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February 2008 Archives


Keeping Houston safe

11:34 AM Tue, Feb 26, 2008 |
Juanita Jimenez

Houston’s top cop is encouraging law enforcement agencies and residents on the northside to keep Houston safe.



Murder suspect jailed after tip

3:01 PM Mon, Feb 25, 2008 |
Juanita Jimenez

A tip lead police to a man accused of killing the manager of a Houston storage business.



Construction worker hurt by hit-and-run driver

8:07 AM Mon, Feb 25, 2008 |
Adrienne

Houston police are looking for the driver who hurt a construction worker near downtown early Monday morning.



Top 10 vehicles stolen in January

1:43 PM Fri, Feb 22, 2008 |
Juanita Jimenez

There seems to be a growing trend when it comes to the makes of vehicles thieves target. The Houston Police Department has identified the top ten vehicles most stolen in the month of January. Find out if yours is at risk.



Burglary suspect on the run after hitting car

8:03 AM Thu, Feb 21, 2008 |
Adrienne

A suspected burglar is on the run after slamming into an innocent victim’s car Wednesday morning during a chase.



Reward offered for Texaco robbery information

10:22 AM Wed, Feb 20, 2008 |
Adrienne

HPD is looking for help identifying three men who robbed a northeast Houston Texaco gas station Jan. 28.



Family finds man dead in his home

10:12 AM Wed, Feb 20, 2008 |
Adrienne

The family of a 74-year-old found the man dead in his home after they’d not heard from him in days.



Two in custody after northeast Houston chase

8:47 AM Wed, Feb 20, 2008 |
Adrienne

Two men are in custody after a chase through northeast Houston early Wednesday morning.



Brief Amber Alert issued for boy

8:28 AM Wed, Feb 20, 2008 |
Adrienne

A brief Amber Alert was issued Wednesday morning for a boy who police said was missing when the car he was in was stolen.



Windshields broken in Fort Bend County

12:00 PM Mon, Feb 18, 2008 |
Juanita Jimenez

Several cases of criminal mischief are the focus of a Fort Bend County investigation.



Big cocaine, marijuana bust in Fulshear

4:16 PM Wed, Feb 13, 2008 |
TJ Aulds

The Ford Bend County Narcotics Task Force busted up a fairly large cocaine and marijuana distribution ring last month.
With the help of the Rosenberg SWAT team, the task force raided a home Jan. 31 in the 32000 block of Gordon Side Drive in Fulshear. Investigators said the home served as the distribution center for the street level sale of cocaine and marijuana.



Officers recovered an undetermined amount of cocaine, 2 rolling machines, and 96 grams of converted Swisher Sweet cigar…



Suspect in custody after high-speed chase

10:54 AM Wed, Feb 13, 2008 |
Adrienne

A suspect is in custody after leading police on a high-speed chase late Tuesday night.



Man shot, killed in motel room

12:56 PM Sun, Feb 10, 2008 |
Taylor

Guests at the St. Francis Motel awoke to gunshots early Sunday morning.



Homeless man struck, killed by hit-and-run driver

12:53 PM Sun, Feb 10, 2008 |
Taylor

A homeless man was struck and killed while walking along the feeder road to Highway 59 Saturday night.



Man shot outside Asian restaurant

12:52 PM Sun, Feb 10, 2008 |
Taylor

A man was shot outside of an Asian restaurant on Bellaire early Sunday morning.



HPD: Man says Greenridge shooting was accidental

10:16 AM Fri, Feb 08, 2008 |
Adrienne

Houston police said a man told them he accidentally shot a woman in the head Thursday morning.



Man shot to death on West Fuqua

9:01 AM Fri, Feb 08, 2008 |
Adrienne

Police are looking for two men who killed a man in what they say was a drug deal gone wrong.



‘Cowboy’ bank robber on the loose

4:10 PM Thu, Feb 07, 2008 |
Juanita Jimenez

Police say a man dressed like a cowboy robbed a Wells Fargo Bank Wednesday afternoon.



Business owner shoots alleged thief

3:28 PM Thu, Feb 07, 2008 |
Juanita Jimenez

Police say a business owner in southeast Houston shot and killed a thief who was trying to drive off with one of his trailers.



HPD looking for truck safety violators

2:57 PM Thu, Feb 07, 2008 |
Juanita Jimenez

Some truckers traveling on the East Freeway made an unexpected stop Thursday morning.



Man wanted in Conoco gas station robbery

11:09 AM Thu, Feb 07, 2008 |
Adrienne

HPD is looking for a man who they say was involved in a Conoco store robbery Oct. 10, 2007.



Police find woman shot in her home

9:13 AM Thu, Feb 07, 2008 |
Adrienne

Firefighters found a woman shot in the head early Thursday morning.



Man shot to death in HEB’s parking lot

7:16 AM Thu, Feb 07, 2008 |
Adrienne

Just before 10 p.m. Wednesday, a man was shot to death at the in the Gulfgate shopping center’s HEB parking lot.



Man charged in Brazoria County cab driver’s death

2:55 PM Wed, Feb 06, 2008 |
Adrienne

A man is charged with murdering a Brazoria County cab driver.



Do you know this man?

6:03 PM Mon, Feb 04, 2008 |
Taylor

Do you know this man?
HPD robbery investigators are asking for the public’s help identifying and capturing the man they say is responsible for a series of Kroger store robberies in the Heights and Garden Oaks areas.



Police seek hit-and-run driver

12:48 PM Sun, Feb 03, 2008 |
Taylor

A hit-and-run driver was still at large Sunday after killing a pedestrian on S. Main at Murworth.



Two in custody after police chase

8:08 AM Fri, Feb 01, 2008 |
Adrienne

Police said the men were in a stolen car when the chase started on the Gulf Freeway in southeast Houston.