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A Month of Sex Busts in Harris County and Houston Nets More than 250 People

HARRIS COUNTY–  The Harris County Sheriff’s Office and Houston Police Department teamed up to bust more than 250 sex buyers and traffickers during a month long sting earlier this summer. “Our aim is for Harris County and Houston to shed the dubious distinction as America’s sex trafficking capital.” HPD officers arrested 88 sex buyers and […]

People are being Burglarized after Leaving Banks in Harris County

  HARRIS COUNTY (Covering Katy) – The Harris County District Attorney’s Office has charged Jamarcus Marcel Wilson, and Ricky Harrell, with Engaging in Organized Criminal Activity, after they were caught committing a burglary in a manner commonly known as “jugging.” The two men were arrested by officers with the Houston Police Department near the intersection […]

The victim stopped at this Stripes station on FM 529 at Greenhouse after being shot. - Metro

Man Shot at after being Carjacked Overnight in Katy Area

This story was updated at 7:43 a.m. with additional information from the Pct. 5 Constable’s Office. The new information is in bold print. WEST HARRIS COUNTY (Covering Katy) – Deputies from the Harris County Precinct 5 Constable’s Office are investigating an early morning shooting that happened along Barker Cypress Road at about 1:30 Friday morning. […]

Online Merchant to Pay Huge Fine for Price Fixing

  Conspiracy Was Conducted Through Social Media and Encrypted Messaging Applications   HOUSTON – An e-commerce company and its top executive have agreed to plead guilty to conspiring to fix prices for customized promotional products sold online to customers in the United States. Zaappaaz Inc. (d/b/a WB Promotions Inc., Wrist-Band.com and Customlanyard.net) and its president […]

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Harris County Social Media Scam may be Connected to at least One Murder

HOUSTON (Covering Katy) – Murder charges have been filed in connection with what investigators believe may be a deadly Harris County based social media scam. The Harris County Sheriff’s Office announced Monday that a capital murder charge has been filed in connection with the February death of 44-year-old Glenser Soliman. Soliman was reported missing on […]

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Fatal Highway 6 Crash Results in DWI Charges

HOUSTON (Covering Katy News) – Charges have been filed by the Houston Police Department against a suspect arrested  in the fatal auto-pedestrian crash that occurred at 2300 South Highway 6 at 9:50 p.m. on Sunday. The incident happened a short distance north of Westheimer Road at the intersection of Piping Rock Road. The suspect, Trenton Gilbert […]

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Houston Police Officer Charged with Intoxicated Manslaughter found Dead in Fort Bend County

  FORT BEND COUNTY (Covering Katy) – It was nearly one year ago that a Houston Police Department officer was involved in a fatal head-on car wreck and charged with intoxicated manslaughter. “Detectives with the Fort Bend County Sheriff’s Office discovered former Houston Police Officer, James Combs, deceased after failing to show up to court this morning,” […]