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UPDATE: Victims in deadly Catholic church shooting identified

HOUSTON - A man wanted in a deadly shooting at a Catholic church was found dead during a standoff in a west Houston hotel. According to the Harris County Sheriff’s Office, Arthur Edigin, 62, was found at an Extended Stay America near the West Sam Houston Parkway and Westheimer.


Houstonian claims $12.5M Lotto Texas jackpot

HOUSTON — A Houston resident claimed a big $12.5 million jackpot for the Jan. 12 drawing, according to the Texas Lottery. The cash value option was selected at the time of purchase, so the winner will receive $8,550,384.24.


1 Woman Killed, 1 Wounded In Church Parking Lot Shooting

One woman has been killed and another has been wounded critically in a shooting in a Houston-area church parking lot. The shooting happened about 7 p.m. Thursday outside Christ the Redeemer Catholic Church in Cypress, a Houston suburb. In a social media posting, the Harris County Sheriff's Office sa


Bail reform coming for Harris County's misdemeanor offenders

HARRIS COUNTY, Texas - A new bail system will be implemented in Harris County after the old system was found to be unconstitutional. All individuals with misdemeanor cases in Harris County will be allowed to "return to their families, jobs, and communities without having to pay money for their freed


$10K reward offered for suspect wanted in shooting death of Pasadena man

PASADENA, Texas (KTRK) -- Crimestoppers are offering a $10,000 reward for Oscar Garcia, wanted in the fatal shooting of a man in Pasadena. Pasadena police responded to a shooting in the 200 block of Wafer just after 1 p.m. on Oct. 28.


Houston And Harris County Offices Closed On MLK Day

HOUSTON — Monday makes the day that many in the U.S. celebrate the birth of civil rights leader Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. The observance of the slain civil rights leader's birthday as a national holiday was signed into law in 1983, but wasn't officially observed by most states until 1991.


Christopher Lopez charged for stopping traffic under 'Be Someone' sign with members of car club

HOUSTON, Texas (KTRK) -- The man accused of chasing a teen driver before a deadly crash on New Year's Day has been charged in a separate traffic incident. Christopher Lopez, 48, has been charged with obstruction of a highway after he allegedly stopped under Houston's iconic "Be Someone" bridge. The


Finally! Acclaimed Brenham barbecue joint's Houston location sets opening date

Houston’s almost two-year wait for Truth Barbeque has come to an end. The acclaimed Brenham barbecue joint announced it will open its Houston location at 11 am on Saturday, January 19.


Caught on camera: Accused serial robber struck by police officer's vehicle

PASADENA, Texas - When police officers talk about the use of deadly force, that usually doesn’t include using their patrol car to stop a suspect -- but that’s exactly what a Pasadena police officer did to take down a robbery suspect who is accused of pointing a pistol at him.


Texas Woman Pretends She's Her Autistic Twin to Lure Caregiver Into Sex Trap

A Texas woman pretended to be her own autistic twin as part of a plan to lure a caregiver to her home for her sexual pleasure. But that plan failed when the caregiver grew suspicious and looked into her background—discovering she had no siblings.


Pasadena Police Look For Answers To Solve Cold Blooded Murder

PASADENA, TX — Who killed Nick Bautista? That's the question homicide investigators in the Pasadena Police Department have been asking since October 2018, when Bautista was seemingly gunned down in broad daylight.


Texas Music Talent Gets Opportunity on Rodeo Houston’s Hideout Stage

Down in Texas and beyond, the entertainment lineup for Rodeo Houston is an annual point of intrigue. As one of the biggest stages and opportunities in all of Texas, it’s a big deal when the Turnpike Troubadours get the chance to play as they will for the first time in 2019, or someone like Kacey Mus


Have You Seen Them: Houston's 10 Most Wanted Fugitives

HOUSTON — The Harris County Sheriff's Office and Houston Crime Stoppers are asking for the public's help in finding these men and women, who are all wanted on criminal warrants and are considered fugitives.


Report: Texas coal power plants leaching toxic pollutants into groundwater

"Report: Texas coal power plants leaching toxic pollutants into groundwater" was first published by The Texas Tribune, a nonprofit, nonpartisan media organization that informs Texans — and engages with them — about public policy, politics, government and statewide issues.


Diner suffers allergic reaction from gumbo, sues restaurant for misrepresenting dish's contents

HOUSTON – Claiming that a Pasadena restaurant lied to him about a certain food item, Harris County resident Tim Johnson has filed a lawsuit. Johnson’s complaint, which was filed on Jan. 14 in the Harris County 190th District Court, accuses Louisiana Chicken and Seafood of misrepresenting the content


The Weekend Forecast For Pasadena: It's Gonna Be Cold Again

Mostly cloudy with periods of rain on Friday. Skies clear and it will be breezy and cooler with temps in the 30s on Sunday. Light rain overnight. High 72, low 55. Chance of precipitation: 38%. Wind 7 mph from the S.


Emergency crews find body of motorist who drove into Dickinson Bayou

DICKINSON, Texas (KTRK) -- Emergency crews have found the body of a driver who drove into a Dickinson bayou. A man told ABC13 Eyewitness News the person driving the vehicle called for help, but when the passerby tried to throw him something, the victim couldn't open the door.


Harris County judges unveil drastic new plan for releasing defendants on no-cash bail

The new slate of Democratic judges have approved comprehensive revisions to Harris County’s bail system that could clear the way for thousands of people, regardless of income, to avoid spending time in jail while awaiting trial on minor offenses.


Man who chased egg-throwing teens arrested again

HOUSTON — The man who allegedly chased a 14-year-old driver and was involved in a deadly accident has been arrested for a second time in just a few weeks. A Harris County grand jury indicted Christopher Lopez, 48, on Monday for three felonies for his role in the deadly crash where he chased teenager


State Sen. calls Harris County Jail problems 'urgent'

HARRIS COUNTY, Texas - State Sen. John Whitmire penned a sharply worded letter regarding his concerns about conditions at the embattled Harris County jail. The letter was addressed to Harris County Judge Lina Hidalgo.