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February 2007 Archives


Flasher suspect arrested thanks to Academy worker

8:47 PM Wed, Feb 28, 2007 |
Michelle Homer

A little girl and her mother were shopping at the Academy Sports Store at Hwy. 290 and FM 1960 when a man approached them and exposed himself.



Man killed in drive-by shooting

8:15 AM Wed, Feb 28, 2007 |
Adrienne

A man was shot once in the chest and killed in a drive-by early Wednesday morning.



Help needed to find aggravated serial robber

2:59 PM Tue, Feb 27, 2007 |
Juanita Jimenez

Crime Stoppers and Harris County Robbery Investigators are asking for help finding an armed serial robber.



2 Ft. Bend ISD officials accused of public lewdness

11:46 AM Tue, Feb 27, 2007 |
Juanita Jimenez

A couple Fort Bend County I.S.D. school officials are in court Tuesday.



Police: Suspect foaming at the mouth when arrested

8:37 AM Tue, Feb 27, 2007 |
Adrienne

A man who led officers on a chase is in the hospital because officers believed he swallowed drugs.



Accused child predator faces more charges

11:55 AM Mon, Feb 26, 2007 |
Juanita Jimenez

More charges have been filed against an accused child molester already in custody.



Pre-trial hearing held for teen murder suspect

11:34 AM Mon, Feb 26, 2007 |
Juanita Jimenez

A pre-trial hearing for the teenager accused of murdering a boy during a gang fight began Monday.



Man stabbed in the stomach near night club

8:38 AM Mon, Feb 26, 2007 |
Adrienne

A man was stabbed in the stomach early Monday morning outside of a night club.



Police seek masked gunman in Harris Co. home invasion

4:50 PM Sun, Feb 25, 2007 |
Michelle Homer

Harris County deputies are looking for two gunmen who robbed and shot a man in his southwest Harris County home.



Six hospitalized after bar brawl

4:46 PM Sun, Feb 25, 2007 |
Michelle Homer

Six people were taken to the hospital Saturday night – two by LifeFlight – after a brawl at a bar.



HPD seeking information on Algonquin shooting

1:13 PM Sat, Feb 24, 2007 |
Michelle Homer

Houston police are investigating the fatal shooting of a man at 11810 Algonquin around 11:50 p.m. on Monday, February 19.
Homicide sergeants reported the victim was sitting in his car listening to the radio when he was robbed and shot by the suspects.



Man kidnapped during deadly home invasion

4:32 PM Fri, Feb 23, 2007 |
Michelle Homer

Houston police are seeking the public’s help in finding a man abducted
during a home invasion in southwest Houston.





Sonic robbers caught on camera

4:30 PM Fri, Feb 23, 2007 |
Michelle Homer

Sheriff’s investigators have released surveillance camera photos of two suspects who robbed a Sonic in Montgomery County.





Suspect in deadly DWI case faces judge

4:29 PM Fri, Feb 23, 2007 |
Michelle Homer

A woman accused of killing two people while driving drunk faced a Houston judge Friday.



Shot fired inside a West Harris Co. restaurant

3:02 PM Fri, Feb 23, 2007 |
Juanita Jimenez

A tip to a West Harris County restaurant ends in gun shots and arrests.



Retrial ends in guilty verdict for local man

3:29 PM Thu, Feb 22, 2007 |
Juanita Jimenez

Guilty is the verdict in the retrial of a man previously sentenced to death in a murder for hire plot.



Woman charged after deadly accident

10:41 AM Thu, Feb 22, 2007 |
Juanita Jimenez

A 41-year-old woman was charged with two counts of intoxicated manslaughter after an accident that killed a 37-year-old woman and a 16-year-old girl.



HPD releases sketch of Hammerly murder suspect

10:25 AM Thu, Feb 22, 2007 |
Adrienne

The Houston Police Department released a sketch of a man who shot one man to death and wounded another in Spring Branch on Feb. 17.



Boy charged with manslaughter in teen girl’s death

7:28 AM Thu, Feb 22, 2007 |
Adrienne

A 15-year-old boy has been charged with manslaughter, in the shooting death of another teen.



Chuck E. Cheese shooting suspect surrenders

5:30 PM Wed, Feb 21, 2007 |
Michelle Homer

A man wanted in connection with a shooting at a Sugar Land Chuck E. Cheese turned himself in Wednesday.



Feds: Porter home hid millions of dollars in drugs

5:28 PM Wed, Feb 21, 2007 |
Michelle Homer

From the outside, the stately red brick home in Porter appeared normal. But authorities say the homeowner was running a major drug operation inside the house.



Man found dead at southwest Houston apartments

7:11 AM Wed, Feb 21, 2007 |
Adrienne

A woman called police around 7:45 p.m. and reported a man shot to death outside of her apartment.



Stepfather blamed for toddler’s injuries

3:11 PM Tue, Feb 20, 2007 |
Juanita Jimenez

A 2-year-old girl is in critical condition with severe head trauma and police say her stepfather is to blame.



Computers stolen from Jones High School

8:23 AM Tue, Feb 20, 2007 |
Adrienne

Some computers are missing from an HISD high school after a break-in early Tuesday morning.



Man found shot to death in front of a house

7:11 AM Tue, Feb 20, 2007 |
Adrienne

Houston police found a man shot in the chest early Tuesday morning in the 4000 block of Blalock.



Arson ruled in Wharton fires

3:35 PM Mon, Feb 19, 2007 |
Juanita Jimenez

The Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms has ruled arson the cause of Thursday’s fires in Wharton.



Carjacking victim shot in the head

9:45 AM Mon, Feb 19, 2007 |
Adrienne

A carjacking victim is in serious condition Monday morning after being shot in the head.



Charges filed after 8-year-old takes cocaine to school

12:36 PM Fri, Feb 16, 2007 |
Juanita Jimenez

Charges have been filed in the case of an 8-year-old Houston student caught with cocaine.



DPS crime lab tech in court for drug smuggling

12:22 PM Fri, Feb 16, 2007 |
Juanita Jimenez

A Texas DPS crime lab technician found himself on the other side of the law.



Man arrested after half-hour chase

7:16 AM Fri, Feb 16, 2007 |
Adrienne

Houston police arrested a man after chasing him through neighborhood streets before his tires were completely ruined by spikes.



Three sought in theft of store’s safe

10:01 AM Thu, Feb 15, 2007 |
Adrienne

Houston police are looking for three suspects responsible for a store break-in and theft of a safe.




Man in black opens fire in northside business

4:37 PM Wed, Feb 14, 2007 |
Michelle Homer

A man was gunned down at his workplace Wednesday in northeast Houston.



Accused police radio jammer in court

12:37 PM Wed, Feb 14, 2007 |
Michelle Homer

A man accused of jamming Houston police radios for more than a year made his first court appearance Wednesday.



Stabbing shuts down Metro Rail

4:46 PM Mon, Feb 12, 2007 |
Michelle Homer

The Metro Rail downtown was shut down Monday because of a violent crime.
Houston police were investigating the stabbing of a man at the Main Street Square rail platform at Walker.
Apparently, two men were arguing when one pulled out a box cutter and stabbed the other several times.
The victim fell onto the track.
The raid was stopped for about an hour until emergency crews moved the man.
The suspect was apprehended about a mile away.



Murder charges filed in death of young mother

3:17 PM Mon, Feb 12, 2007 |
Juanita Jimenez

Police have arrested the man they suspect shot and killed a local mother.



Man arrested after chase through West University

9:42 AM Mon, Feb 12, 2007 |
Adrienne

A West University Place officer tried to pull over a man around 2 a.m. for allegedly speeding, and things only got quicker.



Man found shot to death at hotel

1:38 PM Sat, Feb 10, 2007 |
Adrienne

Harris County deputies found a man shot to death in a hotel room late Saturday night.



Suspect arrested in shooting death of young mother

2:28 PM Fri, Feb 09, 2007 |
Adrienne

The Houston Police Department has arrested a suspect in the murder of a young mother.



Pedestrian hit, killed by 18-wheeler on I-45

8:08 AM Thu, Feb 08, 2007 |
Adrienne

A pedestrian was hit and killed by an 18-wheeler while crossing I-45 northbound Thursday morning.



Two suspects in custody after North Freeway chase

8:06 AM Thu, Feb 08, 2007 |
Adrienne

Houston police have two suspects in custody who tried to hide in the parking lot of a car dealership early Thursday morning.



HPD investigates fatal car accident

10:56 AM Wed, Feb 07, 2007 |
Adrienne

Houston police are investigating an accident that killed one man and injured another.



Two in custody after high-speed chase

9:41 AM Wed, Feb 07, 2007 |
Adrienne

Two people are in custody after a high-speed chase early Wednesday morning.



HPD needs your help solving a murder case

12:16 PM Tue, Feb 06, 2007 |
Juanita Jimenez

Houston Police are asking for help finding the killers of a 57-year-old man.



Van slams into Pasadena house

7:40 AM Tue, Feb 06, 2007 |
Adrienne

A minivan ran into the front of a Pasadena home early Tuesday morning.



Man flees from police on bicycle

7:38 AM Tue, Feb 06, 2007 |
Adrienne

A burglary suspect is in custody after he biked about five blocks to get away from police Tuesday morning.



Wanted: Would-be Scarborough High thief

4:28 PM Mon, Feb 05, 2007 |
Juanita Jimenez

The search is on for the suspect or suspects who broke into Scarborough High School in northeast Houston, but couldn’t steal anything.



Ronald McDonald nabbed from Baytown restaurant

12:11 PM Mon, Feb 05, 2007 |
Michelle Homer

Have you seen a tall man with bright red hair, very pale skin and ruby
red lips?




Baytown serial rapist featured on national TV

2:11 PM Sat, Feb 03, 2007 |
Juanita Jimenez

A serial rapist who’s preying on the Baytown area will be featured on America’s Most Wanted Saturday.



2 sought in Texas City murder

2:09 PM Sat, Feb 03, 2007 |
Juanita Jimenez

Texas City police say they now know who shot two roommates, killing one of them.



Man arrested for allegedly shooting his wife to death

12:55 PM Fri, Feb 02, 2007 |
Adrienne

Charges are pending against a man who police say called 911 and said he’d killed his wife.



One dead in wreck on Tollway feeder road

8:55 AM Fri, Feb 02, 2007 |
Adrienne

One person is dead after an accident along the West Sam Houston Tollway on Friday morning.



Tips pour in about sex predator last seen in Humble

4:18 PM Thu, Feb 01, 2007 |
Michelle Homer

FBI agents are following several leads about a sexual predator who moved to the Houston area after skipping out on a million dollar bond in California.




Texas City man possibly killed for lottery winnings

12:12 PM Thu, Feb 01, 2007 |
Michelle Homer

Police were looking for a gunman Thursday in a Texas City killing apparently motivated by lottery winnings.



League City police capture accused Peeping Tom

11:40 AM Thu, Feb 01, 2007 |
Juanita Jimenez

League City police said they’ve captured a Peeping Tom who has been terrorizing women since last November.



Man shot in his apartment dies at the hospital

8:52 AM Thu, Feb 01, 2007 |
Adrienne

A man who was shot several times in his southeast Houston apartment has died at the hospital.



Smash-and-grab foiled by concrete barriers

8:51 AM Thu, Feb 01, 2007 |
Adrienne

Unknown suspects tried to ram their truck into a Honda motorcycle dealership early Thursday morning but ran into a minor issue.