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Leon Jacob found guilty in murder-for-hire trial

Leon Jacob was found guilty by a jury Friday on two counts of solicitation of capital murder. "I never asked anyone to kill anybody," the defendant testified Thursday. Jacob was arrested with his girlfriend, veterinarian Valerie McDaniel, in March of 2017. Jacob had been previously charged with assa

KHOU - 2018-03-23 23:35:00

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

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

2 arrested, 2 sought after Cypress pharmacy burglary, chase

HOUSTON - Two people were arrested Friday and two others were being sought after a burglary was reported at a Cypress pharmacy followed by a chase. The break-in was reported about 3 a.m. at the Walmart Neighborhood Market at Barker Cypress Road and Logenbaugh Drive. Harris County deputies said tha

CLICK2HOUSTON.COM - 2018-03-23 10:52:55

Reported gun threat at Oak Ridge High School leads to sweep of school as parents remove students from class

Oak Ridge High School parents were removing their children from school Friday after a possible gun threat made on social media and a sweep of the school by Conroe ISD police and school administrators. Students were reporting officers had found as many as three guns combined at the high school and ni

HOUSTON CHRONICLE - 2018-03-23 17:57:00

Police bust suspected prostitution spa in Spring neighborhood

Harris County Precinct 4 deputy constables arrested two women on charges of prostitution at a Spring spa on Tuesday. Officials said undercover investigators were solicited for sex acts by Zhuyu Jiang, 42, and Lanyu Bian, 52, at QQ Spa located at 4915 FM 2920 in Spring Authorities said the suspects a

HOUSTON CHRONICLE - 2018-03-22 18:06:00

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

Multiple suspects in custody after fatal hit-and-run in Spring

Deputies with the Harris County Precinct 5 Constable's Office have reportedly arrested multiple suspects after a driver allegedly struck and killed a bicyclist in Spring on Friday morning. The driver struck the bicyclist, crashed his vehicle and then fled on foot into the nearby woods at Pundt Park,

HOUSTON CHRONICLE - 2018-03-23 15:22:00

Kingwood mother accused of birthing baby boy in toilet while high on drugs

A Kingwood mother is behind bars Wednesday after allegedly birthing her child in a toilet earlier this month. Stephanie Annette Brock, 21, is facing a felony injury to a child charge stemming from the boy's birth on March 1. Harris County Sheriff's Office detectives claim Brock did not seek medical


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.

CLICK2HOUSTON.COM - 2018-03-21 22:44:53

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


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

Tomball German Heritage Festival, In Bloom Music Festival: 8 things to do in the Greater Houston area this weekend, March 23-25

Between festivals that celebrate culture to a pub crawl and pet expo, here are a few events to consider adding to your calendar this weekend, March 23-25. 1. Tomball German Heritage Festival March 23-25 This annual three-day events celebrates German heritage with more than 200 street vendors, ethnic

COMMUNITYIMPACT.COM - 2018-03-22 14:08:14

Gosling Road widening brings mixed reactions from neighborhood residents

As Gosling Road undergoes the second phase to widen the roadway to four lanes from two, residents are finding the project to be both advantageous and annoying. The first of a three-part project to widen Gosling Road began between Spring Stuebner Road to West Mossy Oaks Road was completed in the last

HOUSTON CHRONICLE - 2018-03-22 17:39:00

Lockdown at Spring ISD school lifted after suspicious item found

A lockdown at a northwest Harris County school on Tuesday that was prompted by the discovery of a suspicious item was lifted. Officials at the Spring Independent School District said the item was found across the street from Thompson Elementary School, near Walters Road and Wellington Parkway. A t


HPD: Son beats father to death with baseball bat in SW Houston; suspect still at large

HOUSTON - Houston police are searching for a man accused of beating his father to death with a baseball bat early Tuesday at a home near the Bellaire area, according to investigators. Police responded to the 6700 block of Sylmar Street near McAvoy Drive around 12:30 a.m. Investigators said the suspe


Xscape Theaters plans Fulshear location

Indiana-based Xscape Theaters has secured a site for its second Texas location, with opening planned in October. The company has purchased a 7.17 acre parcel in The Crossing at Katy Fulshear at FM 1093 and FM 1463 west of Houston, Newcor Commercial Real Estate announced. The 12-screen theater will c


LIVE: Authorities discuss suspicious package investigated at Austin FedEx facility

AUSTIN, Texas - A suspicious package is being investigated Tuesday after a FedEx facility in the Austin area, authorities said. A hazardous materials team was sent to the facility on McKinney Falls Road on the city's southeast side, according to a tweet by the Austin Police Department. The investi


Victim identified in deadly fire at senior living facility in Montgomery Co.

An autopsy shows Gladys Sims suffered a medical emergency. MONTGOMERY COUNTY, Texas - Authorities Tuesday identified the victim found dead after a fire at a senior living facility north of The Woodlands. Officials with the Montgomery County Fire Marshal's Office say shortly after 2 a.m. Monday, re


'Limp, unconscious' 4-year-old left in hot car while parents ate at restaurant in north Houston, deputies say

Antonio Hurtado, 31, and Brenda Hurtado, 30, are charged with child endangerment. Their bonds are set at $1,000 each. HARRIS COUNTY, Texas - A local husband and wife are behind bars after the couple left their 4-year-old child in a restaurant parking lot while the suspects ate, according to the Harr