Posted on · The small, black monkey bit a Telephone Road resident after being bitten by a dog, according to officials with HPD and BARC, which turned the animal over to a local wildlife center.
Posted on · Two Houston police officers struck and injured the driver of a vehicle in Southwest Houston while chasing another vehicle early Thursday.
Posted on · A year into the city's 5-year, $3.5 million contract with ShotSpotter, a sensor system that alerts law enforcement when a gunshot is detected, Amy Peck says the "jury is still out" on whether the program can be considered successful.
Posted on · Houston Police Chief Troy Finner said the area south of downtown will be manned with more marked patrol vehicles and undercover officers in response to crimes that have startled residents and businesses.
Posted on · The civil lawsuit claims the county and its leadership failed to adequately fund and staff the Downtown Houston jail, resulting in “blatantly dangerous” working conditions that precipitated the December 2021 assault.
Posted on · The shooting occurred early Thursday morning at a convenience store in the Fifth Ward, where a man sitting in a vehicle outside also was injured. Police say the shooter then dropped off his injured son and another boy at a local hospital.
Posted on · Preston Chenier, 46, was arrested earlier this week in Louisiana and awaits extradition to Galveston County, where he will be charged with aggravated sexual assault, according to Det. Matthew Cypert of the La Marque Police Department.
Posted on · The man who was shot and killed allegedly led police on a chase in a stolen truck and later pointed a gun at officers, according to the Houston Police Department.
Posted on · Sgt. Stephen Childers, 59, was arrested at the end of his shift Wednesday and charged with driving while intoxicated. Officer Stephen Martinez, 52, is accused of assaulting his girlfriend early Thursday morning.
Posted on · The wanted robber is a Black man who has dressed like a woman during at least three of the robberies, according to the FBI, which says he handed a bank teller a sticky note demanding cash in each instance.
Posted on · U.S. Ambassador to Mexico Ken Salazar said roughly 70% of the guns that end up in Mexico come from the United States.
Posted on · At least seven people, all age 25 or younger, have been charged with crimes for their alleged roles in a citywide auto theft ring that has targeted the parking garages at Bush Intercontinental and Hobby airports.
Posted on · The Fort Bend County Sheriff's Office is investigating a string of recent package thefts from homes in the Pecan Grove neighborhood in Richmond.
Posted on · The lawsuit alleges four Houston police officers used excessive force while arresting a man without probable cause in July 2021.
Posted on · Seven gang members were arrested during an operation in Fort Bend county in May.