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Houstonians arrested with enough fentanyl to 'kill everyone in Toledo'

Three Houstonians were caught Wednesday with more than three pounds of fentanyl, or "enough to kill everyone in Toledo (Ohio) several times over," authorities said. Anthony Robinson, 32, Barbera Wilson, 21, and Darrius Lewis, 29, were all charged with federal possession with intent to distribute con

HOUSTON CHRONICLE - 2018-03-23 01:16:00

WATCH: Unarmed man with pants down fatally shot by Harris County deputy

Video obtained by the Houston Chronicle captures the killing of an apparently unarmed man who was shot by a Harris County Sheriff's Office deputy in the Greater Greenspoint area Thursday. The Houston Police Department confirmed Friday that Danny Ray Thomas, 34, died after the deputy -- who has not b

HOUSTON CHRONICLE - 2018-03-24 02:46:00

Baytown chemical company, owner accused of dumping toxic waste in bayou

The owner of a Baytown chemical company is accused of ordering employees to dump a batch of toxic waste into Cedar Bayou in April 2015. Henry Wuertz, owner of Crestchem LLC, was indicted March 14 and his company was indicted March 21, the Harris County District Attorney's Office said in a press rele

HOUSTON CHRONICLE - 2018-03-23 14:21:00

Authorities search park near Spring after woman killed in hit-and-run

HOUSTON - Authorities are searching a park near Spring on Friday after a woman was killed in a hit-and-run crash. Video from Sky2 showed a heavy law enforcement presence at Pundt Park off Spring Creek Drive. Harris County Precinct 4 Constable Mark Herman said authorities are searching for a driver

CLICK2HOUSTON.COM - 2018-03-23 15:43:30

Former Houston doctor found guilty in murder-for-hire plot

After four full days of testimony, a Harris County jury found a former Houston doctor guilty of solicitation of murder. Leon Jacob testified in his own defense, claiming he never wanted to hurt anyone. "My intent always (was) for no one to be hurt," said Jacob during testimony as his defense team pl

ABC13 HOUSTON - 2018-03-23 16:43:55

Drunk driver arrested after slamming car into HPD vehicle, police say

A drunk driver slammed his car into the back of a Houston police vehicle while it was working a minor accident early Saturday, police said. The crash happened around 12:40 a.m. after an officer had pulled over in the emergency lane on the southbound side of I-45 North Freeway, to work a minor accid

CLICK2HOUSTON.COM - 2018-03-24 10:57:53

Students from Houston's Emery Weiner private school head to D.C. for 'March for Our Lives' protest

HOUSTON - Students from Emery Weiner private school in southwest Houston are on a mission. "I'm fortunate enough to be one of the 30-plus high school students who are going to Washington D.C. tonight to participate in tomorrow's 'March for Our Lives' event," senior student Ryan Bronston said. The na

CW39.COM - 2018-03-24 00:03:20

Husband accused of pistol-whipping wife taken into custody after leading police on chase from Baytown to Houston

For more than two hours, a driver in an SUV has lead police on a chase that started in Baytown as a 911 call for a disturbance. According to authorities, Baytown police were dispatched to Coachman Street after receiving a 911 call about a husband pistol-whipping his wife. The man fled the scene befo

BAYTOWN SUN - 2018-03-22 14:37:00

LIVE: Police chase vehicle through southeast Houston

HOUSTON - Police on Thursday were involved in a chase in southeast Houston. The chase started after an investigation of a domestic disturbance in Baytown, police said. Video from Sky2 showed at least six police vehicles involved in the pursuit. Sky2 caught up with the chase on the Interstate 610

CLICK2HOUSTON.COM - 2018-03-22 13:21:29

Thieves use chain to rip doors off pharmaceutical business in SW Houston

Police are looking for suspects in connection to a burglary at a pharmaceutical business in southwest Houston. It happened around 3 a.m. off the Southwest Freeway near South Gessner. Police said thieves used a chain to rip the front doors off the building. Police said the thieves got away with needl

ABC13 HOUSTON - 2018-03-23 10:05:25

Officials: Children inside car during chase from Pasadena to Dayton

PASADENA, Texas - The driver of a pickup truck was arrested Thursday night for allegedly leading police on a high-speed chase with two children in the backseat. The chase started in the 1000 block of Ann Street in Pasadena around 8:30 p.m. Thursday after an officer saw a suspicious vehicle. Police s

KHOU - 2018-03-23 06:00:00

Driver leads police on low-speed chase on Texas freeway

HOUSTON, Texas (KWTX) A man wanted in connection with an incident early Thursday in Baytown in which a woman was pistol-whipped led officers on what ended up as a 90-minute chase during rush hour that ended with an arrest in Houston. (CNN VAN photo) The man took off as Baytown officers arrived in re

KWTX - 2018-03-22 18:51:00

Men accused of impersonating police officers attempt to pull over undercover unit, HPD says

HOUSTON - Two men are in jail after being accused of impersonating police officers and trying to stop motorists on the north side of Houston. The car they pulled over was occupied by two undercover Houston police officers. The two suspects in the case know something about how police officers work.


Houston Police Arrest Baytown Man After Bizarre Slow-Speed Chase

BAYTOWN, TX - A domestic disturbance in Baytown turned into a 90-minute police chase that ended in Houston's Museum District Thursday morning. The tale began at about 7:40 a.m., when Baytown Police received a 911 call from a woman who claimed her husband of just two weeks had threatened her with a g

PATCH - 2018-03-22 18:41:10

Two dead, rabid bats found in La Porte

The La Porte Police Department says two dead bats found in the city in recent weeks have tested positive for rabies. The first dead bat was found March 8th in the 500 block of Fairway Drive. A week later a dead bat was found in a garage on Eagle Lane. Further tests found that both bats had rabies, a


Local METRO bus driver stabbed by passenger asking for help with knife, police say

HOUSTON - A local METRO bus driver is in the hospital Wednesday after being stabbed by a passenger in southeast Houston. METRO bus 2498 was headed westbound on South Acres Street when it came to a stop on its route around 12:40 p.m. Investigators said the suspect - blocking the other passengers from


Baytown man convicted in fed drug conspiracy trial

A federal jury convicted a Baytown man Monday for his role in a drug conspiracy. Frederick Allen, 44, of Baytown, was convicted following a four-day trial for his role in a drug conspiracy that operated throughout West Texas. U.S. Attorney Erin Nealy Cox of the Northern District of Texas made Tuesda


Police chase SUV through rush hour traffic across Houston

Houston and Baytown police have chased a driver at high speeds through much Houston for at least 20 minutes, according to television reports. Starting around 8 a.m., police cars have followed the driver on the East Freeway and the South Loop, a KTRK video shows. The driver exited on Post Oak and has

HOUSTON CHRONICLE - 2018-03-22 13:07:00

HCSO: Suspect shot by deputy in north Harris County

A Harris County deputy shot and wounded a suspect at Imperial Valley and Greens Road in north Harris County Thursday afternoon, according to the Harris County Sheriff's Office. The deputy was not hurt in the confrontation. Check back for more on this developing story. A Harris County deputy shot and

KHOU - 2018-03-22 20:27:00

Former girlfriend testifies against Leon Jacob in Houston murder-for-hire trial

HOUSTON, TX - In Day 2 of a high-profile Houston murder-for-hire trial, a former girlfriend of Leon Jacob's took the stand. Meghan Verikas testified against Jacob today and revealed more details about their relationship. Fox 26's Damali Keith shares her story from downtown Houston. Meghan Verikas sa