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Houston Cop Who Led Deadly Raid Lied, Bill To Mandate Notification If A House Sits In A Reservoir, And Lawsuit Over Release Of Misdemeanor Defendants In Harris County

These are some of the stories Houston Public Media is covering. Houston Cop Who Led A Deadly Drug Raid Lied About Informant. Houston Police Chief Art Acevedo said on Friday the case agent who led a January 28 deadly raid in which five officers were wounded and two people were killed lied about a con


Business owner giving away free clothing Saturday

Joany Flores said she wants to help people in need, so she is giving away clothes from her thrift store for free. The free clothing giveaway is from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday at 123 W. Gulf St., Baytown.


5 Things to do this weekend

1 The Lee College players will present the play “Theophilus North” this weekend and March 1-3 in the black box theater of the Lee College Performing Arts Center. The play is based on the semi-biographical novel of the same name written by Thornton Wilder. The show opens at 7:30 p.m. this evening wit


Suit alleges Harris County judges circumvented defendant's constitutional right to bail

HOUSTON – A lawsuit involving the on-going fight between bail reform and the legal right to bail was filed Feb. 14 in Harris County District Court. The case of McCleveland v. Salgado pertains to actions taken by all 16 misdemeanor Criminal Court at Law judges in Harris County who, it is alleged, cir


Driver at large after crashing into elderly woman's home in NE Harris County

MT. HOUSTON, Texas - A driver is on the run after deputies say the person crashed into a home in northeast Harris County. The incident happened around 2 a.m. Friday at a house near Ciceter Road and Hollybrook Lane, according to the Harris County Sheriff’s Office.


2 people pinned between 2 vehicles in northwest Harris County parking lot

Two females were taken to a hospital with injuries determined not to be life-threatening after they were both pinned between two vehicle following a parking lot crash, according to Harris County Sheriff Ed Gonzalez.


Police beat — Missing Person

Ismael Alejandro, 24, was reported missing Tuesday night. According to Baytown police, he was last seen in the 10 block of East Defee Street at his residence when he left on foot to go to a local hotel.


North Texas Man Arrested 2nd Time For Exposing Himself To A Child

COPPELL, Texas (CBSDFW.COM) – Out on bond for allegedly exposing himself to a child last year in Duncanville, Courtney Poole, 34, has been arrested for the same crime, this time in Coppell.


Opening weekend for Lee College Players show

On a day when love is in the air, remember that the best gift you can give your sweetheart (or anyone you love) is spending quality time with them. Shared experiences are the glue that holds any relationship together.


Two dead after shooting near Memorial Park Dunkin' Donuts, police say

HOUSTON - Two people are dead after a shooting at a Rice Military Dunkin Donuts, Houston police said. A heavy police presence inside and outside the store could be seen from SKY2 on Friday.


Rottweiler found in nightmarish conditions in Baytown, treated in Texas

Please be warned, images of Theodore the Rottweiler are graphic. Theodore the Rottweiler has captured the hearts of his rescuers and veterinarians. But it hasn't been all sunshine and rainbows. In fact, there's still some time to go until it gets to that point.


Woman in custody after fatal Valentine's Day shooting of man in Houston's East End

HOUSTON, Texas (KTRK) -- Houston police are investigating a shooting that left a man dead and a woman in custody on Valentine's Day. Police say they received a call at around 5:30 p.m. about a shooting at the 6600 block of Avenue F in Houston's East End.


'Fluid situation': Repairs to I-10 bridge underway, making commute difficult for drivers

BAYTOWN, Texas - Texas Department of Transportation officials said the repairs to the Interstate 10 bridge over the San Jacinto River is still a fluid situation. Westbound lanes were closed temporarily Monday evening after a barge hit a pillar on the bridge. TXDOT crews have since opened two lanes o


Pilot Club celebrates Valentine’s Day & plans 70th annual Yellow Rose Gala

Pilot Club of Baytown members held a “Special 5th Tuesday” meeting planned for “friendship and service” at Baytown’s Saltgrass Steakhouse in late January. Pilots had leadership training, dinner, reviewed details of the upcoming Anchor Club convention for student members scheduled in February.


How the government abused eminent domain the last time it built a border fence in Texas

Once again, the Rio Grande Valley is seeing the signs that more border fencing is coming: construction equipment gathering near the Rio Grande, brush being cleared, residents receiving letters from the government asking to survey their property and possibly claim some of it through eminent domain. T


Sheriff’s Office Will Make Harris County Jail More Child-Friendly

The HCSO has won a grant for training and technical assistance from the National Institute of Corrections. Experts from the National Institute of Corrections are visiting Houston this week as part of an initiative to make the Harris County jail more child-friendly. Over the past year, the Sheriff’s


Why do we use terms like golf balls and softballs to describe hail? Curious Texas investigates

When it’s pea-size, hail is more of a nuisance. Pea-size hail might ding your car, but overall it isn’t too damaging. But when hail gets to the size of a softball or a grapefruit, that’s when it’s really concerning.


2 inbound East Fwy lanes reopened after San Jacinto Bridge repaired

BAYTOWN, Texas (KTRK) -- Two mainlanes of the inbound East Freeway reopened Tuesday evening, more than 24 hours after a barge struck the San Jacinto River Bridge. Tx-DOT says the lane configuration will remain in place until further notice.


UPDATE: 3 found dead in Pearland home result of double murder-suicide

PEARLAND, TEXAS - Police said three people who were found dead Wednesday in a Pearland home died as the result of a double murder-suicide. The discovery was made at a home on Creek Run Drive near Castlewind Lane.


LIVE STREAM: Police speak about questions raised by warrant in raid-turned-shootout

HOUSTON - The story from Houston Police Department narcotics officers surrounding a drug raid-turned-shootout that left five officers injured and two people dead doesn’t add up, according to a warrant reviewed by Channel 2 Investigates on Friday.