CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas — A United States Customs and Border Protection (CBP) Air and Marine Operations (AMO) aircrew based out of Corpus Christi spotted a low-profile vessel (LPV), often used by cartels to smuggle narcotics, while on patrol in the Gulf of Mexico — ultimately leading to the ap…
GALVESTON, Texas (by Patrick Svitek, the Texas Tribune) —Editor's note: This article contains a reference to an offensive, racist word.
HOUSTON, Texas — A Houston Police Department police officer was shot and killed on Saturday night responding to a domestic disturbance on the city's eastside.
SUGAR LAND, Texas — A Houston man wanted in connection with the murder of a convenience store clerk in Sugar Land, Texas, has been arrested in Las Vegas, Nevada, police announced.
POINT COMFORT, Texas (by Kiah Collier, the Texas Tribune) — A federal judge approved a historic settlement agreement Tuesday between Taiwan-based plastics manufacturer Formosa and a scrappy environmental activist represented by indigent legal services nonprofit Texas Rio Grande Legal Aid.
DEER PARK, Texas — A former Cypress-Fairbanks Independent School District police officer was sentenced today to 10 years in prison for the rape of a 12-year-old girl he met on the "Meet Me" app.
PORT NECHES, Texas (by Kiah Collier, the Texas Tribune) — The Port Neches chemical plant where two explosions and an ongoing fire prompted widespread mandatory evacuations Wednesday has a years-long history of state and federal environmental violations.
LIBERTY, Texas — Liberty County District Attorney Logan Pickett was arrested Saturday morning at a Houston hotel following a reported family violence incident.
ROSHARON, Texas — A husband and wife were sentenced to 40 and 10 years in prison, respectively, in connection with a years-long, multi-state child sex abuse case.
HOUSTON, Texas — 43-year-old Mack Biggers, a Houston-area rapper, was sentenced to 15 years in prison for possession with intent to distribute meth, U.S. Attorney Ryan K. Patrick on Thursday.
HOUSTON, Texas — Three people are now in custody in relation to the fatal raid that occurred in January 2019 on Harding Street in Houston, Texas, announced Assistant Attorney General Eric Dreiband of the Department of Justice’s Civil Rights Division, U.S. Attorney Ryan K. Patrick for the Sou…
BROOKSHIRE, Texas — 48-year-old Julia Ann Poff was sentenced to 10 years in federal prison after pleading guilty to transportation of explosives with the intent to kill, injure, and intimidate a person.
VICTORIA, Texas — A crime stoppers tip has led to the arrest of a Texas 10 Most Wanted Sex Offender, according to the Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS).
HOUSTON, Texas — A Colombian citizen attempted to smuggle 35 pounds of liquid cocaine in shampoo bottles at Houston's George Bush International Airport earlier this week.
MONTGOMERY COUNTY, Texas — Two men were arrested earlier this week in Montgomery County after an undercover sting targeting suspected child predators.
HOUSTON, Texas — A Harris County jury rejected a man's sleepwalking defense in the slaying of his wife and sentenced him to 75 years in prison.
HOUSTON, Texas — A Harris County judge has been indicted on wire fraud charges on allegations she used campaign funds for personal expenses, including mortgages, travel, luxury items, private school, and cash withdrawals, according to the U.S. Attorney's Office.
HOUSTON, Texas — Two Houston men were federally charged in connection with a sting operation targeting an armored truck robbery ring in the Houston area — the nation's leading city for armored truck robberies.
GRIMES COUNTY, Texas — A Grimes County Sheriff's Office deputy and Navasota firefighter were injured at the scene of a fatal crash when an allegedly intoxicated driver slammed into the back of the deputy's patrol vehicle at a high rate of speed.
HOUSTON, Texas — Three teens were arrested Halloween night after leading police on a high-speed, hour-long pursuit through two counties.Harris County Precinct 1 Constable Alan Rosen says the pursuit began around 8:08 p.m. after a constable's deputy attempted to stop a reckless driver who ran…
HUMBLE, Texas — A man was arrested Tuesday at the scene of a major crash and faces his fifth driving while intoxicated charge, according to police.
HOUSTON, Texas – Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) Special Agents rescued a 15-year-old female victim of sex trafficking and arrested two of her traffickers – an adult female and male –during an investigation that began last week in Harris County.
HOUSTON, Texas — UPDATE [Oct. 23] — A man suspected of shooting a Harris County deputy constable during a restaurant robbery has been arrested, the Houston Police Department announced today.
JEFFERSON COUNTY, Texas — Four inmates are accused of continually escaping from a federal prison complex in southeast Texas and returning only to smuggle contraband back inside the prison.
ROSENBURG, Texas — The driver of a pickup truck that struck a Lamar Consolidated Independent School District bus head-on Monday afternoon fled on foot, according to police.
HOUSTON, Texas — Ronald Lee Haskell Jr. has been sentenced to death in the fatal shooting of six members of his ex-wife's family in 2014 — which included the execution-style killing of the four of the family's children, according to prosecutors.
HOUSTON, Texas — A Houston man has been sentenced to 30 years in prison for raping a 77-year-old woman who prosecutors say he targeted because of her ethnicity.
HOUSTON, Texas — A surgeon, restaurant owner, and a registered sex offender were among eight men arrested during a multi-day online undercover child predator sting.
HOUSTON, Texas — A bicyclist was killed after being struck by a Houston Police Department officer who was responding to a reported suicide-in-progress call late Tuesday night.
HOUSTON, Texas — Houston police are searching for armed, masked men who shot and killed a convenience store clerk early Monday morning during a robbery.
HARRIS COUNTY, Texas — A capital murder suspect out on bond and awaiting trial has been arrested in connection with a carjacking and robbery case that resulted in injury, according to police.
KATY, Texas — A 49-year-old Texas woman was the biggest recipient of a Veterans Affairs' program to reimburse eligible out-of-pocket prescription expenses in the world.
HOUSTON, Texas — UPDATE — Harris County Sheriff's deputy Sandeep Dhaliwal has tragically succumb to his injuries after being shot in the back while conducting a traffic stop on Friday afternoon, according to the Harris County Sheriff's Office.
MONTGOMERY, Texas — A $23.75 million Lotto Texas jackpot-winning ticket was sold in Montgomery, Texas, according to the Texas Lottery.
KATY, Texas — A pickup truck went airborne and crashed entirely through a Katy-area residence on Thursday, according to police.
MAGNOLIA, Texas — The Montgomery County Sheriff's Office is continuing its search and investigation into the disappearance of a Magnolia teen overnight.
HOUSTON, Texas —The Federal Buruea of Investigations and local authorities are searching for a bank robbery suspect dubbed the "Mummy Marauder" in connection with a Friday, September 13, 2019, robbery.
HOUSTON, Texas — A Mexican national previously deported three times was arrested in Houston last week by ICE agents in connection with illegal re-entry and a murder warrant out of California, according to a press release from the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE).
HARRIS COUNTY, Texas — Harris County Precinct 4 Constable's Office deputies arrested a convicted felon who fled from a traffic stop last Friday.
HOUSTON, Texas — A 16-year-old runaway was rescued after police say she was forced into prostitution by a man now arrested and facing charges for human trafficking and compelling prostitution.
LUFKIN, Texas — A suspected bank robber died after crashing at a high-rate of speed during a police chase on Thursday, according to the Lufkin Police Department.
HOUSTON, Texas — A Houston Police Department officer was shot and hospitalized Thursday night responding to a violent crime spree including an armed carjacking and robbery and beating of a priest.
SUTTON, Texas — Two people were killed in a fiery 18-wheeler crash early Tuesday morning, according to the Texas Department of Public Safety.
HARRIS COUNTY, Texas — At least one person was killed in a two-vehicle crash on State Highway 249 in northwest Harris County on Wednesday morning.
KEMAH, Texas — A Deer Park man drowned attempting to help a kayaker who appeared to be in distress just off the Kemah Boardwalk on Wednesday, according to the Chambers County Sheriff's Office.
AUSTIN, Texas – Consumers and businesses are urged to reduce their electricity use on Thursday, Sept. 5 and Friday, Sept. 6, especially during the hours of 2 to 7 p.m.
HARRIS COUNTY, Texas — The Harris County Sheriff's Office is seeking 19-year-old George Ramiro Burgos in connection with a home invasion which left two dead in July.
CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas — The Coast Guard rescued three mariners aboard a disabled vessel taking on water near Matagorda, Texas, Monday morning.
HOUSTON, Texas — A Houston, Texas, man has been sentenced to 25 years in federal prison for taking a Kansas teenager across state lines for sex, U.S. Attorney Stephen McAllister announced.
AUSTIN, Texas – The reward for Leonard Dee Taylor, 47, a Texas 10 Most Wanted Sex Offender and this month’s featured fugitive, has been increased to $8,000 for information leading to his capture if the tip comes in during the month of August. Taylor is wanted for failure to comply with sex o…