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Water covers road near East Fork of San Jacinto River as flooding peaks
NEW CANEY, Texas - Water covered a road Tuesday along the East Fork of the San Jacinto River as flooding peaked. Video showed water covering FM Road 1485 near the border between Harris and Montgomery counties. The road becomes FM Road 2100 in Harris County.
PRECINCT 4 DEPUTY’S RECOVER STOLEN VEHICLES
Early Tuesday morning a Montgomery County Precinct 4 attempted to serve a warrant on Gonzalez Street off Esperanza in New Caney. When he arrived a male and female were engaged in an argument. The male had a long gun in his possession. When he saw the deputy he fled into the woods dropping the weapon
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
DonCarlos reflects on tenure as mayor
For 12-and-a-half years, Stephen DonCarlos has led the City of Baytown as mayor. Now that Brandon Capetillo has been sworn in as the city’s newest mayor, DonCarlos took some time to reflect on his time as the city’s leader as he says goodbye.
2 Arrested For Narcotics Possession After Short Pursuit
NEW CANEY, TX — A man and a woman were arrested on felony narcotics charges after they ran from police during a traffic stop. Police said that a deputy constable tried to pull over a driver as he was leaving a convenience store at FM 1485 and Loop 494 at about 3 a.m. Monday, but the driver refused t
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.
Lady Dogs blank Houston Harmony 68-0 to open district play
New Waverly began district play on a dominant note Tuesday night at home. The Lady Bulldogs, playing in their District 23-3A Region III opener, overwhelmed Harmony School of Discovery in a 68-0 rout.
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.
Mother sentenced 28 years for starving 5-year-old son in Spring
SPRING, Texas (KTRK) -- A mother has been sentenced to 28 years after she was found guilty of starving her child in 2014. In February 2015, Tammi Bleimeyer, 37, was arrested and charged with injury to a child by omission.
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.
Audrey Lee “Dede” Fuller Russell
Audrey Lee “Dede” Fuller Russell, 79, of Coldspring, TX, died December 8, 2018, at her home in Coldspring. She was born November 19, 1939, in Houston, TX, to Ida Mae and Lester J. Fuller.
Popular Livingston restaurant burned to the ground
LIVINGSTON, TX (KTRE) - An East Texas restaurant, loved by locals burned to the ground last night. Several firefighters responded to find the Indian Hill Restaurant in Livingston engulfed in flames.
Polk County traffic stop leads to 5 drug arrests, seizure of weed, ecstasy
POLK COUNTY, TX (KTRE) - A traffic stop in Polk County resulted in the sheriff’s office making five arrests and seizing marijuana, ecstasy pills, and a large amount of drug paraphernalia Tuesday.
Livingston woman arrested, charged with intoxication manslaughter in connection to fatal February wreck
POLK COUNTY, TX (KTRE) - Officers with the Alabama Coushatta Police Department arrested a Livingston woman for intoxication manslaughter Thursday in connection to a fatal wreck that occurred back in February.
Major flooding expected on West Fork of San Jacinto River
KINGWOOD, Texas - Harris County Flood District officials warned Friday that major flooding was expected in neighborhoods along the West Fork of the San Jacinto River for the next four to five days.
Residents along San Jacinto River prepare homes for possible flood
SAN JACINTO, Texas (KTRK) -- Even though Houston is seeing flooding go down on roadways, there's still some concerns of rising rivers. The Harris County Flood Control District has been monitoring water levels all morning. They say people living in the area may experience major flooding.
GC trustees OK hospital purchase
The Goose Creek school board has approved the purchase of the Houston Methodist Hospital San Jacinto Alexander campus in hopes of one day relocating its Special Education department there.
Lake Conroe Temporarily Closed Due to High Levels, Submerged Objects, and Floating Debris
CONROE, Texas -- Effective immediately, the San Jacinto River Authority (SJRA) and Montgomery County Constable Precinct 1 are temporarily closing Lake Conroe due to high lake levels, the presence of submerged objects, floating debris, and other hazards that could put people’s safety at risk.
San Jacinto River Hit Hard With Overnight Storms
HUMBLE, TX — A band of severe storms that moved through the Houston area Friday night dumping as much as six inches of rain has caused flooding in areas along the West Fork of the San Jacinto River.
Houston Weather: Cloudy, cold and damp the rest of today
HOUSTON, Texas (KTRK) -- Rain is ending, but the rivers are rising in southeast Texas. Meteorologist Travis Herzog says the threat of flash flooding is over now that the heavy rains have moved east of Texas. Scattered light-to-moderate showers will continue off and on into the afternoon, then it sho