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Do you recognize this homicide victim?

3:06 PM Wed, Apr 30, 2008 |
Taylor

On April 28,2007 the body of an unidentified male was located near the communities of Oak Island and Double Bayou in Chambers County.


 




Woman eludes HPD during chase

7:07 AM Wed, Apr 30, 2008 |
Adrienne

Two men are in custody but one woman’s on the run after a chase just north of downtown.



Credit card theft suspects caught on tape

4:39 PM Tue, Apr 29, 2008 |
Taylor

HOUSTON–HPD needs your help identifying three suspects in a credit card abuse investigation.

The most recent case occurred March 15, when the suspects stole a briefcase containing credit cards and a laptop from a 2006 Bentley parked at a Kingwood residence.

 





Man stabbed in southwest Houston

7:38 AM Tue, Apr 29, 2008 |
Adrienne

A man was stabbed several times at a southwest Houston apartment complex early Tuesday morning.



HPD seeks sex assault suspect

1:39 PM Mon, Apr 28, 2008 |
Taylor

Houston police are looking for a suspect in the sexual assault of a 12-year-old girl.

Police say Rufino Covarrubias, a suspected illegal immigrant, became familiar with the victim because he worked with her father in Brazoria County.

If you have any information on his whereabouts, call police.

 



Game room manager shot

8:39 AM Mon, Apr 28, 2008 |
Adrienne

A Spring Branch game room manager was shot in the stomach Sunday night.



Man charged in Hitchcock fair stabbings

9:51 AM Fri, Apr 25, 2008 |
Adrienne

A weekend of violence at the Galveston County Fair and Rodeo culminated Thursday with a Texas City man’s arrest in connection with a triple stabbing outside the fairgrounds.



Woman gunned down minutes after calling 911

10:18 AM Thu, Apr 24, 2008 |
Michelle Homer

HOUSTON — A Houston woman apparently tried to call authorities for help just before she was shot to death by her husband, who then killed himself, police said.
The woman dialed 911 Wednesday morning from the couple’s home. But Houston police said the telephone was abruptly hung up. When police called back, a man believed to be the woman’s husband answered.



Man dubbed ‘runny nose robber’ picked up

12:52 PM Wed, Apr 23, 2008 |
Adrienne

Kelly Wayne Atins was arrested Wednesday by the FBI.



Schizophrenic woman found

10:46 AM Wed, Apr 23, 2008 |
Adrienne

A schizophrenic woman missing since February has been found, according to the Houston Police Department.



Chase suspects crash into apartment gate

9:09 AM Tue, Apr 22, 2008 |
Adrienne

A handful of suspects are on the run after an early morning chase in Bellaire.



Funeral directors take stand against violence

11:34 AM Fri, Apr 18, 2008 |
Adrienne

Local funeral directors and morticians are taking a stand against violence in Houston this weekend.



Dead body found in car parked at Home Depot

11:36 AM Thu, Apr 17, 2008 |
Adrienne

A dead man was found in a parked car at Home Depot early Thursday morning.



Family finds woman dead in her home

11:22 AM Tue, Apr 15, 2008 |
Adrienne

A family member made a horrific discovery Monday when they found their relative dead in her home.



Sugar Land man jailed for defrauding Medicaid

3:09 PM Mon, Apr 14, 2008 |
Juanita Jimenez

A Sugar Land man who state investigators say stole money from the Medicaid system will be spending the next five years in prison.

Emeke Agboh owned two Houston clinics, according to officials.

The Texas Attorney General’s Office says he billed Medicaid for $200,000 in services that were never provided.

Agboh was ordered to repay the money.



Cops seek suspect in fatal shooting

11:40 AM Mon, Apr 14, 2008 |
Taylor

Houston police are investigating the fatal shooting of a man in the 4100 block of Juliet.

The incident occurred around 1:30 a.m. on Sunday, April 13.

Police say Christopher Arevalo, 20, was shot multiple times on the street by a suspect in a dark-colored Dodge truck.

A witness reported seeing the truck drive off towards Broad St.

Arevalo was pronounced dead at the scene.

When investigators went to Arevalo’s home to notify family members, they said the victim was last seen in his father’s Dodge Ram truck.

The vehicle was listed as stolen and found on Inez Street…



Would-be carjacking victim shot twice

10:35 AM Thu, Apr 10, 2008 |
Adrienne

A man waiting at a stop sign was shot twice during an attempted carjacking early Thursday morning.



Two men shot in gated community

8:24 AM Thu, Apr 10, 2008 |
Adrienne

Two men were shot while sitting in a driveway late Wednesday night.



Police seek to identify dead woman

11:19 AM Tue, Apr 08, 2008 |
Adrienne

The Harris County Medical Examiner is hoping someone can help identify a dead young woman who was found in an apartment fire.



Charges pending in fatal Airline wreck

10:38 AM Mon, Apr 07, 2008 |
Adrienne

Charges are pending against one of the drivers involved in a fatal wreck on Airline Drive.



Two men shot in bank parking lot

4:30 PM Sun, Apr 06, 2008 |
Taylor

Harris County deputies responded to a shooting call to find two victims behind the Woodforest Bank on S. Main Saturday night.



Party turns violent over allegedly stolen shoes

4:30 PM Sun, Apr 06, 2008 |
Taylor

A party turned violent when a fight broke out over allegedly stolen shoes.

The incident occurred around 11 p.m. on April 5 at an apartment in the 6000 block of W. Bellfort.



Woman finds brother shot to death

4:28 PM Sun, Apr 06, 2008 |
Taylor

The Harris County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a homicide in the 14000 block of Eden Glenn near Hollow Pine.



Three men sought in Pasadena pharmacy robbery

12:12 PM Thu, Apr 03, 2008 |
Adrienne

Pasadena police are looking for three men who robbed a pharmacy April 1.



HPD officers use Taser on teen

7:43 AM Thu, Apr 03, 2008 |
Adrienne

A 16-year-old boy is in Houston police custody after a burglary at a liquor store near downtown.



Real estate business burglarized

7:41 AM Thu, Apr 03, 2008 |
Adrienne

A real estate business owner has some cleaning up to do after someone backed a truck up into the entrance to burglarize the place.



Argument leads to possible retaliation shooting

7:26 AM Wed, Apr 02, 2008 |
Adrienne

A man is recovering in the hospital after getting shot twice in the leg.



Man on the run after foot chase

7:24 AM Wed, Apr 02, 2008 |
Adrienne

Houston police are looking for a young man who ran from them after they pulled his Cadillac over early Wednesday morning.



Rosenberg teen confesses to robbing pizza deliverymen

3:53 PM Tue, Apr 01, 2008 |
Taylor

Rosenberg police arrested a suspect in the robbery of a pizza delivery person Tuesday.
Cops got a call about the robbery on Monday, March 31.



Man arrested for 2006 murder

3:47 PM Tue, Apr 01, 2008 |
Taylor

Houston police are awaiting the extradition of a suspect arrested and charged in the death of a man in 2006.



Man tells family he killed girlfriend

1:31 PM Tue, Apr 01, 2008 |
Taylor

A man who told his family he’d killed his girlfriend was in custody Tuesday after jumping into the water off the Galveston Seawall.