In a strange twist, the Houston husband who reported the violent rape of his wife by two men in their Afton Oaks home, has himself been arrested.
The unidentified husband initially told investigators last week that he discovered his wife beaten and covered in blood at their residence. Officers said she told them two men raped her.
But now Houston police say the husband has been arrested following an investigation into an alleged rape in the affluent Afton Oaks neighborhood. Continue reading
Houston police a 10-year-old boy found dead in an apartment complex laundry room dryer died from electrocution.
According to police, several kids were playing hide-n-seek and having “Nerf gun wars” throughout the complex when the tragic accident occurred. His mother identified the victim as Fernando Hernandez Jr., a third grade student at Harris Elementary School.
Police are investigating after the boy was discovered lifeless by residents inside a clothes dryer located at, 12300 Fleming Dr., Houston, TX 77013.
Authorities initially said a domestic disturbance ended with the juvenile being stabbed to death at the Falls of Birchbrook apartment complex in the 12300 block of Fleming Drive around 5:45 p.m. Continue reading
The high schoolers involved in a tour bus crash are from Channelview, Texas and were on their way back home after a trip to Disney, a family member told KHOU11. The students are said to be members of the school’s marching band.
According to Loxley Police, I-10 eastbound is shut down because a tour bus has fallen off a ravine.
The bus was reportedly returning to Houston, Texas from a school trip.
Officials say 12 to 20 people were injured in the accident and up to 45 people were on the bus.
Major Anthony Lowery with Baldwin County Sheriff’s Office said multiple helicopters are responding to an accident involving a bus on I-10 near mile marker 57.
This is a developing story. Check back as details emerge.
Some Houston residents affected by rising floodwaters are experiencing sudden surges that are literally filling some homes with water up to the second story within minutes, forcing people to hastily escape to their attic or rooftops.
First and foremost, do not seek shelter in your attic if you are attempting to flee floodwaters. You may become trapped. Unless your rooftop is directly accessible from your addict, get to your roof instead and wait on rescue crews. If you do not have access to your roof, and rising waters are forcing you into an attic or a closed room, stay calm, contact 911 immediately.
Rescuers answered thousands of desperate calls for help Sunday as floodwaters from the remnants of Hurricane Harvey rose high enough to begin filling second-story homes, and authorities urged stranded families to seek refuge on rooftops, reports valleycentral.com.
A fleet of helicopters, airboats and high-water vehicles confronted flooding so widespread that authorities had trouble pinpointing the worst areas. Rescuers got too many calls to respond to each one and had to prioritize life-and-death situations. Continue reading
Police responded to a plane that landed at Los Angeles International Airport due to a reported threat, according to airport police.
Details regarding the threat were not immediately available. Aerial video showed several law enforcement and fire department vehicles near the American Eagle plane on the tarmac at LAX.
An armored police vehicle was positioned behind the plane, which departed from Houston Tuesday morning.
A chilling photo of what appears to be the ghost of Emilio Navaira is going viral after being posted on social media late Tuesday afternoon.
A shadowy figure resembling Navaira was spotted in the doorway of the late singing icon’s home.
(From the post) The passing of Emilio Navaira has been so crazy today, especially the fact he lives in our neighborhood. Continue reading
EMS and police are on scene crews of a shooting that occurred at the Knight Transportation building on Franz Road in West Harris County near Katy Texas.
A man with a shotgun reportedly entered the building and started firing, officials said. Several people are said to be hit. Their conditions are not yet available.
The building is located across the street from Franz Elementary and Morton Ranch High School, which are on lockdown. Continue reading
Authorities are confirming that at least three ISIS terror suspects were arrested Thursday in Houston, Sacramento and Milwaukee. The arrests were part of an ongoing terrorism investigation.
Officials said information would only be released when court documents are unsealed or the suspects make their initial court appearances.
“I can confirm that there were two national security related arrests today, one in Houston and one in Sacramento,” Department of Justice spokesman Marc Raimondi told CBS News’ Paula Reid. Continue reading
El Franco Lee, the Harris County Precinct One Commissioner, has died suddenly. Lee’s family confirmed that the Commissioner suffered fatal a heart attack and passed away at 10:01am Sunday.
He is survived by his wife, Ethel Kaye and two children.
Commissioner El Franco Lee, is a native Houstonian, where he began his political career in 1979 when he was elected Texas State Representative for District 142. In 1985, he was elected and sworn in as the first African-American Harris Co. Commissioner, where he has been serving his seventh term. Commissioner Lee is a graduate of Texas Southern University, where he received a Bachelor of Science degree from the School of Technology and postgraduate studies at the TSU’s School of Public Affairs, and at the University of Houston. h/t abc13
Our thoughts and prayers go out to Lee’s family and friends at this difficult time.
Two people protesting Bank Of America rappelled down from the upper balcony of the Bank Of America stadium in Charlotte and unfurled a banner during Monday Night Football.
The nationally televised game between the Indianapolis Colts and the Carolina Panthers was interrupted as the protesters dangled above fans in the lower sections of the stadium directly in front of the VIP box suite windows.
The banner urged BofA, which is based in Charlotte, to “dump Dominion.” Continue reading