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Galveston County carjacker captured after chase

At about 5:15 a.m. Friday, Jan. 19, deputies from the Galveston County Sheriff's Office were notified of an aggravated robbery and car jacking in Texas City. A white Kia Soul was taken during the commission of this offense, and deputies immediately set up to watch for the vehicle. Soon thereafter, a

THEEXAMINER.COM - 2018-01-19 21:26:00

Wanted man arrested after chase through Texas City

A Galveston man who was sought for escaping Texas City police in a stolen police vehicle Monday was arrested Friday. He is facing multiple charges over a separate reported robbery, car-jacking and police chase in Texas City early Friday morning. At about 4:40 a.m. Friday morning, police responded to

GALVESTON COUNTY DAILY NEWS - 2018-01-20 04:00:00

Blaze claims 90-year-old man's home

LAKE JACKSON - A 90-year-old man escaped his burning house without injury Wednesday evening, and investigators said a malfunctioning furnace likely started the fire. Lake Jackson Fire Marshal Randy Crim said James Lander, the sole resident of his home in the 800 block of Azalea Street, attempted to

BRAZORIA FACTS - 2018-01-19 08:00:00

Bullets found inside Amegy Bank building on West Loop after windows shot out

HOUSTON - Houston police said they found bullets inside the Amegy Bank building on the West Loop on Friday. Three windows appeared to have been shot out, according to a photo obtained by KPRC. Around 5 a.m., Houston police said they received a call from a security guard at the building, at 171 Wes

CLICK2HOUSTON.COM - 2018-01-19 23:30:49

Several Injured In Train And Car Collision in Fort Bend County

FORT BEND COUNTY, TX - The Fort Bend Sheriff's office is reporting multiple injuries after a train and car collided early Friday evening at FM 762 and FM 2759. Deputies said to expect heavy delays in the area. Patch will report more details as they become available.

PATCH - 2018-01-19 23:47:25

Clute trims city manager field from 38 to 18

CLUTE - City Manager Gary Beverly is certain of his March 31 retirement date, but who his successor will be and whether Beverly will have time to train that person remains unclear. The city had 38 contenders for the city manager position when it stopped accepting applications Jan. 7. With the help o

BRAZORIA FACTS - 2018-01-20 08:00:00

NASA Removes First African-American Set For Space Station Flight

HOUSTON, TX - Jeanette Epps was set to make history that's out of this world. Just last year after it was announced she would be part of this summer's crew headed to the International Space Station, it was also realized she would become the first African-American to visit the ISS. That all changed l

PATCH - 2018-01-20 00:48:32

Man found guilty of stabbing fiance to death in Fort Bend County

A Fort Bend County jury ruled a Nigerian immigrant was guilty in the 2015 stabbing death of his fiance on Friday. Osa Alohaneke, 59, was living in an area of southwest Houston located in Fort Bend County with his fiance, 52-year-old Evelyne Ebane Epiepang, when he allegedly attacked her and her frie

HOUSTON CHRONICLE - 2018-01-19 23:39:00

Police: Eight tied to Madisonville thefts arrested

Eight people have been arrested in Madisonville on charges of engaging in organized criminal activity in connection to several burglaries and thefts in the community. According to the Madisonville Police Department, authorities arrested Robert Sanchez, David Harris, Michael Grisham, Robert David Pla

BRYAN COLLEGE STATION EAGLE - 2018-01-20 06:00:00

DPS reminding drivers to move over, slow for parked emergency vehicles

The Texas Department of Public Safety has announced plans to crack down on drivers who do not move over a lane or slow down when passing certain vehicles on the side of the road that have emergency lights activated. According to DPS spokesman Sgt. Jimmy Morgan, although the "Move Over/Slow Down" law

BRYAN COLLEGE STATION EAGLE - 2018-01-20 06:00:00

Red Cross installing smoke alarms in Brazos County Saturday

COLLEGE STATION, Tex. (KBTX) - Smoke alarms can mean living or dying if your house catches on fire. Fire experts say you only have about two minutes to get out if there's one. The Red Cross is working to make homes safer with a special event this weekend, but they need more help. Volunteers are get

KBTX.COM - 2018-01-20 01:50:00

Firefighters respond to duplex fire in College Station

COLLEGE STATION, Tex. (KBTX) - College Station firefighters responded to a duplex fire in the 700 block of Concho Place off Welsh Avenue Friday afternoon. The fire was reported around 5:30 p.m. Flames were reportedly shooting from the front window of the 711 side of the duplex when firefighters arri

KBTX.COM - 2018-01-20 02:53:00

Mosquitoes expected to return soon

COLLEGE STATION, Tex. (KBTX) - The colder weather has kept them away for some time, but experts say we will the mosquitoes again soon. "Different mosquitoes have different strategies to survive the winter," said Gabriel Hamer, Texas A&M Entomology assistant professor. Hamer said the freezing temper

KBTX.COM - 2018-01-20 06:44:00

Convicted drug dealer receives maximum sentence

BRAZOS COUNTY, Tex. (KBTX) - A convicted drug dealer from College Station received a maximum sentence of ten years in prison during a probation revocation hearing on Thursday. Walter Rox, 37, was originally convicted in 2005 after he was found trying to sell cocaine, while also possessing methamphet

KBTX.COM - 2018-01-19 06:57:00

After raids, gaming owners chide city for lack of direction

On Jan. 12, more than a dozen Palestine Police officers conducted raids on three illegal gaming establishments. For illegal gambling in the city, it was game over. But police also said businesses with legal, amusement, or charity-based machines, could continue to operate. Now, however, business owne

PALESTINE HERALD-PRESS - 2018-01-20 02:01:00

Police report rash of hit-and-runs: Hard crime to get away with, they warn

It's a fact of life: Accidents will happen. If the accident happens to be in a vehicle, however, it's best to fess up and take responsibility. Or the consequences can be severe. In the past four months, Palestine Police have responded to 56 hit-and-run accidents - roughly one every other day. Seven

PALESTINE HERALD-PRESS - 2018-01-19 00:25:00

Elkhart Police Department need help identifying subject

ELKHART - On Thursday, Dec. 21, 2017 at approximately 12:45 p.m. officers were dispatched to 2336 South Main Street, Inter Cambio Express, in regards to a forgery report. It was reported the suspect entered the business, provided false identification and attempted to cash a counterfeit check. When q

ELKHARTTRUTH.COM - 2018-01-19 10:23:00

Man reported missing in Elkhart Co. found safe

ELKHART COUNTY, Ind. - The man who was reported missing Saturday was found safe Thursday. The Elkhart County Sheriff's Department says 39-year-old Stephen Price was reported missing by his family. ELKHART COUNTY, Ind. - The man who was reported missing Saturday was found safe Thursday. The Elkhart C

ABC57.COM - 2018-01-18 14:25:00

Trial date set for 2016 double murder in Elkhart

GOSHEN, Ind. (WNDU) - In less than three weeks, a man will stand trial for a double murder in Elkhart. According to our reporting partners at Goshen News, James Ross, Jr. is accused of killing 29-year-old Antonio McClain and 25-year-old Anthony McClain. Police say the brothers were shot during an a

WNDU - 2018-01-19 16:13:00

Elkhart, Goshen mayors speak out against proposed ICE detention facility

ELKHART COUNTY, Ind. (WNDU) Elkhart Mayor Tim Neese and Goshen Mayor Jeremy Stutsman both say they don't want an ICE detention facility in Elkhart County. The proposed $100 million detention center from CoreCivic would be built along County Road 7 near the Elkhart County Landfill and house up to 1,

WNDU - 2018-01-20 01:58:00