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Jan 18, 2019

Child Fatally Shoots Cousin While Playing With Gun: Police

Child Fatally Shoots Cousin While Playing With Gun: Police

Houston police say a 9-year-old child was fatally shot by a 9-year-old cousin while playing with a gun the children found in a local apartment.

Jan 12, 2019

Houston Police Chief Nabs Driver for Going 140 MPH

Houston Police Chief Nabs Driver for Going 140 MPH

Houston's police chief says he set a new personal record when he issued a ticket to someone who blew past him going 140 mph.

Jan 12, 2019

Startup Hub Station Houston Reincorporates as Nonprofit

Startup Hub Station Houston Reincorporates as Nonprofit

Station Houston, one of the city's most prominent startup hubs, has reincorporated as a nonprofit, the latest reboot in Houston's continuing quest to find the right formula to create a vibrant technology...

Jan 10, 2019

Man Denies Killing Jazmine Barnes: Lawyer

Man Denies Killing Jazmine Barnes: Lawyer

A man accused in a drive-by shooting that killed a 7-year-old Houston girl says he wasn't involved in the attack, his lawyer said Thursday.

Jan 8, 2019

Another Charged in Jazmine Barnes' Homicide

Another Charged in Jazmine Barnes' Homicide

A second man is behind bars, charged with capital murder in the shooting death of 7-year-old Houston girl Jazmine Barnes, according to the Harris County Sheriff's Department.

Jan 7, 2019

Prosecutor: Duo Attacked Wrong Car in Deadly Drive-By

Prosecutor: Duo Attacked Wrong Car in Deadly Drive-By

Two men suspected in a drive-by shooting that killed a 7-year-old black Houston girl mistakenly thought they were attacking people whom they had fought with at a club hours earlier, a prosecutor said Monday. One...

Jan 7, 2019

Man Holding Family Hostage Fatally Shot by Houston Police

Man Holding Family Hostage Fatally Shot by Houston Police

Police say a man holding another man at gunpoint was fatally shot by officers to end a six-hour standoff near Houston.

Jan 7, 2019

Man Charged With Murder in Houston Girl's Death

Man Charged With Murder in Houston Girl's Death

A black man was arrested and charged with murder in the killing of a 7-year-old black girl in a drive-by shooting that authorities said Sunday appeared to be a case of mistaken identity, not a racially motivated...

Jan 6, 2019

Sheriff: Barnes Homicide Case Has Taken 'New Direction'

Sheriff: Barnes Homicide Case Has Taken 'New Direction'

Authorities are interviewing "persons of interest" in the Dec. 30 shooting death of a 7-year-old Houston girl, the Harris County Sheriff's Office tweeted late Saturday.

Jan 5, 2019

Mother: Jazmine Barnes' Killing Was a Hail of Glass, Bullets

Mother: Jazmine Barnes' Killing Was a Hail of Glass, Bullets

The mother of a 7-year-old black girl killed during a Houston shooting says the deadly incident happened so fast she didn't see anything "but shattered glass and bullets" coming toward her car

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