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Cops: Restaurant Customer
Killed Robber, Gave Money
Back to Patrons
Jan 9, 2023 6:45 PM CST
Cops: Restaurant Customer Killed Robber, Gave Money Back to Patrons
Grand jury will decide on charges for Texas man
- A man who killed an armed robber Thursday night at a restaurant in Houston came forward to speak to police Monday. Surveillance video shows a masked man dressed in black waving a gun around as he robs patrons at a taqueria in southwest Houston. Police say the customer rose from...
Ted Cruz's Booze Chucker
Won't Face Charges
Jan 9, 2023 8:19 AM CST
Ted Cruz's Booze Chucker Won't Face Charges
Texas senator was nearly hit in the head by unopened White Claw can
- A guy who threw two unopened cans of alcohol at Ted Cruz won't face charges after all. A grand jury opted not to indict Joseph Halm Arcidiacono for chucking the cans at the senator during a victory parade for the Houston Astros last year, reports the
Freezing Temps, Woman
Ends Up With 1.6K Bats in Attic
Dec 29, 2022 2:00 PM CST
Amid Houston's Freezing Temps, Woman Ends Up With 1.6K Bats in Attic
They recovered there after plunging from area bridges
- More than 1,500 bats found a temporary home this week in the attic of a Houston Humane Society director, but it wasn’t because they made it their roost. It was a temporary recovery space for the flying mammals after they lost their grip and plunged to the pavement...
Here Are the Most
Festive US Cities
Dec 24, 2022 10:01 AM CST
Here Are the Most Festive US Cities
New York tops LawnStarter's list
- Do you don your party hat on Dec. 1 and not take it off till the new year? You might want to seek out cities where you'll find like-minded festive souls. LawnStarter gathered public data from 200 of the nation's largest cities to see where those in a...
Arrest Made in Rapper's Death
Dec 2, 2022 4:45 PM CST
Arrest Made in Rapper's Death
Police say rapper was an innocent bystander in dispute outside Houston bowling alley
- Police have arrested a 33-year-old man in the fatal shooting of rapper Takeoff, who was killed last month outside a bowling alley in Houston. Houston police announced Friday that Patrick Xavier Clark has been charged with murder in connection with Takeoff's death. Police Chief Troy Finner said Clark was...
Houston Residents Can
Drink Their Water Again
Nov 29, 2022 7:51 AM CST
Houston Residents Can Drink Their Water Again
City lifts boil advisory
- Houston officials lifted an order Tuesday that had called for more than 2 million people in the nation's fourth-largest city to boil their tap water before drinking or using it. The boil order had been in effect since Sunday, when a power outage at a purification plant caused pressure...
Houston Issues Boil Water
Notice for Entire City
Nov 28, 2022 2:13 PM CST
Houston Issues Boil Water Notice for Entire City
Power outage caused pressure to drop at water purification plant
- More than 2 million people in the Houston area were under a boil order notice Monday after a power outage at a purification plant caused water pressure to drop, and the mayor of the nation's fourth-largest city ordered a full review of the system. The notice tells customers to...
Man Dancing on 18-Wheeler
Killed After Hitting Bridge
Nov 15, 2022 4:21 PM CST
Man Dancing on 18-Wheeler Killed After Hitting Bridge
Police say driver was unaware man was up there
- Last Thursday morning, a man in Houston decided to dance atop a moving 18-wheeler on the Eastex Freeway. Per ABC13 , the man was knocked off the truck as it passed under the Tuam Street bridge. Paramedics responded quickly and rushed him to the Memorial Hermann Hospital, but he was later...
Takeoff of Rap Trio Migos
Shot Dead at Houston Party
Nov 1, 2022 9:05 AM CDT
Takeoff of Rap Trio Migos Shot Dead at Houston Party
Migos member Takeoff, 28, was reportedly gunned down Tuesday at a Houston bowling alley
- Initial reports of a man fatally gunned down at a Texas party early Tuesday didn't offer many details, including the identity of the deceased, whom they simply described as a Black man in his 20s. Now, TMZ (reader discretion advised: link contains graphic photos) confirms with law enforcement...
Cops Find Man
Shot Dead, Then Get
Call About His Toddler
Sep 21, 2022 10:35 AM CDT
Cops Find Man Shot Dead, Then Get Call About His Toddler
Police are investigating what they say was double homicide of dad, 2-year-old son in Houston
- Houston police were searching Tuesday for a man they say is responsible for a double homicide of a 2-year-old boy and his father. Executive Assistant Police Chief Larry Satterwhite says officers were called to a shooting outside a strip mall southwest of downtown around 1:45pm, where they found a...
Prosecutors: Man Who Didn't
Get Promotion Killed Family
Sep 15, 2022 12:20 PM CDT
Prosecutors: Man Who Didn't Get Promotion Killed Family
Feng Lu arrested in connection with 2014 Houston-area murders
- More than eight years after the murder of an entire family stunned the Houston area's Chinese community, an arrest has been made. According to court documents filed Wednesday, investigators believe 58-year-old Feng Lu killed Maoye Sun; his wife, Mei Xie; and their two sons, 7-year-old Titus and 9-year-old Timothy,...
an Odd One
Sep 2, 2022 7:11 AM CDT
Southwest Pilot's Warning Was an Odd One
It wasn't about turbulence or an overbooked flight, but a passenger sending nude pics
- What happens in Texas apparently doesn't stay in Texas, because what took place on one Southwest Airlines flight getting ready to fly to Mexico is now making headlines all over the globe. That's thanks to a now-viral TikTok video taken by Teighlor Marsalis, who tells CNN she recorded...
Evicted Man Shot Tenants
Fleeing Fires He Set: Police
Aug 28, 2022 4:10 PM CDT
Evicted Man Shot Tenants Fleeing Fires He Set: Police
Houston gunman killed 3 neighbors and wounded 2
- A man evicted from a Houston apartment building shot five other tenants—killing three of them—Sunday morning after setting fire to the house to lure them out, police said. Officers fatally shot the gunman. The attack happened about 1am Sunday in a mixed industrial-residential neighborhood in southwest Houston, the...
Daughter Found 42 Years
After Parents' Deaths
Jun 9, 2022 6:15 PM CDT
Daughter Found 42 Years After Parents' Deaths
Holly is alive and well, Texas reports, and has met her relatives online
- When the bodies of her parents were found in a wooded area of Houston in 1981, there was no sign of their infant daughter. "I prayed for more than 40 years for answers," said Donna Casasanta, the child's grandmother, CNN reports. She's now received at least...
Were Hurt at Astroworld
May 11, 2022 4:39 PM CDT
Lawsuit: Thousands Were Hurt at Astroworld
Injuries to more than 700 last fall required extensive treatment: court filing
- Thousands of concertgoers were injured at the Astroworld festival in Houston last fall, a new court filing says. Lawyers handling a combined lawsuit said 732 people signed onto the suit received injuries that required "extensive medical treatment" during the crowd surge , reports ABC News . And 1,649 other claimants...
She Applied for Job at
Texas Nightclub, Disappeared
Apr 23, 2022 6:31 AM CDT
She Applied for Job at Texas Nightclub, Disappeared
Community activist calls for action in case of missing woman Felicia Johnson
- Felicia Marie Johnson traveled from California to Houston looking for employment at a nightclub, but disappeared after applying for a job at the club on April 15, KHOU reports. The 24-year-old called an Uber after leaving Cover Girls Night Club, but it was running late and a man at the...
Flight From Canada
to Mexico Makes
Unplanned Stop in Texas
Mar 4, 2022 9:41 AM CST
Flight From Canada to Mexico Makes Unplanned Stop in Texas
Aeromexico flight had to dump 3 unruly passengers after a reportedly drunken face-mask tiff
- Houston, we have a problem. Rather, three of them, and they were all booted from an Aeromexico flight that had to be diverted to the Texas city after a reportedly drunken confrontation over face masks. According to an incident report from the Houston Police Department cited by CNN , Aeromexico Flight...
Kills Girl, 9: Cops
Feb 16, 2022 1:15 AM CST
Robbed Man Starts Shooting, Kills Girl, 9: Cops
Tony Earls, 41, had just been robbed at gunpoint in Houston
- A man who had just been robbed at gunpoint at an ATM in southeast Houston opened fire in an attempt to stop his attacker but instead shot a 9-year-old girl in a truck driving nearby, police said. The girl later died at a hospital, the AP reports. Arlene Alvarez had...
Police Ask Public's Help in
Road Rage Shooting of Girl, 9
Feb 15, 2022 12:03 AM CST
Police Ask Public's Help in Road Rage Shooting of Girl, 9
Family's SUV got between 2 racing vehicles on Houston freeway, say authorities
: "Somebody knows something," Houston's police chief said Monday in making a public plea for information in the road rage shooting of a 9-year-old girl. The family of Ashanti Grant, who's still in the hospital after being wounded last week, joined the mayor and police chief...
Mom Accused of Putting Teen
in Trunk Gets Good News
Jan 14, 2022 2:02 PM CST
Mom Accused of Putting Teen in Trunk Gets Good News
Son, said to have COVID, reportedly found in car's trunk after Sarah Beam got to COVID testing site
A high school teacher in Texas got some good news after being accused of putting her teen son in her car's trunk so she wouldn't be exposed to the coronavirus. Per CNN , Harris County Judge Chris Morton ruled on Thursday there was no probable cause to charge...
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