Texas to execute man who lawyers say is delusional

By MICHAEL GRACZYKAssociated Press HUNTSVILLE, Texas (AP) – Attorneys for a long-diagnosed mentally ill Texas death row inmate are trying to keep him from execution within days, saying he’s so delusional he doesn’t even know the correct reason he’s about to be put to death. Scott Penetti is scheduled to be executed on Wednesday […]

$4.8M Galveston beach restoration project to begin

GALVESTON, Texas (AP) – A $4.8 million beach restoration project will begin in Galveston that’s expected to take a year to complete. Workers on Monday are scheduled to begin adding new sand along a 10-mile stretch extending past the Galveston seawall. The Houston Chronicle reports (http://bit.ly/1tDCIeO ) the project will create new […]

One person shot in home invasion in NW Harris Co.

Precinct 4 deputy constables and Harris County Sheriff’s detectives are investigating a reported home invasion early this morning. The incident happened at a house on Mickleham Drive in Champion’s Forest. Authorities told Eyewitness News an unknown group of people entered the home around 3:30am. Details about what happened next remain limited. Investigators said one person […]

Tips to keep your pets safe during holidays

Christmas trees, holiday deserts, decorations, cocktails and feasts are items that define the winter holidays for many people. These same joyful expressions of good will and fun can also mean permanent injury or death to canine and feline family members. According to information placed on the ASPCA website, pets should be watched closely during holiday […]

Search begins for the next Teen, Miss and Mrs. Humble

For those who wish to make a difference in their community or even dreamed of one day wearing a sparkling crown and sash, the International Pageant System recognizes ladies across the state, ranging in age from teens to misses to married women, for their accomplishments and their desire to make a difference. The search is […]

Be on the lookout: Vehicle criminals prepare to shop

It is the holiday season once again. As shoppers fill stores and malls, thieves are also preparing to shop — in vehicle parked in the parking lots. The Texas Auto Burglary and Theft Prevention Authority (ABTPA), a division of the Texas Department of Motor Vehicles, reminds drivers that a vehicle is burglarized every two minutes […]

Retailers roll out Cyber Monday deals

CYBER MONDAY IS HERE AND THE SALES ARE HERE, HOPEFULLY, JUST IN TIME FOR YOUR DAY BACK TO WORK. WE’RE ASKING HOW MUCH YOU SPENT OVER THE WEEKEND. GO TO CLICK2VOTE.COM. WE BRING AMY IN TO TALK ABOUT TODAY’S BARGAINS. OWEN SAYS YOU HAVE PERMISSION TO USE YOUR WORK COMPUTER TO SHOP. EVERYBODY SNEAKS AROUND […]

Pedestrian hit, killed on Gulf Freeway

HOUSTON – A woman was hit and killed while trying to cross the Gulf Freeway in southeast Houston. Houston police were called out to the 6600 block of the Gulf Freeway southbound between Griggs Road and Woodbridge just before 9 p.m. Sunday. The woman was hit by two vehicles, according to investigators.  The first driver […]

Cold front expected to bring rain Monday

HOUSTON – A cold front is expected to bring rain Monday afternoon. The front will cause a 15-degree drop in temperatures by Monday evening. Highs will be in the low 70s until that point. Tuesday and Wednesday look to be dry with Tuesday’s high only reaching the mid-50s. Rain chances return Thursday and Friday. Source […]

Deputies: Homeowner shot by intruder in Spring

HOUSTON – Deputies are searching for a gunman in a home invasion in Spring. The Harris County Precinct 4 Constable’s Office said the intruder shot the homeowner. We’re told his injuries are not life-threatening. Investigators said it happened just after 4 a.m. Monday on Mickleham and Kennet Valley. We’ll bring you more details here as […]