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Baytown cousins believe they found missing pirate ship
“Our theory is that he went right outside of Galveston, scuttled his ship, and that’s where his ship and treasure is buried today,' Jay Hix said.
Constables arrest man accused of stealing more than $30K worth of goods from Home Depot
“I HAVE NO COMMENT.” Juan Carlos Lopez led out of@Pct1Constablebuilding in handcuffs. He’s arrested and charged with stealing $30k in equip from Home Depot, then pawning it. SEE IT on#abc13@ 11!pic.twitter.com/VXR2ViFuLs— Courtney Fischer (@CourtneyABC13)June 22, 2018
Jury to resume deliberations in murder trial of Terry Thompson
HOUSTON- The jury in the trial of Terry Thompson, the man accused of choking a man to death last year outside a restaurant, was dismissed around 9 p.m. Thursday without a final decision. The sequestered jury is expected to resume deliberations at 9 a.m. Friday.
Baytown brothers on treasure hunt of lifetime
The Hix boys from Baytown were featured on Discovery Channel's "Expedition Unknown" for their quest to solve the unanswered disappearance of French Pirate Jean Lafitte. They believe now they've found his sunken ship.
Jurors in Houston choking trial deliberating a range of options
Terry Thompson, accused of fatally choking John Hernandez, left, and his defense attorney Scot Courtney, right, are shown in court Thursday, June 21, 2018 in Houston. Terry and his wife Chauna Thompson, a former Harris County Sheriff's deputy, are charged with murder in the chokehold death of John H
Man on the run after police chase in SE Houston
A man is on the run after an early morning police chase in southeast Houston.Harris County Constable’s Office Precinct 8 authorities starting following a Chevy SUV along I-45 south around 2 a.m. until the driver lost control near Fuqua and veered off the road, authorities said.The fleeing driver jum
Another Former Cheerleader Joins Lawsuit Against Houston Texans | Houston Public Media
“My skin on the side was pulled down – and it’s very hard to do because I’m not a bigger-weight person – it was pulled down and with the tape taped under my short, just to slim out the area right here,” she said under tears, pointing at her waist area.
Ice Cube, Clyde Drexler bring BIG3 vision to Toyota Center
With 16,341 in attendance, Drexler was more than satisfied with the turnout in his first set of games as commissioner.
South Houston resident wins $1 million Mega Millions prize
The resident, who has chosen to remain anonymous, didn't buy the ticket in Houston, however. The lucky ticket was purchased at the H-E-B on 12407 Mopac Expressway in Austin.
Two shot in attempted robbery at north Houston apartment complex
Houston police are searching for a group of men who are accused of shooting two people in an attempted robbery on Ella in north Houston, on Friday, June 22, 2018.
Home Depot loses $30,000 in merchandise to lone thief targeting stores across Houston, deputies say
HARRIS COUNTY, Texas — The Harris County Pct. 1 Constable’s Office is searching for a possible suspect after nearly $30,000 in merchandise was stolen from more than a dozen Home Depot stores throughout the Greater Houston area.
Houston Astros OF Josh Reddick proposes to girlfriend Jett Elkins at Space Center Houston on off day
In a post on Instagram, Reddick announced the big news writing, "What a day today was. Took advantage of an off day @spacecenterhou! Learned a lot I was unaware of about our space program! Saw a ton of rockets so that was cool. I also asked the girl that can't live without to marry me! (She said yes
Baytown’s newest pizza joint is ‘MOD’-nificent
Baytown has a new pizza parlor, and it literally puts you in control of your own destiny.MOD Pizza recently opened up in the strip near the H-E-B store at 6360 Garth Road. Using a concept similar to Subway, you go down the line while they make your pizza in front of your eyes. For those of us accust
Jury begins deliberations at murder trial of Terry Thompson
Thompson, and his wife, Chauna, a former Harris County deputy, are each charged with murder in connection with the death of John Hernandez after a May 28, 2017, confrontation outside a Denny’s restaurant on Crosby Freeway in northeast Houston.
Deputies looking for man accused of stealing $30k worth of goods from Home Depot
HARRIS COUNTY, Texas - Deputies are looking for a man accused of stealing more than $30,000 worth of merchandise from numerous Houston-area Home Depot stores.
House Republicans delay planned vote on immigration bill
The conservative measure's 231-193 defeat set the stage for debate on the second bill, this one crafted by Republican leaders in hopes of finding an accord between the party's sparring moderate and conservative wings. That bill was considered too lenient by some conservatives and seemed likely to fa
VIDEO: Slithering burglar steals $1,000 in merchandise, causes $700 in damage at Houston smoke shop
"He had possibly been in the store," co-owner Billy Cosgrove said. "He knew the layout of the store. He knew where the motion sensors were, and he knew where the cash drawer was."
Report Highlights Lessons Learned In Houston From Harvey | Houston Public Media
FILE- In this Aug. 29, 2017, file photo, highways around downtown Houston are empty as floodwaters from Tropical Storm Harvey overflow from the bayous around the city in Houston. With three strong hurricanes, wildfires, hail, flooding, tornadoes and drought, supersized weather disasters tallied a re
Intoxication manslaughter trial ends in hung jury
A Galveston County jury deadlocked Thursday, sending case of a League City woman accused in an April 2017 car crash that killed an 8-year-old girl into a mistrial.The jury deliberated for more than a day on whether to convict Erika Diebel, 42, on intoxication manslaughter with a vehicle and manslaug
Latinos To Overtake Non-Hispanic Whites As Texas’ Largest Population Group By 2022, Census Data Projects | Houston Public Media
The data show that, since 2010, Texas has added more than three times as many Hispanic residents as non-Hispanic whites. The state also has the largest African-American population in the country.