Top 10 stolen for February: trucks, trucks, trucks

As always, trucks dominate the list of the Houston Police Department’s Top 10 stolen vehicles in February. Here’s the rundown: 1.  Chevrolet Trucks  160  2.  Ford Trucks  118 3.  Honda Cars  95 4.  Dodge Trucks  69 5.  Ford Cars  35 6.  Buick Cars  29      Toyota Cars  29 7.  GMC Trucks  27 8.  Chevrolet Cars […]

HPD’s Top 10 stolen vehicles: Thieves love your trucks

The following is a rundown of the “Top Ten” makes of vehicles reported stolen to the Houston Police Department during December.   1.   Ford Trucks 155 2.   Chevrolet Trucks 151 3.   Honda Cars 123 4.   Dodge Trucks   64 5.   Chevrolet Cars   45 6.   GMC Trucks   44 7.   Toyota Cars   27 8.   Dodge Cars   26 9.   Ford Cars   […]

Crime Blotter: Nov. 15-23

NOV. 15 Theft 07:30 PM 1000-1099 18TH ST Theft 05:30 PM 7400-7499 SHEPHERD Theft 12:00 AM 1300-1399 43RD ST Theft 09:45 AM 1900-1999 ALTHEA DR NOV. 16 Theft 05:30 PM 1100-1199 19TH ST Theft 11:30 PM 4800-4899 WASHINGTON AVE Theft 10:00 PM 3700-3799 WASHINGTON AVE Theft 11:30 PM 5300-5399 WASHINGTON AVE Theft 10:00 PM 1600-1699 […]

Traffic alert: expect closings, changes in 290/610 roadwork this weekend

If you’re traveling in the U.S. 290/610 Loop area starting Friday and throughout the weekend, expect some changes in construction patterns. The followin was issued by the Texas Department of Transportation, with the changes and with existing construction closings and detours: -The US 290 eastbound exit ramp to MANGUM/DACOMA has closed for the weekend and […]

Houston health officials declare syphillis outbreak, take emergency steps

Alarming news Wednesday from Houston health officials: that new cases of syphillis have jumped 97 percent so far this year over last year in the city and Harris county, after three years of decline, and that they’re taking emergency measures to deal with what they’ve officially declared as an “outbreak.” Authorities also said more than […]