NYC police honor 2nd officer killed in shooting
Organ music filled St. Patrick's Cathedral Wednesday as police from around New York City and beyond attended the funeral of NYPD Officer Wilbert Mora. Mora died four days after he and his partner were shot while responding to a domestic call. (Feb. 2)news.yahoo.com
Footage from Astroworld appears to show police officers pointing their phones at the stage at least 15 minutes after it was declared a mass-casualty event
The 30-second video appears to show several members of the Houston Police Department near the stage after reports of mass casualties.news.yahoo.com
Astroworld fest security officer felt prick in neck before going unconscious, Houston police chief says
As the Houston Police Department pieces together what led to the tragedy at the Astroworld music festival that left people dead, the chief said there’s a rumor that someone was drugging other people.
Texas Teen Accused in Disabled Woman’s Murder Has Now Set a Couple on Fire, Police Say
Houston Police DepartmentA young woman in Texas who beat murder charges last year in the shooting death of a 20-year-old woman with disabilities is now wanted by police after allegedly breaking into a couple’s suburban Houston home, dousing them with a liquid, and setting them ablaze.Authorities on Monday named Emma Presler, 19, as the prime suspect in the horrific Aug. 6 incident, which left 33-year-old Devin Graham dead and his wife, 26-year-old Karissa Lindros, hospitalized with burns acrossnews.yahoo.com
Off-duty New Orleans officer killed, another critically injured in shooting at Galleria restaurant, HPD says
A search is underway for two suspects after an off-duty New Orleans police officer was killed and another victim was critically injured in a shooting at a Galleria restaurant, according to Houston Police Department.
Off-duty deputy constable’s wife, step-daughter shot, injured during home invasion in Houston, police say
An off-duty Harris County Precinct 1 deputy constable’s wife and four-year-old step-daughter were shot and injured in their apartment during an overnight home invasion, according to Houston Police Department.
Houston officer under investigation for possible role in US Capitol riot
HOUSTON – A Houston police officer suspected of taking part in the mob attack on the U.S. Capitol is under investigation, the police chief said Wednesday. The officer has been placed on administrative leave and will face a disciplinary review hearing on Friday, said Houston Police Chief Art Acevedo. But investigators determined the officer later joined the mob that breached the Capitol building. I can’t tell you the anger I feel at the thought of a police officer and other police officers thinking they get to storm the Capitol,” Acevedo said. The police chief did not provide additional details about allegations against the Houston officer, citing an ongoing police and FBI investigation.
Arrest made in Houston police sergeant’s slaying; 1 sought
HOUSTON – A suspect was arrested Tuesday and another man is sought as a person of interest in the shooting death of a Houston police sergeant, officials said. Sean Rios, 47, Houston Police Chief Art Acevedo said. Sean Rios is seen in this duty photo provided by the Houston Police Department on Nov. 9, 2020. Another Hispanic man with a bearded chin, a mustache and a black pickup truck, was shown in surveillance video with Soliz and is sought for questioning in the Monday slaying, Acevedo said. (KSAT)Before showing the surveillance video of Soliz and the other man to reporters, Acevedo said, “The (surveillance) video we're going to show this community is clear.
'We are going to catch you’: Houston police sergeant killed in shooting; suspects sought, chief says
HOUSTON – A 25-year veteran of the Houston Police Department was killed in a shooting in north Houston while on his way to work, Houston Police Chief Art Acevedo said. Around 1:30 p.m. Monday, Houston police received a call for shots fired in the 7900 block of North Freeway and Stuebner Airline Road. The chief said the police department is following leads to find the suspect or suspects. Acevedo had the following message for the suspect or suspects involved:“We are going to catch you,” he said. Rios leaves behind four children, his parents, his brother and two cousins who work for the Houston Police Department.
1 Houston police officer killed, another wounded; suspect shot and in custody
HOUSTON – A Houston police officer was killed and a teenager and another officer were wounded Tuesday morning when a man opened fire on law enforcement responding to a domestic disturbance call, authorities said. Harold Preston was shot multiple times, including in the head, and died at a hospital, Acevedo said. Officer Courtney Waller was shot in the arm and is in stable condition at a hospital, he said. Acevedo said he expects Manzano to be charged with murder and that police have repeatedly responded to domestic calls at the home. Acevedo said Manzano has an extensive criminal history but declined to provide details.
Houston police asking for publics help in locating missing senior
HOUSTON, Texas The Houston Police Department is asking for the publics help in finding a missing 87-year-old man. Floyd Baldwin, diagnosed with a cognitive impairment, was last seen at 7 p.m., Aug. 14, in the 5000 block of Southwind Street in Houston, authorities said. Its unknown what he was wearing at the time of his disappearance, police said. Anyone with more information on Baldwins whereabouts is urged to call police at 832-394-1840. RELATED: CLEAR Alert discontinued for missing woman in Corpus Christi
Elderly woman fatally stabbed in the chest while leaving Walgreens, Houston police say
HOUSTON, Texas An elderly woman was killed in a parking lot in Houston Saturday morning, according to Houston Police Department. Authorities said the woman was in her 80s and was stabbed in the chest after leaving a Walgreens store. The suspect matched the same description of a man who was scaring customers with a knife at another store earlier on Saturday, police said. When police confronted the suspect, officers said the man came toward them with a knife and was shot and killed. Chief Acevedo said the womans death marks 125 murders in Houston so far.
WATCH: High-speed chase ends in crash, explosion in Houston
HOUSTON – A high-speed chase ended in a fiery explosion after the fleeing driver struck a power pole in southeast Houston, according to the Houston Police Department. Police say the suspect was wanted on a felony family violence charge and caught wind that he was under surveillance by police. Officials said the suspect was a passenger in a blue Toyota Tundra when he kicked the driver out of the car. He drove away, initiating a police chase, officials say. Police said officers initiated a pursuit intervention technique maneuver, but the chase continued for a short time until the suspect hit a black car and then struck a utility pole, sparking a ball of fire.
Popeyes customer pulls gun after chicken sandwiches sell out
(CNN) - People are going crazy for Popeyes' sold-out chicken sandwiches, but this is taking it three steps too far. Houston police say a group of customers walked into a Popeyes Chicken restaurant Monday night and asked for some sandwiches. The group -- two men and two women -- grew angry, and that's when one man pulled out a gun, police said. But they weren't finished -- the group pulled through the drive-through lane and threw an empty can through its window. No more sandwichesPopeyes announced in early August that it would begin selling chicken sandwiches, sparking a nationwide craze.