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Girl dies after being run over at SeaWorld San Antonio
SAN ANTONIO, Texas (KTRK) --A 5-year-old was killed after she was run over by a vehicle in the parking lot of SeaWorld San Antonio.WOAI reported that the girl was struck after running away from her parents in the parking lot.The girl had run between two vehicles when she struck by a white truck.She
10-year-old boy dies in wreck
A 10-year-old boy was killed when the pickup he was in rolled over about two miles north of Woodsboro on U.S. Highway 77.Jonathan Gonzalez-Peña, 10, of Rio Grande City, was pronounced dead at the scene of the rollover. The fatality occurred around 2:30 p.m. June 12, according to Texas Department of
Video shows suspects of dine and dash in stolen car, owner found dead
HOUSTON, Texas (KTRK) --Police are looking for answers after a woman's body was found decomposing in her garage, and her car stolen.The homicide team was called to the 12000 block of Leader St. around 10 p.m. Friday after neighbors reported a foul smell.Once inside the home, investigators found the
HPD: Man dies after shot multiple times in SW Houston
HOUSTON — A man was fatally shot at a pool hall overnight in southwest Houston.Houston police responded to a call in the 11500 block of Wilcrest after4 a.m.when there were several people leaving the business.When officers went inside, they found a man dead with multiple gun shot wounds.Investigators
Body of decomposed woman found face-down in west Houston garage, police say
The "badly decomposed" body of a woman was found in the garage of a west Houston home Friday night, the Houston Police Department said. A red, 2003 Buick LaSabre that belonged to the woman, meanwhile, has been... more
Wrong-way driver faces new charges after a June 2 crash victim dies
Nicole Bertoldi, 28, told police she had been drinking when she drove her Toyota Corolla the wrong way early that morning on the southbound side of Interstate 45 in Houston near the Pierce Elevated at West Dallas.
1 dead after shooting at nightclub in southwest Houston
1 dead after shooting at nightclub in southwest Houston (KTRK)HOUSTON, Texas (KTRK) --We are following breaking news in southwest Houston, where police say a man is dead following a shooting at a nightclub.The Houston Police Department responded to a shooting in the 11000 block of South Wilcrest aro
Family concerned about woman last seen Thursday
“Time is all we have but it’s running short,” said Samuel Milledge, the family’s spokesman and Jimenez-Rodriquez’s boss.
Woman found dead inside garage, car used in 'dine and dash' at Denny's, police say
Neighbors told investigators that the woman's car, a 2003 red Buick Le Sabre, was also missing.
Former commissioner's theft trial delayed
The summer trial for a former Calhoun County commissioner charged with stealing from the county he served was delayed again this week.Now, if Roger Galvan does not take a plea deal on Dec. 5, he will stand trial on Dec. 10, according to the Calhoun County District Clerk's Office.The Texas Rangers be
Girl pushes wrong pedal during driving lesson -- crashes into school cafeteria
A young girl was practicing driving with her mom in the parking lot of George Junior High School in Rosenberg when she got confused between the gas and brake pedals, driving the car over a curb and straight through a glass wall into the cafeteria, according to an official with the Rosenberg Police D
Young driver crashes car through wall of Rosenberg school
ROSENBERG, Texas (KTRK) --A young driver got into a big mess when she accidentally hit the gas instead of the brake.The girl was with her mother, driving through the roads in Rosenberg, when she crashed into a glass wall at George Jr. High School.When police arrived, they found shattered glass every
Wharton begins budget process post-Harvey
The difference, however, as council persons prepare the city’s Fiscal Year 2018-19 budget is when reality kicks in, they must have careful consideration on how funds are spent weeks and months from now. They also need to take into account mother nature’s fury, which can burn into anyone’s pocketbook
The Ride of His Life
ROSENBERG – The bullpen gate opens, and the adrenaline kicks in.“Be aggressive! Be aggressive,” Donald Krushall, 46, of Wharton, shouted. “There you go. Ride it!”From the stand, Tammy Krushall, 37, was nervously watching and recording her son’s ride, but she forgot to switch from photo to video reco
WPD chief says Cops N’ Rodders Car Show might turn into annual event
The Cops N’ Rodders Car Show, put on by the joint effort Wharton Police Department and the Wharton Chamber of Commerce, was a success according to officials.
Authorities seek manslaughter charge against Edna woman in wake of daughter's death
Authorities are seeking an intoxicated manslaughter charge against Marlene Lisa Guzman, 28, of Edna, a spokesman for the Department of Public Safety said Thursday.Melony Carlie Mendoza, Guzman’s 10-year-old daughter, died June 1 from injuries she suffered in a May 25 single-vehicle wreck while Guzma
Weeks rain ends drought, brings overdo crop relief
Producers got the rain they desperately needed for cotton and drought-stressed soybeans, but with some parts of the county receiving more than seven inches, it was too much of a good thing for some.
OakBend CEO gives ‘healthy’ update
The news coming out of OakBend Medical Group’s Wharton campus just two weeks into operation was good, a couple of officials told it to a group of people during a Wharton Economic Development Corporation meeting, June 18.
‘Rifts between stakeholders’ reported
Several months ago, the Texas Downtown Association came to Wharton and did a downtown assessment and spoke to several stakeholders in hopes of providing short and long term direction on the area.The TDA released its Downtown Wharton Assessment Report several weeks after a visit here on Tuesday, May
Community service cop earns his ECPD stripes
The El Campo Police Department’s man of many hats just earned another, you can call him corporal.Community Service Officer Mark Biskup earned the promotion last week and was presented a new badge reflecting the rank by Police Chief Terry Stanphill.