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‘I feel like I was raped,’ woman says of invasive roadside strip search

A woman suing the Harris County Sheriff’s Office over a roadside strip search says newly-released dashcam video will prove her case.The dashcam video was recorded two years ago, but Charnesia Corley said she still feels the pain of what happened that n… Continue reading

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Humble ISD police officer accused of child-porn possession faces judge

An Humble Independent School District police officer accused of having thousands of images of child pornography faced a judge Monday.Authorities made the discovery after 48-year-old Jeffrey Clark interviewed for a job as a Harris County Precinct 4 depu… Continue reading

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4 officers taken to hospital after 2 patrol units run into each other, police say

Four Houston Police Department officers were taken to the hospital after a crash Friday, according to authorities.Two patrol units were en route to a call when they ran into each other, police said. There were two officers in each vehicle.No other vehi… Continue reading

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Officer let drunk driver convicted of killing Pearland officer go free after other crash, woman says

The Houston Police Department has launched an internal affairs investigation into an officer accused of letting Amber Willemsen go free after reports that she may have been driving drunk and caused a hit-and-run crash in June 2015.Willemsen is the woma… Continue reading

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Job interview leads to child porn allegations against Humble ISD police officer

A Humble Independent School District police officer applying for a position in the Harris County Precinct 4 Constable’s Office is facing child pornography charges after investigators said red flags were raised during the job interview process.Jeffrey W… Continue reading

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Chauna Thompson, deputy terminated in wake of Denny’s choking death, appeals firing

Chauna Thompson, the deputy terminated by the Harris Co. Sheriff’s Office in the wake of John Hernandez’s choking death at a Denny’s restaurant, is appealing her firing.Thompson’s attorney filed the appeal Friday, saying Thompson “denies the truth of t… Continue reading

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Woman finds evidence bag full of marijuana at neighborhood park

It’s not the type of grass you expect to find at a park, but on Monday night, a Houston woman found a police evidence bag filled with marijuana on a park playground near a school on BritOak Lane.How the bag got there is currently a mystery.”It was righ… Continue reading

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Charges dropped against man involved in incident with deputies while claiming to be doing yard work

Charges have been dropped against a Houston-area teen who claimed he was mistreated by Harris County Precinct 1 deputies.Marlin Gibson was charged with evading arrest and failure to identify, but the charged were dropped due to insufficient evidence, a… Continue reading

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Houston public works director announces resignation in wake of HCC trustee bribery case

Houston Public Works and Engineering Director Karun Sreerama has announced his resignation.Sreerama is holding a news conference Friday evening to talk about his decision following a bribery case involving Houston Community College Trustee Chris Oliver… Continue reading

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Constables dispute claims of viral yard-work video, say teen falsified identity

Houston-area teen Marlin Gibson, his brother Marcus and their family attorney Lee Merritt filed a formal complaint against several Harris County Pct. 1 officers Wednesday.The issue is a confrontation that was partly recorded by Marlin on his cellphone…. Continue reading

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1 dead, Beltway 8 ramp to Katy Freeway shut down after police chase in west Houston

One person died during a police chase Saturday in west Houston, blocking the exit ramp to the Katy Freeway, deputies said.Harris County sheriff’s deputies said they pursued a person in a white pickup truck at 11:30 a.m. south on the Beltway.Deputies sa… Continue reading

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Chauna Thompson terminated by Harris Co. Sheriff’s Office in wake of John Hernandez choking death

Chauna Thompson was terminated by Harris Co. Sheriff’s Office for her role in John Hernandez’s choking death and four other deputies will face disciplinary action.The incident happened in a Denny’s parking lot in east Harris County.Details: John Hernan… Continue reading

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Harris County Precinct 4 constable buys 40 AR-15 rifles

Harris County Precinct 4 Constable Mark Herman said he has added more weapons to the department.Herman said he purchased 40 AR-15 rifles at a cost of $40,000. He said the money came from extra funds the department had saved over the previous year.Herma… Continue reading

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Family of man killed in confrontation at Denny’s makes plea for justice one day before court date

The family of John Hernandez spoke out Thursday about his murder and their efforts to get justice.The comments comes one day before the couple accused in his death head back to court.Hernandez died from his injuries after an altercation with former Har… Continue reading

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Alvin ISD employee accused of improper relationship with student

An Alvin Independent School District employee is accused of having an improper relationship with a high school student.Alejandro Martinez was a staff member who worked for the Alvin ISD Maintenance Department. District officials said they received a ti… Continue reading

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Former deputy constable facing sexual assault charges; other victims sought

Charges have been filed against a former Harris County Pct. 6 Deputy Constable who is believed to be responsible for at least two sexual assault incidents since January, authorities said.Brandin M. Glispy, 30, is charged with one count of sexual assaul… Continue reading

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DPS trooper accused of prostitution

A Texas Department of Public Safety trooper is accused of soliciting sex from a woman in exchange for money.Michael Dwayne Fillmore is charged with prostitution.Court documents state Fillmore, 41, was off-duty when he tried to pay for sex from a prosti… Continue reading

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Man sues city, HPD, officer after excessive-force arrest, lawsuit says

Larry Moore is the plaintiff in a lawsuit against the city of Houston, the Houston Police Department and the officer accused of beating Moore.In the lawsuit, Moore claims he was taunted, violently beaten and was refused medical attention.Two pictures a… Continue reading

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Houston public works director placed on leave amid bribery case involving HCC trustee

Houston Public Works and Engineering Director Karun Sreerama was placed on leave Wednesday after being named in court documents as a victim in a bribery case involving a Houston Community College trustee.Mayor Sylvester Turner said in a written stateme… Continue reading

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Conroe police to address claims of brutality leveled by man’s family

Conroe police on Monday are expected to address claims of brutality being made by the family of a man who was arrested on Independence Day.Police said they were called to the scene of a crash about 7 p.m. July 4 in the 1600 block of Airport Road. They … Continue reading

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