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Shoreacres Taylor Lake Village West University Place
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News in Harris County, Texas
Officers release video in shooting of man mowing lawn
Tue, 22 Apr 2014 18:00:53 -0700
Authorities have released a surveillance video of a homeowner being shot Friday during a robbery as he mowed his lawn in north Harris County. Details of his injuries and condition were not released, but deputies said he had a non-life-threatening gunshot wound. Anyone with information about the case or the robber's identity or whereabouts is urged to call Crime Stoppers of Houston at 713 222 ...
2 teen burglary suspects caught in Ponderosa neighborhood
Tue, 22 Apr 2014 20:18:24 -0700
HARRIS COUNTY, Texas -- Two teenagers are in custody Tuesday accused of breaking into houses in the Ponderosa neighborhood. One of them lives right here in the neighborhood. You’d think people would know that speeding will get you in trouble every time. "In this case, obviously he brought attention to himself," says Lt. Stan Jolley of the Precinct Four Harris County Constables office. That is ...
Identity theft warning for Houston-area residents
Wed, 23 Apr 2014 07:18:44 -0700
Authorities are warning Harris County residents about a growing crime trend in the area.
Ex-detention officer accused of giving food to inmate
Wed, 23 Apr 2014 09:29:46 -0700
A former detention officer with the Harris County Sheriff’s Office has been charged with giving food and providing a cellphone to a jail inmate.
Deputies: 2 'crawling burglars' charged
Tue, 22 Apr 2014 14:06:27 -0700
Investigators say they have charged Clarence Jones, 33, and Justin Duante Robinson, 28, with burglarizing several La Michoacana grocery stores.
6 teenage students arrested on burglary charges in N. Harris County
Mon, 21 Apr 2014 14:59:20 -0700
HARRIS COUNTY, Texas – Six teenage students were arrested in connection with the burglary of a home in north Harris County Monday morning, deputies said. According to the Harris County Sheriff’s Office, the incident happened in the 900 block of Eagles Glide. The suspects are between 14 and 18 years old. A neighbor saw the suspects break a window and enter the unoccupied home and called police ...
Deputy opens fire on suspect trying to hide on roof of home following chase
Wed, 23 Apr 2014 07:46:15 -0700
HARRIS COUNTY, Texas – Deputies said three men held up several eastside gas stations before getting in a chase with officers overnight Tuesday. Deputies said the men hit up the Exxon station on Dell Dale Street at I-10 before moving on to a nearby Texaco. They didn’t get any cash at the Texaco, so they then went to a Valero on Wallisville Road at Dell Dale. A deputy spotted one of the masked ...
Fitch Affirms Harris County, Texas' Toll Revenue Bonds at 'AA'; Outlook Stable
Fri, 04 Apr 2014 12:49:00 -0700
Fitch Ratings has affirmed the rating on Harris County, Texas' approximately $1.9 billion outstanding senior lien toll road revenue bonds issued on behalf of the Harris County Toll Road Authority at 'AA'.
Alleged home burglars caught leaving neighborhood
Tue, 22 Apr 2014 20:21:54 -0700
Two men are in custody and accused of breaking into multiple homes.
Feral Hogs Trapped In Texas County Will Be Sent To Food Banks
Wed, 23 Apr 2014 09:29:38 -0700
Officials in one Texas county have approved a contract with a firm that will butcher trapped feral hogs so the meat can be donated to food banks.