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Popular Friendswood food truck serves up tamales all year long
FRIENDSWOOD, Texas (KTRK) -- Tamales are a big business this time of the year, but for one food truck in Friendswood, tamales are served up all year long for your indulging convenience.
Coyotes killing pets, terrorizing residents in east Galveston County
SAN LEON, Texas (FOX 26) - Coyotes are terrorizing towns in east Galveston County where they are killing pets and leaving people in fear. In San Leon, the not so friendly neighbors who look like skinny German Shepherds are attacking and even killing family pets like Chewy and Roxy.
Broadway Street to close two days in January: 5 transportation updates for Pearland/Friendswood
The Texas Department of Transportation is gathering public input on a project on CR 59, now called Magnolia Parkway, from CR 48 to Kirby Drive in west Pearland. The project will widen the two lanes to four lanes with a grass median. It will also redesign the road drainage system. TxDOT will accept c
Texas man who allegedly tried, failed to kidnap teen jogger is arrested
A Texas man was taken into custody on Tuesday for the attempted kidnapping of a 15-year-old girl who managed to escape the ordeal, authorities said. Law enforcement learned that the teen had been out jogging on Dec. 2 when a person she described as a Hispanic male came near her, the Brazoria County
Second trial underway in child's traffic death
Defense attorneys for a League City woman accused in an April 2017 car crash that killed an 8-year-old girl argued Wednesday that a social media conversation describing the defendant as intoxicated should be allowed in evidence.
Pokeworks opens second Pearland location
Law-enforcement officials across Texas and the U.S. have received multiple reports Dec. 13 of bomb threats via email affecting local… > Former Friendswood ISD board President Rebecca Hillenburg stepped down from her position Dec. 10. She will still serve on the… >
Code Ninjas to open December 15 in Pearland
A new Code Ninjas is opening Dec. 15 at 8325 Broadway St., Ste. 224. Code Ninjas, founded in Pearland, now has over 300 locations in the U.S. teaching coding and technology skills to children age 7 to 14. It offers after-school courses, drop-in visits and camps, with the first winter camp starting D
Man wanted for murder also linked to security guard shooting in 2016
HOUSTON, Texas (KTRK) -- Investigators need your help tracking down a suspect who they say shot and killed a man at a local bar. Jose Aviles, 23, is wanted for shooting 44-year-old Jesus Aviles Macedo to death.
Police Probe Alvin Kidnapping Suspects Background
ALVIN, TX — A man who allegedly tried to kidnap a 15-year-old girl as she jogged near her home has been arrested, and police are wondering if there are other victims. Steven Salazar, 22, is being held in the Brazoria County Jail on numerous charges that include attempted kidnapping and evading arres
Texas man arrested for allegedly trying to kidnap 15-year-old jogger
Authorities are saying a teen girl out for a jog "did everything right" as she managed to escape an alleged kidnapper. The 15-year-old was out for a run in Alvin, Texas, an idyllic suburb south of Houston on the Gulf Coast, at 9:20 p.m. on Dec. 2 when a man repeatedly drove his truck past the teen,
Man charged in attempted kidnapping of Alvin teen while she was jogging
ALVIN, Texas (KTRK) -- A 22-year-old man is facing charges after deputies said he attempted to abduct a 15-year-old Alvin girl while she was out for a jog. The Brazoria County Sheriff's Office said Steven Salazar was arrested Dec. 5 on a charge of reckless driving after he tried to flee from deputie
Friendswood restaurant burglars get away with 9 TVs, 2 margarita machines, owner says
HOUSTON - A Friendswood restaurant owner said thieves got away with nine TVs, two margarita machines, dozens of bottles of liquor and other electronics during a burglary last week.
HPD looking for suspect after man found dead at apartment complex
HOUSTON - Police are looking for a suspect involved in a deadly shooting at an apartment complex in south Houston. Around 11 p.m. Wednesday, officers found a man dead from a gunshot wound in the 9400 block of Coffee Street.
Bill Proposes Casino Gambling In Galveston County
(Austin, TX) -- A state legislator is backing a bill that would bring casino gambling to Galveston County. Representative Joe Deshotel, a Democrat from Beaumont, is pushing the bill as a way to fund the Texas Windstorm Insurance Agency. The agency provides insurance for homeowners in hurricane-prone
Renderings Give Faces to Unidentified Women Found Dead in Texas 'Killing Fields'
New renderings released by police in Texas have given faces to two women found dead decades ago in the so-called Killing Fields, in an attempt to identify and bring justice to the cold case victims.
Friendswood Animal Control pet of the week
The Friendswood Animal Control pet of the week is Twinkle. Twinkle is a sweet, submissive, Velcro dog who just wants to be in your lap. She’s very attentive and will be a breeze to train. She would make a great herding dog for someone looking for a working dog, or she’d keep your children in line. S
Alvin Braziel executed for killing Mesquite, Texas man in 1993 during robbery
HUNTSVILLE, Texas -- A Texas inmate was executed Tuesday evening for fatally shooting a newlywed during a robbery more than 25 years ago. Alvin Braziel Jr., 43, received lethal injection at the state penitentiary in Huntsville for the 1993 slaying of 27-year-old Douglas White, who was attacked as he
Police need help identifying women murdered in 'Texas Killing Fields' case
A breakthrough in forensic DNA analysis may help League City detectives identify two Jane Does found in the "Texas Killing Fields" near Calder Road, where the bodies of dozens of women were found brutally murdered over the course of more than 30 years.
City considers double-digit utility rate increases
Utility bills might increase by as much as 44 percent for residents in 2019 as officials seek ways to fund the city’s five-year water and sewer capital improvement plan. “Up until now, if it was not necessary, it was not done,” said Jeff Newpher, spokesman for the city. “Now, there’s a lot of necess
Wanted fugitive found hiding in attic of Harris County home with stolen goods and drugs
HOUSTON, Texas (KTRK) -- A wanted fugitive was found hiding in an attic. Video from Montgomery County Precinct 4 deputies shows the suspect being pulled down and into custody. Deputies say he is Jonathan Kelley. He was captured Tuesday after a brief chase near FM 1485.