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The Harris County Precinct 1 Constable's Office said three male students who were found to be skipping school were arrested last week in connection with a vehicle break-in in the Heights. Two other males who were at the scene escaped authorities, according to the constable's office.

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Houston police have arrested a man in connection to a Greater Inwood apartment shooting that put another man in the hospital last week. The Houston Police Department said 20-year-old Maycon Rodriguez has been charged with aggravated assault with a deadly weapon. The victim, 19-year-old Mario Ponce, was taken to the hospital in an unknown condition, […]

The Houston Fire Department is investigating the cause of a fire at a vacant restaurant building in the area after multiple calls to the address on the same day last week. HFD said in a news release that crews first responded to 6010 Washington Ave. just before 3 a.m. Jan. 7 to find fire coming […]

A fire that started inside an area home on New Year’s Eve was ruled accidental, according to the Houston Fire Department. No injuries were reported in relation to the incident. According to a news release from the department, HFD crews arrived on scene to find smoke coming from a one-story home in the 5900 block […]

Houston police have accused an Acres Homes man of being involved in a shooting that put his daughter’s grandfather in the hospital early Thanksgiving morning. Harris County court documents show that 20-year-old Jordan Newell has been charged with aggravated assault with a deadly weapon in the 179th State District Court in connection with the November […]

Houston police are looking into an Independence Heights shooting that injured a man last week. The victim, 25-year-old Yelsin Orellana-Manchame, was taken to the hospital in stable condition, according to the Houston Police Department. HPD said Orellana-Manchame was walking on the street in his neighborhood at 5633 Arthington Ave. around 6:40 p.m. Friday, Jan. 1, […]

An area man was arrested and charged with manslaughter for his suspected role in a Tuesday afternoon shooting death at an Oak Forest-area apartment complex. The Houston Police Department announced Wednesday that Arturo Puebla, 24, who it said is a resident of the Shenandoah Woods Apartments at 4250 W. 34th St., is accused of fatally […]

A woman struck in an auto-pedestrian accident in the area earlier this year has died, according to the Houston Police Department. The victim, 51-year-old Crisanta Retana, died Sunday, according to HPD. Police said Retana was standing next to the front passenger door of a white Ford F-150 work truck parked near a U-turn lane at 4300 […]

Houston police are looking into a multi-car crash that killed one and put another in the hospital early Monday morning. One victim, a 23-year-old male, was ejected from his Toyota Scion, subsequently run over by a Harris County Precinct 4 Constable’s Office Deputy and pronounced dead at the scene, according to the Houston Police Department. […]