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  • Houston Sex Trafficker Sentenced

    Houston Sex Trafficker Sentenced
    A Houston man was sentenced Friday to more than 30 years in federal prison for sex trafficking thanks in part to the FBI, Pasadena ISD Police and Project Safe Childhood. Barry Lernard Davis, also known as Sir Lewis, was sentenced to 405 months for sex...
  • Local High School Band Chosen Top in Country to Compete

    It's an opportunity of a lifetime for some high school students. A local Houston marching band has been chosen out of 80 schools nationwide to compete in a battle of the bands but it's been a rocky road to success for Stephen F. Austin's High School band....
  • Volunteers Raise Thousands for Drowning Victims' Family

    Volunteers Raise Thousands for Drowning Victims' Family
    A generous community in Texas City comes together to raise over 10,000 dollars for a Houston woman who's three loved ones drowned at the Texas City Dike. You might remember two twin girls drowned at the Texas City Dike. Their father, who tried to...
  • Houston Red Light Cameras Shut Down

    Houston Red Light Cameras Shut Down
    As of 10:00 a.m., Houston's red light cameras were turned off, for good. The controversy over the cameras, and the debate that led to the Nov. 2 public vote to shut them down, continues. Houston Mayor Annise Parker hopes the mandate will not create...
  • Houston Company Sued for 401(k) Fraud

    Houston Company Sued for 401(k) Fraud
    A Houston company and its owner were sued by the U.S. Labor Department for misusing 401(k) plan assets. The Labor Department lawsuit was filed in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Texas-Houston Division. NSC Cos. Inc. of Houston is an...
  • Houstonian Clings to Life in Costa Rica

    Houstonian Clings to Life in Costa Rica
    A Houstonian critically injured in a whitewater rafting accident in Costa Rica remains hospitalized and in a coma, with his family unsure when he can return home. Chad Swenson, 36, was vacationing with his wife Eden in the rainforest of Guanacoste, Costa...
  • Shooting Referred to Grand Jury

    Shooting Referred to Grand Jury
    Houston police announced Wednesday the fatal shooting of an armed man will be referred to a Harris County grand jury. According to investigators, 36-year-old Joffrey Lionel Jeffery was shot in an apartment in the 1300 block of Bayou Oaks Vista Drive...
  • Man Charged for Murder of 92-Year-Old Woman

    Man Charged for Murder of 92-Year-Old Woman
    A Pasadena man accused of raping an elderly woman in August is now charged with the victim's murder. A relative found Flora Ryan, 92, in the bathtub at her upstairs apartment in the 1300 block of Redford in Southeast Houston Aug. 20, officials said....
  • DA: Child Predator Arrested Prior to Assault

    DA: Child Predator Arrested Prior to Assault
    A Florida man who had flown to Houston and was preparing to sexually assault a 15-year-old boy he met online was arrested Thursday, officials said. Three charges of online solicitation of a minor have been filed against Christopher Benjamin Pearce, 45,...
  • Houston Bank Robberies On The Rise

    Houston Bank Robberies On The Rise
    This summer bank robberies in Houston have climbed like the temperatures. "These are types of crimes that are occurring. They occur almost everyday now, and we don't have as many resources as we'd like to, so they are doing the best that they can,"...
  • "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...
  • HISD Principal Dies in Crash

    HISD Principal Dies in Crash
    James Goggin, principal at Bonham Elementary School in Houston, died over the weekend in a tragic car accident. Grief counselors and extra staff were on hand Monday to help the students, staff and parents at Bonham Elementary deal with their grief over...