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Man wanted for fatally shooting wife outside Cypress church located at motel

CYPRESS, Texas (KTRK) -- The man accused of fatally shooting his wife and injuring his daughter outside a Cypress church has been located, according to the Harris County Sheriff's Office.


Houstonian claims $12.5M Lotto Texas jackpot

HOUSTON — A Houston resident claimed a big $12.5 million jackpot for the Jan. 12 drawing, according to the Texas Lottery. The cash value option was selected at the time of purchase, so the winner will receive $8,550,384.24.


Texas church parking lot shooting suspect found dead.

CYPRESS, Texas (KPRC) - A police standoff with a double shooting suspect is over after police found the suspect dead. Police cars surround the area where Harris County officials say 62-year-old Arthur Edigin was staying.


1 person shot at Cypress church

CYPRESS, Texas — One person has been shot at a church in Cypress. The shooting happened at Christ the Redeemer Catholic Church at 11507 Huffmeister Road. We have a crew headed to the scene and will update this story with more details as they become available.


Porch thief who steals wreath from Cypress home has change of heart

CYPRESS, Texas — A porch thief having a change of heart is usually not a story that gets told as it rarely happens. Happily, it did in Cypress. Home surveillance camera caught the act which shows a hooded and masked thief stealing a wreath off of Kassy Diaz’s front door.



Wednesday, MPD officers conducted a traffic stop on FM 1488. During the course of the roadside investigation, over 200 ecstasy pills, 19 ounces of marijuana and a .40 caliber Glock were located inside the vehicle. All 3 males, out of Houston, were arrested. The charges filed were manufacture/deliver


Central Texas Teen who killed boy, 15, sentenced to prison

BELTON, Texas (KWTX) A Bell County teenager was sentenced Wednesday to serve a 45-year prison term after he pleaded guilty to the 2017 murder of a 15-year-old Temple boy. Judge Fancy Jezek, in Belton’s 426th District Court, sentenced Edgar Lopez-Benitez, 17, to serve 45 years for the death of Andrew


Christopher Lopez charged for stopping traffic under 'Be Someone' sign with members of car club

HOUSTON, Texas (KTRK) -- The man accused of chasing a teen driver before a deadly crash on New Year's Day has been charged in a separate traffic incident. Christopher Lopez, 48, has been charged with obstruction of a highway after he allegedly stopped under Houston's iconic "Be Someone" bridge. The


Harris County Ends Most Cash Bail For Misdemeanor Offenses

Texas’ most populous county has been something of an epicenter for bail reform, with class-action civil rights suits brought against Harris County. The suits allege that cash bail unconstitutionally discriminates against the poor because they are often held in jail just because they aren’t wealthy e


Have You Seen Them: Houston's 10 Most Wanted Fugitives

HOUSTON — The Harris County Sheriff's Office and Houston Crime Stoppers are asking for the public's help in finding these men and women, who are all wanted on criminal warrants and are considered fugitives.


Seventh suspect likely back in Houston, Beaumont Police say

BEAUMONT, Texas — A seventh suspect is believed to be in Houston after police were led on two chases spanning three counties on the morning of Thursday, Jan. 10. Six were taken into custody after the chases. The youngest suspect, a 16-year-old, was taken to Minnie Rogers Juvenile Justice Center.


Cypress day care center shut down, affiliated with toddler's death in hot van

CYPRESS, Texas (FOX 26) — A Cypress day care center has been permanently shut down after the state said it didn’t follow the proper procedures when transporting young children. It was affiliated with another day care center where a toddler died during the summer of 2018 after being left in a hot van


Man who chased egg-throwing teens arrested again

HOUSTON — The man who allegedly chased a 14-year-old driver and was involved in a deadly accident has been arrested for a second time in just a few weeks. A Harris County grand jury indicted Christopher Lopez, 48, on Monday for three felonies for his role in the deadly crash where he chased teenager


'I want her locked up for life': Woman's credit fraud nightmare won't end

HARRIS COUNTY, Texas - A Harris County woman is fighting to repair her credit after she says someone stole her identity. “Right after Thanksgiving is just when everything went crazy,” Christine said.


Man breaks leg after scaffolding collapses at new Katy ISD high school

KATY, Texas — A man was taken to the hospital by Life Flight after a scaffolding accident at a construction site in Katy, according to the Fort Bend County Sheriff's Office. Major Chad Norvell said the man fell 25 feet when the scaffolding collapsed.


House of Pies is finally open in The Woodlands

After months of anticipation, the fourth location of Houston’s iconic restaurant House of Pies is open in The Woodlands at 1330 Lake Woodlands Drive, joining locations in Kirby, Montrose and south Houston.


Flower power: Lone bluebonnet sprouts in field at A&M-Central Texas in Killeen

Spring is in the air. Or, in the case of Texas A&M University-Central Texas, in the dirt. One lonely bluebonnet stands in a field on the Killeen campus, according to Karen Clos, university spokeswoman. Clos said the mid-January bluebonnet is the earliest she’s ever seen one.


Man uses stolen credit card to buy $3K piece of pool equipment, police say

HOUSTON - Harris County Sheriff’s Office investigators are looking for a man who may be part of a “ring of thieves” targeting small businesses in the greater Houston area.


Cold Snap Forces TxDOT To Postpone Total I-45 Closure

THE WOODLANDS, TX — The Texas Department of Transportation has postponed a planned total closure of Interstate 45 this weekend, due to forecasted weather conditions, officials said.


The Dotted Line: Texas is expected to host next batch of 2020 prospects this weekend

Recruiting never sleeps. It barely takes a nap. The 2019 class is not yet finalized but that won’t stop the Longhorns from hosting multiple targets from the 2020 class this weekend.