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Police Beat – Deadly conduct
Four individuals were arrested last week after a shooting was reported in the 900 block of Northwood Drive. According to police, a black SUV and a gray Impala were shooting at each other and were believed to be heading toward the Kings Colony area around 10 p.m. Dec. 12.
Heavy early morning fog causes fatal accident in north Harris County
HOUSTON - Already the fog and low visibility have played in factor in at least one fatal accident in north Harris County. According to deputies, the accident happened around 2 a.m. near the N. Sam Houston Pkwy and TC Jester.
Record rainfall for Texas autumn, more expected
It has been one of the wettest falls in recorded weather history in Texas, according to the Texas Department of Licensing and Regulation, and more rainfall is expected. George Bomar, a meteorologist for the Texas Department of Licensing and Regulation, said Texas captured more rainfall in the fall s
Hundreds of families benefit from Blue Santa program
Hundreds of families opened their doors to find a Blue Santa, along with a caravan of police officers, spreading the holiday spirit to families in need. On Saturday morning, Baytown’s Blue Santa helped 244 families with 749 children, giving out a total of 2,247 toys and passing out about 2,000 bags
Hamman’s Baytown History ... World War II
In World War II, the Baytown Humble Refinery had multiple anti aircraft guns positioned around the perimeter. This was our defense in case the enemy might try to bomb our refinery.
Texas prison allowed flesh-eating infection to 'eat away' at inmate's arm, lawsuit claims
A 37-year-old man who was sentenced to six months in prison on drug charges in 2016 is suing the Texas Department of Criminal Justice (TDCJ) over claims that nobody could take him to the hospital for a flesh-eating bacteria infection (MRSA) that was eating away at his arm due to staff shortages. Har
One person injured in shooting at N. Harris Co. apartment complex
HARRIS COUNTY, Texas – Deputies are investigating a shooting at an apartment complex in north Harris County that left one person injured Monday. The Precinct 4 Constable’s Office said an unknown suspect fired multiple gunshots at a vehicle in the 14000 block of Ella Blvd at The Cranbrook Downs apart
More than $1,100 worth of meat stolen from Kroger store
HOUSTON - A sergeant found $1,188 worth of beef, pork and shrimp, among other items, in a vehicle pulled over by authorities Sunday. The food is believed to have been stolen from a Kroger store, according to a news release from the office of Constable Ryan Gable.
Volunteers sought for Hurricane Harvey research
A study being conducted by the University of Texas Medical Branch is attempting to discover what effect Hurricane Harvey had on the indoor quality of victim’s homes as well as overall health.
Asylum-seekers at the border: Churches fill the void
A network of churches in New Mexico has become the first stop for many asylum-seekers crossing the southern border after they are released from ICE custody. For most families, the help is essential.
Baytown church performing live nativity scene
To further the Christmas spirit, the Fellowship at Northside Baptist is hosting a live nativity scene this week along with a Christmas Walk. The free event is being held on two separate days from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Wednesday and Saturday at the church, 300 Cedar Bayou Road in Baytown.
Texas Deputies Discover Crooks With A Stolen Meat Mother Lode From Kroger
MONTGOMERY COUNTY (CBSDW.COM) – Some thieves in Texas may have been trying to prepare for a holiday feast… the hard way!. Officials came across a meat mother load in what began with a traffic stop for littering.
Longtime Mont Belvieu plastics plant manager heading to Corpus Christi
In his 28-year career with ExxonMobil, Paul Fritsch has spent 24 years along the Gulf Coast, primarily inBaytown and Mont Belvieu. Next month, the Mont Belvieu Plastics Plant manager will take on a new role along the Gulf Coast, as he becomes the site manager of the company’s Gulf Coast Growth Ventu
Man and his horse killed in Crosby after being struck by SUV with family coming home from hospital with newborn
CROSBY, Texas (KTRK) -- A man riding a horse was hit and killed when he was struck by a vehicle in Crosby. It happened Sunday around 8 p.m. off Highway 90. Deputies say a vehicle with a family coming home from the hospital with their newborn hit Richard Wright after his horse suddenly darted into th
Deputies investigating after 15-year-old shot and killed in east Harris County, deputies say
HOUSTON, Texas (KTRK) -- A 15-year-old boy is dead after authorities say he was shot in east Harris County. Deputies say gunfire erupted in the 13800 block of Duncum Street just before 7:30 p.m. Saturday.
Baytown signs off on new MUDs
Baytown City Council unanimously approved two resolutions that support the creation of two Chambers County Municipal Utility Districts, which could bring additional commercial and residential developments.
City gives preview of 3rd gateway monument
The City of Baytown hopes to pay homage to its history with a third gateway monument to welcome people to Baytown on the Chambers County part of town. Council got a preview of this week design, which features three pillars that represent the three cities — Pelly, Baytown and Goose Creek — that made
Montgomery County inmate arrested in Houston after being released by mistake
CONROE, Texas - A Montgomery County inmate who was mistakenly released from jail Wednesday is back in custody Monday, officials said. Montgomery County deputies said Edward Manning, 30, was being held on $20,000 bond on a charge of assault involving family violence. He was accidentally released from
Texas girl’s inoperable brain tumor vanishes
In what seems like a Christmas miracle, the inoperable brain tumor of an 11-year-old girl in Texas has disappeared, and doctors say they don’t know why. Roxli Doss was diagnosed with diffuse intrinsic pontine glioma, or DIPG, in June, as KVUE reported, and went through weeks of radiation.
Mane Event? Former mayor on the barbie
Bay Area Homeless Services annual “Mane Event” fundraiser is set for Saturday, March 2 at the Hilton Garden Inn in Baytown. The “Mane Event” is a much-anticipated event every year, with the highlight of the evening being a roast. This year, BAHS is proud to feature a roast of longtime Baytonian, law