year old Carlton Wayne Smith, Jr. More
December 27, 2014 -- Friendswood police report that they have arrested two suspects in connection with a rash of recent car burglaries. More
December 27, 2014 -- The Houston Fire Department has posted a reminder to citizens about firework use in celebrating the New Year. More
December 26, 2014 -- The Houston Police Department has posted several reports regarding fatal traffic accidents and shooting incidents. More
December 24, 2014 -- The United States Coast Guard on Tuesday rescued three people from a boat approximately three miles from Fort Anahuac Park. More
December 23, 2014 -- The Friendswood Police Department is seeking the public's help in finding the suspects behind a rash of car burglaries on Tuesday and December 22. More
December 23, 2014 -- Houston police officers played Secret Santa during traffic stops across the city. More
December 23, 2014 -- A Harris County grand jury has no billed a Houston police officer in the fatal shooting of of 26-year-old Jordan Baker in January. More
December 23, 2014 -- Houston police are investigating Monday's fatal stabbing of a man found at 6107 Antha. More
December 23, 2014 -- The Houston Police Department today reported that a suspect has been arrested on intoxication manslaughter charges in connection with a fatal traffic accident that occurred on Sunday at 900 Central Street. More
December 23, 2014 -- Texas Game Wardens today unveiled a new helicopter that will be used for search and rescue and disaster response efforts. More
December 23, 2014 -- The Federal Bureau of Investigation has released photographs of a bank robber who posed as a holiday shopper before robbing a bank located at 12620 Woodforest in Houston. More
December 23, 2014 -- The Houston Police Department is investigating Monday's shooting of a man at 7600 St. Lo Road. More
December 23, 2014 -- The Houston Fire Department reports that there were no injuries but heavy fire, smoke and water damage at a warehouse fire in northwest Houston Monday night. More
December 22, 2014 -- The Houston Police Department on Friday reported that a suspect has been arrested in connection to the August 17 death of a man found at 8900 Ramin. More
December 22, 2014 -- The Texas Department of Public Safety today reported that Jeffrey Ortiz, a fugitive on the state's most wanted sex offenders list, has been arrested in Dallas. More
December 22, 2014 -- The Houston Police Department today issued reports on various incidents that occurred during the weekend. More
December 22, 2014 -- The La Porte Police Department is seeking a suspect wanted in Friday's robbery of a bank in the 1400 block of West Fairmont Parkway. More
December 20, 2014 -- The Texas Center for the Missing has issued a Houston Regional Amber Alert for the League City Police Department for a missing 18-month-old child. More
December 19, 2014 -- The Texas Department of Public Safety graduated 109 men and women as Highway Patrol Troopers. More
December 19, 2014 -- The Houston Police Department is investigating Thursday's fatal shooting of a man found at 7055 Hollister. More
December 19, 2014 -- The Harris County Sheriff's Office today reported that deputies apprehended three suspects who had robbed several individuals at gunpoint on Thursday. More
December 19, 2014 -- The Houston Police Department recently received the Gold Award from the International Association of Chiefs of Police as a result of the department's "extensive study of eyewitness identification procedures". More
December 19, 2014 -- The Harris County Sheriff's Office has announced its "Fugitives of the Week". More
December 19, 2014 -- The Houston Police Department today reported that two suspects have been arrested in the December 5 fatal shooting of a woman at 2400 South Loop West. More
December 19, 2014 -- The Friendswood Volunteer Fire Department resuscitated a dog after discovering it during the search of a house following a fire on Tuesday. More
December 18, 2014 -- The Texas Department of Public Safety on Thursday honored a group of officers and employees for exemplary service. More
December 18, 2014 -- Houston police are investigating the wounding of an armed suspect at 13333 Northborough Drive about 11:15 p.m. on Wednesday. More
December 18, 2014 -- The Galveston Police Department is investigating the death of a worker who fell off of a ladder at a ship docked at the Port of Galveston. More
December 18, 2014 -- The Houston Police Department is investigating Wednesday's fatal shooting of a man at 10555 Turtlewood. More
December 18, 2014 -- Harris County Sheriff Adrian Garcia today presented his proposed FY2016 budget to the Harris County Commissioners Court. More
December 18, 2014 -- The Seabrook Volunteer Fire Department recently received a $3,500 grant from Koch Pipeline Company, LP and Flint Hills Resources through the "Helping Heroes" program. More
December 18, 2014 -- The Texas Department of Public Safety will conduct increased enforcement for a 15-day period beginning Friday to prevent DWI incidents during the Christmas and New Year holidays. More
December 18, 2014 -- The Houston Police Department on Wednesday reported that Patrick Lambert has been arrested on murder charges in connection with the fatal stabbing of his estranged wife on December 8. More
December 17, 2014 -- The Galveston County Citizen Sheriff's Academy, with assistance from Deputy Claus and Clear Creek Independent School District students, recently brightened the lives of hundreds across the county with a toy drive. More
December 17, 2014 -- The Harris County Sheriff's Office today reported that a tip resulted in locating a major drug lab in northwest Harris County, where four suspects were arrested and more than $1 million in drugs were confiscated. More
December 17, 2014 -- The Houston Fire Department will accept a fire prevention grant from FM Global on Thursday. More
December 17, 2014 -- The Houston Police Department is investigating the death of a man whose body was found on Tuesday at 6100 Madden. More
December 17, 2014 -- The Houston Police Department today released surveillance photos and video of two suspects wanting in connection with the November 15 robbery of a store at 10100 Beechnut. More w/Video
December 16, 2014 -- Galveston police arrested a 39-year-old man on suspicion of possessing and selling cocaine. More
December 16, 2014 -- The Galveston Police Department in association with the City of Galveston urges residents to be aware of water line insurance and warranty providers that may be soliciting utility customers. More
December 16, 2014 -- The League City Police Department recently held its Blue Santa event. More
December 16, 2014 -- The Harris County Sheriff's Office announced that ten carefully chosen female inmates will have the opportunity to present their children with gifts donated by non-profit organization Navidad en el Barrio. More
December 16, 2014 -- The Galveston Police Department is currently investigating numerous robberies that have occurred over the past two weeks that appear to have been perpetrated by the same individual. More
December 16, 2014 -- The Houston Police Department is asking for the public's assistance in identifying a suspect and locating a vehicle stolen from a man found deceased at 2840 Shadowbriar in November of 2013. More
December 16, 2014 -- The Galveston County District Attorney's Office today reported that a man has been sentenced to 70 days in jail for possessing illegal gill nets. More
December 16, 2014 -- La Marque City Council, in a special meeting on Monday, voted unanimously to approve an agreement with Cobb Fendley to proceed with the bidding/construction process for the 2014-2015 Streets Project. More
December 15, 2014 -- The La Porte Police Department is investigating a report of a weapons discharge today at a home in the 8700 block of Orchard Lane. More
December 15, 2014 -- The Houston Police Department is investigating Saturday's fatal shooting of a man at 8901 Bissonnet. More
December 15, 2014 -- The Houston Police Department is investigating Friday's fatal shooting of a woman at 4823 West 34th Street. More
December 15, 2014 -- The Houston Police Department today reported that a suspect has been charged in a drunk driving fatal traffic accident that occurred on Saturday in the 2000 block of the Southwest Freeway service road. More
December 15, 2014 -- The Harris County Institute of Forensic Sciences today announced that its Forensic Toxicology Laboratory has been granted accreditation by the American Board of Forensic Toxicology. More
December 15, 2014 -- The Houston Police Department today reported that Courtney Lyons has been arrested on murder and deadly conduct charges in the May 14 fatal shooting of two men at 14647 South Main. More
December 13, 2014 -- The United States Coast Guard and the crew of a nearby ship are searching for a crewman who fell overboard while painting the side of a bulk carrier at anchor about 10 miles off Sabine Pass on Saturday. More
December 12, 2014 -- Houston police have located the wanted suspect and child sought in the fatal stabbing of a woman at 10555 Fondren #822 about 2:30 p.m. on December 8. More
December 12, 2014 -- Houston police are investigating the fatal shooting of a robbery suspect at 7620 North Shepherd about 7:45 a.m. Friday morning. More
December 12, 2014 -- Houston police are investigating the fatal shooting of a man at 5900 Scott Street about 8 p.m. on Thursday night. More
December 12, 2014 -- The Houston Police Department today reported that a juvenile suspect was injured by a K9 unit during an incident related to a trespassing call. More
December 12, 2014 -- The Texas Department of Transportation will host its "Sober Ride Sleigh" campaign in Houston on Monday to encourage Texans to drive sober during the holidays. More
December 12, 2014 -- The Harris County Sheriff's Office 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
December 12, 2014 -- The Houston Police Department today reported that a suspect has been arrested on DWI and failure to stop and give information charges in connection with a fatal traffic accident at 1800 West 43rd on Thursday. More
December 12, 2014 -- The Harris County Sheriff's Office has announced its "Fugitives of the Week". More
December 12, 2014 -- The Houston Police Department today released surveillance video and photos of three suspects wanted in connection with a robbery at 7718 Bellfort on November 30. More w/Video
December 11, 2014 -- The Galveston County District Attorney's Office today announced that Jose Pablo Lopez has been sentenced in connection with the murder of a woman in 2001. More
December 11, 2014 -- The League City Police Department today reported that the department's Community Impact Unit arrested three suspects in connection with the attempted burglary of a home under construction on Mezzomonte Lane. More
December 11, 2014 -- The Houston Police Department today reported that Carlos Torres has been arrested on murder charges in connection with the death of a woman at 5100 Chennault on June 22. More
December 11, 2014 -- The Harris County Sheriff's Office on Wednesday announced that a former youth minister arrested in New York has been returned to Houston on charges of sexual assault of a child. More
December 10, 2014 -- The Houston Police Department is investigating Tuesday's fatal shooting of a man at 8145 Record. More
December 10, 2014 -- The United States Coast Guard today announced that the Federal Register has published its notice of a proposed amendment to its regulation of cruise ship terminal security. More
December 10, 2014 -- The Houston Police Department is seeking the public's assistance in the investigation of the December 5 robbery and fatal shooting of Angelina Romero-Alvarez at 2400 South Loop West. More
December 10, 2014 -- The Houston Police Department today reported that Marcus D. Menifee has been arrested on murder charges in connection with the fatal shooting of a man at 7414 St. Louis on December 8. More
December 09, 2014 -- The Harris County Sheriff's Office has been designated one of seven law enforcement agencies in the nation that are top finishers as "Best for Vets" in 2015. More
December 09, 2014 -- Texas State Senator John Whitmire on Tuesday announced that county jails' movement towards video-only visitations will provoke a legislative review of these for-profit systems. More
December 09, 2014 -- Houston police have learned the identity of a woman found fatally stabbed at 10555 Fondren #822 about 2:30 p.m. on December 8. More
December 09, 2014 -- The La Porte Police Department today provided surveillance photos of a suspect wanted in connection using a stolen debit card at a service station. More
December 09, 2014 -- The Houston Police Department today released the list of the top ten makes of vehicles reported stolen in Houston during November. More
December 09, 2014 -- The Houston Police Department is investigating the fatal stabbing of a woman found at 10555 Fondren on Monday. More
December 08, 2014 -- The Houston Police Department is investigating Friday's fatal shooting of a woman at 2400 South Loop West. More
December 08, 2014 -- The Houston Police Department is investigating a fatal traffic accident that took place on Sunday at 3900 Sherwood Lane. More
December 08, 2014 -- The Houston Police Department is investigating the death of a male found on Sunday at 5700 Old Spanish Trail. More
December 07, 2014 -- Galveston County Precinct 4 Constable Jimmy Fullen, Precinct 2 Commissioner-Elect Joe Giusti and Sheriff Henry Trochesset hosted a Citizens Appreciation Dinner on Thursday. Photos
December 07, 2014 -- A United States Coast Guard helicopter crew medevaced a 48-year-old woman from the cruise ship Carnival Dream 23 miles south of Southwest Pass, Saturday. More
December 06, 2014 -- The Houston Fire Department reports that one person is confirmed dead and another person injured in an electrocution accident at 7420 Santa Fe Drive in Houston. More
December 06, 2014 -- The United States Coast Guard intercepted a Mexican fishing crew poaching in South Texas on Wednesday with 197 red snapper. More
December 06, 2014 -- The Galveston County Sheriff's Office reports that the family whose sailboat was abandoned near San Leon in October has been identified. More
December 05, 2014 -- The Texas Attorney General's Office reported that a Harris County district court on Friday issued a temporary restraining order and asset freeze against a Houston-based learning center charged with unlawfully marketing and selling fraudulent high school diplomas. More
December 05, 2014 -- The Harris County Sheriff's Office has announced the "Fugitives of the Week". More
December 05, 2014 -- The Texas Department of Motor Vehicles' Auto Burglary and Theft Prevention Authority today reminded Texans to keep their parked vehicles secure while shopping and traveling during the holiday season. More
December 05, 2014 -- The Galveston County Sheriff's Office recently completed a felony warrant sweep with the assistance of the United States Marshal's Office and Texas City Police Department, resulting in nine arrests. More
December 05, 2014 -- The Houston Police Department today reported that two suspects have been arrested on murder charges in connection with the November 18 death of a man at 5100 Gasmer. More
December 04, 2014 -- United States Congressman Al Green issued a statement praising the Obama Administration's announced efforts to fund police body cameras and address the militarization of the police. More
December 04, 2014 -- The League City Police Department today announced that it recently received the 2014 "Project 365" Award from the National Association of Town Watch. More
December 04, 2014 -- Texas Governor Rick Perry today announced that the Texas Task Force on Infectious Disease Preparedness and Response has issued its report on the state's ability to prepare for and respond to infectious diseases. More
December 04, 2014 -- The Houston Police Department is investigating the death of an infant that occurred on Wednesday at 9350 Country Creek. More
December 04, 2014 -- The Houston Police Department today reported that a suspect has been arrested on charges related to inappropriately grabbing a young girl at a store at 2391 South Wayside on August 6. More
December 04, 2014 -- The Houston Fire Department reports that there were no injuries, but heavy fire, smoke and water damage in a store fire at 2300 Lidstone this morning. More
December 03, 2014 -- The Galveston Police Department reports the apprehension of a Caiman Alligator that a resident was keeping illegally. More
December 03, 2014 -- The Houston Police Department is investigating Tuesday's fatal traffic accident involving a robbery suspect whose vehicle crashed into a Starbucks coffee shop at 5100 Bissonnet. More
December 03, 2014 -- The Harris County Sheriff's Office today reported that seven suspects were arrested as part of a recent street racing initiative conducted by the department. More
December 03, 2014 -- The Houston Police Department is investigating the death of a man whose body was found near an underpass in the 900 block of Bagby on Tuesday. More
December 03, 2014 -- The Houston Police Department today reported that Amber Keyes has been arrested on charges of injury to a child in connection with the death of her daughter, whose body was found wrapped in blankets in the kitchen at her residents on June 10. More
December 02, 2014 -- The Galveston Police Department today arrested two suspects in connection with a car burglary in the 2000 block of Heards Lane. More
December 02, 2014 -- The Houston Police Department has referred to a Harris County grand jury the fatal shooting of a woman during a domestic dispute on Monday. More
December 02, 2014 -- Update: The Texas A&M University Police Department has located Samantha Marie Horn, a student who was reported missing. More
December 01, 2014 -- Galveston County Sheriff Henry Trochesset recently honored Sheriff's Association of Texas Academic Scholarship recipient Phillip O'Toole. More
December 01, 2014 -- The Harris County Sheriff's Office reports that there has been a deputy-involved shooting in the 3300 block of Pebble Trace Dr. in northwest Harris County. More
December 01, 2014 -- The Galveston County 212th District Court on Monday sentenced Henry Tobar to 30 years in prison for the Robbery and 20 years in prison for the Violation of a Protective Order. More
December 01, 2014 -- The Houston Police Department is investigating a fatal traffic accident that occurred at 6600 Gulf Freeway on Sunday. More
December 01, 2014 -- The Texas Department of Public Safety today announced that the reward for information leading to the capture of Jeffrey Ortiz, one of the state's most wanted sex offenders, has been increased to $8,000. More
December 01, 2014 -- The Houston Fire Department today responded to a two-alarm fire at an apartment at 4004 Montrose Boulevard. More
December 01, 2014 -- The Friendswood Volunteer Fire Department Emergency Medical Services Division recently received the 2014 Public Education/Injury Prevention Award from the Texas Department of State Health Services. More
December 01, 2014 -- The Galveston County Sheriff's Office will host the 17th session of its Citizen's Sheriff's Academy beginning January 22. More
December 01, 2014 -- College of the Mainland's Gulf Coast Safety Institute will host a free incident command system classes on December 16 and January 22. More
December 01, 2014 -- The Houston Police Department is investigating the death of a woman whose body was found at 3500 Paul Quinn on Sunday. More
December 01, 2014 -- The Houston Police Department is investigating two fatal shootings and a fatal stabbing that occurred during the weekend. More
December 01, 2014 -- The Houston Police Department is investigating Sunday's accidental shooting of a 14-year-old male by his 9-year-old brother at 4702 Mangum. More
November 27, 2014 -- Update: The Houston Fire Department reports heavy fire, smoke and water damage to a building in north Houston, but no injuries. More
November 27, 2014 -- The Harris County Institute of Forensic Sciences is requesting the public's assistance in locating next of kin for five deceased individuals. More
November 26, 2014 -- The College of the Mainland announced that four of its graduates were recently promoted to battalion chief of the Galveston Fire Department. More
November 26, 2014 -- The Houston Fire Department today offered safety tips for the Thanksgiving holiday. More
November 26, 2014 -- The Galveston Fire Department today provided tips for safely frying a turkey during Thanksgiving. More
November 26, 2014 -- The Harris County Sheriff's Office today provided tips to prevent being a victim of car burglars or thieves during the holiday shopping season. More
November 26, 2014 -- The Houston Police Department is investigating the fatal shooting of a man found at 510 West Tidwell on Tuesday. More
November 25, 2014 -- The Houston Police Department is investigating the fatal shooting of a man found at 1100 Hamblen on Monday. More
November 25, 2014 -- The Texas Department of Public Safety today reported that three fugitives on the state's most wanted list have been apprehended. More
November 24, 2014 -- The St. Louis County Prosecuting Attorney Robert McCulloch announced that a grand jury that investigated the death 18-year-old Michael Brown declined to indict Ferguson, Missouri police officer Darren Wilson in the incident. More
November 24, 2014 -- The Harris County Sheriff's Office announced that Kelly Jo Ivey has been charged with intoxication manslaughter of a peace officer in connection with the traffic accident that claimed the life of HCSO Deputy Jesse Valdez, III last month. More
November 24, 2014 -- The Galveston Police Department is searching for a man who was reported missing earlier this month, and is possibly suicidal. More
November 24, 2014 -- The Houston Police Department is investigating the death of a man whose body was found on Saturday at 1900 Creston. More
November 24, 2014 -- The Texas Department of Public Safety today urged Texans to drive responsibly and take extra precautions during the Thanksgiving holiday weekend. More
November 24, 2014 -- The Harris County Office of Homeland Security & Emergency Management today issued a reminder that the 2014 Atlantic Hurricane Season officially ends on November 30, after what the office describes as a "mild" season. More
November 24, 2014 -- The Houston Police Department is investigating various incidents involving fatal shootings that occurred during the weekend. More
November 24, 2014 -- The Houston Police Department today reported that Brian Castello has been arrested on murder charges in connection with the fatal shooting of a woman at 6111 Willowbend on November 9. More
November 24, 2014 -- The Harris County Sheriff's Office, in partnership with the Houston Police Department, and Houston-area pastors, issued a joint news release reminding the public that their right to peacefully assemble will be respected following the grand jury decision in Ferguson, Missouri. More
November 23, 2014 -- The Houston Fire Department reports no injuries but heavy fire, smoke and water damage in an apartment fire at 3700 South Gessner this morning. More
November 22, 2014 -- The Houston Maritime Museum will host an Industry Lecture by United States Coast Guard Captain Brian Penoyer on Tuesday, December 2. More
November 21, 2014 -- The Harris County Office of Homeland Security & Emergency Management advises that there is a potential for severe weather in Harris County as a storm system moves through the region Saturday afternoon. More
November 21, 2014 -- The Houston Police Department today reported that Sharon Denise Phillips has been arrested on murder charges in connection with the November 15 fatal stabbing of a man at 141230 South Post Oak. More
November 21, 2014 -- The Houston Police Department is investigating the November 16 fatal shooting of a man found at 10131 Emnora. More
November 21, 2014 -- The Houston Police Department today reported that Francis Otalor has been arrested on murder charges in connection with the November 18 fatal shooting of a man at 3100 Gillespie. More
November 21, 2014 -- The Houston Police Department on Wednesday walked through two neighborhoods to provide tips to residents on how to secure their homes from thieves. More
November 21, 2014 -- The Houston-Galveston Area Council is launching its third year of the Regional DWI Task Force, which will operate throughout the Thanksgiving holiday. More
November 21, 2014 -- The Galveston Police Department today arrested a woman on charges of filing a false report in connection to a fraudulent claim she made that an infant she was babysitting had been kidnapped. More
November 20, 2014 -- The Galveston County District Attorney's Office announced that a jury on Tuesday convicted Harold Norwood of murder. More
November 20, 2014 -- The Harris County Sheriff's Office today reported that four suspect have been charged in connection with numerous robberies in east Harris County, Beaumont and the West Orange area. More
November 20, 2014 -- The Harris County Sheriff's Office today reported that a former Channelview youth minister has been arrested in New York for the sexual assault of a child in Harris County. More
November 20, 2014 -- United States Customs and Border Protection recently named Charles Perez as the new CBP airport director for George Bush Intercontinental Airport in Houston. More
November 20, 2014 -- The Houston Police Department is investigating Wednesday's fatal stabbing of a woman found at 6900 Madrid. More
November 20, 2014 -- The La Porte Police Department today announced that the department is participating with the Houston-Galveston Area Council for the regional DWI Task Force for the Thanksgiving holiday. More
November 19, 2014 -- The Galveston County District Attorney's Office announced that a former county employee was sentenced for the felony offense of Theft by a Public Servant. More
November 19, 2014 -- The Houston Police Department is investigating the death of a man whose body was recovered from a pond at 5100 Gasmer on Tuesday. More
November 19, 2014 -- The La Porte Police Department today reported that that three local stores illegally sold cigarettes to a minor in a recent compliance check by the police department. More
November 19, 2014 -- The Houston Police Department is investigating Tuesday's fatal shooting of a man at 3100 Gillespie. More
November 18, 2014 -- The Galveston Police Department has been notified that representatives from the Texas Campaign for the Environment will be conducting a door-to-door community canvass in Galveston from November 19 to December 30, 2014. More
November 18, 2014 -- The Texas Department of Public Safety today reminded the public that a $10,000 reward is being offered for information leading to the capture of Rodney Wynn, a fugitive on the state's most wanted list. More
November 18, 2014 -- The Sugar Land Police Department has announced that it will conduct enhanced enforcement activities targeting drunk driving and speeding during the Thanksgiving holidays. More
November 18, 2014 -- The Houston Police Department today released surveillance video and photos of a suspect wanted in connection with at least seven robberies in north and south Houston since October. More w/Video
November 17, 2014 -- The City of Missouri City will host public meetings on November 19 and November 24 to gather input concerning the fire department's strategic plan. More
November 17, 2014 -- The Houston Police Department has referred Friday's fatal stabbing of a woman at 166 Winkler Drive to a Harris County grand jury. More
November 17, 2014 -- The Houston Police Department is investigating Sunday's fatal shooting of one man and wounding of another at 7617 Navigation. More
November 17, 2014 -- The Houston Police Department is investigating the fatal shooting of a man that occurred on Saturday at 7102 Castleview Lane. More
November 17, 2014 -- The Houston Police Department today reported that murder charges have been filed against Sharon Denise Phillips, a suspect wanted in connection with the November 15 fatal stabbing of a man at 14120 South Post Oak. More
November 17, 2014 -- The Houston Police Department has released surveillance video and photos of a suspect wanted in the October 21 robbery of a store at 11807 Westheimer. More w/Video
November 16, 2014 -- Galveston police report that an incident first reported as a family disturbance on Sunday led to a shooting in the 4500 block of Avenue P 1/2. More
November 16, 2014 -- The Harris County Sheriff's Office today reported that Danny Lee Neelys, a suspect wanted in the murder of two of his relatives at 12651 Atwood Grove Lane on Saturday, has been apprehended in Mexico. More
November 14, 2014 -- The Galveston County District Attorney's Office will host the 16th Annual Tree of Angels ceremony on December 2 at the Galveston County Criminal Justice Center. More
November 14, 2014 -- The Houston Police Department today released a composite sketch of a suspect wanted in Tuesday's fatal shooting of a man at 6360 Skyline. More
November 14, 2014 -- The Harris County Sheriff's Office has announced its "Fugitives of the Week". More
November 14, 2014 -- The Galveston Independent School District today issued a news release regarding two Ball High School students who died in a traffic accident this morning. More
November 14, 2014 -- The City of Houston Municipal Courts Department today announced the launch of its 2014 Amnesty Program for those with delinquent court matters to resolve cases at a discounted rate. More
November 14, 2014 -- The Houston Fire Department today responded to an apartment fire at 10100 Bissonnet. More
November 14, 2014 -- The Houston Fire Department today reported that a house fire at 100 Shady Lane resulted in two injuries and one fatality. More
November 14, 2014 -- The Houston Fire Department on Thursday responded to an apartment fire at 10500 Valley Forge. More
November 14, 2014 -- The Houston Police Department on Thursday reported that Patrick Ray Castro has been arrested on charges of aggravated assault of a public servant in a November 12 incident during which an officer was fired upon and a patrol vehicle was stolen. More
November 14, 2014 -- The United States Coast Guard on Thursday medevaced a woman from an offshore supply vessel approximately 112 miles off the coast of Galveston. More
November 14, 2014 -- La Marque City Council will meet with Vicki King and Ron Parker, the two finalists for the city's next police chief, during the city council's meeting on Monday. More
November 13, 2014 -- Missouri City, Houston and Stafford Fire Departments are battling a blaze at American Materials, an asphalt manufacturer at 2122 Highway 90A. More
November 13, 2014 -- The Galveston Fire Department recently presented awards to the winners of the Fire Prevention Poster Contest. More
November 13, 2014 -- The Texas Department of Public Safety today announced the launch of the Texas Stash House Rewards Program, which offers rewards for information on stash houses used to facilitate "human trafficking, drug smuggling and smuggling of people". More
November 13, 2014 -- The Houston Fire Department today responded to a house fire at 12500 Bexley. More
November 13, 2014 -- The Houston Police Department today released a surveillance video of a suspect wanted for the theft of a credit card in Kingwood on October 26. More w/Video
November 13, 2014 -- The United States Coast Guard on Tuesday rescued four people from a recreational boat after it ran aground in the intracoastal waterway north of the Arroyo Colorado River. More
November 13, 2014 -- The National Weather Service has issued a Freeze Warning for the City of Houston from 9 p.m. today until 8 a.m. Friday. More
November 13, 2014 -- Harris County Judge Ed Emmett and United States Coast Guard Captain Brian Penoyer joined Houston Ship Channel Security District Chair Gary Scheibe at a news conference on Wednesday to outline training initiatives and joint communication and response efforts that protect the Houston Ship Channel region. More
November 12, 2014 -- The Houston Police Department is investigating the death of a man whose body was found in the water in Buffalo Bayou at Tony Marron Park. More
November 12, 2014 -- The Houston Police Department is investigating Monday's shooting of two men at 10402 Sandpiper. More
November 12, 2014 -- The Houston Police Department is investigating Tuesday's fatal shooting of a man at 6360 Skyline. More
November 12, 2014 -- The Texas Department of Public Safety, in observance of Winter Weather Preparedness Day, today urged Texans to begin preparing for possible winter weather. More
November 12, 2014 -- The Houston Police Department today reported that Anndrae McTravis Gilbert has been arrested on murder charges in connection with Tuesday's fatal shooting of a woman at 2503 Panagard. More
November 12, 2014 -- The Houston Police Department is seeking the public's assistance in locating Rodrick Darnell Cassell, who has been missing since August 29. More
November 11, 2014 -- The Galveston Police Department on Monday reported that the Lone Star Rally, which took place during the weekend in Galveston, resulted in more visitors, and that no fatality traffic accidents occurred in the city during the rally. More
November 10, 2014 -- Beginning at midnight, crews will completely close the westbound main lanes of I-10 East Freeway at I-610 East Loop to allow Union Pacific’s contractor to make emergency repairs to the Union Pacific Railroad bridge over I-10 East between McCarty and Wayside. More
November 10, 2014 -- The Houston Police Department today reported that a third suspect has been arrested and two others are still sought in the March 27 fatal shooting of a man at 10950 Bissonnet. More
November 10, 2014 -- Galveston County Criminal District Attorney Jack Roady today announced that DWI arrests processed during the No Refusal program held during the Lone Star Rally weekend were "dramatically decreased" compared to the previous two years. More
November 10, 2014 -- The Houston Police Department today reported that Phil Anthony Smallwood has been arrested on capital murder charges in connection with the October 13 fatal shooting of a man at 9400 Ketchwood Drive. More
November 10, 2014 -- Texas Department of Public Safety Director Steven McCraw today issued a statement in observance of Veterans Day. More
November 10, 2014 -- The Houston Police Department today advised drivers on what steps they can take if involved in a minor traffic accident. More
November 10, 2014 -- The Texas Department of Public Safety today announced that the Texas Joint Crime Information Center has been named "Fusion Center of the Year" by the National Fusion Center Association. More
November 10, 2014 -- The Houston Police Department has referred an incident, which involved the fatal shooting of a man at 4901 Andrea on Sunday, to a Harris County grand jury. More
November 10, 2014 -- The Houston Police Department has referred Saturday's fatal shooting of a man at 6331 Tautenhahn to a Harris County grand jury. More
November 10, 2014 -- The Houston Police Department on Friday released a composite sketch of a suspect wanted in the fatal shooting of a man at 16250 Imperial Valley Drive on November 1. More
November 09, 2014 -- A candlelight vigil will be held in memory of Frank Frazier, an Alief Elsik High School student who has been missing since 1990. More
November 09, 2014 -- Tom Linton has posted a report on the relocation of former La Marque police chief Randall Aragon to Fairbanks, Alaska. More
November 08, 2014 -- The City of Galveston is hosting the 13th annual Lone Star Rally from November 6 through November 9. More
November 08, 2014 -- Galveston police report that they have arrested a 22 year old armed Galveston resident who was attempting to steal tip jars from event beer stands at the Lone Star Rally. More
November 07, 2014 -- The Galveston County Sheriff's Office is investigating a robbery and kidnapping involving employees of Oceans Cabaret, an adult night club on I-45 north of Galveston Island. More
November 07, 2014 -- The Houston Police Department is investigating a fatal hit-and-run traffic accident that occurred on Thursday at 400 Jensen. More
November 07, 2014 -- The Southeast Texas Regional Advisory Council this week hosted the Regional Healthcare Preparedness Coalition Symposium in Galveston, with topics including emergency preparedness for disease outbreaks such as Ebola. More
November 07, 2014 -- The Harris County Sheriff's Office is seeking the public's assistance in identifying and locating two armed suspects who robbed a nail salon at gunpoint on Thursday, shooting one of the employees. More w/Video
November 07, 2014 -- The Harris County Sheriff's Office has announced its fugitives of the week. More
November 06, 2014 -- The Galveston Police Department is investigating the death of an infant on Wednesday at the Antigua Apartments. More
November 06, 2014 -- The Houston Police Department on Wednesday reported that a suspect has been arrested on charges of aggravated assault against a public servant in connection with an October 28 incident. More
November 06, 2014 -- Galveston County Criminal District Attorney Jack Roady today announced that his office will work with law enforcement to conduct a no-refusal program during the Lone Star Rally this weekend to prevent drunk driving. More
November 06, 2014 -- The Harris County Sheriff's Office today reported that an October 29 traffic stop resulted in the seizure of more than $448,000 in drug money. More
November 05, 2014 -- Galveston police arrested and charged a 66 year old man with Driving While Intoxicated after his BMW hit two police cars at the scene of an accident. More
November 05, 2014 -- Investigators with the Galveston Police Department on Wednesday discovered a body matching the description of a missing 20-year-old man under the 51st Street Viaduct. More
November 05, 2014 -- The Sugar Land Police Department today released photos of a car believed to be used by two armed robbery suspects who used a stolen credit card at a fast-food restaurant in Houston. More
November 05, 2014 -- The Houston Police Department today reported that charges have been filed against two suspects arrested in the October 29 fatal shooting of one man and the wounding of another at 17133 Imperial Valley Drive. More
November 05, 2014 -- The Houston Fire Department today reported that a vehicle drove into a restaurant at 8236 Kirby Drive, causing multiple injuries. More
November 05, 2014 -- The Harris County Sheriff's Office today released a composite sketch of a suspect wanted in connection with several sexual assaults in east Harris County. More
November 05, 2014 -- Harris County District Attorney Devon Anderson today warned the public of a scam involving criminals impersonating members of the district attorney's office attempting to gather information on loans they have open. More
November 05, 2014 -- The Houston Police Department has released surveillance video and photos of suspects wanted in connection with several robberies of fast food restaurants in the southwest Houston area since August. More w/Video
November 05, 2014 -- The Houston Police Department today reported that Jose Diaz has been arrested on murder charges in connection with the fatal stabbing of a man found at 8500 Nairn on October 29. More
November 04, 2014 -- The Metropolitan Transit Authority of Harris County recently promoted Vera Bumpers to its police force's top post, making her the first African American to serve as Chief of Police. More
November 04, 2014 -- The Houston Police Department is investigating the death of a man found under a bridge in the 5100 block of Ferris on Monday. More
November 04, 2014 -- The Houston Police Department today reported that a robbery suspect was shot by an off-duty Harris County Precinct 7 deputy constable at 7400 West Tidwell on Monday. More
November 03, 2014 -- The Texas Department of Public Safety today announced that Benjamin Klamm, Jr. and Eric Lee Brown, both fugitives on the state's most wanted lists, have been arrested. More
November 03, 2014 -- The Galveston Police Department today reported that an attempted burglary occurred in the 2200 block of 71st Street, but the burglar fled after the homeowner discharged his handgun at the suspect. More
November 03, 2014 -- The Houston Police Department is investigating Friday's fatal shooting of a man at 9649 South Gessner. More
November 03, 2014 -- The Texas Department of Public Safety today announced that the reward for information leading to the capture of Rodney Wynn, a fugitive on the state's most wanting list, has been increased to $10,000. More
November 03, 2014 -- Harris County District Attorney Devon Anderson today announced that Deborah Hill, one of the office's most wanted fugitives, has been apprehended in Mexico and is awaiting extradition to Texas for prosecution. More
November 03, 2014 -- The Houston Fire Department today responded to a warehouse fire at 6999 West Little York. More
November 03, 2014 -- The Houston Police Department has referred the November 1 fatal shooting of a burglary suspect at 5505 Malmedy to a Harris County grand jury. More
November 03, 2014 -- The Houston Police Department is investigating Saturday's fatal shooting of a man at 16250 Imperial Valley Drive. More
November 01, 2014 -- The Houston Fire Department reports no injuries but significant damage in a one alarm warehaouse fire in East Houston near Brays Bayou. More
October 31, 2014 -- Houston Police Chief Charles A. McClelland, Jr., area commanders and officers from the Houston Police Department Community Services teamed up with representatives from McDonald's on Thursday morning to invite citizens to have ""Coffee With a Cop." More
October 31, 2014 -- The Houston Independent School District Police Department and Houston Police Department is investigating a stabbing incident involving a student near James Madison High School. More
October 31, 2014 -- The Houston Police Department is investigating the fatal shooting of one man and wounding of another at 17133 Imperial Valley Drive on Wednesday. More
October 31, 2014 -- The Houston Fire Department today responded to a house fire at 5755 Oakham. More
October 31, 2014 -- The Galveston Police Department on Thursday arrested a woman on drug charges after a shoplifting call at a store at 300 Seawall Boulevard, and is investigating additional evidence of a fraud scheme to deliver pills. More
October 31, 2014 -- The Houston Police Department is investigating Thursday's fatal shooting of a man at 15702 Briarstead. More
October 31, 2014 -- The Galveston County Criminal District Attorney's Office today reported that Kevin Joyner, Jr. has been sentenced to 15 years in prison for a 2012 aggravated assault. More
October 31, 2014 -- The Harris County Sheriff's Office has announced its Fugitives of the Week. More
October 30, 2014 -- Houston police reported on Thursday that a man who was arrested in a 2012 fatal stabbing at 5400 Telephone Road has been charged with murder in the 178th State District Court. More
October 30, 2014 -- The Houston Fire Department today offered safety tips for citizens who participate in trick or treating during Halloween. More
October 30, 2014 -- The Texas Department of Public Safety today urged drivers to use extra caution when driving in areas where children are likely to gather during Halloween. More
October 30, 2014 -- Harris County District Attorney Devon Anderson today announced that her office will have extra prosecutors on duty to assist area police in the enforcement of DWI no refusal laws during the Halloween weekend. More
October 30, 2014 -- The Houston Police Department will host "Trick or Treat" with Houston police officers today and on Friday to provide a safe Halloween event. More
October 29, 2014 -- Harris County District Attorney Devon Anderson announced on Wednesday that in its first year of implementation, the Capital Murder Project Court has reduced the number of older capital murder cases awaiting resolution. More
October 29, 2014 -- The Southeast Texas Regional Advisory Council and the Texas Department of State Health Services will host the sixth annual Regional Healthcare Preparedness Coalition Symposium November 5-7 in Galveston. More
October 29, 2014 -- The Houston Police Department is investigating the fatal stabbing of a man found at 8500 Nairn today. More
October 29, 2014 -- The Houston Police Department today released a surveillance video of a male subject wanted for questioning in the death of a man found in a parking garage at 1111 Louisiana Street on October 26. More w/Video
October 29, 2014 -- The Houston Police Department has filed charges against Xavier Reynoldo Johnson, a suspect wanted in connection with the October 22 robbery and shooting incident at 3103 FM 1960. More
October 29, 2014 -- The Harris County Sheriff's Office today reported that Sheriff's Deputy Jesse Valdez, III died this morning after a vehicle struck his patrol car head-on while traveling on East Wallisville Road. More
October 29, 2014 -- The Sugar Land Police Department today released a composite sketch of a suspect who forced a man at gunpoint to withdraw a large amount of money from an automated teller machine on October 4. More
October 28, 2014 -- The League City Police Department today apprehended a suspect who assaulted and fled a police officer during a traffic stop in the 1800 block of FM 646. More
October 28, 2014 -- The Harris County Institute of Forensic Sciences today announced that it has been awarded three grants totaling more than $700,000 to support forensic science testing and investigation services for the county. More
October 28, 2014 -- The Houston Police Department has identified a man found deceased in a parking garage on Sunday as Cory Roussell. More
October 28, 2014 -- The Chambers County Sheriff's Office on Monday reported that Larry Dewayne Brinkley has been sentenced to 20 years in prison for the murder of Leslie "Bubby" Larrison. More
October 27, 2014 -- Houston police are investigating a fatal traffic accident that occurred on Monday at 9100 North Loop East. More
October 27, 2014 -- The Houston Police Department today provided safety tips for parents and children who take part in trick-or-treating on Halloween. More
October 27, 2014 -- The Houston Police Department is investigating the apparent accidental shooting of a man at 4700 Wenda on Saturday. More
October 27, 2014 -- The Houston Police Department is investigating the death of a man found in a parking garage at 1111 Louisiana Street on Sunday. More
October 27, 2014 -- The City of Sugar Land recently purchased four video laryngoscopes, funded through a donation from Nalco Champion, to implement a fire-based ambulance transport system. More
October 26, 2014 -- Houston police are investigating the fatal shooting of a woman at 12315 Pineknoll whose body was found by her middle school age children on Friday. More
October 24, 2014 -- Harris County Sheriff's Office deputies have arrested a man believed to be responsible for at least one dozen robberies in west Harris County. More
October 24, 2014 -- The Galveston County Health District and the University of Texas Medical Branch have determined that a patient with suspicious symptoms definitively does not have Ebola and that there is no risk to Galveston County communities associated with the patient. More
October 24, 2014 -- The Harris County Sheriff's Office has announced its Fugitives of the Week. More
October 24, 2014 -- The League City Police Department today closed an urgent care facility at 2640 League City Parkway after receiving a call concerning a patient who had recently traveled from Africa exhibiting symptoms consistent with Ebola. More
October 24, 2014 -- The Houston Police Department has arrested two suspects and is seeking to identify as many as five others in a theft ring believed responsible for stealing wallets from numerous female restaurant customers. More
October 24, 2014 -- The Houston Police Department today reported that a suspect has been arrested in connection with Wednesday's fatal hit-and-run traffic accident at 8700 Cullen Boulevard. More
October 24, 2014 -- The Houston Police Department today reported that David R. Wilson has been arrested in connection with the September 12 sexual assault of a juvenile female at 5400 Arncliffe. More
October 23, 2014 -- The Houston Fire Department on Thursday responded to an incident in which smoke was detected in the cockpit of a military airplane at George Bush Intercontinental Airport. More
October 23, 2014 -- The Metropolitan Transit Authority of Harris County Police Department is seeking the public's assistance in identifying two suspects in the October 7 robbery of three individuals at the Hillcroft Transit Center and a convenience store robbery near the transit center on October 20. More
October 23, 2014 -- The Harris County Sheriff's Office today reported that a tip to the iWatchHarrisCounty app resulted in the arrest of several suspects in connection with drug activity. More
October 23, 2014 -- The Houston Police Department is investigating an apparent murder/suicide incident that occurred on Wednesday at the Ben Taub General Hospital. More
October 22, 2014 -- The Harris County Institute of Forensic Sciences is seeking the public's assistance in locating next of kin for six deceased individuals. More
October 22, 2014 -- The Houston Police Department today provided tips for preventing vehicle theft. More
October 22, 2014 -- The Houston Firefighters' Relief and Retirement Fund was recently ranked fourth in a top 10 list of large public pension funds by the Private Equity Growth Capital Council. More
October 22, 2014 -- The Galveston Police Department on Tuesday arrested two suspects on drug charges after executing a search warrant at a residence in the 7200 block of Avenue P1/2. More
October 22, 2014 -- The Galveston County Sheriff's Office is sponsoring a community-wide anti-texting and driving event on October 30 at Pole Position Raceway in Webster. More
October 21, 2014 -- The Galveston Police Department and Galveston Chamber of Commerce met with more than 20 downtown building owners, business owners and residents to discuss downtown safety issues. More
October 21, 2014 -- Galveston County Sheriff Henry Trochesset announced on Tuesday that two suspects who were wanted by the Tuscaloosa County, Alabama, Sheriff's Office on unrelated warrants have been arrested in Galveston County More
October 21, 2014 -- The United States Coast Guard today suspended search efforts for a missing boater who was sailing his boat from St. Marks to Carrabelle, Florida. More
October 21, 2014 -- The Big Thicket National Preserve has announced that a portion of the Big Sandy Creek Unit will be closed Wednesday through Saturday for a prescribed burn. More
October 21, 2014 -- The Galveston Police Department has released a video of a suspect in the October 14 robbery of the Home Town Bank of Galveston. More w/Video
October 20, 2014 -- The Harris County Sheriff's Office acted on a tip from an alert neighbor in north Harris County and arrested four suspected burglars, one of them a capital murder suspect. More
October 20, 2014 -- Galveston police report that an unidentified man remains in critical condition and another man is hospitalized because of injuries suffered in an auto-pedestrian accident on the Seawall. More
October 20, 2014 -- Houston police have arrested one suspect in the fatal stabbing of a man found at 218 Plaza Verde about noon on August 15; and additional arrests are possible. More
October 20, 2014 -- The Galveston County Auto Crimes Task Force has received a third award for the year 2014. More
October 20, 2014 -- Houston police are investigating the deaths of two people in an apparent murder/suicide at 9523 Garden Bridge after midnight Sunday morning. More
October 20, 2014 -- League City police have arrested a 23 year old man for the robbery of a convenience store at 1100 East Main Street last week. More w/Video
October 20, 2014 -- United States Coast Guard crews rescued a man and woman in Corpus Christi Bay on Sunday after he drifted away from their sailboat and she could not maneuver the boat to save him. More
October 18, 2014 -- The United States Coast Guard has posted a bulletin with updates to the maritime industry with respect to assessing Ebola risks and the responsibility of vessel/facility agents, owners, masters, operators, Area Maritime Security Committee members, and persons to immediately report potential communicable disease hazards to the Coast Guard and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. More
October 17, 2014 -- The Houston Police Department today reported that Saul Santiago Acuna has been arrested on capital murder charges in connection with the September 14 fatal shooting of a man at 15135 Old Humble Road. More
October 17, 2014 -- The Texas Public Safety Commission on Thursday honored exemplary employees, presenting a Purple Heart and two Director's Citations. More
October 17, 2014 -- The Harris County Sheriff's Office has announced its fugitives of the week. More
October 17, 2014 -- The Galveston County Sheriff's Office will host a free contagious disease response training to first responders and law enforcement on October 24. More
October 16, 2014 -- The Galveston Police Department is searching for a suspect wanted in connection with a hit-and-run incident that occurred on Wednesday in the 2400 block of 29th Street. More
October 16, 2014 -- The Texas Department of Public Safety, in observance of National School Bus Safety Week, has issued a reminder to drivers that it is illegal to pass any school bus that is stopped and operating a visual signal. More
October 16, 2014 -- The Houston Police Department has arrested Phyllis Ann Booker on charges of failure to stop and render aid in connection with Wednesday's fatal hit-and-run accident of a bicyclist by a school bus. More
October 16, 2014 -- The Bay Area Houston Economic Partnership hosted a program on the 2014 Texas City “Y” Spill Response featuring Captain Brian Penoyer, who is Senior Commander and Captain of the Port. More
October 16, 2014 -- The Houston Police Department today reported that three suspects have been arrested in connection with the death of a man found at 1800 Sherwood Forest on September 15. More
October 16, 2014 -- The Houston Police Department has reported that Charles Edward Mayfield has been arrested in connection with Wednesday's fatal stabbing of a man at 4600 Weaver. More
October 15, 2014 -- The Houston Police Department is investigating a fatal hit-and-run traffic accident involving a bike rider and a school bus that occurred today at 9000 West Airport Boulevard. More
October 15, 2014 -- The Houston Police Department is investigating the October 11 death of a woman at 7600 Beechnut. More
October 15, 2014 -- The Hitchcock City Commission, in a special meeting on Tuesday, voted unanimously to promote Interim Police Chief John Hamm to full time chief of the department. More
October 14, 2014 -- United States Attorney Kenneth Magidson announced that three men were arrested and charged in a conspiracy to traffic minors for sex. More
October 14, 2014 -- The Galveston Police Department seeks the public's help in finding a bank robbery suspect. More
October 14, 2014 -- The Houston Police Department is investigating the fatal shooting of a man found on Monday at 9400 Ketchwood Drive. More
October 14, 2014 -- The Houston Police Department has released surveillance video and photos of a suspect wanted in the fatal shooting of a man at 15135 Old Humble Road. More w/Video
October 14, 2014 -- The Harris County Sheriff's Office is seeking the public's assistance in identifying and locating two suspects wanted in connection with Sunday's shooting of a man at 9002 Cheswick Drive. More w/Video
October 13, 2014 -- Harris County Sheriff's Office homicide investigators have arrested a man believed to be responsible for last month's murder of a good Samaritan in east Harris County. More
October 13, 2014 -- The Houston Police Department is investigating the death of a man found on Friday at 7500 Bellerive. More
October 13, 2014 -- The United States Coast Guard today rescued two men from a sailboat after it became lodged on the rocks along the Galveston jetties. More
October 13, 2014 -- The Galveston County Sheriff's Office has arrested Wilmer Brillhart on homicide charges in connection with Saturday's fatal shooting of a man in the 900 block of 27th Street in San Leon, Texas. More
October 12, 2014 -- Visitors to Postoffice Street on Saturday were treated to a bagpipe and trumpet concert thanks to Constable Clint Wayne Brown and Guy Taylor Jr., owner of the Stork Club. More w/Video
October 12, 2014 -- United States Coast Guard Station Port O’Connor report that its boat crews saved seven people during two search and rescue cases Friday. More
October 10, 2014 -- The Harris County Institute of Forensic Sciences' Forensic Genetics Laboratory has been selected as part of a group of seven DNA labs nationwide to take part in a revolutionary study that will expand the power of DNA testing and help investigators solve more crimes. More
October 10, 2014 -- The Houston Police Department is investigating the fatal shooting of a man that occurred on Thursday at 3939 Synott. More
October 10, 2014 -- United States Attorney Kenneth Magidson on Thursday announced that Marcos E. Carrion, a former Houston Police Department officer, has entered a guilty plea in a drug conspiracy. More
October 10, 2014 -- The Harris County Sheriff's Office has announced its fugitives of the week. More
October 10, 2014 -- The La Porte Police Department recently arrested John Anthony Vela on capital murder charges in connection with the 2002 murders of Kevin Collins and Melissa Williams, whose bodies were found in La Porte. More
October 10, 2014 -- A Harris County Sheriff's Deputy was injured in a vehicle accident that left one woman dead on Friday on Highway 6 and Clay Road. More
October 09, 2014 -- One person was reported killed in a head on collision in Webster that sent others to the hospital. More
October 09, 2014 -- The City of Santa Fe on Wednesday officially opened its new Justice Center on FM 646 N at FM 1764 with a Santa Fe Chamber of Commerce Ribbon Cutting Ceremony. More
October 09, 2014 -- La Porte Police Department on Tuesday hosted several neighborhood events for National Night Out. More
October 09, 2014 -- The United States Coast Guard on Wednesday rescued a man whose personal watercraft became disabled near Bayou Vista, Texas. More
October 09, 2014 -- Houston Police Chief Charles A. McClelland, Jr. today announced that the Houston Police Department has been named recipient of a $3,125,000 grant to pay for police officer positions. More
October 09, 2014 -- The Harris County Sheriff's Office today released a composite sketch of a suspect wanted in connection with the September 12 fatal shooting of a man who was attempting to stop the suspect from robbing a woman. More
October 08, 2014 -- The Houston Police Department today reported that an armed suspect was fatally shot by police officers on Tuesday after barricading himself inside a vehicle with his estranged wife, who he had kidnapped, according to police. More
October 08, 2014 -- The Harris County Sheriff's Office today reported that deputies discovered approximately $2 million worth of marijuana plants at a home in Humble on Tuesday night. More
October 08, 2014 -- The Houston Police Department today reported that Damon James, a suspect wanted in Monday's fatal shooting of a woman at 12203 Thicket Green, has been arrested on murder charges. More
October 08, 2014 -- The City of Houston will re-launch Sunday Streets Houston this fall, with three areas targeted for "no cars on the road". More
October 08, 2014 -- The Houston Police Department is investigating Tuesday's fatal shooting of a woman at 9200 Bissonnet. More
October 08, 2014 -- Thousands of residents in hundreds of communities locked their doors, went outside and enjoyed National Night Out with their neighbors on Tuesday. Photos by Juan Peña
October 07, 2014 -- The Houston Police Department today reported that Damon Jonard James is wanted on murder charges in connection with the fatal shooting of a woman at 12203 Thicket Green on Monday. More
October 07, 2014 -- The Houston Police Department is investigating a fatal traffic accident that occurred on Sunday at 9200 North Houston Rosslyn. More
October 07, 2014 -- The United States Coast Guard recently unloaded more than 28,000 pounds of cocaine at Naval Base San Diego following counter drug missions conducted during a 90-day deployment. More
October 06, 2014 -- The Galveston Police Department reports that one man died in a boating accident near the south jetty on East Beach during a storm Monday afternoon. More
October 06, 2014 -- Galveston County Commissioners Court on Monday agreed to accept an invitation from the District and County Judges of Galveston County for a meeting to discuss the Department of Justice Administration. More
October 06, 2014 -- The Harris County Sheriff's Office today announced that a tip to the HCSO's iWatchHarrisCounty mobile phone application resulted in the re-arrest of a murder suspect whose bond had been revoked. More
October 06, 2014 -- The Houston Fire Department, in observance of National Fire Prevention Week, reminded residents of tips for preventing fires and staying safe in the event of a fire. More
October 06, 2014 -- The Galveston Fire Department, in observance of Fire Prevention Week, has issued a reminder for residents to test their smoke alarms. More
October 06, 2014 -- The Houston Police Department today reported that the victim of a shooting at 12700 Dairy Brook on September 30 has died. More
October 06, 2014 -- The Houston Police Department today reported that Lynn Marie Martinez has been arrested on charges of driving while intoxicated in connection with a fatal traffic accident at 12600 Kathryn on Sunday. More
October 06, 2014 -- The Houston Police Department is investigating Friday's fatal shooting of a man at 13501 Hooper. More
October 06, 2014 -- The United States Attorney's Office for the Southern District of Texas on Friday reported that Robert James Talbot, Jr., of Katy, Texas, has pleaded guilty to charges of attempted interference of commerce by robbery and solicitation to commit a crime of violence. More
October 06, 2014 -- The Texas Department of Public Safety recently reported that DPS troopers made more than 1,100 DWI arrests during a special enforcement period that included the Labor Day holiday. More
October 06, 2014 -- The Houston Police Department has arrested Roy R. Peet on murder charges in connection with the death of a man found at 9590 Minnesota on September 24. More
October 06, 2014 -- The United States Coast Guard on Saturday, with the assistance of some good Samaritans, rescued five people from an overturned boat one mile south of the Aransas Pass bridge. More
October 03, 2014 -- The Houston Fire Department today reported that the Harris County Institute of Forensic Science has confirmed Houston Firefighter Daniel D. Groover died of smoke inhalation in the line of duty during a house fire in July. More
October 03, 2014 -- The Harris County Sheriff's Office has announced its Fugitives of the Week. More
October 03, 2014 -- The Galveston County Sheriff's Office has arrested Anthony Wayne Jackson on charges of manufacture and delivery of a controlled substance after deputies executed a search warrant of a home at 719 Roosevelt in La Marque. More
October 02, 2014 -- The Houston Police Department has arrested Pedro Hernandez Maldonado on murder charges in connection with the 1995 beating death of a woman at 7824 Sherman. More
October 02, 2014 -- The Houston Independent School District Police Department will host its annual National Night Out event on Tuesday. More
October 02, 2014 -- The Houston Police Department is investigating the fatal shooting of a man at 2601 Woodland Park on Wednesday. More
October 02, 2014 -- The Harris County Sheriff's Office has released surveillance photos of two suspects wanted in connection with the armed robbery of a man in the 1900 block of Rainy River Drive on July 25. More
October 02, 2014 -- The Houston Police Department is investigating the death of woman found in a shallow body of water at 6101 West Bellfort on Wednesday. More
October 02, 2014 -- The Houston Police Department today reported that an armed suspect was fatally shot by Houston and Pearland police officers on Wednesday at 11703 Kirkmeadow. More
October 02, 2014 -- The Houston Police Department is investigating the death of a man found with a puncture wound on Wednesday at 220 Northpoint. More
October 02, 2014 -- The Texas A&M Forest Service on Thursday released a study showing that forestry-driven, wood-based industries contribute $30.3 billion to the state's economy and support more than 130,600 jobs. More
October 02, 2014 -- The Houston Police Department has arrested a suspect on charges of failure to stop and render aid in connection with a fatal traffic accident that occurred on Tuesday at 1400 Parker Road. More
October 02, 2014 -- The City of Missouri City will participate in National Night Out activities on October 7. More
October 01, 2014 -- The Houston Police Department today reported on an incident that occurred on Tuesday in which an armed suspect was fatally shot by an officer outside of a store near Baybrook Mall in the 19000 block of South Interstate Highway 45. More
October 01, 2014 -- Harris County District Attorney Devon Anderson today launched the First Chance Intervention Program, which gives non-violent first-time offenders arrested on marijuana possession charges an opportunity to avoid a criminal conviction. More
October 01, 2014 -- The Texas Department of Public Safety today announced that the reward information leading to the capture of Robert Chrismon, a fugitive on the state's most wanted sex offender list, has been increased to $8,000. More
October 01, 2014 -- The Houston Police Department is investigating Tuesday's shooting of a man at 12700 Dairy Brook. More
October 01, 2014 -- The Houston Police Department today marked the beginning of Domestic Violence Awareness Month by calling on the public to educate themselves and provide assistance to prevent domestic violence. More
September 30, 2014 -- Incident update: Houston police have arrested a second suspect charged in the fatal shooting of a man at 8939 Long Point about 9:45 a.m. on June 11. More
September 30, 2014 -- The Houston Police Department is investigating a fatal traffic accident that occurred today at 2400 East T.C. Jester Boulevard. More
September 30, 2014 -- The Harris County Sheriff's Office today reported that charges have been filed against a suspect in connection with the theft of a large bronze statue stolen last month from the Coles Crossing community center. More
September 29, 2014 -- The Houston Police Department is seeking the public's assistance in locating Omari Danta Barnes, a person of interest in the February 21 fatal shooting of a man at 4606 Phlox. More
September 29, 2014 -- The Galveston County Sheriff's office has arrested two suspects in connection with a stabbing and shooting incident that occurred on Sunday at 4701 Georgia. More
September 29, 2014 -- The Houston Police Department is investigating the fatal shooting of a man at 9678 Azeem on Sunday. More
September 29, 2014 -- The United States Coast Guard today reported that it participated in a joint operation with the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department and United States Fish and Wildlife Service to rescue three stranded boaters off the coast of Matagorda Island during the weekend. More
September 29, 2014 -- The Houston Police Department is investigating the apparent accidental shooting of a man at 7433 Force on September 26. More
September 29, 2014 -- The Houston Police Department has arrested Huntley James Grichor on murder charges in connection with the fatal stabbing of a man at 2800 Kirby on Sunday. More
September 29, 2014 -- The Chambers County Sheriff's Office is investigating an incident involving a call concerning a man attempting to stop vehicles on FM 3180 on Sunday. More
September 28, 2014 -- The United States Coast Guard on Saturday medevaced the crewmember of a container ship approximately 40 miles offshore of South Padre Island. More w/Video
September 26, 2014 -- The Galveston County Sheriff's Office, with assistance from the U.S. Marshals Service, on Thursday arrested a 44-year-old Friendswood woman on felony warrants of kidnapping and robbery. More
September 26, 2014 -- The Galveston Police Department will host the city's 31st National Night Out celebration on October 7. More
September 26, 2014 -- Houston police reported that a 19-year-old man who was arrested in a fatal traffic accident at 9900 Palmhill on Monday night has been charged with intoxication manslaughter and manslaughter in the 180th State District Court. More
September 26, 2014 -- The Galveston Police Department has arrested Kayla Stouten-Orozco on murder charges in connection with the September 16 death of an infant child at 8008 Seawall Boulevard. More
September 26, 2014 -- The Galveston County Sheriff's Office today announced that Jesse Leroy Matthew has been booked out of Galveston County Jail for extradition to Virginia. More
September 26, 2014 -- The Galveston Police Department today responded to a call of a pedestrian struck by a vehicle on Seawall Boulevard. More
September 26, 2014 -- The Galveston Police Department is investigating a shooting that occurred today in the 8100 block of Seawall Boulevard. More
September 26, 2014 -- The Houston Police Department will participate in National Night Out activities on October 7. More
September 26, 2014 -- The City of Missouri City will host its Third Annual Fire & Rescue Services Open House on October 11 at Fire Station 1. More
September 26, 2014 -- The Harris County Sheriff's Office has announced its "Fugitives of the Week". More
September 26, 2014 -- The Houston Police Department will participate in National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day on Saturday by accepting prescription drug drop-offs at nine locations. More
September 26, 2014 -- The Houston Police Department today released surveillance photos of a person of interest wanted in connection with the February 21 fatal shooting of a man at 4606 Phlox. More
September 26, 2014 -- The Houston Fire Department today responded to a propane truck on fire at Interstate Highway Loop 610 and Interstate Highway 10 northbound. More
September 25, 2014 -- Houston Police have arrested a 26-year-old man and charged him in the fatal assault of a man at 17133 Imperial Valley Drive # 17. More
September 25, 2014 -- The Sugar Land Police Department is searching for two suspects who stole electronics from a home in the 7000 block of Radcliff Place on September 23. More
September 25, 2014 -- The Galveston County Sheriff's Office on Wednesday arrested Jesse Leroy Matthew, Jr. in connection with the kidnapping of Hannah Graham in Virginia. More
September 25, 2014 -- The Chambers County Sheriff's Office on Wednesday responded to an accident involving the death of a woman working at a carnival at Winnie Stowell Park. More
September 24, 2014 -- Houston police reported that a man it arrested after an incident at 4800 Holloway Tuesday morning has been charged with assault with bodily injury of a public servant in the 182nd State District Court. More
September 24, 2014 -- Harris County Sheriff's Office deputies, acting on a tip to its mobile app, arrested a known sex offender who had failed to register as such for the past three years and was selling drugs out of his house. More
September 24, 2014 -- The League City Police Department will host a prescription drug take-back event on Saturday. More
September 24, 2014 -- The Greater Harris County 9-1-1 Emergency Network today announced that it has started to phase in text-to-9-1-1 service for its territory. More
September 23, 2014 -- The Harris County Sheriff's Office arrested 14 people and seized drugs, weapons, and cash as a result of an undercover operation at a strip club in northwest Harris County. More
September 23, 2014 -- The Sugar Land Police Department will host its annual National Night Out event on October 7. More
September 22, 2014 -- The Houston Police Department has arrested Hunter Ryan Hamilton Woods on murder charges in connection with the September 5 fatal shooting of a man at 5443 Garden Village Drive. More
September 22, 2014 -- The Houston Police Department today reported that Melesio Gamino Rocha has been arrested on murder charges in connection with Saturday's fatal shooting of his wife at 11631 Sela Lane. More
September 22, 2014 -- The Texas Department of Criminal Justice today announced that Marvin Garcia, a fugitive who had escaped custody, has been captured. More
September 22, 2014 -- The Houston Police Department today reported that Standrick Adams has been arrested on murder charges in Saturday's fatal shooting of his brother, Jesse Adams. More
September 22, 2014 -- The Houston Police Department today reported that Sayed Rahim Haidaree has been arrested on murder charges in connection with Saturday's fatal stabbing of a man at 10350 Lands End. More
September 22, 2014 -- College of the Mainland Police Chief E.W. "Butch" Carr has announced his retirement after serving at COM for 11 years. More
September 22, 2014 -- The Chambers County Sheriff's Office on Saturday reported that Lonnie Robertson was arrested on charges of aggravated assault with a deadly weapon after an incident involving the shooting of a man in Anahuac, Texas. More
September 21, 2014 -- The Houston Fire Department reports extensive damage to one apartment building but no injuries in a fire on 12000 MLK early this morning. More
September 19, 2014 -- The Texas Department of Public Safety has announced that it will provide assistance to medical practitioners serving Texas patients who require prescriptions for hydrocodone combination products, which are being reclassified as a more restricted substance. More
September 19, 2014 -- The Harris County Sheriff's Office has announced its "Fugitives of the Week". More
September 19, 2014 -- The Harris County Flood Control District reports that as of 7:30 pm all bayous and creeks were falling, including those most affected by heavy rainfall. More
September 18, 2014 -- The National Weather Service says that the potential for heavy rain will continue throughout the afternoon and into this evening. More
September 18, 2014 -- The Houston Police Department is investigating the fatal stabbing of a man found at 12850 Whittington on Wednesday. More
September 18, 2014 -- The United States Coast Guard on Wednesday rescued four Mexican fisherman, with the assistance of a Mexican shrimper boat, after the fishermen's boat capsized 22 miles offshore of South Padre Island. More w/Video
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