Retired police officer strikes suspected burglar with vehicle, engages in shootout in Highlands neighborhood
A confrontation between a retired police officer and burglary suspect ended in a shootout in a Highlands neighborhood Tuesday morning, according to the Harris County Sheriff’s Office.
Houston man sentenced to 23 years in prison after stabbing shoplifting accomplice 85 times while high on drugs
A Houston man pleaded guilty to fatally stabbing an acquaintance in 2020 and was sentenced to serve more than two decades in prison Monday, Harris County District Attorney Kim Ogg announced.
Veteran in wheelchair shoots would-be robber multiple times in downtown Houston, HPD says
A suspect was struck by gunfire multiple times after trying to steal a bag from a veteran using a wheelchair near the METRO administrative building in downtown Houston Monday, the Houston Police Department said.
Nashville shooter who killed 6 drew maps, surveilled school
Police say a former student shot through the doors of a Christian elementary school and killed three children and three adults after elaborately planning the massacre by drawing out a detailed map and conducting surveillance of the building.
2 wives turned a man in to police over child sex abuse images, but a glitch kept him from being charged until now
A California father who was arrested last week after authorities said they had discovered more than 900 images of child sex abuse was also accused in 2018 of having “several hundred” similar images — but he has evaded prosecution because of an alleged computer glitch, a law enforcement official said.
Chase involving wanted Louisiana man with toddler ends in rollover crash on East Freeway; suspect showed signs of intoxication: HPD
A man accused of driving while intoxicated is in custody after leading authorities on a chase before a rollover crash that injured his 3-year-old child on the East Freeway Friday, the Houston Police Department said.