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Liberty teen shot on hunting trip

An early morning duck hunting trip Saturday by four teens ended in the accidental shooting of 17-year-old Zackary Thompson of Liberty. According to Liberty County Sheriff's lead Patrol Investigator Deputy Danielle Barry, a 911 call came in to the dispatcher Saturday morning at approximately 6:18 a.

HOUSTON CHRONICLE - 2017-09-17 05:33:00

Citizens, leaders honored by National Guard

The 636th Brigade Support Battalion - Minuteman Brigade has folded their flag and left Dayton. The once busy halls of the Dayton Community Center, buzzing with activity planning missions and soldiers completing tasks, have all emptied. But before their departure, command staff had a few words and aw

HOUSTON CHRONICLE - 2017-09-17 16:40:00

Free water testing for well owners in Harvey flood areas

Free water testing for well owners in Harvey flood areas 1 / 15 Back to Gallery The Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service is offering free testing of well-water likely contaminated by Hurricane Harvey floodwaters. Residents in multiple southeast Texas counties can pick up a free water sampling test k

HOUSTON CHRONICLE - 2017-09-18 17:04:00

Mont Belvieu Enterprise plant catches fire, no injuries

A fire broke out at a Mont Belvieu industrial plant, but authorities say there was no threat to the public. Authorities said the fire, which happened around 7:30 p.m. Friday night, was fully contained and there were no injuries reported. The fire was at the Enterprise location on F.M. 1942 and Hadd

BAYTOWN SUN - 2017-09-17 07:00:00

First storm since Harvey sweeps across region, flash flood warning issued

John D. Harden Updated 7:13 pm, Monday, September 18, 2017 First storm since Harvey sweeps across region, flash flood warning issued 1 / 128 Back to Gallery Before most of the region could clear the moldy debris piled in the front yards of thousands of homes damaged by Harvey, another storm system

HOUSTON CHRONICLE - 2017-09-18 23:27:00

Baytown woman accused of dismembering boyfriend showed 'no remorse,' police say

The Baytown woman accused of killing and dismembering her boyfriend with a machete was "uncaring" and showed "no remorse" after investigators collared her in Louisiana, police said Monday. Cierra Sutton is still awaiting extradition from Jefferson Parish after police say she shot a sleeping Steven C

HOUSTON CHRONICLE - 2017-09-18 21:49:00

Man accused in Baytown teen's slaying: 'Y'all just want to frame me.'

Days after he was deemed competent to stand trial, a Texas man accused of stabbing his 16-year-old girlfriend to death in a brutal triple killing penned a handwritten letter to the judge proclaiming his innocence and alleging the slain girl is still alive. Jesse Dobbs is facing a murder charge for t

HOUSTON CHRONICLE - 2017-09-17 22:35:00

Victim identified in alleged Baytown dismemberment case, details revealed in court filings

Keri Blakinger Updated 5:08 pm, Sunday, September 17, 2017 Victim identified in alleged Baytown dismemberment case, details revealed in court filings 1 / 43 Back to Gallery More than four weeks after he vanished, a missing Baytown man has been identified as the victim in a gruesome slaying and dism

HOUSTON CHRONICLE - 2017-09-17 20:33:00

Gruesome murder case shocks Baytown PD

BAYTOWN, Texas - Baytown Police returned to the Briarwood Apartments Monday to question neighbors again about what they may have heard or seen more than a month ago, when investigators believe unit 302 became a gruesome crime scene. "We found some significant spots in the bedroom area which was one

KHOU - 2017-09-18 22:17:51

'MOCO don't play:' 3 suspects busted for alleged meth, ecstacy dealing in Splendora

Splendora police corralled three suspected drug dealers during traffic stops on Saturday and Sunday, one accused of dealing methamphetamine and the others accused of dealing ecstacy and illicit prescription pills. About 2 p.m. Sept. 16 , a police officer stopped a Camaro speeding on U.S. 59 near FM

HOUSTON CHRONICLE - 2017-09-18 17:07:00

Two shot during armed robbery in Spring area

A man and a woman were shot early Monday during an armed robbery in northwest Harris County. Deputies arrived about 2:15 a.m. at an apartment complex in the 16000 block of Stuebner Airline, following reports of gunfire, according to the Harris County Sheriff's Office. At the south end of the complex

HOUSTON CHRONICLE - 2017-09-18 14:23:00

Scott Pruitt Visits San Jacinto Waste Pits Post-Harvey, Promises EPA Decision By October

During his visit to Texas last week, Environmental Protection Agency head Scott Pruitt promised the EPA would arrive at a permanent solution for the San Jacinto Waste Pits before the football rivalry game between the University of Texas and Oklahoma University on October 14. It's unclear why Pruitt,

HOUSTON PRESS - 2017-09-19 12:00:00

Mold exposure and respiratory disease

While hurricanes and floods pose a threat to physical structures such as homes, commercial buildings, land and other physical properties, they can also pose a significant threat to our physical health. With the passing of hurricane Harvey and the tremendous amount of flooding that the area has seen,

BAYTOWN SUN - 2017-09-19 07:00:00

Lady Rebels unable to hold off San Jacinto

The Lee College volleyball team finished its invitational on a down note, losing to San Jacinto in straight sets. Overall, the Lady Rebels turned in a 2-2 record, showing signs of improvement. Prior to losing to San Jacinto, Lee College beat North Lake in five sets Saturday. But San Jacinto proved

BAYTOWN SUN - 2017-09-19 07:00:00

Support group formed for Harvey flood victims

In the aftermath of Harvey, many Baytown residents are in recovery mode, which can be daunting, exhausting and expensive. To help get through it, a support group is being established for flood victims. Debbie Lowmiller is starting the support group to give Baytonians an opportunity to share what th

BAYTOWN SUN - 2017-09-19 07:00:00

Faith leaders rally for religious communities after Harvey

Published 5:44 pm, Monday, September 18, 2017 Michael Spooner's house was the last one in his neighborhood above water. He watched the floodwaters on his street rise and drain away once, then twice, before letting himself think maybe his family had escaped the worst of Hurricane Harvey. "All of su

HOUSTON CHRONICLE - 2017-09-18 22:44:00

A Life to Live offers free microchips, pet food

Staff Report Published 3:21 pm, Monday, September 18, 2017 Would you like to improve the odds of being reunited with your pet if it ever becomes lost? A Life to Live is here to help. The local nonprofit organization with a no-kill mission will provide up to 200 free microchips for owned pets Sunday

HOUSTON CHRONICLE - 2017-09-18 20:20:00

Woman accused of shooting boyfriend in head, cutting up body with machete, police say

BAYTOWN, Texas - A woman is being accused of shooting her boyfriend in the head, cutting up his body with a machete and dumping him into a dumpster, police said. Officials said Cierra Alexis Sutton, 30, has been charged with the death of Steven Coleman. Officials said Coleman was killed on Aug. 16

CLICK2HOUSTON.COM - 2017-09-17 21:57:26

Woman arrested for killing man, dismembering him with machete

A woman has been arrested for the murder of a man missing for almost a month. Lt. Steve Dorris, Baytown police spokesman, said Cierra Sutton, 30, was charged with the murder of 32-year-old Steven Coleman, whose disappearance they had been investigating. "During the course of that investigation, evi

BAYTOWN SUN - 2017-09-17 07:00:00

117th anniversary of a murder

The murder case of William Marsh Rice long ago, far away in New York City, had Baytown fingerprints all over it. Charles F. Jones, from Baytown, confessed to committing the crime Sept. 23, 1900, in Rice's Madison Avenue apartment but was freed after testifying against lawyer Albert Patrick, mastermi

BAYTOWN SUN - 2017-09-17 07:00:00