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Humble Katy Kingwood
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Tomball Waller Webster
Beach City Jacinto City Jersey Village
Shoreacres Taylor Lake Village West University Place
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News in Harris County, Texas
17-year-old falls out of car, dies after being shot in northwest Harris County
Sat, 19 Apr 2014 13:07:04 -0700
HARRIS COUNTY, Texas – Deputies with the Harris County Sheriff’s Office are asking for anyone with info about a teen’s fatal shooting on Friday night to step forward. The sheriff’s office says Luis Ramon Arias, 17, got out of his vehicle in a parking lot along Fry Road and Little York Road and collapsed. It happened around 9:30 p.m. Witnesses came to the young man’s aid, but he was pronounced ...
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'.
HCDE Technology CIO, videographer earn 2014 service awards from Texas Distance Learning Association
Sun, 20 Apr 2014 02:09:15 -0700
Harris County Department of Education Technology Chief Information Officer Jim Schul and videographer Joe Perez were awarded service awards by the Texas Distance Learning Association at the Texas Dist
Group of kids take car for joy ride, crash into yard
Fri, 18 Apr 2014 12:14:44 -0700
Authorities say a group of kids took a car for a joy ride in a northwest Harris County neighborhood.
Robber fires shot into ceiling during robbery at NW Harris County gas station
Thu, 17 Apr 2014 12:58:45 -0700
HARRIS COUNTY, Texas – Deputies with the Harris County Sheriff’s Office are investigating the robbery of a Stripes convenience store on Highway 249. It was reported around 4 a.m. near Washington Drive, deputies said. Three men wearing masks jumped the counter and took money from the register. One of the suspects fired a gunshot into the ceiling, but no injuries were reported. The men got away ...
Homeowner reportedly shoots suspect breaking into garage in northwest Harris County
Sat, 19 Apr 2014 13:43:08 -0700
HARRIS COUNTY, Texas – An investigation is underway at a home in northwest Harris County after a homeowner reportedly shot someone who broke into his garage. Police activity was reported in the 1300 block of Merlins Oaks Drive west of Spring early Saturday. Witnesses tell KHOU 11 News the suspect in the case is a young man who is a resident of the same neighborhood where the break-in occurred ...
Group aims to fix jailhouse woes
Sat, 19 Apr 2014 18:43:00 -0700
A walk across Harris Avenue can become costly. A large percentage of Tom Green County Jail inmates are awaiting that walk to the Tom Green County Courthouse for felony trials — and at a housing rate of $40 a day, they’re costing the county.
Woman knocks, burglars kick while surveillance cameras roll at NW Harris County home
Mon, 14 Apr 2014 20:27:53 -0700
HARRIS COUNTY, Texas – A northwest Harris County family is hoping that surveillance video will be the key to catching the criminals who burglarized their home. It started around 10:30 a.m. Monday in the 13000 block of Ridge Maple Street. A woman is seen on video knocking at the front door. When nobody answered, she left. She’s then recorded on video driving up and down the street for the next 45 ...
Parent’s worst nightmare caught on camera as alleged burglar breaks into nursery
Wed, 16 Apr 2014 08:34:54 -0700
HARRIS COUNTY, Texas (NBC) – It’s a parent’s worst nightmare. An alleged burglar breaks into a family’s home and makes...
Woman accused of starving step son says she ‘doesn’t know’ why boy was so skinny
Wed, 02 Apr 2014 10:51:09 -0700
HARRIS COUNTY, Texas (PIX11) – The woman accused of starving her five-year-old stepson and keeping him prisoner in a closet said she “doesn’t know why he’s so skinny.” Tammie Bleimeyer has been charged with felony child endangerment after the boy’s …