Tag: Houston Police Department

K-9 Rony had to be euthanized after breaking his leg in pursuit of a suspect.

Texas K-9 Euthanized after Breaking Leg Pursuing Suspect

HOUSTON, Texas — A K-9 officer had to be put down after being injured while chasing a suspect in a stolen vehicle case. Houston Police Chief Art Acevedo said that K-9 Officer Rony, a 7-year veteran of the Houston Police Department, had nearly 250 apprehensions.

Sports Reporter Courtney Roland - HPD Missing Persons

Texas Sports Journalist Found Safe After Disappearance

HOUSTON, Texas — Police investigators reported that a local sports journalist who went missing on Sunday was found safe. Houston police tweeted a message early Monday saying they were probing the woman’s disappearance as a missing person’s case. Around 8:30 a.m., a second tweet announced officers found her safe.

Kyriakos Georghiou mugshot - alleged beheading of his mother

Texas Man Decapitated His Mother, Knifed Father, Say Prosecutors

HOUSTON, Texas — Prosecutors with the Harris County District Attorney’s Office say a Houston man decapitated his mother and stabbed his father Sunday afternoon. Earlier this year, a court released the alleged attacker on bond after he reportedly punched his 76-year-old mother in the face.

VIDEO: ‘Hey, Hey, Ho, Ho, These Racist Statues Have to Go!’

HOUSTON, Texas — Communists, Democratic Socialists, Brown Berets, anarchists, Black Lives Matter, and other supporters of the “Destroy the Confederacy!” movement marched in the sweltering 99-degree heat in Houston on Saturday to demand that city officials tear down the “Spirit

‘Sanctuary’ Texas Police Chiefs Decry Bill That Could Jail Them

The police chiefs in six of Texas’ largest cities responded to the anti-sanctuary city bill passed by the Texas House on Thursday by signing a letter of opposition and releasing it to the press on Friday. The chiefs said the issue is one for the federal government and representatives are “pandering.”

Two Satanic MS-13 Gang Members Accused of Raping Minor, Murder

HOUSTON, Texas – Two MS-13 gang members appeared, smiling and waving at television cameras, before a state criminal court on charges of kidnapping and raping a 14-year-old girl and murdering another. The pair allegedly participated in satanic rituals during the attacks.

Houston Armored Car Robbery Suspect Killed by Police

HOUSTON, Texas – A suspected armored car robber was shot and killed by Houston police officers during a multi-jurisdictional sting operation. Houston is reportedly the number-one city on the country for armored car robberies.

Texas State Police Tapped to Help CPS Locate 2,800 Children

Members of the Texas Senate Finance Committee were incensed to hear on Wednesday that over 2,800 at-risk children have still not been seen by CPS after citizen reports of abuse or neglect. Senator John Wittmire immediately tapped the Texas Department of Public Safety to address this emergency. Of these 2,800 children, 511 are classified in the “priority one” category.

Fail: Anti-Trump Protest Falls Flat in Texas

HOUSTON, Texas — A lone protester stood outside shortly before the appearance by Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump in Houston at an event honoring the families of those killed by illegal aliens on Saturday. As Trump’s arrival time came, the protest grew to about a dozen people and then eventually capped out about about 25 to 30.

Texas Cop, Wife Sentenced for Smuggling Illegal Aliens

HOUSTON, Texas–A Houston police officer and his wife were sentenced to spend 15 months in a federal prison following their conviction on charges of transporting illegal aliens. The couple will also face supervised release and a fine of $1,000.

synthetic marijuana

Texas Halts Sale of Synthetic Pot in Houston Store

HOUSTON, Texas — The Office of the Texas Attorney General (OAG) has obtained a temporary restraining order (TRO) to stop a Houston-area store from selling synthetic marijuana. The TRO was granted following an investigation by the Houston Police Department (HPD) into the 16 synthetic marijuana overdoses that occurred in Herman Park in June.

Armed Robbery in Texas

Video Captures Violence of Armed Robbery in Texas

A video released this week shows the moment of terror as a trio of heavily armed robbers invade a southeast Houston grocery store in an attempted robbery. It was the second armed robbery of this store in four months.