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September 2007 Archives


Pedestrian in Jones Road hit-and-run dies

9:01 AM Thu, Sep 27, 2007 |
Adrienne

The pedestrian hit Tuesday night on Jones Road has died.



Woman crashes car after she’s shot

8:48 AM Thu, Sep 27, 2007 |
Adrienne

A woman was shot early Thursday morning and then drove her car into a ditch on East Crosstimbers.



Three men hold up gas station clerk through window

9:32 AM Wed, Sep 26, 2007 |
Adrienne

Three men are on the run after holding up a Chevron gas station clerk in northwest Harris County.



Two shot at Fondren Inn Motel

8:17 AM Mon, Sep 24, 2007 |
Adrienne

Two people walking separately at the Fondren Inn Motel were shot late Sunday night.



Copper Thefts Hit Home

11:29 AM Fri, Sep 21, 2007 |
Jeff McShan

Recently we have been reporting on a number copper thefts. If you’ve been watching 11 News, you have no doubt seen the stories. Thieves have been tearing up air conditioning units that sit outside businesses and destroying them to get to the copper. The copper is then taken to scrap metal yards and traded in for just a few bucks. Police suspect that many of these thieves are just supporting a drug habit and are looking for a quick buck to fulfill their needs. Well sadly, 11 News found out the hard way, that these copper thieves may now be targeting air conditioners outside homes. A coworker, who just had a new air …



Homeowner assaulted during botched home invasion

9:31 AM Fri, Sep 21, 2007 |
Adrienne

A San Antonio reserve police officer who lives in Houston was attacked Friday morning.



A quick fix? Suspect chased after allegedly stealing cigarettes

9:28 AM Fri, Sep 21, 2007 |
Adrienne

A man accused of stealing about 10 packs of cigarettes from an Exxon didn’t get very far Friday morning.



Mercedes crashes into hydrant on Kirby during chase

7:43 AM Thu, Sep 20, 2007 |
Adrienne

An HPD officer noticed two people in the white Mercedes, which came back reported as stolen when he ran the license plate.



Man dumped at hospital dies

7:41 AM Thu, Sep 20, 2007 |
Adrienne

A man who was shot was dumped outside of Memorial Hermann Southwest Hospital early Thursday morning.



HPD Police Chase Policy

5:26 PM Wed, Sep 19, 2007 |
Jeff McShan

Tonight on 11 News at 10, I will be visiting with Leon Rudd about HPD’s new pursuit policy. Rudd is the father of Rikki Sanchez, a young woman who was killed in an automobile accident in March. A suspect fleeing from police in a stolen vehicle ran a stop sign and hit the SUV she was driving. She died instantly. Sanchez is the mother of 2 small children. It was certainly a tragedy. Rudd has hired attorney Loren Klitsas and plans to file a lawsuit against the City of Houston this week. Because of a recent Supreme Court Ruling that basically protects law enforcement from any litigation when it comes to police chases, …



Groups kick off campaign to fight human trafficking

12:33 PM Mon, Sep 17, 2007 |
Adrienne

Local groups are kicking off a campaign to fight human trafficking.



Man shot to death on Beechnut

8:37 AM Mon, Sep 17, 2007 |
Adrienne

Police said a man walking in a group on Beechnut at Jorine shot another man and killed him.



Dead man’s body found in ditch

8:35 AM Mon, Sep 17, 2007 |
Adrienne

Police found the body of man who had been shot to death in a ditch just south of downtown.



Driver shot pulls into gas station for help

8:30 AM Mon, Sep 17, 2007 |
Adrienne

A man driving a pickup truck pulled into a Texaco parking lot on the North Freeway at Rittenhouse early Monday morning.



Pot bust lands a Florida man in jail

3:58 PM Thu, Sep 13, 2007 |
Juanita Jimenez

A 50 pound UPS package raised suspicion in Houston, so police brought in a dog to sniff it out and discovered it was filled with marijuana.



Postal facility burglar sought

6:22 PM Wed, Sep 12, 2007 |
Taylor

The U.S. Postal Inspectors and Crime Stoppers are looking for a burglar.

The individual broke into the inner postal areas of the Westbrae Postal Facility at 10910 South Gessner on July 15.



Police seek info on Medical Center burglar

6:07 PM Wed, Sep 12, 2007 |
Taylor

UT Houston Police and Crime Stoppers are seeking information leading to the arrest of an individual who broke into the medical building August 21.




Suspect nearly hits 2 police cars during chase

9:26 AM Tue, Sep 11, 2007 |
Adrienne

A suspect running from Houston police nearly hit two squad cars early Tuesday morning.



Woman charged with husband’s murder

9:34 AM Fri, Sep 07, 2007 |
Adrienne

Houston police have charged a woman with her husband’s murder.



Homeless woman found killed under bridge

8:22 AM Fri, Sep 07, 2007 |
Adrienne

A homeless man walking in the 4100 block of Broadway noticed an object lying on the Sims Bayou embankment Thursday night.



Man walking through parking lot shot

8:00 AM Thu, Sep 06, 2007 |
Adrienne

A man walking through his North Houston apartment parking lot was shot by an unknown suspect Wednesday night.



Two shot in East Houston drive-by

9:31 AM Mon, Sep 03, 2007 |
Adrienne

Two people were hurt during a drive-by shooting in East Houston late Sunday night.



McDonald’s employees hide from robber

9:29 AM Mon, Sep 03, 2007 |
Adrienne

Employees at a McDonald’s on the Eastex Freeway feeder hid from a robber or robbers early Monday morning.