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Human skull found in Liberty County family's front yard
After a Liberty County resident found a human skull in their front yard, law enforcement began investigating. The Liberty County Sheriff's Office organized a search for more skeletal remains after a homeowner on County Road 325 in north Liberty County found the skull. The homeowner thought the famil
Nearly 50 employees laid off from Silsbee area petrochemical plant
HARDIN COUNTY — A petrochemical Manufacturer in Hardin County is reducing its workforce by 20 percent. "I don't know why they're laying people off especially this time of the year," Tom Buller said.
Thenamaris set to pocket over $8m on kamsarmax flip
Greece’s Thenamaris is said to have sold 2012-built Daewoo kamrsarmax bulker Seatribute for in excess of $20m to a buyer in Asia. If broking sources are correct, Thenamaris stands to pocket over $8m from the sale having bought the vessel (ex Liberty Destiny) from US-based Liberty Maritime for a barg
Family looking for help locating missing mom from Orange
ORANGE — Police and the family of a missing mom from Orange are asking for the public's help in locating a woman who has been missing for almost four days. Marion Hardin was last seen around Clairmont Drive in the Brownwood area of Orange on December 8, 2018, according to family members.
Have you seen Marion Hardin?
Marion Hardin of Orange has been reported missing to the Orange Police Dept. The 29 year old woman was last seen in the Brownwood area on December 8. If you have seen her please call OPD at 883-1026.
Texas man who allegedly tried, failed to kidnap teen jogger is arrested
A Texas man was taken into custody on Tuesday for the attempted kidnapping of a 15-year-old girl who managed to escape the ordeal, authorities said. Law enforcement learned that the teen had been out jogging on Dec. 2 when a person she described as a Hispanic male came near her, the Brazoria County
Baytown man arrested in Navasota after stealing vehicle in College Station
COLLEGE STATION, Texas - A Baytown man was arrested in Navasota after he stole a vehicle in College Station earlier this week, according to police. Christopher Joseph McGowan, 29, is accused of stealing a Dodge Nitro from the parking lot of a pizza restaurant on Tuesday. Police said he took the vehi
Baytown Police Arrest "Grinch" Who Almost Stole Christmas
BAYTOWN, TX — He was dubbed "the Grinch who almost stole Christmas," and now he's in jail. Police arrested 22-year-old Christian Cortina on Dec. 11, and charged him with theft, which is a Class B Misdemeanor, after witnesses saw him snatch five bicycles from a Baytown Police Blue Santa toy donation
The Gazette not a fan of BBQ next door
The Liberty City Council meets next Tuesday, Dec. 11, at 6 p.m., and the esteemed editor of The Liberty Gazette, Cynthia Smith, has requested to address the council about the barbecue place next door to the Gazette.
5 Humble-Kingwood Area Open Houses To Check Out
HUMBLE-KINGWOOD, TX — Browsing homes for sale on the internet can feel like a waste of time. Images won't always do a house justice, and they can often make a run-down property seem more spacious and sparkling than it is in reality. That's where open houses come in handy: No more guesswork involved!
Officials: Baytown man stole truck
A Baytown man is accused of stealing a truck from a Papa John's in College Station late Tuesday. Officials say that Christopher McGowan, 29, took the truck from the parking lot of the restaurant on Rock Prairie Road around 11:30 p.m. and was located by police at a gas station in Navasota.
Baytown police arrest woman they say stripped off her clothes during chase
BAYTOWN, Texas (KTRK) -- Baytown police arrested a woman they say stripped off her clothes during a police chase. Officers say they found Attaree Milton's car parked horizontally across State Highway 146 at Massey Tompkins Saturday afternoon.
Barbers Hill opens district with a win
The Barbers Hill Lady Eagles broke open a close game in the second half and finished the night with nine three-pointers in a 70-53 win over Dayton in the District 21-5A opener for both teams Tuesday night at the Barbers Hill Field House. Jazlyn Marcus led three Lady Eagle players in double figures w
Shuttered Sears heralds mall demolition
The longstanding and beloved Sears department store is now a part of Baytown’s past, as the anchor store at the San Jacinto Mall closed for good Sunday. The decision to close the Baytown store was made by the Sears Holding Corporation, which has been closing unprofitable locations.
House from 'A Christmas Story' lets fans stay the night
HOUSTON, Texas (KTRK) -- For many, the movie "A Christmas Story" is a holiday classic. Now, lucky fans will get to relive the tale. The home featured in the 1983 film is also a museum in Cleveland, Ohio.
18-year-old shot in face after gunman in another vehicle opens fire in Liberty County
An 18-year-old is recovering in the hospital after being shot in the face in Liberty County Sunday morning. Witnesses told an investigator with the sheriff's office that Dallas Marsh, who is from the Dayton area, was a passenger in a car with two other people when they came across another vehicle on
Woman pleads guilty to fake-text scheme to frame ex-boyfriend
A Baytown woman is now out of jail a year after being arrested for impersonating her ex-boyfriend on social media and making it appear as if he was making threats and for falsely accusing a state judge of bribery.
BPD: Teens involved in shooting
A shooting occurred in the 400 block of Inwood Dr. last week that resulted in two teenagers being shot. According to Baytown police, officers responded to the shooting at a vacant residence on Inwood while also being advised of two subjects with gunshot wounds that were transported to the hospital.
Minister accused of stealing $800,000 from Houston's First Baptist Church
HOUSTON, Texas (KTRK) -- A former minister is accused of stealing more than $800,000 from Houston's First Baptist Church. Prosecutors say Jerrell G. Altic, 40, embezzled the money over a six-year period that ended in November 2017. Altic's attorney says Altic has admitted to stealing the money.
1 deputy, 2 officers shot while serving warrant in NE Harris County
HOUSTON, Texas (KTRK) -- Negotiators are trying to coax a barricaded man from a home in northeast Harris County after a sheriff's deputy and two officers from the Texas Attorney General's Office were shot while serving a felony warrant.