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The Latest: Body found in woods outside Houston

4:50 p.m. Sheriff's officials in Texas say an 82-year-old woman with dementia likely died from exposure after walking away from her home near Houston. The Harris County sheriff's office said deputies found 4:50 p.m. Sheriff's officials in Texas say an 82-year-old woman with dementia likely died

RADIO EGYPT - 2018-01-17 22:21:48

Large power outage reported in Texas City, La Marque

A large power outage was reported in Texas City and La Marque on Wednesday evening. Texas-New Mexico Power posted around 6 p.m. that they were "restoring a large outage underway." They initially hoped to have the power back to all customers by 8:30 p.m., but later estimated it would be closer to mid

KHOU - 2018-01-18 05:20:07

Hard freeze warning remains in effect

A hard freeze warning remains in effect until 9 a.m. as the Houston region gets back to work and school Thursday morning. Temperatures may be as low as 15 to 25 degrees throughout the southeast region under the warning, according to the National Weather Service -- the third consecutive frigid day. I

HOUSTON CHRONICLE - 2018-01-18 13:04:00

Galveston house damaged by fire overnight

The Galveston Fire Department responded to a house fire in the 3400 block of Avenue Q 1/2 on Tuesday night. The multiple alarm fire was reported about 9:15 p.m. It was extinguished by 9:45 p.m., although fire crews were continuing to clean up the site about 10 p.m. Galveston Fire Chief Mike Wisko sa

GALVESTON COUNTY DAILY NEWS - 2018-01-17 15:00:00

Texas 'Tourniquet Killer' set to be 1st US execution in 2018

Posted: Thursday, January 18, 2018 12:16 am | Updated: 12:33 am, Thu Jan 18, 2018. HUNTSVILLE, Texas (AP) - A man who became known as Houston's "Tourniquet Killer" because of his signature murder technique on four female victims more than two decades ago is set to become the nation's first prison

FORT BEND HERALD - 2018-01-18 08:16:00

3 Suspects Arrested In Double Murder Of Spring Couple

HOUSTON, TX - The Harris County Sheriff's Office have arrested three men for the execution-style murder of a Spring couple on Saturday. The three suspects, who have not yet been identified, face capital murder charges for the robbery and murders of Bao and Jenny Lam. READ: Investigators Release Vide

PATCH - 2018-01-17 20:48:18

3 arrested after armed robbery, chase in SW Houston

Police say they caught armed robbery suspects in the act after they allegedly stole a car and robbed a southwest Houston convenience store on Wednesday night. About 10:30 p.m., police officers in an unmarked car spotted a truck that had been reported stolen in the Third Ward -- the victim had said t

HOUSTON CHRONICLE - 2018-01-18 13:15:00

Houston Forecast: Hard freeze warning til 9 a.m.

HOUSTON - A hard freeze warning is in effect until 9 a.m. Thursday, but warmer temperatures are on the way, according to KHOU 11 Meteorologist Chita Craft. he hard freeze may result in icy spots for your Thursday morning commute. The good news is we are not expecting any additional rain, sleet or ic

KHOU - 2018-01-18 10:57:58

Man falls to his death in fatal I-10 crash: NOPD

A 57-year-old man was killed early Wednesday (Jan. 17) after he was knocked over a guardrail by another vehicle on Interstate 10 near the high-rise bridge, according to New Orleans Police. Police responded to the accident about 4:45 a.m. on I-10 West near the Franklin Avenue exit and the man's body

NOLA.COM - 2018-01-17 21:25:22

He hid 2 pounds of pot under his bed in Gulfport, police say, but that's not all cops found

Police found two pounds of marijuana under a man's bed along with two semi-automatic weapons, a court document says. Police allegedly found four more firearms in his bedroom at his home on North Street along with assorted ammunition and spent shell casings, and federal firearms agents joined the in

BILOXI SUN HERALD - 2018-01-17 11:00:00

When will Interstate 10, other roads reopen after ice closures?

A second hard freeze in as many days is keeping Interstate 10 closed Thursday morning (Jan. 18) between Lafayette and Slidell, along with I-12 between Baton Rouge and Covington and I-55 from LaPlace to the Mississippi state line. So when will south Louisiana's main throughways be open to traffic aga

NOLA.COM - 2018-01-18 13:31:26

Sound Off for January 17: He stopped in traffic to help a man in need in Gulfport

Change, please I'm burning some coal, tossing a log in the fire, and leaving my car running. Hoping to help create a little climate change.No snitches Nobody likes a tattletale, so all Congress people should quit repeating everything the president says. And if they are really appalled by the languag

BILOXI SUN HERALD - 2018-01-17 11:00:00

Boil-water advisory issued east of the Industrial Canal

The Sewerage & Water Board has issued a precautionary boil-water advisory for residents living east of the Industrial Canal due to a pressure drop at a New Orleans East drainage pump station, according to a news release circulated Wednesday evening (Jan. 17). The advisory will remain in effect "unti

NOLA.COM - 2018-01-17 23:44:39

Ice closes Interstate 10 going through New Orleans area

Overnight precipitation and plummeting temperatures Wednesday morning (Jan. 17) have left ice on portions of Interstate 10, leading to their closure. The Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development had closed the following sections of I-10 as of 6 a.m. Wednesday: - I-10 from Lafayette all

NOLA.COM - 2018-01-17 12:22:26

Driver airlifted from rollover crash near Slidell

A motorist who was ejected from a vehicle during a rollover crash in the Slidell area Wednesday (Jan. 17) was airlifted to University Hospital in New Orleans, authorities said. St. Tammany Parish Fire District No. 1 said the single-vehicle crash occurred on Bayou Liberty Road. The vehicle left the r

NOLA.COM - 2018-01-17 21:38:10

Hard freeze warning in New Orleans area continues until Thursday at 11 a.m.

The National Weather Service's hard freeze warning for the New Orleans metro area issued Wednesday (Jan. 17) will continue through 11 a.m. Thursday. Freezing temperatures ranging from the mid-teens to 20 are expected along and north of the Interstate 10 and Interstate 12 corridor Temperatures in the

NOLA.COM - 2018-01-17 21:35:38

Police: Victim shot in north Huntsville suffering life-threatening injuries

The shooting happened on Valley Park Drive in north Huntsville. Police say someone fired multiple shots, and the victim was laying in the street with life-threatening injuries. Police initially thought the victim was on a bicycle, but it appears he was walking on the street when the shooting happ


City systems delay opening; county schools remain closed

Decatur City Schools maintenance workers spent Wednesday shoveling snow and putting down sand and salt so schools could open today. "We wouldn't be going to school without them," Decatur Superintendent Michael Douglas said of the workers. Decatur, Hartselle and Athens will open school two hours late

DECATUR DAILY - 2018-01-18 06:15:00

Highway 20 wreck cleared, traffic moving again

First Alert Traffic DECATUR, Ala. - Decatur Police say traffic is flowing again on Highway 20 in Decatur. A wreck had blocked the eastbound lanes this morning in front of Tennessee Valley Recycling, that's just west of 12th Avenue NW. First Alert Traffic DECATUR, Ala. - Decatur Police say traffic is

WHNT-TV - 2018-01-18 13:09:31

APD: Two arrested after taking unattended vehicles

Over the course of two days, two vehicles left running and unattended on cold mornings were taken for a ride by two theft suspects. Both cases were quickly solved by Athens police. The first case occurred at about 5:30 a.m. Tuesday. Athens Police Capt. Trevor Harris said a man on Chestnut Street wen

NEWS-COURIER - 2018-01-18 12:00:00