Mom charged in toddler son’s beating death in Houston
houstonchronicle.com / Thu, 8 Dec 2016 19:45:15 UT
Exactly a month after her 3-year-old son was pronounced dead, a west Houston woman is wanted by police on charges of failing to aid her son.
Jasmine Jones, 21, faces a warrant for her arrest on two charges of serious bodily injury to a child by omission.
The child's body showed evidence of extensive physical abuse in the month since he had been returned to Jones from CPS custody, investigators said at a news conference.
DriveTanks in Uvalde lets military buffs step inside real tanks, use real artillery
houstonchronicle.com / Wed, 30 Nov 2016 20:26:49 UT
If you have a few grand to blow through and want to make a really, really big bang then you might want to look into DriveTanks, located at the Ox Ranch in Uvalde, Texas.
Frigid Canadian air set to hit Houston region
houstonchronicle.com / Tue, 6 Dec 2016 13:25:11 UT
After days of rain, sunny skies and mild temperatures are expected Tuesday in the Houston region, but a chance of showers returns Wednesday as a powerful cold front is likely to race through the region, dropping the mercury to near freezing.
Police seek help identifying woman harboring runaway girl
houstonchronicle.com / Thu, 8 Dec 2016 15:24:27 UT
Police have asked the public's help with identifying a woman they say is harboring a runaway 15-year-old girl. The unidentified woman was spotted with the runaway teen as she tried to return merchandise to two separate Home Depot stores in the Houston area, the Harris County Sheriff's Office announced. Investigators believe the woman is using the runaway teen, Kamile Adams, to help her get refunds for goods bought with stolen credit cards. Adams was reported missing Nov. 23.
Database of Texas deaths in police custody now public
houstonchronicle.com / Wed, 7 Dec 2016 22:16:35 UT
An index of people who've died in police custody in Texas is readily available for the first time this week. The state attorney general's office this week launched the Custodial Death Report database, which includes the report that a police agency files when someone dies in custody.
Google Timelapse shows how Texas cities changed over 30 years
houstonchronicle.com / Mon, 5 Dec 2016 12:00:00 UT
Google recently released "Timelapse," a Google Earth feature that allows users to see how the globe has change over the past 32 years. Combining more than 5 million satellite images, Timelapse lets viewers see urban sprawl in real-time.
Feds fail to ban lawyer from Bandidos case
houstonchronicle.com / Tue, 6 Dec 2016 15:40:17 UT
Federal prosecutors failed to have Houston lawyer Kent Schaffer barred from representing the former head of the Bandidos Motorcycle Club on the grounds Schaffer allegedly reviewed court papers for all members accused of crimes in order to sniff out government informants.
Fire burns apartments in SW Houston
houstonchronicle.com / Mon, 5 Dec 2016 18:17:08 UT
Firefighters battled a blaze Monday at an apartment complex in southwest Houston.
Two children dead in three-car crash on FM 1960
houstonchronicle.com / Sun, 4 Dec 2016 15:21:09 UT
Two children are dead after high-speed wreck that left four others in the hospital - and car parts and glass scattered across the road Saturday night northeast of Houston.
ALUMNI NOTEBOOK: TWHS grad McDaniel honored by Conference USA
YourHoustonNews.com / Wed, 05 Oct 2016 20:10:00 -0500
Madison McDaniel played excellent defense last week on the volleyball court and was recognized for it by her conference.
Student found dead at College Station frat house
houstonchronicle.com / Wed, 7 Dec 2016 13:57:04 UT
A 20-year-old Texas A&M student was found dead Tuesday evening at a fraternity house in College Station.
Man dies in shooting in NW Harris County
houstonchronicle.com / Wed, 7 Dec 2016 12:51:42 UT
A man died late Tuesday night in a shooting in northwest Harris County.
Pearl Harbor remembered at Bush Library
houstonchronicle.com / Wed, 7 Dec 2016 19:05:56 UT
Heights package thief caught on video
houstonchronicle.com / Thu, 1 Dec 2016 03:19:41 UT
A Heights couple is searching for a thief who was caught on a security camera on Tuesday stealing a package from their pack porch on Tuesday.
Gulf Freeway service road reopens after fatal crash in SE Houston
houstonchronicle.com / Mon, 5 Dec 2016 14:08:29 UT
Portions of the Interstate 45 service road reopened Monday morning hours after a man died in a traffic crash in southeast Houston.
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