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Louisiana Fried Chicken and Seafood now open on Spring Cypress Road

A fast-casual eatery, Louisiana Fried Chicken and Seafood, opened at 11931 Spring Cypress Road, Tomball, on March 7. The restaurant offers Cajun-style food options, including gumbo, Cajun pasta, catfish and jambalaya. 281-826-3303.


Texas pet owner dead, ‘attacked by her two pit bull terriers’: police

A Texas woman died on Saturday after she was “attacked by her two pit bull terriers,” police said. Officers arrived at North O’Connor Road to help out the fire department, who was called to a veterinary facility about “reports of a woman in need of medical attention,” Irving Police said in a news re


Cypress Creek Fire Dept. asks voters for 1-cent sales tax increase for new station

On May 4, Cypress Creek area voters will decide on a proposed 1 percent sales tax increase for sections within the Cypress Creek Fire Department service area that do not already implement an 8.25 percent sales tax.


5-Year-Old Boy Killed by Granite Table Top at Church in Houston, Texas

The Harris County Sheriff’s Office is still trying to determine how a 5-year-old boy managed to topple over a granite table top that crushed him to death as he played at a church in Houston, Texas, on Thursday night.


Central Texas coalition working to end veteran homelessness

KILLEEN, Texas (KWTX) Across the area, the Central Texas Homeless Coalition is working to provide resources to end veteran homelessness. According to a "point in time" count conducted in January, there were 31 veterans identified between Bell, Coryell, Lampasas and Hamilton counties.


Water quality training April 25 will focus on Cypress Creek

HOUSTON – A Texas Watershed Steward workshop related to water quality in Cypress Creek will be held from 12:30-4:30 p.m. April 25. The workshop will be at the Prairie View A&M Northwest Educational Building, 9449 Grant Road in Houston. It is presented by the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service and


Second man arrested in Texas City robbery-homicide

A second arrest has been made in the deadly robbery and shooting at the Texas City Fairfield Inn on Dec. 22, 2018 that took the life of 37-year-old Teresa Lynn Custer. Rodney Demone Doakes, 43, was turned over on Friday night by Harris County constables to Texas City police. Doakes has been charged


Former Harris County sheriff candidate Carl Pittman dies at 55

Former Harris County sheriff candidate Carl Pittman died Wednesday. No cause of death was initially reported. At the time of his death, Pittman was president and CEO at The Poker Club at West Houston at 22233 Katy Freeway in Katy and president and managing broker at Pittman Premier Properties.


Boy shoots 15-year-old girl in chest while playing with gun in Katy

KATY, Texas (KTRK) -- A Katy teen is in stable condition after she was shot in the chest by another teen. The incident was reported around 11:30 p.m. Friday in the 2800 block of Hockley Road.


Man dies after running red light, crashing motorcycle into truck in Conroe

A man died after he ran a red light on his motorcycle and crashed into a pickup truck in Conroe Saturday morning. BREAKING NEWS UPDATES: Get your Houston breaking news alerts delivered to you.


Mexican officials pick up 21 lost migrants south of Texas

MEXICO CITY – Mexican immigration authorities say 21 migrants have been rescued in the northeastern state of Coahuila after wandering near the U.S. border for seven days. The National Migration Institute said Saturday that its assistance unit, Grupo Beta, received a call for help after the migrants


Man shot, killed in possible gang-related shooting in Houston's northside

HOUSTON — A man is dead in what police are calling a possible gang-related shooting in Houston's northside. At about 11 p.m. Saturday, Houston police said two men were walking near W Gulf Bank Road and Streamside Drive when an unidentified man approached them from behind and started shooting.


Man accused of stabbing another man to death at southeast Houston motel

HOUSTON - A 23-year-old man is accused of fatally stabbing another man Thursday at a southeast Houston motel, police said. Jasper Ethan Linbrugger was charged with murder after police say he stabbed another man inside the Red Carpet Inn, located on the 6100 block of Gulf Freeway, around 11:25 a.m.


Several toxins found in water near ITC; ship channel remains closed

DEER PARK, Texas - Nine toxins were detected from water samples near the ITC Deer Park ditch after multiple chemicals from the facility leaked into the Houston Ship Channel after a dike wall collapsed Friday, according to the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality.


Houston police sergeant a suspect in Pearland murder investigation

PEARLAND, Texas — Police in Pearland are trying to find a Houston police officer they believe to be a suspect in a murder investigation. Around noon Saturday, a family member found a relative dead inside a home on the 1900 block of Canyon Creek Court, a spokesperson for Pearland police tells KHOU 11


Waco: Central Texas Girl Scouts hold 7th annual "STEM Fest"

WACO, Texas (KWTX) S.T.E.M, stands for Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math. Important subjects to know, as the Central Texas Girl Scouts are doing their part to learn about the different subjects in the 7th annual "STEM Fest."


Harris County to host Spring Fling Festival for seniors in Humble

Harris County Precinct 4 invites community member over 50 years old to enjoy an afternoon filled with activities and baked goods at the first annual Spring Fling Festival on March 27 at the Humble Civic Center Arena.


Parts of Gulf Freeway south remain closed after fatal crash

HOUSTON, Texas (KTRK) -- A portion of Gulf Freeway south from Holland Road to FM 1764 closed after a fatal crash Saturday morning. The crash happened at about 4:30 a.m. in the 5000 block of I-45 when a pickup truck and Cadillac collided.


School worker accused of sending nude photos, videos to student

KATY, Texas - A paraprofessional in a Texas school district was fired from a high school after she was accused of sending sexually explicit photos and videos of herself by Snapchat to a 15-year-old student, the Houston Chronicle reported.


ITC: Latest Deer Park fires caused likely caused by wall breach

A breach in a containment wall at Intercontinental Facilities Company that allowed flame-retardant foam to leak from the charred Deer Park tank farm likely caused the site to re-ignite on Friday afternoon, company officials said at a news conference Saturday morning.