Harris County

Harris County proposes budget of close to $2.4 billion for 2024 fiscal year

Posted on · The proposal from the Harris County Office of Management and Budget would increase spending by $267 million compared to the current fiscal year. It would include $57 million for cost of living increases for county employees.

Harris County Precinct 5 Constable


Houston woman wanted for arrest after her young sons were rescued from hot vehicle at Target

Posted on · Kennison McGrew, 30, has been charged with endangering a child after allegedly leaving her 2-year-old and 9-month-old sons locked inside a Jeep Cherokee with the engine off and windows rolled up.

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Criminal Justice

A.J. Armstrong’s third capital murder trial set to start Monday after jurors selected

Posted on · Armstrong, 23, is accused of fatally shooting his parents, Dawn and Antonio Armstrong Sr., when he was a teenager in 2016. Two previous sets of jurors have been unable to reach a consensus on a verdict.

Harris County Courtroom

Criminal Justice

Lydell Grant, Houston man exonerated of 2010 murder, faces new murder charge in apparent road rage shooting

Posted on · Bond was set at $1 million for Grant, who is accused of fatally shooting Edwin Arevalo after they were involved in a traffic collision late Thursday night.

Criminal Justice

11-year-old charged in sexual assault of 6-year-old on Aldine ISD bus

Posted on · Harris County District Attorney's Office confirmed that it accepted three counts of aggravated sexual assault of a child against an 11-year-old who allegedly lured a 6-year-old student to the back of a school bus and sexually assaulted him.

Congregation Emanu El


Judge revokes bond for woman accused of desecrating Houston synagogue Congregation Emanu El

Posted on · Ezra Law, 33, is accused of criminal mischief in a place of worship after allegedly breaking into the South Houston synagogue on Jan. 14 and then returning a few days later. A judge has ordered her to undergo a mental health evaluation.