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News in Harris County, Texas
Body found after neighbors hear gunshots in north Harris County
Sat, 08 Mar 2014 11:44:18 -0800
HARRIS COUNTY, Texas – Residents near Greenspoint Mall were awakened Saturday morning, first by the sound of arguing and then by the sound of gunshots. When it was over, a young man was dead. It happened near Southbrook Circle at Debbie in north Harris County. A detective with the Harris County Sheriff’s Office said the victim was chased down and killed along the banks of Greens Bayou about 7:20 ...
Deputies searching for 3 suspects after Chase bank robbery in Copperfield
Sat, 08 Mar 2014 17:39:15 -0800
HARRIS COUNTY, Texas – Sheriff’s deputies were out in full force, surrounding a Chase bank in Copperfield, after it was robbed in the middle of the day Saturday. “Three black males armed with pistols came into the bank. Two the males jumped across the counter where the tellers were. One male went to the back of the bank,” said Sgt. Gordon Trott, with the Harris County Sheriff’s Office. The ...
Harris County, Texas, Leads U.S. for Industrial Project Development With $21 Billion, an Industrial Info News Alert
Wed, 19 Feb 2014 03:30:00 -0800
Researched by Industrial Info Resources -- Harris County, Texas, has the distinction of being the No. 1 county in the U.S. for industrial project development. Currently, Harris County has 312 active industrial ...
18-year-old woman shot outside northwest Harris County home dies
Fri, 07 Mar 2014 15:10:58 -0800
HARRIS COUNTY, Texas— A young woman shot in a drive-by shooting late Tuesday in the Katy area died on Wednesday night, her family confirmed Friday. Life Flight took 18-year-old Alyssa Guerrero to the hospital after someone shot her in the head outside a northwest Harris County home late Tuesday. Deputies with the Harris County Sheriff’s Office were called to Montclair Meadow Lane near Dayflower ...
19-year-old woman shot in head outside northwest Harris County home
Wed, 05 Mar 2014 04:07:50 -0800
HARRIS COUNTY, Texas—Life Flight took a young woman to the hospital after someone shot her in the head outside a northwest Harris County home late Tuesday. Deputies with the Harris County Sheriff’s Office were called to Montclair Meadow Lane near Dayflower Drive around 9:25 p.m. A neighbor, Fernando Garza, described what he heard Tuesday night a few doors down from his house. He said when he got ...
Bloodied driver taken into custody after allegedly hitting, killing pedestrian
Thu, 06 Mar 2014 05:10:44 -0800
HARRIS COUNTY, Texas -- A driver tried to run away after he struck and killed a pedestrian in northwest Harris County overnight, deputies said. The incident happened on Kuykendahl Road near Cypress Landing Road around 12:15 a.m. Thursday, according to the Harris County Sheriff’s Office. A red Hyundai sedan struck a man in his 30s and then kept going, deputies said. With authorities nearby, the ...
Suspect shot dead after allegedly breaking into Houston police officer’s home
Thu, 06 Mar 2014 08:10:40 -0800
HARRIS COUNTY, Texas—A burglary suspect was shot to death Thursday morning after allegedly breaking into a Houston police officer’s home. The shooting happened around 9:30 a.m. in the 500 block of West Road in northwest Harris County. The off-duty HPD officer said he was sleeping when three men broke into his home. Witnesses heard gunshots and said the officer ran outside holding a gun and ...
Deputies: Hit-and-run suspect later found unresponsive behind the wheel
Wed, 05 Mar 2014 04:10:49 -0800
HARRIS COUNTY, Texas—Quick-thinking witnesses helped deputies track down the suspect in a hit-and-run that seriously injured a cyclist late Tuesday. The incident happened around 9:20 p.m. on FM 1960 near Falcon Road. Deputies with the Harris County Sheriff’s Office said a 25-year-old man was riding his bike along the road’s right lane when a group of vehicles approached from behind. A silver ...
Cops search for 3 bank robbers
Sat, 08 Mar 2014 17:52:43 -0800
Investigators are looking for three men who robbed a bank in northwest Harris County Saturday afternoon and got away with an undisclosed amount of money.
Texas District Attorney Candidate Says Domestic Violence Is 'Overrated' or a Sex Thing
Wed, 19 Feb 2014 13:29:00 -0800
Lloyd Oliver, a Democratic candidate for District Attorney in Harris County, Texas, doesn't think domestic violence is a real problem. He indicated to the Texas Observer that if elected, he'd move funding away from domestic violence to other issues. Harris County happens to have the highest rate of domestic homicides in Texas. In an interview with the Observer's Emily Deprang, released ...