Harris County

Deputy Darren Goforth

Suspect Arrested, Charged In Deputy Killing

A sheriff’s deputy has died after he was shot at was shot at a suburban Houston gas station.

08/28/2015

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Texas Jailer Killed During Altercation With Inmate

A Harris County Sheriff’s Office jailer has died following an altercation with a combative inmate.

08/20/2015

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5 Children, 3 Adults Fatally Shot In Head At Houston Home

Five children and three adults were restrained with handcuffs and fatally shot in the head at a Houston home by a man with a violent criminal history who had previously lived there.

08/09/2015

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Hundreds Bid Farewell To Woman Who Died In Texas Jail Cell

Family and friends of an Illinois woman found dead in a Texas jail remembered her Saturday as a “courageous voice” for social justice and promised to keep fighting for clarity on the circumstances surrounding her death.

07/25/2015

Sandra Bland (source: CBS Chicago/Facebook)

Texas Probing Death Of Woman In Waller County Jail

The Texas Rangers are investigating the circumstances surrounding the death of a woman whose loved ones are questioning authorities who say the 28-year-old arrested on a traffic violation hanged herself in a Texas county jail cell.

07/16/2015

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Murder Charge Dismissed For Houston Man On Death Row

Harris County District Attorney Devon Anderson on Monday dismissed capital murder charges against a man sent to death row nearly a decade ago for the fatal shooting of a Houston police officer.

06/08/2015

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First 2015 Case Of West Nile Reported In Texas

The Texas Department of Health is reporting its first case of West Nile this year.

05/21/2015

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Exploding Air Bag May Have Killed Texas Man

Federal safety regulators are looking into the death of a Texas man who may be the latest victim of exploding automobile air bags made by Takata Corp. of Japan.

01/29/2015

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Harris County Grand Juries Lack Hispanics

A newspaper says Hispanics are so underrepresented in Houston-area criminal grand juries.

12/20/2014

The Astrodome in Houston. (credit: David J. Phillip-Pool/Getty Images)

Cleaning Begins For Famed Houston Astrodome

Work has begun to clean the exterior of Houston’s famed Astrodome. Crews are expected to finish their power-wash cleaning of the vacant venue by January.

12/18/2014

The Astrodome in Houston. (credit: David J. Phillip-Pool/Getty Images)

Astrodome Exterior To Be Washed

Houston’s historic Astrodome is set to receive a scrubbing. The Harris County Sports and Convention Corporation voted Wednesday to wash the exterior of the vacant structure.

11/20/2014

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School Cop Accused Of Demanding To Smell Woman’s Socks

A Texas school district police officer has been charged with misdemeanor official oppression after he was accused of demanding to smell the socks and underwear of a woman he had stopped.

10/27/2014

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