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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

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

Pickup collision severely injures Clute boy on bike

LAKE JACKSON - An 8-year-old boy remained in a Houston hospital Thursday after being hit by a pickup while riding his bike, authorities said. The boy, who lives in Clute, was riding a bicycle in the 200 block of Jonquil Street when a black 2015 Chevy Silverado turned left off Cedar Street and hit th

BRAZORIA FACTS - 2018-03-23 07:00:00

Food Truck Fest drives droves to party in the park

LAKE JACKSON Gooey grilled cheese, crispy fried catfish and sweet cream crepes: MacLean Park will have it all again Saturday when the Lake Jackson Food Truck Festival returns with new trucks and vendors, plus some returning favorites. "We've got 14 trucks this year, several new ones that we're havin

BRAZORIA FACTS - 2018-03-23 07:00:00

School Assembly: Ground breaks on new T.W. Ogg Elementary School

CLUTE - When T.W. Ogg Elementary first opened its doors in September 1958, Mary Jane Stewart was there. Half a century later, the retired second-grade teacher had a front-row seat to watch the first patch of dirt turn on the new campus. "It's the beginning of an era and the closing of an era for me,

BRAZORIA FACTS - 2018-03-24 07:00:00

Seven charged in meth, animal cruelty bust in Galveston, authorities say

GALVESTON, Texas - Meth possession and animal cruelty are just some of the charges doled out among seven people who were arrested in Galveston this week. 1 of 7Galveston Police Department Richard Scott Osbourne, Maria Renee Herrera, Tatum Michelle Frey, Jennifer Estes Jones, Robert Anthony Henson,

CLICK2HOUSTON.COM - 2018-03-23 18:15:41

Health clinics that potentially spread hepatitis, HIV infections investigated, Galveston County says

GALVESTON, Texas - The Galveston County Health District and Department of State Health Services are investigating health facilities that potentially spread hepatitis B virus, hepatitis C virus and HIV. The investigation at Coastal Health and Wellness in Galveston and Texas City was launched after a

CLICK2HOUSTON.COM - 2018-03-23 22:23:37

Live near Jones Creek? Flooded during Harvey?

Hurricane Harvey dumped 50 inches of rain on Fort Bend County last summer, swamping thousands of homes and businesses. At least 17 neighborhoods were flooded when Jones Creek overflowed its banks. Some of those residents believe the flooding could have been avoided. They attribute the flooding to se

FORT BEND HERALD - 2018-03-23 23:20:00

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


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.


Teen nearly killed after saving 2 small children from horrific crash in Texas

A Texas teenager is being hailed a hero after a horrific crash. Timmy Ennis, 19, suffered severe injuries. He's currently being treated at Memorial Hermann Hospital in the Medical Center. Eyewitnesses told KTRK-TV Ennis was in the backseat of his best friend's car. Ennis, his best friend, his best f


Find Your New Home In Sugar Land At An Open House This Weekend

SUGAR LAND, TX - Ready for that new home you've been dreaming about? If you are looking to buy your next home in Sugar Land, then checking out the open house listings the Patch Real Estate Guide can help you start your search the right way. Take a look at the open houses in and near Sugar Land list

PATCH - 2018-03-23 00:37:17

Man charged with sex assault following robbery arrest

SANTA FE An Alvin man was being held Tuesday in the Galveston County jail after two independent criminal investigations identified him as the suspect in a stick-up robbery in Santa Fe in January, and the years-long abuse of a young girl. Austin Lee Smith, 21, of Alvin, was arrested in Alvin on March


Clute bids farewell to city manager

CLUTE - Gary Beverly offered to forego the city manager seat at his final council meeting Thursday, but his successor, C.J. Snipes, respectfully declined. "I offered to go ahead and give up my chair, but he felt like I should finish there," Beverly said. Beverly will vacate that chair officially Mar

BRAZORIA FACTS - 2018-03-23 07:00:00

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


House Hunting In Pasadena Means Attending A Weekend Open House

PASADENA, TX - House hunting can be stresssful, unless you start with checking the open house listings in your area, and you can find some great listings in the Pasadena Patch Real Estate Guide. If you are looking to buy a new home in Pasadena, then checking out the open house events in your area ca

PATCH - 2018-03-23 00:26:44

OUR VIEWPOINT: Child abuse forums to address growing county problem

Brazoria County has seen reported child a buse cases almost double within its boundaries in a five-year period from 2012 to last year. In response, the Brazoria County Alliance for Children is hosting a series of forums aimed at raising awareness of this growing problem, and area residents should ca


LJ Council nixes Montessori school plans over traffic concerns

LAKE JACKSON - Mayor Joe Rinehart asked for a motion three times, his requests met with a deathly silence from City Council members that killed plans for construction of a Montessori school on Dahlia Street. The council's decision Monday night went against the recommendation of Lake Jackson's Planni


Roughneck Relays brings some talent to track and field

About 12 varsity teams, along with some subvarsity squads, will take part in the annual Roughneck Relays at Griggs Field in West Columbia. Boys teams joining the host Roughnecks will be teams from East Bernard, Boling, Brazosport, El Campo, Needville, Santa Fe and Sweeny. First-year Roughneck track


Judge approves restraining order against Galveston County GOP splinter group

Members of the Galveston County GOP appear to be discarding Ronald Reagan's 11th Commandment: "Thou shalt not speak ill of any Republican." County Republican Party Chairman Carl Gustafson is locked in a battle with a steering committee made up of eight party members, accusing them of attempting a "p