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'20,000 documented gang members are in the city of Houston': HPD Chief Art Acevedo


"We know there's a gang war going on right now in Houston, on the south side of Houston," says HPD Chief Art Acevedo following a double drive-by shooting.

Houston gang war blamed for double drive-by shooting on south side


"We know there's a gang war going on right now in Houston, on the south side of Houston," said Houston Police Chief Art Acevedo.

Meteor captured on camera streaking across sky in Central Texas


'I've seen shooting stars, but this was HUGE and colorful!' Viewers from Killeen to Hempstead say they saw the meteor racing across the sky.

Major closures on US-290, IH-610 and SH-288 planned this weekend


Three major highways will be closed this weekend. Make sure you plan ahead!

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Driver crashes into dry cleaners after hitting gas instead of brakes


One worker was standing behind the counter and walked away seconds before the crash.


Protests erupt after attorney says teen's thong implied consent in rape case


The defendant's attorney reportedly told jurors, "You have to look at the way she was dressed. She was wearing a thong with a lace front."


Chris Watts' mistress went to police after he killed his wife and daughters


She was having an affair with the Colorado man when he killed his pregnant wife and little girls, and now she's breaking her silence.


Snow forces some NJ students to stay overnight in school


Sometimes you get snow days off, but sometimes snow days leave you stranded.


Houston Weather: Your weekend warms up, but another cold front arrives Sunday


A warming trend takes us into the weekend, but another cold front arriving late Sunday brings back the clouds, rain and chilly temps.


UH star Ed Oliver and head coach Major Applewhite get into heated argument on sideline


It's not the UH win people are talking about. It was the confrontation between defensive star Ed Oliver and head coach Major Applewhite.


Officers claim company won't pay them for extra duty job


To make extra money, law enforcement officers frequently work extra jobs off hours.


2 Navy SEALs and 2 Marines charged in Fort Bragg soldier's death


Charging documents say the four strangled Army Staff Sergeant Logan Melgar, a native of Lubbock, Texas, to death.


Astros' Alex Bregman fulfills fan's request to be in her senior photos


The Houston Astros star kept his promise and posed in fan's senior photos.

Child drowns after wandering from home near Lake Houston


HPD said the child was found in a body of water about five minutes after the 911 call was made.


Ring doorbell camera captures man taking Houston woman's holiday wreath


It's the nightmare before Christmas. Well, sort of.


Carmelo Anthony's departure reported after playing just 10 games for Rockets


The 10-time All-Star who has seen a late career production drop-off appears to be on his way out.

Estranged husband charged with murder of missing Houston mom


HAVE YOU SEEN HIM? Johnny Wilson is wanted in the murder of 29-year-old Charine Young.


Highway 242 shut down after runaway trailer kills driver


Highway 242 in Montgomery County expected to be closed for hours after the deadly crash involving the lost load.

House fire leads to meth lab discovery inside townhome in NE Harris Co.


Investigators in northeast Harris County say heroin, meth and multiple weapons were found after the townhouse caught fire.

Thursday, Nov 15

Homeless man and couple allegedly made up story for GoFundMe get rich quick scheme


Charges have been filed against a couple behind a $400,000 GoFundMe campaign for a homeless man that may have been a scam.

NTSB releases preliminary report in deadly Texas newlywed helicopter crash


Investigators say ropes had to be attached to the wreckage to keep it from rolling down the rocky hill as first responders arrived at the scene.

Houston Weather: Another light freeze tonight


Sunshine returns Wednesday afternoon, but it'll still be chilly

Son says he shot his father, a former deputy, to protect himself and his mom


"It was the only way to guarantee my mom and I's safety," Merritt said in regards to the deadly domestic disturbance shooting.

Wednesday, Nov 14

Ted Cruz, Beto O'Rourke meet for first time since election on flight from Houston


RIVALS UNIFIED: You wouldn't know that they were bitter rivals, but Ted Cruz and Beto O'Rourke came together by chance in Houston.

Wrong-way driver killed in fiery 100 mph crash while running from deputies


I-10 eastbound at Magnolia Ave. is back open after authorities say the suspect hit a barrier and an 18-wheeler, and his car burst into flames.

Texas A&M fraternity Phi Gamma Delta suspended for violating alcohol and hazing rules before Houston teen's death


Joseph Little, 18, a freshman from Houston, died in August, just after he was accepted into Phi Gamma Delta.

18-year-old killed and 15-year-old grazed by bullet identified as Lamar HS students


A law enforcement source says Delindsey Dwayne Mack was killed when he and a female student were ambushed in River Oaks.

Tuesday, Nov 13

Snow flurries spotted across parts of southeast Texas


It's snowing-ish! Residents across southeast Texas are spotting small flurries of snow.

6-year-old girl shot during robbery at Houston T-Mobile store


"DADDY, I'M HURT": The little girl's father says they were trying to get food when bullets started flying during a robbery in Houston.

Vietnam War veteran receives high school diploma


Daryl Everett received his high school diploma 45 years after he left La Marque High School for the Navy.

Michigan construction worker discovers he has flesh-eating disease after Rosenberg trip


FLESH-EATING BACTERIA: Josh Munoz says he was visiting his family in Rosenberg when he noticed something strange on his leg.

Monday, Nov 12

Stan Lee, creator of iconic Marvel characters, dies at 95


Stan Lee, the creator many of Marvel's iconic characters, has died at age 95.

Woman driving Mustang crashes into Darkhorse Tavern after losing control of car


The bar's manager says a man who is also an Iraq veteran pulled the woman out of her car after the crash.

Vigil held for store clerk killed in northwest Houston


Phyllis Bhuiya says she always worried about her husband working late nights at the Metro Food Mart on Witte Road.

Houston Astros' player Alex Bregman crashes wedding in Cypress


These Astros fans got a huge surprise when Alex Bregman crashed their wedding.

Sunday, Nov 11

Police release surveillance photos of suspects wanted in convenience store clerk shooting in northwest Houston


Police have released surveillance photos of two suspects wanted after a clerk was shot and killed at a convenience store.

College student from Houston escapes California wildfire


Now about 30 miles removed from the university, Quinn Kuriger said he's able to breathe fresh air.

One Minute Weather: showers late, storms early Monday


Prepare for a mostly cloudy and cool weekend. Rain showers will return Sunday afternoon

Kate Upton and Justin Verlander announce the birth of their daughter


"You stole my heart from the first second I met you!"