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Police chase ends in north Harris County

HOUSTON — Police chased the driver of a silver SUV near Interstate 45 and Beltway 8. The chase appeared to be headed toward Bush Airport and ended near Old Humble Road. It was not immediately clear what led to the chase.


Vehicle slams into deputy’s Montgomery County Sheriff’s deputy’s patrol car

A vehicle struck a Montgomery County Sheriff’s deputy’s patrol car Thursday night on Interstate 45. The deputy was assisting traffic control during a traffic hazard and was not in the car or injured after the vehicle, which was driving southbound on the high-occupancy vehicle lane, slammed into it j


Woman sets self on fire as officers serve warrant, police say

HOUSTON — BREAKING UPDATE - Police say they were serving a warrant at the woman's home when she set herself on fire. Check back for updates to this story. Paramedics took a woman to the hospital after she was hurt in a house fire in northeast Houston.


Three dozen arrested in Central Texas gang crackdown

KILLEEN, Texas (KWTX) Three dozen violent offenders and fugitives were arrested during a large-scale three-day gang crackdown in Killeen and Bell County, police said Friday evening.


Records: 21 charged with felony DWI in Montgomery County in March

Approximately 21 people were arrested for felony Driving While Intoxicated charges in Montgomery County throughout the month of March, according to records from a public information request filed by the Chronicle.


Widow sets herself on fire as she's about to be arrested for husband's murder in northeast Houston

HOUSTON, Texas (KTRK) -- Houston police say they were trying to arrest a 69-year-old widow for her husband's murder when she apparently set herself and the home on fire. Firefighters were called to the home in the 9900 block of Valley Wind Drive just after 10 a.m.


Man's dying words in refinery blast still shapes his family

BEAUMONT, Texas (KTRK) -- The family of a man who died because of a refinery explosion in Beaumont 62 years ago still lives by his dying words. The event still haunts Bobby Vaughn.


Hello, stranger: How doorbell cameras in North Texas are helping police and residents catch bad guys

The first calls came into Frisco’s 911 dispatch center early one morning in late January. Residents were reporting a string of car burglaries, and they had video to prove it.


Reserve deputies are ready to protect and serve in Montgomery County

Former Conroe Police Officer Kenneth Barnett still remembers the day when he and his partner dashed to a busy bakery where a man was threatening to fire off rounds from his gun. Barnett was in the patrol car’s passenger seat on that April 2011 afternoon as he hurriedly loaded his partner’s rifle, wh


Woman Sues Texas Water Park For $1M After Son Dies From Brain-Eating Amoeba

WACO (CBSDFW.COM) – The mother of a surfer who died from a “brain-eating amoeba” after visiting a surf park in Texas has filed a $1 million wrongful death lawsuit. New Jersey native Fabrizio Stabile died in September 2018. The man’s mother, Rita Stabile, claims BSR Surf Resort, owners of Parsons Bar


Charges to remain against Texas driver who dodged paying over $5G in tolls with ‘license plate flipper’: cops

A Houston motorist was not quite free to drive off into the sunset on Thursday after a judge found “no probable cause” for the man’s arrest for allegedly using an illegal “license plate flipper” to avoid paying nearly $5,500 in tolls, authorities said.


Texas cops find 275 pounds of pot next to baby in car seat, women arrested: report

Texas Border Patrol officials said they discovered a baby in a car seat next to 275 pounds of marijuana after they pulled a vehicle over last Friday, a report said. Ashley Renee Resendiz, 22, and Carla Michelle Resendiz, 47, both of Texas, were arrested for possession of marijuana with intent to dis


Trials loom for 2 suspects in 2017 murder of Central Texas teen

COPPERAS COVE, Texas (KWTX) Trials are looming for two of the four suspects charged with murder in connection with shooting death of a Copperas Cove teenager in 2017. Larry Anthony Quinn Thomas, 17, was shot to death on Nov. 9, 2017.


Man dies after being shot in car and crashing at apartment complex in NW Harris County

The Harris County Sheriff's Office is investigating after a man was shot while inside a moving vehicle that crashed. He died at the hospital in northwest Harris County. Neighbors reported hearing gunshots followed by a crash at the Excelsior on the Park Apartments at 14300 Ella near Rushworth.


Texas swimmer sues vitamin maker: 'I want them to know the damage they've done'

AUSTIN (Nexstar) — Madisyn Cox has always been competitive. She's testing that spirit in a new way. Cox, 23, is suing Dallas-based Cooper Clinic, claiming it "produced, distributed, and sold" a multivitamin that turned out to be tainted with Trimetazidine. The drug is known to aid in improving the c


New North Texas Congregation Has Church to Call Home for Easter and Beyond

The thing that brought the newly formed Gracia Viva church and the established Oak Lawn United Methodist Church in Dallas together under one roof, is an issue that is dividing the United Methodist Church worldwide.


North Texas mother reported missing after not picking up child from babysitter

MESQUITE, Texas — The Mesquite police department is seeking the public’s assistance in locating a missing mother. Authorities are searching for 26-year-old Prisma Denisse Peralta Reyes after she never returned to pick up her child from the babysitter Wednesday night.


Noack expects clear path for Texas 242 toll removal

SPRING – Precinct 3 Commissioner James Noack announced Thursday that he expects Montgomery County will have a clear path to removal of the Texas 242 flyover tolls by early next week – without any confusion over future maintenance responsibilities or the ability to use pass-through toll revenue.


Union Pacific 'pauses' construction of new $550 million Texas rail yard

Union Pacific is "pausing" construction of its new $550 million rail yard in Texas. The Omaha, Neb.-based company said it will shift the money it committed this year to the Brazos project to instead make improvements to its 760-mile line running from El Paso to Los Angeles.


2 wanted by police for allegedly forcing kidnapping victims to snort cocaine, drink liquor

New, shocking details have emerged concerning a Houston man wanted for allegedly kidnapping and assaulting two young men in his Cypress home. John Indridson is wanted by police for two counts of aggravated kidnapping and two counts of aggravated assault. He and two other men are accused of holding t