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New wellness studio now open in Tomball

Your Energy Studio, located at 1231 Alma St., Ste. M, Tomball, opened in early January. The studio offers nutrition supplements, smoothies, meal-planning guides and fitness training as well as wellness assessments and body fat measurements. 816-622-2937. www.yourenergystudio.com.


Driver Hits Horse On Sam Houston Trail Ride From Tomball

TOMBALL, TX — The Sam Houston Trail Riders have traveled through Tomball and camped in Spring Creek Park for years before heading to Houston to kick off the live stock show and rodeo. Often, the ride is an uneventful and pleasant trip into Houston.


New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft charged with solicitation of prostitution in sex sting

JUPITER, Florida (KTRK) -- Police in Florida have charged New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft with misdemeanor solicitation of prostitution, saying they have videotape of him paying for a sex act inside an illicit massage parlor.


Felony charge against 1st black woman elected Texas sheriff tossed

ANAHUAC, Texas (AP) A judge has thrown out a felony record-tampering indictment against the first black woman elected sheriff in Texas. Jefferson County Sheriff Zena Stephens was indicted in April 2018 on a state jail felony charge of record tampering, along with two misdemeanor campaign finance vio


Former Harris County deputy sentenced

Deshun Jay Foster-Smith’s Probation was revoked and he was sentenced in the 253rd District Court to 12 years in prison for sexual assault of a child. In 2011, Foster-Smith was working as a Harris County Sheriff’s Deputy and minister. He offered to help a young girl from his church purchase school cl


R. Kelly charged with multiple counts of sexual abuse, reports say

CHICAGO - Chicago prosecutors have charged R&B star R. Kelly with 10 counts of aggravated sexual abuse, according to media reports citing court records. Thursday's charges come after years of allegations directed at Kelly, accusing the now 52-year-old of sexual misconduct involving women and underag


14-year-old rescued in sex trafficking bust at Houston hotel

HOUSTON, Texas (KTRK) -- Authorities say a 14-year-old girl was rescued during a human trafficking bust Thursday. Harris County constable deputies say the 14-year-old was among other girls or women who were being trafficked by a pimp at a motel.


Texas lawmaker files bill to add 'In God We Trust' to government buildings

AUSTIN, Texas — On Thursday, Rep. Kyle Biedermann of Fredericksburg filed a bill in the Texas House of Representatives to add the U.S. national motto, In God We Trust, to the state’s government buildings.


Dead rattlesnake uncoils on grill, surprises Texas hunters: 'Surely he's dead by now!'

A group of hunters in Childress, Texas, weren’t the least bit fazed after finding and killing a rattlesnake during an outing last fall. But when the snake appeared to spring back to life on the grill, well, that may have been a little more rattling.


Bryan softball team beats Tomball Memorial to open district play

TOMBALL — Jessica Adams earned the victory in the circle and went 3 for 4 with two home runs, a double and six RBIs at the plate to lead the Bryan softball team past Tomball Memorial 15-1 in five innings Wednesday in a District 14-6A opener.


UPDATE: 2 killed by rooftop gunman in east Houston ambush identified

HOUSTON - A rooftop gunman who police say shot four people, killing two, is still on the loose after a Thursday evening shooting. The incident happened around 4:50 p.m. in the 12800 block of Eastbrook Drive, Houston Police Chief Art Acevedo said. The area is near the intersection of Maxey Road and W


Man in wheelchair sentenced to life in prison for sniper-style shooting death of woman

HOUSTON, Texas (KTRK) -- A Houston man has been sentenced to life in prison for the death of a woman he targeted with an assault rifle from the balcony of his apartment in 2016.


Caught on camera: Thieves stealing tires from Katy, Cypress neighborhoods

HARRIS COUNTY, Texas — Thieves targeting residents’ cars were caught on camera in the Katy area, but they're not driving away with them – they're taking the tires. Harris County Precinct 5 says at least 14 cars have had their tires stolen.


South Texas 8-year-old dies hours after being diagnosed with flu

CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas — A family in Rockport, Texas, is searching for answers after their son suddenly passed away on Sunday. Relatives said eight-year-old Martin Campbell came down with flu-like symptoms and then hours later, died. Now officials are waiting for test results to determine exactly wha


Central Texas diver dies while performing underwater repair

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) Authorities say a 38-year-old man has died while doing some repair work as a diver in a Central Texas lake. The Travis County Sheriff's Office on Friday identified the diver as Sebastian Medina-Page, of Round Rock.


Texas robber duct-tapes store clerk, sets bound customer on fire: police

Authorities in Texas on Thursday said they arrested the suspect wanted for a violent robbery earlier that included duct-taping a convenience store clerk and customer and then pouring lighter fluid on the customer and setting the bound person on fire.


Central Texas man sentenced to 356 years in child sexual abuse case

WACO, Texas (KWTX) A China Spring man found guilty of seven counts of sexual abuse of a young family member over the course of a decade was sentenced to 356 years in state prison on Thursday.


Texas cheerleader’s final moments before gas explosion at house kills her captured on video

A Texas girl’s family released shocking video that shows the 12-year-old cheerleader’s final moments before a gas explosion tore through her home and killed her last year. "Good morning, guys. It is 6:02 a.m.," Linda "Michellita" Rogers whispered in the Feb. 23, 2018 video. Those words were among th


Man says HPD officer linked him to drug house for just being near it

HOUSTON, Texas (KTRK) -- Brandon Carter was crashing on his sister's couch when HPD Officer Gerald Goines' narcotics unit tied him to a drug house and charged him with possession of cocaine, codeine and marijuana.


Truck driver accuses concrete supplier of wrongful termination

HOUSTON – A Cypress man has brought a wrongful termination lawsuit against a Hill Country-based concrete supplier, asserting that the business fired him for opposing its allegedly disparate employment practices.