8-year-old boy accidentally shot, killed by 10-year-old brother with shotgun in NW Harris County apartment, sheriff says

8-year-old boy accidentally shot, killed by 10-year-old brother with shotgun in NW Harris County apartment, sheriff says

HOUSTON – An 8-year-old boy was killed after being accidentally shot by his 10-year-old brother at an apartment complex in northwest Harris County, according to Harris County Sheriff Ed Gonzalez. The incident was reported just before 3:00 PM at Bear Creek Crossing Apartments, located in the 5600 block of Timber Creek Place Drive. Deputies said … Read more

New lawsuit filed against Deshaun Watson for alleged act during massage in 2020

New lawsuit filed against Deshaun Watson for alleged act during massage in 2020

CLEVELAND – A new lawsuit was filed against Cleveland Browns quarterback Deshaun Watson in Harris County, Texas, according to a filing in the District Court of Harris County. Attorney Anissah M. Nguyen filed the suit Thursday on behalf of a woman identified only as “Jane Doe,” who is a licensed massage therapist. The suit alleges … Read more

Free Omicron Booster Shots from Harris County

Free Omicron Booster Shots from Harris County

The new COVID-19 vaccination booster shots are now available, and Harris County Public Health began giving them out Monday. The bivalent Pfizer COVID-19 booster vaccine, approved for persons 12 years of age and older, is available to eligible residents and is administered as a single dose. The new vaccine is designed to protect against the … Read more

The Texas Sheriff’s Officer who killed Roderick Brooks had a history of suspensions, discipline

The Texas Sheriff’s Officer who killed Roderick Brooks had a history of suspensions, discipline

The sergeant in Harris County Sheriff’s Office, which pinned down and fatally shot Roderick Brooksan unarmed black man, in Texas last month has a long history of being disciplined for violating department policies and was on disciplinary probation at the time of Brooks’ death, according to records obtained by HuffPost. The sheriff’s office has suspended … Read more

Prosecutors seek to overturn fifth conviction tied to ex-Houston cop – NBC 5 Dallas-Fort Worth

Prosecutors seek to overturn fifth conviction tied to ex-Houston cop – NBC 5 Dallas-Fort Worth

A man serving a 25-year prison sentence based mostly on the testimony of a former Houston police officer whose case is being reviewed after a deadly 2019 drug bust should have his sentence overturned, a judge said Thursday. Frederick Jeffery was convicted in April 2018 of possession of methamphetamine based largely on evidence and the … Read more

Harris County Concerns: 41st Kinder Houston Area Survey Shows Crime and Economy Are Top Concerns for Houstonians

Harris County Concerns: 41st Kinder Houston Area Survey Shows Crime and Economy Are Top Concerns for Houstonians

HARRIS COUNTY, Texas (KTRK) – The 41st Kinder Houston area survey, an assessment of Harris County residents’ top-of-mind concerns, was released Tuesday. The Kinder Institute released the results during its first personal lunch since 2019. The economy and crime are at the top of residents’ concerns in this year’s Kinder Houston Area Survey. This is … Read more

Teenager killed: Zakorion Batiste, 17, received $ 50,000 bail after being accused of playing with a gun and fatally shooting Nariah Champion, 18

Teenager killed: Zakorion Batiste, 17, received $ 50,000 bail after being accused of playing with a gun and fatally shooting Nariah Champion, 18

HARRIS COUNTY, Texas (KTRK) – A 17-year-old allegedly played with a loaded gun when he shot and killed an 18-year-old woman Saturday in southern Harris County, investigators say. Zakorion Batiste, 17, has been charged with manslaughter in connection with the murder of Nariah Champion, 18, and is currently being held in Harris County Jail, records … Read more