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HPD: Son beats father to death with baseball bat in SW Houston; suspect still at large

HOUSTON - Houston police are searching for a man accused of beating his father to death with a baseball bat early Tuesday at a home near the Bellaire area, according to investigators. Police responded to the 6700 block of Sylmar Street near McAvoy Drive around 12:30 a.m. Investigators said the suspe

CW39.COM - 2018-03-20 12:48:14

Lockdown at Spring ISD school lifted after suspicious item found

A lockdown at a northwest Harris County school on Tuesday that was prompted by the discovery of a suspicious item was lifted. Officials at the Spring Independent School District said the item was found across the street from Thompson Elementary School, near Walters Road and Wellington Parkway. A t

CLICK2HOUSTON.COM - 2018-03-20 20:15:00

Person found dead inside vehicle in NE Houston, police say

HOUSTON - A person was found dead inside a vehicle in the 11000 block of Homestead Road on Tuesday, according to Houston police. Homicide detectives are investigating the person's death. The person was found around 2:50 p.m. HPD Homicide investigating shooting at 11000 Homestead. Incident occurre

CLICK2HOUSTON.COM - 2018-03-20 22:38:30

Officer dragged during chase in Houston's South Side, police say

HARRIS COUNTY, Texas - A 29-year-old man is facing charges after authorities said he dragged a police officer and led authorities on a chase in Houston's South Side on March 17. Around 10 a.m. that day, officers said they were responding to a shooting call on Scott Street, near Good Hope Street, wh

CLICK2HOUSTON.COM - 2018-03-20 20:03:31

Houston man asks police what they're investigating, then police find 507 bags of heroin in his car

A Houston man who stopped to ask police what they were investigating at a scene was arrested by Delaware State Police. Troopers said they found marijuana, heroin and weapons in 25-year-old Carlos Feliciano-Concepcion's vehicle that he abandoned during a police chase. At 11:20 a.m. March 9, Delaware

HOUSTON CHRONICLE - 2018-03-19 12:56:00

Texas City SWAT responds to burglary call

TEXAS CITY Police SWAT officers surrounded a house early Monday morning after a report of a burglary in progress, police said. The incident began about 8:30 a.m. in the 8500 block of Shiloh Street, Texas City Police Department spokesman Cpl. Melencio Villarreal said. A person called police to report

GALVESTON COUNTY DAILY NEWS - 2018-03-20 03:00:00

LIVE: Authorities discuss suspicious package investigated at Austin FedEx facility

AUSTIN, Texas - A suspicious package is being investigated Tuesday after a FedEx facility in the Austin area, authorities said. A hazardous materials team was sent to the facility on McKinney Falls Road on the city's southeast side, according to a tweet by the Austin Police Department. The investi

CLICK2HOUSTON.COM - 2018-03-20 15:51:58

Pearland police warn that two men posing as city employees are attempting to steal from people

Pearland residents are warned to be weary of men looking to burglarize homes while posing as city workers. Pearland police said two men recently knocked on an unidentified woman's door, telling her they worked for the city and offered to trim one of her trees in her backyard. Police said one of them

HOUSTON CHRONICLE - 2018-03-20 12:19:00

1 person injured after box explodes at FedEx facility near San Antonio

A box exploded at a FedEx ground facility in Schertz, Texas, about 30 minutes northeast of San Antonio, police say. At 12:30 a.m. Tuesday, authorities responded after receiving a call about an explosion at the building where 75 people were inside at the time. Officials say a FedEx employee was injur

ABC13 HOUSTON - 2018-03-20 10:00:54

Man fatally shot after intervening in assault

A man was fatally shot in front of a South Park convenience store Monday night just an hour after he intervened in an assault taking place there, police said. The victim stopped a man who was assaulting a woman around 10 p.m. in front of the store on 8103 MLK, said Detective Sgt. Thomas Simmons, of

HOUSTON CHRONICLE - 2018-03-20 11:14:00

Man killed after stopping couple from fighting in SE Houston

Police say the couple was arguing in a parking lot off of MLK and Belford. Investigators say a man who usually hangs out at the store stepped in to stop the violence. The woman left on foot and the man involved in the fight drove away. Police say an hour later the guy who drove away came back with a

ABC13 HOUSTON - 2018-03-20 09:19:18

Son on run after beating father to death with bat in southwest Houston, police say

HOUSTON - A father was found dead on a southwest Houston street Tuesday after reports of an argument between he and his son. Police were called around 12:30 a.m. to the 6700 Sylmar Road. Houston police tweeted that a man had beaten his father to death with a baseball bat. A male was beaten to death

CLICK2HOUSTON.COM - 2018-03-20 09:32:49

Firefighter taken to hospital after house fire in NE Houston

HOUSTON - A firefighter was taken to an area hospital during a house fire in northeast Houston on Monday, according to authorities. No other injuries were reported at the fire near the intersection of Bostic Street and Lockwood Drive. The homeowners were able to make it out of the house. The hous

CLICK2HOUSTON.COM - 2018-03-20 00:56:11

Mike Foreman will make a great mayor of Friendswood

I met Mike Foreman some 20 years ago when he and his family moved in behind me. It was good to have another military family in the neighborhood. With a little prying, I learned that he was an "astronaut candidate." It took me a long time to get to know Mike well. Now, if I was a naval aviator, test

GALVESTON COUNTY DAILY NEWS - 2018-03-20 03:00:00

HPD: No suspects in southwest Houston shooting death; determining charges for north Houston death

HOUSTON - Houston police say a woman found her boyfriend shot in the head when she arrived home early Sunday morning. According to officials, he was sent to the hospital where he later died. It all happened at the Reserve at Creekbend Apartments near South Gessner and Creekbend Drive in southwest Ho



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He's No. 1: Garth Brooks' final concert at Houston rodeo scores attendance record

HOUSTON - Country music superstar Garth Brooks proved Sunday night he has a ton of friends in all kinds of Houston places. Rodeo Houston tweeted out that Brooks closed out the rodeo on top with a new attendance record: 75,577 people. Fans got a treat when Brooks' wife - Trisha Yearwood - also took

CLICK2HOUSTON.COM - 2018-03-19 13:59:55

PBS 'Daytripper' coming to Friendswood

FRIENDSWOOD PBS travel show "Daytripper" Chet Garner will visit Friendswood April 7 as part of his "Our Downtown is Your Downtown" lecture series. Known as the Daytripper, Garner takes viewers on field trips around the state of Texas, hoping his travels will ignite a local tourism boom and uncover m


Houston ice pick killer and serial rapist gets June execution date

Everywhere he went, Danny Bible left behind chaos and carnage. Slayings in North Texas. Kidnapping in Montana. Robbery in Houston. Rape in Louisiana. Once, he took an axe to his girlfriend's car because he didn't like her haircut. Another time he set a woman's car on fire. But now - almost 40 years

HOUSTON CHRONICLE - 2018-03-19 15:07:00

Summer Camp Guide 2018: Keep your kids active this summer in Pearland, Friendswood

The Pearland and Friendswood area is home to a variety of summer camps for children of all ages and interests. Parents can choose a summer camp from a wide range of academic, day, overnight and sports camps. This list is not comprehensive. Academic Bricks 4 Kidz The annual summer camp allows childr