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Harris County

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  • The Houston SPCA Urges Texas Residents To Take Pets With Them If Evacuating

    The Houston SPCA Urges Texas Residents To Take Pets With Them If Evacuating
    The Houston Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals is urging pet owners to evacuate with their pets if they are impacted by the recent wildfires. We are still in a high fire danger zone as winds are expected to gust to 30 mph today. Rain is...
  • No Fun This 4th Of July

    No Fun This 4th Of July
    It`s looks like the outdoor fun is going to be limited this year for the 4th of July. Harris County Judge Ed Emmett has issued a declaration of disaster, because Texas is just too dry to risk yet another wildfire. Grimes County is still dealing with a...
  • Woman Accused of Stabbing Husband 193 Times Gets a Second Chance in Court

    Woman Accused of Stabbing Husband 193 Times Gets a Second Chance in Court
    The images were unforgettable. A Harris County prosecutors stradding her colleague as she re-enacted a crime scene where a wife was accused of stabbing her cheating husband nearly 200 times. Susan Wright was sentenced to 25 years in prison back in March...
  • Woman's Body Found in Barrel

    Woman's Body Found in Barrel
    A gruesome murder in Northwest Houston has police on the lookout for a man who has killed before. Harris County officials were searching Monday for 64-year-old Dennis Anderson in connection with the discovery of a woman's body stuffed in a 55-gallon...
  • Simon Says: How Early Voting Can Backfire!

    Simon Says: How Early Voting Can Backfire!
    There were a record number of early voters in Harris County last month. Nearly 450,000 people decided to vote before election day this year. That’s a record—double the amount of early votes in the 2002 and 2006 election. All of this got me thinking—...
  • Harris County takes on gangs

    Harris County district attorney Patricia Lykos filed the counties first ever civil junction action against gang activity in the Haverstock Hills neighborhood in northeast Houston. The injunction prohibits known members of the Crips and Bloods to stay...
  • Harris County Takes On Gangs

    Harris County Takes On Gangs
    Harris County District Attorney Patricia Lykos filed the first ever civil injunction against gang activity in Harris County. The public nuisance lawsuit seeks court orders to equip law enforcement officers with special authority to prevent crimes and...
  • Katy Woman Arrested For Allegedly Sent Nude Photos To Her Son's Classmate

    Katy Woman Arrested For Allegedly Sent Nude Photos To Her Son's Classmate
    A 37-year-old Katy woman has been arrested for solicitation of a minor after she allegedly sent her son's high school classmate nude photos, officials said. Lori Darling David is being held in the Harris County jail on one charge of online solicitation...
  • Woman Missing, Foul Play Suspected

    Woman Missing, Foul Play Suspected
    Crime Stoppers issued a plea for help Thursday, asking anyone with information about Houston woman missing since August to come forward. Irene Porras, 54, was last seen on Aug. 13 at about 10:20 p.m. in the 12300 block of De Forest St. near Bammel...
  • Missing Toddler Found Safe, Grandfather Arrested

    Missing Toddler Found Safe, Grandfather Arrested
    Cecil Hopkins, 58, was found by Houston police after authorities received a tip on his whereabouts. He was being held Monday on a drug possession charge. HOUSTON (Dec. 4, 2010) --- We have a happy ending to a report in the case of a missing 2-year-old we...
  • "Extremely Dangerous" Man Arrested

    "Extremely Dangerous" Man Arrested
    An "extremely dangerous" man wanted by Houston police has been arrested in Shreveport, La. Murder charges are pending against James Anthony Durr, 25. Durr was being held Monday in Shreveport. Durr, also known as RBK, was wanted on an aggravated...
  • Cousin Charged in April 2009 Murder

    Cousin Charged in April 2009 Murder
    A man was stabbed to death in his apartment more than one year ago. Police finally made a break in the case last week when murder charges were filed against the victim's cousin. Just after noon on April 13, 2009, 31-year-old Rodney Johnson was found dead...