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I-10 closed near downtown Houston after fatal crash


July 22, 2019

Inbound commuters should plan for a longer drive Monday morning as police investigate a deadly crash along Interstate 10, just outside downtown Houston. A pedestrian was struck and killed on the I-10 eastbound lanes at Interstate 45 around 4:30 a.m., according to the Houston Police Department. Details of the crash are scarce, although police said all eastbound lanes of the …

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Pet oxygen masks donated to first response agencies in northwest Harris County


July 22, 2019

Tomball firefighters recently responded to a fire at an apartment housing two Chihuahuas. While one of the dogs managed to escape the flames and smoke, said Tomball Fire Marshal Joe Sykora, the other did not. Thousands of pets die in home fires each year, and according to invisiblefence.com, most of those fatalities result from smoke inhalation. Through the Project Breathe …

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5 arrested in Six Flags Hurricane Harbor Splashtown theft ring


July 22, 2019

Five male suspects are facing felony charges for allegedly stealing nearly $5,000 from patrons at Six Flags Hurricane Harbor Splashtown near Spring. The five suspects reportedly stole backpacks and more than $4,400 in property from visitors before fleeing the water park Thursday, according to a release from Harris County Constable Precinct 4. Police located a vehicle in the 21300 block of the North …

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Man shot, killed while driving on U.S. 59 Sunday morning


July 22, 2019

A man was shot and killed while driving south on U.S. 59 in northwest Houston Sunday morning, police said. The shooting took place around 4 a.m. The man came to a stop on the shoulder of the freeway near Aldine Bender. Houston police transported him to the hospital, where he later died Harris County Sheriff’s Office homicide detectives are investigating.

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17-year-old shoots stepfather amid domestic dispute, police say


July 22, 2019

A 17-year-old boy shot his stepfather during a domestic dispute early Sunday in Crosby, police said. Harris County Sheriff’s Office deputies responded to the 1300 block of Tee Time Court around 2:20 a.m. Harris County Sheriff Ed Gonzalez said on Twitter deputies believe the shooting was related to a domestic dispute. The man was transported via helicopter to a Houston …

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Houston man arrested for allegedly shooting man in face at Walgreens


July 22, 2019

A Houston man was arrested Sunday, two days after police say he shot a person in the face outside a Walgreens. Charles Gil Garza, 35, was arrested and charged with aggravated assault early Sunday, Harris County Sheriff Ed Gonzalez said According to court records, Garza was driving a tow truck and pulled behind another car at the Walgreens on Queenston …

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Elderly woman dies after Spring house fire


July 22, 2019

An elderly woman died on Sunday after suffering severe burns during a house fire in Spring. Authorities confirmed that the unidentified 68-year-old woman died shortly after she was transported to a local hospital. Emergency crews were dispatched around 6 p.m. to a home in the 22500 block of Leafygate Drive, in the subdivision of Greengate, the Harris County Precinct 4 …

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Firefighter hospitalized while fighting 2-alarm house fire in River Oaks


July 21, 2019

A firefighter was rushed to the hospital for smoke inhalation while fighting a massive two-alarm house fire in River Oaks late Thursday night. The firefighter was part of the first fire engine crew to arrive at a house fire in the 4000 block of Meadow Lake Lane, near San Felipe and Weslayan. Witnesses initially reported that an apartment was on …

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