Charges dismissed against oil executive Tasered at rodeo
houstonchronicle.com / Mon, 24 Oct 2016 18:57:07 UT
Assault charges against a Houston oil executive accused of injuring a Houston police officer at the Houston Rodeo and Livestock Show more than three years ago were dismissed Monday on the eve of trial.
Search continues for man accused of stabbing dog
houstonchronicle.com / Tue, 25 Oct 2016 02:32:39 UT
The search is continuing for a man who stabbed a dog earlier this month in northeast Houston, Houston police said Monday.
Police deployed in Calais amid influx of young migrants
wacotrib.com / Tue, 25 Oct 2016 04:11:38 -0500
Pharmacy robbed when drive-thru window smashed in Houston Heights
houstonchronicle.com / Mon, 24 Oct 2016 12:21:46 UT
About 2:30 a.m. Monday, possible thieves took a sledgehammer to the drive-thru window of a Heights-area pharmacy, according to Houston police.
The owner of a Walgreens on T.C. Jester at West 18th was on scene to find out what, if anything, was stolen.
Report: Alleged carjacker tracked to State Fair of Texas in stolen vehicle
houstonchronicle.com / Mon, 24 Oct 2016 18:24:41 UT
An alleged North Texas car thief is probably wishing he had picked on someone less feisty. Jerome Smallwood, 39, wound up in jail last week after the woman whose car he allegedly took tracked him to the State Fair in Dallas, where she confronted him, according to the Dallas Morning News.
Shotgun wedding: Texas jewelry store offers gun with each engagement ring purchase
houstonchronicle.com / Mon, 24 Oct 2016 14:20:04 UT
A West Texas jewelry store is offering an incentive for a shotgun wedding, albeit not the traditional kind. The store is offering a free gun with each ring purchased.
Man charged after north Houston drive-by that injured 3
houstonchronicle.com / Mon, 24 Oct 2016 15:57:32 UT
A 19-year-old man has been charged in the north Houston shooting of two men and a 15-year-old boy Friday evening, police said Monday.
Man shot, killed in broad daylight while selling bootleg movies
houstonchronicle.com / Mon, 24 Oct 2016 15:31:43 UT
A man died after being shot about noon Friday in the middle of Bremond Street near Sampson,just south of downtown Houston.
The victim was selling bootleg movie discs near 3410 Bremond when an unknown masked suspect walked up and shot him with a rifle, Houston police said Monday. The suspect fled to a waiting vehicle about a block away.
Police searching for suspects accused of pistol-whipping employee, robbing store
houstonchronicle.com / Mon, 24 Oct 2016 21:11:14 UT
The Harris County Sheriff's Office is searching for two men who are accused of robbing a store and pistol-whipping a store employee.
Mirren, Bates, Nyong’o share life lessons at Elle dinner
wacotrib.com / Tue, 25 Oct 2016 04:12:07 -0500
No leads after man found fatally shot in SE Houston, police say
houstonchronicle.com / Mon, 24 Oct 2016 15:45:13 UT
There is no known motive or suspect after a man was found fatally shot in his car Friday night, police said Monday.
Julio Chapa, 23, was found about 11:30 p.m. in a Jeep Cherokee in a ditch along a residential street in far southeast Houston.
Police ID suspect in deputy’s shooting this weekend
houstonchronicle.com / Mon, 24 Oct 2016 14:56:58 UT
On Monday, Houston police identified a suspect in the shooting early Saturday of an off-duty reserve deputy in north Houston.
Rajoun Johnson, 23, is wanted on charges of aggravated robbery with a deadly weapon.
Terrifying, heart-rending, defeating: Ten hours on the border with one Latina agent
houstonchronicle.com / Mon, 24 Oct 2016 17:09:59 UT
A dispatcher's voice crackled over the scanner, and Raquel Medina turned up the sound. Traffic north of the river. An agent had spotted footprints in the dirt.
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