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Houston man charged in trafficking case is father to 2 young children

HOUSTON - Three people arrested Tuesday after police said they held a woman against her will and forced her into prostitution, appeared in court Thursday. Kevin Winston, 25, Martina Chambers, 20, were charged with aggravated promotion of prostitution, compelling prostitution and trafficking of a per


Nacho fries for free at local Taco Bell on Friday

HOUSTON - Nachos or French fries? What if they were combined?. Taco Bell has Nacho fries and they'll be given to random customers for free Friday at the establishment in the 5700 block of Hollister Street in northwest Houston.


1 woman killed, 1 wounded in Houston-area church parking lot shooting

CYPRESS, Texas — One woman has been killed and another has been wounded critically in a shooting in a Houston-area church parking lot. The shooting happened about 7 p.m. Thursday outside Christ the Redeemer Catholic Church in Cypress, a Houston suburb. In a social media posting, the Harris County Sh


Grandparents convicted of assisting in grandson's abduction, are in court

HOUSTON - Grandparents convicted of helping their daughter abduct their grandson appeared in court Thursday concerning restitution in the case. The child and mother are currently in Brazil.


Seventh suspect likely back in Houston, Beaumont Police say

BEAUMONT, Texas — A seventh suspect is believed to be in Houston after police were led on two chases spanning three counties on the morning of Thursday, Jan. 10. Six were taken into custody after the chases. The youngest suspect, a 16-year-old, was taken to Minnie Rogers Juvenile Justice Center.


Houston Rodeo's The Hideout lineup released

HOUSTON - The Hideout lineup at the 2019 Houston Rodeo has been released. The Hideout, which is located in a white tent on the west side of NRG Arena, is open from Feb. 26 to March 17 from 6 p.m. to midnight.


9-year-old fatally shot by 9-year-old cousin in Houston

HOUSTON (AP) — Police say a 9-year-old child was fatally shot by a 9-year-old cousin while playing with a gun they found in a northwest Houston apartment. No names have been released.


Fake paper license plate leads to chase, crash along South Loop

HOUSTON — Police attempted to stop a driver overnight who eventually crashed into a pillar under the 610 South Loop. The chase and crash happened at about 12:45 a.m. Thursday near Cullen.


Houston domestic violence murders spike in 2018

HOUSTON - Police and prosecutors are trying to understand why the number of domestic violence-related murders spiked in Houston last year. Houston Police Chief Art Acevedo said domestic violence-related murders accounted for 20 percent of all murders committed in the city in 2018.


9-year-old boy killed while playing with gun at apartment

HOUSTON, Texas (KTRK) -- Police say a young boy is dead after he was accidentally shot by his cousin while playing with a gun. The shooting happened at the Montebella Apartments in the 4000 block of W. 34th Street, where police said the two 9-year-olds were toying around with the weapon when it went


Here are the top 8 things to do in Houston this weekend

Houston's diversity is in the spotlight this weekend, with festivals celebrating Iran and Turkey. Speaking of festivals, Texas Txotx runs Friday through January 31. Bars, restaurants, and bottle shops throughout Texas will be pouring fine ciders and wines from the El Pais Vasco region and establishm


14 Houston restaurants and bars offering free meals and special discounts for furloughed federal workers

Houston's restaurants and bars are doing their part to assist federal workers who have been furloughed during the government shutdown. While a free or discounted meal can't replace a missing paycheck, maybe a night out will ease the sting.


One dead, another hurt in shooting at Texas church

CYPRESS, Texas (KWTX) One woman is dead, and another is hurt after a shooting in a church parking lot in Cypress. Harris County deputies responded to a report of shots fired at Christ the Redeemer Catholic Church.


Spirit of MLK lives in young speech competitors

HOUSTON, Texas (KTRK) -- The kids are poised, well-spoken, and ready to take the stage at the 23rd Foley Gardere Martin Luther King Jr. Oratory Competition. This year, 12 students from HISD schools will compete.


Houston 7-year-old a cut above in barbershop game

HOUSTON, Texas (KTRK) -- A 7-year-old girl is making waves as a pint-sized barber, clipping and snipping in a way that would take most years to master. "A fade is when you're cutting hair and it shows the detail of your cut," Alijah Hernandez, a second grade student, explained one technique of her j


Upcoming Houston Food Events: Get Your Tickets to the 2019 Menu of Menus Extravaganza

Mark your calendars, because you don’t want to miss these deliciously fun culinary happenings:. Early bird tickets ($49 general admission, $79 VIP) are now on sale for the annual Houston Press Menu of Menus® Extravaganza, held on Tuesday, April 9 at Silver Street Studios, 2000 Edwards. Guests can en


Police: Child Fatally Shoots Cousin While Playing With Gun

HOUSTON (CBSDFW.COM/AP) — Houston police say a 9-year-old child was fatally shot by a 9-year-old cousin while playing with a gun the children found in a local apartment. Police Lt. Larry Crowson says the Wednesday shooting was a “tragic accident.” He says the cousin cannot be charged because state l


McKinney couple arrested in southeast Texas in connection with indecency with a child investigation

McKINNEY, Texas — A McKinney couple was arrested in southeast Texas last week in connection with a McKinney investigation for indecency with a child, police announced earlier today.


Crawfish On Deck: The 5 Best Crawfish Locations In Houston

We’re inching closer and closer to when crawfish season will officially be back in style. Let us go ahead and help you figure what the best spots for crawfish are in Houston.


3 people arrested for human trafficking in Houston

HOUSTON, Texas (KTRK) -- Three people are accused of kidnapping a Houston woman and forcing her into prostitution. Kevin Winston and Martina Chambers have been charged with aggravated promotion of prostitution, compelling prostitution, and trafficking of a person. Mikia Collins has been charged with