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A Texas appellate court on Tuesday shot down a man who argued that the state's civil forfeiture law is unconstitutional. We covered the case of Zaher El-Ali and a Chevy Silverado in July; in that case, El-Ali had sold the aforementioned truck to Roberto Faustino, who got popped for a DWI and posses ... More >>
Two men involved in a fender-bender called the cops, but as they were waiting for officers they were struck and killed by a second vehicle driven by a drunk driver Saturday morning, HPD says. The names of the two male victims -- one 64, one 45 -- were not released pending notification of family mem ... More >>
Houston police have released surveillance video of a deadly shooting at a northwest-side gas station/convenience store about 2:15 a.m. Monday. Ricardo Gomez, 19, died of a shotgun wound in the incident, police say. A group of people had left the nearby El Chaparral nightclub and were buying stuff ... More >>
Police can keep your cash, car and other property, regardless of whether you've been convicted of – let alone charged with – a crime.
In a Harris County District Clerk's Office, there sits a case known as The State of Texas v. One 2004 Chevrolet Silverado. The case was disposed of in 2011, with the Chevy in question being found guilty. You may wonder how an inanimate object can be sued. It's all a part of a process known as civil ... More >>
Police are looking for a man they say killed his girlfriend, called 911 and then fled. Alan Erskine, 38, is charged with murder in the death of Lavandra Stevens, 24, about six in the morning Sunday in an apartment in the 4200 block of West 34th Street. Police say she suffered "unknown injuries" a ... More >>
Today would have been country legend and pioneer Ernest Tubb's 98th birthday. Born in 1914 in Crisp, Texas near Dallas, his hometown is now designated as ghost town. For forty years, Tubb was a mainstay on the country circuit and the charts, with songs like "Walking the Floor Over You", "Waltz Acros ... More >>
Do you know anyone who drives a truck like the one pictured above? If so, you better hope they have a good alibi for their whereabouts around 6:45 p.m. December 14. That's when the driver of a gold Chevrolet Silverado slammed into Margaret Smallwood, who was crossing the street in the 7100 block of ... More >>
Home invasion ends in a deathThree black males broke into a home in the 400 block of Truman, ransacked the place and assaulted the occupants Saturday afternoon, Houston police say.One of those occupants, Reginald Keith Haynes, 48, died from "lacerations and possible internal injuries," police say ... More >>
Photo courtesy HCSOSmashed into a house, killing a baby, and fled the sceneA drunk driver ran through a stop sign about 4 a.m. Sunday, continued on up a driveway, and smashed into a house, hitting the room where four-month-old Elizabeth Cedillo was sleeping.The infant was pronounced dead Monday n ... More >>
Yesterday marked a tremendous day for rappers and thrashers across the world: Metallica and Run-DMC were announced as the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame's newest inductees, along with Jeff Beck, Wanda Jackson, Little Anthony and the Imperials, Bobby Womack, two members of Elvis Presley's backing band ... More >>