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2 Houston-area men killed in helicopter crash in New Mexico

Key Zimbabwean opposition leader Roy Bennett died in a helicopter crash in a remote part of the U.S. state of New Mexico that also killed four others, authorities said. State Police Lt. Elizabeth Armijo confirmed Bennett's death Thursday, a day after a helicopter carrying him and five others went do

ABC13 HOUSTON - 2018-01-18 20:14:18

Houston's 'Tourniquet Killer' slated to be first execution of 2018

Houston serial killer Anthony Shore is scheduled to die Thursday night in what is expected to be the nation's first execution of 2018. The 55-year-old former wrecker driver who came to be known as the Tourniquet Killer was hit with the state's harshest punishment in 2004 for the rape and murder of 2

HOUSTON CHRONICLE - 2018-01-18 18:34:00

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

Houston Woman Found Dead After Wandering Away From Home In Cold, Deputies Say

HOUSTON, TX - Harris County Sheriff's Office District 3 patrol responded to a missing person report this morning, January 17, 2018, at around 10:20 a.m. in the 400 block of Dreamland in east Harris County. Deputies were told by family members the 82-year-old female resident was not in her home after

BREAKING911.COM - 2018-01-18 04:00:59

HPD: 2 arrested after robbery, chase, crash in southwest Houston

HOUSTON - Houston police say two men believed to be involved in a robbery are in custody after a failed escape attempt overnight. According to the Houston Police Department, it was about 10:30 p.m. Wednesday when an officer spotted an SUV that was carjacked earlier in the day. Three men came out of

KHOU - 2018-01-18 11:11:24

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

3 charged with capital murder in Houston-area couple’s death

HOUSTON (AP) - Three men have been charged with capital murder after investigators accused them of following a suburban Houston couple to their home in an upscale gated community, forcing them into their house at gunpoint, killing them, then ransacking their house. The Harris County Sheriff's Office

WASHINGTON TIMES - 2018-01-17 23:59:59

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

Man killed in I-80 crash near New Lenox

A man was killed in a two-vehicle crash early Thursday on I-80 near southwest suburban New Lenox. A 2005 Toyota 4Runner was eastbound about 4 a.m. in the center lane of I-80 east of I-355 when the driver swerved in an attempt to avoid a 2011 Kia Soul that was stationary and facing north in the cente

CHICAGO SUN-TIMES - 2018-01-18 17:34:00

2 killed in South Side shooting mark first shooting deaths in 7 days

Two men were killed early Thursday in a double shooting on the South Side, marking the first shooting deaths in seven days. The men were sitting in a vehicle around 2:50 a.m. in the 6600 block of South Evans Avenue in the West Woodlawn neighborhood when someone pulled up in a vehicle and fired shots

CHICAGO TRIBUNE - 2018-01-18 12:00:35

Deadly Crash Closes Lanes on I-80 Near Veterans Memorial Tollway

A 31-year-old man was stopped on I-80 when he was rear-ended by another car, police said A man stopped on Interstate 80 in New Lenox was killed early Thursday morning when his car was rear-ended by another car, Illinois State Police said. The accident happened just after 4 a.m. in the eastbound lan

NBC CHICAGO - 2018-01-18 12:11:32

Man charged with robbing Aurora gas station at gunpoint

A 33-year-old man was charged with robbing a gas station at gunpoint last month in west suburban Aurora. Juan Morales, of Aurora, walked into the gas station about 9 a.m. Dec. 12 in the 600 block of North Broadway and demanded money at gunpoint, according to Aurora police. A 32-year-old woman who wa

CHICAGO SUN-TIMES - 2018-01-18 12:33:00

Woman arrested with five different illegal drugs hidden in bra

A 19-year-old Pleasant Prairie woman was charged with drug possession after she was found with small amounts of five different illegal drugs hidden in her bra. Emma Riedlinger was charged Tuesday with two counts of possession of narcotics, possession of cocaine, possession of a controlled substance,

KENOSHA NEWS.COM - 2018-01-18 03:30:00

DOJ: Fugitive sex offender cut off GPS bracelet, may be in Milwaukee/Kenosha area

A parolee and sex offender who has been living in LaCrosse cut off his GPS monitoring bracelet at a Minnesota gas station and is on the run, a Wednesday alert from the Wisconsin Department of Justice said. Casey Thibodeaux, 37, is possibly driving a brown Ford Focus and may be in the area of South

WISN - 2018-01-18 15:20:00

Chicago man injured in northwest Indiana crash

A Chicago man was injured in a single-vehicle crash Wednesday night on Interstate 65 near Crown Point in northwest Indiana. At 7:14 p.m., the 65-year-old was driving a 2007 Kia Sorento south in the left lane of a construction zone on I-65 near mile marker 245 when he failed to navigate a lane shift

CHICAGO SUN-TIMES - 2018-01-18 08:08:00

Oswego Township Shooting Victim In Critical Condition: Sheriff

MONTGOMERY, IL - An individual has been shot Wednesday night at the 0-100 block of Chatham Place in Oswego Township. Kendall County Sheriff's Office and Oswego Police were called at approximately 7:08 p.m. to a report of shots fired, according to a Facebook update from Kendall County Sheriff's Offic

PATCH - 2018-01-18 02:23:07

Man sent to prison for running shoplifting operation

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) - A Connecticut man has been sentenced to more than a year in prison for running a large-scale fencing operation. Federal prosecutors say 43-year-old Matthew Harwood, of Stratford, will report to prison March 19 after being sentenced Thursday to 18 months in prison. Related Cont

WTNH.COM - 2018-01-18 20:37:30

Truck fire in Bridgeport put out just in time

BRIDGEPORT-Firefighters and police responded Thursday morning to a fully-involved fire of a welder's truck on the city's East Side. Firefighters from Ladder 5 and Engine 1 were successful in extinguishing the smoky blaze before it reached tanks of compressed acetylene gas. The truck was parked on Ea

DARIENNEWSONLINE.COM - 2018-01-18 16:50:17

Headless chickens found in Connecticut courtroom

BRIDGEPORT, Connecticut - Authorities in Connecticut are investigating the discovery of two decapitated chickens inside a courtroom. Judicial marshals and maintenance staff investigating a putrid smell made the grisly discovery Wednesday morning in the public seating area of a courtroom in a state c

GLOBAL NATION - 2018-01-18 13:29:22

School board considers future size of Mill Hill School

FAIRFIELD - A decision as to the future size of Mill Hill School and its role in any potential redistricting may need to be made by June. Part of the Board of Education's approved recurring capital projects, the Mill Hill renovation and expansion is meant to address growing student enrollment and re

FAIRFIELDCITIZENONLINE.COM - 2018-01-18 20:54:45