WANTED: Suspected gunman charged after 24-year-old Atascocita HS grad killed outside Memorial-area bowling alley, police say
Charges have been filed against a man suspected of fatally shooting a 24-year-old in front of a Memorial area bowling alley on Sunday, Aug. 14, according to the Houston Police Department.
Local woman says she tried to help 8-year boy three weeks before his death
HOUSTON – Nahji Jackson said she first encountered 8-year old Keyontae Holzendorf just several weeks ago. READ: Mother of 8-year-old boy, her common-law husband arrested in death of childJackson said things seemed normal at first until she got closer. READ: Prosecutors level torture accusations against mother, man charged in 8-year-old boy’s deathAdAccording to Jackson, she called the Houston Police Department. His mother, Kayla Holzendorf and her common-law husband claimed he had drowned in a tub but court records said the child had multiple injuries all over his body. The woman and her common-law husband, 28-year-old Dominique Lewis, claimed the boy drowned in a Houston motel bathtub late Sunday night, but detectives didn’t believe that.
Shooting victim found dead in dumpster in west Houston, police say
HOUSTON – Someone found a shooting victim dead in a dumpster Wednesday morning in west Houston, authorities say. Houston police said someone found the body in the 7200 block of Harwin Drive about 10:20 a.m.KPRC 2 is working to confirm more information and will bring it to you as it is made available.
Warby Parker opens fifth location at CityCentre in west Houston
HOUSTON – Warby Parker is expanding its footprint in Houston. The prescription glasses and sunglasses retailer opened its fifth store at CityCentre. Warby Parker features a full line of optical and sun eyewear products, with a range of lens types and daily contact lenses, Scout. The latest collection by Warby Parker is now available in-store. While the full eyewear selection is available online, through Warby Parker’s Home Try-On program, and via the Virtual Try-On tool within the Warby Parker app.
Walgreens launches 2 new rapid testing sites in west Houston, Pasadena
HOUSTON – New options for coronavirus testing rolled out in Harris County on Friday. Walgreens launched two new rapid testing sites in west Houston and in Pasadena. According to Harris County Precinct 2 County Commissioner Adrian Garcia, the location in Pasadena was needed to help give better access to people who have been waiting for answers. “Localizing the testing and access to the testing is very critical,” Garcia said. The testing sites are open Monday-Friday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Several Mayde Creek Junior High students hospitalized due to cellphone battery smoke, district says
KATY, Texas – Several Mayde Creek Junior High students were sent to area hospitals Friday after a cellphone battery began to smoke, according to Katy Independent School District spokeswoman Maria DiPetta. According to the Harris County Fire Marshal’s Office, investigators determined several students were playing with an old cellphone by taking it apart. Investigators said one of the students was playing with the battery, causing it to overheat, bulge and smoke. Those students were taken to our nurse’s office and those that suffered from smoke inhalation were transported by our EMS units,” Dipetta said. Officials with the West Lake Fire Department said the smoke was caused by battery failure.