Texas man accused of killing his mom when he drove into group of people fighting outside Houston restaurant
A Texas man is facing a murder charge after authorities allege he killed his mother when he drove into a group of people who had been fighting in the parking lot of a suburban Houston restaurant, according to authorities.
Silver Alert discontinued for 79-year-old man in Katy
A Silver Alert has been issued for Margarito Gauna, who was last seen at 5 p.m., Thursday, in the 17000 block of Little Glen Lane. KATY, Texas – Update:The Silver Alert issued for Margarito Gauna, 79, has been discontinued. Original:The Harris County Sheriff’s Office is asking for the public’s help in finding a missing 79-year-old man in Katy, Texas. A Silver Alert has been issued for Margarito Gauna, who was last seen at 5 p.m. on Thursday, in the 17000 block of Little Glen Lane, driving a gray 2013 Toyota Highlander. Anyone with more information on Gauna’s disappearance is urged to contact the Harris County Sheriff’s Office at 713-755-7427.
Couple finds body behind house under construction in Texas
KATY, Texas – A couple found a dead man while looking at a house under construction Saturday in a Houston suburb. The man's body was discovered in a drainage ditch in the late afternoon behind the home in Katy, Harris County Sheriff's Office Sgt. Jason Brown told reporters. “The individual had obviously suffered some form of trauma, but as of right now we're not really sure what happened to the individual,” Brown said. Brown said investigators will look at footage from nearby security cameras in search of clues about how the man died.
WATCH: Massive fire engulfs apartment complex under construction in Katy area
Firefighters in Harris County are battling a massive blaze at an apartment complex under construction in Katy. The fire started Wednesday morning at Partnership Way and Texas 99, according to the Harris County Sheriff’s Office. HCSO said the fire is expected to have a “big impact on the area.”KSAT’s sister station KPRC has reported that the cause of the fire is currently unknown. Any fatalities and injuries are also unknown at this time. Watch a livestream of the fire from KPRC below:
Aerial video shows large fire engulfing Houston apartments under construction
KATY, Texas – A large fire that could be seen for miles in southeastern Texas burned an apartment complex Wednesday on the outskirts of Houston. The fire began about 6:30 a.m. at the complex near Katy that local media reported was under construction. The Harris County Emergency Services District fire department did not immediately return a phone call for information on whether there were any injuries or if there was a possible cause of the fire.
Texas DPS trooper arrested after allegedly sexually assaulting woman he pulled over
KATY, Texas – A state trooper with the Texas Department of Public Safety was arrested after allegedly sexually assaulting a woman while he was on duty Friday night, DPS officials confirm. He’s accused of forcing a woman to perform oral sex on him after a traffic stop, according to multiple reports. He then allegedly placed his hand on his firearm and told the woman to run. Boykin has been employed with the department for approximately four years and was assigned to the Texas Highway Patrol office in Katy. Boykin was arrested Saturday and booked into Harris County Jail where he was later bonded out, KPRC reported.